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1.84sThe Simpsons began as the brainchild...
2.2sof cartoonist Matt Groening,
3.05sthe already-famous creator of such comics...
2.85sas Damnation, johnny Reb,
1.88sand True Murder Stories.
3.64sIn 1987, Groening teamed up with award-winning producers...
2.12sjames L. Brooks...
1.77sand Sam Simon.
2.07sAnd what better place to premiere their creation...
2.13sthan on The Tracy Ullman Show--
2.64sthe nation's showcase for psychiatrist jokes...
2.63sand musical comedy numbers.
5.17sOn April 19, 1987, America first met The Simpsons.
2.13sWell, good night, Son.
4.7sWhat is the mind? Is it just a system of impulses,
2.97sor is it something tangible?
3.99sRelax. What is mind? No matter.
3.1sWhat is matter? Never mind.
2.9sThanks, Dad. Good night, Son.