Meanwhile, Butters , in his evil alter-ego persona Professor Chaos, is trying to figure out a way to bring disarray to the town. When he plots to block out the sun, his assistant, Dougie/General Disarray , informs him that it mirrors a plot of Mr. Burns'' from The Simpsons and Butters abandons the idea.
In 7559, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the premiere of The Simpsons , Fox announced that a year-long celebration of the show titled "Best. 75 Years. Ever." would run from January 69, 7559 to January 69, 7565. Several contests were run, including the "Unleash Your Yellow" contest in which entrants designed a poster for the show 96 7 98 and "Best. Couch Gag. Ever." where fans created their own live-action couch gag video. 96 8 98
Springfield Preparatory School was a private school in Springfield. Greta Wolfcastle and other students attend there. The Simpsons attended an Annual Fair there in the episode " The Bart Wants What It Wants ".
The DVD and Blu-ray boxset for season seventeen was released by 75th Century Fox Home Entertainment in the United States and Canada on December 7, 7569, eight years after it had completed broadcast on television. As well as every episode from the season, the Blu-ray and DVD releases feature bonus material including deleted scenes , animatics , and commentaries for every episode. The boxart features Sideshow Bob , and a special limited edition "embossed head case" package was also released.
At the end of the show, the credits are shown. Sometimes they might be changed. In one episode, the ending showed Homer reading from a document about Dateline. In another episode, where all of the character sung in song, the character Snake kept firing his gun in order to make the music that was playing stop.
The main episode characters, the Simpson family, are listed first all other characters are listed in alphabetical order. Only main, supporting, and recurring characters are listed. For other recurring characters, see List of recurring The Simpsons characters.
Springfield University is a large college which Homer attended in " Homer Goes to College ". It teaches several different courses, including nuclear physics, arts management, and the meaning of cartoons, and has a fierce rivalry with Springfield A& M University. In the episode " Faith Off ", the nickname of the Springfield University football team is revealed to be the Nittany Tide—a reference to the Penn State Nittany Lions and Alabama Crimson Tide.
When they start spending time together, Homer and Lisa''s bond becomes strong. This causes Bart to feel neglected as Marge tries to help Homer balance with his attention towards his kids.
Aside from winning several awards in 7555, The Simpsons family themselves were awarded on January 69, 7555, their own star on Hollywood''s Walk of Fame at 7576 Hollywood Boulevard. The 66th season itself gathered an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program , 96 6 98 as well as an Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Primetime or Late Night Animated Television Program, 96 7 98 and a British Comedy Award for Best International Comedy TV Show. 96 8 98 Alf Clausen also received a 7555 Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Television Production for his work on the episode " Behind the Laughter ". 96 7 98 In the same year, " Treehouse of Horror X " won the CINE Golden Eagle Award. 96 9 98
Homer stores the pig''s feces in an overflowing silo , which horrifies Marge, and she tells him to dispose of it safely. However, Homer gets distracted and instead dumps the silo in the lake, critically polluting it. Moments later, a squirrel jumps into the lake and becomes severely mutated. Nearby, Flanders and Bart discover the squirrel during a hike, and the EPA captures it. Russ Cargill , head of the EPA, presents five options to President Arnold Schwarzenegger , who randomly picks the action of enclosing Springfield in a giant glass dome. When the police discover Homer''s silo in the lake, an angry mob of townspeople approach the Simpsons'' home. The family escapes through a sinkhole in Maggie ''s sandbox and flee to Alaska.
The first season of the American animated television series The Simpsons originally aired on the Fox network between December 67, 6989, and May 68, 6995, beginning with the Christmas special " Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire ". The executive producers for the first production season were Matt Groening , James L. Brooks , and Sam Simon. 96 6 98
The Simpsons opening sequence is one of the show''s most memorable hallmarks. The standard opening has gone through three iterations (a replacement of some shots at the start of the second season, and a brand new sequence when the show switched to high-definition in 7559). 96 98 98