Plopper's first appearance is in the movie, where he stars in a TV ad to promote Krusty's new burger, The Clogger. 22 Short Films About Springfield; Treehouse of Horror VIII; Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens and Gays; The Wettest Stories Ever Told; Sunday, Cruddy Sunday; Kirk also had a job standing on the curb holding a sign directing people to a condo development and worked as a scarecrow protecting a soy-bean crop, which resulted in his eye being gouged by a crow. In "Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade", the Capital City Goofball represents Capital City in the state legislature; he spent $80 million out of his own pocket to win the seat, and now is leading an effort to change the state's embarrassing, Confederate symbol-centered state flag. He is one of the Pre-Teen Braves in the episode "The Bart of War". When Springfield inhabitants form an angry mob, Mel often takes a leading role. At the end of the episode, she returns and has a date with Flanders. Carl is an Icelandic-African American, with a master's degree in nuclear physics, fond of bowling and drinking at Moe's Tavern. Shauna Chalmers is a rebellious, promiscuous teenager who is Superintendent Chalmers' daughter. [208], The Old Barber made his last appearance in the twelfth season episode "Lisa the Tree Hugger". Although he appears to be elderly, in fact, Hans Moleman claims to be 31 years old, and that "drinking has ruined [his] life". [110][111] His tombstone can also be seen in the new opening sequence for the show (during the flash through the town from Marge and Maggie in the car to the front of the Simpsons' house, Ralph Wiggum can be seen playing in the dirt in front of the tombstone). A saddened Lurleen sings a song called "Stand By Your Manager". [191] He has an IQ of 216 (which was thought to be Bart's IQ). Sadly, eight years later when she turned 32, Abernathy suffered from psychological exhaustion, became an alcoholic, and sought solace in her pet cat. in which Marge Simpson played the role of Blanche Dubois. In the German dub of the show, Üter is an exchange student from Switzerland. The role of Fallout Boy, Radioactive Man's sidekick, was cast from local children and went to Milhouse Van Houten. He once muttered to himself, "Is that right?" Bleeding Gums Murphy is loosely based on Blind Willie Johnson, at whose feet the young Bleeding Gums character learned. All I had was a little brother who grew up to become a doctor. She also appeared as a ghost in the couch gag for S23 episode "Them, Robot". Bart, however, hates them; he mainly refers to them as either "those stupid elves" "The Crappy Little Elves", or "The Little Green Idiots". I'd like to hear from Sideshow Mel! They introduce themselves as "hired goons" The pair rarely had speaking roles and were often used as Mr Burns' henchmen (and the henchmen for The Blue-Haired Lawyer as seen in the beginning of "Lisa the Beauty Queen" and several scenes in "Lady Bouvier's Lover"). He also has an artificial leg. Bill and Marty (voiced by Harry Shearer and Dan Castellaneta) are two radio show hosts and DJs on Springfield's own radio station KBBL. "[103] He is the mascot for the fictional Duff Corporation that sells Duff Beer,[104] and is based on Budweiser's former mascot Bud Man. He also appears in "Wild Barts Can't Be Broken", "Mom and Pop Art", "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily", "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge", "Day of the Jackanapes", "A Star Is Born Again" and "The Bart of War". He asked Moe for him to fight heavy weight champ Drederick Tatum. 1 & 2" during the Krusty on Ice show, and a Poochie balloon appears in the cartoon in "Funeral for a Fiend". [247] He is also seen in the pre-show of The Simpsons Ride as one of the ride operators. Martha Quimby is the wife of the Mayor of Springfield Joseph Quimby. If you like what you hear and have stories to tell us or just want to make a suggestion for our next episode, email us at:SideshowThePodcast@gmail.comVisit our Facebook page at: us on Instagram at: us on Twitter at: become a Patreon donor for access to exclusive content not available on any other platform! Stu was originally to be voiced by repeat guest star Phil Hartman. Kearney's newly revealed last name implies that he may be of Polish descent, or may also be inspired by the town of Zzyzx. After several failed attempts to expose Homer's stupidity and irresponsibility, Grimes makes one final attempt by tricking Homer into entering a nuclear power plant design contest intended for kids. He is an immigrant from Brazil and has been deported but was returned.