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You! Be Inspired! – The Simpsons Parodies

by . October 5th, 2012

If there’s one cartoon series that we can say has withstood the test of time, it would probably be the Simpsons.  Created in 1989 by Matt Groenig for the Fox Broadcasting Company, this series is now celebrating its 24th season. With 509 episodes under its belt, the Simpsons is now the longest-running American sitcom, animated series and primetime scripted television series in US TV history.

Furthermore, since its debut on December 17, 1989, the show has won numerous awards and accolades including 27 Primetime Emmy Awards, 30 Annie Awards and a Peabody Award, and on top of it all, the show even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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The Simpsons have indeed become a full-fledged American TV icon that has been recognized all around the world. Its influence over people’s lifestyle and culture is truly undeniable. In fact, a lot of artists, illustrators, marketers and designers all over the globe have taken elements from the show and incorporated them into their own designs.

One particular genre of Simpsons-related art is parodies. These types of design usually involve taking an existing design or art work and “Simpsonifying” it. The resulting product/design provides a comedic representation of the original at the same time providing an impression of familiarity to those who see it.

In today’s You! Be Inspired! post, we’ll be showcasing 24 Simpsons parodies to represent the 24 years of laughter and entertainment that the show has shared with us.


 

weird al yankovic parody via YouTheDesigner
Nirvana’s album cover parody (Source)
goldfinger parody via youthedesigner
James Bond Goldfinger Parody (Source)
Twilight Parody via youthedesigner
Twilight (Source)
Death becomes Her parody via youthedesigner
Death Becomes Her (Source)
kick ass Parody via youthedesigner
Kick Ass (Source)
the dark knight via youthedesigner
The Dark Knight (Source)
Watchmen Parody via youthedesigner
The Watchmen (Source)
The Little Mermaid Parody
The Little Mermaid (Source)
Edward Scissor Hands Parody via youthedesigner
Edward Scissor Hands (Source)
Basic Instinct Parody via youthedesigner
Basic Instinct Parody (Source)
Army of Darkness Parody via youthedesigner
Army of Darkness (Source)
Terminator Parody via youthedesigner
Terminator Parody (Source)
Breakfast at Tiffany's Parody via youthedesigner
Breakfast at Tiffany’s Parody (Source)
The Omen Parody via youthedesigner
The Omen Parody (Source)
The Possession Parody via youthedesigner
The Possession Parody (Source)
The Matrix Parody via youthedesigner
The Matrix Parody (Source)
Mad Hatter Parody via youthedesigner
Mad Hatter Parody (Source)
The Prince of Persia Parody via youthedesigner
The Prince of Persia Parody (Source)
Legend of Zelda Parody via youthedesigner
Legend of Zelda Parody (Source)
Sucker Punch Parody via youthedesigner
Sucker Punch Parody (Source)
Final Fantasy Parody via youthedesigner
Final Fantasy Parody (Source)
Underworld Parody via youthedesigner
Underworld Parody (Source)
Dragon Ball Parody via youthedesigner
Dragon Ball Parody (Source)
Kill Bill Parody via youthedesigner
Kill Bill Parody (Source)


And there you have it guys. Which Simpsons parody was your favorite? Tell us by leaving a comment below. You can also add us up on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or better yet, subscribe to our blog for the freshest and latest news, features and inspiration in the world of design.

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