- This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Shaquille O'Neal.
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Shaquille O'Neal, commonly referred to as Shaq, is an American basketball player.
When Homer's second art exhibition failed to Marge at great artists are always trying new thing like Michelangelo or Shaquille O'Neal.
Homer, Bart and Milhouse tries to enter The Android's Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop disguised as a tall man. Homer identifies himself as Shaquille O' Neal.
He was one of the substitutes who strangled Homer when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was tired.
When Mr. Burns failed to throw a ball any where near the hoop when he was getting a basketball lesson from Charles Barkley, Barkley shrugged at this and remarked that Burns was still better than Shaq.
When Homer and Grampa were looking for Bart, they saw large footprints in the snow. Homer guessed that they were either from Sideshow Bob or Shaq. Shaquille O'Neal then walked along in snow shoes and told them that it wasn't him as he was going another way. He then told Homer and Grampa that he was lost. When Homer asked Shaq if he could help them, Shaq told them that he wasn't Superman. Homer then told Shaq that he had a Superman tattoo on his arm. Shaq was scared that Homer knew so much about him, told Homer that he didn't have any money, then flew off.
Behind the Laughter
Shaquille O'Neal has a tattoo of the Superman logo with "Man of Steel" written around it on his arm in real life.