jamesag96
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The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 9:45 am

Springfield VA.

Not sure if this had been covered or not.


Saw tonights episode and there it was I-95, quick search yielded I-95 in Springfield VA.

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GD727
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 9:59 am

Yes, but they make references to many different Springfields across the country in different episodes, so they don't really live anywhere, they kindof live in a mythical state that does not really exist.

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ren41
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 9:59 am

Springfield is a made up town. It's not based on an actual US city.

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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 10:18 am

They're originally from Kentucky.
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 10:38 am

Heh, doesn't I-95 run from Maine to Florida? Or at least close to there.
 
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 10:48 am

On tonights they gave out their telephone number. It was a St. Louis area code (636).
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 11:31 am

Someone shaft this....
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 1:20 pm

The episode shown today showed the elevation of Springfield at around 1500 ft. (It was a more precise number on the TV, but I only remember
it was around 1500 because thats about the same altitude as Phoenix Smile)
 
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 4:13 pm

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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 4:35 pm

Someone shaft this....

You forgot to insert a photo of you bending over Nutsy. Gotta give us something to shaft :p
 
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 9:35 pm

Springfield where the Simpsons live is based on Springfield, MA. That's how Matt Groening did it - that's proven. Of course the Simpsons' Springfield is more like mixture of various typical U.S. cities and the area around Springfield includes all types of different landscape (sea, forest, mountains, desert, river...) nowhere to be found in the U.S..
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jamesag96
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Mon Sep 09, 2002 10:24 pm

Well shucks I thought I had the scoop.

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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Tue Sep 10, 2002 5:13 am

Matt Groening was raised in Springfield, Oregon. Seeing as the simpsons are based on his family members, I think it's fair to say he based Springfield on his original home town as well.
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RE: The Simpsons Live In....

Thu Sep 12, 2002 10:18 pm

Somewhere in the United States.
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