watch 01:51 The Loop (TV) Do you like this video? Norman Van Horne is the deceased father of Melvin Van Horne. Melvin attended his father's funeral shortly before performing at an ice rink with Krusty. Melvin once said that his father was a monster. Appearances Episode – "The Great Money Caper" (mentioned) Episode – "Kill Gil, Volumes I & II" (mentioned) Comic book – Simpsons Comics: Beach Blanket Bongo (The Secret Origin of Sideshow Mel) Retrieved from "https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Norman_Van_Horne?oldid=873457" Categories: Male characters Characters Non-speaking characters American Characters Adults Citizens of Springfield Minor Characters Minority characters Krustofsky family Married Van Horne Family Mentioned characters Deceased Characters Fathers Green-haired characters Husbands Season 12 first appearances Recurring characters Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.