The Simpsons opening sequence is one of TV's most iconic, in large part because of how game the show is to change things up. Besides a standard crop of changing gags (what Bart's writing on the chalkboard, for example), the intro has been guest-directed by the likes of Banksy, Guillermo del Toro, and Don Hertzfeldt, and was even remade as a live-action short as an ad for the British channel Sky One.
This tribute video (how is not official?!), created by animators Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon and scored by Jeremy Dower, reimagines Springfield as a 16-bit paradise. It looks like an addictive old-school video game—and the surreal, gorgeous ending is not to be missed.
Molly Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Fusion's Pop & Culture section. Her interests include movies about movies, TV shows about TV shows, and movies about TV shows, but not so much TV shows about movies.