The Twelfth Season was released August 18, 2009 in the US. It featured the episodes from the twelfth season. The spine features Matt Groening and Rainier Wolfcastle on one side and Agnes Skinner and Handsome Pete on the other.

Release dates

Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
August 18, 2009 September 28, 2009 September 2, 2009

Disc Features

Disc 1

Disc 2

Disc 3

Disc 4

Bonus Features

  • Optional commentaries for all 21 episodes
  • Introduction from Matt Groening
  • Deleted scenes with optional commentaries and option to watch during the episodes.
  • Featurette: "Comic Book Guy: Best. Moments. Ever."
  • Featurette: "The Global Fanfest"
  • Sketch gallery
  • Animation Showcases
  • Illustrated commentaries
  • Special language feature
  • Commercials

Easter Eggs

Highlighting Sideshow Mel's bone will show some Easter eggs for certain episodes:

There is an Easter egg on disc 3 showing a newspaper article about Simpsons DVDs being released, and on disc 4 there is an Easter egg with an animatic from making the DVD menus. How to navigate to these two videos is currently unknown.


This is the first boxset in Australia to receive an 'M' rating (All previous boxsets were rated 'PG'). However, unlike the BBFC '12' rating. No restrictions are applied to material rated 'M' meaning that material rated under this category can be exhibited by people of any age. Though the Australian Classification Board recommends that 'M' rated material be viewed by Matures Audiences (Usually people 15 years and over).

Simpsons DVD Boxsets
The Complete First Season | The Complete Second Season | The Complete Third Season | The Complete Fourth Season | The Complete Fifth Season | The Complete Sixth Season | The Complete Seventh Season | The Complete Eighth Season | The Complete Ninth Season | The Complete Tenth Season | The Complete Eleventh Season  | The Complete Twelfth Season  | The Complete Thirteenth Season | The Complete Fourteenth Season  | The Complete Fifteenth Season  | The Complete Sixteenth Season  | The Complete Seventeenth Season  | The Complete Eighteenth Season  | The Complete Twentieth Season