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- The episode title is a reference to the 1990 film Edward Scissorhands directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp in the title role.
- Homer tells Marge to call him "Homer Fingerhands".
- Selma says that Patty looks like Posh Spice.
- Milhouse watches the movie Finding Nemo.
- Marge mentions Newsweek magazine.
- Milhouse sings "Teacher Said Don't Eat the Paste" to the tune of "Greensleeves".
- Manjula mentions Lady Gaga.
- Helen Lovejoy said that she told Reverend Lovejoy to stop basing sermons on old Seinfeld episodes.
- Milhouse falls off the cliff and is rescued by an eagle, similar to Gandalf the Grey in The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring.
- This is the second episode after "A Midsummer's Nice Dreams" in Season 22 to air in repeat after the watershed on Sky1.
- Bart says his birthday is too close to Christmas, but his birthday is revealed to be April 1 in The Bart Book. But in the season 26 episode "Simpsorama" he states his birthday as February 23rd.
- On FXX, this episode received a TV-14 rating.
- When Lisa accidentally gets paint on Patty's hair, Patty's dress is pink, but when Bart pours Paint Thinner on it, it is blue.
- As Sideshow Mel uses a megaphone to say the guests' names in the Policeman's Ball Thin Blue Line-Dance at Springfield Inn, his skin is yellow.
- In the credits, Kristen Schaal's name is spelled "Kristen Schall".