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The Simpsons -- Season One Episodes

CodeEpisodeUS air-dateAus air-date
7G08"The Simpsons Christmas Special"17 Dec 1989
7G02Bart the Genius14 Jan 199010 Feb 1991
7G03Homerís Odyssey21 Jan 199010 Feb 1991
7G04Thereís No Disgrace Like Home28 Jan 1990
7G05Bart the General4 Feb 199017 Feb 1991
7G06Moaning Lisa11 Feb 19903 Mar 1991
7G09Call of the Simpsons18 Feb 199024 Feb 1991
7G07"The Telltale Head"25 Feb 199031 Mar 1991
7G11Jacques to be Wild18 Mar 1990
7G10Homerís Night Out25 Mar 1990
7G13The Crepes of Wrath15 Apr 1990
7G12Krusty Gets Busted29 Apr 199017 Mar 1991
7G01Some Enchanted Evening13 May 199010 Mar 1991



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"The Simpsons Christmas Special"
a.k.a. Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire

Synopsis

The Simpsons prepare for the holidays, but it's rough sledding for head-of-household, Homer, who's forced to resort to desperate measures when his Christmas bonus is canceled and Marge's family money goes to erase the tattoo son Bart thought would be a perfect gift.

Writers, Directors

Written by Mimi Pond.
Directed by David Silverman.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G08.
First aired in US on 17 Dec 1989.
First aired in Australia ?
US Nielsen network rating: ?
US Nielsen network rank: ?

Voices

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Bart the Genius

Synopsis

Bart is moved to a school for gifted children after he switches aptitude tests with another boy, who is assigned to vocational studies in dishwashing.

Writers, Directors

Written by John Vitti.
Directed by David Silverman.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G02.
First aired in US on 14 Jan 1990.
First aired in Australia on 10 Feb 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
US Nielsen network rank: ?

Voices

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Homer's Odyssey

Synopsis

After being fired from the nuclear power plant for negligence, Homer becomes a safety activist, facing a crisis of conscience when his former boss tries to silence him with a new position and a raise.

Writers, Directors

Written by Jay Kogen & Wallace Wolodarsky.
Directed by Wesley Archer.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G03.
First aired in US on 21 Jan 1990.
First aired in Australia on 10 Feb 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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There's No Disgrace Like Home

Synopsis

Family bliss is the order of the day at Homer's company picnic, where seeing families actually being nice to each other inspires Homer to order the Simpsons to a family therapist, as advertised on TV.

Writers, Directors

Written by Al Jean & Mike Reiss.
Directed by Gregg Vanzo & Kent Butterworth.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G04.
First aired in US on 28 Jan 1990.
First aired in Australia ?
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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Bart the General

Synopsis

Terrorised by the school bully, Bart seeks counsel from 'the toughest Simpson alive,' but Grandpa Simpson defers to a warfare expert, who emphasises troop strength, training discipline and strategy.

Writers, Directors

Written by John Swartwelder.
Directed by David Silverman.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G05.
First aired in US on 4 Feb 1990.
First aired in Australia on 17 Feb 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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Moaning Lisa

Synopsis

The meaning of life and her existence in the second grade have Lisa playing the blues, solo -- until she jams with a kindred spirit. Meanwhile winless Homer seeks tutelage from the Champ to beat Bart at video boxing.

Writers, Directors

Written by Al Jean & Mike Reiss.
Directed by Wesley Archer.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G06.
First aired in US on 11 Feb 1990.
First aired in Australia on 3 Mar 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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Call of the Simpsons

Synopsis

The Simpsons put the camp back in camping when their 'ultimate behemoth' goes over a cliff, leaving Marge and Lisa to keep the camp fire burning while Maggie makes her time bearable, and Homer and Bart go for help.

Writers, Directors

Written by John Swartzwelder.
Directed by Wesley Archer.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G09.
First aired in US on 18 Feb 1990.
First aired in Australia on 24 Feb 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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"The Telltale Head"

Synopsis

Trying to impress some 'friends,' Bart beheads Springfield's statue of town founder Jebediah Springfield, shocking the populace.

Writers, Directors

Written by Al Jean & Mike Reiss & Sam Simon & Matt Groening.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G07.
First aired in US on 25 Feb 1990.
First aired in Australia on 31 Mar 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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Life on the Fast Lane
a.k.a. Jacques to be Wild

Synopsis

Homer's birthday present for Marge is a bowling ball, prompting Marge to teach him a lesson by taking up the sport -- and maybe also a handsome instructor.

Writers, Directors

Written by John Swartzwelder.
Directed by David Silverman.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G11.
First aired in US on 18 Mar 1990.
First aired in Australia ?
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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Homer's Night Out

Synopsis

Bart receives his mail-order CIA spy camera just in time to capture Homer dancing -- naked to the waist and stuffing bills into a belly dancer's cleavage at a bachelor party.

Writers, Directors

Written by Jon Vitti.
Directed by Rich Moore.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G10.
First aired in US 25 Mar 1990.
First aired in Australia ?
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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The Crepes of Wrath

Synopsis

Bart is sent to France as a foreign exchange student, where he uncovers a wine conspiracy, while back in Springfield, the Simpsons enjoy the company of Albanian boy spy Adil Hoxha.

Writers, Directors

Written by George Meyer & Sam Simon & John Swartzwelder & Jon Vitti.
Directed by Wesley Archer & Milton Gray.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G13.
First aired in US on 15 April 1990.
First aired in Australia ?
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Voices

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Krusty Gets Busted

Synopsis

No-one is sadder than Bart when his TV hero Krusty the Clown is arrested for a convenience-store robbery, and witness Homer has to testify against the clown.

Writers, Directors

Written by Jay Kogen & Wallace Wolodarsky.
Directed by Brad Bird.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G12.
First aired in US on 29 Apr 1990.
First aired in Australia on 17 Mar 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Special Guest Voices

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Some Enchanted Evening

Synopsis

Marge and Homer go out, leaving their children safe in the care of a babysitter featured that night on America's Most Armed and Dangerous.

Note: This was the first full episode of The Simpsons produced, but was the last shown in the first season.

Writers, Directors

Written by Matt Groening & Sam Simon.
Directed by David Silverman & Kent Butterworth.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 7G01.
First aired in US on 13 May 1990.
First aired in Australia on 10 Mar 1991.
US Nielsen network rating: ?
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Special Guest Voices

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