(ANI): If you think you've the creativity and humor to create a
character as funny as Bart, Lisa or Homer, then enter "The
Simpsons" brand-new contest. To continue The Simpsons'' season-long
celebration of its 20th anniversary, the show is giving one lucky
contest winner the chance to create a character for the animated TV
series, reports The Telegraph.
The winner of the new character gets a trip to Los Angeles to
work with producers and the show''s animation director. And the new
resident of Springfield will appear in an early 2010 episode
featuring Coldplay''s Chris Martin as guest star. The contest, part
of the Fox show''s 20th-anniversary celebration, is for those 18
and older. It opened Friday and will end Oct. 24.
Executive producer Al Jean says online submissions at
thesimpsons.com should be "pithy and funny." Jean will help judge