Four Finger Discount (Simpsons Podcast)

A Simpsons podcast with in-depth reviews on every Simpsons episode, interviews with the cast, plus much more. Hosted by Dando and Mitch.

Realty Bites (S09E09)

April 18th, 2019

This podcast needs premium dude! Premium! Dude! Sadly this episode features the final speaking appearance of Lionel Hutz, however thankfully he goes out with a bang. When Marge takes up a job at Hutz's real estate agency, she learns that perhaps she's not cut out to tell "the truth". Meanwhile, Homer purchases Snake's car Lil' Bandit at a police auction, which doesn't go down well with Snake at all. 

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Lisa The Skeptic (S09E08)

April 11th, 2019

Lisa discovers some bones during an archaeological dig and everyone quickly assumes it's an angel. So of course, Homer finds a way to make a quick buck with it. A really funny episode!

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The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons (S08E07)

April 4th, 2019

Apu is disappointed to learn of his arranged marriage after only just discovering the perks of being Springfield's most eligible bachelor. To help him lie to his mother, Marge pretends to be his wife. Meanwhile Homer moves into the Retirement Castle. Enjoy!

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Four Finger Discount LIVE with Briggs (Recorded March 20th, 2019)

March 29th, 2019

It's our first ever LIVE podcast, recorded to a SOLD OUT crowd of 250 people at The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne. We were lucky enough to be joined by the legendary Briggs, Aussie hip-hop star, comedian and writer on Disenchantment. Thanks to everyone who came down and made it such a memorable night for us both. Stay tuned for future dates of LIVE shows!

Bart Star (S09E06)

March 21st, 2019

If you don't listen to this podcast, you're cut. Oh and don't forget, there's nothing funny about vapour lock. Enjoy!

The Cartridge Family (S09E05)

March 16th, 2019

A pretty controversial episode that sees Homer purchase a gun to "protect the family". Unfortunately Marge doesn't think it's as good of an idea as he does, and gives him the ultimatum of the gun or his family.

Treehouse Of Horror VIII (S09E04)

March 7th, 2019

Featuring 'The Homega Man', 'Fly vs Fly' and 'Easy Bake Coven', this is the last Treehouse Of Horror from the golden age of The Simpsons. A bit of a mixed bag, but a really fun episode overall!

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Lisa’s Sax (S09E03)

March 1st, 2019

A truly underappreciated flashback episode that not only tells the story of how Lisa got her saxamophone, but also how Bart became the underachiever and proud of it.

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The Principal and the Pauper (S09E02)

February 21st, 2019

Arguably the most controversial episode in the history of The Simpsons. To this day, fans still debate over this being the "turning point" in the show's quality, setting a precedent for a new era. Yes, The 'Principal and the Pauper' is certainly a memorable one, did we enjoy it? Tune in to find out.

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The City of New York vs Homer Simpson (S09E01)

February 14th, 2019

The Simpsons make their first trip to the Big Apple after Homer's car gets ditched by Barney. An amazing episode that truly captures the vibe of NY.

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The Secret War Of Lisa Simpson (S08E25)

February 8th, 2019

TESTING! It's the finale of Season 8, what a ride it's been! Here we see Lisa and Bart join military school, which proves to be more than Lisa had bargained for. A very grounded story that caps off the season on a high note. This was the final episode of the Oakley/Weinstein era, next week we'll be entering the era of Scully!

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The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase (S08E24)

January 31st, 2019

Another format-bending episode that introduces us to three Simpsons spin-offs; Wiggum P.I., The Love-Matic Grampa and The Simpsons Smile Time Variety Hour. One was amazing, one was fine, one was plain shit. Tune in to find out!

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Homer’s Enemy (S08E23)

January 25th, 2019

Dando and Mitch return to give their thoughts on the "Grimey" episode. Does this character deserve the love he receives from so many fans? Is Homer the worst person in the world? Tune in to find out!

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In Marge We Trust (S08E22)

January 17th, 2019

Dando & Mitch return to review 'In Marge We Trust', an underrated episode that gives us a little more insight into the character of Reverend Timothy Lovejoy, and how he slowly "Stopped caring". Luckily it was the 80s and nobody noticed. Oh it's also got Mr Sparkle. Enjoy!

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The Old Man And The Lisa (S08E21)

January 10th, 2019

*Subscribing to this show will buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel, with enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the Polo Grounds... there's a podcast.

*not legally binding.

Tales Of Futurama - Jurassic Bark review

December 30th, 2018

Get the tissues ready, this was without question the hardest podcast Dando has ever had to do. Here's our review of the greatest Futurama episode ever written. Thanks (not) to patron Reece Hall for nominating it.

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Mitch and Dando Christmas Special 2018

December 28th, 2018

Our wives join us once again in what has become a Four Finger Discount Christmas tradition. Oh and of course, the little dude Elliott makes an appearance! Merry Christmas to all of our listeners, we hope you spend your day filled with love, laughs, family and friends. Thanks for your support throughout another year!

The Canine Mutiny (S08E20)

December 20th, 2018

It's time for that episode where Bart gives away his best friend for some new, snooty dog, and then tries to steal him back from a blind guy. Enjoy!

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Grade School Confidential (S08E19)

December 14th, 2018

Ok listeners, set your ears, to stunned... because our review of "Grade School Confidential" is here! To put it simply, this episode was a delight to review. Enjoy!

Homer vs the 18th Amendment (S08E18)

December 7th, 2018

To podcast listeners! The cause of, and solution to, all of Mitch and Dando's problems. Rex Banner has finally arrived on Four Finger Discount!

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My Sister, My Sitter (S08E17)

November 30th, 2018

It's that episode where Lisa think she's old enough to babysit and Bart is a terrible brother... that's right we're here this week to review "My Sister, My Sitter"! Enjoy!

Brother From Another Series (S08E16)

November 22nd, 2018

You'll live to regret listening to this! Our review of "Brother From Another Series" is finally here and what an episode it is. It's Sideshow Bob's last appearance in the "golden era" of the show, but thankfully he goes out with a bang. Enjoy.

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Homer’s Phobia (S08E15)

November 15th, 2018

You know us; we like our beer cold, our TV loud and our listeners FLAAMMMIING! Enjoy our in-depth review of Homer's Phobia, an absolute delight of an episode.

Thank you all for your ongoing support.

The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show (S08E14)

November 8th, 2018

This podcast is totally in your face! A really fun story that takes the piss out of that time FOX executives tried to tell the Simpsons staff to add a new member to the family. Without question, it's our worst... episode... ever.

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Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious (S08E13)

November 1st, 2018

If you skip every podcast it is really not so bad, everybody does it, even Mum and Dad. If nobody hears it, then nobody gets mad, it's the American way!

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Mountain Of Madness (S08E12)

October 26th, 2018

If you don't download this podcast, we'll kick you right in your BONEY OLD BEHIND!  BONEY OLD BEHIND!  BONEY OLD BEHIND! 

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The Twisted World Of Marge Simpson (S08E11)

October 19th, 2018

And heeeerrree commmeeesss the podcasssstttt! Our review of the pretzel episode is finally hear, sources say it may make you thirsty. Enjoy!

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The Springfield Files (S08E10)

October 11th, 2018

We bring you love... and our review of 'The Springfield Files'! One of Dando's favourite episodes of all time and just an all-round classic crossover with Fox's other greatest achievement, The X-Files.

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El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage Of Homer) (S08E09)

October 5th, 2018

Find your soul mate by listening to our review of 'The Mysterious Voyage of Homer'! This was recorded 18 months ago, so hopefully it still holds up!

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Hurricane Neddy (S08E08)

September 27th, 2018

Oh hell diddily ding dong crap! Can't you listeners do ANYTHING right?! Just kidding, we love you all. Enjoy our review of 'Hurricane Neddy'!

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Lisa’s Date With Density (S08E07)

September 20th, 2018

Lisa likes this podcast! NOBODY LIKES THIS PODCAST! For an episode that is pretty formulaic, we somehow end up talking about dog farts and Mark Wahlberg's penis. Enjoy!

Oh and apologies for Mitch deciding to record from the toilet again.

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A Milhouse Divided (S08E06)

September 13th, 2018

It's a PODCAST! Download it!.... that's a podcast? Yes it's our review of 'A Milhouse Divided', which sees Kirk and Luanne Van Houten divorce after a blow up over pictionary. Show some dignity and have a listen.

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Bart After Dark (S08E05)

September 6th, 2018

We're the sauce on your steak, we're the cheese in your cake, Four Finger Discount puts the Spring in Springfield! One of the all time classics that sees Bart working in a burlesque house, while Lisa and Marge clean rocks.

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Burns Baby Burns (S08E04)

August 30th, 2018

I tell ya this podcast gets no respect, no respect at all! An incredible appearance from Rodney Dangerfield as Mr Burns son Larry makes this episode an instant classic. Every moment Larry is onscreen, Dangerfield steals the show with his timeless one-liners. Enjoy!

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The Homer They Fall (S08E03)

August 23rd, 2018

Homer (once again) realises he has a high threshold for pain, which Moe takes advantage of by convincing Homer to become a boxer so that he can be his manager. Things are going well until Drederick Tatum enters the equation.

Another great sport-based episode that gives us a new side of Moe, as well as some early signs of latter-seasons Homer (booooourns).

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You Only Move Twice (S08E02)

August 16th, 2018

One of, if not the greatest episode of all time! 'You Only Move Twice' features the incredible one-time-only appearance of Hank Scorpio, the greatest supervillain of all time. If we could choose to have anybody as our boss, it's that guy. Voiced by the amazing Albert Brooks, Scorpio is widely considered to be one of the best characters in the history of the show.

This review was actually recorded a few years back as a subscriber exclusive, so please forgive the dated references.

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Treehouse of Horror VII (S08E01)

August 9th, 2018

Season 8 is finally here! What better way to kick off a season than with a Treehouse of Horror?! TOH VII includes 'The Thing & I', 'The Genesis Tub' and 'Citizen Kang'.

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Summer Of 4ft. 2 (S07E25)

August 2nd, 2018

The finale of season 7 is an absolute classic! Lisa takes ona new persona when the family spend the Summer break at the Flanders' holiday home. However Bart becomes jealous of Lisa's newfound popularity. Enjoy!

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Homerpalooza (S07E24)

July 26th, 2018

Homer takes Bart and Lisa to the Hullabalooza festival to prove he's still "cool", only to mistakenly discover his iron stomach that can withstand cannonballs. An amazing episode!

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Interview with Mike Scully

July 18th, 2018

Former writer, producer and showrunner (season 9-12) Mike Scully joined us this week to discuss how he first got his job on The Simpsons, what it was like running the show during the "post-golden era", as well as his work on other hit shows such as Everybody Loves Raymond and Parks & Recreation. Enjoy!

Much Apu About Nothing (S07E23)

July 13th, 2018

After a random visit from a bear, Springfield decides it's time to deport the immigrants, leaving Apu no choice but to apply for citizenship.

Interview with Mike Reiss

July 5th, 2018

Former showrunner and writer Mike Reiss joins us to discuss working during the show's golden era, his hatred of The Critic, as well as his new book 'Springfield Confidential'.

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Raging Abe Simpson And His Grumbling Grandson in The Curse of the Flying Hellfish (S07E22)

June 28th, 2018

Grampa reveals to Bart the secret of the Flying Hellfish, resulting in a pretty kick arse episode that sees Mr Burns attempt to assassinate Grampa in order to find their hidden treasure.

22 Short Films About Springfield (S07E21)

June 21st, 2018

Dando's favourite episode of all time! It gave us steamed hams, "shakes", gimps, hamburglar adventure comics, even the very tall man in a very small car. Enjoy!

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Bart On The Road (S07E20)

June 14th, 2018

Bart, Milhouse, Nelson and Martin go on a road trip, only to find themselves stranded in Knoxville when the World's Fair turns out to be a Sun Sphere.

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A Fish Called Selma (S07E19)

June 7th, 2018

Phil Hartman's greatest performance on the show, reminding just how incredibly talented he was as the voice of Troy McClure. A brilliant episode.

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The Day The Violence Died (S07E18)

May 31st, 2018

Bart helps Chester J. Lampwick sue Itchy & Scratchy Studios for 800 billion dollars for stealing the idea of Itchy.

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Homer The Smithers (S07E17)

May 24th, 2018

Homer takes the role as Burns' assistants after Smithers is forced to take a vacation. An absolute classic!

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Lisa The Iconoclast (S07E16)

May 17th, 2018

Lisa is shocked to learn that Jebediah Springfield isn't the legend everyone thinks he is. A fantastic episode for both Lisa AND Homer!

 

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Bart The Fink (S07E15)

May 10th, 2018

Krusty fakes his own death after Bart inadvertedly highlights the clown's years of tax fraud.