1Tarrie, Lori, Mallory, Penny, Libby, June The SimpsonsTarrie, Lori, Mallory, Penny, Libby, June
2OriginAmerican animated television series created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting CompanyThe characters are named after his own family membersfirst debuted on television in ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ on April 19, 1987
3Half–hour prime time show premiered on December 17, 1989, titled as ‘Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire’the show has broadcast 480 episodes and the twenty-second season started airing on September 26, 2010The Simpsons Movie, a feature-length film, was released in theaters worldwide in 2007, and grossed US$527 million worldwide
4Setting takes place in the fictional American town, Springfield the most common city name in Americageography and surroundings are flexible
5Theme satirical parody of a working-class American lifestyle Springfield acts as a complete universeexplore the issues of modern societyex: environment, education, entertainment industry
6appreciation for liberal ideals portray authority figures in negative lightgovernment and large corporations are callous entities that take advantage of common workers
7Homer Jay Simpson Identity: A big oaf of a father Characteristics: crude, incompetent, clumsy, lazy, ignorant, but essentially decent man and fiercely devoted to his familyAge: 36-39Occupation: Safety Inspector at Springfield Nuclear Power PlantHobbies: Watching TV, drinking beer, eating...Catchphrases: D'oh!(annoyed grunt), Mmm...(tempted by something, mostly food), Woohoo!(exciting hail)
8Marge Simpson Identity: Nagging housewife and mother Characteristics: nagging, well-meaning and extremely patient, stereotypical television mother, and webbed toesAge: 34Occupation: Housewife/homemakerHobbies: Knitting, loomingCatchphrases: Hmm…….
9Bartholomew Jo-Jo Simpson (Bart) Identity: the troublemaker of the SimpsonsCharacteristics: mischievousness, rebelliousness and disrespect for authorityAge: 10Catchphrases: Aye Carumba, I didn't do it!, and Don’t have a cow, man! Eat my shortsHobbies: Causing trouble (eg making prank calls to Moes Tavern), Watching TV, skateboarding.
10Lisa Marie SimpsonIdentity: the smart middle child, the moral center of the showCharacteristics: intelligent(IQ159), witty, self-righteous, spiritual to peaceful wayAge: 8Hobbies: Playing saxophone, advanced studies.Fears: Getting anything below an A in schoolCatchphrases: "If anyone wants me I'll be in my room."
11Margaret Simpson (Maggie) Identity: baby escapeeCharacteristics: keep sucking her pacifier, watching and copying TVAge: 1First word: "Daddy"Catchphrases: Sucking her pacifierHigh Intelligence for a baby: she can spell EMCSQU (E=MC²) on her blocks, write her name on an Etch-a-sketch, and drive a car
12Abraham “Grampa” Simpson Identity: father of HomerCharacteristics: complaining, finds fault with everything and tells go-nowhere storiesAge: Over 80Occupation: RetiredResidence: Springfield Retirement Castle
13Ned FlandersIdentity: Homer's "perfect" neighbour, regular church-goerAge: 60Occupation: Owner of "The Leftorium" at Springfield MallCatchphrases: "Hidilly-ho!" and "Okilly-dokilly".Best friends: God, Homer (for a while).Enemies: Homer (most of the time)
41Achievements & Awards the greatest television show of the 1990s 1998 Time magazine named The Simpsons the century's best television series, and Bart Simpson was included in the list of the century's 100 most influential people, the only fictional character on the list.2000 awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of FameGreatest Kids’ TV Shows & Homer the top of 100 Greatest TV CharactersGreatest Cartoons2007 the longest-running American primetime, scripted television series &TIME's 100 Best TV Shows of All Time2008 Empire The Greatest TV Show of All Time2009 recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's longest running sitcom27 Primetime Emmy Awards, 27 Annie Awards, and a Peabody Award