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Encyclopedia > The Simpsons (season 8)
The Simpsons Season 8 DVD Digipak.

The Simpsons' eighth season originally aired between October 1996 and May 1997, beginning on October 27, 1996 with "Treehouse of Horror VII". The show runners for the eighth production season were Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein.[1] The aired season contained two episodes which were hold-over episodes from season seven, which Oakley and Weinstein also ran. It also contained two episodes for which Al Jean and Mike Reiss were the show runners. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (661x828, 504 KB) Summary The Simpsons - The Complete Eighth Season DVD cover art. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (661x828, 504 KB) Summary The Simpsons - The Complete Eighth Season DVD cover art. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1996. ... Treehouse of Horror VII is the first episode of The Simpsons eighth season and originally aired October 27, 1996. ... Show runner (alternatively showrunner,[1] or show-runner)[2] is a term used in the United States television industry referring to the person who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of a television series, in other words, the person who runs the show. ... 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. ... Al Jean is a TV comedy writer most known for his work on The Simpsons. ... Mike Reiss is an American TV comedy writer. ...


Season eight won multiple awards, including two Emmy Awards: "Homer's Phobia" won for Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) in 1997,[2] and Alf Clausen and Ken Keeler won for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics" with the song "We Put The Spring In Springfield" from the episode "Bart After Dark".[3] Clausen also received an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Music Direction" for "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious".[4] "Brother from Another Series" was nominated for the Emmy for "Sound Mixing For a Comedy Series or a Special".[5] For "Homer's Phobia", Mike Anderson won the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Directing in a TV Production,[6] and the WAC Winner Best Director for Primetime Series at the 1998 World Animation Celebration.[7] Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation awarded the episode the GLAAD Media Award for "Outstanding TV - Individual Episode".[8] An Emmy Award. ... Homers Phobia is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons eighth season, which originally aired on the Fox network on February 16, 1997. ... This is a list of the winners of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming less than One Hour). ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Alf Clausen orchestrates music for cartoon shows. ... Keeler at the 2003 Writers Guild Awards, after winning in the animation category. ... Bart After Dark is the fifth episode of The Simpsons eighth season, first aired by the Fox network on November 24, 1996. ... Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious, also known as Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(doh)cious[2] is the thirteenth episode of The Simpsons eighth season and originally aired February 7, 1997. ... Brother from Another Series is the sixteenth episode of The Simpsons eighth season and originally aired February 23, 1997. ... Mike B. Anderson is a TV director who works on The Simpsons and has directed numerous episodes to this show. ... It has been suggested that GLAAD Media Awards be merged into this article or section. ... The GLAAD Media Awards were created in 1990 by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to recognize and honor the media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. ...


The DVD box set was released in Region 1 on August 15, 2006, Region 2 on October 2, 2006, and Region 4 on September 27, 2006. The set was released in two different forms: a Maggie-shaped head to match the Homer and Marge shaped heads of the previous two sets and also a standard rectangular shaped box. Like the seventh season box set, both versions are available for sale separately.[9] 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 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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. ... October 2 is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 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 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Contents

List of episodes

# Original title (top)
Alternative title (bottom)
Directed by Written by Original airdate Prod. code
154 - 1 "Treehouse of Horror VII" Mike B. Anderson David S. Cohen, Dan Greaney & Ken Keeler 27 October 1996 4F02
A Halloween special which is divided into three short stories:
The Thing and IBart discovers he has an evil twin, who is living in The Simpsons' attic.
The Genesis Tub – After intending to prove that sugary drinks will rot teeth, Lisa creates her own miniature universe.
Citizen KangKang & Kodos impersonate presidential candidates Bill Clinton and Bob Dole in order to invade Earth.[1] 
155 - 2 "You Only Move Twice" Mike B. Anderson John Swartzwelder 3 November 1996 3F23
When Homer accepts a new job at Globex Corporation the Simpson family moves to Cypress Creek. Homer enjoys his new work and his easy-going boss, but is completely unaware that his boss is an evil genius and that the company is a vehicle for international extortion. The rest of the family has trouble settling in Cypress Creek and Homer must make a choice between Cypress Creek and Springfield.
Guest star: Albert Brooks.[10] 
156 - 3 "The Homer They Fall" Mark Kirkland Jonathan Collier 10 November 1996 4F03
When Bart is beaten up by school bullies, Homer takes matters into his own hands. Although Homer is unable to make his point, Moe is impressed by his ability to withstand a beating. Moe talks Homer into becoming a boxer with Moe as his manager. His sole strategy is to let opponents knock themselves out while pounding on him. Promoter Lucius Sweet becomes aware of Homer's rise as a boxer and wants him to fight Drederick Tatum, the heavyweight champion.
Guest stars: Michael Buffer and Paul Winfield.[11] 
157 - 4 "Burns, Baby Burns" Jim Reardon Ian Maxtone-Graham 17 November 1996 4F05
A man named Larry's jaw drops when he sees his father Mr. Burns on a train from Yale to Springfield and Larry immediately follows the train. When he arrives at Mr Burns's mansion he identifies himself as Mr. Burns' long lost son. Burns admits that Larry is the result of a one-night stand and accepts him as his own. Soon, however, Larry proves to be an incurable oaf and Burns gets tired of him. Homer befriends Larry because they share similar interests. Together they fake Larry's kidnapping to win back Burns's love. But when Burns is told that Homer has kidnapped his son Homer and Larry are chased by reporters and the police. When told of the fake kidnapping Burns cannot continue as Larry's father and Larry leaves Springfield to return to his family.
Guest star: Rodney Dangerfield.[12] 
158 - 5 "Bart After Dark" Dominic Polcino Richard Appel 24 November 1996 4F06
Bart does property damage to a house and Homer makes him do chores to pay for his misdeed. The house turns out to a burlesque saloon and a group of concerned citizens confronts Homer on Bart's work. Marge agrees with the group and joins them in their attempt to oust the saloon from Springfield. In a town hall meeting, Marge convinces the townspeople to demolish the old house, but when the destruction team begins, Homer sings a song that changes everybody's mind. The demolition stops, but Marge's bulldozer accidentally slips out of gear and damages the house.[13] 
159 - 6 "A Milhouse Divided" Steven Dean Moore Steve Tompkins 1 December 1996 4F04
Kirk and Luann Van Houten's marriage is in trouble and at a dinner party at the Simpson house Luann announces that she wants a divorce. Homer is confident that it will never happen to him, but Kirk tells him how quickly things can change. He realizes that he has taken his marriage for granted and overcompensates by smothering Marge. She gets fed up by that and file for a divorce. Homer then surprises her by asking her for her hand in marriage again and Marge accepts. Kirk tries the same strategy with Luann, but she refuses.[14] 
160 - 7 "Lisa's Date with Density" Susie Dietter Mike Scully 15 December 1996 4F01
Homer finds an autodialer and starts a telemarketing scam. Meanwhile, Nelson is punished for vandalizing Superintendent Chalmers' car and has to help Willie around the schoolyard. When Lisa watches Nelson torment Willie, she finds herself attracted to him and decides to try and change Nelson into a better person. Lisa goes on a date with him and they kiss, but when he is later revealed to be lying about vandalizing Skinner's house, she loses the attraction.[15] 
161 - 8 "Hurricane Neddy" Bob Anderson Steve Young 29 December 1996 4F07
A hurricane destroys the Flanders' home and they have to move into the church basement. The people of Springfield gather to rebuild their house, but when Ned sees the poor workmanship, he is having a total breakdown. Ned commits himself to a mental institution and his psychiatrist discovers that Ned's past has taught him to suppress his anger. The psychiatrist then teaches Ned to express his anger with Homer as a role model and Ned gets cured.
Guest star: Jon Lovitz.[16] 
162 - 9 "El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer
(The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)
"

"The Mysterious Voyage of Our Homer"
Jim Reardon Ken Keeler 5 January 1997 3F24
Homer begins to hallucinate after eating a dish laced with potent Guatemalan peppers. In this hallucination he meets a mystical coyote, which tells him to find his soul mate. After a fight with Marge he is concerned that she is not really his soul mate. Homer leaves the house and seeks solitude in a lighthouse. Marge arrives at the lighthouse and apologizes and then Homer realizes that Marge is his soul mate after all.
Guest star: Johnny Cash.[17] 
163 - 10 "The Springfield Files" Steven Dean Moore Reid Harrison 12 January 1997 3G01
Homer opts to walk home one night from Moe's Tavern. On his way he sees eerie glowing creature. The next day Homer's story is printed in the local newspaper. FBI agents Mulder and Scully read the story and goes to Springfield to investigate this X-file. After talking with Homer they find his credibility shaky and quickly leave again. Bart and Homer then set up a camp to videotape the creature. When the creature appears, Lisa reveals that the creature is actually Mr. Burns after a medical treatment by Dr. Riviera.
Guest stars: Leonard Nimoy, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.[18] 
164 - 11 "The Twisted World of Marge Simpson" Chuck Sheetz Jennifer Crittenden 19 January 1997 4F08
Marge starts a new pretzel franchise after being voted out of the Springfield Investorettes for being too conservative. The Investorettes see this and strike back by getting a falafel van. Homer helps Marge with her business by asking Fat Tony for assistance. Soon the orders pour while the falafel business mysteriously fails. Fat Tony attempts to collect all of Marge's profit, but she refuses. He then sends his goons to the Simpson house where he meets the Japanese mafia, who was sent by the Investorettes, and it ends in a showdown between the two mafias.
Guest stars: Jack Lemmon and Joe Mantegna.[19] 
165 - 12 "Mountain of Madness" Mark Kirkland John Swartzwelder 2 February 1997 4F10
To encourage teamwork, Mr. Burns takes all of his employees to a corporate retreat in the mountains. The employees pair up and Homer becomes Burns' partner. The challenge is to find a cabin on the snowy mountainside. The pair to finish last will be fired. Burns and Homer cheat by using a snowmobile and make it the cabin before everybody else, but an avalanche buries the cabin. Homer and Burns go insane in the cold and get into a fight. In the fight they ignite a propane tank, which rockets the cabin to safety.[20] 
166 - 13 "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious" Chuck Sheetz Al Jean & Mike Reiss 7 February 1997 3G03
Marge is stressed by the demands of motherhood and the Simpsons get a magical British stranger, who floats down from the sky holding an umbrella. The nanny is a miracle worker, who teaches Bart and Lisa how to clean and charms everybody. However, the Simpson cannot stop living their messy ways and the nanny’s spirit gets crushed. She leaves the family realizes that she has taught them nothing.[21] 
167 - 14 "The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show" Steve Moore David S. Cohen 9 February 1997 4F12
A new character, Poochie, is added to The Itchy & Scratchy Show as an attempt to boost failing ratings. Bart and Lisa convince Homer to audition for the voice of Poochie. He gets the part and makes public appearances with the voice actor behind Itchy and Scratchy. Poochie's debut is not well received and the producers decide to kill him off. Homer refuses to cooperate and records a different version of the death scene. Homer is convinced that he managed to keep Poochie, but when the episode airs, the character is edited out.
Guest star: Alex Rocco.[22] 
168 - 15 "Homer's Phobia" Mike B. Anderson Ron Hauge 16 February 1997 4F11
The family tries to sell and old heirloom at a collectibles store and strike up a relationship with John, the store owner. The Simpsons invite John over to their house to assess their other belongings and Homer takes a liking to him. Marge then informs Homer that John is gay and he refuses to see him again. Afterwards Homer notices changes in Bart's behavior and fears that John has turned him into a homosexual. Trying to make Bart manlier, they go on a hunting trip, but get attacked by a herd of aggressive reindeers. Suddenly, John arrives and saves the day. Homer then thanks John for saving his life and accepts him as a friend.
Guest star: John Waters.[23] 
169 - 16 "Brother from Another Series" Pete Michels Ken Keeler 23 February 1997 4F14
Sideshow Bob is released from prison and his brother, Cecil, hires him to supervise the construction of a dam. Bart suspect that Bob is up to something and sneaks into his office together with Lisa. In there he discovers a suitcase filled with money. Bob enters and explains his innocence, but Bart and Lisa does not believe him. Cecil now enters and holds them all at gunpoint. His plan is to blow up the dam and walk away with the $15 million he embezzled from the project. Bob would naturally be blamed allowing Cecil to get revenge for Bob stealing his part as Krusty's sidekick. Cecil now locks up Bob, Bart and Lisa, but they manage to escape and stop Cecil.
Guest stars: Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce.[24] 
170 - 17 "My Sister, My Sitter" Jim Reardon Dan Greaney 2 March 1997 4F13
Lisa wants to start babysitting, but Marge thinks she is too young. Flanders urgently needs a babysitter and Lisa gets her first job. When Flanders gives her a glowing review, she starts to get steady work. Then one evening, Lisa is put in charge of babysitting Bart and Maggie. Bart is outraged and embarks on a series of pranks. When Bart refuses to go to bed, Lisa accidentally knocks him down the stairs which dislocates his arm. Lisa tries to help him by transporting him in a wheelbarrow to Dr. Nick. Bart falls out of the wheelbarrow and rolls down a hill. The townspeople are mortified, but Lisa continues to get jobs the following day.[25] 
171 - 18 "Homer vs. The Eighteenth Amendment" Bob Anderson John Swartzwelder 16 March 1997 4F15
Alcohol is banned from Springfield after Bart accidentally gets drunk at a town parade. Rex Banner is appointed to replace Chief Wiggum as police chief to enforce the new laws and stop Fat Tony from smuggling. Rex is successful, but then Homer starts to smuggle alcohol. Eventually, Homer ends his bootlegging ends and approaches Wiggum with a plan to expose himself and restore Wiggum's good name. Homer is about to receive punishment by being catapulted, but he is saved by an impassioned speech by Marge. The liquor ban is then lifted and the town celebrates by getting drunk.
Guest stars: Joe Mantegna and Dave Thomas.[26] 
172 - 19 "Grade School Confidential" Susie Dietter Rachel Pulido 6 April 1997 4F09
Seymour Skinner and Edna Krabappel strike up a conversation at a party and take a romantic interest in each other. They try to keep their affair a secret, but Bart sees them kiss. The following day the couple hears Bart telling his classmates about and silences him by deleting his permanent records. Bart becomes their co between for exchanging love notes, but he gets tired of that an exposes Skinner and Krapappel in the janitor's closet locked in a passionate embrace. The word spreads all over time and Superintendent Chalmers gives Skinner an ultimatum. Either end the relationship or face dismissal. Skinner admits that he in fact is a virgin and the matter is cleared up.[27] 
173 - 20 "The Canine Mutiny" Dominic Polcino Ron Hauge 13 April 1997 4F16
Bart gets a credit card and buys a well trained new dog called Laddie. When Bart cannot pay the balance on the credit card the bank repossesses Laddie. Instead of giving them Laddie, Bart gives the repo men Santa's Little Helper. Feeling guilty Bart gives Laddie to the police and sets out to finds Santa's Little Helper and finds him at a blind mans house. Bart tries to kidnap his dog, but instead the blind man alerts the police. When they arrive, Laddie, who is now a police dog, sniffs out a bag of marijuana and the blind man gets arrested. Bart can then leave with Santa's Little Helper.[28] 
174 - 21 "The Old Man and the Lisa" Mark Kirkland John Swartzwelder 20 April 1997 4F17
Mr. Burns loses his fortune in a bad investment. He is not doing well alone and is committed to the Springfield Retirement Castle. Disgusted by his surroundings, he vows to get his fortune back. He then sees Lisa collecting recyclables and remembers her opposition towards him. He believes that the reason for losing his fortune was that he was surrounded by "yes men" and therefore asks Lisa to help him. Lisa introduces Burns to recycling and by collecting these he soon gets enough money to be a recycling plant. In reality this recycling plant captures all aquatic life and grinds it into to all-purpose goo. Lisa is horrified, but Burns regains his fortune and buys back his power plant.
Guest star: Bret Hart.[29] 
175 - 22 "In Marge We Trust" Steven Dean Moore Donick Cary 27 April 1997 4F18
Marge is concerned that Reverend Lovejoy does not meet the needs of his parishioners and becomes the new advice giver at the Church. When Marge gains a loyal following, Lovejoy gets concerned that he is a "shepherd without a flock". Meanwhile, Homer finds an old Japanese product, Mr. Sparkle, with a logo that oddly resembles him. When he calls up the company behind the product, he finds Mr. Sparkle is a composite of two company logos. Marge is unable to help Ned Flanders in a crisis and calls up Lovejoy for help. Lovejoy solves the crisis and gets his congregants' interest in his next sermon telling the story.
Guest stars: Denise Kumagal, Karen Maruyama, Sab Shimono and Gedde Watanabe.[30] 
176 - 23 "Homer's Enemy" Jim Reardon John Swartzwelder 4 May 1997 4F19
Frank Grimes, a new employee at the Nuclear Power Plant, is a hard-working man who has never been given a break in his life. At work he meets Homer and takes an instant dislike to his poor job performance and attitude. Meanwhile, Bart steps into a tax audition and buys an abandoned factory for a dollar, which he uses to play factory with Milhouse. Homer tries to win Grimes approval by inviting him over for a family dinner, but when Grimes sees Homer's accomplishments and home, he becomes even more bitter. Imitating Homer's behavior at work, he runs amok and electrocutes himself.[31] 
177 - 24 "The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase" Neil Affleck David S. Cohen, Dan Greaney,
Steve Tompkins & Ken Keeler
11 May 1997 4F20
Troy McClure hosts a show which features three ideas for spinoffs to The Simpsons:
Chief Wiggum, P.I. – Chief Wiggum and Seymour Skinner are detectives in New Orleans.
The Love-Matic GrampaGrampa's soul is contained in Moe's Love Tester machine.
The Simpson Family Smile-Time Variety Hour – The Simpsons host a 70s variety show, with Lisa replaced by an adult bimbo.
Guest stars: Tim Conway and Gailard Sartain.[32] 
178 - 25 "The Secret War of Lisa Simpson" Mike B. Anderson Richard Appel 18 May 1997 4F21
Bart enrolls in a military school because of one big prank he played. After seeing the school Lisa decides she wanted to join too. Lisa is the first female cadet and therefore gets to stay in her own private barrack. This move creates resentment among the boys at the facility and Bart refuses to speak to his sister. Later, Bart secretly apologizes and helps her train for a test. When Lisa has trouble completing the test Bart publicly encourages her and she passes the test.
Guest star: Willem Dafoe.[33] 

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This article contains a list of recurring characters from The Simpsons with descriptions. ... Karen Maruyama is a Japanese-American actress and comedienne. ... Sab Shimono (born Saburo Shimono July 31, 1943) is an American actor of Japanese American descent. ... Gedde Watanabe (born June 26, 1955, Ogden, Utah) is the stage name of Gary Watanabe, a Japanese American actor. ... Homers Enemy is the twenty-third episode of The Simpsons’ eighth season, first aired by Fox on May 4, 1997. ... Jim Reardon is a director and storyboard consultant for episodes of the animated TV series The Simpsons. ... One of the few pictures of John Swartzwelder. ... is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Frank Grimey Grimes, Sr. ... 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Simpson is a fictional character featured in the animated cartoon television series The Simpsons, voiced by Dan Castellaneta. ... Conway on the cover of Dorf Goes Fishing Tim Conway (born December 15, 1933) is an American comedic actor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Secret War of Lisa Simpson is the last episode in the eighth season of The Simpsons. ... Mike B. Anderson is a TV director who works on The Simpsons and has directed numerous episodes to this show. ... Richard Appel (born 1964) is a writer and producer of TV-shows. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... William Dafoe, Jr. ...

References

  • Richmond, Ray; Antonia Coffman (1997). The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to our Favorite Family. Harper Collins Publishers, pp. 14-15. ISBN 0-00063-8898-1. 
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