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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.

Synopsis[edit]

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

Segments[edit]

  • 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.

Reprints[edit]

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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