Every "Treehouse of Horror" Episode Ranked by IMDb Users

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Did you know "The Simpsons" has been producing Halloween-themed episodes since 1990? Check out our list of every "Treehouse of Horror" episode ranked by IMDb users.

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1. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror (1990)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The Simpsons move into a cursed house, then are abducted by aliens, before Homer is ensconced in a tale by Edgar Allen Poe.

Directors: Wesley Archer, Rich Moore, David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 4,666

2. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror II (1991)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The Simpson family receives a severed monkey's paw which can grant wishes, Bart gains magical powers which he uses to turn Homer into a Jack-in-the-box, and Mr. Burns uses Homer's brain to create a robot.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 3,640

3. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror III (1992)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

An evil Krusty the Clown doll tries to kill Homer; Marge is captured by a giant ape who falls in love with her; Bart inadvertently raises the dead.

Director: Carlos Baeza | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 3,607

4. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror IV (1993)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer sells his soul to the Devil for a donut, Bart contends with a gremlin on the side of the school bus which only he can see, and the family discovers that Mr. Burns is a vampire.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 3,767

5. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad; Homer's attempt to repair a toaster results in inadvertent time travel; The school staff turn cannibalistic.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 4,595

6. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror VI (1995)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

A lightning storm causes giant advertising mascots to come to life; The children are terrorized by Groundskeeper Willie in their dreams; Homer finds himself trapped in another dimension.

Directors: Bob Anderson, David Mirkin | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 3,301

7. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror VII (1996)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Bart's Siamese twin swells in the attic; Lisa's science experiment creates a miniature universe of advanced civilization; aliens possess Clinton and Dole.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 3,073

8. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror VIII (1997)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer battles mutants after Springfield is annihilated by a neutron bomb; Bart has his DNA mixed with a fly; Marge is revealed to be a witch in colonial Springfield.

Directors: Jim Reardon, Mark Kirkland | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,600

9. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror IX (1998)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer receives an evil hair transplant; Bart and Lisa get trapped in an Itchy and Scratchy cartoon; Maggie is revealed to be an alien.

Directors: Jim Reardon, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,518

10. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror X (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The Simpsons attempt to cover up their accidental murder of Ned Flanders. Bart and Lisa acquire super powers. An electronic apocalypse threatens Springfield.

Directors: Jim Reardon, Pete Michels | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,206

11. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XI (2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer must do one good deed to get into Heaven; Bart and Lisa encounter a witch in a gingerbread house; Super-intelligent dolphins strike back at humanity.

Directors: Jim Reardon, Matthew Nastuk | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,094

12. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

A gypsy puts a curse on Homer; The Simpsons' new automated house malfunctions and tries to kill Homer; Bart and Lisa attend a school for wizards.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 2,042

13. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XIII (2002)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer clones himself with a magic hammock; Zombie cowboys come back from the dead after Springfield bans guns; The Simpsons family take a vacation on an island where Dr. Hibbert can turn people into animals.

Directors: Jim Reardon, David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,923

14. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XIV (2003)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

First, Homer kills the Grim Reaper and takes his place in Reaper Madness. Then, Professor Frink's father is revived, only to kill people and steal their organs in Frinkenstein. Finally, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jim Reardon, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,864

15. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XV (2004)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Ned gains the power to foresee people's deaths; Maggie is shrunk inside a vitamin capsule and swallowed; Eliza Simpson and her sidekick hunt down a murderer.

Directors: Jim Reardon, David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,756

16. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

An android son replaces Bart; Homer and friends are the quarry in Mr. Burns' hunting tournament; a witch turns townsfolk into their Halloween costumes.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,663

17. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

A meteorite turns Homer into a rampaging blob with a voracious appetite; Bart brings a Golem to life; an alien invasion hoax turns real.

Directors: David Silverman, Matthew Faughnan | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,715

18. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XVIII (2007)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The eighteenth Simpsons Halloween Special features parodies of the movies "E.T." and "Mr. and Mrs. Smith."

Directors: Mark Kirkland, Chuck Sheetz | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,577

19. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XIX (2008)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

The Simpsons' 19th Halloween Special, with parodies of "Transformers," "Mad Men," and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown."

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Mark Kirkland, Bob Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,687

20. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XX (2009)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Lisa becomes livid with Miss Hoover, and in a series of homages to classic Hitchcock sets out for deadly revenge. Next, Krusty's latest fast-food sandwich transforms news anchor Kent ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Matthew Schofield | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,579

21. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXI (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

A Satanic board game causes other popular board games to come to life, Homer and Marge rescue a possible killer and let him on their boat, and a parody of "Twilight" where Lisa falls for a young vampire.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Bob Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,518

22. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXII (2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer takes a dangerous dive into an isolated canyon on Candy Peak, but when a crashing boulder traps his arm, he channels Aron Ralston to save himself. In "The Diving Bell and Butterball,"... See full summary »

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Matthew Faughnan | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,515

23. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXIII (2012)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

A black hole threatens to swallow Springfield, Homer tries to find the source of paranormal activity, and a "Back to the Future" parody in which Bart keeps Marge from marrying Homer.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,439

24. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

The scariest Simpsons Halloween show yet, featuring an opening by Guillermo Del Toro.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Guillermo del Toro, Rob Oliver | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,483

25. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXV (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The 25th annual 'Simpsons' Halloween special includes an alternate dimension, a "Clockwork Orange"-style gang led by Moe and a visit from the Tracey Ullman-era Simpsons.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Matthew Faughnan | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,473

26. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXVI (2015)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

After killing Bart, Sideshow Bob doesn't know what to do with himself; Homer wakes up with short-term memory loss; Because of radiation, Lisa, Bart and Milhouse gain super-powers.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,194

27. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The children of Springfield fight to the death, Hunger Games style; Lisa's imaginary friend kills her real friends; Moe recruits Bart into his group of covert barfly agents.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,155

28. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (2017)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

Maggie gets possessed by a demon; Lisa discovers a creepy/perfect version of her family in an alternative universe; Homer cannibalizes himself.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Timothy Bailey | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,244

29. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXIX (2018)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu, Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers, Lisa finally snaps and Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Matthew Faughnan | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,074

30. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXX (2019)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

The 30th Treehouse of Horror features a demon Maggie, a mission to rescue Milhouse from another dimension, dead-Homer's spirit trying on some new bodies for size and Selma finally finding love in an unlikely place - the alien in the basement.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Timothy Bailey | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,058

31. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXXI (2020)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The 31st annual Simpsons Halloween special includes a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and a ninth birthday Lisa just can't get over.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,140

32. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror XXXII (2021)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The 32nd annual Simpsons Halloween special includes a spoof of "Parasite" and a segment where Bambi gets his revenge.

Directors: Mike B. Anderson, Matthew Faughnan | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 789



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