couch gag

Last Night’s Simpsons Couch Gag By Bill Plympton

Putting the couch at the centre of the picture, narratively as well as literally, this special animated sequence by Bill Plympton is one of the strangest and most melancholy openings for The Simpsons that I’ve ever seen. Incidentally, I’ve recently seen a new documentary about Plympton that I desperately need to find time to review. […]

The Simpsons/Game Of Thrones Couch Gag In Full

Here’s a full-length, high quality version of last night’s new opening sequence for The Simpsons, couch gag and all. Perfect timing as Game of Thrones is released on Blu-ray in the UK today and in the US tomorrow. [vimeo][/vimeo] I like to ask every twelve months or so: what’s The Simpsons like these days? I […]