The Simpsons and Breaking Bad Cross Over in Classic Couch Gag

Every now and again, in spite of the conventional wisdom that The Simpsons is well past its prime, the show can still pleasantly surprise you--and this terrific couch gag featuring an unexpected crossover with AMC hit Breaking Bad is one of those times.

Fans of Breaking Bad will have an easier go of understanding what's going on here, with an opening credits that homages the critically-acclaimed drama in a number of obvious ways.

Check it out below. The Simpsons airs on Sundays at 8 p.m.