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The Simpsons facts

Bart’s name is an anagram of BRAT. His full name is Bartholomew Jojo Simpson.

All characters have just 4 fingers on each hand, except for one with five: God.

All characters are based on, and named after his creator Matt Groening’s family.

In 1989, it took Danny Elfman just two days to compose the show’s famous theme

Krusty the Clown was originally created to be Homer’s secret identity.

The couch gag is actually a trick used by the writers to make the show longer or shorter.

D’oh! is a real word in the Oxford English Dictionary. In The Simpsons scripts, it just says “annoyed grunt”.

6 months is what it takes to make an episode.

In 1998, TIME Magazine named Bart Simpson one of the most influential people of the century.

The Simpsons hold the Guinness Record for Longest Running Primetime Animated Television Series and Most Guest Stars Featured in a Television Series

Fox owns the rights to The Simpsons until 2082.

In the Arabic version of The Simpsons, Homer is calledOmar Shamshoom.

If you could watch all of “The Simpsons” episodes without ads nor sleep, it’d take about 8.5 days.

Milhouse Van Houten’s middle name is Mussolini

Bart Simpsons’ voice is played by a woman.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared on an episode of The Simpsons. He recorded his lines over the phone from the Ecuadorian embassy in Britain, where he has been granted asylum.

Homer Simpson once had a theory that the universe was shaped like a donut. The theory has some validity, according to cosmologists.

The Simpson’s co-creator Sam Simon died of terminal cancer and left most of his fortune to animal charities and feeding the hungry.

A child that was Bart’s age when The Simpson’s first premiered would now be the same age as Homer.

The Simpsons crew sent flowers to South Park studios when they parodied Family Guy.

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