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  • Homer Simpson
    548 words
    My Favorite Cartoon! V The Simpsons Watching a hilarious cartoon on television may seem like the most relaxed thing in the world. However, ! SS The Simpsons!" is not only a stupid funny cartoon to keep us laughing for joy but also a clever TV program mixed up with irreverence and slightly twisted morality. I! |m not saying that how much influence this show can bring to our reality. But I think it! yens very well written. Also it constantly reflects and spoofs our society. The whole story takes p...
  • Regulation In The Simpsons
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    Jordan Park An analysis of The Simpson's in relation to the cultural circuit In society today we find that Mass Media surrounds us, it has become an institution in our everyday lives. The success of each individual medium such as television, radio and magazines depend on its approach to the cultural circuit. The five aspects of the cultural circuit representation, identity, production, regulation and consumption all combine with one another to create a marketable commodity. Television in particu...
  • Satirical Messages Within The Show
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    The definition of the "typical" American family has changed considerably over time. Ever since the age of television dawned on American culture, situation comedies have tried to portray the typical American family in an attempt to reach as many viewers as possible. In the 1950's, there was "Leave It to Beaver" which represented a generic view of the American family during its time. There was a father whose responsibility was to financially support the family and be a role model for his children....
  • Homer Simpson
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    Vito Pustovoy Engl. 114 Burial Simpsons. Matt Groening changed television forever when, in 1987, he brought the Simpsons to the FOX network. People all across the country enjoyed these hilarious animated series, and, that same year, it was given the Fox's Emmy award. Main characters of the Simpsons reminded American audience of themselves, showed them what they look like in the others' eyes, and did a great job using humor to show the flaws of modern American culture. Simpsons reveal many intere...
  • Every Simpson Family Member
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    #Tessa MontervilleSociology of the Simpsons 4/6/04 The definition of what constitutes a "family" has definably changed over time. Usually, what constitutes making up a family is relative to a specific culture, but as always, there are exceptions to the rule. Ever since the golden age of television had sprung upon American culture, it has tried to mimic the 'ideal' American family through it's programming. Even as early as the 1950's, television producers made programming that would represent wha...
  • Simpsons As Basis For An Episode
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    When Matt Groening and James L. Brooks created The Simpsons, a cartoon, family, they had no idea that it would become as big as it has now. There are many reasons the show has become very popular with the American public. Dumb and simple humor makes in enjoyable for people on all levels, and for the more sophisticated audience, there is some political satire in the show. It all started 1987, when Groening and Brooks created short cartoons for the Tracey Ullman show. If you were to compare these ...
  • Homer Simpson
    565 words
    The Simpsons "The Simpsons" is a cartoon series produced by Gracie Films for Twentieth Century Fox and Fox Network. It began as a series for "The Tracey Ullman show" on April 19, 1987, and premiered as a series on December 17, 1989, in the 8 pm-time slot. It started to be shown regularly on Sunday's beginning on January 14, 1990. The second, third, fourth, and fifth season's were broadcasted by Fox on Thursday nights in the 8 pm time slot. It then returned to Sunday nights beginning with the six...
  • Homer Simpson
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    The Simpsons How does a television series keep going in this time of ever changing network schedules and shows that grow stale after twelve weeks? The Simpsons have not only lasted, but it has also become a staple of American life. Many tribute this longevity to the witty and hilarious satire that is present in every episode. By using incongruity, sarcasm, exaggeration, and other comedic techniques, The Simpsons satirizes most aspects of ordinary life, from family, to TV, to religion, achieving ...
  • Times In The Show
    382 words
    The Simpsons This cartoon for grown-ups takes place in a fictional town called Springfield in the 1990's. The main character in the show is Homer Simpsons, a father of three and a husband. Homer works at the Springfield nuclear power plant. He is portrayed as a slacker who is completely unqualified for his job. He's also shown as a lazy couch potato and a little bit of an alcoholic. He " sal so shown as a 'pig' when it comes to food. His wife, Marge, is a good parent who has to keep an eye on Ho...
  • Homer Simpson
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    Homer Jay Simpson, the patriarch of the Simpson household on the Fox series "The Simpsons" is a childish, lazy man, whose hobbies include eating donuts, drinking Duff Beer, watching television, and sleeping. A victim of the "Simpsons gene" which allows for only Simpson women to possess the trait of intelligence, Homer is unfortunately as "dumb as a chimp" according to his father, Abe Simpson. However, it is mainly through the analysis of his simplistic thoughts and nature, that one can gain a re...
  • Ten Laws Of Cartoon Universe
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    Cartoons: Land of Imagination Just as Moses climbed Mount Sinai to receive the ten commands, the following are the ten laws that govern my most interesting place. 1. Any body suspended in space will remain in space until made aware of its situation. 2. Any body in motion will tend to remain in motion until solid matter intervenes suddenly. 3. Any body passing through solid matter will leave a perforation conforming to its perimeter. 4. The time required for an object to fall twenty stories is gr...
  • Marge And Homer
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    The Simpson's: America's Household Television shows such as The Simpson's portray the deterioration of families in our society. From the outside they appear to be the typical nuclear family consisting of a mother, father, and three children that live in Springfield, which is basically Anytown, U.S.A., but as most families today The Simpson's have their own problems. Marge and Homer are the quintessential American couple. Homer is a blue-collared worker, who spends more time eating doughnuts than...
  • Homer Goes To College
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    "The Simpsons"The Simpsons", created by cartoonist Matt Groening, first appeared in 1987 as a series of 30-second spots produced by Groening for the FOX series "The Tracey Ullman Show". Response to the spots was so positive that "The Simpsons" premiered on FOX network as a half-hour Christmas special on Dec. 17, 1989, and then as a regular series on Jan. 14, 1990. "The Simpsons" is an edgy series that deals with family, society and environmental issues using satire of all types. Now the longest ...
  • Homer Vs Lisa And The 8th Commandment
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    Vito Pustovoy Engl. 114 Burial Intro #1 Matt Groening changed television forever when, in 1987, he brought the Simpsons to the FOX. People all across the country enjoyed these hilarious animated series, and, that same year, it was given the FOX's EMMY AWARD. The Simpsons reveals many interesting aspects of modern American culture, one of them is the stereotype of lower middle class white american male. In Simpsons, Matt Groening shows the stereotype of lower middle class white male in America. H...
  • Homer Abuses The Gun
    634 words
    -Americas Animated Satire of The Simpson's- Before The Simpson's was introduced many sitcoms were quite bland and a perfect reflection of family life. Matt Groening decided to make a program that reacted against these middle class sitcoms. The purpose of The Simpson's is to entertain us; otherwise no one will watch it. However The Simpson's also expose stereotypes that satirize aspects of mainstream cultures and institutions that are wrong, as a way of ridiculing them. Along with my young sister...
  • Homer And Bart
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    The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows. It ranks as the number one television program for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children. Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his troubles in 1977. At the time, Groening was working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He began working on Life in Hell, a hum...

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