10 – Who Shot Mr Burns Part 1? (Season 6 Episode 25)
Part one of the two part episode created a lot of debate amongst fans after an unidentified attacker shoots Mr Burns leaving him for dead because he stole oil from Springfield Elementary leading to many suspects in the case.
9 – King Size Homer (Season 7 Episode 7)
Homer hates the new exercise program that has been started at the Nuclear Power Plant and decided to gain 61 pounds in order to be declared disabled so he can work from home. But soon realises that being obese is not great.
8 – Homer Badman (Season 6 Episode 9)
Homer becomes public enemy number one in the town after seemingly grabbing the babysitter’s bum who sees this behaviour as inappropriate and accuses him of sexual harassment. However, he was only innocently grabbing a gummy bear that she had sat on by mistake.
7 – Homer the Heretic (Season 4 Episode 3)
Homer decides to not go to church one Sunday morning and despite Marge’s protests he decides that he is never going again. This quickly attracts the ‘wrath of God’ and the Simpson’s house is set on fire leading to Homer needing saving.
6 – The Springfield Files (Season 8 Episode 10)
With guest starts Leonard Nimoy, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson this episode serves as a cross over between The Simpsons and The X-Files. Homer believes he has discovered an alien in the woods which leads to Agents Mulder and Scully visiting Springfield.
5 – Last Exit to Springfield (Season 4 Episode 17)
Homer becomes the president of the Nuclear Power Plant’s trade union and leads the workers on a strike to make sure they keep their dental plan after it is discovered that Lisa needs braces. Homer gets the victory over Mr Burns.
4 – Cape Feare (Season 5 Episode 2)
This episode is a parody of Cape Fear, a film that was remade in 1991. It shows the brilliant Kelsey Grammar return as Sideshow Bob determined to kill Bart once again after getting out of jail but needs to get past the rakes.
3 – The City of New York vs Homer Simpson (Season 9 Episode 1)
After the family car is left in New York by Barney Gumble the family must visit the city to retrieve the car. Homer dislikes the city but has to wait for the parking boot to be removed.
2 – You Only Move Twice (Season 8 Episode 2)
The title is a reference to a James Bond film and contains a supervillain as well as a whole new place to live for the family. In this episode each of the family members get their own secondary stories alongside Homer’s.
1 – Homer’s Enemy (Season 8 Episode 23)
Described as one of the darker episodes of The Simpsons due to new Nuclear Power Plant employee Frank Grimes’ life and the way he reacts to Homer’s laziness and incompetence. Homer attempts to befriend Grimes but this just makes him more destructive and angry.