Looking for Mr. Goodbart
Moho House

Cultural References

  • Drunken Donuts is a parody of the popular donut chain Dunkin' Donuts.
  • This episode's couch gag is a reference to Chia Pets, and there is actually a real Homer Chia Pet and a Bart Chia Pet people can purchase in reality.
  • The song Ned, Rod and Todd sing to Homer is a parody of the classic song "Take Me Out to the Ball Game", but with a Flanders-esque twist.
  • The scene where Moe is on the photograph of the party revelers is a reference to Jack Torrance being on the photograph of the party revelers from The Shining.


  • The Gracie Films logo that plays after the credits appears at the end of Homer's flip book. This is the second time the Gracie Films logo appears during an episode. The first time is in "You Kent Always Say What You Want".
  • This is the first episode to start immediately with the couch gag,
  • This is the first episode to reference the opening sequence during the opening scene. After a nighttime view of Springfield, the yellow text from the opening is seen superimposed over a shot of 742 Evergreen Terrace. The letters zoom in similarly to the actual opening with the clouds, but the letters just pop up instead of appearing. The camera zooms through the "P" without moving the background shot before the episode begins.
  • This is the first on-screen appearance of Mrs. Smithers, as she had been mentioned in "Homer Defined".
  • This is the second episode in which Lisa does not have any lines at all. The first is "Chief of Hearts". In addition, Bart only has one line.


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