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Season 29
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Season Information
Original run: October 1, 2017[1] - Spring 2018
Previous season: 28
Next season: 30

Season 29, is the next season of The Simpsons. It will start on October 1, 2017.[2] The production started on March 2, 2017 with the recording of XABF01.[1][3]

Announcement

On November 4th, 2016; a FOX Press Release announced the renewal through Season 30:

"FOX has ordered 29th and 30th seasons of the pop culture phenomenon THE SIMPSONS. “This is yet another record-setting moment for what is truly a landmark series,” said Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group. “THE SIMPSONS has meant so much to the network, the studio and everyone at Fox, and its continued cultural impact around the globe is a testament to the combined brilliance of Matt, Jim and Al. Congratulations to everyone who works on this groundbreaking series – from the voice cast and producers to the writers and production team – you comprise one of the greatest collections of creative talent in the history of the medium. And to the millions of SIMPSONS fans around the world, thank you for watching all these years. We're happy to tell you there’s lots more to come."[2]"


Episodes

Picture # Original title Original airdate Directed by Written by Prod. code
The Serfsons promo 1.png 619 - 1 "The Serfsons"[4] October 1, 2017[5] Brian Kelley[4] WABF17[4]
In a magical medieval world, Marge's mother is turned into an Ice Walker and the only way for Homer to afford the cure is to force Lisa to use illegal magic. When the King discovers this, he kidnaps Lisa, and Homer must lead a feudal uprising to save her.[6]

Guest starring: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Marge-Like Man[7][6]

Springfield Splendor promo 1.png 620 - 2 "Springfield Splendor"[8][9] October 8, 2017[10] Tim Long and Miranda Thompson[11] WABF22[8]
Marge and Lisa turn Lisa's sad experience into a successful graphic novel-turned-Broadway show, but they struggle with creative differences and ego.[12]

Guest starring: Martin Short as Guthrie Frenel, Roz Chast as Herself, Alison Bechdel as Herself, Marjane Satrapi as Herself, Rachel Bloom as Herself[12] and Dan Harmon as Himself[13][14]

621 - 3 "Whistler's Father"[15][16] October 15, 2017[17] WABF16[16]
Homer discovers that Maggie is a whistling savant and launches her baby-celebrity career. Meanwhile, Marge impresses Fat Tony with her interior design taste, and he hires her to style his brothel.[17]

Guest starring: Nick Fascitelli as Whistler and Joe Mantegna as Fat Tony[17]

Treehouse of Horror XXVIII promo 1.png ??? - ? "Treehouse of Horror XXVIII"[18] October 22, 2017[19] WABF18[18]
In the segment "Exor-Sis", Maggie will be possessed. In "MMM... Homer", Homer cannibalizes himself after he runs out of food while Marge and the kids are away from home.[20][21][22][23]

Guest starring: Ben Daniels as a priest and William Friedkin as Dr. Kenneth Humphries[23]

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??? - ? "Grampy Can Ya Hear Me"[24] 2017/2018 WABF19[24]
??? - ? "The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to Be"[25] 2017/2018 WABF20[25]
??? - ? "Singin' in the Lane"[26] 2017/2018 WABF21[26]
??? - ? "Mr. Lisa's Opus"[27] 2017/2018 Al Jean[28] XABF01[29]
??? - ? "Gone Boy"[30] 2017/2018 XABF02[29]
??? - ? "Haw-Haw Land"[31] Fall 2017[32] XABF03[29]
Lisa becomes smitten with an older musician called Brendan. Both Nelson and Milhouse try to win Lisa over instead.[32]

Guest starring: Ed Sheeran as Brendan[32][33][34]

624[35] "Frink Gets Testy"[35] 2017/2018 XABF04[35]
Mr. Burns will build a doomsday ark.[36]
??? - ? "Homer Is Where the Art Isn't"[37] 2017/2018 XABF05[37]
??? - ? "3 Scenes Plus a Tag from a Marriage"[38] 2017/2018 Tom Gammill and Max Pross[38] XABF06[38]
It will be a single flashback episode.[39]
??? - ? "No Good Read Goes Unpunished"[40] 2017/2018 XABF07[40]
??? - ? "Fears of a Clown"[41] 2017/2018 Michael Price[42] XABF08[41]
Guest starring: Jon Lovitz[41]
??? - ? "Forgive and Regret"[43] 2017/2018 XABF09[43]
??? - ? "King Leer"[44] 2017/2018 XABF10[44]
??? - ? "Lisa Gets the Blues"[45] 2017/2018 David Silverman and Brian Kelley[46] XABF11[45]
??? - ? "Left Behind"[47] 2017/2018 XABF12[47]
??? - ? "Throw Grampa from the Dane"[48] 2017/2018 XABF13[48]
??? - ? "Flanders' Ladder"[49] 2017/2018 XABF14[49]
??? - ? "Heartbreak Hotel"[50] 2017/2018 XABF15[50]

Gallery

Season 29 episodes script covers

Other notes

Promo Videos

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Al Jean's Twitter
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fox Press Release
  3. Chris Ledesma's Twitter
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Private message with Al Jean on the Wikisimpsons Twitter account
  5. Al Jean's Twitter
  6. 6.0 6.1 TheFutonCritic
  7. Entertainment Weekly - "Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to guest on The Simpsons"
  8. 8.0 8.1 File:WABF22 script.png
  9. Private message with Al Jean on the Wikisimpsons Twitter account
  10. Al Jean on Twitter - "Springfield Splendor airdate"
  11. (removed Matt Selman's tweet: Season 28 table reads come to a roaring conclusion with a great script by @mrtimlong & @mirandat360)
  12. 12.0 12.1 TheFutonCritic.com
  13. Dan Harmon on Twitter - "The Simpsons guest star"
  14. Al Jean on Twitter - "Springfield Splendor"
  15. File:WABF16 script.jpg
  16. 16.0 16.1 Al Jean's Twitter
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 The Futon Critic
  18. 18.0 18.1 Al Jean on Twitter - "WABF18 table read"
  19. Al Jean on Twitter - "THOHXXVIII airdate
  20. The Simpsons' Twitter
  21. Mike Millerick's Twitter
  22. Geek Elite Radio's Twitter
  23. 23.0 23.1 TVLine - The Simpsons Welcomes Exorcist Director to 'Treehouse of Horror XXVIII'
  24. 24.0 24.1 File:WABF19 Script.png
  25. 25.0 25.1 Al Jean's Twitter
  26. 26.0 26.1 Al Jean's Twitter
  27. "File:XABF01 Script.png"
  28. Al Jean on Twitter
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 Chris Ledesma's Twitter
  30. "File:XABF02 Script.png"
  31. "File:XABF03 Script.png"
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Entertainment Weekly - "Ed Sheeran coming to The Simpsons next"
  33. Daily Star - "Ed Sheeran set to finally make first on-screen appearance in The Simpsons"
  34. Al Jean on Twitter - "Haw-Haw Land Ed Sheeran"
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 Al Jean's Twitter
  36. Al Jean's Twitter
  37. 37.0 37.1 "File:XABF05 Script.png"
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 Al Jean on Twitter - "XABF-6 script"
  39. Al Jean's Twitter
  40. 40.0 40.1 Al Jean on Twitter - "XABF07 script"
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 Al Jean on Twitter - "XABF08 Script and Jon Lovitz"
  42. Michael Price on Twitter - "Fears of a Clown proof and writer"
  43. 43.0 43.1 Al Jean on Twitter - "XABF09 Script"
  44. 44.0 44.1 Jack Savige - "XABF10 Script"
  45. 45.0 45.1 Al Jean on Twitter - "XABF11 Script"
  46. David Silverman on Twitter - "XABF11 Writers"
  47. 47.0 47.1 File:XABF12 Script.png
  48. 48.0 48.1 Al Jean's Twitter
  49. 49.0 49.1 File:XABF14 Script.png
  50. 50.0 50.1 Al Jean on Twitter - "XABF15 Script""
  51. Michael Price's Twitter
  52. Al Jean's Twitter
  53. Chris Ledesma's Twitter
  54. Michael Price on Twitter
  55. Entertainment Weekly - "The Simpsons nets Shaq for guest role"
  56. Michael Prince's Twitter
  57. 57.0 57.1 57.2 57.3 The Hollywood Reporter - "'The Simpsons' Creator Gets Political at Comic-Con Panel"
  58. Geek Elite Radio's Twitter
  59. Allie Goertz's Twitter