| Mr. X|
|The Mr. X homepage|
|Use||Gossips and news website|
|Real Website?||Yes (see below)|
|First Appearance||"The Computer Wore Menace Shoes"|
Homer used it to post gossip about many Springfieldians. Due to the site's major popularity, Mr. X is awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Homer eventually reveals himself to be Mr. X and no one gossiped around him any more.
Homer then started to make up stories such as "flu-shots are given only as a form of mind control, and that is why there is a major shopping rush before Christmas." This turns out to be true and Homer is taken to The Island as a result.
Behind the Laughter
When the first rumor placed on the website, as "Quimby's Dirty Pool" (regarding Quimby's diverting road maintenance and the supplies thereof to build his swimming pool) was uncovered, most of the characters initially mistook it for a porn site.
In Matt Groening's other show, "Futurama", Bender calls himself Mr. X so he won't be killed by the mafia.
Real world website
As shown on the DomainTools page, the mrxswebpage.com domain was registered by Twentieth Century Fox Film on March 13, 2003 and was a publicly-accessible website located at http://mrxswebpage.com/index.htm . It was taken down sometime after September 3, 2011. A copy of the website was archived by the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine and can be viewed at https://web.archive.org/web/20110903101937/http://www.mrxswebpage.com/index.htm .