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TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 8.8

Series Details

Seasons: 30

Total Episodes: 662

Creators: Matt Groening

Networks: FOX

Status: Returning Series

First Air Date: Dec 17, 1989

Recent Air Date: May 12, 2019

Run Time: m

In Production: Yes

Original Language: English

Age Rating: TV-PG

Website: Link

Production Companies: The Curiosity Company , Gracie Films , 20th Century Fox Television


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Synopsis

The Simpsons' eighth season originally aired between October 27, 1996 and May 18, 1997, beginning with "Treehouse of Horror VII". The showrunners for the eighth production season were Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein. The aired season contained two episodes which were hold-over episodes from season seven, which Oakley and Weinstein also ran. It also contained two episodes for which Al Jean and Mike Reiss were the show runners. Season eight won multiple awards, including two Emmy Awards: "Homer's Phobia" won for Outstanding Animated Program in 1997, and Alf Clausen and Ken Keeler won for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics" with the song "We Put The Spring In Springfield" from the episode "Bart After Dark". Clausen also received an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Music Direction" for "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpialacious". "Brother from Another Series" was nominated for the Emmy for "Sound Mixing For a Comedy Series or a Special". For "Homer's Phobia", Mike Anderson won the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Directing in a TV Production, and the WAC Winner Best Director for Primetime Series at the 1998 World Animation Celebration. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation awarded the episode the GLAAD Media Award for "Outstanding TV – Individual Episode".


Main Cast

Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta

Homer Simpson / Abraham Simpson / Krusty the Klown / Barney / Willy / Sideshow Mel / Mayor Quimby / Hans Moleman / Gil / Itchy / Various (voice)

Age : 61 | Popularity : 14%

Julie Kavner

Julie Kavner

Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier / Various (voice)

Age : N/A | Popularity : 13%

Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright

Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum / Todd Flanders / Kearney / Various (voice)

Age : 61 | Popularity : 11%

Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith

Lisa Simpson / Various (voice)

Age : 54 | Popularity : 12%

Pamela Hayden

Pamela Hayden

Milhouse Van Houten

Age : 65 | Popularity : 4%

Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer

Mr. Burns / Smithers / Dr. Marvin Monroe / Ned Flanders / Seymour Skinner / Otto / Kent Brockman / Dr. Hibbert / Lenny / Rev. Lovejoy / Various

Age : 75 | Popularity : 7%

Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria

Apu / Moe / Chief Wiggum / Carl / Comic Book Guy / Dr. Nick Riviera / Prof. Frink / Cletus / Sea Captain / Kirk Van Houten / Various

Age : N/A | Popularity : 8%

Russi Taylor

Russi Taylor

Martin Prince

Age : 75 | Popularity : 7%


Episodes


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Producer
Richard Appel
Richard Appel
Ken Keeler
Ken Keeler
Colin A.B.V. Lewis
Colin A.B.V. Lewis
David Mirkin
David Mirkin
Mike Reiss
Mike Reiss
John Frink
John Frink
Marc Wilmore
Marc Wilmore
Larina Adamson
Larina Adamson
Jeff Westbrook
Jeff Westbrook
Dan Greaney
Dan Greaney
Tim Long
Tim Long
Don Payne
Don Payne
Tom Gammill
Tom Gammill
George Meyer
George Meyer
Bonita Pietila
Bonita Pietila
Max Pross
Max Pross
Richard Raynis
Richard Raynis
Richard Sakai
Richard Sakai
David Silverman
David Silverman
Denise Sirkot
Denise Sirkot
Jon Vitti
Jon Vitti
J. Michael Mendel
J. Michael Mendel
Jonathan Collier
Jonathan Collier
Greg Daniels
Greg Daniels
Jace Richdale
Jace Richdale
David Sacks
David Sacks
Larry Doyle
Larry Doyle
Tom Martin
Tom Martin
Frank Mula
Frank Mula
David M. Stern
David M. Stern
Julie Thacker
Julie Thacker
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf
David X. Cohen
David X. Cohen
Steve Tompkins
Steve Tompkins
John Swartzwelder
John Swartzwelder
Executive Producer
Bill Oakley
Bill Oakley
Josh Weinstein
Josh Weinstein
Al Jean
Al Jean
James L. Brooks
James L. Brooks
Sam Simon
Sam Simon
Mike Scully
Mike Scully
Matt Groening
Matt Groening
Gábor Csupó
Gábor Csupó
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