In "Grade School Confidential", it is revealed that Agnes enjoys collecting pictures of cakes that she cuts out of magazines, a hobby she began in 1941. In the twenty sixth season episode "Sky Police" she mentions that she has a brother Stevie.
Akira works as a waiter at The Happy Sumo, a Japanese restaurant in Springfield.
He sometimes attempts to join the action himself, such as his attempting to hit a fleeing Homer Simpson's car with a shoe in Children of a Lesser Clod.
His appearance and name are inspired by Pulitzer winning journalist Ernie Pyle.
Brockman once snarled that Pye was a "jackass", with Arnie responding that he believes Kent's soul is "as black as the ace of spades".However, as episodes progressed, the character turned bitter.When "the real Seymour Skinner" arrives in Springfield, Agnes ends up rejecting him in part because he stands up to her, but also because unlike Skinner/Tamzarian, her biological son is independent and doesn't need her anymore, while Skinner immediately reverts to a good-for-nothing without her.Call 866-276-3354 or email us and discover Deli with a Difference.
The Simpsons includes a large array of supporting characters: co-workers, teachers, family friends, extended relatives, townspeople, local celebrities, fictional characters within the show, and even animals.
The writers originally intended many of these characters as one-time jokes or for fulfilling needed functions in the town.