TV shows about the Simpsons family have become a part of American culture, the TW show won 27 Emi awards, a star on the Hollywood Path of famous, and Homer’s expression “D’Oh” entered in the Oxford dictionary 2011. Stories about Homer Simpson and his family have become a part of television history, and about Springfield, where the Simpsons live, not many people know, although he became a character in his own in a popular animated TV show.
First episode of “the Simpsons” was broadcasted in 1989 on Fox television. That is the longest lasting sitcom in American TV industry. The show is broadcasted in over 200 countries and in over 50 languages and weekly attracts about 7.7 million viewers. Homer got the name from the creator of famous animated show, and city of Springfield by the same name city in Oregon. About this and other unbelievable and interesting facts about the Simpsons family, you will find out in this attachment.
10FACT No 10
The Simpsons were made yellow so that when licking channels their distinct color would be recognizable. Every character has four fingers, apart from God and Jesus who have five.
09FACT No 9
The Simpsons is the longest-running scripted primetime TV show. It has also had the most guwst stars on a TV Show – with over 600 in the 532 episodes.
08FACT No 8
Producer James L. Brooks managed to create a rare deal with Fox that allowed them no creative control over the show. This is why they can be mocked so openly in episodes.
07FACT No 7
In the opening credits, Maggie used to appear as being worth 847.63 dollar on the cash register. In 1989 that was the estimated cost of raising a body for a month.
06FACT No 6
D’oh is I the Oxford English Dictionary and is trademarked by Fox. Dan Castellaneta created the sound when told to make an annoyed grunt inspired by a character from Laurel and Hardy.
05FACT No 5
Groening’s mother was called Margaret (Marge) Wiggum. She went on to marry Homer Groening. Among her children were Maggie and Lisa and her sister was called Patty.
04FACT No 4
In Arabic versions, Homer is Omar Shamshoon who drinks soft drinks instead of Duff and eats Egyptian beef sausages. All of Moe’s bar scenes are also cut.
03FACT No 3
The main six voice actors recently took a pay cut, from 400.000 dollar an episode down to 300.000. Fox is looking to market reruns of the show on cable for one billion dollar.
02FACT No 2
When she was First Lady, Barbara Bush called The Simpsons “the dumbest thing I had ever seen”. He received a letter from Marge Simpson which moved her so much, she wrote back apologizing.
01FACT No 1
Groening created The Simpsons minutes before a meeting with TV producers. He didn’t want to lose the rights to his comic strip “Life in Hell” and so America’s most famous family was born instead.