|The Simpsons character|
|Relatives||Parents: Homer and Marge|
Siblings: Bart and Maggie
(See also Simpson family)
|Voice actor||Yeardley Smith|
|Ullman shorts||"Good Night"|
|The Simpsons||"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire"|
Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons, voiced by Yeardley Smith. Female (♀ is the Sex of an Organism, or a part of an organism which produces ova (egg cells The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre" Homer Jay Simpson is a main fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons and father of the eponymous family. Marjorie "Marge" Simpson (née Bouvier) is a Fictional character featured in the animated television series The Simpsons Bartholomew J "Bart" Simpson is a character in the animated television series The Simpsons Margaret "Maggie" Simpson is a Fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. The Simpson family is a family of Fictional characters featured in the animated television series The Simpsons. Yeardley Smith (ˈjɑrdli born July 3, 1964) is an Emmy Award -winning American actress and Voice actor who is perhaps The Simpsons shorts are a series of 48 one-minute shorts that ran on the variety show The Tracey Ullman Show for three seasons before the characters spun off into " Good Night " is the first Simpsons short that appeared on The Tracey Ullman Show. " Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire " also known as " The Simpsons Christmas Special "In the ending credits the family sings Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Yeardley Smith (ˈjɑrdli born July 3, 1964) is an Emmy Award -winning American actress and Voice actor who is perhaps Matt Groening, the creator of the series, named her after his sister. Matthew Abram Groening (ˈɡreɪnɪŋ GRAY-ning) (born February 15 1954 is an American Cartoonist, television producer and writer from Portland She is the elder daughter and middle child of Homer and Marge Simpson, and the sister of Bart and Maggie. Homer Jay Simpson is a main fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons and father of the eponymous family. Marjorie "Marge" Simpson (née Bouvier) is a Fictional character featured in the animated television series The Simpsons Bartholomew J "Bart" Simpson is a character in the animated television series The Simpsons Margaret "Maggie" Simpson is a Fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons.
Lisa is an extremely intelligent 8 year old girl, one of the most intelligent characters on the show, with an I.Q. of either 156 or 159. An Intelligence Quotient or IQ is a score derived from one of several different Standardized tests attempting to measure Intelligence. " Homer's Enemy " is the twenty-third episode of The Simpsons ’ eighth season, first broadcast by Fox on May 4 1997 " Smart and Smarter " is the thirteenth episode of The Simpsons ' fifteenth season, and originally aired on February 22 She also plays the saxophone. The saxophone (commonly referred to simply as sax) is a conical- bored transposing Musical instrument considered a member of the Woodwind
Lisa's knowledge covers a wide range of subjects, from astronomy to medicine, and she is notably more concerned with world affairs than her life in Springfield. Lisa shares her intellect and overachieving personality traits with other female members of the Simpson family ("Lisa the Simpson" revealed that Simpson males inherit a gene on the Y chromosome that prevents them from using their intellect regularly). Female (♀ is the Sex of an Organism, or a part of an organism which produces ova (egg cells " Lisa the Simpson " is the seventeenth episode of the ninth season of the animated television series The Simpsons, which originally aired Male (♂ refers to the sex of an organism or part of an organism which produces small mobile Gametes called spermatozoa. History See also History of genetics The existence of genes was first suggested by Gregor Mendel (1822-1884 who in the 1860s studied inheritance The Y chromosome is the sex-determining Chromosome in most Mammals including Humans In mammals it contains the gene SRY, which triggers Lisa also deeply values her integrity, as demonstrated when she cheats on a test on The Wind in the Willows to attain her highest grade of A+++, but later admits her dishonesty to an unreceptive Principal Skinner, and later self-grades her test as an F. Integrity is Consistency of actions values methods measures and principles The Wind in the Willows is a classic of Children's literature by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Principal Seymour Skinner (born in Capitol City as Armin Tamzarian) is a Fictional character on the animated sitcom The Simpsons Like her brother Bart, Lisa has received detention quite a number of times, often because of her rebellious and sometimes bitter attitude and anti-social behavior that is capable of deeply embarrassing authority figures. Bartholomew J "Bart" Simpson is a character in the animated television series The Simpsons For instance, she once stole all the teacher's edition textbooks of the school's faculty and threw it into a panic as their ignorance is threatened to be exposed. A textbook is a manual of instruction or a standard book in any branch of study In The President Wore Pearls, Lisa's dedication to being Student Council President makes her troublesome with the teaching staff, so Skinner temporarily transfers her to a school for the academically gifted, much to her delight (although Homer refuses to allow her to attend). " The President Wore Pearls " is the third episode of the The Simpsons' fifteenth season, first broadcast on November 16 2003 She was also able to talk at a very young age, as seen in "Homer's Barbershop Quartet". " Homer's Barbershop Quartet " is the first episode of The Simpsons ' fifth season.
Although her rebellion against social normalities is usually depicted as constructive and heroic, Lisa can be self-righteous at times. Notably, in "Lisa the Vegetarian", her increasing sense of moral righteousness regarding her vegetarianism leads her to proselytize, culminating in her disruption of a "meat-based" barbecue prepared by Homer, an act she comes to rue. " Lisa the Vegetarian " is the fifth episode of The Simpsons ' seventh season. Vegetarianism is the practice of a diet that excludes Meat (including game and slaughter by-products Fish (including Shellfish and other sea barbeque block party Kansas cityjpg|thumb|right|275px|A barbecue on a trailer at a Block party in Kansas City. In Bart Star, she triumphantly declares that she, a girl, would like to join the football team. " Bart Star " is the sixth episode of the ninth season of the animated television series The Simpsons, which originally aired November 9 1997 When it is revealed that there are already girls on the team, she declares her distaste for a sport that would use a pig's skin to make its ball. When it is revealed that the ball is actually synthetic, she is at a loss for words and runs off visibly upset. She is often embarassed and disapproving of her eccentric family: of her father's poor parenting skills and buffoonish personality, her mother's stereotyped image and inability to recognize social abnormalities, and her brother's delinquent and lowbrow nature. She is also concerned that Maggie may grow up to be like the rest of the family, and is seen trying to teach her complex ideas. However, in the end she is very loyal to her family, most clearly seen in Lisa's Wedding, which deals with her concerns with introducing them to her cultured future fiancee. " Lisa's Wedding " is the 19th episode of The Simpsons ' sixth season, which originally aired March 19 1995
Despite her high IQ, Lisa does have typical childhood issues, sometimes requiring adult intervention. An Intelligence Quotient or IQ is a score derived from one of several different Standardized tests attempting to measure Intelligence. In "Lost Our Lisa", she tricks Homer into allowing her to ride the bus alone, only to become hopelessly lost. " Lost Our Lisa " is the twenty-fourth episode of the ninth season of The Simpsons. Homer Jay Simpson is a main fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons and father of the eponymous family. After his coworkers Lenny and Carl point out that he allowed his 8 year old daughter to ride a bus by herself, Homer comes to her rescue. Lenny Leonard MPhys is a Fictional character in the FOX animated series The Simpsons, and is voiced by Harry Shearer Carl Carlson MPhys is a Fictional character in the Animated television series The Simpsons. In one episode, Lisa has a Jewish imaginary friend named Rachel who "just got into Brandeis. Imaginary friends, also known as "imaginary companions" are pretend characters often created by Children. Brandeis University is a private research University with a Liberal arts focus located in Waltham Massachusetts, United States. " In the earlier seasons, Lisa displayed more personality traits of an eight-year old, including obsessing over getting a pony, addiction to TV and fighting with Bart many times throughout the series. She also finds Bart's joke-calls to Moe's tavern funny (although she never does it personally). It is slightly less prevalent in the later seasons.
In "Homer's Enemy", it is mentioned that Lisa has an IQ of 156. " Homer's Enemy " is the twenty-third episode of The Simpsons ’ eighth season, first broadcast by Fox on May 4 1997 She is a member of Mensa Springfield. Mensa is the largest oldest and most famous high-IQ society in the world Springfield is the fictional city in which the animated American sitcom The Simpsons is set Lisa demonstrates an early intelligence by changing her own diaper as an infant and completing a puzzle in Dr. "Nappy" redirects here For other uses see Nappy (disambiguation and Diaper (disambiguation. Pryor's office at 3 years old. When unable to attend school due to a teachers' strike in "The PTA Disbands", she suffered a sort of "school withdrawal" and invents a perpetual motion machine that Homer describes as going "faster and faster". In Education, a teacher is one who helps Students or pupils often in a School, as well as in a Family, religious or Strike action, often simply called a strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal by Employees to perform work. " The PTA Disbands " is the 21st episode of The Simpsons ' sixth season. The term perpetual motion, taken literally refers to movement that goes on forever He goes on to chastise her, saying "In this house, we obey the laws of thermodynamics!"
Lisa's political convictions are generally socially liberal. The laws of thermodynamics, in principle describe the specifics for the transport of Heat and work in Thermodynamic processes. She is a vegetarian, and a supporter of the Free Tibet movement. Vegetarianism is the practice of a diet that excludes Meat (including game and slaughter by-products Fish (including Shellfish and other sea   While still supportive of the Christian church in which she was raised, Lisa became a practicing Buddhist following her decision to follow the Noble Eightfold Path. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings Buddhism is a family of beliefs and practices  She also supports the theory of Darwinism and evolution, calling Darwin "one of the greatest minds" of all time, as seen in the episode, "The Monkey Suit. Darwinism is a term used for various different movements or concepts related to a greater or lesser extent to Charles Darwin 's work on Evolution. eVolution is the third Album by eLDee, it was due to be released in 2008 “ The Monkey Suit ” is the 21st episode of The Simpsons seventeenth season that originally aired on May 14, 2006. " Though apparently not an adherent, she mentions in one episode that she considers Wicca "very empowering. "  There have been several instances where Lisa has used extreme measures to get her point across (such as throwing paint on the Keebler elves  and on Krusty the Clown for wearing a fur coat). The Keebler Company is the second-largest cookie and cracker manufacturer in the United States.
Lisa's quintessentially good nature, even compared to her family members, is symbolized in the episode Simpsons Bible Stories, when she is the only family member to be raised up to Heaven during the Rapture (although Homer pulls her back down so she can go to Hell with the rest of them). " Simpsons Bible Stories " is the eighteenth episode of The Simpsons ' tenth season. The Rapture is a prophesied event in Christian eschatology, in which Christians will be gathered together at the return of Christ; even Christians who have died
Lisa has had relationships with several boys, including Ralph Wiggum ("I Love Lisa"), Nelson Muntz ("Lisa's Date with Density, and Love, Springfieldian Style") and Colin (The Simpsons Movie). Ralph Wiggum is a Fictional character on the animated series The Simpsons, voiced by Nancy Cartwright. " I Love Lisa " is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons ' fourth season, and originally aired on the Fox network in Nelson Muntz, is a Fictional character from the Animated TV series The Simpsons. " Lisa's Date with Density " is the seventh episode of the animated television series The Simpsons ' eighth season, which originally " Love Springfieldian Style " is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons ' nineteenth season and was first broadcast on the This following is a list by episode of one-time Fictional characters from the American animated Television comedy series The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 American animated Comedy film based on the animated television series The Simpsons She has revealed that the boy in school that she likes the most is a never-seen boy called Langdon Alger. Milhouse Van Houten also has a crush on her, and tries to get her to kiss or date him frequently, and as yet has been unsuccessful. "Milhouse" redirects here For other uses see Milhous.
Matt Groening first conceived the Simpson family in the lobby of James L. Brooks' office. Matthew Abram Groening (ˈɡreɪnɪŋ GRAY-ning) (born February 15 1954 is an American Cartoonist, television producer and writer from Portland James L Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is an American producer, Screenwriter and director. He had been called in to pitch a series of animated shorts, and had intended to present his Life in Hell series. Life is Swell (originally titled Life in Hell until early 2007 is a weekly Comic strip by Matt Groening. When he realized that animating Life in Hell would require him to rescind publication rights for his life's work, Groening decided to go in another direction.  He hurriedly sketched out his version of a dysfunctional family, and named the characters after various members of his own family, and Lisa is the name of one of his sisters.  Lisa then made her debut with the rest of the Simpsons clan on 19 April 1987 in the Tracey Ullman short "Good Night". Events 1012 - Martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich London. 1529 - At the Second Diet of Speyer Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar) The Simpsons shorts are a series of 48 one-minute shorts that ran on the variety show The Tracey Ullman Show for three seasons before the characters spun off into " Good Night " is the first Simpsons short that appeared on The Tracey Ullman Show.  Nancy Cartwright, originally auditioned for the role of Lisa, but was soon told that her voice would be better suited voicing Bart. Nancy Campbell Cartwright (born October 25, 1957) is an American Voice actress.  Yeardley Smith had initially been asked to audition for the role of Bart but casting director Bonita Pietila believed her voice was too high, so Smith was given the role of Lisa instead. Bonita "Bonnie" Pietila is a Finnish American casting director and producer for The Simpsons. In order to perform the voice, Smith lifts her voice up a little. 
In the Tracey Ullman Show shorts, Lisa was more of a "female Bart" and was equally mischievous.  As the series progressed, Lisa began to develop into a more intelligent and more emotional character with "Krusty Gets Busted" being one of the first episodes where her true intelligence is fully shown. " Krusty Gets Busted " is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons ' first season, and originally aired on April 29 1990  Many episodes focusing on Lisa have an emotional nature, the first one being "Moaning Lisa". " Moaning Lisa " is the sixth episode of The Simpsons ' first season, and originally aired February 11, 1990 The idea for the episode was pitched by James L. Brooks, who had wanted to do an emotional episode where Lisa is sad because the show had done a lot of "jokey episodes". James L Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is an American producer, Screenwriter and director. 
In 2001 Lisa received a special "Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award" at the Environmental Media Awards. The Environmental Media Awards have been awarded by the Environmental Media Association since 1991 to the best television episode or film with an environmental message  "Lisa the Vegetarian", an episode from the seventh season, won both an Environmental Media Award for "Best Television Episodic Comedy" and a Genesis Award for "Best Television Comedy Series, Ongoing Commitment". " Lisa the Vegetarian " is the fifth episode of The Simpsons ' seventh season. The Simpsons ' seventh season originally aired on the Fox network between September 17 1995 and May 19 1996 For 22 years the Genesis Awards has paid tribute to the major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding works which raise public understanding of animal issues  Lisa was also listed at number 11 in TV Guide's "Top 50 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time. TV Guide is the name of a North American weekly magazine about television programming " In Japan, the broadcasters of the series found they were able to turn the apparent viewer dislike of the series around by focusing marketing attention on Lisa. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. Lisa's well-intended but ill-fated struggles to be a voice of reason and a force of good in her family and city struck a chord with the Japanese.