Matt Groening has revealed the location of the real-life home of The Simpsons.
April 10, 2012 Matt Groening tells Smithsonian magazine that the show's location is based on Springfield, Ore. He credits the idea of naming it Springfield to the hit TV show Father Knows Best.
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