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Country Information
Continent: Europe
Language spoken: Italian
Capital city: Rome
First mentioned: "Moaning Lisa"
First appearance: "Itchy & Scratchy & Marge"

Italy is a country in Europe and its capital city is Rome. The country has many famous landmarks such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Colosseum and Venice.


The Simpsons visited Italy when Homer was given the task of picking up Mr. Burns' new Lamborgotti Fasterossa and shipping it back to Springfield. Along the way, they encountered Sideshow Bob and he took up his old vendetta against Bart and the rest of the family.[1]

The Monroe family have a book from Italy.[2]


Several people in Springfield and/or whom the Simpsons know are from Italy, including Sideshow Bob's wife and son (Francesca Terwilliger and Gino Terwilliger), Giuseppe Granfinali, Enrico Irritazio and Don Vittorio DiMaggio (who once referred to himself as an "old Italian stereotype".[3]) In addition, a number of Springfielders have stereotypical Italian accents, such as Luigi Risotto and Fat Tony; Moe Szyslak used to have an Italian accent, hinting at Italian heritage. Also, Milhouse speaks fluent Italian, having learned it from his grandmother, Nana Sophie Van Houten, who is originally from Italy.[4]

Real-world Italian characters include Julius Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Christopher Columbus, Antonio Salieri, Carla Bruni and Dario Fo.


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Italy is a place in the eating contest Around the World in 80 Bites.[5]

The Baby-puppy vendor, whom the Simpsons met in the Ethnictown neighborhood of Springfield, speaks with an Italian accent.[6]



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