The Simpsons will kick off Season 33 with their first musical episode

The Simpsons producers revealed new details about their upcoming Season 33 at Comic-Con@Home on Sunday afternoon, revealing their first ever musical episode.

The musical episode will serve as the Season 33 premiere on Fox this fall, featuring special guest star Kristen Bell, according to Deadline.

The producers also unveiled new details about their annual Treehouse of Terror Halloween episode, which will be ‘expanded’ this year.

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Musical: The Simpsons producers revealed new details about their upcoming Season 33 at Comic-Con@Home on Sunday afternoon, revealing their first ever musical episode

Guest star: The musical episode will serve as the Season 33 premiere on Fox this fall, featuring special guest star Kristen Bell, according to Deadline 

The Season 33 premiere is entitled The Star of the Backstage, and, according to executive producer Matt Selman is, ‘the most musical episode we’ve ever done.’

He added it’s, ‘like a Broadway musical of an episode with wall to wall music.’

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Bell will handling the singing duties for the Marge Simpson character, who is voiced by Julie Kavner.

Marge: Bell will handling the singing duties for the Marge Simpson character, who is voiced by Julie Kavner

Executive producer Al Jean also revealed that the annual Treehouse of Terror Halloween episode will feature five segments, instead of the traditional three.

One of the segments will find Moe the bartender (Hank Azaria) possibly finding romance in his life.

Another segment follows the ‘greatest tragedy Homer (Dan Castenella) has ever faced,’ with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom guest starring.

Tragedy: Another segment follows the ‘greatest tragedy Homer (Dan Castenella) has ever faced,’ with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom guest starring

Selman also teased a two-part episode airing in November entitled, ‘A Serious Flanders.’

The episode is described as, ‘an epic love letter to the show Fargo and the world of streaming television.’

The episode will feature several guest stars such as Timothy Olyphant (Fargo), Cristin Milioti (Made for Love) and Brian Cox (Succession). 

Two-part: Selman also teased a two-part episode airing in November entitled, ‘A Serious Flanders’

The Simpsons returns for its record 33rd season with the season premiere episode airing September 26 on Fox.

The show has already been renewed for a 34th season on Fox.

The Comic-Con@Home panel was moderated by Yeardley Smith (who voices Lisa Simpson) plus EP David Silverman, writer-EP Carolyn Omine, director Mike B. Anderson, and assistant director Debbie Mahan.

Premiere: The Simpsons returns for its record 33rd season with the season premiere episode airing September 26 on Fox

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