The Simpsons: Season 5

The Simpsons: Season 5

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Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

1993Rating: TV-PGUnited States of AmericaThe Curiosity Company, Gracie Films, 20th Century Fox Television, 20th Television Animation
AnimatedComedyKids & Family

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Cape Feare

When Bart receives death threats from newly paroled Sideshow Bob,... More the family goes into the Witness Relocation Program and starts a new life on a houseboat on Terror Lake.


The Last Temptation of Homer

Homer struggles with his attraction to new coworker Mindy, a... More beautiful engineer whose love for doughnuts is equal to his own.


Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood

After a reckless Squishee bender with Milhouse, Bart wakes to... More the shocking realization that he joined the Junior Campers. Lured by pocketknives and knot-tying lessons, Bart assimilates into the group but then must face the father-son rafting trip.


Bart's Inner Child

Bart heckles the guru at a self-help seminar, and the... More man presents him to the audience as a role model for their "inner child." But when the whole town tries to "be like Bart," things start to fall apart.


Marge on the Lam

When Marge has a girls' night out with a new... More neighbor, they wind up roaring toward a cliff in a Thelma-and-Louise-style car chase.


Treehouse of Horror IV

In "The Devil and Homer Simpson," Homer sells his soul... More 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. In "Bart Simpson's Dracula," the family turns into vampires, and Lisa sends Homer to the Burns mansion in an attempt to kill the head vampire.



Mr. Burns pines away for Bobo, his beloved childhood teddy... More bear and symbol of lost innocence. When the bear turns up in Maggie's possession, the resulting tug of war affects the whole town.


Homer Goes to College

Burns discovers that Homer is grossly unqualified to be a... More nuclear safety inspector, so Homer enrolls at Springfield University to study nuclear physics. While there, Homer befriends three nerds and instigates a prank that gets them expelled.


Secrets of a Successful Marriage

Homer teaches an adult education class on successful marriage, but... More his students show little interest until he starts telling them juicy details of his marriage to Marge. Furious, Marge kicks Homer out.


Lady Bouvier's Lover

Mr. Burns and Grandpa Simpson compete for the affections of... More Marge's mother. The more dashing suitor prevails, but in a scene straight out of The Graduate, Grandpa crashes the wedding just before Mrs. Bouvier becomes Mrs. Burns.


The Boy Who Knew Too Much

Playing hooky, Bart sneaks onto the Quimby Compound and is... More the only witness when Mayor Quimby's ne'er-do-well nephew Freddy allegedly assaults a snooty French butler. But if he comes forward, he will be punished for truancy.


Homer's Barbershop Quartet

Through flashbacks, Homer recalls the dizzying rise and fall of... More his Beatles-esque barbershop quartet. The Be Sharps reunite for one last concert on the roof of Moe's Tavern.


Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song

When Bart gets Principal Skinner fired, Ned Flanders is brought... More in to act as principal. Skinner befriends his former nemesis and the pair look for a way to get Skinner reinstated.


Burns' Heir

The childless Mr. Burns selects Bart as his heir and... More begins grooming him for his new role. As a test of loyalty, Mr. Burns orders Bart to fire Homer.


Bart Gets an Elephant

Bart wins a wacky radio contest and forgoes the cash... More to claim the gag prize instead: an elephant.


Homer Loves Flanders

Homer and Flanders bond over a football game. As the... More two friends become inseparable, Flanders struggles with a growing dislike of Homer that finally blows up in front of the entire church congregation.


Deep Space Homer

Dejected by a lack of recognition at work, Homer makes... More a crank call to NASA and winds up being chosen to ride into space with astronauts.


Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy

Lisa is shocked to find that her new Malibu Stacy... More 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.


Homer and Apu

Fired for selling tainted meat to Homer, Apu tries to... More make amends to the Simpsons, and Homer joins him in a pilgrimage to Kwik-E-Mart headquarters in India.


Bart Gets Famous

Working as Krusty the Clown's assistant, Bart accidentally steals the... More limelight by blurting an instant catchphrase: "I didn't do it." But when he tries to capitalize on his fifteen minutes of fame, the fans are fickle.


Homer the Vigilante

When a cat burglar prowls Springfield, Homer forms a citizens'... More watch group that winds up breaking more laws than they protect. When the cat burglar sets his sights on the world's biggest cubic zirconia, a clue comes from an unexpected source.



When gambling is legalized in Springfield, Mr. Burns opens an... More extravagant casino on the waterfront. Meanwhile, Bart opens a casino in his treehouse. Burns becomes a germ-phobic recluse and Homer must tear Marge away from the slot machines.

The Simpsons: Season 5 | Release Details

The Simpsons: Season 5 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.