14 Facts About The Simpsons (In Case You Run Out Of Episodes To Watch)

14 Facts About The Simpsons (In Case You Run Out Of Episodes To Watch)

By now, generations have grown up with Bart, Lisa, and Maggie…even though they've stayed the same age. And 33 and counting seasons later, they're out to prove you can't have too much of a good thing. 

Is it The Simpsons without Groening?

Matt Groening removed his name from one episode DEVELOPED By JAMES L. BROOKS Sam Simon Groening was so upset with The Critic crossover inclusion in A Star is Burns that his name doesn't appear in the opening credits. CRACKED.COM

Source: CBR

Rusty inspired Krusty

Rusty Nails was the real-life inspiration behind Krusty The Portland entertainer was a very sweet clown, says Matt Groening, who would have grown up watching him. CRACKED.COM

Source: OPB

We should all be so lucky

The voice actors make good money When the show began, the unknown actors were paid $30,000 per episode. Nowadays, they make $400,000 an episode. CRACKED.COM

Source: ScreenRant

The little sketch that could

The show is a spin-off of The Tracey Ullman Show The Simpson family was first featured in a series of interstitial cartoon shorts on the FOX sketch comedy show. CRACKED.COM

The keeper of the The Android's Dungeon and Baseball Card Shop

Comic Book Guy has a name Love you It's Jeffrey Jeff Albertson. Worst name ever? CRACKED.COM

Source: Simpson Wiki

Homer Groening isn't as catchy

Matt Groening's dad's name is Homer Groening explains, I thought Simpson was a funny name in that it had the word 'simp' in it, which is short for 'simpleton'-I just went with it. CRACKED.COM

Source: Smithsonian

Bart and Matt Groening went to high school together

Matt Groening first thought of Bart in high school In high school, he wrote a book about a kid named Bart Simpson whose father Homer would get mad at him. CRACKED.COM

Source: Smithsonian

8 months until delivery

It takes 6-8 months to make one episode From pitch to production, one episode of The Simpsons takes a little less time than making a baby. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

It's easy being yellow

The characters' yellow was designed to be eye-catching An animator showed the color to Matt Groening who approved because when you're flicking through channels with your remote control, and a flash of yellow goes by, you'll know you're watching The Simpsons. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC


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