"The Art Museum": The Simpsons go to the art museum. are commonly used by posters to indicate they've seen something they really wish they hadn't (not too dissimilar to "do not want"). "Family Therapy": The Simpsons visit a family psychologist. When Butters mentions forgetting about destroying the town and running away to join the circus, Dougie mentions that plotline's been done by, There's also one towards the series' perceived. "The Krusty the Clown Show": Bart and Lisa get to see Krusty the Clown live. Originally aired May 1, 1988. different plots that it's hard to come up with original ideas today. After a series of incidents give Homer the appearance of the Hulk, Bart comments, "Thank God his pants stayed on." Comic … If not the Eldar, then the God-Emperor of Man did it. If none of the above did it, it was certainly Commissar Sebastian Yarrick's fault. Badass Family: Even though they usually deal with their own individual problems, when they work together you will see this trope in its greatest affect.. Badass Normal: They're just your typical everyday sitcom family, yet has established better feats than people in real life had. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 30, 1994, and features three short stories titled The Shinning, Time and Punishment, and Nightmare Cafeteria.. In 1989, a team of production companies adapted the Simpsons into a half-hour prime time series for FOX. It is sometimes rendered as a C++ function: Worst. ), but this time … Originally aired April 23, 1989. "The Closet": Bart gets locked in the closet. Qatar plans on using an "artificial cloud" to shade their stadium for the 2022 World Cup. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Unlike other Halloween episodes, this is a normal single-story episode rather than three stories. The film's production was famously stuck in Development Hell for most of the series' run, with the film having been commissioned around 2001 and movie plans going back as far … "World War III": Homer wakes the family in the middle of the night for a nuclear war drill. Admittedly, probably known as "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(D'oh! Like all the other popular family sitcoms of its time, Groening's show also features a typical middle-class family in a generic American town. The goggles do nothing!" )cious" to all but the script writers. Simpsons Comics, The main title was launched in November, 1993 and is still ongoing. Originally aired March 20, 1988. Martin totally beats up the bullies with a plank in just one swing. Originally aired April 19, 1987. Originally aired February 14, 1988. Originally aired February 28, 1988. Originally aired January 24, 1988. "House of Cards": Bart's attempts to construct a house of cards is constantly interrupted by Lisa and Maggie. Originally aired February 12, 1989. "Scary Stories": Bart and Lisa tell each other scary stories. "Grampa and the Kids": Grampa comes over to tell Bart and Lisa some stories. Admittedly, probably known as "I, (D'oh! Originally aired November 15, 1987. Originally aired February 26, 1989. Originally aired September 22, 1987. Originally aired May 8, 1988. Originally aired November 27, 1988. There were rumors that it was pulled for objectionable content, but according to Matt Selman's Twitter, it was pulled because the writers wanted this episode to be the plot to the next. "The Pagans": Bart and Lisa decide to become pagans to avoid going to church. to all but the script writers. The animated film of the series, The Simpsons Movie. There's one scene, in the beginning of the episode in question, where Fox Censor (the Fox censor) proudly announces that thanks to his editing tonight's Simpsons episode is rated TV-G. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on June 26, 2002. Butters' Simpsons Breakdown. Originally aired June 21, 1987. Originally aired May 10, 1987. "Football": Homer and the kids play catch with a football in the backyard. "Bart of the Jungle": Homer makes the kids play outside, so they pretend to be savage jungle people. However, the animators just re-traced over his drawings; that is why the Simpsons appear crudely drawn in the shorts. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. "Watching Television": Bart and Lisa fight each other while watching television. "Maggie in Peril (Chapter One)": Bart and Lisa lose Maggie while babysitting her. The free encyclopedia for everything related to The Simpsons. "Zoo Story": The Simpsons go to the zoo and meet a family of gorillas that mirrors them. Butters (as Professor Chaos) suffers a mental breakdown after realizing that all of his diabolical plans are plots to Simpsons episodes. Originally aired October 25, 1987. Reciprocal Fiction Paradox: The Simpsons and Futurama play with this in the TV show, with Matt Groening's cameos on each being the creator of the other. The comic book based on the series, The Simpsons (Comic Book). Characters sheets for The Simpsons. "Shoplifting": Bart steals a candy bar at the grocery store. Originally aired October 11, 1987. Magic Pants: Referenced in "I Am Furious Yellow." And Kent Brockman, for one, welcomes our new insect overlords. He'd like to remind them as a trusted TV personality, he can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves. "The Shell Game": Bart tries to trick Homer and Marge into thinking he hasn't stolen a cookie by playing a shell game. "Simpson Christmas": Bart narrates a parody of. )-Bot" to all but the script writers. Admittedly, probably known as "G.I. Note to TV Tropes Editors editing the subpages: The Simpsons has over 600 total episodes, so in an effort to make the subpages look more organized, each individual funny moment should be placed into the episode it's from under the individual season folders. Originally aired May 7, 1989. But as he says this, a hand with a knife appears out of the on-screen rating icon and stabs him in the back repeatedly, raising the rating with every stab (culminating in TV-666) . Originally aired October 18, 1987. to all but the script writers. Originally aired November 1, 1987. Admittedly, probably known as "E-I-E-I-(D'oh!)" After constantly finding out, that his schemes have already been done by the Simpsons, Butters' ends up seeing the world around him, as a Simpsons version. The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 theatrical film adaptation of, well, The Simpsons. Originally aired November 6, 1988. "The Aquarium": Homer brings Bart, Lisa, and Maggie to the aquarium. science project comes to life after Bart shocks it with static electricity. "Gone Fishin'": Bart and Homer go fishing. Originally aired March 26, 1989. "The Perfect Crime": Bart tries to steal Marge's fresh batch of cookies. "Maggie in Peril (The Thrilling Conclusion)": Maggie finds her way back home safely. Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish, uses Homer's brain to make the robot come to life, So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show, he spies on Flanders, who may have murdered his wife, Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield, Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish", Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious, Marge Simpson in: "Screaming Yellow Honkers", being smart doesn't necessarily mean being happy, Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens, and Gays, The Father, the Son, and the Holy Guest Star, The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer, Ice Cream of Margie (with the Light Blue Hair), Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times, I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. The following is a list of the episode titles and summaries of FOX's longest-running animated sitcom The Simpsons, centered on a dysfunctional yellow-skinned family living in the unreachable city of Springfield and trying to deal with modern life. "TV Simpsons": Homer tries to get Bart's kite out of the TV antennae. Originally aired February 7, 1988. Originally aired March 6, 1988. The following is a list of the episode titles and summaries of FOX's longest-running animated sitcom The Simpsons, centered on a dysfunctional yellow-skinned family living in the unreachable city of Springfield and trying to deal with modern life. TVTropes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Originally aired July 12, 1987. The Simpsons first aired from 1987 to 1989 as a series of animated shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show.Unofficially known as "Season 0," the original 48 ad-bumpers kicked off what is now well established as one of television's all-time classic series (which premiered on the then-fledgling FOX network in December 1989). UK: 20th Century Fox. Originally aired April 20, 1989. "Skateboarding": Bart teaches Lisa how to skateboard. The show was created by Matt Groening (who also made Life in Hell, and later Futurama and Disenchantment), and is considered one of the most memorable, quotable, celebrated, studied, imitated, and revered animated series in the history of American television. Meanwhile, the boys create a micro-universe of sea monkeys and discover that Ms. Choksondik is dead. "Burp Contest": Bart and Lisa have a burping contest. "Simpsons Already Did It" is the seventh episode of the sixth season of the American animated television series South Park, and the 86th episode of the series overall. Originally aired March 13, 1988. "Bart's Nightmare": Bart has a nightmare after eating all the cookies in the cookie jar. Season 1 (December 17, 1989 — May 13, 1990), Season 2 (October 11, 1990 — July 11, 1991), Season 3 (September 20, 1991 — May 7, 1992), Season 4 (August 27, 1992 — May 13, 1993), Season 5 (September 30, 1993 — May 19, 1994), Season 6 (September 4, 1994 — May 21, 1995), Season 7 (September 17, 1995 — May 19, 1996), Season 8 (October 27, 1996 — May 18, 1997), Season 9 (September 21, 1997 — May 17, 1998), Season 10 (August 23, 1998 — May 16, 1999), Season 11 (September 26, 1999 — May 21, 2000), Season 12 (November 1, 2000 — May 20, 2001), Season 13 (November 6, 2001 — May 22, 2002), Season 14 (November 3, 2002 — May 18, 2003), Season 15 (November 2, 2003 — May 23, 2004), Season 16 (November 7, 2004 — May 15, 2005), Season 17 (September 11, 2005 — May 21, 2006), Season 18 (September 10, 2006 — May 20, 2007), Season 19 (September 23, 2007 — May 18, 2008), Season 20 (September 28, 2008 — May 17, 2009), Season 21 (September 27, 2009 — May 23, 2010), Season 22 (September 26, 2010 — May 22, 2011), Season 23 (September 25, 2011 — May 20, 2012), Season 24 (September 30, 2012 — May 19, 2013), Season 25 (September 29, 2013 — May 18, 2014), Season 26 (September 28, 2014 — May 17, 2015), Season 27 (September 27, 2015 — May 22, 2016), Season 28 (September 25, 2016 — May 21, 2017), Season 29 (October 1, 2017 — May 20, 2018), Season 30 (September 30, 2018 — May 12, 2019), Season 31 (September 29, 2019 — May 17, 2020), The first season of the show started airing on December 17, 1989, and before that the show had consisted of several, Season 1 (April 19, 1987 — July 12, 1987), the first episode to have a recognizable celebrity guest star, this episode is the first one to have band members as special guest stars, (American football with the brown oval ball, not "soccer"). Originally aired February 19, 1989. It features Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.The series was created by Matt Groening, who designed the Simpson family and wrote many of the shorts. Originally aired April 16, 1989. "The Pacifier": Bart and Lisa get annoyed by Maggie's sucking on her pacifier and try to take it away from her. {{#vardefine:curpage|Template:TOPLEVELPAGE}} Bart: The only Simpsons Game we play is the one where we pretend Homer isn't an alcoholic. Originally aired January 10, 1988. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. Originally aired November 8, 1987. Stylized as "HOMЯ", but linking to that breaks the site. "Echo Canyon": While on vacation, the Simpsons visit Echo Canyon. Example of: Art Shift ... Maggie and the TV. Turns out not only did The Simpsons come up with the idea before them, but South Park made fun of building the structure and finding out it was done previously by The Simpsons before Qatar planned on doing it. the Treehouse of Horror story where Lisa's "Do soft drinks cause tooth decay?" How Munched is That Birdie in the Window? The Simpsons are celebrating their 25th birthday.Kidrobot has released a 25th Anniversary Edition featuring variations of characters. The Simpsons, being such a Long Runnernote The first season of the show started airing on December 17, 1989, and before that the show had consisted of several The Tracey Ullman Show shorts., has naturally amassed many episodes (it surpassed Gunsmoke's record of 635 episodes in April 2018, and will reach 700 episodes in its thirty-second season). It's only after everyone points out, that it doesn't matter if the Simpsons have already done his ideas, that he finally snaps out of it. despite this airing a week after Marcia Wallace — the voice of Mrs. Krabappel — died, this episode was not delayed; rather, it was dedicated to her, both this episode and "Labor Pains" are the last episodes written by, Jeff "Roastmaster General" Ross does appear as himself, along with, Was supposed to be the final episode of season 24, but was replaced with "Dangers on a Train" and later thought to be the finale for season 25, but was replaced with "The Yellow Badge of Cowardge." "Babysitting Maggie": Bart and Lisa have to watch Maggie while Marge is out. The comics were created by Bongo Comics. Simpson Family Click to expand The Simpson family as a whole; Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson, Bart Simpson, Lisa … The Simpsons may refer to: The long-running animated series The Simpsons (animation). Originally aired January 15, 1989. Season 2 (September 22, 1987 — May 8, 1988), Season 3 (November 6, 1988 — May 14, 1989). Also, in the Simpsons episode Mayored to the Mob, Üter wears a Futurama shirt (this was long before anyone had heard anything about Futurama in the real world.) "Bart's Little Fantasy": Bart tells Lisa and Maggie a story in which the roles of parents and kids are switched. Theatergoers where this troper saw the film cheered, laughed, and applauded wildly. Originally aired March 12, 1989. Originally aired February 21, 1988. For an index of the voice actors and voice actresses who have a page on TV Tropes, see here. Originally aired May 14, 1989. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/SouthParkS6E7SimpsonsAlreadyDidIt. "Maggie's Brain": Bart and Lisa wonder what goes on in Maggie's mind. 1 M 2 N 3 O 4 P 5 Q 6 R 7 S 8 T 9 U 10 V 11 W 12 X 13 Y 14 Z Magic Brakes: Marge experienced this in "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge". Originally aired May 31, 1987. "Scary Movie": Bart convinces Lisa and Maggie to watch a scary movie when they're at the theater. {D'oh!}" In the opening scene, Tweek is paranoid that the snowman will come to life and try to kill him while he's putting on its nose. The Konami arcade game based on the series, The Simpsons (video game). "Bart and Dad Eat Dinner": Bart and Homer try to figure out what to eat when Marge, Lisa, and Maggie are out. It's made even worse by the fact that he did nothing wrong to deserve such a fate. Meme. It's only after everyone points out, that it doesn't matter if the Simpsons have already done his ideas, that he finally snaps out of it. "Eating Dinner": Marge tries to have a quiet and peaceful family dinner. "Bart the Hero": Bart accidentally stops a robbery at a candy store. "Home Hypnotism": Homer and Marge try to use hypnotism to get the kids to behave. And even if any, all, or none of the above did it, Tzeentch either did it, arranged it, opposed it, or helped it, and in most cases, he did all of that at the same time. In short, his ambush of the show's resident bullies is a Roaring Rampage of Revenge for their constant beating up and harassing of younger kids like him. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. The beauty of The Simpsons was that it changed the genre despite using its usual tropes. Ever. "Good Night": Homer and Marge say good night to the kids, but what they say worries the kids in the night. The wiki allows anyone to create or edit any article, so everyone can contribute their knowledge to help create a decisive database of Simpsons information. The Simpsons first appeared to the world on April 19, 1987 on The Tracey Ullman Show. On many forums, variations of the line "My eyes! "Making Faces": Marge warns Bart and Lisa that their faces will freeze if they keep making scary faces. Originally aired November 22, 1987. Originally aired March 19, 1989. For background's sake, Martin is a young Smart Guy and Woobie combined into one. < The Simpsons ... and time in an unknown dimension, with no possible way of getting out ever. Originally aired May 3, 1987. "The Funeral": The Simpsons attend Great Uncle Hubert's funeral. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/TheSimpsons. "Bathtime": Homer gives Bart a bath. Originally aired November 13, 1988. The TV show even used it as one of its episode titles (appropriately "Worst Episode EVER", though it actually refers to a cardiac episode). Originally aired December 20, 1987. "Bart Jumps": Bart attempts to jump into Homer's arms "just like the good ol' days". After its success in prime time TV, The Simpsons spawned into Comic Book territory with its own series based on the show. 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