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Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. While their tend to be some darker themes explored in its entirety, such as povery, religious exclusivity, and questioning the value of life, these are pretty constant throughout the entire series.
Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. Schools barred clothing featuring its images. The show has managed to thrive even amid accusations of creative decline and ebbing numbers for network TV overall. Yeardley Smith, the year-old actor who has been voicing Lisa for half her life, said she has not enjoyed seeing the details of her salary splashed all over the news.
Long before there were mainstream adult cartoons on network TV, The Simpsons was one of the first cartoon shows that parents opposed because of racy jokes and raunchy humor. Kids couldn't understand why any Simpsons jokes weren't appropriate for them. After all it was a cartoon, so it had to be for children, right?
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The Simpsonslongest-running animated television series in U. Expanded to half an hour, it debuted as a Christmas special on December 17,and then began airing regularly in January With veteran television and film producer-director James Brooks Mary Tyler Moore [—74], As Good As It Gets  as its executive producer, along with Groening and Sam Simonthe show was slow to gain an audience, but its popularity took off later in the year, and it helped establish the upstart Fox network as a major competitor on broadcast television.
Millennials know that this is a crucial distinction. Dickens would be proud. Austin Collins. This wonderfully strange animated miniseries debuted just a few years ago on Cartoon Network, but owing to its surprising allure, it has already established itself as an all-time great.
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With Children. Cut to ' 'The Simpsons,' ' the new ''adult'' animated comic strip Fox introduced last month in a yuletide special it premieres in its regular time period at p. With that, Fox, gambling on one more secure rung in the ladder toward full networkhood, is launching what it hopes will be the first successful prime-time animated series since ''The Flintstones'' and ''The Jetsons'' made it big more than 20 years ago.