Guillermo del Toro reimagines 'Simpsons' opener
October 4th, 2013
04:57 PM ET

Guillermo del Toro reimagines 'Simpsons' opener

When Guillermo del Toro is given the reins of "The Simpsons" opening credits - and especially for the Halloween episode - you know the results are going to be pretty magical.

For this Sunday's "Treehouse of Horror XXIV," del Toro is using nearly every horror reference in the book in a ghoulish couch gag, one that reinvents "The Simpsons'" opening credits.

As del Toro told Entertainment Weekly, “'The Simpsons' titles are so iconic and yet they’ve never been riffed in this vein. I really wanted to land the connections between the [Simpsons'] set pieces and the titles and some of the most iconic horror movies, and intersperse them with some of my stuff in there for pure joy."

The "Treehouse of Horror XXIV" will, as with editions past, be made up of three frightful stories. In one, Homer wanders about Springfield causing terror, and in another, Bart gets beheaded in a kite accident and his noggin gets reattached to Lisa's body.

The episode airs on Fox on Sunday, October 6 at 8 p.m. ET.


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  1. Elfilo

    I think Del Toro is a very talented man. Too bad he supports and defends Roman Polanski. I'll never support a Del Toro project ever again. My humanity's justice and compassion hardwiring overrides it's appreciation of art.

    October 5, 2013 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  2. V¡xen

    The p()rn comics on th¡s are funny.lol

    October 4, 2013 at 10:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Peace ☮

      Hey BV! Where do you see those? I'm not seeing any. Btw, how are ya?

      October 7, 2013 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
    • Peter North

      There are several websites that do animated p0rn based on Simpsons, Family Guy, etc. Not hard to find with Google or Bing.

      October 8, 2013 at 8:59 am | Report abuse |
  3. Kaiju_kkiller

    Make an other pacific Rim movie and stop wasting your time on this stupidity

    October 4, 2013 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |

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