Season 12 Episodes

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Simpsons Tall Tales

Season 12, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/20/2001
The family wins a trip to Delaware, but Homer refuses to pay the tax on the ticket, so they ride the rails and meet a hobo who sings and tells them some tall tales.
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Children of a Lesser Clod

Season 12, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/13/2001
The Simpsons go to see if they would like to take any of the classes at the YMCA. Homer tries out the basketball class but he tears the ACL in his knee.
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I'm Goin' to Praise Land

Season 12, Episode 19 - Air Date: 5/6/2001
When he can stop thinking of her and to help him stop living in the past, Ned gets the Simpson family to help remove all the reminders of Maude he has around the house.
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Trilogy of Error

Season 12, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/29/2001
Homer's thumb is cut off following breakfast and the episode follows three different paths. Homer's day: as he and Marge race to get his thumb reattached.
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Simpsons Safari

Season 12, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/1/2001
Maggie eats a magazine and Marge takes her to the hospital, leaving Homer to do the food shopping. Homer abuses a bag boy, which leads to the bag boys going out on strike.
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Bye Bye Nerdy

Season 12, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/11/2001
A new kid comes to Springfield Elementary and Lisa attempts to make friends with this new girl, but for all her trouble she just winds up the victim of this female version of Nelson.
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Hungry Hungry Homer

Season 12, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/4/2001
The Simpson family goes to "Blockoland". When Lisa gets ripped off, Homer sticks up for her and is successful.
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New Kids on the Blecch

Season 12, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/25/2001
Homer "runs" in the Springfield marathon, but when Bart crashes the end of the race an unruly mob is ready to lynch him.
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Day of the Jackanapes

Season 12, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/18/2001
Krusty feels pressure from the network to change his show, so he decides to retire for the fifth and final time.
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Tennis the Menace

Season 12, Episode 12 - Air Date: 2/11/2001
The Simpsons go to an old folks' talent show. Homer looks into getting a casket for Abe, but instead decides to build a tennis court.
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Worst Episode Ever

Season 12, Episode 11 - Air Date: 2/4/2001
Despite being banned from life forever from the comic book store, Bart and Milhouse take over its management when the Comic Book Guy suffers from a cardiac episode, "the worst episode ever".
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Season 12, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/14/2001
The family attends a prison rodeo and Marge sees artistic potential in one of the inmates after she sees some of his work hanging in the prison infirmary.
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Season 12, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/24/2000
The Simpson family goes to an animation convention. Homer falls in love with a new product there and invests the family's life savings in a company that soon declares super-duper bankruptcy.
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Skinner's Sense of Snow

Season 12, Episode 8 - Air Date: 12/17/2000
The Simpson family goes to a French circus. While watching the show a freak snowstorm hits the circus tent.
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The Great Money Caper

Season 12, Episode 7 - Air Date: 12/10/2000
Bart gets a magic set and with it he and Homer try street performing to make money. When it doesn't work out, Homer leaves Bart on his own, fending for himself.
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The Computer Wore Menace Shoes

Season 12, Episode 6 - Air Date: 12/3/2000
As Mr. X Homer starts his own web page where begins revealing Springfield's secrets. He ultimately wins the Pulitzer Prize for his work so he reveals himself to the public.
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Homer vs. Dignity

Season 12, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/26/2000
Bart gets an A in astronomy, so Homer takes the family out for a celebration dinner. Homer's credit card is declined.
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Lisa the Tree Hugger

Season 12, Episode 4 - Air Date: 11/19/2000
Bart wants the new Gamestation 256, so he tries to get a job to earn the money, but his job as a menu boy causes a great deal of paper litter to be strewn about the city making Lisa lament the plight of the trees.
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Insane Clown Poppy

Season 12, Episode 3 - Air Date: 11/12/2000
Homer and Bart fix things around the house using fireworks. They destroy Lisa's room on her birthday, so help make it up to her, the family goes to a book fair, where among other things Krusty is signing his new book.
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A Tale of Two Springfields

Season 12, Episode 2 - Air Date: 11/5/2000
When the phone company gives Springfield a new area code, Homer revolts taking the part of Springfield with the new area code (the poor side of town) with him.
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Treehouse of Horror XI

Season 12, Episode 1 - Air Date: 11/1/2000
a). "G-G-Ghost D-D-Dad"Homer dies because he's eaten the deadliest plant on Earth, broccoli. When he arrives at the Pearly Gates of Heaven he finds he cannot get in because he hasn't done one good deed all his life.