The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase
Studio: Gracie Films Release Date : May 11, 1997 Series: Simpsons

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Join Troy McClure as he gives the viewers a special look at 3 Simpsons spin-offs! First, Chief Wiggum and Principal "Skinny Boy" Skinner must rescue Wiggum's son Ralph from notorious crime boss Big Daddy in New Orleans in "Chief Wiggum, P.I.". Then in "Love-Matic Grampa", Grandpa Simpson comes back to life as Moe's love-tester machine who gives him romantic advice to win a date. Finally, in "The Simpsons Family Smile-Time Variety Hour", the Simpson family (minus one member) put on a special variety show featuring sketches, musical numbers, and special guest Tim Conway!


Homer Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Marge Simpson
(Voice: Julie Kavner)
Bartholomew JoJo “Bart” Simpson
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Lisa Simpson
(Voice: Yeardley Smith)
Maggie Simpson
Chief Clancy Wiggum
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Principal Seymour Skinner
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Ralph Wiggum
(Voice: Nancy Cartwright)
Abraham "Grandpa" Simpson
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Hans Moleman
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Jasper Beardly
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Judge Snyder
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Moe Szyslak
(Voice: Hank Azaria)
Waylon Smithers
Troy McClure
(Voice: Phil Hartman)
Barney Gumble
(Voice: Dan Castellaneta)
Kent Brockman
(Voice: Harry Shearer)
Jimbo Jones
Selma Bouvier


Tim Conway
(Voice: Tim Conway)


Fox (Original broadcast network)


The Simpsons (Season 8, Episode 24)


United States

The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 23:18
Production No.: 4F20
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Sound Type: Dolby Surround

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