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12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

Homer Simpson as Freddie Mercury on The Simpsons

The Who, “A Tale of Two Springfields” (2000)

The Who on The Simpsons

Rock ‘n’ roll reunited Springfield, which had been split in half in this episode after a new area code was introduced. The Who brought an epic stadium-rock feel to their performance, which hilariously was atop a wall of trash that divided the town. Pete Townshend heroically knocked it down in a trademark move by the axeman, who cranked up his amp and laid down full-volume guitar licks on “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”

Watch: Homer convinces The Who to play New Springfield