The Simpsons “Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson” Review

The Simpsons starts off with the family heading to cousin Kathy’s wedding. Episodes of The Simpsonsalways start off with a random premise that bears no connection to the rest of the show, so I was pretty sure we would never see cousin Kathy or her wedding ceremony. Homer’s airplane meltdown, "Fatso goes Nutso" was epic and truly enjoyable to watch. After over twenty years of watching The Simpsons, the show managed to still show a new side of Homer’s crazy. Homer’s unbridled rage against the airlinesturned him into a local hero and overnight celebrity, thanks in part to Bart posting the video and ensuring that it was properly tagged.

Homer’s new found fame lands him a spot on a political show aptly called, "Head Butt." It was a fine Simpsons-like tribute to what now seems like the endless array of political shows where the loudest person appears to win political debates by default – regardless of the logic or lack thereof, underlying their arguments. Homer was born for this job. He proved to be just the type of "ill-informed gas bag that networks cannot get enough of" and as a result, is rewarded with his own show – "Gut Check with Homer Simpson." Read More... 


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