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Season 33

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Season 33
Season Information
Original run: September 26, 2021 (scheduled)[1] - Spring 2022
No. of episodes: 22[2][3]
Previous season: 32
Next season: 34

Season 33 is an upcoming season of The Simpsons. It is scheduled to start on September 26, 2021.[1] It was confirmed on March 3, 2021, along Season 34.[4][5]

Episodes

Picture # Original title Original airdate Directed by Written by Prod. code
707 - 1 "The Star of Backstage"[6][7] September 26, 2021 (scheduled)[1][8] Rob Oliver[9] Elisabeth Kiernan Averick[6] QABF17[6]
It will be a musical episode with all original Broadway caliber songs.[10] Laney Fontaine won't be in it.[11]

It will be a flashback, taking place in the time when Helen Lovejoy was teenager.[12][13][14] Barney will be in it in a high school musical.[15]

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??? - ? "Treehouse of Horror XXXII"[5] Fall 2021 Matthew Faughnan[16] John Frink[5] QABF16[17]
One of the segments will be a parody of the 2019 South Korean film Parasite.[18]
??? - ? "Bart's in Jail"[19] 2021/2022 Steven Dean Moore[20] Nick Dahan[19] QABF18[19]
??? - ? "The Wayz We Were"[21] 2021/2022 Matthew Nastuk[22] Joel H. Cohen[21] QABF19[21]
It's focused on the Simpson family, it won't be a flashback episode and it'll have a cameo of Ruth Powers.[23][24][25]

Guest starring: Pamela Reed as Ruth Powers.[26][27][28][23]

??? - ? "Lisa's Belly"[29] 2021/2022 Timothy Bailey[30] Juliet Kaufman[29] QABF20[29]
??? - ? "A Serious Flanders: Part One"[31][32] 2021/2022 Debbie Mahan[33] Cesar Mazariegos[31] QABF21[31]
It will be a big Ned Flanders' episode.[34][35]

Edna and Maude will not appear in the episode, while Timothy and Helen Lovejoy will.[36][37]

??? - ? "A Serious Flanders: Part Two"[32] 2021/2022 Matthew Faughnan[38] Cesar Mazariegos[39] QABF22[32]
It will be a big Ned Flanders' episode.[34][35]

Edna and Maude will not appear in the episode, while Timothy and Helen Lovejoy will.[40][41][37]

??? - ? "Portrait of a Lackey on Fire"[42] 2021/2022 Steven Dean Moore[43] Rob and Johnny LaZebnik[42] UABF01[42]
It will be a Smithers-centric episode with a fun Mr. Burns plot.[44][45]
??? - ? "Mothers and Other Strangers"[46] 2021/2022 Rob Oliver[47][43] Al Jean[46] UABF02[46]
She Biscuit will appear.[48]
??? - ? "A Made Maggie"[49] 2021/2022 Timothy Bailey[50] Elisabeth Kiernan Averick[49] UABF03[49]
It'll be a Maggie episode, however it won't be a flashforward episode.[51]
??? - ? "Pixelated and Afraid"[52] 2021/2022 Chris Clements[52] John Frink[52] UABF04[53]
Professor Frink will not appear in the episode.[54]
??? - ? "The Longest Marge"[55] 2021/2022 TBA Brian Kelley[56] UABF05[55]
??? - ? "Boyz N the Highlands"[57] 2021/2022 TBA Dan Vebber[57] UABF06[57]
Willie is in it, but it’s not a big Willie episode. It'll have Bart and some other boys as main characters.[58][59]
??? - ? "YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT THIS EPISODE IS ABOUT -- ACT THREE WILL SHOCK YOU!"[60] 2021/2022 TBA Christine Nangle[60] UABF07[60]
It'll be a Homer story.[61]
??? - ? "Bart the Cool Kid"[62] 2021/2022 TBA Ryan Koh[62] UABF08[62]

Other

  • Al Jean is showrunning only 4 of episodes in the production season 33, including UABF02 and UABF03, plus something special.[63][64]
  • Scott Hanson will guest star in an episode, possibly show runned by Matt Selman.[65]
  • David M. Stern will return as writer.[66]
  • There are plans for Apu character, but "the staff has to see if it can make the stories work".[67]
  • A series of Simpsons shorts, that will pay homage to some of The Walt Disney Company's top brands and Disney+'s most popular shows, will air on Disney+.[67][68][69]
  • Michael Price will write an episode for a late season 33 or 34 episode.[70]
  • Two episodes will be set in the future.[71]
  • There will be Brandine-centric episode.[34]
  • There won't be a Christmas episode.[72]
  • Kristen Bell will guest star.[73]
  • Mr. Burns and Marge will share a storyline in an episode.[45]
  • One episode is meant to be sort of non-canon, or at least more self-contained than usual. It's about binge-watching, and the citizens of Springfield getting hooked on crime shows. It's very much inspired by Fargo and crime documentaries on Netflix.[74]
  • Something extremely comic book related is coming.[75]

Season 33 episodes script covers

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "Season 33 scheduled premiere date"
  2. Al Jean's Twitter - "Season 33 episode count and Treehouse of Horror XXXIII"
  3. Al Jean's Twitter - "Season 33 and 34 episode count"
  4. Deadline - The Simpsons renewed for Seasons 33 & 34
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "Treehouse of Horror XXXII"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage"
  7. "The Star of Backstage name change"
  8. Al Jean's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Season Premiere"
  9. Al Jean's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Director"
  10. Michael Price's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Musical"
  11. Michael Price's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Laney Fontaine"
  12. Steal a Moment (An interview Podcast) - "Maggie Roswell on Musical Flashback"
  13. Michael Price's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Helen Lovejoy role 1"
  14. Michael Price's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Helen Lovejoy role 2"
  15. Michael Price's Twitter - "The Star of Backstage Barney"
  16. Al Jean's Twitter - "Treehouse of Horror XXXII Director"
  17. Al Jean's Twitter - "Treehouse of Horror XXXII production code"
  18. Decider - "Treehouse of Horror XXXII Parasite"
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "Bart's in Jail"
  20. Al Jean's Twitter - "Bart's in Jail Director"
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "The Wayz We Were"
  22. Al Jean's Twitter - "The Wayz We Were Director"
  23. 23.0 23.1 Al Jean's Twitter - "The Wayz We Were Ruth Powers return"
  24. Al Jean's Twitter - "The Wayz We Were not a flashback"
  25. Michael Price's Twitter - "The Wayz We Were focus"
  26. Al Jean's Twitter - "Ruth Powers returns"
  27. Al Jean's Twitter - "Ruth Powers returns in season 33"
  28. Al Jean's Twitter - "Pamela Reed returning"
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "Lisa’s Belly"
  30. Al Jean's Twitter - "Lisa’s Belly Director"
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Part One"
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Cesar Mazariegos's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Part Two"
  33. Al Jean's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Part One Director"
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 Michael Price's Twitter - "Upcoming Brandine and Flanders episodes"
  35. 35.0 35.1 Michael Price's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Flanders episodes"
  36. - "A Serious Flanders: No Edna and Maude"
  37. 37.0 37.1 Michael Price's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Lovejoys"
  38. Cesar Mazariegos's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Part Two Director"
  39. Michael Price's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Part Two Writer"
  40. - "A Serious Flanders: No Edna and Maude"
  41. Michael Price's Twitter - "A Serious Flanders: Lovejoys"
  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "Portrait of a Lackey on Fire"
  43. 43.0 43.1 Al Jean's Twitter - "Portrait of a Lackey on Fire and Mothers and Other Strangers Directors"
  44. Michael Price's Twitter - "Portrait of a Lackey on Fire: Smithers-centric episode"
  45. 45.0 45.1 Michael Price's Twitter - "Portrait of a Lackey on Fire Smithers and Burns - Smithers and Marge storyline"
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "Mothers and Other Strangers"
  47. Rob Oliver's Twitter - "Mothers and Other Strangers Director"
  48. Al Jean's Twitter - "Mothers and Other Strangers She Biscuit"
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 Al Jean's Twitter - "A Made Maggie"
  50. Al Jean's Twitter - "A Made Maggie Director"
  51. Michael Price - "A Made Maggie plot info"
  52. 52.0 52.1 52.2 Carolyn Omine's Twitter - "Pixelated and Afraid Name and Director"
  53. Al Jean's Twitter - "Pixelated and Afraid Name Production code"
  54. Carolyn Omine's Twitter - "Showrunner and Professor Frink info"
  55. 55.0 55.1 Carolyn Omine's Twitter - "The Longest Marge"
  56. Carolyn Omine's Twitter - "The Longest Marge Writer"
  57. 57.0 57.1 57.2 Michael Price's Twitter - "Boyz N the Highlands"
  58. Michael Price's Twitter - "Boyz N the Highlands Willie"
  59. Michael Price's Twitter - "Boyz N the Highlands characters"
  60. 60.0 60.1 60.2 Carolyn Omine's Twitter - "YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT THIS EPISODE IS ABOUT -- ACT THREE WILL SHOCK YOU!"
  61. Michael Price's Twitter - "YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT THIS EPISODE IS ABOUT -- ACT THREE WILL SHOCK YOU! plot"
  62. 62.0 62.1 62.2 Michael Price's Twitter - "Bart the Cool Kid"
  63. Al Jean - "Al Jean Showrun Production Season 33"
  64. Al Jean's Twitter - "Al Jean Showrun UABF02-03 and only first five in production"
  65. Scott Hanson's Twitter - "Scott Hanson guest starring"
  66. Al Jean's Twitter - "David M. Stern Writer"
  67. 67.0 67.1 The USA Today - "Matt Groening on plans for Apu and Disney+"
  68. Al Jean's Twitter - "Future crossover"
  69. comicbook.com - "Disney+ Reveals Star Wars Day Plans, Including Simpsons Crossover Short"
  70. Michael Price's Twitter - "Michael Price writer s33-34"
  71. Matt Selman's Twitter - "If you like/loathe @TheSimpsons episodes where we time jump ahead to see the characters' unexpected futures, you are really gonna love/hate the upcoming season" and "Nothing that huge. 2 different ones in the works sort of" (deleted tweets)
  72. Michael Price's Twitter - "Christmas episode"
  73. Matt Selman's Twitter - "All will be revealed Also, Kristen Bell" (deleted tweet)
  74. Inverse - "The Simpsons' could crossover with Marvel, executive producer says"
  75. Al Jean - "Extremely comic book related"