Arnie Pye

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"Arnie, this is not the time."
Kent Brockman
"You're not the time, Kent! You're not the time!"
―Arnie Pye[src]
Arnold Pye
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Red
Occupation: Channel 6 helicopter reporter
Relatives: Wife: Unnamed Son: Unnamed
First Appearance: Voice: "Some Enchanted Evening"
First: "Homer Alone"
Voiced by: Dan Castellaneta

Arnold "Arnie" Pye, once referred to as Bill Pye, is a disgruntled, somewhat eccentric helicopter traffic reporter for Springfield's KBBL-TV (Channel 6). His segments are titled Arnie Pye With Arnie in the Sky.


Dislike of Brockman[edit]

He has an apparent dislike of anchorman Kent Brockman, with whom he often gets into arguments on the air, because Kent is a much bigger and luckier star. Their rivalry may have also started when Brockman described Arnie's job as "a mere traffic report".[1]


Pye's helicopter once crashed; he managed to say "Tell my wife I love—" before the live feed was lost. The incident was dismissed with a chuckle by the oblivious Brockman. However, he survived and has been seen in several episodes afterward.

Replacing Brockman[edit]

Arnie Pye as an anchorman

When Kent was demoted to a Weatherman and eventually fired, Arnie briefly became the new head anchor. He spoke in a deeper, smoother voice, but returned to his normal register when he got excited near the end of the report. (A similar gag was used in a previous episode with Bumblebee Man, who took over Brockman's desk and spoke perfect English as he delivered the news, right up until the end.)[2]


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Behind the Laughter[edit]

  • In some of the early episodes, he was referred to as "Bill Pye".
  • "Arnie Pye in the Sky" is a play on words with the expression "pie in the sky".



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