TV episodes The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5  

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There are so many great episodes of The Simpsons in season 5, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of The Simpsons season 5 from best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The fifth season of The Simpsons aired between September 30, 1993, and May 19, 1994. With season 5 of The Simpsons, the series reached another milestone: episode 100, "Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song."

Which The Simpsons season 5 episode did you like better, "$pringfield" or "Rosebud"? Vote up the best episodes from The Simpsons season 5 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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Homer Loves Flanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Homer Loves Flanders Mar 17 1994 Homer and Flanders bond over a football game. As the two friends become inseparable, Flanders struggles with a growing dislike of Homer that finally blows up in front of the entire church ...more

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Marge on the Lam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Marge on the Lam Nov 04 1993 When Marge has a girls' night out with a new neighbor, they wind up roaring toward a cliff in a Thelma-and-Louise-style car chase.

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The Last Temptation of Homer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
The Last Temptation of Homer Dec 09 1993 Homer struggles with his attraction to new coworker Mindy, a beautiful engineer whose love for doughnuts is equal to his own.

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Secrets of a Successful Marria... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Secrets of a Successful Marriage May 19 1994 "Secrets of a Successful Marriage" is the twenty-second and final episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 19, 1994. In ...more

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$pringfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
$pringfield Dec 16 1993 When gambling is legalized in Springfield, Mr. Burns opens an extravagant casino on the waterfront. Meanwhile, Bart opens a casino in his treehouse. Burns becomes a germ-phobic recluse and Homer ...more

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Cape Feare is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Cape Feare Oct 07 1993 When Bart receives death threats from newly paroled Sideshow Bob, the family goes into the Witness Relocation Program and starts a new life on a houseboat on Terror Lake.

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Burns' Heir is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Burns' Heir Apr 14 1994 "Burns' Heir" is the eighteenth episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 14, 1994. In the episode, Mr. Burns has a ...more

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Homer and Apu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Homer and Apu Feb 10 1994 "Homer and Apu" is the thirteenth episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 10, 1994. In the episode, Homer ...more

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Homer Goes to College is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Homer Goes to College Oct 14 1993 "Homer Goes to College" is the third episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 14, 1993. In the episode, Homer's ...more

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Bart Gets an Elephant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Bart Gets an Elephant Mar 31 1994 Bart wins a wacky radio contest and forgoes the cash to claim the gag prize instead: an elephant.

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Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood Nov 18 1993 After a reckless Squishee bender with Milhouse, Bart wakes to the shocking realization that he joined the Junior Campers. Lured by pocketknives and knot-tying lessons, Bart assimilates into the ...more

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Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadas... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song Apr 28 1994 When Bart gets Principal Skinner fired, Ned Flanders is brought in to act as principal. Skinner befriends his former nemesis and the pair look for a way to get Skinner reinstated.

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Homer the Vigilante is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Homer the Vigilante Jan 06 1994 When a cat burglar prowls Springfield, Homer forms a citizens' watch group that winds up breaking more laws than they protect. When the cat burglar sets his sights on the world's biggest cubic ...more

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Deep Space Homer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Deep Space Homer Feb 24 1994 Dejected by a lack of recognition at work, Homer makes a crank call to NASA and winds up being chosen to ride into space with astronauts.

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Rosebud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Rosebud Oct 21 1993 Mr. Burns pines away for Bobo, his beloved childhood teddy bear and symbol of lost innocence. When the bear turns up in Maggie's possession, the resulting tug of war affects the whole town.

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Homer's Barbershop Quartet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Homer's Barbershop Quartet Sep 30 1993 Through flashbacks, Homer recalls the dizzying rise and fall of his Beatles-esque barbershop quartet. The Be Sharps reunite for one last concert on the roof of Moe's Tavern.

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The Boy Who Knew Too Much is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
The Boy Who Knew Too Much May 05 1994 "The Boy Who Knew Too Much" is the twentieth episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on May 5, 1994. In the episode, Bart ...more

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Treehouse of Horror IV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Treehouse of Horror IV Oct 28 1993 In "The Devil and Homer Simpson," Homer sells his soul for a doughnut. Next, in the Twilight Zone spoof "Terror at 5 1/2 Feet," everyone doubts Bart's sanity when he's the ...more

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Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy Feb 17 1994 "Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy" is the fourteenth episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on February 17, 1994. In the episode, Lisa ...more

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Bart Gets Famous is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Bart Gets Famous Feb 03 1994 Working as Krusty the Clown's assistant, Bart accidentally steals the limelight by blurting an instant catchphrase: "I didn't do it." But when he tries to capitalize on his fifteen ...more

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Lady Bouvier's Lover is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Lady Bouvier's Lover May 12 1994 Mr. Burns and Grandpa Simpson compete for the affections of Marge's mother. The more dashing suitor prevails, but in a scene straight out of The Graduate, Grandpa crashes the wedding just before ...more

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Bart's Inner Child is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 5
Bart's Inner Child Nov 11 1993 Bart heckles the guru at a self-help seminar, and the man presents him to the audience as a role model for their "inner child." But when the whole town tries to "be like ...more