The Simpsons Show

Synopsis

A podcast looking back at The Simpsons, episode by episode, discussing and analyzing its importance, history, and greatness.

Episodes

  • 40 – Homer Defined

    40 – Homer Defined

    09/02/2015 Duration: 45min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 8F04, Homer Defined, the fifth episode of Season Three. They talk about Robbie’s history with the episode, the way this episode provides a skeleton for many future episodes, and of course, My Dinner With Andre.

  • 39 – Bart The Murderer

    39 – Bart The Murderer

    05/02/2015 Duration: 51min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 8F03, Bart The Murderer, the fourth episode of Season Three. They talk about Fat Tony, Manhattans, and Baby’s Day Out.

  • 38 – When Flanders Failed

    38 – When Flanders Failed

    02/02/2015 Duration: 42min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F23, When Flanders Failed, the third episode of Season Three. They talk about Homer being mean, Flanders’ bad business model, and left handed stores.

  • 37 – Mr. Lisa Goes To Washington

    37 – Mr. Lisa Goes To Washington

    29/01/2015 Duration: 46min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 8F01, Mr. Lisa Goes To Washington, the second episode of Season Three. They talk about Frank Capra, government, and Lisa’s muck raking abilities.

  • 36 – Stark Raving Dad

    36 – Stark Raving Dad

    26/01/2015 Duration: 42min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F24, Stark Raving Dad, the first episode of Season Three. They talk about Michael Jackson, pink shirts, and Lisa’s birthday song getting stuck in your head.

  • 35 – Blood Feud

    35 – Blood Feud

    22/01/2015 Duration: 38min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F22, Blood Feud, the final episode of Season Two. They talk about giant stone heads, a great ending, and how sprinklers liven up any occasion.

  • 34 – Three Men And A Comic Book

    34 – Three Men And A Comic Book

    19/01/2015 Duration: 45min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F21, Three Men and a Comic Book, the twenty-first episode of Season Two. They talk about Comic Book Guy, comic books, and things not related to comic books.

  • 33 – The War Of The Simpsons

    33 – The War Of The Simpsons

    15/01/2015 Duration: 49min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F20, The War of the Simpsons, the twentieth episode of Season Two. They talk about Nelson’s first laugh, Homer and Marge’s relationship problems, and Hitler going to church in Springfield.

  • 32 – Lisa’s Substitute (w/ Allie Goertz)

    32 – Lisa’s Substitute (w/ Allie Goertz)

    12/01/2015 Duration: 01h06min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie are joined by Allie Goertz to discuss Episode 7F19, Lisa’s Substitute, the nineteenth episode of Season Two. They talk about Mr. Bergstrom’s Semitic good looks, why this episode is Allie’s favorite, and why we all need more asbestos.

  • 31 – Brush With Greatness

    31 – Brush With Greatness

    08/01/2015 Duration: 53min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F18, Brush With Greatness, the eighteenth episode of Season Two. They talk about the strengths of Marge’s character, the first Beatle to appear on the show, and why Marge should start an Etsy shop.

  • 30 – Old Money

    30 – Old Money

    05/01/2015 Duration: 43min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F17, Old Money, the seventeenth episode of Season Two. They talk about Grampa’s full name, the first appearance of a ghost on the show, and the sheer density of storytelling in this episode.

  • 29 – Bart’s Dog Gets An F

    29 – Bart’s Dog Gets An F

    01/01/2015 Duration: 43min

    Tonight, Robbie and Matt discuss Episode 7F14, Bart’s Dog Gets An F, the sixteenth episode of Season Two. They talk about Tracey Ullman’s excellent performance as Emily Winthrop, Santa’s Little Helper as the Predator, and the comparative sizes of cookies in the 90’s versus today.

  • 28 – Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

    28 – Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

    29/12/2014 Duration: 38min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F16, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, the fifteenth episode of Season Two. They talk about Danny Devito’s excellent performance as Herb Powell, how Herb mismanages his car company, and how you can never find a car horn when you’re angry.

  • 27 – Principal Charming

    27 – Principal Charming

    22/12/2014 Duration: 44min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F15, Principal Charming, the fourteenth episode of Season Two. They talk about the exploration of Patty and Selma, what chemicals to use when you need to spell out your name 40 feet high in grass, and how revolving makes food taste better.

  • 26 – Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment

    26 – Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment

    15/12/2014 Duration: 52min

    Tonight, Robbie and Matt discuss Episode 7F13, Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment, the 13th episode of Season Two. They talk about issue of piracy that is still relevant today, Marge’s excitement about making bandages at home, and Flander’s choice of insults.

  • 25 – The Way We Was (w/ Allie Goertz)

    25 – The Way We Was (w/ Allie Goertz)

    08/12/2014 Duration: 58min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie are joined by Allie Goertz to discuss Episode 7F12, The Way We Was, the twelfth episode of Season Two. They talk about the amazing recreation of the 70s, how we wouldn’t have hung out with teenage Homer, and the sheer quality on display.

  • 24 – One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Bluefish

    24 – One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Bluefish

    01/12/2014 Duration: 41min

    Tonight, Robbie and Matt discuss Episode 7F11, One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Bluefish, the eleventh episode of Season Two. They talk about Homer’s fatherly advice on his last day, the newly accepted lyrics for When the Saints Go Marching In, and the pitch perfect ending.

  • 23 – Bart Gets Hit By A Car

    23 – Bart Gets Hit By A Car

    24/11/2014 Duration: 42min

    Tonight, Robbie and Matt discuss Episode 7F10, Bart Gets Hit By A Car, the tenth episode of Season Two. They talk about the amazing debut of Phil Hartman as Lionel Hutz, the amount of times Smithers has been portrayed as a dog, and the strange ending of an otherwise great episode.

  • 22 – Itchy  Scratchy  Marge

    22 – Itchy & Scratchy & Marge

    17/11/2014 Duration: 42min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F09, Itchy & Scratchy & Marge, the ninth episode of Season Two. They talk about Marge’s skills in creating acronyms, Alex Rocco’s excellent portrayal of Roger Meyer Jr., and Maggie’s skill in wielding hammers.

  • 21 – Bart the Daredevil

    21 – Bart the Daredevil

    10/11/2014 Duration: 40min

    Tonight, Matt and Robbie discuss Episode 7F06, Bart the Daredevil, the eighth episode of Season Two. They talk about why Truckasaurus is awesome, how Lisa loves her brother despite herself, and why capes make everything better.

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