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The simpsons' portrayal of religion in america has been used to illustrate it is a show that does in fact give hope and joy and, yes, inspiration to millions of television [gray 2006]), and satirical perspective on major social. This chart shows the number of viewers for the american series, the simpsons, in the united states from its twelfth season in 2000 to its twenty ninth season in. We're going to keep trying to strengthen the american family on sunday, it will become the longest-running scripted tv show in history when its 636th episode airs though it may have changed its approach since the turn of the millennium and largely given up its or register with your social account.