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The Power Plant of Pain

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The Power Plant of Pain
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Comic Story information
Released: September 2002
Comic series: Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror
Pages: 14
Written by: Hilary Barta
Stephen Sullivan

The Power Plant of Pain is a comic story first printed in Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror 8. The story was later reprinted in the collection The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Hoodoo Voodoo Brouhaha.


Burns recounts the alphabet in a set of twenty-six macabre and gruesome limericks.


  • A: Comic Book Guy snaps in the face of declining sales and goes on an axe-wielding rampage.
  • B: Dr. Nick accidentally uses the wrong brain whilst creating a bride for his Frankenstein's monster.
  • C: The Creature from the Blue Lagoon lures and attacks romancing couples.
  • D: A terrorist cell end up tormented in Hell by the Devil.
  • E: Homer and Bart are maimed at the circus, after their consumption of peanuts enrages the elephants.
  • F: A carnival geek tries dating twin freaks, only to find they are regular non-conjoined twins.
  • G: Hillbillies flee from a living garbage monster.
  • H: Right-wing conservatives are attacked by a gigantic bleeding heart.
  • I: Kang and Kodos lose all appetite for an invasion after examining Homer and finding an undigested meal.
  • J: Groundskeeper Willie hangs the jury who wrongfully convicted him in order to get back to their beers quicker.
  • K: Snake is attacked by a living Squishee creature whilst robbing the Kwik-E-Mart.
  • L: A large lizard attacks Springfieldians with both fiery breath and flatulence.
  • M: An eccentric artist goes mad and mutilates her critic into living art.
  • N: Burns finds new thrills in dumping nuclear waste.
  • O: Cletus wards off nosy IRS agents by maiming them with boiling oil.
  • P: Lovecraftian dark gods emerge through a portal in Moe's and get drunk on the patrons' blood.
  • Q: The school bullies are sucked down through quicksand in the school sandbox.
  • R: Radioactive Man arrives at Dr. Crab's lair to find Fallout Boy strapped to a slab with his brain removed.
  • S: A pianist gets a hand transplant from a strangler and proceeds to throttle the other musicians.
  • T: Barney dies drinking the runoff from Duff breweries, only to return as a rotting Thing in the sewers.
  • U: Maude Flanders returns as undead and takes a bite out of Ned's head.
  • V: A vampire gets drunk after draining Barney Gumble and stumbles into the sun.
  • W: A werewolf Homer shocks the Flanders family by accidentally mooning them with his hairless behind.
  • X: Milhouse scares off the bullies at school using his X-ray vision.
  • Y: Apu is confronted by a Yeti whilst hiking through Tibet.
  • Z: Burns' nuclear waste dumping causes the residents of Springfield to die of radiation poisoning and return as zombies.


Comic issue Release date Country
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Hoodoo Voodoo Brouhaha September 16, 2006 Flag of the United States.png
The Best of The Simpsons #48 October 9, 2008 800px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png

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