Love is a Many Strangled Thing
For the 2000
Walt Disney animation film, see The Tigger Movie. For the 2014 Dreamworks Animation film, see Mr. Peabody and Sherman. For a musician of studios, see The Jackson 5. For the 2009 film, see
Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire.
When everyone is laughing at Homer tickling Bart, Apu is in Sanjay's clothes.
We learn Bart has a weak spot where if tickled hard enough, he wets himself without his control.
According to this episode, A braham Simpson was subjected to the same strangling Homer employs on Bart.
In the title screen gag, the Planet Express ship flies by, as well as the Futurama theme song playing.
This is the fourth time somebody strangles Homer the way he strangles Bart; the last time was in the How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window?
The last time Springfieldians hear about a Simpson peeing their pants occurred in Moe Baby Blues.
The aftermath of Bart peeing his pants is probably what Abe described as a serious problem in Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore.
The last time someone expressed concern after hearing that Homer often strangled Bart was in Regarding Margie.
This episode is the first one, besides the movie to address Homer strangling as a serious matter.
This episode also shows the strangling as a necessary evil.
Homer was previously strangled in the way he strangles Bart in Homer's Night Out.
This is the second episode where Homer becomes calmer but falls victim to Bart's actions. The first was I Am Furious Yellow.
This is the second episode where Bart inflicts a blackboard punishment on someone. The first was Skinner's Sense of Snow.
Bart is finally able to drive Willie's tractor after having trouble in Whacking Day.
This is the second episode where Bart throws shoes at someone. The first was Last Tap Dance in Springfield.
This is the second episode where Homer tickles another Simpson. The first was Homer the Vigilante.
The episode’s title is a parody of the song “Love Is a Many Splendored Thing”.
Cultural references Edit
After Homer has a nightmare with three pop culture references to parental abuse in the media, but Homer is the abused victim and Bart is the abuser:
Homer is a young Michael Jackson in as Pakistan children: Jason Elijah John as the Jackson 5 Jackie Jackson, Joshua Isiah John as Tito Jackson, Jayden Cyrus John as Jermaine Jackson, and Bart as Joe Jackson, one of Michael's children. It is used from including The Tigger Movie Winnie the Pooh's creator, A. A. Milne.
A parody scene from , where Bart as Wilbur Meechum, and Homer as Ben Meechum, Wilbur's son.
The Great Santini Finally, a parody of the film, , Homer as Precious, Bart as Mary, who without her Lotto Ticket.
Precious In plot, Penny Peterson is very sad about her best friend, Sherman, who tickled by Tigger when his head upon open by fly insect. During the day in 1 month, Irwin confuses by Mandy's confuses. The next day, The Pink Panther starts to strangled Sherman again! Winnie the Pooh untied others to the safety, Peabody saves Sherman and Penny still loves him. What Sherman cares about it?