FOX Details its May Sweeps!
Lisa finds out what it's like to be a part of the "boys' club" in the "Girls Just Want to Have Sums" episode OF THE SIMPSONS Sunday, April 30 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), the first of four all-new May Sweeps installments. Springfield is in an uproar after Principal Skinner makes a sexist comment at the end of an Itchy and Scratchy musical. He's soon replaced by Melanie Upfoot (guest voice Frances McDormand), a women's educational expert, who decides to divide the school into two: one for boys and one for girls. Frustrated that she isn't learning anything at the girls' school, studious Lisa decides to dress up as a boy to get a better education.
After a spring-cleaning frenzy and inhaling too many fumes, Marge suffers from retrograde amnesia in the all-new "Regarding Margie" episode of THE SIMPSONS Sunday, May 7 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT). In an effort to bring back her memory, Homer takes Marge around town to re-familiarize her with her surroundings. She still has no recollection of who Homer is and puts herself back on the singles market. Will Marge ever remember her beloved Homey?
Larry Hagman and Melanie Griffith guest-voice in "The Monkey Suit" episode of THE SIMPSONS Sunday, May 14 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT). After visiting an evolution exhibit narrated by guest voice Griffith, Flanders pushes Mayor Quimby to appoint Reverend Lovejoy as a "Mortality Czar" in charge of spreading the theory of creationism. Darwin's theories are quickly outlawed, and Lisa finds herself as the only supporter of the scientific theory. After holding secret evolution classes, Lisa is arrested and retains Southern lawyer Wallace Brady (guest voice Hagman) to help defend her beliefs in front of a judge. While Flanders is on the stand in court, Homer's antics cause him to crack under pressure and he calls Homer an ape, which leads the judge to believe Homer resembles the missing link – putting a monkey wrench in the prosecutors' case.
In the 17th season finale of THE SIMPSONS Sunday, May 21 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), entitled "Homer and Marge Turn a Couple Play," Mandy Moore and Stacy Keach guest-voice. After a passionate kiss between Marge and Homer airs on the Isotope Jumbotron, struggling second baseman Buck Mitchell turns to the couple for marital advice. The Simpsons are able to get Buck and his sexy singing wife, Fiona (guest voice Moore), on track, and the Isotopes' season turns for the better. Things seem to be coming up aces for the Simpsons until Buck catches Homer giving Fiona a post-show neck massage, which results in both couples separating.