Type
Scripted
Premiered
Dec. 17, 1989
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
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The Simpsons

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.

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When a modernized Springfield Elementary has a technical meltdown, Lisa transforms it into a Waldorf school. Meanwhile, Groundskeeper Willie …

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The Simpsons Renewed Through Season 28

The Simpsons has been renewed for Seasons 27 and 28!
On the air since 1989, The Simpsons holds the distinction of being television's longest-running prime time scripted series. Along the way it has picked up over 30 Emmy Awards, had a feature film made, and was named Best Show of the 20th Century by Time Magazine.

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  • Before the episode "The Simpsons" (1989) {Simpsorama (#26.6)} character a character from Futurama made a cameo. In the episode "The Simpsons" (1989) {HOMR (#12.9)} the lead character Phillip…
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    Before the episode "The Simpsons" (1989) {Simpsorama (#26.6)} character a character from Futurama made a cameo. In the episode "The Simpsons" (1989) {HOMR (#12.9)} the lead character Phillip Fry made cameo in the couch gag.
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  • Although Homer, Marge, Bart, and Lisa appear in every episode (and each has a speaking part, except that Marge's was cut from "The Simpsons" (1989) {Krusty Gets Kancelled (#4.22)} (she was…
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    Although Homer, Marge, Bart, and Lisa appear in every episode (and each has a speaking part, except that Marge's was cut from "The Simpsons" (1989) {Krusty Gets Kancelled (#4.22)} (she was part of the traffic jam caused by the billboard)), there are at least two episodes where Maggie does not appear: "The Simpsons" (1989) {The Last Temptation of Homer (#5.9)} and "The Simpsons" (1989) {Lisa's Date with Density (#8.7)}.
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  • A TV critic titled his article "Worst Episode Ever!" after watching a late '90s episode, and criticized the show's writing. In the later seasons, there are many episodes in which the Comic…
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    A TV critic titled his article "Worst Episode Ever!" after watching a late '90s episode, and criticized the show's writing. In the later seasons, there are many episodes in which the Comic Book Guy criticizes a character by saying "Worst episode ever!" and "Worst [action] ever!" in reference to the TV critic's article.
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