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Large archive of scripts from seasons 2 and 3 of The Simpsons (Original screenplays and production notes belonging to Production Manager Ken Tsumura) by  Harry Shearer (starring)  Hank Azaria - 1991 - from Royal Books, Inc. and Biblio.com

Large archive of scripts from seasons 2 and 3 of The Simpsons (Original screenplays and production notes belonging to Production Manager Ken Tsumura)

by Groening, Matt, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon (creators); Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer (starring)

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century Fox, 1991. An extensive archive of 26 scripts and related production memoranda for 19 episodes of the hit animated sitcom "The Simpsons," dating from the 1990 and 1991 second and third seasons. Collection belonging to Gracie Films Animation Production Manager Ken Tsumura, with his notations throughout, his name highlighted on multiple memos, and his signature to a number of delivery receipts. The longest-running, most successful, and arguably most influential comedy in television history, "The Simpsons" third season remains largely regarded as one of its best, in which the characters finally settled into their various personalities and the show's producers were free to move towards more satirical episode content. To date "The Simpsons" has won 31 Prime Time Emmy Awards and myriad other accolades, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and has been rated highly on "Best Of" lists from the likes of Entertainment Weekly, TV Guide, Time magazine, the Writers Guild of America, and more. The third season would be the final one for animation production company Klasky Csupo, as in 1992 parent production company Gracie Films moved their domestic animation to Film Roman. This archive contains hundreds of pages of production notes, including script and voiceover changes, edits required for certain animation sequences, and frequent memorandum correspondence between Klasky Csupo and Gracie Films, offering insight into the complex negotiations involved between the two companies. Episodes included in the archive are as follows: "Dead Putting Society," "Itchy & Scratchy & Marge," "Lisa's Pony," "Bart Gets Hit by a Car," "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou," "Like Father, Like Clown," "Old Money," "Lisa's Substitute," "Principal Charming," "Saturdays of Thunder," "Flaming Moe's," "A Streetcar Named Marge," "One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish Blue Fish," "Old Money," "Brush with Greatness," "Bart the Murderer," "Colonel Homer," "Black Widower," and "Homer Defined." Housed in six three-ring binders, with front and rear wrappers present for most scripts. Heavy dampstaining to one of the binders and its contents (though still quite readable), else the collection is largely in Very Good plus condition. Collation details available upon request.


  • Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 135056
  • Title: Large archive of scripts from seasons 2 and 3 of The Simpsons (Original screenplays and production notes belonging to Production Manager Ken Tsumura)
  • Author: Groening, Matt, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon (creators); Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer (starring)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Twentieth Century Fox
  • Place: Los Angeles
  • Date published: 1991
  • Keywords: Film Scripts | Graphic Novels and Comics | Animation | Film Ephemera | Archives
  • Bookseller catalogs: Film Scripts; Film Ephemera; Graphic Novels and Comics; Animation; Archives;


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