The Simpsons Review: Breaking Baddies at the Methtaurant

This week's "The Food Wife" stuck to the classic Simpsons storybook architecture, as a series of seemingly random events Marge, Lisa and Bart to start a food blog, "The Three Mouthkateers."

Unlike last week's random pair of unrelated stories, this stuck to one strong storyline and kept the craziness to the jumps in the single plot line.

Although the episode was loaded with guest stars, most of their appearances were underwhelming. The only two remotely memorable appearances belonged to Anthony Bourdain's bouncy ball adventure and Gordon Ramsay's dream swap.

The real strength simply relied on the show's core family, which is rare for The Simpsons. The only true supporting characters were Flanders and the Reverend at the X Cross Games, along with Comic Book Guy fittingly tagging along with the foodies. Read More...


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