Find a space on the sofa and read why, in 14 years, Matt Groening's show has become the world's best TV programme. Nothing before or since has matched its capacity to be at once so profoundly clever and so unbelievably stupid. Flanders: 'Again? 'What a day, eh, Milhouse? 'They switched from Christian music to regular pop. 142-144 The finest made-up names. ', 129-134 The five most emancipated sayings of the Malibu Stacy dolls (as collected by Smithers and Lisa) - 'I wish they taught shopping in school'; 'Let's bake some cookies for the boys'; 'Don't ask me - I'm just a girl'; Now let's forget our troubles with a big bowl of strawberry ice-cream'; 'Thinking too much gives you wrinkles' and 'My name is Malibu Stacy but you can call me (wolf-whistle).'. 41 The deliberate mystery over which state Springfield is in. All you do is change "Jesus" to "baby". You just go in every day, and do it really half-assed. 186 The Michael Jackson episode - which he voiced uncredited. 125 Jebus. "The Simpsons set out to make a joke about Donald Trump because it seemed so ridiculous, and it just so happened that political circumstances changed to the … 111 America's second-greatest love affair - Homer and various liquids. He's been with Bart and the rest of the family since 1989 when the show began. 154-165 The steps in Barney's AA programme. Smithers: 'I'm afraid he's got us, sir.'. 102-108 The four best lands of Itchy and Scratchy Land theme park -Torture Land, Explosion Land, Searing Gas Pain Land, Unnecessary Surgery Land - and the three most bizarre 'friends' of the psychopathic anthropomorphs: Disgruntled Goat, Rich Uncle Skeleton and Ku Klux Clam. Marge: 'Homer, when I met you, you weren't an astronaut. Homer: 'It's about a hard-drinking yet loving family of soccer hooligans. etc). Read about our approach to external linking. The most telling exchanges? 136 Homer on the American way. Apu: 'Such a beer does not exist, sir. "They definitely planned it.". "There is so much going on in the world that we have to come in and talk about it," Stephanie Gillis, another of the show's writers, tells us. Down the years Moe has fallen for the likes of Heywood U Cuddleme ('Big guy in the back? Homer: 'That baby-proofing crook wanted to sell us safety covers for the electrical outlets. That's not all - things that haven't yet happened also have a tendency to end up on the show. A bouncer let all the family in. I do!' It's our only hope!' ('I'm going to be sore tomorrow. Find the exact moment in a TV show, movie, or music video you want to share. That's an unbelievable achievement. "But," he says, "there are definitely a lot of distractions". ', 173 Sex and Springfield, continued: Mayor Quimby's most successful chat-up-line ('How would you like to have a street named after you? Lisa: 'Dad! Why are the EA servers so bad ? Ya happy? Apart from the snout. Homer: 'No! When I complained, his thugs kicked me out of his office, and dropped an anvil on me. Al says they are always surprised how enthusiastic people from the UK are. 176 The makers resisted Japanese calls to have the characters redrawn with four fingers - Japanese culture looks down on missing fingers as evidence of a menial job. 39 The sweet irony that the most profitable and arguably the greatest TV series ever came about because of the greed of copyright lawyers. 200-202 The dogs in dog hell (because, as Homer points out, as Santa's Little Helper lies on his deathbed, there couldn't be heaven if there weren't a hell). "That's why I think we end up talking about the show a lot outside of work, because so much of what is going on in the world ends up on the show.". 77 America's greatest love affair, between Marge and Homer. I don't really want to go through with this. Lisa: 'No, thanks. Don't hurt me, horoscope! ', 291 Lisa: 'And now you can go back to just being you, instead of a one-dimensional character with a silly catchphrase. Homer (ominously): 'She will be.'. The lesson is: never try. Each episode is, ideally, 21 minutes and 41 seconds long. ★★★★â˜, .css-1snjdh1-IconContainer{display:none;height:0.875em;width:0.875em;vertical-align:-0.0625em;margin-right:0.25em;}How Joe Biden's ancestral Irish home is celebrating. ', 196-199 The four food groups (of which, according to Bart's enforced blackboard lines, 'mud' is not one.). As a toddler, marvelling at all the bright colours; as a teenager, enjoying the tilts at authority; as a student, relishing the in-jokes and movie references; as an adult, musing on the truths about life, love and death; and in your dotage, marvelling at all the bright colours. .css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}The strange times TV shows have 'predicted' the future, The Simpsons producer responds to claims Apu is leaving, Simpsons predictions that could still come true, The Simpsons producer reveals big mistake from the show, The Simpsons addresses Apu racial stereotype controversy, Hundreds detained at Navalny protests in Russia. Agent Mulder: 'We want you to recreate your every move the night you saw this alien.' 100 D'oh was in the 2001 Oxford Dictionary. Homer: 'Nah, it usually takes a few hours.'. The mean one -- the one that mauled Jimmy. One of the Lassies is in there, too. and Mike Rotch ('Has anyone seen Mike Rotch lately?'). So when does The Simpsons start getting "bad" Hey guys I just started binge watching The Simpsons and its been great so far. Some episodes have mildy sexual content, so watch out. Many fans' favourite segment... Homer [to Rev Lovejoy, as he is being forced into a plane to the South Pacific]: 'Wait, I'm no missionary! 'Homer, I'm scared!' '), 145 Brazil threatened to sue after the line: 'Rio is a city where all men are bisexual, fearsome monkeys roam the streets and tourists are kidnapped by taxi drivers. So when does The Simpsons start getting "bad" Close. 6 The minor characters, such as Bad Jack Crawley, such a bad man that Bob Dylan wrote a song to keep him in jail. Except, of course, Homer. 'My appearance on The Simpsons was the pinnacle of my career,' Helen Fielding told us yesterday. According to Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams: 'It's one of the most subtle pieces of propaganda around in the cause of sense, humility and virtue.'. The Simpsons aren't really in this episode, but the Simpsons actors play other parts. Forced to invent some instant unknowns, he drew a new family on a pad. [hits key, sighs]. No one wants to look back on The Simpsons as a bad show, but at a certain point, that is what will happen. Homer: 'Hit Me!' Bart (as Tom Sawyer): 'Hmm. The Simpsons is as famous for predicting the future as it is for it's incredible list of celebrity cameos. Ready to geek out at one of TV’s catchiest theme tunes? Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. ', 119 And Jonathan Ross: 'After 300 episodes I can only think of a very few flat bits. 19-22 How not to play blackjack: Dealer:'19.' Homer comes along as moral support, until he finds the donuts are on the other side of the room. (Chief Wiggum, of course, later checks it out. Hutz: 'Now don't you worry, Mrs. Simpson, I - uh-oh. The simpsons has always been dumb humor, but now it is just retarded, the jokes use to be cleverly placed so the dumb humor worked, but now it is the equlivent to a joke like "What is 2 + 2?" [Thinks] Except the weasel. Dealer: '22.' Homer: [chuckles] Yeah, right Lisa. ', 289 And priorities. Lisa: ' How come they call you Bleedin' Gums?' I have a very good internet connection but for some reason every time I play UT. You didn't even know how to use a touch-tone, but I still respected you and I always will, no matter what... [touch-tone sounds come from the phone] ... Homer, you already dialled...'. Hard to forget Homer being introduced to a member of the Smashing Pumpkins: 'Billy Corgan, Smashing Pumpkins.' 117 The guest stars, including Stephen Hawking, whose appearance moved Homer to new heights of taste and empathy ('So, Lisa, did you have fun with your robot buddy? Bart/Lisa: 'Yeah, right.' I invested in something called 'News Corp.' Lisa: 'Dad, that's Fox!' In a giant blender. Homer: 'Ooh! Larry King, veteran talk show host, dies aged 87, EU vaccine woes mount as new delays emerge, Wuhan marks its anniversary with triumph and denial, Covid hand-outs: How other countries pay if you are sick, Your guide to avoiding lockdown back and shoulder pain, From cult hit to lockdown sensation: Call My Agent! 'I was quite pleased with the way I turned out. ', Bart: 'Huh?' Homer: 'Pretty much. 3: 'It was like that when I got here.'. ', 120 'Lisa's my favourite character,' says Glenda Jackson, 'and I loved the episode where she got a new teacher that really made a difference. The Simpsons used to be clever. Alas, 'Deep Deep Trouble' reached number 7 in the charts in April 1991. Who can be bothered with something that needs 12 whole steps?' Oh, and 'If you are reading this you have no life. 141 In 1999, in its century's end edition, Time magazine called it 'the best show in the history of television'. From celebrity cameos and sometimes predicting the future, The Simpsons set the benchmark for other animated sitcoms. The Simpsons Movie. Posted by. I started from Season 1 Episode 1 and now I'm starting Season 14. 177-182 The world's worst television, show, 'Rock Bottom', is forced to apologise for labelling Homer a sexual harasser. Homer: 'Oh, yeah! 76 Newspaper editor: 'We're looking for a new food critic, someone who doesn't immediately pooh-pooh everything he eats.' Do you have any fruit?' Dealer: '21.' Homer: 'D'oh!'. "You're in a room with 10 to 20 really funny people," writer Al Jean tells Radio 1 Newsbeat. "They bought a guide book on New York that had the words 9 dollars on it next to a picture of the Twin Towers, so it looked like 9/11 - but it was totally coincidental," Al says. The 300th episode of The Simpsons is broadcast today. Lisa: 'Yeah.' But being an astronaut is how I got you to respect me.' Dealer: '20.' and... Reservoir Cats. ', 175 And Jimbo Jones's. ', 183 'Bleedin' Gums' Murphy, Lisa's sax mentor. The cause of - and solution to - all of life's problems! The jailed opposition leader's wife says she is among those held at a protest in the capital Moscow. Gums: 'Not me. NB: Selma has parted hair and blue dress. According to the Comic Book Guy - supposedly Groening's cameo - 'Inspired by the most logical race in the galaxy, the Vulcans, breeding will be permitted once every seven years. ', Or: Lisa: 'Wow, Dad, you're surfing like a pro!' Even though they are yellow and fictional and from the United States, the Argentine experience is not that different, and sometimes seems even more ridiculous than the … They predicted the Ebola crisis, smartphones and even Lady Gaga performing at the Superbowl. Taurus: today you will die.' I disconnect and the end of every game, I have not lost a game in my current league but I have because of these * servers! ... each one means so much more. ', 300 Lisa: [unimpressed] 'If anyone wants me, I'll be in my room. 112 Starting, while stranded in a lifeboat, with the least likely: Homer: 'Flanders! Hutz: 'Well, he's kind of had it in for me, since I accidentally ran over his dog. 'And Harry Potter and all his wizard friends... went straight to hell for practising witchcraft.'. Dumbing down. 150-153 Troy McClure's four most magnificent educational films, including 'Smoke Yourself Thin'; 'Get Confident, Stupid! 'My favourite bits', according to novelist A.S. Byatt. Lisa: 'What's his name?' 16-17 Number of times (twice) Homer has saved the plant from meltdown by pressing the right button at the last minute. asks Bart. The list of other apologies, scrolled unreadably fast down the screen, includes, 'Styrofoam is not made from kittens', 'The nerds on the internet are not geeks', 'Roy Rogers was not buried inside his horse' and 'Salt water does not "chase the thirsties away."' For example, Marge: 'Lisa, normally I would say that you should stand up for what you believe in, but you've been doing that an awful lot lately.' Homer: 'Hey, I'm as surprised as you, but I stumbled across the most delicious British sitcom.' Homer: 'Oh, scary newspaper! ', 121 And the pop-star guest stars. 210-211 Krusty's Brand Goods, and what they say about corporate America. Cut to outside, looking in the window] Homer: 'Oh, save me Jebus! Chester: 'He didn't create Itchy: I did. When asked why they think The Simpsons resonate so strongly, one respondent offered: “They are us. '), 147 Homer on trust. "So maybe the best thing is when Trump does something stupid and you've got a lot of people who can make jokes about it right away.". Marge: 'WHAT?' And throw it back at us, as in... Bart: 'You're watching PBS?' Heywood U Cuddleme?') '; 'Firecrackers: the Silent Killer' and 'Fuzzy Bunny's Guide to You-know-what.'. ', 63 They get British humour. 64 Homer's Y-fronts. © 2021 BBC. I can't afford to lose your trust again. Bang the Cat Slowly, Field of Screams, The Last Traction Hero, Aesophygus Now, Skinless in Seattle, Scar Trek: The Next Laceration, Why Do Fools Fall in Lava? Bart: [reading title] 'Do Shut Up'? What happens to your body in extreme heat? Portland police Sgt. [gets a paper cut]. pie.'). 9-15 Number of days (seven), according to the sign outside Springfield Nuclear Plant, since the last accident. Homer: 'Oh, uh ... Hitler's dog. 58 The American love-love relationship with food, including: 59 Homer: 'Donut?' Don't tattle, always make fun of those different from you, never say anything unless you're sure everyone feels exactly the same way you do. 8 Their proof to TV executives that dumbing up, rather than down, has nothing to recommend it except awards integrity, ratings, laughter and profits. 'Water, water, everywhere, so let's all have a drink...', 113 And moving on to the more predictable. By season 10, The Simpsons was both cruder and sillier, embracing the sort of zany physical gags and easy toilet humor it had largely eschewed in its … "If you make enough predictions then 10% will turn out to be right," Al suggests. 101 The Simpsons star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. ', The following correction was printed in the Observer's For the Record column, Sunday April 27 2003. 3 years ago. Homer: 'Pork chops?' 207 Number 742, Evergreen Terrace, home of the Simpsons. Good news 76ers: You got a shout out on The Simpsons! The episode 'Saddlesore Galactica', like 'The Principal and the Pauper', is often called out as an instance of 'jumping the shark'. [Homer runs to the door and pounds on it. By Sofia Rizzi It isn’t just a catchy tune, it’s a work of monumental proportions. ... but there are so many moments where I go that is so dumb, that is so bad. We're in the woods.'. ... 'Homer Simpson, smiling politely.'. From Chris Martin to Mark Zuckerberg, there have been more than 800 guest appearances. ', Or Homer, to Lisa: 'You know-nothing know-it-all! From then on, Homer, not Bart, was the true global star. 123 Or Ned Flanders, telling a bedtime story. "That's why I think we end up talking about the show a lot outside of work, because so much of what is going on in the world ends up on the show." 166-172 Number of years between breeding, under the new Springfield Charter. Witch: 'What? 233-272 Number of decimal points (40) to which Apu can recite pi. But The Simpsons’ enduring appeal – even if long-time fans might sniff that its best days are long behind it – is that it's much, much more than a collection of pop culture jokes. ', 127 And on death: 'Don't worry. [checks own horoscope] 'Today your husband will die?' Always, just before we see a name, someone stands in front of the map. ', 128 Homer, again, having swiftly forgotten Jebus. VideoHow Joe Biden's ancestral Irish home is celebrating, Islamic State tries to shore up relevance with Iraq carnage, Uganda's leader overcomes 'people power' - for now, Stunt king to the stars who fell to Covid. That's the American way.'. 'If a gun can protect something as important as a bar, then it's good enough to protect my family. In recent years The Simpsons have given us a glimpse into the future - including the prediction that Donald Trump would become President. Predicted: 2007. 'First toil, then the grave.'. Except we drove around in a van solving mysteries. Inscribed 'Everybody Gets A Trophy Day.'. The handle of the Big Dipper points to the North Star.' Marge: 'Is that bad?' Listen to Newsbeat live at 12:45 and 17:45 weekdays - or listen back here. ', 290 And real priorities. I can't get in trouble if I can't see you.' ', 79 Marge: 'How do I know I can trust you?' 205 The decision to release no other singles after the lousy 'Bartman'. Homer: Hit me! Patty's the other one. Why is YouTube Rewind so bad? 2 Homer being voted, in 2001, Britain's favourite TV character ever - above Basil Fawlty, Father Ted and Del Boy. The witch who tricks Bart and Lisa into her gingerbread house grows un-witchily touchy about her love life, insisting she does have a boyfriend. Homer, we have to ration the water carefully. 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"It was so sneaky but we think it was set up by Alistair Campbell," laughs Steph. ', 26 And his mantra. Guard: Uh-uh. ('I am the piano genius from the movie, Shine .' 189 Montgomery C. Burns, being forced to smile for a photo. If I win, I'll bring home a brand new protractor.' You know, Skittlebrau?' Dolph to Nelson: 'Oh man, you kissed a girl?' 148 The New Bedlam Home for the Emotionally Interesting. Homer: 'Um... Shiney McShine? We've drawn Judge Snyder.' .css-po6dm6-ItalicText{font-style:italic;}Follow Newsbeat on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. One last note; although Bart can be a bad role model, most of his stunts would be impossible for your child to repeat, so I wouldn't worry too much. I don't even believe in Jebus! Homer: 'Ham?' 'Weaseling out of things is important to learn. And that dog Nixon had, whassisname, um...' Lisa: 'Checkers.' 65 Napier University now uses The Simpsons to teach the defining characteristics of postmodernism. The show's apparent knack for predicting the future provided a field day for conspiracy theorists when an episode long before the terror attacks on 11 September 2001 saw the Simpsons head to New York City. 185 The prank calls to Moe's which were based on real-life calls in the Eighties to the Tube Bar in New Jersey, whose owner, Louis 'Red' Deutsch, famously threatened the pranksters with the foulest language ever heard on God's earth. The Simpsons is program that portrays most of the adults as hopeless losers, while the children are much more frequently portrayed as the intelligent / wise ones. Read on to find out what exactly angered viewers, and for some of the best tweets on the matter. Bart: 'Tackback?' ('My hair isn't really blue. Bad news 76ers: They teased you mercilessly. There is, of course, a crime in progress). 188 The 166 couch gags, including the one when the living room had turned into a nightclub. Nelson: 'I mean backtack.' So, why is YouTube rewind so bad? 212-219 Itchy and Scratchy film titles. Mulder: 'Mr Simpson, it's a felony to lie to the FBI.' When good TV goes bad: how The Simpsons ended up gorging on itself. ', Or, if you prefer, when they're lost in the countryside: Lisa: 'Remember, Dad. 149 The producers turned down Al Gore for a guest role (after he had refused an earlier request, when they were less globally famous), and David Beckham. Jimbo: 'That is so gay.'. The Simpsons - Gunter & Ernst & the White Tiger Anastasia ‘The Simpson’s’ Predicted 19 Years Ago That Disney Would Buy 20th Century Fox Usa, pronto il kit fai da te per fare il test del Covid 3-5 The 'three little sentences' that Homer argues will get you through life. You're omnivorous. Matt Groening's team has been so on top of the country's cultural pulse, they've even managed to predict several major historical events. George... [looks around]... George Cauldron. 184 And, less groovily, her school music teacher, Mr Largo. 'Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. Homer: 'Well, the evening began at the gentleman's club, where we were discussing Wittgenstein over a game of backgammon.' Homer: [shrieks] 'Undo! Interestingly, Portland, Oregon, where Groening grew up, has streets called Flanders and Lovejoy. Lisa: 'No.' 8 Should stay on the air: Fox owes all of its success to The Simpsons In the late ‘80s, when The Simpsons began airing, the Fox network was the new kid on the block and industry experts were doubting its chances of success and longevity. Purple is a fruit.'. Homer: 'We were sitting in Barney's car eating packets of mustard. Krusty's Non-Toxic Kologne ('use in well-ventilated areas'); Krusty's home pregnancy kit ('may cause birth defects'). Being eaten by a crocodile is just like going to sleep. Witch: Uh... George. 'Lisa, there's no room for crazy bebop in 'My Country 'Tis of Thee'. 138 Baby Maggie. '), 190-192 Springfield's shops, such as the outdoor clothing store (Malaria Zone), boys' clothes store (Wee Monsieur) and joke shop (Yuckingham Palace), 193-195 Homer's code of the schoolyard. ' Here are some of the most remarkable coincidences from “The Simpsons,” and how ... First in the Michael J. Article continues below advertisement. One of their favourite memories is of recording former British Prime Minister Tony Blair inside 10 Downing Street. ', 62 And what it's called. 'But Marge, I swear to you, I never thought you'd find out!'. Reason number 205 was: 'The decision to release no other singles after the lousy "Bartman".' The jokes are SO bad now, they are impossible to laugh to. In the season three episode "The Otto Show" we actually took a good look at Otto. AARGH!' 276-287 Number of years since Groundsman Willie said 'cheese-eating surrender-monkeys'. By Sinead GarvanNewsbeat entertainment reporter. Bart: 'Plum out. Archived. Bart: 'Yeah, you made us march in that gay rights parade.' 187 The knowing cartoon references, as in this exchange between Bart and Chester J Lampwick (as played by Kirk Douglas). Homer: 'Oh. ', 114 And Red Tick beer: 'Hmm, bold, refreshing, and something I can't quite put my finger on,' says Homer. ', 37 Those critics who got it wrong at the start by billing the Simpsons as 'America's most dysfunctional family.' Undo!' Because the Simpsons are the only characters who matter, that's why. 110 In 1997, the programme broke The Flintstones' record for longest-running animated show. Whereas in season eleven's "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge" he gets married, but we don't spend five minutes talking to him! 220 Groening calls one show 'The Worst Episode Ever'. Marge: 'She's not afraid of bunnies.' Gums: 'Well, let me put it this way. 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