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The Simpsons Season 15 Episodes

22 Episodes 2003 - 2004

The Simpsons family go on a number of journeys this season, starting with an early episode in which they travel to England and encounter a number of British celebrities: Sir Ian McKellen, "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling and then-prime minister Tony Blair. Later, Homer and Marge decide to ditch the kids for a romantic getaway, but as their plans keep getting ruined they bounce from Miami to Atlantic City to Niagara Falls. Elsewhere, Lisa becomes school president, Homer is attacked by a bear, Milhouse temporarily moves away, Marge becomes an alcoholic and Mr. Burns buys up Springfield's media outlets.

Episode 1

Treehouse of Horror XIV

Sun, Nov 2, 2003 30 mins

A Halloween trilogy (XIV), with Jennifer Garner, Oscar De La Hoya and Jerry Lewis as Professor Frink's father, who goes on a rampage after being brought back from the dead. Hank Azaria, Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright.

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Episode 2

My Mother the Carjacker

Sun, Nov 9, 2003 30 mins

Surfacing to see her son, Homer's fugitive mom (Glenn Close) is caught and tried for sabotaging a lab owned by Mr. Burns, who's loath to let a grudge die. Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Harry Shearer.

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Episode 3

The President Wore Pearls

Sun, Nov 16, 2003 30 mins

Lisa is made to look like Eva Peron in this loose parody as faculty members undermine her student-body presidency. Michael Moore has a cameo, addressing striking students at Springfield Elementary. Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria.

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Episode 4

The Regina Monologues

Sun, Nov 23, 2003 30 mins

Prime Minister Tony Blair, Sir Ian McKellen and J.K. Rowling have cameos as the Simpsons visit London and Homer collides with the queen. Jane Leeves plays Grandpa's wartime romance. Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Tress MacNeille.

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Episode 5

The Fat & the Furriest

Sun, Nov 30, 2003 30 mins

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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Episode 6

Today I Am a Clown

Sun, Dec 7, 2003 30 mins

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.

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Episode 7

Tis the Fifteenth Season

Sun, Dec 14, 2003 30 mins

A version of "A Christmas Carol" causes Homer to go from greedy to giving, prompting jealousy in Flanders, who gives gifts to everyone in town. Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria.

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Episode 8

Marge Versus Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens and Gays

Sun, Jan 4, 2004 30 mins

Maggie is among the babies who riot at a kiddie concert, prompting a backlash by single childless citizens, who organize against kids and families. Hank Azaria, Tress MacNeille, Julie Kavner.

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Episode 9

I, (Annoyed Grunt)-Bot

Sun, Jan 11, 2004 30 mins

Unable to build Bart a working robot for TV's "Robot Rumble," Homer becomes the robot by hiding inside, taking beatings, but giving better. Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Hank Azaria.

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Episode 10

Diatribe of a Mad Housewife

Sun, Jan 25, 2004 30 mins

Tom Clancy, Thomas Pynchon and the Olsen twins have cameos as Marge writes a novel that casts Homer in a bad light, and Flanders in a good one.

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Episode 11

Margical History Tour

Sun, Feb 8, 2004 30 mins

Marge talks history, with Homer as Henry VIII, Lenny and Carl as Lewis and Clark, Lisa as an opinionated Sacagawea and Bart as Mozart. Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright.

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Episode 12

Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Sun, Feb 15, 2004 30 mins

Bart bonds with Lisa after Milhouse and his mom move to Capital City; Homer panhandles to buy Marge's anniversary gift. Pamela Hayden, Yeardley Smith, Nancy Cartwright.

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Episode 13

Smart & Smarter

Sun, Feb 22, 2004 30 mins

Simon Cowell plays an admissions interviewer at a prestigious pre-nursery school where Maggie's IQ is found to surpass Lisa's, causing an identity crisis for the older sister. Yeardley Smith, Tress MacNeille, Julie Kavner.

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Episode 14

The Ziff Who Came to Dinner

Sun, Mar 14, 2004 30 mins

Jon Lovitz returns as Marge's one-time date Artie Ziff, a former tycoon on the lam for a financial scam who's hiding in the Simpsons' attic. Julie Kavner, Hank Azaria, Dan Castellaneta.

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Episode 15

Co-Dependent's Day

Sun, Mar 21, 2004 30 mins

After a winery tour, Marge and Homer become drinking pals, until a driving mishap prompts one to pull a fast one on the other. Music group Brave Combo has a cameo. Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta, Hank Azaria.

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Episode 16

The Wandering Juvie

Sun, Mar 28, 2004 30 mins

Sarah Michelle Gellar plays a delinquent whom Bart meets in a juvenile-correction facility that's not strong enough to hold them. Jane Kaczmarek, Nancy Cartwright, Charles Napier.

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Episode 17

My Big Fat Geek Wedding

Sun, Apr 18, 2004 30 mins

Skinner's cold feet near the altar also give Edna second thoughts, leading her into a rebound romance. Matt Groening has a cameo. Marcia Wallace, Harry Shearer, Dan Castellaneta.

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Episode 18

Catch 'em if You Can

Sun, Apr 25, 2004 30 mins

Marge and Homer blow off a family gathering in Dayton for some alone time in Miami Beach, but the kids are determined to follow. Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith.

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Episode 19

Simple Simpson

Sun, May 2, 2004 30 mins

Avenging a slight to Lisa turns Homer into the city's new crusader for justice, a masked man whose weapon of choice is a pie in the face. Nichelle Nichols has a cameo. Yeardley Smith, Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta.

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Episode 20

The Way We Weren't

Sun, May 9, 2004 30 mins

Homer's confession that his first kiss wasn't with Marge prompts his story of a summer-camp romance that further offends her. Julie Kavner, Dan Castellaneta, Tress MacNeille.

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Episode 21

Bart-Mangled Banner

Sun, May 16, 2004 30 mins

Bart really is a victim of circumstance when he appears to moon the flag, but Marge's defense of him paints the whole family as un-American. Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith.

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Episode 22

Fraudcast News

Sun, May 23, 2004 30 mins

Burns buys every media outlet in Springfield, leaving Lisa to battle him with her self-published newspaper. Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer, Hank Azaria.

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