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The Simpsons: Dark Secrets [DVD] [1990]

Dan Castellaneta , Nancy Cartwright    Suitable for 12 years and over   DVD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer
  • Writers: Matt Groening
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: Albanian, Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 12
  • Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: 8 Sep 2003
  • Run Time: 88 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0000BZNIV
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 63,645 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

Contains the following episodes:

  • Homer to the Max
  • The Springfield Files
  • Lisa the Iconoclast
  • Homer Badman

Product Description

Details:
Four episodes featuring America's favourite dysfunctional family.
Homer to the Max
The Springfield Files
Lisa the Iconoclast
Homer Badman

Ideal for:
Any Simpsons fan

Run time: 1 hour 27 minutes


Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
4.8 out of 5 stars
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT Part 2 10 Nov 2001
By A Customer
Format:VHS Tape
If you bought the first boxset(Year 2 Part 1)you might as well treat yourself and buy this second boxset so to complete the season.
This set is just as good as the first,and the box the videos come in is good because it follows on from the first.
There are 11 episodes in this boxset just like the last set and the best IMO are "The Way We Was","Lisa's Substitute" and "3 Men and a comic Book".
The episode on the tapes are
1.The Way We Was/2.Homer Vs. Lisa and the 8th commandment/3.Bart's Dog Gets an F/4.Principal Charming/5.Oh bother where art thou?/6.Old Money/7.Brush with Greatness/8.Lisa's Substitute/9.The Way of the Simpsons/10.3 men and a comic book/11.Blood feud

Get it now!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutly Superb! 29 Sep 2000
By A Customer
Format:VHS Tape
Some of the best episodes and moments come of the whole series come from the second season of The Simpsons. Why who could forget: Blinky, the three eyed fish ('Two Cars in Every Garage...'), Homer getting hair ('Simpson and Delilah'), the very first Treehouse of Horror episode, Homer jumping Springfield Gorge ('Bart the Daredevil'), the non-violent Itchy & Scratchy ('Itchy & Scratchy & Marge'), or when Homer thinks he has only 24 hours to live ('1 Fish, 2 Fish, Blowfish, Bluefish')? All of them are classics, and they're all here on video, uncut, and in the order they were originally made! If you haven't got this yet, by it now!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The following tale of alien encounters is true. 14 Mar 2000
Format:VHS Tape
"Secrets and Lies" could be an alternative title for this Simpsons collection, since the mysteries that aren't secret all turn out to be fakes! In 'The Springfield Files', Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny play the X-Files agents Scully and Mulder, investigating Homer's claim of seeing aliens in the woods (after 10 beers!). In 'Homer the Great', Homer is chosen to be the leader of a secret Mason-type cult. 'Lisa the Iconoclast' shows Lisa discovering that the town's founder (Jebediah Springfield) was really a cutthroat pirate, and in 'Homer Badman' the serious issue of sexual harassment is tackled (Homer didn't really do it).
My favourite quote is from 'The Springfield Files', where Leonard Nimoy bizarrely introduces the episode: "I'm Leonard Nimoy. The following tale of alien encounters is true. And by 'true', I mean 'false'. It's all lies. But they're entertaining lies. And in the end, isn't that the real truth? The answer is... 'No'"
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Eeeexcellent..... 10 Mar 2000
By A Customer
Format:VHS Tape
This is BRILLIANT. One of the reasons is that there are no 'early episodes'. I don't like these because they are fuzzy, badly animated and often lack humour. But these... ~Last Temptation of Homer~ Doubtless you've seen-but it's brilliant. Homer falls in love with a female version of him. Can he resist temptation when they are sent together to Capital City for a convention? ~New Kid On The Block~ Best episode ever; Bart falls in love with a new neighbour, and Homer sues the Frying Dutchman because their 'all you can eat' policy didn't actually let him have 'all you can eat'...brilliant stuff. ~Bart After Dark~ Rarely ever shown on TV, this one sees Bart damage a statue in a huge house while Marge and Lisa are away. Homer makes Bart work off the damage-and soon discovers Bart is working in a burlesque house [brothel]! ~Lisa's Rival~ Lisa has a rival, but the subplot outshadows it. Homer tries to make a fortune from a truckload of sugar. All in all, brilliant. *****/***** :-)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Simpsons disc collection set 9 Mar 2007
Format:DVD
I bought these for my nephew who's now the same age as Bart, 10. They're set aside for christmas, but I had a watch of them myself. Love Most of the episodes, especially Marge Be Not Proud where Bart shop lifts Bone Storm, Lisa The Iconalist and the X Files one (Bart frightening Homer dressed as an alien "I'm the thing from Uranus."). Not to mention Mayored To The Mob with Homer training to be a bodyguard. Great value 12 episodes on 3 discs, and worth grabbing to give as a gift to some one keen on the series.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I bent my Wookie! 13 Mar 2000
By A Customer
Format:VHS Tape
For a family show, The Simpsons manages to cover some risqué ground, as this collection proves! "The Last Temptation of Homer" sees Homer tempted by a sexy new female worker at the nuclear plant (who sounds rather like Michelle Pfeiffer). "Bart After Dark" tells the tale of Bart's accidental employment at a 'burlesque house' (should that read 'brothel'?) which the town's men are keeping under their hats. In "New Kid on the Block" Bart falls in love with his tomboyish new next-door neighbours (Darleen from 'Roseanne'), and "Lisa's Rival" is the odd-episode-out, really dealing with friendship rather than love - in this case, the ultra-competitive rivalry between Lisa and a new genius-girl in her class (Winona Ryder as Alison Taylor). 'Lisa's Rival' features Ralph (my favourite character) quite prominently, and he is as wonderful as ever - when Lisa's class are asked to produce dioramas, Lisa and Alison compete to produce incredibly realistic miniature scenes, while Ralph's entry consists of several Star Wars action figures, still in their boxes! On his way home with Lisa, he falls over and moans "I bent my Wookie!".
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars woo-hoo a new simpsons boxset 10 Sep 2000
Format:VHS Tape
this box set containes the second half of series 2 and icludes 11 episodes to name a few
The Way We Was - When the TV goes out Homer and Marge tell how they first met in 1974 Springfield
Bart's Dog Gets An F - After chewing up Homer's new $125 sneakers and the Bouvier family quilt, Santa's Little Helper is sent to a obedience school
Brush with Greatness - while homer is on a diet marge paints a portraight of mr burns
Blood Feud - bart donates some blood to an ill mr burns and homer expects a gift in return
Three Men and a Comic Book - bart,milhouse,and martain by a copy of radioactive man no1 between them
an exellent video which will make you laugth from begining to end.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Great DVD!
GI love this selection of The Simpsons episodes. The choice of episodes revolves around the classics, which are usually concidered the best ones. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny DVD
It has some of the funniest episodes on this DVD and would recommend it to a friend.
Published on 5 Aug 2010 by C. A. Glass
5.0 out of 5 stars Simpsons for ever
The Simpsons are a classic cartoon and this early collection is one of the best.
Published on 12 Mar 2010 by Mr. JD Foster-Gandey
4.0 out of 5 stars Yet Another Quartet Of Simpsons Classics
Though the cover can be highly offputting, the episodes are nothing like seeing Homer on a chair in his underwear as a slimy slice of pizza drips from his hand. Read more
Published on 1 Sep 2005 by Judy G
4.0 out of 5 stars The Simpsons reveals its dark secrets to all!
This single DVD disc contains four sub standard episodes of Springfields favourite family, 88 minutes of Simpsons! Read more
Published on 16 July 2004 by Ben
4.0 out of 5 stars the simpsons.com
These are the episodes you get on this video each one a classic!
Treehouse Of Horror X
Itchy and Scratchy Land
Das Bus
Homer Goes To College.
Published on 27 May 2004 by G. Bowley
5.0 out of 5 stars Matt Groening does it again
Dark secrets is a great simpsons video for all fans. The 4 episodes included are :

The Springfield Files
This episode is probably the best on the video and... Read more
Published on 17 Mar 2004 by P. Glynn
5.0 out of 5 stars sex lies and the simpsons
absolutly fantastic all the eposodes are highly amusing and i think it is the best simpsons video so far u hav to get it
Published on 16 Nov 2003 by david joseph
5.0 out of 5 stars the best
Personally I think this is the best simpsons dvd not including the series'all though there is a change in episode with "Homer to the max"and "Homer the great" its still a great... Read more
Published on 29 Oct 2003 by "matthewharris538"
5.0 out of 5 stars sex lies and the simpsons
usual hilarious, witty simpson humour, some of the best episodes together. Brilliant.
Published on 28 Aug 2003
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