Fast-food restaurants in Springfield turn healthy, leaving Homer to turn to a greasy spoon for comfort (food), and childhood memories come flooding back. Meanwhile, Lisa scrambles for a special news story in order to save the school radio station.moreless
Marge's obsession with a Japanese-style of living requires the family to ditch items that no longer bring them joy, including Lisa's beloved saxophone, and forcing Homer to find a home for the family pig.moreless
To impress his daughter, Krusty brings her to spend Christmas with the Simpsons. Meanwhile, with church attendance plummeting, Rev. Lovejoy seeks converts, and a frightening Christmas toy spooks Maggie.
Homer's new app makes his life easier as it is able to outsource his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa discovers that he's about to become a father again.
When Grampa's health issues are unable to be treated effectively, the Simpsons take him to Cuba for cheap medical care.
Homer gets stuck coaching a kids' lacrosse team with Milhouse's friendless father, Kirk, and when Kirk becomes too clingy, Homer bad-mouths him about being a loser. But Kirk overhears the rant and disappears, right before the championship game.moreless
In this collection of 3 Springfield tales, Bart and Lisa investigate Krusty's new "Krustaceans" candy, while Homer asks Marge to help him dress for a promotion at the nuclear plant and Kent Brockman deals with the changing media world.moreless
"Treehouse of Horror XXVII" features Mr. Burns organizing a Hunger Games-style contest pitting Springfield children against each other and Lisa's imaginary best friend killing Lisa's real friends in a fit of jealousy, while Moe recruits Bart to take Homer's place as a covert agent.moreless
Bart rooting for Springfield's football rival, the Boston Americans, sets off Homer, so he schedules a family "hate-cation" excursion to Beantown to show just how horrible the city is.
Mr. Burns' search for a clan to play his virtual-reality family leads him to hire the Simpsons, except for Homer, since Burns intends to play the father. With nothing to do, Homer befriends the new next-door neighbor, a woman who eats, drinks, thinks and acts like him.moreless
Springfield burns to the ground, so the Simpsons plead with Mr. Burns to finance the town's rebuilding. But he demands the town folk put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl. However, the upcoming event brings back bad memories for the old man, who bombed when he first performed there 100 years ago. Burns tries to muster up the courage to perform again in an effort to redeem himself.moreless
Marge goes to prison for letting Bart go to the park unsupervised and finds being locked up a welcome diversion from her duties as a wife and mother. While she's away, Homer handles the domestic and parental responsibilities, but not too well.moreless
Homer takes a stab at improv comedy to regain his confidence and improve his public-speaking skills after messing up a speech in work; and Marge rebuilds Bart's shoddy treehouse, but he throws a wrench into the project when he questions her construction abilities. At the end of the episode, Homer answers questions from fans.moreless
Homer promises Marge her dream vacation to Paris, and then to defray the cost he makes a deal with the travel agent to act as a courier and transport a briefcase with top-secret info on the trip.moreless
Homer recalls a dysfunctional Simpson-family vacation to the Grand Canyon with the practically perfect Flanders family that turned into a memorable bonding experience.
After a mother-daughter spat, Marge takes Lisa to Capital City, where, after enjoying a musical, the show's star sings Marge's praises to remind Lisa how lucky she is to have such a special mom. Meanwhile, Bart is bummed that everyone expects him to be the ultimate prankster, so he recruits Maggie to help him trick people.moreless
Smithers is upset with Mr. Burns' lack of affection towards him, so Homer plays matchmaker and tries to find him a boyfriend. Meanwhile, Bart maneuvers the removal of the lead in the school production of "Casablanca," leaving Milhouse as a subpar understudy, which frustrates his costar, Lisa.moreless
Lisa signs up to go to Mars on a future one-way mission, much to the chagrin of Marge.
Lisa becomes a veterinarian's intern while Marge gets a job cleaning up crime scenes.
Bart accidentally deposits a homeless woman's cart into the river, and to make amends, he lets her move into his closet for a slight fee, and when Lisa discovers her there, she finds out the lady is wonderful folk singer, but that she has some violence and substance-abuse skeletons in her closet. Meanwhile, not-so-handy Homer traps the cat in the walls of the house.moreless
Professor Fink, tired of being lonely, uses his scientific expertise to make himself attractive to women, then furthers his special talents to devise an algorithm to pair up all the unlucky-at-love men and women of Springfield. Meanwhile, Marge, Bart and Lisa pay a Valentine's Day visit to Grampa at the retirement home, where they scramble to save the residents from a drug-induced hallucination that causes them to relive memories of their happiest times.moreless
Sanjay turns over the Kwik-E-Mart to his son, Jay, who goes against tradition, modernizes the store and makes it a cool health-food market. Bart, who has given up pranking, is enlisted to return to his playful ways and bring down the new establishment.moreless
Bart is captivated by the new teacher at Springfield Elementary, and goes all-out to win her over. Meanwhile, Homer buys a new brand of "milk" that causes early puberty, which for Bart means stepping up his wooing game, while Lisa deals with a slight case of acne that introduces her to the world of makeup and subsequent popularity.moreless
A photo Marge posts on social media gets Homer fired, so he goes back to his all-time favorite job, dishwasher at a Greek restaurant. The post also inspires Lisa, who develops an app that captures the real-life consequences of anything one posts online.moreless
Bart's coming-of-age chronicle, told ala the big-screen hit "Boyhood," follows him from a 6-year-old to his maturing into an accomplished young man. Along the way, there are glimpses of how his father and sister impacted him more than he could ever realize.moreless
Lisa searches an abandoned asylum and a restaurant that caters to men in an effort to restore the damaged reputation of Springfield's first female inventor. While at the asylum, Bart steals a notebook belonging to a homicidal patient and passes it off as his when he returns to school. When Homer and Marge find out, they start to believe their son's a sociopath, and Bart runs with the idea.moreless