The Last Temptation of Krust
Dumbbell Indemnity
Lisa the Simpson

Cultural References

  • 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".


  • Luann van Houten with brown hair

    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.

    The top of the tie not colored in

  • 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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