Best Seasons Of The Simpsons

The Top Ten

1 Season 5

1-10 were by far the best seasons. During these seasons it was my favourite show of all time. Then what started was one of the biggest declines in a T.V. show's history.

Why do people say only the first 10 seasons were great?!? What's wrong with season 11-20? I know why people hate season 21-Present. - ShaunFan04

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

Absolutely the best time for The Simpsons. After this season, the shows downfall began, very slowly, but surely. Today the show is mediocre at best

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

2 Season 4

Lisa needs braces. (Dental plan) Lisa needs braces. (Dental plan)

Last exit to Springfield and Marge vs MOnorail. enough' said

Season 4 was the best. It should be #1

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

3 Season 6

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".

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

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

I really love this season. Itchy and Scratchy Land is one of my favorite episodes ever.

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.

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

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

You Only Move Twice is an amazing episode

5 Season 7

Best Episode: 22 Short Films About Springfield
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

Does anyone remember when Homer was chasing Uder around with a wet towel and smacking him with it? HILARIOUS!

6 Season 9

It's got two really bad stinkers ("The Principal and the Pauper" and "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace") but was good otherwise.

Best Episode: The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson
Worst Episode: All Singing, All Dancing

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.

7 Season 3

The best season in my opinion. There is no reason why 9 should be higher rated than 3. This was when the emphasis was on having a good story with a few high quality gags along the way that were a product of the story. In later seasons the emphasis was gags over good story.

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.

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.

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

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!

An amazing, hilarious season. It even has great emotional depth (demonstrated with "The Way We Was", "One Fish Two Fish Blowfish Blue Fish", "Bart Gets an F" and "Bart vs. Thanksgiving).

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

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

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.

This is the first season of Simpsons I ever saw and have watched it repeatedly ever since

10 Season 1

Best Episode: Krusty Gets Busted
Worst Episode: Homer's Night Out

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 most underrated season by far. Also the second best season after season 6. Contains the best episode of all time... 'The Telltale head'.

Ah season 1. Full of first appearances, some pretty funny jokes and really crappy animations.

The Contenders

11 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.

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

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 ).

13 Season 18

In this season, we see the death of Homer's vegas wife who, unless I'm mistaken, hadn't been seen since season 13. Homer joining the army, Marge becoming a "handywoman", Bart learning he kicks butt at drumming, Marge becomming addicted to an online MMORPG and Moe and Lisa writing poems are all some pretty good episodes in this season. 24 minutes was an excellent episode, too. Pretty good season.

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

This Season Is Alright, But It's Nothing Compared From Seasons 1-10

14 Season 23

It has two or three good episodes, but it's mostly just bad ("Lisa Goes Gaga", "Moe Goes From Rags to Riches", "At Long Last Leave", etc.). One of only two seasons where the bad outweighs the good (the other one being Season 25).

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.

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.

15 Season 22

It has its good episodes, but some of the rest can be pretty mediocre ("Love is a Many Strangled Thing" in particular is one of the show's all-time worst episodes).

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!

16 Season 11

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.

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)

Most overhated season.

Worst season ever.

17 Season 14

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

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

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

An impressive season. Well done.

18 Season 17

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

It may not be in the Golden Age ( 1-10 ), yet in the Silver Age ( 11-18 ), but it's still a decent season after all.

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

This deserve more credits! It's a great season! Of the Silver Age (11-18), but still great.

19 Season 20

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.

Double Double Boy in Trouble is the BEST!

not many people have seen episodes from this season

Full of great episodes!

20 Season 21

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!

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

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

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

21 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

22 Season 13

It has some good episodes like "The Parent Rap" and "I Am Furious (Yellow)".

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.

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

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.

23 Season 16

It was mostly pretty good, but "On a Clear Day, I Can't See my Sister" is the first episode I outright hated.

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! "

24 Season 25

It had a few good episodes but like 23, most of them were forgettable. Some were even outright bad.

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

The old ones are way better than the new ones

25 Season 19

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

This season was a slight improvement of Season 18.

Season 19 is a slight improvement over Season 18.

This season was worst than Season 18.

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