Treehouse of Horror XXIX/References
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- When a man tells Homer that he will be sacrificed to an evil god from the ocean's depths, Homer asks if he means SpongeBob.
- ESPN, Toys "R" Us and Watermelon Oreos' graves are seen.
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- It's a parody of the movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers, which in turn is a parody of The Thing. Comic Book Guy mentions it in-episode too.
- Steve Mobbs says that Roseanne has come and gone like a summer storm, referencing its renewal and cancellation.
- The MyPhone Ultima is a reference to the iPhone X.
- The Planet Express Ship from Futurama is seen, carrying a flag saying "Bring back Futurama".
- The Planet Express Ship is shot down by the SCV-197 USS Orville, a reference to the USS Orville (ECV-197) from the show The Orville.
- The Orville was a show by Seth MacFarlane, and this scene might reference their rivalry.
- A commercial for the Zii and the Zii3 is shown on a Radioactive Man comic.
- The alien version of Chief Wiggum mentions Jerry Steele.
- As Lisa is absorbed by the pod tendrils, there are closeups of her blinking eyes in contrasting colors interspersed with her hallucination, similar to the ending scene of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
- A Smurf from The Smurfs appears in Lisa's hallucination.
- Luci, from Disenchantment, is briefly seen in a Lisa's hallucination.
- The Green Giant appears in Lisa's hallucination.
- Hollis Hurlbut's surprised face and gesture is a reference to the one that Donald Sutherland's character does in the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Hollis was voiced by him.
- It's a parody of the movie Split.
- The Broadway plays:
- The song Lisa sings is "You'll Be Trapped", a parody of "This Is It", the theme song for The Bugs Bunny Show, written by Mack David and Jerry Livingston.
- Milhouse says his glasses are Gloria Vanderbilt glasses and were on the cover of Women's Health.
- Milhouse tells Lisa that if she keeps yelling like that, she'll get vocal polyps, like Adele.
- The entire segment is a parody of Jurassic Park.
- The gate of Geriatric Park says that it's "now Goldblum-free".
- Islands seen on the map include:
- The song "Geriatric Park" is a parody of "Theme from Jurassic Park", the theme song of Jurassic Park.
- The logos on the jackets worn by the elder dinosaurs are Planet Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe, Tasmanian Devil and Jurassic Park's.
- The sphere the Simpsons use to get away is the same as the spheres in Jurassic World.
- While the segment is a parody of Jurassic Park, the theme of old people being rejuvenated is also visited in the 1985 film Coccoon.
- James L. Brooks' credit "James "I'm Scarier Than Kavanaugh" Brooks" is a reference to Brett Kavanaugh.
- John Frink's credit "Stranger Frinks" is a reference to Stranger Things.
- Jeff Westbrook's credit "Jeff Westworld" is a reference to Westworld.
- Megan Amram's credit "Megan Redrum" is a reference to The Shining.
- Carolyn Omine's credit "Carolyn O#MeTooNe" is a reference to the Me Too movement.
- Tom Gammill and Max Pross' credit "Gammill & Pross Meet R.L. Stine" is a reference to author R. L. Stine.
- Joel H. Cohen's writer credit "Jor-El H. Krypton" is a reference to the planet Krypton from DC Comics.
- Chris Edgerly's credit "Chris Edgerly Allen Poe" is a reference to Edgar Allan Poe.
- Richard K. Chung's credit "Crazy Richard, Asian" is a reference to Crazy Rich Asians.
- Steve Kofsky's credit "Steven (Scissorhands) Kofsky" is a reference to Edward Scissorhands.
- Scott Muller's credit "Scottuman The White (Wine Drinker)" is a reference to Saruman from The Lord of the Rings.
- Nick Conti's credit "Nickromancer: The Flame (Is Gone), The Fire (Remains)" is a reference to songs by The Dear Hunter.
Intrusion of the Pod-Y Switchers
- Mapple's underwater headquarters are seen, named "Mapple Computer Underwater Lair". ("MyPods and Boomsticks")
- In a Lisa's hallucination, she sees multiple Grand Pumpkins. ("Treehouse of Horror XIX")
- In a Lisa's hallucination, Homer and Bart are seen dancing "You don't win friends with salad". ("Lisa the Vegetarian")