The Simpsons

10 Best Episodes of The Simpsons - Season 35

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 jun 12, 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!

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#15 - Thirst Trap: A Corporate Love Story (Season 35 - Episode 4)

In a parody documentary, a young college-dropout CEO embraces the Silicon Valley "fake it until you make it" philosophy and bewitches Mr. Burns into funding her highly dubious dream project.

The episode was rated 6.67 from 260 votes.

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#14 - Lisa Gets an F1 (Season 35 - Episode 12)


Lisa feels a need for speed as well a need for control of her anxiety when she becomes a pro kid go-cart racer.

The episode was rated 6.71 from 206 votes.

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#13 - Frinkenstein's Monster (Season 35 - Episode 11)

Professor Frink secretly helps Homer, through a zoom interview, land a high-level position at a state-of-the-art nuclear plant in Shelbyville. But since Homer lacks the skills to actually perform the job, Frink must monitor Homer's work situation remotely and dictate his every word... causing Frink to fear he's created a monster.

The episode was rated 6.76 from 226 votes.

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#12 - It's a Blunderful Life (Season 35 - Episode 7)


Lisa recounts the story of how Homer was scapegoated for a power outage that plunged Springfield into darkness days before Thanksgiving.

The episode was rated 6.77 from 243 votes.

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#11 - Clan of the Cave Mom (Season 35 - Episode 13)

A parenting disagreement between Marge and Luann Van Houten escalates into a life-or-death struggle for survival.

The episode was rated 6.81 from 198 votes.

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#10 - Night of the Living Wage (Season 35 - Episode 14)


Marge gets a job in a high-pressure ghost kitchen, but when she tries to start a union, she gets more than she (collectively) bargained for.

The episode was rated 6.83 from 179 votes.

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#9 - AE Bonny Romance (Season 35 - Episode 8)

When Groundskeeper Willie is kidnapped to Scotland, Bart and the Simpsons follow - only to discover that what awaits is Homer's worst nightmare.

The episode was rated 6.86 from 243 votes.

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#8 - Cremains of the Day (Season 35 - Episode 15)


When someone in Homer's life passes away, he and guys from Moe's go on a road trip to scatter the ashes... but will their friendship die as well?

The episode was rated 6.94 from 160 votes.

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#7 - A Mid-Childhood Night's Dream (Season 35 - Episode 2)

Marge feels an overwhelming dread of the empty nest.

The episode was rated 6.95 from 288 votes.

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#6 - McMansion & Wife (Season 35 - Episode 3)


When a new neighbor showers him with kindness, Homer thinks he's being tricked into buying a sports car at the dealership where the neighbor works - but the truth turns out to be even more sinister; Lisa neutralizes Nelson after he goes on a bullying spree.

The episode was rated 6.97 from 277 votes.

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#5 - Do the Wrong Thing (Season 35 - Episode 10)

Homer and Bart become kings of the blue-collar sports circuit, but Marge suspects something dishonest at the core of their father-son bond.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 235 votes.

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#4 - Murder, She Boat (Season 35 - Episode 9)


Lisa must solve a closed-boat mystery when Comic Book Guy's million-dollar action figure is "murdered" on a pop culture cruise.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 236 votes.

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#3 - Homer's Crossing (Season 35 - Episode 1)

Feeling worthless at work, Homer volunteers to be a school crossing guard. But when his safety squad receives too much funding, the crossing guards become a force to be feared.

The episode was rated 7.09 from 328 votes.

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#2 - Treehouse of Horror XXXIV (Season 35 - Episode 5)


After Bart is turned into an NFT, Marge fights though the blockchain to rescue her son. To track down a gruesome serial killer, Lisa turns to a murderer from her past. An outbreak transforms Springfielders into a plague of lazy, beer-loving oafs.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 273 votes.

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#1 - Iron Marge (Season 35 - Episode 6)

When Marge's heart is broken by a bad birthday present, Bart and Lisa must dig into their mom's past to show that they really know her. Homer becomes a neighborhood fear-monger.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 255 votes.

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