The BEST episodes of The Simpsons season 6

Every episode of The Simpsons season 6, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Simpsons season 6!

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

Last Updated: 7/5/2024Network: FOXStatus: Continuing
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Who Shot Mr. Burns? (1)
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8.16
1711 votes

#1 - Who Shot Mr. Burns? (1)

Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/21/1995

In Part I of this two-part suspense story, Mr. Burns' evil schemes go too far. When Burns winds up shot, everyone is a suspect.

Directors: Jeffrey Lynch
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Homer the Great
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8.15
2131 votes

#2 - Homer the Great

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/8/1995

Homer joins the secret society of the Stonecutters and is suddenly exalted when the brethren discover his birthmark. The ancient order is shaken to the core by the ineptitude of its new Chosen One.

Directors: Jim Reardon
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Lemon of Troy
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8.09
1777 votes

#3 - Lemon of Troy

Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/14/1995

The simmering rivalry between Springfield and a neighboring town heats up when Shelbyville kids steal Springfield's prized lemon tree.

Directors: Jim Reardon
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Bart vs. Australia
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7.99
1749 votes

#4 - Bart vs. Australia

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/19/1995

After Bart's prank phone call to Australia goes awry, the Simpsons must fly out to the land down under and apologize to the Australian people. When they discover Bart's penalty will be a kick in the pants, international relations deteriorate.

Directors: Wesley Archer
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Homie the Clown
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7.98
1590 votes

#5 - Homie the Clown

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/12/1995

Krusty the Clown's reckless spending forces him to open a clown college to keep afloat. New graduate Homer discovers the perks and perils of being Krusty.

Directors: David Silverman
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Bart's Comet
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7.96
1866 votes

#6 - Bart's Comet

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/5/1995

When Bart is forced to assist Principal Skinner in early-morning astronomy observations, he discovers a giant comet heading towards Springfield. Facing impending doom, the entire town shows up at the Flanders family bomb shelter.

Directors: Bob Anderson
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Treehouse of Horror V
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7.89
2330 votes

#7 - Treehouse of Horror V

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/30/1994

In "The Shinning," Homer becomes groundskeeper of Mr. Burns' isolated mountain mansion. In "Time and Punishment," Homer tries to fix the toaster and winds up time traveling. In "Nightmare Cafeteria," Principal Skinner finds an ingenious way to reduce overcrowding in the detention room and deal with cafeteria budget cuts.

Directors: Jim Reardon
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Homer Badman
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7.89
2016 votes

#8 - Homer Badman

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/1994

When Homer gropes for a gummy candy stuck to the babysitter's pants, she mistakes his intentions and turns the town against him.

Directors: Jeffrey Lynch
Writer: Greg Daniels
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Two Dozen and One Greyhounds
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7.88
1645 votes

#9 - Two Dozen and One Greyhounds

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/9/1995

When Santa's Little Helper sires a litter of puppies, Mr. Burns adopts them, secretly scheming to use their pelts to make a fur tuxedo. When Bart and Lisa confront Mr. Burns, he relents and turns the puppies into racing dogs instead.

Directors: Bob Anderson
Writer: Mike Scully
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Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy
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7.87
1789 votes

#10 - Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/1994

Grandpa Simpson's miracle elixir reinvigorates Homer and Marge's sex life. When father and son embark on an old-fashioned medicine show to sell the love tonic, they rake in the money, but eventually old resentments bubble up between them.

Directors: Wesley Archer
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A Star Is Burns
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7.86
1654 votes

#11 - A Star Is Burns

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/5/1995

The citizens of Springfield host their own film festival, with popular movie critic Jay Sherman arriving from New York to judge.

Directors: Susie Dietter
Writer: Ken Keeler
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Itchy & Scratchy Land
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7.82
2136 votes

#12 - Itchy & Scratchy Land

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/2/1994

The family's trip to Itchy & Scratchy Land takes an unexpected turn when high-tech robots malfunction and become violent.

Directors: Wesley Archer
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Bart of Darkness
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7.81
2334 votes

#13 - Bart of Darkness

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/4/1994

Stuck in his room with a broken leg, Bart hears a high-pitched scream. When he looks through his telescope, he sees a guilty Ned Flanders burying the evidence.

Directors: Jim Reardon
Writer: Dan McGrath
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And Maggie Makes Three
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7.78
1912 votes

#14 - And Maggie Makes Three

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/22/1995

The story of Maggie's birth is told in flashbacks: after Homer quits the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to pursue his dream of working at a bowling alley, Marge reveals that she is pregnant.

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Homer vs. Patty and Selma
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7.76
1682 votes

#15 - Homer vs. Patty and Selma

Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/26/1995

Desperate for money, Homer takes a loan from his sisters-in-law, Patty and Selma, who make him their slave. Bart discovers a natural talent for ballet.

Directors: Mark Kirkland
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Sideshow Bob Roberts
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7.76
1656 votes

#16 - Sideshow Bob Roberts

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/9/1994

Backed by a cabal of Republicans and the talk radio blowhard Birch Barlow, Sideshow Bob runs for mayor of Springfield. When new mayor Bob decides to build a freeway right through the Simpson's' home, Bart and Lisa set out to prove the election was rigged.

Directors: Mark Kirkland
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Bart's Girlfriend
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7.72
1833 votes

#17 - Bart's Girlfriend

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/6/1994

Smitten with Reverend Lovejoy's daughter Jessica, Bart tries to reform to win her heart -- but what she really wants is a bad boy. When she steals the church collection plate, Bart finds he's in over his head.

Directors: Susie Dietter
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Lisa on Ice
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7.72
2084 votes

#18 - Lisa on Ice

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/13/1994

When she nearly flunks gym class, Lisa is forced to take up a sport. She's a natural at hockey, but things get complicated when her team faces off against Bart's. In a tense moment on the ice, sibling rivalry melts into sibling loyalty.

Directors: Bob Anderson
Writer: Mike Scully
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The Springfield Connection
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7.67
1702 votes

#19 - The Springfield Connection

Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/7/1995

After Marge helps catch a petty criminal, the adrenaline rush inspires her to join the Springfield Police Department, but police corruption makes her question her newfound calling.

Directors: Mark Kirkland
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The PTA Disbands
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7.63
1634 votes

#20 - The PTA Disbands

Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/16/1995

A teachers' strike forces the Board of Education to enlist PTA members as substitute teachers. Realizing he preferred the old regime, Bart locks Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel in a room together until they can agree on the contract.

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Fear of Flying
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7.61
1895 votes

#21 - Fear of Flying

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/18/1994

When they try to go on vacation, the family discovers Marge's debilitating fear of flying. Marge consults a psychoanalyst to find the source of her baffling fear.

Directors: Mark Kirkland
Writer: David Sacks
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Round Springfield
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7.58
1372 votes

#22 - Round Springfield

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/30/1995

Lisa is reunited with her idol, Bleeding Gums Murphy, but their time together is short-lived. When the jazz legend passes away, a heartbroken Lisa wants to buy his rare album for $500 and play it on the local jazz station as a tribute.

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Lisa's Rival
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7.57
2159 votes

#23 - Lisa's Rival

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/11/1994

Lisa feels threatened when a new girl moves to Springfield: Allison is smart, pretty, a great saxophone player and a crack diorama builder. Lisa tries to befriend her new rival, but she's consumed with envy and competitiveness.

Directors: Mark Kirkland
Writer: Mike Scully
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Lisa's Wedding
star
7.50
1747 votes

#24 - Lisa's Wedding

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/19/1995

A fortune teller foresees Lisa's future marriage to an upper-crust Harvard classmate. After a series of embarrassing incidents, Lisa comes to realize that even though her family may not be classy, she loves them the way they are.

Directors: Jim Reardon
Writer: Greg Daniels
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Another Simpsons Clip Show
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6.84
1608 votes

#25 - Another Simpsons Clip Show

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/1994

After reading the weepy best-seller The Bridges of Madison County, Marge sits down with the family and recalls romantic moments, along with temptations from her bowling instructor Jacques and Homer's coworker Mindy.

Directors: David Silverman
Writer: Penny Wise
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