Best Simpsons Episodes

The SimpsonsThe Simpsons is a TV series starring Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, and Harry Shearer. The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Release Date: December 1989

10. You Only Move Twice

The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 2Air Date: 5 Jan. 1997
Season 8, Episode 2

After moving to another town for a new job, Homer must decide whether or not to stay when the family have a hard time with the transfer.

9. Homer’s Phobia

The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 15Air Date: 4 May 1997
Season 8, Episode 15

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

8. One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish

The Simpsons Season 2 Episode 11Air Date: 24 Jan. 1991
Season 2, Episode 11

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

7. Lemon of Troy

The Simpsons Season 6 Episode 24Air Date: 14 May 1995
Season 6, Episode 24

When a group of Shelbyville kids steal Springfield’s sacred lemon tree, Bart and his friends venture there to get the tree back.

6. Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part One

The Simpsons Season 6 Episode 25Air Date: 2 Jul. 1995
Season 6, Episode 25

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

5. Last Exit to Springfield

The Simpsons Season 4 Episode 17Air Date: 11 Mar. 1993
Season 4, Episode 17

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

4. Marge vs. the Monorail

The Simpsons Season 4 Episode 12Air Date: 14 Jan. 1993
Season 4, Episode 12

After receiving a considerable donation of money, Springfield builds a monorail system with Homer as the conductor, unaware they’ve just boarded a one-way train to Hell.

3. Homer’s Enemy

The Simpsons Season 8 Episode 23Air Date: 10 Aug. 1997
Season 8, Episode 23

Industrious Frank Grimes starts working at the plant and becomes irritated by Homer’s laziness; Bart buys a run-down factory for a dollar.

2. Rosebud

The Simpsons Season 5 Episode 4Air Date: 14 Nov. 1993
Season 5, Episode 4

After his birthday party goes wrong, Mr. Burns begins to want his childhood toy, a teddy bear named Bobo; Homer finds that Maggie is in possession of the doll.

1. King Size Homer

The Simpsons Season 7 Episode 7Air Date: 7 Jan. 1996
Season 7, Episode 7

Homer intentionally gains more weight in order to qualify for disability and work from home, but soon realizes that being morbidly obese comes with its own problems.