The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season (2006) While some aging TV shows add characters to stay fresh, The Simpsons built an entire episode mocking that sham ("The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie…
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The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season (2006)

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Details Release Date: Aug 15, 2006; DVD Release Date: Aug 15, 2006; Movie Rated: Unrated; Genres: Animation, Comedy; With: Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner and Yeardley Smith

While some aging TV shows add characters to stay fresh, The Simpsons built an entire episode mocking that sham (''The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show''). Even welcome newcomers aren't spared: Frank Grimes is killed off in his first episode. EXTRAS The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season offers a standard collection of sketches, deleted scenes, and commentaries. On one, showrunner Josh Weinstein gushes about the Man in Black, who voiced a coyote, ''We made Johnny Cash make gnawing-a-guy's-leg sounds.''

Originally posted Aug 11, 2006 Published in issue #891-892 Aug 18, 2006 Order article reprints