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They are The Simpsons shorts. The Simpsons shorts are a series of 48 one-minute shorts that ran on the variety show The Tracey Ullman Show for three seasons, before the characters spun off into The Simpsons, their own half-hour prime time show. It features the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. Five of ...


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Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire was indeed the series premiere of The Simpsons (although it was the 8th episode produced). But before that, the family debuted as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show, some of which looked cruder than later ones. The Simpson's 138th Show Spectacular features some footage from these shorts.


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I'm doubting that we'll ever get an answer (at least not any time soon) unless we collaborate on this one, so I figured it'd be good if someone set up a wiki post for everyone to contribute to. I've made the references that have already been cracked bold to make it easier to distinguish them from all the others. If you have any ideas or actual answers, then ...


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This is not an answer or solution, but it's too long for a comment and it might help in finding an answer to this. Sorry if this was inappropriate to post as an answer. The Simpsons have been known to hide lots of mathematical references in their show (also see The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh, who incidentally also wrote a book ...


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The saying is not a famous quote. Precocious young Lisa is trying to sound smart by using sophisticated words like "doth" and "celestial" in a rhyme. Ever the intelligent overachiever, she's essentially trying to come up with a wisely worded quote of her own. But "hero strong and brave" is actually quite a cheesy, uninspired bit of phrase-making. And the ...


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Well, regarding his job as a nuclear safety inspector, according to this site: In the episode "Much Apu About Nothing", Homer's paycheck is revealed to the world when he looks at the check and sees his pay is "drastically" short. It appears as an itemized check with the following: Springfield Power Company Employee: Homer J Simpson Sector ...


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You might be talking about this clip (sorry about the quality, it's the best I could find) from Kill the Alligator and Run (Season 11, Episode 19) where Homer attends a Kid Rock concert. He starts singing along in gibberish around 0:07: ...


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My personal opinion: Marge seems East Coast. A nasslly NY thing – like she's going for a reprise of the Edith Bunker character from the 70s TV show All in the Family. Homer and Bart seem straight Midwest/Chicago to me, but dumbed-down; and Bart with the occasional SoCal vernacular. Lisa seems neutral; but if I had to guess I'd say East Coast boarding ...


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Unique left turn laws - 1DXV4 Michigan has them (referring to the "Michigan left").



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