Season 3

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S03E01
Stark Raving Dad
Mistakenly committed to a mental hospital, Homer meets a tall, stocky white man who claims to be Michael Jackson.
September 19, 1991
37
S03E02
Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington
Lisa’s patriotic essay wins the family a trip to Washington, D.C. -- but the corruption she sees there inspires her to write a new and very different essay.
September 26, 1991
38
S03E03
When Flanders Failed
When Ned Flanders opens a store for left-handed people, Homer wants him to fail... until he sees the downtrodden Flanders family living in their car.
October 3, 1991
39
S03E04
Bart the Murderer
Bart becomes an errand boy for the Springfield Mafia. When Principal Skinner disappears, Fat Tony points the finger at Bart.
October 10, 1991
40
S03E05
Homer Defined
Homer averts a meltdown through sheer dumb luck. When he’s invited to the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant to give a pep talk, he faces another potential meltdown and again “pulls a Homer.”
October 17, 1991
41
S03E06
Like Father, Like Clown
"Like Father, Like Clown" is the sixth episode of The Simpsons' third season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 24, 1991. In the episode, after recalling a traumatic memory, Krusty the Clown reveals to the Simpson family that he is of Jewish heritage, and that his father, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, disowned him for pursuing a career in comedy. Krusty is emotionally upset and Bart and Lisa decide to try to reunite Krusty with his long-estranged father.
October 24, 1991
42
S03E07
Treehouse of Horror II
In the first story, the family buys a cursed monkey paw in Morocco, and their three wishes turn out badly. In a Twilight Zone parody, Bart is the fearsome “monster” who can read the townspeople’s thoughts. In the final story, Mr. Burns steals Homer’s brain for a giant robot he’s building.
October 31, 1991
43
S03E08
Lisa's Pony
Overcompensating for his neglect, Homer buys Lisa a pony; the high cost of maintaining the animal forces him to work the graveyard shift at the Kwik-E-Mart.
November 7, 1991
44
S03E09
Saturdays of Thunder
Homer tries to bond with Bart by building a soapbox racer. On race day, Bart must decide between driving Martin’s aerodynamic racer and disappointing Homer, or driving his own racer and losing to Nelson.
November 14, 1991
45
S03E10
Flaming Moe's
Moe steals the drink recipe Homer invented, and the rechristened “Flaming Moe” turns his tavern into a hotspot. When a national franchise wants to buy the recipe, Homer wants revenge.
November 21, 1991
46
S03E11
Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk
Mr. Burns sells the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to wealthy German investors who are shocked at the conditions. When the ceiling caves in, the Germans are desperate to sell the plant... back to Mr. Burns.
December 5, 1991
47
S03E12
I Married Marge
Homer and Marge recount their early years, when the couple faced a shotgun wedding and Homer’s poor career prospects.
December 26, 1991
48
S03E13
Radio Bart
Bart plays practical jokes with a radio microphone, and his hoax tests the limits of the town’s kindness.
January 9, 1992
49
S03E14
Lisa the Greek
Sundays become “Daddy-Daughter Days” when Homer discovers Lisa’s uncanny ability to pick winning football teams.
January 23, 1992
50
S03E15
Homer Alone
Marge has a nervous breakdown and goes on a vacation alone, leaving Bart and Lisa with Patty and Selma, and Maggie with Homer.
February 6, 1992
51
S03E16
Bart the Lover
Bart discovers his teacher’s personal ad and invents a fictional suitor to string her along. When Mrs. Krabappel falls madly in love with “Woodrow,” Bart’s conscience starts to bother him.
February 13, 1992
52
S03E17
Homer at the Bat
With a million dollars on the line, Mr. Burns hires ringers for the upcoming baseball game against the Shelbyville Nuclear Power Plant. But as misfortunes fell the pros, with bases loaded and the score tied in the ninth inning, Homer is sent to bat.
February 20, 1992
53
S03E18
Separate Vocations
After a career aptitude test pegs Lisa as a homemaker and Bart as a police officer, she becomes a rebel and he becomes a hall monitor. When Lisa’s subversive behavior goes too far, Bart steps in.
February 27, 1992
54
S03E19
Dog of Death
When Santa’s Little Helper needs a life-saving operation, the family tightens their belts to save up the money. Sensing their resentment, the dog runs away from home, only to be adopted by Mr. Burns.
March 12, 1992
55
S03E20
Colonel Homer
Homer becomes the manager of a beautiful country music singer, whose attentions drive a wedge between Marge and Homer.
March 26, 1992
56
S03E21
Black Widower
When Selma agrees to marry her prison pen pal, Sideshow Bob, only Bart remains suspicious of his motives.
April 9, 1992
57
S03E22
The Otto Show
Otto loses his job driving the school bus and the Simpsons take him in. When he must get a driver’s license, he finds common ground with Patty and Selma.
April 23, 1992
58
S03E23
Bart's Friend Falls in Love
Everything’s coming up Milhouse when Bart’s best friend falls in love with the new girl at school. Jealous, Bart snitches to Milhouse’s father and the lovebirds are separated.
May 7, 1992
59
S03E24
Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes?
Homer’s half-brother Herb Powell returns, his finances in ruin from his last encounter with Homer. With a little help from the family, he invents a product that’s sure to turn his life around.
August 27, 1992