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The Simpsons

All Episodes 1987 - 2019
TV-PG

  • 2019-03-24T20:00:00-04:00s at 2019-03-24T20:00:00-04:00 on FOX (US)
  • 1989-12-18T01:00:00Z
  • 22 mins
  • 10 days, 35 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Animation, Comedy
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.

722 episodes

Special 1 Good Night

  • 1987-04-20T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Good Night was the first ever Simpsons short to air on The Tracey Ullman Show. The five main family members - Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie - were first introduced in this short. Homer and Marge attempt to calm their children to sleep, with the opposite results. Maggie can be heard saying "good night". She rarely talks throughout the run of the series.

Special 2 Watching TV

  • 1987-05-04T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart and Lisa quarrel during commercial breaks over what channel they'll watch. Repeatedly Maggie comes up to the television and changes the channel. Later Homer is saying some speech about family matters then stops when the show comes back on. A piece of music from the Tracey Ullman show plays at one part or another during the short.

Special 3 Jumping Bart

  • 1987-05-11T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer makes several attempts to have Bart jump into his arms. Each time Bart jumps Homer is distracted and fails to catch him. Towards the end of the episode boxing gloves are delivered, presumably the ones used in the episode Punching Bag.

Special 4 Babysitting Maggie

  • 1987-06-01T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Marge puts Bart and Lisa in charge of babysitting Maggie. They watch TV while Maggie gets electrocuted, falls down the stairs, and falls off the roof. Maggie sticks a fork in an electrical socket thereby electocuting herself, she crawls up the stairs and falls down them in insane Slinky fashion then she climbs onto the roof in hot pursuit of a butterfly, and falls off it.

Special 5 The Pacifier

  • 1987-06-22T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lisa and Bart try to get Maggie to stop sucking on her pacifier, but Maggie, who has an entire drawer full of them, refuses to kick the habit.

Special 6 Burping Contest

  • 1987-06-29T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Despite Marge's objections, Bart, Lisa and even Maggie compete in a contest to see who can make the most disgusting burp.

Special 7 Dinner Time

  • 1987-07-13T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Marge serves the family purple goop for dinner, insisting that they say grace first.

Special 8 Making Faces

  • 1987-09-23T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Despite Marge's warnings, the kids make faces. Maggie unclearly speaks in this episode.

Special 9 The Funeral

  • 1987-10-05T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart is determined to see his uncle's corpse...but not for long. This is the only appearance of Uncle Hubert.

Special 10 Maggie's Brain

  • 1987-10-12T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart and Lisa wonder what's inside Maggie's mind.

Special 11 Football

  • 1987-10-19T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer teaches Bart about the importance of Football.

Special 12 House of Cards

  • 1987-10-26T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart tries to make a house of cards, but Lisa & Maggie make noises that have the "house" fall every time.

Bart can't stomach it when he and Homer are forced to fend for themselves.

Special 14 Space Patrol

  • 1987-11-09T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart, Lisa and Maggie play a game of "Space Patrol" while Homer and Marge are out. Lisa plays a superhero with Maggie as her sidekick, while Bart puts a jug on his head with the pretense of it being the helmet of an alien warlord. However, his head accidentally plops into it and the jug is left stuck on his head. Lisa "frees" Bart from the jug using a croquet mallet. Lisa and Maggie then hide, allowing Bart, stumbling in a daze amongst pieces of the precious broken jug lying on the floor, to take the blame.

Special 15 Bart's Haircut

  • 1987-11-16T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart has his hair cut too short by a barber. This is the first time we hear a character from The Simpsons series say a curse word.

Special 16 World War III

  • 1987-11-23T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer wakes up the family to practice for a nuclear drill... in the middle of the night.

Special 17 The Perfect Crime

  • 1987-12-14T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Marge bakes a batch of delicious cookies. Bart attempts to steal them, but burns his fingers trying to pick them up. Everyone except Bart and Maggie leave the kitchen to let them cool down, and Bart takes this opportunity to swipe them, muttering to himself "Aha! The perfect crime!" Homer and Marge come back to find the tray empty. Marge suspects Maggie of eating the cookies, but as a witness she knows exactly who took them and guides them along a trail of cookies running across the floor. His family catch him lying on his back in his bedroom amidst a pile of cookie crumbs. Looking up at them with his stomach full, he groans, "There is no perfect crime." His head bangs back down on the ground and Maggie, secretively, snacks on an uneaten cookie.

Special 18 Scary Stories

  • 1987-12-21T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart tells Lisa & Maggie a series of scary stories (in the middle of the dark) only to believe they're coming true.

Special 19 Grampa and the Kids

  • 1988-01-11T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Grampa spends time with the kids. This is Grampa's first appearance.

Bart and Homer go on a fishing trip. Homer asks Bart for a bologna sandwich, but Bart forgot the bologna. He puts the bait on the sandwich instead. Later on they hit rapids and Homer is almost knocked unconscious. They later fall off of a waterfall.

Special 21 Skateboarding

  • 1988-02-08T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart teaches his sisters how to skateboard...or is it the other way around.

Special 22 The Pagans

  • 1988-02-15T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The kids discuss paganism. This is the first time Bart calls his dad "Homer".

Special 23 Closeted

  • 1988-02-22T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart locks himself in the closet, and when he busts out, he finds out that the family has gone out without him.

Special 24 The Aquarium

  • 1988-02-29T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

At an aquarium Bart swims with the sharks...literally. This is the first time we see a naked Simpsons character. This also marks Lisa Simpson saying the word hell in this short.

Special 25 Family Portrait

  • 1988-03-07T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer has trouble taking a normal family portrait.

Special 26 Bart's Hiccups

  • 1988-03-14T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lisa and Maggie try to cure Bart's hiccups...the hard way.

Special 27 The Money Jar

  • 1988-03-21T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The kids try to steal money from Marge's money jar..

Special 28 The Art Museum

  • 1988-05-02T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

The Simpsons go to the art museum. This is the first time we hear Bart say "Whoooa, Mama!".

Special 29 Zoo Story

  • 1988-05-09T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer unwisely teases a monkey at the zoo and gets a faceful of poo for his trouble. This is the shortest Simpsons Short.

Special 30 Shut Up, Simpsons

  • 1988-11-07T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Maggie squeaks her toy, causing a chain reaction of anger in the family.

Special 31 Shell Game

  • 1988-11-14T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart tries to hide the cookies he stole from the jar from his parents.

Special 32 The Bart Simpson Show

  • 1988-11-21T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart puts on his own show after Homer tells him to stop watching cartoons. First appearance of Itchy and Scratchy. This is the first time we hear Lisa call her dad "Homer".

Special 33 Punching Bag

  • 1988-11-28T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart, Lisa and eventually Marge take out their frustrations on a punching bag with Homer's picture on it.

The kids get to see Krusty's show live for the first time. First appearance of Krusty the Clown.

Special 36 Bart the Hero

  • 1989-01-30T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Sent out to exercise, Bart foils a robbery attempt.

Special 37 Bart's Little Fantasy

  • 1989-02-06T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart tells a story about large kids who throw their small parents into a small room.

Special 38 Scary Movie

  • 1989-02-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart, Lisa and Maggie go to the movie to see "The Happy Little Elves Return" (much to Bart's dismay), but Bart convinces the girls to see "Space Mutants" instead. Guess who's the scaredy-cat!

Special 39 Home Hypnotism

  • 1989-02-20T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer tries hypnosis to calm down his crazy kids.

Special 40 Shoplifting

  • 1989-02-27T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart's attempt to swipe some chocolate is foiled.

Special 41 Echo Canyon

  • 1989-03-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The family drives to Echo Canyon, takes turns making echoes, and Bart almost makes a boulder crunch the family car.

Special 42 Bathtime

  • 1989-03-20T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer makes Bart take his "Sunday Night Bath", only to flood the bathroom.

Special 43 Bart's Nightmare

  • 1989-03-27T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In this sequel to "Shell Game", Bart has a nightmare after eating every single cookie from the cookie jar.

Special 44 Bart of the Jungle

  • 1989-04-17T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

The kids swing from the trees off Homer's ties.

Special 45 Family Therapy

  • 1989-04-24T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer takes the family to a psychologist. This is last Tracey Ullman Short we hear a character from The Simpsons series say a curse word.

Bart kicks Maggie's ball out of sight and she takes off to retrieve it back. (To be Continued...)

Part 2. Maggie floats in the air hanging on to balloons and lands safely back in her playpen.

Special 48 TV Simpsons

  • 1989-05-15T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer attempts to fix the television antenna on the roof.

This special was aired before the premier of the 7th season opener; hosted by John Walsh (from the FOX series "Americas Most Wanted"), it offered up all sorts of theories and insights into who might have shot Montgomery Burns.

Special 50 The Simpsons Movie

  • 2007-07-28T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons family are declared fugitives.

Marge comments on David and Victoria Beckham's marriage in a negative comparison with hers and Homer's, and compared the special relationship between the UK and the US to that of Mini Me and Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers films ("Helping out in all our zany schemes to take over the world"). Lisa Simpson also held a banner supporting Cornwall's secession: "UK OUT OF CORNWALL", while chanting "Rydhsys rag Kernow lemmyn" (freedom for Cornwall now).

Not long before the anticipated release of their movie, and after celebrating the 400th episode and 20 years, The Culture Show paid homage to the great success of The Simpsons with this special half-hour documentary about them. Hosted by Lauren Laverne (who co-hosts Culture Show along with the great film critic Mark Kermode), this programme basically looked back from their first appearance on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987 and episodes gone by to see why everyone loves this cartoon sitcom so much. This included the key and supporting characters, the jokes, the celebrity appearances, the writers, the mocking of everyday things, and much more, a great one-off documentary with plenty of clips, information and opinion to keep you interested. With contributions from creator Matt Groening, Ricky Gervais, Nick Park, Stephen Hawking, Phill Jupitus, Helen Fielding and Johnny Vegas.

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock takes on the behemoth task of documenting 20 years of the global phenomenon that is THE SIMPSONS. In his distinctive and innovative style, the unprecedented one-hour special follows Spurlock as he sets off on a cross-country globe-trotting mission combing the streets for interviews from fans young and old. His travels take him from the home of THE SIMPSONS' biggest fan to the organization at the center of THE SIMPSONS' biggest controversies to landmarks such as the birthplace of "Groundskeeper Willie" and the Springfield Isotopes' playing field. In addition, Spurlock talks to cast, writers and celebrities about the undying cultural obsession with THE SIMPSONS.

Special 58 Access All Areas

  • 2010-01-12T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In the first of Sky One's specials celebrating 20 years of "The Simpsons", Ricky Gervais takes you behind the scenes to see how the show is made, talking to those who put each episode together, plus celebrity fans like Simon Cowell and Hugh Hefner.

Special 59 Mischief & Mayhem

  • 2010-01-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In the second of Sky One's specials celebrating 20 years of "The Simpsons", Ricky Gervais takes a look at the vast array of Simpsons merchandise the colourful characters have inspired and catches up with some of the programme's biggest devotees.

Special 60 Celebrity Friends

  • 2010-01-14T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In the third of Sky One's specials celebrating 20 years of "The Simpsons", Ricky Gervais speaks to a selection of the huge number of celebrities who have guest-starred on the show over the years.

Special 61 The Longest Daycare

  • 2013-02-18T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The youngest member of the Simpson family has a big adventure at the 'Ayn Rand School for Tots' in this Oscar-nominated animated short film.

The special, which satirizes Ken Burns' seminal documentary miniseries Baseball, will pay tribute to the episode "Homer at the Bat" while offering up interviews from eight of the baseball stars who appeared as ringers in the episode, as well as Yankees All-Star Aaron Judge, Nick Offerman, Russell Brand, George Will, Tim Gunn, and Dr. Oz, not to mention sportscasters Bob Costas, Joe Buck, Bob Uecker, and Charissa Thompson. In addition, the documentary includes "interviews" with Homer, Moe, Chief Wiggum, Apu, and Comic Book Guy.

1x01 Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire

  • Series Premiere

    1989-12-18T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When his Christmas bonus is cancelled, Homer becomes a department-store Santa--and then bets his meager earnings at the track. When all seems lost, Homer and Bart save Christmas by adopting the losing greyhound, Santa's Little Helper.

1x02 Bart the Genius

  • 1990-01-15T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After switching IQ tests with Martin, Bart is mistaken for a child genius. When he's enrolled in a school for gifted students, a series of embarrassments and mishaps makes him long for his old life.

1x03 Homer's Odyssey

  • 1990-01-22T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer is fired for nearly causing a meltdown at the nuclear plant. When he finds a new calling as a public safety advocate, he finds himself facing off against Mr. Burns.

After an embarrassing experience at the company picnic, Homer pawns the TV and uses the proceeds to take the family to therapy sessions.

1x05 Bart the General

  • 1990-02-05T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Fed up with Nelson's bullying, the kids from Springfield Elementary decide to teach him a lesson. With advice from Grandpa, Bart leads them into battle.

1x06 Moaning Lisa

  • 1990-02-12T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Lisa get a bad case of the blues, jazz musician Bleeding Gums Murphy teaches her how to express her feelings through music.

1x07 The Call of the Simpsons

  • 1990-02-19T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer buys an RV and the family takes off on an ill-fated camping trip.

1x08 The Telltale Head

  • 1990-02-26T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart tries to impress the school bullies by stealing the head of the Jebediah Springfield statue in the town square, but everyone is outraged by his act of vandalism.

1x09 Life on the Fast Lane

  • 1990-03-19T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer gives Marge a bowling ball for her birthday, and his self-serving gift backfires: she starts taking lessons from a suave French bowling instructor. When the lessons take a romantic turn, Marge faces temptation.

1x10 Homer's Night Out

  • 1990-03-26T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart puts his new spy camera to use when Homer gets rowdy at a bachelor party, and the incriminating photo gets distributed all over town.

1x11 The Crepes of Wrath

  • 1990-04-16T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart is sent as a foreign exchange student to France, where he is enslaved by corrupt winemakers. Meanwhile, the Simpson family hosts an Albanian student who takes a surprising interest in the workings of the nuclear power plant.

1x12 Krusty Gets Busted

  • 1990-04-30T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Krusty the Clown gets busted for robbing the Kwik-E-Mart, with Homer as an eyewitness. Convinced that their idol was wrongly accused, Bart and Lisa investigate the crime.

1x13 Some Enchanted Evening

  • 1990-05-14T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

While Homer takes Marge out for a night on the town, the kids spot their babysitter on America's Most Armed and Dangerous.

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

  • 1991-08-12T00:00:00Z — 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.

3x01 Stark Raving Dad

  • Season Premiere

    1991-09-20T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Mistakenly committed to a mental hospital, Homer meets a tall, stocky white man who claims to be Michael Jackson.

3x02 Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington

  • 1991-09-27T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Lisa’s patriotic essay wins the family a trip to Washington, D.C. -- but the corruption she sees there inspires her to write a new and very different essay.

3x03 When Flanders Failed

  • 1991-10-04T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Ned Flanders opens a store for left-handed people, Homer wants him to fail... until he sees the downtrodden Flanders family living in their car.

3x04 Bart the Murderer

  • 1991-10-11T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart becomes an errand boy for the Springfield Mafia. When Principal Skinner disappears, Fat Tony points the finger at Bart.

3x05 Homer Defined

  • 1991-10-18T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer averts a meltdown through sheer dumb luck. When he’s invited to the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant to give a pep talk, he faces another potential meltdown and again “pulls a Homer.”

3x06 Like Father Like Clown

  • 1991-10-25T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart and Lisa work to reunite Krusty the Clown with his estranged father, an Orthodox Jewish rabbi who had never accepted Krusty’s career choice.

3x07 Treehouse of Horror II

  • 1991-11-01T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In the first story, the family buys a cursed monkey paw in Morocco, and their three wishes turn out badly. In a Twilight Zone parody, Bart is the fearsome “monster” who can read the townspeople’s thoughts. In the final story, Mr. Burns steals Homer’s brain for a giant robot he’s building.

3x08 Lisa's Pony

  • 1991-11-08T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Overcompensating for his neglect, Homer buys Lisa a pony; the high cost of maintaining the animal forces him to work the graveyard shift at the Kwik-E-Mart.

3x09 Saturdays of Thunder

  • 1991-11-15T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer tries to bond with Bart by building a soapbox racer. On race day, Bart must decide between driving Martin’s aerodynamic racer and disappointing Homer, or driving his own racer and losing to Nelson.

3x10 Flaming Moe's

  • 1991-11-22T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Moe steals the drink recipe Homer invented, and the rechristened “Flaming Moe” turns his tavern into a hotspot. When a national franchise wants to buy the recipe, Homer wants revenge.

Mr. Burns sells the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to wealthy German investors who are shocked at the conditions. When the ceiling caves in, the Germans are desperate to sell the plant... back to Mr. Burns.

3x12 I Married Marge

  • 1991-12-27T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer and Marge recount their early years, when the couple faced a shotgun wedding and Homer’s poor career prospects.

3x13 Radio Bart

  • 1992-01-10T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart plays practical jokes with a radio microphone, and his hoax tests the limits of the town’s kindness.

3x14 Lisa the Greek

  • 1992-01-24T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Sundays become “Daddy-Daughter Days” when Homer discovers Lisa’s uncanny ability to pick winning football teams.

3x15 Homer Alone

  • 1992-02-07T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Marge has a nervous breakdown and goes on a vacation alone, leaving Bart and Lisa with Patty and Selma, and Maggie with Homer.

3x16 Bart the Lover

  • 1992-02-14T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart discovers his teacher’s personal ad and invents a fictional suitor to string her along. When Mrs. Krabappel falls madly in love with “Woodrow,” Bart’s conscience starts to bother him.

3x17 Homer at the Bat

  • 1992-02-21T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

With a million dollars on the line, Mr. Burns hires ringers for the upcoming baseball game against the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant. But as misfortunes fell the pros, with bases loaded and the score tied in the ninth inning, Homer is sent to bat.

3x18 Separate Vocations

  • 1992-02-28T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After a career aptitude test pegs Lisa as a homemaker and Bart as a police officer, she becomes a rebel and he becomes a hall monitor. When Lisa’s subversive behavior goes too far, Bart steps in.

3x19 Dog of Death

  • 1992-03-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Santa’s Little Helper needs a life-saving operation, the family tightens their belts to save up the money. Sensing their resentment, the dog runs away from home, only to be adopted by Mr. Burns.

3x20 Colonel Homer

  • 1992-03-27T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful country music singer, whose attentions drive a wedge between Marge and Homer.

3x21 Black Widower

  • 1992-04-10T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Selma agrees to marry her prison pen pal, Sideshow Bob, only Bart remains suspicious of his motives.

3x22 The Otto Show

  • 1992-04-24T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Otto loses his job driving the school bus and the Simpsons take him in. When he must get a driver’s license, he finds common ground with Patty and Selma.

3x23 Bart's Friend Falls in Love

  • 1992-05-08T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Everything’s coming up Milhouse when Bart’s best friend falls in love with the new girl at school. Jealous, Bart snitches to Milhouse’s father and the lovebirds are separated.

Homer’s half-brother Herb Powell returns, his finances in ruin from his last encounter with Homer. With a little help from the family, he invents a product that’s sure to turn his life around.

4x01 Kamp Krusty

  • Season Premiere

    1992-09-25T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Bart and Lisa arrive at Kamp Krusty, they find the summer camp is more like a prison camp. When Krusty doesn't show up to set things straight, the kids seize control and take their case to the media.

4x02 A Streetcar Named Marge

  • 1992-10-02T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Feeling underappreciated at home, Marge takes up acting and channels her pent-up rage as Blanche DuBois in a community production. Meanwhile, Maggie leads a revolt at the Ayn Rand School for Tots.

4x03 Homer the Heretic

  • 1992-10-09T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

After skipping church one Sunday morning, Homer decides to quit church altogether and spend Sundays worshiping in his own way -- with cigars and beer.

4x04 Lisa the Beauty Queen

  • 1992-10-16T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer enters Lisa into the Little Miss Springfield Pageant to help her feel better about her looks. But when she must choose between the title and her integrity, she realizes that confidence comes from within.

4x05 Treehouse of Horror III

  • 1992-10-30T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

In "Clown Without Pity," Bart's Krusty doll is determined to murder Homer. In "King Homer," Homer plays King Kong to Marge's Fay Wray. Finally, in "Dial Z for Zombies," Bart finds a book of witchcraft and accidentally brings Springfield's dead to life.

4x06 Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie

  • 1992-11-04T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Bart's misdeeds at school and at home reach new extremes, Homer puts his foot down and imposes the ultimate punishment: Bart is forbidden to go see the new Itchy & Scratchy movie.

4x07 Marge Gets a Job

  • 1992-11-06T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Mr. Burns is instantly smitten when Marge takes a job at the nuclear power plant.

4x08 The New Kid on the Block

  • 1992-11-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart has a crush on his new neighbor, a teenage girl who only has eyes for Jimbo Jones. Bart sets out to prove that Jimbo is not as tough as he seems.

4x09 Mr. Plow

  • 1992-11-20T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer starts a thriving snow-plowing business, but cutthroat competition arrives when Barney sets up shop as the "Plow King." When an avalanche buries Barney, Homer realizes the rivalry has gone too far.

4x10 Lisa's First Word

  • 1992-12-04T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

While trying to get Maggie to say her first word, Marge and Homer reminisce about Bart's and Lisa's first words.

4x11 Homer's Triple Bypass

  • 1992-12-18T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer's doughnut-clogged heart needs a triple bypass operation, but Dr. Hibbert's fee is $40,000... so Homer takes his chances with Dr. Nick Riviera, who'll do any operation for $129.

4x12 Marge vs. the Monorail

  • 1993-01-15T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Springfield gets a sudden windfall, a charismatic traveling salesman convinces the town to build a monorail.

4x13 Selma's Choice

  • 1993-01-22T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After seeing Aunt Gladys die alone, Aunt Selma wants to get married and have a baby... until she spends a day babysitting Bart and Lisa at Duff Gardens.

When Homer neglects Bart once too often, Bart goes to the Big Brother program to get a new father figure. Stung, Homer replaces Bart with a little brother.

4x15 I Love Lisa

  • 1993-02-12T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Ralph Wiggum mistakes pity for love when Lisa gives him a Valentine's Day card. After a public humiliation, broken-hearted Ralph gives an unexpectedly moving performance in the school's President's Day pageant.

4x16 Duffless

  • 1993-02-19T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After a DUI, Homer swears off beer for a month. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa's sibling rivalry plays out in the school science fair.

4x17 Last Exit to Springfield

  • 1993-03-12T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer negotiates his union's contract with Mr. Burns, mindful that he needs a dental plan for Lisa's new braces. Burns mistakes Homer's utter ineptitude for strategy and concedes, on the condition that Homer resign as union president.

An April Fools' Day prank provides the jumping-off point for Simpson family flashbacks.

4x19 The Front

  • 1993-04-16T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Convinced that Itchy & Scratchy has been going downhill, Bart and Lisa pen their own script and sign Grandpa Simpson's name to it. Meanwhile, Homer goes back to school to make up a missing credit.

4x20 Whacking Day

  • 1993-04-30T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Lisa takes a stand against Springfield's annual snake-bashing festival.

4x21 Marge in Chains

  • 1993-05-07T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Overwhelmed by her family's demands during a flu epidemic, Marge accidentally shoplifts at the Kwik-E-Mart and winds up in prison.

4x22 Krusty Gets Kancelled

  • 1993-05-14T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

An advertising blitz for "Gabbo" spells trouble for Krusty: his show gets canceled when the new ventriloquist act gets higher ratings. Bart and Lisa enlist Krusty's Hollywood pals for a comeback special.

5x01 Homer's Barbershop Quartet

  • Season Premiere

    1993-10-01T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Through flashbacks, Homer recalls the dizzying rise and fall of his Beatles-esque barbershop quartet. The Be Sharps reunite for one last concert on the roof of Moe's Tavern.

5x02 Cape Feare

  • 1993-10-08T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Bart receives death threats from newly paroled Sideshow Bob, the family goes into the Witness Relocation Program and starts a new life on a houseboat on Terror Lake.

5x03 Homer Goes to College

  • 1993-10-15T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Burns discovers that Homer is grossly unqualified to be a nuclear safety inspector, so Homer enrolls at Springfield University to study nuclear physics. While there, Homer befriends three nerds and instigates a prank that gets them expelled.

5x04 Rosebud

  • 1993-10-22T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Mr. Burns pines away for Bobo, his beloved childhood teddy bear and symbol of lost innocence. When the bear turns up in Maggie's possession, the resulting tug of war affects the whole town.

5x05 Treehouse of Horror IV

  • 1993-10-29T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

In "The Devil and Homer Simpson," Homer sells his soul for a doughnut. Next, in the Twilight Zone spoof "Terror at 5 1/2 Feet," everyone doubts Bart's sanity when he's the only one to see a gremlin sabotaging the school bus. In "Bart Simpson's Dracula," the family turns into vampires, and Lisa sends Homer to the Burns mansion in an attempt to kill the head vampire.

5x06 Marge on the Lam

  • 1993-11-05T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When Marge has a girls' night out with a new neighbor, they wind up roaring toward a cliff in a Thelma-and-Louise-style car chase.

5x07 Bart's Inner Child

  • 1993-11-12T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart heckles the guru at a self-help seminar, and the man presents him to the audience as a role model for their "inner child." But when the whole town tries to "be like Bart," things start to fall apart.

5x08 Boy-Scoutz 'N the Hood

  • 1993-11-19T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After a reckless Squishee bender with Milhouse, Bart wakes to the shocking realization that he joined the Junior Campers. Lured by pocketknives and knot-tying lessons, Bart assimilates into the group but then must face the father-son rafting trip.

5x09 The Last Temptation of Homer

  • 1993-12-10T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer struggles with his attraction to new coworker Mindy, a beautiful engineer whose love for doughnuts is equal to his own.

When gambling is legalized in Springfield, Mr. Burns opens an extravagant casino on the waterfront. Meanwhile, Bart opens a casino in his treehouse. Burns becomes a germ-phobic recluse and Homer must tear Marge away from the slot machines.

5x11 Homer the Vigilante

  • 1994-01-07T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

When a cat burglar prowls Springfield, Homer forms a citizens' watch group that winds up breaking more laws than they protect. When the cat burglar sets his sights on the world's biggest cubic zirconia, a clue comes from an unexpected source.

5x12 Bart Gets Famous

  • 1994-02-04T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Working as Krusty the Clown's assistant, Bart accidentally steals the limelight by blurting an instant catchphrase: "I didn't do it." But when he tries to capitalize on his fifteen minutes of fame, the fans are fickle.

5x13 Homer and Apu

  • 1994-02-11T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Fired for selling tainted meat to Homer, Apu tries to make amends to the Simpsons, and Homer joins him in a pilgrimage to Kwik-E-Mart headquarters in India.

5x14 Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy

  • 1994-02-18T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Lisa is shocked to find that her new Malibu Stacy doll reinforces negative stereotypes of women. With Smithers' help, Lisa tracks down the original creator of Malibu Stacy and convinces her to market a new doll that's a better role model for girls.

5x15 Deep Space Homer

  • 1994-02-25T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Dejected by a lack of recognition at work, Homer makes a crank call to NASA and winds up being chosen to ride into space with astronauts.

5x16 Homer Loves Flanders

  • 1994-03-18T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Homer and Flanders bond over a football game. As the two friends become inseparable, Flanders struggles with a growing dislike of Homer that finally blows up in front of the entire church congregation.

5x17 Bart Gets an Elephant

  • 1994-04-01T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Bart wins a wacky radio contest and forgoes the cash to claim the gag prize instead: an elephant.

5x18 Burns' Heir

  • 1994-04-15T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

The childless Mr. Burns selects Bart as his heir and begins grooming him for his new role. As a test of loyalty, Mr. Burns orders Bart to fire Homer.

When Bart gets Principal Skinner fired, Ned Flanders is brought in to act as principal. Skinner befriends his former nemesis and the pair look for a way to get Skinner reinstated.

5x20 The Boy Who Knew Too Much

  • 1994-05-06T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Playing hooky, Bart sneaks onto the Quimby Compound and is the only witness when Mayor Quimby's ne'er-do-well nephew Freddy allegedly assaults a snooty French butler. But if he comes forward, he will be punished for truancy.

5x21 Lady Bouvier's Lover

  • 1994-05-13T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Mr. Burns and Grandpa Simpson compete for the affections of Marge's mother. The more dashing suitor prevails, but in a scene straight out of The Graduate, Grandpa crashes the wedding just before Mrs. Bouvier becomes Mrs. Burns.

Homer teaches an adult education class on successful marriage, but his students show little interest until he starts telling them juicy details of his marriage to Marge. Furious, Marge kicks Homer out.

6x01 Bart of Darkness

  • Season Premiere

    1994-09-05T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Stuck in his room with a broken leg, Bart hears a high-pitched scream. When he looks through his telescope, he sees a guilty Ned Flanders burying the evidence.

6x02 Lisa's Rival

  • 1994-09-12T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Lisa feels threatened when a new girl moves to Springfield: Allison is smart, pretty, a great saxophone player and a crack diorama builder. Lisa tries to befriend her new rival, but she's consumed with envy and competitiveness.

6x03 Another Simpsons Clip Show

  • 1994-09-26T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

6x04 Itchy & Scratchy Land

  • 1994-10-03T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

The family's trip to Itchy & Scratchy Land takes an unexpected turn when high-tech robots malfunction and become violent.

6x05 Sideshow Bob Roberts

  • 1994-10-10T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Backed by a cabal of Republicans and the talk radio blowhard Birch Barlow, Sideshow Bob runs for mayor of Springfield. When new mayor Bob decides to build a freeway right through the Simpson's' home, Bart and Lisa set out to prove the election was rigged.

6x06 Treehouse of Horror V

  • 1994-10-31T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In "The Shinning," Homer becomes groundskeeper of Mr. Burns' isolated mountain mansion. Next, in "Time and Punishment," Homer tries to fix the toaster and winds up traveling through time. In "Nightmare Cafeteria," Principal Skinner finds an ingenious way to reduce overcrowding in the detention room and deal with cafeteria budget cuts.

6x07 Bart's Girlfriend

  • 1994-11-07T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Smitten with Reverend Lovejoy's daughter Jessica, Bart tries to reform to win her heart -- but what she really wants is a bad boy. When she steals the church collection plate, Bart finds he's in over his head.

6x08 Lisa on Ice

  • 1994-11-14T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When she nearly flunks gym class, Lisa is forced to take up a sport. She's a natural at hockey, but things get complicated when her team faces off against Bart's. In a tense moment on the ice, sibling rivalry melts into sibling loyalty.

6x09 Homer Badman

  • 1994-11-28T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Homer gropes for a gummy candy stuck to the babysitter's pants, she mistakes his intentions and turns the town against him.

6x10 Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy

  • 1994-12-05T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Grandpa Simpson's miracle elixir reinvigorates Homer and Marge's sex life. When father and son embark on an old-fashioned medicine show to sell the love tonic, they rake in the money, but eventually old resentments bubble up between them.

6x11 Fear of Flying

  • 1994-12-19T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When they try to go on vacation, the family discovers Marge's debilitating fear of flying. Marge consults a psychoanalyst to find the source of her baffling fear.

6x12 Homer the Great

  • 1995-01-09T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer joins the secret society of the Stonecutters and is suddenly exalted when the brethren discover his birthmark. The ancient order is shaken to the core by the ineptitude of its new Chosen One.

6x13 And Maggie Makes Three

  • 1995-01-23T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The story of Maggie's birth is told in flashbacks: after Homer quits the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to pursue his dream of working at a bowling alley, Marge reveals that she is pregnant.

6x14 Bart's Comet

  • 1995-02-06T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Bart is forced to assist Principal Skinner in early-morning astronomy observations, he discovers a giant comet heading towards Springfield. Facing impending doom, the entire town shows up at the Flanders family bomb shelter.

6x15 Homie the Clown

  • 1995-02-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Krusty the Clown's reckless spending forces him to open a clown college to keep afloat. New graduate Homer discovers the perks and perils of being Krusty.

6x16 Bart vs. Australia

  • 1995-02-20T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

After Bart's prank phone call to Australia goes awry, the Simpsons must fly out to the land down under and apologize to the Australian people. When they discover Bart's penalty will be a kick in the pants, international relations deteriorate.

6x17 Homer vs. Patty and Selma

  • 1995-02-27T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer must turn to his sisters-in-law for a loan. Relishing Homer's degradation, Patty and Selma make him their slave. But when the sisters are caught smoking on the job, Homer reluctantly covers for them, saving their jobs. Meanwhile, Bart is late to sign up for a gym class and must take the only class still open -- ballet.

6x18 A Star Is Burns

  • 1995-03-06T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Springfield plays host to a film festival. Among the contenders for best film: Barney presents "Pukahontas," a haunting meditation on his alcoholism; Mr. Burns commissions the fawning biography "A Burns for All Seasons"; and Hans Moleman exploits misfortune with "Man Getting Hit by Football."

6x19 Lisa's Wedding

  • 1995-03-20T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

A fortune teller foresees Lisa's future marriage to an upper-crust Harvard classmate. After a series of embarrassing incidents, Lisa comes to realize that even though her family may not be classy, she loves them the way they are.

6x20 Two Dozen and One Greyhounds

  • 1995-04-10T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Santa's Little Helper sires a litter of puppies, Mr. Burns adopts them, secretly scheming to use their pelts to make a fur tuxedo. When Bart and Lisa confront Mr. Burns, he relents and turns the puppies into racing dogs instead.

6x21 The PTA Disbands

  • 1995-04-17T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

A teachers' strike forces the Board of Education to enlist PTA members as substitute teachers. Realizing he preferred the old regime, Bart locks Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel in a room together until they can agree on the contract.

6x22 Round Springfield

  • 1995-05-01T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lisa is reunited with her idol, Bleeding Gums Murphy, but their time together is short-lived. When the jazz legend passes away, a heartbroken Lisa wants to buy his rare album for $500 and play it on the local jazz station as a tribute.

6x23 The Springfield Connection

  • 1995-05-08T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

After Marge helps catch a petty criminal, the adrenaline rush inspires her to join the Springfield Police Department. Marge experiences feelings of power and authority that she's never known before, but police corruption makes her question her newfound calling.

6x24 Lemon of Troy

  • 1995-05-15T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

The simmering rivalry between Springfield and a neighboring town heats up when Shelbyville kids steal Springfield's prized lemon tree.

6x25 Who Shot Mr. Burns? (1)

  • 1995-05-22T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

In Part I of this two-part suspense story, Mr. Burns' evil schemes go too far. When Burns winds up shot, everyone is a suspect.

7x01 Who Shot Mr. Burns? (2)

  • Season Premiere

    1995-09-18T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

With Mr. Burns shot, Chief Wiggum investigates the crime, and nearly everyone in town has a motive. At the end, it all comes down to the Simpson DNA.

7x02 Radioactive Man

  • 1995-09-25T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart longs to play "Fallout Boy" in the new Radioactive Man movie, but the Van Houtens thrust Milhouse into the spotlight. Meanwhile, the town of Springfield sees an opportunity for profit.

When Homer and Marge are found to be unfit parents, the kids are placed with the Flanders family. Reluctant participants in the Flanderses' wholesome family activities, Bart and Lisa become the targets of an emergency baptism.

7x04 Bart Sells His Soul

  • 1995-10-09T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart sells his soul to Milhouse for five dollars, but soon regrets his decision. Meanwhile, Moe turns the Tavern into a family-friendly restaurant.

7x05 Lisa the Vegetarian

  • 1995-10-16T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

After visiting a local petting zoo, Lisa becomes a vegetarian and faces ridicule from family and friends. When she lashes out and ruins Homer's barbecue, she learns a lesson in tolerance.

7x06 Treehouse of Horror VI

  • 1995-10-30T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In "Attack of the 50 Foot Eyesores," strange atmospheric conditions bring giant advertising statues to life. In "Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace," Groundskeeper Willie is killed in a freak accident and seeks revenge in the childrens' dreams. In the final segment, Homer steps through a secret portal and becomes three-dimensional.

7x07 King-Size Homer

  • 1995-11-06T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer tries to gain sixty pounds so he can stay home on disability. When he nearly causes a catastrophe at the plant, Homer reconsiders his plan.

7x08 Mother Simpson

  • 1995-11-20T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer discovers that his mother is still alive, a former radical who is a fugitive from the law. When her old nemesis Burns spots her and tips off the FBI, she is forced to return to the underground.

7x09 Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming

  • 1995-11-27T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

After Sideshow Bob escapes from prison, the Springfield Air Show is the setting for his ill-fated vendetta against television and Krusty the Clown.

Troy McClure hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the show, including clips of the series' beginnings as filler on "The Tracy Ullman Show," Simpsons trivia questions, and unaired scenes from popular episodes.

7x11 Marge Be Not Proud

  • 1995-12-18T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Nabbed for shoplifting, Bart manages to keep it a secret from the family... until it's time to have the family Christmas photo taken at the Try-N-Save.

7x12 Team Homer

  • 1996-01-08T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer catches Mr. Burns in an ether-induced haze and asks for $500 for his bowling team. When Burns' head clears, he demands to join the team. Meanwhile, Bart's inflammatory T-shirt provokes Principal Skinner to require school uniforms.

7x13 Two Bad Neighbors

  • 1996-01-15T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer resents being upstaged when former president George Bush moves into the neighborhood. After Bush spanks Bart, an all-out prank war ensues.

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.

7x15 Bart the Fink

  • 1996-02-12T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In a scheme to get Krusty's autograph, Bart sends him a check. When Krusty's offshore holding corporation endorses the check, his illegal tax shelter is exposed. In despair after the government auctions off his possessions, Krusty fakes his own death.

7x16 Lisa the Iconoclast

  • 1996-02-19T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

While researching into Jebediah Springfield's past for an essay, Lisa discovers that the town founder wasn't the hero that everyone thinks he was.

7x17 Homer the Smithers

  • 1996-02-26T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Forced to take a vacation, Smithers needs to find a temporary replacement who won't outshine him. Homer seems the perfect choice until a sudden outburst forces Mr. Burns to assert his independence.

7x18 The Day the Violence Died

  • 1996-03-18T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart meets the original animator who created Itchy, penniless some 70 years after the studio stole his idea. When Bart helps him sue for restitution, he unwittingly bankrupts Itchy & Scratchy.

7x19 A Fish Called Selma

  • 1996-03-25T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Washed up and plagued by scandal, Troy McClure sees a marriage to Selma as his ticket back to success.

7x20 Bart on the Road

  • 1996-04-01T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart creates a fake driver's license for himself and uses it to go on a spring break road trip with Milhouse, Nelson, and Martin. Meanwhile, Homer and Lisa bond after spending some quality time together at work.

Bart and Milhouse wonder if anything interesting happens to the citizens of Springfield, which leads to a series of interconnected vignettes.

When a fellow veteran dies, Grandpa Simpson and Mr. Burns fight for buried WWII treasure as the only surviving members of their battalion.

7x23 Much Apu About Nothing

  • 1996-05-06T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Mayor Quimby uses immigrants as a political scapegoat, the Simpsons discover that Apu is an illegal immigrant.

7x24 Homerpalooza

  • 1996-05-20T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

To show his kids how hip he is, Homer takes Bart and Lisa to a music festival, where he earns himself a place in the sideshow by catching a cannonball with his belly.

7x25 Summer of 4 Ft. 2

  • 1996-05-20T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

On a family vacation, Lisa tries on a new identity to fit in with the other kids at the beach. Jealous, Bart reveals her true nerdiness to the group.

8x01 Treehouse of Horror VII

  • Season Premiere

    1996-10-28T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In "The Thing and I," Bart discovers his evil Siamese twin in the attic. In "The Genesis Tub," Lisa's science experiment becomes a quickly-developing micro-universe, where she is thought of as God and Bart is the devil. In "Citizen Kang," aliens replace Clinton and Dole just in time for the election.

8x02 You Only Move Twice

  • 1996-11-04T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Homer accepts a job offer, the Simpsons move to Cypress Creek, where everything seems too good to be true. Finally happy at his job, Homer fails to notice that his new boss is an evil megalomaniac bent on world domination.

8x03 The Homer They Fall

  • 1996-11-11T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Moe sees that Homer can absorb massive blows to the head, he turns him into a prizefighter and sets up a match with heavyweight champion Drederick Tatum.

8x04 Burns Baby Burns

  • 1996-11-18T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Mr. Burns' boorish long-lost son Larry gets the brush-off from Burns, but Homer hatches a plan to reconcile them.

8x05 Bart After Dark

  • 1996-11-25T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

After trespassing and damaging property at a mysterious old house, Bart is required to work there as a punishment... but it turns out to be a burlesque house.

8x06 A Milhouse Divided

  • 1996-12-02T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Kirk and Luann Van Houten are getting a divorce. Homer is confident that it will never happen to him, but Kirk tells him how quickly things can change.

8x07 Lisa's Date With Density

  • 1996-12-16T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lisa develops a crush on Nelson and tries to change him into a better person. Meanwhile, Homer finds an autodialer and starts a telemarketing scam.

8x08 Hurricane Neddy

  • 1996-12-30T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

A hurricane destroys the Flanders' home and they have to move into the church basement. The people of Springfield gather to rebuild their house, but when Ned sees the poor workmanship, he has a complete breakdown.

After eating a dish laced with potent peppers during the chili cookoff, Homer has hallucinations where a mystical coyote urges him to find his soulmate.

8x10 The Springfield Files

  • 1997-01-13T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer witnesses something out of this world in Springfield woods, but no one believes him -- not even FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who come to investigate the incident.

Marge's new pretzel franchise is failing until Homer strikes a deal with Fat Tony, Springfield's local mobster.

8x12 Mountain of Madness

  • 1997-02-03T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

To promote teamwork amongst the power plant's employees, Mr. Burns makes them go on a corporate retreat up in the mountains.

Marge is stressed by the demands of motherhood and the Simpsons get a magical British nanny, who floats down from the sky holding an umbrella.

In an attempt to boost ratings, the Itchy and Scratchy Show adds a new "in-your-face" character voiced by Homer.

8x15 Homer's Phobia

  • 1997-02-17T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

The Simpsons befriend a shop owner, but when Homer discovers the man is gay, he worries about his influence on Bart.

8x16 Brother From Another Series

  • 1997-02-24T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Sideshow Bob is released from prison, his brother Cecil puts him in charge of building Springfield's new hydroelectric dam.

8x17 My Sister, My Sitter

  • 1997-03-03T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Lisa has a stellar reputation as a babysitter, but when Homer and Marge leave her in charge of Bart and Maggie, everything starts going wrong.

When Prohibition is revived in Springfield, Homer and Bart supply the town with alcohol.

8x19 Grade School Confidential

  • 1997-04-07T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart discovers Principal Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel kissing, and it's not long before the whole town knows of their secret affair.

8x20 The Canine Mutiny

  • 1997-04-14T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Bart can't pay the credit card bill for his expensive new purebred dog, the repo men unwittingly take Santa's Little Helper.

8x21 The Old Man and the Lisa

  • 1997-04-21T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Financially ruined, Mr. Burns turns to Lisa for help in building a recycling business. Lisa believes he's changed, but his new business venture takes a shocking new direction.

8x22 In Marge We Trust

  • 1997-04-28T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Disturbed that Reverend Lovejoy has lost interest in counseling parishioners, Marge volunteers as the "Listen Lady." Meanwhile, Homer sees his likeness on a box of Japanese detergent.

8x23 Homer's Enemy

  • 1997-05-05T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

A hardworking new employee at the power plant is consumed with resentment at Homer's undeserved success.

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.

When Bart is sent to military school after playing a prank on the town, Lisa decides to join him... as the school's only girl cadet.

9x01 The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson

  • Season Premiere

    1997-09-22T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Designated driver Barney absconds to Manhattan in Homer's car and leaves it there. But when the family journeys to the Big Apple to retrieve their property, Homer discovers his car has been booted.

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.

9x03 Lisa's Sax

  • 1997-10-20T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

After Lisa’s saxophone is destroyed, the Simpsons reminisce about how she originally got the instrument. On the hottest day of the year, Homer must decide whether to buy an air conditioner or replace Lisa’s sax.

9x04 Treehouse of Horror VIII

  • 1997-10-27T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In “The Homega Man,” Homer faces a post-apocalyptic Springfield. Next, Bart attempts to become Superfly in "Fly vs. Fly." In “Easy-Bake Coven,” amidst a witch hunt in 1649, Marge and her sisters invent trick-or-treating.

9x05 The Cartridge Family

  • 1997-11-03T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Alarmed by a soccer riot, Homer buys a handgun. His reckless behavior drives Marge and the kids out of the house, and even his new gun club buddies desert him.

9x06 Bart Star

  • 1997-11-10T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Homer becomes the coach of a peewee football team, he replaces star quarterback Nelson with the less talented Bart. Facing his teammates’ scorn, Bart looks for a way out but finds a better way to show his team spirit.

Trying to escape his arranged marriage, Apu asks Marge to pose as his wife during his mother’s visit. When the ruse fails, Homer makes a last-ditch attempt to intervene, but Apu is smitten with his new bride Manjula.

9x08 Lisa the Skeptic

  • 1997-11-24T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When a skeleton is unearthed at the site of a future shopping mall, all Springfield is convinced it is the skeleton of an angel – except Lisa.

9x09 Realty Bites

  • 1997-12-08T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Marge gets her real estate license, she learns to put a positive spin on the flaws of the houses she’s selling. But when the Flanders buy the Murder House, she realizes she has to tell the truth.

After accidentally ruining the family’s Christmas tree and presents, Bart buries the evidence and claims a burglar stole everything. When Kent Brockman does a human interest story on the family’s tragic loss, the townspeople shower the family with generosity… until the truth comes out.

9x11 All Singing, All Dancing

  • 1998-01-05T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

9x12 Bart Carny

  • 1998-01-12T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

9x13 The Joy of Sect

  • 1998-02-09T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

A cult lures in most of Springfield to toil for “The Leader.” After Marge escapes and has the family deprogrammed, Homer exposes the man behind the spaceship.

9x14 Das Bus

  • 1998-02-16T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Otto drives the school bus off a bridge, the kids wind up on a deserted island, fending for themselves in a “Lord of the Flies” parody. Back in Springfield, Homer takes on Bill Gates.

9x15 The Last Temptation of Krust

  • 1998-02-23T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Krusty bombs at a charity comedy event and feels like a tired old hack. With the Simpsons’ support, Krusty takes his act in a fresh new direction… but in the end, his true nature asserts itself.

9x16 Dumbbell Indemnity

  • 1998-03-02T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Moe goes broke trying to wine and dine a new girlfriend. Desperate for money, he cooks up an insurance scam with Homer.

9x17 Lisa the Simpson

  • 1998-03-09T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

9x18 This Little Wiggy

  • 1998-03-23T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

At Marge’s insistence, Bart has a “play date” with Ralph. Bart suddenly sees the upside of this friendship when he discovers Chief Wiggum’s “master key” and goes to explore Springfield’s abandoned prison.

9x19 Simpson Tide

  • 1998-03-30T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When Homer joins the Naval Reserve, a captain takes a liking to him and leaves him in charge of a nuclear submarine.

9x20 The Trouble With Trillions

  • 1998-04-06T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Facing an IRS audit, Homer agrees to help the feds bust Mr. Burns for a missing trillion-dollar bill. When Burns makes an anti-government stand, Homer flees with him to Cuba.

9x21 Girly Edition

  • 1998-04-20T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

9x22 Trash of the Titans

  • 1998-04-27T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer feuds with the Springfield garbage men and decides to run for Sanitation Commissioner. After winning the election with a sleazy campaign, Homer can’t keep the extravagant promises he made to the town.

9x23 King of the Hill

  • 1998-05-04T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

After Rainier Wolfcastle helps Homer get in shape, Homer accepts a challenge to climb the Murderhorn, the tallest mountain in Springfield.

9x24 Lost Our Lisa

  • 1998-05-11T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Bart’s latest stunt thwarts Lisa’s plan to attend a museum exhibit. When she tries to go alone and takes the wrong bus, Homer sets out to find her.

9x25 Natural Born Kissers

  • 1998-05-18T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

Homer and Marge try to spice up their love life and are caught baring it all in public. Bart and Lisa discover an alternate ending to Casablanca.

10x01 Lard of the Dance

  • Season Premiere

    1998-08-24T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

A midlife crisis prompts Homer to quit his job and become an inventor.

10x03 Bart the Mother

  • 1998-09-28T00:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

10x04 Treehouse of Horror IX

  • 1998-10-26T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

In "Hell Toupée," Snake is sent to the electric chair, and his hair is transplanted onto Homer. In "The Terror of Tiny Toon," Bart and Lisa become cartoon characters in an episode of Itchy & Scratchy. In "Starship Poopers," a growth spurt casts doubt on Maggie's paternity, and the family goes on the Jerry Springer show.

10x05 When You Dish Upon a Star

  • 1998-11-09T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

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.

10x06 D'oh-in in the Wind

  • 1998-11-16T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

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.

10x07 Lisa Gets an A

  • 1998-11-23T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

Stuck at home with a cold, Lisa gets addicted to a video game and neglects her homework. Her A+++ on a test wins the school a grant, but when she confesses that she cheated, Skinner covers it up. Meanwhile, Homer raises a lobster.

When Grandpa needs a new kidney, Homer agrees to donate one, but then chickens out.

10x09 Mayored to the Mob

  • 1998-12-21T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

After a riot at a sci-fi convention, Mayor Quimby hires Homer as his bodyguard, and Homer witnesses the rampant corruption in town politics. When Homer takes a stand, he runs afoul of the Springfield mafia.

10x10 Viva Ned Flanders

  • 1999-01-11T01:00:00Z — 22 mins

When clean-living Ned Flanders wants to experience a new side of life, Homer takes him to Las Vegas. After a drunken binge, they marry a pair of cocktail waitresses.

10x11 Wild Barts Can't Be Broken

  • 1999-01-18T01:00:00Z — 23 mins

Scapegoated for the vandalism of drunken Isotopes fans, the children of Springfield wage war on the adults by broadcasting their secrets on the radio.