The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror: Fun-Filled Frightfest by Matt GroeningThe cryptkeeper of comedy, Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons, presents his newest collection of hell–arious humour.
Join Matt Groening, the King of Comic Chaos and the creator of Americas favourite family, The Simpsons, as he cooks up a creepy cornucopia of knee–knocking, white knuckling, knee–slapping knick–knacks. Brace yourself for beer–bellied beasties, frozen cavemen, ghoulish groundskeepers, price–gouging Kwik–E clerks, wonderful wizards, drooling aliens, banned books, talking horses, defective duplicates and parallel worlds. If you have a taste for terror and a hankering for humour, satisfy your appetite with this deliriously delicious treat not for the faint of heart or the very ticklish!
Every 'Simpsons' 'Treehouse of Horror' short, ranked
Punchy one-liners and visual gags help, but the best of the bunch have two more things in common: Novel premises which, admittedly, get increasingly difficult as the show ages and a genuine stab at including a few real scares. The segment is an inexplicable, years-late parody of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly you know, the noted scary movie that devolves into an extended, painfully unfunny fart joke. Then, for some reason, the show throws Spider-Man into the mix. The whole thing feels like a bit from a rejected Family Guy spec script. That labored groaner of a title should tell you all you need to know.
It originally aired on November 2, The episode was written by Matt Warburton and directed by Bob Anderson. In the opening scene, Homer tries to vote for Barack Obama in the presidential election , but the voting machine is rigged to turn his vote into one for John McCain , and after six attempts to vote for Obama, the machine sucks him in and kills him. It then spits out his corpse and then Jasper puts an 'I Voted' sticker on his head. It is Christmas, and Bart has bought gifts for everyone except Lisa.
For the continuing series of Halloween specials, see Treehouse of Horror series. In the opening scene, Homer tries to vote for Democratic Senator Barack Obama in the American presidential election. After six attempts to vote Homer heads out to report the mishap "This machine is rigged!
Sign in. Get a quick look at the the week's trailers, including Villains , Countdown , Like a Boss , and more. Watch now. After Homer gets eaten by a demonic polling booth an 'untitled robot parody' shows Lisa's Christmas present, a Malibu Stacey car, turn into a transformer as inanimate objects around Springfield follow suit and declare war on each other, Marge's peace suggestion being less than helpful. Then, after accidentally killing Krusty, Homer is approached by ad men to murder celebrities to avoid paying them royalties for product endorsement - but the illustrious ghosts fight back. Finally Milhouse unwisely conjures the Great - and cannibalistic - Pumpkin on Halloween, requiring a giant turkey to come and save the kids of Springfield.