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  Simpsons Channel | Your Source For Simpsons News
EA's forthcoming The Simpsons game parodies 30 years of videogaming and gaming IPs, but there are games companies that have refused to see the funny side of things.
Despite the high figures Fox came fourth overall and amongst the adult demographic, and The Simpsons was fourth in its timeslot of 8.00.
Simpson - Homer and Marge in a Mr.
www.simpsonschannel.com   (1186 words)

 Simpsons City - La ville Simpson
Simpsons City est un forum sur les Simpson.
Simpsons City est aussi un forum et une ville virtuelle.
Pour pouvoir profiter pleinement du jeu de Simpsons City et pour pouvoir participer au forum, tu peux t'inscrire gratuitement en cliquant ici.
www.simpsonscity.com   (1053 words)

  BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | The Simpsons as philosophy
The Simpsons is more than a funny cartoon - it reveals truths about human nature that rival the observations of great philosophers from Plato to Kant...
It's not that the Simpsons is atheist propaganda; its main target is not belief in God or the supernatural, but the arrogance of particular organised religions that they, amazingly, know the will of the creator.
Yet we need reminding that the dots are just dots, and that errors are made more often not by those who fail to examine the dots carefully enough, but those who become fixated by the brilliance or defects of one or two and who fail to see how they fit into the big picture.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/magazine/4995624.stm   (1913 words)

  Simpsons, The
Debuting on the FOX network in 1989, critically acclaimed, culturally cynical and economically very successful, The Simpsons helped to define the satirical edge of prime-time television in the early 1990s and was the single most influential program in establishing FOX as a legitimate broadcast television network.
Because FOX was the new, unestablished network, attempting to build audiences and attract advertisers, the normally restrictive nature of network television gatekeeping may have been loosened to allow the program on the air.
Simpsons T-shirts, toys, buttons, golf balls and other licensed materials were everywhere at the height of Simpsonsmania in the early 1990s.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/S/htmlS/simpsonsthe/simpsonsthe.htm   (1213 words)

  The Simpsons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Simpsons t-shirts, among others, one featuring Bart with the legend "Underachiever ('And proud of it, man!')" and other merchandise were banned from some public schools in several areas of the United States.
Homer Simpson is a safety inspector at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and a generally well-meaning buffoon whose short attention span often draws him into outrageous schemes and adventures.
As compared with the Simpson family, the Flanders family is relatively well-off and less dysfunctional, although they are quirky in their own way, with over-the-top devotion and their fundamentalist interpretations of the Bible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Simpsons   (6530 words)

 List of neologisms on The Simpsons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the Simpsons depart from Australia, an Australian equivalent of Squeaky Voiced Teen asks what the strange creature infesting his home country is called.
In the episode "Lisa the Simpson," Lisa is writing in her diary after speaking to Grandpa about "the Simpson Gene", which supposedly makes every male in the Simpson family stupid.
According to Matt Groening, The Simpsons writers have an ongoing competition to write a line that "most represents Homer at his singularly most stupid." Most likely the current champion is Homer's faux term for Jesus, first mentioned in the episode "Missionary: Impossible".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Made-up_words_in_The_Simpsons   (8865 words)

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The Simpsons was converted, by a team of production companies that included what is now the Klasky-Csupo animation house, into a series for the Fox Network in 1989, and has run as a weekly show on that network ever since.
The show's basic premise centers around the antics of the Simpsons family, which consists of Homer and Marge Simpson, and their three children, Bart, Lisa and Maggie (in order of age).
On February 9, 1997 The Simpsons surpassed The Flintstones as the longest-running prime-time animated series and in January 2003, it was announced that the show had been renewed by Fox through 2005, which will make it the longest running sitcom ever in the USA.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/t/th/the_simpsons.html   (687 words)

 Who turned The Simpsons into a cartoon? - By Chris Suellentrop - Slate Magazine
To celebrate the milestone, Entertainment Weekly picked the top 25 episodes in Simpsons history: Twenty-four of them come from 1997 or before, meaning that only one comes from the past five seasons (which, not coincidentally, is the time period from which EW selected its "Worst Episode Ever").
The newspaper also asked Simpsons staff members to select their 15 favorite moments and episodes, and only one person (Al Jean, the show's executive producer) chose something that happened within the past five years.
An incredible anxiety of influence hovers over Simpsons writers, who realize that they are judged not by the standards of network television, but by the standards of their own show's golden age.
www.slate.com /id/2078501   (1454 words)

 The Simpsons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Simpsons has definitely been in slow decline as of late, but what for sure did it for me was the creepy 3-d animation from one of the halloween episodes-- seeing homer walk down the street freaked me out for a long time, some sort of bizarre reality shift that affected me mentally.
The decline of the greatest show on television is both sad and inevitable...The Simpsons JTS has been slow but the line was crossed in an episode in which Apu's mother visits from India to find out why Apu is not returning home for his arranged marriage.
The Simpsons may be sneaking a peek at the shark but they have not vaulted it.
www.jumptheshark.com /s/simpsons.htm   (4772 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: The Simpsons
The Simpsons started in 1987, as a set of animated interstitial clips — that is, as dividers between individual sketches — on The Tracey Ullman Show.
Groening also says Homer Simpson's middle initial, J, was chosen as an homage to Rocky & Bullwinkle, both of whom have J as their middle initial (as, incidentally, do Elmer Fudd, the frog in One Froggy Evening, and any number of other cartoon characters).
In 1999, the Simpsons comics franchise was extended to a Sunday-only newspaper strip.
www.toonopedia.com /simpsons.htm   (456 words)

 The Simpsons - The TV IV
The Simpsons (1989-) is an animated show which first aired on December 17th 1989, and is still under production to this day.
The Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire was the first time the show was seen in a 30 minute serialized format, but had actually been in existence for nearly three years prior as an animated short on The Tracy Ullman Show.
The Simpsons is mainly a satire on modern life, but has been known for its moments of sweetness as well.
tviv.org /The_Simpsons   (1002 words)

 The Simpsons | TV Show Facts | FOX | DVD | Quotes | Picture | Homer Simpson | Marge | Bart | Lisa | Season   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Homer Simpson may be one of the dumbest guys in town, but that hasn't stopped him from doing some pretty cool things.
Maggie Simpson - She can't talk yet, but Maggie Simpson is still aware that she lives with a pretty crazy family.
The Simpsons became the longest-running prime time animated show in 1997, breaking a record that The Flinstones had previously held.
www.kidzworld.com /article/362-the-simpsons-tv-show-facts   (513 words)

 The Simpsons | PopMatters Television Review
As The Simpsons ended its 17th season, there were again two distinct camps of fans, the current and the ex.
There are Simpsons fans, easily found on message boards and newsgroups, who say the show has lost its edge, intelligence, warmth, and, most importantly, its laughs.
The Simpsons continues to manage bright spots (sometimes these are more most visible from a distance, as many episodes look better after being viewed a second or third time, in syndicated reruns).
www.popmatters.com /tv/reviews/s/simpsons-060531.shtml   (753 words)

 The Simpsons - Wikiquote
The Simpsons televison series on the Fox Network (December 17, 1989 - present); created by Matt Groening.
For specialised quotes from Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson and Bart Simpson, see their respective Wikiquote pages.
I'd like to remind them that as a trusted TV personality, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/The_Simpsons   (685 words)

It is the longest-running sitcom of all time and it is also one of the most literate television programs on the air, containing many references to subject matter and scholars from various academic fields, including mathematics.
Since The Simpsons has been airing in prime-time for most of our students' lives, they likely are familiar with the program and its large cast of characters, including a resident scientist.
'Simpsons' Analysts Show How Math Figures into Episodes: Professors Use Popular Cartoon to Demonstrate that Subject Doesn't Have to be Intimidating, by Matthew Chin, Los Angeles Times Inland Valley Edition, March 19, 2002, p.
www.mathsci.appstate.edu /~sjg/simpsonsmath   (546 words)

 Animals in 'The Simpsons' - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
When Homer had to go back to college because he was grossly incompetent, he ended up scheming to get back at that ‘crooked’ Dean Peterson.
Homer and Marge go to a marriage counseling weekend with the church and Homer is determined to catch the fish that the locals at the petrol station talk about.
What is the part that Matt Groening plays on 'The Simpsons?' (goto)
www.funtrivia.com /en/Television/Animals-in-The-Simpsons-8597.html   (895 words)

 The Simpsons House: Photos
The home is being given away during the premiere episode of the "Simpsons", Sept. 21.
SIMPSONS CREATOR Matt Groening adds the final touch to the SImpsons replica home in Henderson, a bit of Bart's own spraypaint art.
SIMPSONS CREATOR Matt Groening puts his hands in cement outside the replica Simpsons' house in Henderson.
www.lasvegassun.com /dossier/misc/simpsons/photos01.html   (214 words)

 The Simpsons mistakes, goofs and bloopers
Continuity: In the episode "Bonfire of the Manatees" the scene where Marge is in the car upset at Homer, the door to their house changes from open to closed then open again between shots.
Other: During the theme, the Simpsons' mailbox flag is on the wrong side of the mailbox.
The one at the Simpson home is on the left side of their mailbox.).
www.moviemistakes.com /tv3501   (947 words)

You know the Simpsons from their Butterfinger and Burger King appearances in the US.
This is just five of many Simpsons for CC Lemon ads that have appeared on TV here in Japan over the years.
Probably the saddest aspect of these ads is not the blatent commercialism of them completely undermining a large feature of the show, but that the show is primarily recognised by these ads in Japan.
www.japander.com /japander/simpson.htm   (164 words)

 The Simpsons Movie (2007)
After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons family are declared fugitives.
The simpsons movie is witty,fast paced, touching, hugely entertaining and most importantly: laugh out loud funny.And if your a simpsons fan who's loved every episode, thats all you'll need from it.
A simpsons movie in the early nineties (when the show was in its prime) would have been better, but the very, very, very funny one we have here in '07 works just fine.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0462538   (772 words)

 WFMU's Beware of the Blog: The Simpsons as Described by WGBH
The other night, I turned on The Simpsons, only to find that the program's audio had a weird narrator describing almost everything that was happening.
A broken VCR accidentally recorded an episode of The Simpsons with the closed captioning track enabled for a blogger at blog.wfmu.org.
You are in fact listening to SAP when you watch The Simpsons with description, no matter what "Ken" says (unless he's using Bell ExpressVu in Canada).
blog.wfmu.org /freeform/2005/05/the_simpsons_as.html   (1912 words)

 The Simpsons come to life | The Sun |HomePage|Showbiz|Bizarre|Bizarre Online
MAKERS of the hit cartoon The Simpsons have filmed the show's opening titles using real actors.
The clip re-enacts the title sequence to a tee beginning with the camera zooming into a schoolroom to see a blonde Bart scribbling lines on the flboard.
Simpson’s maker Matt Groening has approved the human version of the show’s opening credits to promote the brand new series.
www.thesun.co.uk /article/0,,2004580002-2006100428,00.html   (1841 words)

 Andrew Nestler's Guide to Mathematics and Mathematicians on The Simpsons
The Simpsons TM and copyright Twentieth Century Fox and its related companies.
The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side.
Simpson, how do you respond to the charges that petty vandalism such as graffiti is down eighty percent, while heavy sack-beatings are up a shocking
homepage.smc.edu /nestler_andrew/SimpsonsMath.htm   (5098 words)

 Simpsons on FOX - Simpsons Spoilers, Episode Guides, Message Board | TVGuide.com
`The Simpsons' was originally seen in 1987 as a short on `The Tracey Ullman Show.' It has since become television's longest-running comedy and has received 18 Emmys.
According to Newsweek, early in The Simpsons Movie, Homer dares his firstborn to skateboard naked through the streets of Springfield, and natch, the...
David Hyde Pierce won't be seen on the tube for a bit — he just began a one-year contract as a singing/dancing gumshoe in the Broadway musical Curtains...
www.tvguide.com /tvshows/simpsons/100521   (394 words)

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