Best Simpsons Episode By Season

As apparent a discrepancy as there is between the show of, say, the early to mid-90's and today, this list is to determine the best episode of each season of the Simpsons. I've based this on personal opinion, but hopefully there at least seems to be some sense in these decisions. Enjoy!
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1.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Krusty Gets Busted (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Homer witnesses a robbery at the Kwik-E-Mart, where the culprit is a man dressed like Bart's hero, Krusty the Clown. But there's more than meets the eye? (22 mins.)
 
2.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Lisa's Substitute (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
 
3.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Homer at the Bat (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
 
4.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Last Exit to Springfield (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Homer becomes union leader and leads a company strike when Mr. Burns takes away the company dental plan. (22 mins.)
 
5.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Homer Goes to College (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
 
6.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: And Maggie Makes Three (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Homer recounts the story of Maggie's birth when the kids ask why there are no photos of her in the family album. (22 mins.)
 
7.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Summer of 4'2" (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
 
8.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
 
9.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Lisa's Sax (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Homer recounts the story of Bart's first day of school, which corresponds with the story of how Lisa got her saxophone. (22 mins.)
 
10.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Treehouse of Horror IX (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Homer receives an evil hair transplant; Bart and Lisa get trapped in an Itchy and Scratchy cartoon; Maggie is revealed to be an alien. (22 mins.)
 
11.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Homer doesn't like it when Barney quits drinking; Bart and Lisa get into trouble when they enter a photo contest for the new phone book cover. (22 mins.)
 
12.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Trilogy of Error (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Homer loses his thumb and must rush to the hospital for immediate surgery; Lisa tries to make it to the school with her project; Bart obtains illegal fireworks. (22 mins.)
 
13.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Half-Decent Proposal (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Marge's high school sweetheart Artie Ziff returns and offers Homer a million dollars to spend a weekend with Marge. (22 mins.)
 
14.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Lisa participates in the Spellympics, but Homer is busy traveling cross-country as Krusty Burger test-markets a new sandwich. Lisa is confident that she will win, until she learns that the contest is rigged against her. (22 mins.)
 
15.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After spending all his money on an expensive gift for himself, the family thinks Homer should be less of an egoist. Therefore he tries replacing Ned Flanders as the 'good guy' in town. (22 mins.)
 
16.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Don't Fear the Roofer (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Homer meets a new friend, Ray the Roofer, but gets confined to a mental institution when his friends and family think he made him up. (22 mins.)
 
17.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Springfield Elementary is divided into two separate schools (one for boys, one for girls) following Principal Skinner's demotion. Concerned that the boys are receiving a higher standard of education, Lisa disguises herself as a boy. (22 mins.)
 
18.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: 24 Minutes (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Bart and Lisa join forces to stop the school bullies from setting off a stink bomb at the school bake sale. (22 mins.)
 
19.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Homer goes to Dr. Frink to help him recover his memories from the night before, and he discovers, based on his interpretation of the memories, that Marge is having an affair. (22 mins.)
 
20.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Eeny Teeny Maya Moe (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Moe begins dating a little person he met on the Internet, while Maggie is being bullied at the playground next to Moe's where Homer is leaving her. (22 mins.)
 
21.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Bart becomes jealous of Maggie and Lisa's special bond as sisters, so he goes to an orphanage and "adopts" a little brother. (22 mins.)
 
22.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Homer the Father (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After taking parenting advice from a 1980s sitcom, Homer refuses to get Bart a new dirt bike, so Bart decides to sell nuclear secrets to the Chinese to get one. (22 mins.)
 
23.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the Simpsons flash forward thirty years and find themselves in a tech-savvy... (22 mins.)