The Simpsons

The Simpsons

The way it all began: Season one of the Simpsons; the first full-length episodes of America's history-making cartoon clan. Viewing these lucky 13 episodes you can see why it was a smash from the start!
The way it all began: Season one of the Simpsons; the first full-length episodes of America's history-making cartoon clan. Viewing these lucky 13 episodes you can see why it was a smash from the start!

Season 1 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Simpsons Roasting On an Open Fire

    Original air date: 12/17/1989 Runtime: 23:15 min.

    Original air date: 12/17/1989 Runtime: 23:15 min. After Bart’s tattoo removal, Homer’s failure as a department store Santa, and a bad day at the dog track, Christmas prospects look dim for the Simpsons. But Homer seizes the day and, with the help of Santa’s Little Helper, blunders home with the best gift of all -- something to share the family’s love. And frighten prowlers. A holiday classic!!

  • 2. Bart the Genius

    Original air date: 01/14/1990 Runtime: 23:11 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/1990 Runtime: 23:11 min. After switching I.Q. exams with Martin Prince, Bart is placed in a school for geniuses, and everyone is put to the test. Can Principal Skinner contain his joy? Will Homer survive a night at the opera? Does Bart’s brain blow up? This exceptionally gifted story holds all the answers!!

  • 3. Homer's Odyssey

    Original air date: 01/21/1990 Runtime: 23:14 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/1990 Runtime: 23:14 min. Fired from his job, Citizen Homer becomes caught in a web of nuclear hazards and public safety. An action-adventure tale aflame with danger and municipal code violations.

  • 4. There's No Disgrace Like Home

    Original air date: 01/28/1990 Runtime: 22:32 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/1990 Runtime: 22:32 min. Trapped in a living hell, Homer faces the awful truth: the Simpsons are the Worst Family in Town!!! An electro-shocking glimpse into the weird world of family therapy.

  • 5. Bart the General

    Original air date: 02/04/1990 Runtime: 22:45 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/1990 Runtime: 22:45 min. Stand back as Bart’s attempt to protect Lisa from the school bully explodes into a thrilling vortex of warfare and survival. WARNING: Contains candid expressions of deranged political viewpoints!

  • 6. Moaning Lisa

    Original air date: 02/11/1990 Runtime: 23:10 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/1990 Runtime: 23:10 min. The fervid spectacle of childhood angst is exposed in this story of Lisa Simpson...a smart, sassy, good girl gone sad. Get bummed to the bluesy be-bop of “Bleeding Gums” Murphy’s special musical appearance.

  • 7. The Call of the Simpsons

    Original air date: 02/18/1990 Runtime: 23:10 min.

    Original air date: 02/18/1990 Runtime: 23:10 min. Envious of Ned Flanders’ new mobile home, Homer visits Bob’s RV Roundup and shrewdly buys the worst RV on earth, which he swiftly destroys, stranding the entire family deep in the woods. SUCCUMB to the tantalizing allure of the ultimate RV! TASTE the tang of live bees in honey!! BEHOLD the awful beauty of Bigfoot -- and his wife!!!

  • 8. The Telltale Head

    Original air date: 02/25/1990 Runtime: 22:50 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/1990 Runtime: 22:50 min. HEAR – the stark confessions of Bart Simpson, juvenile delinquent! SEE – the thoughtless act of vandalism that turns the whole town against him! LEARN – a lesson or two about empty values and stolen thrills!

  • 9. Life on the Fast Lane

    Original air date: 03/18/1990 Runtime: 23:10 min.

    Original air date: 03/18/1990 Runtime: 23:10 min. To bowl or not to bowl...In response to his thoughtless birthday gift, Marge teaches Homer a lesson by taking up bowling under the hands-on tutelage of Jacques, a suave bowling instructor, who tries to pick up more than just a spare. A giddily heartrending romance about splitting up, striking out, getting together, and the true meaning of brunch!

  • 10. Homer's Night Out

    Original air date: 03/25/1990 Runtime: 23:08 min.

    Original air date: 03/25/1990 Runtime: 23:08 min. One picture is worth a thousand apologies! When Bart sneaks a naughty snapshot of Homer at a stag party, Homer becomes famous -- until Marge finds out. A bawdily instructive tale of bellydancing enjoyed, a household destroyed, and groveling employed, in which Homer discovers being in love means you have to say more than “you’re sorry.”

  • 11. The Crepes of Wrath

    Original air date: 04/15/1990 Runtime: 23:12 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/1990 Runtime: 23:12 min. Spy me to the moon! Homer and Principal Skinner send Bart to France in exchange for an Albanian student. While Bart slaves at the Chateau Maison’s unsavory vineyard, Adil Hoxha steals classified secrets from Springfield’s Nuclear Plant! A hilariously perilous saga of hopes dashed, grapes crushed, explosive devices flushed, and the miracle of anti-freeze.

  • 12. Krusty Gets Busted

    Original air date: 04/29/1990 Runtime: 23:13 min.

    Original air date: 04/29/1990 Runtime: 23:13 min. Accused of a heinous crime, Krusty the Clown finds himself caught in a web of hate and suspicion. A clown alone in a teeming tempest of distrust, with no one to believe him...no one, that is, but Bart Simpson!

  • 13. Some Enchanted Evening

    Original air date: 05/13/1990 Runtime: 22:57 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/1990 Runtime: 22:57 min. A real-life drama of Armed & Dangerous is played out when the notorious Babysitter Bandit is hired to sit the Simpson kids! A roller coaster ride of naked terror, stirring courage, and Homeric stupidity.