23 Facts About Homer Simpson

1. Homer Simpson is the only character who has explicitly aged during the show.

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2. Homer Simpson has danced in his boxers inside of the church.

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3. Homer Simpson walks by to see his "exact double" lying in the street.

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4. Homer Simpson has a doppelganger named Guy Incognito whom we meet inside of Moe's Tavern.

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5. Homer Simpson has appeared in in many other television shows outside of his own.

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6. Homer Simpson has appeared in every one of The Simpsons video games, including the most recent, The Simpsons Game.

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7. Homer Simpson has appeared in other media relating to The Simpsons.

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8. Homer Simpson was granted the membership by the college's undergraduate body in the belief that ″he would benefit greatly from an Oxford education″.

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9. On February 28, 1999, Homer Simpson was made an honorary member of the Junior Common Room of Worcester College, Oxford.

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10. In 2007, an image of Homer Simpson was painted next to the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset, England as part of a promotion for The Simpsons Movie.

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11. In 2017, Homer Simpson was celebrated by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, to honor the 25th anniversary of the episode "Homer at the Bat".

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12. Homer Simpson was the runaway winner in British polls that determined who viewers thought was the "greatest American" and which fictional character people would like to see become the President of the United States.

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13. Homer Simpson often debates with his own mind, which is expressed in voiceover.

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14. Homer Simpson will often strangle Bart on impulse in a cartoonish manner.

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15. Homer Simpson often spends his evenings drinking Duff Beer at Moe's Tavern, and was shown in the episode "Duffless" as a full-blown alcoholic.

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16. Homer Simpson shows immense apathy towards work, is overweight, and "is devoted to his stomach".

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17. Homer Simpson has a low intelligence level and is described by director David Silverman as "creatively brilliant in his stupidity".

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18. Homer Simpson was originally "very angry" and oppressive toward Bart, but these characteristics were toned down somewhat as his persona was further explored.

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19. At the plant, Homer Simpson is often ignored and completely forgotten by his boss Mr Burns, and constantly falls asleep and neglects his duties.

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20. Homer Simpson held over 188 different jobs in the first 400 episodes of The Simpsons.

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21. Homer Simpson was named the greatest character "of the last 20 years" in 2010 by Entertainment Weekly, was ranked the second-greatest cartoon character by TV Guide, behind Bugs Bunny, and was voted the greatest television character of all time by Channel 4 viewers.

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22. Homer Simpson named the character after his father, Homer Groening.

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23. Homer Simpson 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.

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