The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The serie is a satirical parody of the middle American class lifestyle epitomized by a family of the same name, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture, society, television and many aspects of the human condition.
Since its debut on December 17, 1989, the show has broadcast 512 episodes and the twenty-fourth season started airing on September 30, 2012.The Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom, the longest-running American animated program, and in 2009 it surpassed Gunsmoke as the longest-running American primetime, scripted television series. The Simpsons Movie, a feature-length film, was released in theaters worldwide on July 26 and July 27, 2007, and grossed over $527 million.
The Simpsons has won dozens of awards since it debuted as a serial, including 27 Primetime Emmy Awards, 30 Annie Awards and a Peabody Award. Time magazine's December 31, 1999 issue named it the 20th century's best television series, and on January 14, 2000 the Simpson family was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Homer's exclamatory catchphrase "D'oh!" has been adopted into the English language, whileThe Simpsons has influenced many adult-oriented animated sitcoms.
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