- The show premiered on December 17, 1989.
- There have been 525 episodes and counting.
- The show is currently on its twenty-fourth season (2012-2013).
- It is both the longest-running American sitcom, and the longest-running American animated TV series.
- In 2009 it surpassed Gunsmoke as the longest-running American primetime, scripted TV series.
2. But just remember “They’ll Never Stop The Simpsons”:
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