Homer is fired and decides to buy an ice-cream truck. Marge makes use of the mountains of Popsicle sticks from Homer's ice-cream consumption by creating sculptures of Springfield citizens with them, leading to a feature about her on the news. The episode f (more…)
Marge opens a gym for real women because she's disenchanted with Springfield's snooty, glitzy L.A. Body Works. Her gym, Shapes: A Gym for Women, is a huge success, launching a chain that makes Marge rich and famous. But Homer fears Marge will leave him for (more…)
Two college girls mistake Lisa for a peer; Bart lives inside a bubble to contain the infection he got from a Chinese mosquito. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky has a cameo. Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer.
Lisa becomes an apprentice to a magician, the Great Raymondo (voice of Martin Landau), and ends up inadvertently embroiled in a showdown of the craft's elite. David Copperfield and Penn and Teller have voice cameos as themselves.
Homer takes Marge out for a romantic night, leaving the kids with a sitter---who's profiled on "America's Most Armed and Dangerous." Voice of Sitter: Penny Marshall. Other voices include June Foray, Chris Collins, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Julie Ka (more…)
While working for Fat Tony (Joe Mantegna), Bart gains enough influence with his boss to solve his problems with Principal Skinner---perhaps permanently. Neil Patrick Harris has a voice cameo. Other voices: Nancy Cartwright, Phil Hartman, Harry Shearer, Han (more…)
With Homer-logical justification, Bart and Homer go on the grift and do fairly well before joining a more experienced con man for a big score. Edward Norton plays an FBI man. Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner.
The family's biblical dreams include Homer and Marge as Adam and Eve, with Flanders as God; Milhouse as Moses; and Bart as David battling Goliath's son (“this time, it's personal”). Voices include Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta.
Cheech and Chong launch a reunion comedy tour, but Chong refuses to do the old routines and leaves the stage during the Springfield show. Homer fills in for him, and Cheech hires Homer to perform with him as "Cheech and Chunk." Meanwhile, Marge and Lisa tr (more…)
Homer decides to cash in on the "tween lit" craze and forms a team to group write a novel. He enlists fantasy novelist Neil Gaiman (providing his own voice) for the effort, but then must navigate treacherous industry shoals at the Springfield Book Fair. An (more…)