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* FishPeople: A one-off gag has an orange, three-eyed Gill-man emerge from water and attack someone.


[[folder:Barry "Duffman" Duffman]]
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-->Debut: ''"The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson"''

Duffman is the mascot and spokesman for Duff Brewing Company. He is an athletic and charismatic figure who is seldom seen without his signature uniform consisting of tights, cape, and a utility belt that holds cans of Duff. Voiced by Creator/HankAzaria.

* BiTheWay: In some episodes Duffman is shown to be gay, but in one of his first appearances it's revealed that he lied to a buxom blonde bartender to get her to sleep with him. He also mentions having two kids and when he was shot by Frank Grimes Jr. he said "I love you, Doris" before losing consciousness. Much like Milhouse, the writers can't seem to decide whether Duffman is straight, gay, or bi, though given that Duffman is a character played by multiple actors, the answer could very well be "all of the above".
* CatchPhrase: "Oh yeah!", usually accompanied by a hip thrust.
* {{Expy}}: Duffman is based on Bud Man, an old mascot and spokesman for Budweiser.
* InformedJudaism: Mentions that he is Jewish in one episode, while making Nazi puns for a Duff lager no less.
* {{Irony}}: Despite being a beer mascot, the actors who portray Duffman are contractually obliged to stay sober on the job and are injected with a chip that sends a jolt through their body if it detects alcohol in the bloodstream. [[spoiler:Except the part about the chip is a lie told to new Duffmen. They just randomly inject them.]]
* LargeHam: "OH YEAH!"
* LegacyCharacter: There are multiple actors who play Duffman, including one who died. As he said, "Duffman can never die... Only the actors who play him! Oh yeah!" In one scene, there's three or four of them in the same room.
%%* LegacyImmortality: See above.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: His voice and attitude resemble that of professional wrestler "Macho Man" Wrestling/RandySavage.
* ThirdPersonPerson: Duffman is generally known for his overly enthusiastic speech in which he refers to himself in the third person.
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* BigThinShortTrio: Doug (fat), Gary (tall and thin), Benjamin (short).

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* SuperOCD: ''The Seemingly Never-Ending Story'' reveals that Rich Texan is obsessive-compulsive, as he will only give back Mr. Burns his power plant back from a lost bet after the latter pays the former for everything else if Mr. Burns gave Texan a photo of him with a smiling child as per the bet's initial requirements. This also explains Texan's habit of shooting guns in the air (complete with the count of "one, two, three, four").


* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Subverted. Rich Texan is his ''[[HisNameReallyIsBarkeep actual name]]''. He even has a teenaged daughter named [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Paris]] [[GeniusBonus Texan]]. (It helps that "Rich" as a name is short for "Richard".)

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* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Subverted. Rich Texan is his ''[[HisNameReallyIsBarkeep actual name]]''. He even has a teenaged daughter named [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Paris]] [[GeniusBonus Paris Texan]]. (It helps that "Rich" as a name is short for "Richard".)


* OffsetBlink: Blinky is given an extra-creepy appearance by having each of his eyes blink in sequence, rather than simultaneously.



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* MagicalJew: He is a rabbi who offers pieces of homespun wisdom to Bart and Lisa.

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* ThrowTheDogABone: On ''very'' rare occasions, a gag will involve something beneficial happening to him. In "The Mook, The Chef, the Wife and Her Homer", Metallica hitch a ride from him (it is revealed he slept with Lars Ulrich's Grandmother), while a DeletedScene in "Brother from Another Show" reveals all of Cecil's laundered money fell into his possession.


* TheFaceless: His face is obscured by blinding light, although there's a definite GrandpaGod vibe. Though his face was briefly seen in the opening of "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS17E4TreehouseOfHorrorXVI Treehouse of Horror XVI]]".

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* TheFaceless: His face is obscured by blinding light, although there's a definite GrandpaGod vibe. Though his His face was briefly seen in the opening of "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS17E4TreehouseOfHorrorXVI Treehouse of Horror XVI]]".



* NotSoAboveItAll: He condemns Homer for not going to church, but admits Homer has a point of why going to church at all. He even says he'd rather watch the Superbowl.
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: A minor and unintentional example, but he's the only character in the show who has five fingers and toes.

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* NotSoAboveItAll: He condemns Homer for not going to church, but admits Homer has a point of why going to church at all. He even says he'd He'd rather watch the Superbowl.
* NonStandardCharacterDesign: A minor and unintentional example, but he's He's the only character in the show who has five fingers and toes.


* [[EvenEvilHasStandards Even Kang and Kodos Has Standards]]: They didn't want to perform [[AnalProbing "work"]] since they reached their limits... to be fair, it is Homer Simpson they're dealing with.

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* [[EvenEvilHasStandards Even Kang and Kodos Has Standards]]: EvenEvilHasStandards: They didn't want to perform [[AnalProbing "work"]] since they reached their limits... to be fair, it is Homer Simpson they're dealing with.


* {{Crossover}}: They went to summer camp with [[WesternAnimation/AmericanDad Roger]] and are friends with Lrr and Ndnd.

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* {{Crossover}}: They went to summer camp with [[WesternAnimation/AmericanDad Roger]] and are friends with [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Lrr and Ndnd.Ndnd]].


* PetTheDog: Texan might not be the nicest guy in Springfield, but hes not a complete jerk.

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* PetTheDog: Texan might not be the nicest guy in Springfield, but hes not a complete jerk.wholly corrupt and is willing to be nice from time to time.

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* {{Gonk}}: Absurdly ugly, he's grotesque and really looks old and like a mole.


-->Debut: ''22 Short Films About Springfield''

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-->Debut: ''22 ''"22 Short Films About Springfield''
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* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler:Of ''Hit & Run''.]]

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* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler:Of ''Hit & Run''.Run'' and ''The Simpsons Game''.]]

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-->Debut: ''22 Short Films About Springfield''

A very tall man.


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* AuthorAvatar: Hes based in appearance and name off one of the shows writers.

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