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Universal Studios Orlando opening The Simpsons Springfield replica this summer

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Simpsons Universal Orlando

If you've ever wanted to take a trip to Springfield, the city where The Simpsons live, you'll have your chance beginning this summer. Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida, is set to open up the new Springfield section in just a few short weeks, giving visitors the chance to check out famous landmarks from The Simpsons, including Moe's Tavern, the Duff Brewery (with Duff beer,) Krusty Burger, Luigi's Pizza, the Kwik-E-Mart, and even The Android's Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop. Seriously, book us on the next flight to Orlando, because this is the height of awesomeness.

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The Springfield of Choice

Springfield Simpsons MovieSpringfield, Vermont has beaten out thirteen other Springfields across the nation for the hosting honors of The Simpsons Movie world premiere. The small Vermont town won a competition, where Springfields around the U.S. submitted videos displaying why their town would be the best to host the movie. The smallest Springfield to enter with only 9,300 residents, Vermont’s town beat out contenders in Florida, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, New Jersey, and Tennessee. The winning video was voted on through the USA Today web site, and depicted a life-sized Homer Simpson chasing a huge, pink glazed donut through the town. Vermont Governor Jim Douglas said the win was exhilarating, and says to all the other Springfields out there, “Don’t have a cow, man.” More than one hundred thousand votes were cast for the fourteen competing towns, and each entrant will get to host a smaller screening of the film on July 26, just before the nationwide film release.

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