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The understanding of a civilization from outside is important for it influences the civilization itself as well as economic and political conclusions: cash has been spent on the representation of all nations overseas. For Instance, China is current throughout the Confucius Institutes, therefore is Germany with all the Goethe Institutes and Spain together with the Institutos Cervantes. Nonetheless, in everyday life, the understanding of a country from overseas is closer to a package of stereotypes typically corroborated in popular culture references: Americans eat burgers and drink coke, Brazilians dancing on the shore, Japaneses work around the clock, so Australians browse all the time, Spaniards are idle, etc. So, what about Belgians, Dutchmen and Luxemburgish? To observe the perception of the Low Countries from outside, I picked the pop-culture reference filled with stereotypes degree excellence: '' The Simpsons. This paper will therefore display the perception of the Low Countries from The Simpsons. This perception being different from one area to another as well as The Simpsons being broadcasted all around the globe, I won't restrict myself to the first English-speaking American version. I'll compare it to the French version as well as the Spanish-speaking Latin-American one. I'd have loved to extend to many different variations, but I chose these three to get language skills and time constraints. I discovered that not only would be The Simpsons funny (this I already knew) but they're also a sort of reflection of this general public opinion. You are able to view them on the very first degree, the fun one and laugh; and on the second deeper one, a sociological depiction. The Low Countries exist in The Simpsons through different ways: the character coming in the Low Countries revealing the picture of this inh...