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We rank every episode of The Simpsons... EVER!

We rank every episode of The Simpsons... EVER!


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We rank every episode of The Simpsons... EVER!




Skinner Gets Fired, Freddy Gets Framed & Everything Goes Wrong | Simpsons Showdown

Welcome to another episode of Simpsons Showdown, the podcast where we rank every episode of The Simpsons. This week we continue our looks at Season 5 with a pitstop at 'Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song' and 'The Boy Who Knew Too Much'. With a hungry host, plenty of disagreements and Christopher Walken impressions, you won't want to miss this absolutely delightful car crash. Current Season 5 Ranking (as of last episode) Burns' Heir Bart Gets an Elephant Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy Homer...


Stampy Comes To Stay At The Springfield House | Simpsons Showdown

It's a Bart heavy week as we follow the plucky young lad through an adventure in which he gets an elephant AND an episode in which he becomes heir to the richest man in all of Springfield. Yup, 'Bart Gets An Elephant' and 'Burns' Heir' Current Season 5 Ranking (as of last episode) Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy Homer and Apu Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


All Hail The Inanimate Carbon Rod | Simpsons Showdown

It may be 2021, but it's still 1994 somewhere! This week we continue our look at Season 5 of The Simpsons with 'Deep Space Homer' and 'Homer Loves Flanders'. Will this very Homer-centric week provide the necessary guffaws? Tune in to find out. Also we discuss a lot of outdated news in this episode, which was recorded in mid October 2020. We hope everyone in the UK is coping well in Lockdown 3, and our friends in America are surviving during these turbulent times. Remember, Black Lives...


Merry Christmas from Upside Down Shark!

No ep this week! Have a great christmas break everyone! We will be back Jan 8th with a new ep!


I'm Not Vegan, I Like Cheese! | Simpsons Showdown

This week, we take a look at the episodes 'Homer and Apu' and 'Lisa Vs. Malibu Stacy'. In doing so, we touch on whether it's ok to still enjoy James Woods, whether past cultural appropriation in the show can still be funny, and the patriarchy. Yeah, it's a heavy week, but it's still a funny one I promise! Current Season 5 Ranking (as of last episode) 1. Cape Feare 2. Homer's Barbershop Quartet 3. The Last Temptation of Homer 4. $pringfield 5. Homer The Vigilante 6. Treehouse of...


So Hot the Fire Alarm is Popping Off | Simpsons Showdown

Craig, Dobbie & Tom are together once again to discuss the world's favourite yellow family! This week we take a look at Homer The Vigilante & Bart Gets Famous. No one can speak properly in this episode, a fire alarm goes off and there is chaos everywhere! Also listen close to see who this week is a real effin nerd by talking about their stamp collection! Curse you magic beans!!!! Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


Dollar Sign Pringfield | Simpsons Showdown

Season 5 of The Simpsons is providing banger after banger, and we hope to keep that trend going with this week's episodes - 'The Last Temptation of Homer' & '$pringfield (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)'. Will we be tempted to give them a perfect score? Tune in to find out... Current Season 5 Ranking (as of last episode) Patreon / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


Ruddiger & The Craigs | Simpsons Showdown

Season 5 just keeps on coming no matter how hard you try to stop it and this week we’re watching episodes 7 and 8, Bart’s Inner Child and Boy-Scoutz ‘n The Hood. Join Ruddiger, Craig Aswell and Also Craig for this week’s Simpsons Showdown! Season 5 Ranking (So Far) Cape FeareHomer’s Barbershop QuartetTreehouse Of Horror IVRosebudMarge On The LamHomer Goes To College


I Couldn't Think Of A Title | Simpsons Showdown

This week, we arrive at our fourth Halloween excursion in Treehouse Of Horror IV and go on a desert police chase in Marge On The Lam. How does this Treehouse episode stack up against the previous ones? Does Ruth Powers give us the power to love the episode she returns in? (Side note: This episode was a bit of a technical nightmare on several counts, so please excuse any echo, background robotics or poor quality recordings. It won’t be a recurring thing) Season 5 Ranking (So Far) Cape...


A Tale Of Lost Bears & College Pigs | Simpsons Showdown

Season 5 of The Simpsons got off to a cracking start, and we find out if that trend continues with 'Homer Goes To College' and 'Rosebud'. Will these tales of lost toys and college hijinks provide the adequate levels of hilarity? Tune in to find out... Current Season 5 Ranking (as of last episode) Patreon / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


An Untouchable Start | Simpsons Showdown

Simpsons Showdown returns with a bang as we start watching Season 5, beginning with the episodes ‘Homer’s Barbershop Quartet’ and ‘Cape Feare’ (Yes, they did have the audacity to start with 2 episodes that strong!). Heck, there’s no point trying to hide it, all 3 of your hosts love and wax lyrical about these episodes. Join us for what may well go down as the most positive episode of Simpsons Showdown ever! Patreon / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


The Scariest Moments of The Simpsons | Simpsons Showdown BONUS

Craig Boooooo-aughan & Matt Dooooooo-ooobbie get together to talk about their favourite time of the year. Halloween! 🎃🎃🎃 We talk about the best scary moments that The Simpsons have had, for a family animated television show it sure can really effed up and creepy. Also Stomach Cramps, Poo, Current Simpsons, Tom Dying and more! Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


INTERLUDE | Simpsons Showdown BONUS-Sort Of?

Hot off the heels from our episode with Birthmarks we are ready to talk about Season 5! But before we get to that we have a special message for you! Join us next week to celebrate Halloween, Simpsons Style! Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


They Furloughed Duffman (Feat. Birthmarks) | Simpsons Showdown BONUS

Season 4 has finished. It's gone never to be watched again. To help remedy this Craig & Tom are joined by London based rock band Birthmarks! Daniel Cross, Jason Fletcher & Jonno Lloyd speak about what The Simpsons mean to them, their favourite episodes, favourite characters, quotes and how The Simpsons have changed their life! We talk about the episodes A Milhouse Divided, Who Shot Mr Burns, Homer's Triple Bypass, in addition to all of the other great Simpsons moments across Simpsons...


Reflecting on Season 4 | Simpsons Showdown BONUS

You'll never stop The Simpsons! To prove this Craig, Dobbie & Tom get together to discuss Season 4 as a whole and find out what we thought of it as a whole. Season 4 of The Simpsons is now over, and we reflect on the highs and lows series. From our favourite episodes to the worst and added even more episodes to our Hall of Fame, it’s all here in this edition of the Nation’s Favourite Simpsons Podcast! Final Season 4 Ranking Patreon / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


Krusty's Large & Marge Is Behind Bars | Simpsons Showdown

You better grab the tissues as the next two episodes see some of our favourite characters in a whole heap of trouble. As we wind our way to the end of Season 4, we visit 'Krusty Gets Kancelled' & 'Marge In Chains'. Do they send of a great series with a fitting end? Tune in to find out... Current Season 4 Ranking (as of last episode) The Front Whacking Day Patreon / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


Barn Burning & Tom Foolery | Simpsons Showdown

Let's just say that there must have been something in the water when we recorded this episode... This week, we look at the episodes 'The Front' and 'Whacking Day'. Will they prove to be episodes that deserve to be at the front of the pack? Or will they show themselves to be naughty little episodes in need of a good whacking? (I'm sorry) Current Season 4 Ranking (as of last episode)


Lisa Needs Braces | Simpsons Showdown

You'll never stop The Simpsons! And you'll never stop us from watching them either! This week we take a look at one of the fan favourite episodes 'Last Exit to Springfield' in which we hear the world famous "Lisa needs braces, Dental Plan!" and "It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times". Then we watch 'So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show', we all know a clip show would meet us eventually and here it is. Do these episodes, with so many iconic moments, stand up to the test...


Ralph's Heart Did The Monster Mash | Simpsons Showdown

As we hurtle through the midst of Season 4 of The Simpsons, we make a pitstop at two very different tales of jilted love. In episodes 'I Love Lisa' & 'Duffless', we look at how Ralph copes with a broken heart, and how Homer comes to terms with a month without beer. If you only pick on Simpsons podcast to listen to, choo choo choose this one. Current Season 4 Ranking (as of last episode) Brother from the Same Planet Selma's Choice Patreon / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram


Better Listenable (Don't Smoke, Kids...) | Simpsons Showdown

This week, Dobbie is looking for change, Tom is on a word limit and Craig is all business as usual. We take a look at the episodes ‘Selma’s Choice’ and ‘Brother From The Same Planet’. But where will our choice lead us to placing these episodes into our scoreboard? And will we all agree on our ratings, or are we all from different planets? Is this description very tenuous? 2 of these 3 questions will be answered!! Current Season 4 Ranking (as of last episode) Patreon / Twitter / Facebook /...