Gorgeous Grampa
Black-Eyed, Please
Dark Knight Court

Cultural References

  • The episode title is a reference to The Black Eyed Peas, an American R&B/hip-hop music group.


  • The licence plate of Mrs. Cantwell's car is "RABF09", the production code for this episode.
  • This episode is the second or third happening of some occasions throughout the series:
    • Second time where a teacher bullies a Simpson (first one was "My Fair Laddy");
    • Second time where Homer's eye gets injured and must wear an eyepatch (first one was "The Way We Weren't");
    • Second time where Springfield Elementary School has a faculty member with an embarrassing name (first one was "Separate Vocations");
    • Second time where Homer where prays to Superman (first one was "Lost Our Lisa");
    • Third time where a substitute teacher fills in for Miss Hoover (first two ones were "Lisa's Substitute" and "Rednecks and Broomsticks"). The substitute teacher in this episode have a reversed personality to the substitute in the former.
    • Ned Flanders previously had shaven moustache in Bart the Lover.


  • Nina Skalka is seen in Mrs. Hoover's class, despite being a fourth grader and often seen in Mrs. Krabappel's class.
  • In Mrs. Cantwell's car, the steering wheel is on the right. But all subsequent shots put the steering wheel on the left.

Season 23 Season 24 References/Trivia Season 25
Moonshine RiverTreehouse of Horror XXIIIAdventures in Baby-GettingGone Abie GonePenny-WiseguysA Tree Grows in SpringfieldThe Day the Earth Stood CoolTo Cur, with LoveHomer Goes to Prep SchoolA Test Before TryingChanging of the GuardianLove is a Many-Splintered ThingHardly Kirk-ingGorgeous GrampaBlack-Eyed, PleaseDark Knight CourtWhat Animated Women WantPulpit FrictionWhiskey BusinessThe Fabulous Faker BoyThe Saga of CarlDangers on a Train
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+