Essays Tagged: "The Simpsons"

The Simpsons--General Speech Outline Format

General Speech Purpose: To InformSpecific Speech Purpose: To Inform my audience about the sitcom 'The Simpsons'I. They have eight fingers, yellow skin, wacky hairdos, and a severe case o ... mpsons'I. They have eight fingers, yellow skin, wacky hairdos, and a severe case of an underbite.A. They are the typical american family, but far from your average 'Cleaver household'B. The Simpsons a ... 'Cleaver household'B. The Simpsons are the new generation of quality television sitcom families.II. The Simpsons were a runaway hit ever since their first season.A. The show generated ratings that pla ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

I didn't do it, how the Simpsons effect kids

The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows. It ranks as thenumber one television ... ows. It ranks as thenumber one television program for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, theideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even ingood taste. It is ... e Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even ingood taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children.Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his troubles in 1977 ...

(9 pages) 184 2 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Homer Simpson a typical American Male? Are american males really turing into homer Simpson?

Matt Groening changed television forever when, in 1987, he brought the Simpsons to the FOX network. People all across the country enjoyed these hilarious animated seri ... e all across the country enjoyed these hilarious animated series, and, that same year, it was given the Fox's Emmy award. Main characters of the Simpsons reminded American audience of themselves, show ... y award. Main characters of the Simpsons reminded American audience of themselves, showed them what they look like in the others' eyes, and did a great job using humor to show the flaws of modern Amer ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Simpsons-describing how the opening titles add to the Simpsons popularity and why they are so important to the Simpsons package

The opening titles to "The Simpsons" are so important because it tells the viewer exactly what they ... Simpsons" are so important because it tells the viewer exactly what they are in for. It introduces the main characters and the town of Springfield. The viewer can relate and recognise the working cla ... ngfield. The viewer can relate and recognise the working class family and anybody can interact with the T.V. It is important they are working class because most of the viewers watching the "The Simpso ...

(6 pages) 258 11 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

In this essay I am going to express my views on the bad aspects of TV, and explain what they are. Possibly, this essay may change your views on TV and how it is used.

In this essay I am going to express my views on the bad aspects of TV, and explain what they are. Possibly, this essay may change your views on TV a ... TV, and explain what they are. Possibly, this essay may change your views on TV and how it is used.The truth is that most TV shows suck. This is especially true in so-called "situation comedies". The ... o add that stupid laugh track is so you know what part is 'supposed' to be funny. If you'll notice, the funniest and most successful shows don't usually have laugh tracks, such as The Simpsons, becaus ...

(3 pages) 97 2 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Family In Focus.

t up by a 'family'. It seems normal, familiar and a natural part of life's progression that most of these people will on to get married and have children of their own. This is reinforced by mass media ... he press i.e. 'Posh and Becks', advertisements i.e. cars and holidays and soaps i.e. Eastenders and The Simpsons. All of which revolve around the family in general.However there are many varieties of ...

(9 pages) 373 0 2.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An Analysis of The Simpsons

An Analysis of The SimpsonsThe Simpsons is a very successful animated sitcom. Sitcom is an abbreviation of situatio ... on of situation comedy. A sitcom is a comedy in which you have different storylines every episode. Other famous animated sitcoms are Family Guy, Futurama and South Park.The Simpsons is the brainchild ... s the brainchild of Matt Groening (rhymes with complaining) and started of as 30 second sketches on the Tracy Ullman Show. They proved so successful that the Fox Network decided to produce a half hour ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

General Media Studies : representations of women

Film : Lara CroftLara Croft is a character originally derived from the playstation game "Tombraider", this was published by Eidos and disigned by "Core Design". It was ... disigned by "Core Design". It was when made into two films, "Lara Croft Tombraider" and "Tombraider The Cradle Of Life". The title is pretty self explanatory in that it is about a tombraider called La ... are of herself, however she is also beautiful and irresistible to men. Lara Croft is represented as the kind of woman whom most real life women want to be; fiery, full of life and strong minded.T.V Ca ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Short essay about Matt Groening, Creator of "The Simpsons"

at searching for a suitable candidate as an icon and role-model was not an easy task to complete in the last few days. There are very few men I look up to, and even fewer who I believe changed the wor ... here are very few men I look up to, and even fewer who I believe changed the world in one way or another. Finally, a minute or so ago, I picked a man worthy for the part. This man is Matt GroeningMatt ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How does Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and Matt Groening's "The Simpsons" reflect the negative attitude of their respective society

Through hundreds of years, the society has been changing and evolving. In Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and Matt Groening's "The ... evolving. In Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and Matt Groening's "The Simpsons", both contexts reflect the negative attitude of their respective society. Both texts criticize similar areas of humanity us ... Both texts criticize similar areas of humanity using methods such as satire, irony and humour. With these techniques, as well as the type of medium, it is an effective way of presenting the issues of ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Feminist Film: JOYCE WIELAND The Passionate Director(ess)with Bibliography

JOYCE WIELAND The Passionate Director(ess)INTRODUCTIONWhat attracted me the most to the works of Joyce Wieland is ... )INTRODUCTIONWhat attracted me the most to the works of Joyce Wieland is how they're reminiscent of the popular TV show, The Simpsons, critiquing the problems of a nation in such a witty and ready-to- ... of a nation in such a witty and ready-to-swallow form. Yet it was this feminist punch that underlay these political advocations throughout her films that truly struck the apple of my eye. A painter, s ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Simposons Semiotic analysis

Simpsons Semiotic analysisThe Simpsons began life in January 1990 on American televisions. The show centres on the Simpson fam ... s. The show centres on the Simpson family, a dysfunctional middle - class American family living in the fictitious world of Springfield. Now in its 14th season, the Simpsons has become the longest run ... Now in its 14th season, the Simpsons has become the longest running prime - time television series. The secret to the series' success has been its vast appeal. The humour is diverse, ranging from simp ...

(5 pages) 110 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How the Simpsons affect children

The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows. It ranks as the number one television ... ws. It ranks as the number one television program for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It ... Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children.Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his troubles in 1977 ...

(9 pages) 51 2 3.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"The Simpsons' " influence on the Media.

The animated sitcom "The Simpsons" has captivated American families nationwide of all races, ages, a ... "The Simpsons" has captivated American families nationwide of all races, ages, and ethnicity. It is the longest running comedy-animated series that has attracted a huge following within the last seven ... attracted a huge following within the last seventeen years. The audience can't simply get enough of the "yellow people" in the town of Springfield, which strangely represents an exaggerated form of ou ...

(7 pages) 131 1 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Speech on Satire - "Family Guy"

principally ridicules its subject, often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change.2. The text I have chosen for this speech is and episode of "Family Guy". "Family guy", much like "The ... this speech is and episode of "Family Guy". "Family guy", much like "The Simpsons", is a satire on the middle class society of America. Some could go as far as to say that family guy, to a certain ex ...

(3 pages) 46 0 1.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Positive messages to children in "The Simpsons"

Whether or not you think "The Simpsons" is good, they must be doing something right to remain popular f ... emain popular for 17 years. Parents need to sit down and actually watch a number of episodes before they realize how wonderful this show is."The Simpsons" sends a good message to people about family v ... mpsons" sends a good message to people about family values and life as a whole. A lot of people see the show one or two times, and all they see is a father who is very slow mentally, and a son who lie ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Thesis statement: "The Simpsons represents one of the greatest animated shows in the history of television."

The animated television show "The Simpsons" premiered in a weekly spot in the year 1989, when I was ... on show "The Simpsons" premiered in a weekly spot in the year 1989, when I was just six months old. The Simpsons was created by Matt Groening, and he named all of the Simpson family after his immediat ... ed all of the Simpson family after his immediate family, except Bart, which is an anagram for brat. The Simpsons first appeared before and after commercials for Fox's "Tracy Ullman Show". These thirty ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Media Portrayal Of The 'family'

I have investigated Media perspective's of the family by viewing two contrasting television programs these being The Simpsons, and the Bold and ... Simpsons, and the Bold and the Beautiful.Both television programs show contrasting perspectives of the family and have both portrayed the distinct roles of each member of the family using the medium ... have both portrayed the distinct roles of each member of the family using the medium of television.The Bold and the Beautiful is an American day time soap opera that evolves mainly around one family, ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Roomate Themed Sit-com

The Roommate-Theme Sitcom There are several types of genres that exist within the category o ... m There are several types of genres that exist within the category of situational comedies. There is the Animated situational comedy such as The Simpsons. There are the Family-Centered sitcoms ... medy such as The Simpsons. There are the Family-Centered sitcoms such as The Cosby's. And of course there is the roommate-themed situational comedy, represented in this study by Three's Company, The G ...

(5 pages) 328 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Media Coursework: Comparison Between "The Simpsons", "Futurama" and "Family guy"

The word genre can be used to describe several things such as books, films and television programmes ... can be used to describe several things such as books, films and television programmes. It means the theme of the book, and in the case of a film or programme means either horror, thriller, comedy, rom ... genre it is. For example, a horror should make you cower in fear and a thriller should keep you on the edge of your seat. In the case of a comedy, which I have chosen to compare, it must make you cry ...

(7 pages) 28 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis