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14 Treehouse Of Horror Episodes To Watch This Halloween

Because you didn't want to go out anyway!

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2. "Clown without Pity" Treehouse of Horror III, 1992

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The one where Homer buys the haunted Krusty Doll, and this:

Shopkeeper: Take this object, but beware it carries a terrible curse!

Homer: Ooh, that's bad.

Shopkeeper: But it comes with a free frogurt!

Homer: That's good.

Shopkeeper: The frogurt is also cursed.

Homer: That's bad.

Owner: But you get your choice of topping!

Homer: That's good.

Owner: The toppings contains Potassium Benzoate. [Homer stares, confused] That's bad.

Homer: Can I go now?

3. "Citizen Kang" Treehouse of Horror VII, 1996

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Kodos and Kang replace presidential candidates Bill Clinton and Bob Dole to take over Planet Earth. This episode is brilliant purely based on it's scathing comments about the American government - ''It makes no difference which one of us you vote for. Either way, your planet is doomed!''

4. "Bad Dream House" Treehouse of Horror II, 1990

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In a parody of The Amityville Horror, the Simpsons family move into a new house at a bargain price. Turns out it's actually based on an ancient Indian burial ground, and starts to turn the Simpsons against each other.

5. "Bart Simpson's Dracula" Treehouse of Horror IV, 1993

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The one where they go to dinner at Mr Burns house, only to discover he's actually a vampire. (Personally, the 'super fun happy slide!' was a big highlight for me). This is another parody of Bram Stoker's Dracula.

6. ''Homer³'' Treehouse of Horror VI, 1995

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Okay, this episode is stuffed full of maths jokes, but we still love it. Homer gets lost in the 3rd dimension:

Homer, trapped in 3-D land: ''I'm somewhere where I don't know where I am.''

Marge, on the other side: ''Do you see towels? If you see towels, you're probably in the linen closet again.''

8. "Starship Poopers" Treehouse of Horror IX, 1998

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It's found that Maggie is actually the result of a one night stand Marge and Kang had in the earlier years. Obviously, the best way to deal with this is by going on the Jerry Springer Show.

9. "The Shinning" Treehouse of Horror V, 1994

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"No beer and no TV make Homer crazy"

Need we say more?

10. "Attack of the 50 Foot Eyesores" Treehouse of Horror VI, 1995

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Homer goes to Lard Lad in search of colossal donuts, but he's disappointed by the fact they aren't very colossal - and instead decides to steal the Lard Lad's donut. A freak storm hits the town, the newly animate Lard Lad decides to take revenge - until Lisa saves the day!

11. "The Genesis Tub" Treehouse of Horror VII, 1996

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Lisa stars in this segment, turning her science project into a mini, living world, where she's seen as their Queen.

Bart: Hey what is this goo? Are you trying to build a friend?

12. ''The Thing and I'' Treehouse of Horror VII, 1996

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It turns out that Bart actually had a twin called Hugo - but Marge and Homer hid this "evil twin" in the attic. They later discover that Hugo isn't actually the evil twin, but Bart is.

13. ''House of Whacks'' Treehouse of Horror XII, 2001

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Pierce Brosnan plays the Ultrahouse CPU, a machine designed to make the Simpsons life easier. That is, until the machine falls for Marge, and decides it's time up for Homer.

14. ''Night of the Dolphin'' Treehouse of Horror XI, 2000

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In a parody of The Day of the Dolphin, the dolphins at Springfield's Marine World decide to declare war on humanity. Although newer Simpsons episodes don't always deliver, this one's pretty good.