Anyone who knows me knows that since it first aired on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987, I’ve found The Simpsons to be the greatest thing since sliced bread (sliced bread having been invented the previous winter). While the show has been average or worse for over a decade now, it still ranks as the greatest television program of all time in my eyes due to its flawless golden years.
Since Season Two, a Simpsonian staple has been its yearly Halloween episode entitled “Treehouse of Horror”, which features three short holiday themed segments. Well we here at Everyview have began doing various Halloween lists and I, ever the conformist, have decided to compile my top five favorite THOH segments of all-time.
After watching all episodes from up until I stopped buying the show’s DVD sets (post-season nine), compiling a list of 14 possible candidates whose potential chances ranged from “long shot” to “sure thing” and compiling three pages of notes (welcome to my Friday night, everyone), I have made my list of what I feel are the five most deserving segments. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. Continue reading