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The Simpsons' New Middle Earth Couch Gag

Here's this weekend's elaborate couch gag for The Simpsons Sticking to the events of The Hobbit allows them the opportunity to do Lord of the Rings later, I guess.[youtube][/youtube]I do wonder how releasing these works as marketing for the broadcast I guess it must do some good.[...]

Video: Robot Chicken's Stop Motion Couch Gag From The Simpsons

Last night's couch gag for The Simpsons was animated in stop motion by the Robot Chicken guys This will undoubtedly be the best use of all those Simpsons action figures until somebody reboots Marwencol.UPDATE: There's no working embed right now, but there is a copy on Dropbox.You know I loved that Whole episode in this style,[...]

Video: This Week's Simpsons Couch Gag Is A Breaking Bad Montage

Fox have released this week's couch gag from The Simpsons to their YouTube account, and it's a riff on Breaking Bad, complete with a surprising double-couch pull back at the end.[youtube][/youtube]And here's the montage from Breaking Bad season 5, episode 8, that set the tone I guess this must have proven a particularly memorable sequence,[...]

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 haven't seen[...]