Steve Carell brings Gru to life in the Golden Globe-nominated animated film Despicable Me. In the film, Gru is able to control a herd of loyal yellow minions, but how does he compare to some of our other animated favorites? Speak up, PopWatch minions: Who is your pick for the funniest animated character of all time?

To celebrate the film’s release (and lend a hand to any last-minute holiday shoppers), we’re giving away 20 copies of Despicable Me on DVD. The prizes are courtesy of Universal Studio Home Entertainment, and are available while supplies last. It’s so fluffy!

To win…

1. Go to our Facebook page.

2. Click “Like” at the top of the page.

3. Find the post on our Wall announcing the giveaway, click Comment, and tell us who you think is the funniest animated character ever, and why. (Note: Commenting on this blog post won’t enter you in the giveaway; see the official rules below.)

4. If you’re a winner, we’ll contact you via Facebook message to request your mailing address.

The giveaway starts NOW!


Open only to those to whom this or notice has been addressed, provided that entrant is a legal U.S. resident age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Limited to one entry per Facebook account. The first 20 persons to post a qualifying comment on the related post on our Facebook wall ( will receive a copy of Despicable Me on DVD which has an approximate retail value (ARV) of $30. Each contestant must answer the question posed in our Facebook post as directed, or their entry may be disqualified. Where Entertainment Weekly is not the sponsor, it cannot guarantee the availability of any of the items described. Sponsor not responsible for any damage to computer equipment related to participating in this promotion. Items being distributed are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Consumers who obtain items are responsible for any and all taxes. Promotion begins at 7:00 p.m. ET or EST on 12/14/2010 and ends at 12:00 a.m. ET or EST on 12/15/2010. Entertainment Weekly will contact the winners by Facebook message requesting their mailing address on or before 12/19/2010. Winners will have 24 hours to respond, after which time they forfeit their prize. Employees of Entertainment Weekly, Time Inc., Universal Studios Home Entertainment, or any related companies are not eligible to enter or win. Anyone who has won a prize from Sponsor during the previous 90 days is disqualified. The winner(s) may be required to complete an affidavit or eligibility and waiver of liability before prize(s) can be awarded. For a list of winners, visit seven days after the end of this contest.