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Encyclopedia > The Simpsons (season 2)

The Simpsons' second season originally aired between October 1990 and July 1991, beginning on October 11, 1990. This season saw the show switch timeslots from Sunday night at 8:00pm to Thursday night at 8:00pm. It would remain at this timeslot until season 6. The complete season was released on DVD on August 6, 2002. [1] Simpsons redirects here. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The year 1990 in television involved some significant events. ... Season 6 DVD. The Simpsons 6th season (September 1994 - May 1995) began on September 4, 1994. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


The season saw the introduction of several new characters, who would go on to become main characters. These included Dr. Hibbert,[2] Troy McClure,[3] Kang & Kodos,[4] Lionel Hutz,[5] Dr. Nick Riviera[5] and Groundskeeper Willie[6]. Others included Maude Flanders, Mayor Quimby, Snake Jailbird, Squeaky Voiced Teen, Miss Hoover, Akira, Sideshow Mel, Artie Ziff, Hans Moleman and Comic Book Guy. This article contains a list of recurring characters from The Simpsons with descriptions. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Kang and Kodos are fictional characters from the animated television series The Simpsons. ... Lionel Hutz, AKA Miguel Sanchez, AKA Dr. Nguyen Van Falk, voiced by Phil Hartman, is a fictional secondary character from The Simpsons. ... Nick Riviera, M.D. (voiced by Hank Azaria) is a character in the long-running animated TV show The Simpsons. ... Groundskeeper Willie (a. ... Maude Flanders (February 21, 1962 – May 13, 2000) was a fictional character in The Simpsons. ... Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby Joseph Joe Quimby, Jr. ... Snake Jailbird, voiced by Hank Azaria, is a fictional character from The Simpsons. ... Jeremy Peterson (or Friedman), also known as the Squeaky Voiced Teen is a fictional character in The Simpsons, voiced by Dan Castellaneta. ... Elizabeth Hoover is a fictional character on The Simpsons, voiced by Maggie Roswell and Marcia Mitzman Gaven while Roswell was involved in a pay dispute. ... For recurring characters who are associated with the Mafia, see Springfield Mafia. ... Sideshow Mel, full name Melvin van Horne (voiced by Dan Castellaneta), is a minor character on the animated TV show The Simpsons. ... For recurring characters who are associated with the Mafia, see Springfield Mafia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...



Many different guest stars featured, including Dustin Hoffman (Sam Etic), Danny DeVito, Ringo Starr, Audrey Meadows, Cloris Leachman, Jon Lovitz, Alex Rocco, George Takei, Larry King, James Earl Jones, Harvey Fierstein, Tracey Ullman and Tony Bennett (who was the first person to appear in the show as himself).[7] This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. ... Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning English musician, singer and actor, best known as the drummer of The Beatles. ... Audrey Meadows (February 8, 1926 – February 3, 1996), born Audrey Cotter, was an Emmy Award-winning American actress best known for playing the deadpan housewife, Alice Kramden in the 1950s American television comedy, The Honeymooners. ... Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an Academy Award, nine-time Emmy and Golden Globe winning American actress of stage, film and television. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ... Alex Rocco (born Alexander Federico Petricone, Jr. ... George Hosato Takei (IPA: ) (b. ... For other persons named Larry King, see Larry King (disambiguation). ... James Earl Jones (b. ... Harvey Fierstein (born June 6, 1952) is a Tony Award-winning and Emmy Award-nominated American actor, playwright, and screenwriter. ... Tracey Ullman (born December 30, 1959) is a British comedian, actress, singer, dancer, screenwriter, and author, who is most famous for being the host of her eponymous variety television show. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ...


The episode "Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment" won an Emmy in 1991 for "Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming less than One Hour)" and received a nomination for "Outstanding Sound Mixing", which it ultimately lost. [8] Homer vs. ... The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... This is a list of the winners of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming less than One Hour). ...




List of episodes

22 episodes
# Original Airdate Prod. Code Title
14 - 201 October 11 7F03 Bart Gets an F
Bart is in danger of repeating the fourth grade if his grades don't improve, so he recruits the school brainiac, Martin Prince, to help him study.
15 - 202 October 18 7F02 Simpson and Delilah
Homer charges the Nuclear Power Plant for a new hair-restoring product, which becomes the key to his landing a promotion.
16 - 203 October 25 7F04 Treehouse of Horror
Three Halloween tales told by Bart and Lisa in the treehouse:

Bad Dream House – The family move to a haunted house that ends up taking its own life rather than living with The Simpsons. October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bart Gets an F is the first episode of The Simpsons second season, which aired on October 11, 1990. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years). ... Simpson and Delilah is the second episode of The Simpsons second season, which aired on October 18, 1990. ... Harvey Fierstein (born June 6, 1952) is a Tony Award-winning and Emmy Award-nominated American actor, playwright, and screenwriter. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article refers to the first Treehouse of Horror episode. ... Halloween, or Halloween, is a tradition celebrated on the night of October 31, most notably by children dressing in costumes and going door-to-door collecting sweets, fruit, and other gifts. ...


Hungry are the Damned – Aliens Kang & Kodos kidnap the Simpsons and offer to take them to a great feast, but Lisa suspects their motives. A parody of a classic Twilight Zone episode. Kang and Kodos are fictional characters from the animated television series The Simpsons. ... Note, this page is about the television series and its two revivals. ...


The Raven – Lisa tells Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem, with Homer as the man haunted by the raven (Bart). Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American poet, short story writer, editor, critic and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. ... Bart can refer to: A diminutive of Bartholomew Barts is the frequently used abbreviation for St Bartholomews Hospital in the City of London. ...

17 - 204 November 1 7F01 Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish
Bart catches a three-eyed fish, Blinky, causing environmental inspectors to visit the nuclear plant. Mr. Burns decides to run for governor so he doesn't have to pay the heavy fines imposed on him.
18 - 205 November 8 7F05 Dancin' Homer
Homer tells his bar buddies the story of how he became a dancing mascot for the town's baseball team.
19 - 206 November 15 7F08 Dead Putting Society
The rivalry between Homer and Ned Flanders manifests itself in a bet on Bart and Todd Flanders playing miniature golf.
20 - 207 November 22 7F07 Bart vs. Thanksgiving
Bart runs away from home after not apologizing for burning Lisa's centerpiece during Thanksgiving.
21 - 208 December 6 7F06 Bart the Daredevil
Impressed by stuntman Lance Murdock at a demolition derby, Bart becomes a daredevil and plots his greatest feat--jumping over the Springfield Gorge.
22 - 209 December 20 7F09 Itchy & Scratchy & Marge
Marge begins a campaign against violence in The Itchy & Scratchy Show after Maggie imitates what she's seen on that show, but Marge's morals come into question when the same people who supported her anti-cartoon violence campaign can't get Marge to protest against the nudity in Michaelangelo's David.
23 - 210 January 10 7F10 Bart Gets Hit by a Car
When Mr. Burns knocks Bart down with his car, the ambulance-chaser lawyer Lionel Hutz, with the help of Dr. Nick Riviera, talks Homer into suing by exaggerating Bart's injuries.
24 - 211 January 24 7F11 One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish
Homer has twenty four hours to live after eating badly-prepared Fugu at the local sushi restaurant.
25 - 212 January 31 7F12 The Way We Was
After the TV breaks down, Homer and Marge tell the tale of how they met, broke up, and made up in high school.
26 - 213 February 7 7F13 Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment
The children are taught about Hell and the Ten Commandments in Sunday School, which makes Lisa view on Homer's illegal cable hook-up as potential damnation.
27 - 214 February 14 7F15 Principal Charming
After Bart gets busted for using herbicide to spell his name in the grass at school, Homer's attempt to set up Principal Skinner with Marge's sister Selma to deal with her loneliness backfires when he falls in love with Patty instead.
28 - 215 February 21 7F16 Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
After suffering a heart attack, Grampa Simpson tells Homer that he has a half-brother, who turns out to a multimillionaire in search of the latest car model to save his company.
29 - 216 March 7 7F14 Bart's Dog Gets an F
Homer threatens to get rid of Santa's Little Helper unless if he passes obedience school, after SLH destroys Marge's quilt and Homer's new sneakers.
30 - 217 March 28 7F17 Old Money
Grampa falls in love with a fellow Retirement Castle resident Beatrice Simmons. Unfortunately for him, she dies, leaving him broken hearted. Although Grampa inherits $106,000 from her, he can't forgive Homer for keeping him from being with Bea.
  • This is the only episode thus far that list both the voice actors and the characters they play in the credits.
  • Audrey Meadows guest stars
31 - 218 April 11 7F18 Brush with Greatness
After getting stuck in a water slide and being humiliated in the news, Homer decides to exercise. Meanwhile, Marge rekindles her passion for painting -- and is hired as Mr. Burns's personal artist.
32 - 219 April 25 7F19 Lisa's Substitute
Lisa falls for a substitute teacher, who discovers how special she is, which makes Homer jealous. Meanwhile, Bart runs against Martin Prince for student council president.
33 - 220 May 2 7F20 The War of the Simpsons
Marge drags Homer to a marriage counseling course after being embarrassed by his drunken antics at a dinner party, but Homer bails out to go fishing. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa trick Grampa into letting them do things their parents forbid them to do.
34 - 221 May 9 7F21 Three Men and a Comic Book
Bart, Milhouse, and Martin all pitch in to purchase an issue of Radioactive Man No. 1 that costs $100, but causes them to fight over ownership.
35 - 222 July 11 7F22 Blood Feud
Mr. Burns is suffering from a blood disease, but no one has his rare blood type. When Bart is discovered to have Burns's blood type, Homer convinces Bart to give blood so he can get money.

James Earl Jones (b. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish is the fourth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... Blinky may refer to: Blinky (novelty), a small flashing novelty (often worn on clothing) at raves, 4th of July shows, or amusement parks Blinky (comic strip character), a character in the UK comic The Dandy Blinky the Clown, a clown who starred in a television program called Blinkys Fun... In the television cartoon series The Simpsons, the city of Springfield is a company town and the company in question is the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... Dancin Homer is the fifth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ... Tom Poston (born October 17, 1921 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American television and film actor. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dead Putting Society is the sixth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ned Flanders In the animated cartoon series The Simpsons, the Flanders are a family consisting of Ned, Maude and their two sons Rod and Todd. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bart vs. ... December 6 is the 340th day of the year (341st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bart the Daredevil is the eighth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... A demolition derby under way at the Greenwich, Ohio Firemens Festival, 2005 Demolition derby is a motorsport usually presented at county fairs and festivals. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Itchy & Scratchy & Marge is the ninth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... The Itchy & Scratchy Show. ... Alex Rocco (born Alexander Federico Petricone, Jr. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bart Gets Hit by a Car is the tenth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... Lionel Hutz, AKA Miguel Sanchez, AKA Dr. Nguyen Van Falk, voiced by Phil Hartman, is a fictional secondary character from The Simpsons. ... Nick Riviera, M.D. (voiced by Hank Azaria) is a character in the long-running animated TV show The Simpsons. ... Phil Hartman (born as Philip Edward Hartmann) (September 24, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was an Emmy-winning Canadian/American graphic artist, writer, actor, voice artist, and comedian. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish is the eleventh episode of The Simpsons second season. ... For other uses, see Fugu (disambiguation). ... Front row, left to right: uramaki roll, inarizushi, and nigiri (two kinds). ... For other persons named Larry King, see Larry King (disambiguation). ... George Hosato Takei (IPA: ) (b. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Way We Was is the 12th episode of the second season of The Simpsons. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Homer vs. ... For other uses, see Hell (disambiguation). ... This 1768 parchment (612x502 mm) by Jekuthiel Sofer emulated the 1675 Decalogue at Amsterdam Esnoga synagogue. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Principal Charming is the fourteenth episode of The Simpsons second season, airing on February 14, 1991. ... The Bouvier Sisters (Patricia Patty and Selma, voiced by Julie Kavner) are fictional characters on The Simpsons. ... The Bouvier Sisters (Patricia Patty and Selma, voiced by Julie Kavner) are fictional characters on The Simpsons. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons second season. ... Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Barts Dog Gets an F is the sixteenth episode of The Simpsons second season, airing on March 7, 1991. ... Santas Little Helper or once known as Santos L. Halper (voiced by Frank Welker or Dan Castellaneta) is the Simpson familys pet dog. ... Tracey Ullman (born December 30, 1959) is a British comedian, actress, singer, dancer, screenwriter, and author, who is most famous for being the host of her eponymous variety television show. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Old Money is the 17th episode of the second season of The Simpsons. ... Audrey Meadows (February 8, 1926 – February 3, 1996), born Audrey Cotter, was an Emmy Award-winning American actress best known for playing the deadpan housewife, Alice Kramden in the 1950s American television comedy, The Honeymooners. ... is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brush with Greatness is the 18th episode from the second season of The Simpsons. ... Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning English musician, singer and actor, best known as the drummer of The Beatles. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (116th in leap years). ... Lisas Substitute is the 19th episode of the second season of The Simpsons. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... The War of the Simpsons is the 20th episode of the second season of The Simpsons. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Three Men and a Comic Book is the 21st episode of the second season of The Simpsons. ... Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an Academy Award, nine-time Emmy and Golden Globe winning American actress of stage, film and television. ... Daniel Stern (born August 28, 1957), is an American television and film actor. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Blood Feud is the last episode of the second season of The Simpsons. ...

References

  1. ^ The Simpsons Complete Second Season Amazon.com. URL Accessed on 17 December, 2006
  2. ^ http://www.snpp.com/episodes/7F06.html SNPP capsule for Bart the Daredevil
  3. ^ http://www.snpp.com/episodes/7F13.html SNPP capsule for Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment
  4. ^ http://www.snpp.com/episodes/7F04.html SNPP capsule for Treehouse of Horror
  5. ^ a b http://www.snpp.com/episodes/7F10.html SNPP capsule for Bart Gets Hit by a Car
  6. ^ http://www.snpp.com/episodes/7F15.html SNPP capsule for Principal Charming
  7. ^ SNPP Guest stars SNPP. URL Accessed on December 15, 2006
  8. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096697/awards List of awards won by The Simpsons IMDB

December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

See also

  The Simpsons
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Characters: Homer Simpson • Marge Simpson Bart Simpson Lisa Simpson Maggie Simpson Other characters
Production: Cast members Guest stars Foreign language cast Writers Directors Awards Songs
Media releases: Episodes Tracey Ullman shorts The Simpsons Movie Discography Complete list of media
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Hallmarks: Opening sequence Chalkboard gag Sax solo gag Couch gag Halloween episodes Recurring jokes
Themes: Education Media Politics Religion Travel
Locations: Springfield Shelbyville Capital City The Simpson house Springfield's state Springfield Elementary School
Springfield Nuclear Power Plant Moe's Tavern Kwik-E-Mart • Krusty Burger Springfield Retirement Castle
Publications: DVDs DVD boxsets Video games Simpsons Comics Bart Simpson Comics Other publications
Miscellaneous: D'oh! Words and phrases Products "Do the Bartman" • "Deep, Deep Trouble" • Homer's jobs World of Springfield Duff beer The Simpsons Ride

 
 

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