020 – Weaponized Beehive (Feat. Stephen Belyea)

“Orange Is The New Yellow” (Season 27, Episode 20)

Steve rejoins the guys for this stink-fest of an episode. Also, for some reason Pat thinks Marge’s mom is dead. What a dumb-dumb.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Orange Is The New Yellow” and the Regina Spektor song “You’ve Got Time”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

019 – Gotta Get ‘Em All

“Looking For Mr. Goodbart” (Season 28, Episode 20)

In a show first, Pat and Craig butt heads over whether or not this later-year Simpsons episode is a keeper or a reeker.  

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Looking For Mr. Goodbart”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

018.5 – The Love-Matic Grandpa (Minisode)

“The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase” (Season 8, Episode 24)

Craig lays his heart out on the line for one of the best Simpsons anthology segments ever.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

018 – Guffaw-mageddon

“Homer Goes To Prep School” (Season 24, Episode 9)

Fridge-ra-tors! Fridge-ra-tors! On this week’s episode we enjoy yet another surprisingly great later-year Simpsons episode, this one involving Homer joining a gang of Doomsday preppers.  

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Homer Goes To Prep School”, and the song “Underground” by Tom Waits.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

017.5 – Homer The Smithers (Minisode)

“Homer the Smithers” (Season 7, Episode 17)

Craig reminisces about some of his favorite Simpsons-watching moments, his love of scratched up DVD box sets, and that time Homer was Mr. Burns’ assistant.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

017 – Ay Caramba X5

With the Frinktron 5000 on the fritz, Craig and Pat are forced to improvise and decide to review some random Simpsons-related merchandise.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Homie the Clown”.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

016.5 – You Got The Dud! (Minisode)

“Summer of 4f Ft. 2” (Season 7, Episode 25)

The title says it all for this minisode.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Summer of 4 Ft. 2”
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

016 – Baby Octopus Walk

“The Cad and the Hat” (Season 28, Episode 15)

It might be a weird one but this week’s episode was definitely watchable, and that’s something we can all be happy about. Plus Craig unearths some choice trivia about Michael Richards’ failed solo sitcom. Win-win!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio clips from The Simpsons episode “Cad and the Hat”, and the song “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys.
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

015 – Random Word Generator

“Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles” (Season 27, Episode 11)

This week, Pat and Craig talk about one of the most mindbogglingly strange Simpsons episode they’ve ever come across.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Featuring audio from The Simpsons episode, “Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles”
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

014 – Voodoo Nightmare

“What To Expect When Bart’s Expecting” (Season 25, Episode 19)

Remember last week when Pat said there was no way this episode would be about Bart getting someone pregnant? Remember how preposterous that sounded!?!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan & Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

013.5 – Homer Goes To College (Minisode)

“Homer Goes To College” (Season 26, Episode 19)

Time for a new minisode! Today Professor Craig talks about the classic “Homer Goes To College” and specifically how the episode might have turned out if it had been written today. Tune in!  

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

013 – Not A Children’s Fight Club

“The Kids Are All Fight” (Season 26, Episode 19)

New guest alert! Steve Belyea (co-host of The Dust Off podcast, fearless leader of the Station Zed network, and creator of the Frinktron 5000) joins Craig and Pat on today’s episode.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

012.5 – Itchy and Scratchy Land (Minisode)

“Itchy and Scratchy Land” (Season 6, Episode 4)

Welcome to our first minisode! Every Wednesday Pat or Craig (or maybe even a past guest host) will take a few minutes to talk about an episode of the Simpsons that they consider to be a classic. Today, Craig talks about one of his all-time favorites, “Itchy and Scratchy Land”.

Hosted by Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

012 – Back In My Day

“Let’s Go Fly A Coot” (Season 26, Episodes 20)

Last week’s Simpsons episode was a surprise hit with Craig and Pat, but if we’ve learned anything so far on our journey together it’s that what comes up must come down.

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly

011 – Get Your Poop Spooked (Feat. Dusty Green)

“Halloween of Horror” (Season 27, Episodes 4)

Long-time friend and fellow Springfield-head Dusty Green joins the guys as they approach with optimistic caution (is that a thing?) the very first canonical Simpsons Halloween special!

Hosted by Patrick Brennan and Craig Mazerolle
Research by Craig Mazerolle
Produced by Patrick Brennan
Logo by Stephen Belyea
Theme – “Children’s TV 2” by Dorian Kelly