The 20-year old TV series may be a shadow of its former self, but now you can relive the hilarious heyday of The Simpsons by installing Homer Simpson’s voice on the TomTom sat-nav iPhone app.

General 1

The 20-year old TV series may be a shadow of its former self, but now you can relive the hilarious heyday of The Simpsons by installing Homer Simpson’s voice on the TomTom sat-nav iPhone app.

Although fake celebrity voices are pretty common for sat-nav spoken directions, this one is the real deal — it’s licensed to TomTom by 20th Century Fox and all utterances are the work of Simpson’s star Dan Castellaneta.

According to TomTom, this is also the first time a celebrity voice has been available for a mobile phone sat-nav system — ALK certainly missed a trick by not getting Frasier actress Jane Leeves to switch to her Daphne voice when she was recording driving instructions for its CoPilot Live iPhone app

Judging by the speech samples provided by TomTom, hearing Homer Simpson give driving directions sounds like something that will get pretty tedious after about, oh, five minutes, but there’s no accounting for taste.

The Homer Simpson voice is available as an in-app purchase for the TomTom iPhone app v1.7 for £3.49

[TomTom]

Most recent motorhome reviews

HemBil Drift

£46,250OTR

Hembil Drift - The Drift, launched under CMC's new Hembil brand (© Practical Motorhome)

Caravaggio Lo

£48,888OTR

Caravaggio Lo - The Caravaggio Lo, is a dealer special edition of a highly regarded Volkswagen camper conversion (© Practical Motorhome)
Bailey Advance 76-2T - The four-berth Bailey Advance 76-2T felt snug and cosy even in stormy conditions (© Practical Motorhome)

Rapido 880F

£65,600OTR

Rapido 880F - For 2019, Rapido's 880F has been stretched to fit in even more style (© Practical Motorhome)
Fleurette Discover 65LMC - At just 6.59m long, the Discover 65LMC is the baby of the seven-strong range from Fleurette (© Practical Motorhome)
Benimar Mileo 283 - The Mileo 283, a smart, compact 3-berth motorhome from Spanish manufacturer Benimar (© Practical Motorhome)