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The Girl on The Bus
I'm Dancing As Fat As I Can
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Cultural References

  • The episode's title is a reference to the 1982 American biographical film "I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can". This was also referenced in "I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can".
  • The Hello Krusty toy store is a parody of Hello Kitty.
  • Bart and Milhouse get slimed at the end of their shopping spree at Hello Krusty, which is a reference to the slime dumped on contestants on many Nickelodeon game shows in humiliation.
  • The show Odder Stuff is a parody of Stranger Things.
  • The cartoon that features a horse version of Marge is a parody of Bojack Horseman, which Homer dismisses as "Too depressing", referring to the show's depressing nature.


  • Julia the dance instructor refers to herself in the third-person.
  • This episode reveals that Marge loves to watch dance shows on Netflix when Homer is not around.
  • Bart achieving a record of 89 with the paddleball may be a reference to the year of the show's debut, 1989.


  • Marge says she doesn’t know how to dance when she was dancing pretty well from the past episodes.

    Marge said she didn’t know how to dance, even though she was seen dancing pretty good, in "Take My Wife, Sleaze".
  • Homer was shown to have a few problems with dancing, but didn’t from the past episodes.

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