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Homer Simpson made animated history when he answered questions from fans live on Sunday night and thankfully the Springfield resident said he won't be leaving the show any time soon.
Adobe Character Animator created a live episode of the Simpsons with the animated characters improvising in real-time.
In a never-before-attempted live animation high-wire act, Homer talked about everything from Drake to Donald Trump. It may be the first time an animated character has endorsed a presidential candidate
On Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons, Homer botched a speech at work, deep-sixing his self-confidence, so he signed up for an improv to class to build it back up. But Homer really got a chance to try out his new skillset at the end of the episode. Thanks to motion-capture technology, Dan Castellaneta was able to voice Homer in real time and interact with fans who called in on a 1-888 number while he sat in a Fox Studios Secret Bunker. (The three-minute “Homer Live” segment was performed twice, for both the East and West Coasts. Sorry, Mountain people.)
What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time
The last three minutes of Sunday's The Simpsons episode will be turned over to patriarch Homer, who will answer audience questions and comment on the news of the day.
'The Simpsons' to Feature Live Segment With Homer
There’s a reason “The Simpsons” has managed to stay fresh throughout its run (27 seasons and counting): the ability to mix it up every once in a while and try something new. This will be evident in the final three minutes of Sunday night’s episode, “Simprovised,” when Homer Simpson (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) will appear “live” to answer fans’ questions. “The Simpsons” executive producer Al Jean tells The Post about how those three minutes will unfold — and about the technical ingredients that went into making the animated Homer interact with his human fans. How is this going to work? We’ll have our normally good episode up to the last three minutes — and then we take a flight into the unknown. Homer is going to be animated by motion-capture [technology] — Dan [Castellenata] is going to be in another room speaking into a microphone, and his motions will be recorded by a camera and
How one of TVs most loved and recognised dads, Homer Simpson, made it to his 60th birthday.
"In terms of anxiousness, this one's very high," says showrunner Al Jean.
Homer will answer fan phone calls live on air during 595th episode of the show
Seeing three minutes of Homer Simpson on a Simpsons show might not seem like a big deal if the three minutes he's doing this Sunday weren't goin...
Dan Castellaneta's improv chops get a workout.
Famous cartoon character to answer phone calls from fans the first time the show s attempted this feat
The Simpsons will have a live episode, and Homer will take calls from fans.