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(Deadspin)   How they made the greatest Simpsons episode of all-time, "Homer At The Bat," which premiered 20 years ago tonight   ( deadspin.com) divider line
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2012-02-20 09:12:00 PM  
3 votes:
Now with pic goodness-

This man would like to have a word with you, subby -
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/I'll be in my hammock district.
2012-02-20 08:51:03 PM  
3 votes:
You Only Move Twice

"AWWW! The Denver Broncos?!?"
2012-02-21 12:10:54 AM  
2 votes:
22 Short Films About Springfield

Discussion over.
2012-02-20 09:07:56 PM  
2 votes:
Very good episode, subby. But El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer is by far and away the best. Johnny Cash as a space coyote just works on so many levels. Link (new window)
2012-02-21 02:20:39 PM  
1 vote:
Simpsons goodness cutoff is everything post-Tomacco.
2012-02-21 01:45:54 PM  
1 vote:
That there are so many nominees for "Best Simpsons Episode" in this thread demonstrates exactly the quality of the show. This show's writers and producers deserve big credit for continually putting out a product that is above average by default.
2012-02-21 11:24:53 AM  
1 vote:

SlagginOff: I think we can all agree that any given episode from seasons 2-10 is better than 90% of anything that has ever been on or will ever be on television.

And this is why you'll never see me biatching about the current quality of the show like many have been in recent threads. Yes, it's been years since I've been a regular watcher. And when I do, the show ranges from "meh" to "pretty funny". But for seasons 2-8, as well as several episodes from seasons 9-12, they get a lifetime free pass from me. They can continue to make mediocre episodes for all long as the show continues to remain profitable. All power to them.
2012-02-21 10:16:11 AM  
1 vote:
I think we can all agree that any given episode from seasons 2-10 is better than 90% of anything that has ever been on or will ever be on television.
2012-02-21 09:39:00 AM  
1 vote:

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: THAT'S IT! You people have held me back long enough! I'm going to clown college!

Clown college? You can't eat that.
2012-02-21 12:04:35 AM  
1 vote:
No one liked the 138th Episode Spectacular? Not my fave, but still.

Also, Bart the General (I think it's Episode 2) is underrated. Watch that again - a total Bart episode, dealing with real-world issues for kids (I was 8 when the show started), and in a total Simpsons way.

Another vote for Monorail, Scorpio (used to work with a guy we called Hank Scorpio because the resemblance was uncanny), the first...9 Halloween episodes (from The Raven to 3D Homer), and every damned line from the vegetarian episode.
2012-02-20 11:55:12 PM  
1 vote:
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best episode of the whole series

/yeah, i said it
//big whoop
///wanna fight about it?
2012-02-20 11:26:15 PM  
1 vote:
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That is all.
2012-02-20 11:12:53 PM  
1 vote:
No votes for "E-I-E-I-D'oh"?
2012-02-20 10:27:26 PM  
1 vote:
Behind the Laughter, my second favorite

"I was SO gay, but I couldnt tell anyone"
2012-02-20 10:20:44 PM  
1 vote:
I tell you, I won't live in a thread that robs men of their right to name Lemon of Troy the best Simpson episode! And marry their cousins.
2012-02-20 10:15:44 PM  
1 vote:
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No love for Bob?
2012-02-20 10:04:22 PM  
1 vote:
No love for Stonecutters in here? That was the episode I used to show friends to get 'em into it. Ahhh, the magic of VCR's...

/You Only Move Twice might be a tie for my favorite episode...
2012-02-20 09:15:01 PM  
1 vote:
Lisa's Rival is my pick for the most underrated episode. The whole Homer's sugar pile subplot just makes the episode great.

/I bent my wookiee
2012-02-20 09:05:41 PM  
1 vote:
"one of"

These words need to be added into the title of this thread for it to be truly cromulent.
2012-02-20 08:51:00 PM  
1 vote:

cman: It's one of the best, but not THE best. Mr. Plow has that title

I'm sure you meant to say "Last Exit to Springfield"...
2012-02-20 08:46:56 PM  
1 vote:
Monorail, monorail, monorail....
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