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The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 3

Updated January 8, 2018 2.0k votes 199 voters 3.8k views

There are so many great episodes of The Simpsons in season 3, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of The Simpsons season 3 from the best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The third season of The Simpsons premiered on September 19, 1991, and consisted of 24 episodes. Season 3 of The Simpsons kicked off with "Stark Raving Dad," which featured the voice of Michael Jackson as Leon Kompowsky and the Jackson-penned song "Happy Birthday Lisa."

Which The Simpsons season 3 episode did you like better, "The Otto Show" or "Colonel Homer"? Vote up the best episodes from The Simpsons season 3 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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  • 1
    99
    11

    Homer at the Bat

    Feb 20 1992
    With a million dollars on the line, Mr. Burns hires ringers for the upcoming baseball game...  more
  • 2
    98
    20

    Flaming Moe's

    Nov 21 1991
    Moe takes the drink recipe Homer invented, and the rechristened “Flaming Moe” turns his tavern...  more
  • 3
    93
    18

    Black Widower

    Apr 09 1992
    When Selma agrees to marry her prison pen pal, Sideshow Bob, only Bart remains suspicious of...  more
  • 4
    90
    18

    Radio Bart

    Jan 09 1992
    Bart plays practical jokes with a radio microphone, and his hoax tests the limits of the...  more
  • 5
    66
    13
    After a career aptitude test pegs Lisa as a homemaker and Bart as a police officer, she...  more
  • 6
    64
    14

    I Married Marge

    Dec 26 1991
    "I Married Marge" is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons' third season. It originally aired on...  more
  • 7
    72
    24
    Bart becomes an errand boy for the Springfield Mafia. When Principal Skinner disappears, Fat...  more
  • 8
    67
    26

    Bart the Lover

    Feb 13 1992
    Bart discovers his teacher’s personal ad and invents a fictional suitor to string her along....  more
  • 9
    Everything’s coming up Milhouse when Bart’s best friend falls in love with the new girl at...  more
  • 10
    62
    24
    In the first story, the family buys a cursed monkey paw in Morocco, and their three wishes...  more
  • 11
    69
    30

    Stark Raving Dad

    Sep 19 1991
    "Stark Raving Dad" is the first episode of the third season of American animated television...  more
  • 12
    51
    17

    Lisa the Greek

    Jan 23 1992
    Sundays become “Daddy-Daughter Days” when Homer discovers Lisa’s uncanny ability to pick...  more
  • 13
    Mr. Burns sells the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to wealthy German investors who are...  more
  • 14
    Homer’s half-brother Herb Powell returns, his finances in ruin from his last encounter with...  more
  • 15
    54
    22

    Lisa's Pony

    Nov 07 1991
    Overcompensating for his neglect, Homer buys Lisa a pony; the high cost of maintaining the...  more
  • 16
    "Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington" is the second episode of The Simpsons' third season. It...  more
  • 17
    50
    24
    Homer tries to bond with Bart by building a soapbox racer. On race day, Bart must decide...  more
  • 18
    56
    30
    "When Flanders Failed" is the third episode of the The Simpsons' third season. It originally...  more
  • 19
    54
    29

    Colonel Homer

    Mar 26 1992
    Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful country music singer, whose attentions drive a wedge...  more
  • 20
    46
    22

    Homer Defined

    Oct 17 1991
    "Homer Defined" is the fifth episode of The Simpsons' third season. It originally aired on the...  more
  • 21
    Bart and Lisa work to reunite Krusty the Clown with his estranged father, an Orthodox Jewish...  more
  • 22
    45
    23

    Homer Alone

    Feb 06 1992
    "Homer Alone" is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons' third season. It originally aired on...  more
  • 23
    45
    27

    The Otto Show

    Apr 23 1992
    "The Otto Show" is the twenty-second episode of The Simpsons' third season. It first aired on...  more
  • 24
    31
    30

    Dog of Death

    Mar 12 1992
    When Santa’s Little Helper needs a life-saving operation, the family tightens their belts to...  more

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