Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes


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With nearly the entire world pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all faced with uncharted territory, a major upheaval to our ordinary way of life. We’re also confronted with much more time at home, which led to a spark of delightful creativity by Canadian author Joel A. Sutherland and his family, who repurposed some forgotten The Simpsons Halloween costumes this week.

The end result is a bit of social media gold, and is sure to bring you some smiles this Thursday:

Here’s the video, but in larger You Tube size:

Bravo, everybody. Thank you for this magic, truly. And also to this guy, who did a similar remix of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song:

@iam_robcampbell

The Fresh Prince of Covid-19 👑🤷🏽‍♂️😂 *I don’t own the rights to this music #freshprince #parody #viral #foryou #foryoupage #fyp #dontletthisflop

♬ original sound – iam_robcampbell

We’ve seen some ingenuity spring out of this confusing, uncertain time, with similarly inspired videos making the rounds on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and other platforms in recent weeks.

Some America fans paid homage to “A Horse With No Name” in amusing fashion:

While banging out the drum solo to Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” has become something of A Thing on TikTok:

@michaeljmca

I found this far too amusing to make #intheairtonight #philcollins #fyp #foryou #foryoupage

♬ original sound – hazrit19

There have also been humorous spins on classic album artwork, amended to reflect social distancing measures:

Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing

And “Weird Al Yankovic,” meanwhile, sang a song of his that has taken on added relevance right now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrq2bRvvG8E

But recreating the iconic opening credits to The Simpsons with live-action costumes and nods to social distancing? That’s top-shelf.


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