How the Simpsons Won Our Hearts, Made Billions and Stayed on the Air for 27 Years

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On May 15, Fox will air a special episode of The Simpsons in which Homer will select questions that fans tweet to him and then respond at the end of the show. That's right, kids—Homer live.

And how will a drawn character pull off such a feat? "We're going to play it close to the vest on this one," is all Fox's vp of global brand management Peter Leeb would tell us. "A live show is very relevant in today's market," he added.



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