128th-Final, Round 15: Fear of Flying vs. Bart After Dark

128th-final, round 15: 2F08 vs. 4F06.

2F08: “Fear of Flying” (Season 6 / December 18, 1994)
Written by David Sacks. Directed by Mark Kirkland
Showrunner: David Mirkin


A great episode, for all the reasons laid out here, but…

4F06: “Bart After Dark” (Season 8 / November 24, 1996)
Written by Richard Appel. Directed by Dominic Polcino
Showrunners: Bill Oakley & Josh Weinstein


This one just gets better and better with each viewing. So without further ado…

The winner: 4F06, “Bart After Dark.”