The Fox network's most successful series to date was a spin-off from "The Tracey Ullman Show" in which originally appeared as one minute shorts. The executive producers of that series, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon decided that these characters could support a half an hour series. It is now reported as the longest animated series in prime-time network television.
The Simpsons Season 3 (1991-1992)
|3x01 Stark Raving Dad |
When he wears a pink shirt to work, Homer's coworkers mistake him for a mental patient and commit him to the New Bedlam Rest Home for the Emotionally Interesting. While there, Homer ...
|Sep. 19, 1991|
|3x02 Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington |
Lisa enters an essay contest and wins a trip for the whole family to go to Washington, D.C. While there, her faith in democracy is shattered when she witnesses a congressman accepting ...
|Sep. 26, 1991|
|3x03 When Flanders Failed |
Ned Flanders decides to open his own business called the Leftorium, a store that sells tools and products aimed at left-handed consumers. Homer, filled with resentment towards Flanders, ...
|Oct. 03, 1991|
|3x04 Bart the Murderer |
When he crashes his skateboard into the stairwell of the Legitimate Businessman's Social Club, Bart falls in with a particularly bad crowd: the Springfield Mafia. Soon, he befriends ...
|Oct. 10, 1991|
|3x05 Homer Defined |
During a near-fatal meltdown at The Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, Homer frantically presses buttons on his console until he hits the right combination and saves the day. Homer becomes ...
|Oct. 17, 1991|
|3x06 Like Father Like Clown |
During a tear-filled dinner at the Simpsons' house, Krusty the Clown reveals that he is the estranged son of an Orthodox Jewish Rabbi. It seems that Krusty's father, Rabbi Krustofski, ...
|Oct. 24, 1991|
|3x07 Treehouse of Horror II |
After eating piles and piles of Halloween candy, Bart, Lisa and Homer have nightmares that haunt them all night. The Monkey's Paw; Lisa dreams that the family goes on a trip to Morocco ...
|Oct. 31, 1991|
|3x08 Lisa's Pony |
When Homer disappoints Lisa one too many times, he tries to make it up to her with one grand gesture: He buys her a pony. Lisa is thrilled, but Homer and Marge are shocked to discover ...
|Nov. 07, 1991|
|3x09 Saturdays of Thunder |
Bart becomes deeply immersed in competitive soapbox racing while Homer begins to realize that he's not as good a father as he thought. After attending a lecture at National Fatherhood ...
|Nov. 14, 1991|
|3x10 Flaming Moe's |
Homer invents a bizarre drink he calls the Flaming Homer. It's so good that Moe steals his recipe, renames it the Flaming Moe, and takes credit for it. The Flaming Moe revitalizes the ...
|Nov. 21, 1991|
|3x11 Burns Verkaufen Der Kraftwerk |
Mr. Burns sells The Springfield Nuclear Power Plant for $100 million. The buyers are two wealthy German investors who promptly fire Homer and other employees. After a confrontation ...
|Dec. 05, 1991|
|3x12 I Married Marge |
It's a walk down memory lane as Homer and Marge recount their early years for Bart and Lisa. Back in 1980, a young Homer and Marge are forced to get married at Shotgun Pete's Wedding ...
|Dec. 26, 1991|
|3x13 Radio Bart |
Homer buys Bart a Superstar Celebrity microphone for his birthday. Bart thinks it's the lamest gift in the world until he realizes he can play some great pranks with it. One of his ...
|Jan. 09, 1992|
|3x14 Lisa the Greek |
Homer discovers that Lisa has an uncanny ability to pick winning football teams. Soon, the two of them spend every Sunday afternoon together, betting on football games and winning. ...
|Jan. 23, 1992|
|3x15 Homer Alone |
Marge has a nervous breakdown and is sent to Rancho Relaxo resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. While she's off pampering herself, Homer sends Bart and Lisa to stay with ...
|Feb. 06, 1992|
|3x16 Bart the Lover |
During a particularly long detention jag, Bart discovers that his teacher, Mrs. Krabappel, has placed a personal ad looking for love. Thinking it would be funny to string her along, ...
|Feb. 13, 1992|
|3x17 Homer at the Bat |
Mr. Burns makes a million dollar bet with his arch-rival Aristotle Amadopolis that the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant team will beat the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant team in the ...
|Feb. 20, 1992|
|3x18 Separate Vocations |
After taking career aptitude tests, Lisa discovers that the occupation she's best suited for is homemaker while Bart is pegged as a future police officer. Each takes the opportunity ...
|Feb. 27, 1992|
|3x19 Dog of Death |
Santa's Little Helper is rushed to the hospital to undergo an emergency operation. Homer is saddened to tell Bart and Lisa that they just can't afford the $750 for the operation, but ...
|Mar. 12, 1992|
|3x20 Colonel Homer |
Homer and Marge have a fight after attending a boring movie and Homer drives off angry. As he drives, he pulls up to a honky-tonk bar called Beer 'N' Brawl where he meets an aspiring ...
|Mar. 26, 1992|
|3x21 Black Widower |
Selma agrees to marry her prison pen pal, Sideshow Bob. Bart and Lisa are terrified of their soon-to-be new uncle, since Bob swore he'd get revenge on Bart for having him sent to prison ...
|Apr. 09, 1992|
|3x22 The Otto Show |
After seeing Spinal Tap bring the house down (sort of) in concert, Bart decides he wants to learn how to play electric guitar. Playing is harder than Bart thought and he becomes dejected ...
|Apr. 23, 1992|
|3x23 Bart's Friend Falls in Love |
Everything's coming up Milhouse when Bart's best friend falls in love with the new girl, Samantha Stanky. Bart is jealous of how much time Milhouse is spending with Samantha and plots ...
|May. 07, 1992|
|3x24 Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes? |
Homer's half-brother Herb Powell returns, but this time not as a successful businessman. After Homer wrecked his car company, Herb has become a bum, but with a little help from Maggie, ...
|Aug. 27, 1992|
Season 3 Characters[none added]
Season 3 Videos
King Homer (00:47)
Homer Pushes The Button (01:28)
Calling from a Mental Institute (01:31)
Season 3 Trivia[none added]
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