Favorite Episodes

Ever wondered which Simpsons episodes fans and the creators consider the best? Naturally there is no one definite answer to this question, but this document offers some suggestions for episodes worth checking out!

No Homers Club Top 100
Simpsons Archive Top 10
Matt Groening's Top 10

No Homers Club Top 100

Back in August 2004, Simpsons Forum "No Homers Club" held a vote to see what the top 100 episodes were. Over 100 members posted there favourite 25 episodes and here are the results. This list might be found very interesting by some people.

The Episode Quicklist might help you if you don't know what season each episode is from.

  1. [9F15] Last Exit To Springfield
  2. [9F01] Homer The Heretic
  3. [9F22] Cape Feare
  4. [7F19] Lisa's Substitute
  5. [2F06] Bart Sells His Soul
  6. [3F02] Homer Bad Man
  7. [9F14] Duffless
  8. [2F15] Lisa's Wedding
  9. [8F18] A Streetcar Named Marge
  10. [9F10] Marge vs the Monorail
  11. [2F22] Lemon Of Troy
  12. [1F01] Rosebud
  13. [8F13] Homer At The Bat
  14. [3F06] Mother Simpson
  15. [7F12] The Way We Was
  16. [3F22] Summer of 4 ft 2
  17. [8F08] Flaming Moe's
  18. [9F07] Mr. Plow
  19. [3F18] 22 Short Films About Springfield
  20. [7F01] Two Cars In Every Garage And Three Eyes On Every Fish
  21. [3F23] You Only Move Twice
  22. [4F19] Homer's Enemy
  23. [3F01] Home Sweet Homediddly-Dum-Doodly
  24. [9F08] Lisa's First Word
  25. [4F11] Homer's Phobia
  26. [7F13] Homer vs Lisa & The 8th Commandment
  27. [2F16] Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part 1)
  28. [9F21] Homer's Barbershop Quartet
  29. [8F10] I Married Marge
  30. [3F07] Marge Be Not Proud
  31. [3G02] Lisa's Sax
  32. [2F02] Sideshow Bob Roberts
  33. [2F09] Homer the Great
  34. [3G01] The Springfield Files
  35. [2F10] And Maggie Makes Three
  36. [8F11] Radio Bart
  37. [1F13] Deep Space Homer
  38. [4F12] The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show
  39. [7F11] One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish. Blue Fish
  40. [8F03] Bart The Murderer
  41. [8F16] Bart The Lover
  42. [3F17] Bart On The Road
  43. [3F13] Lisa The Iconoclast
  44. [4F22] The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson
  45. [9F03] Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie
  46. [2F03] Treehouse of Horror V
  47. [2F05] Lisa On Ice
  48. [1F06] Boy-Scoutz N The Hood
  49. [8F15] Separate Vocations
  50. [3F24] El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)
  51. [5F01] The Cartridge Family
  52. [9F13] I Love Lisa
  53. [3F05] King-Size Homer
  54. [3F02] Itchy & Scratchy Land
  55. [3F02] Itchy & Scratchy & Marge
  56. [3F02] Like Father Like Clown
  57. [1F22] Bart Of Darkness
  58. [1F09] Homer The Vigilante
  59. [8F24] Kamp Krusty
  60. [4F15] Homer vs. the 18th Amendment
  61. [3F20] Much Apu About Nothing
  62. [CABF14] Trilogy of Error
  63. [9F09] Homer's Triple Bypass
  64. [7G05] Bart The General
  65. [1F04] Treehouse of Horror IV
  66. [8F19] Colonel Homer
  67. [2F20] Who Shot Mr. Burns Part 2
  68. [2F31] A Star Is Burns
  69. [2F12] Homie The Clown
  70. [1F07] The Last Temptation of Homer
  71. [1F20] Secrets of a Successful Marriage
  72. [2F11] Bart's Comet
  73. [BABF19] Behind The Laughter
  74. [3F03] Lisa The Vegetarian
  75. [7G12] Krusty Gets Busted
  76. [8F01] Mr. Lisa Goes To Washington
  77. [3F10] Team Homer
  78. [8F09] Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk
  79. [8F07] Saturdays of Thunder
  80. [2F32] 'Round Springfield
  81. [3G03] Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(ANNOYED GRUNT)cious
  82. [2F04] Bart's Girlfriend
  83. [8F06] Lisa's Pony
  84. [9F18] Whacking Day
  85. [3F19] Raging Abe Simpson and his Grumbling Grandson in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish"
  86. [1F19] The Boy Who Knew Too Much
  87. [7G06] Moaning Lisa
  88. [9F02] Lisa the Beauty Queen
  89. [4F01] Lisa's Date with Density
  90. [3F31] The Simpsons' 138th Episode Spectacular
  91. [7F24] Stark Raving Dad
  92. [2F13] Bart vs. Australia
  93. [FABF02] 'Tis the 15th Season
  94. [3F09] Two Bad Neighbors
  95. [7G11] Life On The Fast Lane
  96. [1F08] $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)
  97. [4F07] Hurricane Neddy
  98. [1F14] Homer Loves Flanders
  99. [9F19] Krusty Gets Kancelled
  100. [7F23] When Flanders Failed

Compiled by Sam Bedford

Simpsons Archive Top 10

This list was compiled in 2003 for an issue of Hollywood Reporter magazine celebrating The Simpsons' 300th episode. All maintainers of The Simpsons Archive of that time were able to vote for their favorite episodes. This list is a combination of all those episode lists submitted.

  1. [9F15] Last Exit To Springfield
  2. [9F22] Cape Feare
  3. [3F18] 22 Short Films About Springfield
  4. [8F13] Homer At The Bat
  5. [2F06] Bart Sells His Soul
  6. [2F15] Lisa's Wedding
  7. [7F19] Lisa's Substitute
  8. [9F01] Homer The Heretic
  9. [4F11] Homer's Phobia
  10. [7F12] The Way We Was

Matt Groening's Top 10

To celebrate the show's 10th anniversary, creator Matt Groening put together this list for Entertainment Weekly. See the full article for Matt's comments on each of these episodes.

  1. [7F06] Bart the Daredevil
  2. [7G11] Life On The Fast Lane
  3. [3F20] Much Apu About Nothing
  4. [8F18] A Streetcar Named Marge
  5. [4F18] In Marge We Trust
  6. [4F19] Homer's Enemy
  7. [4F19] Treehouse of Horror VII
  8. [5F18] Natural Born Kissers
  9. [7G12] Krusty Gets Busted
  10. [7G04] There's No Disgrace Like Home

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Fan Favorites in Finland
A ranked list of all episodes aired to date in Finland, as voted by the the fans.

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