Photos: Groening Gets Hollywood Star

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The Simpsons creator Matt Groening received an extra sweet Valentine on Tuesday as his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star was revealed. Hordes of fans gathered to mark the occasion, which preempts the premiere of the acclaimed series’ 500th episode set to air on Fox this Sunday, February 19 at 8 p.m.

The 12-time Emmy winner was joined by costumed characters and Simpsons voice stars for the ceremony. If you weren’t in Los Angeles to celebrate, you can check out the event photos below.

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President Leron Guber presents THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President Leron Guber presents THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast Member Nancy Cartwright says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast Member Nancy Cartwright says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast Member Yeardley Smith says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast Member Yeardley Smith says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast Member Hank Azaria says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast Member Hank Azaria says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA.  THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge says a few kind words about THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

THE SIMPSONS Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening during the Star Dedication on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his  Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast members Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria during the presentation of Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA.  THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast members Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria during the presentation of Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast members Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria during the presentation of Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast members Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria during the presentation of Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast members Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria during the presentation of Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Cast members Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria during the presentation of Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his  Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

(L-R) President of Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening, FOX Networks Group Chairman of Entertainment Peter Rice and Gracie Films President of Worldwide Brand Denise Sirkot during the Matt Groening Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Presentation Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

(L-R) President of Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening, FOX Networks Group Chairman of Entertainment Peter Rice and Gracie Films President of Worldwide Brand Denise Sirkot during the Matt Groening Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Presentation Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening and Gracie Films President of Worldwide Brand Denise Sirkot during the Matt Groening Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Presentation Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening and Gracie Films President of Worldwide Brand Denise Sirkot during the Matt Groening Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Presentation Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his  Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening is presented his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

Executive Producer Matt Groening's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hollywood, CA. THE SIMPSONS © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CR: Scott Kirkland/FOX

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    My hero.

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    My hero, man.