A Totally Fun Thing That Bart Will Never Do Again
The Spy Who Learned Me
Ned 'N Edna's Blend

Cultural references

  • The last time a Simpson caused Springfieldians to become overweight occurred in "Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?".
  • The last time Homer suffered a head injury at the power plant occurred in "Helter Shelter".
  • This is the second time Declan Desmond made a documentary about Krusty Burger (which is a parody of the film Super Size Me). The first time was in "'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky". Incidentally, both are named "Do You Want Lies With That?"
  • Stradivarius Cain is parody of James Bond.
  • Lenny's imaginary friend is a parody of Snuffy from Sesame Street.
  • The last time a barfly had an imaginary animal friend was in My Big Fat Geek Wedding.
  • A drug lord refers to Homer as 'pork empanada'.
  • During this episode, the song of Claude Debussey's "Claire de Lune" can be heard.
  • During the International Brotherhood of Evil conclave, the following people can be seen:
    • Sark from Tron.
    • Ming the Merciless from the 1980 film Flash Gordon.
    • Ernst Stavro Blofeld, as played by Donald Pleasence in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice.
    • Rosa Klebb from the James Bond film From Russia with Love. (confirmation needed - woman wearing glasses, standing to Blofeld's right at the beginning of the conclave)
  • The movie Tic Tac Toe X v O commercial can be seen in Moe's before the Stradivarius Cain movie clip.
  • Cleatus, the Fox Sports robot, makes an appearance, with the Fox Sports theme playing in the background.
  • Marge states that the date she just had with Homer was even worse than the time they saw "Date Night", a 2010 movie.
  • The floating plastic bag scene is a reference to the film 'American Beauty'.


  • In the school's playground scene, Report Card can be observed at the top of the ladder behind the slide, but he has a yellow complexion.
  • Marge got upset when Homer applied his own one-liners to action film moments even though she applied her own one-liner in King of the Hill. However, McBain, the star of the movie, delivers multiple one-liners himself.

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