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From: mholtz@netcom.com (Mark Holtz) Date: 8 Apr 93 04:26:02 GMT Newsgroups: alt.tv.simpsons,rec.arts.tv Subject: The Simpsons Episode Guide (April, 1993) "The Simpsons" Episode Guide written by Mark Holtz (updated April 7, 1993) This guide just contains titles, production codes, and descriptions. For a complete listing with air dates, see "The Simpsons" Air Dates. First Season ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Some Enchanted Evening (7G01): When Marge calls a radio shrink and tells that their marriage is failing, Homer takes Marge out to a nice dinner and a night at the Offramp Inn. However, the sitter they hired was featured that night on "America's Most Armed and Dangerous." [Aired May 13, 1990] Bart the Genius (7G02): Bart swaps IQ tests with the class brain, and ends up at a school for gifted kids, where Bart ends up the butt of everyone's jokes. [Aired January 14, 1990] Homer's Odyssey (7G03): Homer gets fired for causing another accident at the nuclear plant, and almost commits suicide. He see the light, and becomes a safety activist, and soon goes after the plant he was fired from. [Aired January 21, 1990] NOTES: Montgomery Burns and Smithers is introduced. There's No Disgrace Like Home (7G04): After seeing family bliss at the recent family picnic, Homer sells the TV and goes to a psychiatrist advertised on TV. [Aired January 28, 1990] NOTES: First scenes of Itchy and Scratchy. Bart the General (7G05): When Bart gets beat up by the school bully for defending Lisa, he organizes his friends to go after the bully. [Aired February 4, 1990] NOTES: Grandpa Simpson is introduced. Moaning Lisa (7G06): Lisa is feeling down and blue about the problems around her, and meets a fellow blues musician, Bleedin' Gums Murphy. [Aired February 11, 1990] "The Tell-Tale Head" (7G07): In order to impress some bad kids at school, Bart cuts off the head of a statue of the town's founder, Jebediah Obediah Zacariah Jenadiah Springfield. Unfortunately, this stunt shocks the whole town. [Aired February 25, 1990] NOTES: Krusty The Clown has cameo, however, picture only can be seen in "Homer's Odyssey" and title sequence. Sideshow Bob can also be seen. Reverend Lovejoy is introduced. "The Simpson's Christmas Special" (AKA: Simpson's Roasting on a Open Fire) (7G08): It's a not-so-merry Christmas for Simpsons, when Mr. Burns decides to cut the Christmas bonuses and Marge had to spend the Christmas savings to erase a tattoo Bart thought would make a great Christmas present. In order to hide the fact that he did not get the bonus, Homer takes a second job as a store santa. [Aired December 17, 1989] NOTES: Patty, and Selma are introduced, and Santa's Little Helper joins the family. Ned and Todd Flanders, the Simpson's next door neighbors, are introduced. This episode is available on videocassette. Call of the Simpsons (7G09): It's a camping mis-adventure for the Simpsons. First, the Simpson's get lost in the woods and lose all their camping equipment. Then, Bart and Homer go get help, but get washed down a waterfall, and lose all their clothes. Meanwhile, Maggie meets up with some bears. Then, Homer is mistaken for Big Foot. [Aired February 18, 1990] Homer's Night Out (7G10): Using his new mail-order spy camera, Bart catches Homer dancing with a strip dancer at a "stag" party. [Aired March 25, 1990] Jacques to be Wild (AKA: Life In The Fast Lane) (7G11): Homer gives Marge a bowling ball for her birthday, intending to use it for himself. However, Marge vows to learn how to bowl, and ends up getting intimate with Jacque, her bowling teacher. [Aired March 18, 1990] NOTES: Helen Lovejoy is introduced. Krusty Gets Busted (7G12): When Krusty the Klown is caught robbing the Kwik-E-Mart, Bart vows to clear his hero's name, even though the robbery was witnessed by his father, Homer. [Aired April 29, 1990] The Crepes of Wrath (7G13): After flushing a cherry bomb down the school toilet, Bart is sent to France via a student exchange, and ends up working for some crooks who want to put anti-freeze in the wine. Meanwhile, the Simpsons receive Adil Hoaxha, an Albanian exchange student who is actually a spy. [Aired April 15, 1990] Second Season ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Two Cars in Every Garage, Three Eyes on Every Fish (7F01): In order to keep his nuclear plant from being closed down due to numerous violations, Montgomery Burns decides to run for governor. [Aired November 1, 1990] Simpson and Delilah (7F02): After trying a hair-growing formula (charged to the company's health insurance), Homer gets promoted to an executive position, and gets a male secretary who helps him along in his job. [Aired October 18, 1990] Bart Gets An F (7F03): If Bart fails another test, he may have to repeat the fourth grade. So he enlists the aid of the class brain to help him pass. [Aired October 11, 1990] "The Simpson's Halloween Special" (AKA: Treehouse of Horror) (7F04): Bart and Lisa swap three horror stories in their tree house: * "Bad Dream House" - The Simpson's move into a haunted house, complete with a dimensional vortex, bleeding walls, and a Indian burial ground. * "Hungry Are The Damned" - Aliens kidnap The Simpsons, and invite them to a "great feast" on Rigel 4. * "The Raven" - James Earl Jones narrates Edger Allen Poe's classic tale starring the Simpsons. This version stays very close to the original poem. [Aired October 25, 1990] Dancin' Homer (7F05): After helping the Springfield Isotopes win a game, "Dancin' Homer" becomes the team mascot, and the family gets invited to Capital City. [Aired November 8, 1990] NOTES: Tony Bennet voices as himself singing the "Capital City" song, a variation of "New York, New York" Bart the Daredevil (7F06): Bart embarks on a life of death-defying feats when he sees a daredevil perform at a Monster Truck Rally. [Aired December 6, 1990] NOTES: Doctor Hibert is introduced. Bart Vs. Thanksgiving (7F07): Bart runs away from home when he "accidentally" burns Lisa's masterpiece and refuses to apologize about it. [Aired November 22, 1990] Dead Putting Society (7F08): Bart and Todd Flanders enter a miniature golf tournament at Sir Putt-A-Lots. However, Homer and Ned Flanders bet that the "father of the boy who does not win mows the neighbor's lawn in their wife's Sunday dress". [Aired November 15, 1990] Itchy & Scratchy & Marge (7F09): After watching an Itchy and Scratchy cartoon, Maggie bonks Homer in the head with a hammer. When this happens, Marge vows to eliminate violence in cartoons. [Aired December 20, 1990] "Episode 23: Bart Gets Hit By A Car" (7F10): When Mr. Burns hits Bart in a auto accident, and is willing to pay only one-hundred dollars, Homer sues Mr. Burns for a million. NOTES: The Devil is introduced. [Aired January 10, 1991] One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (7F11): Homer believes that he has 24 hours to live after thinking he ate the deadly blowfish at a local sushi restaurant. [Aired January 24, 1991] NOTES: George Takei guest voices as the Japanese waiter. Larry King narrates the bible. The Way We Was (7F12): When the TV goes out, Homer and Marge tell how they first met in 1974 Springfield. [Aired January 31, 1991] NOTES: McBain is introduced. Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment (7F13): In 2300 B.C., Moses received the ten commandments from God, among which was "Thou Shalt Not Steal." In present day Springfield, Homer gets an illegal cable hook-up, which Lisa refuses to watch, for fear of losing her soul. [Aired February 7, 1991] Bart's Dog Gets An F (7F14): After chewing up Homer's new $125 sneakers and the Bouvier family quilt, Santa's Little Helper is enrolled in a obedience school. [Aired March 7, 1991] NOTES: Tracey Ullman guest voices. Principal Charming (7F15): Homer sets up a date between Principal Skinner and Marge's sister, Selma. However, it ends up being Skinner and Patty. [Aired February 14, 1991] Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? (7F16): Fearing death, Grandpa Simpson tells Homer that he has a half-brother. This half-brother, Herbert Powell, is a carmaker in Detroit, and wants Homer to design a car for the average man to save his car company. [Aired February 21, 1991] NOTES: Danny DeVito guest voices as Herbert Powell. Old Money (7F17): When Abraham "Grandpa" Simpson inherits one hundred six thousand dollars from his deceased sweetie, he decides to give it to people who need it most. [Aired March 28, 1991] Brush with Greatness (7F18): While Homer tackles his weight problem, Marge takes up painting, a skill which she gave up due to an obnoxious art teacher in high school, and ends up being commissioned to do a portrait of Mr. Burns. [Aired April 11, 1991] NOTES: Ringo Starr voices as himself. Lisa's Substitute (7F19): Lisa's regular teacher falls sick, and gets replaced with a substitute teacher who changes the face of learning for Lisa. Meanwhile, Bart runs against Martin, the class brain, for president of his class. [Aired April 25, 1991] NOTES: Dustin Hoffman voices as Mr. Bergstrom uncredited. War Of The Simpsons (7F20): After being embarrassed by Homer during a house party, Marge signs up for Reverend Lovejoy's marriage retreat at Catfish Lake. However, Homer has fishing on his mind, and the only sitter they could get at the last minute is Grandpa Simpson. [Aired May 2, 1991] Three Men and a Comic Book (7F21): In order to earn enough money to purchase the very first "Radioactive Man" comic book (valued at $100), Bart takes a part time job with a neighbor. However, after discovering that working is for chumps, Bart enters into a partnership with Martin and Millhous. [Aired May 9, 1991] Blood Feud (7F22): Mr. Burns needs double-O negative blood, and only Bart can supply it. Now, Homer wants some gratitude for Bart's donation. [Aired July 11, 1991] Third Season ~~~~~~~~~~~~ When Flanders Failed (7F23): Ned Flanders quits his regular job and announces at a barbque that he is opening a mall store catering to lefties. Homer, however, wishes that Flanders would fail. [Aired October 3, 1991] Stark Raving Dad (7F24): Thanks to Bart leaving his lucky red hat in the load of washed white shirts, Homer wears a pink shirt to the nuclear power plant. He is promptly committed to a mental institution, where he meets up with a white man who walks and talks like Michael Jackson. [Aired September 19, 1991] NOTE: Michael Jackson did the voice uncredited. NOTE: The following episodes are broadcast in Dolby Surround Stereo. Mr Lisa Goes To Washington (8F01): Thanks to Lisa's patriotic and winning essay in a Reading Digest contest, the Simpsons win a trip to Washington DC. However, Lisa's faith in democracy is shaken when she sees her local representative taking a bribe for a permit to cut down Springfield National Forest. [Aired September 26, 1991] "The Simpsons Halloween Special II" (aka Treehouse of Horror II) (8F02): In the sequel to the original "Treehouse of Horror", three more tales of horror. Lisa, Bart, and Homer eat too much candy, and end up having nightmares . . . * The Monkey's Paw - The Simpsons, on a foreign trip, pick up a monkey's paw that gives the holder four wishes . . . with bad side effects. * Bart The Monster - In a parody of a classic "Twilight Zone" episode, everyone in Springfield must be happy or else something will happen to them by a monster. The monster is known as . . . Bart Simpson, the kid with the mental powers. * Homer's Brain - Homer gets randomly fired from the nuclear power plant, and gets hired as a gravedigger. He falls asleep in the grave, and gets picked up by Mr. Burns for a cyborg experiment. [Aired October 31, 1991] Bart The Murderer (8F03): After having a very lousy day of school, Bart accidentally stumbles into "The Legitimate Businessman Social Club", a mobster front. He becomes a bartender, but when he shows up late at work and blames Principal Skinner, Skinner disappears. [Aired October 10, 1991] Homer Defined (8F04): When Homer accidentally saved two nuclear plants, he becomes a hero, and is admired by his daughter Lisa. [Aired October 17, 1991] NOTE: Magic Johnson voices as himself. Like Father, Like Clown (8F05): Krusty finally drops by to have dinner with the Simpsons to thank Bart for believing him (see "Krusty Gets Busted"), and drops a bombshell: He real name is Krustowsky, and he is estranged from his rabbi father, who disowned him when Krusty decided to be a clown instead of a rabbi. Now, Bart vows to reunite Klown and rabbi. [Aired October 24, 1991] NOTE: Jackie Mason is the voice of Rabbi Krustowsky. Lisa's Pony (8F06) - After disappointing Lisa (again), Homer finally gives Lisa a pony. Now, in desperation to pay off the bills associated with owning a pony, Homer works the graveyard shift as Apu's Kwik-E-Mart. [Aired November 7, 1991] Saturdays of Thunder (8F07) - In order to build a father/son relationship, Homer helps Bart build a soapbox racer. However, when Martin crashes his racer during the time trials, Bart must make an important decision: Turn his back on his father and be Martin's replacement driver, or race in his soapbox and let Nelson win. [Aired November 14, 1991] Flaming Moe's (8F08) - Homer helps invent the hottest drink in Springfield. However, when Moe steals the recipe and turns Moe's Tavern into the hottest spot in Springfield, Homer vows revenge. [Aired November 21, 1991] NOTE: Rock band AeroSmith guest star, animated as themselves. Burns Verkauft das Kraftwerk (8F09) (translated: Burns Sells The Power Plant) - Homer finds that his job as "safety inspector" is in danger when Mr. Burns sells the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to German businessmen for $100,000,000. [Aired December 5, 1991] I Married Marge (8F10) - Picking up where "The Way We Was" left off. . . The year is 1980, and Homer is working at the local miniature golfing course, living with Marge's parents, and dating Marge. Then Marge becomes pregnant with Bart. [Aired December 26, 1991] Radio Bart (8F11) It's Bart's tenth birthday. Bart receives a radio microphone, which he promptly uses to play practical jokes on everyone, including that a little boy named Timothy O'Toole has fallen down the local well. [Aired January 9, 1992] NOTE: Sting guest voices as himself with a song titled "We're Sending Our Love Down The Well". Lisa the Greek (8F12) - Lisa's football predicting skills brings about a closer relationship between Homer and Lisa (not to mention making Moe broke) . . . until Lisa realizes that the relationship may end with the Super Bowl XXVI. [Aired January 23, 1992] [The January __, 1993 repeat of this episode had portions redubbed for the '93 Super Bown] Homer at the Bat (8F13) - Mr. Burns bets $1,000,000 that his company team can beat a competiting plant's team. In order to do so, he replaced the regular company team with new security guard Roger Clemens, new janitor Wade Boggs, lunchroom cashier Ken Griffey Jr., and other new employees like Steve Sac, Don Mattingly, Ozzie Smith, Jose Canseco, and Mike Scioscia (who runs the solid contaminate encapsulator. [Aired February 20, 1992] Homer Alone (8F14) - When the family causes Marge to flip out, she takes a vacation from it all at Rancho Relaxo, leaving Lisa and Bart with Patty and Selma (shudder), and Homer alone with Maggie. Then, Maggie goes searching for Marge. [Aired February 6, 1992] Separate Vocations (8F15) (not "Act II: Death Drives A Stick") - After taking the Career Aptitude Normalization Test, or CANT test, Lisa finds out she's more suited to be a homemaker, while Bart is more suited to be a police officer. While Bart enjoys his taste of authority, Lisa turns in a bad kid. [Aired February 27, 1992] NOTE: Steve Allen guest voices. Bart the Lover (8F16) - He has the name of the 23rd president, the face of Gordie Howe, and the lines of a frenchman. Is Mrs. Krabapple's new pen pal/lover Bart's latest practical joke? Meanwhile, Homer starts building a doghouse, and learns to give up swearing. [Aired February 16, 1992] Dog of Death (8F17) - When Santa's Little Helper suffers from a twisted stomach, the Simpson's sacrifice in order to pay for a life saving operation. However, when the family's morale suffers from the cuts, the dog runs away, and quickly becomes one of Mr. Burn's hounds. [Aired March 12, 1992] Colonel Homer (8F19) - After a particularly bad movie experience, Homer drives to a bar where he discovers a singer named Lurleen Lumpkin. Now, Colonel Homer is her manager, much to Marge's disgust. [Aired March 26, 1992] The Otto Show (8F20) - Otto loses his job driving the school bus, partially because he doesn't have a driver's license, and, after being kicked out of his apartment, goes to live with the Simpsons. [Aired April 23, 1992] Black Widower (8F21) (aka The Return of Sideshow) - Sideshow Bob gets paroled, and marries Patty. However, Bart suspects that Sideshow Bob has something else up his sleeve..... [Aired April 9, 1992] Bart's Friend Falls In Love (8F22) - Bart and Milhouse enter the age of cooties, when Milhouse and a new girl start dating . . . without her father knowing it. [Aired May 7, 1992] Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes? (8F23) - Herbert Powell returns, and asks the Simpson's help for an invention idea of his, using the money Homer received from the nuclear planet for some bogus award. [Aired August 27, 1992] Fourth Season ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Streetcar Named Marge (8F18) - Marge takes a part in the musical version of "A Streetcar Named Desire", a musical which has a strange resemblance to the Simpsons' own home life. [Aired October 1, 1992] Camp Krusty (8F24) - Bart and Lisa spend the six weeks at Camp Krusty. However, the camp is not what it seems, as Bart and Lisa quickly find out. [Aired September 24, 1992] The production company that animates "The Simpsons" has been replaced from Klasky-Csupo to Film Roman. Homer the Heretic (9F01) - Homer, in a dream, gets permission from God to skip church, much to Marge's objections. [Aired October 8, 1992] Lisa the Beauty Queen (9F02) - Homer enters Lisa in a beauty contest, and Lisa comes up as runner up. However, when the original winner is injured, Lisa becomes "Little Miss Springfield". [Aired October 15, 1992] Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie (9F03) - When Bart fails to keeps to eye on Maggie and puts her life in danger, Homer finally puts his foot down on Bart mischief by passing the ultimate punishment: Bart can never see the Itchy and Scratchy Movie. [Aired November 3, 1992] Treehouse of Horror III (9F04) - The Simpsons hold a Halloween Party, in which three stories are exchanged..... * "Clown Without Pity" - Bart receives, as a birthday present, a talking Krusty doll....from the "House of Evil 'Your One Stop Evil Shop'" * "King Homer" - King Kong Klone. * "Dial 'Z' For Zombies" - After being assigned to read a another book, Bart picks out an item from the occult section, and tries to raise the dead Snowball I, but instead cause the dead people to rise up. [Aired October 29, 1992] Marge Gets a Job (9F05) - The Simpson's home needs about $8,000 worth of foundation work, so Marge gets a job at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. However, things start getting a bit sticky when Mr. Burns develops a crush on Marge. [Aired November 5, 1992] New Kid on the Block (9F06) - Bart develops a crush on the new girl next door, but his heart is broken when she dates Jimbo. [Aired November 12, 1992] Mr. Plow (9F07) - After Homer wrecks the two family cars during a snowstorm, he buys a snowplow, and starts up "Mr. Plow". However, the competition becomes cutthroat when Homers best buddy, Barney, starts up a competing plowing business, "King Plow". [Aired November 19, 1992] Lisa's First Words (9F08) - While trying to get Maggie to say her first words, Homer recalls what happened a few years back when Lisa was born, when they first moved into their present home, and what Lisa said was her first words. [Aired December 3, 1992] Homer's Triple Bypass (9F09) - All those years of eating those fatty foods has caused Homer to have a heart attack. Now, Homer has a choice - spend $40,000 for Dr. Hibbert's bypass operation, or $129.95 for Dr. Nick Riviera's operation--any operation. [Aired December 17, 1992] Marge vs. the Monorail (9F10) - After getting $3 million from a fine due to Mr. Burn's illegal disposal of nuclear waste, the town decided to spend money on a needless monorail....built from shoddy materials. Leonard Nimoy guest voices as himself. [Aired January 14, 1993] Selma's Choice (9F11) - After a aunt Gladys Bouiver dies, Selma decided to try and get married and have a child. [Aired January 21, 1993] Brother from the Same Planet (9F12) - [Missed episode due to remodeling. No description available] [Aired February 4, 1993] I Love Lisa (9F13) - Lisa's valentine to the most disliked boy in her class causes her to be chased by him. [Aired February 11, 1993] Duffless (9F14) - After Homer gets caught drunk driving, he promises Marge to stay off the Duff for one month. Meanwhile, when Bart ruins Lisa's science project, Lisa vows to take revenge by determining which is smarter: A hamster or Bart. [Aired February 18, 1993] So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show (9F17) - When Homer get seriously injured from Bart's practical joke, the Simpsons recall at the hospital various moments from past episodes. [Aired April 1, 1993] Yet To Be Aired -=============- Last Exit to Springfield (9F15) - The Front (9F16) - *> Possible episodes? <* Whacking Day (9F18) - Krusty Gets Kancelled (9F19) - To air May 13th Marge in Chains (9F20) - Homer's Barbershop Quartet (9F21) - Cape Feare (9F22) - Sideshow Bob RETURN! Fifth Season ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Completed Scripts -===============- Rosebud (1F??) - Burn's "Rosebud" is discovered by the Simpsons $pringfield (1F??) - Legalized gambling comes to Springfield Scripts In Progress -=================- [Homer Goes to College] (1F??) - [Bart the Boy Scout] (1F??) - [Thelma & Louise] (1F??) - Marge & Mrs. Powers on the run [Homer and Another Woman] (1F??) - A Homer-ish woman at the power plant captures Homer's attention [Bart's Inner Child] (1F??) - [Homer vs. Apu & The Quik-E-Mart] (1F??) - NOTE: Only "The Tell-Tale Head" and "Episode 23: Bart Gets Hit By A Car" have actual on-screen titles. Music Videos ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do the Bart, Man!: During a dance recital, Bart swaps the music, does a new dance, and sings about how cool he is. [Aired December 6, 1990] Deep, Deep Trouble: Bart tells his tale of being in deep, deep trouble after mowing the sprinkler head and having a wild house party. 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