The Simpsons: Season 3, Episode 7

Treehouse of Horror II (31 Oct. 1991)

TV Episode  -   -  Animation | Comedy
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 1,049 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 3 critic

The Simpson family receives a severed monkey's paw which can grant wishes, Bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn Homer into a Jack-in-the-box, and Mr. Burns uses Homer's brain to create a robot.

Director:

(as Jim Rondo Reardon)

Writers:

(created by), (developed by), 8 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 30 Apr 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 21 Oct 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 16 Sep 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 22 Nov 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Treehouse of Horror II (31 Oct 1991)

Treehouse of Horror II (31 Oct 1991) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Simpsons.
« Previous Episode | 42 of 564 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Homer Simpson / Barney Gumble / Krusty the Klown / Groundskeeper Willie / Mayor Quimby / Kodos / Others (voice) (as Diabolical Dan Castellaneta)
...
Marge Simpson (voice) (as Ghoulie Julie Kavner)
...
Bart Simpson / Kearney / Others (voice) (as Nefarious Nancy Cartwright)
...
Lisa Simpson (voice) (as Yowling Yeardley Smith)
...
Moe Szyslak / Apu / Lou / Others (voice) (as Hellacious Hank Azaria)
...
...
Helen Lovejoy / Others (voice) (as Mummified Maggie Roswell)
...
Mrs. Krabappel / Others (voice) (as Macabre Marcia Wallace)
Edit

Storyline

The Simpson family receives a severed monkey's paw which can grant wishes, Bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn Homer into a Jack-in-the-box, and Mr. Burns uses Homer's brain to create a robot.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 October 1991 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Al Jean pitched the idea of having "scary names" in the opening credits. See more »

Goofs

Upon Lisa wishing for world peace, the scene at the UN shows reconciliation between England and Argentina. However since England has not been an independent country since 1707 and since that year been a constituent country of the United Kingdom, the place card should read "United Kingdom", not "England". See more »

Quotes

[Homer yelps as Smithers and Mr. Burns drag him through a cemetary in a bag]
Smithers: Listen, sir! Did you hear that?
Mr. Burns: [mockingly] No I didn't! What was it? Frankenstein? The booger man?
Smithers: It's the man in the bag, sir! I think he's alive.
Mr. Burns: Oh.
[beats Homer with shovel]
Mr. Burns: Bad corpse! Bad corpse! Stop... scaring... Smithers! Satisfied?
Smithers: Thank you, sir.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
(uncredited)
Written by Norman Span
Performed by Dan Castellaneta and Julie Kavner
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Could Have Been Better!
13 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the seventh episode of the third season of the Simpsons and while it's still a strong episode, it could have been a stronger Halloween-central episode, just like Season 2's. But nonetheless despite the lack of scares, it was pretty funny. I liked Marge's introduction the best and the music used in the episode was pretty creepy.

In this episode, "Treehouse Of Horror 2," Homer, Lisa, and Bart eat too much Halloween candy which results in each of them having nightmares. Lisa has a nightmare involving a hand which grants wishes, Bart dreams about turning his father into a jack-in-the-box, and Homer dreams about Mr. Burns creating a robot.

Overall, this is a solid episode for the most part. I wanted to be scared a little bit more, but it does make up for it with the laughs and each segment was strong. I liked the hand episode the best since it seemed to have somewhat of a mystical feel. I rate this episode 8/10.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Tonight's couch gag Deadpool_vs_theLeprecorn
Why did George H. W. Bush think that the Simpsons were a bad family? angrybob1011
Underrated Classic Era episiodes flgilley87
Do you think that 'Last Exit to Springfield' is really the best episode? angrybob1011
Ned, did you clip Anne Landers today? Karma_Kramer
Simpsons character death will be permanent joekabye-253-101994
Discuss Treehouse of Horror II (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page