About the Show
Homer. Marge. Bart. Lisa. Maggie. They're unique, they're extraordinary, and they're yellow. Say hello to the Simpsons.
Series 23 Summary
The 23rd season of the much-loved US animation following Homer Simpson, his wife Marge and their three children Bart, Lisa and Maggie at work and at play, at home and on holiday
Episode 1 - A Totally Fun Thing Bart Will Never Do Again
When Bart sees a commercial for the ultimate cruise, he begs his parents for a family holiday. But once they're away, Bart comes up with a plan to make sure the Simpsons never have to return home.
Episode 2 - The Falcon and the D'ohman
Homer befriends Wayne, a reserved security guard hired by the nuclear power plant, who is plagued by flashbacks from his past as a CIA agent. Marge fantasises about being a cookery show contestant.
Episode 3 - Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts
When Principal Skinner challenges superintendent Gary Chalmers to take over a mischievous Bart's education, Chalmers takes an unconventional approach to teaching his new charge about American history
Episode 4 - Treehouse of Horror XXII
In three spooky tales, a venomous spider's bite leaves Homer paralysed, Ned Flanders is transformed into a cold-blooded vigilante, and Bart and Milhouse go on a dangerous mission to a distant planet
Episode 5 - Replaceable You
Homer's new assistant Roz is so eager to succeed that he quickly loses his job to her, but when he discovers her evil past, he must team up with Ned Flanders to reveal her true colours
Episode 6 - The Food Wife
Marge takes Bart and Lisa on a weekend excursion, but when an unexpected restaurant detour awakens their taste buds, they are inspired to start their own food blog and visit an exclusive eatery
Episode 7 - The Book Job
Homer decides to cash in on the craze for 'tween literature', forms a team to write the next hit teenage fantasy novel and catches the eye of a slick industry publisher at the Springfield Book Fair
Episode 8 - The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants
Mr Burns decides to make Homer the account manager at the nuclear power plant and a seasoned advertising veteran takes him under his wing. Lisa introduces Bart to the joy of reading classic novels.
Episode 9 - The Ten-Per-Cent Solution
Krusty the Clown is stuck in a rut when the TV network pulls his show from the air and his talent agency drops him as a client, until he runs into his first agent and she crafts his career comeback
Episode 10 - Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson
Homer lands his own political talk show after a video featuring his impassioned rant on poor treatment at the airport goes viral. But Marge and Lisa worry that his influence is becoming too powerful.
Episode 11 - The D'oh-cial Network
As mastermind and creator of the online social networking phenomenon SpringFace, Lisa is called to trial when Springfield's obsession with the site leaves the town dysfunctional and chaotic
Episode 12 - Moe Goes from Rags to Riches
After Moe is heckled for not having any real companions, his best friend the beloved bar rag narrates his incredible thousand-year journey to Springfield. Bart and Milhouse get into an argument.
Episode 13 - The Daughter Also Rises
Lisa encounters Nick, an intellectual romantic who shares her passion for culture, history and literature. Bart and Milhouse are inspired to debunk the myths and legends connected with their school.
Episode 14 - At Long Last Leave
The Simpsons are evicted from Springfield and join an off-the-grid community outside town. But when Homer and Marge try to sneak back, they are met with hostility from former friends and neighbours.
Episode 15 - Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart
Bart goes undercover as a graffiti street artist and plasters Homer's unflattering image all over town. A trendy health food superstore opens in Springfield, threatening to put Apu out of business.
Episode 16 - How I Wet Your Mother
When Homer develops a bedwetting habit, the rest of the family goes on a mission to infiltrate his dreams and search for clues in his subconscious to determine the source of his problem
Episode 17 - Them, Robot
Mr Burns replaces all the nuclear power plant's employees with robots - with the exception of Homer. But when Homer makes some adjustments to his new mechanical colleagues, they suddenly turn on him.
Episode 18 - Beware My Cheating Bart
When Bart is forced to chaperone Jimbo's girlfriend on a trip to the cinema she develops feelings for him, resulting in big trouble with the bullies at school. Homer buys a state-of-the-art treadmill.
Episode 19 - Holidays of Future Passed
The Simpsons flash forward three decades to a tech-savvy, futuristic Springfield. Bart and Lisa have children of their own and decide to spend Christmas as one big family at Homer and Marge's house.
Episode 20 - The Spy Who Learned Me
Marge is annoyed with Homer for ruining a cinema trip. So, while at home on sick leave, Homer learns how to become a better husband with the help of dashing spy movie crime fighter Stradivarius Cain.
Episode 21 - Ned 'n' Edna's Blend
When the citizens of Springfield discover that Ned and Edna have secretly got married, Marge offers to throw them a wedding reception. But the occasion makes everybody realise no marriage is perfect.
Episode 22 - Lisa Goes Gaga
Lisa tries to reverse her status as one of the least popular girls in class by ghost-writing positive things about herself on the school blog. But when her plan backfires, Lady Gaga comes to her aid.