"The Diving Bell and Butterball" - Homer is put into a coma by a spider, but can still communicate...through his farts
"Dial D for Diddly" - Ned becomes a vigilante by night
"In the Na'Vi" - Bart and Milhouse do Avatar...in Kodos and Kang's bodies
also, Homer gets his arm trapped by a boulder, but when he calls 911, he gets someone with first-hand knowledge of the problem - Aron Ralston (who, in a similar situation, self-amputated his arm)
ETA: Cold Open: Nice Baby Xenomorph costume on Maggie! and I can't really unsee Homer as Dr. Manhattan. While kinda squeamish, Homer chewing off the wrongs limbs (then somehow reattaching them) was quite funny.
The Diving Bell & The Butterball: Paralyzed!Homer was quite funny to look at. While I'm no fan of fart humor (sadly, I'm no longer 12), I liked the contrast of Lisa reciting his words over everyone in the background freaking out at it. And then the bit redeemed itself with Paralyzed Spider-Man. We needed more of that and less farting.
Dial D For Diddly: Couple of great sight gags: Gerald in a gang fight, Apu's Hot Dog Machine, the Yale School of Prostitution, Burns' head growing a third eye. The voice of God being HOMER and using a variation of the Superstar Celebrity Microphone was a great reveal. God killing Homer via his fingers, now THAT'S how you strangle Homer. But it was quite an abrupt ending.
In The Na'Vi: Ha, Lisa was wearing a Stanford University shirt. "Now you're having sex with Uncle Tree!" Despite not seeing Avatar, I really liked this segment. Really liked seeing the animals that doubled as battle vehicles...and then Chalmers' giant mech climbed into a bigger mech, while the bulldozer animal climbing into a bigger animal. That was great.
On the whole, best of the season so far, and I thought this was one of the better THoHs in a while. Shame (or not?) that we didn't see Grampa as the Black Swan.
Edited by InvaderNorbert, Oct 30, 2011 @ 7:37 PM.