Top Ten Facts About the Simpsons

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The Top Ten

1 The Simpsons are named after members of Matt Groening's family (Except Bart)
2 Lisa and Maggie Are Voiced by the Same Person
3 In the opening credits, when Maggie is scanned, she is $847.63, the price to raise a baby in the 1980s
4 Do The Bartman topped the UK singles charts in 1990
5 SpongeBob Appeared In the Show Twice
6 Season 5 episode 'Deep Space Homer' can be watched by astronauts in the International Space Station
7 Krusty and Homer Are Drawn the Same Way
8 Most of the Characters last names are from street names where Matt Groening grew up, Portland, Oregon.
9 If you take clips from various 90's Episodes with the McBain films, it is actually the entire film.
10 There Is an Itchy and Scratchy Video Game

The Contenders

11 The Simpsons Is a Spinoff Show of the Tracey Ullman Show
12 The Fourth Doctor from Doctor Who appears in a few episodes (Matt Groening is a Whovian and likes the 4th Doctor)

He appears in Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming, Treehouse of Horror X and Mayored to the Mob - RickyReeves

13 The Simpsons Have a World Record for Cameos In a TV Show
14 The New Orleans Song in 'A Streetcar Named Marge' caused controversy. The Writers apologized on the next episode's blackboard gag
15 Lisa Had Her Eighth Birthday Twice
16 The Couch Gag Is the Most Watched Part of the Show
17 The reason Groening called the town Springfield was because there are dozens of different cities with that name in the States (keeping fans guessing as to which state the Simpsons live in).
18 A Famous Celebrity Played Mr. Bergstrum Under a Pen Name
19 Former US President George Bush doesn't like The Simpsons and blamed the show for societies problems

That is really idiotic. - RalphBob

20 The Closing credits of Season 7 episode, Lisa the Vegetarian, Paul McCartney sings Maybe I'm Amazed, played backwards, the recipe for Lentil Soup is given
21 It Is the Longest Running Cartoon
22 It Is Said to Contain More References to Stanley Kubrick Films Than Any Other Pop Culture Phenomenon
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1. The Simpsons are named after members of Matt Groening's family (Except Bart)
2. In the opening credits, when Maggie is scanned, she is $847.63, the price to raise a baby in the 1980s
3. Do The Bartman topped the UK singles charts in 1990
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1. Lisa and Maggie Are Voiced by the Same Person
2. SpongeBob Appeared In the Show Twice
3. Krusty and Homer Are Drawn the Same Way
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