And the real Seymour Skinner too. Duffman replacing, well, any character voiced by Phil Hartman. Any show where they spend a lot of the time singing. Except without any funny material. Add to Favourites. Which modern Kidcoms are worse, Nick or Disney? “Reposted SNPP comments” have become a longstanding joke in the comments section of the AV club’s reviews of classic Simpsons. Classic Episode. It also doesn't help that the 90's aren't as easily mockable a decade as the 70s or 80s. But, for the worst episode, they chose "Bart to the Future" Truth be told, I actually didn't mind this episode. Don't know why it gets so much flak. And then, to put it bluntly, the writers stopped caring about the characters as much as the fans did. There would also be new episodes each Sunday. Especially with The Principal and the Pauper out there. And the first major casualty was poor Seymour Skinner. I've said it a million times but the Principal and the Pauper is the best worst episode of the series. Anyway, "The Principal and the Pauper", "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace", and "Lisa the Simpson" are the worst episodes of Season 9. That's the worst Simpsons episode ever. The Principal and the Pauper was a bad episode from the shows best seasons which still makes it better then most episodes. The Principal and the Pauper (Season 9) I think everyone much agrees this episode deserves to be on everyone's worst list, regardless which position it … No? Crabapple died, right? It was both a mirror of our own society, and a place unto itself. Either that, or they simply had near total contempt for the fans who’d been following the show for years, hoping they would somehow laugh at the sheer ridiculousness of it all. I wouldn’t call it the worst episode, but it’s pretty bad in my opinion. Yes, he may arbitrary, and is slowly being crushed by the system, and specifically Supernintendo Chalmers, but there is a goodness, and, dare I say it, an authenticity to the character. I recall at least a couple episodes where Bart had a "first" kiss, for one example. It was all here, it was glorious, and I was seeing it for the first time. Lady Goes Gaga is just a cringe-worthy awful nightmare. Hell, in Season 9 alone you have The Cartridge Family. So by the time Season 9 began, you could tell that things were disintegrating. When Mr Burns didn’t destroy his idiotic son played by Rodney Dangerfield or seemed, even worse, like a befuddled old man when he lost his fortune. That 90's Show is the worst of the two, putting canon "issues" aside, because it's so painfully boring. Fuck you, Armin Tamzarian. The episode controversially revealed that Skinner is an impostor named Armin Tamzarian who stole a Vietnam veteran’s identity. That's not a coincidence. The first episode of that season, The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson, certainly has its moments. But I hate that 90's show. Plus I like "The Principle and the Pauper" more because it reminds me of Mad Men. Seriously if they were Halloween specials would that them better with you guys? I'm going to be controversial and say that I like the Principal and the Pauper episode, and I think that season 9 as a whole was very good. so the best years will be defined as the episodes between Season 2 to Season 8. The Principal and the Pauper ” Sam H says: February 24, 2012 at 2:04 pm. Share. It wouldn't be in the top either. Ok, just our tenth episode…ery. Frank Grimes. 90s show. Maybe it was when Lisa fell for Nelson. JavaScript is disabled. So an unprecedented move was made - to blow up a relatively central character in the show, then pretend it never happened. There's so much that has happened on the Simpsons that have never seen. http://www.weepodcast.com/WEE review S09E02 - The Principal and the PauperOur 10th anniversary episode! But one thing that seems to be something of a spoken agreement by a large number of Simpsons fans, is that the first big crack in the armor with the show manifested itself in the Season 9 episode, The Principal and the Pauper. The Principal and the Pauper. The episode, of course, has its jokes. The Principal And The Pauper (1997) Season 9 Episode 4F23- The Simpsons Cartoon ... Have we made any mistakes... or do you ahve any additional information about The Principal And The Pauper? the principal and the pauper at least had funny moments. There is way worse than those two but if I had to pick it would be the principal and pauper one. The episode is messed up with how they treat him. Lemon of Troy. But we are asked in this episode to disregard everything we knew about a character we’d been asked to care about up to that point. He’s a punk kid from Capitol City who stole the identity of his Sergeant during the Vietnam war. 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