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Simpsons Live in ... Oregon?

Matt Groening says Springfield is named after the one in his home state

(Newser) - The show has teased about the real location of Springfield for years, but Simpsons creator Matt Groening lets Smithsonian magazine in on the secret: Homer's hometown is named after Springfield, Oregon. Why? Groening grew up in Portland watching Father Knows Best, which was set in "Springfield." As... More »

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