In celebration of THE SIMPSONS 20th Anniversary, FOX is giving fans a real treat. For the first time in a decade they network is actually airing the annual “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween special before October 31. In the tradition of Halloween specials, “Treehouse of Horror XX” airing Sunday October 18 at 8PM on FOX (GlobalTV in Canada) will parody classic Hitchcock films such as “Vertigo,” “Psycho,” “North By Northwest,’ and “Spellbound,” when Lisa strikes a deal with Bart to take revenge on their teachers; Lampoon “28 Days Later,” when Krusty’s latest fast food sandwich transforms Springfield into enraged zombies; And re-imagine “Sweeney Todd” when an impaled Homer (who falls through a trapdoor in Moe’s tavern) provides Moe with an unexpectedly delicious beer flavored with Homer’s blood. More photos of which can be seen after the jump.
Krusty’s latest fast food sandwich transforms Springfield into engraged zombies and twenty-eight days later, these munchers have overrun the town.
Homer accidentally falls through a trapdoor in Moe’s tavern and impales himself on the pipes of Moe’s microbrewery. Moe serves Marge and the barflies glasses of delicious beer flavored with Homer’s blood while Homer, now half-man, half-brewing apparatus, trapped underneath the bar sings about his fate a’la Sweeney Todd.
Lisa strikes a deal with Bart to take revenge on their teachers, but whenthe pan goes awry Lisa turns her vengence towards Bart in a series of homages to classic Hitchcock, including “Vertigo,” “Psycho,” “North By Northwest” and “Spellbound.”