Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's experiences into a pop culture hit, but they struggle with creative differences.
Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's experiences into a pop culture hit, but they struggle with creative differences.
In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and Homer forces Lisa to use illegal magic to cure her; Lisa is kidnapped and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.
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.
Bart transitions from class troublemaker to star basketball player at Springfield Elementary, while Lisa chronicles his success for the school paper and Homer takes over as team coach. But things take a bad bounce when Bart gets involved with the mafia. The episode is a parody of cable-sports programs.
Homer and Marge attempt to work on their marriage, not knowing that Mr. Burns and Nigel have a bet on whether Nigel can break them apart. With the successful, albeit unconventional, help of Moe, the couple gets back their mojo.
Marge consults parenting "experts" for advice when she suspects that Bart is heading down the road to failure. Meanwhile, Homer opens up a trophy store in Springfield; and Grandpa gifts Bart with a valuable watch, one that Homer's had his eye on.
After being disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns start his own for-profit university and hires Homer as a professor.
A traumatic incident at Kamp Krustier sends Bart and Lisa home early, where they are responsible for some parentes interruptus. So, wiithout the distraction of sex, Homer turns into a more productive worker and caring husband, but Marge longs for the old Homer. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa head back to camp to face the source of their trauma.
Bart's betrayal of Lisa leaves him having to deal with the guilt. Meanwhile, Homer proves to be a chess savant, leaving the Springfield citizenry in awe.
Fast-food restaurants in Springfield turn healthy, leaving Homer to turn to a greasy spoon for comfort (food), and childhood memories come flooding back. Meanwhile, Lisa scrambles for a special news story in order to save the school radio station.
While trying to relive his glory days, Mr. Burns runs into a mysterious music mogul, who cons him and leaves him bankrupt. To exact revenge, Mr. Burns enlists Homer, Bart, rapper Jazzy James and the mogul's ex-wife, Praline. Also, Lisa is wooed by the richest kid in town; Smithers undertakes a dangerous trek; and Marge opens an obscure boutique store.
Marge's obsession with a Japanese-style of living requires the family to ditch items that no longer bring them joy, including Lisa's beloved saxophone, and forcing Homer to find a home for the family pig.
To impress his daughter, Krusty brings her to spend Christmas with the Simpsons. Meanwhile, with church attendance plummeting, Rev. Lovejoy seeks converts, and a frightening Christmas toy spooks Maggie.
Homer is placed in a cast following a workplace accident, leading Marge to receive romance from an unexpected source; Lisa attempts to keep the peace as bus monitor.
Homer's new app makes his life easier as it is able to outsource his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa discovers that he's about to become a father again.
When Grampa's health issues are unable to be treated effectively, the Simpsons take him to Cuba for cheap medical care.
Homer gets stuck coaching a kids' lacrosse team with Milhouse's friendless father, Kirk, and when Kirk becomes too clingy, Homer bad-mouths him about being a loser. But Kirk overhears the rant and disappears, right before the championship game.
Krusty's new candy, "Krustaceans," leaves a bad taste in Lisa and Bart's mouths, so they launch an investigation; Homer seeks a promotion at the nuclear plant and needs Marge's help to dress the part; and news anchor Kent Brockman struggles to adapt to an evolving mediascape.
"Treehouse of Horror XXVII" features Mr. Burns organizing a Hunger Games-style contest pitting Springfield children against each other and Lisa's imaginary best friend killing Lisa's real friends in a fit of jealousy, while Moe recruits Bart to take Homer's place as a covert agent.
Bart rooting for Springfield's football rival, the Boston Americans, sets off Homer, so he schedules a family "hate-cation" excursion to Beantown to show just how horrible the city is.
Mr. Burns' search for a clan to play his virtual-reality family leads him to hire the Simpsons, except for Homer, since Burns intends to play the father. With nothing to do, Homer befriends the new next-door neighbor, a woman who eats, drinks, thinks and acts like him.
In the Season 28 premiere, Springfield burns to the ground, so the Simpsons beseech wealthy Mr. Burns to finance the rebuilding, but he has a price to pay---he's to put on a variety show at Springfield Bowl.
Homer promises Marge her dream vacation to Paris, and then to defray the cost he makes a deal with the travel agent to act as a courier and transport a briefcase with top-secret info on the trip.
Homer recalls a dysfunctional Simpson-family vacation to the Grand Canyon with the practically perfect Flanders family that turned into a memorable bonding experience.
When Marge gets arrested for letting Bart go to the park unsupervised, she serves time only to realize that prison is a welcome break from the demands of her life as a mom and wife. In her absence, Homer struggles to manage all of the parenting responsibilities that Marge usually handles.
After a mother-daughter spat, Marge takes Lisa to Capital City, where, after they enjoy a musical, the show's star sings Marge's praises to remind Lisa how lucky she is to have such a special mom. Meanwhile, Bart is bummed that everyone expects him to be the ultimate prankster, so he recruits Maggie to help him trick people.
Smithers is upset with Mr. Burns' lack of affection towards him, so Homer plays matchmaker and tries to find him a boyfriend. Meanwhile, Bart maneuvers the removal of the lead in the school production of "Casablanca," leaving Milhouse as a subpar understudy, which frustrates his costar, Lisa.
After butchering a speech in front of all of his friends at work, Homer turns to improv comedy to gain back his confidence in his public speaking skills. Meanwhile, Marge decides to rebuild Bart’s lackluster treehouse, but tensions rise when Bart questions her building skills. Also, in the episode’s last three minutes, Homer appears LIVE for the first time on television to answer fan questions.
Lisa signs up to go to Mars on a future one-way mission, much to the chagrin of Marge.
Lisa wants to be a veterinarian after she performs CPR on a raccoon, but learns a tough lesson when the neglected class hamster dies. Elsewhere: Marge moonlights as a crime scene cleaner to make extra money, but the gory scenes impact her too much.
Bart accidentally deposits a homeless woman's cart into the river, and to make amends, he lets her move into his closet for a slight fee, and when Lisa discovers her there, she finds out the lady is a wonderful folk singer, but that she has some violence and substance-abuse skeletons in her closet. Meanwhile, not-so-handy Homer traps the cat in the walls of the house.
Prof. Fink, tired of being lonely, uses his scientific expertise to make himself attractive to women, then furthers his special talents to devise an algorithm to pair up all the unlucky-at-love men and women of Springfield. Meanwhile, Marge, Bart and Lisa pay a Valentine's Day visit to Grampa at the old-folks home, where they scramble to save the residents from a drug-induced hallucination that causes them to relive memories of their happiest times.
Sanjay turns over the Kwik-E-Mart to his son, Jay, who goes against tradition, modernizes the store and makes it a cool health-food market. Bart, who has given up pranking, is enlisted to return to his playful ways and bring down the new establishment.
Bart is captivated by the new teacher at Springfield Elementary, and goes all-out to win her over. Meanwhile, Homer buys a new brand of "milk" that causes early puberty, which for Bart means stepping up his wooing game, while Lisa deals with a slight case of acne that introduces her to the world of makeup and subsequent popularity.
A photo Marge posts on social media gets Homer fired, so he goes back to his all-time favorite job, dishwasher at a Greek restaurant. The post also inspires Lisa, who develops an app that captures the real-life consequences of anything one posts online.
In an homage to "Boyhood", Bart's life flashes before his eyes.
Lisa sets out to restore the tarnished reputation of Springfield’s first female inventor. To find her invention, she scours an abandoned asylum and a restaurant that caters to men. Bart joins Lisa at the asylum, stealing one of the homicidal patient’s notebooks, and bragging to the boys at school that he wrote the entries himself. This revelation causes Homer and Marge to believe he is a sociopath, which Bart decides to use to his advantage until things go too far.
When Homer loses $5,000 at a poker game with Broadway legend Laney Fontaine, the only way he is able to settle the bet is if he loans Lisa to Laney for a month. Then, Laney turns Lisa into a show biz kid and Marge and Homer fear they made a mistake letting her go, so they head to New York to get her back.
Lisa befriends Harper, a new kid at school who happens to be super-rich. Then, Homer befriends Harper’s dad and is able to enjoy the perks of Lisa having a rich friend, as well. But Lisa decides that Harper is a bully and moves to end the friendship, which prompts Homer to try and smooth things over so he can continue to enjoy the good life.
In the annual fright-fest Halloween episode, Sideshow Bob finally kills Bart, only to reanimate him; Homer wakes up with short-term memory loss; and Lisa, Bart, and Milhouse get super powers from radiation.
When Lisa becomes scared at the Krustyland Halloween Horror Night, Homer is forced to take down his Everscream Terrors decorations. Halloween pop-up employees seek vengeance on Homer for causing them to lose their jobs, and rob his house while Homer and Lisa hide out in the attic. Homer and Lisa light up their stored holiday decorations to attract attention and stand up to the intruders.
Upon learning that their father really died of lung cancer, Selma and Patty agree to quit smoking. When Selma relapses, an angry Patty moves in with Marge and Homer.
Scotty Boom, a Chew Network super-chef, challenges Homer to a smoke-off. But when someone steals Homer's secret weapon - a smoker he bought off a mysterious man at a BBQ shack - Lisa and Bart are on the case.
Homer is diagnosed with narcolepsy, but instead of returning home with his prescription medication, he returns home drunk. He and Marge visit a marriage counselor and have a trial separation, during which Homer begins dating a 20-something hipster (Lena Dunham).
Bart's disrespectful behavior leads Marge to book him and Homer for a conflict-resolution cruise on the Relation Ship, and while Homer's away, Marge takes charge of his fantasy-football team, with surprising results.
Springfield is rocked when a resident dies; Krusty feels insulted during a comedy cable-channel roast and decides to retire; and Lisa steps in to protect Homer when she believes he's on his way to getting hurt.
Homer learns that the only place where one should truly get drunk on Christmas is at home.
In a Halloween-theme episode Bart reads Aramaic symbols from the bottom of his desk and he and Lisa are transported to an alternate world filled with demons. Also, Moe organizes a "Clockwork Orange"-ish gang in which member Dum (Homer) falls for a young lady (Marge) who wants him quit. In a homage to "The Others," the Simpsons reconnect with their earlier incarnations from the Tracey Ullman era.
Lisa hopes to counter Mr. Burns' fracking operation by bringing in Assemblywoman Maxine Lombard, but is aghast when the two political opponents take a liking to each other.
Chief Wiggum is mistakenly delivered a military jet pack, which he gleefully accepts and uses in order to fight crime. But when the jet pack crashes into the church, the congregation, led by Marge, must resort to gambling and counting cards in order to collect money to repair the church.
Homer is hypnotized at the circus and made to believe he's a young boy again, so Bart takes advantage of the situation and enlists him as his new best friend and partner in crime.
A midlife crisis leads Homer to pick up the bass guitar and join other Springfield fathers in a cover band that becomes a springboard for an unlikely breakout performer.
When her sandwiches prove to be a big hit at Springfield Elementary, Marge opens a franchise store, but the day-to-day operations prove trying and, even more vexing, another of the same franchises starts doing business across the street.
The Simpsons get on the wrong ride on a trip to the Dizzneeland amusement park and are transported to Kang and Kodos' home planet, where Homer finds himself on the locals' menu.
Tired of chauffeuring her kids around, Marge takes a job as a driver for a transportation company. Meanwhile, Homer fills in at Moe's one night and costs the bar owner so much that Moe's forced to work a temp job as a janitor at the plant.
Lisa discovers that Springfield's anthem was lifted from another town, so she composes a new one, while Homer gets a big lesson in "Wide Pride."
Springfield Elementary modernizes but suffers a technical meltdown, and Lisa must ride to the rescue. Meanwhile, the mathletes wonder if their number is up after Groundskeeper Willie is named the new coach.
Bart gets bullied at a school dance, prompting Marge to lobby the town to pass an extremely tough anti-bullying law. But things backfire when Homer gets arrested for picking on Ned Flanders.
Grampa's days in the Air Force are rehashed, while Bart picks up the smoking habit in an effort to impress Milhouse's Dutch cousin, Annika.
Homer has an old roll of film developed and it exposes memories of how Lisa and Bart first started fighting with each other.
Bart's new teacher at school proves to be a bully who wants to crush his spirit.
When Duffman undergoes hip replacement surgery and retires, the company sets up a reality show competition to find his replacement. Homer wins the competition, and because the job requires him to stay sober, he learns that beer isn’t as necessary as he thought to have a good time.
Bart's tall tale about not being involved in a bulldozer accident is a doozy, but a skeptical Marge decides to dog him all over the place until he 'fesses up. Meanwhile, Flanders gets a new dog which leads Homer to overlook Santa's Little Helper.
When inventor Elon Musk (voiced by himself) arrives in Springfield and befriends Homer, the two revolutionize the nuclear plant. But the ambitious Musk soon has Mr. Burns seething and Burns tries to have him removed, forcing Homer to make a tough decision.
In a crossover episode with "Futurama," that show's Planet Express crew arrives in modern-day Springfield to keep the Simpsons from having a disastrous impact on the future.