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The Simpsons -- Season Nine Episodes

CodeEpisodeUS air-dateAus air-date
4F22The City of New York vs Homer Simpson21 Sep 199711 Feb 1998
4F23The Principal and the Pauper28 Sep 199718 Feb 1998
3G02Lisa’s Sax19 Oct 199725 Feb 1998
5F02"The Simpsons Halloween Special VIII"26 Oct 199725 Mar 1998
5F01The Cartridge Family2 Nov 19974 Mar 1998
5F03Bart Star9 Nov 199718 Mar 1998
5F04The Two Mrs Nahasapeemapetilons16 Nov 19971 Apr 1998
5F05Lisa the Skeptic23 Nov 199722 Apr 1998
5F06Realty Bites7 Dec 199729 Apr 1998
5F07Miracle on Evergreen Terrace21 Dec 199720 May 1998
5F24All Singing, All Dancing4 Jan 199827 May 1998
5F08Bart Carny11 Jan 19983 Jun 1998
5F23The Joy of Sect8 Feb 199810 Jun 1998
5F11Das Bus15 Feb 199817 Jun 1998
5F10The Last Temptation of Krust22 Feb 199824 Jun 1998
5F12Dumbbell Indemnity1 Mar 19981 Jul 1998
4F24Lisa the Simpson8 Mar 199813 May 1998
5F13This Little Wiggy22 Mar 19988 Jul 1998
3G04Simpson Tide29 Mar 19986 May 1998
5F14The Trouble with Trillions5 Apr 199815 Jul 1998
5F15Girly Edition19 Apr 199822 Jul 1998
5F09Trash of the Titans26 Apr 199829 Jul 1998
5F16King of the Hill3 May 199819 Aug 1998
5F17Lost Our Lisa10 May 199819 Aug 1998
5F18Natural Born Kissers17 May 199823 Jun 1998



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The City of New York vs Homer Simpson

Synopsis

Driven to the brink of insanity by his appointed status as designated driver, Barney Gumble drives to downtown Manhattan in Homer's car, leaving it there. But when the family journeys to the Big Apple to retrieve their property, Homer faces a one-on-one showdown with the dreaded "boot."

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 4F22.
First aired in US 21 Sep 1997.
First aired in Australia 11 Feb 1998.

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The Principal and the Pauper

Synopsis

During a surprise banquet to honour his twentieth anniversary as principal, Seymour Skinner's true identity is revealed to be Armin Tamzarian. Now established as an impostor, Tamzarian retires and relocates to his old neighbourhood in Capitol City.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 4F23.
First aired in US 28 Sep 1997.
First aired in Australia 18 Feb 1998.

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Lisa's Sax

Synopsis

When Lisa's saxophone is destroyed during a scuffle with Bart, the family recounts the story of how she got her instrument during the terrible heat wave of 1990.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 3G02.
First aired in US 19 Oct 1997.
First aired in Australia 25 Feb 1998.

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Treehouse of Horror VIII

Synopsis

Three mysterious Hallowe'en stories:
  • The Homega Man: Homer battles killer mutants after Springfield is destroyed in a nuclear blast.
  • Fly Vs. Fly: A matter transportation device melds Bart with a housefly.
  • Easy-Bake Coven: Marge is accused of witchcraft during colonial times.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F02.
First aired in US 26 Oct 1997.
First aired in Australia 25 Mar 1998.

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The Cartridge Family

Synopsis

After a wild soccer riot tears up Springfield, Homer purchases a handgun to protect his family. But when Marge's repeated demands to get rid of the weapon are ignored, she whisks herself and the kids away to a seedy motel.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F01.
First aired in US 2 Nov 1997.
First aired in Australia 4 Mar 1998.

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Bart Star

Synopsis

A local health fair reveals that Springfield's children are out of shape, leading parents to sign them up for pee-wee football. But when Homer snags coaching position, a more talented quarterback is replaced by Bart.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F03.
First aired in US 9 Nov 1997.
First aired in Australia 18 Mar 1998.

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The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons

Synopsis

Just as he begins to enjoy his popularity as a swinging bachelor, Apu receives an unwelcome reminder of his pending arranged marriage. Desperate to escape the agreement, Apu claims to have already married Marge Simpson.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F04.
First aired in US 16 Nov 1997.
First aired in Australia 1 Apr 1998.

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Lisa the Skeptic

Synopsis

While Lisa and her classmates conduct an archaeological survey, a skeleton with abnormal bone structure protruding from its shoulders is uncovered, leading the townspeople to conclude the remains are that of an angel.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F05.
First aired in US 23 Nov 1997.
First aired in Australia 22 Apr 1998.

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Realty Bites

Synopsis

When Marge becomes a real estate agent, her firm loses lucrative sales due to her total honesty. Meanwhile, Homer buys a 1960s hot-rod convertible at the local police auction. Unfortunately, the rod's former owner and convicted felon, Snake, wants his property returned, and will do anything to get it back.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F06.
First aired in US 7 Dec 1997.
First aired in Australia 29 Apr 1998.

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Miracle on Evergreen Terrace

Synopsis

People throughout Springfield open their hearts -- and wallets -- after Bart accidentally burns the family's Christmas presents and claims they were stolen by a burglar. But when the truth is revealed, the Simpsons find themselves pariahs.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F07.
First aired in US 21 Dec 1997.
First aired in Australia 20 May 1998.

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All Singing, All Dancing

Synopsis

Anticipating a bloody Clint Eastwood-Lee Marvin shoot-'em-up, Bart and Homer are horrified to discover that their video rental, Paint Your Wagon, is actually a musical. Several song-and-dance moments from seasons past are recalled.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F24.
First aired in US 4 Jan 1998.
First aired in Australia 27 May 1998.

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Bart Carny

Synopsis

When Homer costs a carnival worker and his son their jobs, Homer offers the pair a place to stay. But when the carnies lock the family out of their house and claim it as their own, Homer must get it back by outsmarting the two squatters.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F08.
First aired in US 11 Jan 1998.
First aired in Australia 3 Jun 1998.

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The Joy of Sect

Synopsis

Along with the majority of Springfield, Homer and company are lured into the Movementarian cult by a slick pamphlet and tantalising promises. But as Marge begins to realise that the cult only has money on its mind, she must try her hand at deprogramming to rescue her family.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F23.
First aired in US 8 Feb 1998.
First aired in Australia 10 Jun 1998.

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Das Bus

Synopsis

Bart, Lisa and their class-mates fight for survival after becoming stranded on a deserted island. Meanwhile, Homer attracts the attention of Bill Gates when he attempts to crack the lucrative Internet egg with a home-based, computer consulting firm.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F11.
First aired in US 15 Feb 1998.
First aired in Australia 17 Jun 1998.

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The Last Temptation of Krust

Synopsis

After finally accepting that his comedic style is outdated, Krusty settles on more edgy material: criticising today's crop of stand-up comedians.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F10.
First aired in US 22 Feb 1998.
First aired in Australia 24 Jun 1998.

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Dumbbell Indemnity

Synopsis

When Moe goes broke romancing a new love, he enlists the aid of Homer in an illegal scheme to collect $5,000 dollars from his automobile's insurance policy. But after Homer botches the scam, Moe must find a way to bust his best customer out of jail.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F12.
First aired in US 1 Mar 1998.
First aired in Australia 1 Jul 1998.

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Lisa the Simpson

Synopsis

Thanks to the unfounded predictions of Grampa Simpson, Lisa is convinced that she's genetically predisposed to lose her intelligence. Meanwhile, Apu discovers Jasper frozen in his freezer, and turns the Kwik-E-Mart into a tourist trap.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 4F24.
First aired in US 8 Mar 1998.
First aired in Australia 13 May 1998.

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This Little Wiggy

Synopsis

Taking pity on the hapless Ralph Wiggum, Marge pairs him with Bart. But their association soon turns out to be more beneficial than burdensome when Bart finds Ralph's father holds the master key to every store in Springfield.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F13.
First aired in US 22 Mar 1998.
First aired in Australia 8 Jul 1998.

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Simpson Tide

Synopsis

Bored as usual, Homer decides to take up a new career in the Navy, where he single-handedly cuts the ribbon on treason season by charting a submarine into soviet waters. Meanwhile, Bart gets his ear pierced.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 3G04.
First aired in US 29 Mar 1998.
First aired in Australia 6 May 1998.

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The Trouble With Trillions

Synopsis

When Homer's unfastidious tax return accidentally falls into the "Severe Audit" bin at the IRS, he is promptly nabbed by the government. Forced to go undercover for them, Homer finds himself on a mission to retrieve a trillion dollar bill stolen by Mr Burns in the 1940s.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F14.
First aired in US 5 Apr 1998.
First aired in Australia 15 Jul 1998.

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Girly Edition

Synopsis

Bart attempts to upstage his sister when the pair land anchor seats on a Children's educational news program. Meanwhile, Homer exploits his elderly father to obtain a helper monkey, which he quickly puts to work looting donut shops.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F15.
First aired in US 19 Apr 1998.
First aired in Australia 22 Jul 1998.

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Trash of the Titans

Synopsis

When his crude insults persuade the local garbage men to terminate his trash pick-up service, Homer enters the race for Sanitation Commissioner, banking on the laziness of his fellow towns-people to achieve victory.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F09.
First aired in US 26 Apr 1998.
First aired in Australia 29 Jul 1998.

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King of the Hill

Synopsis

Crestfallen by Bart's shame at his poor physical condition, Homer decides to start working out. But when a pair of publicity scouts offer him the job of climbing the Murderhorn to promote their product, Homer is too blinded by lust for physical perfection to turn down the suicidal expedition.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F16.
First aired in US 3 May 1998.
First aired in Australia 19 Aug 1998.

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Lost Our Lisa

Synopsis

After hastily boarding the wrong bus to a limited engagement museum exhibit, Lisa finds herself lost in unfamiliar parts of Springfield. Meanwhile, Bart adheres novelty items to his face, only to later discover that the glue he was given -- by Homer -- is permanent.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F17.
First aired in US 10 May 1998.
First aired in Australia 19 Aug 1998.

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Natural Born Kissers

Synopsis

After a near-fatal encounter with a peeved farmer and his pitch-fork, Homer and Marge uncover the secret to reigniting their burned-out sex life: dangerous situations. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa make their own discoveries, including the lost ending to Casablanca, using a metal detector.

Miscellaneous Info

Production Number 5F18.
First aired in US 17 May 1998.
First aired in Australia 23 Jun 1998.

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