The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Dan Castellaneta / Julie Kavner / Nancy Cartwright / Yeardley Smith / Harry Shearer / Hank Azaria / Pamela Hayden / Tress MacNeille / Karl Wiedergott
The dogs of Springfield assert their dominance.
Moe helps Homer and Marge work on their marriage.
Mr. Burns starts his own for-profit university and hires Homer as a professor.
As Homer and Marge try a different parenting style on Bart, Grampa gives him a special watch.
Bart becomes a star basketball player at Springfield Elementary.
Bart deals with his guilt of betraying Lisa; Homer is revealed to be a master chess player.
Mr. Burns plots revenge against the music mogul who conned him with help from the mogul's ex-wife, rapper Jazzy James, Homer and Bart.
A Japanese book on minimalism inspires Marge to adapt to a new way of living, so the Simpsons have to part with items that no longer bring them joy, which includes Homer finding a new home for the family pig.
Krusty and his daughter spend Christmas with the Simpsons. Meanwhile, Reverend Lovejoy seeks converts to boost attendance at church and a Christmas toy scares Maggie.
Homer is placed in a cast following a workplace accident, leading Marge to receive romance from an unexpected source. In the meantime, Lisa attempts to keep the peace as "bus monitor".
Homer discovers an app that makes his life easier, while Grampa learns that he'll be a father again.
The Simpsons go to Cuba to get Grampa cheap medical care when the Retirement Castle and V.A. hospital are unable to solve his health problems.
Homer coaches the kids' lacrosse team with Kirk Van Houten, who becomes so needy that Homer rants about him being such a loser. Kirk then disappears just as the team needs him for the championship game.
Bart and Lisa investigate Krusty's new candy, while Marge helps Homer dress for a promotion at the nuclear plant and Kent Brockman struggles with the changing media world.
Homer takes the family on a "hate-cation" to Boston after he catches Bart rooting for a rival football team.
Homer finds a new friend in a woman who acts just like him when Mr. Burns hires the other Simpsons as his live-in virtual reality family.
Mr. Burns puts on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl.
Marge lets Bart go to the park alone because he's too irritating, then she ends up getting arrested for leaving him unsupervised.
Marge, Lisa and Bart will turn the show over to Homer who will take a break from stuffing his face to comment on the events of the day LIVE during both the East Coast and West Coast broadcasts.
After promising Marge the trip of a lifetime, Homer makes a deal with a travel agent to be a courier of a top-secret briefcase in exchange for a discounted family vacation to Paris.
Homer recalls a tense family vacation to the Grand Canyon with the Flanders family where they get stranded.
Lisa and Marge are having problems, so they take a weekend trip to attend a performance of Bad News Bears: The Musical.
Lisa signs up for the Mars One Space Colony, and Marge comes along to try and talk her out of it.
Lisa becomes a veterinarian after performing CPR on a raccoon, and learns a harsh lesson when the neglected class hamster, Nibbles, dies. Meanwhile, Marge makes a little extra money cleaning up crime scenes.
Bart takes in a homeless woman who turns out to be a talented folk singer, while Homer accidentally traps the cat in the walls of the house.
On Valentine's Day, Professor Frink makes himself attractive to women, while Marge, Bart and Lisa visit Grandpa.
When a bear wanders down Evergreen Terrace, Quimby proposes tax rises to fund a new bear patrol. To distract people, he blames the taxes on illegal immigrants, and calls for the deportation...
Lisa makes a new friend at school - Harper, who happens to be super-rich, while Homer makes friends with Harper's dad and sets out to continue living the good life when Lisa decides to end the friendship.
After killing Bart, Sideshow Bob doesn't know what to do with himself; Homer wakes up with short-term memory loss; Because of radiation, Lisa, Bart and Milhouse gain super-powers.
The Simpsons are proud to be the most festively decorated house on the block. But when Lisa is traumatized at Krustyland Horror Night, she feels she cannot handle Halloween anymore.
Patty and Selma try to quit smoking, but Patty moves in with the Simpsons when Selma takes it up again.
Homer will delve into the underground world of barbeques.
With his marriage to Marge once again in trouble, Homer befriends a twenty-something pharmacist while filling out a prescription to cure his condition of sleeping at work.
Homer and Marge's attempt to spice up their marriage leads to the couple being chased naked through Springfield.
Lisa gets lost after she tries to take a bus to a museum.
After humiliating Bart at a church picnic, Homer resolves to get in shape. Soon, he is contacted by an energy bar company that wants him to climb a mountain as a promotion.
After a feud with the Springfield garbage collectors, Homer decides to run for sanitation commissioner.
Bart and Lisa become locked in competition when they anchor a children's news program. Meanwhile, Homer adopts a helper monkey.
Homer is forced to spy for the IRS after an audit. But when he is asked to retrieve a trillion dollar bill from Mr. Burns, he switches sides and the two flee to Cuba for refuge.
Homer causes an international incident after he joins the Naval reserves.
Bart is reluctant to hang out with Ralph Wiggum, until he gains access to Chief Wiggum's master key to the city.
Lisa fears she is losing her intelligence when she learns about the fabled Simpson gene. Meanwhile, Jasper freezes himself in the Kwik-E-Mart freezer.
Homer and Moe attempt insurance fraud so that Moe can support his new girlfriend. When Homer ends up in jail, Moe has to decide whether or not to come forward.
After a disastrous performance, Krusty changes his image and becomes an edgy stand-up.
While the kids become stranded on a desert island, Homer attempts to cash in on the Internet.
An evil cult called the Movementarians brainwashes the citizens of Springfield and it's up to Marge to get them back.
Bart and Homer befriend two carnies and invite them to stay with them, but the carnies soon swindle the Simpsons out of their house.
Homer is disappointed when the western he rented turns out to be a musical, so the family reminds him of the musical moments in the show's history.
On Christmas Eve, Marge admonishes the family not to open presents until 7 a.m. the next morning. Bart finds a way around the directive and opens his gifts at 5 a.m. However, his prized gift - a remote-controlled fire truck - overheats and causes a fire t
Marge becomes a real-estate agent.
Another day at Springfield Elementary School, another field trip - this time to an archaeological dig. During the dig, Lisa unearths what appears to be a fossilized human skeleton with wings.
Marge must pose as Apu's wife to prevent his upcoming arranged marriage.
A damning report on childhood obesity in Springfield leads to the formation of a pee-wee football team. After belittling Ned Flanders, Homer ends up coaching the team, but his favoring of Bart makes him unpopular.
After a massive soccer riot, Homer decides to invest in a home security system but can't afford the high price. He does the next best thing: He purchases a gun. This is despite Marge's stern opposition to having a gun. Homer plays with the gun like a toy
In "The Homega Man," Homer battles mutants after Springfield is annihilated by a neutron bomb. Then, Bart has his DNA mixed with a fly in "Fly vs. Fly." Finally, Marge is revealed to be a witch in colonial Springfield in "Easy Bake Coven."
Homer recounts the story of Bart's first day of school, which corresponds with the story of how Lisa got her saxophone.
After holding a surprise tribute to Principal Skinner, the town of Springfield is shocked to find out that Seymour Skinner is actually an impostor.
Homer must travel to New York to get his car back, which is illegally parked at World Trade Center Plaza.
After a prank destroys half the town, Bart is shipped away to military school. Lisa, seeking a challenge, decides to enroll with him, but is faced with discrimination as the school's only girl cadet.
Marge becomes a church counselor to compensate for Reverend Lovejoy's lack of interest. Meanwhile, Homer discovers a Japanese detergent is using his face for their logo.
Burns loses his fortune and recruits Lisa to help him get it back.
After he fraudulently obtains a credit card, Bart buys a new dog named Laddie. When the items he purchased are repossessed, he lies that Santa's Little Helper is the dog he bought, and soon misses his pet.
After Bart inadvertently becomes drunk at a St. Patrick's Day celebration, an old prohibition law banning drinking in Springfield is rediscovered and enforced. Desperate to keep alcohol in the city, Homer takes matters into his own hands.
Bart is outraged when Lisa becomes his babysitter.
Grudge against his cousin Side Show Bob, Cecil tries to kill Springfield with hydro-electric dam explosion which was fonded hollowed structure by him. Side Show Bob also has a good Side.
After Marge befriends John, a gay store owner, Homer worries that his presence will have a negative effect on Bart's sexuality.
After a little bit of hair loss caused by stress, the Simpson family decide that a nanny to help around the house may be a good idea, causing them to come into contact with a very odd character named Shary Bobbins.
Homer and Mr. Burns get trapped in a snowed-in cabin during a company retreat.
Marge enters the pretzel vending business, but when she fails, Homer recruits some help from the mob.
At Springfield's annual chili cook-off, Homer eats a spicy concoction containing hallucinogenic peppers from Guatemala, and subsequently has a vision which makes him doubt Marge is his soul mate.
After a hurricane hits Springfield and destroys Ned Flanders' house, he suffers a breakdown and is forced to confront problems from his childhood.
Milhouse's parents divorce, leading Homer to question the strength of his own marriage.
Marge leads a crusade against a local burlesque house after she discovers Bart working there.
The Simpsons try to reunite Homer's boss, Mr. Burns, with Larry, Burns' long-lost son.
Homer becomes a boxer after Moe discovers his amazing ability to take a punch.
Homer takes a new job in a new town. However, his friendly new boss might be a super villain bent on world domination.
Bart discovers his Siamese twin Hugo in the attic. Then, Lisa becomes a god after she accidentally creates life in a science fair project. Finally, Kang and Kodos plot to conquer the planet disguised as Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.
After realizing how unpopular she is at school, a disillusioned Lisa sees the vacation to Ned Flanders' beach house that the family has planned as an opportunity to reinvent herself and make some friends.
Determined to prove he is still cool, Homer takes Bart and Lisa to the Hullabalooza music festival, where he finds he has a talent for being shot in the stomach, and joins the festival's freak show.
Anti-immigration fever sweeps Springfield, which threatens to lead to the deportation of Apu, until Homer decides to reject the mob mentality and help him become a legal citizen.
Another member of Grampa Simpson's WWII platoon dies, leaving only him and Mr. Burns. Years earlier, the men stole a number of priceless masterpieces from Nazi Germany, and now Mr. Burns aims to ensure he is the one to inherit them.
A series of vignettes highlights a day in the life of various Springfield residents.
Unable to get out of a mis-scheduled spring vacation, Principal Skinner makes up the holiday "Go to Work with Your Parents Day," giving Lisa the chance to spend time with Homer, and Bart ...
Washed-up movie star Troy McClure starts dating Selma in an attempt to silence bizarre rumors about his personal life and resuscitate his career.
Bart and Lisa meet a homeless person who claims to have created Itchy, one half of the cat and mouse team of their favorite cartoon series, "Itchy & Scratchy."
When Smithers is forced to take a vacation, he appoints Homer as his temporary replacement.
Lisa discovers that her town's beloved founder Jebediah Springfield was in fact a vicious pirate.
Bart gets a check he wanted signed by Krusty back stamped. As Krusty was supposed to autograph it, Bart wants it taken back to sign, but inadvertently reveals Krusty as a tax fraud. ...
After buying a Chanel suit at a bargain price, Marge finds herself invited to a country club by a former schoolmate. Taken in by the opulence of the place, she is soon overcome by a desperation to fit in.
Former President George Bush and his wife, Barbara, move into the Simpsons' neighborhood and soon clash with Bart and Homer.
Homer starts a bowling team with Moe, Apu and Otto, but when Mr. Burns discovers the team was funded with his money, he insists on joining. Meanwhile, Springfield Elementary introduces uniforms.
Marge's relationship with Bart is strained when he is caught shoplifting before Christmas.
Troy McClure hosts a retrospective of the first 137 episodes of The Simpsons.
Sideshow Bob again escapes from prison and takes control of a TV screen at an air show, demanding all television stations immediately go off the air.
After faking his own death, Homer meets a woman in the cemetery who turns out to be his mother. While he is shocked by her reappearance as he was always told she was dead, she harbors a deep secret.
Determined to avoid a work exercise program, Homer intentionally gains weight in order to qualify for disability and work from home. However, he soon realizes that being morbidly obese comes with its own problems.
A freak lightning storm causes giant advertising mascots to come to life, Groundskeeper Willie dies and swears revenge on the kids in their dreams, and Homer accidentally finds himself trapped in another dimension.
A trip to a local petting zoo convinces Lisa to give up meat, despite excessive pressure to convince her not to do so.
When Rev. Lovejoy disciplines Bart for a prank he pulled in church - he tricked the organist into playing Iron Butterfly's ""In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" - he and co-conspirator Milhouse begin arguing over whether man really has a soul. Bart scoffs at the notion a
Marge and Homer lose custody of the kids, who are sent to live at the Flanders' house.
Milhouse is cast as Radioactive Man's sidekick in a Hollywood production of the comic book.
As Mr. Burns lies in intensive care, Chief Wiggum - with some help from Lisa - tries to find out who shot him.
After Mr. Burns steals oil from Springfield Elementary, an unknown person, seemingly in retaliation, shoots him.
When a group of Shelbyville kids steal Springfield's sacred lemon tree, Bart and his friends venture there to get the tree back.
Marge deals with corruption and crime when she joins the Springfield police force.
When Bart is hospitalized, Lisa runs into her hero, Bleeding Gums Murphy, who is also a patient. However, when he dies soon after, she is devastated.
Marge fills in for Mrs. Krabappel during a teachers' strike.
Santa's Little Helper's new mate has puppies, and Mr. Burns schemes to steal them and make them into a coat.
A fortune teller gives Lisa a look at her wedding in the year 2010.
Mr. Burns hosts a film festival in Springfield to improve his image. Film critic Jay Sherman, of "The Critic" is invited, and stays with the Simpsons.
Desperate for money, Homer takes a loan from Patty and Selma. Meanwhile, Bart discovers a natural talent for ballet.
After he makes a collect call to Australia and refuses to pay for it, Bart sparks an international incident, with the Simpsons forced to travel to the country in order to repair political relations.
Homer becomes a Krusty the Clown stand-in, but is mistaken for the real Krusty by the Springfield mafia.
Bart discovers a comet that is on a collision course with Springfield.
Homer recounts the story of Maggie's birth when the kids ask why there are no photos of her in the family album.
Homer becomes a member of a mysterious organization called the Stonecutters and is heralded as "the chosen one".
Marge goes into therapy to cure her of her traumatizing fear of flying.
Homer and Abe hit the road to sell Abe's miraculous aphrodisiac.
After a series of misunderstandings, Homer is labeled a pervert. He soon finds himself ostracized by everyone in town, and must try to clear his name.
Homer gives all his attention to Bart because he is the star of his hockey team, which makes Lisa jealous. But when a rival team discovers that she is an excellent goalie, Bart suddenly has a rival for Homer's attention.
Bart falls for Reverend Lovejoy's daughter and is surprised when she becomes a bad influence on him.
The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad. Meanwhile, Homer's attempt to repair a toaster results in inadvertent time travel, and Bart and Lisa face ...
Sideshow Bob is released from prison and runs for Mayor of Springfield. When he wins the election, Bart and Lisa suspect foul play and are determined to expose Bob's corruption.
A family vacation to Itchy & Scratchy Land turns disastrous when the robots malfunction and turn on the tourists.
The family recalls past tales of lost love.
Lisa is jealous when a new girl in class is smarter than she is. Meanwhile, Homer obtains a massive amount of sugar.
After he breaks his leg and becomes confined to his room, Bart begins spying on the residents of Springfield with a telescope. He soon suspects that Ned Flanders has murdered his wife, and asks Lisa to help prove it.
Homer begins teaching a class on how to have a successful marriage, but jeopardizes his own marriage by revealing secrets about himself and Marge.
Grampa falls in love with Marge's mother, but must compete with Mr. Burns for her heart.
After playing truant from school, Bart witnesses the alleged assault of a waiter by Mayor Quimby's nephew, Freddy. However, if he comes forward, he will have to admit he skipped class, and face the consequences.
Bart takes Santa's little helper to school with him on inspection day and gets Skinner fired, Bart is pleased until Ned Flanders is made his replacement. Bart sets out to find Skinner and get him reinstated.
After a near-death experience, Mr. Burns realizes he has no legal heir and holds auditions to find one. Bart is eventually chosen, and Mr. Burns plots to turn him against the rest of the Simpson family.
Bart wins an elephant in a radio contest.
After Ned Flanders invites Homer to a major football game, the pair become friends. However, Homer's possessiveness and loutish behaviour slowly turns Ned against him.
In an effort to increase the dismal television ratings for their space launches, NASA decides to send an ordinary man into space, and Homer is chosen for the task.
Lisa leads a protest against a talking doll which she believes is sexist.
When Homer becomes ill after eating contaminated food bought at the Kwik-E-Mart, Apu is fired from his job.
Bart becomes an overnight sensation as the "I didn't do it" boy on Krusty the Clown's show.
An outbreak of burglaries inspires Homer to lead a vigilante group.
In order to revitalize its economy, Springfield decides to legalize gambling. As a consequence, Marge becomes addicted to using slot machines, while Mr. Burns develops a Howard Hughes complex.
Homer's marriage is in trouble when he develops an attraction to a new co-worker.
After joining the Junior Campers while on a sugar high, Bart reluctantly invites Homer to accompany him on the group's annual father-son rafting trip, which soon goes awry.
Brad Goodman, a self-help guru, comes to Springfield and identifies Bart as a role model for personal happiness because he is in touch with his inner child. Soon, the entire town begins to behave like him.
A girls' night out turns into a high speed chase when Marge learns her friend is driving a stolen car.
Homer sells his soul to the Devil for a donut, Bart contends with a gremlin on the side of the school bus which only he can see, and the family discovers that Mr. Burns is a vampire.
Mr. Burns goes on a desperate quest to recover his cherished childhood toy Bobo, a bear which is now in Maggie's possession.
When a surprise inspection of the nuclear power plant reveals that Homer is not qualified to do his job, he is forced to go to college.
After being released from prison on parole, Sideshow Bob plots to murder Bart.
After the kids find a record with Homer's picture on it, he recalls the story of how he achieved fame in the 1980s with his barbershop quartet, The Be Sharps.
A massive advertising blitz announces the arrival of something named "Gabbo". Eventually, Gabbo is revealed to be a Howdy Doody-esque dummy, whose sensational success causes Krusty the Clown's show to be canceled.
A misunderstanding leads to Marge being imprisoned for shoplifting. In her absence, the family, and eventually, the town itself, descend into chaos.
Marge attempts to home school Bart after he is expelled from Springfield Elementary. Meanwhile, Lisa protests a barbaric local holiday centered around clubbing snakes to death.
Homer goes back to school after it is revealed that he never graduated. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa ghostwrite for Itchy & Scratchy using Abe's name.
Homer plays a series of (childish) practical jokes on Bart. To get even, Bart uses a paint mixer at a local hardware store to shake up a can of Homer's beer. Homer opens the can, resulting in a huge explosion that seriously injures the Simpsons patriarch.
Homer becomes union leader and leads a company strike when Mr. Burns takes away the company dental plan.
After Homer is arrested for DUI, and loses his driver's license, he is put to the ultimate test when Marge pressures him to give up beer for a month.
Feeling sorry for Ralph, Lisa sends him a Valentine card. Having developed a crush on her, Ralph invites Lisa to go see the Krusty the Clown show. She accepts but after Krusty asks them if ...
After Homer forgets to pick up Bart from soccer practice, Bart joins a mentor program called Big Brothers presenting himself as an orphan, and is assigned a big brother called Tom. When ...
Selma starts to feel broody, but after taking Bart and Lisa to Duff Gardens, she changes her mind.
After receiving a considerable donation of money, the people of Springfield decide what to spend it on. Enter Lyle Langley, a jocular salesman who gets Springfield hooked on a monorail ...
Years of poor eating habits catch up with Homer when he suffers a massive heart attack. The family can't afford the triple bypass operation he needs from Dr. Hibbert, so they go to a discount quack named Nick Riviera.
While trying to coax Maggie into saying her first word, Homer and Marge talk about how Lisa spoke hers.
Homer buys a truck with an attached snow plow after he destroys his car, and to pay for it, he starts a snow shoveling business, calling himself Mr. Plow. It all goes off without a hitch, ...
Bart finds himself attracted to his new 15-year-old neighbor, Laura. Meanwhile, Homer sues an All-You-Can-Eat buffet.
Marge takes a job at the nuclear plant to help pay for the house's foundation repair, and Mr. Burns is smitten by her.
Pulling one prank too many costs Bart the opportunity to see the Itchy and Scratchy Movie.
An evil Krusty the Clown doll makes life hell for the Simpsons, Marge is captured by a giant ape who falls in love with her, and Bart inadvertently raises the dead.
Lisa enters the Little Miss Springfield pageant.
After skipping church one week, Homer decides that he is never going back. However, when a calamity occurs, it takes the combined efforts of a number of people from different faiths to save him.
Marge wins the lead in a musical production of "A Streetcar Named Desire", in which Ned Flanders plays Stanley Kowalski. Marge is infuriated by Homer's brutishness and insensitivity during ...
Bart and Lisa go off for the summer to Krusty's camp for kids, but instead of meeting Krusty they meet his bean-counting surrogate, Mr. Black. With their children gone, Homer and Marge ...
After Homer "wins" a $2000 settlement with the plant for radiation affecting his sperm count, his brother Herb comes to Springfield with an idea that could help him get his fortune back.
Milhouse falls in love with Samantha, a new transfer student, and Bart becomes jealous of all the time they are spending together. Meanwhile, Homer orders a subliminal weight loss tape, but is given a vocabulary builder by mistake.
After Otto loses his job as school bus driver because he does not have a license, Bart convinces Homer and Marge to let Otto stay with them until he gets back on his feet.
Sideshow Bob gets out of jail and plots to take his revenge on Bart by marrying his Aunt Selma and killing her.
Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful young country singer and finds himself almost attracted to her, sparking Marge's jealousy.
The Simpsons wind up regretting paying for an expensive surgery for Santa's Little Helper. He then runs away from home, winds up in the animal shelter, and is adopted by Mr. Burns to become an attack dog.
The results of a standardized test steer Bart in the direction of law and order at Springfield Elementary School. However, Lisa becomes so depressed by her results that she turns to juvenile delinquency.
Homer and his co-workers qualify for the plant softball team's league final, but Mr. Burns hires nine professional MLB players in order to win a $1 million bet.
After Mrs. Krabappel gives Bart a month of detention, he gets his revenge by responding to her newspaper singles ad. Meanwhile, Marge suggests Homer start a swear jar to stop him cursing.
While Marge spends a couple of days at Rancho Relaxo after she has a breakdown, Bart and Lisa stay with Patty and Selma, and Homer stays at home to take care of Maggie.
Homer uses Lisa (and her prognostic skills) to help him bet on football games.
After Bart receives a microphone which can transmit through radios, he decides to pull a series of pranks, and eventually convinces the town that a boy has fallen down a well.
As Marge goes to the doctor for a pregnancy test, Homer tells the children of the events leading up to his marriage and Bart's birth.
Burns decides to retire and sells the power plant to a German consortium for an exorbitant price. Homer's laziness and inefficiency are quickly exposed by his new bosses, and he is laid off.
Moe claims that a drink that Homer invented is his own. After the drink makes the bar a local hot spot, Moe gains a number of fair-weather friends but loses Homer's friendship.
After Homer fails a fathering test, he decides to help Bart build his Soap Box Derby racer. But Bart dumps Homer and their racer after Martin's far superior vehicle suddenly becomes available.
After ruining Lisa's performance at the school talent show, Homer tries to make it up by buying her a pony.
The Simpson family receives a severed monkey's paw which can grant wishes, Bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn Homer into a Jack-in-the-box, and Mr. Burns uses Homer's brain to create a robot.
When the Simpsons have Krusty the Clown over for dinner, he says grace in Hebrew, and recalls his difficult relationship with his father, a rabbi. Bart and Lisa try to reunite the two of them.
Homer is a hero after averting a nuclear meltdown that he nearly caused, but he doesn't want to tell anyone that he stopped it completely by accident.
Bart stumbles upon the local mafia boss, and starts working for him on the side. When Principal Skinner goes missing after punishing Bart, he and Fat Tony's gang are suspected of killing him, but they try to get Bart to take the rap.
Ned Flanders opens a mall store catering to lefties. Homer, however, wishes Flanders would fail.
Lisa enters a contest and wins a trip to Washington D.C. for the whole family. While there, she discovers corruption and decides to expose the corrupt official.
Homer accidentally lands in a mental hospital and ends up sharing a room with a white man who thinks he is
Bart saves Mr. Burns's life. But Homer becomes enraged when Mr. Burns doesn't return the favor by sending the Simpsons what he considers to be an appropriate "thank you" gift.
Bart, Milhouse and Martin each pitch in to buy an expensive comic book, which soon has a disastrous effect on their friendship.
Homer must decide which is more important: completing counseling to save his marriage or skipping out to catch a legendary catfish. Meanwhile, at home, Bart and Lisa take advantage of Grampa's ignorance of the house rules.
Lisa has a crush on her substitute teacher, who seemingly represents everything that Homer is not. Meanwhile, Bart decides to run for class president, and becomes the overwhelming favorite.
After becoming trapped in a water slide, Homer decides to go on a diet, while Marge enrolls in an art class and is soon commissioned to paint a portrait of Mr. Burns.
After Grampa's new girlfriend dies and leaves him $106,000 in her will, he tries to decide what to do with it.
After an uncontrollable Santa's Little Helper destroys several important Simpson possessions, Homer announces that he will be thrown out of the house unless he completes obedience training.
After Grampa is hospitalized, he reveals that Homer has a half-brother, and the family soon discovers the brother, named Herb, owns a car company. However Herb's hiring of Homer to design a new car may be his undoing.
After attending a co-worker's wedding, Selma begins to fear she will die alone. However, when Homer tries to set her up with Principal Skinner, he falls for Patty instead.
Homer gets a crooked cable guy to install free cable in the Simpson home, and as a result, Lisa faces an ethical crisis over her family's stealing.
Homer and Marge tell the story of how they met and fell in love in high school.
After apparently consuming poison blowfish, Homer is told that he only has 24 hours to live.
While skateboarding down the street, Bart is hit by a car driven by Mr. Burns. Homer turns down Mr. Burns' token offer of $100, and instead hires ambulance-chaser Lionel Hutz to bring an outrageous lawsuit against the millionaire.
Marge becomes a crusader against cartoon violence after watching The Itchy and Scratchy Show.
After seeing a motorcycle daredevil at a monster truck show, Bart becomes a death-defying daredevil skateboarder.
On Thanksgiving, Bart gets into a fight with the family and runs away from home, before sharing a turkey dinner with a group of homeless people at a soup kitchen, and learning the true meaning of the holiday in the process.
In an attempt to show up Ned Flanders, Homer pits Bart against Ned's son, Todd, in a miniature golf competition.
Homer's heckling of the Springfield Isotopes baseball team during one of their games inadvertently leads to his appointment as the new team mascot.
After the power plant experiences bad publicity and is threatened with closure, Mr. Burns decides to run for Governor in order to have power over the law.
The Simpsons move into a cursed house, then are abducted by aliens, before Homer is ensconced in a tale by Edgar Allen Poe.
Homer lies on a medical insurance form in order to obtain a miracle hair restoring drug.
Mrs. Krabappel becomes fed up with Bart's lackadaisical approach to his studies. After he bluffs his way through a book report and fails a history exam, she gives him an ultimatum: shape up or repeat the fourth grade.
Homer and Marge enjoy a night out on the town. Meanwhile, at home, the kids deal with a diabolical babysitter.
Homer witnesses a robbery at the Kwik-E-Mart, where the culprit is a man dressed like Bart's hero, Krusty the Clown. Does the children's television host have a sinister second life, or is there more to the story than meets the eye?
After another of Bart's pranks at school, Principal Skinner suggests he participate in a student exchange program. However, he is sent to France and forced to work all hours in a vineyard, with little chance of escape.
After a photograph of Homer canoodling with an exotic dancer is distributed throughout Springfield, he finds himself kicked out of the house by Marge.
Marge contemplates an affair with a handsome bowling instructor.
Bart gets more than he bargained for when he saws the head off a statue of the town's founder.
Jealous of Ned Flanders' new RV, Homer purchases one of his own, but the family's trip into the wilderness soon goes awry.
A depressed Lisa's spirit is lifted when she meets a jazz-man, Bleeding Gums Murphy.
After being beaten up by Nelson Muntz one too many times, Bart turns to Grampa for help, and soon leads a rebellion against the school bully.
After being embarrassed by the rest of the family at a company picnic, Homer becomes obsessed with improving their behavior towards each other.
While Bart's class is touring the power plant on a field trip, Homer crashes a cart into a radioactive pipe. In the aftermath, the plant is forced to shut down and Homer loses his job.
Bart ends up at a school for gifted children after cheating on an IQ test.
Christmas seems doomed for the Simpson family when Homer receives no holiday bonus. Hoping to make extra money, he becomes a mall Santa Claus in an attempt to bring the family a happy holiday.