Watch A 'Simpsons' Opening Based On '30s Disney Animation

The latest Simpsons couch gag to riff on other material draws on the style of Disney's '30s shorts — specifically 'Music Land,' from the Silly Symphonies series. So, in 'Music Ville,' we see the entire population of Springfield incarnated as musical instruments. Lisa is, of course, a saxophone. Check out the gag below.

The animation here isn't nearly as lovely as the work of the animators who brought Disney's stuff to life decades ago, but then, not much is.

Here's the original short:

[Cartoon Brew]