The Simpsons: Season 8 Reviews

June 14, 2018
As the first episode proper of Season 8, "You Only Move Twice" opened up what many have called The Simpsons greatest year.
November 15, 2017
As it enters its eighth year, The Simpsons proves it remains a force for comedic innovations, committed to moving forward, not backward; upward, not forward; and always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom.
November 10, 2017
There is a constant sense of surprise - a wily exuberance - about THE SIMPSONS... that still hasn't abated after eight seasons...
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 9, 2017
The writers take... opportunities to deal with the serious issues -- repression in "Neddy," crises of faith in "Trust," and fractured families in "Divided" -- that most sitcoms either ignore or confine to "special" quasi-dramatic episodes.
October 31, 2017
... a powerful reminder how great The Simpsons can possibly be.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
October 26, 2017
... The Simpsons was taking weirder and weirder conceptual chances, and they all worked.
October 18, 2017
We are at the pinnacle of Mount Simpson.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5