", "Are you trying to stall us, or are you just senile? Mike B. Anderson After the kids find a record with Homer's picture on it, he recalls the story of how he achieved fame in the 1980s with his barbershop quartet, The Be Sharps. The Simpsons (1989– ) 4. Homer must travel to New York to get his car back, which is illegally parked at World Trade Center Plaza. Dan Castellaneta, I miss my fly-fly, Dada! Stars: Nancy Cartwright, Marge versus the Monorail” may very well be the most reliably amusing and engaging Simpsons episode ever. "Truly, yours is a butt that won't quit.". | To date, "Who Shot Mr. For more. Would you like to see my Grammy award?". Yeardley Smith. Meanwhile, Springfield Elementary introduces uniforms. Dan Castellaneta, Homer intentionally gains more weight in order to qualify for disability and work from home, but soon realizes that being morbidly obese comes with its own problems. Stars: Dignity (Season 12, Episode … Dan Castellaneta, "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily" was motivated largely by the fact that Maude Flanders' voice actress had moved away from California, but the writers found a great storyline to explore in Maude's tragic, T-shirt cannon-induced death. Director: “Homerpalooza” (Season 7, 1996) 98. After his birthday party goes wrong, Mr. Burns begins to want his childhood toy, a teddy bear named Bobo; Homer finds that Maggie is in possession of the doll. "Moe, I haven't seen the place this crowded since the government cracked down on you for accepting food stamps.". | Stars: Top 50 Simpsons Episodes of All-Time. Yeardley Smith. For his part, Milhouse wanted no part of the fame, fortune, and constant hassle that come with child stardom. Waah! Yeardley Smith. But the episode also hit all the right notes in terms of celebrating the peculiar sense of community among Springfielders and their mythologized town history. The episode ended on a cliffhanger, with Burns shot and dozens of Springfielders as potential culprits. Yeardley Smith, TV-PG The episode saw a Hollywood studio choose Springfield as the location to shoot their big-budget Radioactive Man movie (starring Ranier Wolfcastle, of course). Another member of Grampa Simpson's WWII platoon dies, leaving only him and Mr. Burns. What's your favourite episode? If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. Stars: Yeardley Smith. But the most recent seasons have still featured some fantastic episodes that are just as good as anything from the show's classic era. “It’s as perfect an episode of television as I’ve ever seen,” Ortved says. 2015 is almost upon us! 4. Luckily, a little Chaos Theory causes an uprising of animatronic Itchy and Scratchy robots, providing for some much-needed family bonding. The Simpsons (1989– ) Director: Yeardley Smith. | "There's something wrong with that kid. Julie Kavner, Best 'Simpsons' episodes of all time When “The Simpsons” aired its 636th episode on April 29, 2018, it surpassed “Gunsmoke” to become the longest-running primetime scripted series in … My favorite The Simpsons episodes of all time. To celebrate the 30th birthday of the greatest set of television characters of all time, let’s look back at the stories behind the 100 best Simpsons episodes. If you've ever been trapped in a boring summer vacation without end, you'll understand what Bart went through in this episode. "Now, now, now, don't beat yourself up. It has a majority of the show's funniest and most relatable scenes. Homer recounts the story of Maggie's birth when the kids ask why there are no photos of her in the family album. Tell us what you think about this feature. After skipping church one week, Homer decides that he is never going back. ", "A little from Column A, a little from Column B. David Silverman Susie Dietter ", "Your father can be surprisingly sensitive. 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