The Simpsons

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lunala18
In one episode, a character steps on a peacock in Mr Burns yard and it dies. (but it is not shown on screen, only mentioned)
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S05E04 "Rosebud" - During Smithers's announcement at the event held to celebrate Mr Burns's birthday, it is mentioned, but the dog is never seen. Smithers: "I have some sad news to report, a small puppy, not unlike Lassie, has just been run over in the parking lot." (The gag is that he announces this sad news immediately before Homer's comedy act, which contributes to the audience's negative reception of it.)
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Walrus64
a bunch of animals die like hamsters and lobsters
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S9E21 Girly Edition - Homer overfeeds Mojo the monkey (a service animal) with fatty foods, leaving him near death, then returns him to the store. At the store, the monkey feebly types the message "PRAY FOR MOJO" onto a computer
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DyingDogs20XX
Does dog racing count? More of an agility contest...
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Are there bugs?
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Yes
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Steven S.
A dragon dies at the end of The Serfsons, but it is almost immediately brought back to life.
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Yes
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Nebulacat
The family cat is named Snowball II because the previous Snowball died. In "I (Annoyed Grunt) Bot", Snowball II dies, as do two other cats, but the fifth cat gets renamed Snowball II and looks just like the original one, so you can avoid the episode and pretend it never existed.
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SallyBuckley
Various Treehouse of Horror segments include spiders, and the beginning of the episode Mobile Homer features several spiders dropping onto Homer's face when he picks up a box in the garage.
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Walrus64
whackingday includes beating up snakes
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Otto has a drug addiction
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Barney is an alcoholic. Otto the school bus driver has a drug addiction.
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lunala18
Barney Gumble is an alcoholic who drinks beer all the time and is always drunk
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Eve101010
In one episode Homers thumb is graphically cut off and kept in a jar of pickle brine
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Eve101010
There’s a recent episode where Marges sisters torture Homer in a room out of vengeance of their second wedding... maybe they’re running out of ideas
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LK1924
There's a pretty frightening/graphic (by Simpsons standards) scene in the Treehouse of Horror segment "Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace"
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DyingDogs20XX
Homer almost always manages to have five-o'-clock shadow. But yes.
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Walrus64
multible treehouse of horror segments include cannibalism
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Eve101010
There’s literally a joke where “seizure man” the Japanese super hero gives people seizures... including the Simpsons
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DyingDogs20XX
Skateboarding is dangerous, kids!
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Walrus64
you do see herman get amputated but thats in a very later episode
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ExplodingDucks
Being at the nuclear power plant made Homer infertile, but it isn’t really graphic…
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Nebulacat
"Much Apu About Nothing" is about Apu cheating on Manjula. One episode involves Homer being tempted to cheat on Marge with his coworker Mindy Simmons, but he manages not to.
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Nebulacat
Mona, Homer's mother, is dead. Also, Maude Flanders, the mother of Rod and Todd, dies.
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Walrus64
in krusty gets busted they burn a bunch of krusty dolls
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blurrylesbian2007
In several Treehouse of Horror episodes.
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Artixell
Bart is continually kidnapped my Sideshow Bob.
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Nebulacat
A recurring character is Krusty the Clown.
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Artixell
Bart is stalked by a murderer named "Sideshow Bob"
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herooftime8
Maggie meets Bazuzu
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Steven S.
Several Treehouse of Horror episodes contain ghosts.
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wesleythomasm
There are a couple of scenes where Homer is showering or bathing. The two I can remember off the top of my head are 1) Bart learns he can make Homer sing a song by playing with the bathroom taps while he's in the shower, and 2) Bart whomps Homer with a chair while he's in the bath.
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Nebulacat
There's a scene of Homer running into Bart's room, shouting, "BART-YOU-WANNA-SEE-MY-NEW-CHAINSAW-AND-HOCKEY-MASK?!", but that's actually a parody of jumpscares.
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Nebulacat
One Treehouse of Horror skit has Homer communicating through farts. He also drools a lot, though I'm not sure that qualifies as spitting.
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Yes
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ExplodingDucks
Many times.
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ElevenHopper
In Season 20, Episode 20 Homer wants to lose weight, so he asks Apu if there's anything that could make him throw up. Apu pours chunky buttermilk from 1961 into a cup for Homer to drink. He tells him not to chew the chunks, but Homer chews them anyways and Apu counts down from three. It shows the store from outside and you see the vomit on the window. Also, Season 16, E 15 at 4:12. You don't see the action, you just see the result on the ground. It's all played for laughs because it takes place in the future, but if you wanna be safe, just skip to 4:22. Also in season 13, episode 21 at 3:21. It's a caterpillar, so it might not trigger you, but the noises were pretty gross to be honest. Just skip ahead to 3:25. Season 18, Episode 8 at 14:45; its baby vomit so it's not too bad, and it's in black and white. Just skip to 14:55. S12 Ep16. It’s not bad, just weird(it’s on the ground while willie’s cleaning it. S32 Ep22 when Moe is talking abt the side effects of anti-booze. It’s just audio.
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Steven S.
There's No Disgrace Like Home" contains an extended scene where members of the titular family repeatedly shock each other in an electro-therapy setting.
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Nebulacat
Flashbacks show the kids being born in the hospital. In "Large Marge", Marge gets surgery and is shown at hospital. In "Homer Simpson in: 'Kidney Trouble'", Homer, Grandpa, and Ned are shown at the hospital. Comic Book Guy goes to the hospital in "Worst Episode Ever". "'Round Springfield" takes place mostly in the hospital.
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Nebulacat
"Hurricane Neddy" is about Ned Flanders going to a mental institution.
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herooftime8
Several episodes where the kids get vaccines. Other injections include morphine and IV drips.
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Eve101010
I don’t think so i think people have spammed yes on all the triggers to be annoying
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Nebulacat
In "Sleeping with the Enemy", Lisa's anorexia stems from her thinking she's fat and/or has a big butt.
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petaara
In the episode "Sleeping With The Enemy" Lisa has an eating disorder (anorexia nervosa).
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Steven S.
Moe the Bartender contemplating/attempting suicide is a running gag.
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wesleythomasm
Sideshow Bob (AAAAAH SIDESHOW BOB!) is obsessed with killing Bart
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AdamK
there are mentions, though I’ve never seen a character actually harm themselves. in ‘King Leer’, Moe’s father gives him one of the family mattress stores. Moe, with tears in his eyes, states ‘this is a dream I had buried so deep, no amount of self-harm could ever carve it out’.
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Artixell
Seymour Skinner has Panic Attacks as his mother screams at him. It is mentioned he has PTSD from Vietnam as well.
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wesleythomasm
One episode has Homer imagining a surplus ambulance screeching "BUYYY MEEE! BUYYY MEEE! BUYYY MEEE! " in an annoying voice
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ExplodingDucks
Moe Szylack attempts suicide and practices self-harm often and he has said it one or twice. Has been mentioned by other characters, also.
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DyingDogs20XX
As a stylistic choice, in moderation. Some episodes.
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herooftime8
An episode parodies the seizure-inducing flashes that can occur during animated shows.
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Does a baby cry?
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Yes
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No
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Yes
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Artixell
Abortions are implied in one episode.
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Nebulacat
Flashbacks show the births of all three Simpson kids, which might be scary if you're afraid of the birth process itself; however, if you're just concerned about inappropriate content, everyone's shame is covered.
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Nebulacat
No onscreen hanky-panky, but plenty of raunchy implications.
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bonzo
In the episode ‘Homer Bad man’ Homer is accused of sexual assault but is innocent
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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herooftime8
Clarification on Cletus and Brandine: multile episodes do reference them being brother and sister. Another episode claims Brandine is Cletus's mother.
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SallyBuckley
No outright uses of f*g but the episode Homer's Phobia contains insensitive remarks from Homer
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No
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Yes
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lunala18
Yes, a LOT.
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Mr.Burns is based on a lot of very anti semitic stereotypes
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ElevenHopper
I'm pretty sure Smithers dies in a Treehouse of Horror Episode, but of course he comes back.
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wesleythomasm
The Springfield PD is aggressively incompetent and blatantly corrupt.
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S4 E10 "Lisa's First Word" - Homer misgenders and deadnames his cousin. There is a transphobic gag; the cousin character is implied to have been "warped" by sleeping in her parents' bed until the age of 21, and this is implied to have caused her to be trans.
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herooftime8
It's a bit of a mixed bag. In the series premiere, Homer is exposed as a mall Santa trying to get extra money for Christmas. In other episodes, Santa is seen as a real character.
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DyingDogs20XX
...Ending? Whaaa? :S
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S11 E14 "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily" - At an auto race, Maude Flanders gets hit by the T-shirts from a T-Shirt cannon, and falls from the bleachers onto the parking lot, killing her.
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wesleythomasm
Homer attempts to throttle Bart at several points. One ToH short has a fourth Simpsons kid locked up in the attic for being eeeeevillll
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Nebulacat
One Treehouse of Horror episode is about vampires and drinking blood.
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DyingDogs20XX
Poor Apu.
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AdamK
on multiple occasions. Homer works at the power plant and is not very good at his job.
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Nebulacat
One couch gag involves Marge and Maggie falling into a lake and drowning. They survive, though, because couch gags are not canon.
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loverboi
s7ep8, mother simpson: homer falls down from some rocks and his collar snags on a tree branch. he stays there for a couple of seconds, and if screenshotted you'd think he got hanged, but he continues to fall after a few seconds. s6e6, treehouse of horror V: when they enter the graveyard, Moe is hung.
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teaz
a running joke is homer choking bart.
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Steven S.
In the updated opening sequence used from the Season 20 episode Take My Life, Please" onwards, Homer Simpson is hit by the family car as Marge is pulling it into the garage, although the scene is very cartoonish and he is not hurt in any way.
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