TIL Matt Groening originally planned for Krusty the Clown to be Homer Simpson in disguise. This is why Krusty looks so similar to Homer.

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The running gag / story / irony being his son Bart simultaneously berated Homer and idolized Krusty.

richardec

“Homer Gave Me A Kidney – It Wasn’t His, I Didn’t Need It, And It Came Postage Due – But Still, A Lovely Gesture.” – Krusty

ColLeslieHapHapablap

Marge was supposed to have rabbit ears, like the Life in Hell characters.

FunkyColdMecca

I’m seeing double here! I see four Krustys!!

SpeedBlitzX

Ok, memorize these funny place names: Walla Walla. Keokuk. Cucamonga. Seattle.

kid_sleepy