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Rex Banner

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Rex Banner
Rex Banner.png
Artwork of Rex Banner from The Simpsons: Tapped Out
Character Information
Male ♂
Possibly deceased
Hair: Brown
Occupation: Chief of Police
Relatives: Mother: Unnamed
First appearance: "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment"
Voiced by: Dave Thomas

Rex Banner is a U.S. Treasury officer in Washington, D.C. briefly sent to Springfield to uphold Prohibition, and to replace Clancy Wiggum as Chief of Police.


His main objective was capturing the "Beer Baron", a rum-runner who was actually Homer. When this was finally done by Wiggum, Rex was fired, both from his job as chief, and from the main mechanism of punishment for breaking the ancient prohibition law: catapult.[1]


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The Simpsons: Tapped Out[edit]

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Rex Banner
Image Cost Unlock method Unlocks with Unlock message Yearbook
Rex Banner.png Cash.png15,000 4th July 2013
The Rocket's Red Glare Pt. 4
Nighthawk Diner The name's Rex Banner and I'm here to tell Springfield, "Not on my watch!". Character is available via the Yearbook Mystery Box
Donut Tapped Out.png30
Donut Tapped Out.png90 July 4th 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, Secret Agents, Homer vs the 18th Amendment, Itchy & Scratchy Land, Game of Games, New Year New You, Foodie Fight, Tavern Trouble, Hell on Wheels, Food Wars and Snow Place Like the Woods
Shattered Token.png1 Shattered Dreams Mystery Box
Gold Box Token.png1 The Simpsanos
The Simpsanos Mystery Box
Technical Information ID Groups Internal Name
2150 Premium Characters, Premium Male, Civil Servants, Adult RexBanner

Behind the Laughter[edit]

Rex Banner was based on Eliot Ness, the Treasury agent who led the famous Prohibition-enforcement team "The Untouchables". His voice is based on Robert Stack's portrayal of Ness in the Untouchables TV series. His appearance is based on Kevin Costner's portrayal of Ness in the Untouchables film.

He appears on the disc holder in the Season 17 boxset.

Foreign dubs[edit]

Language Voice dubber
Spain flag.png Español Carlos Ysbert
Italy Flag.png Italiano Stefano De Sando



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