I do think there are other good episodes but the amount of mediocre episodes in this season are too high for it to ever compete with what came before it. Season 1 was released on DVD by 20th Century Fox on September 25th, 2001 in Region 1, and on September 24th, 2001 in Regions 2 and 4. Originally aired May 3, 1987. Compared to the last 4 episodes it has improved the design & the backgrounds are much better. America's Most Armed and Dangerous Presenter, Power Plant Employee (Life on the Fast Lane), Retirement Castle adminstrator (Bart the General), America's Most Armed and Dangerous Office, Enriched Learning Center for Gifted Children, International House of Answering Machines, Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers Babysitting Service, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Season_1?oldid=934596. It’s a pretty cool episode not the best but better than the other three. English (Dolby Digital 5.1, with subtitles), Optional commentaries for all 13 episodes, This is the only season to have Homer speak like Walter Matithu (aside from the Simpsons shorts that were on the Tracy Ullman show). 8 The Telltale Head. The Simpsons is currently airing its 31st season - and will soon be a foundational part of Disney+ - and there are no indications that the curtains are going down on Springfield anytime soon. and make pretty entertaining content. From this season to season 10, the packaging was so much better than it is now. The season won one Emmy award and had four other nominations. A Totally Fun Thing That Bart Will Never Do Again. This will be a monthly series on each season & these reviews should come out at the beginning of each month but don’t expect me to stick exactly to this schedule. Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, and Sam Simon were the show runners of the season. An original short story by yours truly The Blog Complainer. After that is ‘Krusty Gets Busted’ Krusty is framed for armed robbery & only two 10 year olds could figure out that the guy with kangaroo feet who also hates this guy was the one behind all of this. Meanwhile, back in Springfield, the Simpsons host an Albanian student named Adil, who (unknown to the family) is actually a spy in search of nuclear secrets. Originally aired April 19, 1987. "Watching Television": Bart and Lisa fight each other while watching television. The Simpson family attends the company picnic at the Burns Manor. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. On the bright side it has the first appearance of Martin & Mrs. Krabappel. The only other characters that get their chance in the spotlight are Patty & Selma, Reverend Lovejoy, Principal Skinner & Dr. Marvin Monroe. This is the only season without a treehouse of horror special. A little bit extreme don’t you think Skinner. The Simpsons Seasons 1-26 DVD,Purchase The Simpsons Seasons 1-26 Now at $197.99,Now buy cheap The Simpsons on DVD Boxset at big discount price ! I review stuff and hate on everything you ever loved. This is the only season to not have a Treehouse of Horror, possibly due to none of the episodes airing in October. Lisa is bullied at school by Nelson Muntz (introduced in this episode) and Bart stands up for her, only to find himself the target of constant bullying by Nelson and his two Weasels. Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an … Directed by Rob Oliver, Mike B. Anderson. I don’t anything about it but it’s famous for airing the shorts of The Simpsons. It originally aired on Fox in the United States and marks the first appearance of the Simpson family — Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie — on television. The timing was very fortunate, as the episode would have had to be aired in the Christmas holidays of 1989 regardless of any other issues. it is shown for entertainment purposes only. For comparisons: The 27th season of The Simpsons averaged a 1.74 rating in … The other side characters who gets some attention this season is Mr. Burns & Moe who I singly pointed out because they’re voiced by the guy who voiced Cobra Commander in G.I Joe & it’s only for this season. "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" was also nominated for "Outstanding Editing in a Miniseries or Special"; "The Call of the Simpsons" was nominated for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special"; and "The Simpsons Theme," composed by Danny Elfman, was nominated for "Outstanding Achievement in Main Title Theme Music". The family are separated in the woods, where Maggie is cared for by bears and Homer (who has lost his clothes and is wearing a heavy coating of mud instead) is mistaken for a hideous Bigfoot-like monster. From this season to season 10, the packaging was so much better than it is now. Bottom line It’s as great as the actual pilot episode. The season won one Emmy award and had four other nominations. Some are amazing (The simpsons roasting on an open fire, bart the general) and some are just downright hillarious (Some enchanted evening) Yes, it isn't as good quality as we see in season 5 upwards, but that makes it special in a way. (Especially in these earlier episodes) All in all it’s as great as the shorts. Download to watch offline and even view it on a big screen using Chromecast. However, the work print of the episode was of poor quality and was declined to be used. Also I won’t be doing all 29 seasons (As of 2018 that’s where we are up to) I’ll probably go to Season 12 to 14 maybe unless you people enjoy this enough for me to keep going. 2 It’s an experiment that is still in the testing room. I remember watching reruns of it every week & I owned all the box sets & watched them constantly. "Life on the Fast Lane" won "Outstanding Animated Program", for which "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" was also a nominee. The one after I think should’ve been the first episode of the series. Bart cuts the head of the town founder’s stature to impress some guys. 7 The Call of the Simpsons. Season 1 But the most recent seasons have still featured some fantastic episodes that are just as good as anything from the show's classic era. The original plan was to begin the season and the series in the Autumn of 1989 with "Some Enchanted Evening". of episodes The 25 "Simpsons" Seasons Ranked From Worst To Best Leads The Daily Links. "Good Night" (also known as "Good Night Simpsons") is the first of forty-eight Simpsons shorts and the second segment of the third episode of The Tracey Ullman Show on April 19, 1987. \"Life on the Fast Lane\" won \"Outstanding Animated Program,\" for which \"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire\" was also a nominee. This season only has 13 episodes. Plow" was the kind of idea that Jon Vitti… Marge is just a nag & that gets really old after a while we do see a bit of her more loving side as the season goes along. ‘Bart The General’ is where I think things start to pick up for the animation. Enter your email address to follow my blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. After a while I moved onto other shows like most people and the show just went on without us. Homer had 6 episodes that focused on him and 6 episodes where he got a fair amount of attention. Homer tries to earn money by other means such as being a department store Santa Claus, and the family does their best to have a good holiday in spite of the circumstances. Lisa is smart. Marathon" is currently underway on FXX! As "Some Enchanted Evening" was being overhauled, the producers decided to air the Christmas special, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", on December 17, 1989. Description. It’s about Homer wanting his family to not be themselves basically & be like other boring family from the 80’s. The Other 12 Episodes: The 2nd episode is ‘Bart The Genius’ which is meh. The experience actually brings Bart and Homer closer together, until Bart confesses to the switch. The Other Characters are kind of just there. Plow," "Last Exit to Springfield," "Homer the Heretic," "A Streetcar Named Marge" and "Krusty Gets Kancelled." shipping: + $4.32 shipping . Conclusion: Season 1 of The Simpsons is a stepping stone for the series. Watch The Simpsons Season 1 online for free. Subsequent episodes such as "Bart the Genius" had minor problems in production that were easy to fix and were suitable for airing. Marge gets mad & wants Homer to show Bart that women shouldn’t be treated like objects. The Complete First Season. The Simpsons Season 25 DVD Box Set. The season won one Emmy award and had four other nominations. Lisa then meets jazz musician and fellow saxophone player Bleeding Gums Murphy, who helps Lisa to express her depression by playing the blues on her sax. Plus a submarine in the streets of Milan, a beer made with meteorites, and … But they didn’t when ‘Bart The Genius’ was just passable. The first season of the American animated television series The Simpsons originally aired on the Fox network between December 17, 1989, and May 13, 1990, beginning with the Christmas special "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." A quick note - since our original countdown included picks from Seasons 1 through 11, we limited this countdown to episodes from Season 12 and onward. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! $24.99 . Krusty the Clown is accused, tried and convicted of robbing the Kwik-E-Mart, and Sideshow Bob takes his place as TV show host. See original listing. While Lisa & Marge had 1 episode that focused on them & they get a few episodes where they’ve a bit of attention. “It’s as perfect an episode of television as I’ve ever seen,” Ortved says. Seasons 9 and 10 range from brilliant to terrible. All these shorts are on YouTube & they’re all about a couple of minutes long & they all sucked. There are extensive historical references as Bobo’s journey is traced from Mr. Burns through the hands of Adolf Hitler and an expedit… ... Bad Good Enter the code in the box below: ... Continue. Homer and Marge spend an evening out on the town, leaving the kids with a babysitter named Ms. Botz. Details about The Simpsons Seasons 1 thru 12 on DVD - 12 boxed sets! Then they drop the ball with the next 3 episodes especially with ‘The Telltale Head’. "The Debarted" Have you watched The Simpsons? For comparisons: Season 30 of The Simpsons on FOX averaged a 1.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.11 million viewers. \"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire\" was nominated for \"Outstanding Editing in a Miniseries or Special\"; \"The Call of the Simpsons\" was nominated for \"Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special\"; and \"The Simpsons Theme,\" composed by Danny Elfman, w… The Simpsons was one of the greatest animated sitcoms of all time but now it’s that show people question why it’s still on the air. Bart and Lisa, however, learn from watching TV that Ms. Botz is actually a wanted fugitive named Lucille Botzkowski, better known as the "Babysitter Bandit". The first season mostly had Homer & Bart take most of the attention for season. When the school has an intelligence test, Bart is considered to be a genius when he switches his name and Martin Prince's on the test's answer sheets. With the opening music, the chalkboard gag & even the couch gag that has two episodes where The Simpsons actually sit on the couch & that’s the gag. No. If you want to me to continue this series or have other series you think I should do similar to this then please let me know. So if you agree or disagree please let me know in the comments. Season 8 belongs in the golden era too, but there is a slight dip in quality for the first time. Good Used Adult Owned! It’s also very ugly to look at. Bart had 5 episodes that focused on him and 5 episodes where he got a fair amount of attention. (Does Anyone Remember him). The earlier episodes have his compassionate side as his main side & his idiot side was on the side.