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?
During the scene where Homer is in the third dimension. He walks by a building resembling the library from the video game Myst (1993). 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
[Principal Skinner is having a meeting with parents, but burning Willie rushes into the room
Help! Please, help me!
Willie, don't worry! Mr. Van Houten has the floor.
Mr. Van Houten
I, for one, would like to see the cafeteria menus in advance so parents can adjust their dinner menus accordingly. I don't like the idea of Milhouse having two spaghetti meals in one day.
[before anyone could answer, the entire class looks directly at Willie, who explodes into flame and screams
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
Just Don't Look
Performed by Paul Anka
and Yeardley Smith See more