What, exactly, was the point of the guest stars on “Changing of the Guardian”? Obviously, The Simpsons has the power to just bring celebrities on for no good reason, and constantly, but this week seemed uncharacteristical more
" A Test Before Trying ," this week's new episode of The Simpsons Season 24 , retreads over some familiar territory as Bart is pressured into actually studying for an exam.
Of course, Bart isn't very good at studying, and his struggle to stay focused a more
Was it just me, or did this episode of The Simpsons feel a little empty? Maybe it was just that “A Test Before Trying” started with the long version of the opening sequence, followed by an EXTRA-long couch gag, which was amusing eno more
The Simpsons started this season fairly poorly, but seems to have settled into a groove recently of perfectly acceptable episodes. “Homer Goes to Prep School” is a fantastic example: it’s not great, but it’s not horrible. It’s just fine. At the very more
Following the massive preoccupation with the Mayan Apocalypse, this week's The Simpsons accomplishes a kind of currency that most of the new episodes never achieve.
In " Homer Goes to Prep School ," Homer becomes convinced that the end of the world is more
“To Cur With Love” Although The Simpsons was looking up as of last week’s uncharacteristically good episode, we’re back in the muck this week with “To Cur With Love.” It’s a shapeless episode, that tries to tug at heartstrings but mostly just more
I have to admit that I'm a sucker for dog stories. Nothing consistently makes me weepy like a sad story involving dogs.
" To Cur With Love " was no exception. Homer's foray into hipster culture in last week's "The Day the Earth Stood Cool " was pretty more
Making fun of hipsters is practically a professional sport by now, and I can’t say I was looking forward to what The Simpsons might have to say on the subject. So, I was pleasantly surprised when “The Day The Earth Stood Cool” more