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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 #55 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 163 wins & 290 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Homer Simpson / ... (623 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Marge Simpson / ... (623 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Bart Simpson / ... (623 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Lisa Simpson / ... (623 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Ned Flanders / ... (623 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Moe Szyslak / ... (612 episodes, 1989-2018)
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 Milhouse Van Houten / ... (538 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Dolph / ... (491 episodes, 1990-2017)
Karl Wiedergott ...
 Additional Voices / ... (253 episodes, 1998-2010)
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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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Taglines:

On Your Marks, Get Set, D'Oh! See more »

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(441 episodes)

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(season 1-2)| (season 20-)| (seasons 3-19) (as Dolby Surround)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Moe's Tavern is based on a real bar called Fireside Restaurant. It was located at 8522 Lincoln Boulevard in Los Angeles near Loyola Marymount University where David Mirkin went to college. Sadly, the bar is now closed. See more »

Goofs

When the older, male judge character is introduced in The Simpsons: Bart Gets Hit by a Car, he is referred to as Judge Moulton. In all other appearances and source books he is called Judge Snyder. See more »

Quotes

Principal Skinner: Mrs Krabappel is in Portland. It turns out the people she hired to deprogram her sister out of that Cult were an even worse Cult.
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Crazy Credits

Occasionaly, the Gracie film logo is replaced with an element of the current episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Maze Runner (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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Pure genius
17 January 1999 | by (L.A. CA) – 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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