American Idol was an American talent show hosted by Ryan Seacrest. Moe Szyslak found himself quite good at judging talent contests and was a judge on the show at one time. He was kicked of the show for trying to attack fellow judge, Simon Cowell. It also has featured Ellen DeGeneres, Kara DioGuardi, and Randy Jackson.
- Episode – "A Star Is Torn" Mentioned
- Episode – "Judge Me Tender"
- Episode – "Treehouse of Horror XVIII" Cameo
- The real show ran from 2002 to 2016, but it is unknown if this version is still running.
- Krusty's Li'l Starmaker claims to have no affiliation with the show, or even hearing of it.