The leader is good, the leader is great. We surrender our will as of this date.
~ The Movementarian chant.

The Movementarians was a villainous cult that appeared in The Simpsons episode The Joy of Sect.

They are first seen on the Springfield airport inviting people to spend a free weekend on their community compound, during which they convince them to resign their possessions and join the Movementarians to work in their community farm, all of this with the help of brainwashing films and songs, group therapy sessions, low-protein gruel, and the promise of taking them to the planet of Blisstonia in a spaceship which is kept inside of "The Forbidden Barn". The head of this organization is a mysterious man known as "The Leader", who is responsible for the spaceship and the mission involving it.

When the Simpson family moves to the Movementarian compound, Homer is the only of them convinced, but eventually the kids are converted as well. Marge bravely escapes and recruits Reverend Lovejoy, Groundskeeper Willie and Ned Flanders to help her rescue and de-programmed her family. Once they are back to normal, Homer returns to the farm to show the Movementarian community there is nothing in the Forbidden Barn, but it turns out there actually is a spaceship on the inside. However, as it flies away while the Leader tells Homer that his lack of faith has doomed mankind, its outer layer falls apart, revealing a human-powered helicopter which the Leader is using to take all the money with him, but it quickly crashes down onto Cletus' house, who takes the money by threatening the Leader with a shotgun.


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Springfield Republican Party
Birch Barlow | Blue-Haired Lawyer | Lindsey Naegle | Mr. Burns | Waylon Smithers

Terwilliger Family
Cecil Terwilliger | Dame Judith Underdunk | Francesca Terwilliger | Gino Terwilliger | Robert Terwilliger Jr. | Robert Terwilliger Sr.

Springfield Mafia
Fat Tony | Fit Tony

Environmental Protection Agency
Russ Cargill

Recurring Characters
Agnes Skinner | Artie Ziff | Baby Gerald | Constance Harm | Dolph Starbeam | God | Jebidiah Springfield | Herman Hermann | Itchy | Jessica Lovejoy | Jimbo Jones | Kearney Zzyzwicz | Matt Groening | Nelson Muntz | Patty & Selma Bouvier | Senator Mendoza | Snake Jailbird | Space Mutants | Wainwright Montgomery Burns

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Bart (Fly) | Billy the Kid | Count Burns | Gremlin | Groundskeeper Willie | Homer's Clones | Hugo Simpson II | Jonathan Frink Sr. | Kang and Kodos | Killer Krusty Doll | Killer Toupée | King Snorky | Lard Lad | Muttonchop Murderer | Ned Flanders | Seymour Skinner | The Blob | The Collector | The Devil | The Grand Pumpkin | Witch Marge

Guest Star Characters
Adil Hoxha | Adolf Hitler | Andy Hamilton | Bart Simpson's Creatures | Blue-Eyed Man | Bob Arnold | Captain Mordecai Barrows | Cesar & Ugolín | Clownface | Cooder | Comic Book Guy (Brick Like Me) | Devan & Quenley Woosterfield | Dexter Colt | Dwight Diddlehopper | Francine Rhenquist | Frank Grimes, Jr. | French Chef | Hank Scorpio | Howard K. Duff VIII | Ironfist Burns | Jack Crowley | Jim Hope | Julia | Kindergarten Teacher | Larry Kidkill | Lucille Botzcowski | Lyle Lanley | Mav & Portia | Miss Goodthighs | Molloy | Movementarians | Mr. Dirt | Nigel Bakerbutcher | Officer Krackney | Professor Werner Von Brawn | Rex Banner | Robotic Richard Simmons | Shadow Knight | Simon Cowell | Spud | Stanley DeGroot | Stubborn Ape | The Leader | White Dog | Will Wright