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For the comic, see Poochie!.
Poochie the Dog
Character Information
Male ♂
Fictional deceased
Hair: Black
Occupation: Character on Itchy & Scratchy
First appearance: "The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show"
Voiced by: Dan Castellaneta

Poochie was a character on The Itchy & Scratchy Show. The network executives decided that the show needed an "update" to keep the interest of its audience, so they devised Poochie, a cartoon dog "with an attitude".



After widespread auditions, Homer was chosen to provide Poochie's voice. The character debuted to an unreceptive audience following a massive publicity campaign; he only served to interfere with the well-oiled machine of hyperviolent slapstick that Itchy and Scratchy had perfected over the years.[1]


When dissatisfied viewers flooded the network with letters calling for Poochie's immediate removal, if not death, the executives quickly decided to get rid of the character. Homer begged for another chance, insisting that Poochie would grow on the audience; this argument held little weight until the actress who performed voices for both Itchy and Scratchy declared her support for Poochie as well. Homer was shocked, however, when the next cartoon aired: it contained a crudely animated segment stating that Poochie (now voiced by Roger Meyers, Jr.) had decided to return to his "home planet", with the animation cel containing Poochie being obviously lifted out of the frame by hand. Next, a slide with blood-red handwritten letters reads Note: Poochie died on his way back to his home planet. In the studio, Krusty gleefully shouts to the kids in the audience, "Poochie's dead!", to tremendous applause.[1] Despite this, Poochie made a cameo afterwards in the cartoon The Tears of a Clone at Scratchy's funeral.[2]


Donut Homer.png The contents of this article or section are considered to be non-canon and therefore may not have actually happened or existed.

Video games[edit]

In The Simpsons Road Rage, his name can be seen on one of the graves in the Springfield Pet Cemetery.

In The Simpsons Game, he is the main enemy on the Grand Theft Scratchy level. Acting and speaking like a rapper, he orders the Feline hoes that were watching the show to destroy the Ice Cream cars Marge and Lisa reformed. Using her Hand of Buddha, Lisa defeats the prostitutes, while Marge sends the dogs to destroy the stage Poochie is standing on, which then explodes, sending Poochie flying away.[3]

The Simpsons: Tapped Out[edit]


This section is transcluded from The Simpsons: Tapped Out characters/The Itchy & Scratchy Show. To edit it, please edit the transcluded page.
Image Cost Unlock method Unlock message
TSTO Poochie.png FREE Poochie's Dog Dayz
Bicycle-Basketball Ramp
Poorly Working Title Pt. 3
Poochie Unlock.png
Donut Tapped Out.png150 Marge at the Bat and Dog Days
Premium, Bicycle-Basketball Ramp
Shattered Token.png1 Dog Days
Shattered Dreams Mystery Box, Bicycle-Basketball Ramp (after event completion)

Poochie Mascot[edit]

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Poochie Mascot
Image Cost Unlock method Unlock message
Tapped Out Poochie Mascot.png Krustyland Ticket.png2,500 Krustyland
The Krustyest Place on Earth Pt. 4
Tapped Out Poochie Mascot New Character.png
Action Folds his arms and leans back when tapped.

Poochie Parade Balloon[edit]

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Poochie Parade Balloon
Image Cost Reward Sell price Conformity increase Availability Unique? Dimensions - D x W
Tapped Out Poochie Parade Balloon.png Cash.png20,000 XP.png2,000 Tapped Out Cross.png Vanity +870
Kitsch +100
Thanksgiving 2013 Tapped Out Cross.png 2 x 2
Donut Tapped Out.png15 Dog Days



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