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EDB006 - The Simpsons

A short presentation on 'The Simpsons' to demonstrate our abilities to use ICTs effectively and efficiently in the classroom. Group Members: Jake Siebuhr, Aaron Roberts, and Mikayla Hiscock.

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on 19 July 2016

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Transcript of EDB006 - The Simpsons

Occupation: Safety Inspector at Springfield Nuclear Power Plant (Sector 7G)
Spouse: Marge Simpson
Catchphrases: D'oh, Woohoo! Margaret "Maggie" Simpson Age: 1
Occupation: N/A
Catchphrase: Sound of a pacifier being sucked Marge Simpson Age: 34
Occupation: Housewife
Catchphrase: Groaning/nagging
Spouse: Homer Simpson Nedward "Ned" Flanders Jr. Age: 60
Occupation: Owner of the Leftorium
Catchphrase: Okilly-dokilly/Hey-Diddly-Ho! Lisa Marie Simpson Age: 8
Occupation: Primary Student
Catchphrase: If anyone wants me I'll be in my room. Momar "Moe" Szyslak Age: 47
Occupation: Owener of Moe's Tavern.
Notable features: Part Italian and Dutch
Catchphrae: Whats-a-matter, Homer? Bartholomew "Bart" Jo-Jo Simpson Age: 10
Occupation: Primary Student
Catchphrase: Don't have a cow, man/Eat my shorts Otto Mann Age: 30
Occupation: Springfield Elemetary School Bus Driver
Notable characteristics: Recreational drug user
Catchphrase: Yo, Bart dude Charles Montgomery Burns Age: 104
Occupation: Owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant
Catchphrase: Excellent/Release the hounds How The Simpsons Impacts Society
(Part 2) The Simpsons uses comedy to shed light on serious and controversial issues. Such as religion, politics and issues associated with too much TV.

Thereby allowing its viewers to think and laugh at one time.

EXAMPLE - The Itchy and Scratchy Show
The show is based on the hateful relationship between a cat and a mouse.
The episodes depict brutal torture of the cat, by the mouse.
Most of the children watch this show, laughing through out it. Unless there is no violence in the episode.
Allows us to think - should this be OK. Lenny Leonard Age: 41
Occupation: Homer's co-worker
Catchphrase: Ow, my eye! History Of The Simpsons Shorts Debuted on 'The Tracy Ullman Show' in April 1987

TV Series debuted December 17th 1989

First Fox series to land Top 30 ratings in a series

The Simpsons was released in July 2007

25 seasons and over 500 episodes

Achievements include:
longest-running American sitcom
longest-running American animated program
longest-running American prime-time, scripted television series How The Simpsons Impacts Society The Simpsons Challenges Stereotypes such as gender - by expressing ridiculous over exaggerations of them

Nearly all women in Springfield are housewives
Nearly all men some kind of job
The Police are slack and love doughnuts
The Mayor is corrupt and greedy
The families are often "nuclear" families ...PRESENTATION... Take Our Survey!! Use your QR scanners to scan and take a quick quiz
Find out the results at the end of the presentation Survey Results http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/39QZHQD Presented By Jake Siebuhr
Aaron Roberts
Mikayla Hiscock Website:

Tweet us at #EDB006simpsons
https://twitter.com/search?q=%23EDB006simpsons&src=hash Other Links FUN FACT
Apu Nahasapeemapetilan was not originally an Indian Character, but the voice actor, Hank Azaria, couldn't help but give him an Indian accent. Following which Apu was subject of many stereotypical jokes and situations.
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