The Simpsons (1989 - )

The Simpsons


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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 comedy. Not since 'The Flintstones' in the '60s has a cartoon series drawn such a large adult audience, and, ay caramba, given us pop-culture expressions for the ages. And in 1999, Time magazine called it the best TV show of the 20th century.

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2019, FOX, 22 episodes

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2018, FOX, 23 episodes

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2017, FOX, 21 episodes

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2016, FOX, 22 episodes

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2015, FOX, 22 episodes

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2014, FOX, 22 episodes

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2013, FOX, 22 episodes

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2012, FOX, 13 episodes

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2011, FOX, 18 episodes

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2010, FOX, 22 episodes

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2009, FOX, 23 episodes

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2008, FOX, 21 episodes

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2007, FOX, 20 episodes

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2006, FOX, 22 episodes

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2005, FOX, 22 episodes

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2004, FOX, 21 episodes

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2003, FOX, 22 episodes

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2002, FOX, 22 episodes

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2001, FOX, 22 episodes

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2000, FOX, 21 episodes

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1999, FOX, 22 episodes

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1998, FOX, 23 episodes

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1997, FOX, 25 episodes

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1996, FOX, 25 episodes

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1995, FOX, 25 episodes

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1994, FOX, 25 episodes

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1993, FOX, 22 episodes

Critics Consensus: One word: Monorail.

1992, FOX, 22 episodes

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1991, FOX, 24 episodes

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1990, FOX, 22 episodes

Critics Consensus: The Simpsons' first season proves a quickly addictive introduction to America's animated first family with a run of entertaining episodes that set the stage for a groundbreaking series.

1989, FOX, 13 episodes


Dan Castellaneta
as Homer Simpson
Julie Kavner
as Marge Simpson
Nancy Cartwright
as Bart Simpson
Yeardley Smith
as Lisa Simpson
Russi Taylor
as Martin Prince
Pamela Hayden
as Milhouse Van Houten
Marcia Wallace
as Mrs. Krabappel
Tress MacNeille
as Agnes Skinner
Hank Azaria
as Moe Szyslak
Harry Shearer
as Ned Flanders
Maggie Roswell
as Camper #2 / Reporter
Karl Wiedergott
as Mr. Monopoly/Woody Allen
Kelsey Grammer
as Sideshow Bob Terwilliger
Jon Lovitz
as Professor Lombardo
Maggie Roswell
as Miss Hoover
Deb Lacusta
as Isabella
Jack La Lanne
as Jack LaLanne
Stacy Keach
as Duff the 8th
Jackie Mason
as Rabbi Hyman Krustofski
Jane Kaczmarek
as Judge Constance Harm
Glenn Close
as Mother Simpson
Maurice LaMarche
as Scariest Driver
Maurice La Marche
as Scariest Driver
Albert Brooks
as Cowboy Bob
Jan Hooks
as Manjula Nahasapeemapetilion
Jo Ann Harris
as Weasel #2 / Richard/ Lewis
Marcia Mitzman Gaven
as Fan-demonium Girl/Diane/Maude Flanders
Yo-Yo Ma
as Himself
Pamela Reed
as Ruth Powers
Michael York
as Mason Fairbanks
Kiefer Sutherland
as Himself/Jack Bauer
Lizzy Caplan
as Virginia Johnson
Stan Lee
as Himself
Eric Idle
as Declan Desmond
Shawn Colvin
as Rachel Jordan
J.K. Simmons
as Newspaper Publisher
Will Forte
as King Toot
Greg Berg
as Radio Voice / 'Hooray for Everything' Announcer / Security M
Kevin Michael Richardson
as Booming Voice/Delroy
Michael Sheen
as William Masters
Chris Latta
as Mr. Burns
Dana Gould
as Producer
Tito Puente
as Himself
David Hyde Pierce
as Cecil Terwilliger
as Himself
Edward Norton
as Devon Bradley
Tito Puente
as Himself
Beverly D'Angelo
as Lurleen Lumkin
Alex Rocco
as Roger Myers Jr.
Seth Rogen
as Lyle McCarthy
Adam West
as Adam West
Troy Andrews
as Trombonist
Tracy Morgan
as Tow Truck Driver
Ray Liotta
as Morty Szyslak
Ben Stiller
as Garth Motherloving
Mitch Albom
as Himself
Paul Rudd
as Dr. Zander
Lona Williams
as Truong Van Dinh
Debi Mazar
as Minnie Szyslak
Ken Burns
as Himself
Kevin Pollak
as Ross/Bagel Man/Professor
James Earl Jones
as Moving Man / Serak the Preparer / Narrator
Valerie Harper
as Department of Standardized Testing Proctor
Willem Dafoe
as The Commandant
Jackie Mason
as Rabbi Krustofski
as Themselves
Mr. T
as Himself
Frances Sternhagen
as Mrs. Myrna Bellamy
Susan Blu
as Weasel #1
Kim Cattrall
as Chloe Talbot
John Ratzenberger
as Cliff Clavin
Sab Shimono
as Master Chef
Robert McKee
as Himself
Kipp Lennon
as Leon Kompowsky (singing voice)
Kristen Wiig
as Ms. Juniper
Sara Gilbert
as Laura Powers
Dennis Weaver
as Buck McCoy
Lisa Leslie
as Herself
Tim Robbins
as Jim Hope
Roger Daltrey
as Himself as The Who
Joshua Jackson
as Jesse Grass
Pierce Brosnan
as Ultrahouse 3000
Jerry Lewis
as Frink Senior
Joey Kramer
as Himself
Danny DeVito
as Herb Powell
Denice Kumagai
as Dancinig Woman #2
Sam McMurray
as Gulliver Dark
Steve Allen
as Bart's Electronically Altered Voice
Michael McKean
as David St. Hubbins
Sally Stevens
as 'People' Singer
Ron Taylor
as Bleeding Gums Murphy
Michelle Pfeiffer
as Mindy Simmons
Karen Maruyama
as Dancing Woman #1
Jon Fishman
as Himself
Tony Hawk
as Himself
Dr. Demento
as Himself
Zac Starkey
as Himself
Larry Holmes
as Himself
Tina Fey
as Ms. Cantwell
Reese Witherspoon
as Greta Wolfcastle
Ray Romano
as Ray Magini
Kid Rock
as Himself
Peter Buck
as Himself
Paul Winfield
as Lucius Sweet
as Himself as U2
Tom Kite
as Himself
Frankie Muniz
as Frankie Muniz
Fantasia Barrino
as Clarissa Wellington
50 Cent
as Himself
Treat Williams
as Himself/General
Mike Gordon
as Himself
John Slattery
as Robert Marlowe
Aron Ralston
as Himself
Michael Jackson
as Leon Kompowsky (voice)
Joe C.
as Himself
Tom DeLonge
as Himself
Frances McDormand
as Principal Melanie Upfoot
Colm Meaney
as Tom O'Flanagan
Ellen Page
as Alaska Nebraska
Robbie Conal
as Himself
Jay North
as Himself
Pete Townshend
as Himself as The Who
Amy Tan
as Herself
Gedde Watanabe
as Factory Foreman
Adam Clayton
as Himself as U2
Hank Williams Jr.
as 'Canyonero' Singer
Jack McBrayer
as Ewell Freestone
Ron English
as Himself
Armie Hammer
as Winklevoss Twins
Eva Longoria
as Isabel Gutierrez
Elon Musk
as Himself
Sofía Vergara
as Ms. Berrera
Donald Fagen
as Himself
John Updike
as Himself
Andy Dick
as Himself
Glen Hansard
as Street Musician
Jonah Hill
as Andy Hamilton
Jon Hamm
as FBI Investigator
Jackie Chan
as 2nd Masked Man/2nd Chinese Spy
Andy Garcia
as Slick Publisher
Wanda Sykes
as School Therapist
Zach Galifianakis
as Lucas Bortner
Dan Fouts
as Himself
Ben Daniels
as Irish Priest
as Queen Chante
Kaitlyn Dever
as Eve Baxter
Rob Reiner
as Himself
Henry Kissinger
as Dr. Kissingher
Steve Coogan
as Rowan Priddis
Lady Gaga
as Herself
Steve Carell
as Dan Gillick
Jane Fonda
as Maxine Lombard
Billy West
as Fry/Farnsworth/Zoidberg
Amy Schumer
as Mrs. Burns
John Entwistle
as Himself as The Who
Pete Sampras
as Himself
Jemaine Clement
as Counselor Ethan
Nick Offerman
as Capt. Bowditch
Martin Short
as Guthrie Frenel
Nick Fascitelli
as Prof. Whistler
JC Chasez
as Himself
Marisa Tomei
as Sara Sloane
Angela Bassett
as Michelle Obama
Bret McKenzie
as Counselor Kurt
Bob Odenkirk
as Mob Lawyer
Diana Tanaka
as Hostess
Kimmy Robertson
as Samantha Stanky
Mandy Moore
as Fiona Mitchell
Larry Hagman
as Wallace Brady
Mary Lynn Rajskub
as Chloe O'Brian
Bill James
as Himself
Martin Landau
as The Great Raymondo
Judy Blume
as Herself
Peter Serafinowicz
as Corporate CEO
Meg White
as Herself
Merl Reagle
as Himself
Edwin Moses
as Himself
Mike Leinert
as Himself
Roz Chast
as Herself
William Friedkin
as Dr. Kenneth Humphries
Ken Jeong
as Korean Monk
Liam Neeson
as Father Sean
Martha Stewart
as Martha Claus
Bryan Cranston
as Stradivarius Cain
Allison Williams
as Friend No. 1
Larry Mullen Jr.
as Himself as U2
The Edge
as Himself as U2
Phil LaMarr
as Hermes Conrad
Tim Nordwind
as Himself
Tom Petty
as Himself
Frank Gehry
as Himself
Peter Wolf
as Himself
as Himself
Zosia Mamet
as Friend No. 2
Markéta Irglová
as Eastern European Woman
Ricky Jay
as Himself
Kenny Scharf
as Himself
Yaya DaCosta
as Princess Kemi
Alan Moore
as Himself
Terry Gross
as Herself
Bobby Moynihan
as Tyler Boom
Lucy Liu
as Madam Wu/Functionary
Meg Ryan
as Dr. Swanson
Jack Burns
as Edward Christian
Brian Setzer
as Himself
John Mahoney
as Mr. Terwilliger
Tim Heidecker
as Amuse Bruce
Lauren Tom
as Amy Wong
Miriam Flynn
as Miss Barr
Christopher Guest
as Nigel Tufnel
Meryl Streep
as Jessica Lovejoy/Ned Flander's Singing Voice
Jeff Goldblum
as MacArthur Parker
Gary Larson
as Himself
Jemima Kirke
as Friend No. 3
Tom Wolfe
as Himself
Fran Drescher
as Golem's bride
James Patterson
as Manly Voice/James Patterson
Eric Wareheim
as Fois Garth
Martin Sheen
as Sgt. Seymour Skinner
Channing Tatum
as Channing Tatum-type Homer Simpson
Bob Hope
as Himself
Dennis Franz
as Himself as Homer Simpson
George Balmaseda
as Lead Vocalist for Tito Puente and His Latin Jazz Ensemble
Michael Dees
as 'New York, New York' singer
Kate Pierson
as Herself as The B-52's
Werner Klemperer
as Homer's Guardian Angel, as Col. Klink
Bret Hart
as Bret the 'Hitman' Hart
Jack Lemmon
as Frank Ormand
Lisa Kudrow
as Alex Whitney
Mark Hamill
as Himself/Leavelle
Peter Bogdanovich
as Psychologist
Huell Howser
as Himself
Dustin Hoffman
as Eric Bergstrom
Winona Ryder
as Allison Taylor
Barry Hansen
as Himself as Dr. Demento
Paul Anka
as Himself
Ben Schatz
as Himself
Tracey Ullman
as Emily Winthrop
Larry McKay
as Football's Greatest Injuries Narrator
Ted Danson
as Sam Malone
Mandy Patinkin
as Hugh St. John Alastair Parkfield
Kirk Douglas
as Chester J. Lampwick
Fred Schneider
as Himself as The B-52's
Yao Ming
as Himself
Jeff Bezos
as Himself
Wade Boggs
as Himself
Kathleen Turner
as Stacy Lavelle
Maurice Lemarche
as Eudora Welty/George C. Scott
Harry Morgan
as Bill Gannon
Jordan Nagai
as Kid Voice/Charlie
Andrea Martin
as Apu's Mother
Robert Englund
as Freddy Krueger
Russ Leatherman
as Himself as Mr. Moviefone
Rob Halford
as Himself
Gerry Cooney
as Himself
Jim Lau
as Hong Kong Doctor
as Himself
Dick Tufeld
as 'Lost in Space' Robot
Garry Marshall
as Larry Kidkill
Tom Brady
as Himself
June Foray
as Rubber Baby Buggy Bumper Babysitting Service Receptionist /
Audrey Meadows
as Bea Simmons
Jose Canseco
as Himself
James Campbell
as Seymour Skinner (singing voice)
Dave Thomas
as Rex Banner
Cindy Wilson
as Herself as B-52's
as Himself
Kipp Lennon
as Leon Kompowsky (singing voice)
Marky Ramone
as Himself
David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Tom Brady
as Himself
Paul Willson
as Florist
R. Lee Ermey
as Colonel Leslie Hapablap
Bruce Baum
as Himself
Don Cheadle
as Brother Faith
Joe Perry
as Himself
Rhea Perlman
as Carla Tortelli
Tom Poston
as Capital City Goofball
Tom Jones
as Himself
Rod Steiger
as Captain Tenille
Bill Saluga
as Raymond Jay Johnson Jr.
Shelby Grimm
as Barney Gumble/Chief Wiggum (singing voice)
Donald Sutherland
as Hollis Hurlbut
Delroy Lindo
as Gabriel "The Angel"
Daryl Coley
as Bleeding Gums Murphy
Chick Hearn
as Himself
Gene Merlino
as 'South of the Border' Singer
as Himself
Henry Corden
as Fred Flintstone
Randy Jones
as Technician
Christian Coffinet
as Gendarme Officer
Don Jordan
as Homer Simpson (singing voice)
Jack Ong
as Chinese Fisherman
Marc Wilmore
as Drummer
Jack Sheldon
as The Amendment
Mike Judge
as Hank Hill
as Himself
Mike Scully
as Magic Palace announcer
Josh Weinstein
as Santa in Bart's fantasy
Tom Savini
as Himself
Chad Smith
as Himself
Ben Bledsoe
as Ralph Wiggum's Singing Voice
Rachel Weisz
as Dr. Thurston
Ken Levine
as Dan Horde
Tom Hamilton
as Himself
George Wendt
as Norm Peterson
Franklin D. Roosevelt
as Himself (archive sound)
James Iha
as Himself
Jay Leno
as Himself
Mark McGwire
as Himself
Marc Terenzi
as Millhouse Van Houten's Singing Voice
Steve Sax
as Himself
Rosey Grier
as Himself
Steve Martin
as Ray Patterson
Lee Ranaldo
as Himself
Fred Willard
as Wally Kogen
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