Father Knows Worst
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Four Great Women and a Manicure

Cultural references

The City inspector was based on Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men.

  • The title is a parody of Beverly Hills 90210.
  • Alaska Nebraska is a parody of Hannah Montana.
  • Waverly Hills is a parody of Beverly Hills.
  • The City inspector is based on Anton Chigurh, a character from the 2007 film No Country for Old Men played by Javier Bardem. Like Chigurh, the inspector often flips a coin, calls people "friendo" and uses a bolt pistol to blow away door locks.
  • The ending song with the credits is a parody of Weezer's song "Beverly Hills".
  • While Homer is on the Xbox, it appears that he is playing "Halo 2" and is "teabagging".
  • "Sciencewater", the water Marge drinks, is a parody of "Vitamin Water".
  • Krusty runs over a paparazo in front of what looks like The Ivy, a popular celebrity restaurant in Beverly Hills.
  • Homer has a plush doll of Winnie The Pooh and a picture of his friend Tigger.


  • The year after this episode aired, Beverly Hills banned nonresidents from attending schools in their district.
  • Ralph's party is the third party Bart's been to (first Martin's in "Grade School Confidential" and second Nelson's in "The Haw-Hawed Couple").
  • The person rolling Lisa into Alaska Nebraska's dressing room is the Squeaky-Voiced Teen.
  • In the episode, Homer has a Wii and an Xbox.
  • One of the pieces of art on the walls of Homer and Marge's "first apartment" looks similar to the canvas Composition with Red, Yellow, and Blue by Piet Mondrian.
  • During the scene where Homer and Marge enter the party a poster for the Beatles album Abbey Road is on the wall.
  • The scene where Ms. Hoover is abusing her tenure is used in the movie Waiting For Superman.


  • Ralph goes into the locker after Lisa comments on his smarts, but the locker has the lock locked, although it could have been set.
  • When Ralph says "Class, in what year was 1+1?" his seat is empty. Right after the scene there's a kid in his seat.

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