The Fox network's most successful series to date was a spin-off from "The Tracey Ullman Show" in which originally appeared as one minute shorts. The executive producers of that series, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon decided that these characters could support a half an hour series. It is now reported as the longest animated series in prime-time network television.
The Simpsons: Season 26, Episode #5 - Opposites A-Frack
Assembly woman Maxine Lombard is brought in by Lisa to put an end to Mr. Burns' fracking operation.
The Simpsons: Guest Starring Will Forte
Will Forte voices King Toot, the owner of a music store next door to Moe's Tavern who has a long-standing…
Series Fun Facts
- At the supermarket checkout, in the new HD intro, a box of "frosty Krusty O's" cost $6.66 bringing the total to $243.26. When Maggie gets scanned the price doubles to $486.52
- In 1997, The Simpsons broke The Flintstones record for longest-running prime time animated TV show. The show also holds the record for most guest stars in a television series.
- "Comic Book Guy's" real name is "Jeff Albertson". After being anonymous for many seasons, the creators thought it would be funny to give him the most conventional name they could think…
[show]"Comic Book Guy's" real name is "Jeff Albertson". After being anonymous for many seasons, the creators thought it would be funny to give him the most conventional name they could think of.