The Simpsons Season 1 Episode 1 : Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire

When his Christmas bonus is cancelled, Homer becomes a department-store Santa--and then bets his meager earnings at the track. When all seems lost, Homer and Bart save Christmas by adopting the losing greyhound, Santa's Little Helper.

NameThe Simpsons Season 1 : Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
Air DateDecember 17th, 1989
GenresAnimation, Comedy
NetworkFOX
Production CompaniesThe Curiosity Company, Gracie Films, 20th Century Fox Television
WriterMimi Pond
DirectorDavid Silverman
Guest StarChristopher Collins
Plot Keywordsmother, baby, alcohol, cat, brother, clown, house, housewife, beer, satire, father, nuclear power plant, parody, middle class, sister, dysfunctional family, teacher, social satire, neighbor, school, dummy, dog, donuts
Pamela Hayden
Pamela Hayden
Milhouse Van Houten
Russi Taylor
Russi Taylor
Martin Prince
Maggie Roswell
Maggie Roswell
Luann Van Houten
Marcia Wallace
Marcia Wallace
Edna Krabappel
Tress MacNeille
Tress MacNeille
Agnes Skinner
Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman
Troy McClure
Chris Edgerly
Chris Edgerly
Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer
Mr. Burns / Smithers / Dr. Marvin Monroe / Ned Flanders / Seymour Skinner / Otto / Kent Brockman / Dr. Hibbert / Lenny / Rev. Lovejoy / Various
Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
Apu / Moe / Chief Wiggum / Carl / Comic Book Guy / Dr. Nick Riviera / Prof. Frink / Cletus / Sea Captain / Kirk Van Houten / Various
Yeardley Smith
Yeardley Smith
Lisa Simpson / Various (voice)
Julie Kavner
Julie Kavner
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier / Various (voice)
Nancy Cartwright
Nancy Cartwright
Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum / Todd Flanders / Kearney / Various (voice)
Dan Castellaneta
Dan Castellaneta
Homer Simpson / Abraham Simpson / Krusty the Klown / Barney / Willy / Sideshow Mel / Mayor Quimby / Hans Moleman / Gil / Itchy / Various (voice)

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