The Strong Arms of the Ma
Pray Anything
Barting Over


  • Legs, a member of the Legitimate Businessmans' Social Club can be seen in the Jury Duty seats in the court scene.
  • Maggie Roswell returns to the show permanently starting with this episode.
  • Homer says he thought god only helped professional athletes and Grammy winners Homer is a Grammy winner In Homer's Barbershop Quartet The Be Sharps won a Grammy for "Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word, or Barbershop Album of the Year"

Cultural Reference

  • The arena, Springfield Square Garden, is a parody of (and reference to) Madison Square Garden, home of the WNBA’s New York Liberty, the NHL’s New York Rangers, and the NBA’s New York Knicks.


  • While at the WNBA game when choosing the contestant for the shot, Homer stands up and no one is in the seat to his left. Then when Flanders makes the shot, there is a spectator sitting next to him.

Ms. Albright with a blue dress

  • After Lisa Leslie stops dribbling to talk to Bart about his grammar, she wouldn't be allowed to start dribbling again, as this would be a Double-dribbling Violation.
  • Before Homer prayed for the remote to be found, it is not under the couch until after he prays.
  • When Ms. Albright is seen at the bowling alley, her dress is light blue rather than the usual lavender.
  • God would never listen to someone to lead something, like a pie, or some dangerous acid into someone's face. It could have been gravity or force who did that.

Season 13 Season 14 References/Trivia Season 15
Treehouse of Horror XIIIHow I Spent My Strummer VacationBart vs. Lisa vs. the Third GradeLarge MargeHelter ShelterThe Great Louse DetectiveSpecial EdnaThe Dad Who Knew Too LittleThe Strong Arms of the MaPray AnythingBarting OverI'm Spelling as Fast as I CanA Star is Born-AgainMr. Spritz Goes to WashingtonC.E. D'oh'Scuse Me While I Miss the SkyThree Gays of the CondoDude, Where's My Ranch?Old Yeller-BellyBrake My Wife, PleaseThe Bart of WarMoe Baby Blues
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