The Best Episodes Directed by Susie Dietter
#1 - Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave
Recess Season 2 - Episode 19
Mikey is the only fourth grader who still believes in Santa Claus. He tries to convince the others Santa exists.
#3 - A Star Is Burns
The Simpsons Season 6 - Episode 18
Springfield plays host to a film festival. Among the contenders for best film: Barney presents "Pukahontas," a haunting meditation on his alcoholism; Mr. Burns commissions the fawning biography "A Burns for All Seasons"; and Hans Moleman exploits misfortune with "Man Getting Hit by Football."
#6 - Marathon Mensch
The Critic Season 1 - Episode 8
When the studio catches fire during Jay's show, he collapses and must be rescued from the fire by Doris. When the news reports Jay's being rescued, he gets a reputation as being a wimp so he tries to prove his manliness by running in the New York marathon which tends to be more tiresome than it seems.
#7 - Godfellas
Futurama Season 4 - Episode 8
Bender is accidentally shot out of the ship's torpedo tube and becomes lost in space. Floating through the ethereal darkness, Bender becomes inhabited with tiny alien life forms, but has trouble playing God to their unyielding prayers.
#8 - Bart Gets Famous
The Simpsons Season 5 - Episode 12
Working as Krusty the Clown's assistant, Bart accidentally steals the limelight by blurting an instant catchphrase: "I didn't do it." But when he tries to capitalize on his fifteen minutes of fame, the fans are fickle.
#10 - Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield
The Simpsons Season 7 - Episode 14
A chance encounter with a former classmate yields an invitation to the Springfield Country Club, where Marge tries to parlay a bargain basement Chanel suit into elevated social status for her family.
#13 - Home Sweet Homediddily-Dum-Doodily
The Simpsons Season 7 - Episode 3
When Homer and Marge are found to be unfit parents, the kids are placed with the Flanders family. Reluctant participants in the Flanderses' wholesome family activities, Bart and Lisa become the targets of an emergency baptism.
#14 - The Honking
Futurama Season 3 - Episode 1
At his late Uncle Vladimir's estate, Bender is run over by a vicious Werecar, inheriting the curse. The only way to stop Bender's fatal transformations is to seek out and destroy the original Werecar - the deadly Project Satan.
#15 - A Big Piece of Garbage
Futurama Season 1 - Episode 8
A big piece of garbage that was released a thousand years ago is now on the way to Earth to destroy it. After Fry, Leela and Bender fail on placing a bomb on it, the city has to build another big piece of garbage, yet that may be a problem since trash doesn't exist in year 3000.
#17 - The Cyber House Rules
Futurama Season 3 - Episode 11
Leela meets up with her former orphanarium playmate Adlai Atkins, now a plastic surgeon, who offers to grant Leela surgery that will give her two eyes. Meanwhile, Bender adopts twelve orphans in order to collect $1200 in government stipends.
#19 - Yokel Chords
The Simpsons Season 18 - Episode 14
Principal Skinner decides to allow Lisa to tutor Cletus's kids instead of them enrolling into Springfield Elementary, but they end up on Krusty's show as a Musical Act; Bart sees a psychiatrist after pretending that he's possessed by a ghost in an an attempt get free food from the cafeteria.