Livin' La Pura Vida
Thanksgiving of Horror
Todd, Todd, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?


  • The title is a reference and a spin-off to the Treehouse of Horror series.
  • This episode marks Russi Taylor's final performance as Martin Prince as she died from colon cancer on July 26, 2019.
  • The end credits features footage of the Bart Simpson balloon from the 1991 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • This episode is the second in the series to have the "Viewer discretion is advised" warning before airing of the episode, after "There's Something About Marrying".
  • Clocking in at nearly 25 minutes, this is the longest episode of The Simpsons to date (if you don't count "The Great Phatsby", which was produced as two episodes but aired in an hour-long format).
  • This is the last episode where Martin Prince was voiced by Russi Taylor.
  • This is the episode made/recorded in November 2018.



  • This segment is a parody of the 2006 film Apocalypto.
  • The scene where a rabbit makes a throat-cutting gesture to Turkey Homer mirrors a scene from the 1993 film Schindler's List, in which a German boy makes the gesture to a group of Jews being transported to a death camp.

The Fourth Thursday After Tomorrow

  • This segment is a parody of the British TV series Black Mirror.
  • The title is a reference to the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow.
  • AI-Marge names her makeshift robot "R2-Me2", a reference to R2-D2 from the Star Wars franchise.

The Last Thanksgiving

  • This segment is a parody of the 2009 film Pandorum.
  • Martin's speech regarding the gelatin monster references the Alien franchise.
  • The gelatin monster is a parody of The Blob.
  • During hologram Professor Fink's warning to Bart a Street Shark appears.
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