The Simpsons in original aspect ratio coming to Disney Plus on May 28th


Disney announced today that episodes from the primary 19 seasons (and elements of the 20th season) of The Simpsons could be out there to stream on Disney Plus of their authentic 4:three ratio beginning May 28th, fixing one of many largest criticisms of the streaming service following its launch final November. Disney initially introduced final month that it was aiming to have the right facet ratio out there by the top of May, however they didn’t specify what day in May.

The Simpsons aired in a 4:three facet ratio till the top of 2009, when the facet ratio was modified to 16:9. The Simpsons had an identical subject with facet ratios when FXX began airing the present in 2014. Much like with the cropped variations on Disney Plus, the widescreen facet ratio for episodes that initially aired in 4:three prompted viewers to overlook out on a variety of context and punchlines in earlier episodes till the right format was made out there in early 2015.