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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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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?

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dan Castellaneta ...  Homer Simpson / ... 676 episodes, 1989-2020
Nancy Cartwright ...  Bart Simpson / ... 676 episodes, 1989-2020
Harry Shearer ...  Ned Flanders / ... 676 episodes, 1989-2020
Julie Kavner ...  Marge Simpson / ... 675 episodes, 1989-2020
Yeardley Smith ...  Lisa Simpson / ... 674 episodes, 1989-2020
Hank Azaria ...  Moe Szyslak / ... 665 episodes, 1989-2020
Pamela Hayden ...  Milhouse Van Houten / ... 595 episodes, 1989-2020
Tress MacNeille ...  Dolph / ... 548 episodes, 1990-2020
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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:

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

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The animation takes anywhere from six to nine months for each episode. See more »

Goofs

Some characters have brown skin in some episodes and yellow skin in others. Two examples would be Hans Moleman and Judge Snyder. See more »

Quotes

Superintendent Chalmers: I do not belong here! I am not bald, I am balding! Why doesn't anyone respect the Ding?
Principal Skinner: I respect the Ding, Sir!
Superintendent Chalmers: What in God's name are you talking about?
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Crazy Credits

At the end of episode "Smart and Smarter" guest star Simon Cowell criticizes the people on the credits. 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

Spoofed in Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Spanish Translation (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

'The Itchy & Scratchy Show' Theme
Written by Robert Israel and Sam Simon
Performed by Cast
(various episodes)
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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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