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Is This The Best Opening for The Simpsons Ever?
ToFab ^ | 10/03/2013

Posted on 10/04/2013 3:14:02 PM PDT by Gefn

Fox asked Pacific Rim Director to create the couch gig for the opening of their annual Treehouse of Horror 24 and it does not disappoint.

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TOPICS: Humor; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: simpsons; treehouseofhorror
Bit early for Halloween, but It is a gem. Spot the ghouls and others associated with Halloween like Poe, and Hitchcock. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did.
1 posted on 10/04/2013 3:14:02 PM PDT by Gefn
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To: Gefn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtgYY7dhTyE


2 posted on 10/04/2013 3:17:15 PM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: Gefn

The eyeballs on the heels of the hands is genius.


3 posted on 10/04/2013 3:18:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Gefn

4 posted on 10/04/2013 3:19:25 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Excellence

Oh I did not see it on You Tube! a friend of mine emailed the story to me this morning. I emailed someone here to see if it was ok to post.

Looking forward to Sunday’s show.


5 posted on 10/04/2013 3:21:35 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Paladin2

pans labrynth


6 posted on 10/04/2013 3:21:55 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: Doogle

That kitty looks exactly like my girl, a tan tabby, I’ve never seen that expression on her though.....


7 posted on 10/04/2013 3:23:37 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Paladin2

It was! Mr. Burns never looked so good!


8 posted on 10/04/2013 3:24:37 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Gefn

That was epic. There’s so much going on, I’d have to watch it in slow motion to catch everything.


9 posted on 10/04/2013 3:25:03 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Gefn

The hypnotoad is from Futurama


10 posted on 10/04/2013 3:25:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Gefn
Spot the ghouls and others associated with Halloween like Poe, and Hitchcock.

Quoth the Raven, "Eat My Shorts."

11 posted on 10/04/2013 3:27:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Paladin2
Directed by Guillermo Del Toro, the same guy who did this sequence for the Simpsons. Great movie, as is his "The Devil's Backbone," a ghost story set in a boys' school during the Spanish Civil War.
12 posted on 10/04/2013 3:34:47 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Gefn
...she's had it, the last time you stubbed your toe...
13 posted on 10/04/2013 3:36:58 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: justlurking

I’ve seen it five times now and caught something different in each viewing. There are also some things in the background, like a picture of Maggie from an old Treehouse when either Kang or Kodos was her father, and the Great Pumpkin as told by Millhouse.


14 posted on 10/04/2013 3:38:25 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Gefn

That was epic! Bravo to Guillermo Del Toro.


15 posted on 10/04/2013 3:51:58 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Gefn

Now I’m trying to imagine Ron Perlman with a Scottish accent.


16 posted on 10/04/2013 4:00:25 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Gefn

There are so many good and entertaining horror and monster movies that the whole month of October could easily be filled with them.

A triple feature of, first, for younger children, which ends at 8pm; then for older children, from 8:30 to 10:00; then for adults only from 10:30 to Midnight. Of course, in adult only households, it’s more oriented to gender.

But such a bounty to choose from: classical, suspense, shock, drama, comedy, and “so bad they are good” horror movies. There are, of course, serious and very serious horror movies, filled with grotesque and gore, but they aren’t really in the spirit of Halloween.


17 posted on 10/04/2013 5:03:42 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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"But such a bounty to choose from: classical, suspense, shock, drama, comedy, and “so bad they are good” horror movies. "

Then there is Bammy vs. the Constitution. True horror.

19 posted on 10/04/2013 5:59:09 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Gefn

Rather Busy - I Liked Cthulhu.


20 posted on 10/04/2013 6:01:05 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Right Wing Yahoos taking Over the GOP --YAHOO!)
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To: Paladin2

Yes, but while such cancer is horrifying, it is not entertaining or enjoyable.


21 posted on 10/04/2013 6:19:39 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: windcliff

Ping


22 posted on 10/04/2013 6:34:14 PM PDT by stylecouncilor
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To: Mike Darancette

So did I

It’s one of the few times seeing Lovecraft on TV won’t give me nightmares.


23 posted on 10/04/2013 6:59:15 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Not a fan of gore and horror. I do like a good Hitchcock film, or a good old murder mystery on TV, ( i loved watching Columbo and Ellery Queen as a kid), but movies that are just slasher films and what not aren’t my thing.

When I was a kid I was scared to death by the wicked witch in the Wizard of Oz. I feel bad for kids today, the movies seem much scarier.


24 posted on 10/04/2013 7:14:24 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Gefn

They already aired that?


25 posted on 10/04/2013 7:15:29 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

This Sunday.

It’s just the first three minutes.


26 posted on 10/04/2013 7:41:33 PM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Gefn

That’s the neat part, you don’t have to have a movie with gore, and the definition of horror is flexible.

For example, the classic monster movies, like Frankenstein, The Boris Karloff Mummy, the Wolf Man, and for an interesting twist, the Mexican version of Dracula was filmed at night during the shooting of the English version, using the same script (and some say the acting was better.)

The entire Godzilla, et al. genre are monster movies, but are inoffensive, as are many of the 1950s movies, like Them.

And there are a whole bunch of not particularly good horror movies that were made fun of by the Mystery Science Theater 3000 guys.


27 posted on 10/04/2013 8:21:54 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: Gefn
I feel bad for kids today, the movies seem much scarier.

Not scarier just more shocking. Scary Is a mental thing having to do with surprise and the realization that this bad thing could happen to me. Hitchcock movies like "Witness for the Prosecution" were excellent.

28 posted on 10/04/2013 8:42:21 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Right Wing Yahoos taking Over the GOP --YAHOO!)
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