The orphanage is rather destitute, and its structural needs are repeatedly abused by the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, more importantly plant manager C. Montgomery Burns (who has joked that he will donate to the orphanage and used up all of the building's extra energy to power Springfield during a heat wave).
- Episode – "Goo Goo Gai Pan"
- Episode – "O Brother, Where Bart Thou?"
- Comic story – Now Museum, Now You Don't!
- Video game – The Simpsons: Tapped Out