The Simpsons

  • 1989
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 comedy. Not since 'The Flintstones' in the '60s has a cartoon series drawn such a large adult audience,...read more

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First Aired: May 23, 2004

Burns buys every media outlet in Springfield, leaving Lisa to battle him with her self-published newspaper. Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria.

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  • Premiered: December 17, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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