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Watch a New ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag Animated by Bill Plympton

A few years ago, The Simpsons started bringing in well-known outside artists like Banksy and John Kricfalusi to guest-animate their couch gag sequences, and here's a new one done by cartoonist Bill Plympton. This is the third couch gag Plympton [...]

By Bradford Evans

Guillermo Del Toro’s Halloween ‘Simpsons’ Credits Are Amazing

Here are the opening credits to The Simpsons's 24th "Treehouse of Horror" episode, expertly directed by Guillermo Del Toro. The episode airs this Sunday and will feature these same credits, filled with classic horror characters and even [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watch ‘The Simpsons’ Do a ‘Breaking Bad’ Couch Gag

Just in time for the new season of Mad Men, here's The Simpsons' Breaking Bad parody. It's the opening couch gag to this Sunday's episode and makes use of one of Breaking Bad's best meth-cooking montage songs, "Crystal Blue Persuasion." This [...]

By Bradford Evans

Ren & Stimpy Creator John K. Whips Up Manic Simpsons Couch Gag

The long and storied history of the Simpsons couch gag has just been addended to include last night's opening, drawn by Ren & Stimpy creator/animator John Kricfalusi. It's amazing to see how much the animation style changes the characters and [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Banksy’s Incredibly Dark Simpsons Couch Gag

On last night's episode of The Simpsons, they invited infamous graffiti artist Banksy to storyboard and direct an extended couch gag. In it, it shows Chinese laborers in over-the-top brutal working conditions animating the show, making Bart [...]

By Adam Frucci