- Lisa Simpson
In 2001 Lisa received a special "Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award" at the
Environmental Media Awards. [cite news|url=http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/spotlight/2001-11-15-simpsons.htm|title= Lisa Simpson animates environmental awards|author=W. Reed Moran|date=2001-11-15|accessdate=2007-10-17|publisher= USA Today] " Lisa the Vegetarian", an episode from the seventh season, won both an Environmental Media Award for "Best Television Episodic Comedy"cite news|url=http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096697/awards|title=Awards for "The Simpsons"|accessdate=2007-10-17|publisher= Internet Movie Database] and a Genesis Award for "Best Television Comedy Series, Ongoing Commitment". [cite news|url=http://www.hsus.org/about_us/offices_and_affiliates/hsus_hollywood_office/the_genesis_awards/genesis_award_winners_and_memorable_moments/1995_genesis_awards.html|title=1995 Genesis Awards|accessdate=2007-10-21|publisher= Humane Society of the United States] Lisa was also listed at number 11 (in the same entry as Bart) in "TV Guide's" "Top 50 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time." [ [http://archives.cnn.com/2002/SHOWBIZ/TV/07/30/cartoon.characters.list/ CNN - TV Guide's 50 Greatest Cartoon Characters] ] In Japan, the broadcasters of the series found they were able to turn the apparent viewer dislike of the series around by focusing marketing attention on Lisa. Lisa's well-intended but ill-fated struggles to be a voice of reason and a force of good in her family and city struck a chord with the Japanese. [Turner, p. 327]
*cite book|last=Richmond |first=Ray|coauthors=Antonia Coffman|title= |year=1997 |publisher=
HarperCollins|location=New York City |id=ISBN 0-00-638898-1
*cite book | last=Turner | first=Chris | title= | year=2004 |publisher=Random House Canada |location=Toronto| id=ISBN 0-679-31318-4
* [http://www.thesimpsons.com/bios/bios_family_lisa.htm Lisa Simpson] at The Simpsons.com
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