Watching Conan sing the ‘Simpsons’ monorail song is transcendent

“Marge vs. the Monorail” is one of the most beloved episodes of The Simpsons, largely thanks to one scene, in which confidence man Lyle Lanley leads the town of Springfield in a song preaching the benefits of elevated transportation. The episode was written by Conan O’Brien during his time on the show, and this weekend, he performed the tune in front of a crowd.

As part of the live show “The Simpsons Take the Bowl,” a 25th anniversary celebration at the Hollywood Bowl amphitheater, Conan took the stage dressed as Lanley, leading the Los Angeles Gay Mens’ Choir through the song. There were a few other musical highlights to check out, too.

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