The Simpsons

The Simpsons

-American animated show created by Matt Groening
-Parody of a middle class American family.
-Consists of Homer, Bart, Maggie, Lisa, Marge
-Set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture, society, TV, and human conditions.
-First premiered on the Tracy Ullman Show on April 19, 1987
-In 2009, it surpassed Gunsmoke as the longest running show.
-In 2007, the first Simpsons movie was made.

How they looked on The Tracey Ullman Show
 Voice Actors
-Has 6 main voice actors
-Dan Castelleneta voices Homer Simpson, Abe Simpson, Krusty the Clown, Barney Gumble, and other adult, male characters
-Julie Kavner voices Marge Simpson, Patty and Selma, and others
-Nancy Cartwright voices Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum and other kids
-Yeardley Smith voices Lisa Simpson
-Hank Azaria voices Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.
-Harry Shearer voices Principal Skinner, Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, Dr. Hibbert


Homer Simpson
-Father of Bart, Maggie and Lisa
Marge Simpson
-Mother of Bart, Maggie, Lisa
Bart Simpson
-Oldest child of Homer and Marge
Lisa Simpson
-Middle child
Maggie Simpson
-Youngest child
Patty and Selma Bouvier
-Twin sisters of Marge.
-In later episode, Selma is an adoptive mother to a little Chinese girl named Ling
Charles Burns
-Owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant
Comic Book Guy
-Owner of the Android's Dungeon comic book store
-Springfield Elementary School bully
Ned Flanders
-Homer's religious next door neighbor
Rod Flanders
-Ned and Muade's oldest child
Todd Flanders
-Their youngest child
Maude Flanders
-Ned Flander's deceased wife
L-R: Ned, Maude, Rod, Todd

Barney Gumble
-Homer's drunken old pal
Jimbo Jones
-Springfield Elementary School bully
-Springfield Elementary School bully
Otto Mann
-Springfield Elementary School bus driver
Nelson Muntz
-Springfield Elementary School bully
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
-Owner of the Kwik E Mart
Sideshow Mel
-Krusty the Klown's sidekick
Cheif Wiggum
-Springfield Chief of Police
Guest Stars

Kelsay Grammer: Sideshow Bob
-Episode: Krusty Gets Busted
Penny Marshall: Lucille Botz
-Episode: Some Enchanted Evening

Ringo Starr: Himself
-Episode: Brush With Greatness

Joe Mantegna: Fat Tony D'Amico
-Episode: Bart the Murderer

Aerosmith: Themselves
-Episode: Flaming Moe's
Sting: Himself
-Episode: Radio Bart

George Harrison: Himself
-Episode: Homer's Barbershop Quartet

The Ramones: Themselves
-Episode: Rosebud

Mandy Patinkin: Hugh Parkfield
-Episode: Lisa's Wedding

Linda McCartney: Herself
-Episode: Lisa the Vegetarian
Paul McCartney
-Episode: Lisa the Vegetarian

The Smashing Pumpkins: Themselves
-Episode: Homerpalooza

U2: Themselves
-Episode: Trash of the Titans

Elton John: Himself
-Episode: I'm With Cupid

The Who: Themselves
-Episode: A Tale of Two Springfields

Amy Tan: Herself
-Episode: Insane Clown Poppy

Mick Jagger: Himself
-Episode: How I Spent My Strummer Vacation

Keith Richards
-Episode: How I Spent My Strummer Vacation

Eric Idle: Declan Desmond
-Episode: 'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky
-Episode: Springfield Up

Yao Ming: Himself
-Episode: Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass

Lucy Liu: Madam Wu
-Episode: Goo Goo Gai Pan

Michael Imperioli: Dante Calabresis Jr
-Episode: The Mook, The Chef, The Wife and Her Homer

Daniel Radcliffe: Edmund
-Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXI

Hugh Laurie: Roger
-Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXI

Nick Park: Himself
-Episode: Angry Dad: the Movie