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The Simpsons

Season 2 1990 - 1991

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  • 1990-10-12T00:00:00Z on FOX
  • 25 mins
  • 8 hours, 20 mins (22 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Animation, Comedy, Family
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The Simpsons' second season originally aired between October 11, 1990 and May 9, 1991, and contained 22 episodes, beginning with "Bart Gets an F". Another episode, "Blood Feud" aired during the summer after the official season finale. The executive producers for the second production season were Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, and Sam Simon, who had also been EPs for the previous season. The DVD box set was released on August 6, 2002 in Region 1, July 8, 2002 in Region 2 and in September, 2002 in Region 4. The episode "Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment" won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program, and was also nominated in the "Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special" category.

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22 episodes

2x01 Bart Gets an F

  • Season Premiere

    1990-10-12T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

In danger of flunking the fourth grade, Bart strikes a deal with the class brain: in exchange for tutoring, he will help Martin become more popular.

2x02 Simpson and Delilah

  • 1990-10-19T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

After Homer charges a miracle hair growth treatment to the company's health insurance, his new found confidence gets him a promotion.

2x03 Treehouse of Horror

  • 1990-10-25T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

In the first segment, the family moves into a haunted mansion. In the second segment, aliens abduct the Simpsons and invite them to what might be their last supper. In the final segment, Lisa reads Bart Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven."

When a three-eyed fish is found in a nearby stream, the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant faces bad publicity and fails an inspection. Mr. Burns runs for governor, but his spin doctors are no match for Marge.

2x05 Dancin' Homer

  • 1990-11-09T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer becomes a local celebrity as the Springfield Isotopes' mascot. When he's promoted to the big leagues, the family moves to Capital City.

2x06 Dead Putting Society

  • 1990-11-16T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Competition erupts between neighbors when Todd Flanders and Bart enter a miniature golf tournament. Facing increasing pressure from their fathers, the boys find a way to settle things.

2x07 Bart vs. Thanksgiving

  • 1990-11-23T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart ruins Thanksgiving when he accidentally destroys Lisa's Thanksgiving centerpiece. Angry at being asked to apologize, he runs away and roams Springfield in search of dinner.

2x08 Bart the Daredevil

  • 1990-12-07T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart decides to emulate his hero, daredevil Lance Murdoch, and performs increasingly risky stunts on his skateboard. When he sets his sights on Springfield Gorge, Homer intervenes.

2x09 Itchy & Scratchy & Marge

  • 1990-12-21T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Marge wages a one-woman campaign against violence on the Itchy and Scratchy Show. She wins that battle, but draws the line at censoring Michelangelo's "David."

2x10 Bart Gets Hit by a Car

  • 1991-01-11T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After Mr. Burns hits Bart with his car, ambulance-chasing attorney Lionel Hutz persuades Homer and Marge to sue for a million dollars.

After eating poisonous blowfish at a sushi restaurant, Homer decides to live life to the fullest in the 24 hours he has left to live.

2x12 The Way We Was

  • 1991-02-01T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When the TV breaks, Marge and Homer entertain the kids with the story of how they first met.

Homer becomes the most popular guy in town when he gets an illegal cable hook-up, but Lisa fears he will go to hell for violating the Eighth Commandment.

2x14 Principal Charming

  • 1991-02-15T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Marge begs Homer to find Selma a husband, he sets her up with Principal Skinner... who falls in love with Patty instead.

2x15 Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

  • 1991-02-22T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer's long-lost half-brother is the CEO of a car company that's wildly successful... until he hires Homer to help design a car for the average man.

2x16 Bart's Dog Gets an F

  • 1991-03-08T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

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.

2x17 Old Money

  • 1991-03-29T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Grandpa's new girlfriend at the Springfield Retirement Castle dies, he inherits her savings and must decide the best way to spend his windfall.

2x18 Brush With Greatness

  • 1991-04-12T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Marge rediscovers her interest in art and takes up painting. When Mr. Burns hires her to paint his official portrait, Marge tries but fails to find his “inner beauty.”

2x19 Lisa's Substitute

  • 1991-04-26T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

With Miss Hoover out sick, a substitute teacher takes over the class and becomes an inspiring role model for Lisa.

2x20 The War of the Simpsons

  • 1991-05-03T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

At a lakeside retreat for married couples, Marge is determined to fix her marriage with Homer, but Homer is more determined to catch General Sherman, the freakishly large catfish that lives in the lake.

2x21 Three Men and a Comic Book

  • 1991-05-10T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart, Milhouse, and Martin pool their money to buy the first issue of Radioactive Man, but their investment and their friendship are threatened when they can't agree on who will keep it.

2x22 Blood Feud

  • 1991-07-12T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Mr. Burns is saved by a transfusion of Bart's blood, Homer expects a handsome reward but is outraged to receive only a simple thank-you note.

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