The poem, read by james earl jones, remains intact, more or less, but with dan castellanetas homer simpson providing the unnamed narrator. Bart the raven the simpsons multimediaenglish videos. The simpsons the raven translation and transcription crowdsourced. The opening disclaimer and a panning shot through a cemetery with humorous tombstones were feature. The simpsons annual treehouse of horror has become as much a part of halloween as tricks or treats and bobbing for apples. The simpsons take on edgar allan poes the raven, from the.
This episode uses pastiche to represent edgar allan poes classic poem the raven in its entirety, yet with a simpsons spin. The first treehouse of horror installment aired in 1990 as part of the second season, and its onscreen title was the simpsons halloween special. These segments usually involve the simpson family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting. In this episode of the simpsons, simon creates a fresh, new story by injecting theirreverent, funny attitude of the simpsons into the melancholy poem the raven. Stephen king is an american writer, who primarily writes horror books.
Directed by wesley archer, rich moore, david silverman. The simpsons 8th episode spectacular david silverman. The story was practically the same as the original poem but the narrator, the raven and lenore are played out by the simpsons characters, homer, bart and marge. Blinky the threeeyed fish or simply blinky is a threeeyed orange fish species, found in the ponds and lakes outside the nuclear power plant. His book the shining and the film have been referenced in treehouse of horror, brother from the same planet and treehouse of horror v. Elsa and anna toddlers help with recovery duration. The blinky species is seen quite often in natural bodies of water in springfield, and is a product of the nuclear waste of springfield nuclear power plant. In this episode, treehouse of horror, lisa and bart are swapping stories in the treehouse and these stories involve the simpsons moving into an old haunted house, them getting picked up by aliens whom the simpsons believe they are going to eat them, and an interpretation of edgar allan poes the raven. The simpsons take on edgar allan poes the raven, from the first halloween episode. Comparing poes the raven to the simpsons episode inspired by the original story. All of the classics should be taught to children with the simpsons episode.
Treehouse of horror, also known as the simpsons halloween specials, are a series of halloweenthemed episodes of the animated series the simpsons, each consisting of three separate, selfcontained segments. The episode the blunder years references the film stand by me, which was based on the novella the. List of the simpsons episodes seasons 120 wikipedia. In this adaptation, bart is depicted as the raven, homer finds himself in the role of the. Homer and marge attend artie ziffs wedding and become quite uncomfortable when they realize that his bridetobe is a clone of. It is a satirical depiction of a dysfunctional middleclass american lifestyle starring the eponymous.
Jul 15, 2011 the raven the simpsons season 2 episode 3. The poem, read by james earl jones, remains intact, more or less, but with dan castellanetas homer simpson providing the unnamed narrators voice. Treehouse of horror the simpsons episode wikipedia. Simon sets the tone for the story at the beginning of the segment. The simpsons the raven captioning in progress dotsub. The simpsons treehouse of horror ii tv episode 1991 imdb. The raven is the title character and antagonist in the raven, a poem by edgar allan poe. Inbad dream house, the family moves into an old haunted house and are possessed to. The simpsons sky police homer becomes duffman funny simpsons clips duration. Nov 28, 2019 this episode also features a cameo from the ghost of george washington, in the kind of metatouch that epitomised the simpsons at its height. The raven a retelling of edgar allan poes poem the raven. On the face of it, a silly story set in springfield. The simpsons is an emmy award, annie award and peabody awardwinning animated comedy. This episode of the simpsons consists of bart, lisa, and maggie telling each other scary stories in their treehouse on a halloween night.
It is the first in the treehouse of horror series of halloween themed simpsons episodes. These segments usually involve the family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting and always take. When homer hears the tale, he imagines bart as the raven. The simpsons present edgar allan poes the raven, and. The 10 best episodes of thats so raven according to imdb.
Oct 19, 20 but its easy to see how the raven bart taunted and tormented the grieving narrator. This is bart the raven by wsfltv on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The simpsons move into a cursed house, then are abducted by aliens, before homer is ensconced in a tale by edgar allen poe. The episode was inspired by 1950s horror comics, and begins with a disclaimer that it may be too scary for children. This is a list of treehouse of horror episodes produced by the animated television series the simpsons. Marge wants a job, and stumbles into becoming a plastic food storage containerselling drag queen. May 23, 2018 the best tunes from ireland since 2016 dont forget to like and subscribe for more and latest tunes from nuke enjoy. Lisa replies, dont worry, bart, you wont learn anything, and begins. It originally aired on the fox network in the united states on october 25, 1990. As the simpsons turns 30, a superfan picks the best 20. The poem, read by james earl jones, remains intact, more or less, but with dan castellanetas homer. Hungry are the damned in this parody of the 89th episode of the twilight zone, to serve man, the simpsons are abducted by aliens, who plan to take them back to their home planet, but lisa becomes suspicious of their intentions. He appears as himself in the episode insane clown poppy at the book convention. In the original poem, the ravens oneword response angers the narrator.
The raven can also be unlocked in the game the simpsons. In a segment of the 1990 halloween episode treehouse of horror, writer sam simon delivers a creative, humorous reworking of edgar allan poes. The simpsons treehouse of horror tv episode 1990 imdb. Unlike a typical simpsons episode, treehouse of horror is divided into three segments. The 1990 halloweenthemed episode of the simpsons was titled treehouse of horror, and featured three short vignettes, one of which was a takeoff on edgar allan poes the raven actually, it. Then the episode proper opens with homer out trickortreating on halloween night, disguised as a ghost, when he notices that bart, lisa and maggie are up in the treehouse, with bart and lisa attempting to scare each other with their own horror stories, and. Simon uses his creation to satirize poes poem and cultured society and to comment onhow our society needs overstimulation with crude humor and shocking scenes to be mehta. The simpsons perspective on poes the raven the simpsons is a popular tv series that is often noted for its satirical treatment of famous literary works. This episode was planned to be the fourth episode of the season. Treehouse of horror also known as the simpsons halloween special is the third episode of season 2 and the first halloween special. This collection includes the first ever halloweenthemed simpsons episode, including the twilight zone parody, hungry are the damned. Also known as the simpsons halloween specials, is a series of halloween specials in the animated series the simpsons 1989, each consisting of three separate, selfcontained segments.
But on the first ever treehouse of horror from 1990the simpsons recurring halloween episodethey adapted poes the raven more faithfully than any bit of lit found in any other episode. Treehouse of horror is the third episode of the simpsons second season. Kang and kodos make their first appearance in this episode. They take place outside the shows normal continuity and completely abandon any pretense of being realistic, being known for their far more violent and much darker nature than an averag. Meanwhile, lisa tries to make the world better in the style of amelie. The raven and the simpsons raven episode teaching resources. It begins with marge giving a warning to viewers, in a parody of frankenstein 1931. Tapped out as a treehouse of horror xxiii exclusive character. Marge convinces the townspeople to build springfields first s.
Treehouse of horror by edgar allen poe read by james earl jones. Treehouse of horror episodes have aired annually since the second season 1990 and each episode has three separate segments. Edgar allen poes the raven, as read by james earl jones. For list of published episode guides for the series, see the simpsons episode guides. The springfield nuclear power plant caused the mutations. The simpson family receives a severed monkeys paw which can grant wishes, bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn homer into a jackin the box, and mr. This version gave comedic variant to the original poem and made it a little more appealing to todays audiences. Each time, the narrator tries to find an answer, the raven only answers, nevermore.
As he notices a raven outside the window similar to the one from the poem, homer exclaims that he hates halloween and hides under the sheets. This is a list of treehouse of horror episodes produced by the animated television series the. Christopher maligec argues that poes poem is influenced by a greek style of poetry known as a love elegy paraclausithyron used to convey a lovers sorrow, helplessness, and selfpitying despair. But on the first ever treehouse of horror from 1990the simpsons recurring halloween episodethey adapted poes the raven more.
With dan castellaneta, julie kavner, nancy cartwright, yeardley smith. The raven lisa reads in the backyard treehouse on halloween, bart and lisa try to frighten each other by telling three scary stories. Hungry are the damned the simpsons are abducted by aliens, kang and kodos, who seem to have plans on eating the family. The simpsons s 2 e 3 treehouse of horror recap tv tropes. List of the simpsons treehouse of horror episodes wikipedia. The raven is a character from edgar allan poes the raven who torments the narrator, representing his insanity for his deceased wife, lenore.
Unfortunately, the simpsons version leaves out some great lines. These episodes do not obey the shows rule of realism and are not treated as canon. Later, homer is scared by the story and thinks he sees the raven outside. In this adaptation, bart is depicted as the raven, homer finds. The simpsons is an american animated television sitcom created by matt groening for the fox broadcasting company. Although every episode is entitled treehouse of horror, the first was the only episode that actually used the treehouse motif.46 1005 813 1256 1365 422 288 1404 474 722 1333 1490 1134 1420 180 1210 888 639 1122 373 879 1508 696 596 563 817 268 833 1541 1480 653 881 323 804 759 485 1308 100 1462 300