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The Grim Reaper
Grim Reaper
Age Immortal
Occupation Reaps dead mortals' souls
First Appearance "Treehouse of Horror IV"
Voiced By Dan Castellaneta (Homer)

The Grim Reaper is the title given to the person who claims people's souls when it is their time to die.

HistoryEdit

He was the judge in the court case of Flanders the Devil vs. Homer Simpson about who gets Homer's soul.[1]

Coming to claim Bart's life, he was then attacked by Homer and after a very silly chase scene was destroyed, which made everyone unable to die. Homer then took his cloak, because it looked comfortable and took up the mantle of death. Homer temporarily killed all the people God wanted to kill just by touching them with his fleshless arm, and then killed many other people just for fun, but gave up the position after God wanted him to kill Marge. He killed Patty, and put Marge's hair on top of her head, while she was covered by a blanket, to trick God.[2]

He appeared in the Grim Reaper couch gag in Treehouse of Horror VII. He rested his feet on the dead Simpsons.

Behind the Laughter Edit

The Grim Reaper, also known as Death, is known as the personification of death. He is often represented as a skeleton in a black cloak wielding a scythe. According to folklore, Death will appear to mortals when it is time for them to die. In some versions, he is able to make people die by touching them or by means of supernatural powers. There are also some versions were he has no control over people's lives and only serves as a psychopomp to lead the souls of the dead into the afterlife or the underworld.

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