Do you have a favorite Simpsons episode? Some of our fellow Simpsons fanatics might be saying “just one?” After all, there are plenty to choose from.
The Simpsons is the longest-running animated series. For over 30 years, this working-class family has cracked us up with their antics, as well as the antics of their fellow residents in Springfield.
The creator of the show, Matt Groening, creates a world of satire, absurdity, and politics. The Simpsons isn’t afraid to “go there.”
Since its creation, many people have come up with their own adult animation. While a lot of them are great, there is only one original. Here are the 25 Best Simpsons Episodes of All Time.
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Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
In this episode, Danny Devito voices the character of Herb, Homer Simpson’s long-lost (highly successful) brother.
When Herb asks his brother to come up with a car design for the future for his business, Homer creates a fiasco as usual.
The Flaming Moe
When Homer gives Moe the Bartender an idea for a best-selling drink, Moe tells people the drink was his idea.
Moe quickly turns into a celebrity for the invention of “The Flaming Moe” while Homer is left feeling jealous and betrayed.
Two Bad Neighbors
In 1992, President Bush was quoted as saying that he wanted “to make American families a lot more like The Waltons and a lot less like The Simpsons.”
Of course, the creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening took this as an opportunity to poke fun at the former president. He recast Bush as an old grumpy neighbor, constantly at war with Homer.
Summer of 4 Ft. 2
If ever there was a perfect example of yin and yang it would be Bart and Lisa Simpson. Bart is a wild child and plays by his own rules. Lisa is intelligent and always does what she’s told.
In the episode “Summer of 4 Ft. 2” Lisa decides to reinvent herself. She ditches her nerdy behavior and begins to dumb herself down. It works. She is instantly popular with a group of beach kids. However, Bart becomes jealous of her new popularity and tries to ruin it.
When Lisa’s teacher, Miss Hoover, thinks she has Lyme disease, a substitute teacher, Mr. Bergstrom, fills in for her.
Lisa becomes infatuated with the substitute and his style of teaching. When Miss Hoover returns, however, it means that Lisa’s favorite teacher has to leave.