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"To Courier with Love"
- In the "Dawn of Time" segment:
- The title of the episode is a reference to the title of the film To Sir, with Love.
- Homer rides on a luggage carrier with four Michelin Men. He shows them a video of the Springfield Tire Fire, and they react in horror, being made of tires themselves.
- Homer mentions Burger King.
- Homer refers to his good luck saying "Fortune favors the bald," a play on the proverb "Fortune favors the bold."
- Strolling along the Seine with Marge, Homer says "Plastered in Paris, there's no better feeling" a play on plaster of Paris.
- The scene where Homer and Marge stroll past the "Place de la Pointillisme" is drawn in the art style of Pointillism.
- A Morgan Motor vehicle is found by Lisa and Homer in the garage.
- The Paris Fashion Week is shown.
- Runway models, known for being extremely thin, are here shown in side view as being thin as playing cards and they act like playing cards, even riffle shuffling themselves.
- The house from Up is seen flying in Paris.
- In Paris, Lisa is dressed as Madeline, a character from a French book and TV series of the same name.
- Homer, when talking to a policeman, states that "our family is falling apart like your European Union". This is clearly a reference to the Brexit, the British EU Membership Referendum, in which the UK voted to leave the European Union.
- Lisa's headphones disappear on the plane.
- At the airport, there's a gate "E33", but there's no "E33" gate on the Charles de Gaulle Airport, the airport used as inspiration for it.
- A poster in the travel agent's office is titled "Kaflavik", but the picture is of the landmark Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavík: perhaps knowingly done, as Kaflavik has no landmarks of its own but relates to a word spoken by Professor Frink.
- When the Simpson family arrives at the airport, they are in the departure lounge.
- The plane seating plan is not used on any plane.
- It would be impossible to get a live snake through security.