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Homer. Marge. Bart. Lisa. Maggie. They're unique, they're extraordinary, and they're yellow. Say hello to the Simpsons.

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Homer. Marge. Bart. Lisa. Maggie. They're unique, they're extraordinary, and they're yellow. Say hello to the Simpsons.

Series 17 Summary

Lisa is scared of the new next-door neighbours and struggles to conquer her fears, Homer gets in trouble with the mob, Marge meets a handsome marine biologist, Bart bonds with his mother and takes an ill-advised leap from a roof into a swimming pool and Maggie comes down with chicken pox.

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    Episode 1 - Bonfire of the Manatees

    Bonfire of the Manatees: When Homer gets in trouble over his debts an unhappy Marge takes off to the beach where she meets Caleb Thorn, a handsome marine biologist.

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    Episode 2 - The Girl Who Slept Too Little

    The Girl Who Slept Too Little: The council moves the cemetery next door to the Simpsons' house. Perturbed by her new neighbours, Lisa starts having nightmares. Can she conquer her fears?

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    Episode 3 - Milhouse of Sand and Fog

    Milhouse of Sand and Fog: Milhouse's parents reunite, but Milhouse is annoyed because he receives less attention from them. Will they stay together for good? Homer catches chicken pox.

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    Episode 4 - Treehouse of Horror XVI

    Treehouse of Horror XVI: Bart falls into a coma and is replaced by a well-behaved robot; Homer takes part in a deadly TV game show; and Lisa turns into Albert Einstein.

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    Episode 5 - Marge's Son Poisoning

    Marge's Son Poisoning: After buying a tandem bike, Marge goes cycling with Bart. But it's not long before he's picked on at school for being a mummy's boy.

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    Episode 6 - See Homer Run

    See Homer Run: To make amends for dismissing Lisa's Father's Day gift, Homer dons a Safety Salamander suit for a campaign at her school - and ends up running for mayor.

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    Episode 7 - The Last of the Red Hat Mamas

    The Last of the Red Hat Mamas: Marge joins a women's group after Homer humiliates her at an Easter party and her old friends shun her. But are her new friends all they appear to be?

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    Episode 8 - The Italian Bob

    The Italian Bob: While in Italy, on a trip to find Mr Burns a new sports car, the family get stranded in a village where Sideshow Bob reigns as mayor.

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    Episode 9 - Simpson Christmas Stories

    Simpson Christmas Stories: Homer gives his version of Jesus's birth, Grampa tells a Yuletide war story and the residents of Springfield prepare for Christmas.

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    Episode 10 - Homer's Paternity Coot

    Homer's Paternity Coot: The Simpsons receive a long lost letter which suggests that Homer's biological father isn't Abe but Mason Fairbanks (Michael York), a British treasure hunter.

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    Episode 11 - We're on the Road to D'oh-where

    We're on the Road to D'oh-where: Homer misses a Moe's Tavern sponsored trip to Las Vegas to drive Bart to a juvenile delinquent camp. Meanwhile, Marge gets into trouble at a car boot sale.

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    Episode 12 - My Fair Laddy

    My Fair Laddy: Lisa tries to transform Groundskeeper Willie into a gentleman after his shack collapses and he's forced to move in with her family.

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    Episode 13 - The Seemingly Never-Ending Story

    The Seemingly Never-Ending Story: When they are trapped in a cave, Lisa tells Homer about a day she spent with Mr Burns after she was chased into his mansion by a goat.

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    Episode 14 - Bart Has Two Mommies

    Bart Has Two Mommies: Marge babysits Rod and Todd but Ned questions Marge's parenting skills when she lets the boys play on a climbing wall. Bart is pulled into a chimp cage at the zoo.

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    Episode 15 - Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife

    Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife: Homer signs the family up for a Wife Swap show. Homer's new wife is controlling, while Marge moves in with her easygoing husband (voiced by Ricky Gervais).

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    Episode 16 - Million Dollar Abie

    Million Dollar Abie: Grampa costs Springfield the chance of getting a major football team. In his despair, he contemplates suicide and goes to a doctor specialising in euthanasia.

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    Episode 17 - Kiss Kiss Bang Bangalore

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bangalore: Mr Burns outsources the plant to India and Homer is in charge of training the workforce. Patty and Selma kidnap Richard Dean Anderson from a Stargate convention.

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    Episode 18 - The Wettest Stories Ever Told

    The Wettest Stories Ever Told: When the Simpsons' plans for an outing at the Frying Dutchman are scuppered, the family try to salvage the night by telling three tales of disaster at sea.

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    Episode 19 - Girls Just Want to Have Sum

    Girls Just Want to Have Sums: The school gets a new head (Frances McDormand) and a new style when Principal Skinner makes a sexist remark. Lisa impersonates a boy to further her education.

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    Episode 20 - Regarding Margie

    Regarding Margie: Marge inhales poisonous fumes while cleaning and suffers amnesia. Homer tries to revive her memory but Marge has blocked out any recollection of her husband.

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    Episode 21 - The Monkey Suit

    The Monkey Suit: After visiting an evolution exhibition, Ned asks Reverend Lovejoy to spread the theory of creationism and Lisa finds herself the only supporter of the scientific theory.

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    Episode 22 - Homer and Marge Turn a Couple Play

    Homer and Marge Turn a Couple Play: Struggling sportsman Buck Mitchell turns to Homer and Marge for marital advice after seeing them share a passionate kiss.

The Simpsons synopsis

Homer. Marge. Bart. Lisa. Maggie. They're unique, they're extraordinary, and they're yellow. Say hello to the Simpsons.

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