LOS ANGELES (AP) – Marcia Wallace, the voice of scoffing schoolteacher
Edna Krabappel on "The Simpsons," whose wise-cracking characters on
"The Bob Newhart Show" and other prime-time hits endeared her to many
generations of TV viewers, has died.
"Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean called said in a statement Saturday
that her "irreplaceable character," the fourth-grade teacher who contended
with Bart Simpson’s constant antics, would be retired from the show.