The Simpsons Review: A Farewell to Nick's Arms

Star-crossed lovers, Hemingway references, and guest vocals by the Mythbusters AND Michael Cera?!?

It seemed like "The Daughter Also Rises" was going to be entertaining Valentine's episode. However, despite some cute and clever gags, the episode fell flat.

Lisa's romance with Nick was adorable; attracted by his adventurous attitude and carefree coolness, Lisa gushes to Marge about his charming "Hemingway-esque" traits. Nick embodies all the charming characteristics of a literary giant like Hemingway; even his name references the book that inspired tonight's episode title, The Sun Also Rises. Read More...


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