History Recap / TheSimpsonsS9E4TreehouseOfHorrorVIII

30th May '16 6:46:00 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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The annual ThreeShorts HalloweenEpisode starts with Fox Censor, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the FOX network censor,]] editing this year's Halloween special to a TV-G rating (removing all the [[Series/{{Friends}} NBC-style]] [[{{Seinfeld}} sexual]] [[Series/SaturdayNightLive innuendo]] and [[WalkerTexasRanger CBS-style action violence]]), but the TV rating bug fights back by stabbing Censor until it reaches TV-666. Afterwards, the Simpson family enters the living room where they get executed on the couch.

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The annual ThreeShorts HalloweenEpisode starts with Fox Censor, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the FOX network censor,]] editing this year's Halloween special to a TV-G rating (removing all the [[Series/{{Friends}} NBC-style]] [[{{Seinfeld}} [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} sexual]] [[Series/SaturdayNightLive innuendo]] and [[WalkerTexasRanger CBS-style action violence]]), but the TV rating bug fights back by stabbing Censor until it reaches TV-666. Afterwards, the Simpson family enters the living room where they get executed on the couch.
12th May '16 11:55:54 PM erforce
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** Mike Scully's scary nickname in the end credits is [[TheXFiles Mike "Agent" Scully]].
** "Fly vs Fly" is an WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.

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** Mike Scully's scary nickname in the end credits is [[TheXFiles [[Series/TheXFiles Mike "Agent" Scully]].
** "Fly vs Fly" is an WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheFly'' ''Film/TheFly1958'' and [[Film/TheFly1986 its remake.remake]]. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.
19th Apr '16 11:56:03 AM Milarqui
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A parody of both [[Film/TheFly1958 the fifties]] and [[Film/TheFly1986 the eighties]] versions of ''The Fly''. The Simpson family attends Professor Frink's garage sale and Homer winds up buying a matter transporter. He promptly puts its two pods to good (to him, anyway) use and forbids Bart from trying it out for himself. In the middle of the night Bart tries to send Santa's Little Helper through it; instead both it and Snowball II go through at once. When Bart sees the result -- two hybrids, one combining dog and cat front ends and one combining dog and cat rears ("Ewwww, you can be Lisa's!") he's intrigued by what would happen if he and an ordinary housefly buzzing past went through together...

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A parody of both [[Film/TheFly1958 the fifties]] and [[Film/TheFly1986 the eighties]] versions of ''The Fly''. The Simpson family attends Professor Frink's garage sale and Homer winds up buying a matter transporter. He promptly puts its two pods to good (to him, anyway) use and forbids Bart from trying it out for himself. In the middle of the night Bart tries to send Santa's Little Helper Snowball II through it; instead both it and Snowball II Santa's Little Helper go through at once. When Bart sees the result -- two hybrids, one combining dog and cat front ends and one combining dog and cat rears ("Ewwww, you can be Lisa's!") he's intrigued by what would happen if he and an ordinary housefly buzzing past went through together...
26th Mar '16 2:47:36 PM Eddy1215
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** "Fly vs Fly" is an WholeEpisodeReference to ''Film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.

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** "Fly vs Fly" is an WholeEpisodeReference WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.
26th Mar '16 2:47:05 PM Eddy1215
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** "Fly vs Fly" is an WholeEpisodePlotReference to ''Film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.

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** "Fly vs Fly" is an WholeEpisodePlotReference WholeEpisodeReference to ''Film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.
26th Mar '16 2:46:41 PM Eddy1215
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** "Fly vs Fly" is an EntirePlotReference to ''film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.

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** "Fly vs Fly" is an EntirePlotReference WholeEpisodePlotReference to ''film/TheFly'' ''Film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.



* UnwholesomeCrossdresser: At the end of "Easy-Bake Coven", Homer is dressed as [[{{Squick}} a harem girl]] for Halloween.
26th Mar '16 2:45:47 PM Eddy1215
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** "Fly vs Fly" is an EntirePlotReference to ''film/TheFly'' and its remake. When Bart stepped into the teleporter with the fly, he was going for the latter but got the former.


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* UnwholesomeCrossdresser: At the end of "Easy-Bake Coven", Homer is dressed as [[{{Squick}} a harem girl]] for Halloween.
24th Mar '16 11:36:58 AM 123456789
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* HaHaHaNo: The Fox Censor's reaction to one of the lines in the script he is editing in the intro.
22nd Mar '16 10:57:59 AM 123456789
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* YourMom: One of the names listed in the end credits, which, in Halloween specials, are usually [[CreditsGag gag names]].

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* YourMom: One Yeardley Smith's (voice of the names listed Lisa) name in the end credits, which, in Halloween specials, are usually [[CreditsGag gag names]].
22nd Mar '16 10:54:32 AM 123456789
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** Mike Scully's scary nickname in the end credits is [[TheXFiles Mike "Agent" Scully]].
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