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1. HUNGRY ARE THE DAMNED ”Treehouse of Horror I” (10/25/90)
Features the origin of Kang and Kodos and James Earl Jones as Serak the Preparer. ”That was the first Halloween show. The idea of it to parody EC Comics was really original and kind of shocking for a cartoon on network television. [Executive producer] Jim Brooks said, ‘We better have a disclaimer at the beginning of this Halloween show,’ so Marge came out and warned people that they were going to see something scary. And the funny thing is it’s now very tame by our Halloween standards and by network animation standards.”
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October 28 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT