Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore/References
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"Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
- The episode's title is a pun on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.
- When Homer, Lenny and Carl ride on top the rolling containers of radioactive material, they sing a revised version of TV series Rawhide's theme song.
- Mr. Burns refers to Lenny, Homer, and Carl as "Snap, Crackle, and Pop".
- The idea of Homer panhandling for extra cash is similar to the Sherlock Holmes short story The Man with the Twisted Lip.
- While Homer dances in front of Moe's Tavern, the rhythm Homer is humming is "The Streets of Cairo" by Sol Bloom. Later, he sings a butchered version of the song "Mr. Bojangles".
- The Paul Lynde, Helen Reddy and Hudson Brothers Easter Special shows on TV. It has special guests Willie Tyler and Lester and Nadia Comăneci.
- Among the statues of nosy neighbors in the TV Museum are:
- Milhouse rode around on a statue of Robert T. Ironside from the TV series Ironside.
- Statues of Lancelot Link from Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp, Robot B-9 from Lost in Space, KITT from Knight Rider, Salem from Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Mr. Ed from Mister Ed are seen in an exhibit of "Things That Shouldn't Talk, But Do".
- In the Itchy and Scratchy cartoon, the name of the restaurant, Micky Mao's, is a reference to Mickey Mouse.
- The scene on the TV at the end of the episode is The Beverly Hillbillies.
- Isabel Sanford says that she's Weezy from The Jeffersons. She later says "George Jefferson, come home, we miss you". The theme for The Jeffersons then plays over the end credits.
- The side plot of the episode is similar to the Simpsons Comics story Asphalt Bungle, which was released three years before the episode aired. However, in the comic story, Homer is unsuccessful at begging.