Season 5 Episodes

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Secrets of a Successful Marriage

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/19/1994
Homer teaches an adult education class on successful marriage, but his students show little interest until he starts telling them juicy details of his marriage to Marge.
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Lady Bouvier's Lover

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/12/1994
Mr. Burns and Grandpa Simpson compete for the affections of Marge's mother. The more dashing suitor prevails, but in a scene straight out of The Graduate, Grandpa crashes the wedding just before Mrs.
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The Boy Who Knew Too Much

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/5/1994
Playing hooky, Bart sneaks onto the Quimby Compound and is the only witness when Mayor Quimby's ne'er-do-well nephew Freddy allegedly assaults a snooty French butler.
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Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/28/1994
When Bart gets Principal Skinner fired, Ned Flanders is brought in to act as principal. Skinner befriends his former nemesis and the pair look for a way to get Skinner reinstated.
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Burns' Heir

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/14/1994
The childless Mr. Burns selects Bart as his heir and begins grooming him for his new role. As a test of loyalty, Mr.
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Bart Gets an Elephant

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/31/1994
Bart wins a wacky radio contest and forgoes the cash to claim the gag prize instead: an elephant.
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Homer Loves Flanders

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/17/1994
Homer and Flanders bond over a football game. As the two friends become inseparable, Flanders struggles with a growing dislike of Homer that finally blows up in front of the entire church congregation.
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Deep Space Homer

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/24/1994
Dejected by a lack of recognition at work, Homer makes a crank call to NASA and winds up being chosen to ride into space with astronauts.
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Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/17/1994
Lisa is shocked to find that her new Malibu Stacy doll reinforces negative stereotypes of women. With Smithers' help, Lisa tracks down the original creator of Malibu Stacy and convinces her to market a new doll that's a better role model for girls.
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Homer and Apu

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/10/1994
Fired for selling tainted meat to Homer, Apu tries to make amends to the Simpsons, and Homer joins him in a pilgrimage to Kwik-E-Mart headquarters in India.
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Bart Gets Famous

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 2/3/1994
Working as Krusty the Clown's assistant, Bart accidentally steals the limelight by blurting an instant catchphrase: "I didn't do it.
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Homer the Vigilante

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/6/1994
When a cat burglar prowls Springfield, Homer forms a citizens' watch group that winds up breaking more laws than they protect.
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$pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling)

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/16/1993
When gambling is legalized in Springfield, Mr. Burns opens an extravagant casino on the waterfront. Meanwhile, Bart opens a casino in his treehouse.
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The Last Temptation of Homer

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/9/1993
Homer struggles with his attraction to new coworker Mindy, a beautiful engineer whose love for doughnuts is equal to his own.
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Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/18/1993
After a reckless Squishee bender with Milhouse, Bart wakes to the shocking realization that he joined the Junior Campers.
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Bart's Inner Child

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/11/1993
Bart heckles the guru at a self-help seminar, and the man presents him to the audience as a role model for their "inner child.
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Marge on the Lam

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/4/1993
When Marge has a girls' night out with a new neighbor, they wind up roaring toward a cliff in a Thelma-and-Louise-style car chase.
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Treehouse of Horror IV

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/28/1993
In "The Devil and Homer Simpson," Homer sells his soul for a doughnut. Next, in the Twilight Zone spoof "Terror at 5 1/2 Feet," everyone doubts Bart's sanity when he's the only one to see a gremlin sabotaging the school bus.
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Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/21/1993
Mr. Burns pines away for Bobo, his beloved childhood teddy bear and symbol of lost innocence. When the bear turns up in Maggie's possession, the resulting tug of war affects the whole town.
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Homer Goes to College

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/14/1993
Burns discovers that Homer is grossly unqualified to be a nuclear safety inspector, so Homer enrolls at Springfield University to study nuclear physics.
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Cape Feare

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/7/1993
When Bart receives death threats from newly paroled Sideshow Bob, the family goes into the Witness Relocation Program and starts a new life on a houseboat on Terror Lake.
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Homer's Barbershop Quartet

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/30/1993
Through flashbacks, Homer recalls the dizzying rise and fall of his Beatles-esque barbershop quartet.