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Matt Groening's subversive, animated satire about Springfield's hapless first family became a cult favorite when it premiered on Fox in 1989 after first being seen in 1987 as a short on 'The Tracey Ullman Show.' That was then; now it's TV longest running c (more…)

Premiered: December 17, 1989

Rating: TV-PG

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Waiting for Duffman Season 26, Episode 17 Mar 15, 2015 $2.99

When Springfield's resident Duffman is forced to retire, Homer is thrilled to get the job.

Sky Police Season 26, Episode 16 Mar 8, 2015 $2.99

The First Church of Springfield turns to card counting to make money.

The Princess Guide Season 26, Episode 15 Mar 1, 2015 $1.99

Moe befriends a Nigerian princess whose father has come to make a uranium deal with Mr. Burns.

My Fare Lady Season 26, Episode 14 Feb 15, 2015 $2.99

Marge starts driving for pay but runs afoul of Springfield's cabbies.

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Mon Mar 30 9:30pm
22 Short Films About Springfield(Season 7, Episode 21) FXX

Interconnecting vignettes depict moments in the lives of Springfield residents, including Apu's partying activities; Smithers' allergic reaction to a bee sting; and Dr. Nick's appearance before a medical review board.

Mon Mar 30 10:00pm
The Joy of Sect(Season 9, Episode 13) FXX

Cult members find Homer difficult to win over as they woo Springfield citizens with the promise of a life of serenity with their Leader. That is, as soon as they can fuel their spaceship for the trip to the planet Blisstonia.

Mon Mar 30 10:30pm
Homer to the Max(Season 10, Episode 13) FXX

Having the same name as a bumbling TV character prompts Homer to change his name. Ed Begley Jr. has a cameo. Other voices: Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright.

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Dan Castellaneta Homer Simpson
Julie Kavner Marge Simpson
Nancy Cartwright Bart Simpson
Yeardley Smith Lisa Simpson