And so on. Homer vs. Patty and Selma has never been a favourite of mine. As Comic Book Guy would put it, these are the worst Simpsons episodes EVER. This is a totally subjective and personal list: 'The Principle and the Pauper' is the single worst episode ever. Worst. At least in this case, the incidents are made somewhat amusing (Pets fornicating on the kitchen table?’). It’s bad because it takes a wacky concept and tries to take it seriously. It’s bad because it takes a wacky concept and tries to take it seriously. ( Log Out /  I can handle stupid but funny, wacky but fun, but certain characters and situations are simply comedic deadweight. This episode has the feel of a movie, with neat cinematic techniques like the sepia tinged montage of Homer’s ascent through the boxing ranks used to quickly tell a loaded underdog tale that also need to include Moe’s heretofore unmentioned backstory. Bottom Ten Worst Simpsons Episodes. My god do I love A Star Is Burns. About as fascinating as an episode about Krusty’s tax fraud could possibly be, this episode tries to shake things up a bit with a 3rd act death twist, but the following mystery of what happened to Krusty is rote and unexciting as it’s not given time to fully develop. I find it fascinating to see what seasons 3-8 episodes people don't like. I already know that’) and the finale that reinforces Maggie’s bond with Marge. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. These seasons contained the most original storylines, drawn from the heart of the writers. We've counted down the Top 100 Episodes. So instead I'm going to second Hieronymus' choice and go with "Lisa's Wedding". New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the worstepisodeever community, The official subreddit of WEE Studios, makers of Worst Episode Ever (A Simpsons Podcast) and 90s Percentile, a podcast talking everything 90s and maybe also everything before and after. Over the years, The Simpsons have accumiliated a lot of episodes where the plots are repeats (or thirdpetes or whatever) of previous episodes, the jokes are predictable and unfunny, etc. It’s not bad because of it’s wacky premise. Classic Episode. Maybe not the most impactful or emotional episode, but fucking hilarious through end through. Here's a great example of The Simpsons trying to do way too many things at once, one of the biggest crimes of the early 2000s episodes. For me, my go to disliked episode is "Homer's Barbershop Quartet". joke). This episode is really quite painful to watch. Episodes centred around Santa’s Little Helper don’t have a track-record of being particularly amusing. Decades of Clever Wit and Incisive Insight. "Deep Space Homer" and "Lisa's Wedding" often show up on lists of the best Simpsons episodes, and the Sherry Bobbins one is worth it just for the gag at the end where she's sucked into the jet engine. Comic Book Guy: "Worst episode ever." I’m not including clip shows for obvious reasons – they’re just the worst (despite my fondness for ‘The 138th Episode Spectacular’). "), first real break from relatable, plausible situations. Plus, the Bart does ballet subplot is pretty blah. Well I disagree the first time I saw it I actually preferred 9 but its well look season 8 is fantastic but it has couple of eps I don't like compared to most classic era episodes especially "The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase" I love the last segment but I don't like Act 1 (Chief Wiggum, P.I.) I think it's a fun idea that they can get really creative with. That quote was from season 9’s ‘The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons’. I suppose the cumulative effect of all this horror is meant to be seen as amusing, but the episode is too dark to find much humour in an unconscious boy falling down a steep hill as his sister is being questioned by the police. I'm really happy someone posted this, because I think this is a MUCH more intriguing topic than worst episode of the post-classic. That whole "number eight / (burp) number eight / (burp)" thing gets me every damn time. This is actually quite an elegant and straight-forwardly told story about Homer’s meteoric rise through the ranks of local boxing leagues as the man who can’t be beat down. Simpsons forum NoHomers.net has published 2 lists of their 50 worst episodes, the first was in 2003, the second was in January 2006 in the middle of the 17th season. Movies. You may be able to find the … ( Log Out /  "Deep Space Homer," the beginnings of Jerkass Homer ("Default! I always found the future episodes pointless, dull and hopelessly naive in their vision. www.weepodcast.com Just seasons 3-8, what episodes do you dislike the most? The first 10 seasons of The Simpsons are often considered by fans as containing the classic episodes of the animated sitcom. 1 Synopsis 2 Full Story 3 Behind the Laughter 3.1 Production 3.2 Reception 4 Citations When Comic Book Guy has a stress attack, Homer helps him find new friends. Many of The Simpsons original writers were heavily involved with the show during these seasons. We’ll be looking at Simpsons episodes that earned ire from professional critics, the fanbase, and even the cast and crew. This episode simply punishes her, but indicates that the punishment won’t really do her any long term damage. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. “Oh Brother, Where Bart Thou” Bart decides to adopt a little brother. Default! As a result, some of the show's greatest episodes were produced between … Bart has exactly 2 girlfriends in the classic era (and seemingly 64 after season 8) but both of the episodes that introduce these characters are in my bottom 20 list. Plus, the plot ends up amounting to a series of short films which are very funny, but it isn't much of a plot. Again, this episode’s biggest problem is that it doesn’t bring the laffs. I disagree. All three very interesting choices that I'm not sure the community will agree with you on. 1, Reading Digest: No One Cares About the Season Finale Edition | Dead Homer Society, List O’ the Week: 20 Worst episodes of the Simpsons (Classic Era) – Part. As the longest-running sitcom of all time, The Simpsons has been a fan favorite for decades. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Just like my ‘best of classic era‘ list, I’m defining the classic era as seasons 3-8. Homer was in a Grammy winning band, with other Springfield residents, and throughout four seasons of interactions, NO ONE ever mentions it? Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Movies. I decided to pierce my most hated Simpsons episode in … Classic Episode. The first act is promising, but it kinda goes downhill from there. This episode comes off better because Jessica Lovejoy is actually quite a fascinating character; the reverend’s daughter who acts out because her parents are ignoring her desire to be her own, imperfect person. Upon arrival in Cypress Creek, what really grabs Lisa’s attention is all the … The escheresque "house" they managed to build was brilliant. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 4, 2001. I feel like it plays VERY fast and loose with Simpsons history. Yes, Homer getting cursed provides a narrative reason for Marge to grow hair all over her body, Bart's neck to stretch out, and Lisa to become a centaur. 2 | I Likes What I Likes. Funny enough, I actually think "Lisa the Skeptic" is one of the better episodes of Season 9, but to each their own. I had to examine basically every episode from seasons three through ten as being in contention for a spot among the best episodes. Now of course the joke is that all these crazy things keep happening to the Simpsons but so little of these actually resonate after the episodes end. 15 Worst Episodes Of The Simpsons (And What They Represent) What Lady Gaga's Simpsons episode says about the show's decline... Share. The official subreddit of WEE Studios, makers of Worst Episode Ever (A Simpsons Podcast) and 90s Percentile, a podcast talking everything 90s and maybe also everything before and after. "Worst Episode Ever" is the eleventh episode of Season 12. The only one I'd agree with you on is "Lady Bouvier's Lover" as it's kind of bland. The ‘revelation’ that her father was a steward seems especially tame these days and the fact that it’s seen as the chink in her psyche that must be repressed is just bizarre. Also, not very funny. One of the funniest moments in the show's history, IMO. "Lisa's Wedding" is very interesting as you're not the first person to say that, and someone has even suggested it to Dan & Jack. This episode focuses more on the family’s reaction to the dog in peril than the dog itself which is a shrewd move, but really it’s a small scale version of ‘Bart Gets An Elephant’, where showing the practicalities of paying for a dog’s surgery isn’t particularly funny. List O’ the Week: 20 Worst episodes of The Simpsons (Classic era) – Part. Season 2: War Of The Simpsons. They pack in so many jokes a minute, it's unbelievable. 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