In this post we discuss a very early use of computer animation in the mainstream, before the tsunami of computer animation we are all suffering from today, back when it was a novel and expensive choice. And we discuss how to appreciate the ancient motifs of those early days of animation. In other words, the particular piece we describe is filled with computer animation in jokes, as you will see.
8. Homer asks if anyone back in the 2nd dimension saw the movie Tron. All but one say no, and he changes his story so as not to admit of seeing Tron.
I think PDI did an excellent job on something that was at the time a very prestigious piece indeed.