The Simpsons boss explains the Spider-Verse parody


The simpsons showrunner Al Jean explained how the Spider-man: into the Spider-Verse the parody of the 31st Treehouse of Horror was born.

The Halloween special, which aired in the United States last night (November 1), was filled with plenty of pop culture parodies, including one for Toy story and another for Netflix Russian doll – but it’s the Spider-Verse sendup that will certainly get fans talking.

Just how Sony animation sees multiple versions of Spider-Man coming together in the same universe, Treehouse of Horror XXXI has seen different styles of Homer (from black to 8-bit) collide after firing a quantum flash at the powerhouse. nuclear and tore a hole in the fabric of its reality. Like you do.


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Talk to Give me my remote, Jean explained the reason for wanting to parody Spider-Verse, and why it’s different from Treehouse of Horror XIII, in which Homer is cloned many times by a Magic Hammock.

“Well the big difference was Spider-Verse just got this amazing variety of different Spider-Mans, ”he says.

“We had an episode where there were Homer clones running en masse. It’s not just spreads on Homers, but there are spreads on Burns and Smithers.

« [This] came from a different starting point, so we figured it was a different story than the clones of the story we did in ‘Treehouse XIII’. ”

Spider Man in the Spider Verse movie

Sony Pictures

He added, “I thought it was just an opportunity for some amazing animation feats. Every segment has this really awesome look, and they’re all different from each other. We were really happy with the way they came together. “

The simpsons is available to watch on Disney + in the US and UK.

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