View Poll Results: No matter what, its not the Italian Bob.

Voters
270. You may not vote on this poll
  • 5/5

    75 27.78%
  • 4/5

    103 38.15%
  • 3/5

    54 20.00%
  • 2/5

    27 10.00%
  • I'll take marriage to Lillith over this episode

    11 4.07%
Page 1 of 8 12345678 LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 239



Thread: Rate and Review "Funeral for a Fiend" (KABF01)



(Users Browsing this Thread: )

  1. #1
    Profound Sadness Kiyosuki's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    10,781


    Rate and Review "Funeral for a Fiend" (KABF01)

    WATCH EPISODE ONLINE

    http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/808...cecoyotyl5.jpg

    (with full credit due Spacecoyote (spacecoyote.deviantart.com)

    In tonight's episode Marge becomes obsessed with commercials (eh...?) because Keith Olbermann made fun of her for fast forwarding through them in a dream. This is all a part of a diabolical plan by Sideshow Bob to finally end the family once and for all. Things go astray however leading to a series of events which may lead to Bob's unexpected demise.

    David Hyde Pierce returns as Cecil and John Mahoney, whom played Frasier and Niles' father Martin, plays Bob and Cecil's father in his first appearance. Daphne shall be played by nothing.
    Last edited by Kiyosuki; 11-25-2007 at 05:16 PM.

  2. #2
    Literally mind-blowing Dental Plan!'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Western Australia
    Posts
    1,987
    Blog Entries
    1


    Wait, this hasn't finished screening anywhere yet. Who voted for the bottom option?

  3. #3
    Profound Sadness Kiyosuki's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    10,781


    Oh crap I forgot to make the votes public, I have an enormous migrane today.

  4. #4
    Dorkus Malorkus The J Man's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Toronto, Canada
    Posts
    360


    5/5

    Fan-fucking-tastic.

  5. #5
    Battling seizure robot
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    NEW JERSEY ! WHOO HOO !
    Posts
    119


    It feels like it was missing an act or something... Nothing really happened. But it was quick.

  6. #6
    Junior Camper chagopian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    181


    Quote Originally Posted by The J Man
    5/5

    Fan-fucking-tastic.
    Agreed. Homer was fucking hilarious!

  7. #7


    it was actually very good. best sideshow bob episode since brother from another series

  8. #8
    Junior Camper
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    178


    best episode seince monty cant buy me love
    sorry i am bad at spelling


    I'm just like Homer!
    I'm Homer, who are you? by NoHomers.net

    the simpsons is as good as ever

  9. #9
    Junior Camper DuffMan72's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Montreal, QC
    Posts
    246


    Went downhill fast after the 2nd act. Voice acting was a mixed bag. 3.5/5

  10. #10
    Presumed dead or on vacation Robbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    5,183


    I think a 3/5. It was pretty good, but somehow a lot of the material felt...rehashed.

    I did like Bob's family a lot; they needed more screen time.

  11. #11


    Best episode of the season.

  12. #12
    I'm baaaack! Patches O'houlihan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Wisconsin: "More bars in more places."
    Posts
    15,472
    Blog Entries
    2


    I can say the best thing about this episode was the nice drawing by Space Coyote in this R&R thread.

    The actual episode: Yawn. It was too rushed to establish anything interesting.

    2/5 - D+


    Well, ya'know if you stay positive and forget about trivial things like "proper characterization," "Satire," and "emotional depth" watching new Simpsons episodes can be a seemingly enjoyable lie.

  13. #13
    Scary Beast
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    I live inside your heart
    Posts
    200


    Kelsey Grammer was great! I wish that they had Sideshow Bob fake his death and at the end die for real.

    4/5

  14. #14
    MOAR Semaj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Buffalo
    Posts
    8,043


    Opal again?

    Did Al Jean rehire some of Mike Scully's producers?

    Eh, there was absolutely nothing special about this one, even with the union of Sideshow Bob's family.

    2.0/5

  15. #15
    SuperFriend Homer Jay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Outside Boston
    Posts
    6,737


    I loved this episode. It might be the best Sideshow Bob episode since Sideshow Bob Roberts. The first act moved along quickly and got to the restaurant quickly, where the episode really picked up. I don't want to give away the plot to anyone at this point, but I think that most people could figure out what was happening. It was nicely put together in a way that recalled The Black Widower and had some really nice injokes. A

  16. #16
    think less drink more Matt B.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Bourbon Street
    Posts
    2,427


    4/5 Enjoyable episode highlight was Krusty's song.





  17. #17
    super karate monkey death car Jakebert's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    2,627


    I know I'll probably be in the minority on this, but I think it was the best Sideshow Bob episode since the classic era. While I saw the big twist at the end coming, I think it still worked because of how it was executed.

    The first act was a lot better then I expected. Marge's commercial obsession was kept to a minimum and it was fun and light. I loved the frog commercial.

    Also, I want to mention the good use of Homer as a gag character in that one. He was kept pretty restrained and funny, only used when he actually had something funny.

    I'm kind of sleepy so I don't have much to say, but I'll give it a 4/5.

  18. #18
    Pin Pal
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    U.S.
    Posts
    915


    The first Act 2.5/5

    The second Act 4/5

    The third Act 5/5

    Overall 4/5

  19. #19
    Pin Pal Pedro Sanchez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    267


    Best episode of the season 5/5.

  20. #20
    Pin Pal Yankeesfan21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    676


    5/5 A great start to what I expect to be a great production. Way better then the past to Sideshowbob episodes.

  21. #21
    Commander Coo Coo Bananas
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    North Central Illinois
    Posts
    33


    didn't MG talk about the coffin joke during the summer?
    1.The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace
    2.Itchy & Scratchy Land
    3.The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson
    4.The Bart Wants What it Wants
    5.Cape Feare
    6.22 Short Films About Springfield
    7.You Only Move Twice
    8.Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?
    9.Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment
    10.Marge vs. the Monorail

  22. #22
    'The Infamous Collector'. Simpsons_Fanboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    "America- where any man can make quick money with no questions asked."
    Posts
    1,264


    Quote Originally Posted by MookiesSleeping
    It feels like it was missing an act or something... Nothing really happened. But it was quick.
    My thoughts exactly.

    I''ll give it a 3.0/5.

    It could've been alot better. But one thing I did like was the fact that Bob's family was seen again, hooray for continuity.

    Worst. Signature. Ever.

  23. #23
    Why should they be happy?! The Law-Talkin' Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Charm City
    Posts
    1,081


    I'm impressed! Very very good, for the most part. Homer had some GREAT lines.

    The entire scene at the fake rib house was great, Homer was just ON.

    Good story, plenty of good jokes, everybody acting in character...

    The opening scene with Moe at the electronic store was great, as was Homer getting batteries.

    The Marge / Tivo scenes were a little pointless, but did lend to a few funny jokes.

    I liked the element of mystery, and hey, I just love Bob episodes.

    3.99 / 5...

  24. #24
    This is all I have in life son of a wiggum's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    The useless piece of land between New York and Los Angeles called America
    Posts
    41


    Amazing. No matter what, they never get a Sideshow Bob episode wrong. There wasn't a single joke throughout that hit a sour note with me. Also, they didn't go off on side tracks to fill up the episode. They managed to keep everything related to the plot.
    The entire plot of Bob's was extremely complex yet brilliant. I loved the inclusion of every family member especially the introduction of the new characters. The restaurant scene was done flawlessly, and the trial was perfect. Bob's plot at the end was predictable, but it was roundabout enough to make it exciting.
    Best episode of the season. 5 / 5

  25. #25
    The Great Frisco Freak-Out Good-Time Slim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Astoria, Queens, New York
    Posts
    122


    1/5

    Terrible. One of the worst episodes I've ever seen. Homer's one-liners all sucked and 90% of the jokes didn't even make me smirk

    The very first joke (with Moe buying the TV) went on way too long. And of course, they just can't finish an Itchy & Scratchy episode without one of them talking. Why do I&S talk in the later seasons?? It never enhances the cartoon and it's always been a pet peeve for me

    Opal needs to go away. The Oprah references are stupid. Do one of the writers have a thing for making fun of Oprah and makes sure one joke about her gets put into the script during a re-write?

    Also, Bob seems stupid now. He isn't the character he used to be. Oh man, and the Lenny joke with Bob's mother blew also. The echo joke should have been completely cut. So very weak

    The only highlight was Krusty song and the clowns paying their respects. Other than that, truly one of the worst Simpsons episodes I've ever seen and easily my least favorite Sideshow Bob episode
    Uncle Doobie: "Slim, if we've got the bag with the stolen diamonds, then what happened to the bag with our stash?"

    Good-Time Slim: "There's more than one way to get high, baby."

  26. #26
    Dorkus Malorkus The J Man's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Toronto, Canada
    Posts
    360


    Quote Originally Posted by liesse00
    didn't MG talk about the coffin joke during the summer?
    It was supposed to be in the movie but it got cut out.

  27. #27
    King of My World shark_vs_gorilla's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Posts
    976


    This wasnt bad. I do expect better out of Sideshow Bob episodes but it was passable. I guess I just wanted more of Bob.

    Did anyone else figure out how he faked his death before it was revealed? I'm a theater major so I did only because it's basically what Juliette does in Rome & Juliette and the Shakespeare references were laid in early which I thought was clever writiing.

    It was good I just wish it had been better and had more of Bob. 3/5

  28. #28
    Stonecutter coltonwiggum's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Where Stephen Harper precepts.
    Posts
    2,187


    Nothing in the episode was really funny. And what was with the explanations? It seemed like every single joke and action was explained. The viewers aren't mentally challenged, the writers need to learn that.

    I think developing the Bob story more and cutting out the entire beginning would have worked. They could have just made the family see Bob's commercial and go from there. Why have Homer and Bart go battery shopping, Marge watch tonnes of TV, then tonnes of ads? Almost the entire first act felt pointless.
    she didnt exactly read shrek the 3rd, which apparently exists as some sort of companion book for a pixar movie. no, this would probably take several minutes (perhaps 10), and would have ultimately depricated the shrek 3 cinematic experience

    she merely looked at the book

    she saw it, perhaps in the childrens section of a barnes & noble, registered it in her mind as being in existance, and filed it away for later as the subject for a post on BOOKS YOUVE READ. only she just looked at it. and it was shrek 3

    in a way its the saddest post ive ever read

    -toxic shock syndrome

  29. #29
    Homer Mad Homer Smash
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Toronto, Canada, Eh?
    Posts
    65


    My Rating: 4/5

    I really liked this episode. Most Simpson fans have heard the rumors they were killing off Sideshow Bob, and we were looking for when and how.

    When the laptop exploded, I thought this was it. But then in the courthouse, we thought that was it. And we may have even expected him to get killed off for good during the ending in the creamation hall.

    Excellent suspence, and some pretty decent jokes. Here are some of my favs:

    Homer walking past everyone hawking products in the electronics store -- even the lady saying "have sex with me."

    The television show spoofs on TIVO.

    The laptop exploding on Sideshow Bob.

    Dr. Hilbert's "ew I'm touching a dead man."

    Excellent episode with, the only thing I really didn't find all that entertaining was the nightmare/dream sequence which convinced Marge to watch commercials in the first place. But other than that, it was an excellent episode.
    OfficerWriter

  30. #30


    *I have not read the other posts yet, so if this sounds familiar then I apologize.

    Best Sideshow Bob episode since "Brother from Another Series"(granted, that's not saying much).

    5/5
    My Music (feel free to send a friend request):




Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

User Tag List

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •