The Loop (TV)
- The title of the episode is a reference to the classic novel and film Double Indemnity, as well as the clause of the same name in an insurance policy.
- This episode was originally to be titled "Mutual of Momaha," a reference to the insurance company, "Mutual of Omaha."
- The song that plays during the montage of Moe and Renee dating is the 1966 song "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees.(written by Neil Diamond)
- The song Homer sings, "Stealing, stealing, stealing a car for Moe" is sung to the tune of "Sailing, Sailing (Over The Bounding Main)."
- The movie in the drive-in theater (Hail to the Chimp) has a scene of the monkey President jumping out of Air Force One. This is a reference to the movie Air Force One, where the President of the United States, played by Harrison Ford, is hoisted from the plane after it is shot down.
- The shot of Homer watching the drive-in movie with the train passing in the background is a reference to Hotshot Eastbound, a photograph taken by O. Winston Link in 1956.
- Homer's ghost resembled Jacob Marley from the Dickens novel A Christmas Carol.
- The prison book cart leading to an escape is reminiscent of the novel/film The Shawshank Redemption.
- The song that plays at the end of the episode is "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" by George Thorogood and The Destroyers.
Previous Episode References
- Moe recalls having boxed in the past, which had previously been revealed in "The Homer They Fall".
- At the dance club, Luanne van Houten is shown with light brown hair instead of blue. She may have dyed it this color for the club.
- As driving it down the cliff Homer could've escape from Moe's car in order to avoid police see it is him stealing it.
- When the chimpanzee jumps from the plane in the movie Hail to the Chimp, the top section of his tie is not colored in for a frame.
- If Homer missed the train crashing into Moe's car, then he could still leave the car on the rails for another train to crash into it.
- It is possible that Homer thought there would be no next train before Moe would have found his car.
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