The Simpsons Review: Do Robots Dream of Electric Drills?

Ugh...not another Homer episode. After last week's uneven installment, I wasn't looking forward to another episode that centered solely on Homer and his absurd antics.

Unfortunately, "Them, Robot" has many scenes that involve just Homer and the robots. Luckily the robots are voiced by Brent Spiner, adding a nice touch to the robot's continued assertions that his kind cannot feel human emotions.

After all the other employees are fired because their health becomes a legal liability for Mr. Burns, the power plant is run by a bunch of highly advanced robots. A perfectly timed final word to Mr. Burns gets Homer the only human job left (leaving poor Mr. Smithers to teach elementary school). However, Homer gets a bad case of loneliness and decides to do a little reprogramming. Read More...


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