“The Simpsons”

The Simpsons burst on the scene in 1989 as the darling of foul-mouthed adolescents, but it was the under-the-surface subversive brilliance that allowed it to become the longest-running TV comedy in history. Any creative enterprise that runs for 20+ years is going to have its controversies, and this show is no different. Vanity Fair mines the depths.

Simpson Family Values

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