'The Simpsons': Homer's IQ, Emmy wins and the rest of the numbers


As "The Simpsons" readies for its 500th episode on Sunday (Feb. 19), it seems like a good time to look back on the longest-running comedy in TV history. Here are some interesting factoids about the franchise, its character and the people involved. Some of the numbers are staggering. Some others, like Homer's IQ, perhaps a bit less so.3 - Highest chart position of the album "The Simpsons Sing the Blues." The album was also certified double platinum.9 - Number of comic book series that have been printed based on the TV series18 - Letters in Apu's Nahasapeemapetilon last name27 - Prime time Emmy Awards 55 - Homer's IQ104 - Age of Mr. Burns159 - Lisa's IQ1992 - Year in which President George H.W. Bush says, "We're going to strengthen the American family to make them more like the Waltons and less like the Simpsons" 2001 - Year in which "D'oh!" was added to the Oxford...



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