"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It follows an unnamed narrator who insists on his sanity after murdering an old man with a "vulture eye". The murder is carefully calculated, and the murderer hides the body by dismembering it and hiding it under the floorboards. Ultimately the narrator's guilt manifests itself in the hallucination that the man's heart is still beating under the floorboards.

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Lisa's Rival part of The Simpsons Season 6

The Simpsons:
Season: 6 / Episode: 2

Lisa's Rival

This Television Episode refers to The Tell-Tale Heart written by Edgar Allan Poe
Allison makes a diorama of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart'. Lisa's hiding of The Tell-Tale Heart diorama under the gym floorboards is a parody of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart".

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