Brooks ' office. Groening had been called to pitch a series of shorts based on his comic strip, Life in Hellbut instead decided to create a new set of characters. While the rest of the characters were named after Groening's family members, Bart's name is an anagram of the word brat.
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By the time the credits roll, a mother and her son have been broken apart and fused back together, stronger and closer than ever. But as I discussed on The Simpsons Show Podcastwhat separates this episode from its Miller-Boyett counterparts are the three things that always elevated The Simpsons above its contemporaries: smart storytelling, a keen understanding of its characters, and even in shaky Season 10, superb comedy that could still bring the laughs. It puts him between two contrasting figures. In one corner there is Marge, someone whose intuitions he mocks early in the episode and whom he views as a wet blanket.
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Eric Cartman and Bart Simpson are without a doubt two of the most iconic characters on television, and have been for decades now. Cartman is undeniably more evil than Bart. Bart cowers in the face of bullies; Cartman grinds their parents into chilli and forces them to eat them, then licks their tears off of their face.
However, when they hatch they turn out to be a pair of destructive lizards. Cohen Directed by Stephen Dean Moore. MARGE "Please submit their names, along with ninety-five dollars, for each handsome volume you wish to order!
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Homer Simpson is the father of Bart. However, their relationship is often changing in many ways. Bart often refers to his father as "Homer" rather than "dad".