Season 35 Information ThreadThis thread is for news and information regarding the 2023-2024 season of The Simpsons (also the Disney+ shorts). All information is subject to change.
- 11/30: Additional guest stars for "Ae Bonny Romance;" synopsis, air date, and guest star for "Murder, She Boat;" new title "Bart's Brain"
- 11/20: Synopsis, airdate and guest stars for "Ae Bonny Romance;" writer for "The Tell-Tale Pants"
Upcoming episodes35ABF02 - Ae Bonny Romance - December 3, 2023 (Special Time: 8:30 PM)
- Directed by Matt Nastuk, written and co-run by Michael Price. (Michael Price, ibid)
- Synopsis: When Groundskeeper Willie is kidnapped to Scotland, Bart and the Simpsons follow - only to discover that what awaits is Homer's worst nightmare. Guest Voice Cast: Karen Gillian as Maisie, David Tennant as Pa MacWeldon, Paul Higgins as Hamish (TheFutonCritic)
- Belle & Sebastian also guest starring. (Michael Price)
35ABF04 - Murder, She Boat - December 17, 2023 (Special Time: 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT live to all time zones)
- Lisa must solve a closed-boat mystery when Comic Book Guy's million-dollar action figure is "murdered" on a pop culture cruise. Guest Voice Cast: Taika Waititi as Himself (TheFutonCritic)
- Programming note: In the Pacific Time Zone, an encore of The Simpsons will air at 8:30 PM PT. (TheFutonCritic)
35ABF01 - Do The Wrong Thing (EIDR)
35ABF03 - Frinkenstein's Monster
35ABF05 - Lisa Gets an F1 (EIDR)
- Lisa becomes a go-cart driver because she's terrified of Homer's bad driving. (The Working Writer podcast, 57:18)
35ABF06 - Clan of the Cave Mom EIDR
35ABF07 - Night of the Living Wage EIDR
35ABF08 - The Beautiful Shame (EIDR)
35ABF09 - Cremains of the Day (EIDR)
35ABF10 - The Tell-Tale Pants (EIDR)
- Written by Al Jean. (Al Jean)
35ABF11 - The Tipping Point (EIDR)
35ABF12 - Bart's Brain (EIDR)
- OABF18 - Homer's Crossing - October 1, 2023
- OABF16 - A Mid-Childhood Night's Dream - October 8, 2023
- OABF20 - McMansion & Wife - October 22, 2023
- OABF21 - Thirst Trap: A Corporate Love Story - October 29, 2023
- OABF17 - Treehouse of Horror XXXIV - November 5, 2023
- OABF22 - Iron Marge - November 12, 2023
- OABF19 - It's A Blunderful Life - November 19, 2023
- The Writers' Guild strike has ended and the show's writers are back at work.
- According to Michael Price, the first 12 episodes of the season (including 7 holdovers from production season 34) were put into production before the writers' strike and are not affected.
- The show was renewed for seasons 35 & 36 in January 2023. This brings them to 801 episodes. (Entertainment Weekly, Matt Selman)
- Since Season 33, episodes showrun by Matt Selman have a "co-runner," which he defines as "the senior producer who creatively supervised that story from inception to air. (The co-runner's credit runs first at the top of the show they produced.)" (Matt Selman)
- Matt Selman wants to do a couch gag with Jorge R. Gutierrez. (Matt Selman) [11/14]
- Give Me My Remote: “I always liked the [season 7 episode] ’22 Short Films About Springfield,’” Selman says. “I said, ‘Can we do another one like that, but different? Not just cutting around [to quick stories about characters].’ [And] we actually have another one, sort of similar to that, in the works for next year.” [5/19]