Even choosing only a top 12 was hard.
How do you choose the best The Simpsons episodes of all time? Well, it’s a task that was not very easy at all and very controversial.
We started with an attempt at a Top 10, however, to ensure no one was physically harmed we settled on a list of our top 12 in no particular order.
Our 12 Best The Simpsons episodes
Homer the Vigilante (Season 5, Episode 11)
Kicking off our best The Simpsons episodes list is Homer the Vigilante.
Fed up with Springfield’s police force’s ineffectiveness, Homer forms a vigilante group to catch a cat burglar.
Deep Space Homer (Season 5, Episode 15)
Barney and Homer compete to become the first average American in space.
Cape Feare (Season 5, Episode 2)
“Sideshow Bob” returns to Springfield for revenge against Bart for exposing his murder plot.
Last Exit Springfield (Season 4, Episode 17)
Homer takes on Mr Burns in a labor struggle that rapidly spirals out of control; when Homer leads the workers out on strike, Mr. Burns retaliates by hiring robots to replace them and shutting off power to the city.
Bart vs. Australia (Season 6, Episode 16)
Bart tricks an Australian boy into accepting a collect call and the family must fly to Australia to make an apology.
Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment (Season 8, Episode 18)
Homer and friends reintroduce a speak-easy to Springfield when an old Prohibition law is enforced; Homer reinvents himself as the Beer Baron.
Homer’s Enemy (Season 8, Episode 23)
Homer clashes with an industrious new co-worker; Bart buys an empty factory.
Marge vs. the Monorail (Season 4, Episode 12)
After Mr. Burns pays Springfield $3 million in fines for dumping toxic waste, the city buys a monorail.
You Only Move Twice (Season 8, Episode 2)
Homer accepts a new job and moves the family to Cypress Creek, where the perfect setting soon turns sour.
Homer the Great (Season 6, Episode 12)
Due to a technicality, Homer is granted membership into an exclusive, clandestine and influential brotherhood called the Stonecutters.
King-Size Homer (Season 7, Episode 7)
Homer hopes an eating binge will help him weigh in at 300 pounds so he can work at home.
Itchy and Scratchy Land (Season 6, Episode 4)
Last on our best The Simpsons episodes list is of course Itchy and Scratchy Land.
The children have the time of their lives when Homer and Marge take them to Itchy & Scratchy Land — the most violent place on Earth.
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