30.09.14 by Jeff

The Weirdest Couch Gag in the History of The Simpsons by Animator Don Hertzfeldt

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The Simpsons recently tapped Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt to animate the opening title couch gag and, well, it’s as weird as you’d expect it to be if you’re familiar with his work. To be honest, it’s not really my thing, but I like how left field it is. The show has been unfunny for so long, can anything save it?

I’ve said it before, I think it would be cool if they allowed different artists to do entire episodes. Like the episode where they paid tribute to Hayao Miyazaki would have been so much cooler if it was entire episode produced by Studio Ghibli. The best thing they’ve done in recent years was that intro to the show by Banksy.

Watch Don Hertzfeldt’s weird couch gag animation below.














Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Ivo Temelkov

    so, uhm…half life 3 confirmed?

  • Joseph Luk

    its like any of the flash animations made by school kids from newgrounds in the early 2000s

  • Gabriel Hunter

    Simpsons is a mirror held up to America. If something is wrong with it (unfunny) it’s flaw is whats being reflected.





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