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Barnard "Barney" Gumble is a fictional character on the American animated sitcom, The Simpsons. He is the town drunk because he is fat and ugly and is Homer Simpson's best friend. His capacity for alcohol is a frequent butt of jokes on the show. Barney sobered up in the episode "Days of Wine and D'oh'ses", which was co-written by Castellaneta, and stayed sober for several episodes.