The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror

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  • TV-14
  • 1990
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.7  (435,879)

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror is an American animated series that is aired by the Fox Broadcasting Company. It is a spin-off of the popular show The Simpsons, and it features the same characters in a different setting. The show is known for its Halloween specials, which are known as the Treehouse of Horror episodes.

The show stars Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson, Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson, Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson, Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson, Pamela Hayden as Milhouse Van Houten, Harry Shearer as Mr. Burns, Hank Azaria as Moe Szyslak, Russi Taylor as Martin Prince, Tress MacNeille as Agnes Skinner, Marcia Wallace as Edna Krabappel, Karl Wiedergott as Additional Voices, Phil Hartman as Lionel Hutz, Chris Edgerly as Additional Voices, Maggie Roswell as Maude Flanders, Martin Sheen as Seymour Skinner, Steve Carell as Dan Gillick, and Jackie Mason as Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky.

The show was first aired in 1989 and has since become a cultural phenomenon. It has won numerous awards, including the Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program, and has been praised for its humor, satire, and social commentary. The show's creators, Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, have been credited with revolutionizing the TV industry and setting a new standard for animated television.

The Treehouse of Horror episodes are special Halloween-themed episodes of The Simpsons. They are characterized by their horror and science fiction themes, as well as their humor and satire. Each episode features three self-contained stories, which are usually parodies or homages to classic horror and science fiction films, TV shows, or literature. The episodes are famous for their dark humor, surrealism, and pop culture references.

The first Treehouse of Horror episode aired in 1990 and was called "Treehouse of Horror." It featured three stories, "Bad Dream House," "Hungry are the Damned," and "The Raven." The episode was a hit with audiences and critics alike, and it spawned many sequels. The most recent episode, "Treehouse of Horror XXXII," aired in 2021 and was well-received by fans.

The Treehouse of Horror episodes are known for their dark and sometimes disturbing content. They often feature violence, gore, and horror imagery, which may not be suitable for all viewers. However, the show is also known for its humor and wit, which balances out the darker elements of the episodes.

Overall, The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror is a beloved Halloween tradition and a classic example of the show's humor and satire. It is a must-watch for fans of horror, science fiction, and comedy, and it continues to entertain audiences after more than three decades on the air.

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on October 24, 1990.

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Treehouse of Horror XVIII
6. Treehouse of Horror XVIII
November 4, 2007
In the fantastic frightology that is Treehouse XVIII, an unwelcome alien crashes with the Simpsons in "E.T. Go Home"--and turns out to be a precursor to an invasion from space, Homer and Marge are paid assassins who nearly kill each other in "Mr. And Mrs. Simpson", but then find their marital spark has been restored, and Ned Flanders tries to frighten the fun out of Halloween in "Heck House"--when the kids laugh at his efforts, he teaches them what true terror is.
Treehouse of Horror XV
5. Treehouse of Horror XV
November 7, 2004
In this fifteenth annual frightfest, Ned Flanders foresees a terrible future--or does he cause it? in "The Ned Zone", Lisa --a brilliant detective with bumbling sidekick Bart--must overcome the incompetent police of Edwardian London in "Four Beheadings and a Funeral" and the Simpsons take a fantastic voyage "In The Belly of the Boss"--one from which Homer doesn't exactly return.
Treehouse of Horror XII
4. Treehouse of Horror XII
November 6, 2001
In "Hex and the City," a gypsy curses Homer, bringing misery to everyone he loves. In "House of Whacks," a computer (Pierce Brosnan) takes over the Simpson house and attempts to kill Homer for Marge's love. And in "Wiz Kids," Bart and Lisa are students at a school for wizards, where they foil the evil Lord Montymort.
Treehouse of Horror IX
3. Treehouse of Horror IX
October 25, 1998
In "Hell Toupee," the hairpiece of a condemned man wreaks havoc on Springfield. Bart and Lisa enter an Itchy & Scratchy cartoon in "The Terror of Tiny Toon." And the Simpsons learn the surprising truth about who fathered Maggie in "Starship Poopers."
Treehouse of Horror VI
2. Treehouse of Horror VI
October 29, 1995
In this annual Halloween-themed trilogy, advertising logos attack Springfield, Groundskeeper Willie terrorizes Springfield schoolchildren in their dreams, and Homer enters a terrifying three-dimensional world.
Treehouse of Horror III
1. Treehouse of Horror III
October 29, 1992
In "Clown Without Pity," a Krusty the Clown doll goes berserk in the Simpson home. In "King Homer," Marge is wooed by a giant ape. In "Dial 'Z' for Zombies," Lisa's attempt to bring back her dead cat turns the town of Springfield into a pack of marauding zombies.
Where to Watch The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 24, 1990
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (435,879)