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Woohoo! 'The Simpsons' celebrate 30th birthday

The cartoon series made its debut as a part of 'The Tracey Ullman Show' in April 1987.

A screengrab shows the Simpsons. Picture: youtube.com

CAPE TOWN - America's first family of animation, The Simpsons, is 30 years old.

The cartoon series made its debut as a part of The Tracey Ullman Show in April 1987.

Enjoying three decades of unbroken critical and commercial success, The Simpsons even earned its spot in the Guinness World Records as the longest-running US sitcom and the longest-running scripted primetime TV series of all time.

Here’s a look at the first Simpsons short launched 30 years ago.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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