TV Series | TV-PG | | Animation, Comedy
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Many of the people and places on this show are named after cities, streets, and landmarks in Oregon, specifically Portland. Springfield is a medium sized city in Lane County, which is home to monuments and museum exhibits of the characters, and has a restaurant called Moe's Tavern (named after the animated one) near its downtown. Many character names (Flanders, Lovejoy, Terwilliger, et cetera) are streets in Portland. Matt Groening grew up in Portland. Eugene, the third largest city in Oregon (and one of the state's great centers of education and performing arts), was founded by a man named Eugene Skinner, and thus has several landmarks with Skinner in the name. Eugene and Springfield are adjacent to each other, and at one point, the border between the two cities is so vague that visitors to the region are sometimes unaware as to whether they are in Eugene or Springfield. Burns is a city in central Oregon.
I've dined with the Prince of Wales and Killer Whales, but only the latter knew how to chew without humming...
Some characters are declared dead in one episode, then appear alive in a later episode without explanation or a humorous purpose.
The annual Halloween specials are generally the only Simpsons shows to actually display the episode title on screen. The opening credits for these specials are usually altered or completely substituted with something else in keeping with the theme.
All audio and visual references to the first name of character Moe Szyslak have been changed to 'Boe' in the Italian version.
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