The Simpsons (Season 27) (2015)

Right on schedule, just as expected as the tide or the sunrise, comes another season of Fox’s immortal juggernaut. At this point it’s nearly impossible to contribute to an ongoing dialogue of the show, as most pop culture fans have solid opinions about “The Simpsons,” both past and present. For longtime, loyal fans like myself, this season is solid and dependable, if however unremarkable within the show’s overall arc. There are some great episodes included here, like “Barthood,” “Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles” and “The Girl Code,” however it’s hard to digest the first episode of the season, “Every Man’s Dream.” After a promotional campaign that teased that Homer and Marge would divorce in the season, fans were instead treated to a one-off, “it was all a dream” episode that felt tone deaf, at best. The rest of the season is solid and worth a shot, though.

Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)

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