TV Episodes The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12  

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There are so many great episodes of The Simpsons in season 12, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of The Simpsons season 12 from the best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The twelfth season of The Simpsons premiered on November 1, 2000. "Treehouse of Horror XI" kicked off season 12 of The Simpsons and its 21 episodes. The series captured the Emmy for "Outstanding Animated Program" for its 257th overall episode "HOMR." "HOMR," in which Homer raises his IQ, also received an Annie nomination.

Which The Simpsons season 12 episode did you like better, "Trilogy of Error" or "Tennis the Menace"? Vote up the best episodes from The Simpsons season 12 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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Trilogy of Error is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Apr 29 2001 Homer's thumb is cut off following breakfast and the episode follows three different paths. Homer's day: as he and Marge race to get his thumb reattached. Lisa's day: as she misses the bus and ...more

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A Tale of Two Springfields is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Nov 05 2000 "A Tale of Two Springfields" is the second episode from season twelve of the animated TV series The Simpsons and is the 250th episode of the series overall in both broadcast and ...more

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Treehouse of Horror XI is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Nov 01 2000 "Treehouse of Horror XI" is the first episode of The Simpsons' twelfth season and the 249th overall, and the eleventh Halloween episode. The episode features "G-G-Ghost ...more

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The Great Money Caper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Dec 10 2000 Bart gets a magic set and with it he and Homer try street performing to make money. When it doesn't work out, Homer leaves Bart on his own, fending for himself. Being abandoned by his father ...more

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The Computer Wore Menace Shoes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Dec 03 2000 As Mr. X Homer starts his own web page where begins revealing Springfield's secrets. He ultimately wins the Pulitzer Prize for his work so he reveals himself to the public. When everyone knows ...more

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New Kids on the Blecch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Feb 25 2001 "New Kids on the Blecch" is the fourteenth episode of the twelfth season of The Simpsons. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 25, 2001. In the episode, a ...more

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Skinner's Sense of Snow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Dec 17 2000 The Simpson family goes to a French circus. While watching the show a freak snowstorm hits the circus tent. It's a relentless snowstorm; everything closes, except for Springfield Elementary; ...more

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Worst Episode Ever is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Feb 04 2001 Despite being banned from life forever from the comic book store, Bart and Milhouse take over its management when the Comic Book Guy suffers from a cardiac episode, "the worst episode ...more

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HOMR is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Jan 07 2001 "HOMR" is the ninth episode of The Simpsons’ twelfth season, originally aired on January 7, 2001 by the Fox Broadcasting Company. The episode is the 257th episode overall and the ninth ...more

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Day of the Jackanapes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Feb 18 2001 "Day of the Jackanapes" is the thirteenth episode of The Simpsons' twelfth season. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 18, 2001. In the episode, Krusty ...more

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Simpson Safari is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Apr 01 2001 Maggie eats a magazine and Marge takes her to the hospital, leaving Homer to do the food shopping. Homer abuses a bag boy, which leads to the bag boys going out on strike. With them on strike, ...more

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Children of a Lesser Clod is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
May 13 2001 The Simpsons go to see if they would like to take any of the classes at the YMCA. Homer tries out the basketball class but he tears the ACL in his knee. He can't go to work while he recovers ...more

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Simpsons Tall Tales is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
May 20 2001 "Simpsons Tall Tales" is the twenty-first episode and season finale of The Simpsons' twelfth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 20, 2001. In the ...more

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Homer vs. Dignity is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Nov 26 2000 "Homer vs. Dignity" is the fifth episode of the The Simpsons’ twelfth season, first broadcast by Fox on November 26, 2000. In the episode, Mr. Burns hires a cash-strapped Homer as his ...more

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Pokey Mom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Jan 14 2001 "Pokey Mom" is the tenth episode of the twelfth season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 14, 2001. In ...more

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Hungry, Hungry Homer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Mar 04 2001 "Hungry, Hungry Homer" is the fifteenth episode of the twelfth season of The Simpsons. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 4, 2001. In the episode, Homer ...more

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I'm Goin' to Praise Land is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
May 06 2001 When he can stop thinking of her and to help him stop living in the past, Ned gets the Simpson family to help remove all the reminders of Maude he has around the house. Only one item misses ...more

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Lisa the Tree Hugger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Nov 19 2000 Bart wants the new Gamestation 256, so he tries to get a job to earn the money, but his job as a menu boy causes a great deal of paper litter to be strewn about the city making Lisa lament the ...more

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Insane Clown Poppy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Nov 12 2000 Homer and Bart fix things around the house using fireworks. They destroy Lisa's room on her birthday, so help make it up to her, the family goes to a book fair, where among other things Krusty ...more

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Bye Bye Nerdie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Mar 11 2001 A new kid comes to Springfield Elementary and Lisa attempts to make friends with this new girl, but for all her trouble she just winds up the victim of this female version of Nelson. Lisa ...more

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Tennis the Menace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 12
Feb 11 2001 "Tennis the Menace" is the twelfth episode of the twelfth season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February ...more