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Treehouse of Horror XXVIII 

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Maggie gets possessed by a demon; Lisa discovers a creepy/perfect version of her family in an alternative universe; Homer cannibalizes himself.


Mike B. Anderson (as Mike B. Head on Fire), Timothy Bailey (as Bubble Headed Bailey)


Matt Groening (created by) (as Bat Groening), James L. Brooks (developed by) (as James 'Your Scared Enough' Brooks) | 3 more credits »





Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Oh Homer! / Homer Simpson / Krusty the Clown (voice) (as Dan 57 Shopping Days 'Til Christmas)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Bar / Marge Simpson (voice) (as Drools Kavner)
Nancy Cartwright ... Barterfinger / Bart Simpson / Maggie Simpson (voice) (as Nightmarish-Nancy Cartfright)
Yeardley Smith ... Apple / Lisa Simpson (voice) (as Yeoman of the Guardley Smith)
Hank Azaria ... Chief Wiggum / Carl Carlson (voice) (as Hank Beware-Ia)
Harry Shearer ... Lenny Leonard / Ned Flanders (voice)
Mario Batali ... Mario Batali (as Mario Bat-Ali)
Ben Daniels ... Irish Priest (voice) (as Ben P. Soop Daniels)
William Friedkin ... Dr. Kenneth Humphries (voice)
Neil Gaiman ... Snowball V (voice) (as Nails Ghoulman)
Tress MacNeille ... (voice) (as Terror MacNihilist)
Chris Edgerly ... (voice) (as Crypt Dead-Gerly)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... (voice) (as Kevin My-Kill Richardson)
Maggie Roswell ... (voice) (as Murderous Maggie Roswell)


Maggie gets possessed by Pazuzu, demon of the Southwest wind, Lisa finds a perfect world where everyone has buttons on their eyes, and her family decides to join her. While the family is away for a few days, Homer discoverers his favorite food, himself.

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Animation | Comedy


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English | Greek

Release Date:

22 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The second segment is based on Coraline by Neil Gaiman. Gaiman himself provides the voice of Snowball the Cat, who talks just like the black cat in Coraline. See more »


Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »


Bustin' Loose (Part 1)
Written by Chuck Brown
Performed by ReBirth Brass Band
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Wonderfully Weird, as We've come to Expect,
18 September 2018 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

Treehouse of Horror XXVIII is a terrific Simpsons episode with three very well developed segments and a plethora of brilliant moments. I can gladly say there is no bad segment this time around, the past few years there tends to be at least one bland one in the three, but I thoroughly enjoyed all of these. The Coraline parody was particularly ambitious, I loved the mesh of the two animation styles, it was a really joy to watch.

The weakest of the three was definitely Maggie getting possessed, while I did still have fun, it offered nothing new or original in terms of Exorcist parodies.

I also loved the third story, probably one of the weirdest THOH segments the show has ever done, as Homer takes up a new diet of eating himself. It is certainly not for the faint hearted, but I really admire how far hey went this season.

A very bold Treehouse. Fun, enjoyable, weird, and at times quite disgusting, Treehouse of Horror XXVIII was great and took some real risks.

Maggie gets possessed, Lisa discovers a portal to a new world, and Homer begins a strange new diet.

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