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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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In search of a job, Marge gets one selling plastic food storage containers - as a drag queen; Lisa tries to make the world better.


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Bart, Nelson and Milhouse get a mail-order bride for Moe as a hardcore prank.


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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 660 episodes, 1989-2018
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 660 episodes, 1989-2018
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 660 episodes, 1989-2018
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 659 episodes, 1989-2018
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 658 episodes, 1989-2018
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 649 episodes, 1989-2018
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 566 episodes, 1989-2018
Tress MacNeille ...  Dolph / ... 519 episodes, 1990-2018
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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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Taglines:

Putting the Fun back in Dysfunctional! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Simpsons See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(441 episodes)

Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Before he opened The Leftorium in the third season, Ned Flanders described his occupation as "the pharmaceutical game". See more »

Goofs

Many students at Springfield Elementary swap between Bart's and Lisa's class. See more »

Quotes

Bart: [slapping Lisa] Don't hit Maggie. She's just a baby.
Homer: [slapping Bart] Don't hit Lisa. She's a girl.
Grampa: [slapping Homer] Keep your hands off of him Homer!
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Crazy Credits

The credits for episode 3F31, "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular", read "Written by Penny Wise" and "Directed by Pound Foolish." 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 Aída: Atrapado por su pasado (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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User Reviews

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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