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The Simpsons is set in Springfield, Oregon – photos

by | 11th, April 2012

THE ┬áSimpsons”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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