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The variations (Mainly the music) is seen in certain episodes of The Simpsons:

The Simpsons (Dancin' Homer) (1990): The ending of the "Capital City Song" is heard.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror II) (1991) and (Treehouse of Horror III) (1992): An organ version of the theme (composed by Danny Elfman, on a Roland D-50 using the PN-D50-00 expansion pack and its "Pipe Organ" preset) is heard.


The Simpsons (Lisa the Greek) (1992): The shush is replaced with a whistle (a higher-pitched the sound of Popeye whistling) and the regular logo music is played by a marching band.


The Simpsons (Homer at the Bat) (1992): The shush is replaced with a crack of a baseball bat and the regular logo music is played by an organ (the organ with stadium reverb), ending in the sound of a crowd cheering.


The Simpsons (The Otto Show) (1992): The theme is played on an electric guitar.


The Simpsons (Kamp Krusty) (1992): The regular logo music is played by a Mexican mariachi band, ending in some off-screen voices shout "¡Olé!". The shush is absent. On Spanish prints and early 2015 prints of the episode, the "¡Olé!" exclamation is removed.


The Simpsons (Duffless) (1993): Instead of the shush and the fanfare, we hear a bicycle bell being rung twice, followed by Homer laughing.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror IV) (1993) and The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror V) (1994): A woman is heard screaming with heavy reverb and delay, followed by the Danny Elfman organ version of the theme.


The Simpsons ($pringfield) (1993): The theme is played in the style of big band music followed by a slot machine noise replacing the second half of it.


The Simpsons (Lady Bouvier's Lover) (1994): After the Gracie lady shushes, Grandpa Abe (who began talking starting at the second half of the credits) says "I'm sorry."


The Simpsons (Homer the Great) (1995): After the Gracie lady shushes, Carl says "Shut up!".


The Simpsons (Bart vs Australia) (1995): The shush and the regular logo music are replaced with: either Lisa playing a didgeridoo or [similarly] "bong" sounds under a loop of different bounce sounds ending in the Hanna-Barbera "BOING" sound.


The Simpsons (Lisa's Wedding) (1995) and (Margical History Tour) (2004): The regular logo music is played in the style of renaissance music. On the latter, the shush is absent and the theme is longer.


The Simpsons ('Round Springfield) (1995): The regular logo music is played by a piano with the melody in an alto saxophone. The shush also has a slight echo effect to it.


The Simpsons (Who Shot Mr. Burns? (Part One)) (1995): A gun shot is heard after the logo's theme.


The Simpsons (Lisa the Vegetarian) (1995): "Maybe I'm Amazed" is heard over the logo.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror VI) (1995): The woman's scream and organ theme are absent. Instead, the music is played in the style of Myst/Phillip Glass music.


The Simpsons (Summer of 4 Ft. 2) (1996): The logo's music is played in the style of beach music with a saxophone lead.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror VII) (1996): A different sound effect of a woman screaming is used (albeit sounding younger), followed by a slow variant of the organ version of the theme.


The Simpsons (The Canine Mutiny) (1997): Chief Wiggum says "Jamming" over the logo, this was omitted in both Latin American and Castilian Spanish dubs.


The Simpsons (Lisa's Sax) (1997): The audio from the "'Round Springfield" variant is used, albeit the melody is played an octave lower and in a tenor saxophone. The shush is absent.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror VIII) (1997), Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006), Treehouse of Horror XVIII (2007), and Treehouse of Horror XX (2009): A woman is heard screaming, followed by a slightly reorchestrated version of the Danny Elfman organ version of the theme. Also, the order of sound is varied somewhat: the rearranged Danny Elfman organ theme starts up at the very moment the woman starts screaming.


The Simpsons (Bart Star) (1997): After the Gracie lady shushes, Homer says "You're cut too, shushie!".


The Simpsons (Miracle on Evergreen Terrace) (1997): The logo's theme is in the style of Christmas music.


The Simpsons (All Singing, All Dancing) (1998): The music starts to play, but a gunshot interrupts it and Snake is heard saying "You too, Gracie music dude, gah!". The "Shh!" is absent.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror IX) (1998): Same as II and III, except we hear Regis Philbin saying "My eyes! My beautiful eyes.", followed by the original Danny Elfman organ version of the theme. This variant is only heard in syndication, Disney+ and on the Season 10 DVD release. On Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, European French, and Castilian Spanish dubs, Regis Philbin's line is absent, leaving only the organ version of the theme, just like the second and third Treehouse of Horror episodes.


The Simpsons (When You Dish Upon a Star) (1998): After the Gracie lady shushes, we hear Ron Howard saying "Homer, we're out of vodka". The regular logo music is absent (except on FXX airings of this episode where Ron Howard's line is followed by a short edited version of the regular logo music: the last three notes).


The Simpsons (D'oh-in in The Wind) (1998): The shush is replaced with Homer droning "Bury Flanders."


The Simpsons (Wild Barts Can't Be Broken) (1999): After the Gracie lady shushes, the Crazy Old Man says, "Oh, don't tell me to shush. You stupid lady!".


The Simpsons (Sunday, Cruddy Sunday) (1999): Instead of the shush, there is Rupert Murdoch saying "Silence!".


The Simpsons (Marge Simpson in: "Screaming Yellow Honkers") (1999): Instead of a "Shh!" and the logo's theme, we hear some gunshots and a thud.


The Simpsons (The Old Man and the "C" Student) (1999): "Can't Buy Me Love" is heard over the logo. This also plays over the 20th Century Fox Television logo.


The Simpsons (Monty Can't Buy Me Love) (1999): During the logo, Lisa can be heard saying "Ooh, I hear this really sucks!".


The Simpsons (They Saved Lisa's Brain) (1999): During the logo, Homer can be heard saying "Larry Flint is right! You guys stink!".


The Simpsons (Beyond Blunderdome) (1999): After the lady shushes, we hear Mel Gibson doing his Three Stooges impersonation.


The Simpsons (Brother's Little Helper) (1999): After the Gracie lady shushes, one of the showering soldiers says, "Oh, why'd you have to shush? You ruined the whole show!"


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror X) (1999): A woman is heard screaming with some reverb, followed by the original Danny Elfman organ version of the theme.


The Simpsons (Little Big Mom) (2000): During the logo, we hear Fred Mertz say "You hit her pretty hard there, Rick!". In the Latin American dub, Homer says this quote instead of Fred.


The Simpsons (The Mansion Family) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, Homer says, "Don't shush me, you rich bastard!" However, this was not heard in syndication, Network Ten and BBC airings, though it is preserved on the Season 11 DVD and Disney+. On Sky One airings of the episode, the line "You rich bastard!" is omitted, due to "bastard" being an inappropriate word.


The Simpsons (Saddlesore Galactica) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, Comic Book Guy says "Worst. Episode. Ever."


The Simpsons (Missionary: Impossible) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, Homer says "Save me, Jebus!"


The Simpsons (Pygmoelian) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, Duff Man says "Oh yeah!".


The Simpsons (Bart to the Future) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, Bart says "Moochie, moochie!".


The Simpsons (Last Tap Dance in Springfield) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, Little Miss Vicki (a character in the episode) says "Tappa, tappa, tappa" and then the logo's main animation slides up to take up the top half of the screen, while the bottom half has an animated black-and-white scene of a cat rubbing its eyes (with fake prop arms from offscreen) and smiling (this was in an old Miss Vicki movie Lisa was watching). Also, on FXX airings of the episode, this variant is preserved but the 2009 logo is plastered onto the 1987 one.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XI) (2000): A woman is heard screaming with a much smaller reverb, followed by another slightly reorchestrated version of the Danny Elfman organ version of the theme, this time sounding much more macabre.


The Simpsons (A Tale of Two Springfields) (2000): After the lady shushes, the sound of an incomplete tritone call is heard.


The Simpsons (Insane Clown Poppy) (2000): After the Gracie lady shushes, John Updike laughs and Krusty the Clown yells "Shut up, Updike!".


The Simpsons (Homer vs. Dignity) (2000): During the logo, we hear Homer saying "Baby made a boom-boom."


The Simpsons (Worst Episode Ever) (2001): After the Gracie lady shushes, Agnes Skinner says "Why, you ill-mannered sack of crap!"


The Simpsons (Day of the Jackanapes) (2001): After the Gracie lady shushes, Krusty the Clown says "Mukluk!"


The Simpsons (Bye Bye Nerdie) (2001): "Always Safety First" is heard.


The Simpsons (Trilogy of Error) (2001): We hear a French teacher telling his students to laugh "en francais". The usual sounds are not heard here.


The Simpsons (I'm Goin' to Praiseland) (2001): After the Gracie lady shushes, some of Violet's coughing fits are heard.


The Simpsons (Children of a Lesser Clod) (2001): Over the logo, Bill Cosby says "Pokémon? Pokémon? Where the pokey and the man and the thing with the guy comes out?" and then laughs. The shush and the music are still present, though. This also runs into the 20th Century Fox Television logo.


The Simpsons (Simpsons Tall Tales) (2001): During the logo, Homer says "Oh boy, buffalo testicles!" followed by a chomp.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XII) (2001): The order is changed for this episode. The organ is played first and then the woman screaming comes in as it is played. The organ heard is also another slightly re-orchestrated version. Both the organ and scream have a small reverb.


The Simpsons (The Blunder Years) (2001): After the lady shushes, Homer is heard screaming. This also runs into the 20th Century Fox Television logo.


The Simpsons (The Parent Rap) (2001): After the lady shushes, Homer says "Cobras! Cobras!".


The Simpsons (The Bart Wants What It Wants) (2002): Instead of the shush, Milhouse yells "WAZAAAAP!".


The Simpsons (The Old Man and the Key) (2002): The logo stays in its starting point while Lisa (in Elly May Clampett's accent) says "This has been a Gracie Films pray-sen-tation." The logo then proceeds normally. This is not preserved on FXX airings, though it is still seen on Disney+ and the Season 13 DVD.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XIII (2002), Treehouse of Horror XIV (2003), Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005): A woman is heard screaming, followed by the organ version of the theme. In XIII and XVI, the organ is slightly re-orchestrated once more. In XIV, the organ is slightly re-orchestrated yet again, except it sounds like a mix between a church pipe organ and a rock organ.


The Simpsons (How I Spent My Strummer Vacation) (2002): During the logo, Mick Jagger says "Simpson!".


The Simpsons (Smart & Smarter) (2004): After the Gracie lady shushes, Simon Cowell says "Oh, shush yourself."


The Simpsons (Fat Man and Little Boy) (2004): The music is a semitone lower. Only heard in reruns, Season 16 DVD releases, international airings and Disney+ prints of the episode.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XV) (2004): Homer is heard screaming while the VIII organ version of the theme plays. This also runs into the 20th Century Fox Television logo.


The Simpsons (Don't Fear the Roofer) (2005):

  • Original airing: The shush and the logo jingle are replaced with Stephen Hawking saying "Badabing, badaboom. And we're done.".
  • Syndication: After the lady shushes, Stephen Hawking says "And we're done.".
  • FXX airings: Same as the first variant, but the "Shh!" is present.

The Simpsons (The Homer of Seville) (2007): The shush and the logo jingle are replaced with Plácido Domingo holding a G4 note.


The Simpsons (Husbands and Knives) (2007): Jack Black says "Might be some wrong words in there, but uh, pretty much nailed it." Neither the shush or jingle are heard.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XIX) (2008): A Peanuts-style piano rendition of the logo's theme is heard, likely a reference to the third segment parodying Peanuts.


The Simpsons (Papa Don't Leech) (2008): "America's Back" plays over the logo.


The Simpsons (O Brother, Where Bart Thou?) (2009): Folk singers say "Folk singers never say, "Take it, Naked Bacon"". Homer asks, "Do you guys know 'Funkytown'?" Neither the shush nor the regular logo music are heard.


The Simpsons (Thursdays with Abie) (2010): After the shush, Homer exclaims "Hey, shush yourself!" Only heard in reruns, international airings and Disney+ prints of the episode.


The Simpsons (Once Upon a Time in Springfield) (2010): Instead of the usual sounds, we hear Penelope vocalizing.


The Simpsons (Million Dollar Maybe) (2010): Ricardo Bomba attempts to say his catchphrase, "Soon you will be mine!", but is cut off by the shush.


The Simpsons (The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed) (2010): Instead of the shush, a group shouts "l'chaim!".


The Simpsons (The Squirt and the Whale) (2010): The shush is replaced with a whale call.


The Simpsons (Judge Me Tender) (2010): The shush is replaced with Simon Cowell laughing.


The Simpsons (Elementary School Musical) (2010): A cow moo is heard after the logo jingle. The shush is not present.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXI) (2010): A "Wilhelm Scream" is heard, followed by the XIII organ version of the theme.


The Simpsons (The Fight Before Christmas) (2010): The shush is replaced with Katy Perry saying "But I did say stop.".


The Simpsons (Homer the Father) (2011): Homer is heard saying "Excellent!" in place of the shush. The music is also a semitone lower.


The Simpsons (A Midsummer's Nice Dream) (2011): Instead of the shush, Homer is heard saying "Geez, sorry Dave."


The Simpsons (Angry Dad: The Movie) (2011): Ricky Gervais is heard telling Ridley Scott, "Well, why couldn't you have said that a minute ago? Don't take any of my ideas!" followed by a short version of the jingle. The usual sounds are not heard here.


The Simpsons (The Ned-liest Catch) (2011): The shush is replaced with Homer saying "And if I'm dead, avenge my death!" Only heard on reruns, international airings and Disney+ prints of the episode.


The Simpsons (The Falcon and the D'ohman) (2011): Wayne Slater says "You shush me again, and I'll take your head clean off." after the shush.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXII (2011) and Treehouse of Horror XXIII (2012): Homer is heard screaming, followed by a more abridged version of the XIII organ version of the theme. His scream is different on both, which was also removed in the Brazilian Portuguese and Czech dubs.


The Simpsons (The Ten-Per-Cent Solution) (2011): Joan Rivers says "Oh, grow up!" after the shush.


The Simpsons (The Great Simpsina) (2011): "The Peach Song" plays over the logo, but the shush interrupts it and Jack McBrayer (who guest starred in the episode as Ewell Freestone) is heard proclaiming "Shush yourself.".


The Simpsons (Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson) (2012): Right when it starts, Homer exclaims "Are we going to New York or..." before the logo proceeds. He then says "Oh."


The Simpsons (At Long Last Leave) (2012): The logo jingle and music are replaced with Cletus singing "The Outlands!"


The Simpsons (Gone Abie Gone) (2012): The music is played on a piano, similar to the Peanuts variant.


The Simpsons (Moe Goes From Rags to Riches) (2012): The shush is replaced with Moe's rag saying "I'm in hell."


The Simpsons (How I Wet Your Mother) (2012): "Dream Operator", as sung by Abe and Mona, is heard over the logo.


The Simpsons (Moonshine River) (2012): The shush and the jingle are replaced with the sound of tribal drums.


The Simpsons (Adventures in Baby-Getting) (2012): Ragtime music plays over the logo.


The Simpsons (Love is a Many Splintered Thing) (2013): The shush and the jingle are replaced with Brandine and Cletus scatting.


The Simpsons (The Saga of Carl) (2013): An Icelandic rendition of the theme song runs over the logo.


The Simpsons (Dangers on a Train) (2013): Right when the logo starts, Abe says "Not the second, or the-" before the shush cuts him off.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXIV) (2013): A small group of people yelling "One of Us!" is heard, followed by the XIII organ version of the theme.


The Simpsons (White Christmas Blues) (2013) and The Simpsons (I Won't Be Home for Christmas) (2014): "The Simpsons Christmas Theme" is heard over the logo.


The Simpsons (Brick Like Me) (2014): Marge's shushing is heard instead of the regular shush.


The Simpsons (The Yellow Badge of Cowardge) (2014): After the shush, Homer says "Usher! Will you stop that person who's shushing?" The regular music isn't heard.


Family Guy (The Simpsons Guy) (2014): The logo makes a surprise appearance before the end credits of this crossover of Family Guy and The Simpsons. We hear Peter Griffin (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) sing along with the music, "And now the show is over now!"


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXV) (2014): A woman is heard screaming, followed by the abridged XIII organ version of the theme. This is the first time in four years that we hear the woman screaming.


The Simpsons (Covercraft) (2014): The shush and the jingle are replaced with Sammy Hagar laughing.


The Simpsons (The Man Who Came to Be Dinner) (2015): The Star Trek: TOS theme is heard over the logo.


The Simpsons (Waiting for Duffman) (2015): Duffman is heard saying "Oh yeah!" during the logo (similar to the "Pygmoelian" variant), only this time he says it before the shush. This is only heard in reruns, international airings and Disney+ prints of the episode.


The Simpsons (Cue Detective) (2015): The shush is replaced by the pit master saying "I'm outta here".


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXVI) (2015): Homerzilla (a character from this episode) roars, and an abridged version of the XIII organ version of the theme is heard.


The Simpsons (Barthood) (2015): A guitar tune plays over the logo.


The Simpsons (Simprovised) (2016):

  • East Coast airings: Homer quotes "Do do do do, waiting on the pants! Oh, Bart, not culottes!" and then groans (this audio was carried from "Homer Live", a special segment that aired at the end of the episode). Neither the shush nor the music are heard, and this continues over to the 20th Century Fox Television logo.
  • West Coast airings: Instead of the shush or the jingle, we hear Homer saying "And now we're flashing the credits of the many key people who worked long and hard on this, and laughter fades, someone call Uber." Part of this also played over the FOX logo.

The Simpsons (The Town) (2016): Before the shush, we hear a person whispering "Departed." from a song earlier in the episode.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXVII) (2016): A woman is heard screaming, followed by a less acoustic organ rendition of the theme with its notes having the same length of the normal jingle.


The Simpsons (The Last Traction Hero) (2016): Instead of the "Shh!" and the regular music, we hear Hawaiian-like singing.


The Simpsons (The Nightmare After Krustmas) (2016): After the shush, Squeaky Voiced Teen sings "Throne of God!" (which is obviously off-key). There is no music here.


The Simpsons (Pork and Burns) (2017): Instead of the shush, Plopper (better known as Spider-Pig; first appeared in The Simpsons Movie and later appeared in the season 27 episode "Puffless") squeals.


The Simpsons (The Great Phatsby) (2017): The music is sung by a group of female singers.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (2017), Treehouse of Horror XXIX (2018), Treehouse of Horror XXX (2019), Treehouse of Horror XXXI (2020), Treehouse of Horror XXXII (2021), Not It (2022), and Treehouse of Horror XXXIII (2022): A woman is heard screaming, followed by a synthesized pipe organ rendition of the theme, now arranged by Bleeding Fingers Music. In early TV airings of "Treehouse of Horror XXXIII", however, the order of sound is varied somewhat once again-- this time, the organ theme starts up at the very moment the woman starts screaming. Sometimes, it replaces the woman scream with a new scream.


The Simpsons (Kamp Krustier) (2017): Instead of the regular music and sounds, we hear Kevin Michael Richardson singing karaoke.


The Simpsons (A Father's Watch) (2017): Homer's cover of "You're The Best" runs over the logo.


The Simpsons (Looking for Mr. Goodbart) (2017): All of the human audience members are replaced with Peekimon creatures (the show's parody of Pokémon), animated in a pseudo-anime style. The music is the ending of the Pokémon-esque theme that plays through the credits.


The Simpsons (Dogtown) (2017): We hear a dog howling, but the shush cuts it off.


The Simpsons (Mad About the Toy) (2019): Right at the start, Lawrence O'Donnell shouts "Last word!" before the logo proceeds.


The Simpsons (The Clown Stays in the Picture) (2019): Raphael is heard scatting in place of the shush.


The Simpsons (I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh) (2019): Professor Frink proclaims "The end!" in an operatic voice just before the lady shushes.


The Simpsons (Thanksgiving of Horror) (2019): Instead of the lady shushing, we hear Homer gobbling like a turkey.


The Simpsons (Better Off Ned) (2020): Over the logo, Nelson does his signature laugh, followed by another kid's voice going "Yay!" The music is absent.


The Simpsons (I, Carumbus) (2020): The theme to The Roman Holidays runs over the logo.


The Simpsons (The Road to Cincinnati) (2020): The theme to WKRP in Cincinnati runs over the logo.


The Simpsons (The Dad-Feelings Limited) (2021): "Ooh La La" (a song performed by The Faces) is heard, but the shush cuts it off.


The Simpsons (Treehouse of Horror XXXIV) (2023): Barney's signature belch is heard followed by the Bleeding Fingers Music arrangement of the pipe organ theme.


The Simpsons (A Mid-Childhood Night’s Dream) (2023): The logo’s music is played on a piano. This also runs into the 20th Television Animation logo.

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