It’s safe to say that poking fun at Jessica Simpson isn’t too difficult. So, you’d think Studio 60, the smartest show on TV, would be above mocking the intelligence of the former Mrs. Lachey.
Which is precisely why the show’s opening bit about J.Simp seeking peace in the Midwest was so brilliant.
Just when you think they’re going to zig, they zag, and when you think they’re going to zag, well, they zag again -- all because they knew you’d think they’d zig. Ah, Sorkin. Well played, my friend.