'Monsters vs. Aliens' Halloween special: Will you watch?
Linus van Pelt does not have to go to bed disappointed on Halloween night anymore. The Great Pumpkins have arrived! (Sort of, if by “Great,” you mean gremlin-like jack o’ lanterns with insatiable cravings for candy.)
Tonight at 8 p.m. on NBC, DreamWorks’ Monsters vs. Aliens heroes battle hungry mutant pumpkins in the monsters’ very first holiday TV special. Yes, aliens play a sinister role, and yes, Susan, B.O.B., Dr. Cockroach and Link have to do the monster-mash to save Modesto, Calif. It’s not in 3-D this time, but it’s still more treat than trick.
Will you be watching? Which monster will you most warmly welcome back? (I have a gelatinous soft-spot for Seth Rogen’s B.O.B.)