Tag Archives: Halloween

SSR #16: “Treehouse of Horror”

Introduction:
There is one holiday that the Simpson family never seems to miss a beat with and that holiday is none other than Halloween. Every season, starting with this season, has had a Halloween special and it has become a bit of a tradition with the all the writers and producers. It’s a time where they can all come together, pitch some scary story ideas, come up with some interesting parodies, bring the aliens Kang and Kodos out of retirement, and just in general have fun with creating some non-serious and non-canon storylines. It’s not just for the writers’ benefit though, as the Halloween specials are quite popular with the Simpson viewing audience too. In a countdown I watched many years ago of the most favorite Simpson episodes of all time, there were many Treehouse of Horror episodes featured in the Top 10 list alone, which shows how recognized and how loved these spooky stories are. So today, in the spirit of Halloween, we are taking a look at the very first Treehouse of Horror.

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The Simpsons: Road Rage

The Simpsons: Road Rage

Game: The Simpsons: Road Rage
Start Date: September 22nd, 2012
Runtime: 5 hours
Videos: 24

Mr. Burns is once again up to no good when he becomes the owner of the town’s transit system, with his buses powered by nothing but pure radiation. In response, Homer starts his own taxi service and before long, all of Springfield is now supporting the cause to put Mr. Burns out of business!

I had gotten numerous requests to do The Simpsons Game and this game as Let’s Play projects, and when I saw this game just sitting in my library, realizing that it had been a long time since The Simpsons: Hit and Run, I figured it was time to play this game for the viewers. Not only did I play every stage and play every character, but I also covered the “Mission” mode as well and showed off a few holiday themed characters.

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