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Season 21 Episode References
463 "The Bob Next Door"
"Judge Me Tender"
"Elementary School Musical" 465

Cultural references[edit]


  • During the opening credits, Lisa's saxophone is replaced with a trumpet.
  • This episode premiered in the UK three days after the US premiere, part of the new episodes Thursday block.
  • This is the first time Ralph Wiggum swears and the second time Moe was adored by all Springfieldians after Pygmoelian.


  • In the scene where the American Idol judges comment on the competitor's performance, at first Randy and Ellen can be seen sitting next to Kara. However, when Kara comments on the performance, Simon and Moe can be seen sitting next to Kara.
  • Despite the judges being a good distance apart, the audience behind them doesn't change in close ups of individual judges.


Season 21 References
Homer the Whopper Bart Gets a "Z" The Great Wife Hope Treehouse of Horror XX The Devil Wears Nada Pranks and Greens Rednecks and Broomsticks Oh Brother, Where Bart Thou? Thursdays with Abie Once Upon a Time in Springfield Million Dollar Maybe Boy Meets Curl The Color Yellow Postcards from the Wedge Stealing First Base The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed American History X-cellent Chief of Hearts The Squirt and the Whale To Surveil with Love Moe Letter Blues The Bob Next Door Judge Me Tender