|Samantha "Amanda" Stankey|
Amanda Flanders (Legalized Name)
|Alias||The Pink Girl|
|Age||10 (Part 1)|
16 (Part 2)
|Original Series Debut||Bart's Friend Falls in Love|
|Springfield Bound Debut|
|Affiliation||Springfield Bound (Member)|
|Shinken Skill||Shinto-Catholic Shinken|
Development in Springfield Bound
- Maude Flanders:
- Ned Flanders:
- Rod and Todd Flanders:
- Lil' Sammy:
- Nikki McKenna:
- Mr. Stankey:
- Jessica Lovejoy:
Shinken Skill & Abilities
- Cheryl Blossom:
- Chloe Inoue:
- Hannya Doves:
- Shin Skill:
Character Trait Basis
- Matilda Wormwood (from Matilda)
- Paula (from Earthbound)
- Gon Freecss (from Hunter x Hunter)
- Hinata Hyuga (from Naruto)
- Anri Sonohara (from Durarara)
- Kari Kamiya (from Digimon: Digital Monsters)
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Averted (after 18 years). Now Samantha is the third most major character in the series.
- Cheerful Child:
- Holy Hand Grenade:
- Petal Power: Samantha's Cheryl Blossom
- Fire, Ice, Lightning: Samantha utilizes these through her paper talismans.
- You Can't Go Home Again: Let's see:
- She and her father moved from Phoenix to Springfield,
- Directly after the events of the Trappuccino incident, her father immediately moved her out of town.
- Her new home was blown up by Home Security-kun's self-destruct sequence was accidentally triggered, while Milhouse and Samantha barely escape.
- After the defeat of Mr. Burns and Sprinfield return back to normal, Akira agrees to take in Samantha, in order to train her Shinken skills.
- Even though Mr. Stanky has enough money to buy a new home, Samantha severs all ties with her father.
- After the location of Akira's underground dojo and Samantha's whereabouts are discovered, along with the void in her heart for a mother and a father, Akira is forced to give her up, so she could have a real family.
- "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: The battle between Bart and Milhouse vs Samantha, when she is possessed by Onihime's spirit form.
- The Reason You Suck: Samantha does this in anger, against the townspeople of Springfield, when they finally push her too far (considering the previous expense of Lisa).
- Morality Pet: Samantha is this to a number of characters:
- Calling the Old Man Out: Samantha finally does this to her father in Season 5.
- Happily Adopted:
- Samantha's Theme - House on the Moon (from Outlaw Star)
Voice Actor Info
- Kimmy Robertson
Character Q & A
- Pertaining to her appearance in "Bart's Friend Falls in Love"
- Home come we never see or hear from Samantha's mother?: There are a few factors.
Major Characters, Family, Allies, Teachers, Acquaintances, and Rivals