The Canine Mutiny
The Old Man and the Lisa
In Marge We Trust


Cultural references

  • The title is a reference to The Old Man and The Sea.
  • Mr. Burns tells a hippie to "shine on you crazy diamond", referring to the song by Pink Floyd of the same name.
  • One of the books Homer tries to throw out is titled 'Dickens'.
  • The montage in the middle with Burns begging Lisa to help him is a reference to the opening sequence of the TV show, "That Girl".
  • The wrestler who buys Mr. Burns’ house is Bret "Hit Man" Hart.

Season 7 Season 8 References/Trivia Season 9
Treehouse of Horror VIIYou Only Move TwiceThe Homer They FallBurns, Baby BurnsBart After DarkA Milhouse DividedLisa's Date with DensityHurricane NeddyEl Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)The Springfield FilesThe Twisted World of Marge SimpsonMountain of MadnessSimpsoncalifragilisticexpiala-D'oh-ciousThe Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie ShowHomer's PhobiaBrother from Another SeriesMy Sister, My SitterHomer vs. the Eighteenth AmendmentGrade School ConfidentialThe Canine MutinyThe Old Man and the LisaIn Marge We TrustHomer's EnemyThe Simpsons Spin-Off ShowcaseThe Secret War of Lisa Simpson