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[11/04/04 - 12:00 AM]
The Simpsons' Launches All-New Interactive Website

[via press release from FOX]

"THE SIMPSONS" LAUNCHES ALL-NEW INTERACTIVE WEBSITE (www.thesimpsons.com)

In celebration of THE SIMPSONS' epic 16th season, FOX.com is launching an all-new comprehensive character profile feature with extended bios of 32 favorite Springfieldians coupled with 47 interactive gags and video games. The most-in-depth feature to be added to the official Simpsons site, each character folder contains custom animation, interactive jokes and games. This section of www.thesimpsons.com will go live on Thursday, Nov. 4.

From long-time enthusiasts to the newest aficionados, Simpsons fans around the world will be able to navigate from character to character, uncovering hidden surprises by clicking on items found on each bio folder. From Lisa Simpson's sax-playing solo to El Barto defacing Principal Skinner's picture to Disco Stu groovin' across the screen, each interactive folder provides visitors with added bonuses while simultaneously testing their knowledge of their favorite characters � and all things Simpsons. With random sight gags and playable video games, every visit provides a unique experience.

Highlights include:

Convert the Heathens in Rod Flanders' "Bible Blaster" video game

Test your aim on Bart's "Sling Shot Shootout"

Knock the liver spots off Mr. Burns

Unleash your inner Nelson Muntz with the "Whack-A-Nerd" punching game

Free Kwik-E-Mart "Squishees" from Apu

Check out www.thesimpsons.com or www.thesimpsons.com/characters to find out all you ever wanted to know about you favorite Springfieldians.

THE SIMPSONS kicks off the 16th season with all-new episodes beginning Sunday, Nov. 7 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

THE SIMPSONS is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening and Al Jean are the executive producers. Film Roman is the animation house.





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