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  • The Simpsons Essay

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    The Simpsons A sitcom is a situational comedy television series. Sitcoms usually use comic devices to make them funny like puns, violence and exaggeration. They use satire, farce, parody, jokes, gags and slapstick to entertain the audience. Sitcoms usually last 30 minutes if shown on commercial TV and they involve chracters having problems which they try to sort out. "Leaver it to Beaver" was about a typical, white middle-class 1950's family that had problems and worked

  • Essay on The Simpsons

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    The Simpsons The Simpsons is an original, satirical American sitcom cartoon, which is shown all over the world and appeals to a wide range of audiences with its unique, yet basic form of humour. It stereotypes and satirises the typical American lower middle class family. With its simple plots, exaggerated situations, unrealistic scenarios, lurid colours, humour, animation and familiar pattern, it is a typical cartoon but with an original twist. This makes it like no

  • The Impact of the Flinestones and the Simpsons

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    sixties and The Simpson was popular in the nineties. Despite many similarities between The Simpson and The Flintstones, the differences are not as obvious. In both shows, the main characters always end up in trouble. Also they both have family situations to deal with. There is a major difference between the two shows that makes them different from one another. The main characters are completely different. The Flintstones were the greatest TV cartoon of all time until The Simpsons came and took the

  • The Simpsons as a Sitcom Essay

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    The Simpsons as a Sitcom "The Simpsons" is an example of an American sitcom. A sitcom is situation comedy, which is when the same setting and same characters appear in every episode. Examples of sitcoms are programs such as "The Crosby Show" and more recent sitcoms such as "Friends". Sitcoms surfaced in the 1950's in America showing the "ideal" family. Slowly sitcoms started to show the reality of life and dealt with social issues such as divorce and unemployment. Sitcoms

  • The Simpsons on Television Essay

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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 the

  • Essay on The Simpsons

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    The Simpsons Since its first episode in January 1990, 'The Simpsons' has become a worldwide phenomenon. For the first time a show existed as an animated television sitcom, it addresses and satirises important issues through the fictional town of Springfield, (aka a typical American town). The show starts with 2 minutes of introductory credits, accompanied by boisterous music, through which the audience is shown around the town of Springfield and briefly glimpse the

  • Family Relationships In The Simpson

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    Family relationships are a common theme in novels or television shows. One of the most famous and successful contemporary animated sitcoms in television is “The Simpsons” which portrays the family and its dynamics in a very satirical way. Before “ The Simpson” appeared on television, the traditional American family of the 1950s was considered as the perfect one. It was a patriarchal family where the father went to work, the mother raised the children while taking care of the household and the children

  • Analysis Of The Film ' The Simpsons '

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    The Simpsons often parody many classic films. One film they parody is Goodfellas by Martin Scorsese. In this film the character Henry Hill narrates his life as a gangster. He goes through the reasons why he decided to become a gangster. He explains how being a gangster makes him feel like a somebody and how they offer him protection. The Mafia gives Henry Hill a place to call his own. The mafia becomes his family. The movie Goodfellas is based off of a book called Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi which

  • Analysis Of Homer Simpson 's ' The Simpsons '

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    Case Study on Homer Simpson By: Ian Conway Homer Simpson is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists in the TV show The Simpsons. Dan Castellanta voices him. He lives in a fictional town called Springfield, Oregon, United States. He is married to Marge Simpson with three children named Bart, Lisa and Maggie. He has a pet dog named Santa’s Little Helper and cat called Snowball. Homer currently works in the show at a Nuclear Power Plant as a Safety inspector but has worked at previous

  • The Simpsons Essay

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    The Simpsons 'The Simpsons' is a humorous show about the average American family, yet it manages to portray social and moral issues through the unusual medium if cartoon. How is this achieved? 'The Simpsons' is a comedy cartoon, created originally over ten years ago. The cartoon idea for adults lampoons everything Americans hold dear, and is now more popular worldwide