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{{Character
|name=Squeaky voiced-teen
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|name=Jeremy Freedman
|image=[[File:Jeremy Freedman.png|180px]]
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|image=[[File:Tapped_Out_Unlock_SqueakyVoicedTeen.png|thumb]]
 
|sex={{Male}}
 
|sex={{Male}}
 
|status={{Alive}}
 
|status={{Alive}}
 
|hair=Ginger
 
|hair=Ginger
|job=Various ([[Krusty Burger]], [[Car Wash]], [[Springfield War Memorial Stadium]], [[Springfield Googolplex Theatres]], [[The Gilded Truffle]], [[Lard Lad Donuts]], [[Springfield Wax Museum]], [[Grocery Store]], [[The Java Server]], [[Duff Gardens]], [[Aztec Theater]], [[Barney's Bowlarama]], [[Jake's Unisex Hair Palace]], ...)
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|job=Various
|relatives='''Mother''': [[Doris Freedman|Lunchlady Doris]]<ref>[[Team Homer]]</ref><br>'''Father:''' Richard Freedman (deceased) <br>'''Aunt:''' Bridget<br>'''Girlfriend:''' Beatrice
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|relatives='''Mother''': [[Doris Freedman|Lunchlady Doris]]<ref>[[Team Homer]]</ref><br> '''Girlfriend''': [[Beatrice (Dangerous Curves)]]
 
|appearance="[[Brush with Greatness]]"
 
|appearance="[[Brush with Greatness]]"
 
|voiced by=[[Dan Castellaneta]]
 
|voiced by=[[Dan Castellaneta]]
 
|age = 16}}
 
|age = 16}}
 
 
{{Quote|You want fries with that?|Jeremy Freedman|Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood|}}
 
{{Quote|You want fries with that?|Jeremy Freedman|Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood|}}
   
'''Jeremy Freedman''', more commonly known as '''Squeaky-Voiced Teen''', '''Pimple-faced teen''', '''Puberty Boy''', '''Geeky Teenager''', '''Steve''', '''Pop''', '''Mr. Peterson''' and '''Old Man Peterson''', is one of the few teenagers in [[Springfield]] and is perpetually trapped in a series of dead-end jobs. Jeremy has acne and his voice is in the process of breaking.
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'''Jeremy Freedman''', more commonly known as '''Squeaky-Voiced Teen''', '''Pimple-faced teen''', '''Puberty Boy''', '''Geeky Teenager''', '''Teenage Clerk''', '''Steve''', '''Pop''', '''Mr. Peterson''' and '''Old Man Peterson''', is one of the few teenagers in [[Springfield]] and is perpetually trapped in a series of dead-end jobs. Jeremy has acne and his voice is in the process of breaking.
   
 
==Jobs==
 
==Jobs==
 
He is often seen working in a [[Krusty Burger]] and has also worked for the [[Grocery Store]] and the [[Aztec Theater]].
 
He is often seen working in a [[Krusty Burger]] and has also worked for the [[Grocery Store]] and the [[Aztec Theater]].
He was once an employee at the Mom & Pop Hardware store to try and get with "Mom", him being "Pop". He also worked at [[Barney's Bowlarama]], where it was revealed that his mother was [[Lunch Lady Doris]] <ref>[[Team Homer]]</ref>. He was also employed at Book Returns<ref>[[Hail to the Cat]]</ref> and Moe's Express. A rudimentary version of the character was employed at the Springfield public access television station (see "[[Homer Badman]]" episode).
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He was once an employee at the Mom & Pop Hardware store to try and get with "Mom", him being "Pop". He also worked at [[Barney's Bowlarama]], where it was revealed that his mother was [[Lunch Lady Doris]].<ref>[[Team Homer]]</ref> He was also employed at Book Returns<ref>[[Hail to the Cat]]</ref> and Moe's Express. A rudimentary version of the character was employed at the Springfield public access television station (see "[[Homer Badman]]" episode).
   
He was in a managerial position at a shoe store, employing [[Jimbo]], [[Dolph]] and [[Kearney]].
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He was in a managerial position at a shoe store, employing [[Jimbo]], [[Dolph]] and [[Kearney]].<ref>[[G.I. (Annoyed Grunt)]]</ref>
   
Furthermore, he worked at a Mexican restaurant called The Brown Burrito, in which he wore a name tag bearing the name Steve<ref>Beware my Cheating Bart</ref>.
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Furthermore, he worked at a Mexican restaurant called The Brown Burrito, in which he wore a name tag bearing the name Steve.<ref>Beware my Cheating Bart</ref>
   
 
==Personal life==
 
==Personal life==
He once tried to commit suicide by jumping off a cliff, because [[Fox Broadcasting Company|FOX]] cancelled ''[[Futurama]]''. He landed in a car, in which two teens were making out, crushing one of them. The attractive girl, shocked he crushed her boyfriend, assumed he must be awesomely good at love-making and immediately proceeded to make out with him.
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He once tried to commit suicide by jumping off a cliff, because [[Fox Broadcasting Company|FOX]] cancelled ''[[Futurama]]''. He landed in a car, in which two teens were making out, crushing one of them. The attractive girl, shocked he crushed her boyfriend, assumed he must be awesomely good at love-making and immediately proceeded to make out with him.<ref>[[Fraudcast News]]</ref>
   
He was also in a relationship with [[Mom (Mom & Pop Hardware)|Mom]], an employee at the Mom & Pop Hardware store.
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He was also in a relationship with [[Mom (Mom & Pop Hardware)|Mom]], an employee at the Mom & Pop Hardware store.<ref>[[Mom and Pop Art]]</ref>
   
When [[Lindsey Naegle]] once suggested they "kill every child... friendly thing in town", he lost his squeaky voice to "become a man".
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When [[Lindsey Naegle]] once suggested they "kill every child... friendly thing in town", he lost his squeaky voice to "become a man".<ref>[[Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens and Gays]]</ref>
   
 
==Family==
 
==Family==
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== Behind the Laughter==
 
== Behind the Laughter==
 
===Name===
 
===Name===
[[Seymour Skinner]] refers to the character as "Jeremy" in a deleted scene on ''The Complete Fifth Season DVD''. In an episode where the bullies [[Jimbo Jones|Jimbo]][[Dolph|, Dolph]] and [[Kearney]] work at a shoe store, they refer to him as Mr. Freedman.
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[[Seymour Skinner]] refers to the character as "Jeremy" in a deleted scene on ''The Complete Fifth Season DVD''. In an [[G.I. (Annoyed Grunt)|episode]] where the bullies [[Jimbo Jones|Jimbo]], [[Dolph]] and [[Kearney]] work at a shoe store, they refer to him as Mr. Freedman.
   
 
In [[Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy]], [[Abraham Simpson]] refers to him as "Mr. Peterson", Peterson being his mom's maiden name.
 
In [[Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy]], [[Abraham Simpson]] refers to him as "Mr. Peterson", Peterson being his mom's maiden name.
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*{{ep|Brush with Greatness}}
 
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*{{ep|Homer Alone}}
 
*{{ep|Selma's Choice}}
 
*{{ep|Selma's Choice}}
 
*{{ep|Krusty Gets Kancelled}}
 
*{{ep|Krusty Gets Kancelled}}
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*{{ep|Bart's Inner Child}}
 
*{{ep|Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood}}
 
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*{{ep|Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy}}
 
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*{{ep|Who Shot Mr. Burns? (Part Two)}}
 
*{{ep|Who Shot Mr. Burns? (Part Two)}}
 
*{{THOH|Treehouse of Horror VI}}
 
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*{{ep|King-Size Homer}}
 
*{{ep|Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming}}
 
*{{ep|Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming}}
 
*{{ep|Team Homer}}
 
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*{{ep|Mayored to the Mob}}
 
*{{ep|Mayored to the Mob}}
 
*{{ep|Sunday, Cruddy Sunday}}
 
*{{ep|Sunday, Cruddy Sunday}}
*{{ep|King-Size Homer}}
 
 
*{{ep|Mom and Pop Art}}
 
*{{ep|Mom and Pop Art}}
 
*{{ep|They Saved Lisa's Brain}}
 
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*{{ep|The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer}}
 
*{{ep|The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer}}
 
*{{ep|You Kent Always Say What You Want}}
 
*{{ep|You Kent Always Say What You Want}}
*{{Mov}}
 
 
*{{ep|He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs}}
 
*{{ep|He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs}}
 
*{{ep|Dangerous Curves|(flashback)}}
 
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*{{ep|The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used To Be}}
 
*{{ep|The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used To Be}}
 
*{{Ep|Gone Boy}}
 
*{{Ep|Gone Boy}}
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*{{Ep|Haw-Haw Land}}
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*{{Ep|No Good Read Goes Unpunished}}
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*{{Ep|King Leer}}
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*{{Ep|Lisa Gets the Blues}}
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*{{Ep|Forgive and Regret}}
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*{{Ep|Bart vs. Itchy & Scratchy}}
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*{{Ep|D'oh Canada}}
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*{{Ep|Marge the Lumberjill}}
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*{{ep|Thanksgiving of Horror}}
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*{{ep|Bobby, It's Cold Outside}}
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*{{Mov}}
 
*{{SGLev|Bartman Begins}}
 
*{{SGLev|Bartman Begins}}
 
*{{Game|The Simpsons: Hit & Run}}
 
*{{Game|The Simpsons: Hit & Run}}
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* In the episode "[[Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood]]" Jeremy is seen twice with different hair and different jobs at the start and at the end.
 
* In the episode "[[Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood]]" Jeremy is seen twice with different hair and different jobs at the start and at the end.
* In earlier episodes, Jeremy appeared in several other forms, although those might just be other teenagers, this was proven in "[[Lard of the Dance]]" when multiple look-alikes are shown working at [[Krusty Burger]].
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* His voice was inspired by Shaggy from Scooby-Doo
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* In earlier episodes, Jeremy appeared in several other forms. Those could just be other teenagers, as some had different personalities.
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** This was proven in "[[Lard of the Dance]]" when multiple look-alikes are shown working at [[Krusty Burger]].
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** This could also mean [[Lunchlady Doris]] isn't really his mother, as that teen looked different.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
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Revision as of 23:03, March 7, 2020

You want fries with that?
―Jeremy Freedman[src]

Jeremy Freedman, more commonly known as Squeaky-Voiced Teen, Pimple-faced teen, Puberty Boy, Geeky Teenager, Teenage Clerk, Steve, Pop, Mr. Peterson and Old Man Peterson, is one of the few teenagers in Springfield and is perpetually trapped in a series of dead-end jobs. Jeremy has acne and his voice is in the process of breaking.

Jobs

He is often seen working in a Krusty Burger and has also worked for the Grocery Store and the Aztec Theater. He was once an employee at the Mom & Pop Hardware store to try and get with "Mom", him being "Pop". He also worked at Barney's Bowlarama, where it was revealed that his mother was Lunch Lady Doris.[2] He was also employed at Book Returns[3] and Moe's Express. A rudimentary version of the character was employed at the Springfield public access television station (see "Homer Badman" episode).

He was in a managerial position at a shoe store, employing Jimbo, Dolph and Kearney.[4]

Furthermore, he worked at a Mexican restaurant called The Brown Burrito, in which he wore a name tag bearing the name Steve.[5]

Personal life

He once tried to commit suicide by jumping off a cliff, because FOX cancelled Futurama. He landed in a car, in which two teens were making out, crushing one of them. The attractive girl, shocked he crushed her boyfriend, assumed he must be awesomely good at love-making and immediately proceeded to make out with him.[6]

He was also in a relationship with Mom, an employee at the Mom & Pop Hardware store.[7]

When Lindsey Naegle once suggested they "kill every child... friendly thing in town", he lost his squeaky voice to "become a man".[8]

Family

Little is known about Jeremy's family, and it is very rarely ever discussed in episodes. However, we know that his mother is Doris Freedman, who has disowned him, and he has worked in her cafeteria before.

He also has an unseen Catholic aunt mentioned in the comics.

Behind the Laughter

Name

Seymour Skinner refers to the character as "Jeremy" in a deleted scene on The Complete Fifth Season DVD. In an episode where the bullies Jimbo, Dolph and Kearney work at a shoe store, they refer to him as Mr. Freedman.

In Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy, Abraham Simpson refers to him as "Mr. Peterson", Peterson being his mom's maiden name.

Jeremy appears briefly in The Simpsons Ride, a theme park attraction in Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando. He complains that the audience needs to keep quiet while he studies for a math test and aims to get a C. In the episode : "Beware My Cheating Bart" he has a nameplate that shows his name is Steve.

Appearances

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Trivia

  • In the episode "Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood" Jeremy is seen twice with different hair and different jobs at the start and at the end.
  • His voice was inspired by Shaggy from Scooby-Doo
  • In earlier episodes, Jeremy appeared in several other forms. Those could just be other teenagers, as some had different personalities.

Gallery

Jeremy Freedman
The full image gallery for Jeremy Freedman may be viewed at Jeremy Freedman/Gallery.

Citations

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