Simpsons Spooktacular this Halloween
Fox Home Entertainment have announced The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror for release on 28th October 2002 with an RRP of £15.99. This release, obviously targeted at Halloween, will contain four specially selected Simpsons Halloween specials, know as the 'Treehouse of Horror' episodes. All four episodes will be presented in their original 4:3 Aspect Ratio with DD2.0 Stereo and a range of subtitle options (English SDH, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Danish, and Finnish). The episodes chosen for this release are...
Disc Episode 1
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror V
In “The Shinning,” no TV and no beer makes Homer go insane at an isolated mountain lodge. Next, Ned Flanders becomes the ruler of a George Orwellian (1984) world, after Homer adversely uses a toaster to change the past in “Time and Punishment”. Finally, overcrowding at the school's detention room, and budget cuts in the cafeteria lead to Principal Skinner coming up with a unique single solution in “Nightmare Cafeteria”.
Disc Episode 2
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror VI
In “Attack of the 50 ft Eyesores”, giant billboard characters come to life during a freakish weather storm. Next, after a freakish boiler room accident, groundskeeper Willy's dying curse is to vow revenge through the dreams of Springfields' children in “Nightmare On Evergreen Terrace”. Finally, Homer discovers a 3D dimension in his attempt to hide during Patty and Selma's latest house visit in “Homer 3”.
Disc Episode 3
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror VII
Three more stories appear in this Halloween special. In “The Thing and I”, Bart discovers the 'evil twin' brother he never knew he had. Next, Lisa's science experiment develops into a higher form of life, who eventually begin to see Lisa as God, and Bart as the Devil in “The Genesis Tub”. Finally, as the election draws near, the aliens Kang and Kodos kidnap and assume the roles of Bob Dole and Bill Clinton, in an attempt to dominate the world, in “Citizen Kang”.
Disc Episode 4
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XII
In "House of Whacks", a Hal 9000-style home automation computer takes a fancy to Marge, and unfortunately sees fit to dispose of Homer in the process. Next, following a gypsy's curse, Homer becomes death incarnate as everyone in his presence either dies or mutates in "Curse of the Dummy." Finally, in "Wiz Kids", the children are tutored in the fine art of transforming frogs into princes at the Springfield Elementary School for wizards.