Top Ten Reasons Why Classic Episodes of The Simpsons Are the BestPositronWildhawk I think this is something that we can all agree on.
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Simple, but very true. The humor in classic Simpsons episodes were so well timed and clever. Its hard to explain. But in the newer ones, the jokes are either too obvious and just fail. There's times in newer episodes something happens that makes me feel like I should be laughing, but I'm not.
I totally agree, I think the older simpsons episodes are better because of all the things on this list. - Ajkloth
Back then, the writers were crammed with hilarious material. Those days are well and truly over. - PositronWildhawk
The newer episodes have awful humor in my opinion - OneWayStreetV 1 Comment
Much better plots. Nowadays, they can be so stale. - PositronWildhawk
If it weren't for his tragic death, the show may not have fallen apart as it did. - PositronWildhawk
We're all used to them now, and it's getting old. - PositronWildhawk
You are bored of the show so shut up and delete this list.
Seriously. Stop repeating ideas. - PositronWildhawk
Some Simpsons episodes repeat some ideas like Lisa getting a A- or F - Sparkjolt
Now a days most of the New Simpsons Episodes are a ripoff of movies or other T.V. shows. - egnomac
These used to be hilarious. But I have a theory in which they became a priority to the writers, which got them to lose concentration on the main plot. And now they're crap, like the show is now. - PositronWildhawk
Some guest stars are just there for five seconds of attention in the modern Simpsons. Beforehand, it payed off for the show. - PositronWildhawk
Some of the new ones are funny, but it just isn't the same slapstick interlude that it was. - PositronWildhawk
They were really good in the beginning. Now, they're just clichés; desperate attempts to keep it going. - PositronWildhawk
Why has this disappeared? It's what made Moe funny! Now, he bores one to death because the writers centred him. - PositronWildhawk
He was once a funny, angry guy. Now he is just depressed. - gemcloben
Yes I also miss that - BigBrotherSucks
Hugh Jass? - GangemV 1 Comment
There was singing, but there was less of it, and it was much less annoying. - PositronWildhawk
Season 1-7: Bad animation
Season 8-14: OK and bad animation
Season 15-20: OK animation
Season 21-29: Good animation.
Her episodes use to have heart in now there boring or Lisa is just complaining!
You could believe she was an 8 years old girl in the classic episodes, a smart, sweat and innocent one, now she's just a bland cartoon
In the new episodes Homer does things that seem to only benefit himself without regarding anyone else. In the classic era he was a bumbling idiot, but he was still a loveable character. Nowadays some of the things he do make him just plain unlike able
Face it, it was better back then - TheRealSilverlay
He was much better
Beer goggles in Duff Gardens. Nostalgia goggles for this list.
In the old Simpsons episodes, the characters had more realistic reactions, and how Homer wasn't an absolute idiot and knew when to be scared. For example, when he goes to space in an old episode, he calls Marge to tell her that he's scared. And later in an old episode, he barely reacts to a clock smashing into the ground next to him, and his only reaction is that the clock says it's lunch time, so he happily walks home.
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2. Better Plots
3. They had Phil Hartman