The Simpsons

10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 33

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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#1 - A Serious Flanders (1) (Season 33 - Episode 6)

When a ruthless debt collector come to Springfield, Homer and Ned's lives are sucked into the artificial world of prestige TV.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 398 votes.

The Simpsons - S33E7

#2 - A Serious Flanders (2) (Season 33 - Episode 7)


Things for Ned and Homer go from bad to gosh-darn worse in the stunning conclusion of this 'Simpflix' prestige crime thriller.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 381 votes.

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#3 - Pixelated and Afraid (Season 33 - Episode 12)

When Homer and Marge are lost in an icy wilderness, they must push themselves to their limits to survive.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 341 votes.

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#4 - Bart's in Jail (Season 33 - Episode 2)


When Grampa falls victim to a phone scammer, the Simpsons set out on a mission of vengeance to get his money back.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 479 votes.

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#5 - Portrait of a Lackey on Fire (Season 33 - Episode 8)

Smithers finds true love with a famous fashion designer, but will his new relationship destroy Springfield?

The episode was rated 7.15 from 344 votes.

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#6 - My Octopus and a Teacher (Season 33 - Episode 18)


Bart can't control his feelings when he gets a new teacher. Meanwhile, Lisa befriends an octopus.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 298 votes.

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#7 - The Wayz We Were (Season 33 - Episode 4)

Evergreen Terrace is overrun with traffic and Moe has a fateful choice to make.

The episode was rated 7.08 from 397 votes.

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#8 - Marge the Meanie (Season 33 - Episode 20)


A surprise from Marge's past has her bonding with Bart and terrifying Homer.

The episode was rated 7.02 from 281 votes.

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#9 - Boyz N the Highlands (Season 33 - Episode 13)

Bart, Martin and the bullies run for their lives when a weekend in the wilderness takes a dark turn.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 305 votes.

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#10 - You Won't Believe What This Episode Is About -- Act Three Will Shock You! (Season 33 - Episode 14)


Homer becomes a pariah when footage of him allegedly leaving Santa's Little Helper in a hot car goes viral.

The episode was rated 6.98 from 306 votes.

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#11 - Bart the Cool Kid (Season 33 - Episode 15)

When Bart befriends a famous kid influencer who owns an ultra-cool skate wear brand, Homer leads a rebellion of loser dads against them.

The episode was rated 6.97 from 312 votes.

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#12 - Treehouse of Horror XXXII (Season 33 - Episode 3)


The 32nd annual Simpsons Halloween special includes a spoof of "Parasite" and a segment where Bambi gets his revenge.

The episode was rated 6.94 from 446 votes.

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#13 - Lisa's Belly (Season 33 - Episode 5)

Marge puts a hurtful word in Lisa's brain and Bart gets swole.

The episode was rated 6.93 from 400 votes.

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#14 - A Made Maggie (Season 33 - Episode 10)


Fat Tony becomes Godfather to Maggie Simpson.

The episode was rated 6.92 from 345 votes.

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#15 - Meat Is Murder (Season 33 - Episode 21)

Grampa finds himself in a pickle when his hidden hamburger past comes back to "ketchup" with him.

The episode was rated 6.90 from 259 votes.

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#16 - Girls Just Shauna Have Fun (Season 33 - Episode 19)


When Lisa joins the high school marching band, she finds an unlikely mentor in Shauna Chalmers. Meanwhile, Homer becomes a craft beer brewer.

The episode was rated 6.88 from 283 votes.

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#17 - Mothers and Other Strangers (Season 33 - Episode 9)

In a flashback, Homer goes on a road trip with his father to find his mother.

The episode was rated 6.85 from 345 votes.

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#18 - Pretty Whittle Liar (Season 33 - Episode 16)


Cletus discovers that his wife Brandine has been hiding a secret love ... of learning.

The episode was rated 6.85 from 308 votes.

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#19 - The Longest Marge (Season 33 - Episode 11)

Marge and Mr. Burns fight for the soul of a brash young football prodigy.

The episode was rated 6.71 from 334 votes.

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#20 - Poorhouse Rock (Season 33 - Episode 22)


After Bart humiliates him at church, Homer finally teaches his son to admire his dad - until a visit from a magical, singing janitor (Hugh Jackman) changes everything they thought they knew.

The episode was rated 6.70 from 307 votes.


Last updated: aug 22, 2023

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