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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
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Lisa falls for a crooning jazz pianist.


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When Bart goes missing, the town puts together a search party to find him.


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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 »

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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(441 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1990, the series was parodied in a Beechams Powders capsules advert on British television called "The Symptoms: Victor Knows Best". See more »

Goofs

Fat Tony's real name changes from episode to episode, but this is probably intentional because it is common for Mafia hit men (in popular culture, and possibly in reality as well) to have many different identities. See more »

Quotes

Grampa: What's wrong? Usually I have to wrestle the bucket away from you.
Homer: Dad I'm in love.
Grampa: Uh-oh. This girl, she good-looking? Belle of the ball?
Homer: Yeah.
Grampa: No, no! Don't over-reach! You've got to go for the low-hanging fruit, the dented car, the less attractive girl. I blame myself for not having this talk sooner.
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Crazy Credits

In episode BABF10, "Alone Again, Natura-Diddly," 'Ian Maxtone-Graham's' writing credit is larger than normal after an on-screen joke is made. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Great New Wonderful (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

The Simpsons Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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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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