The Simpsons

10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 25

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 letโ€™s get started!

Written by Sophie and last updated on apr 22, 2024.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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The Simpsons - S25E13

#15 - The Man Who Grew Too Much (Season 25 - Episode 13)

During a research trip, Lisa learns that Sideshow Bob is the chief scientist at a big chemical engineering company; Marge tries to teach a teen church group about healthy sexual practices.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 851 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E15

#14 - The War of Art (Season 25 - Episode 15)

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After Lisa's new pet guinea pig destroys the Simpsons' living room art, Marge finds a beautiful painting at the Van Houten's yard sale, which Homer snaps up for 20 bucks

The episode was rated 7.44 from 830 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E7

#13 - Yellow Subterfuge (Season 25 - Episode 7)

Principal Skinner promises the students that the best-behaved among them can take a ride in a submarine. When Skinner gives all the kids a clean slate, Bart believes even his own past indiscretions will be forgotten if he doesnโ€™t get into any more trouble. Meanwhile Lisa tries to help a cash-poor Krusty to turn things around by suggesting he sell the foreign rights to his shows.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 907 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E5

#12 - Labor Pains (Season 25 - Episode 5)

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When Homer helps a woman give birth in an elevator, he forms an emotional attachment to the baby; cheerleaders for the local professional football team recruit Lisa.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 1021 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E1

#11 - Homerland (Season 25 - Episode 1)

A parody of "Homeland". Homer starts to act strangely polite after returning from a nuclear power plant convention, prompting a suspicious Lisa to ask an intense FBI agent named Annie (Kristen Wiig) to help her solve this mystery.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 1364 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E17

#10 - Luca$ (Season 25 - Episode 17)

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Lisa dates a competitive eater; Bart benefits from helping convict Snake Jailbird escape from a jam.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 840 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E21

#9 - Pay Pal (Season 25 - Episode 21)

Marge swears off befriending any more couples when Homer offends their charming new British neighbors, but when Lisa declares that she, too, doesnโ€™t need friends, Marge reconsiders.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 869 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E4

#8 - YOLO (Season 25 - Episode 4)

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Marge encourages Homer to cross an item off an old to-do list by inviting an old pen pal to visit; Lisa institutes an honor code at school.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 1089 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E10

#7 - Married to the Blob (Season 25 - Episode 10)

When Comic Book Guy meets a woman writing an autobiographical manga, he seeks Homer's advice on dating.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 965 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E22

#6 - The Yellow Badge of Cowardge (Season 25 - Episode 22)

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Bart feels guilty after he wins the annual "last day of school" race around Springfield Elementary School, with help from Nelson, who beats up the frontrunner, Milhouse. Meanwhile, Homer tries to bring back 4th of July fireworks after they are canceled due to budget cuts.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 833 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E16

#5 - You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee (Season 25 - Episode 16)

Homer is recruited as a World Cup referee after Lisa extols his integrity on the youth soccer field in a Springfield Elementary speech contest. But when the Simpsons travel to Brazil (again), Homer finds his honesty tested by one of South America's slickest gangsters in the soccer match-bribing business.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 850 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E11

#4 - Specs and the City (Season 25 - Episode 11)

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When Marge tries Homer's new high-tech glasses on, he learns she's seeing a marriage counselor; Bart refuses to buy Nelson a Valentine's Day card.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 987 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E18

#3 - Days of Future Future (Season 25 - Episode 18)

Set in the future, Homer has a new clone for every time he dies. Lisa is married to a zombie version of Milhouse, while Bart deals with custody issues with his ex-wife, Jenda. Each defines what love means to them.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 927 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E9

#2 - Steal This Episode (Season 25 - Episode 9)

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Homer becomes annoyed with movie theaters, so Bart teaches him how to download movies illegally. Homer is delighted with his discovery of free movies until he's caught for piracy. Deputy Director Gratman, the FBI's anti-piracy boss, is tasked with hunting down Homer, who stands accused of illegally downloading a film.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 1087 votes.

The Simpsons - S25E20

#1 - Brick Like Me (Season 25 - Episode 20)

Homer wakes up in a Springfield where everyone and everything is made out of Legos, and he must figure his way out before he gets stuck in the plastic world forever.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 1060 votes.

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