Actor George Takei originally voiced Akira in "One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish".
Since Akira's speaking role in "When Flanders Failed", Hank Azaria has voiced the character, doing an impression of Takei for the voice.
However, this would contradict the earlier episode when it is revealed that Seymour is not her birth son.
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.
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".
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.
is the mother of Principal Skinner and first appeared in the first season episode "The Crepes of Wrath" as an old woman who embarrassingly calls her son "Spanky".
However, as episodes progressed, the character turned bitter.Lisa and Allison both lose to Ralph Wiggum and his Star Wars figurines.Afterwards, Lisa apologizes and the two make amends.A number of them have gained expanded roles and have subsequently starred in their own episodes.According to the creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening, the show adopted the concept of a large supporting cast from the Canadian sketch comedy show Second City Television.She debuts in "$pringfield", where it is explained she was captured from the wild by Ernst and Gunter. Arnie Pye (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) is a disgruntled, somewhat eccentric helicopter traffic reporter for Springfield's KBBL-TV (Channel 6).