The Simpsons: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 19
1991

Stark Raving Dad

Mistakenly committed to a mental hospital, Homer meets a tall, stocky white man who claims to be Michael Jackson.

2 Sep 26
1991

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington

Lisa’s patriotic essay wins the family a trip to Washington, D.C. — but the corruption she sees there inspires her to write a new and very different essay.

3 Oct 03
1991

When Flanders Failed

When Ned Flanders opens a store for left-handed people, Homer wants him to fail… until he sees the downtrodden Flanders family living in their car.

4 Oct 10
1991

Bart the Murderer

Bart becomes an errand boy for the Springfield Mafia. When Principal Skinner disappears, Fat Tony points the finger at Bart.

5 Oct 17
1991

Homer Defined

Homer averts a meltdown through sheer dumb luck. When he’s invited to the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant to give a pep talk, he faces another potential meltdown and again “pul…

6 Oct 24
1991

Like Father Like Clown

Bart and Lisa work to reunite Krusty the Clown with his estranged father, an Orthodox Jewish rabbi who had never accepted Krusty’s career choice.

7 Oct 31
1991

Treehouse of Horror II

In the first story, the family buys a cursed monkey paw in Morocco, and their three wishes turn out badly. In a Twilight Zone parody, Bart is the fearsome “monster” who can rea…

8 Nov 07
1991

Lisa's Pony

Overcompensating for his neglect, Homer buys Lisa a pony; the high cost of maintaining the animal forces him to work the graveyard shift at the Kwik-E-Mart.

9 Nov 14
1991

Saturdays of Thunder

Homer tries to bond with Bart by building a soapbox racer. On race day, Bart must decide between driving Martin’s aerodynamic racer and disappointing Homer, or driving his own…

10 Nov 21
1991

Flaming Moe's

Moe steals the drink recipe Homer invented, and the rechristened “Flaming Moe” turns his tavern into a hotspot. When a national franchise wants to buy the recipe, Homer wants r…

11 Dec 05
1991

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk

Mr. Burns sells the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to wealthy German investors who are shocked at the conditions. When the ceiling caves in, the Germans are desperate to sell…

12 Dec 26
1991

I Married Marge

Homer and Marge recount their early years, when the couple faced a shotgun wedding and Homer’s poor career prospects.

13 Jan 09
1992

Radio Bart

Bart plays practical jokes with a radio microphone, and his hoax tests the limits of the town’s kindness.

14 Jan 23
1992

Lisa the Greek

Sundays become “Daddy-Daughter Days” when Homer discovers Lisa’s uncanny ability to pick winning football teams.

15 Feb 06
1992

Homer Alone

Marge has a nervous breakdown and goes on a vacation alone, leaving Bart and Lisa with Patty and Selma, and Maggie with Homer.

16 Feb 13
1992

Bart the Lover

Bart discovers his teacher’s personal ad and invents a fictional suitor to string her along. When Mrs. Krabappel falls madly in love with “Woodrow,” Bart’s conscience starts to…

17 Feb 20
1992

Homer at the Bat

With a million dollars on the line, Mr. Burns hires ringers for the upcoming baseball game against the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant. But as misfortunes fell the pros, with b…

18 Feb 27
1992

Separate Vocations

After a career aptitude test pegs Lisa as a homemaker and Bart as a police officer, she becomes a rebel and he becomes a hall monitor. When Lisa’s subversive behavior goes too…

19 Mar 12
1992

Dog of Death

When Santa’s Little Helper needs a life-saving operation, the family tightens their belts to save up the money. Sensing their resentment, the dog runs away from home, only to b…

20 Mar 26
1992

Colonel Homer

Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful country music singer, whose attentions drive a wedge between Marge and Homer.

21 Apr 09
1992

Black Widower

When Selma agrees to marry her prison pen pal, Sideshow Bob, only Bart remains suspicious of his motives.

22 Apr 23
1992

The Otto Show

Otto loses his job driving the school bus and the Simpsons take him in. When he must get a driver’s license, he finds common ground with Patty and Selma.

23 May 07
1992

Bart's Friend Falls in Love

Everything’s coming up Milhouse when Bart’s best friend falls in love with the new girl at school. Jealous, Bart snitches to Milhouse’s father and the lovebirds are separated.<…

24 Aug 27
1992

Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes?

Homer’s half-brother Herb Powell returns, his finances in ruin from his last encounter with Homer. With a little help from the family, he invents a product that’s sure to turn…

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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