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Morgan Spurlock to direct ‘Simpsons’ 20th anniversary special

FOX has named Morgan Spurlock the director and producer of The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D On Ice documentary special, set to air on January 14. The special will be the finale of a year-long celebration of 20 years of the animated show. Spurlock's doc will explore the cultural impact of The Simpsons, and the press release notes that the special is neither in 3-D, nor is it on ice.
July 13, 2009

FOX has named Morgan Spurlock the director and producer of The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D On Ice documentary special, set to air on January 14. The special will be the finale of a year-long celebration of 20 years of the animated show. Spurlock’s doc will explore the cultural impact of The Simpsons, and the press release notes that the special is neither in 3-D, nor is it on ice.

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