On this week's episode of Bob's Burgers, it's Election season for Wagstaff as Jimmy Jr. is facing off against returning character Henry Haber in the School Election, that is until Millie intervenes and and run for School President, and it's up to Louise to make Millie lose while it's knife vs. hammer in the restaurant. Here's my spoilerific review of "The Millie-churian Candidate".
Judging from both the title and the introduction of this review, yep, Millie is back in this week's episode since Season 4's "Fort Night" and still more obsessed with Louise than ever. I'm surprised why the creators brought her back and made her a recurring character. Molly Shannon did an amazing job playing the psychopathic character who is obsessed with our favorite bunny hatted child. Millie's return equals discomfort for Louise and when she's insisted on running for school president thanks to Henry Haber, that made Louise losing control, making her the control freak.
Man that child need to see a psychiatrist.
Millie isn't the only one making a comeback in this week's episode, cue Henry Haber. Henry came back as Jimmy Jr.'s opponent in the school election. And never imagine him coming back since Season 3's "Carpe Museum". So yeah, Henry is running against Jimmy Jr., then Millie. It was nice to the two again and oh look at that, I smell antics.
The dream sequence, or nightmare that Louise is having, about Millie winning the election ever since hearing the news that Millie is running for president was more of a expectation than reality. Or in Louise's case, the other way around. It all begins with Millie winning the election on a landslide and going all dictator on the school. Which almost reminded me of another person...
...thank you. With Millie wanting Louise to be paired up by ordering the Wrestling Team to bring her to the stage without hesitating and the sewing club to pair the two with metal, along with the whole school singing the anthem. Wow, no wonder conservatives are afraid. Because of that nightmare, Louise joins the Jimmy Jr. campaign bandwagon. And just by the start of the episode, Louise doesn't give a flying fuck about politics.
The election, not to mention the entire A-plot, was nothing more than confusing, yet melodramatic, and also rotating in the opposite direction right and back. Louise demolishing Jimmy Jr.'s chances of becoming president thanks to Millie running made Louise into a control freak. Demolishing your sister's crush's presidential bid shows Louise trying to help but heading off in the wrong direction. It all begins with the commercial for Jimmy Jr. to get more votes, even though he got a 94% lead over both Henry Haber and Millie. But did that work? No, it decreased by 30%.
Bob buying a new knife was a nice sub-plot to break away from the election going on. The $300 knife from Japan was something that Bob has dreamed of since first saw and when he bought it, it's like a dream come true. But man, $300 for a profession chef blade? This economy man!
The hammer vs. knife debate was a bit off for me. For pointers, which creates more damage? Hammer would definitely create more damage than a knife. Due to the straight that a knife can actually kill a person than a hammer. However, fixing stuff with either the hammer or knife…no…just no.
Abby made a comeback as well for this episode, forgot about this one. Which makes the number of girls coming back to the show since Season 4’s “Slumber Party” to Two. But no Jessica? Loren, you better bring her back by the end of the season. The note that Louise was given was indeed Abby thanks to the braids.
And coming in is the revelation. Abby’s real name is Mabel. And also a last name, Haddington. Mabel “Abby” Haddington. Mm…should I or should I not change the “Abby” tag on my Tumblr?
So why Louise pulled a revelation on Abby, now Mabel? Something to do with getting out of Millie from the friendship system by ABC order if she wins the election. Lucky that’s first name because if it’s last name, because if that to happen, that’s a major problem for Millie because her last name starts with an “F” and Louise’s last name starts with an “B”. This pisses Millie off, and by pissed, I mean almost attempting murdering Abby by choke hold. Death by braid. I know Millie was that crazy, but that is some adult misdemeanor type for her at her age. A 4th Grader almost killing off another 4th Grader? Jesus, that girl has go out bonkers.
And Louise saying the name of Mabel, pure genius. Never imagine Bob’s Burgers used a Gravity Falls reference because both Mabel and Louise are voiced by Kristen Schaal. And that’s your fact of the week.
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