As one of the longest running TV shows in US history, The Simpsons has created cultural references that will last for years to come. In fact, the thought that children born nowadays may grow up not knowing or caring who shot Mr Burns makes me hyperventilate for three full seconds.
In recent years, it’s undeniable that the show has lost some of its momentum. Still, it has gained considerable attention for making ominous predictions that turned out to be true such as President Trump and the Ebola Virus.
But aside from the show’s quick humour, razor sharp social observations and strong storylines, what people rarely talk about is the visual side of things. Love them or hate them, the yellow characters and the two-dimensional world that they inhabit have an iconic aesthetic. The colours are carefully chosen and often have no relation to the real world. Yet there is something oddly beautiful about many of the scenes.
Scenic Simpsons is an Instagram account that is solely dedicated to showcasing the most beautiful scenes, colours, sets and abstract compositions from The Simpsons. With over 140 thousand followers (and counting) it’s clear we’re not alone in appreciating the gorgeous scenes from Matt Groening’s fictional world.
Take a look at a selection of photos below and don’t forget to follow Scenic Simpsons on Instagram!
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