Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus When Springfield is burned to the ground, the Simpsons beg Mr. Burns to fund its rebuilding. Burns agrees - with one condition: he gets to put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl.
Friends And Family Mr. Burns hires the Simpsons to play his live-in virtual reality family, but excludes Homer so that he may play dad. Now alone, Homer finds a new best friend in girl-next-door Julia, who eats, drinks and thinks like him.
The Town Bart rooting for Springfield's football rival, the Boston Americans, sets off Homer, so he schedules a family "hate-cation" excursion to Beantown to show just how horrible the city is.
Treehouse Of Horror XXVII Mr. Burns organizes a Hunger Games-style contest pitting Springfield children against each other and Lisa's imaginary best friend killing Lisa's real friends in a fit of jealousy, while Moe recruits Bart to take Homer's place as a covert agent.
Trust But Clarify Krusty's new candy, "Krustaceans," leaves a bad taste in Lisa and Bart's mouths, so they launch an investigation; Homer seeks a promotion at the nuclear plant and needs Marge's help to dress the part; and news anchor Kent Brockman struggles to adapt to an evolving mediascape.
There Will Be Buds Homer gets stuck coaching a kids' lacrosse team with Milhouse's friendless father, Kirk, and when Kirk becomes too clingy, Homer bad-mouths him about being a loser. But Kirk overhears the rant and disappears, right before the championship game.
Havana Wild Weekend When Grampa's health issues are unable to be treated effectively, the Simpsons take him to Cuba for cheap medical care.
Dad Behavior Homer's new app makes his life easier as it is able to outsource his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa discovers that he's about to become a father again.
The Last Traction Hero Homer suffers a workplace accident that leaves him in a cast and contemplating suing Mr. Burns, while Marge feels as if their love life is losing traction, so she looks to a surprise source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa the "Bus Monitor" attempts to keep order.
The Nightmare After Krustmas To impress his daughter, Krusty brings her to spend Christmas with the Simpsons. Meanwhile, with church attendance plummeting, Rev. Lovejoy seeks converts, and a frightening Christmas toy spooks Maggie.
Pork And Burns Marge's obsession with a Japanese-style of living requires the family to ditch items that no longer bring them joy, including Lisa's beloved saxophone, and forcing Homer to find a home for the family pig.
The Great Phatsby, Parts 1 & 2 While trying to relive his glory days, Mr. Burns runs into a mysterious music mogul, who cons him and leaves him bankrupt. To exact revenge, Mr. Burns enlists Homer, Bart, rapper Jazzy James and the mogul's ex-wife, Praline. Lisa is wooed by the richest kid in town; Smithers undertakes a dangerous trek; and Marge opens an obscure boutique store.
Fatzcarraldo Fast-food restaurants in Springfield turn healthy, leaving Homer to turn to a greasy spoon for comfort (food), and childhood memories come flooding back. Meanwhile, Lisa scrambles for a special news story in order to save the school radio station.
The Cad And The Hat Bart's betrayal of Lisa leaves him having to deal with the guilt. Meanwhile, Homer proves to be a chess savant, leaving the Springfield citizenry in awe.
Kamp Krustier A traumatic incident at Kamp Krustier sends Bart and Lisa home early, where they are responsible for some parentes interruptus. So, wiithout the distraction of sex, Homer turns into a more productive worker and caring husband, but Marge longs for the old Homer. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa head back to camp to face the source of their trauma.
22 For 30 Bart transitions from class troublemaker to star basketball player at Springfield Elementary, while Lisa chronicles his success for the school paper and Homer takes over as team coach. But things take a bad bounce when Bart gets involved with the mafia. The episode is a parody of cable-sports programs.
A Father's Watch Marge consults parenting "experts" for advice when she suspects that Bart is heading down the road to failure. Meanwhile, Homer opens up a trophy store in Springfield; and Grandpa gifts Bart with a valuable watch, one that Homer's had his eye on.
Caper Chase After being disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns start his own for-profit university and hires Homer as a professor.
Looking For Mr. Goodbart When Bart gets in hot water at the school's Grandparents Day, he's forced to hang out with Skinner's mother as punishment. The time spent with some neighborhood grandmas proves enlightening, but he eventually realizes the danger of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get takes over the town of Springfield.
Moho House Homer and Marge's attempt to work on their marriage hits a bump in the form of home wrecker Nigel, who has a bet with Mr. Burns that he can break up the two. But Moe comes up with an unconventional plan to help the couple get back their mojo.
Dogtown The status of all canines in Springfield goes way up after Homer's court case determines that a dog's life is more valuable than a human's. And this new lofty position of power is not lost on man's best friends as they assert their dominance over the humans.