The Simpsons

The Simpsons

A family of hipsters move next to the Simpsons. Milhouse pretends to be his father. Homer hits Flanders! With a triple bill like this, plus Mr. Burns as Fruit Bat Man, it's a season you can't miss.
A family of hipsters move next to the Simpsons. Milhouse pretends to be his father. Homer hits Flanders! With a triple bill like this, plus Mr. Burns as Fruit Bat Man, it's a season you can't miss.

Season 24 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Moonshine River

    Original air date: 09/30/2012 Runtime: 21:10 min.

    Original air date: 09/30/2012 Runtime: 21:10 min. Bart realizes that the girls he's liked all dump him within a week. To prove he can be loved, he journeys to New York and seeks out a former flame (Zooey Deschanel). Meanwhile, Marge and Lisa's search for cheap culture leads them to perform impromptu Shakespeare in the park.

  • 2. Treehouse of Horror XXIII

    Original air date: 10/07/2012 Runtime: 21:42 min.

    Original air date: 10/07/2012 Runtime: 21:42 min. For those who can't read roman numerals, that's 23 terrifying treehouses, and in this one, a search for the Higgs Boson creates a mini black hole which starts sucking in Springfield till it is stopped by a most unlikely hero, found footage reveals a demonic deal from the Simpsons' past which comes back to terrorize them in the present and Bart learns what life would have been like if Homer hadn't taken Marge to the prom -- guest star Jon Lovitz. Also, the end of the world as foretold by the ancient Mayans.

  • 3. Adventures in Baby-Getting

    Original air date: 11/04/2012 Runtime: 21:12 min.

    Original air date: 11/04/2012 Runtime: 21:12 min. A sinkhole destroys Marge's car and when she gets a more compact replacement she realizes she wants a baby. Meanwhile, Lisa mysteriously vanishes every day after school and the only clue is "boxing wizards".

  • 4. Gone Abie Gone

    Original air date: 11/12/2012 Runtime: 21:41 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2012 Runtime: 21:41 min. Grampa disappears, and while trying to find him they learn he had a second wife (Guest star: Anika Noni Rose). Featuring a guest cameo by the late Marvin Hamlisch.

  • 5. Penny-Wiseguys

    Original air date: 11/18/2012 Runtime: 21:17 min.

    Original air date: 11/18/2012 Runtime: 21:17 min. Fat Tony names his accountant (Steve Carrell) head of the mob, and then asks him to kill members of the gang. Meanwhile, vegetarian Lisa starts eating bugs, until she realizes they are a gateway to shrimp.

  • 6. A Tree Grows in Springfield

    Original air date: 11/25/2012 Runtime: 21:40 min.

    Original air date: 11/25/2012 Runtime: 21:40 min. A depressed Homer wins a myPad and the tablet changes his life -- until it breaks. Then he receives new hope from a most unlikely source.

  • 7. The Day the Earth Stood Cool

    Original air date: 12/09/2012 Runtime: 22:01 min.

    Original air date: 12/09/2012 Runtime: 22:01 min. Portland comes to Springfield in the form of Homer's new hipster neighbors. While Homer loves the designer donuts, Marge is none too crazy about the breast-feeding mafia.

  • 8. To Cur with Love

    Original air date: 12/16/2012 Runtime: 21:12 min.

    Original air date: 12/16/2012 Runtime: 21:12 min. While playing a civilization-building Internet game, Homer loses the family dog. Grampa reveals that Homer himself had a dog as a boy -- one that he had to give up.

  • 9. Homer Goes to Prep School

    Original air date: 01/06/2013 Runtime: 21:22 min.

    Original air date: 01/06/2013 Runtime: 21:22 min. A trip to a childrens' playhouse turns into a near-death experience for Homer. He meets preppers (including Tom Waits) who help him get ready for the imminent end of the world.

  • 10. A Test Before Trying

    Original air date: 01/13/2013 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 01/13/2013 Runtime: 21:32 min. Bart must pass a test to save Springfield Elementary. Meanwhile, Homer finds a working parking meter and uses it to steal quarters beyond his wildest dreams.

  • 11. The Changing of the Guardian

    Original air date: 01/27/2013 Runtime: 21:22 min.

    Original air date: 01/27/2013 Runtime: 21:22 min. Marge and Homer nearly suffocate in a revolving door during a tornado. They realize they do not have suitable guardians for their children. Guest voice: Rashida Jones.

  • 12. Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing

    Original air date: 02/10/2013 Runtime: 21:12 min.

    Original air date: 02/10/2013 Runtime: 21:12 min. Bart looks back at love from middle age in this homage to Annie Hall. With guest stars Zooey Deschanel, Benedict Cumberbatch and Presidential historian Robert Caro.

  • 13. Hardly Kirk-Ing

    Original air date: 02/17/2013 Runtime: 21:12 min.

    Original air date: 02/17/2013 Runtime: 21:12 min. Bart and Milhouse discover that they can convince everyone Milhouse is his dad. Meanwhile, Homer discovers a hidden talent for finding hidden pictures.

  • 14. Gorgeous Grampa

    Original air date: 03/03/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min.

    Original air date: 03/03/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min. The Simpsons discover Grampa was a "bad guy" pro wrestler in the '50s. Then they are alarmed to see Bart begin to adopt Grampa's worst qualities.

  • 15. Black-Eyed, Please

    Original air date: 03/10/2013 Runtime: 21:12 min.

    Original air date: 03/10/2013 Runtime: 21:12 min. Lisa gets picked on by a bully who happens to be her teacher, and cannot figure out the reason why. Meanwhile, Flanders finally gets fed up and punches Homer in the eye -- then desperately begs his neighboreeno for forgiveness Homer won't provide.

  • 16. Dark Knight Court

    Original air date: 03/17/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min.

    Original air date: 03/17/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min. Springfield's Easter is ruined by a prank and all fingers point to Bart. It is up to Lisa to save her brother, in a student court presided over by Attorney General Janet Reno. Meanwhile, inspired by an old comic book, Mr. Burns becomes an ineffectual superhero -- fruit bat man.

  • 17. What Animated Women Want

    Original air date: 04/14/2013 Runtime: 21:52 min.

    Original air date: 04/14/2013 Runtime: 21:52 min. A fight during a long-planned lunch prompts Homer to learn the four F's of dealing with a woman. Meanwhile Milhouse discovers the secret to Lisa's heart in an old black-and-white film.

  • 18. Pulpit Friction

    Original air date: 04/28/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min.

    Original air date: 04/28/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min. After a terrifying bedbug scare, a new teacher comes to Springfield Presbylutheran and wins the congregation's affections -- sending Reverend Lovejoy into the unholy world of hot tub sales.

  • 19. Whiskey Business

    Original air date: 05/05/2013 Runtime: 21:40 min.

    Original air date: 05/05/2013 Runtime: 21:40 min. A suicide attempt gone awry prompts Marge to buy Moe a fancy new suit to improve his outlook on life. He starts a homemade bourbon brewery and gets an IPO at the Springfield stock exchange -- then loses the suit that got him there.

  • 20. The Fabulous Faker Boy

    Original air date: 05/12/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min.

    Original air date: 05/12/2013 Runtime: 21:42 min. Bart takes piano lessons because his teacher is a beautiful young girl. But he disappoints his mother with his lack of talent at a recital. Meanwhile, Homer loses his top two hairs and becomes completely bald.

  • 21. The Saga of Carl

    Original air date: 05/19/2013 Runtime: 21:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/19/2013 Runtime: 21:41 min. When the guys split a winning lottery ticket, they are stunned when Carl disappears with the money. In tracking him down, they discover surprising secrets about his past.

  • 22. Dangers On a Train

    Original air date: 05/19/2013 Runtime: 21:40 min.

    Original air date: 05/19/2013 Runtime: 21:40 min. When Marge tries to buy Homer snack cakes for their anniversary, she winds up meeting a married man who shares a common love of British Television (voice of Seth MacFarlane). Ignorant of all, Homer attempts to secretly construct a romantic anniversary train in the Simpsons back yard.