The nice thing about the annual Halloween special of 'The Simpsons' is that the creators are free to tell stories without worrying about such handicaps as continuity (not that it's ever got in the way of a good story). They can kill anybody in any of the Halloween stories. Since it doesn't "count" as a true 'Simpsons' story, it doesn't matter. The imagination runs free.
The Halloween episodes have always been an annual highlight of the show. This year's version, while not perfect, was the best in a while. Even after 21 years, when the concept has long been rendered cliché and predictable, the writers pull out a surprise or two.
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