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!
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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 1046 votes.
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 7.83 from 1070 votes.
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 7.76 from 911 votes.
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 7.70 from 972 votes.
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 7.60 from 833 votes.
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 7.58 from 817 votes.
When Comic Book Guy meets a woman writing an autobiographical manga, he seeks Homer's advice on dating.
The episode was rated 7.56 from 949 votes.
Lisa dates a competitive eater; Bart benefits from helping convict Snake Jailbird escape from a jam.
The episode was rated 7.53 from 821 votes.
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 7.53 from 1073 votes.
Marge swears off befriending any more couples when Homer offends their charming new British neighbors, but when Lisa declares that she, too, doesn’t need friends, Marge reconsiders.
The episode was rated 7.53 from 851 votes.
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 7.52 from 1007 votes.
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 7.52 from 1343 votes.
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 doesn’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 894 votes.
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 7.47 from 815 votes.
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 7.46 from 835 votes.
When Retirement Castle is closed, Marge asks Grampa and two other octogenarians to move in; Nelson befriends Bart after Bart defends him.
The episode was rated 7.42 from 835 votes.
A recent transfer student named Diggs rescues Bart from a confrontation with bullies.
The episode was rated 7.41 from 849 votes.
Lisa discovers her new best friend is a Republican who is opposing her in the class election.
The episode was rated 7.40 from 947 votes.
When Bart's voodoo doll spell accidentally makes his teacher pregnant, he becomes a savior to couples hoping to conceive.
The episode was rated 7.39 from 839 votes.
Kent Brockman has decided that local news has been a real mistake and a terrible career move for him.
The episode was rated 7.38 from 994 votes.
Last updated: aug 22, 2023
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