I’ll keep it short and sweet: Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business.— Burns
Name: Abraham "Grampa" Simpson
Identity: Complaining old man, father of Homer. He finds fault with everything and tells stories that go nowhere (see Grampa's stories for some of these)
Age: Over 80.
Residence: Springfield Retirement Castle.
Relatives: Two sons, Homer and Herb (a result of a one night stand at the carnival), and three grandchildren, Bart Lisa and Maggie. Also a wife, "Mother Simpson", who is on the run from the law.
Prescriptions: Two red pills for back spasms and a yellow one for
Idol: TV star Matlock.
Favorite Shop: Herman's Military Antiques.
Past girlfriends: The late Bea Simmons, Ms. Bouvier (Marge's widowed mother), and the oldest woman in the world.
"... Like the time I took the ferry over to Shelbyville. I needed a new heel for my shoe, so, I decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days..."
Past jobs: Krusty Burger worker [1F12], producer of Simpson & Son's Revitalizing Tonic [2F07], writer of Itchy and Scratchy [9F16].
Awards won: Best writing in a cartoon series (Itchy & Scratchy)
Belongs to: The Stonecutters, The Masons, The Communist Party, and The Gay and Lesbian Alliance (President) [2F09].
Appearances: Most episodes. Has recovered the 'Flying Hellfish' treasure, fallen in love with two old women at the retirement home (in separate episodes), and has been a member of the Stonecutters. Is also President of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance for some reason.