The Simpsons: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Dec 17
1989

Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire

When his Christmas bonus is cancelled, Homer becomes a department-store Santa—and then bets his meager earnings at the track. When all seems lost, Homer and Bart save Chr…

2 Jan 14
1990

Bart the Genius

After switching IQ tests with Martin, Bart is mistaken for a child genius. When he’s enrolled in a school for gifted students, a series of embarrassments and mishaps make…

3 Jan 21
1990

Homer's Odyssey

Homer is fired for nearly causing a meltdown at the nuclear plant. When he finds a new calling as a public safety advocate, he finds himself facing off against Mr. Burns.

4 Jan 28
1990

There's No Disgrace Like Home

After an embarrassing experience at the company picnic, Homer pawns the TV and uses the proceeds to take the family to therapy sessions.

5 Feb 04
1990

Bart the General

Fed up with Nelson’s bullying, the kids from Springfield Elementary decide to teach him a lesson. With advice from Grandpa, Bart leads them into battle.

6 Feb 11
1990

Moaning Lisa

When Lisa get a bad case of the blues, jazz musician Bleeding Gums Murphy teaches her how to express her feelings through music.

7 Feb 18
1990

The Call of the Simpsons

Homer buys an RV and the family takes off on an ill-fated camping trip.

8 Feb 25
1990

The Telltale Head

Bart tries to impress the school bullies by stealing the head of the Jebediah Springfield statue in the town square, but everyone is outraged by his act of vandalism.

9 Mar 18
1990

Life on the Fast Lane

Homer gives Marge a bowling ball for her birthday, and his self-serving gift backfires: she starts taking lessons from a suave French bowling instructor. When the lessons take…

10 Mar 25
1990

Homer's Night Out

Bart puts his new spy camera to use when Homer gets rowdy at a bachelor party, and the incriminating photo gets distributed all over town.

11 Apr 15
1990

The Crepes of Wrath

Bart is sent as a foreign exchange student to France, where he is enslaved by corrupt winemakers. Meanwhile, the Simpson family hosts an Albanian student who takes a surprising…

12 Apr 29
1990

Krusty Gets Busted

Krusty the Clown gets busted for robbing the Kwik-E-Mart, with Homer as an eyewitness. Convinced that their idol was wrongly accused, Bart and Lisa investigate the crime.

13 May 13
1990

Some Enchanted Evening

While Homer takes Marge out for a night on the town, the kids spot their babysitter on America’s Most Armed and Dangerous.

About The Simpsons

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

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