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A Star Is Torn/References

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Season 16 Episode References
352 "The Heartbroke Kid"
"A Star Is Torn"
"Thank God It's Doomsday" 354

Cultural references[edit]


  • When Milhouse sings his first line "When a man loves a woman", Lenny and Carl questions his sexuality, causing Milhouse to walk off.



  • In many scenes various characters have the wrong colors.
    • In one shot of the crowd cheering Clarissa, Roger Meyers, Jr. has Fat Tony's colors.
    • In the last shot of the crowd cheering Clarissa, Mayor Quimby has black hair.
    • When Krusty walks on stage after Clarissa's performance, Mrs. Glick has Helen Lovejoy's colors.
    • When the crowd at the mall cheers for Lisa, Agnes Skinner's head is pale yellow, Helen Lovejoy has blond hair, Mayor Quimby has light brown hair, Mrs. Glick has black hair and Roger Meyers, Jr. has gray hair.
    • When Milhouse walks on stage, Mayor Quimby has gray hair.
    • When Lisa says "Did I forget to mention you?", Mrs. Glick has red hair.
    • When the crowd goes silent after Krusty's joke, Roger Meyers, Jr. has Gil's colors, one of Quimby's bodyguards gains blond hair, Mrs. Glick's hair becomes brown and Charlie's hair goes from black to blue.
    • At the second Lil' Starmakers finals, Luann Van Houten has brown hair, Arnie Pye has gray hair and Jack Marley has black skin.
    • When the crowd applauds Lisa, Mr. Largo has brown hair and Lenny and Carl have gray hair.
    • When we see Carl in the audience from behind, he has yellow skin.
    • When the crowd boos Cameron, Dr. Nick has Principal Skinner's colors and Fat Tony has white or blond hair.
  • When the family fall asleep after getting sick from eating vegetables they are in their normal clothes, but when Lisa comes downstairs in the morning the family are wearing their sleepwear.
  • Lisa shows Homer a tray with nine cookies, but Homer eats three and they are all gone.
  • After the Simpsons (except Lisa) got sick from the veggies, the sky changes in the scene where Lisa was making her family feel better.
Season 16 References
Treehouse of Horror XV All's Fair in Oven War Sleeping with the Enemy She Used to Be My Girl Fat Man and Little Boy Midnight Rx Mommie Beerest Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass Pranksta Rap There's Something About Marrying On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister Goo Goo Gai Pan Mobile Homer The Seven-Beer Snitch Future-Drama Don't Fear the Roofer The Heartbroke Kid A Star Is Torn Thank God It's Doomsday Home Away from Homer The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star