Moonshine River
Treehouse of Horror XXIII
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Treehouse of Horror XXII
Treehouse of Horror XXIII
Treehouse of Horror XXIV


  • When Bart comes back to the time travel car, Mr. Burns and Smithers are walking on the sidewalk.
  • List of Homers:
    • Homer Simpson.
    • Teen Homer Simpson.
    • Napoleon Homer.
    • Wrestler Homer.
    • Roman Homer.
    • Viking Homer.
    • Cowboy Homer.
    • Robin Homer.
    • Gangster Homer.
    • Pope Homer.
    • Knight Homer.
    • Caveman Homer (actually Renaissance Homer).
    • Monk Homer.
    • French Homer.
    • Elvis Homer.
    • Space Alien Homer.
    • Angel Homer.
    • Washington Homer.
    • Punk Homer.
    • Two-Headed Homer.
    • Egyptian Slave Homer.
  • It took fifteen days to catch the strange being who was doing weird activities in the house.
  • There were eight cameras around the Simpsons' house; Camera 1 was in the Living Room, Camera 2 was in the Foyer, Camera 3 was in the TV Room, Camera 4 was in the Kitchen, Camera  5 was in the Master Bathroom, Camera 6 was in Bart's Room, Camera 7 was in Lisa's Room, and Camera 8 was in Maggie's Room.
  • On YouTube, the third segment is a lot different:

Treehouse of Horror XXIII version

'YouTube version'

"Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure" is written over a view of a Radioactive Man comic. "Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure" is written over a view of an empty space on the shelf. The comic then appears once the text disappears.
No music plays over the parts where there should be.
There are more people on the street when Bart skateboards out of the Android's Dungeon.
Professor Frink has different dialogue.
Frink gives Bart the keys to his time machine when he gets some lunch. Bart asks Frink if the car can take him back to 1974. Frink then gets arrested by police from the future for assassinating President Glovnak. A cowboy turns up, and then Frink and the men go to the future. The keys are dropped on the ground.
Bart passes different James Bond posters, in descending order of release when he goes into the past. Bart passes different James Bond posters, in black and white. Different music plays.
Bart gets his comic book and reads it. There is a shot of Springfield High School as Bart passes it, reading.
Principal Dondelinger throws Homer and Barney's cigarettes into the toilet. Principal Dondelinger throws Homer and Barney's cigarettes into the toilet. Then, Dondelinger gives Homer and Barney three days of detention and then walks out of the bathroom.
Bart goes into the high school. Bart is about to go into the high school when a young Artie Ziff walks out of the school with books in his arms. There is dialogue between Bart and Artie, before Artie goes over to a tree, props his books up like stairs and picks an apple from the tree. The books then fall over, leaving Artie clung to the tree branch. Bart goes over to the tree and moons Artie, before running into the school.
Bart tells young Homer that he is his son from the future that ruins all his fun. Young Homer then strangles Bart. There is more dialogue after Bart tells young Homer that he kills all his fun in the future. When Bart shows Homer his butt, Homer strangles Bart.
Homer writes Marge's choices on the chalkboard: "Go to the Prom with me" and "Cry so hard forever." Homer writes Marge's choices on the chalkboard: "Go to the Prom with me" and "Remain an Idiot". Homer looks angry after he writes this.
Young Homer asks Homer what happened - referring to Homer's weight - and asks if he was in a forest fire or something. Young Homer and Homer are in the tree. Young Homer says that he was thinking of pork chops after Homer said that they have to think of a plan. Homer said that he thought the same thing. The two then bump their heads together.
The Homer angel gets out of the time machine car. The Homer angel gets out of the time machine car, then Young Homer opens the door and stands up.
Once Artie and Bartie clench their fists, the scene shifts to five minutes later. "Five Minutes Later" is written on the screen. Once Artie and Bartie clench their fists, the scene shifts to five minutes later. "Five Minutes Later" is written on the screen in different font.
Artie and Bartie kick Elvis Homer and Punk Homer, different Homers to the original version.
Marge comes outside and sees the Homers, saying that she married the wrong man. Marge comes outside and sees the Homers, saying that she married the wrong man. Additional dialogue: Young Homer says "You're the idiot" and Homer says "Shut up!".
Homer and Marge kiss, and the scene shifts to the Simpsons' living room, where all the Homers are watching TV. Homer and Marge kiss, and the shot of the Ziff house changes into a shot of the Simpson house, where Homer and Marge are still kissing. Artie and Bartie are there. Bartie turns back into Bart. Artie runs forward saying "Can we do it one last time?" - before fading away. Marge says "Aahh...the sweet status quo", and a little Homer head pops up on Homer's shoulder saying "Ask her if she has a little sister."

DIFFERENCE IN THE YOUTUBE VERSION: There are not many sound effects.

Cultural references

Opening sequence

  • The music in the scenes with the Mayan Indians is based on Apocalypto.
  • Lard Lad, a reference to the Big Boy restaurant statue, is holding a corn on the cob.

The Greatest Story Ever Holed

Unnormal Activity

  • The segment title and the segment itself is a parody of Paranormal Activity.
  • Also, Marge stands up at 11:14 pm and stays looking at Homer for four hours, similar to how Katie stands up and stays looking at Mikah for two hours.

Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure

Previous Episode References

  • "Das Bus": Milhouse plays a game that causes disaster (the grapefruit race on the bus/hitting a baseball into a black hole).
  • "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind": Bart travels back in time and meets Homer when he was a teenager/20-something.
  • "Treehouse of Horror VI": Maggie's pacifier saves the day (Maggie plugs her pacifier into the Groundskeeper Willie bagpipe spider/Maggie's pacifier stops the black hole from sucking up everyone in the world), giant statues destroy Springfield, use the Lard Lad Doughnut sign as a weapon and knocks on the Simpsons door which Homer answers, and Homer is sucked into a black hole.
  • "Lisa the Simpson": Homer has a lot of relatives (or, in this case, past selves) who look, sound, and act like him.
  • "Missionary: Impossible" and The Simpsons Movie: Jesus is pronounced as "Jebus."
  • "Treehouse of Horror": Garbage is thrown into a black hole leading to another dimension; The Simpsons are haunted by an invisible force in their house.
  • "Treehouse of Horror X": A Simpsons Halloween episode features a story about the world coming to an end based on an alleged apocalypse said to happen in real life (the Y2K disaster/the end of the 13th Baktun on the Mayan Calendar).
  • "The Way We Was": Homer getting in trouble for smoking in the high school bathroom, Homer and Marge meeting in detention, and Marge dating Artie rather than Homer (even though the events in this episode show what would have happened if Marge never met Homer and went with Artie).
  • "Treehouse of Horror V": Homer travels to an alternate reality where his family is rich and successful and lives in a nicer house than the current one; a Simpson male travels through time.
  • "The Ziff Who Came to Dinner": a parody of "found tape horror movies" (where the whole movie is video footage of people trying to find a hidden horror and the video ends with the people either missing or dead from suspicious circumstances) is shown (Bart and Lisa's attic expedition is from The Blair Witch Project while Homer taping the poltergeist in the house is from Paranormal Activity).
  • "The Boys of Bummer": Bart is in Little League.
  • "Brother from the Same Planet": Homer forgets to pick up Bart from sports practice (soccer/Little League).
  • "Bart the Lover" and "The Springfield Files": Homer borrows Ned Flanders' camcorder.
  • "The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson": Homer takes a very long time urinating in the bathroom.
  • "Bart the Genius", "Treehouse of Horror V" and "Crook and Ladder": Maggie's letter blocks spell out something.
  • "Treehouse of Horror XVII": Someone filming falls down stairs.
  • "The Ziff Who Came to Dinner": Someone is filming while looking for some mysterious creature.
  • "The Blunder Years", "XV" and "XXII" :Homer screaming in the Gracie Films logo.



Opening Sequence

  • Mayan Mayor Quimby says that the destruction of earth would be Obama's fault, but how he know that there is going to been a president named Obama in 2012 even though is the 5th century in that time. But maybe because they are mayans they can tell the future.

The Greatest Story Ever Holed

  • Before Cletus' house is sucked up by the hole, you can see that the house is a double decker one (as you see that there is a window in the top of the house). But as the hole sucked it in, the hole didn't suck the second floor and the things in the second floor.
  • Cletus appears to be bigger than his house.
  • When Lisa's tears are being sucked in, the hole is in front of red railings. But in the next scene, it is floating in the mid-air.
  • When the Simpsons are eating breakfast, they are in their pajamas. But when they open the door, they are in their trademark outfits.
  • The black hole is too big for Lisa to get so close to it.  This could have been done on purpose so the black hole would be visible.
  • When the Simpson family is standing in front of the house, the door is open, but when the house is sucked by the blackhole, the door closes by itself.

Unnormal Activity

  • In Unnormal Activity, Devil Moe says that Marge gets 30 years. 2012-30=1982; In there Marge is just a young child, but in Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure she's already in high school. Hence the past time year Bart travelled to 1974.
  • Milhouse is seen sleeping in Bart's Room and Lisa's Room at the same time (Camera 6 and Camera 7). This can show how Milhouse is best friends with Bart and is in love with Lisa.
  • When Marge ran out of her room after hearing a loud noise she is barefoot, but when she is seen in the living room she is wearing her slippers.

Bart & Homer's Excellent Adventure

  • When Homer shows all the Historical Homers, Two Head Homer, Punk Homer, Egyptian Slave Homer and Washington Homer are not on the line of Homers. But later they appear (maybe young Homer brought them after he brought the other Homers).
  • Just after Bart leaves the comic book store, Homer from 1974 is seen walking into a store next door.
  • Artie Ziff looks more different than in his previous appearance in Take My Life, Please.
  • Another Plot Hole: Homer and Marge are apparently older than they look. Bart goes back to 1974 when they were still in high school. If this were the case, then they would be in their 50's in the present. (But again, this episode is non-canon and they don't age anyway.)
  • Marge says that 20 years ago, she would have chosen love when she realized that Homer was the one for her all along. However, 1994 is 20 years after 1974, and it is 2012, 38 years later.
  • As Homer and Marge go to investigate a loud crash, Homer doesn't go through the same door as Marge, it seems he goes through an imaginary door that's on the other side of the mirrors and drawers. There is only one door that leads to the master bedroom usually.
  • Although this is a Halloween segment, it doesn't have any Halloween themes such as death, violence, etc. Well, this is non-canon. There are others including "Stop the World, I Want to Goof Off".

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