The Simpsons

Matt Groening's subversive, animated satire about Springfield's hapless first family became a cult favorite when it premiered on Fox in 1989 after first being seen in 1987 as a short on 'The Tracey Ullman Show.' That was then; now it's TV longest running comedy. Not since 'The Flintstones' in the '60s has a cartoon series drawn such a large adult audien (more…)

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Thu Aug 17 8:00pm
Marge vs. the Monorail(Season 4, Episode 12) FXX

Leonard Nimoy is among the first to ride Springfield's new monorail, opposed by Marge. Phil Hartman plays the monorail salesman. Other voices: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.

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Thu Aug 17 8:30pm
Secrets of a Successful Marriage(Season 5, Episode 22) FXX

Homer teaches a class on “Secrets of a Successful Marriage,” but sharing secrets about his own union gets him kicked out of the house. Voices: Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright.

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Thu Aug 17 9:00pm
The PTA Disbands(Season 6, Episode 21) FXX

Bart helps precipitate a teachers strike, but he rues his handiwork when Marge takes over for Mrs. Krabapple. Voices: Julie Kavner, Marcia Wallace, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith.

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Thu Aug 17 9:30pm
Grift of the Magi(Season 11, Episode 9) FXX

Bankrupt Springfield Elementary is taken over by a private outfit whose members' real goal is to mine the kids' minds for toy ideas. Voices include Tim Robbins, Joe Mantegna and Gary Coleman.

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Thu Aug 17 10:00pm
Girls Just Want to Have Sums(Season 17, Episode 19) FXX

After making a sexist comment, Principal Skinner is replaced by Melanie Upfoot (Frances McDormand), who divides the school into two schools: one for boys, one for girls. Lisa gets frustrated when she's not allowed to take math at the boys school, so she dr (more…)

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Thu Aug 17 10:30pm
Bart Gets a 'Z'(Season 21, Episode 2) FXX

The kids in Mrs. Krabappel's class think she needs to lighten up, so they spike her coffee with liquor. Unfortunately, she makes a fool of herself and Principal Skinner fires her. Her replacement is a cool guy---so cool that Bart feels guilty about getting (more…)

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Thu Aug 17 11:00pm
Black Eyed, Please(Season 24, Episode 15) FXX

When Flanders' parents prove to prefer Homer's company to his, he jealously responds by giving Homer a shiner, and then tries desperately to reconcile with him. Meanwhile, Lisa is at a loss to understand why a new substitute teacher is bullying her for no (more…)

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Thu Aug 17 11:30pm
Blazed and Confused(Season 26, Episode 7) FXX

Bart's new teacher at school proves to be a bully who wants to crush his spirit.

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Fri Aug 18 6:00pm
Radioactive Man(Season 7, Episode 2) FXX

Bart auditions for the part of Fallout Boy in the movie "Radioactive Man," being filmed in Springfield. Mickey Rooney has a cameo. Other voices: Pamela Hayden, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer.

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Fri Aug 18 6:30pm
Burns, Baby Burns(Season 8, Episode 4) FXX

Rodney Dangerfield is the voice of Mr. Burns' illegitimate son, who irritates Burns with his lack of social graces. Other voices: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright.

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Fri Aug 18 7:00pm
Eight Misbehavin'(Season 11, Episode 7) FXX

Feeling more stressed than blessed after the birth of their octuplets, Apu and Manjula get child-care help in a deal they come to regret. Voices: Jan Hooks, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith.

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Fri Aug 18 7:30pm
New Kids on the Blecch(Season 12, Episode 14) FXX

'N Sync has a cameo as a record producer tries to create the next big boy band out of Milhouse, Bart, Nelson and Ralph Wiggum. Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright.

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Fri Aug 18 8:00pm
Elementary School Musical(Season 22, Episode 1) FXX

In the 22nd-season premiere, Lisa goes to a performing-arts camp, which sparks her creative fire. Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Amber Riley from "Glee" lend their voices to Lisa's fellow campers, while Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie ("Flight of the Con (more…)

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Fri Aug 18 8:30pm
The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants(Season 23, Episode 7) FXX

After Homer hosts a party to promote Krusty's new liquor, Mr. Burns makes him an account exec and an ad pro (voice of John Slattery) mentors him. Soon Homer begins to neglect his family. Meanwhile, Bart begins reading classic novels.

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Fri Aug 18 9:00pm
Moonshine River(Season 24, Episode 1) FXX

In the Season 24 premiere, Bart and the family head to New York City, where he hopes to reconnect with the lost love of his life, Mary Spuckler, who left her hillbilly clan in Springfield for the bright lights of the Big Apple. Meanwhile, Marge and Lisa ar (more…)

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Fri Aug 18 9:30pm
Four Regrettings and a Funeral(Season 25, Episode 3) FXX

When a beloved Springfielder dies, four residents recall life events that they would like to do over. Among them: Homer bemoans selling a tech stock to purchase a bowling ball, and Marge fears that she's the reason Bart is such a rebellious child. Others w (more…)

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Fri Aug 18 10:00pm
Opposites A-Frack(Season 26, Episode 5) FXX

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.

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Fri Aug 18 10:30pm
How Lisa Got Her Marge Back(Season 27, Episode 18) FXX

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 t (more…)

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Fri Aug 18 11:00pm
'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky(Season 14, Episode 16) FXX

Eric Idle is the voice of a documentarian who steers Lisa in a new direction---astronomy---as he shoots “A Day in the Life of Springfield Elementary.” Joe Mantegna, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria.

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Fri Aug 18 11:30pm
The Fat & the Furriest(Season 15, Episode 5) FXX

Homer's videotaped encounter with a grizzly bear earns him a reputation for cowardice, so he decides to have a rematch. Charles Napier, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith.

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Sun Aug 20 4:00pm
Old Money(Season 2, Episode 17) FXX

Grandpa Simpson loses his love, leaving him with a heavy heart---and a heavy wallet when his sweetie leaves him money in her will. Voices: Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Yeardley Smith.

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Sun Aug 20 4:30pm
Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy(Season 5, Episode 14) FXX

Lisa's outrage over the gender stereotypes reinforced by a new talking doll prompts her to confront the dollmaker (Kathleen Turner). Yeardley Smith, Pamela Hayden, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.

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Sun Aug 20 5:00pm
The Old Man and the C Student(Season 10, Episode 20) FXX

Bart is assigned to do community service at the Retirement Castle, where he tries to inject some life into the recreation activities. Voices: Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria.

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Sun Aug 20 5:30pm
Simpsons Christmas Stories(Season 17, Episode 9) FXX

A trio of Christmas-themed stories includes Marge and Homer as Mary and Joseph; Burns and Grandpa shooting down Santa in World War II; and a Springfieldian take on “The Nutcracker.”

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  • Premiered: December 17, 1989
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Matt Groening's subversive, animated satire about Springfield's hapless first family became a cult favorite when it premiered on Fox in 1989 after first being seen in 1987 as a short on 'The Tracey Ullman Show.' That was then; now it's TV longest running c… (more)

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