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‘Triplets of Belleville’ Director Sylvain Chomet Does French ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag (Updated)

I’ve got just two words for the latest Simpsons couch gag created by Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist director Sylvain Chomet:

C’est magnifique!

UPDATE #2: The Simpsons piece was animated in the U.K. by Neil Boyle and Peter Dodd (and their animation assistants), and art directed by Kirk Hendry. Yesterday, we also posted Boyle’s new personal film, The Last Belle, without realizing that he had animated The Simpsons piece. Boyle has written a comprehensive look at the making of the Simpsons opening on his blog. Here’s one of Boyle’s drawings from the sequence:

UPDATE #1: We have been reminded that The Simpsons mercilessly parodied Chomet’s Triplettes of Belleville in the 2011 episode “Angry Dad: The Movie.”