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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 »


References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Performed by Dan Castellaneta (as "Happy Birthday to Meat")
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Not all that great.
23 October 2017 | by oliverjakenottinghamSee all my reviews

I read the summary before watching and only 1 of the three segments interested me as it was clearly a parody of Coraline.

The episode began with a cgi opening I like the change of style and the fact that Bart was a butter finger was a cool reference to the old ads where Bart was their mascot for a while. However, none of the jokes worked for me.

Then there was some dumb Exorcist parody again not funny the most interesting part for me was that Lenny's voice sounded off I know Harry Shearer threatened to quit but I don't know if he actually did this may have been a replacement voice.

Then the Coraline segment which was the most disappointing. I like how the other world was in a different style it allowed it to be kind of close to a clay look I guess and was a cool way of making the Halloween episode stand out. They have had weird things that stood out since the earliest Halloween specials the devil and Homer Simpson had unique directing, The very first Treehouse of Horror had creative lighting, The Shinning was used to experiment with off- model cartoony facial expressions, etc. Unfortunately, this felt super rushed.

The other one Homer ate himself

It sucked

The most interesting part was that he cut off his finger and there was no blood- the old ones had tonnes of blood.

Yeah so overall no good jokes and some lame stories but some creative animation

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