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  1. 'Whoa, Mama!': A Voice Actress's Road To Fame As A 10-Year-Old BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... "On the spot, I got the job. My big break? Right there." The Simpsons started as an animated short on The Tracey Ullman Show, meant to segue in and out of commercial breaks. Cartwright says they recorded in a dingy, make-shift recording booth at the ...

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  2. 'Simpsons' fan theory says the series takes place in Homer's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... most memorable moments in the show's first 25 seasons. (Fox) The Simpson family makes the leap from "The Tracey Ullman Show" to its own series with a special Christmas episode, titled "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." Notable guests: Albert ...

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  3. Watch Matt Groening Defend Bart's Honor on 'Portlandia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Cartoon Brew

    ... "Bart Ska-mpson" T-shirts. The Portland-native Groening, who hasn't acted since a walk-on cameo on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1988, told Entertainment Weekly that the most difficult part of the role was pretending to be upset by the shirt because he ...

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  4. Tracey Ullman of 'Into the Woods' sells up in BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... mother in the recent film "Into the Woods." She won Emmys for her series "Tracey Takes On " and "The Tracey Ullman Show," among others. Former owners of the property, which previously sold in 2013 for $2.566 million, include White House interior ...

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  5. Marge SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | NNDB

    ... Allen 's Hannah and Her Sisters , and played Allen's mother in Radio Days . In the ensemble cast of The Tracey Ullman Show , Kavner first voiced Marge Simpson in short animated segments, while performing in-the-flesh in other roles. She also voiced ...

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  6. This Week in Television History: January 2015 Part IIIRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Child of Television

    ... after members of his own family, substituting Bart for his own name. The shorts became a part of The Tracey Ullman Show on April 19, 1987. After a three-season run, the sketch was developed into a half-hour prime time show and was an early hit for ...

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  7. Discuss: Who Should Follow Judd Apatow As a Guest Writer for 'The Simpsons'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Movies.com

    ... that be the next step? If so, Brad Bird, who helped transition The Simpsons from recurring shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show to its own series and then consulted and directed for that series over the next decade, ought to be a top pick. Of course, he ...

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  8. Interview: Tracey Ullman on Singing Sondheim and Cuddling CowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | ComingSoon.net

    Anyone of a certain age will fondly remember "The Tracey Ullman Show" when it aired in the late '80s on Fox, and for many Americans, it was their first introduction to the sassy British performer. While she's done various cable shows in the time since, it feels like we haven't seen her much in the past few years.

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  9. 25 Facts About The Simpsons Celebrating Their 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Neatorama

    If you've been watching The Simpsons from the very beginning then you know they've come a long way from their early days, when they were fresh from The Tracey Ullman Show and lookin' strange, but can you believe they just celebrated their 25th anniversary? December 17, 1989 was the day an animated TV legend was born- The Simpsons are now officially the longest running scripted prime time series on television, and creator Matt Groening's life is hell no longer. The Simpsons are named after Matt's family members , namely his father Homer, his mother Margaret , and sisters Lisa and Margaret , but decided the character based on young Matt should be named Bart.

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  10. D'oh! 25 Years Ago Today, "The Simpsons" Made Its DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    ... 17, 1989. It followed a series of Simpsons shorts that aired in previous years on another Fox comedy, The Tracey Ullman Show . Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson have noticeably evolved since the episode, titled "Simpsons Roasting on an ...

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  11. 25 random facts about 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    When crudely drawn animated shorts about a dysfunctional American family began appearing on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987, nobody predicted the birth of a cultural phenomenon. But Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons," which debuted as a half-hour sitcom on December 17, 1989. 1 comment

  12. 25 random facts about a The SimpsonsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WPMT-TV York

    When crudely drawn animated shorts about a dysfunctional American family began appearing on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987, nobody predicted the birth of a cultural phenomenon. But Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons," which debuted as a half-hour sitcom on December 17, 1989.

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  13. 25 fun facts about 'The Simpsons' 25 years after its debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... L. Brooks and Sam Simon. The animated family first appeared in 1987 in short cartoons featured on The Tracey Ullman Show . The main cast of voice actors consists of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria and ...

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  14. Revisiting "Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire" On It's 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | MuchMusic.com

    ... not in HD, is closer to what it is now than what it was in Matt Groening's animated contribution to The Tracey Ullman Show where the dysfunctional family first appeared. The episode had no opening sequence or couch gag, which premiered in the second ...

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  15. 25 random facts about a The Simpsonsa on its 25th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    When crudely drawn animated shorts about a dysfunctional American family began appearing on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987, nobody predicted the birth of a cultural phenomenon. But Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons," which debuted as a half-hour sitcom on Dec. 17, 1989.

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  16. The Simpsons Make It to 25 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Time

    It was 25 years ago Wednesday that America first met The Simpsons for real. Sure, some folks had seen a rough version of the family during sketches on The Tracey Ullman Show .

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  17. This Day in Entertainment History - December 17, 1989 - "The Simpsons" Animated Series DebutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WTVY Dothan

    Created by Matt Groening, The Simpsons began as a series of shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show before becoming a full-fledged primetime animated series on December 17th, 1989. The series focused on the adventures of the Simpsons family and the many varied residents of the fictional town of Springfield.

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  18. The Simpsons DebutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    ... after members of his own family, substituting Bart for his own name. The shorts became a part of The Tracey Ullman Show on April 19, 1987. After a three-season run, the sketch was developed into a half-hour prime time show and was an early hit for ...

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  19. The Simpsons 25th anniversary: Where are they now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Dan is undoubtedly best-known for voicing bumbling Homer. Starting when the family first appeared on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987, he has gone on to appear in a number of projects across TV and film. She also voices her sister's Patty and Selma, ...

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  20. 11 Movie Spin-Offs That Don't SuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | ComingSoon.net

    For an industry based more and more on ongoing franchises, there aren't as many movie spin-offs as you might think. The concept of taking a character from one popular series and putting them in another environment is more commonplace in mediums in which series last longer, like TV, where programs "Angel," "Frasier" and "The Simpsons" eventually became as popular or more so than the original shows, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Cheers" and "The Tracey Ullman Show."

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