Season 20 Episodes

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Coming to Homerica

Season 20, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/16/2009
When nearby Ogdenville’s economy crumbles due to tainted barley discovered in Krusty’s veggie burgers, the unemployed workers of Ogdenville flock to Springfield.
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Four Great Women and a Manicure

Season 20, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/6/2009
Marge and Lisa visit the nail salon where they engage in a spirited debate as to whether a woman can be smart, powerful and beautiful all at the same time and spin four tales of famous women featuring famous Springfield faces: Selma as Queen Elizabeth I, Lisa as Snow White, Marge as Lady Macbeth and Maggie as Howard Roark, the idealistic architect protagonist from Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead.
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Waverly Hills, 9021-D'Oh

Season 20, Episode 19 - Air Date: 5/3/2009
When Marge learns Springfield Elementary is the worst school in the state, she and Homer rent an apartment in the upscale Waverly Hills school district so Bart and Lisa can attend a better school.
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Father Knows Worst

Season 20, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/27/2009
Bart and Lisa start struggling in their academic and social lives at school and Homer starts monitoring them and forcing them to do better.
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The Good, the Sad and the Drugly

Season 20, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/19/2009
Bart falls in love with a charitable girl named Jenny, prompting Bart to behave in order to date her.
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Eeny Teeny Maya Moe

Season 20, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/5/2009
Moe once again searches for love and falls for a woman named Maya over the Internet. However, when Moe meets Maya face-to-face, he discovers it's more like face-to-knee, as Maya is only three feet tall.
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Wedding For Disaster

Season 20, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/29/2009
After Marge and Homer's marriage turns out to be invalid, they decide to re-do their vows. But when Homer goes missing, Bart and Lisa smell something funny and investigate his disappearance.
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In the Name of the Grandfather

Season 20, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/22/2009
The Simpsons travel to Ireland so that Grampa can have a final drink at O'Flanagan's Pub - an old watering hole of his.
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Gone Maggie Gone

Season 20, Episode 13 - Air Date: 3/15/2009
Lisa infiltrates a convent in order to steal back Maggie who was accidentally taken in by nuns. While in the convent, Lisa uncovers a series of cryptic clues leading to a hidden jewel in Springfield.
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No Loan Again, Naturally

Season 20, Episode 12 - Air Date: 3/8/2009
When the adjustable rate on Homer's home mortgage (taken out to pay for Homer's annual Mardi Gras parties) increases drastically and Homer can't make the payments, 742 Evergreen Terrace is sold.
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How the Test Was Won

Season 20, Episode 11 - Air Date: 3/1/2009
Bart gets a perfect score on a practice test for a national achievement test, which not only rattles Lisa, but it means Bart gets to attend a special party instead of having to take the actual test.
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Take My Life, Please

Season 20, Episode 10 - Air Date: 2/16/2009
Homer is jealous when old classmate Vance Connor is inducted into the Springfield Walk of Fame. Lenny and Carl confess they fixed the result in favor of Principal Dondelinger - leading the hapless father to speculate on how his life would have changed had he won the ballot.
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Lisa the Drama Queen

Season 20, Episode 9 - Air Date: 1/25/2009
Lisa lets her imagination run wild when she makes a new friend and they create a magical kingdom together called Equalia, complete with characters and plotlines.
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The Burns and the Bees

Season 20, Episode 8 - Air Date: 12/6/2008
Mr Burns wins a professional basketball team in a poker game at the annual billionaire's retreat. He decides to build a state-of-the-art facility in an attempt to lure fans, but the stadium site is on the last remaining bee colony in Springfield - prompting Lisa to lead a protest.
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Mypods and Boomsticks

Season 20, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/30/2008
Lisa struggles to become the proud owner of a Mypod, and Homer believes Bart's new Middle-Eastern friend Bashir is involved in a terrorist plot to destroy the Springfield Mall.
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Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words

Season 20, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/16/2008
Lisa learns she is good at crossword puzzles and enters a city-wide contest. Homer discovers he has a flair for letting loved ones down so he opens Sweet Conclusions Break-Up Service, but lands himself in trouble with his daughter when he places a bet against her in the competition.
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Dangerous Curves

Season 20, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/9/2008
Homer and Marge remember the ups and downs of their marriage through a series of flashbacks, including the time they each began flirting with guests at a glamorous party - a situation that led to a food fight and an unexpected swim in the pool.
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Treehouse of Horror XIX

Season 20, Episode 4 - Air Date: 11/1/2008
Springfield is the setting for parodies of Charlie Brown, It's the Great Pumpkin and Michael Bay's Transformers as Homer's vote on election day is misread by a renegade machine.
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Double, Double, Boy in Trouble

Season 20, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/19/2008
An irreverent take on the Prince and the Pauper. Bart enthusiastically trades lives with a wealthy lookalike after landing himself in trouble for triggering a rampage of vacuum cleaners, but finds the lavish lifestyle too much when he becomes the target of all his new friends' pranks.
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Lost Verizon

Season 20, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/5/2008
Bart lands himself in trouble when he steals a mobile phone from Denis Leary and subsequently uses it to land the actor a comical film role.
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Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes

Season 20, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/27/2008
Bounty hunter Ned is forced to scrap his partnership with Homer when the hapless layabout skips bail, and Marge mistakenly takes a job at an erotic bakery.