Man, you guys, was “Whiskey Business” a real downer episode of The Simpsons, and not only because it was premised around trying to stop a man from committing suicide. It was also just plain unfunny. There were jokes that worked here and there, sure, but f more
After a fairly enjoyable half-hour last week , this week's installment of The Simpsons tries too hard to use nostalgia for entertainment.
" Whiskey Business " makes references to several classic episodes of the past, but still fails to endear itself to more
The uneven The Simpsons Season 24 hits a high point towards the end of the season with a genuinely enjoyable half-hour of comedy.
" Pulpit Friction " may not have been the most hilarious The Simpsons episodes, but it certainly offered a lot of funny si more
Is “Pulpit Friction” the first time a couch gag has led directly into the plot of an episode on The Simpsons? I don’t have an encyclopedic knowledge of the series, but it certainly feels unique. And the opening segment, all stemming from that broken couch more
It’s a real feat for the late-era The Simpsons to feel even lazier than usual, but, alas, sometimes we still get episodes like “What Animated Women Want,” which rests largely on Lisa acting completely out of character, and a hacky Fifty Shades of Gray ref more
" What Animated Women Want " plays on the familiar trope of men vs. women, and, in usual Simpsons fashion, the focus of the episode is on the dysfunctional relationship between Homer and Marge.
Homer has continually disappointed Marge over the long his more
What, exactly, am I supposed to say here, if I liked one half of an episode, and really didn’t like the other? It’s a pattern emerging in The Simpsons that I’m none too happy about. “Dark Knight Court” (I’m always in favor of a punny title) gives us two s more
" Dark Night Court " is another average installment of the The Simpsons Season 24 .
As I said last week, the show can sometimes substitute flashy gimmicks for actual substance, giving us wacky situations or unusual settings instead of solid story. Well more