On the Season 28 finale, the status of all canines in Springfield goes way up after Homer’s court case determines that a dog’s life is more valuable than a human’s. And this new lofty position of power is not lost on man’s best friends as they assert their dominance over the humans.
Homer and Marge’s attempt to work on their marriage hits a bump in the form of home wrecker Nigel, who has a bet with Mr. Burns that he can break up the two. But Moe comes up with an unconventional plan to help the couple get back their mojo.
When Bart gets in hot water at the school’s Grandparents Day, he’s forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. The time spent with some neighborhood grandmas proves enlightening, but he eventually realizes the danger of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get takes over the town of Springfield.
After being disappointed in Yale, Mr. Burns start his own for-profit university and hires Homer as a professor.
Marge consults parenting “experts” for advice when she suspects that Bart is heading down the road to failure. Meanwhile, Homer opens up a trophy store in Springfield; and Grandpa gifts Bart with a valuable watch, one that Homer’s had his eye on.
In this parody of a cable sports show, Bart goes from delinquent with detention to the star basketball player at Springfield Elementary. Lisa covers Bart’s success for the school paper, and Homer becomes the team’s coach. Things go awry when Bart gets involved with the mafia.
A traumatic incident at Kamp Krustier sends Bart and Lisa home early, where they are responsible for some parentes interruptus. So, wiithout the distraction of sex, Homer turns into a more productive worker and caring husband, but Marge longs for the old Homer. Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa head back to camp to face the source of their trauma.
Bart’s betrayal of Lisa leaves him having to deal with the guilt. Meanwhile, Homer proves to be a chess savant, leaving the Springfield citizenry in awe.
Fast-food restaurants in Springfield turn healthy, leaving Homer to turn to a greasy spoon for comfort (food), and childhood memories come flooding back. Meanwhile, Lisa scrambles for a special news story in order to save the school radio station.
While trying to relive his glory days, Mr. Burns runs into a mysterious music mogul, who cons him and leaves him bankrupt. To exact revenge, Mr. Burns enlists Homer, Bart, rapper Jazzy James and the mogul’s ex-wife, Praline. Also, Lisa is wooed by the richest kid in town; Smithers undertakes a dangerous trek; and Marge opens an obscure boutique store.