Template:Infobox Simpsons episode

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Infobox Simpsons episode is used to create an infobox which summarizes the main information of a The Simpsons episode.

UsageEdit

The infobox may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article, typically at the top of an article above the lead section. This infobox creates a short description based on the data provided to the infobox. For more information on this, see the documentation at Template:Television episode short description.


"{{{title}}}"
The Simpsons episode
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{image_size}}}|alt={{{image_alt}}}|upright=1.13|{{{image_alt}}}]]
{{{caption}}}
Episode no.Season {{{season}}}
Episode {{{episode}}}
Directed by{{{director}}}
Written by{{{writer}}}
Story by{{{story}}}
Teleplay by{{{teleplay}}}
Based on{{{based_on}}}
Produced by{{{producer}}}
Featured music{{{music}}}
Editing by{{{editor}}}
Production code{{{production}}}
Original air date{{{airdate}}}
Running time{{{length}}}
Guest appearances
{{{guests}}}
Episode features
Chalkboard gag{{{blackboard}}}
Couch gag{{{couch_gag}}}
Commentary{{{commentary}}}
Episode chronology
← Previous
"{{{prev}}}"
Next →
"{{{next}}}"
[[The Simpsons (season {{{season}}})|The Simpsons (season {{{season}}})]]
List of episodes
{{Infobox Simpsons episode
| title          = 
| image          = <!-- bare filename only. Wikilinking, "File:", and pixel size not required. -->
| image_size     = <!-- raw number. "px" not required. -->
| image_alt      = 
| caption        = 
| season         = 
| episode        = 
| director       = 
| writer         = 
| story          = 
| teleplay       = 
| based_on       = 
| producer       = 
| music          = 
| editor         = 
| production     = 
| airdate        = <!-- {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| length         = 
| guests         = 
| blackboard     = 
| couch_gag      = 
| commentary     = 
| prev           = 
| next           = 
}}

ParametersEdit

Link people only if they have articles. For most of the fields below, if there are multiple entries, separate them using {{Plainlist}} or {{Unbulleted list}}. When adding data to fields, do not use small text as this reduces the size of the text to below 85% of the page font size. See Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Accessibility#Text for more information.

Template parameters
Parameter Explanation
title The title of the episode. The title is automatically put within quotation marks.
image An image, if needed. Wikilinking, "File:", and pixel size not required. Remember, virtually all TV screenshots are copyrighted, so they must be low resolution, and be accompanied by a fair-use rationale. There is no blanket allowance for an image per episode. A non-free screenshot should be used only if it meets the Wikipedia:Non-free content criteria, i.e. typically if it is required to illustrate a crucial element of the episode that is the object of explicit, sourced analytical commentary and where that commentary is in genuine need of visual support.
image_size Image size in pixels. Should be 250 or less. If not specified, image defaults to frameless (220px). "px" is not required.
image_alt Alt text for image per WP:MOSALT.
caption A caption explaining the image.
season The number of the season this episode is part of.
episode The number of the episode within the season. See List of The Simpsons episodes for the number.
multi_episodes A parameter to alter select wording of the infobox when used for multi-part episodes with the same title.
director The director(s) of this episode. Separate multiple people using {{Plainlist}}. In addition, link each director to their appropriate article if possible.
writer The writer(s) of this episode. Separate multiple people using {{Plainlist}}. In addition, link each writer to their appropriate article if possible.
story The writer(s) of the episode's story. Separate multiple people using {{Plainlist}}. Use this field instead of the normal writer field if television episodes divide writing credits between teleplay and story writers.
teleplay The writer(s) of the episode's teleplay. Separate multiple people using {{Plainlist}}. Use this field instead of the normal writer field if television episodes divide writing credits between teleplay and story writers.
based_on The original work the episode is based on. Use {{based on}} to add the title of the source material and the name(s) of the source material writer(s). Use this field in conjunction with teleplay and story where applicable. This field should be used if the episode is based on previously produced or published material, such as books, plays, articles, old screenplays, etc. and should not be used where the source material is ambiguous. This field should not be used for general adaptations, such as The Flash episodes being based on characters from DC Comics, however, do use it if a specific episode of that series is a direct adaptation of a specific comic.
producer The producer(s) of this episode. As television episodes typically have several credited producers, not all of whom had a direct role in the production of the episode, it is advisable to just include the show runner(s). Separate multiple people using {{Plainlist}}. In addition, link each producer to their appropriate article if possible.
music The music of this episode. Separate multiple songs using {{Plainlist}}. Television episodes often include numerous songs; only include the most notable (typically songs playing during key scenes).
editor The editor(s) of this episode. Separate multiple people using {{Plainlist}}. In addition, link each editor to their appropriate article if possible.
production The production code or number of this episode.
airdate The original airing date of the episode; use {{Start date}}.
length The original length of the episode in minutes. It should indicate runtime (without commercials), or with commercials.
guests Guest star(s) in the episode. Separate entries with {{Plainlist}} or bullets (*). If using bullets, include the name of the character the guest actor portrays using a single space, "as", and another single space: "<actor> as <character>". Link to the appropriate character article, if one exists.
blackboard A transcription of what Bart Simpson writes on the blackboard during the intro sequence, or what happens during this time.
couch_gag A description of the couch gag at the end of the show's intro sequence.
commentary The names of the staff members who provide audio commentary on the episode.
prev Wikilink to the previous episode. If an article does not exist, link to the season with an anchor to that episode. If this is the first episode of the TV series, leave blank. Title is automatically put within quotation marks.
next Wikilink to the next episode. If an article does not exist, link to the season with an anchor to that episode. If this is the last episode of the TV series, leave blank. Title is automatically put within quotation marks.

ExampleEdit

"Cape Feare"
The Simpsons episode
Episode no.Season 5
Episode 2
Directed byRich Moore
Written byJon Vitti
Production code9F22
Original air dateOctober 7, 1993 (1993-10-07)
Guest appearances
Episode features
Chalkboard gag"The cafeteria deep fryer is not a toy"
Couch gagThe family forms a chorus line, which turns into a large production number.
Commentary
Episode chronology
← Previous
"Homer's Barbershop Quartet"
Next →
"Homer Goes to College"
The Simpsons (season 5)
List of episodes
{{Infobox Simpsons episode
| title          = Cape Feare
| image          = 
| image_alt      = 
| caption        = 
| season         = 5
| episode        = 2
| airdate        = {{Start date|1993|10|07}}
| production     = 9F22
| writer         = [[Jon Vitti]]
| director       = [[Rich Moore]]
| guests         = 
* [[Kelsey Grammer]] as [[Sideshow Bob]]
| blackboard     = "The cafeteria deep fryer is not a toy"
| couch_gag      = The family forms a chorus line, which turns into a large production number.
| commentary     = {{Plainlist|
* [[Matt Groening]]
* Al Jean
* Jon Vitti
}}
| prev           = [[Homer's Barbershop Quartet]]
| next           = [[Homer Goes to College]]
}}

Tracking categoryEdit

See alsoEdit