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Rupert Murdoch

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This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Rupert Murdoch.
Rupert Murdoch
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Gray
Occupation: Owner of FOX
First appearance: "Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming"
Voiced by: Dan Castellaneta

Rupert Murdoch is the owner of FOX and many other companies.


Murdoch is first seen in Springfield State Prison, having been convicted of an unspecified crime, and has to help prepare for the Springfield Air Show as part of his sentence.[1]

Later, when Homer, Wally Kogen and other residents of Springfield at the Super Bowl, found his executive box and he came and sent them out, introducing himself as the "billionaire tyrant".[2]

He appears at a phone-in pledge drive for FOX and receives Bart's pledge of $10,000 which he states has "saved my network".[3]

He attended Billionaire Camp and his name was seen above a cabin with his net worth of $6,843,104,527. He then ran out of his cabin laughing and spray-painted an extra 7 at the front of his net worth.[4]

When Moe was banned from putting Fox on in his bar, business became better. Rupert Murdoch was one of the people who came into his bar as a result. When Moe asked Murdoch how he was doing, Murodch told him to put Jay Leno on.[5]

Rupert Murdoch was seen with Mr. Burns.[6]

A picture of Rupert Murdoch was on the wall of The Penny Loafer.[7]

Behind the Laughter[edit]

Murdoch voices himself in "Sunday, Cruddy Sunday" and "Judge Me Tender". In all other appearances he is voiced by Dan Castellaneta.