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The Simpsons come to life!

Simpsons News — Posted 04 Mar, 2006 by DisgruntledGoat

As reported in December, producers of The Simpsons have been filming a live action opening sequence of the show in Bromley, United Kingdom.

Well now the product has been finished and you can be one of the first to see the opening in full!

See the video here

The clip re-enacts the title sequence to a tee, beginning with the camera zooming into a schoolroom to see a blonde Bart scribbling lines on the blackboard.

Simpsons maker Matt Groening has approved the human version of the show's opening credits to promote Season 17 on Sky One in the UK.

An insider said: "We're really excited about it.

"We used regular actors, not so much for their resemblance - as you can't copy a bunch of yellow characters - but because you can easily identify with them."

A balding actor plays Homer as he leaves work dropping some nuclear waste out of the window on the way home, while a baby girl copies the scene where Maggie appears to be driving Marge's car.

The opening montage ends with the whole family squeezed on the settee ready to watch the cartoon version of the show.

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