The Simpsons (1989)

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

Writing:
  • Matt Groening

Stars:
Release Date: 1989-12-17
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
metacritic icon 8.8/10
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  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 22
Nancy Cartwright
Nancy Cartwri...
Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum / Todd Flanders / Kearney / Various (voice)
Dan Castellaneta
Dan Castellan...
Homer Simpson / Abraham Simpson / Krusty the Klown / Barney / Willy / Sideshow Mel / Mayor Quimby / Hans Moleman / Gil / Itchy / Various (voice)
Julie Kavner
Julie Kavner
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier / Various (voice)
Yeardley Smith
Yeardley Smit...
Lisa Simpson / Various (voice)
Brent Spiner
Brent Spiner
Albert Brooks
Albert Brooks
Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
Frances McDormand
Frances McDor...
John Ratzenberger
John Ratzenbe...
Denis Leary
Denis Leary
Ray Romano
Ray Romano
Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghda...
Andy García
Andy García
Kristen Wiig
Kristen Wiig
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGener...
J.K. Simmons
J.K. Simmons
Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
Stan Lee
Stan Lee
Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron C...
Alex Rocco
Alex Rocco
Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
Christopher Walken
Christopher W...
Ed Begley Jr.
Ed Begley Jr.
Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
James Caan
James Caan
Jason Bateman
Jason Bateman
Topher Grace
Topher Grace
Gary Busey
Gary Busey
50 Cent
50 Cent
Ludacris
Ludacris
Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd
Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu
Jay Mohr
Jay Mohr
Tim Allen
Tim Allen
Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
Jack Black
Jack Black
Andy Dick
Andy Dick
Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie
Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
Ken Marino
Ken Marino
Andrew Shue
Andrew Shue
Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
Apu / Moe / Chief Wiggum / Carl / Comic Book Guy / Dr. Nick Riviera / Prof. Frink / Cletus / Sea Captain / Kirk Van Houten / Various
John C. Reilly
John C. Reill...
Lucy Lawless
Lucy Lawless
Neve Campbell
Neve Campbell
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portm...
Carmen Electra
Carmen Electr...
Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukak...
Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Radcli...
Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm
Ricky Jay
Ricky Jay
Tom Kenny
Tom Kenny
Glenn Close
Glenn Close
Sam Neill
Sam Neill
Maya Rudolph
Maya Rudolph
Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
Tommy Chong
Tommy Chong
Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
John DiMaggio
John DiMaggio
Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
Frankie Muniz
Frankie Muniz
Joshua Jackson
Joshua Jackso...
Betty White
Betty White
Janeane Garofalo
Janeane Garof...
Paul Winfield
Paul Winfield
Tress MacNeille
Tress MacNeil...
Agnes Skinner
Mandy Patinkin
Mandy Patinki...
Scott Thompson
Scott Thompso...
Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie Lee Gi...
Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin
Michael Cera
Michael Cera
Ron Howard
Ron Howard
Kurt Loder
Kurt Loder
John Goodman
John Goodman
Ed Asner
Ed Asner
Bret McKenzie
Bret McKenzie
Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett
Jim Cummings
Jim Cummings
Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfei...
Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
James Woods
James Woods
Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garn...
George Takei
George Takei
Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachm...
Kevin Nealon
Kevin Nealon
Harry Morgan
Harry Morgan
Teller
Teller
Steven Wright
Steven Wright
Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban
Tito Puente
Tito Puente
Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffma...
Jack McBrayer
Jack McBrayer
Delroy Lindo
Delroy Lindo
Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill
Gailard Sartain
Gailard Sarta...
Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman
Joe Mantegna
Joe Mantegna
Fat Tony
Jemaine Clement
Jemaine Cleme...
Jess Harnell
Jess Harnell
Bobcat Goldthwait
Bobcat Goldth...
Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
Rod Steiger
Rod Steiger
John Kassir
John Kassir
Rob Reiner
Rob Reiner
Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrels...
Donald Sutherland
Donald Suther...
Frances Sternhagen
Frances Stern...
Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Gramme...
Sideshow Bob
Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turn...
Henry Corden
Henry Corden
Tim Conway
Tim Conway
Jim Jarmusch
Jim Jarmusch
Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
David Duchovny
David Duchovn...
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarando...
Lee Majors
Lee Majors
Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griff...
Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Cheech Marin
Cheech Marin
George Carlin
George Carlin
William H. Macy
William H. Ma...
Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard
Diedrich Bader
Diedrich Bade...
Adam West
Adam West
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
Daniel Stern
Daniel Stern
Jeffrey Ross
Jeffrey Ross
Himself
Michael Paul Chan
Michael Paul...
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
David Byrne
David Byrne
Mako
Mako
Robert Wagner
Robert Wagner
Tom Savini
Tom Savini
Beverly D'Angelo
Beverly D'Ang...
George C. Scott
George C. Sco...
Kirk Hammett
Kirk Hammett
Katy Perry
Katy Perry
Pete Townshend
Pete Townshen...
Lars Ulrich
Lars Ulrich
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
Dr. Caleb Thorn
Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
Colm Meaney
Colm Meaney
Gedde Watanabe
Gedde Watanab...
Garry Marshall
Garry Marshal...
Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan
Eric Idle
Eric Idle
John Slattery
John Slattery
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jo...
Kevin Michael Richardson
Kevin Michael...
Angela Bassett
Angela Basset...
Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Suther...
Kristen Schaal
Kristen Schaa...
Michael McKean
Michael McKea...
Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
Antonio Fargas
Antonio Farga...
Plácido Domingo
Plácido Domin...
Mr. T
Mr. T
Brooke Shields
Brooke Shield...
Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman
Armie Hammer
Armie Hammer
Cameron Winklevoss / Tyler Winklevoss
Kid Rock
Kid Rock
Karen Maruyama
Karen Maruyam...
Steve Allen
Steve Allen
Elvis Costello
Elvis Costell...
Mike Judge
Mike Judge
Gary Coleman
Gary Coleman
Leeza Gibbons
Leeza Gibbons
John Mahoney
John Mahoney
Charlton Heston
Charlton Hest...
Butch Patrick
Butch Patrick
Alex Trebek
Alex Trebek
George Harrison
George Harris...
Roger Daltrey
Roger Daltrey
Nichelle Nichols
Nichelle Nich...
Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer
Mr. Burns / Mr. Smithers / Principal Skinner / Ned Flanders / Reverend Lovejoy / Dr. Hibbert / Various (voice)
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Withers...
Steve Buscemi
Steve Buscemi
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Tay...
Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon
Sting
Sting
Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosna...
Elton John
Elton John
Suzanne Somers
Suzanne Somer...
Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoo...
Russi Taylor
Russi Taylor
Martin Prince
David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pi...
Himself
Michael Jackson
Michael Jacks...
Chris Rock
Chris Rock
Christina Ricci
Christina Ric...
Andrea Martin
Andrea Martin
Charles Napier
Charles Napie...
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy
Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
Steve Martin
Steve Martin
Eric Wareheim
Eric Wareheim
Werner Klemperer
Werner Klempe...
J.B. Smoove
J.B. Smoove
Pamela Reed
Pamela Reed
Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewa...
Ellen Page
Ellen Page
Bob Hope
Bob Hope
Lawrence Tierney
Lawrence Tier...
 Larry Mullen Jr.
Larry Mullen...
Travis Barker
Travis Barker
Himself
Paul Anka
Paul Anka
J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
June Foray
June Foray
Peter Bogdanovich
Peter Bogdano...
Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr
Bette Midler
Bette Midler
Frank Welker
Frank Welker
Jay North
Jay North
Tony Blair
Tony Blair
Britney Spears
Britney Spear...
Robert Evans
Robert Evans
Martin Mull
Martin Mull
Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
Eartha Kitt
Eartha Kitt
Tom Poston
Tom Poston
Hugh M. Hefner
Hugh M. Hefne...
Gore Vidal
Gore Vidal
Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash
Robert Forster
Robert Forste...
Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
Dennis Rodman
Dennis Rodman
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Mary Lynn Raj...
David Lander
David Lander
Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger
Maria Grazia Cucinotta
Maria Grazia...
Mary-Kate Olsen
Mary-Kate Ols...
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartne...
David Crosby
David Crosby
Peter Frampton
Peter Frampto...
Dana Gould
Dana Gould
Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
Michael Stipe
Michael Stipe
Terry Bradshaw
Terry Bradsha...
Ashley Olsen
Ashley Olsen
Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
Jo Ann Harris
Jo Ann Harris
Tom Petty
Tom Petty
Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper
Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers
Burt Ward
Burt Ward
Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler
Himself
Greg Berg
Greg Berg
Little Richard
Little Richar...
Tom DeLonge
Tom DeLonge
Himself
Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman
Troy McClure
Jack White
Jack White
Amber Riley
Amber Riley
Nancy O'Dell
Nancy O'Dell
John Waters
John Waters
Joe Namath
Joe Namath
Barry White
Barry White
Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstad...
Martha Stewart
Martha Stewar...
Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
Robert Englund
Robert Englun...
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Martin Landau
Martin Landau
Maurice LaMarche
Maurice LaMar...
Orson Welles
William Daniels
William Danie...
 Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopk...
Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymor...
Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog
Chuck Liddell
Chuck Liddell
R. Lee Ermey
R. Lee Ermey
Penn Jillette
Penn Jillette
Jay Leno
Jay Leno
George Wendt
George Wendt
Dennis Weaver
Dennis Weaver
Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin
Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverm...
Herself
Steven Weber
Steven Weber
Jon Lovitz
Jon Lovitz
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
William Shatner
William Shatn...
Michael York
Michael York
Bret Hart
Bret Hart
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
Luke Perry
Luke Perry
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Sam McMurray
Sam McMurray
Michael Moore
Michael Moore
Henry Winkler
Henry Winkler
Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgni...
Stacy Keach
Stacy Keach
Elliott Gould
Elliott Gould
Tom Arnold
Tom Arnold
Parker Posey
Parker Posey
Susan Blu
Susan Blu
Anthony Bourdain
Anthony Bourd...
Kevin Dillon
Kevin Dillon
James Hetfield
James Hetfiel...
Cory Monteith
Cory Monteith
Dan Rather
Dan Rather
Larry King
Larry King
Michael Imperioli
Michael Imper...
Fred Willard
Fred Willard
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
Joe Pantoliano
Joe Pantolian...
Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Ross...
Lea Michele
Lea Michele
Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
Penny Marshall
Penny Marshal...
Dick Clark
Dick Clark
Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk
Jim Varney
Jim Varney
Fran Drescher
Fran Drescher
Isabel Sanford
Isabel Sanfor...
Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin
Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
Juliet Hobbes
Sab Shimono
Sab Shimono
Nick Bakay
Nick Bakay
Jane Leeves
Jane Leeves
Russell Brand
Russell Brand
Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmare...
Matthew Perry
Matthew Perry
Audrey Meadows
Audrey Meadow...
Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
Sara Gilbert
Sara Gilbert
Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschan...
Michael Keaton
Michael Keato...
Chris Elliott
Chris Elliott
Gillian Anderson
Gillian Ander...
Jerry Springer
Jerry Springe...
Bob Denver
Bob Denver
Edward Norton
Edward Norton
Tim Heidecker
Tim Heidecker
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-...
Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-D...
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Jonathan Tayl...
Courtney Thorne-Smith
Courtney Thor...
Dennis Franz
Dennis Franz
Brendan Fraser
Brendan Frase...
Ted Danson
Ted Danson
James Taylor
James Taylor
Ed McMahon
Ed McMahon
Richard Dean Anderson
Richard Dean...
Dave Thomas
Dave Thomas
Paul Willson
Paul Willson
"Weird Al" Ya...
George Plimpton
George Plimpt...
Alyson Hannigan
Alyson Hannig...
Joe Frazier
Joe Frazier
Rosey Grier
Rosey Grier
Jan Hooks
Jan Hooks
Keone Young
Keone Young
Johnny Carson
Johnny Carson
Kimmy Robertson
Kimmy Roberts...
Richard Lewis
Richard Lewis
Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbe...
Colby Krause (Voice)
Conan O'Brien
Conan O'Brien
Phil McGraw
Phil McGraw
Himself (voice)
Matt Groening
Matt Groening
Christopher Guest
Christopher G...
Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick...
Jackson Browne
Jackson Brown...
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michell...
Wren T. Brown
Wren T. Brown
Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondh...
Tom Jones
Tom Jones
Rodney Dangerfield
Rodney Danger...
Hank Williams, Jr.
Hank Williams...
Drew Carey
Drew Carey
Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson
Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawki...
Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierst...
Allison Williams
Allison Willi...
Candace's Friend (voice)
John Entwistle
John Entwistl...
Ira Glass
Ira Glass
Bruce Vilanch
Bruce Vilanch
Fyvush Finkel
Fyvush Finkel
Rudolph Giuliani
Rudolph Giuli...
Maggie Roswell
Maggie Roswel...
Luann Van Houten
LeBron James
LeBron James
Jack Burns
Jack Burns
Jim Lau
Jim Lau
Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest
Marcia Wallace
Marcia Wallac...
Edna Krabappel
Clarence Clemons
Clarence Clem...
Joey Kramer
Joey Kramer
Chris Martin
Chris Martin
Charlie Rose
Charlie Rose
Michelle Obama
Michelle Obam...
Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopki...
Ben Bledsoe
Ben Bledsoe
Ralph Wiggum's Singing Voice (voice)
Michael Chabon
Michael Chabo...
Michael Buffer
Michael Buffe...
Peyton Manning
Peyton Mannin...
Joanne K. Rowling
Joanne K. Row...
David Copperfield
David Copperf...
David Copperfield (voice)
Brian Grazer
Brian Grazer
Marcia Mitzman Gaven
Marcia Mitzma...
James L. Brooks
James L. Broo...
Jordan Nagai
Jordan Nagai
Amy Tan
Amy Tan
John Updike
John Updike
Shepard Fairey
Shepard Faire...
Serena Williams
Serena Willia...
Nick Park
Nick Park
Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard
Wolfgang Puck
Wolfgang Puck
Linda McCartney
Linda McCartn...
Joyce Brothers
Joyce Brother...
Chris Edgerly
Chris Edgerly
Pamela Hayden
Pamela Hayden
Saultery Stevens
Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay
David Silverman
David Silverm...
David L. Lander
David L. Land...
Daniel Clowes
Daniel Clowes
Markéta Irglová
Markéta Irglo...
Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe
Keith Olbermann
Keith Olberma...
Randy Jackson
Randy Jackson