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Queen of the Willis is an American animated sitcom created by Ava Zinn that ran from August 12, 2006 to May 31, 2012. It centers on the Willis family, a middle-class American LGBTQ family in the fictional city of Quillsville, Indiana. It attempts to maintain a realistic approach, seeking humor in the conventional and mundane aspects of everyday life. The series centers on the Willis family, a family consisting of parents Ava and Angie; their children, Tom, Deanna, and sextuplets Stuart, Ron, Brian, Luanne, Emilie, and Hillary; and their anthropomorphic pets: crab Heather, dog Tabby (formerly Rags), and cat Shushu.

The family was conceived by Zinn after developing two animated comic strips, Frank's Life and Frank & Brittani. Zinn redesigned the films' protagonist, Frank, and his wife, Brittani, and renamed them Ava (after sex reassignent surgery) and Angela, respectively. Zinn pitched a seven-minute pilot to ATE Media in 2004, and the show was greenlit and began production. Shortly after the sixth season of Queen of the Willis had aired in 2012, NoSirGifts canceled the series. However, favorable DVD sales and high ratings for syndicated reruns in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis convinced Fox Fantasy Television Stations to pick up the show in 2018 for a seventh season, which will begin airing in 2019. The seventh season and revival is scheduled to premiere on March 1, 2019.

The series debuted in syndication mostly airing on the ATE Media Corporation owned stations in 2006 before moving to NoSirGifts Fantasy Television Stations in November 2007, quickly becoming a hit. The series' popularity led to nationwide syndication, and reruns formerly aired nightly on NoSirGifts-owned My 50 (WIFX-FDT2) in Indianapolis and INNCD 47 (WXXC) Fort Wayne from 2010 to 2018.

A total of at least 200 episodes aired over the course of its 6 seasons.

Many tie-in media have been released, including RAGStory, a straight-to-DVD special released in 2010; and a series of parodies of the Sleepaway Camp film series.