With Children. Cut to ' 'The Simpsons,' ' the new ''adult'' animated comic strip Fox introduced last month in a yuletide special it premieres in its regular time period at p. With that, Fox, gambling on one more secure rung in the ladder toward full networkhood, is launching what it hopes will be the first successful prime-time animated series since ''The Flintstones'' and ''The Jetsons'' made it big more than 20 years ago.
The Simpsonslongest-running animated television series in U. Expanded to half an hour, it debuted as a Christmas special on December 17,and then began airing regularly in January With veteran television and film producer-director James Brooks Mary Tyler Moore [—74], As Good As It Gets  as its executive producer, along with Groening and Sam Simonthe show was slow to gain an audience, but its popularity took off later in the year, and it helped establish the upstart Fox network as a major competitor on broadcast television.
Associated Press. The upcoming series by SImpsons creator, Matt Groening has a feminist component to it, he shared. Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series Disenchantment has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows.
We need to have a serious talk about cartoons. But in the subsequent 20 years, the groundbreaking genre of the animated sitcom has experimented and evolved, and is now something entirely different, for better or worse. For me, it's the latter: animated sitcoms are much better now than they were two decades ago.
Even though she's technically only 8 years old, Lisa Simpson might be the most emotionally mature character on The Simpsons. She's whip-smart, she's responsible, and she cares deeply about her education and making the world a better place. Lisa is a Buddhist, feminist, and vegetarian who once sat in a tree so builders couldn't cut it down — she's basically a Brooklyn hipster in a tiny yellow body.
Thread: Do you consider The Simpsons to be an adult animated series? In your opinion? What is the definition of an adult TV series?
Despite their differences, what connects them all is their content, which is decidedly adult in nature. They do that by introducing surprisingly well-developed characters, biting political satire or a surreal and wildly anarchic sense of humor. The world's only TV show about anthropomorphic fast food, Aqua Teen Hunger Force follows a trio of roommates: Frylock, a hovering box of French fries; Master Shake, a selfish milkshake; and Meatwad, a simpleton meat ball.