There are fans of “The Simpsons” and then there are “Simpsons” superfans. These are the fans who can quote every episode, the ins and outs of the characters, and can defend “The Simpsons Movie” to less-eager fans. If you qualify as a superfan, then perhaps you might be able to help “The Simpsons” complete a huge goal–breaking the Guinness World Record.

In celebration of their 500th episode, FOX is having “The Simpsons” Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge Kick-Off Wednesday, Feb. 8. The event will take place at Hollywood and Highland Complex Center in Los Angeles. According to the release, fans will watch up to “500 continuous episodes” of the long-running show in order to break the current Guinness World Record of the longest continuous television viewing, which currently stands at 86 hours, 6 minutes and 41 seconds.

Members of “The Simpsons” will be at the event to kick off the festivities, and fans and spectators will be able to watch the marathon and take part in “The Simpsons” fanfare area, which will have interactive elements and animation cells from the show.

Below is the address for the complex center. Do you think you have what it takes to help “The Simpsons” break the record? Leave your comments below.

“The Simpsons” Ultimate Fan Challenge

Los Angeles — Hollywood and Highland Complex Center

6801 Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood, CA 90028

Written by: Monique Jones

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By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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