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‘The Simpsons’ on Disney+ to Get Original 4:3 Aspect Ratio on May 28

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Last fall, when Disney+ launched, the latter’s library also included 30 seasons of The Simpsons. However, fans were quick to notice the show was streaming in widescreen format and not the original 4:3 aspect ratio, resulting in parts of show being cut off.

Disney+ told subscribers it would fix the widescreen issue in early 2020, bringing the classic 4:3 aspect ratio back to The Simpsons.

Today, Disney+ announced the 4:3 aspect ratio would be available for The Simpsons starting May 28, 2020.

“WOO HOO! We love a prediction for #TheSimpsons, especially coming from @AlJean himself in 2015. Episodes in original 4:3 aspect ratio are coming to #DisneyPlus on May 28,” said Disney+.

Disney previously said the first 19 seasons and some episodes of the 20th season will have their original 4:3 aspect ratios, with users getting a choice between 4:3 or widescreen. We’ll find out soon enough just how many episodes of season 20 will have the original 4:3 ratio, stay tuned.

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