The Tracey Ullman Show

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FOX (ended 1990)

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The Tracey Ullman Show

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A variety/sketch show brought to you by a British comedian Tracey Ullman. The show was one of the first programs on the then-new FOX Network in the U.S. in the mid 1980s. Tracey's show was a sketch comedy show including lots of singing and dancing. "The Simpsons" appeared as short, animated sketches, interspersed between the main, live-action sketches.

The Tracey Ullman Show led to the creation of the hit FOX show, "The Simpsons." It began as short skits on Ullman's Show. Overall the Simpsons made appearances in 48 episodes in the show's first three seasons and one additional appearance in the fourth and final season.

Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta

Homer Simpson; Krusty the Clown; Grampa Abe Simpson; Dr. Alexander Gibson; Greg Downey; Mr. Leroy; Dave McDowell; various roles

Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright

Bart Simpson (1987-1989) (voice)

Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith

Lisa Simpson; Maggie Simpson (1987-1989) (voice)

Joseph Malone

Joseph Malone

Various roles

Julie Kavner

Julie Kavner

Marge Simpson (voice); Meg; Marina McDowell; various roles

Tracey Ullman

Tracey Ullman

Herself; Ginny Tillman; Francesca McDowell; Tina; Sara Downey; Kay Clark; Sandra Decker; Kiki; Summer Storm; various roles

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  • Fun Show

    10
    The Tracey Ullman Show was a good variety show that introduced imo the best television show ever. The Simpsons. All anyone really remembers about this show was The Simpsons. It's a shame because Tracey Ullman had a lot of talent. As the show went on, The Simpsons became so popular that they got their own show. Right after The Simpsons left Tracey Ullman left too. There is one problem though. This show was never officially released on DVD. I have found a place to buy the show if you are interested. All episodes are from original airings on FOX, so if you are interested, here's a link:



    http://www.ioffer.com/i/the-tracey-ullman-show-complete!-494387340moreless
  • Where's the DVD?

    8.0
    Surely someone has put the series on DVD? I can't find anything on Amazon, though. The "City of Strangers" (done to the music of The Lion Sleeps Tonight) and "Drugs and Guns" (Mama Said There'd be Days Like This) skits from season two have to be some of the most amazing ever! Not many actors are able to get that mix of comedy and poignance into their characters, much less in well written vignettes. It's interesting now to go back and see what the voices of the Simpsons were up to when the cartoon series itself was just being born! They're great actors, too.moreless
  • True Wackiness

    8.7
    What can be said about this show. It was ahead of it's time, it's star was amazingly funny, telented, beautiful (sigh) and so forward looking. She led the way for numerous shows to follow. Oh and yes she started the simpsons. FOx gave us what we really needed humour, when it was realy required
  • not funny

    0.2
    this tracy ullman thing was never funny. believe me. the only thing that came outta it was the simpsons and now that show is utter crap as well. this show was filled with boring gags and 80s uncomical jokes that... you would have to be really dull to laugh at it.
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