If Lionel Hutz made $8.00 for 32 hours, his pay averages exactly a quarter (25 cents) per hour.
Homer apparently carries around a card that reminds him to always do the opposite of what Bart says (although Homer realizes that he shouldn't give Bart the card when Bart says, "Don't give me the card").
Marge doesn't wear a watch, but she wears it in one scene.
In this episode, Ruth says she divorced Laura's father because all he did was eat, sleep, and drink beer. However, in "New Kid on the Block," Ruth implies that they divorced because he was too wrapped up in his career (suggesting that he's a workaholic) to be a good husband and father.
Throughout most of the episode Ruth's cigarette appears and disappears between shots.