The Simpsons are amazing!
What is the first association when you hear the word cartoon? In the head immediately there are the names of the cartoons we have seen in childhood. One of the first is “The Simpsons”, because they have grown more than one generation of children.
“The Simpsons” is an American comedy cartoon about the usual (if you can say so) family. The first series was shown in 1989, making the Simpsons the longest animated series in history of American television: over 600 episodes, which are united in 28 seasons in about 20 series in each.
The Simpsons is an American animated series created by Matt Groening for Fox. The cartoon series is a satirical parody of the working-class life in the United States, epitomized by the Simpsons family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Barth, Woods and Maggi. Most of the events take place in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies the numerous aspects of people’s lives, American culture and society, even American television.
Let’s find out the interesting news and things about this amazing cartoon!
1. Although Groening created the Simpsons, exclusive rights to them belong to the Fox television company.
2. The names of the heroes are not accidental invented: Homer – the name of the father Matt Groening, Marge – the name of the mother, and Lisa and Maggie – the names of the sisters.
3. Barth is left-handed as well as Matt Groening himself. At first, the main character of the series was Bart. However, after the first two seasons it became clear that the spectators closer to Homer, and the scriptwriters moved the light ramp to it.
4. Lisa became a vegetarian, because it was one of the conditions for the appearance in the television series Paul and Linda McCartney.
5. The first word of Barth is Karamba, Lisa – Bart, and Maggie – Dad.
6. Paralyzed scientist Stephen Hocking spoke himself in the animated series in several series. During the existence of the series more than 500 celebrities were invited to voice the various characters, and “The Simpsons” was even listed in the Guinness Book of Records as a series in which most of the celebrities were invited.
7. The creation of one series of Simpsons costs about 2 million dollars. Each script is rewritten 12 times.
8. Despite the fact that the series for more than 20 years, the heroes do not grow and become older. According to the latest data, the average age of the spectator “The Simpsons” – 30 years.
9. All characters (except Lord God) have 4 fingers on their hands. This is due to the fact that it saves a lot of time if you do not draw an extra finger.
10. Marge Simpson sparkled on the covers of the magazines Maxim and Playboy.
The most important is the fact that “The Simpsons” has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. If you want to be a part of something creative and interesting buy The Simpsons Wall Clock! Make a gift to your children or friends and remind in your memory childhood and happiness!