posted on Jan, 23 2007 @ 05:04 PM
In the "Behind the Laughter" episode, when it first aired, it was said by the announcer that the Simpsons lived in Springfield, Missouri; but then
for subsequent airings, it was changed to Springfield, Kentucky. (the former being evidenced by the reference to the St. Louis arch, the latter being
referenced to a conversation Homer had with Raphael at AAA when Homer said "I'm planning a trip to St. Louis", Raphael replied "East St. Louis?"
and Homer answered "Is there any other St. Louis?") I believe that this was changed from Missouri to Kentucky because at one point, when Homer
became the head of the Sanitation Dept. and he completely filled the town with garbage, making it uninhabitable, they had to move the entire town. So
it stands to reason that they moved the town just over the state line into Kentucky. So, more than likely, both are in essence true.