Bart vs. Australia
Homer vs. Patty and Selma
A Star is Burns


  • Nelson often beats up Bart for no reason, like in "The Last Temptation of Homer", yet a trench, where Bart fell into, manages to stop him.
  • After gym signups, Lisa is shown wearing hockey gear, in reference to her previous stint as a goalie in "Lisa on Ice".
  • Homer tells Mel Brooks that his movie Young Frankenstein "scared the hell out of him." In actuality, Young Frankenstein (like most Mel Brooks movies) is a comedy, which explains Brooks's less than enthusiastic response to Homer's comment.
  • Bart's ballet teacher tells him to "leap like he's never been before" is a reference to the 1987 Simpson short, "Jumping Bart", where Homer tells him the same thing.
  • Patty and Selma's supervisor refers to Homer smoking at government building as "worse than Hitler." It is problematic on two fronts. One, the supervisor's analogy is an example of "Godwin's Law". Second, while he was a heavy smoker in his younger days, Adolf Hitler later finds smoking so distastful, it was a reason why Nazi Germany led the first anti-tobacco movement in modern history.
  • In one scene at the ballet class, Bart is drinking Tab soda.



  • Barney smokes a cigar without removing the wrapper and sees "Sgt. Pepper" (a reference to the album of The Beatles: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band") growing out of Homer's back.
Season 5 Season 6 References/Trivia Season 7
Bart of DarknessLisa's RivalAnother Simpsons Clip ShowItchy & Scratchy LandSideshow Bob RobertsTreehouse of Horror VBart's GirlfriendLisa on IceHomer BadmanGrampa vs. Sexual InadequacyFear of FlyingHomer the GreatAnd Maggie Makes ThreeBart's CometHomie the ClownBart vs. AustraliaHomer vs. Patty and SelmaA Star is BurnsLisa's WeddingTwo Dozen and One GreyhoundsThe PTA Disbands'Round SpringfieldThe Springfield ConnectionLemon of TroyWho Shot Mr. Burns? (Part One)