20 Years Under The Simpsons Influence

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The Simpsons came around when I was 12 years old and I’m 99% certain that I’ve seen every single episode since; 20 seasons’ worth.

CNN’s Todd Leopold traces back all of the various influences on The Simpsons, like Tom & Jerry and Mad Magazine.  Then he looks at the shows that have The Simpsons as an influence in their own DNA, like South Park and The Daily Show.

Check it out:

The Simpsons Comedy Tree (CNN Entertainment)