The Book Job
The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants
The Ten-Per-Cent Solution

Cultural references


Lisa sleeping with Bongo

  • This is the third episode in a row not to have an opening sequence although this episode had a title screen gag.
  • Homer last experienced luck through pain in the episode, Million Dollar Maybe.
  • The new sector Homer goes to work at, 22F, may be a reference to the last three digits of the previous episode's production code reversed (NABF22).
  • Lisa's toy is Bongo from Matt Groening's comic strip Life in Hell.


  • In an early scene, where Krusty is talking to his merchandising executives, he has a green part of his tuxedo, but in the next scene with him in, the green part has turned to black.
  • In the scene where Homer goes to Moe's and Moe is asleep on the bar ledge, Homer enters the bar and we find that the bar ledge has somehow extended itself, so when Homer entered, he would have to turn left to go into the bar, and in the scene later, the ledge returns to normal.
  • Between Homer coming into the tavern and sitting down, Moe moves along the bar and several barstools disappear.

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