Treehouse of Horror IV

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  • 9.5

    The Simpsons continues its annual Halloween tradition with the fourth installment of the "Treehouse of Horror" series.

    By meathead704, Nov 07, 2011

    This episode in the long running Halloween series is the best since the premier "Treehouse of Horror" episode. The stories are all fantastic. They are very well written and will keep you laughing through out. Again The Simpsons shows its excellent talent for parody with "Terror at 5 1/2 Feet". A terrific parody of one of the best episodes of The Twilight Zone ever. "The Devil and Homer Simpson" will have you laughing from start to finish. The scenes of Homer's trial are very well done. The dialouge and sight gags all work perfectly. A comedy of horror for sure!moreless

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  • 9.5

    One of the best Treehouse of Horrors.

    By LukeJames525, Dec 13, 2010

    The Devil and Homer Simpson: A very good segment with lots of humor. Homer selling his soul just for a doughnut was great. My favorite part was the ironic punishment scene where Homer ate every doughnut in the world. Grade: A



    Terror at 5 1/2 Feet: Had some good moments and laughs, like Bart going crazy, but got kind of lame at some parts. I liked it, but it's definitely my least favorite short out of the three.



    Grade: B-



    Bart Simpson's Dracula: I love this segment, the dialogue in this one was priceless, and the ending was comedy gold. It's tied with the first segment as my favorite short.



    Grade: A



    An overall excellent Treehouse of Horror.moreless

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  • 8.5

    this was a good tree house of horror

    By cube2k8, May 16, 2010

    in this ep of the simpsons treehouse of horror the show begins like it normal does and bart is telling three stores one story involves homer who goes to work and starts to worry that most of all the good doughnuts is gone and so he says he will sell his soul for a dounut and so the devil who is disquside as flanders and he takes the offer and there is court haring with all the most deocred horror stars michle and jason and freddie and others . and the second story bart sees a gremlin on the bus and he thinks it bad and he warns the princebul and the prince abou things its just a joke but its not and things go wrong and the third involves vampires and mr burns is the head vampire like a old horror franchise . this was good epmoreless

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  • 9.0

    THOH IV

    By futuramarama, Jan 10, 2010

    Annual Treehouse of Horror Stories:



    The Devil and homer Simpson- Homer promises to trade his soul for a donut, and the devil, looking like Ned Flanders, makes sure he keeps his end of this bargain. Grade- A



    Nightmare At 4 1/2 Feet- Bart thinks he sees a gremlin on the bus. C+/B-



    Bart Simpsons' Dracula- The Simpsons think Burns is a vampire, which he is, but they also think he is the head vampire. Turns out the head vampire is actually Marge. Grade- B



    The best was the first, then the last, then the middle, keep in mind these are all my opinionmoreless

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  • 10

    This is what the Treehouse of Horror series is all about, it combines great horror with without a doubt flippen amazing humor...

    By Iverson82094, Jan 23, 2008

    With a Night Gallery style opening, Bart introduces three tales. The Devil and Homer Simpson Homer falls asleep, while Carl and Lenny eat all the doughnuts. When he realizes that all the nearest doughnuts are gone, he sells his soul for a doughnut. The devil comes up and signs a contract with him, causing more mischief than Homer thought. His family saves him from an eternity of damnation by a fair trial. Terror at 5 1/2 Feet Bart dreams about his death on the schoolbus, and later realizes, that his dream is starting to become real when he is the only one to see a gremlin taking down the bus piece by piece. Nobody sees it except for him, so he tries to get it off. Bart Simpson's Dracula Mr. Burns is a vampire and Bart falls victim to his bite, Lisa convinces the rest of the family they must go to his castle and put an end to the curse.moreless

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  • 10

    Homer the Vampire Slayer

    By sh811a, Nov 14, 2007

    This is another one of the most perfectly done anthology halloween episodes of Simpsons. I really love the fact that the format homages on Rod Stirling's "Night Galery" (another of my favorate anthology horror shows)and all those painting in the background.



    The Devil and Homer Simpson: Homer has done a lot of stupid things in his lifetime but selling his soul for a doughnut takes the cake, in fact it's probably the stupidest bargin anyone would make in the entire universe. It was really funny and made sense the Ned Flanders would be The Devil, he still had a bit of that personality we knew well but had evil attached to it to make him a bit menicing. My favorate part in that tale was of course seeing Homer go to Hell and then he's hooked up to that torture machine to eat all of the doughnuts in the world, and he litterally does just that. Nightmare at 5 and a half feet: A parody on of course "The Twilight Zone" anthology tale "Nightmare at 1,000 feet" it was just funny and a bit sad seeing poor Bart trying to prove to everyone there is a gremlin destroying the bus but of course everyone believes he's crazy or as usual their all just too stupid to even look out the window enough. Bart Simpson's Dracula: This is my fifth favorate anthology tale in the series. Monty Burns was great in the Dracula role. It even had a small homage in once scene where Bart and the other kids hover above Lisa's window which was toward both the movie "The Lost Boys" and Steven King's "Salem's Lot". But of course this who story is driven by the jokes, two of my favorates are of course seeing Bart as usual exersise stupidity when he is running for his life he then stops to activate a lever labeled "Super Fun Happy Slide" even Homer almost falls for the trap, yeah unfortunately this further proves Bart has a lot of his father in him.



    But most of all it was the vampire slaying sequence which just made me laugh my head off. Where Homer sticks and hammers the stake in the wrong place ouch, but then gets it right of course second time around and gets fired by Burns before he dies, comic gold. But the twist end is great just when you think it's over it's not.moreless

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  • 10

    horror + funny

    By Nick9781, Jul 12, 2007

    With a Night Gallery style opening, Bart introduces three tales. The Devil and Homer Simpson:

    Homer falls asleep, while Carl and Lenny eat all the doughnuts. When he realizes that all the nearest doughnuts are gone, he sells his soul for a doughnut. The devil comes up and signs a contract with him, causing more mischief than Homer thought. His family saves him from an eternity of damnation by a fair trial.



    Terror at 5 1/2 Feet:

    Bart dreams about his death on the schoolbus, and later realizes, that his dream is starting to become real when he is the only one to see a gremlin taking down the bus piece by piece. Nobody sees it except for him, so he tries to get it off.



    Bart Simpson's Dracula:

    Mr. Burns is a vampire and Bart falls victim to his bite, Lisa convinces the rest of the family they must go to his castle and put an end to the curse.moreless

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  • 9.7

    The 4th Halloween Special Episode

    By flitwickfan, Dec 26, 2006

    This was a well written episode. The first and second stories were great, but the third one was excellent. My favorite character is Mr. Burns and the third part involved him, so that made me happy. He was a vampire and he bit Bart. Everyone had to try to kill the head vampire. They killed Mr. Burns, but then everyone thinks that they are the head vampire. It ends with Marge saying that she is the head vampire. The first part's funniest thing was when Homer ate tons and tons of donuts. Excellent episode. keep up the good work, simpsons writers!moreless

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  • 8.7

    Dracula has something to say.. Oh and the Devil also.

    By TwoLines, Aug 22, 2006

    This episode was a 2/3 score- two really good storys- First one tells a tale of Forbidden doughnut- thats a classic, with the devil Flanders.. It was really great. second one was funny but I didn't like it very much. The third one though was great- with Mr.Burns as Vampire !. To sum up.. mmm.. Forbidden doughnut.. *drools*. 8.7.

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