‘The Simpsons’ Brings Edna Krabappel Back To Pay Tribute To Marcia Wallace – Deadline

On Sunday evening’s episode of The Simpsons titled “Dairy Queen”, the viewers will get handled to a go to from a well-recognized face — and voice that turned iconic within the long-running Fox animated sequence.
In the episode, Bart stumbles upon the diary of Edna Krabappel, who was voiced by the late, nice Marcia Wallace, who gained an Emmy for the position in 1992. For greater than 175 episodes, she was often called Bart’s trainer in addition to Ned Flanders’ second spouse. The result’s a really heartfelt tribute to the actress who died unexpectedly in 2013 on the age of 70.

The Simpsons all the time remembered the character and the actress who voiced Bart’s trainer and Ned Flanders’ second spouse. Shortly after she died, we noticed Bart write “We’ll actually miss you Mrs. Okay” on the chalkboard within the opening credit. In addition, an episode in March 2014 featured Ned Flanders reminiscing about his late spouse.

The reminiscence of Wallace lived on with “Dairy Queen”, which was speculated to air final week however was pushed as a result of NASCAR climate delays. Nonetheless, audiences had been handled to the Edna Krabappel tribute. The official Simpsons Twitter account teased the tribute on Sunday saying, “Join us for a visit down reminiscence lane with Mrs. Okay tonight.”
To make the episode much more heartfelt, Wallace’s actual voice was used, in keeping with Deadline’s sister web site Variety. With the permission of the Wallace property, govt producer Al Jean mentioned that they used traces she had mentioned beforehand on the show which match into the storyline.
The tribute was emotional, however we’re certain this isn’t the final time The Simpsons will bear in mind the legacy of Wallace and her memorable character of Edna Krabappel.

There are 𝓼𝓸𝓶𝓮 benefits to being the trainer’s pet.
In loving reminiscence of Mrs. Krabappel. 💛 pic.twitter.com/IrrceWLqM5
— TheSimpsons (@TheSimpsons) February 22, 2021

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