Episode 1: Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire
Air Date: Dec 17, 1989
Christmas is nearly ruined when Marge has to spend all of the family's gift money to remove Bart's tattoo. Homer becomes a department store Santa to raise more cash, but bets it all at the dog races on a hot tip from Barney. Homer and Bart save Christmas by adopting the losing greyhound, Santa's Little Helper.
Episode 2: Bart The Genius
Air Date: Jan 14, 1990
Bart cheats on his intelligence test and is mistaken for a child genius. In order to offer him more stimulation, Marge and Homer enroll him in a school for gifted students where he is immediately made to feel like the mediocre student he is. Bart eventually bluffs his way back into Springfield Elementary by claiming he'll study his classmates but winds up confessing to everyone that he cheated.
Episode 3: Homer's Odyssey
Air Date: Jan 21, 1990
Homer reevaluates his life after getting fired from the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant for causing a meltdown. He becomes a public safety advocate and rallies to have speed bumps installed on roads and fights against his old boss. Eventually, he abandons his cause and gets rehired at the plant with a raise.
Episode 4: There's No Disgrace Like Home
Air Date: Jan 28, 1990
After an embarrassing experience at his company picnic, Homer begins to wonder if his family is too dysfunctional. Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie attend family therapy sessions with Dr. Marvin Monroe, an unorthodox psychotherapist who uses shock therapy to cure them.
Episode 5: Bart The General
Air Date: Feb 4, 1990
After years of being picked on by Nelson, Bart and other kids from Springfield Elementary decide to fight back. With the help of Grandpa and one-armed Herman, the kids attack Nelson and his buddies with water balloons until he agrees to sign a cease fire treaty.
Episode 6: Moaning Lisa
Air Date: Feb 11, 1990
Lisa gets sent home from school with a terrible case of the blues. One night she meets Bleeding Gums Murphy, a jazz musician who teaches her how to express her feelings through music. Lisa writes a song for Bleeding Gums, who plays it at his club, making Lisa feel happy again.
Episode 7: The Call Of The Simpsons
Air Date: Feb 18, 1990
Homer buys an RV and takes the family camping. Accidentally driving it off the edge of a cliff, Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie are trapped in the woods and must fend for themselves. Marge makes her way back to civilization, but Homer is mistaken for Bigfoot and eventually captured by hunters.
Episode 8: The Telltale Head
Air Date: Feb 25, 1990
Bart tries to impress Jimbo Jones and his friends by stealing the head of the Jebediah Springfield statue in the town square. The townspeople are devastated by his act of vandalism and only Homer can help him return the head to its shoulders and fend off the angry mob.
Episode 9: Life On The Fast Lane
Air Date: Mar 18, 1990
Homer buys Marge a bowling ball for her birthday, prompting her to take up bowling lessons with a suave, French bowling instructor named Jacques. As her game improves, Marge and Jacques grow closer and closer until they're spending every night of the week at the bowling alley and sharing brunch. Realizing that he may be losing Marge, Homer tries to tell her how he feels and remind her of her loyalty to the family.
Episode 10: Homer's Night Out
Air Date: Mar 25, 1990
Using his toy spy camera, Bart captures Homer drunk and cavorting with a belly dancer named Princess Kashmir. When he gets the photo developed, it is photocopied and distributed all over town, ruining Homer's reputation and nearly wrecking his marriage to Marge. Fearing that Bart may be learning a bad lesson about how to treat women, Marge insists that Homer introduce Bart to the Princess so he can learn that women aren't sex objects.
Episode 11: The Crepes Of Wrath
Air Date: Apr 15, 1990
Bart is sent to France as a foreign exchange student and is forced to live with two slave-driving French winemakers. In his place, the Simpson family takes in Adil, a student from Albania, who's actually a spy stealing the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant's secrets. Bart escapes his tormentors' vineyard and manages to speak enough French to tell the authorities. He returns home a national hero.
Episode 12: Krusty Gets Busted
Air Date: Apr 29, 1990
With the help of eyewitness Homer Simpson, Krusty the Clown gets busted for robbing the Kwik-E-Mart. Convinced that his hero is wrongly accused, Bart, with Lisa's help, examines the clues and case and determines that Krusty was framed by his bitter sidekick, Sideshow Bob. Krusty is cleared and Bob begins the first of his many prison terms.
Episode 13: Some Enchanted Evening
Air Date: May 13, 1990
Homer and Marge go out for a much-needed romantic dinner and leave Bart, Lisa and Maggie with a babysitter named Ms. Botz. Bart becomes convinced that Ms. Botz is actually the Babysitter Bandit, a wanted criminal he saw on America's Most Wanted Armed and Dangerous. Bart turns out to be correct and when Ms. Botz ties him and Lisa up and attempts to rob the house, only Maggie can save them.