The Simpsons’ new Treehouse of Horror parodies the US Presidential election

Lisa Simpson provides some recommendation to Homer in The Simpsons’ upcoming Treehouse of Horror XXXI Halloween particular. 

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The 2020 US Presidential elections aren’t any laughing matter, however that does not cease The Simpsons from chiming in with its two cents on the present president Donald Trump.

In a new clip from The Simpsons’ upcoming Treehouse of Horror Halloween particular, we see Homer Simpsons inside a voting sales space not sure about who to vote for president. Lisa Simpson (who is clearly too younger to vote) steps within the sales space to remind Honer about “every part that is occurred over the past 4 years. 

Then a continuous listing of complaints about President Trump begins to scroll throughout the display screen. A few of the complaints embody: put youngsters in cages; refused to launch tax returns; destroyed democracy; destroyed submit workplace, to call only a few, ending with “and we’ve not even mentioned the worst one.”

The brand new Treehouse of Horror XXXI is described as follows: “Do not miss the annual terror-themed trilogy, together with a daunting have a look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and a ninth birthday Lisa simply cannot recover from within the all-new Halloween-themed episode.” 


The Simpsons TV sequence has predicted every part from COVID-19 to President Donald Trump throughout its 30 years on the air. 

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The Simpsons has an interesting history surrounding Trump. The Simpsons even predicted Trump becoming president. The animated present additionally beforehand mocked Trump’s hair and “tiny hands” in a 2016 episode, in addition to Trump’s social media habits in 2017.

Most not too long ago in August, Marge Simpson called out Jenna Ellis, advisor to President Trump, for saying that Democratic presidential operating mate Kamala Harris sounded quite a bit just like the cartoon housewife. 

“I often do not get into politics, however the president’s senior adviser Jenna Ellis simply mentioned Kamala Harris feels like me,” Marge mentioned within the video posted on The Simpsons Twitter in August. “Lisa says she doesn’t suggest it as a praise. If that is so, as an abnormal suburban housewife, I am beginning to really feel a bit of bit disrespected. I educate my youngsters to not identify name, Jenna. I used to be going to say I am pissed off, however I am afraid they will bleep it.”

The upcoming Treehouse of Horror XXXI episode is scheduled to air on Oct. 18 on Fox. 

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