Video: 'The Simpsons' Latest Couch Gag Gets Awesome French Animator Treatment
The latest couch gag from The Simpsons gets one of its best renditions yet—this time with French Oscar-nominated animator and director Sylvain Chomet at the helm.
The last time we got this excited about a The Simpsons intro was when director Guillermo del Toro created one for last Halloween's "Treehouse of Horror XXIV" special.
Chomet, who's widely known for his work in The Triplets of Belleville, made The Simpsons couch gag with a French twist (and definitely some awesome and bizarre touches while he was at it). Marge is speaking in French, Bart is force-feeding a goose (which we assume is for foie gras), Homer is sporting a pencil-thin mustache and snacking on snails, and Lisa is playing the accordion.
The couch gag will air along with the show's "Diggs" episode on March 9. According to E! Online, Daniel Radcliffe (of Harry Potter fame) will be voicing the character of Diggs, who rescues Bart from bullies and has a love for falcons. Good stuff.