On Feb. 20, 1992, more American homes tuned into The Simpsons than they did The Cosby Show or the Winter Olympics from Albertville, France. A foul-mouthed cartoon on a fourth-place network bested the Huxtables and the world’s best amateur athletes. Fox over NBC and CBS—its first-ever victory in prime time. New over old. (read the article here)
This is a repost of a Deadspin article from 2012, about one of the early and still most iconic episodes The Simpsons ever did. Part of the show’s annual tradition of having an episode packed with guest star voices.
Let that sink in.