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Season 32 Episode References
702 "Burger Kings"
"Panic on the Streets of Springfield"
"Mother and Child Reunion" 704

Cultural references[edit]

Slapify is a parody of Spotify and some of the songs and bands Lisa unlikes are references to real-world ones
The Snuffs are a parody of The Smiths, and many references to the English band and to the UK are seen in Lisa's room
  • References to the Smiths and Morrissey in Lisa's room include:
    • A poster of The Snuffs with a cow wearing a "Hamburger is Homicide" helmet is a reference to the Meat Is Murder album cover in which a soldier is seen wearing a helmet with "Meat is Murder" written on.
    • The book Passions Just Like Yours on the lectern is a reference to Passions Just Like Mine, a Morrisey and Smiths information archive.
    • The Snuffs Is Dead picture next to the mirror is a parody of The Smiths Is Dead album cover.
    • The "What Difference Do I Make?" poster is a reference to the Smiths song "What Difference Does It Make?".
    • On the computer screen, the song "How Late Is Then" is a parody of the song "How Soon Is Now?".
    • Above the mirror, the picture of Quilloughby in a bathtub with an open book is a reference to a clip from the music video of "Suedehead", Morrisey's famous debut single.
    • The Ouija board, a reference to "Ouija Board, Ouija Board", a single by Morrissey.
    • In one of the episodes promotional images (link to file) the poster on the wall of Homer resting is a reference to the The Queen Is Dead album cover.
  • Other British references in Lisa's room include the Union Jack, a miniature of a Red telephone box, a London Underground sticker and a Paddington Bear figure.
  • Quilloughby mentions David Fricke, Rolling Stone Magazine and looking like Churchill.
  • Lisa has an Ouija board in her room.
  • Lisa says the tickets for the Bummershoot Festival cost like five LEGO sets.
  • Jeff Lynne appears on the bus.[2]
  • Lisa uses Homer's Viza, a parody of Visa.
  • Lisa and Quilloughby mention that Sting is old.
  • Although claiming to be vegan, Quillougby eats a pastrami on rye.
  • Homer falls asleep after eating a bag full of PB&Js.


  • The episode was dedicated to Edwin E. Aguilar who passed away on April 10th, eight days before this episode aired.
  • Other The Snuffs songs include: "Envy the Dead Fly in the Lightbulb", "Brick Through a Council House Window", "Mother, What Are Friends?", "Labour Action at the Biscuit Factory", and "Simon Has a Birthmark".
  • Homer's credit card number is 4110 0123 0334 0017 and it expires on 3/1.
  • Marge says that Homer has never hauled or towed anything. He has previously hauled a trailer full of their belongings in "Cape Feare" and became a towtruck driver in "Midnight Towboy".
  • Morriseys' manager, Peter Katsis, complained of Quilloughby being portrayed as a racist character.[3]



Season 32 References
Undercover Burns I, Carumbus Now Museum, Now You Don't Treehouse of Horror XXXI The 7 Beer Itch Podcast News Three Dreams Denied The Road to Cincinnati Sorry Not Sorry A Springfield Summer Christmas for Christmas The Dad-Feelings Limited Diary Queen Wad Goals Yokel Hero Do PizzaBots Dream of Electric Guitars? Manger Things Uncut Femmes Burger Kings Panic on the Streets of Springfield Mother and Child Reunion The Man from G.R.A.M.P.A. The Last Barfighter