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This is probably the best way you can do a first episode. Since it is a Christmas episode, it's able to easily involve all of the characters and tell a heartwarming story without coming across as sappy or cliche.
Episode 2: Bart the Genius: Okay
At this point, the Simpsons writing was still trying to find itself. I feel very certain that they've reused this plot in the future and did it better.
Episode 3: Homer's Odyssey: Okay
Like the above episode, I think they've done this one better later on, so it's hard to look at this objectively when there are better alternatives. Homer feels like a failure so he tries to commit suicide and finds his place demanding more warning signs, which like the next episode seems very weird with Homer's character.
Episode 4: There's No Disgrace Like Home: ....okay?
This episode is really weird in hindsight. The plot is that Homer Simpson is embarrassed about his family so