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The Making Of 'Homer At The Bat,' The Simpsons Episode That Beat The 1992 Winter Olympics

02/21/2012 11:43 am ET | Updated Feb 21, 2012

On Feb. 20, 1992, more American homes tuned into The Simpsons than they did The Cosby Show or the Winter Olympics from Albertville, France. A foul-mouthed cartoon on a fourth-place network bested the Huxtables and the world's best amateur athletes. Fox over NBC and CBS—its first-ever victory in prime time. New over old.

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