The Simpsons started as an animated short on The Tracy Ullman Show back in 1987. After appearing just three times, the sketch was developed into a half hour show for Fox, which first aired in 1989. The rest, as they say, is history. After nearly 30 years and hundreds of episodes, the animated series is still going strong. Perhaps no television show in history has spawned more creative merchandise. Here are the perfect gifts for The Simpsons fans in your life.
One of the great things about The Simpsons is that the show appeals to fans of all ages. In fact, many of the jokes are designed to go way above the head of a 5-year-old, and tackle the funny bone of a 50-year-old. Considering the mass appeal of the animated series, it's no wonder that the show has earned billions of dollars in merchandise over its storied history.
The Simpsons products are seemingly limitless. We're not just talking about DVDs and t-shirts. You can get a Simpsons anything online now. From board games to lunch boxes to collectibles to clothing to jewelry to car accessories, if you want it, you can have it.
So with all the possible Simpsons presents out there, it’s hard to know where to start. This list is designed to help you find cool The Simpsons gifts for your loved ones, and perhaps even shop a little for yourself while you're looking. You deserve it!Be sure to vote up The Simpsons gift ideas that you like the most. And since there are so many different and cool possible The Simpsons presents that stem from the show, tell us about your treasure finds in the comments section below.
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Poor Milhouse. He's constantly being overshadowed by his best friend Bart. And his unrequited love for Lisa is heartbreaking to watch. However, every once in a while, Milhouse gets lucky. The quote, "everything's coming up Milhouse," is one of the most popular from the long running series.Price: $11.66+
Superfans can build their very own Kwik-E-Mart in their homes. This unique LEGO gift includes six Simpsons character minifigures, inclulding Apu of course. The intricate convenience store also features aspects like a removable roof, stocked shelves, coffee machine, rodents, and surveillance cameras.
- Principle Skinner and Bart's long-suffering elementary school teacher Mrs. Krabapple (RIP) find an endearing love connection inside Martin's playhouse in Season 19. This Bust Ups Buildable allows the buyer to put together all the parts of the set themselves.
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If someone you love happens to be a Simpsons fan and a chess player, this collectible 32 figure, hand painted Chessboard may be the perfect gift. The product also includes a designed gift box.