There's nothing like a little online friendly competition, eh?
Contest Winner To Create A New Character
What Are The Odds?Los Angeles
- "The Simpsons" is giving one
lucky contest winner the chance to create a new character for the animated TV series, perhaps one of the longest prime-time shows in television history next to "Gunsmoke".
The contest,, part of the Fox show's 20th anniversary celebration, is for those 18 and older. It started Friday (yesterday) and runs 'til 11:59 p.m. October 24th 2009.
Online submissions can be uploaded here
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Executive producer, Al Jean says submissions should be “pithy and funny”, who will help judge them along with series creator Matt Groening. “It’s gotta be a human being. We’ve narrowed it down to that much.”
The winner gets a trip to Los Angeles to work with producers and the show’s animation director.
The top entry will be announced in mid-November.
Entries are expected to describe the character traits, including his or her name or nickname; age; appearance; occupation and catchphrases. For example, Homer Simpson is known to exclaim, “D’OH!”
Say, Jenn, isn't this a character you created? I happened to notice it on your blog used as your avatar. Maybe-e-e…