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Simpson's Creator Matt Groening

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Simpson's Creator Matt Groening

Simpson's Creator Matt Groening

Simpson's Creator Matt Groening

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Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons, talks with TV critic David Bianculli about the series. TV's longest-running animated series broadcasts its 300th episode Feb. 16, 2003. The Simpsons were first featured during episodes of The Tracey Ullman Show, then earned their own prime-time series in 1990. This interview first aired April 22, 1998.