The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture, society, television, and many aspects of the human condition.
Homer at the Bat (Season 3, Episode 17)Edit
In one of the ways that Mr. Burns preps his power plant baseball, he hires a hypnotist to motivate the players.
The Joy of Sect (Season 9, Episode 13) Edit
A cult called the "Movementarians" takes over Springfield, and Homer and the rest of the Simpson family become members. Homer and Bart are initially introduced to a pair of young Movementarian recruiters in the Springfield International Airport. Eventually, Homer becomes brainwashed, and moves his family into the cult compound.
The Day of the Jackanapes (Season 12, Episode 13)Edit
Krusty announces his retirement due to interference from network executives and the growing popularity of the big-money game show "Me Wantee", but when Krusty reveals to Sideshow Bob that all of the episodes featuring him have been erased, Sideshow Bob hypnotizes Bart to murder him during Krusty's farewell show.
The Blunder Years (Season 13, Episode 5) Edit
A hypnotist uncovers a traumatic experience from Homer's childhood