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What to Watch If You Love 'The Simpsons'

Updated November 20, 2019 307 votes 35 voters43 items

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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!

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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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