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

The Simpsons is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family called the Simpsons (surprise surprise). Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the 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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Release Date:

17 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los Simpson  »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(441 episodes)

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(season 1-2)| (season 20-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In 2004, The Simpsons replaced The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952) as the longest-running sitcom (animated or live action) in the United States. As of 2017, The Simpsons has the record for the number of episodes by an American animated show. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Homer: Lisa's with writers, now. The happiest people in the World!
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Crazy Credits

There is one episode where Homer complains about how rich all the people listed in the closing credits (save for one) are. When the Gracie film logo comes up, Homer says, "Don't 'SSSHHH' me, you rich bastard!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Funny Moments: The Movie (2016) 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 See 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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