This collection includes the first ever halloween themed simpsons episode, including the twilight zone parody, hungry are the damned. As he notices a raven outside the window similar to the one from the poem, homer exclaims that he hates halloween and hides under. The simpsons present edgar allan poes the raven, and. Top 10 times the simpsons made fun of disney duration. The simpson family receives a severed monkeys paw which can grant wishes, bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn homer into a jackinthebox, and mr. In this episode of the simpsons, simon creates a fresh, new story by injecting theirreverent, funny attitude of the simpsons into the melancholy poem the raven.
The first treehouse of horror installment aired in 1990 as part of the second season, and its onscreen title was the simpsons halloween special. The simpsons will air its 30th treehouse of horror this week on fox. It was the first halloween themed episode of the simpsons and marked the first appearance of the aliens kang and kodos, who would go on to appear in. Treehouse of horror also known as the simpsons halloween special is the third episode of season 2 and the first halloween special. The simpsons is doubling down on halloween this year, and, while next weeks annual treehouse of horror should be a reliably inventive exercise in noncanonical simpsons fun, this weekearly halloween episode, halloween of horror is going to be a tough act to beat.
These segments usually involve the family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting and always take place outside the normal continuity of the show and. In the raven, a poem by edgar allan poe is recited with homer and. Trivia this is the first anthology episode, witch is an episode that consists of more then one story. The poem, read by james earl jones, remains intact, more or less, but with dan castellanetas homer simpson providing the unnamed narrator. Every simpsons treehouse of horror halloween episode. It is the first in the treehouse of horror series of halloween themed simpsons episodes. Another episode, blood feud, aired during the summer after the official season finale. Although every episode is entitled treehouse of horror, the first was the only episode that actually used the treehouse motif. The simpsons move into a cursed house, then are abducted by aliens, before homer is ensconced in a tale by edgar allen poe. These segments usually involve the family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting and always take.
The simpsons perspective on poes the raven the simpsons is a popular tv series that is often noted for its satirical treatment of famous literary works. Treehouse of horror halloween specials wiki fandom. As we get closer to halloween, the simpsons has revealed yet another treehouse of horror episode a parody of the hunger games and james bond, which doesnt sound particularly halloweeny to. They were animated scary stories told in the simpson family treehouse and had a horror, supernatural or sciencefiction theme. It was the first halloween themed episode of the simpsons and marked the first appearance of the aliens kang and kodos, who would go on to appear in every one. In a segment of the 1990 halloween episode treehouse of horror, writer sam simon delivers a creative, humorous reworking of edgar allan poes. Horror comedy cartoon the simpsons treehouse of horror. As the simpsons turns 30, a superfan picks the best 20. This is bart the raven by wsfltv on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
The simpsons the raven translation and transcription crowdsourced. As he notices a raven outside the window similar to the one from the poem, homer exclaims that he hates halloween and hides. Episode 16, treehouse of horror first aired october 25, 1990, is the first halloween special for the simpsons, complete with marges warning if you tuck your kids into bed tonight, you do not have to write angry letters tomorrow and james earl jones doing voices. Treehouse of horror, also known as the simpsons halloween special. The simpsons treehouse of horror tv episode 1990 imdb.
Spooky themed episodes of the simpsons called the treehouse of. Unlike a typical simpsons episode, treehouse of horror is divided into three segments. Its a scary, outstanding simpsons halloween episodeno, not. An impeccably directed, characterdriven story about childrens fears and grownup responsibility, the episode.
It was first broadcast in the united states on the fox network on october 25, 1990. Oct 23, 2019 its a lovinglycrafted tribute to edgar allen poes the raven, which combines the macabre authors lyrical prose, the simpsons wry sensibility, and even some looney tunesstyle. Inbad dream house, the family moves into an old haunted house and are possessed to. The collection also features such modern classics as the devil and homer simpson, where homer trades his soul to the devil for a donut. In the raven, a poem by edgar allan poe is recited with the family as characters. Treehouse of horror wikisimpsons, the simpsons wiki. Elsa and anna toddlers help with recovery duration. The poem, read by james earl jones, remains intact, more or less, but with dan castellanetas homer simpson providing the unnamed narrators voice. But on the first ever treehouse of horror from 1990the simpsons recurring halloween episodethey adapted poes the raven more faithfully than any bit of lit found in any other episode. As he notices a raven outside the window similar to the one from the poem, homer exclaims that he hates halloween and hides under the sheets. In this episode, treehouse of horror, lisa and bart are swapping stories in the treehouse and these stories involve the simpsons moving into an old haunted house, them getting picked up by aliens whom the simpsons believe they are going to eat them, and an interpretation of edgar allan poes the raven. Treehouse of horrorreferences simpsons wiki fandom. Jun 20, 2019 the 10 best halloween tv episodes friends, the simpsons, modern family, and more gave viewers tricks and treats with their spooktacular classic episodes.
On the face of it, a silly story set in springfield. Treehouse of horror i originally known as the simpsons halloween special i is the first halloween episode of the animated sitcom the simpsons, originally aired on the fox network in the united states on october 25, 1990. Treehouse of horror is the third episode of the simpsons second season. But on the first ever treehouse of horror from 1990the simpsons recurring halloween episodethey adapted poes the raven more. All of the classics should be taught to children with the simpsons episode. Also known as the simpsons halloween specials, is a series of halloween specials in the animated series the simpsons 1989, each consisting of three separate, selfcontained segments. The executive producers for the second production season were matt groening. The simpsons halloween special as it was originally known as begins with marge walking on a stage and warning the audience about what is to come. Nov 28, 2019 this episode also features a cameo from the ghost of george washington, in the kind of metatouch that epitomised the simpsons at its height.
Kang and kodos make their first appearance in this episode. With dan castellaneta, julie kavner, nancy cartwright, yeardley smith. The raven lisa reads in the backyard treehouse on halloween, bart and lisa try to frighten each other by telling three scary stories. That means there are now 27 treehouse of horror episodes, and even casual fans of the simpsons make it a point to see what they do for halloween. It originally aired on the fox network in the united states on october 25, 1990. The simpsons s 2 e 3 treehouse of horror recap tv tropes. The top 10 simpsons halloween episodes cinemathread.
These pieces usually involve the family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting. It begins with marge giving a warning to viewers, in a parody of frankenstein 1931. This episode was planned to be the fourth episode of the season. The simpsons treehouse of horror ii tv episode 1991 imdb. Halloween of horror is the fourth episode of the twentyseventh season of the animated television series the simpsons, and the 578th episode of the series overall. The simpsons take on edgar allan poes the raven, from the first halloween episode. The raven the raven based on the famous poem by edgar allen poe was the third episode of these.
Jul 15, 2011 the raven the simpsons season 2 episode 3. The simpsons take on edgar allan poes the raven, from the. Oct 25, 2019 spooky themed episodes of the simpsons called the treehouse of horror. It originally aired in the united states on fox on october 18, 2015.
These segments usually involve the simpson family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting. Simon uses his creation to satirize poes poem and cultured society and to comment onhow our society needs overstimulation with crude humor and shocking scenes to be mehta. Simpsons treehouse of horror halloween specials the raven. After this brief introduction there is the special. The simpsons annual treehouse of horror has become as much a part of halloween as tricks or treats and bobbing for apples. Directed by wesley archer, rich moore, david silverman. Ever since the simpsons did a halloween episode in their second season, it became an annual tradition. Treehouse of horror episodes have aired annually since the second season 1990 and each episode has three separate segments. This is a list of treehouse of horror episodes produced by the animated television series the.
These episodes do not obey the shows rule of realism and are not treated as canon. The treehouse of horror series, formerly known as the simpsons halloween specials, are an annual tradition in which there is a special halloween episode consisting of three separate, selfcontained pieces. The simpsons move into a cursed house, then are abducted by aliens, before homer is. Bad dream house the family moves into a new house and eerie things begin to happen. List of the simpsons treehouse of horror episodes wikipedia.
Treehouse of horror xxiv couch gag by guillermo del toro season 26 the simpsons duration. Treehouse of horror by edgar allen poe read by james earl jones. The simpsons second season originally aired on the fox network between october 11, 1990, and july 11, 1991, and contained 22 episodes, beginning with bart gets an f. Treehouse of horror also known as the simpsons halloween special is an episode from the second season of the animated comedy series the simpsons. The episode was inspired by 1950s horror comics, and begins with a disclaimer that it may be too scary for children. The simpsons the raven captioning in progress dotsub. Producer al jean talked to newsweek about his favorite segments, thinking up scary names and the one segment that never aired. This is a list of treehouse of horror episodes produced by the animated television series the simpsons. Treehouse of horror the simpsons episode wikipedia. Then the episode proper opens with homer out trickortreating on halloween night, disguised as a ghost, when he notices that bart, lisa and maggie are up in the treehouse, with bart and lisa attempting to scare each other with their own horror stories, and.921 875 452 1338 1068 385 96 1376 97 1570 742 851 850 1180 1469 145 1136 623 388 1047 440 225 1257 1267 1240 992 326 1530 483 971 384 2 26 1292 1375 238 833 1315 921 1285 320 220 1433 871 1488 709 529 374