The Trouble with Trillions
Girly Edition
Trash of the Titans


  • This episode marks the first appearance of the Crazy Cat Lady.
  • Eric Stefani (brother of No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani) animated the scenes of Mojo with Homer.
  • Clips of Bart in an anchorman's chair taken from this episode were reused during the original airing of the episode "Million Dollar Abie" to announce the upcoming film "The Simpsons Movie".
  • The song that plays when Kent Brockman is on the carousel is "Turn Turn Turn", by the Byrds released in 1962 written by Pete Seeger in 1962.
  • This episode aired originaly 11 years after the first episode premiered.

Cultural References

  • This episode's title references the TV series Early Edition.
  • The Mattel Chocobot cartoon that replaced Kid News is a reference to the cartoons like Transformers and G I Joe from the 80s that were made to sell toys they were a partnership between Hasbro and Marvel.


  • Bart with his shoe colors reversed

    When Bart was pounding on the door of Willie's shack, the colors of his shoes are reversed.
  • Space between the monkey's arm and the cash register

    When Apu's monkey first sticks his hand out from behind the cash register, there is a wide gap between the register and his arm, making it look detached from his body.
  • Jasper with a gray sleeve

    At the Veterans Of Popular Wars Hall, Jasper Beardly's sleeve turns from green to gray for a frame.
  • When Marge complains about Mojo's health, Homer says, "What do you want? His cholesterol's through the roof." The closed captioning replaces, "What do you want?" with "Give him a break, Marge."

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