In the living room, This page was last edited on 19 January 2021, at 00:37. October 25, 1998 Homer locks himself and Bart in a room, but Snake's hair takes control of him. When Marge leaves, Bart finds plutonium in Homer's toolbox and hammers it into the remote's battery slot. before zapping her with an insemination ray). While funny, the other two can be a bit predictable. But as they try to escape, the hated character Poochie passes by, but he is run down by their car. In a parody of the Amazing Stories episode "Hell Toupee ",[4] Snake is arrested for smoking inside the Kwik-E-Mart. "Treehouse of Horror IX is an anthology episode that features mini-stories. Wiggum bursts in and shoots the hair dead, then wryly comments on how it has been "a bad hair day", causing everyone to laugh. It was the fifth highest rated show on Fox that week, after two games of the 1998 World Series, a World Series pre-game show, and Ally McBeal. On one hand, it features a perfect fit with Itchy and Scratchy bringing the blood and guts. Chief Wiggum explains that this is Snake's third strike, so he will be executed in accordance with the three strikes law. Also, as usual, the Treehouse of Horror had three stories. "Treehouse of Horror IX" is the fourth episode of Season 10, as well as the ninth Halloween episode. Freddy Krueger asks Jason Voorhees where the Simpsons are, and Jason Voorhees responds, "Eh. They should be here by now. Marge and Maggie are also killed when the car hits the wall. In a parody of the 1989 horror film, Shocker and the Amazing Stories episode, Hell Toupee, Snake is arrested for smoking inside the Kwik-E-Mart. The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror IX. BBC Two England, 31 October 2002 18.00. With the hair controlling his mind, Homer murders Apu and Moe. Treehouse of Horror, also known as The Simpsons Halloween specials, is a series of Halloween -themed episodes of the animated sitcom The Simpsons, each consisting of three separate, self-contained segments. Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) (TV Series) Production Code When they use the remote, the kids actually enter the world of Itchy and Scratchy. Commentary for "Treehouse of Horror IX", in, Moore, Steven Dean (2007). Marge reveals that Kang is Maggie's real father and explains how it happened. Wiggum opens fire and the hair is riddled with bullets and is thus used as a blanket by Maggie, and he finishes the story remarking, "Now that's what I call a bad hair day!". Before hauling Snake away, Chief Wiggum helpfully points out that Apu, Moe and Bart are all witnesses to Snake's infraction; Snake threatens to kill all of them. However his hair possesses Homer making him go on a killing spree against all of the witnesses who were at the Kwik e Mart that night, including Bart! Scratchy re-attaches his head to his body, declares what the duo did was very mean, and forms a partnership with Itchy to "teach them a lesson they will never forget", and begin to attack Bart and Lisa. Regis Philbin as HimselfEd McMahon as HimselfKathie Lee Gifford as HerselfRobert Englund as Freddy KruegerJerry Springer as Himself Maggie later loses her "baby legs" and grows green tentacles. At first, the family is scared, but realize how small the two characters actually are, and decide to keep them as pets. Before hauling Snake away, Chief Wiggum helpfully points out that Apu, Moe, and Bart are all witnesses; Snake vows to kill all of them. Everyone looks guiltily as host Jerry Springer does a monologue encouraging them to put their differences aside and do what is best for Maggie. Like the other Treehouse of Horror episodes to that point, the segments of "Treehouse of Horror IX" were credited to different writers. Apu: (gasps) Snake? 9 Treehouse Of Horror IX (1998) - 8.0. But, on the other, it … Marge tries to remind everyone about the two murders, but then suddenly gets the pun and joins in. Treehouse of Horror XI, featuring "G-G-Ghost D-D-Dad", "Scary Tales Can Come True", and "The Night of the Dolphin". List of the Halloween names used by the staff on this episode: The original version of "Hell Toupee" was supposed to have, This episode was the first episode opening to feature Homer actually being hit by Marge's car. [2] This is the ninth Treehouse of Horror episode, and, like the other "Treehouse of Horror" episodes, contains three self-contained segments: In "Hell Toupée", Homer gets a hair transplant and is possessed by the spirit of an executed criminal; in "Terror of Tiny Toon", Bart and Lisa are trapped in a special, extremely violent episode of The Itchy & Scratchy Show; and in "Starship Poopers", Marge reveals that Maggie is the product of a one-night stand with the alien Kang. (2007). He is instantly arrested by Chief Wiggum. This episode was nominated for the 1999 Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore). Bart and Lisa return to Itchy and Scratchy's house when he changes the channel back. They arrive at the Simpson house, coming to retrieve Maggie. Chalkboard Gag Marge discovers Maggie's first baby tooth, which appears to be a sharp fang. His lines were recorded by Julie Thacker.[10]. "Treehouse of Horror IX" is the fourth episode in the tenth season of the American animated television series The Simpsons. "[13], In 2008, "Starship Poopers" was named the tenth best Treehouse of Horror segment by IGN. 207 [8] The episode continues the Treehouse of Horror tradition of having the credits re-written as "scary names". DOMIQUE FAVORITE SWEETERGHOULIE KAVNERNANCY CARTWRIGHT THE CANKER, YANK MY AREAHARRY (DEAD TIL 2005) SHEARER. (despite the fact that he normally never talks), and turns on the TV. The episode features several celebrity guest voices: Robert Englund voices Freddy Krueger in the opening sequence, and Ed McMahon and Jerry Springer appear as themselves in "Hell Toupée" and "Starship Poopers," respectively. Chief Wiggum then sends the body to the hospital to be carved up for organ donations. [3] The title of the third segment, "Starship Poopers", is a reference to the film Starship Troopers. Let's see how she handles. : A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family ...Continued, "The Episodes of Amazing Stories That Are Actually Worth Watching", "13 Great Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Halloween Stories", "The Simpsons: The Complete Tenth Season (1998)", "Top 10 Segments from The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror", Marge Simpson in: "Screaming Yellow Honkers", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Treehouse_of_Horror_IX&oldid=1001278811, Television episodes about alien abduction, Television episodes with live action and animation, Television episodes written by David X. Cohen, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Whaddya going to do?" Treehouse of Horror IX Treehouse of Horror IX Apu: Ooh! Commentary for "Treehouse of Horror IX", in, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, Outstanding Music Composition for a Series, "Cult - The Simpsons: Season Ten Episode Guide - Treehouse of Horror IX", The Simpsons Forever! Kang claims that Maggie is his daughter, and then Marge reveals that Kang is Maggie's biological father and retells the story: Kang and Kodos abducted her while she was doing laundry, selecting Marge for a cross-breeding program. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 25, 1998. First Aired: October 25, 1998. [9] The animators looked forward to working on "The Terror of Tiny Toon" because they were fans of Itchy & Scratchy. Opening scenes for Treehouse of Horror IX, X and XI, respectively. The opening sequence is exactly the same as normal, but with a dark twist, as Bart does the chalkboard lines in red paint, and then the entire family is killed one by one as they arrive home (Bart falls off his skateboard when he lands on the car, Lisa is catapulted into the garage wall when she strikes Bart in the driveway, and Homer is crushed by Marge and Maggie, who presumably also die in the crash) The hair is Snake's, and when Homer goes to sleep the following night, it plants its roots in Homer's brain. The family never makes it to the living room; Bart slips while skateboarding and hits his head, Lisa gets catapulted into the roof of the garage after tripping over Bart while cycling, and Homer gets run down by Marge's car. Chief Wiggum explains that as this is Snake's third strike, he will be executed in accordance with the new law. [1], In its original airing on the Fox Network, the episode had an 8.6 Nielsen rating and was viewed in approximately 8.5 million homes. Homer gets out of his car, sees Marge's car coming, and screams as usual. After leaving the studio, Kang and Kodos threaten to destroy every politician in Washington unless given Maggie. Just when they are about to take off, Maggie takes out her pacifier and tells everyone with Kang's voice "Very well. Commentary for "Treehouse of Horror IX", in, Scully, Mike (2007). "Terror of Tiny Toon" includes a live-action segment starring Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford. Maggie's pacifier sucks contact the alien duo, Kang and Kodos. On the couch, Freddy Kruger and Jason Voorhees are waiting for them and wonder where they are. Kang and Kodos demand that the Simpsons give Maggie to them, but Homer refuses which start a big fight between Kang and Homer until Bart suggests that they appear on The Jerry Springer Show to resolve their issues. 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