The Tracey Ullman Show Season 1
S01 E01Apr 5, 1987
4W02 Apr 5, 1987 THE MAKEOVER: Virginia Hall (Tracey Ullman) undergoes cosmetic surgery to meet her pen pal boyfriend when he gets out of prison.DANIEL ROSEN does a juggling act with bowling ball pins.HIGH HOPES; A couple (Julie Kavner and Dan Castellaneta) decides to open up their own restaurant, until an angel named ""The Dreambuster"" pays a visit.THE AUDITION; Angela Tanner (Tracey Ullman) auditions for a singing position and must perform for a live audience to qualify.DR. N!GODATU; Dr. N!godatu wore her pink slippers to work; not to worry, since she keeps a pair of pumps in a drawer for just such an emergency - but the drawer is filled with pink slippers.
S01 E02Apr 12, 1987
4W03 Apr 12, 1987 THE LETTER; Justine (Tracey Ullman), returning home from a failing marriage, pays a visit to Brian (Dan Castellaneta), her old high school boyfriend.JAMEY TURNER does an unusual recreation of ""Ode to Joy"" with the rims of drinking glasses filled with water.QUALITY TIME; Sara and Greg Downey, (Tracey Ullman and Dan Castellaneta) L.A. yuppies, try to squeeze in time with their 3-year-old son, Max, after a long day's work.DAVID MEETS THE FOLKS; Carla Cooper (Tracey Ullman) is reluctant to introduce David, her new American boyfriend, to her parents because he is a stripper.BLIND DATE; Dr. N!godatu has a dream date with Bill Wallhead who's also a surgeon; unfortunately, he's also someone who likes to talk about himself too much.
S01 E03Apr 19, 1987
4W04 Apr 19, 1987 LOTTERY; In 1967, Nancy Wickson (Tracey Ullman) is reluctant to share a winning $16 million lottery ticket with her college roommate Barbara (Julie Kavner). 20 years later, a wealthy Nancy returns to ask poor Barbara to reconciliate.AMBULANCE PICK UP; Lynette (Tracey Ullman), an English ambulance paramedic, tries to fend off the come-ons of Roger (Dan Castellaneta), a car crash victim.GIRL ON A LEDGE; Lt. Kelly (Joe Malone), a dancer/policeman, tries to get suicidal Mary (Tracey Ullman) off a ledge over Times Square.GOOD NIGHT; Homer and Marge say ""good night"" to their kids - but Bart wants to know how tangible the mind is, Lisa is afraid of being bitten by bedbugs, and Maggie takes ""Rock-A-Bye Baby"" too literally.
S01 E04Apr 26, 1987
4W01 Apr 26, 1987 LIKE MOTHER; Susan (Tracey Ullman) hates her nagging eccentric mother (Julie Kavner) until one night, she starts to physically turn into her.SPONTANEITY; A couple (Julie Kavner and Dan Castellaneta) argue over not being spontaneous because they sit every Sunday night in front of the TV.ANSWERING MACHINE; Soft-spoken Donna (Tracey Ullman) decides to improve her message on her answering machine with a little music flavor.FREEWAY; Dr. N!Godatu goes out for a drive with her friend Pat (voice of Nancy Cartwright), but they detour onto Pat's worst nightmare, the freeway.
S01 E05May 3, 1987
4W06 May 3, 1987 COMEDIAN; Molly Reed (Tracey Ullman) is a Southern Belle who takes offense to her new boyfriend Rick Field, a comedian who uses offensive material regarding marriage in his nightclub act.KAY AND THE CO-WORKER; Kay Clark (Tracey Ullman), a frumpy, overweight English spinster with a dreary office job, meets a new co-worker (Joe Malone) whom she distrusts.THE RIGHT GUY; Songwriter Ira is reluctant to open his love to Bunny (Tracey Ullman), the unsure-of-herself girl of his dreams, when she comes into his apartment one night after being stood up by her boyfriend.WATCHING TELEVISION; Bart and Lisa Simpson fight over what to watch on the TV.
S01 E06May 10, 1987
4W07 May 10, 1987 KAY ON VACATION; Kay goes away for a week to a Caribbean resort and meets lots of eccentric people that include her oversexed roommate Cindy (Julie Kavner), and a loser tourist friend Barry (Dan Castellaneta).THE SESSION; Psychiatrist Dr. Alexander Gibson (Dan Castellaneta) has a heart attack in his office during a session with Brenda King (Tracey Ullman), an incredibly dumb, nymphomaniac woman.CLOSE TO YOU; A schmaltzy nightclub singer (Tracey Ullman) opens up her rage about her departed boyfriend to the audience during a show.BART JUMPS; Homer tries to persuade Bart to jump off a table and into his arms. But Bart ends up falling onto the floor, several times.
S01 E07May 17, 1987
4W26 May 17, 1987 FRANCESCA - A Girl's Life; Francesca McDowell (Tracey Ullman), a giggly-gangly New York teen living with her gay father, Dave (Dan Castellaneta), and his lover, William (Sam McMurry), goes out on her first date with Martin, a boy.HAPPY LADY; A cheerful British hospital patient (Tracey Ullman) causes misery for another lady (Julie Kavner) in pain from a car wreck.VIVE LA DIFFERENT; Carmel Pinkum (Tracey Ullman), a prissy Southern booster for ""People With Positivity,"" auditions for the lead singer with a punk rock band, despite the differences between them.FISH TANK; A cold-stricken Dr. N!Godatu's fish are doing strange things, which is nothing compared to what the two repairmen (voice of Dan Castellaneta) are doing trying to fix it.
S01 E08May 31, 1987
4W08 May 31, 1987 TRAPEZE; Two Russian trapeze performers called ""The Flying Asternovishes,"" the oversexed Maja (Tracey Ullman) and the plain Anika (Julie Kavner), try to put aside their personal conflicts during a circus performance.SMALLS' TALK; Cynical radio talk show psychiatrist, Dr. Jillian Smalls (Tracey Ullman), ignores all serious calls on her show leaving her call screener Marcy (Julie Kavner), to deal with all of them.LAST CHANCE COMMERCIAL; Sandra Decker (Tracey Ullman), a 70-ish, bitter, over-the-hill Hollywood movie actress that doesn't own a car, gets a chance to come back into the spotlight with a frozen soup commercial.BABYSITTING MAGGIE; Left alone to babysit Maggie, Bart and Lisa watch TV while Maggie chases a butterfly on the roof.
S01 E09Jun 14, 1987
4W09 Jun 14, 1987 MEG AND TINA IN AUGUST; Meg and Tina (Julie Kavner and Tracey Ullman), two U.S. postal workers in Queens, New York City, grow hostile to each other when the tarty Tina seems to have all the luck with the guys.PRE-SCHOOL; Sara and Greg try to get their son Max accepted in a certain pre-school.KIKI HOWARD-SMITH SINGS; Kiki Howard-Smith (Tracey Ullman), a perky Australian golf player, does a music video singing her version of ""Golf"".THE DREAM; Dr. N!Godatu tells about a strange dream she had about meeting the man of her dreams: Bill Wallhead.
S01 E10Jun 21, 1987
4W10 Jun 21, 1987 ARIEL'S COMEBACK; Ariel Faber (Tracey Ullman), an anorexic, formerly bisexual folk singer and ex-junkie, tries a comeback into the public eye and captures the attention of Duane Mason (Sam McMurray), a fireman who proposes marriage in exchange for her to give up her singing career.DANCE CHALLENGE; On a sing-and-dance contest show, the flashy Latino dancer Blanca Valaday (Tracey Ullman), faces a real challenge when she tries to do her dance routine knowing that she is not wearing underwear under her dress.SIR; A callous Englishwoman (Tracey Ullman) tries to become friendly with her long-time restaurant waiter (Dan Castellaneta) during his last day on the job.THE PACIFIER; Bart and Lisa try to make Maggie stop sucking her pacifier, but they can't take it away (she has a drawer full of them), can't play ""keep away"" with it (she bites Bart), and can't even put hot sauce on it (Maggie just adds more).
S01 E11Jun 28, 1987
4W25 Jun 28, 1987 BREAKFAST; A middle aged couple (Julie Kavner and Mort Parker) comes face-to-face with the facts about their long lost love for each other during a usual breakfast morning.CRISIS ON ELM DRIVE; After the nanny phones to say she's not available, Sara and Greg reluctantly decide to spend the whole weekend with Max.MEG AND TINA GET PIZZA; While Meg goes into a restaurant to pick up a pizza, Tina waits outside and has a dance fling with a stranger while his friend robs the convenience store next door.BURP CONTEST; Marge tries to tell Bart and Lisa to stop a burp contest they are having.
S01 E12Jul 12, 1987
4W11 Jul 12, 1987 FRANCESCA'S CHOICE; Francesca must decide whether or not to mention her father's homosexually in a paper about her life story for her school.GOTTA DANCE; Dr. Gibson tires to make Don (Joe Malone), a professional dancer, open up his feelings by playing music to make him dance.SCANDAL; A senior parliament member (Dan Castellaneta) tries to persuade the press and his disbelieving wife (Tracey Ullman) that his alleged affair with a hooker is not true.EATING DINNER; The Simpsons have dinner where their sloppy eating habits are revealed.
S01 E13Jul 19, 1987
4W12 Jul 19, 1987 KAY'S HAPPY HOUR; Kay, fed up with the office staff constantly playing practical jokes on her, quits her job and spends time in a bar listing to the facts of life from the barman (Joe Malone) and a fellow patron (Julie Kavner).CLICK; A couch potato (Sam McMurray) does not care about the boy his teenage daughter is going out with.WHAT I DID FOR LOVE; A mother and daughter singing duo (Maureen McGovern and Tracey Ullman) sings about the times they had together during a ride home from another failed audition.SCANNER; Dr. N!Godtau displays a brain scanner that shows what her patients have on their minds. (Last Dr. N!Godtau short)