‘The Simpsons’ Becomes the Longest-Running Series Ever

With the news that Fox has ordered both the 29th and 30th seasons of The Simpsons, the long-running animated series climbs to a total of 669 episodes, breaking the record previously set by Gunsmoke, which had 635. The Simpsons recently celebrated its 600th episode, a milestone achievement for the cultural phenomenon that began in late 1989 and has…