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 Marge gets arrested for letting Bart go to the park unsupervised, she serves time only to realize that prison is a welcome break from the …

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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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  • When looking at Homer from the side, one can see that the zig-zag of his hair forms an "M", while his ear forms the "G". The show's creator and animator Matt Groening has stated that his…
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    When looking at Homer from the side, one can see that the zig-zag of his hair forms an "M", while his ear forms the "G". The show's creator and animator Matt Groening has stated that his initials appear in any animation of Homer Simpson.
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  • With the exception of special episodes (such as holidays), the variant ending couch gag, and edited versions, the show kept the same opening sequence for 20 years. It wasn't until February…
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    With the exception of special episodes (such as holidays), the variant ending couch gag, and edited versions, the show kept the same opening sequence for 20 years. It wasn't until February 2009 did it receive a brand new introduction in conjunction with its switch to high-definition. Even then, the new sequence is modeled after the original.
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  • Lionel Hutz says he got his law degree from Princeton. Although most Ivy League schools offer a law degree, Princeton does not, which helps confirm that he is phony.
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