About the Show
Homer. Marge. Bart. Lisa. Maggie. They're unique, they're extraordinary, and they're yellow. Say hello to the Simpsons.
Series 1 Summary
In the classic first series, Marge's marriage is threatened when she meets debonair bowling tutor Jacques, Krusty the Clown is framed for the armed robbery of the Kwik-E-Mart, and Bart and Lisa face the wrath of the Babysitter Bandit - with only Maggie to save them.
Episode 1 - Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire: Marge spends the family's Christmas money on getting Bart's tattoo removed, so Homer gets a job as Santa but bets his wages on a dog with a festive name.
Episode 2 - Bart the Genius
Bart the Genius: Bart cheats at a test, but is so successful that he is sent to a school for the gifted...
Episode 3 - Homer's Odyssey
Homer's Odyssey: Homer decides to become a safety campaigner after he causes a meltdown at the nuclear power plant.
Episode 4 - There's No Disgrace Like Home
There's No Disgrace Like Home: The Simpsons go to therapy after an embarrassing incident at the company picnic.
Episode 5 - Bart the General
Bart the General: Bart and his friends stand up to Nelson, with a little bit of help from Grandpa and Herman.
Episode 6 - Moaning Lisa
Moaning Lisa: Lisa meets Bleeding Gums Murphy, who helps her express her emotions through music.
Episode 7 - The Call of the Simpsons
The Call of the Simpsons: The family go camping but drive off the edge of a cliff and have to fend for themselves in the woods where Homer is mistaken for Bigfoot.
Episode 8 - The Telltale Head
The Telltale Head: Bart steals the head of the Jebediah Springfield statue, little realising quite how much it will upset the townspeople.
Episode 9 - Life on the Fast Lane
Life on the Fast Lane: Homer buys Marge a bowling ball for her birthday. She takes lessons with a smooth Frenchman (guest star Albert Brooks), but does he have an ulterior motive?
Episode 10 - Homer's Night Out
Homer's Night Out: Homer's in trouble when Bart captures him on film cavorting with belly dancer Princess Kashmir.
Episode 11 - The Crepes of Wrath
The Crepes of Wrath: Bart goes on a foreign exchange to France, where he stays with a couple of slave-driving wine makers.
Episode 12 - Krusty Gets Busted
Krusty Gets Busted: Krusty is accused of robbing the Kwik-E-Mart, thanks to witness Homer Simpson. But Bart is sure that his hero is innocent and, with Lisa's help, sets out to prove it.
Episode 13 - Some Enchanted Evening
Some Enchanted Evening: Bart is convinced that his babysitter is the Babysitter Bandit.
The Simpsons synopsis
Homer. Marge. Bart. Lisa. Maggie. They're unique, they're extraordinary, and they're yellow. Say hello to the Simpsons.Episode Guide >
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