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Like the World Series and pumpkin spice latte jokes, The Simpsons' Halloween showcase is a seasonal tradition that's basically impervious to letter grades. We're giving one anyway, because it's really good. If you're already preparing to blurt something about how it couldn't possibly compete with the golden-age classics, don't worry: They beat you to it. In tonight's third segment, the Simpsons are haunted by the ghosts of their crudely drawn past, prompting a parade of sly meta winks, ghoulish gallows humor, and quotable one-liners (thanks, Groundskeeper Willie). The first two stories are just as winning: One finds Bart going to hell (and features the best Noah Webster joke you'll hear on TV this year, promise), while the other pays homage to A Clockwork Orange. Anytime The Simpsons riffs on Kubrick, it's best not to leave the couch. A-
Welcome back to the Good Wife tailgate party! We'll provide the white wine and pita chips, but feel free to BYO hummus.
Rachael is given some unsettling news regarding her baby. ''I'm sorry, ma'am, but we have strong reason to believe that your child has been moonlighting as the E*Trade baby.''
Paranormal investigators Chad and John try to find out what's on the other side. Unfortunately, they discover that it's just a chicken.
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