The Simpsons

10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 34

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 - Treehouse of Horror XXXIII (Season 34 - Episode 6)

In a book-themed trilogy, Marge's resentment takes monstrous form, Lisa tries to save the planet through murder and Homer learns he's not the man he thought he was.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 411 votes.

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#2 - Not It (Season 34 - Episode 5)


Homer and his teenaged friends are pursued by a killer clown in a spoof of Stephen King's novel "It".

The episode was rated 7.33 from 313 votes.

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#3 - Game Done Changed (Season 34 - Episode 10)

When Bart discovers a profitable glitch in an online game, he ropes Principal Skinner into his lucrative criminal enterprise. Marge and Maggie discover paradise.

The episode was rated 7.15 from 262 votes.

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#4 - Bartless (Season 34 - Episode 15)


When Bart's latest prank leads to chaos at Springfield Elementary, Marge and Homer dream of a world in which their rambunctious son was never a Simpson.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 255 votes.

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#5 - From Beer to Paternity (Season 34 - Episode 7)

When Homer becomes Duffman's girl-dad hero, they go on a road trip with Lisa that threatens to expose Homer's terrible parenting.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 280 votes.

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#6 - Step Brother from the Same Planet (Season 34 - Episode 8)


Homer is stunned by his feelings of rage and resentment when Grampa becomes a doting stepfather to his girlfriend's quirky young son. Lisa and Bart throw the ultimate slumber party.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 280 votes.

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#7 - Lisa the Boy Scout (Season 34 - Episode 3)

When the Boy Explorers become co-ed, Bart and Lisa vow to "out scout" each other at the annual jamboree.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 306 votes.

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#8 - Habeas Tortoise (Season 34 - Episode 1)


After Homer humiliates himself in a town meeting, he looks for acceptance in an internet group hunting for a missing tortoise but finds something much more sinister.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 397 votes.

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#9 - Top Goon (Season 34 - Episode 11)

Coach Moe recruits the world's greatest brawlers to teach Nelson the art of hockey goonery.

The episode was rated 7.02 from 207 votes.

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#10 - One Angry Lisa (Season 34 - Episode 2)


Lisa gets called for jury duty while Marge becomes obsessed with her exercise bike.

The episode was rated 6.99 from 338 votes.

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#11 - Homer's Adventures Through the Windshield Glass (Season 34 - Episode 22)

Time stands still after Homer crashes his car and flies through the windshield. As his life flashes before his eyes, a magical friend helps Homer learn the secret truth about his marriage.

The episode was rated 6.96 from 234 votes.

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#12 - The Very Hungry Caterpillars (Season 34 - Episode 20)


When a plague of insects shuts down Springfield, the Simpsons face their greatest challenge yet… spending time in lockdown with each other.

The episode was rated 6.92 from 247 votes.

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#13 - The Many Saints of Springfield (Season 34 - Episode 13)

When Ned Flanders falls on hard times, Fat Tony makes him an offer he can't refuse.

The episode was rated 6.91 from 249 votes.

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#14 - Clown v. Board of Education (Season 34 - Episode 21)


Krusty opens a school for clowning, and it becomes the most successful thing he's ever done.

The episode was rated 6.90 from 217 votes.

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#15 - The King of Nice (Season 34 - Episode 4)

Marge is hired as a segment producer on Krusty's new daytime talk show. But her initial excitement about the job fades when she discovers what an endless nightmare it is!

The episode was rated 6.87 from 308 votes.

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#16 - Carl Carlson Rides Again (Season 34 - Episode 14)


When Carl is smitten by a beautiful woman, he looks into the roots of his own identity by discovering the origins of a mysterious rodeo buckle.

The episode was rated 6.83 from 252 votes.

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#17 - Write Off This Episode (Season 34 - Episode 19)

When Marge and Lisa start a charity together, Marge is seduced by the money and prestige of Big Charity fundraising.

The episode was rated 6.80 from 229 votes.

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#18 - Pin Gal (Season 34 - Episode 17)


A mysterious figure from Marge's past returns to coach her for a bowling tournament.

The episode was rated 6.72 from 250 votes.

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#19 - Hostile Kirk Place (Season 34 - Episode 16)

When Milhouse's Dad, Kirk, takes exception to a school history lesson that paints one of his ancestors in a bad light, Kirk goes on a crusade to censor and control the school curriculum -- a crusade that Homer co-opts for fun and profit.

The episode was rated 6.67 from 260 votes.

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#20 - When Nelson Met Lisa (Season 34 - Episode 9)


A future tale of the will-they-won't-they-I-guess-they-won't-maybe-they-will of Springfield's most unlikely couple.

The episode was rated 6.62 from 250 votes.


Last updated: aug 22, 2023

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