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In this animated comedy, the oafish Homer Simpson tries to live a normal life with his wife and three children. The problem is that the residents of his hometown of Springfield are far from normal, and Homer's too dumb to deal with them gracefully.

Sunday 8:00 PM et/pt on FOX
30 Seasons, 643 Episodes
December 17, 1989
Animation & Cartoons, Comedy
8.7/10
Cast: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner
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The Simpsons Full Episode Guide

  • Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu, Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers, Lisa finally snaps and Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

  • God and St. Peter contemplate what merits a soul getting into heaven, while citizens of Springfield remember their divine encounters.

  • Marge and Homer's marriage is tested when they travel to a tropical island to compete for a million dollars on Marge's favorite reality competition show.

  • Bart takes a dare, and ends up in the hospital. To cover for himself and Homer, he says he went to Heaven and met Jesus. Christian producers offer the Simpsons a movie deal, which Homer takes. But Bart can't deal with the guilt and comes clean to Marge after the movie is finished.

  • After getting struck by lightning, Bart receives visits from ghosts, who want closure only he can provide.

  • After receiving an insurance payout, the Simpsons go to Denmark, so Grampa can benefit from the country's free healthcare.

  • Homer gets Flanders a job at the plant, and he soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished when Flanders starts to insist on carpools and demands more from Homer's work performance. Meanwhile, Marge feels as though their marriage has lost its spark.

  • When the Simpsons' flight to Gainesville gets re-routed to New Orleans, Lisa is forced to face her failures, and regain her confidence as a jazz musician. Meanwhile, Bart is intrigued by the voodoo in Louisiana, and Homer is intrigued by the drinking.

  • Homer and Marge follow Moe after the bar closes early and discover him and his father fighting. The Simpsons, after finding out that Moe has been excommunicated from his family for years, attempt to bring them back together.

  • In an attempt to bring the family together, Marge forces everyone to hand in their electronics and take a trip to a book store.

  • Bart goes to prankster rehab after a clown-mask prank terrifies the town and destroys Krusty's career. A tortured Krusty then tries his hand at serious drama with a regional theater company.

  • Homer and Marge recount the story of their transition from loving their life without kids to being miserable parents.

  • When Homer is accused of stealing a million-dollar painting, only a detective from the 1970s can clear his name, or send him to jail. It's a classic impossible mystery.

  • Fearing that the end of the world is near, Mr. Burns tasks Dr. Frink with testing all of Springfield to determine who is worth saving. The results shake the Simpson family to their core.

  • When the Simpsons go to a STEM conference, Lisa falls for a crooning jazz pianist named Brendan. Meanwhile, Bart discovers that he has an affinity for chemistry.

  • When Bart goes missing, the town puts together a search party to find him. After most give up hope, Sideshow Bob manipulates Millhouse into revealing where Bart is hiding.

  • As future Lisa writes her college application essay for Harvard, she recalls past disappointing birthdays that helped shape her.

  • Homer and the guys reunite their old bowling team to cheer up Moe, only to end up in fierce competition with a team of arrogant millionaires. Meanwhile, Lisa and Marge try to teach Bart that money isn't everything.

  • Frustrated with the local government, Marge decides to run for Mayor. To win public support, she begins making Homer the butt of her jokes.

  • Grampa gets a hearing aid and finally hears what everyone has been saying about him. Meanwhile, Mr. Skinner discovers that his mother has kept the ultimate secret from him.

  • Maggie becomes possessed by an ancient demon; Lisa discovers a creepy and perfect version of her family in an alternate universe; and Homer cannibalizes himself.

  • Homer discovers that Maggie is a whistling savant and launches her baby-celebrity career. Meanwhile, Marge impresses Fat Tony with her interior design taste, and he hires her to style his brothel.

  • Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's sad experience into a successful graphic novel-turned-Broadway show, but they struggle with creative differences and ego.

  • In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and the only way for Homer to afford the cure is to force Lisa to use illegal magic. When the King discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa, and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.

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The Simpsons Video Clips & Extras

Tracy Morgan Visits Heaven Clip (00:29) Flanders Plays Angel Bowling With The Gods\ Clip (00:14) Bart & Lisa Show Up To The Audition Clip (00:56) Home & Marge Adjust To Hotel Living Clip (00:53) Can We Get A Ha Ha? from "Heartbreak Hotel" Clip (00:00) Homer Auditions Emily Deschanel & Gal Gadot Clip (01:35) Emily Auditions As Marg Clip (00:57) Bart Goes To Heaven Clip (00:30)