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Declan Desmond

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Declan Desmond
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Brown
Occupation: Documentary Filmmaker
First appearance: "'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky"
Voiced by: Eric Idle

Declan Desmond is an eccentric and skeptical British documentary filmmaker who has directed several films.


American Boneheads: A Day in the Life of Springfield Elementary[edit]

American Boneheads: A Day in the Life of Springfield Elementary is a documentary made by Declan Desmond where he interviews the children at Springfield Elementary.[1]

Unnamed Lion Movie[edit]

After Bart upstages Homer's role in the family, Homer is watching an unnamed lion documentary by Declan Desmond. It is about a middle-aged lion (who resembles Homer) who loses his place to a younger lion (who resembles Bart) and does not want to be in the pit with an older lion (who resembles Grampa) and decides to spend more time with the cub (who resembles Lisa). This then influences Homer to spend more time with Lisa.[2]

Growing Up Springfield[edit]

Growing Up Springfield is his most notable documentary. It follows the lives of the inhabitants of Springfield, starting when they were in third grade and continuing every eight years. During the documentary, Declan started to feel affection for Homer Simpson and decided to go through the footage to show Homer what the people of Springfield thought of him.[3]

Minor Films[edit]

Other than his three major films in the series Declan has also made many minor films including Do You Want Lies With That?, and Ain't No Mountain High: A Blind Man Climbs Everest. Also two other documentaries that he made where mentioned, the two being "Lost Luggage, Shattered Lives" and "Up-skirt Dreams". He also made a documentary called Wild Animal Planet Kingdom. Thus was a documentary that followed the Simpson family.[4]


After filming Growing Up Springfield, Declan felt affection for Homer. He and Homer performed the song "Satan, You're My Lady" together.[3]

After filming Do You Want Lies With That?, Declan passed out. Krusty was turning him into sausage when he woke up again. Only his foot was turned into sausage in the end.[5]

Declan Desmond was investigating a conspiracy theory with Groundskeeper Willie about the Lake Springfield monster.[6]


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Declan Desmond
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Behind the Laughter[edit]

Declan is voiced by Eric Idle of Monty Python fame. Declan is also a British character and in Springfield Up Homer calls Declan "Doctor Who" - a reference to his voice actor trying out for the role of the Eighth Doctor in the 1996 Doctor Who movie.

He is based on real British filmmaker David Attenborough.



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