"The Simpsons" annual Halloween episodes traditionally feature an opening sequence that deviates from the norm. For the 25th anniversary of the "Treehouse of Horror" specials, the credits have made a sort of return to the basic sequence of events, with a particularly brilliant touch: the leadership of master of horror Guillermo del Toro.
According to Entertainment Weekly, del Toro was offered a choice of providing a guest voice or a couch gag and instead opted to reimagine the entire credits sequence.
"I really wanted to land the connections between the [show's] set pieces and the titles and some of the most iconic horror movies and intersperse them with some of my stuff in there for pure joy," he said. … Read more