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Since: 25.1.02
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.37
What, no return trip to the Box Factory? No Conan cameo?

Did they pick up the same Mad Libs book that Schwartzwelder did 15 years ago and just fill in Lisa's name instead of Bart's?

A far different angle to the plot, yes, but still a rushed, incoherent mess with a meaningless B-story and few laughs. Bleh. King of the Hill was only 100 times better tonight. With more average-to-bleh seasons than great ones at this point, someone just kill this thing already and give the money to Mike Judge for more awesome.



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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.03
Eh, it's almost a relief to me that they're stealing old plots now. At least this way they can get through an entire episode with only one main plot. Otherwise they just break the whole thing into unrelated segments, or put in a bunch of songs, or both.
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This episode was pretty weak, but overall this was the best Simpsons season in years. Maybe the writers were actually serious when they said so much time was being spent on the movie.



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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.13
If any good came from this episode, it's that we got a really good character moment for Sideshow Mel, something I didn't think previously possible. Other than that, though, this felt like a waste.

However, in the grand scheme, I do agree that this has been the best Simpsons season in a long while. The clunkers REALLY clunked this time around ("That 90's Show"), but the majority of the episodes have been winners.

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