When Homer accidentally causes the death of Red, a famous truck driver, he and Bart take over Red's truck to deliver his last load. While they're away, Marge and Lisa Simpsons buy a new doorbell.
When Homer accidentally declares bankruptcy, Grandpa ends up leaving the Springfield Retirement Castle and falls in love with Selma; Bart and Lisa con a delivery man out of cardboard boxes.
Homer spearheads the effort to get pro-football to bring a new franchise to Springfield. The football commissioner, on his way to officially award the franchise, stops at the Simpson house where Grandpa (mistaking him for a burglar) attacks him. Springfield loses out and Abe becomes the town's pariah. After trying and failing assisted suicide, A...
While attending a prison rodeo with the family, Marge is struck by the painting talents of a sensitive prisoner named Jack. Later, she decides to teach an art class at the prison and eventually helps Jack get parole. With Jack released in her custody, Marge sets him up with a job painting a mural at Springfield Elementary School.
After a spat with some garbage men, Homer Simpson decides to run for the position of Sanitation Commissioner. He takes on the current commissioner, Ray Patterson and wins the election by making wild campaign promises. As the new Sanitation Commissioner, Homer tries to institute policies such as around-the-clock service, shiny new uniforms for garbag...
Lisa has to create a science project for her science fair. She decides to determine who is smarter – Bart or a hamster. Meanwhile, Homer promises not to drink any more beer.
Selma is afraid she’s going to die alone, so she decides she wants a baby. She takes Bart and Lisa to an amusement park and soon discovers how much work parenting really is.
When Bart is sent home from school with head lice and Lisa loses her shoes, Marge and Homer are accused of being negligent parents and their kids are taken away by the bureaucratic do-gooders at the Child Protection Agency. As (bad) luck would have it, Bart, Lisa and Maggie are placed in the foster care of the Flanders family.
When a massive snow storm strikes Springfield, Springfield Elementary remains open shocking the school children. After unruly practices set by Principal Skinner it is up to Bart to rise up and take over the school.
Leonard Nimoy presents the strange tale of Homer Simpson's close encounter with an extraterrestrial being. One night after drinking a few too many at Moe's, Homer sees a bald, glowing, big-eyed creature that tells him not to be afraid. Although Homer's family doesn't believe him Fox Mulder and Dana Scully of the X-Files visit to solv...