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TV: The Simpsons: “Exit Through The Kwik-E-Mart”

While The Simpsons occasionally bites at the hand of of its corporate overlords at Fox, Banksy’s opening credit sequence to last season’s “MoneyBART” was a feral snap at not just the network, but at the very real inequities that come with using unregulated foreign businesses to produce an animated show and its related commercial products. The producers of The Simpsons were inspired to ask Banksy for his contribution after seeing his brilliant film Exit Through The Gift Shop, which might be a documentary that illustrates the complexity of the street art movement and might be a profound joke.
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