The Simpsons(TV show/series, 1989-)

| 22min per episode | Genres: Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family, Drama

Scripted Reality in 32 seasons with 700 episodes

The SimpsonsRating: 3.9/5 (with 2,891 votes) 21
The Simpsons is an American sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of American life, epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture and society, television, and the human condition. The family was conceived by Groening shortly before a solicitation for a series of shorts with producer James L. Brooks. Groening created a dysfunctional family and named the characters after his own family members, substituting Bart for his own name; he thought Simpson was a funny name in that it sounded similar to "simpleton". The shorts became a part of The Tracey Ullman Show on April 19, 1987. After three seasons, the sketch was developed into a half-hour prime time show and became Fox's first series to land in the Top 30 ratings in a season (1989–1990). Since its debut on December 17, 1989, 695 episodes of The Simpsons have been broadcast. It is the longest-running American series, longest running Amer... ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Simpsons

Genesis Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance 20x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Cartoon Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Show 4x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics Tca Heritage Award 2x Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Animation TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy 14x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance 2x Peabody Award 5x Teen Choice Award for Choice Animated Show Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Comedy Series 9x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics 2x Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Animation TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy 6x TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy 3x TCA Award for Program of The Year 22x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program Tca Heritage Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-over Performance 4x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-over Performance Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy 12x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Show 16x Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Cartoon 8x Teen Choice Award for Choice Animated Show

About The Simpsons

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

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The Simpsons Seasons and Episodes

09/27/2020Season 32 - 16 episodes
#1 | 09/27/2020Undercover Burns
2.0/5 (with 2 votes)
Mr. Burns goes undercover as "Fred" at the nuclear power plant and becomes friends with Homer and the gang. Burns implements all sorts of amenities to improve his employees' lives, but a jealous Smithers plots to bring the old, bitter Burns back and destroy Fred.
#2 | 10/04/2020I, Carumbus
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)
At a museum exhibit of Ancient Rome, Marge and Homer get into an argument about Homer's lack of ambition. They then imagine a Roman version of what would happen if Homer was more career-driven.
#3 | 10/11/2020Now Museum, Now You Don't
Lisa stays home from school to explore the wonders of Western art. She appears as Lisanardo, while Bart takes the shape of a French impressionist, Homer and Marge as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and Maggie as a warrior Cupid.
#4 | 11/01/2020Treehouse of Horror XXXI
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
The 31st annual Simpsons Halloween special includes a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Toy Story and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and a 9th birthday Lisa just can't get over.
#5 | 11/08/2020The 7 Beer Itch
Homer is tempted by a British femme fatale while Marge and the kids are on a seaside vacation.
#6 | 11/15/2020Podcast News
Grampa is accused of a crime; Kent Brockman questions his career.
#7 | 11/22/2020Three Dreams Denied
Bart becomes a voice-over actor; Comic Book Guy is humiliated at Comic-Con; Lisa is set up for a fall.
#8 | 11/29/2020The Road to Cincinnati
Odd couple Skinner and Chalmers embark on an 800-mile car ride to Cincinnati to attend an administrator's convention - but can they reach their destination without killing each other first?
#9 | 12/06/2020Sorry Not Sorry
Lisa calls her teacher, Ms. Hoover, a hack and refuses to apologize. Then, she learns Ms. Hoover's private pain.
#10 | 12/13/2020A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas
A cable channel films a Christmas movie in Springfield and Skinner falls in love.
#11 | 01/03/2021The Dad Feelings-Limited
Comic Book Guy and his wife Kumiko debate about having a baby and we learn about his awesome origin story.
#12 | 02/14/2021Diary Queen - in 18d
#13 | 02/21/2021Wad Goals - in 25d
#14 | 02/28/2021Yokel Hero - in 32d
#15 | 03/07/2021Do PizzaBots Dream of Electric Guitars? - in 39d
#16 | 03/21/2021Manger Things - in 53d
09/28/2019Season 31 - 22 episodes
09/29/2018Season 30 - 23 episodes
09/30/2017Season 29 - 21 episodes
09/24/2016Season 28 - 22 episodes
09/26/2015Season 27 - 22 episodes
09/27/2014Season 26 - 22 episodes
09/28/2013Season 25 - 22 episodes
09/29/2012Season 24 - 22 episodes
09/24/2011Season 23 - 22 episodes
09/25/2010Season 22 - 22 episodes
09/26/2009Season 21 - 23 episodes
09/27/2008Season 20 - 21 episodes
09/22/2007Season 19 - 20 episodes
09/09/2006Season 18 - 22 episodes
09/10/2005Season 17 - 22 episodes
11/06/2004Season 16 - 21 episodes
11/01/2003Season 15 - 22 episodes
11/02/2002Season 14 - 22 episodes
11/05/2001Season 13 - 22 episodes
10/31/2000Season 12 - 21 episodes
09/25/1999Season 11 - 22 episodes
08/22/1998Season 10 - 23 episodes
09/20/1997Season 9 - 25 episodes
10/26/1996Season 8 - 25 episodes
09/16/1995Season 7 - 25 episodes
09/03/1994Season 6 - 25 episodes
09/30/1993Season 5 - 22 episodes
09/24/1992Season 4 - 22 episodes
09/19/1991Season 3 - 24 episodes
10/10/1990Season 2 - 22 episodes
12/16/1989Season 1 - 13 episodes
04/19/1987Specials - 64 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "The Simpsons shorts" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 38 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Estonian (ET), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Letzeburgesch (LB), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Tamil (TA), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Uzbek (UZ), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 12/16/1989
Latest episode released on: 01/03/2021
Appearing Characters: Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson, Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Maggie Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Mona Simpson, Patty Bouvier, Selma Bouvier, Milhouse Van Houten, Lenny Leonard, Carl Carlson, Barney Gumble, Moe Szyslak, Mr. Burns, Mr. Smithers, Edna Krabappel, Principal Skinner, Superintendent Chalmers, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Chief Wiggum, Nelson Muntz, Reverend Lovejoy, Ned Flanders, Maude Flanders, Rod Flanders, Todd Flanders, Groundskeeper Willie, Kent Brockman, Otto Mann, Disco Stu, Professor Frink, Hans Moleman, Dr. Hibbert, Lionel Hutz, Kang and Kodos, Krusty the Clown, Marvin Monroe, Captain Horatio McCallister, Troy McClure, Bleeding Gums Murphy, Snowball, Santa's Little Helper, Kearney Zzyzwicz, Herbert Powell, Martin Prince, Mayor Quimby, Dr. Nick, Jimbo Jones, Snake, Agnes Skinner, Dolph, Jebediah Springfield, Cletus Spuckler, Brandine Spuckler, Sideshow Bob, Sideshow Mel, Fat Tony, Comic Book Guy, Kirk Van Houten, Luann Van Houten, Ralph Wiggum, Gino Terwilliger
Creator: Matt Groening
Director: Matt Groening
Composer: Alf Clausen
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Simpsonlar oilasi"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:137, Added: 02/07/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2021