Simpsons couch gag got the French treatment by animator and director Sylvian Chomet. Chomet, best known for his Academy Award nominated animated film, "The Triplets of Belleville," contributed the long-running gag to the latest episode. According to I4U on Mar. 7, two episodes will be aired this Sunday, including one featuring Sideshow Bob, voiced by Kelsey Grammer.
The Chomet couch gag appears in the episode titled Diggs. This episode is featuring Daniel Radcliffe and airs on Sunday, March 9 at 7:30pm.
The Simpsons couch gag will be seen at the beginning of the first episode to be aired on Sunday, Featuring Radcliffe. Antics include Bart stuffing a goose and Homer eating snails, of course.
The Simpsons couch gag appears at the beginning of each episode. It is used to make the show longer or shorter as needed. It has been featured during the opening credits for each of the over 500 episodes so far. The 500th episode of The Simpsons showcased all of the couch gags used so far in the series.
Sylvain Chomet is a French director, comic writer and animator. "The Triplets of Belleville," was nominated for two Oscars in 2003, Best Animated Feature and Best Song. His second feature film was "the Illusionist," and unproduced screenplay by Jacques Tati. His third feature was also his first to be computer-animated, "The Tale of Desperaux."
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