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Video: 'The Simpsons' Debuts 'Game of Thrones'-Infused Intro

March 6, 2012 (3:03 am) GMT
Paying tribute to the acclaimed HBO drama series, the opening sequence for the animated comedy features Springfield which is transformed into Westeros with 'The Couch' standing as 'The Wall'.

"" has apparently caught a "" fever. While the medieval show will only return on HBO in April, the FOX animated series paid homage to critically acclaimed drama series during its Sunday, March 4 episode with a new opening sequence where Springfield and Westeros collide.

The intro features familiar Springfield locations popping up from the ground with mechanical wheels to resemble the "Game of Thrones" opening credits, complete with a similar theme song. Burns appears to be the ruler in the land, where "The Couch" stands as "The Wall".

"Game of Thrones" itself will debut its second season Sunday, April 1 at 9/8c on HBO. The story is based on the second book of George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.


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