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The Best Mr. Burns Episodes of 'The Simpsons'

Updated June 12, 2019 1.7k votes 228 voters 9.7k views30 items

As Homer's boss and Springfield's resident evil millionaire, it's no wonder to see that Charles Montgomery Burns has inspired dozens of classic Simpsons episodes over the years. Whether he wants to block out the sun or just wants Homer to run around town pulling pranks on people, Mr. Burns can pretty much do whatever he wants and get away with it. His lack of any kind of moral compass makes him the perfect foil to the Simpsons, especially Lisa. For this list, it's time to count down the best Mr. Burns episodes of The Simpsons of all time. With hundreds of episodes to choose from, it's hard to narrow it down, so it's up to Simpsons fans from all over the world to vote for the ones they like best. 

Which episode of his do you think is most excellent? "Last Exit to Springfield" is considered one of the best of the series by many hardcore fans. Or do you find yourself always cracking up when you see Mr. Burns was the alien all along in "The Springfield Files?" When Mr. Burns is onscreen, it's bound to be a good time. There are no wrong answers here, so vote for the best Simpsons episodes about Mr. Burns.

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    After a near-death experience, Mr. Burns wants to find an heir. Bart must choose whether he wants the fortune or if he should stand by his family.

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      Who Shot Mr. Burns? (Part Two)

      As Mr. Burns fights for his life, everyone in Springfield tries to figure out who shot him. Once Mr. Burns come to, he announces that Maggie was the culprit. 

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      • Santa's Little Helper has a huge litter of puppies. Mr. Burns tries to buy the puppies for clothing, but when his offer is rejected, he steals them. 

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        • Mr. Burns sends Smithers on vacation. Homer assumes his duties for the time being.

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