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"The Simpsons" Treehouse of Horror V (TV Episode 1994) Poster

(TV Series)

(1994)

Trivia

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The "inside-out gas" that turns the family inside out is a reference to a 1962 radio drama album called "Drop Dead!" by radio performer Arch Oboler. In the segment called "The Dark", a man inhales a gas which turns him inside out.
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According the DVD commentary, in "Nightmare Cafeteria", there was a scene written but not used in which Sherri and Terri were served as lunch. The meal is named Terri-yaki with Sherri sauce.
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The film Marge recommends, "Two Hundred Miles to Oregon" starring Glenn Ford, is not a real film.
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There is a deleted scene on the DVD that takes place during "The Shinning" in which Bart is riding his skateboard through the halls, turns a corner and sees Sherri and Terri who sing "Your father's gonna kill you!". He runs away and turns another corner and sees Patty and Selma who tells him "It's true, ya know".
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The ghosts that assist Moe when dragging Homer out of the pantry are The Mummy (1932), The Wolf Man (1941), Dracula (1931), Jason Voorhees, Pinhead and Freddy Kruger.
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Though this episode's official title is "Treehouse of Horror V," the on-screen title is "The Simpsons Halloween Special V."
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The segment "Time and Punishment" is a spoof of (and/or homage to) Ray Bradbury's famous short story "A Sound of Thunder".
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The various alternative houses that Homer creates via his time-travel escapades: The Flintstones (1960) house, Fast-Food restaurant, Shoe house from Mother Goose, Egyptian Sphinx, and an underwater Simpson's house.
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When Homer repairs the toaster, some of the items that he uses are copper wire, an ignition system distributor cap, vacuum tubes, and Christmas tree lights.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The two sinister notes that are played when Marge and the kids are revealed to have frog-like tongues has the same tonal difference as Nelson's trademark "Haw-haw!"
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Groundskeeper Willie is killed in all three vignettes while trying to rescue someone. All three happen in the same manner; he gets an ax in his back. In the first vignette he's killed by Homer, the second by Maggie and the third by Principal Skinner.
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