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The Simpsons is set in Springfield, Oregon – photos

by | 11th, April 2012

THE  Simpsons”creator Matt Groening says the inspiration for the animated hometown of Homer and his kith and kin is the television show Father Knows Best, which took place in a place called Springfield. Springfield,Ore.,s 100 miles south of Groening’s hometown of Portland.

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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, Matt Groening, creator of the animated series "The Simpsons," poses with his character creations Bart Simpson, left, and Homer Simpson after he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been revealed, with Groening pointing to Springfield, Ore. as the inspiration for the animated hometown of Homer and family. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)



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