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    EMINEM772

    [1]Dec 23, 2006
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    im probably going to get a season or two for christmas so im just wondering, what is the best season out on dvd right now?
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    ILoveMoleMan

    [2]Dec 23, 2006
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    It depends on your tastes, really

    2-3 are good for strong charachter related plots and a more intelligent sort of humor

    4-5 are strong in quirky humor

    6 is one of the more whacky (but in a light way) seasons, with many humorous episodes

    7 and 8 are pretty balanced in charachter related plots and season 6-esque humor

    9 is quite popular among casual fans

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    stewiexolivia1

    [3]Dec 23, 2006
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    I have 1-7, so I am getting 8-9 this xmas..I am glad that they will be worth the money [that others spend] ^

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    jacksback21

    [4]Dec 23, 2006
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    I'd say 3-6 are the best for image quality and episode quality, but all seasons released are very good apart from maybe 9...
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    evildevil97

    [5]Dec 23, 2006
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    I'd say 4, 5, 7, and 8 are the four best already released seasons.
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    DrNick995

    [6]Dec 23, 2006
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    I currently have the firse eight seasons, you can't really go wrong with any of the first nine that are out.  Season nine is the last pretty good season before it really went downhill.  S3-6 are probably most solid, but rest are very good too.

    But, I would say if you had to pick one season, Season Four is the best ever.  It has the highest number of top notch episodes out of any season....like:  Last Exit to Springfield, Marge Vs. The Monorail, Duffless, New Kid on the Block, Homer's Triple Bypass, Selma's Choice, Kamp Krusty, Homer the Heretic, Mr. Plow, I Love Lisa, Marge in Chains, Lisa's First Word....and alot more. 

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    grtnyp

    [7]Dec 23, 2006
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    I'd also go with season 4, althogh they're all pretty great.
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    jimbo_001

    [8]Dec 23, 2006
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    My favourite season is 9 (though I won't be able to get the dvd until it comes out here in a few months), 8 being my second favourite (and a lot of fans favourites because of classics like You Only Move Twice, Homer's Enemy, The Springfield files and many more), 15 is my third fave which isn't out yet and won't be for some time but you can't go wrong with 4, 6 or 7 either (I like the ones I haven't mentioned aswell but 4-9 seem to be the most popular seasons among fans.
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    KrimsonKracker

    [9]Dec 24, 2006
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    You Only Move Twice, Homer's Enemy, The Springfield files

    While those certainly aren't bad episodes, they're definitely overrated. Season 8 actually has better episodes with Bart After Dark, Grade School Confidential, and Tree House of Horror 7 (arguably strongest ever).

    To answer the original question, I'd concur it's extremely difficult to go wrong with seasons 3-8. Season 3 is a tad weaker, yet still classic (plus, it has great commentaries). Season 1 and 2 are more for hardcore fans (like myself), but Season 9 will appeal to a good number of people (as people have said, it goes down hill after that).
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    sophistiquated

    [10]Dec 25, 2006
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    4, 5, 7, and 8 are the best.
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    tgrec383

    [11]Jan 2, 2009
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    I think its a debate really between 4 & 5, not just because of Conan O'Brien, but because when the show was younger I think the writers didn't just try to make a good or respectable show for that week, but tried to make every line and drawing as funny as they could be because they had something to prove. Now the show is established, and can never be canceled because it basically funded FOX becoming a legitimate fourth network and has legions of fans who grew up on it. 4 has some of the best episodes of all time, like Marge vs. the Monorail, Mr. Plow, Streetcar Named Marge, and my personal favorite, Last Exist to Springfield. Season five has some really memorable ones, and I think the quality across the board is better, there are no downs in season 5 but I don't think the highs quite get to season 4. 5's got Homer the Heretic, Deep space Homer, Cape Feare, Homer Goes to College, Last Temptation of Homer, Homer and Apu . . . it just goes on and on with great episodes. So if I had to choose one I would take 5 over 4 as an entire season.
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    My_Dog_Misty

    [12]Jan 2, 2009
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    tgrec383 wrote:
    I think its a debate really between 4 & 5, not just because of Conan O'Brien, but because when the show was younger I think the writers didn't just try to make a good or respectable show for that week, but tried to make every line and drawing as funny as they could be because they had something to prove. Now the show is established, and can never be canceled because it basically funded FOX becoming a legitimate fourth network and has legions of fans who grew up on it. 4 has some of the best episodes of all time, like Marge vs. the Monorail, Mr. Plow, Streetcar Named Marge, and my personal favorite, Last Exist to Springfield. Season five has some really memorable ones, and I think the quality across the board is better, there are no downs in season 5 but I don't think the highs quite get to season 4. 5's got Homer the Heretic, Deep space Homer, Cape Feare, Homer Goes to College, Last Temptation of Homer, Homer and Apu . . . it just goes on and on with great episodes. So if I had to choose one I would take 5 over 4 as an entire season.


    Wasn't Homer the Heretic in season 4??..
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    My_Dog_Misty

    [14]Jan 10, 2009
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    I say season 4.
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    letterstoiggy

    [15]Jan 10, 2009
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    season 5,6,7,8 are the best ever.
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    WBadger42

    [16]Jan 10, 2009
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    letterstoiggy wrote:
    season 5,6,7,8 are the best ever.
    those, and 4.
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    letterstoiggy

    [17]Jan 11, 2009
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    WBadger42 wrote:
    letterstoiggy wrote:
    season 5,6,7,8 are the best ever.
    those, and 4.
    oh yeah its a great season, but I think season 5 is a bit better. and 9 is a little worse that 8.
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    ComeOut2Play819

    [18]Jan 11, 2009
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    7, 6 and 9 are my favorites
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    M1729

    [19]Jul 16, 2009
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    Seasons 4-6. Funniest seasons IMO. Season 7-9 are also pretty good.
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    Gorillaz11

    [20]Aug 28, 2010
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    My favourites are Season 1 and 8.
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