Homer Simpson

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Homer J. Simpson is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons.wikipedia
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Dan Castellaneta

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He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared on television, along with the rest of his family, in The Tracey Ullman Show short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987. Homer's voice is performed by Dan Castellaneta, who voices numerous other characters, including Grandpa Simpson, Krusty the Clown, Barney Gumble, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby and Hans Moleman.
Daniel Louis Castellaneta (born October 29, 1957) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter, best known for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the Fox Broadcasting Company animated sitcom The Simpsons.

The Simpsons

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Homer J. Simpson is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons.
The series is a satirical depiction of working-class life, epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.

The Simpsons shorts

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He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared on television, along with the rest of his family, in The Tracey Ullman Show short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987.
It features Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.

Bart Simpson

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As the patriarch of the eponymous family, Homer and his wife Marge have three children: Bart, Lisa and Maggie.
At ten years old, Bart is the eldest child and only son of Homer and Marge, and the brother of Lisa and Maggie.

Lisa Simpson

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As the patriarch of the eponymous family, Homer and his wife Marge have three children: Bart, Lisa and Maggie.
Intelligent, passionate, and the moral center of the family, Lisa Simpson, at eight years old, is the second child of Homer and Marge, younger sister of Bart, and older sister of Maggie.

Marge Simpson

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As the patriarch of the eponymous family, Homer and his wife Marge have three children: Bart, Lisa and Maggie. "Mother Simpson" (season seven, 1995) depicts Homer's mother, Mona, as a radical who went into hiding in 1969 following a run-in with the law; "The Way We Was" (season two, 1991) shows Homer falling in love with Marge Bouvier as a senior at Springfield High School in 1974; and "I Married Marge" (season three, 1991) implies that Marge became pregnant with Bart in 1980.
With her husband Homer, she has three children: Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.

Maggie Simpson

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As the patriarch of the eponymous family, Homer and his wife Marge have three children: Bart, Lisa and Maggie.
Maggie is the youngest child of Homer and Marge, and sister to Bart and Lisa.

The Simpsons Movie

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He has appeared in other media relating to The Simpsons—including video games, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons Ride, commercials, and comic books—and inspired an entire line of merchandise.
The film follows Homer Simpson, whose irresponsibility gets the best of him when he pollutes the lake in Springfield after the town has cleaned it up following receipt of a warning from the Environmental Protection Agency.

D'oh!

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His signature catchphrase, the annoyed grunt "D'oh!", has been included in The New Oxford Dictionary of English since 1998 and the Oxford English Dictionary since 2001.
"D'oh!" is a catchphrase used by the fictional character Homer Simpson, from the longest running American scripted primetime television series, The Simpsons, an animated sitcom (1989–present).

Good Night (The Simpsons)

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He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared on television, along with the rest of his family, in The Tracey Ullman Show short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987.
It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April 19, 1987, during the third episode of The Tracey Ullman Show and marks the first appearance of the Simpson family — Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie — on television.

Mr. Burns

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At the plant, Homer is often ignored and completely forgotten by his boss Mr. Burns, and constantly falls asleep and neglects his duties.
He is the evil, greedy and wealthy owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and is also Homer Simpson's boss.

The Simpsons Ride

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He has appeared in other media relating to The Simpsons—including video games, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons Ride, commercials, and comic books—and inspired an entire line of merchandise.
While Krusty is not looking, Sideshow Bob appears in a Scratchy costume (commandeered from Barney Gumble) and steps on Homer Simpson's foot, causing him to yell "D'oh!" and prompting Krusty to pick the Simpson family as a result.

Mother Simpson

"Mother Simpson" (season seven, 1995) depicts Homer's mother, Mona, as a radical who went into hiding in 1969 following a run-in with the law; "The Way We Was" (season two, 1991) shows Homer falling in love with Marge Bouvier as a senior at Springfield High School in 1974; and "I Married Marge" (season three, 1991) implies that Marge became pregnant with Bart in 1980.
After faking his own death to get a day off work, Homer reunites with his mother Mona, who he thought had died 27 years ago.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance

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For voicing Homer, Castellaneta has won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance and a special-achievement Annie Award.

Homer's Odyssey (The Simpsons)

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In most episodes, he works as the Nuclear safety Inspector at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, a position he has held since "Homer's Odyssey", the third episode of the series.
In this episode, Homer becomes a crusader for citizen safety in Springfield, and is promoted to his current position as Nuclear Safety Inspector for the entire power plant.

Matt Groening

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Homer was created and designed by cartoonist Matt Groening while he was waiting in the lobby of James L. Brooks' office.
Groening feared that he would have to give up his ownership rights, and that the show would fail and would take down his comic strip with it. Groening conceived of the idea for the Simpsons in the lobby of James L. Brooks's office and hurriedly sketched out his version of a dysfunctional family: Homer, the overweight father; Marge, the slim mother; Bart, the bratty oldest child; Lisa, the intelligent middle child; and Maggie, the baby.

Mona Simpson (The Simpsons)

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He is the son of Mona and Abraham "Grampa" Simpson.
Mona was the estranged wife of Abe Simpson and the mother of Homer Simpson.

The Way We Was

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"Mother Simpson" (season seven, 1995) depicts Homer's mother, Mona, as a radical who went into hiding in 1969 following a run-in with the law; "The Way We Was" (season two, 1991) shows Homer falling in love with Marge Bouvier as a senior at Springfield High School in 1974; and "I Married Marge" (season three, 1991) implies that Marge became pregnant with Bart in 1980.
In the episode, Marge tells the story of how she and Homer first met and fell in love.

I Married Marge

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"Mother Simpson" (season seven, 1995) depicts Homer's mother, Mona, as a radical who went into hiding in 1969 following a run-in with the law; "The Way We Was" (season two, 1991) shows Homer falling in love with Marge Bouvier as a senior at Springfield High School in 1974; and "I Married Marge" (season three, 1991) implies that Marge became pregnant with Bart in 1980.
While anxiously waiting, Homer begins to tell Bart, Lisa, and Maggie the story of how he and Marge got married and how Bart was born.

Lenny and Carl

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Homer's physical features are generally not used in other characters; for example, in the later seasons, no characters other than Homer, Grampa Simpson, Lenny Leonard, and Krusty the Clown have a similar beard line.
They are best friends of Homer Simpson and work with him at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant.

The Simpsons (season 6)

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Because "Lisa's Wedding" (season six, 1995) is set fifteen years in the future, Homer's design was altered to make him older in the episode.
The Simpsons is an animated series about a working class family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie.

Krusty the Clown

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Homer's physical features are generally not used in other characters; for example, in the later seasons, no characters other than Homer, Grampa Simpson, Lenny Leonard, and Krusty the Clown have a similar beard line. Homer's voice is performed by Dan Castellaneta, who voices numerous other characters, including Grandpa Simpson, Krusty the Clown, Barney Gumble, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby and Hans Moleman.
He was designed to look like Homer Simpson with clown makeup, with the original idea being that Bart worships a television clown who was actually his own father in disguise.

Barney Gumble

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Homer's voice is performed by Dan Castellaneta, who voices numerous other characters, including Grandpa Simpson, Krusty the Clown, Barney Gumble, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby and Hans Moleman.
Barney is the town drunk of Springfield and Homer Simpson's best friend.

Treehouse of Horror VI

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In the season seven (1995) episode "Treehouse of Horror VI", Homer was computer animated into a three-dimensional character for the first time for the "Homer 3 " segment of the episode.
In the third and final segment, "Homer 3 ", Homer finds himself trapped in a three dimensional world.

Life in Hell

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Groening had been called to pitch a series of shorts based on his comic strip Life in Hell but instead decided to create a new set of characters.
Bongo is Binky's illegitimate son, the product of a drunken night of "jungle passion." He was introduced in a 1983 storyline in which his mother, Hulga, left him to Binky so she could seek her fortune in New York. Bongo's defining physical attribute is his one ear, which Groening admits is solely so that the casual viewer can tell him apart from Binky. Bongo made an appearance in the Futurama episode "Xmas Story", where he is seen being sold in a pet shop. He also appeared in The Simpsons episode "Treehouse of Horror XII" as one of the rabbits that Homer catches in the trap. He appears in The Simpsons again in another episode as a plush toy in Lisa's room, though he is called Madam Bunny. He is shown as a plush toy in "The Fool Monty" where Mr. Burns is eating it in Bart's closet. He has a cameo in "Simpsorama" as one of the rabbit-like creatures rampaging New New York, where he writes on a wall "Crossovers are hell".