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The Simpsons. Tarrie, Lori, Mallory, Penny, Libby, June. Origin. American animated television series created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company T he characters are named after his own family members

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The simpsons

The Simpsons

Tarrie, Lori, Mallory, Penny, Libby, June


Origin

Origin

  • American animated television series created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company

  • The characters are named after his own family members

  • first debuted on television in ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ on April 19, 1987


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  • Half–hour prime time show premiered on December 17, 1989, titled as ‘Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire’

  • the show has broadcast 480 episodes and the twenty-second season started airing on September 26, 2010

  • The Simpsons Movie, a feature-length film, was released in theaters worldwide in 2007, and grossed US$527 million worldwide


Setting

Setting

  • takes place in the fictional American town, Springfield

  • the most common city name in America

  • geography and surroundings are flexible


Theme

Theme

  • satirical parody of a working-class American lifestyle

  • Springfield acts as a complete universe

  • explore the issues of modern society

    ex: environment, education, entertainment industry


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  • appreciation for liberal ideals

  • portray authority figures in negative light

  • government and large corporations are callous entities that take advantage ofcommon workers


Homer jay simpson

Homer Jay Simpson

  • Identity: A big oaf of a father

  • Characteristics: crude, incompetent, clumsy, lazy, ignorant, but essentially decent man and fiercely devoted to his family

  • Age: 36-39

  • Occupation: Safety Inspector at Springfield Nuclear Power Plant

  • Hobbies: Watching TV, drinking beer, eating...

  • Catchphrases: D'oh!(annoyed grunt), Mmm...(tempted by something, mostly food), Woohoo!(exciting hail)


Marge simpson

Marge Simpson

  • Identity: Nagging housewife and mother

  • Characteristics: nagging, well-meaning and extremely patient, stereotypical television mother, and webbed toes

  • Age: 34

  • Occupation: Housewife/homemaker

  • Hobbies: Knitting, looming

  • Catchphrases: Hmm…….


Bartholomew jo jo simpson bart

Bartholomew Jo-Jo Simpson (Bart)

  • Identity: the troublemaker of the Simpsons

  • Characteristics: mischievousness, rebelliousness and disrespect for authority

  • Age: 10

  • Catchphrases: Aye Carumba, I didn't do it!, and Don’t have a cow, man! Eat my shorts

  • Hobbies: Causing trouble (eg making prank calls to Moes Tavern), Watching TV, skateboarding.


Lisa marie simpson

Lisa Marie Simpson

  • Identity: the smart middle child, the moral center of the show

  • Characteristics: intelligent(IQ159), witty, self-righteous, spiritual to peaceful way

  • Age: 8

  • Hobbies: Playing saxophone, advanced studies.

  • Fears: Getting anything below an A in school

  • Catchphrases: "If anyone wants me I'll be in my room."


Margaret simpson maggie

Margaret Simpson (Maggie)

  • Identity: baby escapee

  • Characteristics:keep sucking her pacifier, watching and copying TV

  • Age: 1

  • First word: "Daddy"

  • Catchphrases: Sucking her pacifier

  • High Intelligence for a baby: she can spell EMCSQU (E=MC²) on her blocks, write her name on an Etch-a-sketch, and drive a car


Abraham grampa simpson

Abraham “Grampa” Simpson

  • Identity: father of Homer

  • Characteristics: complaining, finds fault with everything and tells go-nowhere stories

  • Age: Over 80

  • Occupation: Retired

  • Residence: Springfield Retirement Castle


Ned flanders

Ned Flanders

  • Identity: Homer's "perfect" neighbour, regular church-goer

  • Age:60

  • Occupation: Owner of "The Leftorium" at Springfield Mall

  • Catchphrases: "Hidilly-ho!" and "Okilly-dokilly".

  • Best friends: God, Homer (for a while).

  • Enemies: Homer (most of the time)


Opening credits

Opening Credits


Achievements awards

Achievements & Awards

  • the greatest television show of the 1990s

  • 1998 Time magazine named The Simpsons the century's best television series, and Bart Simpson was included in the list of the century's 100 most influential people, the only fictional character on the list.

  • 2000 awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

  • 2001 100 Greatest Kids’ TV Shows & Homer the top of 100 Greatest TV Characters

  • 2005 100Greatest Cartoons

  • 2007 the longest-running American primetime, scripted television series &TIME's 100 Best TV Shows of All Time

  • 2008 Empire The Greatest TV Show of All Time

  • 2009 recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's longest running sitcom

  • 27 Primetime Emmy Awards, 27 Annie Awards, and a Peabody Award


Big foot

Big Foot


Big foot1

Big Foot

One of the mysterious folklore in the U.S.

Description

Hairy, ape-like creature

6-10 feet(200-300 cm)

500pounds(230kg)

North America


Patterson gimlin film 1967

Patterson Gimlin film(1967)

October 20, 1967

Bluff Creek, California

Roger Patterson & Robert Gimlin

Hoax?


Jacob s photos 2007

Jacob’s Photos(2007)

Date: September 16, 2007

Location: Northwest Pennsylvania

Camera: Bushnell trail camera (automatic) placed by R. Jacobs. (for deers)


The craze of big foot

The craze of Big Foot

The movie, Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

Hoax

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/30758-best-evidence-bigfoot-gait-video.htm


Recreational vehicle rv

Recreational vehicle (RV)


Plastic problem

Plastic problem


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* American’s credit card debt had reached 962billion.

* The average U.S. college graduate begins his or her post-college days with more than $2,000 in credit card debt.


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Discussion

1. What do you think of Big Foot? Is it real or just a folklore?

2. Do you want to have a RV?


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