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Edgar Allan Poe

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This article is about the character. For the writer, see Edgar Allan Poe.
"Troy, I brought with me the gravestone of author and troubled soul, Edgar Allan Poe."
Dr. Nick
"One of our best writers."
Troy McClure[src]
Edgar Allan Poe
Artwork of Edgar Allan Poe from The Simpsons: Tapped Out
Character Information
Male ♂
Occupation: Poet
First appearance: "Treehouse of Horror"

Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic.


When Dr. Nick demonstrated Spiffy he used it on the tombstone of "author and troubled soul" Edgar Allen Poe.[1]

Lisa keeps a collection of poems by Edgar Allan Poe on a bookshelf, next to of Allen Ginsberg's work, Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road, and Victor Hugo's novel Les Miserables.[2]

Allison Taylor's entry in the school's diorama completion was for Poe's short story The Telltale Heart, but she and Lisa both lost to Ralph's entry of Star Wars action figures.[3]

Moe called the Baltimore Ravens "crab-infested Edgar Allan Poe-munchers."[4] The team name came from Poe's poem The Raven.[5]


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When Lisa recites to Bart The Raven, one of Poe's poems, a bust of Edgar Allan Poe can be seen in the main character's chamber.[6]

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Edgar Allan Poe
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Poe.png Donut Tapped Out.png150 Treehouse of Horror XXXIII
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261002 Premium Characters, Adult, Premium Male EdgarAllanPoe