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10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 28

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 apr 14, 2024.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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The Simpsons - S28E14

#15 - Fatzcarraldo (Season 28 - Episode 14)

All of the fast food restaurants in Springfield go healthy, forcing Homer to turn to the last bastion of greasy food for comfort.

The episode was rated 7.25 from 1523 votes.

The Simpsons - S28E4

#14 - Treehouse of Horror XXVII (Season 28 - Episode 4)

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Better late than never, The Hunger Games come to Springfield!

The episode was rated 7.26 from 2294 votes.

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#13 - Dad Behavior (Season 28 - Episode 8)

Homer finds a new app that makes his life much easier and outsources his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa finds that he is about to be a father again.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 1831 votes.

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#12 - Kamp Krustier (Season 28 - Episode 16)

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Bart and Lisa return home from Kamp Krustier early, interrupting Homer and Marge's romantic encounters; Bart and Lisa confront a source of trauma.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 1492 votes.

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#11 - The Cad and the Hat (Season 28 - Episode 15)

Bart deals with his guilt after betraying Lisa; Springfield is in awe of Homer when he is revealed to be a chess savant.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 1261 votes.

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#10 - The Last Traction Hero (Season 28 - Episode 9)

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A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made "Bus Monitor" and tries to keep the peace.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 1737 votes.

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#9 - The Great Phatsby (2) (Season 28 - Episode 13)

Mr. Burns tries to relive his glory days and crosses paths with a mysterious music mogul. After being conned by him and reduced to bankruptcy, Mr. Burns seeks revenge on the Music Producer with the help of Homer, Bart, rapper Jazzy James and the mogul's ex-wife, Praline. Also, Lisa is courted by the richest kid in town, Smithers begins a perilous journey and Marge opens an obscure boutique store.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 752 votes.

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#8 - There Will Be Buds (Season 28 - Episode 6)

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Homer gets roped into coaching the kids' lacrosse team with Milhouse's dad, Kirk, who is in desperate need of a friend. When Kirk gets too clingy, Homer vents about how much of a loser he is. Kirk overhears his rant and disappears, right when the team needs him most: the championship game.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 1882 votes.

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#7 - Pork and Burns (Season 28 - Episode 11)

When Marge becomes obsessed with a Japanese style of living, the Simpsons must part with any item that no longer brings them joy. For Homer, this means finding a new home for the family pig. For Lisa, it means saying goodbye to her beloved sax

The episode was rated 7.33 from 1688 votes.

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#6 - The Town (Season 28 - Episode 3)

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After Homer catches Bart rooting for Springfield’s football rival, the Boston Americans, he plans a family “hate-cation” trip to Boston in an attempt to show Bart that Boston is a terrible city.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 2021 votes.

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#5 - Dogtown (Season 28 - Episode 22)

After a successful animal rights campaign, all dogs in Springfield are allowed to go where they want and do what they want. Pack mentality quickly kicks in and the dogs of Springfield assert their dominance by threatening the people.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 1422 votes.

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#4 - Looking for Mr. Goodbart (Season 28 - Episode 20)

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Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner's mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 1407 votes.

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#3 - Friends and Family (Season 28 - Episode 2)

Mr. Burns hires the Simpsons, except Homer, to be his virtual family; Homer becomes best friends with the girl next door.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 2205 votes.

The Simpsons - S28E18

#2 - A Father's Watch (Season 28 - Episode 18)

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Marge turns to a series of parenting experts for advice when she becomes worried that Bart is destined for failure; Homer decides to open a trophy store; Grampa gives Bart a watch coveted by Homer.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 1439 votes.

The Simpsons - S28E12

#1 - The Great Phatsby (1) (Season 28 - Episode 12)

Mr. Burns tries to relive his glory days and crosses paths with a mysterious music mogul. After being conned by him and reduced to bankruptcy, Mr. Burns seeks revenge on the Music Producer with the help of Homer, Bart, rapper Jazzy James and the mogul's ex-wife, Praline. Also, Lisa is courted by the richest kid in town, Smithers begins a perilous journey and Marge opens an obscure boutique store.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 1447 votes.

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