• Network: FOX
  • Series Premiere Date: Dec 17, 1989
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
Metascore
92

Universal acclaim - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7

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Critic Reviews

  1. Boston Globe
    Reviewed by: Ed Siegel
    Jul 11, 2013
    100
    More than a cartoon, it's TV's most intelligent comedy. [11 Oct 1990]
  2. USA Today
    Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Jul 11, 2013
    100
    The funniest family ever. [11 Oct 1990]
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    Jun 7, 2013
    100
    It's becoming obvious that The Simpsons, now in its second season, isn't just a product of media hype: Matt Groening's cartoon family is one of the few current works of popular art that possess wit and integrity.
  4. Miami Herald
    Reviewed by: Hal Boedeker
    Jul 11, 2013
    90
    It is still fresh, quirky, wonderful. [11 Oct 1990]
  5. Orlando Sentinel
    Reviewed by: Greg Dawson
    Jul 11, 2013
    90
    The Simpsons hasn't lost an ounce of vinegar or chutzpah. [11 Oct 1990]
  6. Washington Post
    Reviewed by: Tom Shales
    Jul 11, 2013
    90
    As full of wit and mischief as it was last year. [11 Oct 1990]
  7. Los Angeles Times
    Reviewed by: Howard Rosenberg
    Jul 11, 2013
    80
    This is that rare series about kids that is written by people you can envision actually having been kids. [11 Oct 1990]
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 110 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Dec 12, 2011
    9
    "The Simpsons" has the feel.
  2. Nov 27, 2013
    9
    The simpsons nasceu grande, sua primeira temporada mostrou logo seu senso critico elevado e humor acido, a segunda temporada mantem elevado oThe simpsons nasceu grande, sua primeira temporada mostrou logo seu senso critico elevado e humor acido, a segunda temporada mantem elevado o talento criativo tornado essa animação um clássico mundial. Full Review »
  3. Aug 29, 2011
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. This is the start of the Simpson family's golden age. It has an assortment of classic episodes:
    "Bart Gets an F", the reaction to the Bartmania craze.
    "Simpson and Delilah", when Homer gets hair.
    The first-ever "Treehouse of Horror".
    "Dead Putting Society", which is a competitive look at miniature golf.
    "Bart the Daredevil", which features the infamous scene of Homer falling down a gorge.
    "The Way We Was", the first flashback episode.
    "Homer vs. Lisa & the 8th Commandment", which won an Emmy.
    "Lisa's Substitute", with guest star Sam Etic (Dustin Hoffman).
    This is an overall hilarious season. It has satire, angst, and a feeling you just can't describe.
    Full Review »