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The Simpsons Pay Tribute to Disney Animation

It doesn’t matter whether you love or hate it, there is no denying that Disney Animation has become such a huge, influential part of the industry that they have become synonymous with animation itself, at least in certain circles. The Simpsons, while an extremely established and massively popular cartoon, recognizes Disney’s significance and in their most recent couch gag have decided to pay ...

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Rick and Morty Crash Into the Simpsons

Adult Swim and FOX have jointly announced that key characters from Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Rick and Morty animated series will be making an unexpected appearance in the next Couch Gag from The Simpsons’ season finale, scheduled to air tomorrow, May 17 at 8-8:30 pm ET/PT. “This couch gag plays like a full-fledged mini-episode,” said The Simpsons creator and executive producer Matt ...

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New Simpsons Couch Gag from th1ng Director Sylvain Chomet

Matt Groening has recently sent a personal request to th1ng (“thing one”) director Sylvain Chomet, in order to get the director’s take on the popular “couch gag” that heralds each week’s episode of The Simpsons. The three-time Oscar nominee, BAFTA and César award winning director’s response was to add to his long list of acclaimed work with a uniquely French version of the gag. ...

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