“We presented The Simpsons in 16:9 aspect ratio at launch in order to guarantee visual quality and consistency across all 30 seasons. Over time, Disney+ will roll out new features and additional viewing options. As part of this, in early 2020, Disney+ will make the first 19 seasons (and some episodes from Season 20) of The Simpsons available in their original 4:3 aspect ratio, giving subscribers a choice of how they prefer to view the popular series.”
While this promise offers solace to fans far and wide, months have gone by without any news as to when the ratio would be rectified.
Thankfully, earlier this afternoon, Disney+ made the following announcement on Twitter:
We are happy to see Disney+ has finally set a “date” to turn their “D’oh!” into a “Woo-hoo!”