The TV screen eventually switches off; however, Homer and Marge can still be heard if not seen. In the third annual Treehouse of Horror episode, Homer buys Bart an evil talking Krusty doll, King Homer is captured by Mr. Burns, and Bart and Lisa inadvertently cause zombies to attack Springfield. Unfortunately, Homer forgets to get a present and rushes out to buy a gift for his birthday. Homer at the Bat (1992): A crack of a baseball bat is heard and the theme is played on a stadium organ. [1] In the third annual Treehouse of Horror episode, Homer buys Bart an evil talking Krusty doll, King Homer is captured by Mr. Burns, and Bart and Lisa inadvertently cause zombies to attack Springfield. You see, there are some crybabies out there-- religious types mostly-- who might be offended. That night, when Lisa reminisces about the family's dead cat, Snowball I, Bart suggests that he could use a spell from the book to resurrect Snowball. [1][2], This episode originally encountered trouble when the color version came back from South Korea. Treehouse of Horror III is the fifth episode of Season 4. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 29, 1992. The Krusty doll riding under Homer's car is a reference to the 1991 film Cape Fear. The episode was written by Al Jean, Mike Reiss, Jay Kogen, Wallace Wolodarsky, Sam Simon, and Jon Vitti, and directed by Carlos Baeza. The family voice their surprise that he killed the zombie Flanders, to which Homer responds, “He was a zombie?" The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror is an annual special episode of The Simpsons consisting of several parodies of horror movies, TV shows, novels, and other horror elements. P3 In a parody of The Twilight Zone episode "Living Doll", Trilogy of Terror, Gremlins and the Child's Play franchise,[3] Homer realizes that he forgot to buy Bart a present for his birthday. Meanwhile, Kang and Kodos observe the anarchy unfold from their ship hovering in orbit and remark that soon the human race will fall to the zombies while they laughing maniacally. Metacritic TV Episode Reviews, Treehouse of Horror III, In this year's scarifying special, the Simpsons gather for a Halloween party and exchange ghost stories. Although the doll is nice to Bart, it repeatedly tries to kill Homer (which no one believes). The shopkeeper warns him that the doll is cursed, but Homer dismisses his concerns. 9 The Spell Book Was Funny, Once ("Treehouse of Horror III") There are hidden details, and then there's the relentless march of time eroding all trace that a joke ever existed. Lisa realizes that the school library must have a book that can reverse the spell. He returns to the party and gives Bart the doll. This page was last edited on 14 January 2021, at 09:38. [6] Al Jean was also quite worried about this segment because it was the longest running black-and-white segment they had ever aired, and he thought that some people might be concerned that their televisions were broken. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Bart suggests that Grampa tells a story since he has, "lived and interesting life". A lot of Roman numerals, and what do they add up to besides LXIII? Dial Z for Zombies is particularly impressive ('Die, you freak!' Come on. In the third annual Treehouse of Horror episode, Homer buys Bart an evil talking Krusty doll, King Homer is captured by Mr. Burns, and Bart and Lisa inadvertently cause zombies to attack Springfield. Silly scares, hilarious haunts and ghoulish gags that defy this copywriter's alliterative powers. Seems like lately we have a lot of scary/horror things! I dare ya. [9F04] Treehouse of Horror III ... Marge: Now Bart, you can find just as much horror around the house. 9F04 Upon returning home, Bart tries to impress Lisa with the book, but she's uninterested as it's the four year anniversary of Snowball I's death. [4] In “King Homer,” Marge is wooed by a giant ape. Grampa takes over in telling a story in a parody of the 1933 King Kong film, Marge joins Mr. Burns (as a parody of Carl Denham) and Smithers (as a parody of Jack Driscoll) on an expedition to Ape Island to find the legendary King Homer. With only six weeks to the airdate, the writers made almost one hundred line changes, a very rare occurrence. Bloodcurdling Carlos Baeza. In the episode, Bart gets an evil talking doll, King Homer is taken by Mr. Burns, and Bart and Lisa start a … To keep her from getting annoyed, he replies, "I never realized what a beautiful, young woman you've become," flattering her. [11], In the film 28 Days Later (2002), there is a scene where Sgt. He flips the switch to "Good" and the Krusty doll becomes friends with Homer, although it is quickly put to work as Homer's slave. This is also the first digitally animated Halloween special (originally going to be an episode for the thirteenth season). The photographers' camera flashes enrage King Homer, who breaks free from his restraints. In the third annual Treehouse of Horror episode, Homer buys Bart an evil talking Krusty doll, King Homer is captured by Mr. Burns, and Bart and Lisa inadvertently cause zombies to attack Springfield. P2 The Krusty doll laments to his "girlfriend" Malibu Stacy, with whom he shares Lisa's dollhouse, "Today Homer made me give him a sponge bath!" He abducts Marge and attempts to climb the Empire State Building, but is unable to get past the second story of the building and collapses in exhaustion. Marge is initially terrified but sees the friendly side of Homer when he is attracted to Marge's perfume, and the two form a friendship. Skeleton Family couch gag The man that gives Homer the Krusty doll is based on Mr. Wing from the film Gremlins. 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. Music Composition Emmy nominated episodes, Episodes with a alternative Gracie Films logo, So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show, https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Treehouse_of_Horror_III?oldid=932070. Directed by Carlos Baeza. Season 4: Disutradarai oleh: Carlos Baeza: Ditulis oleh: Al Jean & Mike Reiss (Bagian 1) Jay Kogen & Wallace Wolodarsky (Bagian 2) Sam Simon & Jon Vitti (Bagian 3): Tanggal mula ditayangkan: 29 Oktober 1992 "Treehouse of Horror III" adalah episode kelima dari musim keempat The Simpsons. If you are one of them, I advise you to turn off your set now. Marge enters the living room with a bowl of fresh fruit in place of candy, much to the disappointment of the guests, when a screaming headless man enters the house and everybody starts screaming. Marcia Wallace as Edna Krabappel Lisa the Greek (1992): Instead of a shush, a whistle is blown and a marching band plays the theme. "Treehouse of Horror III" is the fifth episode of season 4 of The Simpsons and the sixty-fourth episode overall. 'He was a zombie?'). He attempts to climb the Empire State Building but is unable to get even one story above the ground. Homer captures the evil Krusty in a bag of dirty socks, which he then locks in a suitcase. Later, Homer plays with the doll when it starts saying that it is going to kill him. Ferrell mentions that his favorite joke from The Simpsons was the line "Women and seamen (semen) don't mix", said by Smithers during the "King Homer" segment. He then tells parents to turn off their television and calls them chicken, causing the screen to go black and Marge to chastise Homer for insulting the show's audience. Burns' attempts to sedate the him with a gas bomb but only succeeds in gassing himself by mistake, so Smithers tosses the grenade himself, finally sedating the King Homer. [4] A subtle tombstone joke in this episode is in the scene where two zombies are crawling out of their graves. It is the first episode in the series of Treehouse of Horror episodes to have a zombie-related segment. [8], "The 25 Best Simpsons "Treehouse Of Horror" Stories", "The 50 Greatest Simpsons Movie References", "Top 10 Segments from The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror", "Treehouse of Horror III episode capsule", So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Treehouse_of_Horror_III&oldid=1000250691, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. He requests for the television to be turned off before daring viewers and imitating a chicken. Episode Number Marge gathers everyone around a circle for a party game in which everyone passes around various food items (such as peeled grapes and cold pasta) pretending they're the portions of a dead witch's body. His book of choice? ― Maude Flanders [src] " Treehouse of Horror XIII " is the first episode of Season 14, as well as the thirteenth Halloween episode. The Simpsons season 4 DVD commentary for the episode "Treehouse of Horror III" (DVD). In order to make Lisa happy, Bart takes her to the pet elementary and tries to resurrect Snowball for her but ends up casting the wrong spell and accidentally reanimates hundreds of human corpses instead. Main character(s) Grampa exclaims that the doll is evil, but admits that he is just trying to get attention. Nonton The Simpsons - English Comedy tv series on Disney+ Hotstar now. Treehouse Of Horror III 20th Television With just two previous Halloween specials under their belts way back in 1992, the concept was still relatively new, and … Bart finds the correct spell and casts it upon the world, returning the zombies who were dead before the spell to their graves, making those who became zombies by infection drop dead in the streets and turning Lisa, who had been unaware of her change, back to normal. With Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith. It originally aired on October 29, 1992. A lot of Roman numerals, and what do they add up to besides LXIII? Upon receiving the Krusty doll, Bart excitedly says "Great Caesar's ghost! They described the episode as "Another seasonal treat. ^ a b Wolodarsky, Wallace (2004). Treehouse of Horror III is the fifth episode of the fourth season of The Simpsons, and the sixty-fourth episode overall.This is the third episode in the Treehouse of Horror series and features three vignettes based off of well known horror stories: Clown Without Pity, King Homer and Dial "Z" for Zombies.. Special Guest Voice: Macabre Marcia Wallace (Milhouse Van Houten) In segment 'Clown Without Pity' the Springfield children are dressed up in their Halloween costumes, Bart appears in 'A Clockwork Orange' costume dress as 'Alex DeLarge'. [9] In the pet cemetery, there are tombstones that read Fish Police, Capitol Critters and Family Dog, each a short-lived animated series intended to capitalize on The Simpsons' success. Homer enters a 3D world with different mathematical topics. At the Springfield pet cemetery with Lisa, Bart utters an incantation, but accidentally reanimates corpses from the nearby human cemetery instead. Lisa doesn't notice her transformation and asks Bart what the problem is. Welcome to The Collected Treehouse of Horror III, featuring the Simpsons Annual Treehouse of Horrors III, VI, IX, XII, XV, and XVIII. Flanders comes over and asks, "Mind if I chew your ear?" Lisa, Grampa and Bart each tell a horror story.[1][2]. The scene cuts back to the living room, where Homer is trying to tell his own story, which turns out to be absolutely prosaic. An evil Krusty the Clown doll tries to kill Homer; Marge is captured by a giant ape who falls in love with her; Bart inadvertently raises the dead. Homer tries to sacrifice himself to give the others time to escape, but the zombies leave him when they realize he does not have enough brains for them to eat. Directed By However, it turns out just to be Ned Flanders wearing a headless zombie costume. He disposes of the suitcase in a "Bottomless Pit" and returns home, not realizing that the doll has managed to follow him. The Simpsons decide to hold a Halloween party this year. He abducts Marge and wreaks havoc, eating many people in the process, including Shirley Temple performing "On The Good Ship Lollipop" on Broadway. The Monorail 9F11: Selma's Choice 9F12: Brother From The Same Planet 9F13: I Love Lisa 9F14: Duffless 9F15: … treehouse of horror iii was almost the last of the series Previous Simpsons showrunners have expressed how difficult writing Treehouse of Horror s can be compared to normal episodes. "Treehouse of Horror III" is the 5th episode of The Simpsons' fourth season. In the end, King Homer and Marge marry on the same day Dick Cavett is born (November 19, 1936). Original Airdate Returning home, Homer is ambushed by the escaped doll, who tackles him into the kitchen and tries to drown him in Santa's Little Helper's dog bowl. Silly scares, hilarious haunts and ghoulish gags that defy this … It was meant to show Homer's stomach bigger than that of the outline, but it was so subtle that not many people realised the joke. Treehouse of Horror, also known as The Simpsons Halloween Specials, is a series of Halloween-themed episodes of the animated sitcom The Simpsons, each consisting of three separate, self-contained segments.These segments usually involve the Simpson family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting. After numerous attempts on Homer's life, he captures the doll, locks it in a suitcase, and drops it in a "Bottomless Pit". They take place outside the show's normal continuity and completely abandon … As the doll attempts to strangle Homer, Marge calls KrustyCo for help; a repairman arrives and discovers that the doll has been accidentally switched from "Good" to "Evil." [4] In the episode's wraparounds, Bart is dressed as Alex from the film A Clockwork Orange. The Simpsons move into a new home at a great price. "Treehouse of Horror III" is the fifth episode of The Simpsons' fourth season. Meanwhile, the Simpson family has barricaded all the doors and windows except for the front door, which Homer completely forgot to do because he was watching TV. In a parody of the Twilight Zone episode "Living Doll", as well as the Child’s Play franchise, Bart is celebrating his birthday and has obtained multiple good presents and Grandpa's social security money. The story begins in class, where Bart presents his book report to the other students. Unfortunately, a gluttonous Homer ruins the game for everyone by eating everything. The Krusty doll returns to its girlfriend (a Malibu Stacy doll) in Lisa's dollhouse.[1][2]. [2], Homer appears in front of a curtain and warns viewers that the following episode is scary. Returning to New York, the group display King Homer at a Broadway theatre. In the end, the family is back at home on the couch watching TV. 9F04: Treehouse Of Horror III 9F05: Marge Gets A Job 9F06: New Kid On The Block 9F07: Mr. He emerges and warns viewers that the following episode could scare certain viewers, especially religious types, an announcement mirroring Marge's intros to Treehouse of Horror and Treehouse of Horror II. [11] "Clown Without Pity" was also rated sixth. [4] The "He was a zombie?" A repairman arrives and discovers that the doll has been set to "Evil" mode. This time Homer, parodying Alfred Hitchcock Presents gives the viewers a warning not to watch to nights episode because it's scary. Welcome to The Collected Treehouse of Horror III, featuring The Simpsons Annual Treehouse of Horrors III, VI, IX, XII, XV, and XVIII. Share this: Twitter 【Weekly Quest】Treehouse of Horror III - Part 1 & 2 【P.S. The title itself is a play on the song "Town Without Pity", written for the movie of the same name and performed by Gene Pitney.[4]. The Simpsons are having a Halloween party, and they tell scary stories. It is also the third installment in the Treehouse of Horror series and consists of three parts. 4 Treehouse Of Horror III (1992) - 8.5 A killer Krusty doll torments Homer like Chucky from Child's Play in "Clown Without Pity," which is actually based on an episode of The Twilight Zone . Bart finds another book of magic and casts the spell—that accidentally turns Lisa into a snail, resulting in him letting out a quick gasp. I've been asked to tell you... that the following show is very scary... with stuff that might give your kids nightmares. Homer responds by blasting Flanders with his shotgun. Lisa and Marge are scared there is an evil presence lurking in the house, though Homer says there's nothing to worry about despite there being a vortex in the kitchen, Homer throws in an orange into the vortex then the ones who live in the world throw it out with … line, created by Mike Reiss, is, in the opinions of the writers, one of the all-time classic lines from the series. [2][7], The opening sequence where Homer walks into Alfred Hitchcock's silhouette is a parody of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. "Treehouse of Horror III" has the family throwing a Halloween party for the neighborhood kids, with scary stories once more being exchanged. After landing on the island, Mr. Burns, Smithers, and Marge stealthily approach a native tribe, but when they are spotted due to Marge's hair protruding over the bushes, she is kidnapped and tied to a post as an offering for King Homer, who is summoned by the sound of drums. He dismisses this until the doll tries to stab him. Several zombies break into the house: Homer sacrifices himself to give the others time to escape, but the zombies leave him when they realize he does not have enough brains for them to eat. Math in movies example: Simpsons treehouse of horror VI . Marge calls the consumer service hotline. The names Jay Kogen and Wolodarsky (two of The Simpsons writers who worked on the episode) are written on the tombstones, but both are misspelled. Homer SimpsonMarge SimpsonBart Simpson While in the section, he finds a book of magic and decides to use the book for his report. Treehouse of Horror II (1991) and Treehouse of Horror III (1992): An organ version of the theme is heard. Production Code The family runs to the car under the protection of Homer’s shotgun. Treehouse of Horror III S4 E6 29 Oct 1992. [2] In "King Homer", the tribal leader is heard saying 'Mosi Tatupu, Mosi Tatupu', which means they will sacrifice the blue-haired lady. This is a reference to Jackson's famous music video, in which he dances with zombies. King Homer collapses in exhaustion, and Marge helpfully suggests that he eat more vegetables and fewer people. The episode's wrap-around segment shows the Simpson family having a Halloween party for the children of Springfield. An A to Z alphabet book for preschoolers. However, the scene finishes happily as Krusty gives Stacy a smooch on the cheek—until her head falls off. The photographers' flashes enrage King Homer, who breaks free from his restraints. Not sure what to do, Marge asks if anyone has a scary story to tell and Lisa says that she has the story of boy and a doll from Hell. "Treehouse of Horror IV" features a Night Gallery parody, with Bart showing viewers different paintings, each of which segues into a different horror story. 【Quest Link】 Treehouse of Horror III … The zombies terrorize Springfield, turning many people into zombies. He rushes to the House of Evil, where he purchases a talking Krusty the Clown doll. Share. Special Guest Voices P1 Some aspects of "Dial "Z" for Zombies" are from the film Night of the Living Dead. The family's skeletons walk in and sit on the couch. [6], The title "Dial "Z" for Zombies" is a play on the title of the 1954 Hitchcock film Dial M for Murder. ", a catchphrase said by Perry White of the Superman comic book series. For the continuing series of Halloween specials, see Treehouse of Horror series. [5], The "King Homer" segment is one of Matt Groening's all-time favorite stories from the Treehouse of Horror series. Homer's silhouette appears next to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic silhouette. Full Story Couch Gag Marge sits in the middle of the front room with a flashlight. Shortly thereafter, the Simpsons arrive at Springfield Elementary and burst through the doors until Homer wields a shotgun to kill the famous zombies including George Washington, Albert Einstein, and William Shakespeare.

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