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The Simpsons

Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-G
TV Episode | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The family is forced to spend all of their savings to get Bart's new tattoo removed, and with no money for Christmas, Homer is forced to become a store Santa.
Writers
Mimi Pond | Matt Groening (created by) (developed by) | James L. Brooks (developed by) | Sam Simon (developed by)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 17, 1989

Release date
Dec 17, 1989 (United States)

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Cast

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9 cast members
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Dan Castellaneta
Homer Simpson / Barney Gumble / Elf Moldy / Grampa Simpson (voice) Homer Simpson / Barney Gumble / Elf Moldy / Grampa Simpson (voice)   See fewer
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Julie Kavner
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice) Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)   See fewer
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Nancy Cartwright
Bart Simpson / Ralph Wiggum / SNPP employee / Radio singing voice / Boy / … (voice) See more Bart Simpson / Ralph Wiggum / SNPP employee / Radio singing voice / Boy / Lewis / Cashier / Elf Bubbles (voice)   See fewer
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Yeardley Smith
Lisa Simpson (voice) Lisa Simpson (voice)   See fewer
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Harry Shearer
Principal Seymour Skinner / Mr. Largo / Ned Flanders / Tattoo Guy / Waylon Smithers / … (voice) See more Principal Seymour Skinner / Mr. Largo / Ned Flanders / Tattoo Guy / Waylon Smithers / Dr. Zitofsky / Loudspeaker Announcer in Shop / Santa Claus Manager / Santa Claus Teacher / Announcer / Clerk (voice)   See fewer
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Hank Azaria
Moe Szyslak (voice) Moe Szyslak (voice)   See fewer
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Jo Ann Harris
Girl (voice) Girl (voice)   See fewer
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Pamela Hayden
Santa Claus Girl / Rod Flanders / Santa Claus Woman / Milhouse Van Houten / Son (voice) Santa Claus Girl / Rod Flanders / Santa Claus Woman / Milhouse Van Houten / Son (voice)   See fewer
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Christopher Collins
Mr. Burns (voice) (uncredited) Mr. Burns (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.2 / 10 | 5,234 votes