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What to Watch If You Love 'The Simpsons' 

Updated November 20, 2019 102 votes 13 voters 43 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of The Simpsons will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen The Simpsons.

The Simpsons is an animated comedy that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like The Simpsons and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you right here!

TV shows similar to The Simpsons often feature dysfunctional families and crazy characters. If you’re looking for more intergenerational fun, Family Guy is sure to fill the void. Peter Griffin and Homer Simpson have similar parenting styles in that they have no styles at all. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like The Simpsons, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Of course, one is just literally The Simpsons Movie. This movie is literally The Simpsons if it were extended and shot in a single film, and is a natural choice for any cartoon comedy fan. But other movies, like Beetlejuice, also offer fun family weirdness for Simpsons fans.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of The Simpsons’ biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like The Simpsons, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like The Simpsons? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Simpsons'
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Peanuts by Schulz is an Italian-French-American animated television series based on the comic strip of the same name. The series first aired in France on November 9, 2014, and later aired on Discovery Kids in Latin America in 2015 and in the United States on Cartoon Network and Boomerang on May 9, 2016 as segments of shorts that plays on a theme, and as interstitial shorts played only on Boomerang a few times during some hours. The series briefly aired on Cartoon Network in May 2016, despite this, it remained present on the Cartoon Network streaming app and Cartoon Network on-demand despite the show not currently airing on US television. ...more on Wikipedia

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The Simpsons Movie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Simpsons'
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The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 American animated comedy film based on the Fox television series The Simpsons. The film was directed by David Silverman, and stars the regular television cast of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Tress MacNeille, and Pamela Hayden. It features Albert Brooks as Russ Cargill, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency who intends to destroy Springfield after Homer pollutes the lake. As the townspeople exile him and eventually his family abandons him, Homer works to redeem his folly by stopping Cargill's scheme. Previous attempts to create a film version of The Simpsons failed due to the lack of a ...more on Wikipedia

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Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Simpsons'
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Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis. The show was produced by Film Roman, in association with United Feature Syndicate and Paws, Inc., and ran on CBS Saturday mornings from September 17, 1988 to December 10, 1994, with reruns airing until October 7, 1995. Seven seasons of the series were produced. Regular segments feature both Garfield and U.S. Acres, a lesser-known comic strip also created by Davis. The latter was retitled Orson's Farm for foreign syndication, as that was the name of the comic strip outside of the United States. A total of 121 episodes were made, each consisting of two Garfield segments and one U.S. ...more on Wikipedia

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Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'The Simpsons'
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Inspector Gadget is a French-Canadian–American animated television series that revolves around the adventures of a clumsy, dim-witted cyborg detective named lnspector Gadget—a human being with various bionic gadgets built into his body. Gadget's nemesis is Dr. Claw, the leader of an evil organization known as "M.A.D." This is the first syndicated cartoon show from DIC Entertainment. lt originally ran from 1983 to 1986 and remained in syndication into the late 1990s. It continues to air successfully in reruns around the world. The series was produced by companies in France, Canada, the United States, Taiwan, and Japan. It was a co-production between DIC Entertainment in France and Nelvana in ...more on Wikipedia

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