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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 2 Summary

Bart sets his sights on the ultimate prize: Radioactive Man, Issue One - but faces a little competition in the process. Meanwhile, Mr Burns finds himself in hot water for polluting Springfield's rivers, all because of a mutant three-eyed fish... named Blinky.

  • Bart

    Episode 1 - Bart Gets an F

    Bart Gets An F: Bart faces an important history test; if he fails, he'll be kept back a year. So he agrees to make class swot Martin popular in exchange for his help with the test.

  • Homer with hair

    Episode 2 - Simpson and Delilah

    Simpson and Delilah: When Homer cheats his work health insurance to buy a miracle hair growth formula, Mr Burns mistakes him for a young go-getter and promotes him.

  • Homer weilding an axe, and Marge

    Episode 3 - Treehouse of Horror

    Treehouse of Horror: On his way home from trick-or-treating, Homer stops off at the treehouse to listen to Bart and Lisa tell three ghostly stories.

  • Blinky, the three-eyed fish

    Episode 4 - Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish

    Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish: Mr Burns gets into trouble when Bart and Lisa find a three-eyed fish near his nuclear power station.

  • Homer dancing in a stadium

    Episode 5 - Dancin' Homer

    Dancin' Homer: Homer becomes the Springfield Isotopes' mascot after getting drunk with Mr Burns and making a fool of himself at the baseball game.

  • Bart about to putt

    Episode 6 - Dead Putting Society

    Dead Putting Society: Jealous of Ned Flanders' games room (with beer on tap) and loving family, Homer enters Bart in a high-stakes mini-golf competition with Todd Flanders.

  • Bart and Lisa

    Episode 7 - Bart vs Thanksgiving

    Bart vs. Thanksgiving: Bart runs away from home on Thanksgiving after having a fight with Lisa, and ends up at a homeless shelter - with a TV crew in attendance.

  • Bart dressed as a daredevil with a skateboard

    Episode 8 - Bart the Daredevil

    Bart the Daredevil: After the Simpsons' car is attacked by the Truck-A-Saurous at the Springfield Speedway, Bart is enthralled by daredevil Captain Murdock's stunts.

  • Homer with his head bandaged

    Episode 9 - Itchy & Scratchy & Marge

    Itchy & Scratchy & Marge: Marge campaigns against The Itchy & Scratchy Show after it inspires Maggie to hit Homer over the head with a hammer.

  • Bart on as escalator into the sky

    Episode 10 - Bart Gets Hit by a Car

    Bart Gets Hit by a Car: Disreputable lawyer Lionel Hutz encourages Homer to sue Mr Burns after he hits Bart with his car.

  • The Simpons meet a Japanese waitress

    Episode 11 - One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish

    One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish: Homer is told he only has 24 hours to live after eating incorrectly prepared blowfish at the Happy Sumo restaurant.

  • Homer and Marge as teenagers

    Episode 12 - The Way We Was

    The Way We Was: The Simpsons' TV breaks down, so Marge regales the kids with the tale of how she and Homer met and fell in love, in spite of Homer's clumsy courtship techniques.

  • The Simpons in hell

    Episode 13 - Homer vs Lisa and the 8th Commandment

    Homer vs Lisa & the 8th Commandment: Homer gets illegal cable TV installed, but Lisa pleads with him to get rid of it after learning the eighth commandment.

  • Homer looking smug and Bart looking down

    Episode 14 - Principal Charming

    Principal Charming: Homer tries to set Principal Skinner up with Marge's sister Selma, but he falls for their other sibling Patty, who is far less interested in him.

  • The Simpons with Homer's half brother, Herb

    Episode 15 - Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

    Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?: Homer discovers his long-lost brother Herb, a millionaire car company owner. But all does not go well when Herb asks Homer to design a car.

  • Santa's Little Helper biting a newspaper

    Episode 16 - Bart's Dog Gets an F

    Bart's Dog Gets An F: Homer threatens to give Santa's Little Helper away if his behaviour doesn't improve after he rips Homer's expensive new trainers to shreds.

  • The Simpons at a funeral

    Episode 17 - Old Money

    Old Money: Grampa falls in love with a beautiful fellow retirement home resident, but, on her birthday, Homer whisks Grampa off to Discount Lion Safari, where the car breaks down.

  • Marge painting at an easel

    Episode 18 - Brush with Greatness

    Brush with Greatness: Lisa encourages Marge to take up painting again after she exhibits a critically acclaimed painting of a half-naked Homer asleep on the sofa...

  • lisa in a large hat

    Episode 19 - Lisa's Substitute

    Lisa's Substitute: Lisa develops a crush on her substitute teacher but is embarrassed when he meets Homer, while Bart stands against Martin for class president.

  • Marge pointing angrily at Homer

    Episode 20 - The War of the Simpsons

    The War of The Simpsons: After Homer gets drunk at a party and leers at Maude Flanders, Marge forces him to accompany her on a marriage counselling weekend at a wooded retreat.

  • Millhouse, Bart and Martin

    Episode 21 - Three Men and a Comic Book

    Three Men and a Comic Book: Bart, Milhouse and Martin pool their resources to buy the first edition of the Radioactive Man comic but, unable to trust each other, it's not a relaxing time.

  • Homer and Mr Burns

    Episode 22 - Blood Feud

    Blood Feud: When Mr Burns needs a vital blood transfusion, Bart is the only one with the right blood type. But Mr Burns fails to show the Simpsons enough gratitude for Bart's blood...

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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