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.

Radioactive Man (S07E02)

February 8th, 2018
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Springfield becomes the home of the new Radioactive Man movie, which sees Milhouse cast in the role as Fallout Boy. An absolute classic!

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Who Shot Mr Burns? Part Two (S07E01)

February 1st, 2018
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The epic conclusion to the mystery of who shot Mr Burns, with an ending that launched many heated debates amongst Simpsons fans!

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Who Shot Mr Burns? Part One (S06E25)

January 25th, 2018
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One of the most iconic episodes of all time! Here us discuss not only the episode, but also the story behind writing it and all the hype that came with it!

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150th Episode Spectacular Mailbag + Bill Oakley Interview

January 18th, 2018
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Well we've made it to 150 episodes and what a journey it's been! With Mitch being on a business trip we figured we'd take a week off from our traditional reviews to celebrate the 150 episode milestone with an extended mailbag, as well as ome of our Skype interview with former writer & showrunner Bill Oakley. Thanks for all of the support over the past 3 years! THIS PODCAST CONTAINS A SPOILER FOR STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, when you hear us mention Star Wars, skip ahead 5 mins if you don't want to hear how it ends.

Lemon Of Troy (S06E24)

January 11th, 2018
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After Shelbyville steal Springfield's beloved lemon tree, Bart and his friends sneak into the rival town to take it back.

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The Springfield Connection (S06E23)

January 4th, 2018
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Marge decides to join the Springfield police force, only to learn it's not as exciting (or ethical) as she'd hoped.

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Mitch and Dando Christmas Special 2017

December 28th, 2017
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We got the wives back on the show to see out the year, and safe to say, the run sheet was thrown out the window. Gifts were given, epic announcements were made, wife trivia battles ensued and more. Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and safe new year. See you all in 2018!

 

‘Round Springfield (S06E22)

December 21st, 2017
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Lisa tries to cope with the death of her music mentor Bleeding Gums Murphy, meanwhile Bart sues Krusty after an incident involving a metal Krusty-O.

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The PTA Disbands (S06E21)

December 16th, 2017
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The teachers go on strike due to poor resources, leaving the kids to cause havoc around the city.

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Two Dozen And One Greyhounds (S06E20)

December 7th, 2017
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Santa's Little Helper father a litter of 25 puppies, however Bart and Lisa must save them when Mr Burns steals them in order to make a greyhound fur tuxedo.

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Lisa’s Wedding (S06E19)

December 1st, 2017
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A fortune teller details the story of Lisa's first love, where she almot marries Hugh Parkfield in 2010. A brilliant story that saw the show win an Emmy.

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A Star Is Burns (S06E18)

November 23rd, 2017
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Springfield hosts a film festival in an attempt to boost to increase tourism, with television critic Jay Sherman on the judging panel.

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Homer vs Patty and Selma (S06E17)

November 16th, 2017
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After a failed investment in pumpkins, Homer must borrow money from Patty and Selma in order to pay the mortgage.

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The Making of “Homer’s Odyssey: An Embiggened Simpsons Guide”

November 12th, 2017
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We sat down this week for a bonus podcast discussing the writing process of our book "Homer's Odyssey: An Embiggened Simpsons Guide". We cover how the idea came to be, the ins and outs of actually coming up with 70,000 words, our personal favourite chapters and more. The book is available now worlwide in book stores or from the following links:

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Bart vs Australia (S06E16)

November 9th, 2017
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The Simpsons travel to Australia after Bart is forced to make a public apology due to a prank call gone wrong. An absolute classic!

Homie The Clown (S06E15)

November 4th, 2017
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Homer takes up a second job as a Krusty impersonator, however he unfortunately finds himself in trouble with the mob as a result.

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Bart’s Comet (S06E14)

October 26th, 2017
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Spiringfield descends into madness after Bart discovers a comet that looks set to destroy the city. One of our absolute favourites!

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And Maggie Makes Three (S06E13)

October 20th, 2017
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Homer tells the story of the family's life during Marge's pregnany with Maggie.

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Homer The Great (S06E12)

October 12th, 2017
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Homer joins the secret society known as The Stonecutters and is realised to be their "chosen one". An amazing episode!

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Fear of Flying (S06E11)

October 7th, 2017
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Marge starts visiting a therapist after it's revealed she has a fear of flying, much to Homer's dismay.

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Grampa vs Sexual Inadequacy (S06E10)

September 28th, 2017
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When Marge and Homer's sex life begins to hit a wall, Grampa saves the day with his revitalising tonic, a formula that he and Homer begin to sell to needy couples.

 

Homer Badman (S06E09)

September 21st, 2017
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Homer is accused of sexual harrassment after removing the Gummi Venus De Milo from a girl's butt. "Mmmmmm...precious Venus"

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Lisa On Ice (S06E08)

September 14th, 2017
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Lisa joins a peewee hockey team to prevent failing gym class, where she quickly becomes one of the league's best players. Her arch rival? Bart.

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Bart’s Girlfriend (S06E07)

September 7th, 2017
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Bart falls for Reverend Lovejoy's daughter Jessica, only to find out she's more trouble than ever HE can handle. Starring Meryl Streep.

 

Treehouse of Horror V (S06E06)

August 31st, 2017
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The greatest Treehouse of Horror episode of all time, featuring The Shinning, Time & Punishment and Nightmare Cafeteria. An absolute classic!

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Sideshow Bob Roberts (S06E05)

August 24th, 2017
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Sideshow Bob successfully runs for Mayor of Springfield after being released from prison, thanks to the help of radio host Birch Barlow. Political satire at its finest!

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Itchy & Scratchy Land (S06E04)

August 17th, 2017
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The Simpsons go on a family trip to Itchy & Scratchy Land, where "nothing can possi-blye go wrong.." An amazing episode that's one of our personal favourites.

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Another Simpsons Clip Show (S06E03) + Extended Mailbag

August 10th, 2017
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Our longest episode of the year! With there not being a great deal to discuss for 'Another Simpsons Clip Show', we dug deep into the mailbag and answered as many questions as we could. Enjoy!

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Lisa’s Rival (S06E02)

August 3rd, 2017
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Lisa becomes jealous when fellow braniac Alison Taylor joins her class. Meanwhile Homer starts his own door-to-door sugar business after finding a tonne of sugar on the side of the road.

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Bart of Darkness (S06E01)

July 27th, 2017
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The Simpsons get a pool to cope with the Summer, however Bart unfortunately breaks his leg, leaving him to become a recluse in his bedroom. He eventually believes to have caught Flanders murdering his wife.

 

Secrets Of A Successful Marriage (S05E22)

July 20th, 2017
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The final episode of Season 5, 'Secrets Of A Successful Marriage' is truly one of the classics! After Homer takes on a teaching role at the Springfield Adult Education Annex, he soon finds himself in hto water when he starts telling his class personal secrets about his family. As a result, Marge throws him out and he becomes as dirty as a Frenchman.

Lady Bouvier’s Lover (S05E21)

July 15th, 2017
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Both Grampa and Mr Burns fall in love with Marge's mum, leading to a bitter battle for her hand in marriage.

The Boy Who Knew Too Much (S05E20)

July 6th, 2017
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Featuring the debut of Freddy Quimby. 'The Boy Who Knew Too Much' is another classic from the mid of John Swartzwelder. After an debate over the correct pronounciation of "chowdah!", Quimby finds himself sued for assault.

Sweet Seymour Skinner’s Baadasssss Song (SO5E19)

July 4th, 2017
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Sorry for the delay guys, been a crazy week finishing off the manuscript for our Simpsons book! However we're now back and feeling super refreshed with our review of Sweet Seymour Skinner's Bas Asssss Song! The 100th episode of the series which sees Principal Skinner lose his job due to an incident involving Santa's Little Helper and a greased-up Willie. Enjoy!

Burns’ Heir (S05E18)

June 23rd, 2017
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After a near death experience, Mr Burns enlists Bart as the heir to his vast fortune. However things turn bad when Burns tricks Bart into living with him.

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Bart Gets An Elephant (S05E17)

June 10th, 2017
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After winning a radio contest, Bart receives an elephant he names Stampy. Once Stampy's food costs become too expensive, Homer attempts to find a solution.

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Homer Loves Flanders (S05E16)

June 1st, 2017
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Deep Space Homer (S05E15)

May 27th, 2017
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In an effort to boost ratings, NASA send Homer on a space mission alongside Buzz Aldrin and Race Banyon.

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Lisa vs Malibu Stacy (S05E14)

May 18th, 2017
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When a talking Malibu Stacy doll is released, Lisa is disheartened by the sexist catch phrases she says. In response, Lisa and Stacy Lovel create their own talking doll, Lisa Lionheart.

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Homer And Apu (S05E13)

May 11th, 2017
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Apu living with the Simpsons?! It happened! And here's a review you didn't hear...

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Bart Gets Famous (S05E12)

May 4th, 2017
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Bart finds fame as the "I Didn't Do It" Boy, after a freak accident during a skit on The Krusty The Clown Show.

Homer The Vigilante (S05E11)

April 27th, 2017
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When the Cat Burglar strikes Springfield, Homer forms a vigilante gang in order to find the culprit. However, they only make matters worse. Guest stars Sam Neill as Molloy. 

$pringfield (S05E10)

April 20th, 2017
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After Springfield's economy hits rock bottom, the town agrees to legalise gambling in order to compensate. As a result, Mr Burns builds a casino which leads to Marge developing a gambling problem. An absolute classic!

The Last Temptation Of Homer (S05E09)

April 14th, 2017
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Homer struggles to hide his feeling for his new female co-worker, Mindy Simmons. Things get heated when they are chosen to represent the Power Plant in Capital City.

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Boy-Scoutz ‘N The Hood (S05E08)

April 6th, 2017
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Dando & Mitch review one of the funniest episodes of Season 5, 'Boy-Scoutz 'N The Hood', which sees Bart mistakenly sign up for the junior campers after a sugar-fuelled binge on the town.

Bart’s Inner Child (S05E07)

March 30th, 2017
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After a mishap involving a free trampoline, Springfield is swept off their feet by self-help guru Brad Goodman.

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Marge On The Lam (S05E06)

March 23rd, 2017
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Ruth Powers treats Marge to a night on the town, resulting in a classic 'Thelma & Louise' parody that sees Homer and Chief Wiggum in hot pursuit.

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Treehouse Of Horror IV (S05E05)

March 16th, 2017
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Treehouse Of Horror IV features some of the best short stories in TOH history; The Devil & Homer Simpson, Terror At 5 1/2 Feet and Bart Simpson's Dracula. Whilst there isn't much to "critique", there's still plenty of laughs to share. Enjoy!

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Rosebud (S05E04)

March 9th, 2017
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Another amazing episode from Season 5! Rosebud sees Mr Burns long for his childhood teddy bear, Bobo. When he realises that The Simpsons have it, Burns does all he can to ensure the bear becomes his once again. More EXCLUSIVE podcasts available HERE

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Homer Goes To College (S05E03)

March 2nd, 2017
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After causing a nuclear meltdown during a simulator at work, Homer is forced to go to college to save his job. Here he befriends three nerds, zany antics ensue.