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‘The Simpsons’ to add another name to the list of TV’s most shocking deaths

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It took 14 years, but another citizen of Springfield will head to the morgue on The Simpsons this season or next. As to which character will die, that remains a secret. Executive Producer Al Jean did reveal one clue in a conference call with reporters, noting that: ”the actor playing the character won an Emmy” for the role.

The Hollywood Reporter notes that the actors who have won Emmys for their performances on The Simpsons include:

  • Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson (1993 & 2009)
  • Castellaneta as various characters including Grampa Simpson, Barney, Krusty, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby, Sideshow Mel (2004)
  • Hank Azaria as various characters including Comic Book Guy, Moe, Wiggum (2001)
  • Azaria as various characters including Chief Wiggum, Moe, Cletus, Apu (2003)
  • Azaria as Apu (1998)
  • Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob (2006)
  • Anne Hathaway as Penelope (2010)

In 2000, The Simpsons killed off Maude Flanders, Ned’s wife and the Simpsons’ next door neighbor, in a t-shirt gun accident. Additionally, a long list of tertiary characters have died over the course of 25 seasons of the show, including Lisa’s cats SnowballI-IV.

Which character do you think will meet the great eraser in the sky? Tell us in the comments.

Categories: General
Therese Odell

2 Responses

  1. jed says:

    WHY IS THIS NEWS?

  2. Common Sense says:

    I’m a huge Simpsons fan , but this is not Newsworthy.