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Worst episodes of The Simpsons

Explore the comprehensive ranking of The Simpsons episodes, meticulously evaluated through thousands of fan votes. Uncover the lowest rated moments of The Simpsons!

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.
Lisa's Belly
4.0

#3 - Lisa's Belly

Season 33, Episode 5, 10/24/2021
Marge puts a hurtful word in Lisa's brain and Bart gets swole.
All Singing, All Dancing
4.1

#4 - All Singing, All Dancing

Season 9, Episode 11, 1/4/1998
Homer rents a Clint Eastwood movie and is dismayed to find it's a musical. Using clips from past episodes, the rest of the family reminds him about the many times he and other members of the family and town have broken into song and dance.
Top Goon
4.3

#5 - Top Goon

Season 34, Episode 11, 12/11/2022
Coach Moe recruits the world's greatest brawlers to teach Nelson the art of hockey goonery.
The Star of the Backstage
4.4

#6 - The Star of the Backstage

Season 33, Episode 1, 9/26/2021
A musical comes to life in Springfield as Marge stages a revival of her beloved high school show - but her wonderful memories are threatened by the return of a rival from the past.
D'oh Canada
4.6

#7 - D'oh Canada

Season 30, Episode 21, 4/28/2019
Lisa is mistakenly given political asylum in Canada during a family trip to Niagara Falls; Homer goes to a “Daddy and Me” class with Maggie.
Gorillas on the Mast
4.6

#8 - Gorillas on the Mast

Season 31, Episode 5, 11/3/2019
After a trip to Aquatraz Water Park, Lisa becomes determined to set free Springfield's most vicious animals in captivity. Meanwhile, Homer fulfills a lifelong dream of buying a boat, and quickly realizes boat ownership sucks.
Do Pizza Bots Dream of Electric Guitars
4.6

#9 - Do Pizza Bots Dream of Electric Guitars

Season 32, Episode 15, 3/14/2021
Homer tries to reunite a mechanical band from his youth, but film and TV creator J.J. Abrams gets ahold of them first.
Hail to the Teeth
4.7

#10 - Hail to the Teeth

Season 31, Episode 11, 1/5/2020
Homer and Marge attend Artie Ziff’s wedding and become quite uncomfortable when they realize that his bride-to-be is a clone of Marge. Meanwhile, Lisa grapples with the misogynistic implications of the immediate popularity she receives after getting her new Invisalign braces.
Better Off Ned
4.7

#11 - Better Off Ned

Season 31, Episode 16, 3/15/2020
Bart bonds with Ned Flanders, which leaves Homer jealous, so he retaliates by mentoring Nelson Muntz; a heroic act by Homer makes Bart look up to him again.
Uncut Femmes
4.7

#12 - Uncut Femmes

Season 32, Episode 17, 3/28/2021
It is discovered that Chief Wiggum's wife is more than she seems. Meanwhile, Marge takes part in a jewel heist.
Bobby: It's Cold Outside
4.8

#13 - Bobby: It's Cold Outside

Season 31, Episode 10, 12/15/2019
Sideshow Bob gets contracted as this year’s mall Santa. Meanwhile, someone is stealing all the Christmas packages off people’s front porches.
Screenless
4.8

#14 - Screenless

Season 31, Episode 15, 3/8/2020
When Marge implements a screen time limit for the family, she realizes that she is the one addicted.
Yokel Hero
4.8

#15 - Yokel Hero

Season 32, Episode 14, 3/7/2021
Cletus becomes a singing sensation, while Homer becomes a new man. Then, Cletus turns on his fans, ruining everything.
A Made Maggie
4.8

#16 - A Made Maggie

Season 33, Episode 10, 12/19/2021
Fat Tony becomes Godfather to Maggie Simpson.
The Longest Marge
4.8

#17 - The Longest Marge

Season 33, Episode 11, 1/2/2022
Marge and Mr. Burns fight for the soul of a brash young football prodigy.
Lisa Goes Gaga
4.9

#18 - Lisa Goes Gaga

Season 23, Episode 22, 5/20/2012
In the Season 23 finale, Lisa tries to boost her popularity by ghost writing positive things about herself on the school blog. The effort fails miserably, until a psychic force tells Lady Gaga (who provides her own voice) that Lisa needs her help.
Mad About the Toy
4.9

#19 - Mad About the Toy

Season 30, Episode 11, 1/6/2019
When Marge and Homer leave Grampa to baby-sit the kids, some little green army men trigger a PTSD episode, sending the family on a journey to Grampa's past and the time period when he was a post-war toy model.
Livin La Pura Vida
4.9

#20 - Livin La Pura Vida

Season 31, Episode 7, 11/17/2019
The Simpsons join other Springfield families on the Van Houten's annual trip to Costa Rica, which they obviously can't afford. While there, Homer befriends Patty's new girlfriend, Evelyn, and Lisa tracks down the real reason the Van Houtens can go on this trip every year
Treehouse of Horror XXVII
5.0

#21 - Treehouse of Horror XXVII

Season 28, Episode 4, 10/16/2016
Better late than never, The Hunger Games come to Springfield!
Warrin' Priests (1)
5.0

#22 - Warrin' Priests (1)

Season 31, Episode 19, 4/26/2020
Helen Lovejoy's request for a youth pastor is answered by Bode Wright, a charismatic young preacher from Michigan. When Bode quickly has the Springfield congregation enamored by his easy-going and liberal approach to religion, an outcast and suspicious Reverend Lovejoy decides to look into the newcomer's past.
A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas
5.0

#23 - A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas

Season 32, Episode 10, 12/13/2020
A cable channel films a Christmas movie in Springfield and Skinner falls in love.
Marge the Meanie
5.0

#24 - Marge the Meanie

Season 33, Episode 20, 5/8/2022
A surprise from Marge's past has her bonding with Bart and terrifying Homer.
Gump Roast
5.1

#25 - Gump Roast

Season 13, Episode 17, 4/21/2002
In this clip show episode, Homer is honored at a Friars' Club Roast. A number of characters show up to roast him, but the celebrating is interrupted by Kang and Kodos, who say that humanity will be judged based on Homer's experiences.
The Boys of Bummer
5.1

#26 - The Boys of Bummer

Season 18, Episode 18, 4/29/2007
Bart goes from hero to goat on his Little League team after an error in the championship game. Meanwhile, Homer falls asleep on a bed in a department store. When he's awakened, he raves about the mattress and is given a job as a salesman.
Kill Gil, Volumes I & II
5.2

#27 - Kill Gil, Volumes I & II

Season 18, Episode 9, 12/17/2006
Homer jumps into a brawl during a holiday ice-skating show. To escape the melee, Marge takes the family Christmas shopping, where a chance encounter with Gil leads to bad luck for Gil and the Simpson clan.
The Wife Aquatic
5.2

#28 - The Wife Aquatic

Season 18, Episode 10, 1/7/2007
Selma and Patti's home movies make Marge nostalgic for the Barnacle Bay vacations of her youth, so Homer takes the family there, but the area has changed since the Bouviers were little girls.
Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson
5.2

#29 - Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson

Season 23, Episode 10, 1/8/2012
Homer lands his own political talk show and becomes the spokesperson for the Gravy Movement. He then is asked to select the next Republican nominee for President and officially endorses right-wing rock star Ted Nugent.
Gone Abie Gone
5.2

#30 - Gone Abie Gone

Season 24, Episode 4, 11/11/2012
Homer and Marge try to track down Grampa by following clues that lead to secrets from his past.
The Nightmare After Krustmas
5.2

#31 - The Nightmare After Krustmas

Season 28, Episode 10, 12/11/2016
Krusty tries to impress his daughter as they spend Christmas with the Simpsons. Meanwhile, Reverend Lovejoy seeks converts after church attendance plummets, and Maggie is haunted by a spooky Christmas toy.
The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to Be
5.2

#32 - The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to Be

Season 29, Episode 6, 11/12/2017
Frustrated with the local government, Marge decides to run for Mayor. To win public support, she begins making Homer the butt of her jokes.
Bart the Cool Kid
5.2

#33 - Bart the Cool Kid

Season 33, Episode 15, 3/20/2022
When Bart befriends a famous kid influencer who owns an ultra-cool skate wear brand, Homer leads a rebellion of loser dads against them.
Poorhouse Rock
5.2

#34 - Poorhouse Rock

Season 33, Episode 22, 5/22/2022
After Bart humiliates him at church, Homer finally teaches his son to admire his dad - until a visit from a magical, singing janitor changes everything they thought they knew.
The Lastest Gun in the West
5.3

#35 - The Lastest Gun in the West

Season 13, Episode 12, 2/24/2002
While running away from a vicious dog, Bart meets Buck McCoy, a former Western film star. Bart begins hanging out with him and starts to idolize him. Bart wants to help McCoy stage a comeback, so he convinces all of the kids in town to become interested in the Wild West. McCoy appears on the Krusty the Clown Show, but the comeback flops when Buck begins drinking again and injures Krusty the Clown.
The Old Man and the Key
5.3

#36 - The Old Man and the Key

Season 13, Episode 13, 3/10/2002
Grampa falls in love with Zelda, a woman who has an interest in men who can drive. He decides to get his driver's license back, but is ignorant to Homer and Marge's concerns that she is only using him for his car.
Blame It on Lisa
5.3

#37 - Blame It on Lisa

Season 13, Episode 15, 3/31/2002
When Homer gets the family's telephone service cut off for refusing to pay for calls made to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Lisa confesses that she was the one who called Rio after sponsoring an orphan who goes missing. She convinces the family to travel to Brazil to look for him. However, once there, they have no luck finding him, and Homer is kidnapped.
Million Dollar Abie
5.3

#38 - Million Dollar Abie

Season 17, Episode 16, 4/2/2006
Homer spearheads the effort to get pro-football to bring a new franchise to Springfield. The football commissioner, on his way to officially award the franchise, stops at the Simpson house where Grandpa (mistaking him for a burglar) attacks him. Springfield loses out and Abe becomes the town’s pariah. After trying and failing assisted suicide, Abe decides to live his life without fear and when the town decides to reuse their football stadium as a bullfighting ring, he volunteers to be the toreador. Ever the activist, granddaughter Lisa protests his new profession.
Little Big Girl
5.3

#39 - Little Big Girl

Season 18, Episode 12, 2/11/2007
Lisa pretends to be Native American for multicultural day at school. Meanwhile, Bart finds love with an older woman.
Penny-Wiseguys
5.3

#40 - Penny-Wiseguys

Season 24, Episode 5, 11/18/2012
Homer is shocked to discover that his bowling teammate is an accountant for Fat Tony and his mob. When Fat Tony gets jury duty, he appoints Dan as the temporary don of the mafia. Meanwhile, Lisa adds insects to her vegetarian diet after she passes out in the middle of a saxophone solo, but starts questioning her decision when bugs start pleading for mercy in her dreams.
No Good Read Goes Unpunished
5.3

#41 - No Good Read Goes Unpunished

Season 29, Episode 15, 4/8/2018
In an attempt to bring the family together, Marge forces everyone to hand in their electronics and take a trip to a book store.
Werking Mom
5.3

#42 - Werking Mom

Season 30, Episode 7, 11/18/2018
Marge wants a job, and stumbles into becoming a plastic food storage container-selling drag queen. Meanwhile, Lisa tries to make the world better in the style of "Amelie"
Bart vs. Itchy & Scratchy
5.3

#43 - Bart vs. Itchy & Scratchy

Season 30, Episode 18, 3/24/2019
Krusty releases an all-female reboot of “Itchy and Scratchy,” so Bart and his crew of all-male friends decide to boycott the show. After Bart’s friends turn on him for laughing at the reboot, Bart joins a woke group of sixth-grade girls who commit crimes against patriarchy.
Go Big or Go Homer
5.3

#44 - Go Big or Go Homer

Season 31, Episode 2, 10/6/2019
Homer must supervise interns, among whom is a go-getter who asks Homer to be his mentor.
She Used to Be My Girl
5.4

#45 - She Used to Be My Girl

Season 16, Episode 4, 12/5/2004
Marge meets up with a former high-school pal who is now a famous news anchor, and she wonders if she made the right life choice.
Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife
5.4

#46 - Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife

Season 17, Episode 15, 3/26/2006
Homer is stoked for a party, where Lenny shows off his new plasma screen HD TV. Three days later and Homer still hasn’t left Lenny’s apartment. Lenny eventually gets him to leave and Marge enters them in a contest where they can win a plasma TV of their own. They don’t win, but 3rd place gets them a tour of the FOX studios, where Homer learns about a wife-swapping show where he can win enough money to buy his own plasma TV. Marge agrees to appear and they exchange wives with the Heathbar family. Charles Heathbar winds up falling in love with Marge (who is giving him what he needs), while his real wife Verity finds Homer detestable.
The Homer of Seville
5.4

#47 - The Homer of Seville

Season 19, Episode 2, 9/30/2007
A freak accident gives Homer an operatic singing voice, and he becomes a star at the Springfield Opera. But with fame and fortune comes a price: He's continually bothered by fans, an obsessed woman in particular.
Treehouse of Horror XVIII
5.4

#48 - Treehouse of Horror XVIII

Season 19, Episode 5, 11/4/2007
The series' 18th Halloween show features three vignettes that parody movies: one that spoofs "Mr. & Mrs. Smith"; one that sends up "E.T."; and one that parodies "Se7en."
Papa Don't Leech
5.4

#49 - Papa Don't Leech

Season 19, Episode 16, 4/13/2008
The Simpsons take in a country singer Homer used to manage who owes back taxes to Springfield. She is now destitute, so the family tries to help her get back on her feet.
The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed
5.4

#50 - The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed

Season 21, Episode 16, 3/28/2010
The Simpsons family vacation in Israel with Ned Flanders, but Homer does not appreciate any of the culture—until an Israeli tour guide named Jakob shows him around and, in a severe state of dehydration, Homer believes he is the Messiah.
A Midsummer's Nice Dream
5.4

#51 - A Midsummer's Nice Dream

Season 22, Episode 16, 3/13/2011
The town is abuzz when Cheech and Chong announce a Springfield stop on their much-anticipated reunion tour. But when Cheech and Chong take the stage in front of their loyal fans, the jokes were just not the same for Chong, so Homer steps in and delivers all the punchlines by heart. Impressed, Cheech invites Homer to go on tour with him as new duo “Cheech and Chunk” while Chong forms a more progressive comedic team, “Teach and Chong,” with Principal Skinner. While Homer is on tour, Marge attempts to help the neighborhood cat lady and change her hoarder ways, but turns into a hoarder herself in the process, and Homer realizes that life on the road is not all high times and slapstick humor
Treehouse of Horror XXIII
5.4

#52 - Treehouse of Horror XXIII

Season 24, Episode 2, 10/7/2012
A black hole threatens to swallow Springfield, Homer tries to find the source of paranormal activity, and a "Back to the Future" parody in which Bart keeps Marge from marrying Homer.
Diggs
5.4

#53 - Diggs

Season 25, Episode 12, 3/9/2014
A recent transfer student named Diggs rescues Bart from a confrontation with bullies.
Clown in the Dumps
5.4

#54 - Clown in the Dumps

Season 26, Episode 1, 9/28/2014
A Springfield resident dies, Krusty retires after he's offended by a comedy cable channel roast of him, and Lisa tries to protect Homer from getting hurt.
Lisa with an 'S'
5.4

#55 - Lisa with an 'S'

Season 27, Episode 7, 11/22/2015
When Homer loses $5,000 at a poker game with Broadway legend Laney Fontaine, the only way he is able to settle the bet is if he loans Lisa to Laney for a month. Then, Laney turns Lisa into a show biz kid and Marge and Homer fear they made a mistake letting her go. So they head to New York to get her back.
Friends and Family
5.4

#56 - Friends and Family

Season 28, Episode 2, 10/2/2016
Mr. Burns hires the Simpsons, except Homer, to be his virtual family; Homer becomes best friends with the girl next door.
King Leer
5.4

#57 - King Leer

Season 29, Episode 16, 4/15/2018
Homer and Marge follow Moe after the bar closes early and discover him and his father fighting. The Simpsons, after finding out that Moe has been excommunicated from his family for years, attempt to bring them back together.
I Want You (She's So Heavy)
5.4

#58 - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Season 30, Episode 16, 3/10/2019
When a romantic night ends in injury, Marge recovers by taking up kite boarding while Homer bonds with his hallucinated hernia; Lisa attempts to fix her parents' strained relationship by seeking advice from an unlikely source.
The Winter of Our Monetized Content
5.4

#59 - The Winter of Our Monetized Content

Season 31, Episode 1, 9/29/2019
When a video of Bart and Homer fighting goes viral, they begin a journey as social media celebrities; Lisa battles the school's new industrialized detention system.
Marge the Lumberjill
5.4

#60 - Marge the Lumberjill

Season 31, Episode 6, 11/10/2019
When Marge realizes that everyone views her as boring, she takes up competitive lumber-jacking as a hobby (and has a real gift for it). The circuit of competitive timbersports takes her on a month-long retreat to Portland with her trainer, Paula, whom Homer worries is going to steal her away forever
Frinkcoin
5.4

#61 - Frinkcoin

Season 31, Episode 13, 2/23/2020
Lisa decides to do an essay on Professor Frink just as the scientist invents a new cryptocurrency. When this makes him the richest man in Springfield, Mr. Burns sees red and he starts plotting against Frink in order to restore his former status, while Frink learns who his real friends are.
Warrin' Priests (2)
5.4

#62 - Warrin' Priests (2)

Season 31, Episode 20, 5/3/2020
While Bode has won over most of Springfield, he finds one churchgoer he can't sway in Ned Flanders. Meanwhile in Michigan, Reverend Lovejoy finds the ammunition he needs to get rid of his replacement.
The Man from G.R.A.M.P.A.
5.4

#63 - The Man from G.R.A.M.P.A.

Season 32, Episode 21, 5/16/2021
A British secret agent comes to Springfield in search of a Russian spy.
A Serious Flanders (2)
5.4

#64 - A Serious Flanders (2)

Season 33, Episode 7, 11/14/2021
Things for Ned and Homer go from bad to gosh-darn worse in the stunning conclusion of this 'Simpflix' prestige crime thriller.
Mothers and Other Strangers
5.4

#65 - Mothers and Other Strangers

Season 33, Episode 9, 11/28/2021
In a flashback, Homer goes on a road trip with his father to find his mother.
Meat Is Murder
5.4

#66 - Meat Is Murder

Season 33, Episode 21, 5/15/2022
Grampa finds himself in a pickle when his hidden hamburger past comes back to "ketchup" with him.
Eight Misbehavin'
5.5

#67 - Eight Misbehavin'

Season 11, Episode 7, 11/21/1999
Due to overuse of fertility medication, Apu and wife Manjula give birth to octuplets. Desperate for money, Apu loans the babies to an unscrupulous carny promoter, then needs Homer's help to get them back.
Treehouse of Horror XVII
5.5

#68 - Treehouse of Horror XVII

Season 18, Episode 4, 11/5/2006
The 17th annual Halloween trilogy. Included: "Married to the Blob," in which a meteor turns Homer into a monster; "You Gotta Know When to Golem," about a monster from Jewish folklore; and "The Day the Earth Looked Stupid," about an alien invasion.
Rome-Old and Juli-Eh
5.5

#69 - Rome-Old and Juli-Eh

Season 18, Episode 15, 3/11/2007
Selma and Grampa embark on a May-December romance, and Bart and Lisa get into trouble with deliverymen over cardboard boxes.
The Fool Monty
5.5

#70 - The Fool Monty

Season 22, Episode 6, 11/21/2010
After learning that he is suffering from multiple illnesses and has only a few weeks to live, Mr. Burns becomes distraught by the town’s less-than-sensitive reaction to his announcement. Following an unexpected turn of events, Bart finds Mr. Burns weak and vulnerable in the wilderness and secretly takes him into the Simpsons’ home. But when Homer and Marge learn about their new houseguest, they decide it’s payback time, and Lisa, determined to stand up for Mr. Burns, learns that old habits die hard.
The Ten-Per-Cent Solution
5.5

#71 - The Ten-Per-Cent Solution

Season 23, Episode 8, 12/4/2011
Krusty the Clown becomes depressed after getting fired from his television show for being unpopular with children. The Simpson family encourages him to make a comeback, suggesting that he seek help from an agent they met earlier at a television museum. This agent turns out to be Annie Dubinsky, who was Krusty's first agent and former girlfriend.
Homer Goes to Prep School
5.5

#72 - Homer Goes to Prep School

Season 24, Episode 9, 1/6/2013
Homer joins the "Springfield Preppers," an off-the-grid survivalist group whose leader has set up a top-secret retreat outside of town to prepare for the end of the world.
Every Man's Dream
5.5

#73 - Every Man's Dream

Season 27, Episode 1, 9/27/2015
Homer is diagnosed with narcolepsy, but instead of returning home with his prescription medication, he returns home drunk. He and Marge visit a marriage counselor and have a trial separation, during which Homer begins dating a 20-something.
Singin' in the Lane
5.5

#74 - Singin' in the Lane

Season 29, Episode 7, 11/19/2017
Homer and the guys try helping Moe cheer up by getting their old bowling team back together again, but they soon face a team of arrogant millionaires.
Frink Gets Testy
5.5

#75 - Frink Gets Testy

Season 29, Episode 11, 1/14/2018
Mr. Burns will build a doomsday ark after he believes that the end of the world is near when he sees an old Orson Welles show about Nostradamus. Meanwhile, Professor Frink comes up with a new way of testing everyone in Springfield after Burns wants a test to determine who should go on a spaceship with him.
Left Behind
5.5

#76 - Left Behind

Season 29, Episode 19, 5/6/2018
Homer gets Flanders a job at the plant, and he soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished when Flanders starts to insist on carpools and demands more from Homer's work performance. Meanwhile, Marge feels as though their marriage has lost its spark.
Throw Grampa from the Dane
5.5

#77 - Throw Grampa from the Dane

Season 29, Episode 20, 5/13/2018
The Simpsons go to Denmark so Grampa can benefit from its free health-care system.
Woo-Hoo Dunnit?
5.5

#78 - Woo-Hoo Dunnit?

Season 30, Episode 22, 5/5/2019
The documentary crime series “Dateline: Springfield” goes in-depth to solve the case of Lisa’s missing college fund.
The 7 Beer Itch
5.5

#79 - The 7 Beer Itch

Season 32, Episode 5, 11/8/2020
Homer is tempted by a British femme fatale while Marge and the kids are on a seaside vacation.
Sorry Not Sorry
5.5

#80 - Sorry Not Sorry

Season 32, Episode 9, 12/6/2020
Lisa calls her teacher, Ms. Hoover, a hack and refuses to apologize. Then, she learns Ms. Hoover's private pain.
Panic on the Streets of Springfield
5.5

#81 - Panic on the Streets of Springfield

Season 32, Episode 19, 4/18/2021
Lisa gets a new imaginary friend - a depressed British singer from the 1980s. Meanwhile, Homer becomes a truck guy.
Homer's Adventures Through the Windshield Glass
5.5

#82 - Homer's Adventures Through the Windshield Glass

Season 34, Episode 22, 5/21/2023
Time stands still after Homer crashes his car and flies through the windshield. As his life flashes before his eyes, a magical friend helps Homer learn the secret truth about his marriage.
Simpsons Tall Tales
5.6

#83 - Simpsons Tall Tales

Season 12, Episode 21, 5/20/2001
When Homer refuses to pay a five dollar airport tax to fly to Delaware, the family is forced to ride in a livestock car of a train instead. There they meet a singing hobo who tells three tall tales: Homer as Paul Bunyan. Lisa as Connie Appleseed, a parody of Johnny Appleseed. Bart as Tom Sawyer with Nelson as Huckleberry Finn.
Mr. Spritz Goes to Washington
5.6

#84 - Mr. Spritz Goes to Washington

Season 14, Episode 14, 3/9/2003
An air traffic route is redirected so that airplanes start flying directly over the Simpsons' house. The noise starts to disrupt their lives and, desperate for a solution, the family turns to their Congressman. However, he dies of a heart attack, so they ask Krusty the Clown to run for Congress so that he can help them. Krusty is successful in his campaign, but finds that his air traffic bill is ignored by the veteran Congressmen. He soon becomes disillusioned with the system, so the Simpsons, with guidance from Walter Mondale, help him out by blackmailing one of his opponents and attaching the bill to a more popular one. The bill passes, and the air traffic is re-routed.
Co-Dependent's Day
5.6

#85 - Co-Dependent's Day

Season 15, Episode 15, 3/21/2004
Homer and Marge's bond becomes stronger when they both get drunk on wine, but soon the bond unravels when Homer blames Marge for crashing the car and Marge gets sent to rehab. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa complain to Randall Curtis (a George Lucas-esque science fiction movie director) about his latest film.
Mommie Beerest
5.6

#86 - Mommie Beerest

Season 16, Episode 7, 1/30/2005
When Marge discovers Homer has remortgaged the house to help Moe's bar, she takes over as landlady. Little does Homer know, Moe and Marge are a match made in pub heaven.
Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass
5.6

#87 - Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass

Season 16, Episode 8, 2/6/2005
Homer's impromptu dance at a carnival leads to a job choreographing victory dances for sports stars Tom Brady, Warren Sapp, Michelle Kwan, Yao Ming and LeBron James.
Goo Goo Gai Pan
5.6

#88 - Goo Goo Gai Pan

Season 16, Episode 12, 3/13/2005
Selma has a severe hot flash while giving Mr. Burns his driving test. Dr. Hibbert explains that Selma is experiencing the onset of menopause. Selma, decides she wants a baby rather than grow old alone. Adoption is suggested, but the Springfield orphanage is empty. Lisa suggests adopting a baby girl from China - but when the Chinese government only allows married couples to adopt, Selma writes down Homer's name as her husband.
A Star Is Torn
5.6

#89 - A Star Is Torn

Season 16, Episode 18, 5/8/2005
Lisa agrees to enter a Krusty-sponsored "Li'l Starmaker" competition and panics when another contestant (guest voice Fantasia Barrino) outperforms her.
Please Homer, Don't Hammer 'Em
5.6

#90 - Please Homer, Don't Hammer 'Em

Season 18, Episode 3, 9/24/2006
Marge reads Homer's carpentry books and becomes very handy at fixing things. Gender bias keeps the townspeople from accepting a female carpenter, so Marge pretends that Homer does the work. Meanwhile, Bart torments Skinner when he learns the principal has an extreme allergy to peanuts.
Stop or My Dog Will Shoot!
5.6

#91 - Stop or My Dog Will Shoot!

Season 18, Episode 20, 5/13/2007
The Simpsons' pooch, Santa's Little Helper, becomes a police dog.
I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
5.6

#92 - I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Season 19, Episode 4, 10/14/2007
Marge is held hostage during a bank robbery and forms an uneasy bond with one of the thieves before he's taken to prison.
All About Lisa
5.6

#93 - All About Lisa

Season 19, Episode 20, 5/18/2008
Lisa receives Springfield's Entertainer of the Year Award, and Sideshow Mel narrates her history in showbiz in a wry spoof of "All About Eve."
Thursdays with Abie
5.6

#94 - Thursdays with Abie

Season 21, Episode 9, 1/3/2010
Grampa is sitting on a bench waiting for his family when a thoughtful-looking man named Marshall Goldman approaches him and asks to hear about his life. Grampa tells Goldman about the time he was on a World War II battleship, which was hit by an enemy torpedo, and Goldman, a human-interest columnist, publishes it in The Springfield Shopper. Later, Grampa meets Mitch Albom and shares another story with Goldman for a follow-up article. Homer becomes jealous of Grampa's newfound fame and seeks a surrogate father. But when Homer discovers a draft of Goldman's third story, he must race to find Grampa before it is published and his life is changed forever.
The Color Yellow
5.6

#95 - The Color Yellow

Season 21, Episode 13, 2/21/2010
When Miss Hoover asks her students to research their family history, Lisa is horrified to discover that most of her ancestors were bad people – a motley crew of horse thieves and deadbeats. But while rummaging through the attic, Lisa happens upon a diary kept by her ancestor, Eliza Simpson. As Eliza’s story unfolds, Lisa learns that her family was part of the Underground Railroad, a group that helped slaves escape to freedom. Eliza recounts liberating a slave named Virgil, but when Lisa presents her findings at school, some of her classmates refute it, leaving Lisa determined to exonerate her family’s name.
The Daughter Also Rises
5.6

#96 - The Daughter Also Rises

Season 23, Episode 13, 2/12/2012
Marge and Lisa's mother-daughter Valentine's Day plans take a turn when Lisa meets Nick, an intellectual romantic who shares the same passion for culture, history and literature. Lisa and Nick fall head over heels for each other in a fairytale romance and make a secret getaway to Mulberry Island to profess their eternal love. Meanwhile, Bart and Milhouse are inspired by the hosts of "MythCrackers" to "crack" Springfield Elementary's own legends.
Gorgeous Grampa
5.6

#97 - Gorgeous Grampa

Season 24, Episode 14, 3/3/2013
Homer's obsession with the TV show "Storage Battles" leads the family to discover Grampa's past identity as "Gorgeous Godfrey," the most feared, villainous man in pro-wrestling history
The Man Who Grew Too Much
5.6

#98 - The Man Who Grew Too Much

Season 25, Episode 13, 3/9/2014
During a research trip, Lisa learns that Sideshow Bob is the chief scientist at a big chemical engineering company; Marge tries to teach a teen church group about healthy sexual practices.
The Princess Guide
5.6

#99 - The Princess Guide

Season 26, Episode 15, 3/1/2015
Homer is put in charge of keeping Princess Kemi out of trouble while her father, a Nigerian king, works out a uranium deal with Mr. Burns.
Let's Go Fly a Coot
5.6

#100 - Let's Go Fly a Coot

Season 26, Episode 20, 5/3/2015
The Simpsons learn about Grampa’s days in the Air Force, and Bart takes up smoking to impress Milhouse’s Dutch cousin, Annika.
The Town
5.6

#101 - The Town

Season 28, Episode 3, 10/9/2016
After Homer catches Bart rooting for Springfield’s football rival, the Boston Americans, he plans a family “hate-cation” trip to Boston in an attempt to show Bart that Boston is a terrible city.
Pork and Burns
5.6

#102 - Pork and Burns

Season 28, Episode 11, 1/8/2017
When Marge becomes obsessed with a Japanese style of living, the Simpsons must part with any item that no longer brings them joy. For Homer, this means finding a new home for the family pig. For Lisa, it means saying goodbye to her beloved sax
The Great Phatsby (1)
5.6

#103 - The Great Phatsby (1)

Season 28, Episode 12, 1/15/2017
Mr. Burns tries to relive his glory days and crosses paths with a mysterious music mogul. After being conned by him and reduced to bankruptcy, Mr. Burns seeks revenge on the Music Producer with the help of Homer, Bart, rapper Jazzy James and the mogul's ex-wife, Praline. Also, Lisa is courted by the richest kid in town, Smithers begins a perilous journey and Marge opens an obscure boutique store.
Whistler's Father
5.6

#104 - Whistler's Father

Season 29, Episode 3, 10/15/2017
Homer discovers that Maggie is a whistling savant and launches her baby-celebrity career. Meanwhile, Marge impresses Fat Tony with her interior design taste, and he hires her to style his brothel.
3 Scenes Plus a Tag from a Marriage
5.6

#105 - 3 Scenes Plus a Tag from a Marriage

Season 29, Episode 13, 3/25/2018
Homer and Marge recount the story of their transition from loving their life without kids to being miserable parents.
Fears of a Clown
5.6

#106 - Fears of a Clown

Season 29, Episode 14, 4/1/2018
Everybody is now horrified of clowns after Bart's prank using clown masks, which also causes Krusty to lose his job. He attempts a comeback as a dramatic actor in the play "The Salesman's Bad Day", with Llewellyn Sinclair as his director.
101 Mitigations
5.6

#107 - 101 Mitigations

Season 30, Episode 15, 3/3/2019
Comic Book Guy sues Homer for joyriding in his car. Meanwhile, Guillermo del Toro saves Mr. Burns from his troubles with the law.
Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion
5.6

#108 - Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion

Season 30, Episode 23, 5/12/2019
Marge starts a business selling healing crystals to the naive mothers of Springfield when Homer’s work cuts children’s health-care benefits, leading Marge to use the crystals as a cheaper solution for Bart’s ADD.
Treehouse of Horror XXX
5.6

#109 - Treehouse of Horror XXX

Season 31, Episode 4, 10/20/2019
The 666th episode of the Simpsons parodies the Omen and Stranger Things, not to mention a little Crazy Rich Aliens.
Treehouse of Horror XXXI
5.6

#110 - Treehouse of Horror XXXI

Season 32, Episode 4, 11/1/2020
The 31st annual Simpsons Halloween special includes a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Toy Story and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and a 9th birthday Lisa just can't get over.
Boyz N the Highlands
5.6

#111 - Boyz N the Highlands

Season 33, Episode 13, 3/6/2022
Bart, Martin and the bullies run for their lives when a weekend in the wilderness takes a dark turn.
My Life as a Vlog
5.6

#112 - My Life as a Vlog

Season 34, Episode 12, 1/1/2023
Through a series of YouTube recommended videos, the story of the rise and fall of The Simpson Family Vlog is revealed.
Simpson Safari
5.7

#113 - Simpson Safari

Season 12, Episode 17, 4/1/2001
When the Simpsons run out of food thanks to a bag boy strike (caused by Homer), the family finds an old box of animal crackers with a sweepstakes that sends The Simpsons to Africa.
The Sweetest Apu
5.7

#114 - The Sweetest Apu

Season 13, Episode 19, 5/5/2002
Homer and Marge discover that Apu is having an affair with the Squishee delivery lady at the Kwik-E-Mart. They decide to keep Apu's wife Manjula from finding out about it. However, she eventually learns of Apu's affair by watching store security tapes. She throws Apu out of the house and decides to file for divorce, but soon realizes that she misses him.
The Frying Game
5.7

#115 - The Frying Game

Season 13, Episode 21, 5/19/2002
While faced with community service for abusing an endangered insect, Homer begins assisting an elderly woman named Mrs. Bellamy. One night, Mrs. Bellamy is murdered, and Homer and Marge are accused of committing the crime.
Fat Man and Little Boy
5.7

#116 - Fat Man and Little Boy

Season 16, Episode 5, 12/12/2004
When Bart writes slogans on T-shirts, he catches the attention of Goose Gladwell, a gag-gift entrepreneur, and soon becomes a T-shirt mogul; Homer feels he no longer has a place in the family when Bart becomes the breadwinner.
Mobile Homer
5.7

#117 - Mobile Homer

Season 16, Episode 13, 3/20/2005
When Marge starts economising, Homer thinks he's being left out of the family's important financial decisions, so splashes out on an expensive camper van and sets up camp on the driveway.
The Wettest Stories Ever Told
5.7

#118 - The Wettest Stories Ever Told

Season 17, Episode 18, 4/23/2006
As the family waits for their food at “The Frying Dutchman,” they pass the time by telling stories. Lisa tells about the Mayflower’s journey to America, where Marge and her kids are Pilgrims and they are joined by a knave named Homer who joins their family to escape the authorities. Bart recounts the story of Mutiny on the Bounty featuring Skinner as Captain Bligh and Bart as Mr. Christian. Homer tells the tale of the maiden voyage of a cruise ship in the 1970s featuring of a ship that can’t flip over, which of course it does and the attempts of the survivors to get out of the ship alive.
Yokel Chords
5.7

#119 - Yokel Chords

Season 18, Episode 14, 3/4/2007
Bart has to see a psychiatrist after he starts a panic at school by telling a story about a murderous cafeteria worker. Meanwhile, Lisa tries to civilize Cletus Spuckler's hillbilly children, with mixed results.
Midnight Towboy
5.7

#120 - Midnight Towboy

Season 19, Episode 3, 10/7/2007
Homer takes a job as a tow-truck driver, and Marge hires a service that claims to make babies less clingy. Both decisions have unexpected consequences.
Smoke on the Daughter
5.7

#121 - Smoke on the Daughter

Season 19, Episode 15, 3/30/2008
With Lisa's encouragement, Marge pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina. But when Marge auditions at the ballet academy, Lisa is invited to enroll. Unfortunately, Lisa becomes addicted to secondhand smoke from the other dancers. Meanwhile, Homer's beef-jerky operation runs into a snag.
The Burns and the Bees
5.7

#122 - The Burns and the Bees

Season 20, Episode 8, 12/7/2008
Mr Burns wins a professional basketball team in a poker game at the annual billionaire's retreat. He decides to build a state-of-the-art facility in an attempt to lure fans, but the stadium site is on the last remaining bee colony in Springfield - prompting Lisa to lead a protest.
Pranks and Greens
5.7

#123 - Pranks and Greens

Season 21, Episode 6, 11/22/2009
Principal Skinner is getting fed up with Bart's pranks, so he informs Bart that he is not the best prankster after all. A former student named Andy Hamilton is hailed as the best prankster, and Bart sets out on a mission to track Andy down. However, when Bart finds out that Andy is a 19-year-old still in his pranking days, they become fast friends.
Boy Meets Curl
5.7

#124 - Boy Meets Curl

Season 21, Episode 12, 2/14/2010
Homer takes Marge out for a romantic evening of ice skating and hand-holding, but upon entering the rink, they encounter a curling team practising. Marge and Homer take to the ice and discover their love for the sport, and soon after, join the curling team and compete with them in the Olympic trials. Team Springfield claims the win and moves on to the 2010 Vancouver Games where Bob Costas covers the action. Meanwhile, sleazy vendors introduce Lisa to the world of collecting Olympic pins, and before long, Lisa is hopelessly addicted.
Treehouse of Horror XXI
5.7

#125 - Treehouse of Horror XXI

Season 22, Episode 4, 11/7/2010
The episode consisted of three self-contained segments: In "War and Pieces", Bart and Milhouse discover a real-life board game that they must win to return home; in "Master and Cadaver", Marge and Homer go on a honeymoon on a sailboat, and rescue a mysterious castaway named Roger; and in "Tweenlight", Lisa falls in love with a vampire named Edmund.
Treehouse of Horror XXII
5.7

#126 - Treehouse of Horror XXII

Season 23, Episode 3, 10/30/2011
Simpsons' twentysecond Halloween show. The Diving Bell and the Butterball: Homer is bitten by a radioactive spider. Dial "D" for Diddly: Ned becomes a serial killer. In the Na'Vi: Bart and Milhouse in an Avatar spoof.
Moe Goes from Rags to Riches
5.7

#127 - Moe Goes from Rags to Riches

Season 23, Episode 12, 1/29/2012
After Moe is heckled for not having any real companions, Moe's best friend and beloved bar rag narrates his incredible thousand-year journey to Springfield. Beginning in the Middle Ages, the bar rag was loomed into a beautiful and ornate medieval tapestry and traveled around the globe through the hands of royalty before finding himself found himself at Moe's Tavern. Meanwhile, Bart begs Milhouse for forgiveness after the two friends get into a tiff, and when the bar rag goes missing, Moe realizes that he has more friends than he thought.
The Day the Earth Stood Cool
5.7

#128 - The Day the Earth Stood Cool

Season 24, Episode 7, 12/9/2012
A "cool family" from Portland moves in next door to the Simpsons. Homer is desperate to befriend them, while Marge is skeptical, thinking that being cool is not all it's cracked up to be.
Simprovised
5.7

#129 - Simprovised

Season 27, Episode 21, 5/15/2016
After butchering a speech in front of all of his friends at work, Homer turns to improv comedy to gain back his confidence in his public speaking skills. Meanwhile, Marge decides to rebuild Bart’s lackluster treehouse, but tensions rise when Bart questions her building skills. Also, in the episode’s last three minutes, Homer appears LIVE for the first time on television (both for East and West Coast broadcasts) to answer fan questions.
Havana Wild Weekend
5.7

#130 - Havana Wild Weekend

Season 28, Episode 7, 11/13/2016
When the Retirement Castle and the V.A. Hospital can’t solve Grampa’s health issues, the Simpsons decide to take a family trip to Cuba to get him cheap medical care.
The Last Traction Hero
5.7

#131 - The Last Traction Hero

Season 28, Episode 9, 12/4/2016
A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made "Bus Monitor" and tries to keep the peace.
22 for 30
5.7

#132 - 22 for 30

Season 28, Episode 17, 3/12/2017
Bart goes from delinquent with detention to the star basketball player at Springfield Elementary. Lisa covers Bart’s success for the school paper, and Homer becomes the team’s coach. Things go awry when Bart gets involved with the mafia
Dogtown
5.7

#133 - Dogtown

Season 28, Episode 22, 5/21/2017
After a successful animal rights campaign, all dogs in Springfield are allowed to go where they want and do what they want. Pack mentality quickly kicks in and the dogs of Springfield assert their dominance by threatening the people.
Grampy Can Ya Hear Me
5.7

#134 - Grampy Can Ya Hear Me

Season 29, Episode 5, 11/5/2017
Grampa gets a hearing aid and finally hears what everyone has been saying about him. Meanwhile, Mr. Skinner discovers that his mother has kept the ultimate secret from him.
Bart's Not Dead
5.7

#135 - Bart's Not Dead

Season 30, Episode 1, 9/30/2018
Bart takes a dare, and ends up in the hospital. To cover for himself and Homer, he says he went to Heaven and met Jesus. Christian producers offer the Simpsons a movie deal, which Homer takes. But Bart can't deal with the guilt and comes clean to Marge after the movie is finished.
The Girl on the Bus
5.7

#136 - The Girl on the Bus

Season 30, Episode 12, 1/13/2019
When Lisa spots a new best friend from the window of the bus, she gets a taste of what life could be like with a different, more cultured family.
The Miseducation of Lisa Simpson
5.7

#137 - The Miseducation of Lisa Simpson

Season 31, Episode 12, 2/16/2020
Marge recruits Chrissy Teigen and John Legend for an education-based proposal.
Three Dreams Denied
5.7

#138 - Three Dreams Denied

Season 32, Episode 7, 11/22/2020
Bart becomes a voice-over actor; Comic Book Guy is humiliated at Comic-Con; Lisa is set up for a fall.
Portrait of a Lackey on Fire
5.7

#139 - Portrait of a Lackey on Fire

Season 33, Episode 8, 11/21/2021
Smithers finds true love with a famous fashion designer, but will his new relationship destroy Springfield?
Pixelated and Afraid
5.7

#140 - Pixelated and Afraid

Season 33, Episode 12, 2/27/2022
When Homer and Marge are lost in an icy wilderness, they must push themselves to their limits to survive.
Brawl in the Family
5.8

#141 - Brawl in the Family

Season 13, Episode 7, 1/6/2002
A social worker is assigned to make the Simpson family functional after they get arrested for fighting while playing Monopoly. He helps them learn how to work together and function as a family. The moment is ruined when, Ginger and Amber, the barmaids who married Homer and Flanders while they were drunk in "Viva Ned Flanders", arrive at the Simpsons' home, which outrages Marge.
Sweets and Sour Marge
5.8

#142 - Sweets and Sour Marge

Season 13, Episode 8, 1/20/2002
Springfield is officially declared the World's Fattest Town after an attempt to break a world record lands everyone on top of a truck scale. Out of embarrassment and disgust, Marge goes on a crusade against the local sugar corporation. However, when sugar is banned, Homer, Bart, Mr. Burns and Apu start bootlegging sugar.
C.E.D'oh
5.8

#143 - C.E.D'oh

Season 14, Episode 15, 3/16/2003
Homer decides to try for a promotion at Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and suggests several ideas to Mr. Burns, all of which are rejected. One night, Homer overhears Burns admit that the plant's real owner is a canary to protect Burns from responsibility for any wrongdoing by the power plant. Homer releases the bird and tells Burns that nuclear inspectors have arrived for a surprise inspection. Burns, desperate to find a scapegoat, names Homer the new owner. As his first act, Homer fires Burns and takes control of the Plant. However, he finds that his work life as a CEO is conflicting with his family life. Homer decides to return to his old job and gives ownership back to Burns.
'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky
5.8

#144 - 'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky

Season 14, Episode 16, 3/30/2003
A snobby British filmmaker named Declan Desmond begins making a documentary about student life at Springfield Elementary School. When introduced to Lisa, he tells her that she has too many goals and suggests that she pick one career. Lisa focuses on astronomy, but cannot watch the stars because of light pollution. She convinces Mayor Quimby to decrease the light's intensity during the night, which only results in an increase in the crime rate. Quimby bows to public pressure and switches the lights back on permanently. Lisa overloads the generators at the Power Plant, causing a power outage, and is able to watch a meteor shower undisturbed by light.
The President Wore Pearls
5.8

#145 - The President Wore Pearls

Season 15, Episode 3, 11/16/2003
In this loose parody of the musical/movie Evita, Lisa is elected Student Body president, but is unaware that the school staff is using her for their own devices and as a scapegoat if something goes wrong.
Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens, and Gays
5.8

#146 - Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens, and Gays

Season 15, Episode 8, 1/4/2004
When a group of singles, seniors, childless couples, teens and gays band together to protest having to accommodate families (including paying property taxes used to teach children they do not have) after a riot at a children's concert, Marge takes up the cause for the families, with some help from Bart and Lisa.
Bart-Mangled Banner
5.8

#147 - Bart-Mangled Banner

Season 15, Episode 21, 5/16/2004
After receiving an injection from Dr. Hibbert, Bart becomes temporarily deaf, which makes him impervious to being bullied, until he accidentally moons the American flag during a donkey basketball game, prompting everyone in town to accuse the Simpsons of being unpatriotic under the new "Government Knows Best" Act.
All's Fair in Oven War
5.8

#148 - All's Fair in Oven War

Season 16, Episode 2, 11/14/2004
Marge gets her kitchen remodeled and the dishes she makes inside it get rave reviews. The suggestion of Ned Flanders leads her to enter a cooking contest. However, Marge realizes the competition is harder than it seems. Meanwhile, Bart finds Homer's vintage Playdude magazines and decides to adopt the lifestyle he sees within the articles.
The Seven-Beer Snitch
5.8

#149 - The Seven-Beer Snitch

Season 16, Episode 14, 4/3/2005
After Shelbyville accuses Springfield of being hicks, Marge convinces the townspeople to fund a Frank Gehry-designed concert hall, which is then converted to a prison when the concert hall goes bankrupt on opening night. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa investigate Snowball II's recent weight gain.
Milhouse of Sand and Fog
5.8

#150 - Milhouse of Sand and Fog

Season 17, Episode 3, 9/25/2005
Never one to miss the opportunity to make a quick buck, Homer cashes in on Maggie's bout of chicken pox. He decides to host a Pox Party and charges parents to infect their children.
My Fair Laddy
5.8

#151 - My Fair Laddy

Season 17, Episode 12, 2/26/2006
Mr. Krupt is the school’s new gym teacher and introduces Bart and the kids to “BOMBARDMENT!” Bart’s attempt to get back at the new gym teacher results in the destruction of Groundskeeper Willie’s shack and the family takes him in. Lisa decides to make Willie the focus of her science fair project and tries to turn him into a “proper gentleman” with surprising results. Meanwhile, Homer has ruined his last pair of blue pants and attempts to generate interest in them so the manufacturer will start making them again.
Moe'N'a Lisa
5.8

#152 - Moe'N'a Lisa

Season 18, Episode 6, 11/19/2006
Lisa sees poetry in the notes Moe sticks to the walls of his hotel room, so she sends his work to a poetry journal, which publishes it, making Moe the toast of the literary circuit.
Crook and Ladder
5.8

#153 - Crook and Ladder

Season 18, Episode 19, 5/6/2007
Homer, Apu, Moe and Skinner volunteer as firemen after Homer's sleepwalking accident injures the town's firefighters. They do some light looting at the fires to make up for not being compensated, but Marge and Lisa shame them into mending their ways.
Husbands and Knives
5.8

#154 - Husbands and Knives

Season 19, Episode 7, 11/18/2007
Marge opens a gym for real women because she's disenchanted with Springfield's snooty, glitzy L.A. Body Works. Her gym, Shapes: A Gym for Women, is a huge success, launching a chain that makes Marge rich and famous. But Homer fears Marge will leave him for someone more attractive and goes to extreme lengths to try to save his marriage.
Funeral for a Fiend
5.8

#155 - Funeral for a Fiend

Season 19, Episode 8, 11/25/2007
Sideshow Bob tries again for revenge against the Simpsons.
Apocalypse Cow
5.8

#156 - Apocalypse Cow

Season 19, Episode 17, 4/27/2008
Bart joins the 4-H club and raises a calf to be a blue-ribbon-winning bull, but panics when he learns the bull will be slaughtered.
Any Given Sundance
5.8

#157 - Any Given Sundance

Season 19, Episode 18, 5/4/2008
Lisa makes a film about her family that gets accepted by the Sundance Film Festival, and the Simpsons go to Park City, Utah, to attend.
Double, Double, Boy in Trouble
5.8

#158 - Double, Double, Boy in Trouble

Season 20, Episode 3, 10/19/2008
An irreverent take on the Prince and the Pauper. Bart enthusiastically trades lives with a wealthy lookalike after landing himself in trouble for triggering a rampage of vacuum cleaners, but finds the lavish lifestyle too much when he becomes the target of all his new friends' pranks.
Lisa the Drama Queen
5.8

#159 - Lisa the Drama Queen

Season 20, Episode 9, 1/25/2009
Lisa lets her imagination run wild when she makes a new friend and they create a magical kingdom together called Equalia, complete with characters and plotlines. But they find themselves facing a nightmare when the boundaries between reality and fantasy are blurred. With the voice of Emily Blunt.
In the Name of the Grandfather
5.8

#160 - In the Name of the Grandfather

Season 20, Episode 14, 3/22/2009
The Simpsons travel to Ireland so that Grampa can have a final drink at O'Flanagan's Pub - an old watering hole of his. But when the small town of Dunkilderry isn't quite what Grampa remembers it as, and O'Flanagans has become a rundown and empty pub, he and Homer decide to buy it and fix it up.
The Great Wife Hope
5.8

#161 - The Great Wife Hope

Season 21, Episode 3, 10/11/2009
The men and boys in Springfield become obsessed with Ultimate Punch Kick and Choke Championships, a violent sport where fighters inflict severe pain on each other. When Marge and her friends stage a protest against the sport, the show's promoter embraces the controversy and challenges Marge to a match, promising to shut down the competition if she wins. She begins to train with rhythmic gymnastics, but her family step in and get her professional martial arts help to give her a real chance at winning.
Judge Me Tender
5.8

#162 - Judge Me Tender

Season 21, Episode 23, 5/23/2010
When Moe discovers a hidden talent for judging contests, he is approached by a television agent to join the AMERICAN IDOL judges' panel. Moe flies to Los Angeles where he tours the Fox lot and receives some sage career advice. Meanwhile, Homer drives Marge crazy when he begins hanging around the house.
Them, Robot
5.8

#163 - Them, Robot

Season 23, Episode 17, 3/18/2012
Mr. Burns replaces all of Springfield Power Plant's employees with robots (guest voice Brent Spiner) but decides to keep Homer as the sole human worker. With unemployment at an all-time high and mechanical arms operating the workplace, Springfield becomes a dismal and humorless place. But when Homer's machine-programmed peers start to turn on the community and his former real-life employees come to the rescue, they all realize that robots can't replace human friends.
What Animated Women Want
5.8

#164 - What Animated Women Want

Season 24, Episode 17, 4/14/2013
Homer's behavior once again lands him in hot water with Marge and he needs to fathom a way to save his marriage, while a dose of "A Streetcar Named Desire" drives Milhouse to affect a Marlon Brando-esque bad-boy demeanor in an effort to impress Lisa.
The Fabulous Faker Boy
5.8

#165 - The Fabulous Faker Boy

Season 24, Episode 20, 5/12/2013
Marge encourages Bart to explore his creative side, and his initial reticence quickly subsides when she hires Slava’s beautiful daughter, Zhenya, as his new piano instructor. Homer is shocked when he loses the last two hairs on his head, and employs a wide variety of headgear to try and keep his new found baldness a secret from Marge.
Dangers on a Train
5.8

#166 - Dangers on a Train

Season 24, Episode 22, 5/19/2013
When Marge tries to buy Homer snack cakes for their anniversary, she winds up meeting a married man who shares a common love of British Television. Ignorant of all, Homer attempts to secretly construct a romantic anniversary train in the Simpsons back yard.
What to Expect When Bart's Expecting
5.8

#167 - What to Expect When Bart's Expecting

Season 25, Episode 19, 4/27/2014
When Bart's voodoo doll spell accidentally makes his teacher pregnant, he becomes a savior to couples hoping to conceive.
Opposites A-Frack
5.8

#168 - Opposites A-Frack

Season 26, Episode 5, 11/2/2014
Lisa brings in assembly woman Maxine Lombard to put a stop to Mr. Burns' fracking operation, but is taken aback when the two political opponents find themselves attracted to one another.
The Burns Cage
5.8

#169 - The Burns Cage

Season 27, Episode 17, 4/3/2016
After Smithers is crushed by Mr. Burns' lack of affection towards him, other characters attempt to find a boyfriend for him. Meanwhile, Milhouse competes against a new boy for the lead role in a school production of Casablanca, so he can act alongside his own unrequited love, Lisa.
Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus
5.8

#170 - Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus

Season 28, Episode 1, 9/25/2016
When a fire levels Springfield, Mr. Burns agrees to the Simpsons' pleas that he fund the town's rebuilding, on the condition that he gets to put on a variety show.
Fatzcarraldo
5.8

#171 - Fatzcarraldo

Season 28, Episode 14, 2/12/2017
All of the fast food restaurants in Springfield go healthy, forcing Homer to turn to the last bastion of greasy food for comfort.
Kamp Krustier
5.8

#172 - Kamp Krustier

Season 28, Episode 16, 3/5/2017
Bart and Lisa return home from Kamp Krustier early, interrupting Homer and Marge's romantic encounters; Bart and Lisa confront a source of trauma.
Treehouse of Horror XXVIII
5.8

#173 - Treehouse of Horror XXVIII

Season 29, Episode 4, 10/22/2017
Maggie becomes possessed by an ancient demon, Lisa discovers a creepy/perfect version of her family in an alternate universe and Homer cannibalizes himself.
Heartbreak Hotel
5.8

#174 - Heartbreak Hotel

Season 30, Episode 2, 10/7/2018
Marge and Homer's marriage is tested when they travel to a tropical island to compete for a million dollars on Marge's favorite reality competition show.
The Hateful Eight-Year-Olds
5.8

#175 - The Hateful Eight-Year-Olds

Season 31, Episode 21, 5/10/2020
After severing her sibling ties with Bart, Lisa attends a sleepover at her new friend Addy's house, only to discover that Addy's clique are a group of cruel snobby rich girls that taunt her. Meanwhile, Homer takes Marge on a sunset cruise for the evening and finds himself at odds with the boat's cover band.
The Dad Feelings Limited
5.8

#176 - The Dad Feelings Limited

Season 32, Episode 11, 1/3/2021
Comic Book Guy and his wife Kumiko debate about having a baby and we learn about his awesome origin story.
Diary Queen
5.8

#177 - Diary Queen

Season 32, Episode 12, 2/21/2021
Bart finds his old teacher's diary and learns a surprising secret. Then, Lisa discovers an even bigger surprise.
Wad Goals
5.8

#178 - Wad Goals

Season 32, Episode 13, 2/28/2021
Bart becomes a successful caddy, but Marge worries it is ruining his character.
Manger Things
5.8

#179 - Manger Things

Season 32, Episode 16, 3/21/2021
A secret of Flanders' Past and a never-before-seen room of the Simpson house are shown off.
Burger Kings
5.8

#180 - Burger Kings

Season 32, Episode 18, 4/11/2021
Mr. Burns gets into the plant-based burger business. Lisa refuses to believe he's up to no good.
Mother and Child Reunion
5.8

#181 - Mother and Child Reunion

Season 32, Episode 20, 5/9/2021
Lisa makes a shocking college decision, wounding Marge. It leads to a very surprising place.
The Last Barfighter
5.8

#182 - The Last Barfighter

Season 32, Episode 22, 5/23/2021
After Moe breaks their most sacred rule, a secret society of bartenders seeks ultimate vengeance on Homer and his friends.
The Wayz We Were
5.8

#183 - The Wayz We Were

Season 33, Episode 4, 10/17/2021
Evergreen Terrace is overrun with traffic and Moe has a fateful choice to make.
You Won't Believe What This Episode Is About -- Act Three Will Shock You!
5.8

#184 - You Won't Believe What This Episode Is About -- Act Three Will Shock You!

Season 33, Episode 14, 3/13/2022
Homer becomes a pariah when footage of him allegedly leaving Santa's Little Helper in a hot car goes viral.
The Sound of Bleeding Gums
5.8

#185 - The Sound of Bleeding Gums

Season 33, Episode 17, 4/10/2022
Lisa meets the son of the late musician Bleeding Gums Murphy - and attempts to improve his life.
Girls Just Shauna Have Fun
5.8

#186 - Girls Just Shauna Have Fun

Season 33, Episode 19, 5/1/2022
When Lisa joins the high school marching band, she finds an unlikely mentor in Shauna Chalmers. Meanwhile, Homer becomes a craft beer brewer.
Fan-ily Feud
5.8

#187 - Fan-ily Feud

Season 34, Episode 18, 4/23/2023
Homer publicly disparages a pop singer and faces the ire of her vindictive and highly organized fan army.
Tennis the Menace
5.9

#188 - Tennis the Menace

Season 12, Episode 12, 2/11/2001
While making funeral arrangements for Grampa's future, the funeral planner pitches the idea of a mausoleum that uses the same amount of cement as a full-sized tennis court. This prompts Homer to instead build a tennis court in his backyard, initially mistaking the sport for "Foxy Boxing". The tennis court makes Marge and Homer popular in town, but it turns out that this is only because Homer's inferior tennis ability makes them an easy target. Bart on the other hand, shines as a natural.
Barting Over
5.9

#189 - Barting Over

Season 14, Episode 11, 2/16/2003
Bart learns that he was once a child actor in commercials and that all the money earned was spent by Homer. In retaliation, Bart petitions the court to have himself legally emancipated from his parents and moves out of the Simpson house. Bart is initially miserable in his new apartment, but discovers that skateboarder Tony Hawk lives on one of the floors above. He and Hawk become friends, and Bart is content with his new life. Homer apologizes to Bart and requests that he return home. Bart accepts the apology, but tells his family that he is going on tour with Hawk. At an event, Homer speaks to Bart and finally promises Bart that he will never treat him badly again.
Margical History Tour
5.9

#190 - Margical History Tour

Season 15, Episode 11, 2/8/2004
When the local library proves to be useless for the kids' class project, Marge tells Milhouse, Bart, and Lisa three Simpsons-style historical accounts: Henry VIII's (Homer's) attempts at siring a son, Lewis and Clark (Lenny and Carl) exploring the USA's wilderness with Sacagawea (Lisa), and Salieri (Lisa again) out to ruin piano-playing virtuoso Mozart (Bart).
Smart and Smarter
5.9

#191 - Smart and Smarter

Season 15, Episode 13, 2/22/2004
When Maggie does better than Lisa on an IQ test, Lisa becomes upset over no longer being the smart one and tries to lead Maggie astray.
The Ziff Who Came to Dinner
5.9

#192 - The Ziff Who Came to Dinner

Season 15, Episode 14, 3/14/2004
The Simpsons go on a late-night attic search after Bart and Lisa (who are freaked out over a horror movie Homer let them watch) begin hearing voices -- and find Marge's ex-prom date Artie Ziff, who's on the run for cheating the shareholders of his company.
Midnight Rx
5.9

#193 - Midnight Rx

Season 16, Episode 6, 1/16/2005
Homer, Grampa, Apu and Flanders travel to Canada to buy sorely needed prescription drugs with fake Canadian health-care cards.
Don't Fear the Roofer
5.9

#194 - Don't Fear the Roofer

Season 16, Episode 16, 5/1/2005
The Simpsons' roof springs a leak when the perfect storm hits Springfield. And when Marge asks what type of father can't keep a roof over his family's head, Homer tries to fix things up, but falls through the roof. Sick of being unwanted, Homer befriends a man who works as a roofer. However, no one else can see him and Homer's insistence that the roofer does exist prompts everyone to think he has gone crazy.
The Bonfire of the Manatees
5.9

#195 - The Bonfire of the Manatees

Season 17, Episode 1, 9/11/2005
After Homer gets into trouble over his football gambling debts, he allows the Springfield Mafia to shoot a "snuggle film" in the house without Marge's permission. When she and the kids return home from a trip to "Santa's Village" and find production still going on, a furious Marge leaves for the beach and encounters a marine biologist named Caleb Thorn who has dedicated his life to saving manatees.
Marge Gamer
5.9

#196 - Marge Gamer

Season 18, Episode 17, 4/22/2007
Marge goes online for the first time and becomes obsessed with a role-playing game that Bart and many of their neighbors are playing. Meanwhile, Lisa develops her own obsession--for soccer--and Homer becomes a referee.
Little Orphan Millie
5.9

#197 - Little Orphan Millie

Season 19, Episode 6, 11/11/2007
Milhouse stays with the Simpsons when his parents remarry each other and honeymoon on a cruise ship. But when his parents are knocked overboard and lost at sea, Milhouse decides to grow up and be a man.
E Pluribus Wiggum
5.9

#198 - E Pluribus Wiggum

Season 19, Episode 10, 1/6/2008
Homer burns down Springfield's fast-food district. In order to float a bond issue to rebuild it, Mayor Quimby moves up election day, making Springfield's primary election the first in the nation. This causes the town to be overrun with reporters, candidates and pundits.
Lost Verizon
5.9

#199 - Lost Verizon

Season 20, Episode 2, 10/5/2008
Bart lands himself in trouble when he steals a mobile phone from Denis Leary and subsequently uses it to land the actor a comical film role. The troublemaker then leads his family to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu after Marge confiscates the device and decides to use its GPS technology to track her son.
Million Dollar Maybe
5.9

#200 - Million Dollar Maybe

Season 21, Episode 11, 1/31/2010
Homer blows off Marge to buy a lottery ticket and winds up winning the million-dollar jackpot. Fearing how Marge will react if she finds out the reason Homer missed their date, Homer keeps his newly inherited fortune a secret and spoils his family with “anonymous” gifts. When Bart finds out, he and Homer spend the money like it’s going out of style, including buying front-row to tickets to see Coldplay in concert.
Postcards from the Wedge
5.9

#201 - Postcards from the Wedge

Season 21, Episode 14, 3/14/2010
When Bart fails to turn in his homework, Mrs. Krabappel sends a letter home about Bart's behaviour. Despite Bart's best efforts to intercept it, Homer reads the letter, and he and Marge visit Principal Skinner for a parent-teacher conference. Furious, Homer punishes him, but Marge takes a more sympathetic approach. When Bart realizes he can pit Homer and Marge against each other to his benefit, his scheming reaches new heights.
Stealing First Base
5.9

#202 - Stealing First Base

Season 21, Episode 15, 3/21/2010
Principal Skinner announces that Mrs. Krabappel was called out of town and budget cuts dictate that, until she returns, the school's two fourth grade classes will merge. Bart reluctantly shares a desk with Nikki and develops a flirtatious rapport. Bart talks to Grampa about his new crush, and at Grampa's suggestion, gives Nikki a kiss. But when Nikki starts sending Bart mixed signals, he swears off women forever. Meanwhile, Lisa's classmates ostracize her for being an overachiever, and First Lady Michelle Obama, a self-professed nerd, comes to Lisa's defence.
Elementary School Musical
5.9

#203 - Elementary School Musical

Season 22, Episode 1, 9/26/2010
Marge sends Lisa to a performing arts camp, where counselors and fellow campers inspire her to embrace her creative side; upon returning to Springfield, Lisa grows restless with her boring suburban lifestyle.
Moms I'd Like to Forget
5.9

#204 - Moms I'd Like to Forget

Season 22, Episode 10, 1/9/2011
Marge reconnects with a close group of mothers she used to be friends with; Bart tries to break up their group when his playdates stop being fun.
The Food Wife
5.9

#205 - The Food Wife

Season 23, Episode 5, 11/13/2011
Marge takes Bart and Lisa on a weekend excursion, and when an unexpected restaurant detour awakens their taste buds, fellow foodies Amuse Bruce and Fois Garth (guest voices Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim) inspire them to start their own food blog, “The Three Mouthketeers.”
The Changing of the Guardian
5.9

#206 - The Changing of the Guardian

Season 24, Episode 11, 1/27/2013
A tornado touches down in Springfield which sucks up Santa's Little Helper. While Homer and Marge are out looking for the family dog, the tornado strikes again and almost takes Marge and Homer. Marge is distraught about the kids and decide to pick a guardian to care for the children.
Hardly Kirk-ing
5.9

#207 - Hardly Kirk-ing

Season 24, Episode 13, 2/17/2013
Bart and Milhouse explore the perks of adulthood following a shaving experiment.
Pay Pal
5.9

#208 - Pay Pal

Season 25, Episode 21, 5/11/2014
Marge swears off befriending any more couples when Homer offends their charming new British neighbors, but when Lisa declares that she, too, doesn’t need friends, Marge reconsiders.
Waiting for Duffman
5.9

#209 - Waiting for Duffman

Season 26, Episode 17, 3/15/2015
When Duffman (guest voice Stacy Keach) undergoes hip replacement surgery and retires, the company sets up a reality show competition to find his replacement. Homer wins the competition, and because the job requires him to stay sober, he learns that beer isn't as necessary as he thought to have a good time.
The Kids Are All Fight
5.9

#210 - The Kids Are All Fight

Season 26, Episode 19, 4/26/2015
When Homer gets an old film roll developed, the family takes a trip down memory lane to see the origins of how Bart and Lisa first started fighting with each other.
Paths of Glory
5.9

#211 - Paths of Glory

Season 27, Episode 8, 12/6/2015
Lisa sets out to restore the tarnished reputation of Springfield’s first female inventor. To find her invention, she scours an abandoned asylum and a restaurant that caters to men. Bart joins Lisa at the asylum, stealing one of the homicidal patient’s notebooks, and bragging to the boys at school that he wrote the entries himself. This revelation causes Homer and Marge to believe he is a sociopath, which Bart decides to use to his advantage until things go too far.
Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles
5.9

#212 - Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles

Season 27, Episode 11, 1/10/2016
There is a new teacher at Springfield Elementary, and a captivated Bart tries everything to win her over. Meanwhile, Homer decides to buy a new brand of “milk,” which causes early puberty, both for Bart (augmenting his wooing powers) and Lisa (whose small bout with acne opens her up to the world of makeup and popularity).
How Lisa Got Her Marge Back
5.9

#213 - How Lisa Got Her Marge Back

Season 27, Episode 18, 4/10/2016
After getting into an argument, Marge takes Lisa on a touristy trip to Capital City, where, after attending a musical, they meet the show’s star who reminds Lisa how lucky she is to have such a great mom. Meanwhile, Bart is frustrated that everyone expects his pranks, so he teams up with Maggie to trick people.
Trust But Clarify
5.9

#214 - Trust But Clarify

Season 28, Episode 5, 10/23/2016
Lisa and Bart investigate Krusty’s suspicious new "Krustaceans" candy. Meanwhile, Homer wants a promotion at the nuclear plant and asks Marge to help him dress the part, and news anchor Kent Brockman struggles to find his feet in the changing media world.
Moho House
5.9

#215 - Moho House

Season 28, Episode 21, 5/7/2017
Mr. Burns makes a bet with his old friend that nothing can break Homer and Marge apart. But that's where Moe comes in.
Mr. Lisa's Opus
5.9

#216 - Mr. Lisa's Opus

Season 29, Episode 8, 12/3/2017
As future Lisa writes her college application essay for Harvard, she recalls past disappointing birthdays that helped shape her.
My Way or the Highway to Heaven
5.9

#217 - My Way or the Highway to Heaven

Season 30, Episode 3, 10/14/2018
God and St. Peter contemplate what merits a soul getting into heaven, while citizens of Springfield remember their divine encounters.
Treehouse of Horror XXIX
5.9

#218 - Treehouse of Horror XXIX

Season 30, Episode 4, 10/21/2018
Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu, Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers, Lisa finally snaps and Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.
'Tis the 30th Season
5.9

#219 - 'Tis the 30th Season

Season 30, Episode 10, 12/9/2018
After a failed Black Friday shopping spree, Marge is determined to fix Christmas; Homer and the kids surprise Marge with a vacation to a Florida resort.
Another Simpsons Clip Show
6.0

#220 - Another Simpsons Clip Show

Season 6, Episode 3, 9/25/1994
After reading the weepy best-seller The Bridges of Madison County, Marge sits down with the family and recalls romantic moments, along with temptations from her bowling instructor Jacques and Homer's coworker Mindy.
Sunday, Cruddy Sunday
6.0

#221 - Sunday, Cruddy Sunday

Season 10, Episode 12, 1/31/1999
Homer and his friends charter a bus to the Super Bowl, only to find that their tickets are fake. Misadventures ensue.
Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder
6.0

#222 - Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder

Season 11, Episode 6, 11/14/1999
Homer bowls a perfect 300 game, then concludes that the greatest accomplishment of his life is behind him. He reconnects with the world by bonding with baby Maggie.
Saddlesore Galactica
6.0

#223 - Saddlesore Galactica

Season 11, Episode 13, 2/6/2000
Homer and Bart befriend a diving horse at a county fair. They turn it into a racehorse with an attitude, whose success runs them afoul of mysterious, tree-dwelling jockeys.
Last Tap Dance in Springfield
6.0

#224 - Last Tap Dance in Springfield

Season 11, Episode 20, 5/7/2000
Lisa enters a tap dancing academy, where the teacher is a child star who never quite grew up. Meanwhile, Homer gets laser eye surgery.
Helter Shelter
6.0

#225 - Helter Shelter

Season 14, Episode 5, 12/1/2002
The Simpson family has to find temporary residence while their house is fumigated for termites. When they run out of options, they decide to become contestants on a reality show where families live in the manner that people did in 1895. The family is initially miserable, but slowly adapt to their new life, which causes the show to lose ratings. The producers decide to try to boost viewers by dumping the house in a river and forcing the family to survive in the wilderness. However, the Simpsons find a bunch of rejects from other reality shows and they attack the producers.
Today I Am a Clown
6.0

#226 - Today I Am a Clown

Season 15, Episode 6, 12/7/2003
Krusty discovers that he never had a bar mitzvah as a child. He quits his show to have it as an adult, with the help of his father, Rabbi Krustofski. Meanwhile, Homer hosts a late-night talk show a la "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher" as a replacement for Krusty's show.
The Wandering Juvie
6.0

#227 - The Wandering Juvie

Season 15, Episode 16, 3/28/2004
Bart gets sent to juvenile hall after fooling everyone that there was a marriage concerning him. He encounters a dangerous girl there... He flees with Gina, but then the two are caught by Wiggum.
Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play
6.0

#228 - Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play

Season 17, Episode 22, 5/21/2006
When Homer hears that the Isotopes are on a winning streak, he takes the family to the game. The first baseman’s game is going bad, caused by his sexy singing wife Tabitha embarrassing him during the game’s national anthem. Buck Mitchell sees Marge and Homer’s kiss on the game’s Kiss-Cam and comes to them for marital advice. They start working with the couple and Buck’s baseball career turns around, but it and the Simpson marriage goes awry again when Buck catches Homer giving Tabitha a neck massage. While Marge and Homer try keeping their marriage together they also try to get Buck and Tabitha back together.
Jazzy and the Pussycats
6.0

#229 - Jazzy and the Pussycats

Season 18, Episode 2, 9/17/2006
A child psychiatrist suggests drumming to channel Bart's energy, and the boy proves he's got the beat when he shows some talent on the skins.
G.I. (Annoyed Grunt)
6.0

#230 - G.I. (Annoyed Grunt)

Season 18, Episode 5, 11/12/2006
Homer is bamboozled by Army recruiters and winds up in basic training, where he runs afoul of a tough-minded colonel and is assigned to play the enemy in war games.
Springfield Up
6.0

#231 - Springfield Up

Season 18, Episode 13, 2/18/2007
A documentary filmmaker who interviewed a group of Springfield schoolchildren 32 years ago has followed up at eight-year intervals to film how their lives have unfolded.
Mona Leaves-a
6.0

#232 - Mona Leaves-a

Season 19, Episode 19, 5/11/2008
Homer's mother, Mona, returns, but Homer is reluctant to trust her because she abandoned him so many times as a child.
Treehouse of Horror XIX
6.0

#233 - Treehouse of Horror XIX

Season 20, Episode 4, 11/2/2008
Springfield is the setting for parodies of Charlie Brown, It's the Great Pumpkin and Michael Bay's Transformers as Homer's vote on election day is misread by a renegade machine.
Dangerous Curves
6.0

#234 - Dangerous Curves

Season 20, Episode 5, 11/9/2008
Homer and Marge remember the ups and downs of their marriage through a series of flashbacks, including the time they each began flirting with guests at a glamorous party - a situation that led to a food fight and an unexpected swim in the pool.
Four Great Women and a Manicure
6.0

#235 - Four Great Women and a Manicure

Season 20, Episode 20, 5/10/2009
Marge and Lisa visit the nail salon where they engage in a spirited debate as to whether a woman can be smart, powerful and beautiful all at the same time and spin four tales of famous women featuring famous Springfield faces: Selma as Queen Elizabeth I, Lisa as Snow White, Marge as Lady Macbeth and Maggie as Howard Roark, the idealistic architect protagonist from Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead.
Bart Gets a 'Z'
6.0

#236 - Bart Gets a 'Z'

Season 21, Episode 2, 10/4/2009
The fourth grade students of Springfield Elementary School decide to spike Ms. Krabappel's coffee in order to teach her a lesson after she takes away their cell phones. She is fired by Principal Skinner, who hires a new teacher named Zachary Vaughn. Although Vaughn is a hip young teacher who impresses the students, Bart is plagued by guilt and tries to get Ms. Krabappel hired back.
Rednecks and Broomsticks
6.0

#237 - Rednecks and Broomsticks

Season 21, Episode 7, 11/29/2009
Lisa befriends three teenaged Wiccans after getting lost in the woods during a game of hide-and-seek, and must clear her new friends' names when they are accused of cursing the townspeople with their supposed witchcraft. Meanwhile, Homer befriends Cletus after learning that he and his friends make their own moonshine.
Oh Brother, Where Bart Thou?
6.0

#238 - Oh Brother, Where Bart Thou?

Season 21, Episode 8, 12/13/2009
One snowy day in Springfield, Lisa informs Bart that she and Maggie share a bond that Bart will never understand because he doesn't have a brother, so Bart asks Homer for a baby brother. When Homer denies Bart's request, Bart makes his way to the Springfield Orphanage to find what he thinks he's missing.
The Bob Next Door
6.0

#239 - The Bob Next Door

Season 21, Episode 22, 5/16/2010
Bart becomes convinced that his new neighbor, Walt, is his archenemy, Sideshow Bob, disguised and back for revenge. But when Marge tries to convince Bart otherwise by taking him to visit the state penitentiary, a disturbing truth is revealed.
Donnie Fatso
6.0

#240 - Donnie Fatso

Season 22, Episode 9, 12/12/2010
Homer is sentenced to ten years in jail and in order to reduce his sentence the FBI offers him a deal, so he agrees to infiltrate Fat Tony's mob, undercover.
The Ned-liest Catch
6.0

#241 - The Ned-liest Catch

Season 22, Episode 22, 5/22/2011
Feeling guilty for getting Mrs. Krabappel suspended after one of his school pranks, Bart helps her escape detention, and Ned Flanders winds up saving her life in the process. When Edna and Ned start dating, he is surprised to learn she's been with many of Springfield's men, including Homer and Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer.
Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts
6.0

#242 - Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts

Season 23, Episode 2, 10/2/2011
Superintendent Chalmers reveals his hero as former President Theodore Roosevelt, who makes an appearance in the episode with the use of archival recordings.
The D'oh-cial Network
6.0

#243 - The D'oh-cial Network

Season 23, Episode 11, 1/15/2012
Lisa creates her own social networking service, SpringFace, and subsequently makes everyone addicted to the internet. Meanwhile, Patty and Selma challenge the Winklevoss twins at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
At Long Last Leave
6.0

#244 - At Long Last Leave

Season 23, Episode 14, 2/19/2012
The Simpsons are evicted from Springfield and join an off-the-grid community outside of town. But when Homer and Marge try to sneak back into Springfield, they are welcomed with hostility from their former friends and neighbors and begin to appreciate their new and more accepting home.
Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart
6.0

#245 - Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart

Season 23, Episode 15, 3/4/2012
In order to get back at his dad, Bart goes undercover as a graffiti street artist and plasters Homer's unflattering image all over Springfield. But one night, Bart and Milhouse get caught in the act by established street artists Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal (guest voicing as themselves), and to Bart's surprise, they invite him to exhibit his satirical artwork in his very own gallery show. Meanwhile, a hip, new health food superstore opens in Springfield that threatens to put Apu and the Kwik-E-Mart out of business.
Moonshine River
6.0

#246 - Moonshine River

Season 24, Episode 1, 9/30/2012
Bart will be visited by many of his past girlfriends.
The Kid Is All Right
6.0

#247 - The Kid Is All Right

Season 25, Episode 6, 11/24/2013
Lisa discovers her new best friend is a Republican who is opposing her in the class election.
The Winter of His Content
6.0

#248 - The Winter of His Content

Season 25, Episode 14, 3/16/2014
When Retirement Castle is closed, Marge asks Grampa and two other octogenarians to move in; Nelson befriends Bart after Bart defends him.
The Yellow Badge of Cowardge
6.0

#249 - The Yellow Badge of Cowardge

Season 25, Episode 22, 5/18/2014
Bart feels guilty after he wins the annual "last day of school" race around Springfield Elementary School, with help from Nelson, who beats up the frontrunner, Milhouse. Meanwhile, Homer tries to bring back 4th of July fireworks after they are canceled due to budget cuts.
Super Franchise Me
6.0

#250 - Super Franchise Me

Season 26, Episode 3, 10/12/2014
Marge opens a sandwich franchise store after her sandwiches become a huge hit at Springfield Elementary. But running day-to-day at the store proves challenging, especially when the same franchise opens another location across the street.
Walking Big & Tall
6.0

#251 - Walking Big & Tall

Season 26, Episode 13, 2/8/2015
When Lisa learns Springfield's anthem was stolen from another town she writes a replacement. Meanwhile, Homer learns the meaning of "Wide Pride".
Sky Police
6.0

#252 - Sky Police

Season 26, Episode 16, 3/8/2015
Chief Wiggum is mistakenly delivered a military jet pack, which he gleefully accepts and uses in order to fight crime. But when the jet pack crashes into the church, the congregation, led by Marge, must resort to gambling and counting cards in order to collect money to repair the church.
Peeping Mom
6.0

#253 - Peeping Mom

Season 26, Episode 18, 4/19/2015
Bart lies about being involved in a bulldozer crash, so Marge decides to follow him everywhere until he confesses. Meanwhile, Homer ignores Santa’s Little Helper when Flanders gets a new dog.
Treehouse of Horror XXVI
6.0

#254 - Treehouse of Horror XXVI

Season 27, Episode 5, 10/25/2015
In the annual fright fest Halloween episode, Sideshow Bob finally kills Bart, only to reanimate him; Homer wakes up with short-term memory loss; and Lisa, Bart, and Milhouse get super powers from radiation.
Fland Canyon
6.0

#255 - Fland Canyon

Season 27, Episode 19, 4/24/2016
Homer recalls a tense family vacation to the Grand Canyon with the Flanders family. At first, the Flanders’ perfection puts the families at odds, but when they get stranded and Ned and Bart go for help, the families finally bond.
Orange is the New Yellow
6.0

#256 - Orange is the New Yellow

Season 27, Episode 22, 5/22/2016
Marge goes to prison for letting Bart play in a park unsupervised.
There Will Be Buds
6.0

#257 - There Will Be Buds

Season 28, Episode 6, 11/6/2016
Homer gets roped into coaching the kids' lacrosse team with Milhouse's dad, Kirk, who is in desperate need of a friend. When Kirk gets too clingy, Homer vents about how much of a loser he is. Kirk overhears his rant and disappears, right when the team needs him most: the championship game.
The Cad and the Hat
6.0

#258 - The Cad and the Hat

Season 28, Episode 15, 2/19/2017
Bart deals with his guilt after betraying Lisa; Springfield is in awe of Homer when he is revealed to be a chess savant.
The Caper Chase
6.0

#259 - The Caper Chase

Season 28, Episode 19, 4/2/2017
Disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns decides to start his own for-profit university and Homer is hired as a professor
I'm Dancing as Fat as I Can
6.0

#260 - I'm Dancing as Fat as I Can

Season 30, Episode 13, 2/10/2019
Homer angers Marge by binging their favorite show without her, and has to pick up a new skill in order to make amends. Meanwhile, Bart prepares to compete in "Krusty's Holiday Trample".
The Fat Blue Line
6.0

#261 - The Fat Blue Line

Season 31, Episode 3, 10/13/2019
During the San Castellanta street festival, much of the town finds their wallets have been pickpocketed; after the state investigator puts the wrong man in jail, Chief Wiggum sets out to catch the real criminal and show he's still up for police work.
The Way of the Dog
6.0

#262 - The Way of the Dog

Season 31, Episode 22, 5/17/2020
Santa's Little Helper nips at Marge, causing the family to reflect on the difficult life that the dog led prior to being adopted by the family. They end up reuniting him with his mother to avoid having to euthanize him.
Undercover Burns
6.0

#263 - Undercover Burns

Season 32, Episode 1, 9/27/2020
Mr. Burns goes undercover as "Fred" at the nuclear power plant and becomes friends with Homer and the gang. Burns implements all sorts of amenities to improve his employees' lives, but a jealous Smithers plots to bring the old, bitter Burns back and destroy Fred.
Treehouse of Horror XXXII
6.0

#264 - Treehouse of Horror XXXII

Season 33, Episode 3, 10/10/2021
The 32nd annual Simpsons Halloween special includes a spoof of "Parasite" and a segment where Bambi gets his revenge.
A Serious Flanders (1)
6.0

#265 - A Serious Flanders (1)

Season 33, Episode 6, 11/7/2021
When a ruthless debt collector come to Springfield, Homer and Ned's lives are sucked into the artificial world of prestige TV.
Pretty Whittle Liar
6.0

#266 - Pretty Whittle Liar

Season 33, Episode 16, 3/27/2022
Cletus discovers that his wife Brandine has been hiding a secret love ... of learning.
When Nelson Met Lisa
6.0

#267 - When Nelson Met Lisa

Season 34, Episode 9, 11/27/2022
A future tale of the will-they-won't-they-I-guess-they-won't-maybe-they-will of Springfield's most unlikely couple.
When You Dish Upon a Star
6.1

#268 - When You Dish Upon a Star

Season 10, Episode 5, 11/8/1998
After a chance encounter with Hollywood celebrities secretly living in Springfield, Homer becomes their friend and gofer... until he spills the beans to the gang at Moe's.
Kill the Alligator and Run
6.1

#269 - Kill the Alligator and Run

Season 11, Episode 19, 4/30/2000
After a terrible bout with insomnia, Homer takes the family to Florida during spring break. There, they kill a beloved alligator and are sentenced to a chain gang.
Bye Bye Nerdy
6.1

#270 - Bye Bye Nerdy

Season 12, Episode 16, 3/11/2001
When Lisa becomes the target of a female bully, Lisa discovers a scientific reason as to why bullies pick on nerds. Meanwhile, Homer goes into the baby-proofing business, which is threatening the businesses of pediatricians and greeting card salesmen.
Treehouse of Horror XII
6.1

#271 - Treehouse of Horror XII

Season 13, Episode 1, 11/6/2001
In the twelfth Treehouse of Horror episode: Hex and the City – While on a day trip through Ethnictown, Homer's bumbling catches the ire of a gypsy, who curses Homer's family and friends into receiving nothing but bad luck. House of Whacks – in this mixed parody of Demon Seed and 2001: A Space Odyssey, Marge buys an automated house and customizes it with the Pierce Brosnan personality, who falls for Marge and attempts to murder Homer. Wiz Kids – In this Harry Potter parody, Bart and Lisa go to a school for wizards, and Lord Montemort (Mr. Burns) uses Bart to capture Lisa's magic. Guest star: Pierce Brosnan and Matthew Perry.[20]
The Parent Rap
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#272 - The Parent Rap

Season 13, Episode 2, 11/11/2001
Bart gets in trouble for joyriding in a police car, but feels confident he will be let off by Judge Snyder. However, Snyder goes on vacation before ruling his verdict and is replaced with a coldhearted judge named Constance Harm. She accuses Homer of being a negligent father and sentences him to be tethered to Bart. The two are against it at first but later start to bond. Marge however is unable to take anymore of it and slices the tether off of them both. Homer and Marge then go after Judge Harm only to end up sinking her houseboat. Eventually Bart decides to take punishment and is about to be sentenced to 5 year in juvenile hall, only though Judge Snyder returns and dismisses Harm. Guest star: Jane Kaczmarek and Jess Harnell.[21]
A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love
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#273 - A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love

Season 13, Episode 4, 12/2/2001
Homer becomes a fortune cookie writer for a Chinatown restaurant. Mr. Burns reads one of Homer's fortunes, which says that the reader will find love before Flag Day is over. Burns goes searching for love and meets Gloria, a meter maid, and asks her out. Gloria reluctantly agrees, and Burns recruits Homer to help him look young and hip to his new girlfriend.
The Strong Arms of the Ma
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#274 - The Strong Arms of the Ma

Season 14, Episode 9, 2/2/2003
Marge gets mugged and becomes so traumatized that she develops Agoraphobia. She hides in the basement. Having little else to do, she decides to exercise with a weight set Homer bought from Rainier Wolfcastle's garage sale. She becomes so strong and confident that she is able to leave the basement. She continues working out and decides to start taking steroids so she can enter a bodybuilding competition. One night at Moe's Tavern she loses her temper and starts destroying the bar and fighting all of the patrons. Homer confronts Marge and says he misses the sweet woman that he married. Marge, horrified at what she has done, apologizes and decides to stop working out.
Catch 'Em If You Can
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#275 - Catch 'Em If You Can

Season 15, Episode 18, 4/25/2004
After a ruined movie night, thanks to Bart and Lisa, Homer and Marge take a vacation away from them, but decide to go to Miami instead of going to see an uncle. When Bart and Lisa catch wind of their parents' secret plan, Bart steals Rod's credit card (just like Homer stole Ned's) and go after them.
Treehouse of Horror XV
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#276 - Treehouse of Horror XV

Season 16, Episode 1, 11/7/2004
Ned Flanders' head injury gives him the power to predict others' deaths, Bart and Lisa play detective when a string of Victorian-era prostitutes are murdered by Jack the Ripper, and the Simpsons go on a fantastic voyage inside Mr. Burns' body to save Maggie.
Pranksta Rap
6.1

#277 - Pranksta Rap

Season 16, Episode 9, 2/13/2005
Bart fakes his own kidnapping to get out of being punished for going to a rap concert, but the ruse goes too far when Milhouse's father is implicated as the kidnapper and Chief Wiggum sees this as an opportunity to make a name for himself as a competent police officer.
On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister
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#278 - On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister

Season 16, Episode 11, 3/6/2005
Lisa does what every little sister has dreamed of - she gets a restraining order put on her big brother. Bart is forced to live in the back garden, but soon realises the joy of communing with nature.
Home Away from Homer
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#279 - Home Away from Homer

Season 16, Episode 20, 5/15/2005
Flanders rents a room to two college girls who, without his knowledge, use the spare room to broadcast live softcore pornographic web videos of themselves. Upset that no one in town told him this (and that Homer was the one who told everyone), Ned moves to the seemingly perfect town of Humbleton, Pennsylvania, while a brash coach moves into Flanders' house and begins harassing Homer the same way Homer harassed Ned.
Treehouse of Horror XVI
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#280 - Treehouse of Horror XVI

Season 17, Episode 4, 11/6/2005
Bart ends up in a coma after attempting to jump from the roof to the swimming pool at Spinster Arms Apartments, while attending a hunting party at Burns Manor, Homer panics and believes the prey is the hunting party, and after losing a Halloween costume contest to Dr Hibbert as Dracula, a real witch puts a spell on the people of Springfield.
Marge's Son Poisoning
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#281 - Marge's Son Poisoning

Season 17, Episode 5, 11/13/2005
When Bart decides to spend a bit of time with Marge, it's not long before he's buying tea sets and singing duets. Has he turned into a mummy's boy?
See Homer Run
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#282 - See Homer Run

Season 17, Episode 6, 11/20/2005
Homer becomes Springfield's safety guru and before long he's challenging Mayor Quimby for office. Until, that is, there's an embarrassing mishap with his costume.
The Last of the Red Hat Mamas
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#283 - The Last of the Red Hat Mamas

Season 17, Episode 7, 11/27/2005
Marge is shunned after Homer has an altercation with the Easter Bunny at the mayor's egg hunt. A lonely Marge joins a women's group who plan to steal $1 million from Mr Burns.
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore
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#284 - Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore

Season 17, Episode 17, 4/9/2006
At the power plant a movie is shown where the workers endorse outsourcing and Mr. Burns announces that he is closing the plant and moving the work to India. Homer is the only union employee left on the payroll and he is sent to India to train the replacement workers, when he succeeds beyond expectations, he is given total control of the plant and declares himself a god. Meanwhile, Selma & Patty take Bart and Lisa to their MacGyver convention. When they discover Richard Dean Anderson doesn’t like MacGyver and much as they do, they kidnap him in retaliation. Anderson escapes only to enjoy the thrill and he turns himself back in so that he can escape again. When it happens over and over again, soon Patty and Selma are the ones who need a means of escape.
The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer
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#285 - The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer

Season 18, Episode 1, 9/10/2006
Lisa's friendship with Fat Tony's son Michael prompts mob boss Tony to invite the Simpsons over for dinner. Michael says he'd rather be a chef than take over the family business, but that's before Tony is shot by a rival mobster.
Ice Cream of Margie (With the Light Blue Hair)
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#286 - Ice Cream of Margie (With the Light Blue Hair)

Season 18, Episode 7, 11/26/2006
Homer is fired and decides to buy an ice-cream truck. Marge makes use of the mountains of Popsicle sticks from Homer's ice-cream consumption by creating sculptures of Springfield citizens with them, leading to a feature about her on the news.
Revenge is a Dish Best Served Three Times
6.1

#287 - Revenge is a Dish Best Served Three Times

Season 18, Episode 11, 1/28/2007
Homer learns three lessons about revenge from stories told by Marge, Lisa and Bart that parody "The Count of Monte Cristo," "Revenge of the Nerds" and "Batman Begins."
Homerazzi
6.1

#288 - Homerazzi

Season 18, Episode 16, 3/25/2007
After a celebrity scandal is accidentally captured in a family photo, Homer decides to become a paparazzo.
You Kent Always Say What You Want
6.1

#289 - You Kent Always Say What You Want

Season 18, Episode 22, 5/20/2007
Newsman Kent Brockman is fired for swearing on the air when Homer dumps coffee in his lap, but Lisa gets Brockman back in the game with her Webcam.
How the Test Was Won
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#290 - How the Test Was Won

Season 20, Episode 11, 3/1/2009
Bart gets a perfect score on a practice test for a national achievement test, which not only rattles Lisa, but it means Bart gets to attend a special party instead of having to take the actual test. Meanwhile, Homer must avoid injuring himself for an entire afternoon after failing to pay his insurance.
The Devil Wears Nada
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#291 - The Devil Wears Nada

Season 21, Episode 5, 11/15/2009
Marge and a group called the "Charity Chicks" pose for a calendar in hopes of raising money for charity, but Marge becomes the talk of the town thanks to her racy poses. Meanwhile, Carl is chosen as the newest supervisor at the nuclear power plant, and hires Homer to be his personal assistant.
The Squirt and the Whale
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#292 - The Squirt and the Whale

Season 21, Episode 19, 4/25/2010
The Simpsons decide to embrace a cheaper, alternate source of energy by erecting a wind turbine in their backyard. But when Homer realizes some of the power is being directed to the local electric company, he decides to remove his home from the grid and becomes completely dependent upon an unreliable source of power. Meanwhile, a storm erupts, trapping a magnificent 150-foot-long blue whale ashore, and Lisa and Homer attempt to help the poor creature.
Loan-a-Lisa
6.1

#293 - Loan-a-Lisa

Season 22, Episode 2, 10/3/2010
Lisa invests in Nelson's brand-new business venture, but soon realizes that her friend's instant success might lure him away from the classroom. Worried that his judgment might be clouded, Lisa introduces Nelson to the well-educated and successful creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, only to find out that he too dropped out of school.
Flaming Moe
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#294 - Flaming Moe

Season 22, Episode 11, 1/16/2011
When Smithers transforms Moe's pub into a refined and trendy lounge, the establishment becomes Springfield's local gay hangout; Principal Skinner falls for the new, free-spirited music teacher (Kristen Wiig).
The Blue and the Gray
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#295 - The Blue and the Gray

Season 22, Episode 13, 2/13/2011
Moe gets Homer to be his wingman, but becomes distraught when the women are drawn to Homer as well. Meanwhile, Marge discovers some gray hairs and tries a new more mature hair style to go along with it, much to Bart's dismay.
Love Is a Many Strangled Thing
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#296 - Love Is a Many Strangled Thing

Season 22, Episode 17, 3/27/2011
The tables are turned for Homer and Bart after a therapist cures Homer of his violent tendencies toward the boy.
Replaceable You
6.1

#297 - Replaceable You

Season 23, Episode 4, 11/6/2011
Bart’s science fair project, a mechanical baby seal, outshines Lisa’s brainy asteroid model and quickly becomes a popular pet among the retirement home patrons. Meanwhile, Homer’s new and eager assistant Roz, steals Homer’s job, forcing him to team up with Flanders to reveal her true colors and evil past.
Beware My Cheating Bart
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#298 - Beware My Cheating Bart

Season 23, Episode 18, 4/15/2012
When Bart supervises Jimbo's girlfriend at a movie, she develops a crush on him; Homer is persuaded to buy a state-of-the-art treadmill with a television, and he becomes obsessed with watching it from the treadmill, but not actually working out.
The Spy Who Learned Me
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#299 - The Spy Who Learned Me

Season 23, Episode 20, 5/6/2012
Homer embarrasses Marge at the movies during a film featuring superspy Stradivarius Cain, and his apologies fall on deaf ears. In an effort to become a better husband, he seeks help from someone he believes to be the real Stradivarius Cain.
A Tree Grows in Springfield
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#300 - A Tree Grows in Springfield

Season 24, Episode 6, 11/25/2012
Homer wins a MyPad at the school auction and Steve Mobbs, who is now in heaven, talks to Homer through it. Homer goes into a funk when he breaks the myPad, until Ned Flanders discovers a miracle tree in the Simpsons' back garden.
Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing
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#301 - Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing

Season 24, Episode 12, 2/10/2013
Bart's dream girl, Mary Spuckler, comes to town, but his failure to pay her enough attention is having a negative impact on their relationship. Meanwhile, Homer once again runs afoul of Marge and lands in the doghouse.
Four Regrettings and a Funeral
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#302 - Four Regrettings and a Funeral

Season 25, Episode 3, 11/3/2013
Kent Brockman has decided that local news has been a real mistake and a terrible career move for him.
YOLO
6.1

#303 - YOLO

Season 25, Episode 4, 11/10/2013
Marge encourages Homer to cross an item off an old to-do list by inviting an old pen pal to visit; Lisa institutes an honor code at school.
White Christmas Blues
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#304 - White Christmas Blues

Season 25, Episode 8, 12/15/2013
Springfield is inundated with holiday revelers after the nuclear power plant springs a radiation leak, causing snow to fall all over town. When the tourists drive up Christmas shopping prices, Marge opens up the Simpsons' house to boarders.
The Wreck of the Relationship
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#305 - The Wreck of the Relationship

Season 26, Episode 2, 10/5/2014
When Bart disrespects Homer's authority, Homer makes a point to try his hand at parenting. This proves fruitless, so Marge signs them up for the Relation Ship, where they'll resolve their conflicts at sea. Meanwhile, Marge is in charge of Homer's fantasy football league, but manages to win despite being the underdog.
I Won't Be Home for Christmas
6.1

#306 - I Won't Be Home for Christmas

Season 26, Episode 9, 12/7/2014
After Moe convinces Homer to stay out drinking on Christmas Eve, Marge tells Homer not to come home. This leads to Homer's sad trek through lonely Springfield, where he learns that the only place where one should truly get drunk on Christmas is home.
Friend with Benefit
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#307 - Friend with Benefit

Season 27, Episode 6, 11/8/2015
Lisa makes a new pal at school named Harper, whose internet billionaire father becomes buddies with a different Simpson: Homer. Soon, though, Lisa becomes worried that Harper is a little too entitled.
Much Apu About Something
6.1

#308 - Much Apu About Something

Season 27, Episode 12, 1/17/2016
Sanjay passes his stake in the Kwik-E-Mart to his millennial son, Jay, who turns it into a hip, health food market against Apu’s insistence on tradition. Bart, whom Homer had convinced to give up pranking, is called upon to return to his trickster life and take down the new store.
Love Is in the N2-O2-Ar-CO2-Ne-He-CH4
6.1

#309 - Love Is in the N2-O2-Ar-CO2-Ne-He-CH4

Season 27, Episode 13, 2/14/2016
Lonely Professor Frink uses science to turn himself into a man whom women find attractive. Then, overwhelmed by the attention, he invents an algorithm to perfectly pair the lonely men and women of Springfield, realizing that scientific exploration is his true love. Meanwhile, Marge, Bart, and Lisa visit Grampa for Valentine's Day and try to rescue the old folks from a drug-induced hallucination that allows them to relive their happiest memories.
Dad Behavior
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#310 - Dad Behavior

Season 28, Episode 8, 11/20/2016
Homer finds a new app that makes his life much easier and outsources his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa finds that he is about to be a father again.
Haw-Haw Land
6.1

#311 - Haw-Haw Land

Season 29, Episode 10, 1/7/2018
When the Simpsons go to a STEM conference, Lisa falls for a crooning jazz pianist named Brendan. Meanwhile, Bart discovers that he has an affinity for chemistry
Forgive and Regret
6.1

#312 - Forgive and Regret

Season 29, Episode 18, 4/29/2018
Grampa makes a confession to Homer while on his deathbed. After his recovery, he comes to realize that this issue will not be easy to reconcile.
I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh
6.1

#313 - I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh

Season 30, Episode 20, 4/7/2019
Marge becomes director of Springfield's local theater, armed with Lisa's script resembling "Hamilton"; Homer joins a baby class with Maggie, and he takes a liking to supervisor Chloe.
Thanksgiving of Horror
6.1

#314 - Thanksgiving of Horror

Season 31, Episode 8, 11/24/2019
The Simpsons face various Thanksgiving nightmares, including the first Thanksgiving, an A.I. mishap and a dangerous space mission complicated by a sentient cranberry sauce.
Now Museum, Now You Don't
6.1

#315 - Now Museum, Now You Don't

Season 32, Episode 3, 10/11/2020
Lisa stays home from school to explore the wonders of Western art. She appears as Lisanardo, while Bart takes the shape of a French impressionist, Homer and Marge as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and Maggie as a warrior Cupid.
The Road to Cincinnati
6.1

#316 - The Road to Cincinnati

Season 32, Episode 8, 11/29/2020
Odd couple Skinner and Chalmers embark on an 800-mile car ride to Cincinnati to attend an administrator's convention - but can they reach their destination without killing each other first?
The Principal and the Pauper
6.2

#317 - The Principal and the Pauper

Season 9, Episode 2, 9/28/1997
Unmasked as an impostor, Principal Skinner flees to Capital City to reclaim his former life as a shiftless good-for-nothing. The people of Springfield gain a newfound appreciation for him and form a plan to bring him back.
Little Big Mom
6.2

#318 - Little Big Mom

Season 11, Episode 10, 1/9/2000
When Marge leaves the house to recuperate from a skating injury, everything goes to hell - until Lisa convinces Homer and Bart they have leprosy.
Insane Clown Poppy
6.2

#319 - Insane Clown Poppy

Season 12, Episode 3, 11/12/2000
Krusty takes parenting lessons from Homer when, during an outdoor book fair, a girl tells Krusty that she is his long-lost daughter from a one-night stand with a female soldier who fought during the first Gulf War.
Lisa the Tree Hugger
6.2

#320 - Lisa the Tree Hugger

Season 12, Episode 4, 11/19/2000
Lisa falls for the teenaged leader of a militant environmentalist group and tries to impress him by living in Springfield's oldest tree in order to keep it from being cut down.
Day of the Jackanapes
6.2

#321 - Day of the Jackanapes

Season 12, Episode 13, 2/18/2001
Krusty announces his retirement due to interference from network executives and the growing popularity of the big-money game show "Me Wantee", but when Krusty reveals to Sideshow Bob that all of the episodes featuring him have been erased, Sideshow Bob uses Krusty's biggest fan (Bart) to murder him during Krusty's farewell show.
Homer the Moe
6.2

#322 - Homer the Moe

Season 13, Episode 3, 11/18/2001
Moe becomes depressed and decides to return to bartending school so he can re-evaluate himself. He meets an old teacher, who suggests that Moe try improving his bar, which might make him happier. Moe takes the advice, and turns his bar into a trendy nightclub, which does not sit well with his regular customers Homer, Lenny, Carl, and Barney.
She of Little Faith
6.2

#323 - She of Little Faith

Season 13, Episode 6, 12/16/2001
After Homer and Bart's model rocket damages the church, Mr. Burns makes a deal to commercialize the church in return for paying for the damages. Lisa becomes disgusted at what the church has become, so she decides to find a new religion suitable for her. She eventually converts to Buddhism, causing Marge to fear for Lisa's soul.
Little Girl in the Big Ten
6.2

#324 - Little Girl in the Big Ten

Season 13, Episode 20, 5/12/2002
Lisa tries to fit in with two college students by lying about her age. She finds that the college atmosphere is perfect for her, but her lie is soon discovered and she is shunned by her fellow elementary school students. Meanwhile, Bart is diagnosed with a weakened immune system after getting bitten by a Chinese mosquito and must live in a plastic, germ-free bubble.
Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade
6.2

#325 - Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade

Season 14, Episode 3, 11/17/2002
The Simpsons buy a satellite television, which Bart spends so much time watching that he does not study for an important achievement test. He scores so low that Principal Skinner demotes him to third grade, while Lisa does so well that she is moved up to third grade. The two are placed in the same class and become rivals. During a trip to Capital City, they get separated from their class and are forced to help each other in order to find their classmates.
The Dad Who Knew Too Little
6.2

#326 - The Dad Who Knew Too Little

Season 14, Episode 8, 1/12/2003
Homer disappoints Lisa on her birthday when he gives her a thoughtless present. He realizes that he knows little about her and decides to hire private detective Dexter Colt to spy on her. Colt compiles a report, the information from which helps Homer bond with his daughter. However, Colt soon demands to be paid $1000, which Homer refuses. In retaliation, Colt vandalises an animal research lab and steals all the animals, leaving behind several clues that implicate Lisa. Homer and Lisa go on the run as fugitives and end up at a circus, where they meet Colt. He tries to kill Homer, but Lisa saves him. Later, Colt is arrested and Lisa exonerated. She finally receives the present she wanted from Homer.
Pray Anything
6.2

#327 - Pray Anything

Season 14, Episode 10, 2/9/2003
Homer becomes depressed when he sees that Ned Flanders seems to be better off than him. To remedy this, he begins to pray constantly. Meanwhile, the Simpsons discover that tree roots have clogged up their plumbing. The house becomes too run down to live in, and Homer prays for a solution. Homer is injured while attending church; he sues Reverend Lovejoy and is awarded the deed to the church. He throws a huge house-warming party, in which all of the partiers drink and engage in sinful activities. It suddenly starts raining and the town begins to flood. The townspeople flee to the roof of the church. Homer tries praying again but the flood keeps rising. Reverend Lovejoy returns in a helicopter and leads everyone in prayer, asking God to forgive them, and the rain stops.
A Star Is Born Again
6.2

#328 - A Star Is Born Again

Season 14, Episode 13, 3/2/2003
During the annual Jellyfish Festival, Ned Flanders realizes that he is lonely and becomes depressed. One night, he meets a beautiful woman, who asks him out on a date. He soon learns that the woman is Sara Sloan, a famous actress. Sloan is charmed by Flanders' wholesomeness, and they continue to date to the point at which she asks that he move to Hollywood. Flanders, worried that Hollywood would conflict with his conservative Christian values, refuses, so Sloan instead decides to stay in Springfield. However, their relationship does not work out, due to his insistence on marriage.
Three Gays of the Condo
6.2

#329 - Three Gays of the Condo

Season 14, Episode 17, 4/13/2003
After yet another Homer and Marge fight, Homer ends up sharing a condo with two homosexuals - who don't exactly think Homer is straight.
Old Yeller-Belly
6.2

#330 - Old Yeller-Belly

Season 14, Episode 19, 5/4/2003
The Simpson family's dog Santa's Little Helper fails to save Homer from a treehouse when it is on fire. Consequently, Homer declares him a coward and disowns him. One day, a photographer finds Santa's Little Helper playing with a Duff Beer can and takes a picture. The picture becomes popular and SLH becomes the new mascot for Duff Beer while the old mascot, Duffman, is fired. Homer earns a lot of money but SLH's original owner shows up, claiming that the dog is rightfully his. Bart fears that he will never see Santa's Little Helper again. The Simpsons conceive a plan to get Duffman rehired as Duff's mascot by showing what a coward Santa's Little Helper is. At a Duff-sponsored beach event, Homer pretends to be drowning (while floating on a keg of beer) but is attacked by a shark. The shark bites the beer keg and becomes drunk, and wins over the crowd on the beach. The shark is named the new mascot of Duff Beer and Santa's Little Helper returns to the Simpson family.
Sleeping with the Enemy
6.2

#331 - Sleeping with the Enemy

Season 16, Episode 3, 11/21/2004
Marge finds Nelson and acts as a mother figure towards him due to her children's loss of interest in her. Meanwhile, Lisa gets teased about her big butt, and becomes obsessed with her weight.
Homer's Paternity Coot
6.2

#332 - Homer's Paternity Coot

Season 17, Episode 10, 1/8/2006
Mail from forty years earlier is discovered, and a letter from Homer Simpson's mother's old boyfriend states that he is Homer's true father. Homer sets out to find his supposed new father, leaving Abe behind.
Girls Just Want to Have Sums
6.2

#333 - Girls Just Want to Have Sums

Season 17, Episode 19, 4/30/2006
The family attends "Stab-A-Lot: The Itchy and Scratchy Musical." The musical's director is a graduate of Springfield Elementary and Principal Skinner puts his foot in mouth when he makes sexist comments about her education and that of women in general. He tries to make the situation better, but only buries himself deeper and deeper until he is fired and replaced by Women's Educational Expert Melanie Upfoot. The first thing she does is split the school into girls and the boys. Lisa dislikes the way girls are being taught math and she ventures over to the boy's side of the school in search of a challenge. Disguising herself as Jake Boyman she starts attending the boy's school but while she finds the math problems more interesting, it is being a boy that is a greater challenge.
Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words
6.2

#334 - Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words

Season 20, Episode 6, 11/16/2008
Lisa learns she is good at crossword puzzles and enters a city-wide contest. Homer discovers he has a flair for letting loved ones down so he opens Sweet Conclusions Break-Up Service, but lands himself in trouble with his daughter when he places a bet against her in the competition.
No Loan Again, Naturally
6.2

#335 - No Loan Again, Naturally

Season 20, Episode 12, 3/8/2009
When the adjustable rate on the Simpson couple's mortgage resets at more than the pair can afford, they must sell their house. Good Samaritan Ned Flanders buys the house and rents it out to them at an affordable rate. But Homer pushes his luck too far when he takes advantage of Ned's generous landlord duties.
Coming to Homerica
6.2

#336 - Coming to Homerica

Season 20, Episode 21, 5/17/2009
When nearby Ogdenville’s economy crumbles due to tainted barley discovered in Krusty’s veggie burgers, the unemployed workers of Ogdenville flock to Springfield. After Mayor Quimby closes Springfield’s borders and enlists private citizens to help patrol them, Homer organizes a border patrol group.
Once Upon a Time in Springfield
6.2

#337 - Once Upon a Time in Springfield

Season 21, Episode 10, 1/10/2010
Krusty grudgingly adds a pretty, singing cohost named Princess Penelope to his show in order to attract more female viewers. Girls love her, and ratings improve, but Bart and Milhouse want to get the show back to the way it was. The situation gets more complicated when Krusty and Penelope fall in love and decide to get married. Meanwhile, Homer, Lenny, and Carl consider working at a competing nuclear plant when Mr. Burns cuts off their daily doughnut service.
American History X-cellent
6.2

#338 - American History X-cellent

Season 21, Episode 17, 4/11/2010
When the police are called to diffuse a rowdy crowd at Mr. Burns' estate, one of the officers recognizes priceless stolen paintings on the walls, and the maniacal billionaire is taken downtown for questioning. With Mr. Burns gone, Smithers takes charge of the power plant. But when employees take advantage of his good nature, he exacts revenge by forcing the employees to work night and day. These unfair working conditions prompt Homer and his crew to devise a plan to bust out Mr. Burns.
To Surveil with Love
6.2

#339 - To Surveil with Love

Season 21, Episode 20, 5/2/2010
A bomb squad mistakenly blows up Homer's unattended gym bag, releasing radiation into the city and authorities react by suspending civil liberties. Wiggum and his men install surveillance cameras around Springfield and round up suspected terrorists, including groundskeeper Willie, but when monitoring the nonstop flow of video imagery proves to be too much, Wiggum enlists concerned citizens to help keep the city safe. Meanwhile, Lisa becomes fed up with being blonde, so she dyes her hair a dark color.
Moe Letter Blues
6.2

#340 - Moe Letter Blues

Season 21, Episode 21, 5/9/2010
As Mother's Day approaches, Moe narrates an episode in which he writes a letter to Homer, Apu and Reverend Lovejoy, who are vacationing with their children, and threatens to run away with one of their wives. While the trio tries to determine whose wife Moe is referring to, Homer, Lovejoy and Apu flashback to the intimate moments they initially ignored between Moe and Marge, Manjula and Helen Lovejoy. But when the boys return from their trip, they're in for the surprise of their lives.
MoneyBART
6.2

#341 - MoneyBART

Season 22, Episode 3, 10/10/2010
Lisa starts coaching Bart's Little League team; Marge and Bart spend the day at an amusement park, where former MLB manager Mike Scioscia gives Bart advice.
Lisa Simpson, This Isn't Your Life
6.2

#342 - Lisa Simpson, This Isn't Your Life

Season 22, Episode 5, 11/14/2010
Discovering that Marge was once a stellar A+ student whose grades plummeted after being distracted, Lisa fears that she will end up just like her mom unless she pledges to focus solely on academics in an encore episode. When Marge makes a secret deal allowing Lisa to attend her dream school, Lisa learns a lesson in family and altruism. Meanwhile, Bart puts Nelson Muntz in his place and unintentionally claims the title of "School Bully"
The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants
6.2

#343 - The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants

Season 23, Episode 7, 11/27/2011
The Simpsons host a tastemaker party at their home to promote Absolut Krusty, Krusty the Clown's own brand of liquor. Mr. Burns takes notice of the party's success and decides to promote Homer to "Account Man" for the Springfield Nuclear Plant.
Pulpit Friction
6.2

#344 - Pulpit Friction

Season 24, Episode 18, 4/28/2013
Homer is recruited to be a deacon by the cutting-edge new pastor. The dry cleaner mistakenly switches Marge's wedding dress for one of Krusty's costumes.
Married to the Blob
6.2

#345 - Married to the Blob

Season 25, Episode 10, 1/12/2014
When Comic Book Guy meets a woman writing an autobiographical manga, he seeks Homer's advice on dating.
Luca$
6.2

#346 - Luca$

Season 25, Episode 17, 4/6/2014
Lisa dates a competitive eater; Bart benefits from helping convict Snake Jailbird escape from a jam.
Bart's New Friend
6.2

#347 - Bart's New Friend

Season 26, Episode 11, 1/11/2015
Bart has a new accomplice and best friend when Homer is hypnotized at the circus and believes he is a young boy again.
To Courier with Love
6.2

#348 - To Courier with Love

Season 27, Episode 20, 5/8/2016
"The Simpsons are going to..." Paris (well, Homer and Marge are), but in order to be able to afford the trip, Homer has to smuggle an exotic snake into France so it can be made into a gourmet meal.
Springfield Splendor
6.2

#349 - Springfield Splendor

Season 29, Episode 2, 10/8/2017
Marge and Lisa turn Lisa’s sad experience into a successful graphic novel-turned-Broadway show, but they struggle with creative differences and ego.
Flanders' Ladder
6.2

#350 - Flanders' Ladder

Season 29, Episode 21, 5/20/2018
Bart falls into a coma after being struck by lightening.
Krusty the Clown
6.2

#351 - Krusty the Clown

Season 30, Episode 8, 11/25/2018
Homer finds his calling as a TV recapper, but his harsh grading causes a brawl with Krusty. After almost killing Homer, Krusty hides out at a real circus, and finds happiness there.
Daddicus Finch
6.2

#352 - Daddicus Finch

Season 30, Episode 9, 12/2/2018
Lisa and Homer's bond gets stronger when they start spending real quality time together, and Bart feels neglected. So Marge tries to help Homer balance his attention between the kids.
The Clown Stays in the Picture
6.2

#353 - The Clown Stays in the Picture

Season 30, Episode 14, 2/17/2019
Krusty reveals the untold story of his past in his movie "The Sands of Space". While working as personal assistants on the movie, Bart and Lisa learn about the early years of their parents' relationship.
Todd, Todd, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
6.2

#354 - Todd, Todd, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Season 31, Episode 9, 12/1/2019
Todd blames God for the death of his mother and rejects his faith, so Ned sends him to live with the Simpsons, hoping they can scare him into believing in God again.
Highway to Well
6.2

#355 - Highway to Well

Season 31, Episode 17, 3/22/2020
When Maggie goes to preschool, Marge decides to get a job to pass the time and ends up working at an upscale weed dispensary; Homer decides to open his own dispensary that mimics a sketchy drug deal, putting their two businesses at odds.
From Beer to Paternity
6.2

#356 - From Beer to Paternity

Season 34, Episode 7, 11/13/2022
When Homer becomes Duffman's girl-dad hero, they go on a road trip with Lisa that threatens to expose Homer's terrible parenting.
Carl Carlson Rides Again
6.2

#357 - Carl Carlson Rides Again

Season 34, Episode 14, 2/26/2023
When Carl is smitten by a beautiful woman, he looks into the roots of his own identity by discovering the origins of a mysterious rodeo buckle.
Pin Gal
6.2

#358 - Pin Gal

Season 34, Episode 17, 3/19/2023
A mysterious figure from Marge's past returns to coach her for a bowling tournament.
The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase
6.3

#359 - The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase

Season 8, Episode 24, 5/11/1997
Troy McClure presents three Simpsons spinoff spoofs: In "Chief Wiggum, P.I.," Chief Wiggum becomes a New Orleans detective. Next, Grampa Simpson's soul is trapped inside Moe's Love tester machine in "The Love-Matic Grampa." Finally, the Simpson family hosts a '70s-style variety show.
Take My Wife, Sleaze
6.3

#360 - Take My Wife, Sleaze

Season 11, Episode 8, 11/28/1999
After winning a motorcycle at a dance contest, Homer becomes part of a motorcycle gang. But when he puts Marge's photo in a biker magazine, a much tougher gang takes her, and he must win her back.
The Bart Wants What It Wants
6.3

#361 - The Bart Wants What It Wants

Season 13, Episode 11, 2/17/2002
Bart befriends Rainer Wolfcastle's daughter Greta. She has a crush on Bart, but he does not seem to realize it and eventually stops seeing her. Seeking revenge, Greta begins dating Bart's best friend Milhouse, which causes Bart to start missing her. She leaves for Toronto with her father, and Bart convinces his family to follow them there.
I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can
6.3

#362 - I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can

Season 14, Episode 12, 2/16/2003
Lisa competes at a spelling bee and earns the right to compete in the Spell-lympics, becoming the pride of the town. The host of the show George Plimpton, asks her to intentionally lose so that a more popular boy can win. Lisa refuses and continues to compete, but accidentally misspells a word and loses. Meanwhile, Homer tours with a group obsessed with eating Krusty Burger's latest sandwich.
Dude, Where's My Ranch?
6.3

#363 - Dude, Where's My Ranch?

Season 14, Episode 18, 4/27/2003
When challenged to think up a new Christmas carol, Homer instead writes a song about how much he hates Ned Flanders. The song becomes such a hit that the Simpsons become sick of hearing it and take a trip to a dude ranch. Lisa develops affections for a local boy named Luke but becomes jealous when he hears him talking to a girl named Clara on the telephone. One night, she meets Clara and gives her the wrong directions, leading her to become lost. After Lisa discovers that Clara is actually Luke's sister, she rushes to find her. She saves Clara, and decides to tell Luke what happened, but he is offended and dumps her. Meanwhile, Bart and Homer decide to help a tribe of Native Americans who want a beaver dam removed so they can reclaim their land.
The Regina Monologues
6.3

#364 - The Regina Monologues

Season 15, Episode 4, 11/23/2003
After making over $3000 from his own museum featuring a $1000 bill, Bart takes the family to London (on the suggestion of Grampa), where Homer is arrested for treason after crashing into the Queen.
My Big Fat Geek Wedding
6.3

#365 - My Big Fat Geek Wedding

Season 15, Episode 17, 4/18/2004
After hearing that Skinner is getting cold feet about their wedding, Edna leaves Skinner at the altar and, after sending back one marriage gift, hooks up with Comic Book Guy. Meanwhile, Homer and Marge have an argument about if their marriage is still solid or not.
Future-Drama
6.3

#366 - Future-Drama

Season 16, Episode 15, 4/17/2005
Through Professor Frink's future machine, Bart and Lisa see their lives in the year 2013, where Bart steals Lisa's chances at going to an Ivy League school in order to impress a skater girl named Jenda while Homer (now separated from Marge and living in an underwater apartment) fights Krusty the Clown after Marge begins dating him.
Bart Has Two Mommies
6.3

#367 - Bart Has Two Mommies

Season 17, Episode 14, 3/19/2006
The family is at a church fund-raiser, where Homer tries to ensure his rubber duck onto victory, but Flanders wins the big prize, which he doesn’t want and gives it to Marge. In return Marge agrees to watch Rod and Todd while Ned is attending a left-handed convention. While Marge is spending all her time with the Rod and Todd and trying to let them learn how to be boys; Homer takes Bart and Lisa to a home for former celebrity animals and a monkey kidnaps Bart. Marge’s ability to be a mother comes into question when Ned discovers what she is doing with his boys and the local news covers Bart’s current predicament.
Take My Life, Please
6.3

#368 - Take My Life, Please

Season 20, Episode 10, 2/15/2009
Homer is jealous when old classmate Vance Connor is inducted into the Springfield Walk of Fame. Lenny and Carl confess they fixed the result in favor of Principal Dondelinger - leading the hapless father to speculate on how his life would have changed had he won the ballot.
Father Knows Worst
6.3

#369 - Father Knows Worst

Season 20, Episode 18, 4/26/2009
Bart and Lisa start struggling in their academic and social lives at school and Homer starts monitoring them and forcing them to do better. Meanwhile, Marge discovers a sauna in the basement.
Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D'oh
6.3

#370 - Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D'oh

Season 20, Episode 19, 5/3/2009
When Marge learns Springfield Elementary is the worst school in the state, she and Homer rent an apartment in the upscale Waverly Hills school district so Bart and Lisa can attend a better school. Meanwhile, Homer moves into the rented Waverly Hills apartment and gets used to the bachelor lifestyle.
How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window?
6.3

#371 - How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window?

Season 22, Episode 7, 11/28/2010
Bart helps nurse an injured pigeon back to health. After Santa's Little Helper eats the bird, Bart has a hard time coping with the loss. Worried that Bart needs some help getting over the loss, Marge and Homer take him to a therapy session with Dr. Thurston, who advises that the only cure for Bart’s blues is to give away the family dog, but when the Simpsons visit the pup’s new home, a shock causes them to rethink their decision.
The Great Simpsina
6.3

#372 - The Great Simpsina

Season 22, Episode 18, 4/10/2011
The family is greeted by folk singer Ewell Freestone when they visit a peach farm, but when Marge goes overboard with peach-inspired dishes, Lisa and Bart try to get rid of the unwanted fruit. Later, Lisa becomes a magician’s apprentice to the legendary Great Raymondo who helps her develop her craft, but a schoolgirl crush clouds her judgment when she is coaxed into revealing the Great Raymondo’s most famous magic trick to his phony archnemesis. But when the rival magician’s act takes a risky turn, the Great Raymondo has one last trick up his sleeve and stages showdown with Ricky Jay, Penn & Teller and David Copperfield, showing them why he is the master of the craft.
The Real Housewives of Fat Tony
6.3

#373 - The Real Housewives of Fat Tony

Season 22, Episode 19, 5/1/2011
Fat Tony (voice of Joe Mantegna) woos Marge's sister Selma, and they marry. Marge worries that Selma is choosing her new lifestyle over family after the whirlwind romance, but Tony invites Homer and Marge to join them on a getaway at the Jersey shore. Meanwhile, Bart develops a gift for finding truffles, much to Lisa's delight.
How I Wet Your Mother
6.3

#374 - How I Wet Your Mother

Season 23, Episode 16, 3/11/2012
Karma gets the best of Homer after he gets his friends in trouble, and as a result, his bedwetting problem worsens. The family goes on a mission to infiltrate his dreams to search for clues in his subconscious to determine the source of his problem. But just as things take a dangerous turn in the dream, a figure from Homer's past appears, and he is finally reassured that the fond memories of his mother Mona (guest voice Glenn Close) remain alive, giving him just the right amount of reassurance to cure him of his problem.
Ned 'n Edna's Blend Agenda
6.3

#375 - Ned 'n Edna's Blend Agenda

Season 23, Episode 21, 5/13/2012
When word gets out that Edna and Ned have secretly wed, Marge offers to throw them a party, but bringing folks together makes them all realize that no marriage is perfect. Meanwhile, Edna tries to help Ned's children become more socially acceptable. Watch the credits... there's a treat!
Adventures in Baby-Getting
6.3

#376 - Adventures in Baby-Getting

Season 24, Episode 3, 11/4/2012
When Marge's car falls into a sink hole, she buys the perfect replacement to fit her family of five. But she quickly grows to hate it because, as she tells a shocked Homer, the car would be too small if she wanted to have another baby. Meanwhile, Bart and his friends are determined to find out what secret Lisa is keeping when Bart finds her cryptic messages and follows her sneaking off downtown for covert meetings after school.
A Test Before Trying
6.3

#377 - A Test Before Trying

Season 24, Episode 10, 1/13/2013
The fate of Springfield Elementary rests on Bart and his test scores, and Homer finds way to make money with his own parking meter.
Dark Knight Court
6.3

#378 - Dark Knight Court

Season 24, Episode 16, 3/17/2013
Springfield's Easter is ruined by a prank and all fingers point to Bart. It is up to Lisa to save her brother, in a student court presided over by Attorney General Janet Reno. Meanwhile, inspired by an old comic book, Mr. Burns becomes an ineffectual superhero—fruit bat man.
Treehouse of Horror XXIV
6.3

#379 - Treehouse of Horror XXIV

Season 25, Episode 2, 10/6/2013
The scariest Simpsons Halloween show yet, featuring an opening by Guillermo Del Toro.
Labor Pains
6.3

#380 - Labor Pains

Season 25, Episode 5, 11/17/2013
When Homer helps a woman give birth in an elevator, he forms an emotional attachment to the baby; cheerleaders for the local professional football team recruit Lisa.
Yellow Subterfuge
6.3

#381 - Yellow Subterfuge

Season 25, Episode 7, 12/8/2013
Principal Skinner promises the students that the best-behaved among them can take a ride in a submarine. When Skinner gives all the kids a clean slate, Bart believes even his own past indiscretions will be forgotten if he doesn’t get into any more trouble. Meanwhile Lisa tries to help a cash-poor Krusty to turn things around by suggesting he sell the foreign rights to his shows.
The War of Art
6.3

#382 - The War of Art

Season 25, Episode 15, 3/23/2014
After Lisa's new pet guinea pig destroys the Simpsons' living room art, Marge finds a beautiful painting at the Van Houten's yard sale, which Homer snaps up for 20 bucks
You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee
6.3

#383 - You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee

Season 25, Episode 16, 3/30/2014
Homer is recruited as a World Cup referee after Lisa extols his integrity on the youth soccer field in a Springfield Elementary speech contest. But when the Simpsons travel to Brazil (again), Homer finds his honesty tested by one of South America's slickest gangsters in the soccer match-bribing business.
The Musk Who Fell to Earth
6.3

#384 - The Musk Who Fell to Earth

Season 26, Episode 12, 1/25/2015
When inventor Elon Musk lands in Springfield, he and Homer become fast friends and revolutionize the town's nuclear plant. But when Musk goes overboard and Mr. Burns wants him removed, Homer must figure out a way to break up with him.
Mathlete's Feat
6.3

#385 - Mathlete's Feat

Season 26, Episode 22, 5/17/2015
When a modernized Springfield Elementary has a technical meltdown, Lisa transforms it into a Waldorf school. Meanwhile, Groundskeeper Willie becomes the coach of the mathletes.
Lisa the Veterinarian
6.3

#386 - Lisa the Veterinarian

Season 27, Episode 15, 3/6/2016
After performing CPR on a tased raccoon, Lisa discovers her calling to be veterinarian and becomes an intern at the local office, but learns a tough lesson when her neglected class hamster dies. Meanwhile, Marge moonlights as a crime scene cleaner for a little extra money, and the trauma of the gory scenes make her increasingly dead inside.
The Marge-ian Chronicles
6.3

#387 - The Marge-ian Chronicles

Season 27, Episode 16, 3/13/2016
Not feeling unique, Lisa signs up for the Mars One Space Colony – to Marge’s dismay. Then, Marge hires Bart to go through the tryout process with Lisa to make her want to quit.
A Father's Watch
6.3

#388 - A Father's Watch

Season 28, Episode 18, 3/19/2017
Marge turns to a series of parenting experts for advice when she becomes worried that Bart is destined for failure; Homer decides to open a trophy store; Grampa gives Bart a watch coveted by Homer.
Looking for Mr. Goodbart
6.3

#389 - Looking for Mr. Goodbart

Season 28, Episode 20, 4/30/2017
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner's mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.
Homer Is Where the Art Isn't
6.3

#390 - Homer Is Where the Art Isn't

Season 29, Episode 12, 3/18/2018
When Homer is accused of stealing a million-dollar painting, only a detective from the 1970s can clear his name.
Baby You Can't Drive My Car
6.3

#391 - Baby You Can't Drive My Car

Season 30, Episode 5, 11/4/2018
A self-driving car company comes to Springfield, poaching all of the power plant employees with their fun work environment.
Bart the Bad Guy
6.3

#392 - Bart the Bad Guy

Season 31, Episode 14, 3/1/2020
Bart accidentally sees a new superhero movie one month before its intended release, and uses his knowledge to terrorize the other fans. Two executive producers of the film attempt to prevent Bart from leaking any more news to the public.
E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)
6.4

#393 - E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)

Season 11, Episode 5, 11/7/1999
Fleeing from a duel, Homer takes his family to live on a farm. There he discovers that by mixing tomatoes, tobacco and radioactivity from the nuclear plant, he can create a dangerously delicious new substance.
Grift of the Magi
6.4

#394 - Grift of the Magi

Season 11, Episode 9, 12/19/1999
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.
Pygmoelian
6.4

#395 - Pygmoelian

Season 11, Episode 16, 2/27/2000
Plastic surgery gives Moe the bartender a handsome new face and a whole new life as a soap opera star.
Treehouse of Horror XI
6.4

#396 - Treehouse of Horror XI

Season 12, Episode 1, 11/1/2000
This year's Halloween story sees The Simpsons as "The Munsters" (with everyone except Lisa getting killed), Homer as a wandering spirit on the hunt for a good deed in "G-G-Ghost D-D-Dad," Bart and Lisa as peasants in a fairy tale forest in "Scary Tales Can Come True," and Lisa inadvertently dooming mankind by rescuing a dolphin in "Night of the Dolphin."
New Kids on the Blecch
6.4

#397 - New Kids on the Blecch

Season 12, Episode 14, 2/25/2001
A music producer selects Bart, Nelson, Milhouse and Ralph to be members of the next hit boy band, who record subliminal songs about joining the Navy.
Children of a Lesser Clod
6.4

#398 - Children of a Lesser Clod

Season 12, Episode 20, 5/13/2001
After spraining his knee during a basketball game, Homer begins taking care of the neighborhood kids to cure his boredom, prompting jealousy from Bart and Lisa, who feel that Homer is giving the kids the attention they never had.
The Blunder Years
6.4

#399 - The Blunder Years

Season 13, Episode 5, 12/9/2001
After tricking Marge into thinking an advertising spokesman is coming to visit her, Homer takes Marge and the rest of the family to a restaurant. A hypnotist uses his powers on Homer, and makes him remember a horrific childhood incident where Homer found a dead body in a ravine. The Simpson family decides to investigate this and find out where the body came from.
How I Spent My Strummer Vacation
6.4

#400 - How I Spent My Strummer Vacation

Season 14, Episode 2, 11/10/2002
A drunken Homer appears on the show Taxicab Conversations and rants about how awful his life as a husband and father is. Although his family is at first outraged, they realise that they do somewhat burden him and decide to make up for it by sending him to a Rock 'n Roll Fantasy Camp where he mingles with rock stars, including Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The rock stars ask Homer to help out at a concert and, expecting that he will be allowed to perform, he accepts. Actually, they want him to test the microphones; however, a humiliated Homer grabs a guitar and starts playing.
Special Edna
6.4

#401 - Special Edna

Season 14, Episode 7, 1/5/2003
Ms. Edna Krabappel begins to lose faith in her relationship with Principal Skinner and becomes depressed. Bart wants to cheer her up and decides to nominate her for the Teacher of the Year Award. Ms. Krabappel and the Simpsons are given a free trip to Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida. Skinner decides that he needs to do something to win Edna back, so he follows them there. He tries to sabotage Edna's chances of winning the award, in hopes that she will become so depressed that she will come back to him. However, he has a change of heart and proposes to her.
The Bart of War
6.4

#402 - The Bart of War

Season 14, Episode 21, 5/18/2003
After destroying Flanders' shrine to The Beatles, Bart and Milhouse are punished by being put in community groups. Bart joins the Pre-Teen Braves along with Ralph Wiggum, Nelson Muntz and Database. Led by Marge, they start engaging in community activities. However, they soon become rivals with The Cavalry Kids, led by Milhouse. The two groups try to outdo each other and become involved in a contest to sell the most candy. The Cavalry Kids win the prize of singing the national anthem at a baseball game. However, the Pre-Teen Braves pretend to be The Cavalry Kids and sing their own version of the national anthem. As the crowd becomes enraged, the real Cavalry Kids arrive and a massive stadium-wide brawl erupts. Marge becomes upset, and the fighting ends when an image of her crying is shown on the JumboTron.
The Fat and the Furriest
6.4

#403 - The Fat and the Furriest

Season 15, Episode 5, 11/30/2003
Homer is humiliated when he appears on the news running from a bear that nearly attacks him at the city dump. After Grampa scolds him, he swears to fight the bear himself.
'Tis the Fifteenth Season
6.4

#404 - 'Tis the Fifteenth Season

Season 15, Episode 7, 12/14/2003
Homer realizes how selfish he is after he spends all the family's Christmas money on a present for himself. He becomes the nicest guy in town, making Ned Flanders jealous.
Diatribe of a Mad Housewife
6.4

#405 - Diatribe of a Mad Housewife

Season 15, Episode 10, 1/25/2004
Marge writes a romance novel with characters based on Homer and Ned Flanders that becomes a hit. Meanwhile, Homer gets fired from the power plant again and becomes an ambulance driver.
There's Something About Marrying
6.4

#406 - There's Something About Marrying

Season 16, Episode 10, 2/20/2005
Springfield legalizes same-sex marriage to increase tourism. After becoming a minister, Homer starts to wed people to make money. Meanwhile, Marge's sister Patty comes out as a lesbian and reveals that she is going to marry a woman named Veronica.
The Italian Bob
6.4

#407 - The Italian Bob

Season 17, Episode 8, 12/11/2005
Homer brings the whole family along when he is sent to Italy to pick up a new sports car for Mr. Burns, when they find themselves in a small town that Sideshow Bob has become the mayor of.
We're on the Road to D'ohwhere
6.4

#408 - We're on the Road to D'ohwhere

Season 17, Episode 11, 1/29/2006
After Bart steals a key from Principal Skinner's office and gets himself into hot water, Marge and Homer send him to a behavior modification camp.
Regarding Margie
6.4

#409 - Regarding Margie

Season 17, Episode 20, 5/7/2006
Marge goes on a cleaning frenzy before the housekeeper she’s won the services of comes to the house. One spot remains and she mixes a number of toxic cleaners together to tackle the job. The noxious mixture knocks her out and she wakes up suffering from amnesia. Marge is taken home and the family tries to bring back her memory. She starts to get back memories of her children and other insignificant things, but when it comes to remembering her husband, nothing he does seems to jog her memory. When he can’t get her to remember him, he tries to win her all over again, especially after Patty and Selma get her back out on the dating scene.
The Haw-Hawed Couple
6.4

#410 - The Haw-Hawed Couple

Season 18, Episode 8, 12/10/2006
When Bart ends up the only guest at Nelson's birthday party, the bully decides he's his best friend and goes about protecting Bart in a parody of "Goodfellas." Meanwhile, Homer reads Lisa to sleep and debates on whether to reveal the book's sad ending to her.
He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs
6.4

#411 - He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs

Season 19, Episode 1, 9/23/2007
Homer falls in love with the high life of flying in private planes when he saves Mr. Burns from drowning, and Burns repays him by flying him to Chicago for a night on the town.
Love, Springfieldian Style
6.4

#412 - Love, Springfieldian Style

Season 19, Episode 12, 2/17/2008
Homer and Marge celebrate Valentine's Day by going on the Tunnel of Love ride at a carnival, but they end up stranded when Bart pulls a prank involving gelatin. To pass the time, Homer tells the love story of Bonnie and Clyde, Marge tells her version of "Lady and the Tramp," and Bart tells the love story of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen.
Dial 'N' for Nerder
6.4

#413 - Dial 'N' for Nerder

Season 19, Episode 14, 3/9/2008
Homer cheats on his diet, so Marge gets a reality show called "The Sneakers" to check up on him. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa fear that a prank they played on Martin Prince had deadly consequences.
Mypods and Boomsticks
6.4

#414 - Mypods and Boomsticks

Season 20, Episode 7, 11/30/2008
Lisa struggles to become the proud owner of a Mypod, and Homer believes Bart's new Middle-Eastern friend Bashir is involved in a terrorist plot to destroy the Springfield Mall.
Eeny Teeny Maya Moe
6.4

#415 - Eeny Teeny Maya Moe

Season 20, Episode 16, 4/5/2009
Moe once again searches for love and falls for a woman named Maya over the Internet. However, when Moe meets Maya face-to-face, he discovers it's more like face-to-knee, as Maya is only three feet tall.
Angry Dad: The Movie
6.4

#416 - Angry Dad: The Movie

Season 22, Episode 14, 2/20/2011
Bart and Homer make a film based on Bart's comic book character Angry Dad. The cartoon becomes a critical favorite and begins to win a number of awards, but Bart becomes upset when Homer takes all of the credit during acceptance speeches.
Homerland
6.4

#417 - Homerland

Season 25, Episode 1, 9/29/2013
A parody of "Homeland". Homer starts to act strangely polite after returning from a nuclear power plant convention, prompting a suspicious Lisa to ask an intense FBI agent named Annie (Kristen Wiig) to help her solve this mystery.
The Man Who Came to Be Dinner
6.4

#418 - The Man Who Came to Be Dinner

Season 26, Episode 10, 1/4/2015
During a trip to "Dizzneeland" the Simpsons board the wrong ride, Rocket To Your Doom, and are transported through the galaxy to Kang and Kodos' home planet, where they are held captive at the local zoo and the inhabitants decide to eat Homer.
My Fare Lady
6.4

#419 - My Fare Lady

Season 26, Episode 14, 2/15/2015
When Marge gets fed up with the thankless duty of chauffeuring her kids around, she begins working as a driver for a transportation app service. Meanwhile, Homer bankrupts Moe when he watches over the bar for one night, which forces Moe to take a temporary job as a janitor at the nuclear plant.
Bull-E
6.4

#420 - Bull-E

Season 26, Episode 21, 5/10/2015
After Bart gets bullied at the school dance, Marge convinces the town to pass anti-bullying legislation. Homer then gets arrested and sent to rehab for bullying Ned Flanders, only to subsequently leave rehab as a hero.
Cue Detective
6.4

#421 - Cue Detective

Season 27, Episode 2, 10/4/2015
Scotty Boom, a Chew Network super-chef, challenges Homer to a smoke-off. But when someone steals Homer’s secret weapon – a smoker he bought off a mysterious man at a BBQ shack – Lisa and Bart are on the case.
The Girl Code
6.4

#422 - The Girl Code

Season 27, Episode 10, 1/3/2016
After a photo Marge posts on social media gets Homer fired, he returns to the best job he ever had, a dishwasher at a Greek restaurant. This same post inspires Lisa to code an app that predicts the real-life consequences of anything you post online, only to create sentient artificial intelligence.
Gal of Constant Sorrow
6.4

#423 - Gal of Constant Sorrow

Season 27, Episode 14, 2/21/2016
After Bart accidentally sends a sweet homeless woman's cart into the river, he allows her to live in his closet for a small fee. When Lisa discovers that the woman is an incredible folk singer, she offers her own closet and plans a concert, only to be disappointed by Hettie's surprising substance abuse and violent nature. Meanwhile Homer tries to prove he's handy, but accidentally traps the cat in the walls of the house.
Lisa Gets the Blues
6.4

#424 - Lisa Gets the Blues

Season 29, Episode 17, 4/22/2018
When the Simpsons' flight to Gainesville gets re-routed to New Orleans, Lisa is forced to face her failures, and regain her confidence as a jazz musician. Meanwhile, Bart is intrigued by the voodoo in Louisiana, and Homer is intrigued by the drinking.
From Russia Without Love
6.4

#425 - From Russia Without Love

Season 30, Episode 6, 11/11/2018
On a mission to play hardcore pranks, Bart, Nelson and Milhouse get Moe a mail-order bride on the Dark Web.
The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby
6.4

#426 - The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby

Season 31, Episode 18, 4/19/2020
Mr. Burns tasks Homer with swindling Cletus Spuckler out of his newfound helium fortune. Meanwhile, Maggie is reunited with Hudson from Playdate with Destiny again, only for Marge to tear them apart after his mother annoys her.
I, Carumbus
6.4

#427 - I, Carumbus

Season 32, Episode 2, 10/4/2020
At a museum exhibit of Ancient Rome, Marge and Homer get into an argument about Homer's lack of ambition. They then imagine a Roman version of what would happen if Homer was more career-driven.
The King of Nice
6.4

#428 - The King of Nice

Season 34, Episode 4, 10/16/2022
Marge is hired as a segment producer on Krusty's new daytime talk show. But her initial excitement about the job fades when she discovers what an endless nightmare it is!
Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
6.5

#429 - Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire

Season 1, Episode 1, 12/17/1989
Homer's Christmas bonus is canceled and the rainy-day funds are needed to pay for Bart's tattoo removal.
Bart Carny
6.5

#430 - Bart Carny

Season 9, Episode 12, 1/11/1998
When the carnival comes to town, Homer and Bart wind up working the ring toss. A father-son team of grifters shows them the downside of the “carny code,” but the Simpsons beat them at their own game.
Homer Simpson in: 'Kidney Trouble'
6.5

#431 - Homer Simpson in: 'Kidney Trouble'

Season 10, Episode 8, 12/6/1998
When Grandpa needs a new kidney, Homer agrees to donate one, but then chickens out.
Marge Simpson in: 'Screaming Yellow Honkers'
6.5

#432 - Marge Simpson in: 'Screaming Yellow Honkers'

Season 10, Episode 15, 2/21/1999
A new Canyonero SUV turns timid Marge into an aggressive driver, and her road rage lands her in traffic school. But when a stampede occurs at the zoo, the town looks to Marge to save the day.
Beyond Blunderdome
6.5

#433 - Beyond Blunderdome

Season 11, Episode 1, 9/26/1999
Homer befriends Mel Gibson just as Mel is completing a remake of Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. Homer convinces Mel to make the film more violent, with disastrous results.
Faith Off
6.5

#434 - Faith Off

Season 11, Episode 11, 1/16/2000
Homer gets a bucket stuck on his head, and when it is removed the town is convinced that Bart has the powers of a faith healer. Then mobster Fat Tony tries to turn the boy's spiritual abilities into more sinister directions.
Homer vs. Dignity
6.5

#435 - Homer vs. Dignity

Season 12, Episode 5, 11/26/2000
When the Simpsons once again have financial problems, Mr. Burns pays Homer to play pranks on others and humiliate himself in public. Meanwhile, Smithers creates a Malibu Stacy-themed musical.
Hungry Hungry Homer
6.5

#436 - Hungry Hungry Homer

Season 12, Episode 15, 3/4/2001
Homer becomes a Good Samaritan after discovering the simple joys of helping people in need–which is put to the test when he goes on a hunger strike after the owner of the Springfield Isotopes attempts to discredit him when Homer stumbles on his plot to discreetly move the team to Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Tales from the Public Domain
6.5

#437 - Tales from the Public Domain

Season 13, Episode 14, 3/17/2002
When Homer gets a notice from the library that he has a book of classic tales that is years overdue, he finds it on the shelf and reads three stories: The Odyssey (where Homer and his bar buddies try to get home after fighting the Trojans), Joan of Arc (where Lisa leads the French against the English with the help of God), and Hamlet (where Bart tries to kill Moe after Moe kills Homer in order to marry Marge).
The Heartbroke Kid
6.5

#438 - The Heartbroke Kid

Season 16, Episode 17, 5/1/2005
When Bart endangers his health by bingeing on vending-machine food, the Simpsons turn their home into a hostel in order to afford sending him to a forced starvation facility.
The Girl Who Slept Too Little
6.5

#439 - The Girl Who Slept Too Little

Season 17, Episode 2, 9/18/2005
After the family successfully protest against a stamp museum being built next to their house, a cemetery is built near the Simpson house instead, making the normally unflappable Lisa realize that someone as smart as her can be afraid of something.
The Monkey Suit
6.5

#440 - The Monkey Suit

Season 17, Episode 21, 5/14/2006
Working through their checklists of things to do before summer ends, Lisa gets the family to go a museum. At the Springfield Museum of Natural History there is an exhibit Lisa is excited to see on Women’s History turns into an exhibit on the history of weapons, which excites Homer and Bart. When Flanders sees the exhibit of evolution and another that mocks creationism, he raises an alarm. Reverend Lovejoy gets Skinner to have creationism taught in school. Lisa is the only one who holds onto the scientific theory. She brings the topic up at the town meeting and the town votes to teach only one theory, creationism. Lisa decides to hold her own class on evolution, until she is arrested. The ACLU gives her a lawyer who is up against a slick Southern lawyer, but ultimately it’s a family member that is a key to her defense.
That 90's Show
6.5

#441 - That 90's Show

Season 19, Episode 11, 1/27/2008
Flashbacks follow Marge and Homer back to their dating days, when she was a college student and he was working for his father to support her. Then Marge becomes smitten with a professor, so a sorrowful Homer turns to music--and invents grunge.
The Debarted
6.5

#442 - The Debarted

Season 19, Episode 13, 3/2/2008
A new kid at school named Donny works with Bart on his pranks. But when the pranks start to backfire, Bart wonders if he can trust his new accomplice. Meanwhile, the Simpsons get a fancy loaner car after Marge gets in an accident, and Homer falls in love with it.
Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes
6.5

#443 - Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes

Season 20, Episode 1, 9/28/2008
Bounty hunter Ned is forced to scrap his partnership with Homer when the hapless layabout skips bail, and Marge mistakenly takes a job at an erotic bakery.
Gone Maggie Gone
6.5

#444 - Gone Maggie Gone

Season 20, Episode 13, 3/15/2009
Lisa infiltrates a convent in order to steal back Maggie who was accidentally taken in by nuns. While in the convent, Lisa uncovers a series of cryptic clues leading to a hidden jewel in Springfield. With help from resident history buffs Principal Skinner and Comic Book Guy, Lisa sets off to find the coveted prize. But Springfield's Freemasons are also hot on the trail of the jewel, and Lisa must race against them to find the jewel and rescue Maggie.
Treehouse of Horror XX
6.5

#445 - Treehouse of Horror XX

Season 21, Episode 4, 10/18/2009
Dial "M" for Murder or Press "#" to Return to Main Menu- Lisa is forced into a Hitchcockian murder scheme by Bart. Don't Have a Cow, Mankind- Springfield is once again overrun by zombies, thanks to Krusty Burger's latest sandwich. There's No Business Like Moe Business- In a Sweeney Todd spoof, Moe bleeds Homer dry to create the perfect microbrewed great beer.
Chief of Hearts
6.5

#446 - Chief of Hearts

Season 21, Episode 18, 4/18/2010
Homer is completing his court-ordered community service when he befriends his supervisor, Chief Wiggum, by offering him one of his sandwiches. Touched by the act of kindness, Wiggum assigns the other convicts unpleasant tasks, but allows Homer to join him at the picnic table. They continue to grow close, but when the Chief gets injured during a botched bank robbery, Homer doesn't come through when Wiggum needs him the most. Meanwhile, Bart becomes addicted to Battle Ball, a Japanese game made up of plastic balls and magnetic cards, and his family and teachers try to help him kick the habit.
The Fight Before Christmas
6.5

#447 - The Fight Before Christmas

Season 22, Episode 8, 12/5/2010
When the rest of the family seems to lack Christmas spirit, Marge contacts Martha Clause (Martha Stewart).
Homer the Father
6.5

#448 - Homer the Father

Season 22, Episode 12, 1/23/2011
When Homer insists Bart must earn the new dirt bike he wants, Bart comes up with a scheme; James Lipton interviews a TV cast.
The Scorpion's Tale
6.5

#449 - The Scorpion's Tale

Season 22, Episode 15, 3/6/2011
Lisa's school project leads to the discovery of a new drug that makes the elderly less cranky and more tolerable.
Treehouse of Horror XXV
6.5

#450 - Treehouse of Horror XXV

Season 26, Episode 4, 10/19/2014
In a Halloween-theme episode Bart reads Aramaic symbols from the bottom of his desk and he and Lisa are transported to an alternate world filled with demons. Also, Moe organizes a "Clockwork Orange"-ish gang in which member Dum (Homer) falls for a young lady (Marge) who wants him to quit. In a homage to "The Others," the Simpsons reconnect with their earlier incarnations from the Tracey Ullman era.
Puffless
6.5

#451 - Puffless

Season 27, Episode 3, 10/11/2015
Upon learning that their father really died of lung cancer, Selma and Patty agree to quit smoking. When Selma relapses, an angry Patty moves in with Marge and Homer.
The Serfsons
6.5

#452 - The Serfsons

Season 29, Episode 1, 10/1/2017
In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and the only way for Homer to afford the cure is to force Lisa to use illegal magic. When the King discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa, and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.
Girl's in the Band
6.5

#453 - Girl's in the Band

Season 30, Episode 19, 3/31/2019
Homer works extra shifts at the plant so Lisa can play in the Capitol City Philharmonic.
Homer's Odyssey
6.6

#454 - Homer's Odyssey

Season 1, Episode 3, 1/21/1990
After being fired from the nuclear power plant for negligence, Homer becomes a safety activist.
The Otto Show
6.6

#455 - The Otto Show

Season 3, Episode 22, 4/23/1992
Spinal Tap hits Springfield, and Otto the bus driver hits the skids after being fired, taking refuge in the Simpsons' garage.
Burns, Baby Burns
6.6

#456 - Burns, Baby Burns

Season 8, Episode 4, 11/17/1996
Mr. Burns' boorish long-lost son Larry gets the brush-off from Burns, but Homer hatches a plan to reconcile them.
Bart the Mother
6.6

#457 - Bart the Mother

Season 10, Episode 3, 9/27/1998
Under Nelson's bad influence, Bart shoots a bird with a BB gun. Stricken with remorse, he tries to nurture the eggs from the bird's nest, which hatch into a species of lizard outlawed in Springfield.
Homer to the Max
6.6

#458 - Homer to the Max

Season 10, Episode 13, 2/7/1999
A new TV series features a suave and debonair character named Homer Simpson. Homer capitalizes on his new namesake, until the character is rewritten to be a bumbling fool. Trying to recapture the positive attention he enjoyed, Homer changes his name to "Max Power."
They Saved Lisa's Brain
6.6

#459 - They Saved Lisa's Brain

Season 10, Episode 22, 5/9/1999
Mayor Quimby flees Springfield, leaving the town chapter of Mensa in charge. As the group's new power goes to their heads, they take their utopian plans too far and the townspeople revolt.
Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?
6.6

#460 - Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?

Season 11, Episode 3, 10/24/1999
With Lisa's help, Homer uses his vast knowledge of food to become the town's leading restaurant critic. But when he gets petty and vindictive in his criticisms, all the other chefs in town try to kill him.
The Mansion Family
6.6

#461 - The Mansion Family

Season 11, Episode 12, 1/23/2000
Worried about his health, Mr. Burns visits the Mayo Clinic. He lets Homer housesit his mansion, which leads of course to an offshore knife fight and an attack by Chinese pirates.
Bart to the Future
6.6

#462 - Bart to the Future

Season 11, Episode 17, 3/19/2000
We see a possible future in which Bart is a grown-up slacker, living with Ralph Wiggum, while Lisa is no less than President of the United States.
Papa's Got a Brand New Badge
6.6

#463 - Papa's Got a Brand New Badge

Season 13, Episode 22, 5/22/2002
Homer starts a security company with Lenny and Carl after the police are ineffective during a blackout, and eventually Mayor Quimby decides to have them replace the police. Homer finds that he excels at the job, but then he runs afoul of mob boss Fat Tony, who threatens Homer with death unless he leaves town.
Brake My Wife, Please
6.6

#464 - Brake My Wife, Please

Season 14, Episode 20, 5/11/2003
Homer becomes obsessed with using new gadgets in his car. One day, he becomes distracted and drives off a pier, losing his driver's license. Unable to use a car, Homer starts to learn the joys of walking. Meanwhile, Marge shoulders the burden of Homer's driving duties and becomes stressed out. One day, as Homer sings about the virtues of walking, Marge accidentally runs him over with her car. Later, as Homer recuperates from the accident, he begins to suspect that Marge is trying to hurt him. They fight and go to see a marriage counselor. The counselor advises Homer to perform one completely unselfish gesture to win Marge back. Homer holds a party with all of her friends and a surprised Marge tells Homer that she loves him.
Moe Baby Blues
6.6

#465 - Moe Baby Blues

Season 14, Episode 22, 5/18/2003
Moe Szyslak becomes lonely and decides to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge. However, he inadvertently saves Maggie Simpson when she is sent flying from the Simpsons' car window and into his arms. He starts playing with Maggie and becomes attached to her, telling her the story of The Godfather. Homer and Marge become upset about how much time Moe is spending with Maggie and forbid him from seeing her again. One night, Maggie wakes up and hears Fat Tony and the Springfield Mafia outside the house and decides to follow them. When Homer and Marge find her missing, they automatically assume that Moe kidnapped her. When Moe is told that Maggie is missing, his request to help find her is granted by Homer. Maggie follows the mobsters to Luigi's restaurant, where Fat Tony's gang gets into a gun battle with a rival family. Homer, Marge and Moe track Maggie down and Moe decides to go inside and save Maggie. After Moe saves Maggie's life, Homer allows the two to spend more time together.
Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore
6.6

#466 - Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Season 15, Episode 12, 2/15/2004
Bart finds a friend in his own sister Lisa after Milhouse moves away to Capitol City to live with his divorced mom. Meanwhile Homer goes into panhandling to buy anniversary gifts for Marge. Later on Milhouse returns and Bart goes back being friends with him.
Simple Simpson
6.6

#467 - Simple Simpson

Season 15, Episode 19, 5/2/2004
Homer becomes "Pie Man", a masked vigilante who delivers a pie in the face of justice to evildoers. However, after attacking Mr. Burns, Burns hires him as a personal hitman, until Homer is ordered to attack the Dalai Lama.
24 Minutes
6.6

#468 - 24 Minutes

Season 18, Episode 21, 5/20/2007
In a parody of "24," the school's Counter Truancy Unit tries to stop three sixth-graders planning to disrupt the school bake sale with a stink bomb.
Homer the Whopper
6.6

#469 - Homer the Whopper

Season 21, Episode 1, 9/27/2009
Homer gets the lead in a movie about a superhero who can take on the powers of every superhero in any comic book he touches. To whip Homer into superhero shape, the studio hires a celebrity fitness trainer.
500 Keys
6.6

#470 - 500 Keys

Season 22, Episode 21, 5/15/2011
When the Simpsons discover a collection of keys to every door in Springfield, Lisa stumbles upon an eerie hidden classroom beneath Springfield Elementary School. When she shares her discovery with Principal Skinner, the secret room mysteriously disappears and he takes the only key away. A determined Lisa uses her detective skills to lead her back to the room to solve an old school mystery.
The Falcon and the D'ohman
6.6

#471 - The Falcon and the D'ohman

Season 23, Episode 1, 9/25/2011
Homer befriends Wayne, a reserved security guard recently hired by the nuclear power plant. Plagued by violent flashbacks from his past as a CIA agent, he must overcome his tortured nightmares to save Homer from a Ukranian terrorist. Meanwhile, Marge fantasizes about being a contestant on "Top Chef" hosted by Tom Colicchio, and the future of Springfield's hottest "it" couple Nedna, Edna Krabappel and Ned Flanders, will be revealed after months of online fan voting and speculation.
Black-Eyed, Please
6.6

#472 - Black-Eyed, Please

Season 24, Episode 15, 3/10/2013
When Flanders' parents prove to prefer Homer's company to his, he jealously responds by giving Homer a shiner, and then tries desperately to reconcile with him. Meanwhile, Lisa is at a loss to understand why a new substitute teacher is bullying her for no obvious reason.
Steal This Episode
6.6

#473 - Steal This Episode

Season 25, Episode 9, 1/5/2014
Homer becomes annoyed with movie theaters, so Bart teaches him how to download movies illegally. Homer is delighted with his discovery of free movies until he's caught for piracy. Deputy Director Gratman, the FBI's anti-piracy boss, is tasked with hunting down Homer, who stands accused of illegally downloading a film.
Specs and the City
6.6

#474 - Specs and the City

Season 25, Episode 11, 1/26/2014
When Marge tries Homer's new high-tech glasses on, he learns she's seeing a marriage counselor; Bart refuses to buy Nelson a Valentine's Day card.
Days of Future Future
6.6

#475 - Days of Future Future

Season 25, Episode 18, 4/13/2014
Set in the future, Homer has a new clone for every time he dies. Lisa is married to a zombie version of Milhouse, while Bart deals with custody issues with his ex-wife, Jenda. Each defines what love means to them.
Blazed and Confused
6.6

#476 - Blazed and Confused

Season 26, Episode 7, 11/16/2014
Bart schemes to bring down his new teacher, Mr. Lassen, who is a terrible bully. Meanwhile, The Simpsons go to Burning Man.
Covercraft
6.6

#477 - Covercraft

Season 26, Episode 8, 11/23/2014
Homer has a mid-life crisis, takes up bass guitar and forms a cover band with some of the other dads in town. But the band's modest early success is soon overwhelmed by the breakout potential of their most unlikely star, Apu.
E My Sports
6.6

#478 - E My Sports

Season 30, Episode 17, 3/17/2019
As Bart begins to excel in video game competitions, Homer discovers a passion for coaching him; Lisa attempts to bring Homer back to reality, but the plan causes chaos.
Hostile Kirk Place
6.6

#479 - Hostile Kirk Place

Season 34, Episode 16, 3/12/2023
When Milhouse's Dad, Kirk, takes exception to a school history lesson that paints one of his ancestors in a bad light, Kirk goes on a crusade to censor and control the school curriculum -- a crusade that Homer co-opts for fun and profit.
Girly Edition
6.7

#480 - Girly Edition

Season 9, Episode 21, 4/19/1998
Lisa becomes the anchor of a kids’ news program but is upstaged by Bart’s treacly human interest stories. At home, Homer corrupts a helper monkey.
Lard of the Dance
6.7

#481 - Lard of the Dance

Season 10, Episode 1, 8/23/1998
Homer and Bart try to make money by selling used grease. Meanwhile, Lisa organizes a school dance but feels alienated when a new classmate and her friends try to act like adults.
D'oh-in' in the Wind
6.7

#482 - D'oh-in' in the Wind

Season 10, Episode 6, 11/15/1998
In a quest to learn Homer's middle name, Homer and Grandpa travel to his mother's old commune, where Homer embraces the hippie life.
I'm with Cupid
6.7

#483 - I'm with Cupid

Season 10, Episode 14, 2/14/1999
Apu is making the husbands of Springfield look bad with his extravagent Valentine's Day efforts for Manjula. When the men try to sabotage Apu's grand gesture, they accidentally wind up benefiting from it.
Simpsons Bible Stories
6.7

#484 - Simpsons Bible Stories

Season 10, Episode 18, 4/4/1999
When Reverend Lovejoy subjects the congregation to an extended Bible reading, the Simpsons fall asleep and have dreams based on Bible stories.
Monty Can't Buy Me Love
6.7

#485 - Monty Can't Buy Me Love

Season 10, Episode 21, 5/2/1999
A new mogul wins the hearts of the townspeople with a shower of cash. Jealous, Mr. Burns asks Homer to help make him a beloved billionaire too, and they hatch a plan to bring the Loch Ness Monster to Springfield.
Brother's Little Helper
6.7

#486 - Brother's Little Helper

Season 11, Episode 2, 10/3/1999
When Bart commits an extremely destructive prank, he is given Focusyn, a pill to help him concentrate in school. At first the results are impressive, and then Bart starts believing in a conspiracy involving spy satellites and major league baseball.
Missionary: Impossible
6.7

#487 - Missionary: Impossible

Season 11, Episode 15, 2/20/2000
When Homer fails to give money he promised over the phone, he is forced by PBS stars to flee the country. He becomes a missionary on a small tropical island, where he introduces the natives to casino gambling.
A Tale of Two Springfields
6.7

#488 - A Tale of Two Springfields

Season 12, Episode 2, 11/5/2000
While calling Animal Control over a badger taking residence in Santa's Little Helper's doghouse, Homer discovers that Springfield has two different area codes–and ends up leading a revolt that splits the town in two.
Half-Decent Proposal
6.7

#489 - Half-Decent Proposal

Season 13, Episode 10, 2/10/2002
Homer develops a snoring problem, so Marge decides to spend a night with her sisters Patty and Selma. After a night of drinking, Marge sees a news report about her ex-prom date Artie Ziff, who is now very wealthy, and decides to send him an e-mail. Artie is still obsessed with Marge, so he offers the Simpsons $1 million in exchange for Marge spending a weekend with him.
Large Marge
6.7

#490 - Large Marge

Season 14, Episode 4, 11/24/2002
Thinking Homer does not find her attractive anymore, Marge decides to get liposuction, but instead receives breast implants. She becomes adored by many of the men in Springfield, and becomes a spokesmodel for trade shows. Meanwhile, Bart and Milhouse try to imitate a stunt they saw on an episode of Batman that guest stars Krusty the Clown. When the stunt ends badly, media watchdog groups blame Krusty, forcing the clown to make his show more safety-conscious and less fun.
The Great Louse Detective
6.7

#491 - The Great Louse Detective

Season 14, Episode 6, 12/15/2002
The Simpson family win a free spa weekend, and Homer is nearly killed when a mysterious figure locks him in a sauna. Chief Wiggum decides to hire someone who can think like a murderer in order to find one. Bart's mortal enemy Sideshow Bob is sent to live with the Simpsons so he can help find Homer's attempted killer. Bob and Homer track down the attempted murderer and discover that it is Frank Grimes, Jr., the son of a man that Homer drove to insanity (in the season eight episode "Homer's Enemy"). After Grimes is arrested, Bob tries to kill Bart, but he finds that he has "grown accustomed to [his] face" and cannot harm him.
My Mother the Carjacker
6.7

#492 - My Mother the Carjacker

Season 15, Episode 2, 11/9/2003
Homer's mother returns, and after being cleared of all charges, is re-imprisoned on a technicality.
The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star
6.7

#493 - The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star

Season 16, Episode 21, 5/15/2005
Bart gets expelled from school and transfers to a Catholic school, where a hip priest named Father Sean tries to convert Bart and Homer to Catholicism, which worries Marge when she believes that Catholics do not go to the same heaven as Protestants and discovers that Catholic women do not use birth control.
Simpsons Christmas Stories
6.7

#494 - Simpsons Christmas Stories

Season 17, Episode 9, 12/18/2005
The Simpsons re-enact the Nativity; a World War II tale stars Grampa, Mr. Burns and Santa; a musical features "The Nutcracker Suite."
Wedding for Disaster
6.7

#495 - Wedding for Disaster

Season 20, Episode 15, 3/29/2009
After Marge and Homer's marriage turns out to be invalid, they decide to re-do their vows. But when Homer goes missing, Bart and Lisa smell something funny and investigate his disappearance.
The Book Job
6.7

#496 - The Book Job

Season 23, Episode 6, 11/20/2011
Lisa becomes disheartened when she learns the shocking truth behind the “tween lit” industry and her beloved fantasy novel characters, but Homer decides to cash in on the craze and forms a team to group-write the next “tween lit” hit, with the king of fantasy, Neil Gaiman, lending his expertise to the effort.
To Cur, with Love
6.7

#497 - To Cur, with Love

Season 24, Episode 8, 12/16/2012
Grampa has to move into the Simpsons house following a fire at the retirement home, and on moving day, Homer 'throws his back out' and 'rests' at home. He later finds an advert for a video game, Villageville on his myPad, and starts playing. During that time, Homer loses Santa's Little Helper. When the family find him, Homer doesn't seem to care because he's "not a dog person". Grampa later tells the rest of the family the story of Homer's childhood companion, pet dog Bongo.
The Saga of Carl
6.7

#498 - The Saga of Carl

Season 24, Episode 21, 5/19/2013
Homer, Moe, Lenny and Carl win $200,000 in the Springfield Lottery. But when Carl takes off to Iceland – his homeland – with all the winnings, the guys embark on a Nordic adventure to get the cash back.
My Octopus and a Teacher
6.7

#499 - My Octopus and a Teacher

Season 33, Episode 18, 4/24/2022
Bart can't control his feelings when he gets a new teacher. Meanwhile, Lisa befriends an octopus.
Homer's Night Out
6.8

#500 - Homer's Night Out

Season 1, Episode 10, 3/25/1990
Shutterbug Bart captures Homer with a sexy entertainer at a bachelor party.
Dancin' Homer
6.8

#501 - Dancin' Homer

Season 2, Episode 5, 11/8/1990
Homer fires up the crowd at a Springfield Isotopes baseball game and is chosen to be the team's new mascot. He immediately becomes a popular attraction and the Isotopes start a winning streak. As a result, Homer is promoted to a team in Capital City, the Capital City Capitals.
Principal Charming
6.8

#502 - Principal Charming

Season 2, Episode 14, 2/14/1991
When Marge begs Homer to find Selma a husband, he sets her up with Principal Skinner... who falls in love with Patty instead.
Bart's Dog Gets an 'F'
6.8

#503 - Bart's Dog Gets an 'F'

Season 2, Episode 16, 3/7/1991
After a series of destructive acts, Homer decides that Santa's Little Helper must go unless he passes obedience school. As the dog's last hours with the family approach, Bart must find a way to get through to him.
Bart's Friend Falls in Love
6.8

#504 - Bart's Friend Falls in Love

Season 3, Episode 23, 5/7/1992
Bart resents Milhouse's new girlfriend; Homer gets the wrong subliminal tape, which has him gaining vocabulary, not losing weight.
Lady Bouvier's Lover
6.8

#505 - Lady Bouvier's Lover

Season 5, Episode 21, 5/12/1994
Grandpa Simpson falls for Marge's mother, but loses out to a competitor; Bart gets ripped off shopping at home with Homer's credit card.
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield
6.8

#506 - Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield

Season 7, Episode 14, 2/4/1996
A chance encounter with a former classmate yields an invitation to the Springfield Country Club, where Marge tries to parlay a bargain basement Chanel suit into elevated social status for her family.
The Twisted World of Marge Simpson
6.8

#507 - The Twisted World of Marge Simpson

Season 8, Episode 11, 1/19/1997
Marge's new pretzel franchise is failing until Homer strikes a deal with Fat Tony, Springfield's local mobster.
Dumbbell Indemnity
6.8

#508 - Dumbbell Indemnity

Season 9, Episode 16, 3/1/1998
Moe goes broke trying to wine and dine a new girlfriend. Desperate for money, he cooks up an insurance scam with Homer.
Lisa the Simpson
6.8

#509 - Lisa the Simpson

Season 9, Episode 17, 3/8/1998
Lisa struggles with solving a simple puzzle and fears that the "Simpson gene” is suddenly wiping out her intelligence. Homer stages a family reunion in hopes of introducing Lisa to some Simpsons she can respect.
Wild Barts Can't Be Broken
6.8

#510 - Wild Barts Can't Be Broken

Season 10, Episode 11, 1/17/1999
Scapegoated for the vandalism of drunken Isotopes fans, the children of Springfield wage war on the adults by broadcasting their secrets on the radio.
Make Room for Lisa
6.8

#511 - Make Room for Lisa

Season 10, Episode 16, 2/28/1999
Indebted from a mishap at the Smithsonian, Homer lets a cell phone company put a transmitter in the house. Forced to share a room with Bart, Lisa resents Homer until a New Age experience gives her empathy.
The Old Man and the 'C' Student
6.8

#512 - The Old Man and the 'C' Student

Season 10, Episode 20, 4/25/1999
When Bart ruins Springfield's chance to host the Olympics, the kids are sentenced to community service work at the retirement home. To help the residents recapture their youth, Bart takes them on an ill-fated boat ride.
Treehouse of Horror X
6.8

#513 - Treehouse of Horror X

Season 11, Episode 4, 10/31/1999
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.
Alone Again, Natura-Diddily
6.8

#514 - Alone Again, Natura-Diddily

Season 11, Episode 14, 2/13/2000
Ned's wife Maude is inadvertently killed by a T-shirt accident at an auto race. Homer and his family try to help Ned cope.
Days of Wine and D'oh'ses
6.8

#515 - Days of Wine and D'oh'ses

Season 11, Episode 18, 4/9/2000
After being embarrassed by a drunken video of himself, Barney vows to sober up. Newly clean, he gets work as a helicopter pilot.
Pokey Mom
6.8

#516 - Pokey Mom

Season 12, Episode 10, 1/14/2001
Marge tries to rehabilitate a convict with remarkable artistic talent. Meanwhile, Homer uses a trash can to fix people's spines.
Worst Episode Ever
6.8

#517 - Worst Episode Ever

Season 12, Episode 11, 2/4/2001
Bart and Milhouse are banned from The Android Dungeon after stopping Comic Book Guy from buying a box of priceless Star Wars memorabilia for $5, but are hired as his replacements when Comic Book Guy has a heart attack and is advised to leave his job in order to make friends.
Jaws Wired Shut
6.8

#518 - Jaws Wired Shut

Season 13, Episode 9, 1/27/2002
A jaw injury from colliding with a new town statue turns Homer into a better listener while recuperating with his jaws wired shut, but once the wires come off, Homer does not go back to being loud and obnoxious and Marge becomes starved for thrills.
Weekend at Burnsie's
6.8

#519 - Weekend at Burnsie's

Season 13, Episode 16, 4/7/2002
Homer is prescribed medicinal marijuana after getting pecked in the eyes by a murder of crows. While his family and friends worry about the drug altering his personality, Homer becomes Mr. Burns's vice president after cracking up at Burns's antiquated jokes.