The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag is a tribute to Gravity (Season 25 Episode 4)

Date: November / 11 / 2013 + Comments: 10

The Simpsons episode titled as Yolo started with a couch dedicated to the film Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón. Before the couch part starts, during the intro we see that the billboard reads: “Santa’s Lap, the line is already forming. Springfield Mall – Never Leave!” and Bart writes “My school schedule does not include a bye week,” on the school’s blackboard.

Before it gets hit by the car at the entrance of his house Homer yells “not again” And then the couch gag starts as follows:

Everybody is standing on different walls of the living-room, looks like some strange gravity is happening and the couch is the center of it. Maggie is the only one sitting with no problem on the couch while all the others try to jump and hold to it, first Marge, then Lisa and Bart, but Homer has a difficult time doing it from the roof. Maggie tries to help him with a spring toy, and when it looks like he is going to be on the couch he loses control and floats away passing through the roof to the infinity of the sky.

:music: Song: A royalty-proof version of “Spiegel im spiegel” by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. (thanks to the comments for this info)

Video of the song:

These are some of the screenshots of the gag:

The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag
The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag Marge
The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag Bart and Lisa
The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag Homer Spring
The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag Zero Gravity
The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag Season 25 Episode 4
The Simpsons Yolo Couch Gag Gravity

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Post author: Daniel Semper

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  1. Mike says:

    Does anyone know what music was playing during the couch gag?

  2. Diane says:

    I have been driving myself nuts trying to find out the same thing !!! help

  3. REX says:

    i was wondering that too and did some searching… one person said it was based off of “Spiegel im Spiegel”

  4. a says:

    It’s a royalty-proof ‘version’ of “Spiegel im spiegel” by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt.

  5. DanielSemper says:

    Thanks a!!! I just updated the post with the data of the song (y)

  6. Ahmed says:

    Does anyone know the music that was playing when Homer was gliding and when he wend with Edwardo to Spain?

  7. Dylan says:

    I know the name of the song now ty guys but is there any way you guys can send a link of it to me because i looked for the exact version that’s in this simpson episode and i can’t find it.

  8. Dylan says:

    Accually guys i need to know a diffrent song. what’s the name of the song when homer’s gliding and when he’s in spain? i really want to know it

  9. mountainsoutofcheese says:

    The movie being parodied is “Upside-Down” not “Gravity”.

  10. SamuelTempur says:

    The music played during Homer’s Gliding scene is Concerto for Lute and Orchestra in D-Major by Antonio Vivaldi.

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