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The Simpsons: 12x2

A Tale of Two Springfields

The Simpsons' 12th season began on Wednesday, November 1, 2000 with "Treehouse of Horror XI". The season contains three hold over episodes from the season 11 production line. The show runner for the twelfth production was Mike Scully. The season features three episodes that were produced for the eleventh season which was also run by Scully. The season won and was nominated for numerous awards including two Primetime Emmy Awards wins and an Annie Award.

Synopsis

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

Title The Simpsons
First Air Date Dec 17, 1989
Last Air Date May 17, 2020
Episodes 684
Seasons 31
Companies The Curiosity Company, Gracie Films, 20th Century Fox Television
Keywords satire, nuclear power plant, parody, middle class, dysfunctional family, social satire, neighbor