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The Simpsons

The Simpsons

FOX 1989

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons (Season 22)

The Simpsons - S22E5

#1 - Lisa Simpson, This Isn't Your Life (Season 22 - Episode 5)

Discovering that Marge was once a stellar A+ student whose grades plummeted after being distracted, Lisa fears that she will end up just like her mom unless she pledges to focus solely on academics in an encore episode. When Marge makes a secret deal allowing Lisa to attend her dream school, Lisa learns a lesson in family and altruism. Meanwhile, Bart puts Nelson Muntz in his place and unintentionally claims the title of "School Bully"

The episode was rated 7.57 from 495 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E18

#2 - The Great Simpsina (Season 22 - Episode 18)

The family is greeted by folk singer Ewell Freestone (guest voice McBrayer) when they visit a peach farm, but when Marge goes overboard with peach-inspired dishes, Lisa and Bart try to get rid of the unwanted fruit. Later, Lisa becomes a magician’s apprentice to the legendary Great Raymondo (guest voice Landau) who helps her develop her craft, but a schoolgirl crush clouds her judgment when she is coaxed into revealing the Great Raymondo’s most famous magic trick to his phony archnemesis. But when the rival magician’s act takes a risky turn, the Great Raymondo has one last trick up his sleeve and stages showdown with Ricky Jay, Penn & Teller and David Copperfield (guest-voicing as themselves), showing them why he is the master of the craft

The episode was rated 7.57 from 433 votes.

The Simpsons - S22E22

#3 - The Ned-liest Catch (Season 22 - Episode 22)

Feeling guilty for getting Mrs. Krabappel suspended after one of his school pranks, Bart helps her escape detention, and Ned Flanders winds up saving her life in the process. When Edna and Ned start dating, he is surprised to learn she's been with many of Springfield's men, including Homer and Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 431 votes.

The Simpsons - S22E21

#4 - 500 Keys (Season 22 - Episode 21)

When the Simpsons discover a collection of keys to every door in Springfield, Lisa stumbles upon an eerie hidden classroom beneath Springfield Elementary School. When she shares her discovery with Principal Skinner, the secret room mysteriously disappears and he takes the only key away. A determined Lisa uses her detective skills to lead her back to the room to solve an old school mystery.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 472 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E20

#5 - Homer Scissorhands (Season 22 - Episode 20)

After Homer discovers a genius talent for styling hair and opens his own salon, he becomes Springfield’s most in-demand hair stylist. But having to listen to women’s problems and gossip all day long leads Homer to believe his gift may actually be a curse. Meanwhile, when Milhouse decides to live each day to the fullest, he comes out of his shell and professes his love for Lisa, only to have his heart broken. Milhouse then catches the eye of popular fifth-grader Taffy, causing Lisa to make a bold move.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 473 votes.

The Simpsons - S22E4

#6 - Treehouse of Horror XXI (Season 22 - Episode 4)

"Treehouse of Horror XXI" is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' twenty-second season. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on November 7, 2010. This is the 21st Treehouse of Horror episode, and, like the other "Treehouse of Horror" episodes, consisted of three self-contained segments: In "War and Pieces", Bart and Milhouse discover a real-life board game that they must win to return home; in "Master and Cadaver", Marge and Homer go on a honeymoon on a sailboat, and rescue a mysterious castaway named Roger; and in "Tweenlight", Lisa falls in love with a vampire named Edmund. "Treehouse of Horror XXI" was written by Joel H. Cohen and directed by Bob Anderson. Daniel Radcliffe and Hugh Laurie both guest starred in the episode. The first segment references Jumanji, the second is a loose parody of Dead Calm and the third satirizes the Twilight novel and film series. The episode also contains references to The Office, A Clockwork Orange and Sesame Street. In its original airing on the Fox Network during the November sweeps period, the episode had a 3.7 Nielsen rating viewed in approximately 8.2 million homes. Critical opinion of the episode was mixed, with "Tweenlight" generally being regarded as the best of the three segments.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 665 votes.

The Simpsons - S22E8

#7 - The Fight Before Christmas (Season 22 - Episode 8)

When the rest of the family seems to lack Christmas spirit, Marge contacts Martha Clause (Martha Stewart).

The episode was rated 7.44 from 490 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E9

#8 - Donnie Fatso (Season 22 - Episode 9)

Homer is sentenced to ten years in jail and in order to reduce his sentence the FBI offers him a deal, so he agrees to infiltrate Fat Tony's mob, undercover.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 497 votes.

The Simpsons - S22E3

#9 - MoneyBART (Season 22 - Episode 3)

Lisa starts coaching Bart's Little League team; Marge and Bart spend the day at an amusement park, where former MLB manager Mike Scioscia gives Bart advice.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 525 votes.

The Simpsons - S22E2

#10 - Loan-a-Lisa (Season 22 - Episode 2)

Lisa invests in Nelson's brand-new business venture, but soon realizes that her friend's instant success might lure him away from the classroom. Worried that his judgment might be clouded, Lisa introduces Nelson to the well-educated and successful creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, only to find out that he too dropped out of school.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 507 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E12

#11 - Homer the Father (Season 22 - Episode 12)

When Homer insists Bart must earn the new dirt bike he wants, Bart comes up with a scheme; James Lipton interviews a TV cast.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 444 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E15

#12 - The Scorpion's Tale (Season 22 - Episode 15)

Lisa's school project leads to the discovery of a new drug that makes the elderly less cranky and more tolerable.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 433 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E19

#13 - The Real Housewives of Fat Tony (Season 22 - Episode 19)

Fat Tony (voice of Joe Mantegna) woos Marge's sister Selma, and they marry. Marge worries that Selma is choosing her new lifestyle over family after the whirlwind romance, but Tony invites Homer and Marge to join them on a getaway at the Jersey shore. Meanwhile, Bart develops a gift for finding truffles, much to Lisa's delight.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 429 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E14

#14 - Angry Dad: The Movie (Season 22 - Episode 14)

Bart and Homer make a film based on Bart's comic book character Angry Dad. The cartoon becomes a critical favorite and begins to win a number of awards, but Bart becomes upset when Homer takes all of the credit during acceptance speeches.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 445 votes.

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The Simpsons - S22E6

#15 - The Fool Monty (Season 22 - Episode 6)

After learning that he is suffering from multiple illnesses and has only a few weeks to live, Mr. Burns becomes distraught by the town’s less-than-sensitive reaction to his announcement. Following an unexpected turn of events, Bart finds Mr. Burns weak and vulnerable in the wilderness and secretly takes him into the Simpsons’ home. But when Homer and Marge learn about their new houseguest, they decide it’s payback time, and Lisa, determined to stand up for Mr. Burns, learns that old habits die hard.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 493 votes.

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Last updated: jan 30, 2023

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