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'The Simpsons': 25 Years On

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Palo Alto, United States

Description:

Grab a frosted donut ("Mmmmm...donut!"), a Krusty Burger, and sit back and await that infamous couch gag's theme song: We're celebrating the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons", which originally aired on December 17, 1989.

Language:

English


Episodes

'The Simpsons'' Mathematical Secrets

12/8/2014
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Simon Singh's new book 'The Simpsons and their mathematical secrets' explores the many maths connections to the famous family living in Springfield. (This Way Up, RNZ, 11/30/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Animating Music: 'The Simpsons'

12/8/2014
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For more than two decades, Alf Clausen has been writing songs in the key…of Springfield. Today, the Emmy-winning composer talks about setting the tone for satire on The Simpsons. And, we ask you for your favorite moments of music and animation. (Soundcheck, WNYC, 8/26/2011)

Duration: 00:05:00


Matt Groening, Grabbing for Laughs in the Darkness

12/8/2014
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Groening may have known he would always draw, but he couldn't have realized that he would pay so much rent with his most famous characters — The Simpsons. The members of that dysfunctional family have been on television since the 1980s, and they appear this weekend in a movie that plays like a long episode of the TV show — crude, fast-moving and topical. (Morning Edition, NPR, 7/26/2007)

Duration: 00:05:00