- “Why did you think a big balloon would stop people?”
- ―Number 2[src]
Number 2 or The Mysterious Leader is the leader of The Island.
He keeps people who have information that a powerful organization does not want shared with the world as prisoners. One of his prisoners is Homer. He hired a German Homer look-a-like to replace Homer.
- It is revealed in the book The Simpsons Beyond Forever that he is called Number 2. This implies that there is someone who works above him in the organization he is part of.
- Episode – "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes"
- Episode – "How the Test Was Won" (seen on the monitor in the flashback)