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There are so many great episodes of The Simpsons in season 8, but which are your absolute favorite? This list ranks every episode of The Simpsons season 8 from best to worst, with the help of your votes.

The eighth season of The Simpsons aired between October 27, 1996, and May 18, 1997, beginning with "Treehouse of Horror VII." Season 8 of The Simpsons captured two Emmys, including "Outstanding Animated Program" for "Homer's Phobia." Guest stars this season included Phil Hartman, Albert Brooks, Leonard Nimoy, David Duchovny, and Gillian Anderson.

Which The Simpsons season 8 episode did you like better, "Homer's Phobia" or "Mountain of Madness"? Vote up the best episodes from The Simpsons season 8 that you'd like to see at the top of the list.

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You Only Move Twice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Nov 03 1996
"You Only Move Twice" is the second episode of The Simpsons' eighth season. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on November 3, 1996. The episode, based on a story ...more
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Homer's Enemy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
May 04 1997
A hardworking new employee at the power plant is consumed with resentment at Homer's undeserved success.
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The Springfield Files is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Jan 12 1997
Homer witnesses something out of this world in Springfield woods, but no one believes him -- not even FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who come to investigate the incident.
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Homer vs. The Eighteenth Amend... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Mar 16 1997
When Prohibition is revived in Springfield, Homer and Bart supply the town with alcohol.
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Brother from Another Series is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Feb 23 1997
When Sideshow Bob is released from prison, his brother Cecil puts him in charge of building Springfield's new hydroelectric dam.
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Treehouse of Horror VII is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Oct 27 1996
In "The Thing and I," Bart discovers his evil Siamese twin in the attic. In "The Genesis Tub," Lisa's science experiment becomes a quickly-developing micro-universe, where ...more
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31 6
Bart After Dark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Nov 24 1996
"Bart After Dark" is the fifth episode of The Simpsons' eighth season, first aired by the Fox network on November 24, 1996. After accidentally breaking a stone gargoyle at a local ...more
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The Mysterious Voyage of Our H... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Jan 05 1997
After eating a dish laced with potent peppers during the chili cookoff, Homer has hallucinations where a mystical coyote urges him to find his soulmate.
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Homer's Phobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Feb 16 1997
The Simpsons befriend a shop owner, but when Homer discovers the man is gay, he worries about his influence on Bart.
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30 8
A Milhouse Divided is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Dec 01 1996
Kirk and Luann Van Houten are getting a divorce. Homer is confident that it will never happen to him, but Kirk tells him how quickly things can change.
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28 7
Grade School Confidential is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Apr 06 1997
Bart discovers Principal Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel kissing, and it's not long before the whole town knows of their secret affair.
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The Homer They Fall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Nov 10 1996
When Moe sees that Homer can absorb massive blows to the head, he turns him into a prizefighter and sets up a match with heavyweight champion Drederick Tatum.
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28 8
The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Feb 09 1997
In an attempt to boost ratings, the Itchy and Scratchy Show adds a new "in-your-face" character voiced by Homer.
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26 7
The Twisted World of Marge Sim... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Jan 19 1997
Marge's new pretzel franchise is failing until Homer strikes a deal with Fat Tony, Springfield's local mobster.
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27 8
In Marge We Trust is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Apr 27 1997
"In Marge We Trust" is the twenty-second episode of The Simpsons' eighth season, which originally aired April 27, 1997. It was written by Donick Cary and directed by Steven Dean Moore. ...more
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Hurricane Neddy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Dec 29 1996
"Hurricane Neddy" is the eighth episode of The Simpsons' eighth season which originally aired December 29, 1996. It was written by Steve Young, directed by Bob Anderson and features a ...more
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26 9
Burns, Baby Burns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Nov 17 1996
"Burns, Baby Burns" is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' eighth season, first aired by the Fox network on November 17, 1996. Mr. Burns' long lost son Larry returns and although they ...more
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Lisa's Date with Density is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Dec 15 1996
Lisa develops a crush on Nelson and tries to change him into a better person. Meanwhile, Homer finds an autodialer and starts a telemarketing scam.
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Mountain of Madness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Feb 02 1997
To promote teamwork amongst the power plant's employees, Mr. Burns makes them go on a corporate retreat up in the mountains.
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24 11
The Old Man and the Lisa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Apr 20 1997
"The Old Man and the Lisa" is the twenty-first episode of The Simpsons' eighth season, first aired by the Fox network on April 20, 1997. In the episode, Mr. Burns becomes bankrupt and ...more
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25 12
Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Feb 07 1997
Marge is stressed by the demands of motherhood and the Simpsons get a magical British nanny, who floats down from the sky holding an umbrella.
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The Canine Mutiny is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Apr 13 1997
When Bart can't pay the credit card bill for his expensive new purebred dog, the repo men unwittingly take Santa's Little Helper.
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20 12
The Secret War of Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
May 18 1997
When Bart is sent to military school after playing a prank on the town, Lisa decides to join him... as the school's only girl cadet.
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The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
May 11 1997
Troy McClure presents three Simpsons spinoff spoofs: In "Chief Wiggum, P.I.," Chief Wiggum becomes a New Orleans detective. Next, Grampa Simpson's soul is trapped inside Moe's Love ...more
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My Sister, My Sitter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes From The Simpsons Season 8
Mar 02 1997
Lisa has a stellar reputation as a babysitter, but when Homer and Marge leave her in charge of Bart and Maggie, everything starts going wrong.