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10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 29

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 20, 2024.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

The Simpsons - S29E11

#15 - Frink Gets Testy (Season 29 - Episode 11)

Mr. Burns will build a doomsday ark after he believes that the end of the world is near when he sees an old Orson Welles show about Nostradamus. Meanwhile, Professor Frink comes up with a new way of testing everyone in Springfield after Burns wants a test to determine who should go on a spaceship with him.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 1033 votes.

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#14 - Grampy Can Ya Hear Me (Season 29 - Episode 5)


Grampa gets a hearing aid and finally hears what everyone has been saying about him. Meanwhile, Mr. Skinner discovers that his mother has kept the ultimate secret from him.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 1155 votes.

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#13 - The Serfsons (Season 29 - Episode 1)

In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and the only way for Homer to afford the cure is to force Lisa to use illegal magic. When the King discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa, and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 1734 votes.

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#12 - The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to Be (Season 29 - Episode 6)


Frustrated with the local government, Marge decides to run for Mayor. To win public support, she begins making Homer the butt of her jokes.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 1161 votes.

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#11 - Throw Grampa from the Dane (Season 29 - Episode 20)

The Simpsons go to Denmark so Grampa can benefit from its free health-care system.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 834 votes.

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#10 - Homer Is Where the Art Isn't (Season 29 - Episode 12)


When Homer is accused of stealing a million-dollar painting, only a detective from the 1970s can clear his name.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 927 votes.

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#9 - King Leer (Season 29 - Episode 16)

Homer and Marge follow Moe after the bar closes early and discover him and his father fighting. The Simpsons, after finding out that Moe has been excommunicated from his family for years, attempt to bring them back together.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 826 votes.

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#8 - Left Behind (Season 29 - Episode 19)


Homer gets Flanders a job at the plant, and he soon learns that no good deed goes unpunished when Flanders starts to insist on carpools and demands more from Homer's work performance. Meanwhile, Marge feels as though their marriage has lost its spark.

The episode was rated 7.24 from 820 votes.

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#7 - Singin' in the Lane (Season 29 - Episode 7)

Homer and the guys try helping Moe cheer up by getting their old bowling team back together again, but they soon face a team of arrogant millionaires.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 1104 votes.

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#6 - Haw-Haw Land (Season 29 - Episode 10)


When the Simpsons go to a STEM conference, Lisa falls for a crooning jazz pianist named Brendan. Meanwhile, Bart discovers that he has an affinity for chemistry

The episode was rated 7.27 from 1057 votes.

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#5 - Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (Season 29 - Episode 4)

Maggie becomes possessed by an ancient demon, Lisa discovers a creepy/perfect version of her family in an alternate universe and Homer cannibalizes himself.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 1510 votes.

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#4 - Forgive and Regret (Season 29 - Episode 18)


Grampa makes a confession to Homer while on his deathbed. After his recovery, he comes to realize that this issue will not be easy to reconcile.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 817 votes.

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#3 - Gone Boy (Season 29 - Episode 9)

When Bart goes missing, the town puts together a search party to find him. After most give up hope, Sideshow Bob manipulates Millhouse into revealing where Bart is hiding.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 1114 votes.

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#2 - Mr. Lisa's Opus (Season 29 - Episode 8)


As future Lisa writes her college application essay for Harvard, she recalls past disappointing birthdays that helped shape her.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 1074 votes.

The Simpsons - S29E21

#1 - Flanders' Ladder (Season 29 - Episode 21)

Bart falls into a coma after being struck by lightening.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 887 votes.

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