A freak lightning storm causes giant advertising mascots to come to life; The children are terrorized by Groundskeeper Willie in their dreams; Homer finds himself trapped in another dimension.
Did You Know?
The episode 'Smart and Smarter' in 2004 dealt with Maggie's intelligence, but some earlier episodes like this one had subtle hints she is smart; when Homer is in the third dimension trying to alert the family, Maggie looks around and shakes the shell to see if he is in there. See more
The aliens, Kang and Kodos, are shown hitchhiking. They sport a destination sign reading "EARTH CAPITAL". It *could* be attributed to English presumably being their second language, but the word they wanted was "CAPITOL". See more
This is the first Treehouse of Horror episode to not have a cemetery motive or tombstones with humorous names in its opening. This is also the first Treehouse of Horror episode to have a short opening. See more
Listen to the Mockingbird
Music by Richard Milburn See more