20 November 2012 8:46 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

One lucky fan of The Simpsons is going to see his dream come true when the show turns his spec script into an episode that will air on TV. He’s no contest winner, though: He’s Judd Apatow.

During a chat with late-night talk show host/former Simpsons writer Conan O’Brien on his web series Serious Jibber-Jabber, the writer-producer-director (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) revealed that after he recently publicly mentioned that he had written a Simpsons script while trying to break into Hollywood 22 years ago, the show’s producers contacted him with plans to bring his episode to life. »


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