The Simpsons

Season 21 Episode 4

Treehouse of Horror XX

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 18, 2009 on FOX



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • 28 Days Later/28 Weeks Later and I Am Legend
      The "Don't Have a Cow, Mankind" segment is loosely based on the plots of 28 Days Later and its sequel 28 Weeks Later where a deadly virus spreads quickly through the population. A similar affliction occurs in I Am Legend, but a cure is discovered and a journey to an area called the Safe Zone is made to save humanity occurs in the latter movie.

    • Alfred Hitchcock
      The "Dial "M" for Murder or Press "#" to Return to Main Menu" segment is a parody of various Alfred Hitchcock films, such as Psycho, Dial M for Murder and Strangers on a Train. Hitchcock himself even makes a cameo.

    • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
      When McBain says to The Simpsons "Come with me if you want to live". This is what the Terminator says to John and Sarah Connor when he has to protect them from the T-1000 from death.