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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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Season 17, Episode 19 Girls Just Want to Have Sums

First Aired: April 30, 2006

After making a sexist comment, Principal Skinner is replaced by Melanie Upfoot (Frances McDormand), who divides the school into two schools: one for boys, one for girls. Lisa gets frustrated when she's not allowed to take math at the boys school, so she dresses like a boy to get around the rule.

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April 23, 2006

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Regarding Margie

Season 17, Episode 20

May 7, 2006

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Frances McDormand Principal Melanie Upfoot

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