Who are the Characters that Make Up Springfield

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Captain McCallister

Captain McCallister - The Simpsons
'The Simpsons' Pictures Captain McCallister - The Simpsons. Twentieth Century Fox

Every fan of The Simpsons knows that one of the reasons Springfield is so fun and interesting is the folks who live there other than Homer and his clan. Here are pictures of the other Simpsons characters we love to laugh at, including Krusty the Clown, Chief Wiggum, Moe, Apu, Barney and Milhouse.

Captain McCallister is the salt-crusted sea captain who pops up in Springfield from time to time. Captain Horatio McCallister owns the Frying Dutchman restaurant in Springfield and has also fought an octopus and a shark on The Simpsons.

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Itchy and Scratchy

Itchy and Scratchy
'The Simpsons' Pictures Itchy and Scratchy. Twentieth Century Fox

Itchy and Scratchy have a violent relationship. They're The Simpsons version of Tom and Jerry. They've starred in cartoons on The Simpsons with titles like "Flay Me To The Moon," "Scar Trek: The Next Laceration" and "Par for the Corpse."

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Krusty the Clown

Krusty the Clown
The Simpsons Pictures Krusty the Clown. Twentieth Century Fox

Krusty the Clown is one of the most beloved characters on The Simpsons.

Hey, hey! Krusty the Clown, on The Simpsons, is not your typical clown. He smokes, swears, gambles, drinks and has a pacemaker.

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Sideshow Bob

Sideshow Bob
The Simpsons Pictures Sideshow Bob. Twentieth Century Fox

Sideshow Bob is the criminal who just won't go away. He originally was arrested for robbing the Kwik E Mart in "Krusty Gets Busted." His later illegal escapades were aired in episodes like "Sideshow Bob Roberts," "Cape Feare," "Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming" and "Black Widower."

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Sideshow Mel

Sideshow Mel
The Simpsons Pictures Sideshow Mel. Twentieth Century Fox

Sideshow Mel is the melodramatic sidekick to Krusty the Clown. He speaks in a Shakespearean accent, sometimes trilling his r's. Though it's no match for Marge's blue hair, Sideshow Mel's 'do is blue and he uses a bone to style it. Once, when Krusty's show was canceled, he worked at the Gulp 'n' Blow.

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Moe Szyslak

Moe Szyslak
The Simpsons Pictures Moe Szyslak. Twentieth Century Fox

Moe Szyslak owns and tends bar at Moe's Tavern. At times, his bar has been reinvented in order to be more successful. Moe's Tavern has been Flaming Moe's, Uncle Moe's Family Feedbag, Moe's Pet Shop and "m."

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Barney Gumble

Barney Gumble
The Simpsons Pictures Barney Gumble. Twentieth Century Fox

Barney Gumble has been Homer's friend since they were in high school together. Back then, Barney was sober and Homer had hair. Barney is usually drunk and belching. In recent seasons of The Simpsons, has sobered up, fell off the wagon, got sober again, and so on.

 

 

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Milhouse Van Houten

Milhouse Van Houten
The Simpsons Pictures Milhouse Van Houten. Twentieth Century Fox

Milhouse Van Houten is Bart's best friend. They have had many adventures together, such as a Squishee binge, going crazy Broadway-style, falling in love with the same girl, sharing a comic book with Martin, and reading Playdude. Milhouse's parents divorced in "A Milhouse Divided." He is in love with Lisa Simpson and once starred as Fallout Boy in the Radioactive Man movie.

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Principal Seymour Skinner

Principal Skinner
Principal Seymour Skinner Principal Skinner. Twentieth Century Fox

Principal Seymour Skinner is the principal of Springfield Elementary. He lives with his mother, Agnes, and is in love with Edna Krabappel. He once served as a Green Beret. In "The Principal and the Pauper," we find out he's really Armin Tanzarian, but he goes back to being Skinner when no one likes the real Skinner.

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Edna Krabappel

Edna Krabappel
The Simpsons Pictures Edna Krabappel. Twentieth Century Fox

The Simpsons middle-aged, single elementary school teacher named Edna Krabappel is Bart Simpson's teacher. She's bitter and has a laugh like a bark.

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Nelson Muntz

Nelson Muntz
The Simpsons Pictures Nelson Muntz. Twentieth Century Fox

Nelon Muntz is the lead bully at Springfield Elementary on The Simpsons. His cronies include Jimbo, Dolph and Kearney. Nelson and Lisa Simpson had a brief affair in "Lisa's Date with Density."

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Ralph Wiggum

Ralph Wiggum
The Simpsons Pictures Ralph Wiggum. Twentieth Century Fox

Ralph Wiggum is the dim witted son of Chief Wiggum. Ralph has an imaginary leprechaun friend who occasionally tells him to start fires.

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Groundskeeper Willie

Groundskeeper Willie
The Simpsons Pictures Groundskeeper Willie. Twentieth Century Fox

Groundskeeper Willie, the custodian at Springfield Elementary, is from Scotland. He was featured as a Freddy Krueger type in "Treehouse of Horror VI."

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Superintendent Chalmers

Superintendent Chalmers
The Simpsons Pictures Superintendent Chalmers. Twentieth Century Fox

Superintendent Chalmers visited Principal Skinner for a disastrous dinner in "22 Short Films About Springfield."

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Mr. Burns

Mr. Burns
'The Simpsons' Pictures Mr. Burns. Twentieth Century Fox

Mr. Burns owns the nuclear power plant where Homer Simpson works. He's the richest man in Springfield and the object of Smithers' affection.

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Waylon Smithers

Waylon Smithers
The Simpsons Pictures Waylon Smithers. Twentieth Century Fox

Waylon Smithers is the assistant to Mr. Burns, the owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Smithers runs the business, mostly, and lives to serve Mr. Burns. In "Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy" we learn he collects Malibu Stacy dolls and features Mr. Burns as his screensaver.

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Lenny

Lenny from The Simpsons
The Simspsons Pictures Lenny from The Simpsons. Twentieth Century Fox

Lenny works at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant with Homer and Carl. In recent seasons, The Simpsons has given Lenny a special place in the heart of the Simpson family, for no apparent reason. It has also been implied the Lenny and Carl are lovers. My favorite Lenny quote is from "Last Exit to Springfield," when Homer hears him over and over in his head saying, "Dental plan!"

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Carl

Carl from The Simpsons
The Simpsons Pictures Carl from The Simpsons. Twentieth Century Fox

Carl works at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant with Homer Simpson and Lenny. Carl's humor tends to come from being a step ahead of his friends in a conversation. In recent season, it's been implied that he and Lenny are lovers.

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Ned Flanders

Ned Flanders from The Simpsons
The Simpsons Pictures Ned Flanders from 'The Simpsons'. Twentieth Century Fox

Ned Flanders is the devout Christian neighbor of the Simpson family. He's raising two boys, Rod and Tod, on his own since the death of his wife Maude. In previous episodes, it's been revealed that Ned's parents were beatniks. Ned Flanders is left-handed.

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Maude Flanders

Maude Flanders - The Simpsons
The Simpsons Pictures Maude Flanders. Twentieth Century Fox

Maude Flanders is the now deceased wife of Ned Flanders. She was killed during an auto race, when she fell off the back of the bleachers after being shot by a t-shirt gun in "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily."

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Reverend Lovejoy

Reverend Lovejoy - The Simpsons
The Simpsons Pictures Reverend Lovejoy. Twentieth Century Fox

Reverend Lovejoy is the minister of the First Church of Springfield. He has shepherded his parish through a near apocalypse, funerals and countless Sunday services.

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Dr. Hibbert

Dr. Hibbert
'The Simpsons' Pictures Dr. Hibbert. Twentieth Century Fox

Dr. Hibbert is the Simpsons family's physician. He's always ready with a diagnosis and a deep chuckle. Dr. Hibbert has been featured in many episodes, including "Homer's Triple Bypass," "The Boy Who Knew Too Much," "Kidney Trouble" and "Lisa the Simpson."

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Dr. Nick Riviera

Dr. Nick
'The Simpsons' Pictures Dr. Nick. Twentieth Century Fox

A picture of the dangerous Dr. Nick Riviera from The Simpsons.

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Mayor Quimby

Mayor Quimby - The Simpsons
'The Simpsons' Characters Mayor Quimby. Twentieth Century Fox

Mayor Quimby speaks with a Boston accent that mimics President Kennedy. He takes bribes and mistresses. His first appearance was in "Bart Gets an F" when he declares a snow day in Springfield.

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Cheif Wiggum

Chief Wiggum - The Simpsons
'The Simpsons' Characters Chief Wiggum. Twentieth Century Fox

Chief Wiggum is the bumbling chief of police. He is also father to Ralph Wiggum. He first appears in "Homer's Odyssey." Hank Azaria voices Chief Wiggum.

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Kent Brockman

Kent Brockman - The Simpsons
'The Simpsons' Characters Kent Brockman. Twentieth Century Fox

Kent Brockman is the Channel 6 news anchorman on The Simpsons.

Kent Brockman made his first appearance in "Krusty Gets Busted." He became a character to follow when he ran his list of gay people (very quickly) on his news program SmartLine in "Bart's Comet." He starred in his own episode titled "You Kent Always Say What You Want."

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Apu

'The Simpsons' Characters.

Apu Nahasapeemapetilon is the owner of the Kwik E Mart on The Simpsons.  Apu made his first appearance in "The Telltale Head," but in "Much Apu About Nothing" he grabbed more attention as an illegal alien.

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Comic Book Guy

Comic Book Guy - The Simpsons
'The Simpsons' Characters Comic Book Guy. Twentieth Century Fox

Comic Book Guy runs the comic book store called the Android's Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop on The Simpsons.

Comic Book Guy has made many appearances on The Simpsons. He has starred in some of his own episodes, including "Treehouse of Horror X" and "Worst Episode Ever." His real name has been revealed as Jeff Albertson.

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Hans Moleman

Hans Moleman
'The Simpsons' Characters Hans Moleman. Twentieth Century Fox

Hans Moleman is the butt of many jokes on The Simpsons.

Hans Moleman first appeared in "Homer's Triple Bypass." He is frequently seen crashing his car or being accidentally left in dangerous situations, such as behind an x-ray machine or holding a flaming arrow. He's terribly blind, hence his name "Moleman," though he says in "Duffless" he's only 31.

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Professor Frink

Professor Frink
'The Simpsons' Characters Pictures Professor Frink. Twentieth Century Fox

Professor Frink is the nutty professor of Springfield. His high I.Q. makes it difficult to relate to other people, except for Lisa, who is in MENSA with him.

Professor John Frink is voiced by Hank Azaria, mimicking the goofy voice of Jerry Lewis. Frink has been featured in many episodes, such as "Homer Defined," "Rosebud," "Bart's Comet," "22 Short Films About Springfield" and "Last Tap Dance in Springfield." Usually, he is called upon for his wacky inventions or outlandish theories.

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Fat Tony

Fat Tony
'The Simpsons' Characters Fat Tony. Twentieth Century Fox

Fat Tony is head of the Springfield mafia on The Simpsons.

Fat Tony was first introduced in "Bart the Murderer" in season 3 of The Simpsons. He has made many sinister appearances, since, including "Insane Clown Poppy" and "The Twisted World of Marge Simpson." Fat Tony is voiced by Joe Mantegna.

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Disco Stu

Disco Stu
'The Simpsons' Characters Disco Stu. Twentieth Century Fox

Disco Stu usually makes an appearance in Springfield when there's a party in progress, such as in "The Way We Was." He makes his first appearance in "Two Bad Neighbors" at the yard sale.

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Squeaky-Voiced Teenager

Squeaky-Voiced Teen - The Simpsons
'The Simpsons' Characters Squeaky-Voiced Teen. Twentieth Century Fox

The Squeaky-Voiced Teenager is frequently seen on The Simpsons.

The Squeaky-Voiced Teenager is usually seen working somewhere the Simpson family visits, like Krusty Burger. His voice cracks and his complexion needs help.