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Season 8
Season 9
Season 10

Season 9 first aired on September 21, 1997 with its first episode "The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson" and ended May 17, 1998 with its final episode "Natural Born Kissers."

The show celebrated its 200th episode on April 26, 1998 with "Trash of the Titans," which included guest stars Steve Martin and U2. The Season 9 boxset was given a 12 (suitable for 12 and over) by the BBFC.

The aired season contains three holdover episodes from the 4F production code that were produced for season 8 and also contains two episodes from the 3G production code that were produced for season 7 which are run by Al Jean and Mike Reiss. There are four episodes that were produced for the season 5F production code, but aired in the following season.

The Simpsons Complete Season Nine boxset was released on the following dates: Like the last three, there were two editions, one with the normal box, and this time, a Lisa shaped clamshell boxset.

  • Region 1 - December 19, 2006
  • Region 2 - January 29, 2007
  • Region 4 - March 21, 2007


Image # Title Prod. Code Airdate Title Reference
The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson (Promo Picture) 179 The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson 4F22 September 21, 1997 N/A
235px-The Simpsons 4F23 180 The Principal and the Pauper 4F23 September 28, 1997 The Prince and the Pauper
The Simpsons 3G02 181 Lisa's Sax 3G02 October 19, 1997 N/A
TreeHouse 8 182 Treehouse of Horror VIII 5F02 October 26, 1997
The Cartridge Family (Promo Picture) 183 The Cartridge Family 5F01 November 2, 1997 The Partridge Family
Bart Star (Promo Picture) 184 Bart Star 5F03 November 9, 1997 Bart Starr
Cp 185 The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons 5F04 November 16, 1997 The two Mrs. Grenvilles
Lisa the Skeptic 186 Lisa the Skeptic 5F05 November 23, 1997 N/A
RealtyBites 187 Realty Bites 5F06 December 7, 1997 Reality Bites
Miracle on Evergreen Terrace 00002 188 Miracle on Evergreen Terrace 5F07 December 21, 1997 Miracle on 34th Street
Dancing 189 All Singing, All Dancing 5F24 January 4, 1998 N/A
BartCarney 190 Bart Carny 5F08 January 11, 1998 Art Carney
The Joy of Sect Promo 191 The Joy of Sect 5F23 February 8, 1998 The Joy of Sex
Das Bus (Promo Picture) 192 Das Bus 5F11 February 15, 1998 Das Boot
The Last Temptation of Krust (Promo Picture) 193 The Last Temptation of Krust 5F10 February 22, 1998 The Last Temptation of Christ
Cu 194 Dumbbell Indemnity 5F12 March 1, 1998 Double Indemnity
4F24 195 Lisa the Simpson 4F24 March 8, 1998 Homer the Smithers
This Little Wiggy 74 196 This Little Wiggy 5F13 March 22, 1998 This Little Piggy
Song And Dance 197 Simpson Tide 3G04 March 29, 1998 Crimson Tide
Cw 198 The Trouble with Trillions 5F14 April 5, 1998 The Trouble with Tribbles
GirlyEdition 199 Girly Edition 5F15 April 19, 1998 Early Edition
Trash of the Titans (Promo Picture) 2 200 Trash of the Titans 5F09 April 26, 1998 Clash of the Titans
King of the Hill 89 201 King of the Hill 5F16 May 3, 1998 King of the Hill
Cx 202 Lost Our Lisa 5F17 May 10, 1998 "Lost our Lease!"
Natural Born Kissers (Promo Picture) 203 Natural Born Kissers 5F18 May 17, 1998 Natural Born Killers

Characters introduced[]

Gil Gunderson, Crazy Cat Lady, Duffman, Manjula, Cookie Kwan

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