|“||I'm always in search of a hot scoop on a slick perp.||”|
— Dave Shutton's unlock message.
Dave Shutton is a limited-time premium character that was released on May 9, 2018, as part of the Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part Three) 2018 Event. He is unlocked upon the completion of the Springfield Shopper.
Dave Shutton is a journalist who works for The Springfield Shopper. He wears a fedora similar to those worn by reporters of the 1940s. His main appearance was in the Season 2 episode Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish, where he was the reporter who helped Bart and Lisa expose the story of the Nuclear Power Plant poisoning the water and creating Blinky, the three-eyed fish. In the Season 3 episode Radio Bart, he was the reporter who first heard "Timmy O'Toole" in the well.
|Dive Into Investigative Journalism|| 105 |
|Fish for a Story|| 260 |
|Capture the Moment Again|| 420 |
|Write a Slam Piece|| 600 |
|Get Paid Poorly for Freelance Work|| 1000 |
Quest Based Jobs
|Plead to Kent Brockman|| 200 |
|3h||Channel 6||Crypto-Collusion Pt. 4|
|When selected||When sent on a good job||When sent on a bad job||When collecting from a job|
|"Who are you, Where are you going?"||"This is the kind of shot you only get once in a lifetime."||"C'mon, whatcha gonna do, run a muck in downtown Springfield?"||"Wait a minute. One, two, three."|
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- He is the third character to have a task at the Minnow Pond, with the other two being Chalmers and Judge Snyder.