The Simpsons to celebrate record-breaking 20yrs on TVDecember 6th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 06 (ANI): The Simpsons is set to complete 20 years on TV, a record breaking feat which makes it world’s longest-running animated sitcom and prime-time US show.
The cartoon comedy show had first aired on December 17, 1989.019
The creator of the show Matt Groening is heard to be organizing massive birthday celebrations, at Fox studios in Hollywood, for the occasion.
Also, on-screen “surprises” are reportedly in store for fans, apart from chances of a sequel to 2007’s Simpsons Movie.
Meanwhile, Groening and his team have listed their favourite episodes in America’s TV Guide magazine.
Homer’s Phobia, from 1997, when he fears a new friend is gay, topped the list.
The show has won 25 prime-time Emmys, reports the Daily Express.
A total of 448 episodes have been aired in 120 countries up till now. (ANI)
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