552 episodes (and a movie).
$12 billion (that’s with a “B”) annually in merchandising.
There is no question that The Simpsons is one of - if not THE - behemoth of pop culture. Beloved internationally as a vicious mirror on American society, it is beloved domestically for the same reason. And starting tomorrow, as a celebration of its 25 years of production, FXX will be running every single episode non-stop for the next two weeks, leading up to the October release of the Simpsons World app.
Given the extreme depth of material, it would be impossible for any one person to watch the entirety of the marathon front-to-back. As such, we here at The Fiscal Times have consulted our resident Simpson-ologists and come up with the 15 episodes you absolutely must watch this weekend (we tried to make it 10, but that was unpossible).
So set your DVR and grab some space on the couch and a six-pack of Duff, because here are the 15 episodes of The Simpsons you simply must see. For your convenience, we’ve included air times on FXX (EST) (and if you insist on disagreeing with us, here's the full schedule from FXX).
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