From its first step into the limelight as a series of shorts on the Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons phenomenon has come a long way. When it was first shown on Ullman’s show, it was certainly not as polished and pristine in terms of production that it is today but nonetheless, the sketch show provided the perfect platform and springboard to get it noticed and catapult it to the mammoth worldwide brand that it is today. The Simpsons is not just an animated TV comedy show, it is a multi-billion dollar enterprise that has spawned a music career, theme parks, movies, confectionary and a myriad of branded merchandise over its illustrious 30 years. As an animated show, it was seen a pioneer in its niche of bringing caustic but family friendly fun to our screens and its infectious and sharp wit quickly gained popularity the world over.
The people at Frame Your TV have put together this fun infographic which is detailed in its celebration of the intervening 30 years of one of the world’s most famous families. It highlights some interesting statistics in terms of numbers; it focuses on some fascinating facts; it discusses the top episodes; it examines the cultural impact on society in general and so much more. Check it out to brush up on your Simpson’s knowledge!
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