Things that Caused the Simpsons Collapse


The Top Ten

1 Matt Groening leaving (2011) Matt Groening leaving (2011) Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor best known for creating the famous television shows, The Simpsons and Futurama.

This definitely would have affected the show's downfall and also the fan's perspective of the show and overall viewing experience. Since the point of seasons 22-23 (2011), the show has quite significantly decreased in quality, BUT, the show was already in a decline. This comes naturally with long-running sitcoms and non-soap scripted T.V. series. - ParasN2000

That really messed up the simpsons - Vsauce

2 Sam Simons death (2016)

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HE BASSICLY BUILT THE SIMPSONS!, now he's dead - Vsauce

Very true but the show had been a big downfall for many years already. - ParasN2000

3 Futurama being released (1999)

After it's release, Matt Groaning became more focused on Futurama then he left - Vsauce

4 Lighter Animation (1999-2000)

This ruined the simpsons - Vsauce

5 Phil Hartman's death (1998) Phil Hartman's death (1998) Philip Edward "Phil" Hartman was a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic artist.

I agree, it's a combination of small changes and losses with time, (such as this one) that have affected the 'collapse', not just one specific event or thing. - ParasN2000

Lost a lot of characters - Vsauce

6 The Simpsons Movie (2007)

The last good 'episode' - Vsauce

7 Destruction (2018)

Later this year the simpsons will be scrapped - Vsauce

8 Seymour Skinner is actually not real (1998)

Many hardcore fans consider this episode, "The Principal and the Pauper", 'the first bad episode' or simply the episode that caused the downfall Because of the episode's controversy, it has made fans believe, or at least hope to believe, that the episode is in fact, non-canon. Although, this theory is unlikely as the episode's events have been mentioned in other episode(s) and the writers have not suggested, that it be non-canon. - ParasN2000

Beginning of the fall of the simpsons - Vsauce

9 Season 20 (2008)

A lot of people in UK tell you simpsons should have been canceled in 2008 - Vsauce

10 Disenchantment (2018)

Simpsons is moved on to Disenchantment (IT'S ON NETFLIX! ) - Vsauce

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Top Remixes

1. Sam Simons death (2016)
2. Futurama being released (1999)
3. Matt Groening leaving (2011)
1. Matt Groening leaving (2011)
2. Phil Hartman's death (1998)
3. Seymour Skinner is actually not real (1998)


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