The Simpsons Review: Bongo was His Name-O

I have to admit that I'm a sucker for dog stories. Nothing consistently makes me weepy like a sad story involving dogs.

"To Cur With Love" was no exception. Homer's foray into hipster culture in last week's "The Day the Earth Stood Cool" was pretty amusing, but this week's episode combined the silly with the sweet.

The story of Homer's best friend Bongo followed the usual narrative of boy and his dog. Grampa's retelling of their friendship hits all the emotional notes. Their separation due to Mr. Burns' desire to put down the protective Bongo didn't exactly make me cry, but I did get a little misty-eyed. Read More...


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