Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
Studio: Gracie Films Release Date : December 17, 1989 Series: Simpsons
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating:       (4 ratings submitted)

Associated Studios

Klasky Csupo / AKOM

Synopsis

Homer tries to earn some extra money playing Santa at the mall when he doesn't receive his Christmas bonus and the family's gift money is spent on getting Bart's tattoo removed.

Characters

Homer Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Marge Simpson
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Bart Simpson
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Lisa Simpson
(Voice: Yeardley Smith)
Maggie Simpson
Patty Bouvier
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Selma Bouvier
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Ned Flanders
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Milhouse van Houten
(Voice: Pamela Hayden)
Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Moe Szyslak
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Barney Gumble
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Principal Seymour Skinner
(Voice: Harry Shearer)

Credits

Director

David Silverman

Music

Richard Gibbs

Layout

Bronwen Barry
Tibor Belay
Cullen Blaine Houghtaling
Zeon Davush
Steve Felner
Milton Gray
Karenia S. Kaminski
Jang Woo Lee
Michael O'Connor
Eduardo Olivares
Greg Reyna
Swinton O. Scott III
Eric Stefani
Mike Swanigan
Greg Vanzo

Producer

Richard Sakai

Executive Producer

James L. Brooks
Matt Groening
Sam Simon

Story Editor

Jon Vitti

Associate Producer

J. Michael Mendel

Storyboards

Rich Moore

Co-Producer

Al Jean
Mike Reiss
Larina Jean Adamson

Creator

Matt Groening

Writer

Mimi Pond

Background Design

Alvaro Arce
Phil Ortiz

Animation Producer

Margot Pipkin

Executive Consultant

Brad Bird

Supervising Animation Director

Gabor Csupo

Clean-Up

Joe Russo
Nancy Kruse
Don Judge

Broadcasters

Fox (Original broadcast network)

Distributor(s)

Twentieth Century Fox Television

Milestones

The first episode of The Simpsons.

Television

The Simpsons (Season 1, Episode 1)

Video Information

VHS

United States

The Simpsons Christmas Special

United Kingdom

The Simpsons Greatest Hits

DVD

United States

The Simpsons: The Complete First Season
The Simpsons - Christmas

Technical Specifications

Production No.: 7G08
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Sound Type: Stereo
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Countrie: United States

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History

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          Sources

          David Silverman: Director
          • "Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide, Seasons 1-20" by Matt Groening

          Mimi Pond: Writer
          • "Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide, Seasons 1-20" by Matt Groening

          Al Jean: Co-Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Mike Reiss: Co-Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Larina Jean Adamson: Co-Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Richard Sakai: Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          James L. Brooks: Executive Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Matt Groening: Executive Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Sam Simon: Executive Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Matt Groening: Creator
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Rich Moore: Storyboards
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Brad Bird: Executive Consultant
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Jon Vitti: Story Editor
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Gabor Csupo: Supervising Animation Director
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Margot Pipkin: Animation Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          J. Michael Mendel: Associate Producer
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Richard Gibbs: Music
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Alvaro Arce: Background Design
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Phil Ortiz: Background Design
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Joe Russo: Clean-Up
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Nancy Kruse: Clean-Up
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Don Judge: Clean-Up
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Bronwen Barry: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Tibor Belay: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Cullen Blaine Houghtaling: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Zeon Davush: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Steve Felner: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Milton Gray: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Karenia S. Kaminski: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Jang Woo Lee: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Michael O'Connor: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Eduardo Olivares: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Greg Reyna: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Swinton O. Scott III: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Eric Stefani: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Mike Swanigan: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

          Greg Vanzo: Layout
          • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)