The Simpsons

10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 10

The Simpsons is an iconic American show that has been airing since 1989 on FOX. Set in the average American town of Springfield, the show follows the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family. Over the 36 seasons of the show, there have been many memorable episodes that have made The Simpsons a household name. Here we will rank the best episodes of The Simpsons, from the highest to the lowest rated.

The Simpsons is filled with comedy, satire and commentary directed at politics, media and American life. It has attracted hundreds of celebrities to guest star in the show, making it even more popular. With so many great episodes, it can be hard to pick out the best. Here we will rank the top episodes based on their ratings, reviews and overall popularity.

So sit back and enjoy this list of the best episodes of The Simpsons, ranked from highest to lowest. There is sure to be something here to satisfy everyone, so let’s get started!

Written by Sophie and last updated on may 18, 2024.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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The Simpsons - S10E5

#15 - When You Dish Upon a Star (Season 10 - Episode 5)

After a chance encounter with Hollywood celebrities secretly living in Springfield, Homer becomes their friend and gofer... until he spills the beans to the gang at Moe's.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 474 votes.

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#14 - Homer Simpson in: 'Kidney Trouble' (Season 10 - Episode 8)


When Grandpa needs a new kidney, Homer agrees to donate one, but then chickens out.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 481 votes.

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#13 - I'm with Cupid (Season 10 - Episode 14)

Apu is making the husbands of Springfield look bad with his extravagent Valentine's Day efforts for Manjula. When the men try to sabotage Apu's grand gesture, they accidentally wind up benefiting from it.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 422 votes.

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#12 - Mom and Pop Art (Season 10 - Episode 19)


Homer's failed do-it-yourself project gets mistaken for "outsider art." Suddenly in the limelight, Homer must come up with new "works" to impress the art world.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 433 votes.

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#11 - Marge Simpson in: 'Screaming Yellow Honkers' (Season 10 - Episode 15)

A new Canyonero SUV turns timid Marge into an aggressive driver, and her road rage lands her in traffic school. But when a stampede occurs at the zoo, the town looks to Marge to save the day.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 491 votes.

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#10 - Homer to the Max (Season 10 - Episode 13)


A new TV series features a suave and debonair character named Homer Simpson. Homer capitalizes on his new namesake, until the character is rewritten to be a bumbling fool. Trying to recapture the positive attention he enjoyed, Homer changes his name to "Max Power."

The episode was rated 7.59 from 504 votes.

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#9 - Make Room for Lisa (Season 10 - Episode 16)

Indebted from a mishap at the Smithsonian, Homer lets a cell phone company put a transmitter in the house. Forced to share a room with Bart, Lisa resents Homer until a New Age experience gives her empathy.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 473 votes.

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#8 - Treehouse of Horror IX (Season 10 - Episode 4)


In "Hell ToupΓ©e," Snake is sent to the electric chair, and his hair is transplanted onto Homer. In "The Terror of Tiny Toon," Bart and Lisa become cartoon characters in an episode of Itchy & Scratchy. In "Starship Poopers," a growth spurt casts doubt on Maggie's paternity, and the family goes on the Jerry Springer show.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 730 votes.

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#7 - Viva Ned Flanders (Season 10 - Episode 10)

When clean-living Ned Flanders wants to experience a new side of life, Homer takes him to Las Vegas. After a drunken binge, they marry a pair of cocktail waitresses.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 517 votes.

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#6 - Lisa Gets an 'A' (Season 10 - Episode 7)


Stuck at home with a cold, Lisa gets addicted to a video game and neglects her homework. Her A+++ on a test wins the school a grant, but when she confesses that she cheated, Skinner covers it up. Meanwhile, Homer raises a lobster.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 499 votes.

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#5 - The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace (Season 10 - Episode 2)

A midlife crisis prompts Homer to quit his job and become an inventor.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 632 votes.

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#4 - Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (Season 10 - Episode 23)


After their bank account is drained at a cyber-cafe, the Simpsons go on a disastrous low-budget trip to Japan, where they wind up as contestants on a humiliating game show.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 490 votes.

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#3 - Maximum Homerdrive (Season 10 - Episode 17)

After beating Homer in a steak-eating competition, a trucker dies; Homer and Bart take over his rig to complete his shipment.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 483 votes.

The Simpsons - S10E11

#2 - Wild Barts Can't Be Broken (Season 10 - Episode 11)


Scapegoated for the vandalism of drunken Isotopes fans, the children of Springfield wage war on the adults by broadcasting their secrets on the radio.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 553 votes.

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#1 - Mayored to the Mob (Season 10 - Episode 9)

After a riot at a sci-fi convention, Mayor Quimby hires Homer as his bodyguard, and Homer witnesses the rampant corruption in town politics. When Homer takes a stand, he runs afoul of the Springfield mafia.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 546 votes.

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