Feb. 13, 2014 – As part of a year-long global celebration of The Simpsons' 25th anniversary on FOX, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products will commemorate America’s favorite family with unique lines of collectibles and toys featuring limited-edition, commemorative products and exciting branded collaborations.
Set for early 2014, NECA will release a limited-edition boutique collection of products featuring “25 of the Greatest Celebrity Guest Stars” of The Simpsons. The celebration also continues with the first Homer Simpson Mr. Potato Head from Promotional Partners Worldwide, two Hot Wheels “The Homer” vehicles, The Simpsons Micro Grand Prix set from Hornby Scalextric and seasonal toys and inflatables from Gemmy. The celebratory milestone program kicked off in January headlined by Lego’s announcement of The Simpsons products including a construction set with The Simpsons Springfield home available exclusively online now. In May 2014, Lego will release a mini-figures product line with 16 of the show’s most iconic and memorable characters. In addition, FOX is scheduled to air a special Lego episode of The Simpsons in May 2014 featuring Springfield and its cast of characters in Lego form.“The indelible imprint on American pop culture by The Simpsons over the past 25 years can be witnessed worldwide with fans of all ages spanning the globe, and in 2014 we are celebrating in a big way, in partnership with iconic toy companies rolling out exclusive Simpsons products,” said Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products.Prominent partners participating in the show’s global anniversary campaign include: