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Treehouse of Horror XXIV 

The scariest Simpsons Halloween show yet, featuring an opening by Guillermo Del Toro.

Directors:

Rob Oliver (as The Thing That Ate Rob Oliver), Mike B. Anderson (as Bite Me Anderson) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by) (as Bat Groening), James L. Brooks (developed by) (as James 'The Tooth Fairy is a Criminal' Brooks) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Grampa Simpson / Krusty the Clown / Groundskeeper Willie / Barney Gumble / Kodos / Arnie Pie (voice) (as Dan High-Fructose-Corn-Syrup)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson (voice) (as Julie Karnivore)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson / Nelson Muntz / Ralph Wiggum (voice) (as NecroNance)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice) (as The Longest Yeardley)
Hank Azaria ... Moe Szyslak / Chief Wiggum / Comic Book Guy / Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / Bumblebee Man / Dr. Nick Riviera / The Bore Ax / Fighter Pilot (voice) (as Shanked Azaria)
Harry Shearer ... Ned Flanders / Mr. Burns / Dr. Julius Hibbert / Principal Skinner / Kang / Lenny Leonard (voice)
Marcia Wallace ... Edna Krabappel (voice) (as Macabre Marcia Wallace)
Pamela Hayden ... Milhouse Van Houten (voice) (as Heinous Hayden)
Tress MacNeille ... Agnes Skinner (voice) (as Terror MacNihilist)
Chris Edgerly ... (voice) (as Chris 'Aaagh! The Pressure!' Edgerly)
Maggie Roswell ... Miss Hoover / Therapist (voice) (as 'Moth-Eaten' Maggie Roswell)
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Storyline

The Fat in the Hat: - Left alone and suffering from mumps the three Simpson children are visited by the Fat in the Hat, who talks in rhyme - in Homer's voice - and shows them a good time, as well as slaughtering other Springfield citizens who resemble Dr Seuss characters ; Dead and Shoulders :- After Bart is accidentally beheaded the only way to save him is to sew the head onto Lisa's body, creating a two-headed child, though Lisa's actions always dominate. Bart aims to change that. Freaks, Not Geeks :- In a parody of the Tod Browning film 'Freaks' circus strongman Homer plans to kill freak-show king Moe so that he can claim Moe's wife Marge and her fabulously valuable emerald but the other circus folk plot revenge. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Animation | Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The episode won 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual in Animation - color design director and Outstanding Individual in Animation - background designer. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Burns: Behold, the most hideous of all!
[Opens curtain to reveal Moe]
Moe Szyslak: How you doin'?
[Crowd gasps in horror]
Moe Szyslak: Anyone here from New Jersey?
[Woman raises her hand]
Moe Szyslak: I'm going there next week.
[Woman screams and faints]
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Connections

References The Longest Yard (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Fat In The Hat - Part 1
Music by Alf Clausen
Lyrics by Jeff Westbrook
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Amazing intro, terrible episode
8 October 2013 | by Bigg_BadSee all my reviews

The intro directed by guillermo del toro is amazing, it really captures the feeling of halloween and the best Treehouse of horror episodes. What I really want is a full length episode of this quality.

That is not the case how ever, all three segments are boring, with the first being the best and most original, the second is horrible and is too much of a rip-off of a previous episode, the third is just boring.

I really miss when the Treehouse of Horror specials were centered around classic horror, like ghosts, vampires, zombies and such and I realize it's hard to keep it interesting if you just reuse the same ideas over and over, but when it's a halloween special I just think it should have a scary theme and there are still plenty of great horror movies to take inspiration from.


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