An analysis of The Simpsons

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

The Simpsons is in its 27th season. That’s a lot of d’ohs. Todd W. Schneider had a look at the dialogue over the years, prominent characters, and declining ratings.

Did I mention 27 seasons? How is that even possible?

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