THE SIMPSONS “The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants” Review

The Simpsons "The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants" – Tonight’s episode of The Simpsons was based on an untimely, albeit funny at times satire of Mad Men featuring a cameo appearance by John Slattery. After 23 seasons on the air, the show may not exactly be on the cutting edge of humor but it is entertaining nonetheless. What never ceases to amaze me is how some random event at the start of each episode kicks off a story line that inevitably ends in a much different place.

Tonight, Krusty is forced to kick off a viral marketing campaign to support his fledgling Absolut Krusty vodka, which he endorses but refuses to drink. It came as no surprise that Bart stepped up to help his friend and favorite clown but I did not expect that a Simpsons’ house party would end up in a jobpromotion for Homer. This is certainly not the first time Homer has received a seemingly undeserved job promotion. It is a bit surprising, however, that the episode once again involved Homer’s job considering it was part of the central plot a few weeks ago. It is so easy to forget that Homer even has a regular job considering the amount of time he spends on his various time consuming shenanigans. Read More...


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