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Jacques Cousteau
Jacques
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Age 36
Occupation Bowling Instructor (Former)
Relatives Lover: Marge Simpson Girlfriend: Mindy Simmons
First Appearance Life on the Fast Lane
Voiced By Albert Brooks

Jacques Cousteau is a bowling instructor who pursued an affair with Marge Simpson.

HistoryEdit

Jacques offers to teach Marge Simpson to bowl after she receives a bowling ball for her birthday. He is captivated by Marge and slowly tries to woo her. While at brunch, which Jacques explains as "not quite breakfast, not quite lunch, but you get a slice of cantalope at the end". Jacques finds the courage to ask Marge back to his apartment in Fiesta Terraces. He ends up alone when Marge chose to stick with her true love Homer. Marge believed that his last name was "Brunswick", because it was engraved on his bowling ball yet that was really only the brand of his ball.[1]

He is later as a part of a bowling team called the Home Wreckers, consisting of Princess Kashmir, Mindy Simmons, and Lurleen Lumpkin.[2]

Jacques in film
Seen in the crowd
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Personality Edit

Jacques is somewhat of a Casanova and mainly seems to try to seduce his clients instead of actually teaching them anything. In later episodes he can be briefly seen. In Burns' Heir he is seen kissing Edna Krabappel on a secret camera. The footage is briefly is seen in Burns' Surveillance Room .

Behind the LaughterEdit

  • Jacques was voiced by Albert Brooks in the episode "Life on the Fast Lane"; his second appearance on the show.
  • Beginning with season 2, Jacques was in the opening sequence.
  • "Life on the Fast Lane" initially saw Brooks voice Björn, a Swedish tennis instructor, but Brooks thought a Frenchman would be funnier so it was changed.[3][4]
  • A picture of Jacques was hanging in a bowling shop in the episode Homer Alone, when Marge was going to fix Homer's bowling ball.

Appearances Edit


Citations Edit

  1. Life on the Fast Lane
  2. Team Homer
  3. Snierson, Dan (2000-01-14). Springfield of Dreams. EW.com. Retrieved on 2007-02-28.
  4. Silverman, David. The Simpsons The Complete First Season DVD commentary for the episode "Life on the Fast Lane" [DVD]. 20th Century Fox.
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