Best Seasons Of The Simpsons


The Top Ten

1 Season 5

Best Episode: Rosebud
Worst Episode: Homer Loves Flanders - queeniifan

Best season followed closely by season 4, 6 and 8

Yay,people who agree with me! Bart gets famous,boy scouts in the hood, Cape fear,so many funny episodes!

Cape Feare is the absolute best episode of all time in all of T.V.! And it is from season 5 of The Simpsons!
Best episodes from season 5.

10. Bart Gets an Elephant
9. Homer's Barbershop Quartet
8. Boy Scouts in the hood
7. Homer Goes to College
6. Bart Gets Famous
5. $pringfield
4. Homer and Apu
3. Deep Space Homer
2. Homer loves Flanders
1. Cape Feare

2 Season 4

Best Episode: Last Exit to Springfield
Worst Episode: Lisa the Beauty Queen - queeniifan

Um... this had a lot of good episodes

I meant my favourite episode was Mr Plow - queeniifan

Season 4 is way better then season 5 or 6 and 7 and maybe 3.

3 Season 6

Best Episode: Homer Badman
Worst Episode: Don't know - queeniifan

Perhaps one of the funniest seasons, we see Homer chasing Uder (the chubby German kid) around a change room with a wet towel, Bart gets his first (of many) girlfriends and Australia gets cheesed off at "Bart vs. Australia". - Oreanta

I believe the episode Oreanta is referring to is in this season, this season also contains "Homer Badman", possibly the best episode ever made. - CaptainComedy17

Season 6: by far the all-time best season of The Simpsons. So many classic episodes and moments in that season alone.

4 Season 8

"This is my son Bart. He owns a factory downtown."

My favorite is You Only Move Twice, but lots of good episodes in this season. - djh101

So many great episodes. Also one of the best one. Homers enemy.

Best episode: The Springfield Files. Worst episode: Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase.

Homer's Enemy is the highest rated Simpson episode. 9.3/10

5 Season 7

Best Episode: 22 Short Films About Springfield
Worst Episode: Lisa the Vegetarian - queeniifan

Best episode: Bart Sells His Soul
Worst episode: Lisa the Vegetarian

this episode should be no. 1, it has a classic treehouse of terror episode. And other episodes such as Lisa The Vegetarian, Home Sweet Homediddly doo and many more. I Think This Episode should have more votes. (:

the simpsons were well and truley at their peak here. although, season 4, 3, 2, 5 and 6 are great aswell - CrowdedChisel

6 Season 9

Best Episode: The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson
Worst Episode: The Principal and the Pauper - queeniifan

Though this season had certain great moments, Season is nonetheless the worst season of the Golden Age (1-10). Why? "The Principal and the Pauper", "Lisa the Simpson", and "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" are the bad seeds of this season.

Best episode: This Little Wiggy. Worst episode: All Singing, All Dancing.

Amazing, really funny episodes

7 Season 3

Lisa, it's your birthday, happy birthday Lisa... - Bigbadbeast999

This is the season where the Simpsons started gaining popularity. The second installment of "Treehouse of Horror" appeared, sealing the deal that a new one would come back. - Oreanta

Season 3 has my FAVORITE episode in it, so I have to vote for it. "Brother can you spare two dimes." one of my favorite episodes of anything ever. - taishisohma

A ton of quality episodes, but the amazing backstory created by I Married Marge really set a nice backbone and Homer at the Bat puts them over season 4 in my opinion. Homer at the Bat is right there with Mr. Plow (Season 4) for best episode.

8 Season 2

I really enjoyed this season, it’s my favorite.

Season 2-8 are excellent with seasons 2-4 being the most consistently brilliant but 5-8 have some very strong standout episodes and as I already stated are excellent. Season 2 is the best though. Bart the Daredevil is the greatest episode ever. There just isn't a bad episode - so many episodes I'd forgotten - Itchy & Scratchy & Marge - Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish - basically the whole season is outstanding. It has the charm of the first season but a million times funnier and better written!

"Dancing Homer" and "One fish two fish blow fish blue fish" were the best of the season - Megalink

So wholesome. So sweet. The later seasons are funnier for sure but nothing pulls at my heart-strings quite like the early simpsons can, and season 2 is the peak of it. Old Money, Bart gets an "F", Simpson & Delilah, The Way We Was, and Lisa's Substitute all end in beautiful wholesome scenes that fill my soul. The best stories if not the best jokes

9 Season 10

An improvement over Season 9.

This season is so funny! My favorite episode is Viva Ned Flanders ( Desperate to enjoy his life, Ned Flanders goes to Vegas with Homer and gets drunk and marries some bar girls. )

All the seasons were the best until 21th and so on I miss the old classic simpsons. I can watch the old episodes over and over but I don't even want to watch the new ones once :-(

I love this season! My favorite episode is called "Bart the mother". The plot is Bart killing a bird by accident so he takes the eggs and raises them.

10 Season 15

Terrible season, wacky story lines that make no sense, filled up with bad jokes, flat characters, uninteresting and lazily shoved in guest-stars, and shallow and fake emotion. Bart-Mangled Banner, especially, is such an atrocious episode.

this is my favourite season. the simpsons go to england, homer meets the queen, bart and lisa chase homer and marge around the world, maggie is a genius (or at least we thought), homer meets his mother again, lisa becomes school president, milhouse moves and homer is the secret indenity of 'the pieman'! I love this season!

Heh heh heh. Lisa meets JK Rowling, Homer turns into a robot and Bart goes to juvie and is pushed around by a girl named Gina, I lauged out loud. Some really good memories from this season. This one's proof that the Simpsons weren't going downhill, they were just on and off. It was more the writers on the job. - Oreanta

The first 10 seasons were great including the first 3. Every thing after that up till this year were horrible.


The Newcomers

? Season 31

The season premiere was pretty good. - Winncon

The Contenders

11 Season 1

Best Episode: Krusty Gets Busted
Worst Episode: Call of the Simpsons - queeniifan

One of my favourite season of the Simpsons. So ICONIC!

It may be the first (and oldest) season, but it's actually the most emotional and well meaning season. Season 1 is part of the Golden Age, regardless whether its Seasons 3-8.
Seasons rankings (Pre
-Movie: Seasons 1-18) best to worst

The beginning of the Golden Age ( 1-10 ).

12 Season 12

An improvement upon Season 11.

Season 12 was great. Perhaps, even greater than Season 11, the worst season of the Silver Age (11-18).

-The Simpsons
Silver Age (11-18) Ratings

Season 11: 6/10
Season 12: 9/10
Season 13: 7/10
Season 14: 8/10
Season 15: 8.5/10
Season 16: 7.5/10
Season 17: 8.25/10
Season 18: 7.25

A resurgence of the Silver Age ( 11-18 ).

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13 Season 18

The last pre-movie season. It may have not been in the Golden Age, but this season still executed fine moments. "24 Minutes" was truly amazing and its definitely one of the greatest episodes of The Simpsons.

This season was truly one of the best seasons to ever date.
Seasons 11-18 (Silver Age) rankings

Season 18: 7/10
Season 17: 8.5/10
Season 16: 7.75/10
Season 15: 8.75/10
Season 14: 8.5/10
Season 13: 7.25/10
Season 12: 9/10
Season 11: 6/10

Not a bad season, though somewhat passable.

14 Season 17

United States Air Force

Sideshow Bob!

Sideshow Bob: Uh, Tuscany. Fortune is finally smiling upon me. (Steps in rake and shivers)
-The Italian Bob

Great season. The Italian Bob, Marge's Son Poisoning, The Girl Who Slept Little, and so on.

15 Season 11

The season that endured a lot of pain. Season 11, the tormented season. (Bart to the Future was once rated as the worst episode of the series in 2003)

Worst season ever.

Not a bad season.

The Simpsons knew sadness in this season with the departure of Maude Flanders. But that didn't stop the DVD box from being adorned with Krusty the Clown. Bart sees his future in "Bart to the Future" and Homer becomes a missionary in "Missionary: Impossible". This was also the season that survived Y2K, ending in May, 2000. - Oreanta

16 Season 14

The beginning of the Digital Age (Seasons 14-18).

An impressive season. Well done.

Better than 13. Though, 15 was an improvement over 14.

Sit is the best, simply because it goes back to the good old days

17 Season 23

Season 23 is excellent. It includes the episodes "The Book Job" and "How I Wet Your Mother" which are unique, stand out episodes. Both episodes are hilarious and, especially "How I Wet Your Mother", include a level of sophistication that make the episodes almost art works.

Terrible season.

What? That's one of the worst in the history of the series. Shame on you for putting this season so high on the list.

This season had some fine moments, but it's still is a bad season. Season 24 isn't much better, nor 25, but 26 and 27 were good, then 28 came and it went downhill again, and at last season 29. Season 29 is a slight improvement upon 28.

18 Season 21

This one is so underrated. It had The Bob Next Door, Boy Meets Curl, The Squirt and the Whale, to Surveil With Love, Ob Brother Where Bart Thou, and one I think is really underrated The Color Yellow - 445956

Although it's not done yet, Season 21 is looking to be a really good one. Not only does it look amazing, they haven't really done any "bad" shows yet. It was great when Lisa kicked Bart's butt at the end of "The Great Wife Hope" and the Treehouse of Horror's first part was actually kinda creepy. (Didn't like how they made fun of Christianity in the zombie one, though). I loved Bart's "brother" and the South Park-esque scene. That was probably the best episode so far (O Brother, where Bart Thou? ). Can't wait for the rest! - Oreanta

Best episode: "Boy Meets Curl"
Worst episode: "The Color Yellow"

Season 21 didn't have a lot of good episodes, but it DID have 'Boy meets curl'. honestly love that episode. - taishisohma

19 Season 16

This wasn't a good nor a memorable season. It was also a degrade from the previous seasons. Season 17, on the other hand, was a bit of an improvement over Season 16.

Season 16 (2004)
Best episode: "Sleeping with the Enemy"
Worst episode: "On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister"
Season 16 rating: 7.75/10

"Lisa has a big butt! Lisa has a big butt! "

Future Drama was great!
-Future themed episodes rankings
1. Lisa's Wedding
2. Future Drama
3. Barthood
4. Holidays of Future Passed
5. Mr. Lisa's Opus
6. Days of Future Future
7. Bart to the Future

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20 Season 22

There's literally no good episodes in this season. They're all garbage, and even some of the worst of the whole series.

Mediocre season.

Ok, I prefer the old simpsons seasons like from 4-10, but this season is great. The Fool Monty was hilarious, there was a great treehouse of horror, and an amazing Christmas special. It is a very impressive season!

21 Season 20

How is this not higher? - 445956

The 20th season of the Simpsons... it started out... interesting (what with the erotic cakes and stuff) but soon got amazing. The Simpsons started broadcasting in High Definition, with a new opening scene and stuff. Some really good laughs came from Lisa being on "happy pills", Bart, Ralph, Skinner and the bullies all being shipped off to Capital City during an important test at school (deviously done by Superintendent Chalmers) and Moe dating a... short person. This is the DVD season they'll be coughing up next, skipping ahead of seasons 13-19 (for now) and will offer it on Blu-Ray Disc because of the HD format. - Oreanta

Better than Season 19.

Lisa Simpson taking Happy Pills (Anti Depressants) was funny and creepy at the same time.

22 Season 13

I don't care what people say about 90s episodes. The Simpsons is still brilliant.
Season 13 is on Channel 4 at the moment and showing episodes that are great.

Not a bad season, not as good as Season 12, but surely better than Season 11.

Ah, Season 13... full of some of my favorite episodes... and a couple stupid ones. I loved how Homer and Bart were chained together in the second episode. While watching "Brawl in the Family", where the Simpsons fight over Monopoly (don't we all? ), I was convinced it was one of my favorites... until Homer's vegas wife came and ruined it. I also didn't really like how Apu was cheating on Manjula. More of a "sweet and sour" season. - Oreanta

Good classics are in this epiosode. Gump roast, sweets and sour marge etc

23 Season 24

Okay, this season really doesn't deserve to be on this list. People who think this season was funny obviously NEVER watched any of the older episodes.

I love this season. And I have watched the older episodes and I like them too. Why can't you just accept that some people like both different kinds of humor. Hmm. - awegumballcraz

It is a terrible season it could go here but some episodes is alright ill say this is about the 23rd best season of the Simpsons but the 1st best season is definitely the complete second season of the Simpsons homer is a really good actor I'll say

This season has only 1 problem that the simpsons are green

Season 24 is not that bad, it's number 7 in my list

24 Season 19

This season was a slight improvement of Season 18.

Season 19 is a slight improvement over Season 18.

Even though Season 19 was a disgrace, it had some fine moments and episodes.

Underrated season.

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25 Season 25

Am I the only one who likes the new simpsons series? Along with windows vista, 8 and the wii u? - Harri666

The old ones are way better than the new ones

26 Season 29

None of the seasons are bad, they all have good and bad episodes.
In "The Golden Age" how many people liked Another Simpsons Clip Show?

Improvement over the previous season.

Flander's Ladder was amazing! Especially when Bart teased and humiliated Lisa for taking the Genius Maze (Jumpscare)!

27 Season 30

Bart vs Itchy and Scratchy is a very funny episode.

28 Season 26

An improvement over the previous season.

This one isn't even out yet. laugh out loud - Harri666

I like a lot of the episodes already

29 Season 27

Decent season.

Pretty good... Best season in a while

I like this season...barthood...

30 Season 28

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