Absolutely fantastic, this is my favourite episode of the series.
I laughed so many times watching it years ago, and I still find it hilarious when I see a rerun.
The gags involving Sideshow Bob are the best I've ever saw in The Simpsons: the rakes, the moment he is under the car and has to pass the cactus field, the moment Homer assaults Bart with the chainsaw, the knife and the cake...omg, I'm laughing even now that I'm writing this review!
I don't remember a newer episode that was so funny to watch from start to end. Truly a classic, no doubt about it.