The annual Halloween episode of The Simpsons is an institution by now, a way for the show to get wacky to an extent it usually doesn’t. (Although, some would argue, largely correctly, that in its old age, the show has been doing that in standard episode more
The Simpsons is back for yet another season. The show's been showing its age and its inability to stay current in recent years, but with the end drawing near, there's still hope that it can keep its loyal audience happy for at least another season.
I’m not going to mince words here. “Moonshine River” is a mess of a Simpsons episode. The plot rapidly switches focus from act to act, but, unlike in its more successful cousins, none of the individual stories here satisfactorily merged into each other, more