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The Simpsons: Season 3 (1991-1992)

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Series3 starts off with an unusual cameo: Michael Jackson (a huge "Simpsons" fan) voices an insane-asylum inmate who thinks he's the King of Pop, and who helps Bart write a song for his sister's birthday. As the season progressed, the writers expanded their focus from just the Simpsons family to the entire community of Springfield, a sort of fun-house mirror of suburban America. A number of the peripheral characters get to spend time in the spotlight: Chemically impaired school-bus driver Otto moves in with the Simpsons after losing his job; bartender Moe steals a delicious cocktail recipe from Homer; Bart's best friend Milhouse experiences his first crush; kids-show entertainer Krusty the Clown reunites with his estranged father, a respected rabbi; and mild-mannered neighbor Ned Flanders tries to start his own business.

Cast

Dan Castellaneta
as Homer Simpson/Grampa/Krusty the Clown/Barney/Mayor Quimby
Julie Kavner
as Marge Simpson/Patty Bouvier/Selma Bouvier
Nancy Cartwright
as Bart Simpson/Nelson Muntz/Todd Flanders/Ralph Wiggum/Kearney
Yeardley Smith
as Lisa Simpson
Harry Shearer
as Mr. Burns/Lenny/Ned Flanders/Seymour Skinner/Waylon Smithers
Hank Azaria
as Apu/Gas Pump Attendant/Mr. Amazing
Pamela Hayden
as Sparkle/Yo-Yo Victim/Milhouse Van Houten/Rod Flanders
Maggie Roswell
as Ms. Elizabeth Hoover/Maude Flanders/Helen Lovejoy
Phil Hartman
as Lionel Hutz/Troy McClure
Marcia Wallace
as Edna Krabappel
Russi Taylor
as Lewis/Martin Prince/Chuck
Tress MacNeille
as Jimbo Jones
Jo Ann Harris
as Skinner's Secretary / Princess Opa/Lewis/Richard
Doris Grau
as Shotgun Pete's Receptionist
Jackie Mason
as Rabbi Krustofski
Frank Welker
as Santa's Little Helper/Mr. Teeny/Hounds
Beverly D'Angelo
as Lurleen Lumkin
Michael Jackson
as Leon Kompowsky (voice)
Jackie Mason
as Rabbi Hyman Krustofski
Kimmy Robertson
as Samantha Stanky
Christopher Guest
as Nigel Tufnel
Kelsey Grammer
as Sideshow Bob
Danny DeVito
as Herb Powell
Steve Allen
as Bart's Electronically Altered Voice
Michael McKean
as David St. Hubbins
Larry McKay
as Football's Greatest Injuries Narrator
Joe Frazier
as Himself
Wade Boggs
as Himself
Steven Tyler
as Himself
Jose Canseco
as Himself
Lona Williams
as Truong Van Dinh
Kipp Lennon
as Leon Kompowsky (singing voice)
Joe Mantegna
as Fat Tony
Jon Lovitz
as Mr. Avery Devereaux / Aristotle Amandopoulis
Sting
as Himself
Kipp Lennon
as Leon Kompowsky (singing voice)
Joe Perry
as Himself
Chick Hearn
as Himself
Tom Hamilton
as Himself
Steve Sax
as Himself
Joey Kramer
as Himself
Ozzie Smith
as Himself
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Critic Reviews for The Simpsons: Season 3

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Opening the year with a guest appearance from the King of Pop was a great way to kick off the series' third season... Big guest star, great story and the season just got better from there.

June 13, 2018 | Full Review…

In its third year "The Simpsons" finally solidified its politically satirical voice...

November 15, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

I don't need to tell you how great this season was...

October 31, 2017 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

It's heartfelt, but not saccharine and always funny, which goes for the entirety of the season, too.

October 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The emotional dynamic for "Stark Raving Dad," echoes that of "Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire," the episode that started it all.

November 14, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for The Simpsons: Season 3

The third season of The Simpsons delivers a ton of hilarity as the series kicks into high gear. Moving more into satire and parody, the show comes up with some inspired and brilliant episodes this season; including "Bart the Murderer," "Homer Defined," "Flaming Moe's," and "Homer At the Bat." Additionally, musical guest stars Michael Jackson, Sting, Aerosmith, and Spinal Tap make appearances. And, previous guest stars Kelsey Grammer and Danny DeVito return to the series to reprise their characters of Sideshow Bob and Herbert Powell. The Simpsons has really grown as a series, and Season 3 shows how rich and well developed it has become.

DannM.

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