The Simpsons

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Interesting Facts about The Simpson’s:

The Simpson’s started the tradition of satirical family humor in December 1989. Other shows such as Family Guy, South Park and King of the Hill follow in its footsteps. But what don’t you know about this famous family? Find out here!

Matt Groening created a dysfunctional family and named the characters after members of his own family, substituting Bart for his own name. (Source)

The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture, society, television and many aspects of the human condition.(Source)

The Simpsons has influenced many adult-oriented animated sitcoms.(Source)

The Simpson family first appeared as shorts in The Tracey Ullman Show on April 19, 1987.Groening submitted only basic sketches to the animators and assumed that the figures would be cleaned up in production. However, the animators merely re-traced his drawings, which led to the crude appearance of the characters in the initial short episodes.

Matt Groening voices the sound of Maggie’s “sucking”. (Source)

It takes 6 – 8 months to make each episode. (Source)

The Simpson’s currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records titles for “Longest-running Primetime Animated Series” and “Most Celebrities Featured in an Animation Series.”

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Happy Birthday, Simpsons!

This week, we celebrate the birth of our favorite yellow family! The Simpsons turned 24 this week… can you believe that little Maggy is old enough to have a beer at Moe’s Tavern?! The Simpsons [...]

12/18/2013

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“The Simpsons” Trivia Answers

1. Who founded the Simpsons’ town? a. Jebadiah Springfield b. Zachariah Springfield c. Springfield Manhattan 2. What is the name of Mr. Burns’ teddy bear? a. Nono b. Gogo c. Bobo 3. Who provided the voice for Poochie in [...]

12/18/2013

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Mrs. Krabapple Will Leave ‘The Simpsons’

CW44’s longtime favorite, animated series is mourning the loss of one of its veterans. Marcia Wallace (Mrs. Krabapple of The Simpsons), passed away last week. Now, producers say that the irreplaceable actress will be written off [...]

10/29/2013

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Stars All Over ‘The Simpsons’

The saying goes, “You’re nobody till somebody loves you.” I have always said, “You’re nobody till somebody colors you yellow and puts you on TV.” I’ll explain. Our favorite yellow family, The Simpsons, just  celebrated [...]

05/23/2013

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