Eating Dinner
Making Faces
The Funeral


  • This short was featured on the opening screen in Futurama episode Fry and the Slurm Factory. Although, the Opening Screen in Futurama normally uses old cartoons from the public domain.
  • This short appears to reuse scenes from "Burp Contest".
  • Homer does not appear in this short. He is one of the faces that Bart makes and he appears on a framed picture on the wall where he holds a red pitchfork.
  • Maggie talks three times in the short.
  • There is a SpongeBob episode which has a similar plot. It is called "Face Freeze!".
  • Concept art for this episode was included in the Simpsons Season 1.
  • This is the only time, in which Homer does not appear in this short.
  • Marge telling the kids their faces will freeze if they make silly faces is a story most parents tell their children.
  • This short and Burp Contest have the same location and a similar plot and frames
  • Maggie's blabber sounds like "that's nothing, check this out"
  • When Marge tells them that their face is frozen, Their faces are normal.

Shorts: Season 1 Shorts: Season 2 References/Trivia Shorts: Season 3
Making FacesThe FuneralMaggie's BrainFootballHouse of CardsBart and Dad Eat DinnerSpace PatrolBart's HaircutWorld War IIIThe Perfect CrimeScary StoriesGrandpa & the KidsGone Fishin'SkateboardingThe PagansThe ClosetThe AquariumFamily PortraitBart's HiccupsThe Money JarThe Art MuseumZoo Story