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22 Characters Under Threat Now That Harry Shearer Has Left "The Simpsons"

Harry Shearer has announced on Twitter that he has left The Simpsons, but showrunner Al Jean says that "we do not plan to kill off any characters." Trying to replace the voices of all of these characters will not be an easy thing to do though.

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1. Mr Burns

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Memorable line: "Don't pooh-pooh a nickel, Lisa. A nickel will get buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel. With enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the polo grounds."

4. Jasper Beardly

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Memorable line: "Talking out of turn, that's a paddlin'. Looking out the window, that's a paddlin'. Staring at my sandles, that's a paddlin'. Paddling the school canoe, oh you better believe that's a paddlin'."

10. Ned Flanders

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Memorable line: (speaking to Homer whilst wearing a ski-suit) "It feels like I'm wearing nothing at all. Nothing at all. Nothing at ALL."

13. God

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Memorable line: "Oh, don't tell me about family suffering. My son went down to Earth. I don't know what you people did to him, but he hasn't been the same since."

21. Dewey Largo

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Memorable line: "That was a close one, Lisa, but you made it. No, you regained consciousness. Alison won first chair. And believe me, THIS IS NOT A DREAM."

Shearer's also voiced Herman Hermann, Bill Clinton, King Snorky, Mr Black, Count Fudge-ula, John Travolta, Bob Dole, George Cauldron, Admiral Man, Birch Barlow, Jebediah Springfield, and many, many others.

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