Grift of the Magi
Little Big Mom
Faith Off

Cultural References Edit

  • The episode title is a pun on the film Little Big Man.
  • The Virtual Doctor website says that it's from the creators of Dragon Quest and SimSandwich. Dragon Quest is a series of RPGs released by Square Enix (originally released as Dragon Warrior in the US). SimSandwich is a reference to the Sim series of games, the most famous of which is The Sims. The Dragon Quest name is most likely coincidental and NOT meant as a reference to the real life game series of the same name.
  • In the hospital, Homer and Bart squirt interferon at each other.
  • Homer and Bart watch an episode of "I Love Lucy."
  • At the very end of the episode, Homer sings "Aloha 'Oe" between screams while he receives a needle treatment.
  • Although Mr. Burns doesn't appear in the episode, Lisa says his catchphrase "Excellent." after tricking Homer and Bart into having leprosy. However, Mr. Burns only appears in the opening sequence.



  • The clock falls on Marge's left leg, yet it breaks her right leg.

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