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What Animated Women Want/References

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Season 24 Episode References
524 "Dark Knight Court"
"What Animated Women Want"
"Pulpit Friction" 526

Cultural references[edit]

  • The episode title is a pun on the 2000 romantic comedy film What Women Want, which starred Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt.
  • The opening couch gag is a reference to the popular television show Breaking Bad, along with the song "Crystal Blue Persuasion", which is used occasionally on Breaking Bad. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, who star in Breaking Bad, were seen in a life action bit at the end of the couch gag.
  • Moe was seen reading Fifty Shades of Grey, a real book.


  • This episode had a short promotional clip for "Pulpit Friction" at the end of the credits. This is the first episode to directly advertise another episode.


Season 24 References
Moonshine River Treehouse of Horror XXIII Adventures in Baby-Getting Gone Abie Gone Penny-Wiseguys A Tree Grows in Springfield The Day the Earth Stood Cool To Cur, with Love Homer Goes to Prep School A Test Before Trying Changing of the Guardian Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing Hardly Kirk-ing Gorgeous Grampa Black-Eyed, Please Dark Knight Court What Animated Women Want Pulpit Friction Whiskey Business The Fabulous Faker Boy The Saga of Carl Dangers on a Train