Season 8 – Episode 8 – Episode Name Hurricane Neddy
“Hurricane Neddy” is the eighth episode of The Simpsons’ eighth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 29, 1996.It was written by Steve Young, directed by Bob Anderson and features a cameo by Jon Lovitz as Jay Sherman from The
Critic. In this episode, “Hurricane Barbara” viciously strikes Springfield but, by pure chance, the house of Ned Flanders is the only one destroyed. As a result, he begins to lose his faith in both God and the townspeople around him, especially Homer, as he suffers a nervous breakdown.