The Simpsons broadcasts its 600th episode
The 600th episode of The Simpsons has been broadcast in the US, making it one of only two scripted primetime shows to reach the milestone.
The other, Gunsmoke, ran for 20 seasons from 1955 to 1975 and holds the record for the most episodes, with 635.
The Simpsons, which began as a series of shorts in 1987, has more seasons to its name, but has fewer total episodes.
The animated comedy broadcast a Halloween special, Treehouse of Horror XXVI, to mark its 600th show.
The Treehouse of Horror instalments have become a staple of The Simpsons, airing every October and often featuring parodies of... read more
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