Animation master Eric Goldberg (Aladdin’s Genie, Hercules’ Phil, the “Rhapsody in Blue” sequence of Fantasia 2000) created a Golden Age Hollywood-inspired Simpsons couch gag.

Nothing we can say can add to this, so just watch it — and then quietly cry in a corner that TV animation is rarely ever this much fun to watch:

UPDATE: In the comments section, Eric Goldberg provided us with the full credits for his Simpsons opening. The following artists worked on it:

Director: Eric Goldberg
Art Director: Susan McKinsey Goldberg
Visual Effects Supervisor: Scott F. Johnston
Backgrounds: Natalie Franscioni Karp
Animators: Eric Goldberg, Dale Baer, Caroline Cruikshank, Sierra Lewis
Clean-up Animation: Susan McKinsey Goldberg, June Fujimoto, Celinda S. Kennedy, Jacqueline Sanchez
Effects Animation: David Joey Mildenberger, William Allen Blyth
Scanning and Paint: Dennis Matthew Johnson, Logan J. Knight
Rough Inbetweener: Amanda Candler

Animation news you can use
Support independent publishing

Your membership will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you. Support Cartoon Brew for as little as $1 a week — the process is fast and easy.

Become A Member   
Amid Amidi

Amid Amidi

Amid Amidi is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Brew.

More in TV:

Latest News from Cartoon Brew