In a Halloween-theme episode Bart reads Aramaic symbols from the bottom of his desk and he and Lisa are transported to an alternate world filled with demons. Also, Moe organizes a "Clockwork Orange"-ish gang in which member Dum (Homer) falls for a young lady (Marge) who wants him quit. In a homage to "The Others," the Simpsons reconnect with their earlier incarnations from the Tracey Ullman era.moreless
In the Season 26 premiere, Springfield is rocked when a resident dies; Krusty feels insulted during a comedy cable-channel roast and decides to retire; and Lisa steps in to protect Homer when she believes he's on his way to getting hurt.moreless
During a speech contest, Lisa sings her father's praises about his honesty and integrity on the youth-soccer field, and this leads to him being recruited as a World Cup referee. Once the family arrives in Brazil, Homer is approached by a gangster with a reputation for bribing officials and fixing matches.moreless
Marge and Homer get a bargain on a painting at the Van Houten's yard sale, and later learn that it is a masterpiece worth $100,000, so they wrestle with splitting the money with their neighbors or keeping it all.moreless
Marge opens the house to three octogenarians after their retirement home is shuttered for health violations, but she has second thoughts about the good deed when Homer settles into an old-person lifestyle. Meanwhile, at school, Bart champions Nelson's predilection for hand-me-down underwear.moreless
Lisa campaigns against genetically modified organisms. Marge teaches abstinence counseling to church teens. Sideshow Bob resurfaces as a scientist.
Bart befriends a boy (Daniel Radcliffe) and his falcon, then learns the relationship with each is more complicated than he thought.
Via new high-tech eyeglasses, Homer discovers Marge has been seeing a marriage counselor, while Bart decides not to buy Nelson a Valentine's Day card, despite giving one to all his other classmates, so Nelson orders him to buy a special Valentine's Day gift or else.moreless
Comic Book Guy realizes his comics are nothing if he can’t share them with anyone. Then he meets Kumiko, a Japanese woman writing an autobiographical manga, and he seeks out Homer’s advice on how to date her, ending happily for everyone.moreless
When Bart teaches Homer to download pirated movies, he is thrilled until he gets caught. Then Homer escapes but his shenanigans just might get him caught again.
Due to global warming, there is no snow anywhere in the world for Christmas, except in Springfield (due to a mixture of toxic gasses from the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and the ongoing fire at the Springfield Tire Dump). The town residents, at Mayor Quimby's urging, decide to exploit the wave of tourists from around the world who will flock into Springfield for a White Christmas. Marge, wanting to get in on the action, converts the family home into a Bed & Breakfast. However Marge, and all of the Springfieldians, soon have second thoughts.moreless
Principal Skinner promises the students that the best-behaved among them can take a ride in a submarine. When Skinner gives all the kids a clean slate, Bart believes even his own past indiscretions will be forgotten if he doesn't get into any more trouble. Meanwhile Lisa tries to help a cash-poor Krusty to turn things around by suggesting he sell the foreign rights to his shows.moreless
Lisa makes a new best friend, who turns out to be as conservative as Lisa is liberal. When they run against each other for 2nd grade rep, the Springfield Republican Party tries to tip the scales.moreless
Homer remembers his Lamaze skills when he’s forced to deliver a baby in an elevator. When the mother names the child Homer Jr., he quickly develops a deep emotional bond with the kid. Meanwhile, Lisa is recruited by the cheerleaders of the local pro football team, the Springfield Atoms.moreless
Marge encourages Homer to embrace his “you-only-live-once” (aka YOLO) spirit by inviting his old pen pal, Eduardo (Hank Azaria), to stay with him and knock off his “to-do” list from when he was a 10-year old. Meanwhile, Lisa (Yeardley Smith) institutes a new honor code at Springfield Elementary.moreless
After a funeral, Homer, Marge, Mr. Burns, and Kent Brockman work to right past regrets.
Lisa notices some strange behavior from Homer and decides to bring in the FBI to figure out what's going on.
Homer, Moe, Lenny and Carl win $200,000 in the Springfield Lottery. But when Carl takes off to Iceland – his homeland – with all the winnings, the guys embark on a Nordic adventure to get the cash back.moreless
Marge mistakes a swinging Ashley Madison-type website for a Dolly Madison-type cupcake site, not realizing it’s a destination for married people seeking liaisons. On the site, she meets the charming “Ben,” who pursues her after they learn they share a love for a “Downton Abbey”-type TV series.moreless
Marge encourages Bart to explore his creative side, and his initial reticence quickly subsides when Marge hires Slava’s beautiful daughter, Zhenya, as his new piano instructor. Meanwhile, Homer is shocked when he loses the last two remaining hairs on his head, and employs a wide variety of headgear to try and keep his newfound baldness a secret from Marge.moreless
Moe finds a new lease on life when rich venture capitalists take an interest in his homemade whiskey. Then, Grampa injures himself while babysitting Bart, and quickly discovers he prefers being cared for by his grandson than the staff at the nursing home. Also, Lisa takes exception to a “Tupac-at-Coachella”-style hologram of jazz legend Bleeding Gums Murphy and Sonny Rollins appears to ask her not to boycott the record label.moreless
Homer is recruited to be a church deacon by the trendy new reverend in town. But Bart asks Flanders to help him track down their former pastor, Reverend Lovejoy, when Homer starts to embrace the faith a little too seriously.Â Meanwhile, Marge finds out her dry cleaners mistakenly swapped her wedding dress with one of Krustyâ€™s costumes.moreless
Once again, Homer must save his marriage when Marge gets fed up with his behavior. Meanwhile, after watching â€œA Streetcar Named Desire,â€ Milhouse takes on a Marlon Brando-inspired bad-boy persona to attract Lisa.moreless
Bart is falsely accused of pulling a prank on Easter involving the school marching band and stuffing rotten eggs in the brass section's horns, and Lisa must step in as his attorney to defend her brother. Meanwhile, Mr. Burns attempts to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a superhero, Fruit Bat Man.moreless
Flanders becomes jealous when his laid-back parents start to prefer Homer's company over his and he faces unbearable guilt after punching Homer in the eye, as he desperately tries to reconcile with him. Meanwhile, Lisa is distressed by her new substitute teacher, who bullies her for no apparent reason.moreless
Homer's obsession with the TV show "Storage Battles" leads the family to discover Grampa's past identity as "Glamorous Godfrey," the most feared, villainous man in pro-wrestling history. What's more, he was once revered by a young Montgomery Burns who now convinces Grampa to get back in the ring. But when Bart starts to adopt some of his grandfather's former cheating ways, Grampa must reconcile with his past before it's too late.moreless
Bart and Milhouse explore the perks of being an adult when a shaving experiment leaves Milhouse looking exactly like his father, Kirk. Also, Marge desperately tries to save Maggie from the dangers of children's television.moreless
Bart's heart strings are pulled once again when Mary Spuckler returns to Springfield. But his failure to pay her enough attention strains their relationship. Marge, too, puts Homer in the dog house.
After surviving a tornado, Marge and Homer seek out guardians for the kids, in case the worst should happen. They first turn to friends and family, including Homer's half-brother, Herb Powell with whom to entrust their kids, but when Bart and Lisa fall in love with a super-cool couple, Mavand Portia, Marge starts to question their potential guardians' true motivations.moreless