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The Simpsons fourth season originally aired between September 1992 and May 1993, beginning on September 24, 1992. The season contained two hold-over episodes from the previous season's (8F) production line. At the end of the season, Sam Simon, Al Jean, Mike Reiss, Jon Vitti and most of the original writing staff left the show, causing more staff to be hired. The fourth season was released on DVD in Region 1 on June 15, 2004, Region 2 on August 2, 2004 and in Region 4 on August 25, 2004. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (700x872, 887 KB) Summary The Simpsons - The Complete Fourth Season DVD cover art. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (700x872, 887 KB) Summary The Simpsons - The Complete Fourth Season DVD cover art. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The year 1992 in television involved some significant events. ... Sam Simon is an American television producer and writer, most notable as one of the original developers of The Simpsons, along with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks. ... Al Jean is a TV comedy writer most known for his work on The Simpsons. ... Mike Reiss is an American TV comedy writer. ... Vitti as portrayed in the episode of The Simpsons The Front. Jon Vitti is a writer who is most noted for his well-received scripts for the television series The Simpsons. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... The following is an excerpt of the article entitled DVD. For the sake of convenience, the terms Region 0, Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, Region 4, Region 5, Region 6, Region 7 and Region 8 redirect to this page. ... is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following is an excerpt of the article entitled DVD. For the sake of convenience, the terms Region 0, Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, Region 4, Region 5, Region 6, Region 7 and Region 8 redirect to this page. ... is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The following is an excerpt of the article entitled DVD. For the sake of convenience, the terms Region 0, Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, Region 4, Region 5, Region 6, Region 7 and Region 8 redirect to this page. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The fourth season included guest appearances by Jon Lovitz, Bob Hope, Lona Williams, Tom Jones, Sarah Gilbert, Pamela Reed, Adam West, Linda Ronstadt, Elizabeth Taylor, Leonard Nimoy, Phil Hartman, Marcia Wallace, Doctor Joyce Brothers, Brooke Sheilds, Barry White, David Crosby, Johnny Carson, Hugh Hefner, Bette Midler, Barry White, Luke Perry, Elizabeth Taylor and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. 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. ... Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-Born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel, well known for his good natured humor and career longevity. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ... Sara Gilbert (born Sara Rebecca Abeles on January 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California) is an Emmy-nominated American actress best known for her longtime role as Darlene Conner-Healy from 1988-1997 in the U.S. sitcom Roseanne. ... Pamela Reed (born April 2, 1949 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American actress. ... Adam West (born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928) is an American actor who is best known for playing the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne on the 1960s TV series Batman (which also had a film adaptation). ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular vocalist and entertainer who has earned multiple Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, and Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, musician and photographer. ... Phil Hartman (born as Philip Edward Hartmann) (September 23, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning actor, voice artist, comedian, graphic artist and writer. ... Marcia Wallace (right of image) in Thats My Bush Marcia Wallace (born November 1, 1942) is an Emmy-winning actress from Creston, Iowa. ... Joyce Brothers Joyce Brothers, PhD (maiden name Joyce Diane Bauer, born October 20, 1928) is a psychologist and advice columnist, publishing a daily syndicated newspaper column since 1960. ... Christa Brooke Camille Shields (born May 31, American actress, born in New York City, New York, USA. She attended Princeton University. ... Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944) – July 4, 2003) was a Grammy Award winning American record producer, songwriter and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... For other persons named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... Hugh Marston Hefner (born April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois), also referred to colloquially as Hef, is the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine. ... Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress and comedienne, also known to her fans as The Divine Miss M. She is named after the actress Bette Davis although Davis pronounced her first name in two syllables, and Midler uses one. ... Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944) – July 4, 2003) was a Grammy Award winning American record producer, songwriter and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... Luke Perry (born Coy Luther Perry III on October 11, 1966)[1] is an American actor best known for his role as Dylan Michael McKay in the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ...




List of episodes

# Original title (top)
Alternative title (bottom)
Directed by Written by Original airdate Prod. code
60 - 1 "Kamp Krusty" Mark Kirkland David M. Stern September 24, 1992 8F24

While Homer and Marge are enjoying their time away from the kids (with the exception of Maggie) during summer vacation, Bart and Lisa's promises of a fun summer at Kamp Krusty are broken when the director of the camp (Krusty, at Wimbledon) is replaced by his ferocious accountant, Mr. Black while the councelors are the three bullies from school, Dolph, Jimbo, and Kearney. Bart then is spurred to lead the campers into a rebellion after Mr. Black tricks the kids into thinking Krusty has returned.  Kamp Krusty is the first episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Mark Kirkland is a director of episodes of The Simpsons. ... David M. Stern is an american television writer. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

61 - 2 "A Streetcar Named Marge" Rich Moore Jeff Martin October 1, 1992 8F18

After Marge wins a role in a musical production of A Streetcar Named Desire as Blanche DuBois (only because of Marge's deep-seated depression and anger when dealing with an uncaring Homer), she begins to struggle with a difficult part of shoving a glass bottle into Stanley Kowalski, later revealed to be because she feels he is compared exactly like Homer. Meanwhile, Maggie attempts to retrieve her lost pacifier from a strict daycare attendant
Guest star: Jon Lovitz A Streetcar Named Marge is the second episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Rich Moore is an animation director whose credits include The Simpsons, Futurama, Baby Blues, and The Critic. ... Jeff Martin is a singer and drummer who has sang for the bands Surgical Steel and Racer X, and has played drums for the bands Badlands and Blindside Blues Band. ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Vivien Leigh as Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), with Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski Blanche DuBois is the principal character in Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire. ... Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), with Vivien Leigh as Blanche DuBois Stanley Kowalski is a character in Tennessee Williamss play A Streetcar Named Desire. ... 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. ...

62 - 3 "Homer the Heretic" Jim Reardon George Meyer October 8, 1992 9F01

While skipping Sunday's church services, Homer discovers the joy of staying home with having the house all to himself. Meanwhile, Marge and the kids experience a freezing and rambling sermon and end up having to walk home during a blizzard after the car's battery dies. Homer decides to start his very own religion customized for himself, despite Marge's continuing objections for giving up his faith.  Homer the Heretic is the third episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Jim Reardon is a director and storyboard consultant for episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons. ... George Meyer is a producer and writer for The Simpsons, and arguably the writer who has contributed the most to the show over its long run. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

63 - 4 "Lisa the Beauty Queen" Mark Kirkland Jeff Martin October 15, 1992 9F02

Lisa's self-esteem breaks after she sees a crude drawing of herself at Springfield Elementary's fair. When Homer wins the Duff Beer raffle (the prize being to ride on the legendary Duff Blimp), he sacrifices the ticket for the money in order to get Lisa entered into a beauty pageant, though when Lisa wins (after the previous contestant was hospitalized), Lisa notices the ugliness of being Springfield's beauty queen.
Guest stars: Bob Hope and Lona Williams Lisa the Beauty Queen is the 4th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Mark Kirkland is a director of episodes of The Simpsons. ... Jeff Martin is a singer and drummer who has sang for the bands Surgical Steel and Racer X, and has played drums for the bands Badlands and Blindside Blues Band. ... is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-Born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel, well known for his good natured humor and career longevity. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

64 - 5 "Treehouse of Horror III" Carlos Baeza Al Jean, Mike Reiss

Jay Kogen, Wallace Wolodarsky
Treehouse of Horror III (on-screen title: The Simpsons Halloween Special III) is the fifth episode of The Simpsons fourth season, and the third Simpsons Halloween episode. ... Carlos Baeza is an animation director. ... Al Jean is a TV comedy writer most known for his work on The Simpsons. ... Mike Reiss is an American TV comedy writer. ... Jay Kogen is an American comedy writer. ... Wallace Wolodarsky was a writer for the Simpsons during the first four seasons, all of his episodes were co-written with former writing partner Jay Kogen. ...

Sam Simon, Jon Vitti
October 29, 1992 9F04

The Simpson's have a Halloween party and each character tells a story: Sam Simon is an American television producer and writer, most notable as one of the original developers of The Simpsons, along with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks. ... Vitti as portrayed in the episode of The Simpsons The Front. Jon Vitti is a writer who is most noted for his well-received scripts for the television series The Simpsons. ... is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

  • Clown Without Pity (told by Lisa) - Homer buys Bart a Krusty doll that tries to kill Homer.
  • King Homer (told by Abe) - In a King Kong parody, Mr. Burns hires Marge Bouvier to trap an ape beast who looks and speaks like Homer.
  • Dial "Z" for Zombie (told by Bart) - Bart discovers an occult book after being assigned to redo his book report and uses one of the spells to bring back the family cat -- with disastrous results. 
65 - 6 "Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie" Rich Moore John Swartzwelder November 3, 1992 9F03

At Springfield Elementary's Parent Teacher night, Mrs. Krabappel tells Homer and Marge about Bart's behaviour during a conference. When she quotes that one day, Bart could even become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court if he sets his mind to it, Homer does everything he can do to punish Bart. When everything he does goes awry because of his laziness, Marge convinces Homer he is being soft on Bart, and Homer bans him from seeing the upcoming popular: "Itchy and Scratchy: The Movie".  For other uses, see King Kong (disambiguation). ... Rich Moore is an animation director whose credits include The Simpsons, Futurama, Baby Blues, and The Critic. ... John Swartzwelder (born February 08, 1949) is an American writer, best known for his work on the animated television series The Simpsons, as well as a number of novels. ... is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

66 - 7 "Marge Gets a Job" Jeffrey Lynch Bill Oakley
Josh Weinstein
November 5, 1992 9F05

When 742 Evergreen Terrace literally begins sinking into the ground, the Simpson family discovers they are bankrupt, Marge decides to earn extra money to repair the house foundation by working at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, only for Mr. Burns to fall deeply in love with her. In the result, he begins to seduce her. Meanwhile, in a parody of The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Bart continues faking sick to get out of taking a test.
Guest star: Tom Jones Marge Gets a Job is the 7th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Jeffrey Lynch is an american animator and graphics artist. ... Bill Oakley (born in 1966) is an American televison writer, best known for his work on The Simpsons. ... This article is about The Simpsons writer Josh Weinstein. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... 742 Evergreen Terrace is the fictional street address of the home for the fictional Simpson family in the animated television series, The Simpsons. ... Springfield Nuclear Power Plant Springfield Nuclear Power Plant is a fictional nuclear power plant in the television animated cartoon series The Simpsons. ... The Boy Who Cried Wolf, illustrated by Milo Winter in a 1919 Aesop anthology For other uses, see Cry Wolf (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Tom Jones (disambiguation). ...

67 - 8 "New Kid on the Block" Wes Archer Conan O'Brien November 12, 1992 9F06

Homer's continously annoying antics frustrates Mrs. Sylvia Winfield, who moves out after becoming embarrassed. A new family moves in next door to the Simpsons, the Powers, where the daughter, Laura Powers, becomes the object of Bart's affection. After Bart discovers she has a boyfriend, he begins having nightmares. Meanwhile, Homer wages war against Captain Horatio McCallister's seafood restaurant The Frying Dutchman, for falsely advertising their "all-you-can-eat" buffet.
Guest stars: Sarah Gilbert and Pamela Reed New Kid on the Block is the 8th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Wesley Wes Archer (born November 26, 1961) is a television animation director. ... Conan Christopher OBrien (born April 18, 1963)[1] is an Emmy-winning American comedian, writer and television personality best known as host of NBCs late-night talk/variety show Late Night with Conan OBrien. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Horatio McCallister (or McAllister), a ships captain, is a fictional character from the animated TV comedy The Simpsons. ... Sara Gilbert (born Sara Rebecca Abeles on January 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California) is an Emmy-nominated American actress best known for her longtime role as Darlene Conner-Healy from 1988-1997 in the U.S. sitcom Roseanne. ... Pamela Reed (born April 2, 1949 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American actress. ...

68 - 9 "Mr. Plow" Jim Reardon Jon Vitti November 19, 1992 9F07

After demolishing and wrecking both his and Marge's family cars during a snowstorm, Homer buys a snow plow to pay off the damages and starts a business plowing driveways. It is a huge success, and after becoming inspired by Homer's success, Barney Gumble starts a rival company and steps in as Springfield's favourite snow-plower, causing Homer's business to dry up. Everyone soon begins to love Barney and all the celebrities he brings with him, though Homer blindley turns towards revenge.
Guest stars: Adam West and Linda Ronstadt Mr. ... Jim Reardon is a director and storyboard consultant for episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons. ... Vitti as portrayed in the episode of The Simpsons The Front. Jon Vitti is a writer who is most noted for his well-received scripts for the television series The Simpsons. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Adam West (born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928) is an American actor who is best known for playing the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne on the 1960s TV series Batman (which also had a film adaptation). ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular vocalist and entertainer who has earned multiple Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, and Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. ...

69 - 10 "Lisa's First Word" Mark Kirkland Jeff Martin December 3, 1992 9F08

While attempting to get Maggie to say her first word, the family recalls the story of how they got their home, Lisa's birth, and her first word.
Guest star: Elizabeth Taylor Lisas First Word is the 10th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Mark Kirkland is a director of episodes of The Simpsons. ... Jeff Martin is a singer and drummer who has sang for the bands Surgical Steel and Racer X, and has played drums for the bands Badlands and Blindside Blues Band. ... is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ...

70 - 11 "Homer's Triple Bypass" David Silverman Gary Apple
Michael Carrington
December 17, 1992 9F09

Due to his many years of eating unhealthy "fatty foods", Homer needs to have a triple bypass surgery. He has to choose between the $40,000 operation set by Doctor Julius Hibbert, which he can't afford or the $129.95 operation by Doctor Nick Riviera. When he chooses the cheaper surgery, Homer is convinced he is indeed, going to die. Meanwhile, the Springfield Police's bumbling antics and behaviour are captured on an episode of COPS Homers Triple Bypass is the eleventh episode of The Simpsons fourth season, which originally aired on December 17, 1992. ... David Silverman (born on 15 March 1957 in New York City, New York) is an animator best known for directing numerous episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons, where he would go on to be the supervising director of animation for several years, as well as animating on all... Gary Apple (born Gary Applebaum August 8, 1960 in Troy, New York) is an American sportscaster. ... Michael Carrington is an American comic writer and voice actor best known for his work on the animated series The Simpsons. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Early in a coronary artery bypass surgery during vein harvesting from the legs (left of image) and the establishment of bypass (placement of the aortic cannula) (bottom of image). ... Julius M. Hibbert, M.D., is a fictional doctor and physician on the TV series The Simpsons. ... Nick Riviera, M.D. (voiced by Hank Azaria) is a character in the long-running animated TV series The Simpsons. ... Look up cop in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

71 - 12 "Marge vs. the Monorail" Rich Moore Conan O'Brien January 14, 1993 9F10

After Mr. Burns is caught for storing his excess nuclear waste inside Springfield Park's trees, he is ordered to pay the town with $3 million. When the charismatic Lyle Lanley visits Springfield, he convinces the town to use the $3 million to buy one of his monorails, also hiring Homer as the monorail conductor. The only person remaining not so pleased about the whole situation is Marge.
Guest stars: Phil Hartman and Leonard Nimoy Marge vs. ... Rich Moore is an animation director whose credits include The Simpsons, Futurama, Baby Blues, and The Critic. ... Conan Christopher OBrien (born April 18, 1963)[1] is an Emmy-winning American comedian, writer and television personality best known as host of NBCs late-night talk/variety show Late Night with Conan OBrien. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Phil Hartman (born as Philip Edward Hartmann) (September 23, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning actor, voice artist, comedian, graphic artist and writer. ... Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, musician and photographer. ...

72 - 13 "Selma's Choice" Carlos Baeza David M. Stern January 21, 1993 9F11

When Marge's Great Aunt Gladys Bouvier dies, she, Patty, and Selma attend the reading of her will, where during the video, she tells Patty and Selma not to die lonely and miserable like she did. Though Patty doesn't care, Selma decides that she wants a baby. After Homer eats a spoiled hoagie, he becomes dreadfully ill, causing Marge to stay home and take care of him while Selma is put to the test by taking Bart and Lisa to the Duff Gardens theme park, which she struggles through.
Guest star: Phil Hartman Selmas Choice is the 13th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Carlos Baeza is an animation director. ... David M. Stern is an american television writer. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... The Bouvier Family are fictional characters from the American animated sitcom The Simpsons created by Matt Groening, as Marge Simpsons blood relatives. ... Look up will in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Phil Hartman (born as Philip Edward Hartmann) (September 23, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning actor, voice artist, comedian, graphic artist and writer. ...

73 - 14 "Brother from the Same Planet" Jeffrey Lynch Jon Vitti February 4, 1993 9F12

After leaving Bart alone at soccer practice, Homer's inept care for Bart prompts Bart to get "a Bigger Brother" after feeling neglected by Homer. When Homer meets Bart's Bigger Brother Tom, he becomes enraged and slightly isolated, until he decides for revenge and gets a replacement son named Pepe. Soon, Bart and Homer begin using various methods with their partners to spite one another. Meanwhile, Lisa becomes addicted to calling a 1-900 number featuring a pretty-boy celebrity named Cory.
Guest star: Phil Hartman Brother from the Same Planet is the fourteenth episode of The Simpsons from the fourth season. ... Jeffrey Lynch is an american animator and graphics artist. ... Vitti as portrayed in the episode of The Simpsons The Front. Jon Vitti is a writer who is most noted for his well-received scripts for the television series The Simpsons. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Phil Hartman (born as Philip Edward Hartmann) (September 23, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning actor, voice artist, comedian, graphic artist and writer. ...

74 - 15 "I Love Lisa" Wes Archer Frank Mula February 11, 1993 9F13

It's Valentine's Day, and everyone receives a card -- everyone but Ralph Wiggum, who, out of pity, receives one card from Lisa (the card reading: "I choo-choo-choose you") and has a picture of a train, much to Ralph's delight. Ralph immediately cheers up, and develops a romantic interest in his classmate. After Lisa begins getting frustrated with Ralph, her attempt to gently tell Ralph that she is not interested ends up exposing the truth live on TV during Krusty's 29 Anniversary Special.  I Love Lisa is the fifteenth episode from the fourth season of The Simpsons, in which the dim-witted and socially-awkward Ralph Wiggum plays a prominent role. ... Wesley Wes Archer (born November 26, 1961) is a television animation director. ... Frank Mula is an american television writer. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...

75 - 16 "Duffless" Jim Reardon David M. Stern February 18, 1993 9F14

When the police catch Homer driving drunk in a car, Homer passes a police-oriented field sobriety test, but fails a breathalyzer test. Homer is soon arrested for drunken driving, license is revoked, and must attend traffic school and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. After much reluctance, Homer agrees to Marge's suggestion of giving up drinking beer for an entire month. Meanwhile, Bart demolishes Lisa's science project of a steroid-pumped tomato, prompting Lisa to make a science project pitting Bart against a hamster.
Guest stars: Phil Hartman and Marcia Wallace Duffless is the 16th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Jim Reardon is a director and storyboard consultant for episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons. ... David M. Stern is an american television writer. ... is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... AA meeting sign // Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an informal meeting society for recovering alcoholics whose primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety. ... Phil Hartman (born as Philip Edward Hartmann) (September 23, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning actor, voice artist, comedian, graphic artist and writer. ... Marcia Wallace (right of image) in Thats My Bush Marcia Wallace (born November 1, 1942) is an Emmy-winning actress from Creston, Iowa. ...

76 - 17 "Last Exit to Springfield" Mark Kirkland Jay Kogen
Wallace Wolodarsky
March 11, 1993 9F15

When Carl nominates Homer for head of the workers union at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, it ultimatley results in a strike and Homer negotiating for a new contract while keeping in mind that Lisa needs braces (with the dental plan having been removed from the Springfield Nucleaur Power Plant employee benefits plan).
Guest star: Doctor Joyce Brothers Last Exit to Springfield is the 17th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Mark Kirkland is a director of episodes of The Simpsons. ... Jay Kogen is an American comedy writer. ... Wallace Wolodarsky was a writer for the Simpsons during the first four seasons, all of his episodes were co-written with former writing partner Jay Kogen. ... is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Carlton Carl Carlson, MPhys is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. ... Joyce Brothers Joyce Brothers, PhD (maiden name Joyce Diane Bauer, born October 20, 1928) is a psychologist and advice columnist, publishing a daily syndicated newspaper column since 1960. ...

77 - 18 "So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show" Carlos Baeza Jon Vitti April 1, 1993 9F17

It's April Fool's Day and Homer is playing pranks upon Bart throught the day. Bart, angered by the numerous amount of tricks he has fallen for, plans the ultimate revenge on Homer by shaking a can of beer so hard that it causes an explosion. While Homer ends up in a coma, the family reminisces about their past adventures including when Lisa got her pony, Bart's rebellion against Nelson, and when the Simpson family got lost Carlos Baeza is an animation director. ... Vitti as portrayed in the episode of The Simpsons The Front. Jon Vitti is a writer who is most noted for his well-received scripts for the television series The Simpsons. ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Lisas Pony is episode eight of the The Simpsons third season, which aired on November 7, 1991. ... Bart the General is the fifth full length episode of The Simpsons. ... The Call of the Simpsons is the seventh episode of The Simpsons. ...

78 - 19 "The Front" Jeffrey Lynch John Swartzwelder April 15, 1993 9F16

After watching a terrible lackluster episode of Itchy and Stratchy, Bart and Lisa decide they can be better writers, so they decide to become cartoon writers, but when their first submission is rejected due to their age, they resubmit their mansucript under the name of Abraham Simpson -- their grandfather. Meanwhile, Homer and Marge revisit a High School reunion, which prompts Homer to admit that he never officially graduated because he failed a science class. At the reunion, Homer's awards are revoked, causing Homer to go to night school to make up the lost credits on the class he never passed -- remedial science.
Guest star: Brooke Sheilds The Front is the 19th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Jeffrey Lynch is an american animator and graphics artist. ... John Swartzwelder (born February 08, 1949) is an American writer, best known for his work on the animated television series The Simpsons, as well as a number of novels. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Christa Brooke Camille Shields (born May 31, American actress, born in New York City, New York, USA. She attended Princeton University. ...

79 - 20 "Whacking Day" Jeffrey Lynch John Swartzwelder April 29, 1993 9F18

Springfield's annual Holiday arrives: Whacking Day, a day specifically designed to drive snakes into the town's square and club them to death. When most Springfiedians celebrate the local holiday, Lisa is appalled at the upcoming celebration, but her protests fall on deaf ears. Lisa soon plots on convincing the town about the nightmare of Whacking Day. Meanwhile, Bart is expelled from school after he runs down Superintendant Chalmers, and after a long search, he is home-schooled by Marge.
Guest star: Barry White Whacking Day is the 20th episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Jeffrey Lynch is an american animator and graphics artist. ... John Swartzwelder (born February 08, 1949) is an American writer, best known for his work on the animated television series The Simpsons, as well as a number of novels. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944) – July 4, 2003) was a Grammy Award winning American record producer, songwriter and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ...

80 - 21 "Marge in Chains" Jim Reardon Bill Oakley
Josh Weinstein
May 6, 1993 9F20

An ill worker from Japan coughs into a box of Juice Looseners, which are to be shipped to Springfield. When many of the residents purchase the Looseners, Springfield is hit with the dreaded Osaka Flu, causing many of the town to fall ill. Due to the exhaustion from having to look after the rest of her ill family, Marge accidentally forgets to pay for Grampa's bottle of bourbon when shopping at the Kwik-E-Mart. Marge is soon arrested for shoplifting and is sent to 30 days at Springfield's Woman Prison.
Guest star: David Crosby Marge in Chains is the 21st episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... Jim Reardon is a director and storyboard consultant for episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons. ... Bill Oakley (born in 1966) is an American televison writer, best known for his work on The Simpsons. ... This article is about The Simpsons writer Josh Weinstein. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ...

81 - 22 "Krusty Gets Kancelled" David Silverman John Swartzwelder May 13, 1993 9F19

When a mysterious new word, "Gabbo", begins popping up in various areas around Springfield, it's revealed to be a new children's show, The Gabbo Show, about the host, being a dummy named Gabbo (controlled by ventriloquist Arthur Crandall) who continously amazes everyone on stage. However, when the show begins threatening Krusty's Krusty the Klown show in the ratings, it begins competing for its timeslot. When Krusty's show is finally cancelled, Bart and Lisa are hired to round up Krusty's celebrity friends for a televised comeback special.
Guest stars: Johnny Carson, Hugh Hefner, Bette Midler, Barry White, Luke Perry, Elizabeth Taylor and Red Hot Chili Peppers Krusty Gets Kancelled is the final episode of The Simpsons fourth season. ... David Silverman (born on 15 March 1957 in New York City, New York) is an animator best known for directing numerous episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons, where he would go on to be the supervising director of animation for several years, as well as animating on all... John Swartzwelder (born February 08, 1949) is an American writer, best known for his work on the animated television series The Simpsons, as well as a number of novels. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... For other persons named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... Hugh Marston Hefner (born April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois), also referred to colloquially as Hef, is the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine. ... Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress and comedienne, also known to her fans as The Divine Miss M. She is named after the actress Bette Davis although Davis pronounced her first name in two syllables, and Midler uses one. ... Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944) – July 4, 2003) was a Grammy Award winning American record producer, songwriter and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... Luke Perry (born Coy Luther Perry III on October 11, 1966)[1] is an American actor best known for his role as Dylan Michael McKay in the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ...

References

  • Season 4 at The Simpsons.com

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