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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Fri Dec 15 9:30pm
Simpson Tide(Season 9, Episode 19) FXX

A nuclear-sub captain (Rod Steiger) puts naval reservist Homer in command during war games. Bob Denver has a cameo. Other voices: Hank Azaria, Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith.

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Fri Dec 15 10:00pm
The Trouble With Trillions(Season 9, Episode 20) FXX

During a tax audit, Homer strikes an unusual deal---he agrees to work for the FBI and to recover a trillion-dollar bill embezzled by Mr. Burns. Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright.

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Fri Dec 15 10:30pm
Girly Edition(Season 9, Episode 21) FXX

Lisa is "anchorchild" of a TV news show for kids, but Bart steals the show after some coaching from Kent Brockman. Meanwhile, Homer's "helper monkey" is no help to Marge. Voices: Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright.

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Fri Dec 15 11:00pm
Trash of the Titans(Season 9, Episode 22) FXX

Steve Martin and rock band U2 are guest voices as Homer defeats the sanitation commissioner with a dirty campaign and a slew of crazy promises. Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner.

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Fri Dec 15 11:30pm
King of the Hill(Season 9, Episode 23) FXX

Homer gets in shape (no, really!) and climbs a mountain to promote the alleged health-food product that helped him achieve success. Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner.

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Sun Dec 17 8:00pm
Like Father, Like Clown(Season 3, Episode 6) FXX

Bart and Lisa use theological arguments to try to reunite Krusty the Clown and his rabbi father (Jackie Mason), who disowned Krusty when he turned from rabbi to clown. Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria.

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Sun Dec 17 8:30pm
Homer the Heretic(Season 4, Episode 3) FXX

Homer decides to skip church permanently, and God gives His OK in Homer's dream. Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith.

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Sun Dec 17 9:00pm
Simpsons Bible Stories(Season 10, Episode 18) FXX

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.

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Sun Dec 17 9:30pm
Today I Am a Clown(Season 15, Episode 6) FXX

Krusty's rabbi father (Jackie Mason) helps him prepare for his bar mitzvah, which includes Mr. T; Homer guest hosts for Krusty and is a hit. Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria.

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Sun Dec 17 10:00pm
Treehouse of Horror XVII(Season 18, Episode 4) FXX

The 17th annual Halloween trilogy. Included: “Married to the Blob,” in which a meteor turns Homer into a monster; “You Gotta Know When to Golem,” about a monster from Jewish folklore; and “The Day the Earth Looked Stupid,” about an alien invasi (more…)

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Sun Dec 17 10:30pm
The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed(Season 21, Episode 16) FXX

Flanders invites the Simpsons on his congregation's trip to Jerusalem, and despite a questionable attitude at the outset, Homer learns a lot. Sacha Baron Cohen has a voice cameo as an idiosyncratic tour guide.

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Sun Dec 17 11:00pm
The Ten-Per-Cent Solution(Season 23, Episode 8) FXX

After Krusty's show is canceled and his agent dumps him, the Simpsons introduce him to another agent (voice of Joan Rivers), who turns out to be the agent who discovered him years ago.

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Sun Dec 17 11:30pm
Clown in the Dumps(Season 26, Episode 1) FXX

In the Season 26 premiere, 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.

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Mon Dec 18 6:00pm
Bart Gets an F(Season 2, Episode 1) FXX

In exchange for study tips, Bart gives the class brain antigeek lessons, but regrets it when the brain becomes too Bart-like. Voices: Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Jo Ann Harris, Dan Castellaneta, Russi Taylor, Yeardley Smith.

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Mon Dec 18 6:30pm
Mr. Plow(Season 4, Episode 9) FXX

Adam West and Linda Ronstadt have cameos as Homer and Barney become competitors in the snow-plowing business. Other voices: Dan Castellaneta, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright.

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Mon Dec 18 7:00pm
Lisa on Ice(Season 6, Episode 8) FXX

Lisa's surprising ability at hockey spawns jealousy in Bart and a showdown when their teams meet. Voices include Yeardley Smith, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta.

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Mon Dec 18 7:30pm
Mountain of Madness(Season 8, Episode 12) FXX

On a company mountain retreat, an avalanche traps hiking partners Homer and Mr. Burns in a cabin. Voices: Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright.

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Mon Dec 18 8:00pm
Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind(Season 19, Episode 9) FXX

Homer loses his memory---and his family---when he drinks Moe's most potent libation, the Forget-Me-Shot, in an episode that spoofs “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “It's a Wonderful Life.”

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Mon Dec 18 8:30pm
Rednecks and Broomsticks(Season 21, Episode 7) FXX

The Simpsons get stranded in hill country and are introduced to the wonders of witchcraft and moonshine. Voice of Cassandra: Neve Campbell.

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Mon Dec 18 9:00pm
O Brother, Where Bart Thou?(Season 21, Episode 8) FXX

Bart decides he wants a brother after observing Lisa and Maggie's bond when the power goes out during a blizzard. Peyton, Eli and Cooper Manning, Kim Cattrall, Huell Howser and the Smothers Brothers have voice cameos as themselves.

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Mon Dec 18 9:30pm
Boy Meets Curl(Season 21, Episode 12) FXX

A planned evening of ice skating and a chance encounter introduces Marge and Homer to the sport of curling, and they wind up joining a team and becoming involved in the Olympic trials. Bob Costas has a cameo as himself.

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Mon Dec 18 10:00pm
The Saga of Carl(Season 24, Episode 21) FXX

Homer, Moe, Lenny and Carl hit the lottery, but when Carl takes off for Iceland with the winnings, the others set off after him.

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Mon Dec 18 10:30pm
Friend With Benefit(Season 27, Episode 6) FXX

Lisa befriends a super-rich new kid at school and Homer happens to hit it off with the child's father, but the kid turns out to be a bully and Lisa attempts to end the friendship, which doesn't sit well with Homer, who's become accustomed to enjoying the g (more…)

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Mon Dec 18 11:00pm
Gal of Constant Sorrow(Season 27, Episode 14) FXX

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 a (more…)

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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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