After displaying a talent for judging contests, Moe is invited to appear on “American Idol”; Homer gets on Marge’s nerves when he spends too much time at home.
A financial crisis in Springfield prompts the release of all low-level criminals from Springfield State Penitentiary, as well as the sale of many houses. Soon, a man named Walt Warren moves in next door to the Simpson family
As Mother’s Day approaches, Moe narrates an episode in which he writes a letter to Homer, Apu and Reverend Lovejoy, who are vacationing with their children, and threatens to run away with one of their wives. While the trio tries to determine whose wife Moe is referring to, Homer, Lovejoy and Apu flashback to the […]
When radiation is released into the city, authorities suspend civil liberties; tired of being blonde, Lisa dyes her hair a darker color.
The Simpsons decide to embrace a cheaper, alternate source of energy by erecting a wind turbine in their backyard. But when Homer realizes some of the power is being directed to the local electric company, he decides to remove his home from the grid and becomes completely dependent upon an unreliable source of power. Meanwhile, […]
Homer is completing his court-ordered community service when he befriends his supervisor, Chief Wiggum, by offering him one of his sandwiches. Touched by the act of kindness, Wiggum assigns the other convicts unpleasant tasks, but allows Homer to join him at the picnic table. They continue to grow close, but when the Chief gets injured […]
When the police are called to diffuse a rowdy crowd at Mr. Burns’ estate, one of the officers recognizes priceless stolen paintings on the walls, and the maniacal billionaire is taken downtown for questioning. With Mr. Burns gone, Smithers takes charge of the power plant. But when employees take advantage of his good nature, he […]
Flanders invites the Simpson family to a church retreat in Jerusalem in hopes of redeeming Homer.
Bart and his classmate, Nikki (Sarah Silverman), develop a flirtatious rapport; first lady Michelle Obama (Angela Bassett) comes to Lisa’s defense when she is ostracized for being an overachiever.
When Bart fails to turn in his homework, Mrs. Krabappel sends a letter home about Bart’s behavior. Despite Bart’s best efforts to intercept it, Homer reads the letter, and he and Marge visit Principal Skinner for a parent-teacher conference. Furious, Homer punishes him, but Marge takes a more sympathetic approach. When Bart realizes he can […]