There are a handful of certainties in life: death is inevitable, money rules everything, and The Simpsons is the greatest TV show of all time. Yes, it’s a shell of its former self and probably should have stopped at the movie, but the first ten seasons of the yellow ones stands up as the greatest comic creation in the history of human existence.
There are, of course, many reasons for this. The voice acting is exceptional, the writing is spot-on, the cast of characters are lovable and relatable, and it’s literally impossible to dislike Homer Simpson. However, one of the most vital weapons in The Simpsons’ comedic arsenal is its music. Not just the iconic Danny Elfman composed title theme, but the songs performed in the show.
The latest seasons of The Simpsons now rely on celebrity cameos and the beating of dead horses to make it through the half hour, but in the show’s heyday, it was the inexplicably catchy songs that put the show on the map alongside Ogdenville and North Haverbrook.
Here we look at the Simpsons’ greatest hits, including See My Vest and We Put The Spring In Springfield.