Dec. 17, 1989
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30 min.
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.


The Simpsons Season 1 (1989-1990)

1x01 1 1x01 Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
It's a not-so-merry Christmas for the Simpsons, when Mr. Burns decides to cut the Christmas Bonuses, and Marge has to spend the family's Christmas savings to erase a tattoo Bart thought ...
Dec. 17, 1989
1x02 1 1x02 Bart the Genius
Bart swaps papers with class nerd Martin during an intelligence test at school. When the school psychologist compiles the test results, he believes the switch and refers Bart to the ...
Jan. 14, 1990
1x03 1 1x03 Homer's Odyssey
Homer is fired from his job as technical supervisor at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Unable to provide for his family, he contemplates ending it all - until he discovers a new ...
Jan. 21, 1990
1x04 1 1x04 There's No Disgrace Like Home
After an embarrassing experience at his company picnic, Homer begins to wonder if his family is too dysfunctional. Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie attend family therapy sessions ...
Jan. 28, 1990
1x05 1 1x05 Bart the General
After defending Lisa from school bully Nelson Muntz, Bart becomes Nelson's latest school bullying target. Sick of the harassment and torment, Bart, Grampa Simpson, and Herman (a slightly ...
Feb. 04, 1990
1x06 1 1x06 Moaning Lisa
Lisa develops the blues, which is noticeable to the people around her. She has a note sent home from Springfield Elementary, but her parents cannot cheer her up. That night, she hears ...
Feb. 11, 1990
1x07 1 1x07 The Call of the Simpsons
It's a camping misadventure for the Simpsons. First, the Simpsons get lost in the woods, and lose all their camping equipment. Bart and Homer go get help, but get washed down a waterfall, ...
Feb. 18, 1990
1x08 1 1x08 The Telltale Head
Bart tries to impress Jimbo Jones and his friends by stealing the head of the Jebediah Springfield statue in the town square. The townspeople are devastated by his act of vandalism ...
Feb. 25, 1990
1x09 1 1x09 Life on the Fast Lane
Homer buys Marge a bowling ball for her birthday, but she accuses him of only buying it for himself - something which is true, right down to Homer's name engraved on the ball. To spite ...
Mar. 18, 1990
1x10 1 1x10 Homer's Night Out
Using his toy spy camera, Bart captures Homer drunk and cavorting with a belly dancer named Princess Kashmir. When he gets the photo developed, it is photocopied and distributed all ...
Mar. 25, 1990
1x11 1 1x11 The Crepes of Wrath
Bart is sent to France as a foreign exchange student and is forced to live with two slave-driving French winemakers. In his place, the Simpson family takes in Adil, a student from Albania, ...
Apr. 15, 1990
1x12 1 1x12 Krusty Gets Busted
With the help of eyewitness Homer Simpson, Krusty the Clown gets busted for robbing the Kwik-E-Mart. Convinced that his hero is wrongly accused, Bart, with Lisa's help, examines the ...
Apr. 29, 1990
1x13 1 1x13 Some Enchanted Evening
Homer and Marge go out for a much-needed romantic dinner and leave Bart, Lisa and Maggie with a babysitter named Ms. Botz. Bart becomes convinced that Ms. Botz is actually the Babysitter ...
May. 13, 1990
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Season 1 Characters

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Season 1 Videos

I Married Bigfoot
I Married Bigfoot (01:10)

Spy Camera
Spy Camera (01:09)

Family Christmas Letter
Family Christmas Letter (00:42)

Fight Dirty
Fight Dirty (01:30)

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Season 1 Trivia

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