ASCII Family
Rental Video Cover couch gag
Smithsonian Museum Robbery

The Rental Video Cover couch gag is the fifteenth couch gag of Season 22.


The Simpson family runs in and sits on the couch as usual, but the camera zooms out to reveal that the family and couch are on the front cover of a rental video, which is on a window display with many other rental videos at Million Dollar Video. A wrecking ball then destroys the store due to it going out of business.


  • When the family sits on the couch,
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    their animation is reused from the banner couch gag, and they bare a striking similarity to the promotional couch gag, done by Matt Groening.

Character Appearances


⇐ Season 21 Season 22 couch gags Season 23 ⇒
22 Seasons Banner couch gagPrisoner Family couch gagBanksy Simpsons Sweatshop couch gagLance Murdock couch gagAvatar couch gagTiny Family couch gagAdvent Calendar couch gagCouch's Morning Routine couch gagSundae Family couch gagSubstituting for Homer couch gagPenalty Box couch gagCouch Gag Game couch gagSpringboard couch gagASCII Family couch gagRental Video Cover couch gagSmithsonian Museum Robbery couch gagWords couch gag
⇐ Season 21 Re-used couch gags Season 23 ⇒
Springfield Shopper couch gag
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