Cultural References

  • The episode title is a pun on the children's counting game, "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe."
  • Kearney's son banging the three bottles together on his fingers is a reference to the 1979 film The Warriors, although the rhythm is different.
  • A variation on a theme from one of Philip Glass's scores is heard during the commercial about the nanny-monitoring device.
  • Moe jokes about people that live in trees, particularly Tarzan and the Berenstain Bears.
  • Upon learning that Maya finds him attractive, Moe joyfully utters the nonsense phrase, "Oh, frabjulous day, calloo callay!" which is a reference to a similar line in the Lewis Carroll poem "Jabberwocky."
  • When Moe turns on the television in Maya's house, it is showing a scene from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory featuring Oompa-Loompas.


  • When Moe sees Dr. Nick to have size-change surgery, Nick is about to give him the anesthetic and tells him that when he wakes up, he'll be a woman. Moe, taken aback, sits up and says that's not what he came in for. At this, Nick apologizes and says he must have gotten his files mixed up. An indignant and newly short Mr. Largo then appears in the doorway, complaining to Dr. Nick -- implying that Largo was the one wanting a sex-change operation.

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