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The Simpsons 

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 667 episodes, 1989-2019
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 667 episodes, 1989-2019
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 667 episodes, 1989-2019
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 666 episodes, 1989-2019
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 665 episodes, 1989-2019
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 656 episodes, 1989-2019
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 588 episodes, 1989-2019
Tress MacNeille ...  Dolph / ... 541 episodes, 1990-2019
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Storyline

This is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family. Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the perpetual ten-year-old underachiever (and proud of it), Lisa is the unappreciated eight-year-old genius, and Maggie is the cute, pacifier loving silent infant. Written by Sam Kelly

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Putting the Fun back in Dysfunctional! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

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The Simpsons See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (season 1-2)| Dolby Digital (season 20-)

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Mr. Burns was inspired by the famous William Randolph Hearst, and the lesser known Olav Thon, a Norwegian businessman who, when Matt Groening was young, reportedly took over a couple of industries in his town and shut them down, leaving many people without work. Burns is also the name of a central Oregon city. See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

Homer: Hi, I'm Homer Simpson, I Mooned for rebuttal.
Marge: Yes, I remember.
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Crazy Credits

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Alternate Versions

All audio and visual references to the first name of character Moe Szyslak have been changed to 'Boe' in the Italian version. See more »

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Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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Pure genius
17 January 1999 | by bat-5See all my reviews

The Simpsons is a show that has sustained ten years of constant humor. The stories have gradually become better and the second fiddle characters were getting more screen time which translates into a much more realized show. The pop culture references abound and delight those who can pick them out. My personal favorite is the Citizen Kane references in the episode called "Rosebud." Plus, anything with C. Montgomery Burns is hysterical. The guest stars aren't there as a "special appearance" touted by the networks. They actually work into the storyline, and that makes it all the more enjoyable. Where else can you see The Moody Blues acting like thugs in a Vegas casino?


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