Access streaming services worldwide securely from all your devices with ExpressVPN: Learn more now & test 30 days free of charge!

The Simpsons(TV show/series, 1989-)

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

Scripted Reality in 34 seasons with 739 episodes

The SimpsonsRating: 4.0/5 (with 4,196 votes) 16
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. He 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, 736 episodes of the show have been broadcast. It is the longest-running American series, longest-running American sitco... ()
Poster of The Simpsons

Where to watch The Simpsons (streaming/download)?

At the moment we can't find any options to watch The Simpsons online but we constantly add new providers. Create a free account now to add The Simpsons to your favorites & stay up to date.

Awards & Nominations for The Simpsons

Genesis Awards 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 Awards 5x Teen Choice Award for Choice Animated Series 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 Original 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 Series

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.

Trailer for The Simpsons + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips


The Simpsons Seasons and Episodes

09/25/2022Season 34 - 11 episodes
The thirty-fourth season of the American television series The Simpsons premiered on Fox on September 25, 2022. The season will consist of twenty-two episodes. ()
#1 | 09/25/2022Habeas Tortoise
3.8/5 (with 2 votes)
After Homer humiliates himself in a town meeting, he looks for acceptance in an internet group hunting for a missing tortoise but finds something much more sinister.
#2 | 10/02/2022One Angry Lisa
2.8/5 (with 2 votes)
Lisa gets called for jury duty while Marge becomes obsessed with her exercise bike.
#3 | 10/09/2022Lisa the Boy Scout
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)
When the Boy Explorers become co-ed, Bart and Lisa vow to "out scout" each other at the annual jamboree.
#4 | 10/16/2022The King of Nice
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)
Marge is hired as a segment producer on Krusty's new daytime talk show. But her initial excitement about the job fades when she discovers what an endless nightmare it is!
#5 | 10/23/2022Not It
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)
Homer and his teenaged friends are pursued by a killer clown in a spoof of Stephen King's novel "It".
#6 | 10/30/2022Treehouse of Horror XXXIII
4.0/5 (with 2 votes)
In a book-themed trilogy, Marge's resentment takes monstrous form, Lisa tries to save the planet through murder and Homer learns he's not the man he thought he was.
#7 | 11/13/2022From Beer to Paternity
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)
When Homer becomes Duffman's girl-dad hero, they go on a road trip with Lisa that threatens to expose Homer's terrible parenting.
#8 | 11/20/2022Step Brother from the Same Planet
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)
Homer is stunned by his feelings of rage and resentment when Grampa becomes a doting stepfather to his girlfriend's quirky young son. Lisa and Bart throw the ultimate slumber party.
#9 | 11/27/2022When Nelson Met Lisa
A future tale of the will-they-won't-they-I-guess-they-won't-maybe-they-will of Springfield's most unlikely couple.
#10 | 12/04/2022Game Done Changed - in 5d
When Bart discovers a profitable glitch in an online game, he ropes Principal Skinner into his lucrative criminal enterprise. Marge and Maggie discover paradise.
#11 | 12/11/2022Top Goon - in 12d
When Coach Moe recruits the world's greatest brawlers to teach Nelson the art of hockey goonery.
09/26/2021Season 33 - 22 episodes
09/27/2020Season 32 - 22 episodes
09/29/2019Season 31 - 22 episodes
09/30/2018Season 30 - 23 episodes
10/01/2017Season 29 - 21 episodes
09/25/2016Season 28 - 22 episodes
09/27/2015Season 27 - 22 episodes
09/28/2014Season 26 - 22 episodes
09/29/2013Season 25 - 22 episodes
09/30/2012Season 24 - 22 episodes
09/25/2011Season 23 - 22 episodes
09/26/2010Season 22 - 22 episodes
09/27/2009Season 21 - 23 episodes
09/28/2008Season 20 - 21 episodes
09/23/2007Season 19 - 20 episodes
09/10/2006Season 18 - 22 episodes
09/11/2005Season 17 - 22 episodes
11/07/2004Season 16 - 21 episodes
11/02/2003Season 15 - 22 episodes
11/03/2002Season 14 - 22 episodes
11/06/2001Season 13 - 22 episodes
11/01/2000Season 12 - 21 episodes
09/26/1999Season 11 - 22 episodes
08/23/1998Season 10 - 23 episodes
09/21/1997Season 9 - 25 episodes
10/27/1996Season 8 - 25 episodes
09/17/1995Season 7 - 25 episodes
09/04/1994Season 6 - 25 episodes
09/30/1993Season 5 - 22 episodes
09/24/1992Season 4 - 22 episodes
09/19/1991Season 3 - 24 episodes
10/11/1990Season 2 - 22 episodes
12/17/1989Season 1 - 13 episodes
04/19/1987Specials - 80 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "The Simpsons shorts" (find it on Amazon)
Derivative works/Adaptions: "The Simpsons Movie" (movie, 2007)
Spin-Offs: "The Simpsons Game"
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 39 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), Georgian (KA), 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: 12/17/1989
Latest episode released on: 11/27/2022
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.):
"Os Simpson"
"Os Simpsons"
"Los Simpsons"
"심슨 가족"
"심슨네 가족들"
"Os Simpson"
"Os Simpsons"
"Simpsonlar oilasi"

Recommendations for The Simpsons

If you like The Simpsons then you might also like the following TV shows/series:

Money Heist


2017-2021 | 4.1/5 | 1h 10min per episode

The Flash


2014- | 3.9/5 | 44min per episode

American Dad!


2005- | 3.4/5 | 22min per episode

Drawn Together


2004-2007 | 4.2/5 | 30min per episode

Similar TV shows/series

These TV shows/series are similar to The Simpsons (story/era etc.):

Mr. Osomatsu


2015-2021 | 4.0/5 | 25min per episode

The Last Leg

Certification unknown

2013- | 2.7/5 | 1h per episode

Another Period


2015-2018 | 3.5/5 | 23min per episode



2017-2020 | 4.2/5 | 53min per episode
WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:137, Added: 02/07/2018, Last updated: 11/28/2022