This Day in History: December 17

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Estefani Gonzalez, Fall Editor

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On December 17th, 1989 the cartoon family known as The Simpsons, debuted as their own solo show on FOX. They started off as shorts on the Tracey Ullman Show, a variety program on FOX. This makes it the thirty year anniversary! They also have a total of thirty-one seasons and six hundred and seventy-two episodes!