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Jimmy Apollo

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Jimmy Apollo
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Gray
Occupation: Football commentator
First Appearance: "Lisa the Greek"
Voiced by: Phil Hartman

"Smooth" Jimmy Apollo is a cigar-smoking pro-football commentator and statistician on TV.


During Sunday football games, Homer used to watch Jimmy Apollo's predictions for betting. Apollo claimed he got an accuracy rate of 52% and he also used a huge padlock to illustrate his "Lock of the Week" pick. His predictions included:

His advantages are being right and not being wrong, while his disadvantages are being wrong and compulsive gamblers that take his advice.[2]

Behind the Laughter[edit]

He is based on bookie and sports commentator Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder.