I really missed Sideshow Bob though.
It's strange. They advertised the fact that every Simpsons character ever was supposed to appear in the movie, but I didn't spot Sideshow Bob or Kang and Kodos (though my friend says he saw Kang listed in the credits). Maybe I just wasn't looking hard enough.
Still, there were a few good moments, but not anything that would make me want to purchase the DVD nor see it again.
There's supposed to be tons of unused footage, and theoretically the DVD will have it all. In one of the early screenings, Kang and Kodos made fun of the movie during the end credits. I wish they had kept that in, but hopefully it'll show up on the DVD.
I saw it earlier this week and I was pleasantly surprised. Even though I think the more recent seasons have been improving, I still wasn't expecting much, and this movie was pretty damn good. I'm a little surprised at how much more of a jackass they made Homer than he normally is, but not as surprised as I am by how much cash it raked it. I didn't think anybody cared about The Simpsons anymore. Glad to see that's not the case.
On that note, can anyone think of a series, animated or otherwise that hasn't seen a bad season of couple episodes?
The Critic. Seasons 1 & 2 were flawless.
But it did not age well at all.
Are you kidding me? Please explain.
I enjoyed it when it first aired. I bought it when it came out on DVD and watched it. It wasn't really funny or flawless, and I regretted the purchase. I sold it rather quickly. To be fair, the show probably would've gotten better if it was allowed to live long enough. I think The Critic was the only ABC animated primetime show that actually made it to two "seasons".