Friday, June 5

The CDP's Top 100 Simpsons Episodes: #80-76.


#80 – '24 Minutes

Season 18 – Episode 21 (Episode 399 Overall)

Synopsis – When finding out Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney plan on sabotaging Springfield Elementary School's annual bake sale by releasing the "ultimate stinkbomb" (a rotten yogurt cup from Springfield's Nuclear Power Plant), Bart and Lisa enlist the help of Jack Bauer and Chloe O'Brian.


#79 – ‘Dude, Where’s My Ranch?
Season 14 – Episode 18 (Episode 309 Overall)

Synopsis – When challenged to come up with a new Christmas carol, Homer instead writes a song about how much he hates Ned Flanders. The song becomes such a hit that The Simpsons become sick of the fame and move away to a dude ranch.


#78 – ‘Lisa The Skeptic
Season 9 – Episode 8 (Episode 186 Overall)

Synopsis – Lisa discovers that a shopping mall is going to be built at a site where prehistoric fossils were found. Afraid of there being more prehistoric items at the site, Lisa complains to the developers and starts an archaeological survey at the site. Late into the dig, Lisa unearths a skeleton with bones that resemble wings, similar to an angel's. Despite the whole town believing it to be an angel, Lisa is skeptical. After an interview about her beliefs, there is a town riot against the Science community.


#77 – ‘New Kids On The Blecch
Season 12 – Episode 14 (Episode 262 Overall)

Synopsis – A music producer selects Bart, Nelson, Milhouse and Ralph to be members of the next hit boy band, who record subliminal songs about joining the Navy.


#76 – ‘Girly Edition
Season 9 – Episode 21 (Episode 199 Overall)

Synopsis – Lisa becomes a news anchor of a children's news segment on the Krusty the Clown Show when the channel discovers that it requires some educational programming. Marge makes Lisa allow Bart to be the sports anchor, but after the channel sees Bart's success, they promote him to co-anchor. To prove to Lisa that he is a good anchor, Bart starts to produce "Bart's People", which are human interest stories, a news segment that becomes extremely popular.

Thursday, June 4

The CDP's Top 100 Simpsons Episodes: #85-81.


#85 – ‘Maximum Homerdrive

Season 10 – Episode 17 (Episode 220 Overall)

Synopsis – While at a steakhouse, a trucker named Red challenges Homer to an eating contest, ending with Homer losing the match and the trucker losing his life. To make it up to him, Homer becomes a trucker and takes Bart along for the ride. Meanwhile, after deducing that only Homer and Bart get to do the fun things in life, Marge and Lisa decide to excite their lives by installing a new doorbell.


#84 – ‘Homer’s Triple Bypass
Season 4 – Episode 11 (Episode 70 Overall)

Synopsis – Due to his many years of eating unhealthy foods, Homer needs to have a triple bypass surgery. He has to choose between the $40,000 operation set by Doctor Julius Hibbert, which he can't afford, or the $129.95 operation by Doctor Nick Riviera. When he chooses the cheaper surgery, Homer begins to accept that he may die.


#83 – ‘Homer The Great
Season 6 – Episode 12 (Episode 115 Overall)

Synopsis – Homer discovers that Lenny and Carl are members of the ancient secret society known as the Stonecutters. Gaining membership through Grandpa, Homer takes great pleasure in the society's many privileges and events. Unfortunately, during a celebratory dinner he unwittingly destroys the Stonecutter's Sacred Parchment. Homer is stripped of his membership, until it is discovered that he is the 'Chosen One' who will lead the Stonecutters to glory.


#82 – ‘El Viaje Misterioso De Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage Of Homer)
Season 8 – Episode 9 (Episode 162 Overall)

Synopsis – Homer begins to hallucinate after eating a dish laced with potent Guatemalan peppers at the chili cookoff. In this hallucination he meets a mystical coyote, which tells him to find his soul mate.


#81 – ‘Homer The Heretic
Season 4 – Episode 3 (Episode 62 Overall)

Synopsis – While skipping Sunday's church services, Homer discovers the joy of staying home and having the house all to himself while Marge and the kids experience a rambling sermon from Reverend Lovejoy. Homer decides to start his very own religion customized for himself, despite Marge's continuing objections for giving up his faith.

Wednesday, June 3

The CDP's Top 100 Simpsons Episodes: #90-86.


#90 – ‘Eeny Teeny Maya Moe

Season 20 – Episode 16 (Episode 436 Overall)

Synopsis – Moe falls in love with a woman over the Internet. When he meets her in person, she turns out to be three feet tall. He remains in love with her, but worries about what his friends will think. Meanwhile, Homer attempts to spend more time with Maggie.


#89 – ‘The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular
Season 7 – Episode 10 (Episode 138 Overall)

Synopsis – Troy McClure hosts a special episode of The Simpsons that gives viewers a behind the scenes look at the show. It features clips of the series' beginnings as filler on The Tracy Ullman Show, fan mail readings, a look at the real Matt Groening, Simpsons trivia questions and unaired scenes from popular episodes, including the alternate ending to "Who Shot Mr. Burns?"


#88 – ‘The Debarted
Season 19 – Episode 13 (Episode 413 Overall)

Synopsis – A new kid named Donny comes to Springfield Elementary School and Bart thinks he's found the ultimate partner for pranks. However, these pranks backfire and Bart begins to suspect that there is a rat amongst his group of friends. Meanwhile, Marge wrecks the family car and Homer gets a new loaner vehicle, to which he becomes attached.


#87 – ‘Bart The Fink
Season 7 – Episode 15 (Episode 143 Overall)

Synopsis – Bart unintentionally gets Krusty the Clown audited by the IRS after his attempt to get him to sign a check exposed Krusty's illegal tax shelter. When his financial situation worsens, Krusty fakes his death to escape from the public eye.


#86 – ‘Two Bad Neighbors
Season 7 – Episode 13 (Episode 141 Overall)

Synopsis – Former president George Bush moves to Springfield and Bart starts to annoy him. One day Bush loses control and spanks Bart. Homer, who had been jealous of the attention Bush had been receiving, is outraged and launches a prank war.

Tuesday, June 2

The CDP's Top 100 Simpsons Episodes: #95-91.


#95 – ‘Don’t Fear The Roofer

Season 16 – Episode 16 (Episode 351 Overall)

Synopsis – Sick of being unwanted, Homer befriends a man who works as a roofer. The trouble is, no one else can see him and Homer's insistence that the roofer does exist prompts everyone to think he has gone crazy.


#94 – ‘Bart Sells His Soul
Season 7 – Episode 4 (Episode 132 Overall)

Synopsis – While forced to clean the organ pipes after playing a prank against the church, Bart sells his soul to Milhouse for five dollars, to prove his point that a soul does not exist. Meanwhile, an encounter with the Hibbert family results in Moe converting Moe's Tavern to a family restaurant to make more money.


#93 – ‘The Cartridge Family
Season 9 – Episode 5 (Episode 183 Overall)

Synopsis – After a large soccer riot leads to break-ins into people's homes, Homer decides to buy a gun when he cannot afford a home security system.


#92 – ‘The Regina Monologues
Season 15 – Episode 4 (Episode 317 Overall)

Synopsis – After making over $3000 from his own museum, Bart takes the family to London, where Homer is arrested for treason after crashing into the Queen.


#91 – ‘Homer’s Barbershop Quartet
Season 5 – Episode 1 (Episode 82 Overall)

Synopsis – In a flashback, Homer recounts his time with a barbershop quartet called 'The Be Sharps' that also featured Principal Skinner, Apu and Chief Wiggum who was later replaced with Barney.

Monday, June 1

The CDP's Top 100 Simpsons Episodes: #100-96.


#100 – ‘Lisa The Drama Queen

Season 20 – Episode 9 (Episode 429 Overall)

Synopsis - Lisa meets an intelligent girl named Juliet and the two create a fantasy world that takes them away from reality.


#99 – ‘The Fat And The Furriest
Season 15 – Episode 5 (Episode 318 Overall)

Synopsis – Everybody thinks Homer is a coward after television footage captures him fleeing from a bear.


#98 – ‘There’s Something About Marrying
Season 16 – Episode 10 (Episode 345 Overall)

Synopsis – Homer becomes a minister after Springfield legalizes gay marriage (to boost their damaged reputation for tourists) and Patty comes out of the closet, much to the shock of her sister, Marge, who was naive to her sister's sexuality.


#97 – ‘The Blunder Years
Season 13 – Episode 5 (Episode 274 Overall)

Synopsis – After tricking Marge into thinking an advertising spokesman is coming to visit her, Homer takes Marge and the rest of the family to a restaurant featuring a hypnotist that uses his powers on Homer...and makes him remember a horrific childhood incident where he found a dead body in a ravine.


#96 – ‘Treehouse Of Horror VII
Season 8 – Episode 1 (Episode 154 Overall)

Synopsis - A Halloween special which is divided into three short stories:
'The Thing and I' – Bart discovers he has an evil twin, who is living in the Simpsons' attic.
'The Genesis Tub' – After intending to prove that sugary drinks will rot teeth, Lisa creates her own miniature universe.
'Citizen Kang' – Kang & Kodos impersonate presidential candidates Bill Clinton and Bob Dole in order to invade Earth.