Some of you may look at me funny for saying this, but The Simpsons is still one of my favorite television shows. The show made its debut on American television on the 17th of December 1989 and is still running. To date 528 episodes (24 seasons) of the Simpsons has been broadcast on Fox. Before the show made its debut The Simpsons shorts appeared on the Tracey Ullman Show for three seasons (from 1987 to 1989).
The show was created by Matt Groening. The Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom, the longest-running American animated program and since 2009 it’s the longest running American prime time scripted television series. The Simpsons movie was also released in 2007 and was a huge success. The film brought in over $500 million at the box office.
This infographic below shows you six of the people who are responsible for the main voices on the show. Dan Castellaneta has done the voices of 26 characters (including Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Krusty the Clown, Barney Gumble, Groundskeeper Willie and Mayor Quimby), Nancy Cartwright does the voices for 8 characters on the show (including Bart Simpson, Todd Flanders and Ralph Wiggum), Julie Kavner does 4 voices (Marge Simpson, Patty Bouvier, Selma Bouvier and Jacqueline Bouvier), Yeardley Smith does Lisa Simpson’s voice, Harry Shearer does 23 voices (including Ned Flanders, Reverand Lovejoy, Kent Brockman, Eddie, Scratchy, Judge Snyder, Principal Skinner, Lenny Leonard and others) and Hank Azaria does 24 voices on the show (including Chief Wiggum, Professor Frink, Comic Book Guy, Disco Stu, Crazy Old Man, Wiseguy and Moe Szyslak).
There you have it, the Simpsons main cast in an infographic. Which one of these characters is your favorite? Leave a comment and let us know.
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