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|The Simpsons - The Complete Eighth Season |
Collectible Maggie Head Pack
Actors: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith, Harry Shearer
Directors: Bob Anderson, Chuck Sheetz, Dominic Polcino, Jim Reardon, Mark Kirkland
Genres: Comedy, Television, Animation
Most TV shows never make it eight seasons, but then The Simpsons is not most TV shows. At a point where other shows would generally become stale and repetitive, Matt Groening & Co. pull out the stops to come up with one o... more »
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Just another excellent season of Fox's animated first family
N. Durham | Philadelphia, PA | 07/03/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The eighth season of the Simpsons displayed that creator Matt Groening and co. had not slowed down in terms of creativity and pop culture skewering. In this season, there is hilarity apelnty: Homer's new boss at the new Power Plant turns out to be a mega super villain ("You Only Move Twice"), and faces off against the Mike Tyson-spoofing champ ("The Homer They Fall"), Mr. Burns discovers his long lost teddy bear Bobo ("Burns, Baby Burns"), Bart gets a job at the local Burlesque House ("Bart After Dark"), Lisa gets a crush on bully Nelson ("Lisa's Date With Density"), Flanders suffers a breakdown ("Hurricane Neddy"), and Homer meets his inadvertant nemesis Frank Grimes ("Homer's Enemy"). Standouts of the season are the instant classics "El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (AKA: The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)" in which Homer questions his life with Marge and searches for his true soulmate in this episode which is made all the better by a superb guest voice from Johnny Cash, and "The Springfield Files" where Homer believes that an alien is lurking in the woods of Springfield, which prompts a visit from FBI Agents Mulder and Scully (voiced by X-Files stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson). The "Treehouse of Horror" episode this season was a standout as well, as Bart learns of his evil twin brother, Lisa creates miniature life, and the presidential race between Bill Clinton and Bob Dole gets interupted by Kang and Kodos. All in all, season eight of the Simpsons is yet another superbly done collection of animated comedy with guest voices aplenty (including Willem Dafoe, John Waters, and Rodney Dangerfield), and like the previous seasons before it, managed to be hilarious without being vulgar, and more than memorable as well."
It's The Simpsons, need I say more?
Squash 'N' Squeak | The Darkest Regions of Outer Space | 08/19/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Well, as we all know, this is just another perfect season from the galaxy's greatest show. Complete with audio commentary, deleted scenes, an introduction from Matt Groening, and pretty much all the other features you can find on the last couple of seasons. I currently own every season available, and this is just as great.
You get plenty of hilarious and witty 1-liners, items from old episodes that you won't catch the first time you see them (see Homer's Phobia), Mr. Burns' son, a different Lisa, and many other things. I've worn the bottoms off the episodes You Only Move Twice, Burns Baby Burns, Bart After Dark, The Springfield Files, Mountain Of Madness, Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala (ANNOYED GRUNT) cious, Homer's Phobia, The Canine Mutiny, and Homer's Enemy. Of course, ALL of the episodes rule (though I feel some of them are kind of pointless)! This is a must of you're a Simpsons fan, especially if you're a purist like me.
"So settle back, hit 'play all', and watch contentedly as several hours of your life dance by in vivid, almost schorching colors." - Matt Groening.
Seth G. Macy | Maine | 01/13/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Watching these DVDs (I have all of them through season 10) reminds me that there was a time when the Simpsons was the damned smartest show on television. That isn't true anymore, so rather than watch unfunny crap for free on Fox, buy the old ones on DVD and actually enjoy an episode."