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    • 101 Sick Jokes For Twisted Kids
        • Joke book Adam mentions. "I'm not funny? Me? Adam, The... The Laugh Ki- The Laugh... uh, Giver Demamp. I know all 101 sick jokes for twisted kids." (Season 3 episode Booger Nights)
    • 20 Cases Of Dismemberment And Their Outcomes Under British Law
        • One of the books in the library in The Club (Story: The Breathing Method)
    • 5,000 Dirty Limericks
        • Book that Arnie brings Dennis in the hospital.
    • Advanced Calculus
        • Generic textbook that falls out a locker when Bart crashes into it on his skateboard. (Season 5 The Last Temptation of Homer)
    • Advanced Marketing
        • When Homer is determined to increase traffic at Bowlarama so that Al will give him a raise, he gets to work reading a book called Advanced Marketing. He quickly gives up on that book and starts reading Beginner Marketing. He quickly gives up on that book too, and starts reading The New American Dictionary. (Season 6 episode And Maggie Makes Three)
    • All The Answers
        • Book that the alien gives Mulder in Reggie's alternate version of their last X-File. (Season 1 episode The Lost Art of Forehead Swear)
    • Animation Legal Precedents
        • Legal book that Bart and Lisa research when looking for a way to help Roger Myers Jr. save Itchy & Scratchy Studios from bankruptcy after losing Chester Lampwick's lawsuit. (Season 7 episode The Day the Violence Died)
    • The Arsenic Family
        • Barrent opened the door and went in. Behind a low counter he saw ceiling-high shelves stocked with labeled bottles, cans and cartons, and square glass jars containing odd bits of leaves, twigs, and fungus. In back of the counter was a small shelf of books with titles like Quick Diagnosis in Acute Poisoning Cases; The Arsenic Family; and The Permutations of Henbane.
    • Astrophysics You Can Use
        • Book on astrophysics by Dr. Ted Fielding (Liev Schreiber)
    • The Axium
        • A.k.a The Sacred Axium. Book, the basis for all law on a very ass-backwards world that doesn't have monarchs or political parties. (Season 2 episode Dream a Little Dream)
    • Beginner Marketing
        • When Homer is determined to increase traffic at Bowlarama so that Al will give him a raise, he gets to work reading a book called Advanced Marketing. He quickly gives up on that book and starts reading Beginner Marketing. He quickly gives up on that book too, and starts reading The New American Dictionary. (Season 6 episode And Maggie Makes Three)
    • Better Homes Baby Book
        • Book that Vision reads while Wanda uses her magic to assemble the crib. (Season 1 episode Now in Color)
    • The Bible For Wise-asses
        • Book where Bart finds a bunch of sexy facts about the Bible. (Season 16 episode Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass)
    • The Big Book Of British Smiles
        • Book that Dr. Wolfe shows Ralph to scare him when he admits to not brushing. (Season 4 episode Last Exit to Springfield)
    • The Big Book Of Trains
        • Book that Itchy reads at Engineer School in Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie. (Season 4 episode Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie)
    • Biology
        • Generic biology textbook in Margot's car after dragged from Barbosa Lake.
    • Birds Of North America
        • Reference book by Roberta Brenner created by the motion picture prop house The Earl Hayes Press.
    • Bob's Fraud Log, Volumes I-IV
        • Evidence Sideshow Bob turns over to the court when he is investigated for rigging the mayoral election results. (Season 6 episode Sideshow Bob Roberts)
    • Book Of Laws
        • Book Richard brings with him when he meets with a young John Locke. (Season 4 episode Cabin Fever)
    • Boring And Stupid
        • Fictional philosophical work of Kierkegaard from a joke Michael makes, mocking Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling (Season 2 episode Leap to Faith)
    • Chemicals
        • Generic book on chemicals in the Morty Town Locos gang headquarters, where their Rick makes bootleg portal fluid (Season 3 episode The Ricklantis Mixup)
    • The Civil Engineer
        • Book that Itchy reads at Engineer School in Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie. (Season 4 episode Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie)
    • The Complete Book of Rules of Parking Validation
        • Joke Jimmy makes to Mike. (Season 1 episode Alpine Shepherd Boy)
    • The Complete Handyman's Bookshelf, Vol. I Spice Racks
        • Book on shelf in Homer's garage that he uses to build Marge a spice rack. (Season 2 episode Itchy & Scratchy & Marge)
    • The Complete Handyman's Bookshelf, Vol. II Knickknack Shelves
        • Book on shelf in Homer's garage. (Season 2 episode Itchy & Scratchy & Marge)
    • The Complete Handyman's Bookshelf, Vol. III Trojan Horses
        • Book on shelf in Homer's garage. (Season 2 episode Itchy & Scratchy & Marge)
    • Computers And Theorem Proofs: Toward An Artificial Intelligence
        • 1960 book by Stephen W. Falken, creator or video game Falken's Maze.

    • The Cool Guy Playbook
        • Joke Ed makes when he calls Kelly after their first date. (Season 2 episode Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow)
    • Copyright Law
        • The Simpsons exit the door of a haunted mansion one at a time, each dressed like one of the Munsters, Lisa as Marilyn, carrying a book with the title, Copyright Law. The residents of Springfield appear and kill them - all except for Lisa. (Season 12 episode Treehouse of Horror XI)
    • Copyright Law 1918-1923
        • Legal book that Bart and Lisa research when looking for a way to help Roger Myers Jr. save Itchy & Scratchy Studios from bankruptcy after losing Chester Lampwick's lawsuit. (Season 7 episode The Day the Violence Died)
    • Cultural Relativism And Moral Absolutism: An Exploration Of Values As Seen Through The Works Of Alain LeRoy Locke And Immanuel Kant
        • The name of one of Chidi's potential soul mate's thesis (Season 2 episode Everything is Great)
    • Dayton:Two Exits of Fun
        • Marge's Dayton guidebook for their trip to Dayton for Uncle Tyrone's birthday. (Season 15 episode Catch 'Em if You Can)
    • Deciphering The Mysteries of Hieroglyphics By Dr. Fredrick Walden
        • Book Clark uses for research on his report on the caves. (Season 2 episode Rush)
    • Dictionary
        • For punishment at St. Jerome's Catholic School, Bart is forced to hold dictionaries with his arms extended. (Season 16 episode The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star)
    • Drugs Are Your Friends
        • Reading material in Maggie and Colin's house in the suburbs when they are taken to Reorientation Compound Four on the pharmacotherapy world. (Season 4 episode Just Say Yes)
    • The Duff Book of World Records
        • Simpsons version of the Guinness Book of World Records that inspires "It's got pictures of deformities." (Season 13 episode Sweets and Sour Marge)

    • Ely On Inheritance And Bequest
        • Book Mike consults in order to understand the concept of inheritance. "Mike was aware that he was having trouble grokking in fullness the human concept of property and, in particular, the ideas of bequest and inheritance. So he most carefully avoided inserting his own ideas and stuck to the book - a book which Jubal recognized shortly as Ely on Inheritance and Bequest, chapter one."
    • Encyclopedia Of Needlework
        • Book at Doc's landlady's house when he tries to pass her house off as his own in order to get on the Manhattan Project (Issue #1)
    • The Encyclopedia Self-Destructica
        • Joke the narrator of the behind the scenes documentary makes about the Simpsons. "But reckless spending and interracial homoeroticism were just volume one of the The Encyclopedia Self-Destructica." (Season 11 episode Behind the Laughter)
    • The Encyclopedia Tellurica
        • From the first line of the Introduction. "I LOOKED AT MY NOTES AND I DIDN'T LIKE THEM. I'd spent three days at U. S. Robots and might as well have spent them at home with the Encyclopedia Tellurica."
    • Escape In 10 EZ Lesions
        • Fake book an inmate requests Andy order for the prison library (Story: Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption)
    • Explosives From ABC To TNT
        • Reference book by Richard Meichtry created by the motion picture prop house The Earl Hayes Press.
    • Flanders-English English-Flanders Dictionary
        • Marge uses a special dictionary to understand Ned Flanders. (Season 17 episode Bart Has Two Mommies)
    • Fun with Ferns
        • Book the Professor was writing, the reason he originally booked his tour on the S.S. Minnow - to help with his research.
    • Golden Quill National Spelling Bee Rule Book
        • Guy quotes the Golden Quill National Spelling Bee Rule Book, page 39, rule #24, sub-point B: "The speller must not have passed beyond the eighth grade on or before February 1st, 2011".
    • Gravitation: An Introduction To Current Research
        • Hugh's brother's book that Beth put in Hugh's car.
    • Hip Punishments
        • Marge threatens to erase Bart's saved PlayStation games and delete the custom ringtones from his phone, which she learned about by reading Hip Punishments magazine. (Season 17 episode Milhouse of Sand and Fog)
    • The Hipcrime Vocab
        • Written by sociologist Chad C. Mulligan. A satirical collection of dictionary pseudo-definitions similar to Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary.
    • Hippie-English Dictionary
        • Chief Wiggum uses a Hippie-English Dictionary to try to talk Homer's fugitive mother Mona into giving herself up. (Season 15 episode My Mother the Carjacker)
    • How Did I Get Here: Explaining Sex To Your Child
        • Instructional book created by the motion picture prop house The Earl Hayes Press.
    • The How, Why, and Huh? Book of Weather
        • Book Lisa is reading when she realizes that the hurricane - Hurricane Barbara - is coming. (Season 8 episode Hurricane Neddy)
    • Human Resource Exploitation Manual
        • The manual Arthur finds when he is allowed to visit the Carnes home crime scene, along with a library call number and pictures of Steward.
    • I Criminali Americani
        • Italian book of American criminals that the authorities use to identify Sideshow Bob. (Season 17 episode The Italian Bob)
    • Illustrated History of Psychopharmacology
        • Reading material in Maggie and Colin's house in the suburbs when they are taken to Reorientation Compound Four on the pharmacotherapy world. (Season 4 episode Just Say Yes)
    • Intro To Chemistry 3rd Edition
        • The stolen textbooks Jeff, Shirley and Buzz find while cleaning the storage room in the east wing in Season 5 episode 9 VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing.
    • Italian For Italian-Americans
        • Lisa listens to "Italian for Italian-Americans" audio tapes on a bench in Springfield Park. Phrases include, "I plan to dump this body in the ocean" and "This is what you get for asking questions" (Season 17 episode The Last of the Red Hot Mamas)
    • It's Your Wedding Night
        • Book Peggy is reading in the doctor's office in episode 1. "What a Every Bride Should Know. How to be a Good Wife."
    • Lighthouses Of The Eastern Seaboard
        • Reference book created by the motion picture prop house The Earl Hayes Press.
    • Loony Laws, Silly Statutes and Wacky War Crimes
        • Book Chief Wiggum uses to find old laws to arrest more people for Mr. Burns' prison. (Season 16 episode The Seven-Beer Snitch)
    • Math
        • Various generic math textbooks.
        • Bart's generic math textbook at St. Jerome's Catholic School. (Season 16 episode The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star)
        • Bart's math textbook. (Season 4 episode Kamp Krusty)
        • Generic textbook in Lisa's Strike Preparedness Kit that she pulls out when the teachers of Springfield Elementary School go on strike. (Season 6 episode The PTA Disbands)
        • Lisa's textbook. (Season 11 episode Take My Wife, Sleaze)
    • MCAT: The Monorail Conductors Aptitude Test
        • Book that Bart uses to test Homer when he attends the Lanley Institute to become a monorail conductor. (Season 4 episode Marge vs. The Monorail)
    • Men Are Cats Women Are Dogs
        • Psychology book by Dr. Theodore Carlton created by the motion picture prop house The Earl Hayes Press.
    • The New Farmers Market Rulebook
        • New list of rules Leslie stays up all night to create in order to kick Chardbodies out of the Pawnee farmers market. (Season 6 episode Farmers Market)
    • Newspeak Dictionary
        • Syme was a philologist, a specialist in Newspeak. Indeed, he was one of the enormous team of experts now engaged in compiling the Eleventh Edition of the Newspeak Dictionary.
    • Oakwood Alphabetical Telephone Directory
        • Phone book for the mysterious little town of Oakwood, where astronaut Sgt. Mike Ferris frantically searches for another human being. (Season 1 episode Where is Everybody?)
    • Oo-mox For Fun and Profit
        • Quark meets with his best employee Aluura, asking her to be nicer to him and advising her to read Oo-mox for Fun and Profit. (Season 6 episode Profit and Lace)
    • Over The Walls
        • Book written by Damon Pennington, who John consults to learn to how to break his wife out of prison.
    • Phallic Worship And Auto Erotic Phenomena In Adolescence
        • Book by K. Menzies. In one scene, Ann is perusing the books in a cabinet. In addition to a few actual books by Sigmund Freud, Richard Payne Knight and Phillip Stubs, there are a few others that are fake.
    • Philosophy
        • Author: Nylen Et Al. Text book that a young Chidi reads in flashback. (Season 4 episode The Answer)
    • The Philosophy Of Time Travel
        • The book on time travel by Roberta Sparrow, also known as Grandma Death, that Donnie's science teacher (Noah Wyle) gives him.
    • Pnakotic Manuscripts
        • Book Alonzo Typer finds and reads in the van Der Heyl mansion, originally from Richard F. Searight's 1935 short story The Sealed Casket.
    • Pregnancy
        • Vision checks out a book called Pregnancy from the Westview Public Library. (Season 1 episode Now in Color)
    • The Psychology Of Sex
        • Book by H. H. Elliot. In one scene, Ann is perusing the books in a cabinet. In addition to a few actual books by Sigmund Freud, Richard Payne Knight and Phillip Stubs, there are a few others that are fake.
    • Public Nudity: Codes And Statutes
        • Legal book that Bart and Lisa research trying to help get Apu out of jail, after accidentally losing his towel after being locked out of his house after a shower. (Season 7 episode The Day the Violence Died)
    • Quantum Theory Today
        • Book Jenny is carrying in the school library when she runs into "Holden" (Matt)
    • Quick Diagnosis in Acute Poisoning Cases
        • Barrent opened the door and went in. Behind a low counter he saw ceiling-high shelves stocked with labeled bottles, cans and cartons, and square glass jars containing odd bits of leaves, twigs, and fungus. In back of the counter was a small shelf of books with titles like Quick Diagnosis in Acute Poisoning Cases; The Arsenic Family; and The Permutations of Henbane.
    • Rapture For Dummies
        • Book on the rapture that Homer buys at Gospel for Less Christian Bookstore. (Season 16 episode Thank God it's Doomsday)
    • Real Estate Law
        • Book that Marge reads when she becomes a real estate agent at Red Blazer Realty. (Season 9 episode Realty Bites)
    • Reptiles
        • One of the books that future Rick hands to current Rick to help him and Morty build the snake suits used in the past. (Season 4 episode Rattlesnake Ricklactica)
    • Sacred Symbols of Ancient America
        • Book Bart finds in Clark's room in the barn. (Season 4 episode Run)
    • Science Made Very Very Simple
        • Book Bart uses to explain to Homer why they need to go rescue Selma from Sideshow Bob. (Season 3 episode Black Widower)
    • Serpents
        • One of the books that future Rick hands to current Rick to help him and Morty build the snake suits used in the past. (Season 4 episode Rattlesnake Ricklactica)
    • Simpson/English English/Simpson Dictionary
        • Ned Flanders uses a special dictionary to understand Marge Simpson. (Season 17 episode Bart Has Two Mommies)
    • Sin And Sex, Conation Volition, Sex And Celibacy
        • Book by T. Long. In one scene, Ann is perusing the books in a cabinet. In addition to a few actual books by Sigmund Freud, Richard Payne Knight and Phillip Stubs, there are a few others that are fake.
    • Snakes
        • One of the books that future Rick hands to current Rick to help him and Morty build the snake suits used in the past. (Season 4 episode Rattlesnake Ricklactica)
    • Social Studies
        • Textbook that Lisa reads, when a member of the motorcycle gang Hell's Satan's borrows it to scratch his ass. (Season 11 episode Take My Wife, Sleaze)
    • Sociology and You
        • Author: Rowe. Text book that a young Chidi reads in flashback. (Season 4 episode The Answer)
    • Something Wild
        • 1948 book by Dr. Vijay Alezias, the expert that Will meets with regarding Animal possession. Demonic possession. The possession of the spirit by an animal.
    • Springfield Fry Cooks A-E
        • Homer researches Mason Fairbanks, the man that might be his real birth father, reading Springfield Lifeguards of the 20th Century. Also visible on the desk where he's sitting are Springfield Night Watchmen of the 20th Century and Springfield Fry Cooks A-E at the Springfield Public Library. (Season 17 episode Homer's Paternity Coot)
    • Springfield Lifeguards of the 20th Century
        • Homer researches Mason Fairbanks, the man that might be his real birth father, reading Springfield Lifeguards of the 20th Century. Also visible on the desk where he's sitting are Springfield Night Watchmen of the 20th Century and Springfield Fry Cooks A-E at the Springfield Public Library. (Season 17 episode Homer's Paternity Coot)
    • Springfield Night Watchmen of the 20th Century
        • Homer researches Mason Fairbanks, the man that might be his real birth father, reading Springfield Lifeguards of the 20th Century. Also visible on the desk where he's sitting are Springfield Night Watchmen of the 20th Century and Springfield Fry Cooks A-E at the Springfield Public Library. (Season 17 episode Homer's Paternity Coot)
    • Springfield Telephone Directory
        • Homer looks for foundation repairmen. (Season 4 episode Marge Gets a Job) Marge's sisters call everybody in Springfield except for Homer to tell them that Marge is pregnant again. (Season 6 episode And Maggie Makes Three) Bart makes several calls while researching which direction toilets drain. (Season 6 episode Bart vs. Australia) Lisa looks up the number for Dr. Hibbert. (Season 8 episode My Sister, My Sitter)
    • The Events Calendar
        • In the Oracle/Seer world, Quinn reads from a book called the Events Calendar: "In 1865, a young seer from San Francisco is purported to have prevented the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was so impressed, he created a special cabinet post - Prime Oracle, with the responsibility to foresee potential disasters. The rest of the country soon came to believe in psychic powers." (Season 2 episode Obsession)
        • Arturo reads from The Events Calendar book on the world where the youth are in charge, where DJ Howard Stern was elected president and lowered voting age to 9. (Season 2 episode The Young and the Relentless)
    • Thesaurus
        • Generic thesaurus that Homer gives Bart at the party they throw for him for getting a hundred on a test. (Season 16 Sleeping with the Enemy)
    • Troutman's Treatment of Wounds
        • Textbook that Louis planned to utilize for his dissenting letter to The Duquesne Medical Digest regarding a long article concerning dissolving sutures.
    • Uncle Blazer's Fun Facts Just To Take A Poop To
        • Book Blake says he's going to write (Season 2 episode Teenage Mutant Ninja Roommates)
    • What Would Jesus View?
        • Rod and Todd Flanders' church's movie guide, by Michael Medved. (Season 15 episode The Ziff Who Came to Dinner)
    • What You Need To Know New York
        • George's guide to New York. (Season 1 episode The Case of the Stolen Sperm)
    • What You Need To Know Now
        • An update of George's old guide to New York, a Random House coffee table book. (Season 1 episode The Case of the Stolen Sperm)
    • Who We Are And Who We Are Not: Practical Ethics And Their Application In The Modern World
        • The name of the manuscript Chidi worked on for 18 years.
    • Who's Who Among American Elementary School Students
        • Book, a scam aimed at parents to pay $95 to have their kids included, which Lisa points out to Marge, but Marge doesn't seem to get it. She rewards the children by taking them to the Family Fun Center amusement park. (Season 10 episode Bart, the Mother)
    • Who's Who On Science
        • Reference book on science fiction author Isaac Clark's home world, the world that Quinn and Colin thought was their world, but turns out not to be. (Season 4 episode Revelations)
    • Wild Snakes
        • One of the books that future Rick hands to current Rick to help him and Morty build the snake suits used in the past. (Season 4 episode Rattlesnake Ricklactica)
    • The Wonder Of ... Sexual Expression
        • Book Peggy reads to prepare to teach sexual education at Bobby's school. (Season 1 episode Square Peg)
    • The Wonderful World Of Terry Faith Cosmetics
        • Guide that ALF receives in the mail when he starts selling Terry Faith Cosmetics (Season 1 episode Keepin' the Faith)

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