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1. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Chuckles Bites the Dust (1975)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

9.5
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Mary thinks that the death of Chuckles the Clown is nothing to laugh about--until she attends the funeral.

Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 164

2. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer's Enemy (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.2
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Industrious Frank Grimes starts working at the plant beside Homer. He complains to the other employees about how useless Homer is, which causes them to wonder why Frank is being so troublesome.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,223

3. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Last Show (1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

9.2
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In the upside world of WJM, there's a shake up in the newsroom and everybody but Ted gets fired including Mary who is left to turn out the lights.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 77

4. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: You Only Move Twice (1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.2
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Homer takes a new job in a new town. However, his friendly new boss might be a super villain bent on world domination.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,397

5. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey (1979)

TV-PG | Comedy

9.1
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The guys run into Reverend Jim and try to get him a job, but first they have to convince Louie to hire him and help him pass the exam.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 119

6. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Ted Baxter's Famous Broadcasters' School (1975)

TV-PG | 27 min | Comedy

9.1
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After a conman promises to start a broadcasting school for Ted and swindles him out of his money, the newsroom staff help Ted out.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 39

7. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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Homer must travel to New York to get his car back, which is illegally parked at World Trade Center Plaza.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,898

8. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Who Shot Mr. Burns?: Part 1 (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.1
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After Mr. Burns steals oil from Springfield Elementary, an unknown person, seemingly in retaliation, shoots him.

Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,599

9. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Brushfire (1980)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama

9.0
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The paper is on the scene of a series of brush fires in the California Valley. Charlie, who is on the verge of separating from his wife, makes a last ditch effort to save his home from the fires as well as his marriage.

Director: Donald A. Baer | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 7

10. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Cape Feare (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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After being released from prison on parole, Sideshow Bob plots to murder Bart.

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,989

11. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Cover-Up (1980)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama

9.0
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When a well-liked teacher at a private school is accused of molesting a child in his class, Mrs. Pynchon feels that he is not getting a fair trial.

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 6

12. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer Badman (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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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.

Director: Jeffrey Lynch | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,639

13. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer the Heretic (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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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.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,728

14. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: King Size Homer (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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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.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,619

15. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Last Exit to Springfield (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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Homer becomes union leader and leads a company strike when Mr. Burns takes away the company dental plan.

Director: Mark Kirkland | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,804

16. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Marge vs. the Monorail (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,007

17. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Lars Affair (1973)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

9.0
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Phyllis struggles to accept the idea that her husband, Lars, might be having an affair with the saccharine Sue Ann Nivens, WJM's Happy Homemaker.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 78

18. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Springfield Files (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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In yet another crazed crossover, Leonard Nimoy narrates another tale of the supernatural, reminiscent of his days with "In Search Of." Realizing that even he's too drunk to drive after a ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,774

19. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

9.0
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,671

20. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Will Mary Richards Go to Jail? (1974)

TV-PG | 27 min | Comedy

9.0
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Mary refuses to name a source for her news story and ends up in jail.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 40

21. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Witness (1979)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama

9.0
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The unwilling Billie finds herself in the protective custody of a male chauvinist policeman because of what she knows in a grand jury case involving a popular game show host. Lou also ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 8

22. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: A New Sue Ann (1974)

TV-PG | 27 min | Comedy

8.9
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A fan of Sue Ann's joins the show and then starts to push her out ala All About Eve.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 39

23. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Cop (1979)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

8.9
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Lou is the only witness to a neighborhood murder and is mystified by the way the police handle the case, thereby discovering a touchy area of crime. At the same time, a fatal fire in a gay ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 12

24. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Exposé (1979)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

8.9
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The hard drinking husband of a popular female politician makes headlines while the Trib staff makes news itself in a gossip magazine. The Trib learns a hard lesson about what happens when ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Reynolds | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 7

25. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Hollywood (1979)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama

8.9
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Lou is intrigued by the closed restaurant down the street, which turns out to have been the scene of a famous murder 25 years earlier. Animal is sent in for pictures, and becomes friends ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 15

26. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer the Great (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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Homer becomes a member of a mysterious organization called the Stonecutters and is heralded as "the chosen one".

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,442

27. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer the Smithers (1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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When Smithers is forced to take a vacation, he appoints Homer as his temporary replacement.

Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,596

28. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Homer's Phobia (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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After Marge befriends John, a gay store owner, Homer worries that his presence will have a negative effect on Bart's sexuality.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,653

29. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Mary Midwife (1976)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.9
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Georgette gives birth at Mary's apartment with Lou and Mary attending. Ted and Georgette have a little girl named Mary Lou, the most exciting thing to ever happen in Mary's bedroom according to Sue Ann.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 39

30. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Put on a Happy Face (1973)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.9
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A stained dress, a sprained foot, a bad cold, and a hair bump -- what else is going to wrong for Mary before the annual Teddy Awards banquet?

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 65

31. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Rosebud (1993)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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Mr. Burns goes on a desperate quest to recover his cherished childhood toy Bobo, a bear which is now in Maggie's possession.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,469

32. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Shirley MacLaine: This Time Around (2000)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.9
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Actress Shirley MacLaine takes Hollywood by storm.

Director: Jeanne Begley | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Mary Day, Chita Rivera, Gwen Verdon

Votes: 54

33. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Critic (1977)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.9
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The new Six Oclock News critic starts attacking the residents of Minneapolis.

Director: Martin Cohan | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight

Votes: 30

34. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: The Dinner Party (1973)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.9
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It's time for another one of Mary's dinner parties. She has six chairs at her dining-room table and exactly six portions of veal Prince Orloff.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 60

35. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Who Shot Mr. Burns?: Part 2 (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.9
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As Mr. Burns lies in intensive care, Chief Wiggum - with some help from Lisa - tries to find out who shot him.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,480

36. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 267,619

37. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: 22 Short Films About Springfield (1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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A series of vignettes highlights a day in the life of various Springfield residents.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,378

38. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
Episode: Better Late... That's a Pun... Than Never (1974)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Working into the early morning, and delirious, Mary and Rhoda take some artistic liberties updating WJM's obituaries, and, when one of them is read on the air, there are serious consequences for Mary.

Director: John C. Chulay | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod

Votes: 47

39. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Cophouse (1977)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama

8.8
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After landing the city editor job at the Los Angeles Tribune, Lou Grant's first major story is a sex scandal concerning the LAPD and underage girls. However, in order to get it published he... See full summary »

Director: Gene Reynolds | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Rebecca Balding, Mason Adams

Votes: 25

40. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Deep Space Homer (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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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.

Director: Carlos Baeza | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,491

41. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Elegant Iggy (1982)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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Elaine is invited to a high society dinner, with Jim as her date.

Director: Noam Pitlik | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

Votes: 47

42. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Flaming Moe's (1991)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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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.

Directors: Rich Moore, Alan Smart | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,601

43. Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Episode: Hazard (1980)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

8.8
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Checkbook journalism - payment for a new story- becomes an issue when a source wants money to document a dangerous motorbike scandal. Cold financial facts are also brought home to the staff... See full summary »

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Linda Kelsey, Mason Adams

Votes: 5

44. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Hurricane Neddy (1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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After a hurricane hits Springfield and destroys Ned Flanders' house, he suffers a breakdown and is forced to confront problems from his childhood.

Director: Bob Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,255

45. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Jim the Psychic (1981)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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Jim has a vision that Alex will die on Thursday at 7 p.m.. Louie is convinced that it is real, but Alex refuses to believe it. Latka is not allowed to talk for a week after a run-in with Tony.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 59

46. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Mr. Plow (1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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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, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,578

47. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (1991)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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After apparently consuming poison blowfish, Homer is told that he only has 24 hours to live.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,665

48. Rhoda (1974–1978)
Episode: Rhoda's Wedding: Part 1 (1974)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.8
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It's two days before Rhoda and Joe's wedding. One item still of contention between Rhoda and Ida is the wedding itself. Ida wants a larger wedding than Rhoda has planned, and takes steps to... See full summary »

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Valerie Harper, David Groh, Julie Kavner, Edward Asner

Votes: 22

49. The Critic (1994–1995)
Episode: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert break up their partnership as movie critics, and each of them considers Jay as a potential replacement for the other.

Director: Lauren MacMullan | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 71

50. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Bart Sells His Soul (1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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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 and agrees to "sell" his soul (a piece of paper with the words "Bart Simpson's Soul") to Milhouse for $5. A series of situations makes Bart ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,338