“I wrote several Snuffy Smiths and then went on to write several Beetle Baileys. This lasted till the following February, when Al Brodax wanted me for his new series, The Beatles.” – writer Dennis Marks.
“I think people around the world look at the Simpsons as typical Americans, so they’re actually laughing at us. But, hey, Dysfunctional families are universal,” says executive producer James L. Brooks.
“People seem to think it is just a breeze to take a purple spotted pig and a tall yellow giraffe and make them characters. It doesn’t work. So I leaned toward the most unoriginal idea in the world, a cat and a mouse.” – Joe Barbera