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Okay, it’s me! I can't help it! I just like squealing! It makes me feel big!
―Frankie the Squealer
Did you know Fat Tony's real name is Marion?
―Frankie the Squealer, obviously revealing Fat Tony's real name

Frankie the Squealer is a married, low-level member of the Springfield Mafia and an associate of Fat Tony, then later, Fit-Fat Tony.


Frankie is known, as his name suggests, for his indiscretion. His squealing was so uncontrollable that he even managed to rat himself out occasionally. He is also similar to the other mafia member, Jimmy the Snitch.

It is implied that he often ends up tortured specifically to shut him up for his indiscretion: While being beaten by Legs and Louie in an attempt to get him to shut up, he tells them Fat Tony's real name is Marion, so they resume the beating. The Springfield Mafia, incompetent as they are, continue to retain Frankie's services, even as he continues to be attacked, kidnapped, and poorly treated for his apparent continuing problem with keeping secrets.

Despite this, however, his uncontrollable urge to commit indiscretion has also aided the mafia as well, as he informed Legs and Louie of Homer Simpson as the culprit behind the shootings at the mafia summit while pursuing him with guns.


Frankie has short slicked grayish brown hair and wears a teal green jacket-like suit, a purple button-up shirt, and has a gold chain necklace with a small gold circular pendant around his neck, and short brown hair. In his debut episode, "Insane Clown Poppy," he, like Johnny Tightlips, had a darker shade of yellow skin, then afterwards, starting in Season 16, his skin color is a normal yellow coloration instead.


Frankie seems to be a nervous and skittish person. He obviously can't keep secrets, such as Fat Tony's real name. He can't help squealing because, according to himself, it makes him feel big.

He ironically seems to be on good terms with Legs, as they both were seen having lunch at Luigi's in "Penny-Wiseguys."


In "The Fat Blue Line," he and the other members of the mafia originally had Johnny as his boss instead after the latter temporally betrayed Fit-Fat Tony by framing him for the wallet pickpocketing, but after Fit-Fat Tony cleared his name and exposed Johnny as the real pickpocket with the police's help after he forced Frankie to squeal on Johnny in front of him and the mafia so the police can hear it on Fit-Fat Tony's hidden wire, Frankie then eventually reaccepted Fit-Fat Tony as his boss again along with the other members of the mafia.

In one of his cameo appearances in "I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh," he, along with Homer and Maggie Simpson and even Johnny and his daughter, was attending a Daddy and Me class with his son.

In another one of his cameo appearances in "Diary Queen," Frankie shouted to his fellow mafia members that he isn't dead after they dumped his body in a river, resulting Johnny to pull his gun out and shoot at Frankie when Frankie attempted to swim away after shouting to the mafia members.



Springfield Mafia
Don Vittorio DiMaggio | Fit Fat Tony | Louie | Legs | Joey | Johnny Tightlips | Michael D'Amico | Frankie the Squealer | Jimmy the Snitch | Joey the Arsonist
Former Mafia Members
Fat Tony (deceased) | Bart Simpson | Homer Simpson | Nicky Bluepants Altosaxophony
Affiliated with
Joe Quimby | Snake Jailbird | Krusty the Clown | Luigi Risotto | Marge Simpson