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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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The Simpsons explore the tragic past of Santa's Little Helper when he bites Marge.


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Top Rated TV #100 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 177 wins & 318 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 683 episodes, 1989-2020
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 683 episodes, 1989-2020
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 683 episodes, 1989-2020
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 682 episodes, 1989-2020
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 681 episodes, 1989-2020
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 672 episodes, 1989-2020
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 604 episodes, 1989-2020
Tress MacNeille ...  Agnes Skinner / ... 557 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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On Your Marks, Get Set, D'Oh! See more »

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Animation | Comedy

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In season eleven, episode twenty-two, "Behind the Laughter", the narrator announces "this Kentuckian family...", so with this information, Springfield is generally thought to be in Kentucky. However, the narrator was indicating that the family originally came from Kentucky, but that is not where they currently live. See more »

Goofs

Springfield Elementary School is yellow in some episodes and white in others, sometimes changing color multiple times in the same episode (later episodes corrected this continuity problem by making the school's official color yellow, and including a picture of the "old, white" school in Principal Skinner's office.) See more »

Quotes

Ned Flanders: Science is like someone who tells you the end of a movie before you've watched it! I say there are some things we don't want to know! Important things!
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Crazy Credits

In The Simpsons: The Old Man and the Key (2002) the closing credits are a parody of the ending of The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), with the Simpsons standing in front of a doorway waving at the audience, while banjo music plays. When the Gracie Films logo appears, Lisa is heard saying, in a hillbilly accent, "This has been a Gracie Films Presentation, y'all". See more »

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Lapland Odyssey (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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User Reviews

The Golden Years!
11 December 2013 | by imdbowleySee all my reviews

Seasons 3 to around 8 are the golden years! (My opinion) 10/10 there just classics and funny still today. But with all these recent episodes I must give the show at most, a six. The writing is no where near as funny as It used to be, the characters have changed to much and sometimes there doesn't seem to have a b story, and I love the B stories! But the most tragic thing is the animation, it has got so incredibly boring and robotic there is no life and no matter how "clean" it looks it just does not look right. I never thought I would want this show to end but I really couldn't care anymore It's starting to overstay it's welcome, I could watch old repeats all day but the show has lost it's touch.


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Country:

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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

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

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