Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Simpsons 20th Anniversary

Twenty years ago tomorrow (Dec 17), The Simpsons graduated from a short animated bit on The Tracey Ullman Show to their own series on the fledgling Fox network. Since then, Matt Groening's dysfunctional family has become a pop culture icon.

Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson all live in the elusive town of Springfield. Where is Springfield? Scholars have studied this question for years, to no avail. However, the geography of Springfield itself has been carefully charted by Jerry Lerma and Terry Hogan in their Interactive Map of Springfield

Meanwhile, while searching for Simpsons related maps, I found this very strange Simpsons map of Europe:

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At Wednesday, December 16, 2009 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

There is a vague map of the city shown in scenes set in the Springfield Police Department behind Wiggum's desk. Funny thing is that it resembles a map of ancient Constantinople.

At Wednesday, December 16, 2009 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

Your assignment... Get me a screen capture!


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