Profession: Fictional TV Character
Why Famous: A cartoon character in the animated television series "The Simpsons" as the patriarch of the eponymous family. One of the most influential characters in the history of television.
- 1989-12-17 "The Simpsons" created by Matt Groening, premieres on Fox TV as a full animated series with the episode, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"
- 2018-04-29 Animated series "The Simpsons" surpasses "Gunsmoke"'s 635-episode count to have highest episode count of any series on TV