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Mitch Hartwell

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"I have an idea. It's crazy, but it just might work...like it did last week...on another show."
―Mitch
Mitch Hartwell
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Character Information
Gender:
Male ♂
Status:
Alive
Hair: Black
Occupation: Reality channel producer
First Appearance: "Helter Shelter"
Voiced by: Hank Azaria


Mitch Hartwell is a reality TV producer who works for The Reality Channel. His idea of original thinking is flipping through other TV channels.

History[edit]

He created the show The 1895 Challenge, which he actually saw on Dutch television and merely tweaked the title. He then signed up the Simpsons to take part in the challenge because the Cosbys failed to impress, and the executives wanted "a family that hasn't been on TV forever."

He tours the Simpsons around the house they stay in, showing them the various rooms and important items inside (like the video camera for doing confessionals) before leaving. When ratings for the show began to dip he went to increasingly drastic measures in an attempt to keep viewers watching, even going so far as to send the house down a river, and only getting away with it because the Simpsons contract allowed him to do anything he wanted to them. All his efforts were for naught however, as the shows ratings continued to plummet. In the end the Simpsons, hungry and disgruntled, attacked the him and TV crew and returned to their home.

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