In celebration of The Simpsons’ historic 500th episode milestone, Fox has invited fans of the cult classic animated series to participate in The Simpsons Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Fans will come together to watch up to 500 continuous episodes of The Simpsons in an attempt to break the current Guinness World Record of 86 hours, 6 minutes and 41 seconds for the longest continuous television viewing. The contest winner will take home a $10,500 prize and an array of The Simpsons merchandise. Members of The Simpsons will be on-site to kick-off the marathon event, plus fans and spectators will be able to watch the marathon and visit The Simpsons fanfare area equipped with interactive elements and animation cells.
The Simpsons Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge takes place next Wednesday, Feb. 8th, at the Los Angeles Hollywood and Highland Complex Center, located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood, California.
The Simpsons historic 500th Episode, “At Long Last Leave” airs on Sunday, February 19th, on Fox.