‘The Simpsons’ Goes Noir for Latest Couch Gag
In recent years we’ve seen ‘The Simpsons” infamous couch gags tackle everything from Banksy art to the iconic ‘Game of Thrones‘ theme, and the latest from Sunday’s upcoming episode might be one for the history books as well. As drawn by Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton, this new couch gag from upcoming episode “Black Eyed, Please” features the ‘Simpsons’ gang drawn and animated in a rich film noir style, so get a first look inside!
Former ‘30 Rock‘ and ‘SNL‘ star Tina Fey‘s Sunday debut on ‘The Simpsons’ won’t prove the only memorable bits from the episode, as animator Bill Plympton has contributed another memorable couch gag featuring the ‘Simpsons’ stars drawn out in a moody, film noir style. TVLine obtained a first look at the gag, which will be featured in this Sunday’s episode “Black Eyed, Please.”
The episode features beloved funny-girl Tina Fey playing a substitute teacher who bullies Lisa, while famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins will also appear as himself when Ned Flanders begins to resent that his parents prefer Homer’s company over his.
You can check out the noir ‘Simpsons’ gag from “Black Eyed, Please” via the link below, and tell us your favorite couch gag from the show’s many years in the comments!