Best The Simpsons Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Cape Feare (Season 5, 1993)

This episode is just so funny
I feel kinda bad for Bob

Funny as hell - Akuseru

He even tied up the cat

bob rules

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2 Homer's Enemy (Season 8, 1997)

One of the best Simpsons episodes.

Frank Grimes was made for a human if they went to Springfield.

One of the darkest simpsons episodes

Greatest episode from one of the greatest seasons of The Simpsons.

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3 Rosebud (Season 5, 1993)

My favorite Simpson moment of all time is when Homer tries to convince Maggie that she would be much happier with a box than Mr. Burns' teddy bear but he ends up wanting the box for himself.

This episode has heart and humor in equal measurements and the closing scene helped inspire Matt Groening to make Futurama.

Number #1 favourite Simpsons ever

first episode I ever saw... got me hooked

This episode's got everything. It has an intelligent humor, very ironic. It deserves to be on the top of the list. - SammyD

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4 Last Exit to Springfield (Season 4, 1993)

"Hire goons? "
This is definitely the greatest episode of The Simpsons.
Seasons rankings (best to worst)

Lisa in the Sky with no Diamonds, though.

Not everything is what they all seemed to be.

The greatest Simpsons episode of all time.

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5 You Only Move Twice (Season 8, 1996)

So funny! "You don't like my shoes? Neither do I! Get the hell out! "*throws shoes onto street*

Hank Scorpio is what made this episode so great. He is by far, in my opinion, the best one-shot character. An eccentric and even more erratic, evil genius and company owner. His objective was to destroy and conquer the world, yet that never kept him from caring about his employees. He gives great benefits, knows the best hammock shops in town, and even while under attack from the government, does not hesitate to take personal time to reassure an employee. Likely to be the most prosperous character with his subsequent takeover of the east coast. - FirearmsKill

This Is, Without A Doubt, The Funniest Episode Ever! - Cartoonnetworkfan1990

Too bad Homer didn't get the Dallas Cowbys, but instead he got the Denver Broncos (1997 and 1998 Super Bowl champions).

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6 Homer Badman (Season 6, 1994)

This episode and The Itchy and Scratchy and Poochie show were way too ahead of their times. But they were both fantastic. Also that Little Mermaid parody was hilarious - 445956

"I didn't grab her butt! I was only trying to get the candy stuck to her pants! "

Where the hell is Trash of The Titans? Funniest simpsons episode ever. Period.

Good news, everyone. I got in a fight with the garbage-men and their cutting of our service.

the first time a watched this I was on the floor almost the entire episode laughing

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7 Who Shot Mr. Burns? (Season 6, 1995)

What a classic this episode was

It was marge

Hilarious and very intriguing. You could also guess it from just the first episode

Which one? Part one or two? - lamourieparkinson

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8 22 Short Films About Springfield (Season 7, 1996)

Steamed hams - queeniifan

Great episode reason too long for me to say why - kyanazadisgreat

Everything was funny not only the last part but this episode really made it great.

I like the fact they talked about the other Simpson characters

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9 Marge vs. the Monorail (Season 4, 1993) Marge vs. the Monorail (Season 4, 1993)

Marge has very strong instincts.

My third favorite, besides Roasting on an open fire (2nd) and Stark Raving Dad (1st) - Maddox121

One of the greatest episodes from the Golden Age (1-10).

Splitting hairs with this list (more like splitting sides), but this one is probably the best. It has all the best characters in it, and the Quimby-Wiggum scene is my personal favorite scene in any Simpsons episode.

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10 Mr. Plow (Season 4, 1992)

Mr plow that's my name that name again is mr plow

"Your secret identity is safe with me, Superman! " - KalloFox34

If you're going to get mad at me every time I do something stupid, I guess I'll just have to stop doing stupid things!

It's Mr. Plow, that's my name! That name again, it's Mr. Plow!

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The Contenders

11 The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show (Season 8, 1997)

That Jasper scene was hilarious - 445956

This is an example of Chloe in Fairly OddParents

Coming up next: poochie dies on his own planet. The kids want to murder poochie

"Girl, you just saved the Itchy & Scratchy ShoW! "
"Sign here you don't saved The Itchy & Scratchy Show... "
Awesome Episode, deserves be in the top ten.

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12 Homer's Phobia (Season 8, 1997)

Mage should NEVER have told Homer about the man (whatever his name is) being gay.

Homer's Phobia - Homophobia.

Homer no like gay man

Homer Simpson - "I like my beer cold, my T.V. loud and my homosexuals flaming"

13 And Maggie Makes Three (Season 6, 1995)

Great episode where they show how maggie came in and the struggles they went through and all homer had to give up to give his family a good upbringing. And this episode came out 2 days before I was born- just saying

Do It For Her - Gangem

14 I Love Lisa (Season 4, 1993)

I enjoyed watching this episode.

Ralph was very nice to Lisa and vice versa, but they weren't destined to be together and Lisa eventually snapped. Lisa was destined for someone else, like Nelson Muntz.


This is the plain best episode

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15 Three Men and a Comic Book (Season 2, 1991)

Come on you guys this needs to be higher! First appearance of Comic Book Guy, Mrs Gluck, Radioactive Man, Fallout Boy and Bart Man. It's really funny watching Bart, Milhouse and Martin fighting over Radioactive Man #1. Even though I hate Martin he is likeable in this episode. A classic episode and it's really funny and the best of Season 2!

This is my favourite episode ever of The Simpsons

This is really good and it is so funny and deserved to bee in the top 10.

Best episode ever!

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16 Lisa's First Word (Season 4, 1992)

In this episode, it had been discovered that Homer had been strangling Bart since he was a baby.

Why you little!

I watch it all the time. I do the same with Homer's Night Out, Krusty Gets Busted, - Goatworlds

Nice episode - Gangem

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17 Bart Gets an F (Season 2, 1990) Bart Gets an F (Season 2, 1990)

This is the most relatable and emotional Simpsons episode. The fact that this is at 23 and not at the Top 5 is excruciating. - OnyxDash

18 This Little Wiggy (Season 9, 1998)

This is in my top ten so why is it not in this! It is really funny and has some hilarious Ralph Wiggum.

19 Lisa On Ice (Season 6, 1994)

Ok. Itchy and Scratchy and Poochie SUCKED. Lisa on ice was much better! Though I also thot Bart sells his soul was good too

I love the ending

This episode marks that despite their rivalry, Bart and Lisa are much more alike than what it seems.

Oh my god, I couldn't stop laughing, the part where Hopmer is in the locker room and chasing this fat kid and slapping him with the towel was the most funniest thing I ever saw

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20 Bart the Daredevil (Season 2, 1990)

Homer is such a good Dad in that episode!

Come on this deserves to be higher than 58! Homer jumping off springfield gorge alone is a great episode - jamienicholls

Come on you guys this needs to be higher! One of my favorites.

Matt Greoning's favourite episode!

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21 Duffless (Season 4, 1993) Duffless (Season 4, 1993)

This was a classic episode that I loved when I was young. Absolutely hilarious to watch Homer struggle without his beer.

I loved this in the first grade. I would love to watch it again

Homer+Without His Beer=Hilarious Classic - JPK

22 $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) (Season 5, 1993)

"Come on, smithers, We'll fly in the spruce Moose! " "but sir, its only a model! " (cocks gun)"I said get in." so funny.

23 Bart the Murderer (Season 3, 1991)

The first episode with fat Tony, Bart bartending for the mob, and that awesome dream sequence where Bart is running away from principle skinners dead. Also the part in the dream when Bart is in jail you see homer holding a sign outside that says KILL MY BOY. Just one of my all time favorites.

Should be in the top three.

24 Krusty Gets Kancelled (Season 4, 1993)

RIP Luke Perry. Best Sideshow ever. - 445956

So many memorable moments, possibly the funniest episode

"Worker and parasite! " hands down greatest simpsons moment ever. - PotBellyPup

Worker and Parasite scene is a legend!

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25 Bart vs. Australia (Season 6, 1995)

Great episode, despite being controversial.

the way bart reveals to his parents that Australia "wants" him is just too funny to be true!

I'm australian. When I saw this, I was 10% offended and 90% laughing

I remember this airing here in Australia. So funny, was in tears the whole time. "Bullfrog? I'd of called it a shnozwanger"

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26 Last Temptation of Homer (Season 5, 1993)

Should be at like 11

Underrated. one of the best - jefflebowski

27 I Am Furious Yellow (Season 13, 2002)

Best Season 13 episode - KalloFox34

Homer Simpson in: Angry dad - Bertie11

This episode is hilarious. - Goatworlds

AAAH! Couldn't stop laughing! I watched this in 4th grade and I was laughing my head off!

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28 Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (Season 1, 1989)

"Some Enchanted Evening" was actually the first episode produced.


Simpsons Roasting On an Open Fire was like 7th or 8th produced, but Some Enchanted Evening had horrible animation, so they redid at least 70% of it. - KalloFox34

Come on this one started them all! I know the simpsons used to be shorts but this was the first ever REAL episode!

The legend started here.

29 Who Shot Mr Burns (Season 6 & 7, 1995)

Maggie Simpson shot Mr. Burns.

30 Treehouse of Horror V (Season 6, 1994)

Homer sneezed and that's why the dinosaurs went extinct. - KalloFox34


The Shining is now The Shinning thanks to this episode of the simpsons.

This top 20 material - Gangem

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31 The Simpsons Guy (Season 13, 2014)

The Simpsons > Family Guy
(Family Guy should be cancelled; even Seth MacFarlane wants to cancel Family Guy)

This isn't a Simpsons episode. They're in it, but it's a Family Guy episode. - lamourieparkinson

This is a family guy episode - RickyReeves

delet this - jefflebowski

32 Flaming Moe (Season 3, 1991)

This is why More is always miserable and lonely!

Second best episode I ever saw. The War of the Simpsons is my fave, its so funny.

Oh look at me, I'm making people happy. I'm a magical man, from Happyland and I live in a gumdrop house on Lollipop Lane.

Oh, by the way, I was being sarcastic

33 Girly Edition (Season 9, 1998)

Kidz Newz!

34 Deep Space Homer (Season 5, 1994)

How often will you get to hear Buzz Aldrin (yes that Buzz Aldrin) say "careful they're ruffled!” While Homer eats the wavy potato chips to “The Blue Danube?” - MJfan119

35 Kamp Krusty (Season 4, 1992)

Classic I just remember watching it all the time

I know longer fear hell, because I've been to cam krusty

Mr Blank:I thought you said you broke their spirits?
Jimbo:we did.
Mr Blank: well you broke nothing! - MJfan119

36 Treehouse of Horror II (Season 3, 1991)

Classic 1991!

37 Bart the Genius (Season 1, 1990)

First couch gag.

38 One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (Season 2, 1991)

This episode is absolutely fantastic. The only problem I have is that...I think they made it TOO early. It nails the sentimental feeling, but after just one and a half seasons we don't really know the Simpsons well enough to appreciate how deep this is. If you're watching the Simpsons in order, come back to this one after Season 7 or 8. I guarantee it will make it much better. - Knucklewood

I can't believe this is so low on the list!

39 Radio Bart (Season 3, 1992)

Lisa's techno dance...Funny.

40 El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer) (Season 8, 1997)

Johnny Cash was a guest. He portrayed the coyote.

The best episode of Season 8.

Who likes short shorts?

41 The Homer They Fall (Season 8, 1996)
42 Trilogy of Error (Season 12, 2001)

This episode is very hilarious. Also Frankie Muniz is in this episode' she plays a boy that Lisa likes.

Son of a diidley

43 The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson (Season 9, 1997)

The peak into MAD magazine - perfecf

Great, just great

This is the best episode no question it had everything. Khlav kalash! - Ilyas678

44 Homer The Heretic (Season 4. 1992)

Arguably one of the greatest Simpsons episodes, should be in top 10 for sure

Closely followed by Homie The CLown then Trilogy of Error.

Homer: "I Wear Short Shorts! "
That Line Makes Me Laugh All The Time - JPK

45 King Size Homer (Season 7, 1995)

Homer's stupidity at its best.

Such A Classic Episode - JPK

Best episode EVER!

46 Brick Like Me (Season 25, 2014)

Everyone moans saying The Simpsons has gone downhill and say it should be cancelled instead why don't you stop watching it so the excuse is they cancelled Futurama so it still should be cancelled. But they suddenly make a Lego episode and everyone cheers. Brick Like Me. Lets see if Fry, Bender and the others pop up if they make a Simpsons movie sequel.

Season 25 (2013)
Best episode: Brick Like Me
Worst episode: Days of Future Future

Love it the simpsons are made of lego

"There so cute when there Duplo"

47 Homer's Barbershop Quartet (Season 5, 1994)

I'm a Beatles fan, and this episode is very funny, so there's my vote. "I'm gonna nail that cop right between the eyes. Right after this song." "Can't blame a guy for trying. Heh heh. Aw, you're all under arrest." "This birds gonna fly! " "Honey, use the remote! "

As a huge Beatles fan, I enjoyed this episode thoroughly

48 Homer and Apu (Season 5, 1994)

This episde is so funny it should be in the top 3

So funny! Should be way higher on this list!

49 Some Enchanted Evening (Season 1, 1990)

The very first produced Simpson episode.

50 Two Bad Neighbors (Season 7, 1996)

This is one of the funniest episodes - 445956

Funny quote time. George: I'm going to do something your dad should have done a while ago (spanks). Homer makes sale and his reaction Homer: (sings) oh oh oh table 5 table 5 oh oh oh table 5ive. Best episode

I love it when George Bush starts fighting with Homer, and I love the part where Bush spanks Bart, LOVE IT

George Bush and Homer fight, best simpsons moment for me, 10 out of 10

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