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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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Top Rated TV #95 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 176 wins & 317 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 680 episodes, 1989-2020
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 680 episodes, 1989-2020
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 680 episodes, 1989-2020
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 679 episodes, 1989-2020
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 678 episodes, 1989-2020
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 669 episodes, 1989-2020
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 599 episodes, 1989-2020
Tress MacNeille ...  Agnes Skinner / ... 552 episodes, 1990-2020

Former "Simpsons" Writers Who Shaped Comedy

Through 30+ years of hearing Homer yell, "Do'h," you must have asked,"Who writes this stuff?" Well, Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels for starters. Who else started in Springfield?

Who got their start with "The Simpsons"?

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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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Just a product of society that's lost its good manners. See more »

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Animation | Comedy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Bart, he is two years and thirty-eight days older than Lisa. See more »

Goofs

When Bart cuts out the rope bridge, it falls apart from the wrong end. See more »

Quotes

Milhouse: I'm tired of being a star, it's a sham! The real heroes are out there working on more important things!
Bart: Television.
Milhouse: No, curing cancer and solving world hunger!
Bart: But they haven't solved anything! Cancer and world hunger are still rampant. Those do-gooders are a bunch of pitiful losers!
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Crazy Credits

On the Halloween specials starting with II and with the exception of VI, the theme is played on an organ. When the Gracie Films logo appears, the "Shh!" Is replaced by a sound bite of a woman screaming and the accompanying jingle is played on a pipe organ. See more »

Alternate Versions

Beginning with the show's cable syndication run on FXX on August 21, 2014, new syndication masters have been created. Each episode has been restored to its full length, and is now presented in 16X9 high definition. In addition, credits for the Spanish SAP Translation have been added to the end credits of each episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Darkest Hour (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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User Reviews

the absolute Best Cartoon ever!
1 July 2005 | by splintercell89See all my reviews

Out of every cartoon, Movie, play, and T.v show I've ever seen The Simpsons tops it all. the Simpsons is the funniest show Bar None. American Dad, Futurama, and Family guy come in close but in my opinion the Simpsons is better than all of them combined. I have seen every single episode and i own seasons one through five and have Simpsons posters and action figures.i have not found an episode that i did not like., some of my favorites are the valentines episode where Bart puts Homers Beer in the paint shakers, and "Das Bus" season 9 "O' Brother were art Thou?" season 2. and any episode from the sixteenth season. they have made it to over three hundred episodes and I'm betting on three hundred more. THE SIMPSONS WILL NEVER DIE!


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Country:

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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Stereo (season 1-2)| Dolby Digital (season 20-)

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Color

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16:9 HD
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