Black Angels

In an episode of The Simpsons broadcast in 2002, Homer, Marge, and the children have nothing to do after their TV breaks down except disturb the peace. Arrested and confined to a single cell, the family is visited by an African-American man in a white suit. His voice is provided by Delroy Lindo, a talented black actor whose soothing intonations belie the menacing physical presence he has lent to many Hollywood films.

Because of the voice and the white suit, as well as the unmistakably