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The Simpsons

    Homer Simpson 
Woo-hoo! I bet leveling up is always going to be this easy.
"Aw, work? I thought this was a game!"

The bumbling father of the Simpson family. Homer is available from the very beginning of the game, having caused the accident that resulted in Springfield's destruction. It's the player's task to help Homer rebuild Springfield in whatever manner they choose.


  • Advertising Campaigns: An in-universe example while in the Mr. Plow costume.
  • And Your Reward Is Clothes: Obtaining the Strongman Homer costume is as simple as correctly answering a question based on the 2013 Simpsons Treehouse of Horror episode.
  • Anti-Hero: Homer really doesn't like the amount of work he has to put into rebuilding Springfield.
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    Marge Simpson 
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I take it you don't have a family or anything.
"Hello?"

The caring mother of the Simpson family. Unlocked when the player reaches level 15 and builds Moe's Tavern.


    Bart Simpson 
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Wow, you put the house down where it told you to.
"Get bent!"

The mischievous eldest child of the Simpson family. Unlocked when the player reaches level 12 and places Bart's Treehouse.


    Lisa Simpson 
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If life were a game, leveling up would be birthdays. Happy birthday!
"Hey, everybody!"

The intelligent middle child of the Simpson family. Unlocked when the player completes the tutorial stage by placing the Simpsons House.


  • And Your Reward Is Clothes: In a fashion; in order to obtain the Lisa Sacagawea costume, the player must complete the Thanksgiving 2013 storyline, in which Lisa must stop Springfield from eating turkey on Thanksgiving.
  • Bookworm: A lot of Lisa's tasks reflect this, such as Read a Book, Read to Old People, and Do Next Week's Homework.
    • Also, the message shown when obtaining the Gymnastic Lisa costume references this too.
    "I'd prefer to just read a book."
  • Braids of Action: The Lisa Sacagawea costume.
  • Child Prodigy: Lisa's three-hour task is to Attend Mensa Meeting.
  • Friend to All Living Things: During the Whacking Day storyline, one of Lisa's tasks is to Release Snakes from Another Town, which allows the player to lower the number of snakes whacked from a friend's Springfield by claiming them as their own.
    • She also kidnaps all the turkeys from the town during the Thanksgiving 2013 storyline, in an attempt to save them from being eaten.
  • Meat Versus Veggies: See And Your Reward Is Clothes.
  • Mistaken for Racist: Homer's reaction to the Lisa Sacagawea costume.
    Homer: "A white girl dressing up as a Native American? I don't know, that sounds a little racist to me."
  • Pink Means Feminine: The Gymnastic Lisa costume.
  • Tag Team: While unnecessary before, her Babysit Rod and Todd task now requires both Rod and Todd Flanders to be available for Lisa to perform this task.

    Grampa Simpson 
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This game is a lot like life. It stops being fun after a while, but you gotta keep doing it.
"And that's how you do it!"

The senile grandfather of the Simpson family and Homer's father. Unlocked when the player reaches level 19 and builds the Retirement Castle.


    Maggie Simpson 
Homer and Marge's youngest daughter. First available during the second act of the 2015 Christmas event.
  • Ascended Extra: Originally only present during Marge's eight-hour Walk Maggie task before being promoted to playable in the Christmas 2015 event.
  • Demoted to Extra: For the first three years of the game she was only present as a cameo.

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Churchy Joes

    Reverend Lovejoy 
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"Let us pray."

Springfield's local reverend. Unlocked when the player reaches level 14 and builds the First Church of Springfield.


  • Canine Companion: Lovejoy's one-hour task is to Walk the Dog.
  • Cool Train: As shown during the Ride 1.5" Scale Train task.
  • Holy Halo: The animation for when Lovejoy completes a task portrays him as having one.
  • Preacher Man: Well, he is the reverend, after all.
  • Rail Enthusiast: Lovejoy's six-hour task, Ride 1.5" Scale Train, has him riding around Springfield on a train.

     Father Sean 
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A Roman Catholic priest. Unlocked during the Easter 2014 storyline only, as a random prize each time the player received a Golden Egg.


  • Badass Preacher: Father Sean's twelve-hour task is to Be Cool on his Motorbike.
  • Christianity Is Catholic: Father Sean's attire is complete with the traditional Clerical collar, in contrast to Reverend Lovejoy's pink shirt and blue tie beneath his white robe.

    Helen Lovejoy 

Gossipy wife of Rev. Lovejoy. Unlocked when the player reaches level 50 and builds the Municipal House of Pancakes.


    Jessica Lovejoy 

The Lovejoy's rebellious daughter. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Lovejoy Residence.


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Villains

     Montgomery Burns 
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Excellent! You should celebrate by buying donuts with your money.
"Excellent."

Springfield's richest and most powerful citizen who owns and runs the nuclear plant. Unlocked when the player reaches level 11 and builds the Cooling Towers segment of the Nuclear Power Plant.


  • Mean Boss: Burns' task, Fire Random Employee, only takes 45 seconds to complete.
  • Money to Throw Away: Ebenezer Burns' day-long task, Money Fight!, shows Burns and Smithers carelessly throwing money at each other.
  • Nice Hat: The Ebenezer Burns costume features one.
  • Old Superhero: The Fruit-Bat-Man costume.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: The Count Burns costume.
  • The Scrooge: The Ebenezer Burns costume.
  • Tag Team: His Ride the Ferris Wheel and Money Fight! tasks require Smithers to be available.
  • Temporary Online Content: The Fruit-Bat-Man costume was only available during a promotional event that coincided with the premier of the Simpsons episode Dark Knight Court.
  • Vampire Vords: The message shown when obtaining the Count Burns costume features this.
    "No Smithers, I vant to suck your BLOOD!"

    Hank Scorpio 
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Taking over the world - one level at a time.

Evil genius and owner of Globex Corporation. A premium character that can be unlocked at any time when the player purchases the Volcano Lair.


  • Doomsday Device: When the player gives Hank a task that takes place in the Volcano Lair, the building's animation shows a large laser emerging from the side of the volcano.
  • Evil Genius: Just in case the Volcano Lair didn't give it away.
  • Kill It with Fire: Hank's eight-hour task, Test Flame Thrower.

    Snake 
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"Dude, that's harsh."

Springfield's recurring criminal. Unlocked when the player reaches level 19 and builds the Springfield Penitentiary.


  • Hustler: During the level 33 storyline, Snake's Con Money From Old People task is used as part of a life-insurance scam.
  • Shouldn't You Stop Stealing?: Some of Snake's tasks include Rob the Kwik-E-Mart, Rob the Krusty Burger, and Con Money From Old People.

    The Rich Texan 
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Yeehaw! Time to take this game to the next level!
"America's not a place for seat belt-wearing cowards."

A stereotypical rich and selfish business owner, and a premium character that the player can purchase at any time.


  • Cowboy: Of the Rodeo Rider variety, with his twelve-hour task, Ride the Mechanical Bull.
  • The Gambler: The Rich Texan has a three hour task, Visit the Track.
  • Reckless Gun Usage: The Rich Texan's day-long task, Celebrate, Cowboy Style!

    Lucille Botzcowski 
A notorious criminal who uses her babysitting job as a front for her burglaries. A premium character available only during Act 3 of the Winter 2015 event.

School Workers

    Principal Skinner 
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Congratulations. That was a difficult but insignificant level.
"This is a gross misuse of school property."

The principal of Springfield Elementary. Unlocked when the player reaches level 10 and builds Springfield Elementary.


  • All Love Is Unrequited: The level 22 storyline shows Skinner hopelessly trying to impress Ms. Krabappel...in all the wrong ways.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Shown to have one with Bart during certain storylines.
  • Mommy Issues: As shown during the level 29 storyline with Agnes.
  • Retcon: When the game was originally launched, he wore a dark blue suit and had darker hair, as pictured in this article. The Level 55 update changed this color scheme to be more accurate to the show, with a special dialogue where Skinner tells Agnes he's going to join a gym, which Agnes responds to by telling him to act his age instead of like a teenager, adding, "And, while you're at it, you should look your age, too."
  • Shouldn't We Be in School Right Now?: "Shouldn't You Be In School?"
  • Tag Team: If the player has the Open Air Stage, Skinner can do either a three-hour task with Homer, Apu, and Barney, or a ten-hour task with Agnes.

    Groundskeeper Willie 
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You're still playing? You should get a girlfriend... or a rake.
"Ooh, Willie likes that!"

Springfield Elementary's Scottish groundskeeper and janitor. Unlocked when the player reaches level 11 and builds Willie's Shack.


    Edna Krabappel 
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Keep it up. Playing this much of a game is SO attractive to the opposite sex.

4th Grade teacher at Springfield Elementary. Unlocked when the player reaches level 22 and builds the Krabappel Apartment.


    Otto 
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Is it me, or do these levels seem to be taking longer and longer?
"All right!"

Springfield Elementary's bus driver. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the School Bus.


    Superintendent Chalmers 
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"Oh... well in that case, let's do it."

Superintendent of Springfield's school district. Unlocked when the player reaches level 34 and builds Springfield High School.


  • Big Word Shout: Chalmers' one-hour task is appropriately named Shout at "SKINNERRRR!"
  • Cross Dresser: Chalmers' ten-hour task, Break Character, has Chalmers walking around Springfield wearing a frilly pink ballgown while spinning nun-chucks.
  • Fighting with Chucks: Part of his "Break Character" task.
  • Horrible Camping Trip: Chalmers' day-long task is to Survive Off The Land, which can only be carried out if the player has placed at least one campfire.

    Lunchlady Dora 

Springfield Elementary's cafeteria chef. Unlocked when the player reaches level 52 and builds the Springfield Slaughterhouse.

  • Mystery Meat: Her 8-hour task has her rummaging through a can of mystery meat for the students' lunch.

    Coach Krupt 
"BOMBARDMENT!"

Springfield Elementary's sadistic gym teacher. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Springfield YMCA.


Civil Servants

    Chief Wiggum 
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That's some fine grinding.
"Someone call 911!"

Springfield's lazy head of police. Unlocked when the player reaches level 17 and builds the Police Station.


    Mayor Quimby 
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Thirty-nine levels and still no Mrs. Quimby. Thank you!
"Vote Quimby, a lot!"

The mayor of Springfield. Unlocked when the player reaches level 20 and builds the Town Hall.


  • Big "YES!": "YAY!"
  • Corrupt Politician: Quimby's four-hour task is to Collect Bribes.
  • Money to Burn: During his day-long task, Embezzle Money, Quimby can be seen walking around Springfield carrying two large sacks of money.
  • Your Cheating Heart: With Miss Springfield, who has a three-minute task, Enjoy an Evening with the Mayor at the Sleep-Eazy Motel.

    Lou 
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"I'll knock this thing into yesterday!"

One of the two officers under Wiggum's command. Unlocked when the player reaches level 33 and places the S.W.A.T. Van.


  • Token Minority: Lou is one of the few non-Caucasian characters in the game.

    Eddie 
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"Eddie likes to hurt people!"

The other of the two officers under Wiggum's command. Unlocked when the player reaches level 33 and places the S.W.A.T. Van.


  • Police Brutality: Tapping on Eddie will sometimes cause him to say this:
    "Let's crack some civilian skulls!"
  • You Do Not Have to Say Anything: When the player sets Eddie a task, he will sometimes say this:
    "I'm using my right to remain silent."

    K 9 Officer 
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A police dog, and a premium character the player can purchase at any time.


  • Living MacGuffin: The K9 Officer has no tasks, and tapping on him will cause him to bark.

    Freddy Quimby 
"It's CHOW-dah, say it right!"

Mayor Quimby's obnoxious, entitled nephew. Unlocked when the player reaches level 47 and builds the Quimby Compound.


    Mrs. Quimby 
Mayor Quimby's wife. Available at level 53 at the completion of Spiffany's.

Business Owners

    Comic Book Guy 
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Worst. Level. Ever.
"Ooh, loneliness and cheeseburgers are a dangerous mix."

Overweight, geeky proprietor of Android's Dungeon. Unlocked when the player reaches level 13 and builds Android's Dungeon.


  • Big "NO!": On occasion, when the player taps on him.
  • Cosplay: The name of Comic Book Guy's twelve-hour task.
  • Genius Slob: Comic Book Guy's three-hour task is to Attend Mensa Meeting.
  • May–December Romance: Agnes Skinner has a two-hour task, Go on a Date with Comic Book Guy, which he must be available for her to do. Then it was changed to Get Help Crossing the Street.

    Moe 
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Man, I'd have quit this game long ago... and I got nothing better to do.
"Ah, geez..."

Proprietor and bartender of Moe's Tavern. Unlocked when the player reaches level 15 and builds Moe's Tavern.


    Luigi 
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Now that's a spicy accomplishment!
"Ahaha-a!"

Proprietor of Luigi's with an "Italian" accent. Unlocked when the player reaches level 18 and builds Luigi's Restaurant.


    Lugash 
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You reach level 45. That is good. Now, do it for 100!
"Stop wasting my time!"

Gymnastics instructor with a thick European accent. A premium character the player can unlock at any time after purcashing Lugash's Gym.


  • Tame His Anger: Lugash's twelve-hour task is to Attend Anger Management Class.

    Roscoe 
A limited time premium character available at the completion of the Ajax Steel Mill.

C-List Celebrities

    Kent Brockman 
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This just in, new content has been added so you don't have to get a life.
"Newsflash, I'm not speaking to you!"

News anchor for Channel 6. Unlocked when the player reaches level 23 and builds Channel 6.


  • Delusions of Local Grandeur: Which explains Brockman being listed in the C-List group.
  • Intrepid Reporter: Brockman's day-long task, Do an Undercover Report, which entails Brockman walking around Springfield wearing a trench coat and hat.
  • Red Shirt Reporter: Subverted; it's heavily implied that each citizen of Springfield (barring Homer) was killed during the city's destruction, and each player unlocked is brought back to life.

    Bumblebee Man 
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Ay! Este level es loco!
"Viva la revolucion!"

Star of a Spanish-language TV sitcom. A premium character that the player can purchase at any time.


  • Bee Afraid: Bumblebee Man's thirty-minute task, Ay, Dios No Me Ama!, has him running away from a swarm of bees.

    Arnie Pye 
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"Heyyy!"

Helicopter traffic reporter for Channel 6. A premium character that the player can purchase at any time after reaching level 23.


  • Butt-Monkey: As part of his storyline, Brockman orders Arnie to do reports in a manner that Arnie does not appreciate.
  • Canine Companion: Arnie's eight-hour task is to Walk Newshound.

    Sideshow Mel 
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"Oh, no!"

Krusty's current sidekick. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing Krustylu Studios.


  • Human Cannon Ball: Mel's thirty-minute task is to Blast from the Cannon, and can only be carried out if the player has placed the cannon.
  • The Smart Guy: Mel's three-hour task is to Attend Mensa Meeting.

    Miss Springfield 
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Ooh, fifty-five! That's how old I'm never gonna be!

Beauty pageant winner, and lover of Mayor Quimby. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Sleep-Eazy Motel.


  • Tag Team: Miss Springfield's three-minute task, Enjoy an Evening with the Mayor, requires Quimby.

    Mr. Teeny 
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Krusty's monkey companion. Unlocked when the player obtains enough Friendship Points to reach level 11.


    Lurleen 
Level 56? 56 is also the number of times a man has done me wrong!

Country singer at the Beer-N-Brawl bar. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Beer-N-Brawl.


B-List Celebrities

    Krusty the Clown 
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All that for two freakin' donuts?!
"Get my producer to do it."

The entertaining clown host of his self-titled TV show. Unlocked when the player reaches level 7 and builds the Krusty Burger.


  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: Becomes this in the Halloween 2014 Krustylu Studios storyline where he tricks the Space Mutant into helping him make yet another exploitative monster movie that portrays the Mutants as mindless killers.

    Duffman 
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Duffman has no idea why you're still playing this game. Oh yeah!
"Duffman is here, to refill your beer!"

Mascot and spokesman for the Duff Beer company. A premium character the player can unlock after building the Duff Brewery.


  • Mascot: For Duff Brewery, of course.

    Booberella 
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Vampire-dressed host of late night monster movies. A premium character that the player could purchase during the Halloween 2013 and 2014 events.


  • How the Mighty Have Fallen: Booberella's storyline consists of her being dropped by her network for overusing her catchphrase, and resorting to carrying out mundane tasks such as Milk Cletus' Cow and Sell Peanuts From Her Street Car. The latter is what she finally settles for at the end of her storyline.
  • Shout-Out: While Booberella herself is a nod to horror hostess Elvira in the show, her twelve-hour task Burn at the Stake is a reference to the 1988 film Elvira: Mistress of the Dark.

    Drederick Tatum 
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"Hello, I'm heavyweight champ, Drederick Tatum."

Former boxer residing in Springfield. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Springfield Coliseum.


  • Cool Pet: Tatum's four-hour task is to Walk the Tiger.

    Rainier Wolfcastle 
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Remember when we told you level 57 would be last? We lied.
"Stupid paparazzi!"

Austrian-accented, musclebound action movie star. Unlocked when the player reaches level 31 and builds Wolfcastle's Mansion.


  • Go Look at the Distraction: Wolfcastle's task, Go In for a Closer Inspection his Laces, lasts for 36 hours.
  • Grenade Spam: When Wolfcastle is given a task that takes places at Wolfcastle's Mansion, the building animation shows a series of grenades constantly being thrown out of the main doors, and exploding at the end of the path.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Tapping on Wolfcastle will sometimes get him to say, "No autographs!" However, after setting him a task, he will sometimes say, "I would love to sign an autograph for you...in bed."

     Declan Desmond 
A documentary filmmaker. Available at the completion of the Woosterfield Hotel in level 55.

Oddballs

    Cletus 
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There ain't no number this high in hillbilly math.
"Oh boy!"

Stereotypical redneck with a good-natured personality. Unlocked when the player reaches level 5 and builds Cletus' Farm.


  • Farm Boy: The player can grow crops from Cletus' Farm, and earn money and Experience Points.
  • Hillbilly Moonshiner: Cletus' day-long task is to Brew Moonshine.
  • Too Many Babies: Before the introduction of Brandine, Cletus' eight-hour task was to Help Brandine Give Birth to Another Spuckler, leading one to question exactly how many children were inhabiting the building. With Brandine added to the game, the task was changed to Self Medicate.

    Professor Frink 
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You've played further into this game than we thought anyone would.
"Oh good glaven."

Springfield's local scientist and college professor. A premium character the player can unlock after purchasing Frink's Lab.


  • Gadgeteer Genius: Frink's hour-long task is to Ride Flying Machine. Also his twelve-hour task is to Test Gizmo.

    Herman Hermann 
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"What was that?"

The one-armed owner of Herman's Military Antiques. Unlocked when the player reaches level 30 and builds Herman's Military Antiques.


  • Joke Character: Literally. Herman even acknowledges this during his storyline, stating he is unsure why he was added into the game.

    Sea Captain 
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Arr! Ye must be playing this on a long sea voyage.
"Ya picked the right man, I know karate! Y'arr!"

A man of the sea who talks like a pirate. Unlocked when the player reaches level 15 and builds the Houseboat.


  • Smoking Is Cool: The Sea Captain always carries a smoking pipe in his mouth.

    Handsome Pete 
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A diminutive person with a Krusty-like face who plays the concertina, and a premium character the player can purchase at any time after reaching level 15.


    Disco Stu 
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"Disco Stu should've moved on with his life, and now it's too late."

Disco-loving owner of Stu's Disco. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing Stu's Disco.


  • Travel Cool: Disco Stu's hour-long task is to Roller Disco.

    The Yes Guy 
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Is that a new level? Why yesssssssssss!
"Eh, yeeeeeeeeeesss?"

Springfield resident with a very affirmative catchphrase. Unlocked as a community prize during the Christmas 2013 storyline, when the combined number of collected Gift Cards reached the required amount. Returned as a premium character during the Christmas 2014 event and can be purchased at any time from that point on.


  • Temporary Online Content: Was the case until it was averted when he returned during the Christmas 2014 event, and has been permanently available ever since.
  • Yes-Man: His day-long task is to Be Mr. Burns' Yes Man.

    Brandine 
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Cletus's wife, and possibly other relations. A premium character that the player could purchase only during the Valentine's Day 2014 and 2015 events.


  • Express Delivery: Brandine has a ninety-day task, Birth Another Spuckler. This is lampshaded when Lisa questions why it doesn't take nine months, to which Cletus replies that it's due to Brandine swimming near the Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Temporary Online Content: She was only around during Valentines.
  • Too Many Babies: Averted, as Brandine can only give birth to three Spuckler kids: Birthday, Dubya, and Whitney. Once all three kids have been born, the 90-day task no longer becomes an option.

Squeaky-voiced Teens & Molemen

    Squeaky Voice Teen 
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"A job! My parents will be so proud!"

A teenager with a squeaky voice and a lot of jobs, and a premium character the player can purchase at any time.


  • New Job as the Plot Demands: All of the Squeaky Voice Teen's tasks involve him taking up jobs at different buildings, including the Gilded Truffle, the Aztec Theater, the Java Server, Jake's Unisex Hair Salon, and even the Krustyland Amusement Park.
  • Parental Abandonment: One of the few children characters whose parents aren't included or mentioned in the game.

    Hans Moleman 
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This marks 52 levels of suffering and neglect.
"Games are hard."

A small mole-like man with a lot of jobs, and a premium character the player can purchase at any time.


  • Beneath the Earth: Moleman's hour-long task is to Rule Kingdom of the Mole People, which takes place beneath the Town Hall.
  • Groin Attack:
    • Moleman's day-long task is to Make Short Film, which entails Moleman walking around Springfield carrying a camera, and filming himself getting hit in the groin with a football.
    • If the player has the Open Air Stage, Moleman can do a task called Man Being Hit By Football: The Musical.
  • New Job as the Plot Demands: All of Moleman's tasks consist of him taking up various different jobs at different buildings, including the Krusty Burger, the Nuclear Power Plant, the Springfield Penitentiary, and even in the Krustyland Amusement Park.

Kids

    Milhouse Van Houten 
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Bart's nerdy best friend. Unlocked when the player reaches level 8 and builds the Van Houten House.


    Martin 
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Even my Elven Mage isn't level 23! I am green with envy.

An academically brilliant teacher's pet. Unlocked when the player reaches level 12 and builds the Springfield Library.


  • Bookworm: Martin's day-long task is to Study All Night for Meaningless Test.
  • Child Prodigy: Martin's three-hour task is to Attend Mensa Meeting.
  • Cross Dresser: During one of the Halloween storylines, Martin has a sixteen-hour task, which involves him dressing up as a fairy princess.

    Ralph Wiggum 
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I can fit 42 marbles in my mouth!
"My imaginary friend thinks you're stupid."

Chief Wiggum's son and resident oddball. Unlocked when the player reaches level 26 and builds the Wiggum House.


  • Chasing Your Tail: Ralph's day-long task is to Play Wiggle Puppy, which has him running around on the spot pretending to chase his tail.
  • Potty Failure: Upon completing a task, Ralph will sometimes say this:
    "My diaper is full now."
  • Pyro Maniac:
    • Ralph's eight-hour task is to Burn Things.
    • After being set a task, he will sometimes say this:
      "I'm gonna set you on fire."

    Sherri & Terri 
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Exactly the amount of words in our twin-speak vocabulary.

A pair of manipulative identical twins, and premium characters that the player can purchase at any time.


  • Creepy Twins: Sherri & Terri have a twelve-hour task, Do the Creepy Twin Stare.
  • Death Glare: Or as they call it: “The super-creepy, super-intense Sherri/Terri double stare of death.”
  • The Dividual: Sherri & Terri are treated as a single character.
  • Parental Abandonment: Their parents are never seen or mentioned in the game.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Sherri & Terri's storyline has them resorting to terrorising their peers, but mostly Milhouse.
  • Shout-Out: During the Halloween 2014 storyline, Sherri & Terri receive a sixteen-hour task, Go Trick-or-Treating, where they dress up as the two twin daughters from The Shining
  • Twin Banter: Sherri & Terri have a four hour task, Use Their Secret Language, and a day-long task, Text in Twin-Speak.

    Database 
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The head of the nerd group known as the Superfriends. Unlocked when the player reaches level 44 and builds Honest John's Computer Store.


  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: While the majority of characters do this at various points, Database's level 44 storyline deliberately invokes this trope, as he makes everyone become aware of their own dialogue boxes, in an attempt to become popular. It backfires on him.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Database's storyline reflects this, as not even the bullies want to interact with him.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After making everyone aware of the dialogue boxes, Homer discovers that tapping them makes them disappear, and proceeds to cut Database off every time he tries to say something, causing him to see the flaw in his plan.
  • Tag Team: Database's eight-hour task, Get Bullied, requires Nelson.

    Uter 
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An overweight exchange student from Germany. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing The Hungry Hun.


  • Big Eater: Uter's eight-hour and twelve-hour tasks are Enjoy Candy for Breakfast and Have Second Breakfast, respectively.

    Janey 

Lisa's fair-weather best friend. Unlocked when the player reaches level 48 and builds the Gold Navy.



Toughies

    Kearney 
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Remember, you wait for things to finish building, and THEN you smash them.

One of the school bullies along with Nelson, Jimbo, and Dolph. A premium character that the player can purchase at any time.


  • Would Hurt a Child: Kearney's hour-long task, Give a Pink Belly, takes place at Springfield Elementary.

    Nelson 
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Haw-haw, you just wasted months of your life.
"Aw, man!"

A notorious bully at Springfield Elementary. Unlocked when the player reaches level 21 and builds the Muntz House.


  • Jerkass: Nelson's day-long task is to Laugh at others misfortune.
  • Parental Abandonment: Nelson's parents are never seen or mentioned in the game.
  • Rascally Raccoon: When Nelson is given a task that takes place at the Muntz House, the building animation shows a raccoon gnawing on some cables on the roof. Once the task is completed, the animation shows the raccoon getting electrocuted before scurrying away.

    Shauna 
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Level 46? That sounds so mature.

Jimbo's former girlfriend. A premium character that the player could only purchase during the Valentine's Day storylines.


    Jimbo 
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You have been playing this lame-o game for 53 levels!

One of the school bullies along with Nelson, Kearney, and Dolph. A premium character that the player can purchase at any time after reaching level 36.


    Dolph 
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One of the school bullies along with Nelson, Kearney, and Jimbo. Unlocked when the player reaches level 36 and builds the Noiseland Arcade.


    Kearney's Other Son 
A limited time character available only during act 3 of the Winter 2015 event.

Treehouse of Horror XXIII

    Zombies 

Walking dead that emerged from cemeteries and attacked other characters, zombifying them. They returned in subsequent Treehouse of Horrors (either purchased or won as prizes), no longer attacking and simply roaming around.


    The Raven 
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A raven that resembles Bart. A premium character that the player can only purchase during the Halloween storylines.


  • Adam Smith Hates Your Guts: Subverted; The Raven cost the player 60 donuts during the 2012 Halloween storyline, whereas it was reduced to 30 donuts the following year.

    Burns Monster 
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A frog-like creature resembling Mr. Burns. A premium character that the player can only purchase during the Halloween storylines.


    Mayan God 
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A deity of the Mayan people. He was only available during the Halloween 2012 storyline, when the player collected all the pieces of the Mayan Calendar decoration.


    Talking Krusty Doll 
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A living evil Krusty doll. A premium character that the player can only purchase during the Halloween storylines.


Wise Guys

    Fat Tony 
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You've been playing this game a long time now. I respect that.

Boss of the D'Amico crime family. Unlocked when the player reaches level 28 and builds the Businessman's Social Club.


  • Temporary Online Content: Averted; Fat Tony was first introduced into the game as part of a promotional event that coincided with the Simpsons episode "Penny Wise-Guys", but was permanently added into the game at level 28.

    Legs 
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"Don't tell my other mob about this."

One of Fat Tony's two loyal mobsters. Unlocked when the player reaches level 28 and builds Fat Tony's Compound.


  • Batter Up!: Legs' twelve-hour task has Legs walking around Springfield armed with a baseball bat.
  • Double Agent: The quote mentioned above implies that Legs is working for more than one mafia.
  • Intimidating Revenue Service: Legs' twelve-hour task is to Protect Local Businesses.
  • Tag Team: Legs' hour-long task, Interrogate a Squealer, also requires Louie.

    Louie 
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"Am I funny to you?"

The other of Fat Tony's two loyal mobsters. Unlocked when the player reaches level 28 and builds Fat Tony's Compound.


  • Tag Team: Louie's hour-long task, Interrogate a Squealer, also requires Legs.

    Michael D'Amico 

Fat Tony's son and aspiring chef. Unlocked when the player reaches level 49 and builds the D'Amico Summer Home.


    Don Vittorio 
"You still owe us the money!"

A commanding mafia leader, and an old Italian stereotype. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Rancho Relaxo.


    Frankie the Squealer 
A character available at level 58 with the completion of the Mafia Car.

    Johnny Tightlips 
A premium character available at level 58 with Plato's Republic Casino.

Barflies

    Barney 
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It's always level 5 somewhere!
"I forget why I'm angry!"

The town drunk. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing Barney's Bowlarama.


  • The Alcoholic: Barney's day-long task is to Go on a Binge, and his eight-hour task is to Drink at Moe's.
  • He Cleans Up Nicely]]: Barney's four-hour task, Sober Up, has him walking around Springfield in a smart suit and haircut.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Barney's appearance during his four-hour task, Sober Up.
  • Tag Team: If the player has the Open Air Stage, Barney can do a three-hour task with Homer, Apu and Skinner.

Animals and Pets

    Santa's Little Helper 
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The faithful dog of the Simpson family, and a premium character that the player can purchase at any time.


    Frink's Robot Dog 
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A mechanical canine creation of Prof. Frink. A premium character the player could purchase only during the 'Season 24 Yard Sale' promotional event.


    Turkey 
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The centerpiece of Thanksgiving. A character that the player could unlock only after completing the Thanksgiving 2013 storyline.


  • A Dog Named "Dog": A turkey named... turkey.
  • Endangered Species: As part of the Thanksgiving 2013 storyline, Lisa takes it upon herself to protect the turkeys in Springfield from being hunted by other townsfolk.

    Jub-Jub 
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Selma's pet iguana. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Springfield Pet Shop.


  • Living MacGuffin: Partially subverted; Jub-Jubs is one of two animals in the game that comes with any kind of task. In this case, it's a twelve-hour task called Tongue Flick.

    Christmas Raccoon 
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A raccoon wearing a Christmas sweater. A character that the player could unlock during the Christmas 2013 storyline, after obtaining the required number of Gift Cards.


    Stewart Duck 

A duck that works at the nuclear plant. Unlocked when the player obtains enough Friendship Points to reach level 13.


Plant Workers

    Waylon Smithers 
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"I'm experiencing a whole rainbow of gay feelings!"

Mr. Burns' personal assistant. Unlocked when the player reaches level 25 and builds the Burns Manor.


  • The Alcoholic: Smithers's twelve-hour task is to Become a Hideous Drunken Wreck.
    • As part of Smithers's storyline, Smithers becomes one after he is fired from the Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Tag Team: Smithers' hour-long task, Exercise for Mr. Burns, requires Mr. Burns, of course.
  • Whip It Good: Smithers' eight-hour task is to Whip It.

    Lenny 
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For he's a jolly good fellow! He's at level one-five.
"Look out, world, here comes Lenny."

One of Homer's two coworker friends at the plant. Unlocked when the player reaches level 27 and builds the Springfield Buddhist Temple.


  • Back from the Dead: Lampshaded during the level 27 dialogue.
    Lenny: (To Carl) Wow, we suffered a fiery nuclear death and now we're reborn!

    Carl 
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For he's a jolly good fellow! He's at level one-five.
"Things like this won't happen when Obama's president!"

The other of Homer's two coworker friends at the plant. Unlocked when the player reaches level 27 and builds the Springfield Buddhist Temple.


  • Screw the Money, I Have Rules!: At the end of the third storyline of level 27, Carl decides to turn down his promotion to go back to his old job at the Nuclear Power Plant, so that Lenny can also have his job back.
  • Token Minority: One of the few characters who isn't Caucasian.

    Mindy Simmons 
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A female engineer at the nuclear plant. Unlocked after the player built Madame Chao's, during the Valentine's Day 2014 and 2015 events.


    Frank Grimes 
"I...I live in a single room above a bowling alley and below another bowling alley!"

An average, realistic salaryman who accidentally killed himself after being driven mad by the zaniness and stupidity of Springfield, Homer in particular. He is a premium character who can be unlocked once the player reaches level 51, purchases his grave, and does a little digging on it.


  • Butt-Monkey: Though in a much less dark fashion than in his debut episode.
  • Back from the Dead: Though he claims he was never actually dead, just in a coma. For 18 years.
  • Lighter and Softer: His debut episode, "Homer's Enemy", is infamous for its dark tone and bitter, cynical ending. While he's still a major Butt-Monkey here, its considerably more comedic and less meanspirited.

    Zutroy 

An illegal immigrant working at the nuclear plant. Unlocked during the Christmas 2014 storyline only, after the player completed all of Santa's daily tasks.


    Ruth Powers 
Availabe at the completion of Shot Kickers in level 54.

Irishmen

    Tom O'Flanagan 
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Irish bartender and owner of O'Flanagan's Pub. Unlocked when the player builds O'Flanagan's Pub, during the St. Patrick's Day storylines.


  • The Gambler: Tom's three-hour task, Visit the Track, has now been extended to twenty-four hours.

    Leprechaun 
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A fairy of Irish folklore. A premium character that the player can unlock only during the St. Patrick's Day storylines, after placing the Wishing Well.


    Yupprechaun 
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A yuppie leprechaun. A premium character that the player can unlock during the St. Patrick's Day storylines, after placing the Sham Rock Café.


Whacking Day

    Lumpy 
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A very large snake with an appetite for kids. A premium character that the player could only purchase during the Whacking Day storyline.


  • Big Eater: Evidently with the number of children Lumpy has inside him.

    Pet Snake 
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A snake wearing a helmet for protection. A character that the player could only unlock during the Whacking Day storyline, after the player had whacked the required number of snakes.


  • Amplified Animal Aptitude: While tapping on other snakes would "whack" them, this snake comes with a football helmet to protect it from harm.

Oldies

    Agnes Skinner 
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Level 51? All that work and you still haven't amounted to anything!

The strict and bitter mother of Principal Skinner. Unlocked when the player reaches level 29 and builds the Skinner House.


  • May–December Romance: Agnes' two-hour task used to be called Go on a Date with Comic Book Guy. It has since been changed to Get Help Crossing the Street.
  • Missing Mom: Until level 29 anyway.
  • Screw Politeness, I'm a Senior!: Agnes' day-long task is to Taunt Old People.
  • Tag Team: Agnes' two-hour task requires Comic Book Guy. If the player has the Open Air Stage, Agnes can also do a ten-hour task with Skinner.

    Jasper 
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Level 43, that's a paddlin'.
"I'm in, so long as we're done by six."

Resident of the Springfield Retirement Castle. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Community Center.


  • Human Popsicle: Jasper's day-long task is to Self-Freeze at the Kwik-E-Mart.
  • Side-Effects Include...: Jasper's twelve-hour task is to Take Incorrect medication, which causes hair to grow all over his body.

    Lampwick 

A bum, and the original creator of Itchy. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Rocket Car.


    Stacy Lovell 
A premium character available in level 56 at the completion of the Malibu Stacy Dream House.


    Molloy 
A premium character available at level 59 with the completion of the Natural History Museum.

Bouvier Family

    Patty Bouvier 
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"This makes me feel like a natural woman."

One of Marge's cynical chain-smoking twin sisters. Unlocked when the player reaches level 35 and builds the Spinster City Apartments.


  • Everybody Smokes:
    • Patty's day-long task is to Take a Smoke Break.
    • Patty's six-hour task is also to Buy "Lady Laramie 100s".
  • Prodigal Family: During their storyline, Patty and Selma both have temporary tasks that take place at the Simpson House, much to Homer's chagrin.
  • Token Lesbian:
    • Patty's hour-long task is to Hit on Edna.
    • During Patty's four-hour task, Nap on a Bench, Patty will be shown to dream about women, represented by the pink Venus symbol.

    Selma Bouvier 
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"I'm sorry, your application to talk to me has been denied."

The other of Marge's cynical chain-smoking twin sisters. Unlocked when the player reaches level 35 and builds the Spinster City Apartments.


  • Continuity Nod:
    "I've still got a lot of rage over my marriage to Disco Stu."
  • Everybody Smokes: Selma's day-long task is to Take a Smoke Break.
  • Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Selma's four-hour task, Look for a Date, takes place at the Springfield Penitentiary.
  • Prodigal Family: During their storyline, Selma and Patty both have temporary tasks that take place at the Simpson House, much to Homer's chagrin.
  • Tag Team: Selma's six-hour task, Cuddle Jub-Jub, requires Jub-Jub.

    Mrs. Bouvier 
"And here's a picture of me getting arrested for indecent exposure."

The elderly mother of Marge, Patty, and Selma. A premium character that the player can unlock only during the Thanksgiving 2014 event, after building Piggly's Super Smorg.


More Oddballs

    Dr. Nick 
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Hi everybody! Playing this game makes your brain - well, your brain couldn't say it anyway!
"This is intense. I'd better prescribe myself something strong."

A quack physician who studied at dubious medical schools, and a premium character that the player can purchase at any time.


    Mrs. Muntz 

A stripper at the strip club, and Nelson's mom. Unlocked when the player reaches level 46 and builds the Classy Girls Strip Club.


    Princess Kashmir 

An exotic dancer. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Florence of Arabia.


    French Waiter 
"Shau-dere."

A waiter employed by the Quimbys. A premium character that the player can purchase at any time after reaching level 19.


Treehouse of Horror XXIV

    Ghosts 

Otherworldly specters that haunted Springfield during the event. Tapping on them rewarded the player with GOO.


    Suzanne the Witch 
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A witch in a Hansel and Gretel parody. Unlocked only during the Halloween storylines, when the player collects the required amount of GOO to build the Gingerbread House.


  • Babysitter from Hell: Suzanne's day-long task is to Nanny for the Simpsons.
  • Child Eater:
    • Suzanne's hour-long task is to Invite Children in for Candy, and her four-hour task is to Fatten Up Children.
    • During the Halloween 2013 storyline, Suzanne has a temporary four-hour task, Be Tempted, where Homer tempts her with Bart.
  • Evil Virtues: Suzanne's eight-hour task is to Go on a Date with George Cauldron at the Gilded Truffle.
  • Hansel and Gretel: Suzanne's character references this story.
  • Red Right Hand: Suzanne's skin is green.
  • Tag Team: Suzanne's twelve-hour task, Cast Wicked Spells, requires Homer.

    King Snorky 
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An intelligent and murderous dolphin. Unlocked during the Halloween 2013 storyline only, after the player collected the required amount of GOO.


  • Continuity Nod: After unlocking Snorky, Homer makes reference to the Halloween episode where the dolphins took over Springfield and forced the citizens to live in the sea.
  • Good Animals, Evil Animals: In the television show, Snorky and the other dolphins are shown to be Affably Evil.

    Frog Prince 
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A frog subjected to a failed transformation spell. Unlocked only during the Halloween 2013 storyline as a community prize, when the combined number of collected GOO reached the required amount.


Aliens

    Kodos 
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"Kill! Destroy!"

One of two aliens from Rigel 7 along with Kang. Unlocked during the Halloween storylines only, after the player purchases a Ray Gun and uses it to shoot down the spaceship.


  • Defeat Means Playable: If the player has already unlocked Kang during the Halloween 2013 storyline, or if they already have Kang and purchase a second Ray Gun, Kodos will appear in a spaceship and begin shooting lasers at it. Tapping on the Ray Gun causes a laser to shoot out of it, and if the laser strikes Kodos' spaceship twice, her ship will crash, unlocking her as a character.
  • Harmless Villain: Kodos' day-long task is to Act Harmless.
  • Twin Switch: Kodos' eight-hour task is to Impersonate Kang.

    Kang 
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Level 27 humans win a free trip to Rigel IV for a unique dining experience.
"Maybe I'll take a human bride. That'll surprise mom."

One of two aliens from Rigel 7 along with Kodos. Unlocked during the Halloween storylines only, by shooting him down with the Ray Gun in the 2012 storyline, by collecting enough GOO to unlock the Victorian UFO decoration in the 2013 storyline, and simply at the start of the 2014 storyline.


  • To Serve Man: Kang's four-hour task is to Read How to Cook Humans. In comparison, Kang's six-hour task is to Properly Season Humans.
  • Whip It Good: Kang's hour-long task is to Crack the whip.

Van Houtens

    Kirk Van Houten 
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Great! You played until Level 48. You're a superstar just like me!
"You disappoint me more than I do Milhouse."

Unemployed father of Milhouse and ex-husband of Luann. Unlocked when the player reaches level 37 and builds the Bachelor Arms Apartments.


  • Disappeared Dad: To Milhouse, until level 37.
  • Dummied Out: Originally, Kirk was due to appear much earlier in the game, along with Gil and Jacqueline Bouvier. Before being included at level 37, the data for Kirk could be found in the app's coding.
  • Give Me Back My Wallet: "I think you accidentally grabbed my wallet there, pal."
  • Men Don't Cry: Averted, as Kirk's four-hour task is to Cry Sitting Down in the Shower.

    Luann Van Houten 
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Successful mother of Milhouse and ex-wife of Kirk. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Cracker Factory.


  • Missing Mom: Luann wasn't available until the level 37 patch.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Luann is shown wearing purple pants. Luann also runs the Cracker Factory, owns the Fleet-A-Pita restaurants after coercing with Agnes and Mrs. Krabappel, and her tasks include Ride in the MegaGlobe, and Relax in a Jacuzzi Suit.

More Business Owners

    Tribal Chief 
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Native American manager of a native American casino. A premium character that the player could only unlock during the Thanksgiving storylines, after the player purchases the Caesar's Pow-Wow Casino.


    Roger Myers Jr. 
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CEO of Itchy & Scratchy Studios. Unlocked when the player reaches level 42 and builds Itchy & Scratchy Studios.


  • Mean Boss: Roger's eight-hour task is to Shout at the Animators, and his twelve-hour task is to Shout at the Writers.

    Akira 
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"Hajime!"

A waiter at The Happy Sumo sushi restaurant. A premium character that the player can unlock at any time after purchasing The Happy Sumo restaurant.


    Artie Ziff 
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Owner of the software company ZiffCorp. Unlocked when the player reaches level 45 and places the ZiffCorp Sign.


  • Rags to Riches: Artie's storyline sees him trying to rebuild his company from scratch, which includes scamming the Springfield citizens out of their own money.
  • Tag Team: Artie's day-long task is to Propose to Marge, which sees Artie humorously chasing Marge around Springfield.

    Marvin Monroe 
"That concludes this portion of our treatment."

A psychiatrist specializing in family therapy. Unlocked when the player reaches level 51 and builds the Monroe Family Therapy Center.


  • Mythology Gag: One of the premium items unlocked in his update is his gravestone, poking fun at the fact that the show heavily implied he died around season 7, only to have him revealed to be Not Quite Dead in season 15.
  • Only Sane Man: He's the only one who realizes that dying horribly in a nuclear blast and being resurrected by an all powerful "Sky Finger" may have had some negative effects on the psyches of Springfield's citizens, and is rather disappointed when it turns out there actually weren't.

    Herbert Powell 

Homer's half brother. Was formerly the head of a hugely successful car dealership until Homer unwittingly destroyed the company, he is currently a successful business man and inventor. A premium character unlocked when the player reaches level 55 and purchases Powell Motors.

  • Berserk Button: While he's (more or less) made peace with Homer, the Homer Car still remains a very touchy subject for him.

    Cookie Kwan 
Congratulations, you got Level Up. Don't forget to stay out of west side.
A non-premium character available when the player starts the Springfield Heights expansion and places Red Blazer Realty.

    Belle 
A premium character available at level 58 with the completion of the Maison Deriere.

    Lindsey Naegle 
I'm at Level 38! This is way more rewarding than having a family!
A character available during the Springfield Heights expansion at the Ad Agency
  • Child Hater: One of her tasks is to fend off children.

    Mrs. Sinclair 
Manager of the Ayn Rand School for Tots, available only during act 3 of the Winter 2015 event.

Holiday 2013

    Mr. Costington 
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Chairman of Costington's department store. Unlocked during the Christmas 2013 storyline only, after the player has collected the required amount of Gift Cards to build Costington's.


  • Mean Boss: Costington's four-hour task is to Intimidate Employees.
  • The Scrooge: During his storyline, Costington has a temporary four-hour task called Ruin Christmas.

    Candy Kevin 
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A candy cane mascot. A premium character the player could only unlock during the Christmas storylines.


  • Happy Dance: Tapping on Candy Kevin will cause him to dance on the spot.

    Snow Monster 
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A yeti with janitorial skills. A character that the player could only unlock during the Christmas 2013 storyline through the Spinning Wheel mini-game.


    The Grumple 
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"Grumple-ty, Grumple-ty Groo."

A Grinch parody. A premium character the player could only unlock on Christmas Eve during the Christmas 2013 storyline.


Legal Eagles

    Judge Snyder 
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"You're out of order, jerk!"

One of the main judges in Springfield. Unlocked when the player reaches level 38 and builds the Court House.


    Blue Haired Lawyer 
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"I think we may have a case here."

Springfield's most prominent lawyer, and a premium character that the player can purchase at any time.


  • Amoral Attorney: During his storyline, the Blue Haired Lawyer tries to help Homer win compensation by advising him to fake a number of accidents at different locations, such as Moe's and the Kwik-E-Mart.
  • Frivolous Lawsuit: After Homer completes the first task of his storyline, the Blue Haired Lawyer tries to place one of these on Apu due to Homer suffering from a brain-freeze.

Apu's Family

     Apu 
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You have been reincarnated to the next level. Thank you, tap again.
"Thank you, come again."

Indian operator of the Kwik-E-Mart. Unlocked when the player reaches level 3 and builds the Kwik-E-Mart.


  • Tag Team: If the player has the Open Air Stage, Apu can do a three-hour task with Homer, Barney and Skinner.
  • Temporary Online Content: The All-American Apu costume.
  • Token Minority: Apu is one of the few non-Caucasian characters.
  • Too Many Babies: Apu's hour-long task, Feed the Octuplets, sees him walking aronud Springfield carrying his children in his arms while trying to feed them.

    Manjula 
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Apu's wife and mother of their eight children. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing Apu's Apartment.


  • Facial Markings: Manjula has a bindi.
  • Mistaken for Cheating: During her storyline, Apu tells Manjula about how he spends his time in the Brown House. Manjula then thinks that he is cheating on her with a woman named "Brown Houz".
  • Tag Team:
    • Manjula's hour-long task, Reunite the Family, and her day-long task, Get Away From It All, both require Apu.
    • Manjula has two temporary tasks during her storyline; Argue Loudly in a Foreign Language also requires Apu, while Host Midday Mommies Club requires Marge.
  • Token Minority: Manjula is one of the few non-Caucasian characters.
  • Too Many Babies: Manjula's eight-hour task is to Look After the Octuplets, where she can be seen carting her children around Springfield in a wheelbarrow.

    Sanjay 
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Apu’s younger brother who likes to party. Unlocked when the player reaches level 39 and builds Sanjay's House.


    Jay 
Sanjay's son and Apu's nephew, available only during the "Much Apu About Something" episode promotional.

Mascots

    Capital City Goofball 
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Mascot for Capital City's baseball team. Unlocked when the player obtains enough Friendship Points to reach level 7.


    Cocoa Beanie 
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Aging choco-mascot of the Ah Fudge! Factory. Unlocked when the player reaches level 40 and builds the Ah Fudge! Factory.


  • By the Lights of Their Eyes: The pair of eyes that can be seen in the mascot's mouth belong to the guy wearing the costume.
  • Did Not Get the Girl: At the end of his storyline, Miss Hoover decides not to pursue a relationship with him over the fact that he was easily assaulted by a group of second-grade children.
  • Kids Are Cruel: Cocoa Beanie's day-long task is to Get Beaten Up by children.

    Krustyland Mascots 

Itchy, Scratchy, and Poochie mascots that can be hired to roam Krustyland.


More Animals and Pets

    Snowball II 
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The Simpson family's second cat. Unlocked when the player collects enough Friendship Points to reach level 3.


    Pokey 
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Lisa's pet guinea pig. A premium character that the player could purchase during the promotional event that coincided with the Simpsons episode The War of Art.


  • Temporary Online Content: Could only be purchased during the promotional even that coincided with the episode The War of Art.

Easter 2014

    Hugs Bunny 
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A referee in a bunny outfit. Unlocked during the Easter 2014 storyline only, as a random prize each time the player received a Golden Egg.


  • Easter Bunny: Dressed up as one anyway.
  • Frivolous Lawsuit: Becomes the subject of one during his storyline after accepting Homer as his agent, when Disney sue him for copyright infringement on the grounds of them making an movie based on the Easter Bunny, and also because in said movie, the Easter Bunny hugged someone.
  • I Am Not Spock: Hugs doesn't like people calling him the Easter Bunny.

    Egg Council Guy 
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Someone in an egg suit. Unlocked during the Easter 2014 storyline only, as a random prize each time the player received a Golden Egg.


    Bunny # 24601 
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A bunny with wings. Unlocked during the Easter 2014 storyline only, as a random prize each time the player received a Golden Egg.


  • Animalistic Abomination: To a lesser degree, as Bunny has wings and is able to fly around Springfield for a brief moment.

    Mojo Helper Monkey 
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A lazy monkey. A premium character that the player could purchase during the Easter 2014 storyline only.


Flanders Family

    Ned Flanders 
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That's one fan-diddly-tastic score you've got there. Way to go, playereeno!
"Okay, here goes nothing."

Extremely religious next "diddly-door" neighbor of the Simpsons. Unlocked when the player reaches level 4 and builds the Flanders House.


  • Butt-Monkey: Especially during the 4th July 2013 storyline, where Homer gives Rex Banner mediocre excuses to perform his eight-hour task Interrogate Flanders.
  • Christmas Carolers: Santa Flanders' twelve-hour task is to Go-a-Carollin'
  • Dead Person Conversation: With Maude Flanders, when the player gives Maude the Chat With Ned task, assuming that Ned isn't already busy with another task.
  • Everyone Is Christian at Christmas: As part of Santa Flanders' storyline, Ned tries to force the citizens of Springfield to convert to Christianity, despite being dressed as Santa Claus.
  • Evil Costume Switch: The Devil Flanders costume.
  • Fauns and Satyrs: The Devil Flanders costume depicts him as being half-human, half-goat.
  • Holiday Volunteering: Santa Flanders' hour-long task is to Serve the Poor.
  • No Shirt, Long Jacket: The Devil Flanders costume has him wearing a long red jacket.
  • Preacher Man: Mostly when the player sets him the Condemn Science and Emergency Bible Studies tasks.
  • Santa Claus: The Santa Flanders costume.
  • Spikes of Villainy: The Devil Flanders costume has Flanders carrying around a trident, as well has having two horns emerging from his head.
  • Stupid Sexy Flanders: Literally as a costume, given when the Ski Lift from the Christmas 2014 event is purchased.
  • Tag Team: As of the Christmas 2013 update, Ned's Take the Boys Snowmobiling also requires both Rod and Tod Flanders to be free. This was not the case for the Christmas 2012 update, however, as Rod and Tod were not unlockable characters until a much later patch.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: His Shredded Ned costume.

    Maude Flanders 
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Was the wife of Ned and mother of Rod and Todd. Unlocked only during the Halloween 2013 storyline, after the player begins the fourth part of the storyline. Maude also becomes available as a premium character during a promotional event that coincided with the Simpsons event Days of Future Future.


  • The Nothing After Death: Maude's four-hour task is to Teach Children There's No Heaven.
  • Tag Team: Maude's hour-long task, Chat with Ned, requires Ned, while her twelve-hour task, Get Revenge on Homer, requires Homer.
  • Unfinished Business: Maude returns to get revenge on Homer for causing her death.

    Rod Flanders 
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Daddy said we're not allowed to stay up past level 28.

Elder son of Ned and Maude. Unlocked when the player reaches level 32 and builds Sir Putt-A-Lot's. Players who already received Sir Putt-A-Lot's during the 2013 Valentine's Day update will automatically unlock Rod upon completing the first storyline quest of level 32.


  • Ascended Extra: Before being made into a character, Rod only appeared during the Christmas 2012 update when the player would select Ned's Take the Kids Snowmobiling task as part of Ned's animation.
  • Creepy Child: The reason why Maude doesn't interact with either him or Todd is because her absence has made her realize how weird they both are.
  • Crossdresser: As part of the level 32 storyline dialogue, Rod takes an interest in Lisa and asks if he can wear her jewelry, much to Ned's chagrin.
  • Heavenly Blue: Rod's clothing reflects this trope, when one takes into account that his father is Ned Flanders, and has tasks such as Pray, Play Bible Blaster and Go to Sunday School.
  • Tag Team: His Play on the Sea-Saw with Todd task.

    Todd Flanders 
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Daddy said we're not allowed to stay up past level 28.
"That was fun! So it must have been bad..."

Younger son of Ned and Maude. Unlocked when the player reaches level 32 and builds Sir Putt-A-Lot's. Players who already received Sir Putt-A-Lot's during the 2013 Valentine's Day update will automatically unlock Todd upon completing the first storyline quest of level 32.


  • Ascended Extra: Before being made into a character, Todd only appeared during the Christmas 2012 update when the player would select Ned's Take the Kids Snowmobiling task as part of Ned's animation.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: Turns into one during the level 32 storyline when Bart persuades Todd to try a slushee from the Kwik-E-Mart.
    • This is preceded by the player being asked to give Todd the Eat Sugar task.
  • Creepy Child: The reason why Maude doesn't interact with either him or Rod is because her absence has made her realize how weird they both are.
  • Happiness in Slavery
    "You can think for me."
  • Tag Team: His Play On The Sea-Saw with Rod task.
  • That Came Out Wrong: When giving Todd a task, he might say the line, "I'll do anything, and I mean anything," although it might pass as Accidental Innuendo if the player isn't already familiar with most of the Simpsons episodes.

More School Workers

    Ms. Hoover 
You are still playing at Level 44? The kids have every right to make fun of you!

2nd Grade teacher at Springfield Elementary. Unlocked when the player reaches level 40 and builds the Ah Fudge! Factory.


    Dewey Largo 
"Do you find something funny about the word tromboner?"

Music teacher at Springfield Elementary. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Lotto 'N' Liquor.


Hibbert Family

    Dr. Hibbert 
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You're suffering from video game addiction. Gain two levels and call me in the morning.
"I don't think I was sober for one minute of medical school."

Springfield's most prominent and competent doctor. Unlocked when the player reaches level 24 and builds the Hibbert Family Practice.


  • Token Minority: Hibbert is one of the few characters who isn't Caucasian.

    Bernice Hibbert 

Dr. Hibbert's recovering alcoholic wife. Unlocked when the player reaches level 41 and builds the Vulgari Jewelry Store.


    Chester Dupree 
This isn't Level 40? Aw man, I'm late again! Dr. Hibbert's gonna kill me...

Unemployed brother of Bernice and Dr. Hibbert's brother-in-law. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Unfinished Shed.


Stonecutters

    Number 1 

The head of the Stonecutters. Unlocked when the player builds the Stonecutter Lodge during the Stonecutters event.


    Number 51 

A Martian that the Stonecutters keep under wraps. A premium character that the player could purchase only during the Stonecutters event.


4th of July

    Rex Banner 
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A US Treasury officer. Unlocked during the 4th July storylines, when the player builds the Nighthawk Diner.


  • Failed a Spot Check: During his storyline, Rex believes Homer's lie that Ned Flanders is the one smuggling fireworks into Springfield, distracting him long enough for the rest of the townsfolk to buy them.
  • Tag Team: Rex's eight-hour task is to Interrogate Flanders, which of course requires Ned to be available.

    Abraham Lincoln 
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The 16th president of the United States. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the 4th July storylines, after purchasing Lincoln's Cabin.


    Giuseppe 

An Italian retired fireworks pyrotechnic. Unlocked only during the July 4th 2014 event, when the player builds Giuseppe's Workshop.


    George Washington 

The first president of the United States. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the 4th July storylines, after purchasing the Ye Olde Cherry Tree.


    Richard Nixon 
You'll pay!

The 37th President of the United States, famous for opening trade between the US and China, and infamous for his involvement in the Watergate Scandal. A premium character only available during the 4th of July 2015 event when the player purchases the Scandalgate Hotel.


  • Alternate History: His storyline involves him claiming that the Watergate Scandal was in fact an elaborate scheme by communists to discredit him. Needless to say, Lisa doesn't buy it.
  • Multiple-Choice Past: According to him, he grew up in a hippy commune on the slopes of Mount Everest. Lisa takes this with more than a grain of salt.
  • President Evil: Treated as such by the townspeople. Quimby refers to him as "Vile Sachem", and Abraham Lincoln and George Washington are particularly cruel.
  • The Rival: Immediately becomes this to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln if you have them.
  • Third-Person Person: Always talks like this, and even tries to teach Quimby how to do it in order to make him seem more respectable as a politician.

Helpful Guest Stars

    Kumiko 
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Manga artist who came to Springfield. Unlocked as part of a promotional event for the Simpsons episode Married to the Blob, as well as part of a premium bundle in the "Destination Springfield" event.


  • Bribing Your Way to Victory: Players who don't already have her during the "Destination Springfield" event will have to pay 175 donuts for the bundle that includes her and her new Sailor Kumiko costume.
  • Genki Girl: Kumiko seems awfully hyped about visiting Springfield, dubbed "The Saddest Place in America".
  • Kawaii Ko: Kumiko's four-hour task is titled Kawaii!
  • Magical Girl: Her Sailor Kumiko costume.

    Shary Bobbins 

A magical nanny. Unlocked during the Easter 2014 storyline only, as a random prize each time the player received a Golden Egg.


  • Came Back Wrong: She's considerably more sinister now, though she still tries to hide this under her cheery exterior.
  • Temporary Online Content: Only unlockable during Easter 2014.
  • Unexplained Recovery: When Ned asks how she's alive, considering that her last appearance had her sucked into a plane turbine, Homer's best response is "magic".

    Crazy Cat Lady 
Aiiaaghiee flaibhor 54!

A mentally ill woman always surrounded by cats. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Crazy Cat House.


    Princess Penelope 

A female addition to Krusty's TV show. Unlocked when the player reaches level 43 and builds Krusty's Giant Wheel in Krustyland.


    Matt Groening 
"Don't forget to pull my beard. They say it's good luck."

Yes, that Matt Groening. He was released as part of a promotion for the Simpsons and Futurama crossover, "Simpsorama", and could be unlocked by building the Writer's Building during the promotional.


  • Berserk Button: Don't mispronounce his name.
    Groening: "It’s pronounced GRAY-ning."
    Homer: "Then maybe you should spell it that way."
  • Must Have Caffeine: One of the tasks he gives Homer during his storyline is to Go on a Coffee Run.

Clash of Clones

    Barbarian 

A bloodthirsty warrior. Unlocked at the start of the Clash of Clones event.


  • Affectionate Parody: For starters, he comes from a game called Clash of Castles...
  • An Axe to Grind: Which he can use to chase around bullies and Homer.
  • Big Eater: He can Feast Until his Belly Becomes Bloated for his 8-hour task.
  • Prince and Pauper: The main storyline of the event involved Homer and the Barbarian trading roles.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: Drinks out of his enemies' skulls? Check. Has nightmares about peace (as his 4-hour task)? Check. Solves problems by swinging his axe at them? Well, you get the idea.
  • The Voiceless: His grunts are limited only to text boxes.

    Nerds 

The nerdy army used by players to attack other Springfields during the Clash of Clones event.


  • Dual Wielding: The rogue nerd swung around a pair of cardboard short swords.
  • Dummied Out: The nerds actually have names and unlock messages; but for the whole event they only remained as NPCs that attacked houses and castles, and never became playable.
  • LARP: The event used the cliche of live-action role playing nerds as your units with which to attack other Springfields. They even come in four different character classes (warrior, mage, rogue, and knight) though this was only for appearances and they all functioned identically regardless.

Treehouse of Horror XXV

    Rigellians 

Extraterrestrials that invaded Springfield during the event. Tapping on them rewarded the player with probes, ray guns, and protein strings.


    Space Mutant 

A horror movie monster. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the Halloween storylines, after purchasing the Drive-In Theater.


  • Dark Is Not Evil: He may be a grotesque monster, but he is actually very friendly and intelligent. In fact, the entire point of his quest chain is to convince Springfield that he's not the monster the movies portray him as.
  • Money, Dear Boy: Why he decides to let Krusty publish his exploitative monster movie at the end of his Krustylu Studios quest chain.
  • Unstoppable Rage: His 24-hour task, Rampage! Turns out he doesn't do it when angry, but rather when he's hungry.

    Hugo Simpson 

Bart's conjoined twin. Unlocked during the Treehouse of Horror XXV event, when the player crafts him in the Make-A-Thing Workshop.


  • Butt-Monkey: His entire quest chain is basically being insulted and humiliated by his family until he has enough and moves into the Spooky House.
  • Creepy Child: Even though he is more or less a good kid, he does have a rather suspect obsession with pig heads and taxidermy. His Pigeon-Rat is a good example of this.
  • Evil Twin: Except not really, as the twist of his premier episode was that he was the good twin, not Bart.
  • Only Sane Man: The fact that the Creepy Child with an unhealthy fixation on taxidermy and sewing is comparatively the most level headed of the Simpsons really says something.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: He was allowed to eat Thanksgiving Dinner with the Simpsons and the Flanders during Thanksgiving 2014, and he was later able to participate in several Christmas activities during the Holiday 2014 event.

    Bulldozer-saurus 

An alien monster. Unlocked during the Halloween 2014 storyline only, after the player collected the required amount of ray guns or when crafted in the Make-A-Thing Workshop.


    Mutant Peacock 

A terrifying avian. Unlocked during the Halloween 2014 storyline only, after the player collected the required amount of probes or when crafted in the Make-A-Thing Workshop.


More Kids

    Greta Wolfcastle 

Neglected daughter of Rainier Wolfcastle. A premium character that the player can unlock after purchasing the Preparatory School.


    Laura Powers 
Ruth's teenage, tomboyish daughter and Bart's former crush. A premium character unlocked when the player purchases the Powers Household.

  • Took a Level in Jerkass: She's considerably colder towards Bart here in contrast to how amicable their breakup was in the show. This may be because she's tired of Bart's constant flirting throughout her quest chain, however.

    Gina Vendetti 
Bart's former stalker and a convicted juvenile felon. Unlocked when the player reaches level 59 and builds the Crashed Prison Bus.

    Ling Bouvier 
Selma's adopted Chinese daughter, cousin to the Simpson kids. Available only during the Winter 2015 event as a premium character.

    Baby Gerald 
Maggie's nemesis, colloquially known as the One Eyebrowed Baby. Only available as the 4th act 3 prize of the Winter 2015 event.

    Patches and Poor Violet 
Recurring orphans. Only available as the final Act 1 Winter 2015 prize.

    Sophie Krustofski 
Krusty's illegitimate daughter. A premium character during the Winter 2015 event.

Winter 2014

    Santa Claus 

Jolly ol' St. Nick himself. Appeared during the Christmas 2014 event.


  • Drowning My Sorrows: Once Russ Cargil's feds start abducting his elves, he abandons his job, passes the torch to the Simpsons, and spends the rest of part 1 of the event getting wasted at Moe's.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Upon the start of part 2 when the elves have started partying all over Springfield, Santa was asked for help. He responds by jumping ship.
  • Voice Grunting: Not even a "ho ho ho".

    Elves 

Santa's workforce who created presents during the Christmas season. After Christmas Day, they became obnoxious partygoers that had to be forcefully deported.


    King Winter 

An icy monarch who feasts on children. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the Christmas 2014 event, after purchasing King Winter's Cave.


    Annual Gift Man 

A robot Santa. Unlocked during the Christmas 2014 storyline only, after the player collected the required amount of elf bells.


    Bonestorm Santa 

The coolest Christmas themed video game character ever. Unlocked during the Christmas 2014 storyline only, after the player collected the required amount of presents.


    Frosty the Hitman 

A snowman with Wolverine claws and a bad attitude. Unlocked during the Christmas 2014 storyline only, after the player collected the required amount of presents.


Superheroes

    Fallout Boy 
Issue 57: Could this spell the end of level updates?

Radioactive Man's plucky kid sidekick. Unlocked when the player builds the Superior Squad HQ during the Superheroes event.


    Plopper 

Homer's pet pig. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the Superheroes event, after purchasing the Crap Silo.


    SPOILER CHARACTER 

Radioactive Man

Issue 57: Could this spell the end of level updates?
"Holy Hadrons!"

Springfield's most popular atomic superhero. Unlocked by completing the Superheroes event's main storyline by defeating the Radioactive Man Monument five times.


  • Back from the Dead: Is killed at the very beginning of the event, comes back at the very end.

Supervillains

    Criminals & Felons 

Lawbreakers that looted Springfield during the event. Tapping on criminals rewarded the player with inanimate carbon rods, pie bombs, and freeze rays. Felons were tougher criminals that required superheroes to battle them, but they rewarded greater numbers of rods, bombs, and rays upon being defeated.


    Doctor Colossus 

A self styled Mad Scientist and Radioactive Man's archenemy. Unlocked when the player finishes Issue 2 of the Superheroes event.


    The Collider 
"I turn out to be a good guy!"

A cyborg who acts like Dr Colossus' dragon, but is in fact a double agent for the Superior Squad. Unlocked when the player completes Issue 3 of the Superheroes event.


  • Captain Obvious: Both of his quotes have him loudly describing himself and what will happen to him.
  • Disney Death: His 8 hour task is to Die and Come Back in the Credits.

The Fossil Fuel Four

    Petroleus Rex 

Villain of Radioactive Man and member of the Fossil Fuel Four. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the Superheroes event, after purchasing the Springfield Tar Pits.


    The Fracker 
Villain of Radioactive Man and member of the Fossil Fuel Four. A premium character available only during The Superheroes Sequel event.

     Old King Coal 
Villain of Radioactive Man and member of the Fossil Fuel Four. Available as the final prize in Superheroes Sequel Act One.

  • Were Still Relevent Dammit: His questline revolves around teaching the children of Springfield about the importance of coal energy.

    Charcoal Briquette 
French Femme Fatale, Villain of Radioactive Man and member of the Fossil Fuel Four. Craftable character in Act 3 of Superheroes Sequel.
  • Playing with Fire: Shoots fire from her head.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Not only the only female in the Fossil Fuel Four, but the only villainess in the entire game.

Terwilligers

    Sideshow Bob 
Level 47? All that tapping must have been 'murder' on your fingers!

Krusty's former sidekick, now a criminal mastermind and Bart's nemesis. He occasionally appears in a Springfield (yours or someone else's), running around and hiding. Tapping him will apprehend him, rewarding you with money and experience. Becomes an unlockable character in the Terwilligers event once the player constructs the Opera House during Act 2.


    Cecil Terwilliger 
I'd call you a completionist, but this thing will never be complete.

Sideshow Bob's younger brother. Formerly a con artist who attempted to swindle Springfield with a faulty dam, he now claims to be reformed, but is unwittingly roped into his brother's latest scheme due to his connections to Monsarno. Unlocked at the beginning of the Terwilligers event.


  • Gone Horribly Wrong: His attempts to bring "safe" GMO's to Springfield result in, among other things, mutant plants and Sideshow Bob clones.
  • Token Good Team Mate: Debatable. While he himself seems sincere about his intents to reform, he is shown to be blissfully unaware of Monsarno's corruption and how Bob is pulling the strings.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Has no idea that everything he does throughout the event is secretly helping his brother's schemes.

    Dame Judith Underdunk 

Sideshow Bob and Cecil's mother, and retired Shakespearean actress. Unlocked once the player completes the prize track of Act 3 of the Terwilligers event.


    Francesca Terwilliger 

Sideshow Bob's Italian wife. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the Terwilligers event, after purchasing the Italian Villa.


    Gino Underdunk Terwilliger 

Toddler son of Sideshow Bob and Francesca. A premium character that the player can only unlock during the Terwilligers event, after purchasing the It's A Wonderful Knife store.


    Dr. Robert Terwilliger 

Sideshow Bob and Cecil's father. Like his sons, he is a criminal mastermind who specializes in mad science and dangerous medications. Unlocked once the player completes the prize track of Act 2 of the Terwilligers event.


  • Mad Scientist: His quest first involves tricking Homer into unknowingly testing his latest "medicinal" concoctions.
  • Man of Wealth and Taste: Like his son, he has has a six hour task at the Opera House.

Other Characters

    Gil 
Look at you, moving up! Don't forget ol' Gil! Seriously! Throw down a rope!
"I'll work for food!"

An unsuccessful and unlucky businessman of Springfield. He appears sometimes to offer limited time deals on premium items.

  • Butt-Monkey:
    • In a summer '16 questline, when he suggests he be added as a playable character, the Springfieldians run him out of town.
    • In a tie-in to "The Great Phatsby", when the player buys Jay G's mansion, Jay decides to cancel the sale, to Gil's chargin.

    Royce McCutcheon 
That's the miracle of Level 50! You're on a rocket ride to the Moon!

An entrepreneur who hosted a seminar on owning a franchise during the Springfield Franchise Expo.

  • The Cameo: Only appears in the level-up messages.
  • Unexpected Characterinvoked: The fact that he's such an obscure character is Lampshaded in one of his Level 61+ quotes:
    McCutcheon: Surprised to see me here? Even I don't know who I am.

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