Top 10 Insane Fan Theories About The Simpsons

  • Published on Sep 9, 2018
  • Top 10 The Simpsons Fan Theories
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    The coolest, craziest and most interesting The Simpsons fan theories can be found here! For this list, we’re looking at mind-blowing theories that question everything we know about Matt Groening’s most beloved series. While it would be cool if they’ve been proven to be true, their entertainment value will be given priority. Our list includes theories such as Marge shot Mr. Burns, that Homer is in a coma, that The Simpsons are actually geniuses, and more. Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the Top 10 The Simpsons Fan Theories.
    List Rank and Entries:
    #10. Bart Created the Simpsons
    #9. Homer Is Still Collecting Royalties from the Be Sharps
    #8. Marge Shot Mr. Burns
    #7. TimeTraveling Abe
    #6. Homer Knows He's a Cartoon
    #5. Nelson Muntz’s Biological Father
    #4. The Simpsons Are Actually Geniuses
    #3, 2, 1: ???
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  • Keiro Ty
    Keiro Ty 8 days ago

    My favorite theory is number 4

  • The Intrigued Viewer's

    The simpsons have broken the 4th wall many times so Homer knowing he's a cartoon is easy to believe.

  • Moon Rivyr
    Moon Rivyr 12 days ago

    The mole man one seems believable

  • Lily Ní Choiligh
    Lily Ní Choiligh 14 days ago

    Why do people take it so serious it's a comedic tv show 🤦‍♂️

  • Crystal Champion
    Crystal Champion 16 days ago

    I think Maggie was the real one who shot mrburns

  • HITMAN 94
    HITMAN 94 16 days ago

    But the Simpsons don't not age before season 4 Bart will be like 13 in season 4 so even before season 4 simspons still do not age

  • Young Colgate
    Young Colgate 20 days ago

    Springfield is in Oregon

  • Charlie Bear
    Charlie Bear 22 days ago

    "Welcome to washmojjshhooaot com"

  • KnightoftheLord1
    KnightoftheLord1 26 days ago

    Also in the first theory of bart creating the simpsons, on one episode he does an internal monologue.

  • BandHps4gamers XD
    BandHps4gamers XD Month ago

    Is it just me or does anyone think Marge is a shoplifter coz when Maggie gets scanned in the intro the price goes up massivley

  • Daniel J Maximoff
    Daniel J Maximoff Month ago

    The Simpsons work alongside The Illuminati.

  • Kneazle ocelot Gamer girl

    Fan theories


  • Mister Everything
    Mister Everything Month ago +2

    Look the true theory is mr burns shot mr burns look the reason is because

    He’s in a coma

  • Jamie E
    Jamie E 2 months ago

    How can Marge be the one who shot Mr Burns when she is the only person in shot of the camera when he is shot.....we can literally see her

  • Nathan Geske
    Nathan Geske 2 months ago

    3:37 boom homer shot mr burns!!!!!

  • Brandon Gonzalez
    Brandon Gonzalez 2 months ago

    1:23 and 1:48 Same song.

  • youthgirl08
    youthgirl08 2 months ago

    I love the theory that Maude Flanders is a psychopath

  • Jup Jones
    Jup Jones 2 months ago

    Maybe it's just a cartoon

  • Principal Skinner
    Principal Skinner 2 months ago

    I'm a imposter that man is the real Seymour skinner

  • Game Account
    Game Account 2 months ago

    grow grow grow grow grow grow grow grow

  • Wizard Gaming 43
    Wizard Gaming 43 2 months ago

    Marge or homer could not have shot mr.burns I saw a video that gives evidence that provides only the baby could
    Have shot him.

  • Baylor's Multiverse
    Baylor's Multiverse 2 months ago

    654 episodes and 30 years.

    M3MZ4DAYZ BOI 3 months ago

    homer is a genius if he pinned the shooting of MR.Burns on maggie

  • Nikolai Komorov
    Nikolai Komorov 3 months ago

    *sigh* i'm sorry i have to do this.

    snap back to reality oop there goes rabbit, he choked, hes so mad, hes broke he knows that.

    thank you for your time

  • I hate T-series
    I hate T-series 3 months ago

    400k views 5.5k likes glitch

  • raviner power
    raviner power 3 months ago

    Wow this are bad

  • Cookie
    Cookie 3 months ago

    O O

  • Cookie
    Cookie 3 months ago

    o j o

  • Ismail Nisar
    Ismail Nisar 3 months ago +1

    3:03 Pause when the white flash fades away, You can see the tip of the gun lighting up, So Maggie might have shot Burns

  • 3223Spidey
    3223Spidey 3 months ago

    Coma theories are the worst theories in every show

  • A List AJ
    A List AJ 3 months ago

    Abe, Time travel

    Loops, Peculiars?

  • GreenGestalt
    GreenGestalt 3 months ago

    Problem with fan theory is they are often better writers than the studio ones. Jar Jar is a Sith Lord is the best example, IMO.

  • Lynn D.
    Lynn D. 3 months ago

    Of course there's a coma theory. What cartoon DOESN'T have a coma theory at this point?

    I like the Snake-as-Nelson's-dad idea, though.

  • NickIsMe 123
    NickIsMe 123 3 months ago

    For the second theory I believe that he might also be getting royalties from Everybody hates Ned Flanders

  • Soda Popinski's Soda Review

    What if the reason Bart didn't remember the be sharps was because of the toaster

  • cody collins
    cody collins 3 months ago +1

    I always thought his money came from owning the Denver Broncos

  • havoc cipher
    havoc cipher 3 months ago

    Snake has a damn son, in season 17

  • Caleb Matros
    Caleb Matros 3 months ago +1

    Nelson and barney can't be the same person because we're have we have seen barney back as a kid and also in high school

  • Dave The Rave
    Dave The Rave 4 months ago

    The Simpsons was absolutely hilarious. If they were still on, I’m sure they would continue to-(checks which season they’re on)-GOD DAMNIT THEY’RE STILL ON!!!!!!!

  • Roman Duran
    Roman Duran 4 months ago

    I watched all your videos so make more

  • Hemi Montana
    Hemi Montana 4 months ago

    The Simpson's is one of the greatest shows of all-time

  • E- Bug
    E- Bug 4 months ago


  • jika ry
    jika ry 5 months ago

    So Abe is basically Doc Brown from Back to The Future franchises

  • Michael Easterwood
    Michael Easterwood 5 months ago

    So Marge shot Mr.Burns, even though they had a episode showing who did it .People need to get a life .sheez

  • CJ Nunca
    CJ Nunca 5 months ago

    how are yall gonna pick the easiest most chliched ""theory"" as number one? if i had a dollar for every cartoon coma theory i could retire today 50 years ahead of schedule smh

  • Lord of Narwhals
    Lord of Narwhals 5 months ago

    3:43 At this point all this video is talking about is theories, filled to the brim with superstition. This video is CRAP that would ONLY make sense if there would be acceptions like, saying the Treehouse of Horrors was canon. I would NOT recommend this with people who have watched at least 1 episode. Not to be seemed as a person with a food critic's amount of anger against things , but this episode is okay at most.

  • alex hrouz
    alex hrouz 5 months ago

    What if ape isn't sinal but does this tho hide is intellect and he is a time traveler?

  • brock lesnerd
    brock lesnerd 5 months ago +1

    I feel homer... i asked god if i was a cartoon and he said we all are😐

  • brock lesnerd
    brock lesnerd 5 months ago +1

    The b sharps is my favorite episode of all time

  • LosTheGhost 21404
    LosTheGhost 21404 5 months ago

    Completely ruined the video with the coma theory so basic

  • Simon Ádám
    Simon Ádám 5 months ago

    anyone who assumes Marge would be able to attept to shoot down a person, has no understanding of the character.

  • Rex Lint
    Rex Lint 5 months ago

    Marge could not be the one to shoot Burns. She hears the shot and turns around in time to see him after

  • Canadian Gaming
    Canadian Gaming 5 months ago

    Justembarrassing’s theory was JUST EMBARRASSING

  • Jasleen Faydelarosa
    Jasleen Faydelarosa 5 months ago +1

    Ever Wondered Why The Characters Nevered Aged For 30 Years. Well It Turns Out Marge, Homer, Bart, Lisa, Maggie, And All The Other Characters Are Dead And Are In The Afterlife

  • de132
    de132 5 months ago

    We've seen Nelson's dad multiple times

  • Dreyfus Xano
    Dreyfus Xano 5 months ago

    There's one problem with Marge shooting Burns. I forget which episode but Mr Burns casually brings up the fact that Maggie had shot him.

  • Ryan Horwitz
    Ryan Horwitz 5 months ago

    How could marge shoot me.burns if she was by the court house when she heard the gun shot

  • Beast
    Beast 5 months ago

    My thingy ehh screw it ok it is what if Bart is in a coma and all of this is a dream because when he woke up and the rebirthday at the end Milhouse say "because you didn't have a sweater on" ehh ehh

  • Mr Mlem221
    Mr Mlem221 5 months ago

    Abe didn’t time travel: tree house of horrors are just stories not like the other episodes

  • Mr Mlem221
    Mr Mlem221 5 months ago

    When homer said he shot mr. burns it could have been on a seperate, unrelated incident to the one noted

  • FourFingeredFoot
    FourFingeredFoot 5 months ago +1


  • KinglyZebra6410 MCPE
    KinglyZebra6410 MCPE 5 months ago

    OK, first Pokemon, THEN the Simpsons?!?!? Is it me or is the whole "coma" theory just becoming a reoccurring excuse to justify lack of aging in non-cartoons. Y Tho.

  • spinaboi yt
    spinaboi yt 5 months ago

    There is an episode all about Nelson's dad and it's a different character then what you mentioned

  • Lego007guy M
    Lego007guy M 5 months ago

    4:42 *megolaviana starts to play*

  • Ashley Wills
    Ashley Wills 5 months ago

    It was proven that Maggie is smarter than Lisa in 1ep

  • NOISEf7
    NOISEf7 5 months ago +1

    technically Lisa wrote the Itchi and Scratchi Script Bart only give idea and Lisa was typing.

  • Bart Simpson
    Bart Simpson 5 months ago

    Love the Simpson's but not liking how mojo showed this video 6 months or a year ago. At least switch the video around

  • Master of the Universe
    Master of the Universe 5 months ago

    Maybe homer could be in his own personal heaven

  • Master of the Universe
    Master of the Universe 5 months ago

    Maybe Nelson is his own father predestination paradox

  • Evan Hayes
    Evan Hayes 5 months ago

    Time to come clean. I am Nelson's father!

  • Jack Alias
    Jack Alias 5 months ago

    I loved the principle and the popper. “Up your children” I loved it!

  • Sarah Dandridge
    Sarah Dandridge 6 months ago

    i think that they do age but there faces and body don't change like in the episode stark raving dad it is Lisa's birthday so bart writes and sings her a song that episode was in season 3 .Lisa is in year 2 meaning that she would have to of turned 7 or 8 so the Simpsons do age but there birthdays are just not shown so seasons 1 and 2 Lisa was either 6 or 7

  • my life as beth
    my life as beth 6 months ago

    It couldn't have been Marg who shot Mr burns. She was on screen when the gunshot was heard

  • Dr. P. Wellington
    Dr. P. Wellington 6 months ago

    I do!

  • TheLegoBrickery
    TheLegoBrickery 6 months ago

    Where is dead bart

  • TheLegoBrickery
    TheLegoBrickery 6 months ago +1

    "Barney is his real daddy" - WatchMojo, 2K18

  • MrPhantaze
    MrPhantaze 6 months ago +2

    10: Yeah, this is very realistic and I believe it
    9: maybe
    8: Okay, that's impossible. You even see her ll alone. And don't think about saying she magically planned the death of Burns
    7: Abe was just watching movies and learnt about time traveling
    6: There has to be somewhere in the bible a paragraph for meaning of life, that says it depends on the human, just like apocalypse has no specific time or date to happen. You cannot predict it.
    5: Don't forget the "real" father's story: He gone to buy cigarettes until he got infected by an allergy. Then he got kidnapped to circus as a freak
    4: No comment. You can chose to be smart it seems
    3: Aha, and all of them are called HANS moleman?
    2: Basically any cartoon or video game is this, so nothing new
    Honorable mentions: Again, you can choose to be an ass or smart. Hmm, Cant say nothing to stonecutter theory. How long they've been there? And yeah, agreed, Maggie is sociopathic, but not genius.
    1: Just like Pokemon is all just a dream of Ash and the show never begun

  • Isaac Bickers
    Isaac Bickers 6 months ago

    I just watched theories about the Simpsons by screen rant and u basically copy and pasted their video

  • laxman118800
    laxman118800 6 months ago

    Chief Wiggum isn’t Ralph’s real father. Look it up!!

  • I couldn’t think of a name

    No Oregon

  • NinjaKIngAce
    NinjaKIngAce 6 months ago +1

    Really? You made a coma theory #1?

  • Jacob Navarro
    Jacob Navarro 6 months ago

    Skinner lives with his mom. How is that "better off than his school board salary should allow?"

  • Charles Lee
    Charles Lee 7 months ago

    The Abe theory is pretty good (I hadn't heard of that one before)
    I do think that Hugo (The Thing And I) is canon. Not sure how they'll integrate that character into other episodes, though.

  • Jarasta76 Boi
    Jarasta76 Boi 7 months ago

    Biggest Simpson’s fan

  • Susan Susan
    Susan Susan 7 months ago

    My theory homer gave birth to Bart Lisa and maggie

  • Ryan Deschamps
    Ryan Deschamps 7 months ago

    it was not maggie it was santa L helper!!!

    • Ryan Deschamps
      Ryan Deschamps 7 months ago

      maggie had no motive and santa helper got badly injured and those 2 were the only ones to be in the parking lot at the time.

  • The Aashin-Sai
    The Aashin-Sai 7 months ago

    The #6 closely resembles to Rick from Rick and Morty amiright?

  • Anna Smith
    Anna Smith 7 months ago


  • Lumpy Potato's32
    Lumpy Potato's32 7 months ago

    Another time it shows Bart is mat is when he writes "I will not wait 20 years to make a movie"

  • Dylan Mitchell
    Dylan Mitchell 7 months ago

    this may sound silly but I agree with snake and nelson as they both steal they both Bully people and both say haha which I don't know if everyone knows about as snake says differently to Nelson

  • Pokemon Gamer The 3rd
    Pokemon Gamer The 3rd 7 months ago

    I like the theory about Bart creating the Simpsons

  • Israel Arzate
    Israel Arzate 7 months ago

    None of the none aging theory’s count because even Apu’s kids are aging -A.D.

  • TheRapper10000
    TheRapper10000 7 months ago

    Marge did shot MR. BURNS!

  • Gareth Trevor
    Gareth Trevor 8 months ago

    I have this theory of the simpons that Bart secretly smart but chose not do any thing with it in school think how does he do such clever pranks

  • Blue 76861
    Blue 76861 8 months ago

    Where’s dead bart

  • Lapisrabbit Comics
    Lapisrabbit Comics 8 months ago

    I stopped watching at #7, this video is so stupid... on #8 they clearly showed the clip where is showed Marge did NOT shoot Mr Burns. Also #7 said you have to treat all TOH episodes as cannon. Wtf did these idiots making the list google 'Siimpsons Theories' and picked the first 10 they can find???

  • Tristan Hodson
    Tristan Hodson 8 months ago

    all these theories use jokes as evidence

  • Zack McKague
    Zack McKague 8 months ago

    Am I the only person who thinks that The Principle and the Pauper is a good episode?

  • Token Person
    Token Person 8 months ago

    I pledge allegiance to the moleman