Top 25 Episodes of the Simpsons

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1.
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.)
“ Homer and his co-workers qualify the plant's softball team for the league final, but Mr. Burns hires 9 professional MLB players to win a $1 million bet. ” - vertigo249
 
2.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: You Only Move Twice (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Homer takes a new job in a new town. However, his friendly new boss might be a super villain bent on world domination. (22 mins.)
“ Homer takes a new job in a new town. However, his friendly new boss might be a super villain bent on world domination. ” - vertigo249
 
3.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad. Meanwhile, Homer's attempt... (22 mins.)
“ The Simpsons are employed on Mr. Burns's country estate-and Homer goes insane. And act two, Homer's attempt to repair a toaster lead him repeatedly back into the past-and he inadvertently changes the future. And the final act, the school cafeteria turn to an unusual source of food-and schoolchildren start mysteriously disappearing. ” - vertigo249
 
4.
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.)
“ Homer is fired from his position in the power plant as Safety Inspector after a regulation inspector discovers he doesn't have certification for it. He goes back to college to get certified for his old job. ” - vertigo249
 
5.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Trash of the Titans (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a feud with the Springfield garbage collectors, Homer decides to run for sanitation commissioner. (22 mins.)
“ After a feud with the Springfield refuse collectors, Homer decides to run for Sanitation Commisioner. ” - vertigo249
 
6.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Lisa's First Word (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
While trying to coax Maggie into saying her first word, Homer and Marge talk about how Lisa spoke hers. (22 mins.)
“ While trying to coax Maggie into saying her first word, Homer & Marge talk about how Lisa spoke hers. ” - vertigo249
 
7.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Bart of Darkness (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ In a Rear Window parody, the Simpsons buy a swimming pool and everybody in the neighborhood joins in the enjoyment--except for Bart, whose broken leg prevents him from swimming. He soon becomes obsessed with looking through his telescope and even suspects Ned Flanders of murdering his wife. ” - vertigo249
 
8.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Deep Space Homer (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ The powers that be at NASA, distraught over low television ratings for their space launches, decide to improve them by putting a private citizen on their next space shuttle. After receiving an angry phone call from Homer, they decide he is their man. ” - vertigo249
 
9.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Homer the Vigilante (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An outbreak of burglaries inspires Homer to lead a vigilante group. (22 mins.)
“ An outbreak of burglaries inspires Homer to lead a vigilante group. ” - vertigo249
 
10.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Hurricane Neddy (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After a hurricane hits Springfield and destroys Ned Flanders' house, he suffers a breakdown and is forced to confront problems from his childhood. (22 mins.)
“ After a hurricane hits Springfield and destroys Ned Flanders' house, he suffers a breakdown and is forced to confront problems from his childhood. ” - vertigo249
 
11.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Treehouse of Horror IV (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ When Homer announces he would sell his soul for a donut, the Devil, disguised as Ned Flanders, shows up to take him up on the offer. Second Act, while ridings to school, Bart believe he sees a malevolent gremlin on the side of the bus. And final act, Mr. Burns is Dracula, in a spoof of Francis Ford Coppola's vampire film. ” - vertigo249
 
12.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Marge vs. the Monorail (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
After receiving a considerable donation of money, the people of Springfield decide what to spend it on... (22 mins.)
“ 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 system. After the monorail is up and running, and with Homer as the conductor, it's time for the maiden voyage. Little do the people know they have just boarded a one-way train to Hell. ” - vertigo249
 
13.
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.)
“ Homer becomes union leader and leads a company strike when Mr. Burns takes away the company dental plan. ” - vertigo249
 
14.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Radio Bart (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ 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. ” - vertigo249
 
15.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ After playing hooky from school, Bart sneaks in to Mayor Quimby's nephew Freddy's birthday party and witnesses a confrontation between Freddy and a waiter, Freddy is accused of beating the waiter but Bart knows what really happened, should he keep quiet or tell the truth and risk getting Cort playing hooky? ” - vertigo249
 
16.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ 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. ” - vertigo249
 
17.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Itchy & Scratchy Land (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A family vacation to Itchy & Scratchy Land turns disastrous when the robots malfunction and turn on the tourists. (22 mins.)
“ A family vacation to Itchy & Scratchy Land turns disastrous when the robots malfunction and turn on the tourists. ” - vertigo249
 
18.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Springfield Files (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
In yet another crazed crossover, Leonard Nimoy narrates another tale of the supernatural, reminiscent... (22 mins.)
“ 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 night at Moe's Tavern, Homer stumbles through the woods and encounters a green glowing alien. Needless to say, nobody takes him seriously, except for "X-Files" FBI Agent Fox Mulder, who once again drags along his partner Dana Scully on another quest to prove the government is hiding the presence of UFO's from the public. However, even this mission may make a skeptic out of Mulder. ” - vertigo249
 
19.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Santa's Little Helper's new mate has puppies, and Mr. Burns schemes to steal them and make them into a coat. (22 mins.)
“ Santa's Little Helper has puppies, and Mr. Burns schemes to steal them and make them into a coat. ” - vertigo249
 
20.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Treehouse of Horror VII (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ 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. ” - vertigo249
 
21.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Treehouse of Horror VI (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ First, a freak lightning storm causes giant advertising mascots to come to life. Next, Groundskeeper Willie dies and swears revenge on the kids in their dreams. Finally, Homer accidentally finds himself trapped in another dimension. ” - vertigo249
 
22.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Cartridge Family (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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 and almost causes an accident at the dinner table. Marge warns Homer to get rid of the gun now; Homer agrees, but Bart finds the gun later in the refrigerator. Marge sees this, takes the gun away and tells Homer she is taking the kids and moving out. Homer eventually is kicked out of the local NRA chapter (for his careless use of the gun), and decides he needs to try to get Marge back. Eventually, he manages to foil Snake's armed robbery at the hotel where Marge is staying. Homer finally gets rid of the gun, but Marge decides to keep it for herself. (22 mins.)
“ 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 and almost causes an accident at the dinner table. Marge warns Homer to get rid of the gun now; Homer agrees, but Bart finds the gun later in the refrigerator. Marge sees this, takes the gun away and tells Homer she is taking the kids and moving out. Homer eventually is kicked out of the local NRA chapter (for his careless use of the gun), and decides he needs to try to get Marge back. Eventually, he manages to foil Snake's armed robbery at the hotel where Marge is staying. Homer finally gets rid of the gun, but Marge decides to keep it for herself. ” - vertigo249
 
23.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Two Bad Neighbors (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Former President George Bush and his wife, Barbara, move into the Simpsons' neighborhood and soon clash with Bart and Homer. (22 mins.)
“ To avoid politics, former President George Bush and his wife Barbara retire to Springfield, citing its low voter turnout. They quickly become friends to the conservative Flanders family, but George soon becomes the enemy of Bart and Homer Simpson. ” - vertigo249
 
24.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
“ Bart wakes up after a sugar bender to find that he has joined the Junior Campers. Although he hates the club at first, he eventually grows to enjoy it. When a father/son rafting trip is announced, Homer unwittingly strands the group at sea. ” - vertigo249
 
25.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Cape Feare (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
After being released from prison on parole, Sideshow Bob plots to murder Bart. (22 mins.)
“ An anonymous letter writer makes ominous threats to Bart. The Simpsons discover they were sent by Sideshow Bob who, when released from prison, harasses the Simpsons and then attempts to kill Bart with a machete. But Bob's vanity foils him yet again. ” - vertigo249