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== Cultural references ==
 
== Cultural references ==
*The title of the episode is derived from ''[[wikipedia:Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh|Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh]]'', a song by [[wikipedia:Allan Sherman|Allan Sherman]] (which was played in an [[Marge Be Not Proud|earlier episode]]). The title is also a reference to gutters in bowling, and the fact that Homer created a fad by bowling a perfect game.
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*The title of the episode is derived from ''[[wikipedia:Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh|Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh]]'', a song by [[wikipedia:Allan Sherman|Allan Sherman]] (which was played in an [[Marge Be Not Proud|earlier episode]]).
 
*[[Krusty]] Brand Chew Goo Gum-Like Substance was known to contain spider eggs (but not the [[wikipedia:Hantavirus|Hantavirus]]), referring to a popular [[wikipedia:Urban legend|urban legend]] about [[wikipedia:Bubble Yum|Bubble Yum]] ([http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/bubbleyum.asp at Snopes]).
 
*[[Krusty]] Brand Chew Goo Gum-Like Substance was known to contain spider eggs (but not the [[wikipedia:Hantavirus|Hantavirus]]), referring to a popular [[wikipedia:Urban legend|urban legend]] about [[wikipedia:Bubble Yum|Bubble Yum]] ([http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/bubbleyum.asp at Snopes]).
 
*While Maggie is saving Homer, the opening music from the television documentary ''[[wikipedia:Victory at Sea|Victory at Sea]]'' plays.
 
*While Maggie is saving Homer, the opening music from the television documentary ''[[wikipedia:Victory at Sea|Victory at Sea]]'' plays.

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Trivia

  • When Homer interrupts Penn & Teller's show at the Springfield Amphitheater, he is wearing his Pin Pals jersey from "Team Homer".
  • It is revealed that Bart has a crush on Terri. However, when Homer says this, no one in the class seems to think much of it.
  • This is the second time somebody strangles Homer the way he strangles Bart. The last time was in the short Shut Up Simpsons.
  • This is the first episode, where Mr. Burns knows, who Homer is, without Smithers' help.

Cultural references

  • The title of the episode is derived from Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, a song by Allan Sherman (which was played in an earlier episode).
  • Krusty Brand Chew Goo Gum-Like Substance was known to contain spider eggs (but not the Hantavirus), referring to a popular urban legend about Bubble Yum (at Snopes).
  • While Maggie is saving Homer, the opening music from the television documentary Victory at Sea plays.
  • The fast-motion sequence when Homer oversleeps, accompanied by music, references a scene from the 1983 Koyaanisqatsi.
  • Homer plays a Where's Waldo? game on the back of the cereal box he eats his breakfast from.
  • Homer dresses up as a Teletubby to entertain Maggie. His line, "...and I'm all man, in case you heard otherwise" is a reference to the Reverend Jerry Falwell accusing Tinky Winky (from the Teletubbies) of promoting homosexuality.
  • Homer sings The Doors song The End over Jim Morrison's voice. He misses a few lines, going from 'my only friend' to 'weird scenes inside the goldmine.'
  • When Homer and Otto descend into the sewers on the bungee rope, they pass three underground societies: the Morlocks (from The Time Machine), the C.H.U.D.s (from C.H.U.D.) and the Mole People (from the 1956 film The Mole People). In this parody, Hans Moleman and his people are actually dressed up like the Albino enslavers from the film, NOT the actual mole creatures.
  • Teller, of magic duo Penn & Teller - who is known for never speaking, does indeed speak in this episode.
  • Maggie sees Homer as "the creature from the black lagoon" due to being scared of his dive mask & waterwings.
  • After Homer bowls his perfect game, he pulls out a "Before I Die I want To-" list and checks off the item "Bowl a Perfect Game." Below that is listed "See Stevie Nicks Naked." It is checked three times.
  • The part where Homer bowls the strike that wins him the 300 game has many elements from the Robert Redford film The Natural (the exploding lanes similar to the exploding stadium lights when Redford's character bats the winning hit out of the park, Homer pumping his arms victoriously as debris rains down on him, and the music (which was used in another sports-related Simpsons episode).
  • In the scene where Ron Howard nearly runs over Homer, he is seen with four children - two boys and two girls. In real life, Howard has three daughters and one son, and all were significantly older at the time of the episode. The kids in Howard's car all appear to be 12 or younger.

Goofs

  • Homer is seen wearing his Pin Pals shirt when interrupting Pen & Teller, though in "Homer's Phobia" John is wearing Homer's Pin Pals shirt and states that someone gave it to Goodwill.


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