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Zooey's Simpsons Reprisal And A Special Simpsons iPod Giveaway

The Simpsons’ Season 25 premieres Sunday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.

HelloGiggles’ very own Zooey Deschanel will reprise her role as hillbilly Mary Spuckler in the 25th season premiere of The Simpsons.

Because iOS mobile game The Simpsons: Tapped Out from EA Mobile was recently released, we are giving away an iPod Touch (pre-loaded with the game) and a $25 iTunes gift card to one of our readers in celebration!

TO  WIN, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE BELOW!   Our winner will be chosen on Wednesday, October 3rd at 11:59 PST and will be announced on my column, Level UP, Friday, October 5th. 

I’ve personally played the game for about a month and it delivers a lot of humor, especially in contrast to other titles that fall in it’s category. All the characters poke fun of the “starter experience”, while we all make fun of Homer.  While playing along, I’ve felt like I’ve been inside my very own Simpsons episode.  Tapped Out takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to mobile / casual gaming while successfully using the platform to its advantage.

Written by The Simpsons’ award-winning writers, Tapped Out brings to life TV’s longest-running comedy. Fans are able to recreate and customize the iconic town of Springfield and play along with many of the beloved characters they have come to know and love throughout the show’s more than 20-year history.

For fans new to the app, the adventure begins when Homer accidentally causes a meltdown that wipes out Springfield (D’OH!). It’s up to players to rebuild it and help Homer find his family and friends.

Players complete a variety of quests to earn virtual money, experience points and even donuts (!) which they can use to customize and expand their very own Springfields with new buildings, decorations and characters from the show.

The Simpsons: Tapped Out is now available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

On the 25th Season Premiere of The Simpsons, Zooey will guest star alongside Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Silverman and Sarah Michelle Gellar … who are all Bart’s ex-girlfriends in episodes past.

Check out Zooey talking to Jay Leno last week on The Tonight Show about the episode:

Tim Long, who wrote the premiere episode, “Moonshine River”, told Entertainment Weekly:

“It was a way to acknowledge that, for a 10-year-old boy, Bart has had a lot of action over the years.

We thought it might be fun to borrow/pay homage to/steal an idea from High Fidelity and have him go on a romantic pilgrimage and visit the girls that he dated and try to figure out how the hell he screwed things up with each of them.

Any resemblance between this episode and Breakfast at Tiffany’s is completely coincidental.”

Sounds amazing already!  Make sure to set your DVR’s or tune in for The Simpsons 25th Season Premiere.

For more information on The Simpsons: Tapped Out:  

http://www.facebook.com/TheSimpsons or http://on.fb.me/TheSimpsonsTappedOut-LikeUs.

And be sure to comment below to win The Simpsons: Tapped Out iPod Touch & $25 iTunes gift card!

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Featured Image: Entertainment Weekly / Getty Images / Fox

Additional Images: The Simpsons / Simpsons WikiApple, and Electronic Arts

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=502504853 Jenine Ampudia

    Please pick this señorita!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1571040109 Emily Stern

    Ooh please pick me! My ipod is from the stone ages!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=600573727 Jaclyn Wood

    Looks like it will be a good episode. I would love to win the ipod since mine was stolen from my dorm last year! I miss the games I had on there and having an ipod was great but I can’t afford a new one.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003743065332 Grace Jonsson

    oh wow this is awesome… you guys rock! P.S excited for when i get to see the episode :3

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1611120875 Victoria Anderson

    There are few things that could make the Simpsons better… a free ipod and Zooey Deschanel are two of them. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1036650517 Yoko Moonstar

    Me! Me! Me!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002007325420 Frederique Struijs

    im definitely going to watch 😉 and how cool would it be to be able to watch it over and over again on a new ipod?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1243217275 Amanda Green

    I think its great that you guys reward people for being loyal fans. Can’t wait for this episode, it looks amazing!!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000757971025 Alexis Grant Contreras

    You guys would just give an ipod away??? How nice! Tbh i like cant wait to see ZoZo reprisal yo!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=577785699 Vivian Or

    add me tapped out players: copycat1980
    also i want that giveaway.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001809481272 Alessia Meola

    I want that iPod just to play the game!! Pick me D:

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=605341958 Adriana Idrovo Peña

    You should totally (please) pick me 😉 …LOL… can’t wait for the new season!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=413922 Corinne Mi

    Would love to play. I still adore all things Simpsons. Been watching for years.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1452581388 Mallory Alden

    Please pick me! Lifelong Simpsons fan over here, I’ve seen every. single. episode. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1284167022 Julia Lohmeyer

    I am so excited to hear Zooey on the Simpsons tonight. And I would love a new iPod.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=829285233 Catherine Plouffe Jetté

    This game is sooooooo much fun! But my ipod is too old for this kind of thing… ^.^

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=70000420 Lindsey Aylward

    I would love to win this! Music + Zooey = good

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=657640831 Anna Davit

    Would love to win a new iPod! Haven’t had one that really works in years.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1083505465 Jillian Kavinsky

    I love Zooey, and I love the Simpsons. Thus I will love this episode. Also, I’ve never even owned an iPod (due to them being butt expensive), so an entry into this giveaway is lovely, as well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000188688525 Marília Pimenta

    me! >‿‿◕

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