Hugh Laurie on The Simpsons: First Look

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Daniel Radcliffe isn't the only big name set to appear on the November 7 episode of The Simpsons.

House star Hugh Laurie will also voice a character on that Halloween-based installment, as the actor will portray a character named Roger, a shady castaway who interrupts Marge and Homer's vacation.

Hugh Laurie on The Simpsons

"I've loved the show since it started; this is one of the central pillars of modern culture," Laurie told TV Guide, spoiling his character's fate by adding: "I die in the end, and I don't think I've ever died on microphone. That's a first."

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The Simpsons Quotes

Horst: (Sinister) Okay, Mr. Burns, you win. But beware. We Germans aren't all smiles and sunshine.
Mr. Burns: (Sarcastic) Oooh, the Germans are mad at me. I'm so scared! Oooh, the Germans! (Hiding behind Smithers) Uh oh, the Germans are going to get me!
Horst: Stop it!
Man: Stop, sir.
Mr. Burns: Don't let the Germans come after me. Oh no, the Germans are coming after me.
Man: Please stop the "pretending you are scared" game, please.
Horst: Stop it! Stop it!
Mr. Burns: (Pause) No! They're so big and strong!
Man: Stop it.
Horst: Stop it, Mr. Burns.
Man: Please stop pretending you are scared of us, please, now.
Mr. Burns: Oh, protect me from the Germans! The Germans--
Horst: Burns, Stop it!

(Squishing an ice cream to his forehead) I'm a unitard!

Ralph