In this trilogy of horror-themed Halloween stories, Bart and Lisa attempt to scare each other with tales of the macabre. In first,"Bad Dream House", the Simpsons inhabit a haunted home, which possesses their souls, and causes them to attempt to kill each other. But after spending enough time with the Simpsons, it is the house, which kill itself, vanishing into another dimension. In the second segment, "Hungry are the Damned", the Simpsons accuse the monsters of planning to eat them, but the offended aliens reveal they were only planning a sumptuous meal for the family. In the third segment, a satire of Poe's "The Raven", a grief-stricken Homer is tormented by bad bird Bart. Written by
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Quoth the raven...
Eat my shorts!
Although the actual, official title of the episode is "Treehouse of Horror", the opening screen gives the title as "The Simpsons Halloween Special" This is true of this and all subsequent Halloween episodes. See more
Referenced in The Simpsons: Hit & Run