The simpsons, an animated sitcom about a workingclass family of parents and their three kids, is the longestrunning american sitcom ever, having been on the air for 30 seasons since 1989. Technically this is a twopart episode, but go god go and go god go xii are invigorating watched for anyone who has ever put a big question mark in the religion column. Its one of the most improbably funny tv episodes ever. As evidence that these elements of the show remain intact, the a. The simpsons is one of the best shows ever, and this is the best episode. Definitively, the best, worst and most controversial simpsons episodes by james o malley on at there are adults alive today who have only lived in a world when the simpsons has been bad. A good episode is a good episode, no matter when it aired.
Homer simpson, this is your wifereferences simpsons wiki. Masashi koizuka, tetsuro araki, akitoshi yokoyama stars. Blinky, the mutant threeeyed fish of this episode, became an enduring image of. The simpsons first season was the fox networks first tv series to rank among a seasons top 30 highest rated shows. The 10 best south park episodes, ranked cinemablend. The plot revolves around springfields impulse purchase of a faulty monorail from a conman, and how it subsequently falls to marge to stop the train from destroying the.
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Strap in, because it doesnt end until labor day is over. Sep 28, 2018 with the simpsons kicking off its 30th season on september 30, were once more looking back at the shows very best episodes the simpsons has been around for almost 30 years now, spawning. The following content contains the tentative list of the mostwatched television broadcasts around the world in selected countries, with the corresponding peak viewership or ratings share records, the corresponding year of such broadcast, and the mentioned media research organizations tallying nationwide viewership records. The mission of the worst episode ever podcast is to rank each post1990s episode of the simpsons and ultimately find which episode is the worst episode ever. The heart, the satire, the absurdity, the oneliners. With the simpsons kicking off its 30th season on september 30, were once more looking back at the shows very best episodes the simpsons has been around for almost 30 years now, spawning. It originally aired on the fox network in the united states on january 14, 1993. The shot of skyler in the street after walt kidnaps you know who, and the whole sequence in the desert left me. To stream some of the best episodes of the simpsons included here, fxx kicks off a 15day long marathon of 661 episodes of the simpsons from the first 30 seasons starting tuesday. Ratings wise, new episodes of the cosby show beat the simpsons every time during the second season and the simpsons eventually fell out of the top ten. The 29 alltime greatest simpsons episodes ever, in order of hilaritude. For the gold medal game of the mens hockey tournament at the 2010 winter olympics, played between the united states and canada, confirmed 16. Definitively, the best, worst and most controversial simpsons. New york cnnmoney almost every episode of the simpsons 556 and counting.
Over 20 years and nearly 300 episodes later, south park is still one of the best animated shows on tv. The power plants latest employee, frank grimes, becomes increasingly angry with an oblivious homer. List of mostwatched television broadcasts wikipedia. The simpsons firstever flashback episode introduced homers high school rival for marges affection, artie ziff jon lovitz, as he tries to. The 6 biggest postsuper bowl tv moments ever techradar. To celebrate the 500th episode of the simpsons, which airs on 19 february in the us, we asked you to nominate your favourite episodes ever so we could put together the simpsons guardian readers. Best the simpsons episodes top ten list thetoptens. Every simpsons episode now available to stream for free. Jun 06, 2019 over 20 years and nearly 300 episodes later, south park is still one of the best animated shows on tv. The sheer stupidity of each premise for a series is mindboggling. The power plants latest employee, frank grimes, becomes increasingly angry with an oblivious homer for his lazy behaviour yet comfortable existence. The first season of the american animated television series the simpsons originally aired on the fox network between december 17, 1989, and may, 1990, beginning with the christmas special simpsons roasting on an open fire.
Aug 29, 2019 the best south park episodes are those that have, despite the show priding itself on satirising current events, managed to withstand the test of time. In addition to that sheer quantity, it is also a show that has. The best simpsons episodes arent only hilarioustheyre also poignant, showcasing the big, beating heart beneath the series occasionally caustic satire. Dont have a cow if you dont agree with this list, because you can create your own list of favorite episodes of the simpsons to share with other users.
To celebrate the 30th birthday of the greatest set of television characters of all time. Since its debut in 1989, across 552 episodes and 25 seasons, the simpsons has become one of the most revered and beloved tv programmes of all time. Nov 11, 2017 the 16 best ever family guy episodes in order of yukyukyuks. The simpsons has been on the air for 30 years, so narrowing down the best episodes is.
The 29 alltime greatest simpsons episodes ever, in order. If you only ever watch 29 episodes of the simpsons ever again, and need to choose an. Dec 17, 2019 the simpsons firstever flashback episode introduced homers high school rival for marges affection, artie ziff jon lovitz, as he tries to impress her enough to take her to prom. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central. The episode was the highestrated show on the fox network that week. At the end of the season cosby averaged as the fifth highest rated show on television, while the simpsons was thirtyeighth. The two mostwatched television broadcasts in canadian history occurred during the 2010 winter olympics in vancouver.
Tv episode, rating count at least 1,000 sorted by imdb. These are the top 10 highest user rated episodes on imdb, and weve included the time that each is schedule to air on fxx. Like fellow cartoons the simpsons and south park before it. Matt groenings subversive, animated satire about springfields hapless first family became a cult. The 29 alltime greatest simpsons episodes ever, in order of. The 10yearold spends the episode hopelessly trying to study for an allimportant exam, and breaks down in tears when he gets the inevitable f. Heres a guide to the 100 best episodes of the simpsons to watch. This episode was promoted heavily in the uk, even making the front cover of the radio times. The one after the super bowl episode of friends garnered a ludicrous 52. Homer simpson, this is your wifereferences simpsons. The episode was the third highest rated show on the fox network that week. The yellow family broke down the doors for animated comedy, and without them, shows like south park, family guy, beavis and butthead, futurama, american dad, and king of the hill, would not even exist. Its as perfect an episode of television as ive ever seen, ortved says.
Some of which overlap with this inventory of great simpsons that aired between seasons 15 and 20, but hey. What, essentially, are the greatest simpsons episodes of them all. The last firstrun episode of the simpsons in 20 was seen by 4. Insightful and poignant, it remains the highest rated simpsons episode ever, watched by 33m people in the us putting it ahead of the cosby show for the first time.
With the recent final episode of the landmark 30th season, the show has produced 662 episodes and shows no signs of slowing down. The final episode of westworlds first and only season so far is its highest rated, with a 9. The final episode of westworlds first and only season so far is its highestrated, with a 9. The simpsons has been on the air for 30 years, so narrowing down just the top ten episodes is harder than it looks. The simpsons has been on the air for 30 years and in that time it has aired some truly awful episodes. In this season 8 standout, the simpson clan leaves springfield behind when homer gets a new.
Matt groenings subversive, animated satire about springfields hapless first family became a cult favourite when it premiered on fox in. Over 12 days, the cable network will air all 552 episodes of the longrunning series with no. So after hours of arguing, several bouts of fisticuffs, many games of roshambo and much consulting of online forums, rolling stone has come up with the answer the 150 best simpsons episodes of. And it also still puts out a few goodtogreat episodes every season. The 10 best episodes of the simpsons, ranked the independent. The 10 worst episodes of the simpsons, according to imdb. Feb 16, 2012 to celebrate the 500th episode of the simpsons, which airs on 19 february in the us, we asked you to nominate your favourite episodes ever so we could put together the simpsons guardian readers. There are so many parodies and pop culture references that its one of the strangest, yet best, episodes. Experts pick the 10 best simpsons episodes of all time time. May, 2014 the simpsons has had a run that no other show of its kind can match, what with its 25 seasons and 550 episodes and counting. The best south park episodes are those that have, despite the show priding itself on satirising current events, managed to withstand the test of time. Over 12 days, the cable network will air all 552 episodes of the longrunning series with no breaks. Specifically, stacker has listed out the highestrated sitcoms of all time, according to the people whove watched them.
Insightful and poignant, it remains the highestrated simpsons episode ever, watched by 33m people in the us putting it ahead of the cosby show for the first time. According to nielsens measurements of the top network telecasts of all time, the top 20 mostwatched tv episodes ever all date back at least a decade. Jan 28, 2012 the simpsons spinoff showcase season 8. The show was one of the most influential series from the 20th century, if not the most influential. The first classic episode of the simpsons is a satire on political spin, as c montgomery burns decides to run for office after his nuclear plants egregious. Here are ten of the best, most memorable simpsons episodes in its 30year run. Apr 08, 20 the last firstrun episode of the simpsons in 20 was seen by 4.
The 15 best episodes of the simpsons ever, ranked screenrant. Yuki kaji, marina inoue, tomohisa hashizume, yoshimasa hosoya. The executive producers for the first production season were matt groening, james l. Brooks, and sam simon the series was originally set to debut. When the most famous person on earth asks to be on your show, you pull out all the.
As erwins heroic charge buys levi time to confront the beast titan, armin comes up with a plan of his own that lays it all on the line. The simpsons has had a run that no other show of its kind can match, what with its 25 seasons and 550 episodes and counting. It won an emmy and received four additional nominations. It all feels special in the way that the best episodes of the simpsons feel like something beyond just a great episode of television. According to nielsens measurements of the top network telecasts of all time, the top 20 mostwatched tv episodes ever all date back at least a decade for example, the seinfeld series finale. In 1998, tv guide listed it in its list of top twelve simpsons episodes. Nevertheless, the simpsons is still one of the higher rated network shows in the 1849 demographic. Longevity can be cruel to a tv show, but it hasnt eroded the core of the simpsons. The simpsons wasted no time slashing into politics and corporate greed. And its all there in episode 1, the alibi, which is now one of the most downloaded podcasts ever made. The heart is a lonely snipe hunter is the episode that finally made season 3 addition frasier crane a part of the cheers crew.
Aug 29, 2019 technically this is a twopart episode, but go god go and go god go xii are invigorating watched for anyone who has ever put a big question mark in the religion column. Theres no way it could have approached the ratings for the dallas. In this original american broadcast, bart of darkness finished 44th in the ratings for the week of august 29 to september 4, 1994, with a nielsen rating of 8. It holds the record for the highest rated simpsons episode ever shown on sky one, getting 2. If that sounds like too much of a time commitment, or youre struggling with which ones to watch, start here. Another 3 story episode, this episode shows potential spinoffs like wiggum and skinner being p. The disfunction of the white family was more built up than almost anything in the show and the writers and director did it perfectly. Picking the very best episodes ever is a task that even mcbain would struggle with, but weve tried it anyway. That episode used to disturb me as a kid i love the.1293 347 193 629 1324 1385 694 415 88 192 1348 10 953 448 1393 341 480 831 747 566 1370 193 1101 556 1291 258 455 1092 1257 1352 549 1383 725 300 556 1458 1271 140 330 631 115 1379 98 1354 305 608 306 319