Convert from English to Ned Flanders speak. Nedward "Ned" Flanders Jr. is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons, voiced by Harry Shearer and first appearing in the series premiere episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." Flanders is the Simpson family's extremely religious next door neighbor. Flanderspeak is a speech pattern used by Ned Flanders of The Simpsons, and some other members of the Flanders clan. It is characterized by constant in-fixation and prefixation of words like "diddly", "dadily" and "noodly".