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The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby

Season 31 Episode
679 "Highway to Well"
"The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby"
"Warrin' Priests: Part One" 681
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The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby
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Episode Information
Episode Number: 680[1]
Production Code: YABF13[2]
Original Airdate: April 19, 2020[3]
Show Runner(s): Matt Selman
Al Jean
Written By: Tom Gammill and Max Pross[2]
Directed By: Bob Anderson[4]

"The Incredible Lightness of Being a Baby" will be the 18th episode of season 31 of The Simpsons. It will air on April 19, 2020.[3]



"Marge won't let Maggie play with her new baby crush because of his annoying mother, leading Maggie into a depressive spiral. Meanwhile, Mr. Burns tasks Homer with swindling Cletus out of his helium fortune.[5]

Cletus becomes a helium tycoon. Meanwhile, Maggie reunites with baby Hudson from Playdate with Destiny.[6]



It was scheduled to air on April 7, 2019, but I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh aired instead on that date. The episode was scheduled for Fall 2019, in the next season, but then put on indefinite hold for unreleased reasons.[5][7][8] It was later scheduled to air on April 19, 2020,[3] when it will air after the short Playdate with Destiny is released, which will also feature Maggie's baby crush.[9][10]