Ten fun facts about The Simpsons


Fact 1
The series is a satirical parody of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the family of the same name.

Fact 2
It has won dozens of awards since it debuted as a series, including 27 Primetime Emmy Awards, 30 Annie Awards and a Peabody Award.

Fact 3
Homer's exclamatory catchphrase “D'oh!” has been adopted into the English language.

Fact 4
It is widely considered to be one of the greatest television series of all time.

Fact 5
Time magazine's Dec. 31, 1999, issue named it the 20th century's best television series, and on Jan. 14, 2000, the fictional family was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Fact 6
Set in the fictional town of Springfield, the series parodies American culture, society, television, and many aspects of the human condition.

Fact 7
It is the longest-running American sitcom and the longest-running American animated program.

Fact 8
In 2009, it overtook Gunsmoke as the longest-running American primetime, scripted television series.

Fact 9
It was an early hit for Fox, becoming the network's first series to land in the Top 30 ratings in a season (1989–1990).

Fact 10
The Simpsons Movie was released in theaters worldwide on July 26 and July 27, 2007, and grossed over $527 million.


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is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

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