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Gerald Samson, better known as "Baby Gerald" or "The Monobrow (or Unibrow Baby"), is Maggie's nemesis. He has a unibrow (hence his nickname).

Biography

Born on the same day as Maggie Simpson, the grossly underfunded Springfield General Hospital had one diaper left, and it was given to Maggie. Baby Gerald was wrapped in the discount section of the Springfield Shopper.

Though known for its great deals, the coupon section is not known for its absorbency, and Gerald developed a terrible rash which persists to this day. He blames Maggie for this uncomfortable condition and spends his nap times plotting revenge.[1]

Lisa has referred to Baby Gerald as Maggie’s rival.[2] Gerald is distinguished by his uni brow, being one of the few characters in the show to have one along with Groundskeeper Willie.

On a few occasions, Gerald has been shown being pushed in a stroller by his mother outside the Simpsons’s house, with the two babies glaring at each other, the camera focusing on their narrowed stares. Homer often mistakes Maggie for Baby Gerald.

Gerald apparently has a history of causing large scale public incidents and was once rescued from an unspecified disaster by Bart’s mail order “wonder dog” Laddie.[3] Both dog and baby were participants in a ceremony presided over by Mayor Quimby, during which the mayor inquired, "Baby Gerald, we can't help but wonder what mischief you'll get into next."
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Description

Gerald is a baby who is around the same age as Maggie. He has a wide black unibrow (his main distinctive feature), a big wide nose, an overbite, two buck teeth (that are shown even when his mouth is closed), a blonde curly strand of hair on his forehead, and a couple of curly neck hairs (which look the same as his forehead hair). He usually wears a baby-blue onesie with a light blue bonnet.

Future

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It is revealed that Maggie and Baby Gerald stopped being enemies, got married, and even had a baby together. The baby was named Margaret "Maggie", Jr. after her mother.[4][5]

Gerald and Maggie are seen together at The Gilded Truffle sucking on a drink together.[6]

Gerald and Maggie are also seen together kissing as pre-teens at Milhouse's graduation party.[7]

Trivia

  • In the current (late Season 20-present) opening sequence to the show, after she pops out of the grocery bag in the cart during the Marge and Maggie supermarket scene, Maggie is shown to be turning her head around, and shaking her fist angrily at Baby Gerald, who is in the cart next to her.
  • Baby Gerald's last name was seen on a label of the Simpsons.
  • In his debut appearance in "Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song", his onesie is dark purple and his bonnet is light purple for unknown reasons. Also, his mother's arms are only shown here as well.
  • His neck hair is seen in The Longest Daycare.

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