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The Kid Is Alright
aired: Sat, Nov 23, 2013
The Simpsons: The Kid is Alright
aired: Sat, Nov 16, 2013
The Simpsons: Labor Pains
aired: Sat, Nov 9, 2013
The Simpsons: YOLO
Four Regrettings and a Funeral
aired: Sat, Nov 2, 2013
The Simpsons: Four Regrettings and a Funeral
Treehouse of Horror XXIV
aired: Sat, Oct 5, 2013
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV
aired: Sat, Sep 28, 2013
The Simpsons: Homerland
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Dangers On a Train
aired: Sat, May 18, 2013
The Simpsons: Dangers on a Train
The Saga of Carl Carlson
aired: Sat, May 18, 2013
The Simpsons: The Saga of Carl Carlson
Fabulous Faker Boy
aired: Sat, May 11, 2013
The Simpsons: Fabulous Faker Boy
aired: Sat, May 4, 2013
The Simpsons: Whiskey Business
aired: Sat, Apr 27, 2013
The Simpsons: Pulpit Friction
Dark Knight Court
aired: Sat, Mar 16, 2013
The Simpsons: Dark Knight Court
aired: Sat, Mar 9, 2013
The Simpsons: Black-Eyed, Please
aired: Sat, Mar 2, 2013
The Simpsons: Gorgeous Grampa
aired: Sat, Feb 16, 2013
Bart and Milhouse discover that they can convince everyone Milhouse is his dad.
Love Is a Many Splintered Thing
aired: Sat, Feb 9, 2013
The Simpsons: Love is a Many Splintered Thing
Changing of the Guardian
aired: Sun, Jan 27, 2013
The Simpsons: Changing of the Guardian
A Test Before Trying
aired: Sat, Jan 12, 2013
The Simpsons: A Test Before Trying
Homer Goes to Prep School
aired: Sat, Jan 5, 2013
The Simpsons: Homer Goes to Prep School
To Cur With Love
aired: Sat, Dec 15, 2012
The Simpsons: To Cur With Love
The Day the Earth Stood Cool
aired: Sat, Dec 8, 2012
The Simpsons: The Day the Earth Stood Cool
A Tree Grows in Springfield
aired: Sat, Nov 24, 2012
The Simpsons: A Tree Grows in Springfield
aired: Sat, Nov 17, 2012
The Simpsons: Penny-Wiseguys
Gone Abie Gone
aired: Sat, Nov 10, 2012
The Simpsons: Gone Abie Gone
Adventures in Baby Getting
aired: Sat, Nov 3, 2012
The Simpsons: Adventures in Baby Getting
Treehouse of Horror XX111
aired: Sat, Oct 6, 2012
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horrors XXIII
aired: Sat, Sep 29, 2012
The Simpsons: Moonshine River
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Season 23, Episode 24
aired: Sun, May 20, 2012
Lisa tries to make herself more popular by writing good things about herself on the school blog, but the plan backfires; Lisa helps Lady Gaga and learns the importance of being yourself.
Season 23, Episode 23
aired: Sun, May 13, 2012
When Marge learns Ned and Edna got married, she offers to throw them a reception; Edna changes some rules to help Ned's kids become more socially acceptable.
Lisa Goes Gaga
aired: Sun, May 6, 2012
The Simpsons: Lisa Goes Gaga
Ned 'N' Edna's Blend
aired: Sun, Apr 29, 2012
When a crucified Homer sends Ned to the hospital we learn that his relationship with Edna had gone further than we knew. Then a fight over the right school for the kids sends Ned packing to the Simpsons’.
The Spy Who Learned Me
aired: Sun, Apr 15, 2012
Homer learns to woo Marge with the help of an imaginary spy. Meanwhile Bart attempts to neutralize Nelson the bully by fattening him up.
A Totally Fun Thing Bart Will Never Do Again
aired: Sat, Apr 28, 2012
The Simpsons: A Totally Fun Thing Bart Will Never Do Again
Beware My Cheating Bart
aired: Sat, Apr 14, 2012
Jimbo assigns Bart to watch over his girlfriend Shauna--and then Shauna falls in love with Bart. Meanwhile, Homer gets wrapped up in a sci-fi mystery series that finished years ago, only to have Marge blow the shocking ending for him.
aired: Sat, Mar 17, 2012
The Simpsons: Them, Robot
How I Wet Your Mother
aired: Sat, Mar 10, 2012
Homer is dismayed to discover he is an adult bedwetter. He and the family travel deep within his psyche to learn the childhood trauma behind the behavior.
Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart
aired: Sat, Mar 3, 2012
When Homer punishes Bart by sticking him in a rabbit cage, Bart retaliates by making Homer's face an iconic graffiti image throughout Springfield. Featuring the work and voices of legendary street artists Shepard Fairey, Robbie Conal, Ron English and Kenny Scharf.
At Long Last Leave
aired: Sat, Feb 18, 2012
In the long-awaited Simpsons 500th Episode, the town of Springfield banishes the Simpsons for everything they've done over the years. The Simpsons move off the grid, but Marge misses their home and friends.
The Daughter Also Rises
aired: Sat, Feb 11, 2012
Lisa meets a boy who seems to be the reincarnation of Ernest Hemingway, but turns out to be less than he appears. Meanwhile, Bart and Milhouse debunk myths at school, to the dismay of their fellow students.
Moe Goes from Rags to Riches
aired: Sat, Jan 28, 2012
The story of western civilization is recounted by Moe's bar rag, voiced by Jeremy Irons. More significantly, Milhouse decides he's had just about enough of being Bart's patsy.
The D'Oh-cial Network
aired: Sat, Jan 14, 2012
When Lisa can't make friends in person she tries to do so with an online network. The effect on Springfield is so ruinous she is put on trial.
Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson
aired: Sat, Jan 7, 2012
Homer becomes a blowhard TV pundit and attempts to select our next president. Ted Nugent teaches him the true meaning of the Constitution.
Holidays of Future Passed
aired: Sun, Dec 11, 2011
At a Simpson Christmas thirty years in the future Bart and Lisa discover the perils of parenthood in a postapocalyptic world. Meanwhile Maggie creates a miracle of her own.
The Ten-Percent Solution
aired: Sun, Dec 4, 2011
The Simpsons encounter a venerable TV agent and are stunned to discover she gave Krusty her start. Now they need her to help him again--but her bitterness at their breakup stands in the way. Guest Star: Joan Rivers.
The Man in Blue Flannel Pants
aired: Sun, Nov 27, 2011
Homer becomes an "accounts man" at the nuclear plant but finds the job leads him to a life of alcohol and loneliness. Finally Marge forces him to choose between a boatful of boozy clients and his own sweet flesh and blood. Guest Star: John Slattery.
The Book Job
aired: Sun, Nov 20, 2011
Homer and Bart try to defraud a publishing house, Ocean's Thirteen-style. They settle on Lisa as the unhappy front for their operation, and are aided by a surprisingly compliant Neal Gaiman. Guest Star: Andy Garcia.
The Food Wife
aired: Sun, Nov 13, 2011
When she gets lost in an unfamiliar ethnic neighborhood, Marge discovers the joy of exotic food. It becomes a new activity for her and the kids, until Homer gets jealous and Marge inadvertently sends him to a crackhouse.
aired: Sun, Nov 6, 2011
Bart's science fair project -- a realistic little robot seal -- unexpectedly brings joy to Springfield's elderly. Meanwhile, a new coworker (Jane Lynch) disrupts Homer's peaceful life at the plant. He is in danger of losing all, until Ned Flanders reveals his foe's secret weakness.
Treehouse of Horror XXII
aired: Sun, Oct 30, 2011
In this annual terror-themed trilogy, a paralyzed Homer can only communicate by passing gas--but discovers it makes him a better man, a vengeful Flanders becomes a killer from the Lord--only to discover that the "voice from above" is actually coming from somewhere else, and Bart takes the form of a powerful alien being on an exotic but deadly garden planet.
Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts
aired: Sun, Oct 2, 2011
Superintendent Chalmers takes a special interest in Bart, and discovers he can reach him through study of our 26th president. Chalmers is fired after taking Bart and his friends on an unauthorized camping trip and Bart and his rough riders saddle up to win the superintendent's job back. Featuring the voice of Theodore Roosevelt.
The Falcon and the D'Ohman
aired: Sun, Sep 25, 2011
Keifer Sutherland portrays a new Springfield nuclear employee with a mysterious past--that Homer tries to uncover. Homer discovers his new friend is a former undercover agent--whose enemies realize they can flush out by kidnapping Homer. Also, Nedna, the result!
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The Ned-liest Catch
aired: Sun, May 22, 2011
Bart's teacher and the Simpsons' neighbor start dating--making Homer and Bart miserable. But her romantic past threatens to destroy her newfound love.
aired: Sun, May 15, 2011
The family discovers 500 old keys in a drawer and tries to find out what they do. Marge sets a farting novelty toy loose on the town, Homer achieves a lifelong dream as he pilots the Duff blimp, Bart is dismayed to find that every prank he tries to pull turns into a good deed, and Lisa uncovers a shocking mystery in the basement of the school.
aired: Sun, May 8, 2011
Homer discovers he has a natural gift for hairstyling. But he finds that the women in Springfield tell him more about their men than he wants to know. Meanwhile, Milhouse publicly declares his love for Lisa, is rejected, then is stunned to discover someone who likes him as much as he likes her. An equally stunned Lisa becomes obsessed with finding out just what Milhouse's new girlfriend sees in him.
The Real Housewives of Fat Tony
aired: Sun, May 1, 2011
Selma's smartass behavior at the DMV leads to an unexpected romance with Fat Tony, and a trip to see Tony's relatives on the Jersey shore. Meanwhile, Lisa discovers Bart has truffle-sniffing abilities previously seen only in pigs--abilities which lead him to be exploited by his sister.
The Great Simpsina
aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2011
While trying to get rid of a wagonful of unwanted peaches, Lisa encounters an again magician who teaches her long-forgotten tricks. Then she unwittingly betrays his secret to a hated young rival.
Love Is a Many Strangled Thing
aired: Sun, Mar 27, 2011
When Homer reveals in therapy that he has strangled Bart for years, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is brought in to effectuate a cure. Homer becomes so intimidated by his son that Bart starts to run wild, terrorizing his father and the school.
A Midsummer's Nice Dream
aired: Sun, Mar 13, 2011
When Cheech and Chong split up during a performance in Springfield, Homer gets a chance to perform stoner comedy--but finds it is not the high life he imagines. Meanwhile, Marge attempts to cure the crazy Cat Lady of her hoarding.
The Scorpion's Tale
aired: Sun, Mar 6, 2011
Lisa discovers a miraculous drug that can cure crankiness in old people. Bart starts illegally selling it to Springfield seniors, only to discover it has a horrifying side effect.
Angry Dad: The Movie
aired: Sun, Feb 20, 2011
Bart makes an animated short film which is surprisingly nominated for every major Hollywood award. When Homer tries to seize credit for the film, it starts a battle between the two that climaxes onstage at the Academy Awards.
The Blue and the Gray
aired: Sun, Feb 13, 2011
When Marge decides to "go gray" with her hair, she is startled by the reaction of her friends and family. Meanwhile, Homer becomes a "wing man", first to Moe, then to every single guy in town.
Homer the Father
aired: Sun, Jan 23, 2011
Homer becomes obsessed with a cheesy '80s sitcom and tries to apply its outdated lessons to his own relationship with Bart. A disgruntled Bart is driven straight into the arms of Chinese nuclear spies.
aired: Sun, Jan 16, 2011
To impress Mr. Burns, Smithers helps Moe turn his tavern into a gay bar that caters to men who are less than perfect. Meanwhile, a substitute music teacher becomes the passion of Principal Skinner's life. Moe enjoys his new clientele so much he considers running for city council--without telling anyone he's straight. Meanwhile, Principal Skinner must choose between his career and a free-spirited substitute music teacher.
Moms I'd Like to Forget
aired: Sun, Jan 9, 2011
A war between the fourth and fifth graders leads Bart to discover an unusual scar on his wrist. Learning the secret of its origin unlocks a secret from Marge's past. Bart's journey to the truth takes him to Comic Book Guy, and a Fourth of July long ago gone horribly wrong.
aired: Fri, Dec 10, 2010
When Homer runs afoul of tough new ordinances that take effect January 1, he goes undercover with the mob to shorten his sentence. He finds that the Springfield Mafia is much more welcoming and lovable than he ever would have suspected. Guest star--Jon Hamm.
The Fight Before Christmas
aired: Fri, Dec 3, 2010
Bart heads to a surprisingly downsized North Pole to get a toy he wants; Marge attempts to kill Hitler at Christmas, Martha Stewart takes over the Simpson family holiday, and Katy Perry performs with the Simpsons--in puppet form for the first time ever.
How Munched is that Birdie in the Window
aired: Fri, Nov 26, 2010
A storm blows a pigeon through the Simpsons' window, and Bart makes it his pet. He nurses it back to health, and when he is approached by Moe to turn it into a racing pigeon he has to make a difficult decision.
The Fool Monty
aired: Sun, Nov 21, 2010
During a "housecat flu" scare, Mr. Burns is startled to discover that everyone in town hates him. He tries to take his own life, but fails, losing his memory in the process. The townspeople use the opportunity to seek revenge on him for the harm he has inflicted upon them through the years.
Lisa Simpson, This Isn't Your Life
aired: Sun, Nov 14, 2010
A trip to Marge's childhood home leads Lisa to discover that Marge was once an excellent student like her, until she met Homer. Meanwhile, Bart accidentally beats up Nelson and becomes the school bully--much to his chagrin.
Treehouse of Horror XXI
aired: Sun, Nov 7, 2010
In this annual terror-filled trilogy, the old board games in the Simpson attic come to life and wreak havoc in Springfield, Marge and Homer's romantic cruise is interrupted by a mysterious, handsome stranger who Homer believes is trying to kill them, and Lisa falls in love with a tweenage vampire, only to run afoul of his old-school vampire father.
aired: Sun, Oct 10, 2010
Lisa becomes the manager of Bart's little league team and introduces statistical analysis to the game. Fed up with her correct but conservative decisions, Bart defies Lisa, and she kicks him off the team. Guest star: Mike Scoscia.
aired: Sun, Oct 3, 2010
Grampa decides to give each of the Simpsons their inheritance early. Homer discovers he can live the high life buying and returning luxury items without paying for them. Lisa uses her money to secretly finance Nelson's bike pimpery. Featuring the voices of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus.
Elementary School Musical
aired: Sun, Sep 26, 2010
Lisa gets a dream week at arts camp where her conselors are the Flight of the Conchords, then finds her return to the real world is more than a little disheartening. Meanwhile, Krusty discovers winning the Nobel Peace prize is not what it seems, and he must fight for his freedom in the World Court. Guest voices Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Amber Riley of Glee.
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Judge Me Tender
aired: Sun, May 23, 2010
Moe proves himself so witty and acerbic judging an Ugly Dog contest he is invited to Los Angeles to judge American Idol. There he befriends Simon Cowell and learns a lesson about show business.
The Bob Next Door
aired: Sun, May 16, 2010
The Simpsons get a new next door-neighbor, who, despite all appearances, Bart believes to be SIDESHOW BOB! He uncovers the shocking truth and a desolate spot where five states meet.
Moe Letter Blues
aired: Sun, May 9, 2010
A mysterious letter leads Homer, Apu and Reverend Lovejoy to suspect their marriages are in serious trouble. Examining the past leads each to believe his wife has run off with Moe the bartender.
To Surveil, With Love
aired: Sun, May 2, 2010
When Homer's unattended bag causes a bomb scare at Springfield Union station, the town introduces draconian security measures. Surveillance cameras are installed all over town, and the only unsupervised spot is in the Simpsons' back yard. Meanwhile, Lisa encounters discrimination because she is a blonde.
The Squirt and the Whale
aired: Sun, Apr 25, 2010
Homer attempts to power the house with a wind turbine. After a freak windstorm knocks out the turbine, a whale washes up on shore, and the town attempts to save it.
Chief of Hearts
aired: Sun, Apr 18, 2010
Homer befriends Chief Wiggum, but when Wiggum saves his life, the friendship gets too close for Homer's comfort. Meanwhile, Bart gets addicted to a Japanese card/robot/adventure game.
American History X-Cellent
aired: Sun, Apr 11, 2010
An office party at Mr. Burns' mansion turns into a drunken riot--landing Burns in jail. In prison, a deeply religious convict takes Burns under his wing and tries to make a good man of him.
The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed
aired: Sun, Mar 28, 2010
Hoping to make Homer more religious, Ned Flanders invites the Simpsons on a trip to the Holy Land. There they meet an angry Israeli tour guide (Sacha Baron Cohen) and Homer comes to believe he is the messiah.
Stealing First Base
aired: Sun, Mar 21, 2010
Bart meets a girl with whom he is alternately infatuated and infuriated. His furtive kiss creates a ban on public displays of affection in the school. Meanwhile, Lisa discovers she has a secret supporter, who turns out to be surprisingly successful.
Postcards from the Wedge
aired: Sun, Mar 14, 2010
When Bart realizes he can exploit Marge and Homer's differences, it nearly breaks their marriage apart. And when he discovers an abandoned subway underneath Springfield, it nearly breaks the town apart.
The Color Yellow
aired: Sun, Feb 21, 2010
While researching her family tree, Lisa discovers the diary of an ancestor that reveals the Simpson family was in the underground railroad before the Civil War. After further investigation she is shocked to learn that her ancestors were not what they seem.
Boy Meets Curl
aired: Sun, Feb 14, 2010
Hoping to rekindle the romance in their marriage, Homer and Marge take up curling. But when they make the US Olympic demonstration team, Marge's superior skills cause an enormous rift between them.
Million Dollar Maybe
aired: Sun, Jan 31, 2010
Homer wins a million dollars in the lottery, but bought the ticket while he was supposed to be helping his wife, so he can't spend the money without her getting furious at him. When Bart learns of Homer's secret, he threatens to tell Marge unless Homer does whatever he wants.
Once Upon a Time In Springfield
aired: Sun, Jan 10, 2010
Krusty gets a new sidekick--a Disney-style princess who proves too popular for Krusty's liking. But when he tries to fire her, he finds she is more attached to him than he ever dreamed. Meanwhile, when Burns eliminates the donuts from the power plant break room, Homer and his friends consider working at another power plant.
Thursdays With Abie
aired: Sun, Jan 3, 2010
Grampa meets a newspaper columnist who chronicles his life in the local paper. It causes a rift between Homer and his father, and Homer begins to suspect the writer has a secret, sinister motive. Meanwhile, Bart takes home a beloved class doll, and Lisa loses it down a sewer.
Oh Brother, Where Bart Thou?
aired: Sun, Dec 13, 2009
Bart realizes that Lisa has a bond with Maggie that he will never have, because he has no brother. After a dream about famous brothers from Wright to Mario, Bart tries to adopt one, but finds having a brother can bring as much pain as pleasure. Featuring guest stars The Smothers Brothers, The Manning Brothers, Kim Cattrall, Huell Howser and Jordan Nagai from "Up".
Rednecks And Broomsticks (HD)
aired: Sun, Nov 29, 2009
Lisa joins a group of teenage wiccans, while Homer becomes a moonshine aficionado. When half the town goes blind from the moonshine, they blame the witches, and try them according to ancient Springfield laws.
Pranks And Greens (HD)
aired: Sun, Nov 22, 2009
Bart discovers there was an even more awesome prankster than he, and determines to track him down, only to find he is a sad loser living in his mother's house (and voiced by Jonah Hill). Meanwhile, Marge's attempts to provide truly healthy food for Maggie and her friends lead only to frustration.
The Devil Wears Nada (HD)
aired: Sun, Nov 15, 2009
Homer becomes his buddy Carl's assistant. Carl is a demanding Anna Wintour-type boss whose demands fill Homer's life. When Marge inadvertently does cheesecake poses for a charity calendar, it only makes matters worse. Homer realizes he must choose between the jetsetting life of a power plant supervisor's aide and saving his marriage.
Treehouse of Horror XX (HD)
aired: Sun, Oct 18, 2009
In this annual terror-themed thrilled, Dracula and the Wolfman walk the streets of Springfield, Bart and Lisa cause carnage in the school in a Hitchcock-themed segment, Krusty's new hamburger made from mad cows turns the town into zombies, and Moe falls for Marge in a creepy broadway musical--but can only win her over by serving her beer mixed with Homer's blood.
The Great Wife Hope
aired: Sun, Oct 11, 2009
When all the males in Springfield become addicted to a violent TV sport, Marge agrees to fight the founder of the league in hopes of getting it off the air. Worried that she may not survive, Homer makes sure she trains with the toughest men in Springfield. She toughens up and is able to take a sucker punch and win. Featuring the voice of UFC Champion Chuck Liddell.
Bart Gets A "Z" (HD)
aired: Sun, Oct 4, 2009
When Bart tries to loosen up his teacher by spiking her coffee, he gets her so drunk she loses her job. He tries to make it up to her by helping her open a muffin store, but she discovers the truth. Meanwhile, her replacement turns out to be a cool young teacher who can work the internet.
Homer The Whopper (HD)
aired: Sun, Sep 27, 2009
In an episode co-written by and featuring the voice of Seth Rogen ("Knocked Up"), Comic Book guy creates a comic book--"Everyman"--whose hero absorbs the power of any comic book he touches. Homer is cast in the lead, and gets physically fit with the help of a personal trainer. But when the trainer leaves for another job, Homer regains the weight he lost, wreaking havoc on the film.
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Coming To Homerica
aired: Sun, May 17, 2009
When Krustyburger serves tainted barley, the barley suppliers in Ogdenville are forced out of work. They emigrate to Springfield, where they prove to be hardworking and polite. But as they become more and more a part of Springfield's daily life, Homer and his friends form a border brigade to keep them out, culminating in the building of a wall between the two cities.
Four Great Women and a Manicure
aired: Sun, May 10, 2009
Marge takes Lisa for her first mani-pedi. While there, the two swap stories about powerful women through history: the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I, who defeated the Spanish Armada; the beautiful and virtuous Snow White; the ambitious and tragic Lady Macbeth; and author of "The Fountainhead", Ayn Rand. Guest voice: Jodie Foster.
Waverly Hills 9021-D'oh (HD)
aired: Sun, May 3, 2009
An unplanned visit to Springfield Elementary convinces Marge that the kids need a better school. The Simpsons rent a tiny apartment in an upscale neighborhood in order to enroll in the Waverly Hills school district. Marge and Homer discover that the intimacy of the apartment rekindles the spark in their marriage, but Lisa discovers that the other students in her new school are not as welcoming as she would have hoped. Guest voice: Ellen Page.
Father Knows Worst (HD)
aired: Sun, Apr 26, 2009
When Homer observes first-hand how poor a student Bart is, and how unpopular Lisa is, he tries to get more involved with his children's lives. He helps Bart build a model of Westminster Abbey for a school competition and uses a self-help book to get Lisa into a popular clique. But then he discovers that with his "helicopter parenting", he may have hovered too close to his children's lives. Meanwhile, Marge discovers a sauna in the basement of the Simpson house. Afraid it will be abused if she tells others about it, she keeps it a secret for herself.
The Good, the Sad and the Drugly
aired: Sun, Apr 19, 2009
While visiting his Grandfather, Bart meets a sweet fifth-grade girl (Anne Hathaway), who makes him pretend to be a goody two-shoes. But when a jealous Milhouse learns of the romance, he threatens to reveal Bart's past. Meanwhile, while doing a report on Springfield in the future, Lisa becomes depressed at the fate of the world. She is cheered up by an anti-depressant for children, Ignorital, until Marge realizes her daughter has lost too much touch with reality.
Eeny Teeny Maya Mo
aired: Sun, Apr 5, 2009
Moe meets a beautiful woman online who turns out to be three feet tall. He falls deeply in love but finds that his own shortcomings are too great for the relationship to survive. Meanwhile, Homer finds a new playground for Maggie that seems idyllic--until she runs into some baby bullies. Marge suspects that something is wrong, and, with misgivings, decides to electronically pry into Homer's daddy-daughter time.
Wedding for Disaster
aired: Sun, Mar 29, 2009
Homer and Marge discover that due to a problem with Reverend Lovejoy's certification, they are not legally married. Homer tries to give Marge the large, fancy wedding he never could--and then he disappears right before the ceremony. He turns up a captive to a mysterious stranger a la the film "Saw," and Bart and Lisa must uncover who is behind the plot. Featuring the voice of Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob.
In The Name Of The Grandfather
aired: Sun, Mar 22, 2009
The Simpsons let Grampa down and agree todo one thing he's always wanted. They fly to Ireland to visit a pub Grampa loved as a young man, and wind up buying it, only to find that the Irish no longer want to hang out in pubs. The Simpsons bring Moe over to give them advice, and he suggests they allow smoking in the pub, which runs them afoul of Irish law. Featuring the guest voices of Colm Meaney and the stars of "Once."
Gone Maggie Gone
aired: Sun, Mar 15, 2009
In this satire of the DaVinci code, a rare solar eclipse temporarily blinds Marge. Without her in charge, the kitchen is taken over by rats, and when Homer gets poison to kill them, he must briefly set Maggie down outside a convent, where the nuns take her in and refuse to give her back. Trying to recover her sister, Lisa uncovers a plot to bring everlasting peace to Springfield, involving a mystical gem, the founding fathers, and Principal Skinner's mother's minivan.
No Loan Again, Naturally
aired: Sun, Mar 8, 2009
The Simpsons spend way too much money on an annual Mardi Gras bash, and when the rate on their home equity loan goes up they lose their home to the bank. Neighbor Ned Flanders takes pity on the family and buys their home to rent back to them. Then they ask Ned, their new landlord, for excessive repairs and an aggravated Flanders evicts them. But when a new, perfect couple try to rent the home a melancholy Ned realizes he misses the Simpsons too much.
How the Test Was Won
aired: Sun, Mar 1, 2009
When Springfield Elementary must take the Vice-President's Assessment Test, the superintendent arranges to have all the poor students taken out of school for the day. Principal Skinner is tricked into accompanying the delinquents, and they must work together to find their way back from the heart of Capital City. When the test begins, Lisa is stymied by the very first question. As she sits, flummoxed, she grows accustomed to the fact that she will have to live the life of a normal student, only to be saved when a newly-confident Principal Skinner returns and cancels the test.
Take My Life Please
aired: Sun, Feb 15, 2009
In the first ever high-definition episode of the Simpsons, Homer attends a ceremony at the Springfield Wall of Fame and learns that he was elected class president, but that his election was stolen from him by his high school principal. He worries that his life should have been much better than it is. At Luigi's Italian restaurant, Homer meets an old Italian man who can show him visions of what his future as class president would have been like. Homer sees a life he could have led filled with riches and success, and his family must find a way for him to be happy the way he is. The episode also includes the first extensive revision of the well-known Simpson main titles in eighteen years.
Lisa The Drama Queen
aired: Sun, Jan 25, 2009
Lisa befriends a highly creative girl (Emily Blunt) who develops, with Lisa, a fantasy world only the two of them share. As they go deeper and deeper into their make-believe universe, Marge becomes concerned. She forbids Lisa to see her new friend again, but Lisa defies Marge and runs away with Juliet. Lisa discovers that living a life of fantasy is increasingly unpleasant, and in the end is greatly relieved to return to reality. Featuring the music of Josh Groban and closing credit theme by Fallout Boy.
The Burns and the Bees
aired: Sun, Dec 7, 2008
During the annual billionaires' retreat, Mr. Burns wins the "Austin Celtics" in a casual game of poker. While visiting a game in Dallas, Mr. Burns witnesses the antics of Mavericks' owner Mark Cuban. Fascinated with his behavior, Mr. Burns decides to emulate Cuban's over-the-top stunts in order to win over the hearts of Springfield's basketball fans. Failing at this, Mr. Burns decides that the best way to win over the fans is to build a brand new, state-of-the-art sports arena. Unfortunately, the last remaining bee colony in Springfield is located on the proposed stadium site, and Lisa is single-handedly spearheading a movement to protect them. As Lisa fights for a safe haven for the bees, Homer attempts to help the quickly diminishing bee population by mating the Springfield bees with Africanized bees, creating a mad swarm that disrupts Burns' opening night.
Mypods and Boomsticks
aired: Sun, Nov 30, 2008
The Simpson family takes a trip to the Mapple Store at the Springfield Mall where Lisa gets her very own Mypod, and Bart interrupts an announcement from Steve Mobbs with his own voiceover, causing pandemonium to break loose in the store. On his way home from the mall, Bart narrowly escapes punishment and befriends a Muslim boy named Bashir. Homer becomes suspicious of Bart's new friend and invites Bashir, his mother and his father over for dinner so he can investigate their supposed anti-American sentiments. Having already offended Bashir and his family at dinner, Homer goes to their home to apologize, but he instead snoops around their house, a la Jack Bauer, and uncovers what he believes to be a terrorist plot to blow up the Springfield Mall. Homer tries to warn the residents of Springfield an impending disaster that he winds up causing.
Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words
aired: Sun, Nov 16, 2008
Lisa discovers her amazing talent for doing crossword puzzles and becomes an expert cruciverbalist, and she soon enters a citywide crossword puzzle tournament. Homer, short on cash after abandoning his "Sweet Conclusions" professional break-up artist business, goes to cheer Lisa on at her tournament and discovers an underground crossword puzzle betting ring. In the ultimate betrayal, Homer profits from betting against Lisa in the championship match. When the heartbroken Lisa finds out, Homer must spell out his love for her with a little help from New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz and master crossword constructor Merl Reagle.
aired: Sun, Nov 9, 2008
When the Simpson family takes a road trip to a cabin in the woods, a series of flashbacks depict Homer and Marge's blissful courtship and their early married years. They recall their first encounter with Flanders and Maude twenty years prior at the very same cabins, where Flanders insisted the unmarried Homer and Marge stay in separate rooms. Later, they recall when they each met distracting members of the opposite sex who nearly wooed Homer and Marge away from each other. Bart and Lisa also reflect on happier times from their early childhood. Despite the obstacles and the passing of time, Homer and Marge are able to see the forest for the trees. The episode is based on the classic Audrey Hepburn/Albert Finney film "Two for the Road".
Treehouse of Horror #19
aired: Sun, Nov 2, 2008
Three chilling tales of Halloween horror unwind in THE SIMPSONS annual "Treehouse of Horror" Halloween special. First, Transformer-like robots duke it out in Springfield in "Untitled Robot Parody." Then Homer kills off celebrities so their likenesses can be exploited free-of-charge in "How to Get Ahead in Dead-Vertising." And in "It's the Grand Pumpkin, Milhouse," Lisa accompanies Milhouse to a pumpkin patch to await the appearance of the Grand Pumpkin, but when he finally appears, the Grand Pumpkin goes on a rampage to avenge all the pumpkins carved and tortured in the name of Halloween. Also, the highly-anticipated episode opener features Homer Simpson as he attempts to cast his ballot for the 2008 Presidential election with a deadly twist.
Double, Double, Boy In Trouble
aired: Sun, Oct 19, 2008
When Lenny wins the lottery and invites the Simpson family to a celebratory party at a posh hotel, Bart meets his doppelganger, Simon Woosterfield, who happens to be a member of the richest family in Springfield. Simon and Bart decide to switch places, and Bart arrives at the lavish Woosterfield mansion only to find football great Joe Montana hanging around the estate. As Simon adjusts to the simple life over at the Simpson household, Bart begins to notice his wealthy new siblings acting strangely toward him. With some frightening words of wisdom from Mr. Burns, Bart realizes his new siblings are plotting his demise so they can inherit the Woosterfield family fortune all for themselves.
aired: Sun, Oct 5, 2008
In order to save up money to buy a cell phone, Bart takes a job at a country club retrieving golf balls. While at the course, Bart watches celebrities, including Leary playing a round. When Leary's cell phone rings just as he is about to take a swing, he furiously throws the phone in the air and it lands right next to Bart. Bart decides to keep the cell and makes prank calls to all over the world pretending to be Leary. He even accepts a job offer from famed producer Grazer to star in the film version of "Everyone Poops." When Marge discovers what Bart has been up to, she confiscates the device and calls Leary to return the phone. But Leary has a better idea, and instructs Marge to activate the GPS system on the phone so she can track Bart's every move. Bart quickly catches on and devises a plan that sends the family on a wild goose chase all the way to Machu Picchu.
Sex, Pies and Idiot….
aired: Sun, Sep 28, 2008
Homer is sent to jail after a booze-free brawl at the Springfield St. Patrick's Day parade. When he goes to get his bail bond, Homer meets Lucky Jim (guest voice Forster) and "Wolf the Bounty Hunter" and decides to try his own hand at the lucrative but deadly profession. Homer the Bounty Hunter teams up with Ned Flanders to create the most unlikely bounty-hunting duo, but when Homer's new no-mercy attitude gets the best of him, Flanders is less than impressed. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to her, Marge begins working at an erotic bakery.
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Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind
aired: Sun, Dec 16, 2007
When Homer returns to an empty house after a night he can't remember, he has to figure out what happened. In his desperation to recapture his past, he explores the inner workings of his mind, and we see a day-by-day look at his entire life.
Treehouse of Horror XVIII
aired: Sun, Nov 4, 2007
In the fantastic frightology that is Treehouse XVIII, an unwelcome alien crashes with the Simpsons
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The Haw-Hawed Couple
aired: Sun, Dec 10, 2006
Bart and Nelson become friends, but when Bart tries to break if off, he fears for his safety. Meanwhile, Homer tries to keep Lisa from learning the tragic ending of a Harry Potter-style book she's reading.
Treehouse of Horror XVII
aired: Sun, Nov 5, 2006
In this lucky 17th annual Treehouse of Horror, Homer becomes an insatiable blob, and when Dr. Phil tries to cure him he is eaten as well; Bart discovers a Golem from Jewish mythology and uses it to do his bidding; and aliens invade the earth during a scare caused by Orson Welles' classic Halloween radio broadcast.
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The Seemingly Never-Ending Story
aired: Sun, Mar 12, 2006
In this story within a story within a story within a story, a cave-exploring expedition, an angry sheep and a lovestruck Moe become inextricably entwined. And for good measure, a bag of gold leads a young Jailbird to his life of crime.
See Homer Run
aired: Sun, Nov 20, 2005
On Father's Day, Homer responds much more enthusiastiacally to a new tool than he does to Lisa's heartfelt present. Lisa becomes very angry with her father, and so to win back her respect, he becomes the Safety Salamander, a well-loved figure at Springfield Elementary. As the Safety Salamander, Homer becomes so popular, he becomes the leading candidate to replace Mayor Quimby in a recall election. But when the Salamander suit shrinks and falls off during a debate, the voters of Springfield realize they do not like their hero nearly as much out of costume.
Treehouse of Horror XVI
aired: Sun, Nov 6, 2005
In "B.I.--Bartificial Intelligence", the Simpsons think Bart is lost to them and replace him with an sweet, well-behaved android--and when the real Bart comes back, they prefer the robot. In "Survival of the Fattest" Mr. Burns hunts the deadliest, laziest game of all--the citizens of Springfield. And in "I've Grown a Costume on Your Face", a disgruntled witch causes the Springfield residents' Halloween costumes become all too real. All this, plus a halloween message from basketball great Dennis Rodman!
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aired: Sun, Apr 17, 2005
In this look at the possible future of the Simpsons, Homer and Marge are separated and Bart is hit on by his fourth-grade teacher. And when Marge starts to date Krusty, Homer retreats to an underwater lair.
Treehouse of Horror XV
aired: Sun, Nov 7, 2004
In this fifteenth annual frightfest, Ned Flanders foresees a terrible future--or does he cause it?
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The Way We Weren't
aired: Sun, May 9, 2004
In this flashback episode, we learn that Homer aMarge met as kids--an encounter that did not end well. The memory of this meeting threatens to derail their marriage in the present, until Marge learns how much Homer has always loved her.
Tis the Fifteenth Season
aired: Sun, Dec 14, 2003
When Homer selfishly buys himself an astrolabe for Christmas, the rest of the family is resentful. But Homer does not realize what he has done until watching "Mr. McGrew's Christmas Carol"--his first exposure ever to the timeless Dickens tale. He vows to change his ways, and becomes the nicest person in town--which leads to a rivalry with the former record-holder, Ned Flanders. Finally, with the help of TV Christmas specials through the ages, Homer learns the true meaning of the holiday, sort of.
Treehouse of Horror XIV
aired: Sun, Nov 2, 2003
In this annual Halloween horror-fest, Homer is excited to inherit the powers of the grim reaper, until he discovers he has to kill Marge, Professor Frink reanimates the body of his father (voiced by Jerry Lewis) but then discovers his father has become a Monster, and Bart and Milhouse find a stopwatch that allows them to stop time but soon find it boring.
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Three Gays of the Condo
aired: Sun, Apr 13, 2003
When Homer discovers that Marge intended to break up with him before they had Bart, he leaves home and moves in with two gay roommates. After a helpful song by Weird Al Yankovic, Homer returns to Marge--but not before experiencing a life-changing same-sex smooch.
Treehouse of Horror XIII
aired: Sun, Nov 3, 2002
In "Send in the Clones", Homer is able to make copies of himself--and the town is terrorized by bald, hungry men in blue pants. In "The Fright to Creep and Scare Harms", Springfield finally enacts a gun ban--which enables a group of long-dead outlaws to ride in and take over. In "The Island of Dr. Hibbert", the Simpsons visit an island where a Dr. Hibbert gone mad has crossbred critters with the Simpsons' friends and family. All this, plus the ghost of Maude Flanders!
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The Old Man and the Key
aired: Sun, Mar 10, 2002
The Simpsons are informed that Grampa has died, rush to the retirement castle, and are relieved to learn that he is alive, and beginning a romance with a new woman at the home, Zelda (Olympia Dukakis). After Grampa wrecks Homer's car, Homer refuses to ever let him drive it again, and so Grampa steals Marge's car and takes Bart with him as he pursues Zelda to Branson, Missouri, where the Simpsons see a show starring '70s comic personality Ray Jay Johnson.
She of Little Faith
aired: Sun, Dec 16, 2001
A model rocket that Homer and Bart shoot off accidentally destroys the church, which must sell advertising to make ends meet. Lisa is so disgusted she becomes a Buddhist, with the aid of guest star Richard Gere.
Treehouse of Horror XII
aired: Tue, Nov 6, 2001
In “Hex and the City,” a gypsy curses Homer, bringing misery to everyone he loves. In “House of
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aired: Sun, Jan 7, 2001
In this Emmy®-winning episode, Homer undergoes a medical treatment to make himself smarter. The new, more intelligent Homer becomes a better friend to Lisa, but the rest of his life worsens, and he decides to return to his normal, dimwitted self – but leaves behind a message of hope for Lisa.
Skinner's Sense of Snow
aired: Sun, Dec 17, 2000
An unexpected snowstorm traps the children of Springfield Elementary inside their school, where Bart leads a revolt against the principal. Homer and Flanders attempt to rescue the children, but get trapped in Ned’s car and begin to hallucinate.
Treehouse of Horror XI
aired: Wed, Nov 1, 2000
In this annual three-part horror-themed trilogy, a dead Homer attempts to enter Heaven by doing one good deed, intelligent dolphins wage war on mankind, and Bart and Lisa become a Hansel and Gretel, avoiding a terrible fate with the aid of a book of fairy tales.
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Behind the Laughter
aired: Sun, May 21, 2000
In this satire of VH1's "Behind the Music", we learn the secrets of the Simpsons' rise, fall and ultimate reconciliation with the aid of Willie Nelson.
aired: Sun, Feb 27, 2000
Plastic surgery gives Moe the bartender a handsome new face and a whole new life as a soap opera star.
Grift of the Magi
aired: Sun, Dec 19, 1999
In this Christmas-themed episode, the students of Springfield Elementary are unwittingly used as a focus group to test new toys. The product of their labors, a cuddly doll named Funzo, is a lot more sinister than he appears.
Treehouse of Horror X
aired: Sun, Oct 31, 1999
In "I Know What You Diddily-Iddly-Did" the Simpsons fear they have killed Ned Flanders. "Desperately Xeeking Xena" satirizes superheroes of yore with "Stretch Dude" Bart and "Clobber Girl" Lisa. And "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die" depicts the upcoming horror of Y2K (remember that?).
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Marge Simpson in: "Screaming Yellow Honkers"
aired: Sun, Feb 21, 1999
Marge develops road rage when she gets behind the wheel of her new SUV. Guest voice of country singer Hank Williams Jr.
Viva Ned Flanders
aired: Sun, Jan 10, 1999
Homer and Ned enjoy a bender in Las Vegas. When they awake, they are shocked to find they have two extra wives.
Treehouse of Horror IX
aired: Sun, Oct 25, 1998
In “Hell Toupee,” the hairpiece of a condemned man wreaks havoc on Springfield. Bart and Lisa enter
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King of the Hill
aired: Sun, May 3, 1998
Homer accepts a company's challenge to scale Springfield's steepest mountain, the Murderhorn. Voices of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and Yeardley Smith. Guest voices: Brendan Fraser and Steven Weber.
Trash of the Titans
aired: Sun, Apr 26, 1998
In the 200th episode of the series, Homer becomes the sanitation commissioner for Springfield. His ineptitude pollutes the town and leads to a drastic solution.
Miracle on Evergreen Terrace
aired: Sun, Dec 21, 1997
When Bart burns down the Simpson Christmas tree, he refuses to admit the truth. The town takes pity on the Simpsons, then are furious when they realized they have been fooled.
Treehouse of Horror VIII
aired: Sun, Oct 26, 1997
In “The Homega Man,” Homer must confront a post-apocalyptic Springfield. Bart becomes half-boy, half-fly in “Fly vs. Fly.” And we learn a shocking secret about Marge and her sisters in “Easy-Bake Coven.”
The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson
aired: Sun, Sep 21, 1997
The family travels to New York to get Homer's car back. Homer recalls a terrifying experience he had in Manhattan when he was younger.
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aired: Sun, Feb 16, 1997
Homer begins to suspect that Bart is gay. When a visit to a steel mill to boost Bart's manliness backfires, Homer takes his son on a camping trip to "straighten him out."
Treehouse of Horror VII
aired: Sun, Oct 27, 1996
In this annual terror-themed trilogy, Bart and Lisa discover an evil creature living in the attic, Lisa inadvertently creates a miniature civilization, and aliens Kang and Kodos run for President of the United States.
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aired: Sun, Mar 19, 1995
The Simpsons visit a local fortune teller, who describes Lisa's wedding in the future. She is engaged to a charming British man, but her family inadvertently mucks it up, and Lisa realizes she will have to wait a little longer to find true love.
Treehouse of Horror V
aired: Sun, Oct 30, 1994
Act 1: The Simpsons are employed on Mr. Burns’ country estate — and Homer goes insane. Act 2: Homer’s attempts to repair a toaster lead him repeatedly back into the past — and he inadvertently changes the future. Act 3: The school cafeteria turns to an unusual source of food — and schoolchildren start mysteriously disappearing.
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Homer and Apu
aired: Thu, Feb 10, 1994
Homer goes undercover to reveal that Apu is selling tainted meat at his convenience store. Apu loses his job, and lives with the Simpsons until he and Homer go to India to appeal to the head of the Kwik-E-Mart corporation. Featuring the Emmy®-nominated song "Who Needs The Kwik-E-Mart?"
Treehouse of Horror IV
aired: Thu, Oct 28, 1993
When Homer announces he would sell his soul for a donut, the Devil, disguised as Ned Flanders, shows up to take him up on the offer. While riding to school, Bart believes he sees a malevolent gremlin on the side of the bus. And Mr. Burns is Dracula, in a spoof of Francis Ford Coppola's vampire film.
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aired: Thu, Apr 29, 1993
Springfield engages in an annual ritual of whacking at snakes with sticks - a ritual Lisa is determined to stop. Meanwhile, Bart is kicked out of school after a prank and home-schooled by Marge.
aired: Thu, Nov 19, 1992
Homer starts a thriving snowplow business, only to have his best friend Barney start a rival service, complete with commercials featuring Linda Ronstadt. Homer is so jealous he sends Barney into an avalanche and certain death, then repents and risks his own life to save his friend's.
Treehouse of Horror III
aired: Thu, Oct 29, 1992
In “Clown Without Pity,” a Krusty the Clown doll goes berserk in the Simpson home. In “King Homer,”
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Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes?
aired: Thu, Aug 27, 1992
Mr. Burns discovers that Homer is sterile, and placates him with an award presented by Joe Frazier.
Bart's Friend Falls in Love
aired: Thu, May 7, 1992
After a sex education class at Springfield Elementary, Milhouse falls in love with a beautiful new
The Otto Show
aired: Thu, Apr 23, 1992
After a riotous visit to Springfield by Spinal Tap, bus driver Otto loses his license. He moves in
aired: Thu, Apr 9, 1992
The evil Slideshow Bob reappears, apparently reformed, and wishes to marry Marge’s sister Selma.
aired: Thu, Mar 26, 1992
After an argument with Marge, Homer runs off to a country-western bar, where he discovers beautiful
Dog of Death
aired: Thu, Mar 12, 1992
After lottery fever grips Springfield – and makes Kent Brockman even richer – the Simpsons discover
aired: Thu, Feb 27, 1992
Scholastic tests show that Lisa will not be the Saxophone player she dreams of becoming, while Bart
Homer at the Bat
aired: Thu, Feb 20, 1992
With a homemade baseball bat, Homer rules the company softball team- until Mr. Burns, to win a bet,
Bart the Lover
aired: Thu, Feb 13, 1992
A yo-yo craze hits Springfield Elementary, affecting no one more than Bart. When Mrs. Krabapple
aired: Thu, Feb 6, 1992
After a particularly trying morning, Marge has a breakdown and stops her car on bridge. The family
Lisa the Greek
aired: Thu, Jan 23, 1992
Homer discovers that Lisa has an incredible knack for picking football winners, which he exploits
aired: Thu, Jan 9, 1992
For his birthday, Bart gets a microphone which he uses to play pranks, including convincing the
I Married Marge
aired: Thu, Dec 26, 1991
In this flashback view of Homer and Marge’s early wedded life, we see their marriage in a casino
Burns Verkaufen Der Kraftwerk
aired: Thu, Dec 5, 1991
A weary Burns decides to sell the plant to a group of German investors. When the Germans assume
aired: Thu, Nov 21, 1991
Homer gives Moe the idea for a new cocktail whose secret ingredient is cough syrup. Moe takes the
Saturdays of Thunder
aired: Thu, Nov 14, 1991
Homer fails a quiz designed to test how well he knows his son. A trip to the Fatherhood Institute
aired: Thu, Nov 7, 1991
Homer fails to buy Lisa a new saxophone reed and she is humiliated at a school concert. To make it
Treehouse of Horror II
aired: Thu, Oct 31, 1991
In this second annual terror-themed trilogy, a monkey’s paw that grants wishes leads humanity to
Like Father Like Clown
aired: Thu, Oct 24, 1991
At a dinner with the Simpsons, Krusty the Clown reveals he is estranged from his rabbi father. Bart
aired: Thu, Oct 17, 1991
When Homer inadvertently saves the nuclear plant from a meltdown, he wins praise and respect, but
Bart the Murderer
aired: Thu, Oct 10, 1991
While the rest of his class enjoys the best field trip ever- to a chocolate factory- Bart becomes a
When Flanders Failed
aired: Thu, Oct 3, 1991
At a back yard barbecue, Ned Flanders announces he’s opening a new store devoted to merchandise for
Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington
aired: Thu, Sep 26, 1991
Lisa wins an essay contest, and the entire Simpson family gets to visit Washington D.C. Bart flies
Stark Raving Dad
aired: Thu, Sep 19, 1991
Bart puts his lucky red cap in the laundry, turning Homer’s white shirt pink. When he wears the pink
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aired: Thu, Jul 11, 1991
When Mr. Burns needs a blood transfusion, Homer is pleased to learn that Bart has the same rare blood type. Bart donates his blood and saves Burns, but Homer is upset to find that Burns sends him nothing more than a thank you note. Homer writes an angry letter in response, then thinks better of it, but discovers to his alarm that Bart has already mailed it. Homer tries to recover the letter, but fails, and a furious Burns reads the letter and vows revenge. But Smithers convinces Burns that the Simpsons have indeed done him a favor and, in gratitude, Burns buys them a rare Olmec Indian Head. The Simpsons are unsure what to make of the gift.
Three Men and a Comic Book
aired: Thu, May 9, 1991
Bart attends a comic book convention and decides he wants to buy the first issue of “Radioactive Man” comics for $100. He tries and fails to earn the money in various ways, including helping elderly neighbor Mrs. Glick, who works him like a horse then gives him a quarter. So, Bart decides to go in with Milhouse and Martin, both of whom want the comic, though neither has enough money. They soon find that joint ownership is more difficult than it seems, as none of the three wants to let the comic out of his sight. Bart goes temporarily insane, tying up Martin and fighting with Milhouse, until the comic is blown into a driving rainstorm and destroyed, leaving the three boys to ponder the evil of greed.
The War of the Simpsons
aired: Thu, May 2, 1991
The Simpsons throw a party, inviting all their friends from the neighborhood. Homer gets very drunk and behaves like a perfect lecherous ass. Very upset with his behavior, Marge signs them up for a weekend marriage retreat. Homer is distraught until he realizes that the retreat is on a lake and he’ll be able to sneak in some fishing. Marge and Homer leave the kids in the care of Grampa, and Bart and Lisa immediately try to take advantage of the old man’s gullibility. At the retreat, Marge and Homer have difficulty reconciling their differences, particularly after Marge catches Homer sneaking off to go fishing. At home, the kids throw a party which gets out of hand, prompting Grampa to start crying. Afraid they’ll get in trouble, the kids begin to frantically clean up. Meanwhile, Homer catches a legendary catfish, General Sherman, but to prove his love for Marge he throws it back in the lake. They happily return home to find a clean house and chuckling Grampa, who had conned the kids into doing what he wants.
aired: Thu, Apr 25, 1991
Lisa's teacher, Miss Hoover, is stricken with Lyme disease, and Mr. Bergstrom, a cool, witty, substitute teacher takes her place. Lisa is smitten with the smart, sensitive man, who contrasts so favorable; it seems, with her own father. Meanwhile, Bart decides to run for class president where he is expected to easily triumph over class brain Martin Prince. When Lisa comes to school one day, she is shocked to find that Miss Hoover has recovered and Mr. Bergstrom is gone. Meanwhile, Bart celebrates his victory, only to realize that neither he nor his friends bothered to vote, and Martin has won. Lisa tracks Mr. Bergstrom down to the train station, where is leaving for another gig. But before he does, he hands her a note, reminding her "You Are Lisa Simpson." That night Homer cheers up a disconsolate Bart and Lisa, showing he's not such a bad dad after all.
Brush With Greatness
aired: Thu, Apr 11, 1991
Watching TV, the kids see Krusty do an ad for Mt. Splashmore, a water-themed amusement park. They nag Homer so much that he finally agrees to take them - only to get stuck in a tube at the park because he is too fat. Publicly humiliated, Homer vows to lose weight. While getting his old dumbbells from the attic he finds a series of photos Marge painted of Ringo Starr. Lisa urges Marge to go back to art school to nurture her gift and Marge wins a prize for painting Homer in his underwear, on the couch. Mr. Burns, who is looking for a portrait painter, hires her. She can’t seem to capture his essence, until she sees Burns make fun of Homer, who’s excited he’s gotten his weight down to 239. Marge paints Burns as she sees him - a naked, bitter, elderly man. Burns is upset, but when the public reacts favorably, he goes along.
aired: Thu, Mar 28, 1991
At the Springfield retirement castle, Grampa Simpson gets his pills mixed up with those of an elderly widow, Beatrice Simmons. They hit it off and a romance blooms. But when Grampa plans to spend Bea’s birthday with her, the Simpsons come and take him away to a wild animal park, where the animals surround the Simpsons car not letting them out. When they finally return to the retirement home, Bea is dead. A grieving Grampa is surprised to learn that Bea left him $100,000. When the townspeople become aware of this, they show up at Grampa’s door begging to have the money for their own purposes. Realizing he doesn’t have enough money for all the people who need it, Grampa heads for a casino to bet the hundred grand. Homer stops him, and Grampa realizes there is a good use for the money - refurbishing the senior citizen home to make it more livable for the elderly there.
Bart's Dog Gets an F
aired: Thu, Mar 7, 1991
Bart’s dog, Santa’s Little Helper, grows more and more out-of-control. When he destroys Homer’s expensive new pair of sneakers, he is enrolled in an obedience school, whose headmistress, Emily Winthrop, is a firm believer in the choke chain. Santa’s Little Helper is a poor pupil, and when he destroys a quilt Lisa has sewn while at home with the mumps, and eats a giant cookie Homer has bought, Homer vows to give him away. Bart tries desperately to train the dog, and just in the nick of time teaches him to sit and roll over, enabling Santa’s Little Helper to graduate from obedience school.
Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
aired: Thu, Feb 21, 1991
After watching the latest McBain film, Grampa has a mild heart attack, and decides to tell Homer that he has a long lost brother. Homer tracks him down, and is ecstatic to learn that his brother, Herb Powell, is a successful auto industry executive in Detroit. The Simpsons drive to visit Herb, who welcomes them into his luxurious world. While taking Homer through his plant, Herb concludes that his brother has a better grasp of the American public’s tastes than his own engineering team, and puts Homer in charge of designing a new car. The engineers try to fend Homer off, but Herb insists that they listen to his brother. Homer designs a monstrous car with an enormous sticker price, destroying his brother’s company and bankrupting Herb. But, driving back to Springfield Homer is pleased to learn that Bart liked his car.
aired: Thu, Feb 14, 1991
When Marge’s sister Selma sadly tells Lisa she’s wishing she could find a man, Marge puts Homer to work trying to fix her sister up. Homer rejects various suitors as unsuitable, but when called into a meeting with Bart’s principal, Skinner, Homer realizes that he would make an ideal candidate. Homer invites Skinner to dinner, but instead of Selma, the principal falls for her sister Patty. He is so smitten he lets Bart get away with murder at school, while lonely Selma gets even more disconsolate. Ultimately, Patty rejects Skinner (and possibly all men) leaving Selma pleased, while bitter Skinner takes out his rejection on Bart.
Homer vs. Lisa and the Eighth Commandment
aired: Thu, Feb 7, 1991
We open in the timing of Moses, where Homer the Thief is distraught to receive the commandment "Thou shalt not steal."
The Way We Was
aired: Thu, Jan 31, 1991
As the Simpsons watch a pair of film critics review the latest, ultraviolent McBain film, the TV blows out. To entertain the kids, Homer and Marge tell the story of how they met. We flash back to 1974, where Marge’s hair is down and she is the object of affection of a class brain, Artie Ziff. Homer is enthralled when he first sees Marge and joins the debate team to get closer to her, but he is over matched by the brainier Artie. When the prom time comes, Marge goes out with Artie, leaving Homer to fend for himself. At the prom, Barney streaks, Artie and Marge are crowned King and Queen and a lonely Homer walks home in the mud. But Artie tries to get fresh with Marge, who dumps him and picks Homer up. He reveals to her that she is the love of his life and he’s never going to let her go - which he never does.
One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish
aired: Thu, Jan 24, 1991
Tired of pork chop night, the family goes out to a sushi restaurant. While there, Homer eats a rare blowfish, whose flesh can be poison. Dr. Hibbert confirms that Homer only has one day left to live, so Homer makes a list, intending to live that day to its fullest. He listens to Lisa’s saxophone, teaches Bart to shave, has a beer with the boys, reconciles with Grampa and is “intamit” with Marge. Finally, he sits down and waits for death, while listening to Larry King read the Bible on tape. The next morning a fearful Marge goes downstairs only to discover Homer is still alive. A happy Homer vows to live each day to the fullest.
Bart Gets Hit by a Car
aired: Thu, Jan 10, 1991
Mr. Burns hits Bart with a car, prompting Bart to hallucinate that he’s going to Heaven. On his way up he spits off the escalator, and is sent to Hell, but the Devil tells him he is not due there until the Yankees win the pennant (which turns out to be 1996). Regaining consciousness, Bart is fine, but with the help of shifty lawyer Lionel Hutz and quack doctor Nick Riviera, Homer sues Mr. Burns. The jury is unsympathetic to Burns’ condescending attitude, and he invites Homer and Marge over to discuss a settlement. While spying on them, Burns learns that Marge feels like Homer is taking advantage of the situation, and he pays Homer nothing. Homer is distraught and wonders if he can still be with Marge, but when she comes to see him at Moe’s he realizes she’ll be always be the love of his life.
Itchy & Scratchy & Marge
aired: Thu, Dec 20, 1990
After watching a violent episode of Itchy and Scratchy, Maggie clubs Homer on the head, in a scene evocative of Janet Leigh’s death in Psycho. Marge is so upset that she starts a campaign to tone down the violence in cartoons. She succeeds, and Itchy and Scratchy becomes so boring that the children of Springfield stop watching cartoons, becoming happier and healthier. Then Michelangelo’s statue of David begins a tour of Springfield and the same people who supported Marge’s campaign against cartoons now demand that David not be shown. Marge cannot support this, so the statue visits and the cartoons return to be violent.
Bart the Daredevil
aired: Thu, Dec 6, 1990
Bart and Homer are excited to learn that a monster truck rally is coming to Springfield, then discover it is on the same night as Lisa’s band concert. After the concert ends, the Simpsons rush out to the rally - only to arrive late and have their car eaten by a fire-breathing steam shovel known as Truckosaurus. Nonetheless, they watch the rest of the show, where Bart is awed by a reckless motorcycle daredevil named Lance Murdock. Bart imitates Murdock’s stunts on his skateboard, and, for the topper, decides to jump Springfield Gorge. Bart cannot be talked out of the leap so Homer rushes to stop him. He does save Bart - only to go toppling down the cliff himself, in one of the series’ classic moments.
Bart vs. Thanksgiving
aired: Thu, Nov 22, 1990
It’s a Thanksgiving at the Simpsons house - with Homer betting on football, and Marge’s mother criticizing everything. Lisa has prepared a beautiful centerpiece, containing her feminist heroes, which a jealous Bart accidentally throws into the fire. Homer accuses Bart of ruining Thanksgiving, and Bart runs away from home. The Simpsons grow frantic with fear as Bart roams throughout town, stealing a pie from Mr. Burns. The family spots their son on a news broadcast from a homeless shelter. Bart comes back home and finally apologizes to his sister late at night, on the roof of their house, prompting Homer to exclaim, “We’re the great parents!”
Dead Putting Society
aired: Thu, Nov 15, 1990
Homer’s annoyance at his sweet lovable neighbor Ned Flanders grows completely out of bounds, so that when Bart and Ned’s son Todd both show interest in miniature golf, Homer bets Flanders that his son can beat Ned’s – and the loser has to mow the lawn in his wife’s dress. Lisa helps Bart train, using the principles of Zen, and when the big day comes, the boys are evenly matched. They finally agree to tie, and Flanders offers to forget the bet, but Homer insists that they each mow the lawn in a dress - which Flanders enjoys, to Homer’s fury.
aired: Thu, Nov 8, 1990
The family attends a Springfield Isotopes baseball game, which a boozy Homer livens up. He becomes an official mascot for the team, boosting attendance and the team’s play. But when Homer attempts to crack the big time - the big city ballpark of Capital City - he strikes out. Yet he finds to his surprise that the experience has benefited him after all - his friends now consider him interesting.
Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish
aired: Thu, Nov 1, 1990
When a three-eyed fish is discovered in a downstream from Springfield’s Nuclear Power Plant, the plant is hit with tremendous sanctions by state regulators. Burns realizes that if he becomes governor, he could control the regulations and brings in a team of consultants to take him an incumbent governor Mary Bailey. His climactic campaign event is dinner at the Simpson house where Marge - a Bailey booster - serves Burns’ own three-eyed fish to him. Burns can’t eat it, destroying his image and costing him the election.
Treehouse of Horror
aired: Wed, Oct 24, 1990
In this trilogy of horror-themed Halloween stories, Bart and Lisa attempt to scare each other with tales of macabre. In the first, “Bad Dream House,” the Simpsons inhabit a haunted home, which possesses their souls, and causes them to attempt to kill each other. But after spending enough time with the Simpsons, it is the house, which kills them itself, vanishing into another dimension. In the second segment, “Hungry are the Damned,” the Simpsons accuse the monsters of planning to eat them, but the offended aliens reveal they were only planning a sumptuous meal for the family. In the third segment, a satire of Poe’s “The Raven,” a grief-stricken Homer is tormented by bad bird Bart.
Simpson and Delilah
aired: Thu, Oct 18, 1990
Homer learns of a new anti-baldness drug, which he can only afford by cheating on his company health insurance. He grows a luxurious head of hair and is promoted by Mr. Burns. He gets an office with a gay male assistant, Karl, who develops a crush on him. But jealous Smithers discover the secret of Homer’s success and gets the prescription cancelled. Bald again, no one listens to Homer and he winds up back where he started.
Bart Gets an F
aired: Thu, Oct 11, 1990
Bart’s poor schoolwork prompts his teacher, Mrs. Krabappel, to threaten to hold him back in the fourth grade for an extra year. He falls behind while studying for a history test and prays to God for help. That night, a tremendous snowstorm hits Springfield, cancelling school the following day. Bart wants to go out and play, but Lisa tells him he should stay home and study. He does, and gets a D-minus on the test - the bare minimum he needed.
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Some Enchanted Evening
aired: Sun, May 13, 1990
A real-life drama of Armed & Dangerous is played out when the notorious Babysitter Bandit is hired to sit the Simpson kids! A roller coaster ride of naked terror, stirring courage, and Homeric stupidity.
Krusty Gets Busted
aired: Sun, Apr 29, 1990
Accused of a heinous crime, Krusty the Clown finds himself caught in a web of hate and suspicion. A clown alone in a teeming tempest of distrust, with no one to believe him...no one, that is, but Bart Simpson!
The Crepes of Wrath
aired: Sun, Apr 15, 1990
Spy me to the moon! Homer and Principal Skinner send Bart to France in exchange for an Albanian student. While Bart slaves at the Chateau Maison’s unsavory vineyard, Adil Hoxha steals classified secrets from Springfield’s Nuclear Plant! A hilariously perilous saga of hopes dashed, grapes crushed, explosive devices flushed, and the miracle of anti-freeze.
Homer's Night Out
aired: Sun, Mar 25, 1990
One picture is worth a thousand apologies! When Bart sneaks a naughty snapshot of Homer at a stag party, Homer becomes famous — until Marge finds out. A bawdily instructive tale of bellydancing enjoyed, a household destroyed, and groveling employed, in which Homer discovers being in love means you have to say more than “you’re sorry.”
Life on the Fast Lane
aired: Sun, Mar 18, 1990
To bowl or not to bowl...In response to his thoughtless birthday gift, Marge teaches Homer a lesson by taking up bowling under the hands-on tutelage of Jacques, a suave bowling instructor, who tries to pick up more than just a spare.
The Telltale Head
aired: Sun, Feb 25, 1990
HEAR – the stark confessions of Bart Simpson, juvenile delinquent! SEE – the thoughtless act of vandalism that turns the whole town against him! LEARN – a lesson or two about empty values and stolen thrills!
The Call of the Simpsons
aired: Sun, Feb 18, 1990
Envious of Ned Flanders’ new mobile home, Homer visits Bob’s RV Roundup and shrewdly buys the worst RV on earth, which he swiftly destroys, stranding the entire family deep in the woods. SUCCUMB to the tantalizing allure of the ultimate RV! TASTE the tang of live bees in honey!! BEHOLD the awful beauty of Bigfoot — and his wife!!!