Cultural references

  • The name of this level is a reference to "Batman Begins."
  • There is a room after crossing the bridge over the creek that can only be accessed by stepping in some platforms. Inside this room is one of Homer's Duff bottlecap collectables. Behind it a skeletal hand tries to grab a fedora hat. This is a reference to the Indiana Jones series.
  • In the Planetarium, if you listen to the voice of the man behind the speakers, he'll make a reference to Flava Fav and his clock, Armageddon (the movie) and that he killed the guy who made him read the stuff about the planets.
  • While facing Kearney he'll say "you guys aren't exactly the Hardy boys" making a reference to the former WWE tag team, The Hardy Boys. Also at the ending cutscene Homer makes a reference to Rowdy Roddy Piper and also The Iron Sheik, both former WWE Superstars.
  • At the very beginning of the level, is a platform that makes Bart appear to standing on a woman's chest is most likely a reference to Lara Croft from Tomb Raider.