Last night’s couch gag was one of the more elaborate ones: a full-blown dedication to the opening for HBO’s Game of Thrones, steampunkesque cogs and all. Watch quickly before it goes away:
Also available in the fuller version here.
For quick reference, here is the original (and cuz seriously, who doesn’t want watch it again):
I particularly enjoyed Burns’ Landing and The Couch, standing in for The Wall. The addition of the three-eyed ravens flying out of the nuclear plant towers was also a nice grace note.
Might I add — less than 27 days to go to the premiere of season 2. (Should I be starting some sort of countdown…?)
Of course the rest of the Simpsons episode kinda went downhill from there – Bart becomes a street artist a la Shepard Fairey to get back at Homer for locking him in a rabbit cage. It was as bland and convoluted as it sounds. As has been said on the show so many times in so many way, Meh.