The Simpson’s Couch Gag


Click Here for More Interesting Facts Related to the Simpsons

Text Version

The couch gag in The Simpsons is used to make the show longer or shorter depending on the length of the episode itself.  The average couch gag lasts about 6 seconds while the longest to date lasted 46 seconds.

Share the Knowledge! FacebooktwitterredditpinteresttumblrmailFacebooktwitterredditpinteresttumblrmail
Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Enjoy this article? Join over 50,000 Subscribers getting our FREE Daily Knowledge and Weekly Wrap newsletters:

Subscribe Me To:  | 


  • Ahh this is so much better than Family Guy’s random “jokes”. Ah I miss the days when the Simpsons were edgy.

  • I’m pretty sure the Banksy into was almost 2 minutes long. It was definitely longer than 46 seconds.