Gorgeous Grampa
Black-eyed Please
Dark Knight Court

Cultural References

  • The episode's title is a reference to the R&B/hip-hop group, The Black-Eyed Peas.


  • This is the 500th episode without The Treehouse of Horror episodes.
  • This is the second episode where a teacher bullies a Simpson. The first was My Fair Laddy.
  • This is the second episode where Homer's eye gets injured and must wear an eye patch. The first was The Way We Weren't.
  • This is the second episode where Springfield Elementary School has a faculty member with an embarrassing name. The first was Separate Vocations.
  • This is the third episode where a substitute teacher fills in for Miss Hoover. The first two were Lisa's Substitute and Rednecks and Broomsticks. The substitute teacher in this episode have a reversed personality to the substitute in the former.
  • Ms. Cantwell's car licence plate is "RABF09" the production code for this episode.


  • Nina is seen in Mrs. Hoover's class, despite being a fourth grader and often seen in Mrs. Krabappal's class.
  • In Mrs. Cantwell's car, the steering wheel is on the right. But all subsequent shots put the steering wheel on the left.

Season 23 Season 24 References/Trivia Season 25
Moonshine RiverTreehouse of Horror XXIIIAdventures in Baby-GettingGone Abie GonePenny-WiseguysA Tree Grows in SpringfieldThe Day the Earth Stood CoolTo Cur, with LoveHomer Goes to Prep SchoolA Test Before TryingChanging of the GuardianLove is a Many-Splintered ThingHardly Kirk-ingGorgeous GrampaBlack-Eyed, PleaseDark Knight CourtWhat Animated Women WantPulpit FrictionWhiskey BusinessThe Fabulous Faker BoyThe Saga of CarlDangers on a Train