WATCH: Sky One Recreates ‘The Simpsons’ Opening Credits… With People!

Sky One’s real life Simpsons

This possibly won’t mean as much as a message as it does over here, given that The Simpsons is made in America, for the American Fox network, to be shown on the Fox network, in America, and therefore there’s no real competition over which channel it truly belongs to.

However, over in the UK, the story is a little fiddlier. The latest episodes have appeared on Sky One (which is, like Fox, a part of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation), but the older ones are also syndicated, every weekday evening at 6pm, to Channel 4, having moved from a previous slot on BBCTwo.

So, in a bid to remind UK Simpsons fans exactly where the show belongs, they’ve made this, a recreation of the show’s opening credits, using real people, and some very old cars.

Come Home To The Simpsons from devilfish on Vimeo.

I think this deserves a HATS OFF!, don’t you?

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2. He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage. Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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