Hungry, Hungry Homer/References
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- Blockoland is a parody of Legoland.
- The ghost of César Chávez visits Homer during his hunger strike, but takes the appearance of Cesar Romero, because Homer doesn't know what Chavez looks like.
- The scene where Bart sees Homer lying on top of the red dog house is a direct reference to Charlie Brown and Snoopy (both from Peanuts). Bart even utters Charlie Brown's signature line "Good Grief".
- The title is a play on the game, Hungry Hungry Hippos. Coincidentally, one of the hippos in the game is named Homer.
- When Kent Brockman says that Mr. Duff is insisting that Homer is a liar, they show footage of Homer with his pants on fire. This is a nod to the classic chant, Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire.
- When Marge gets streaks in her hair, it resembles the Bride of Frankenstein's hair; tall white with two black streaks.
- The name of the barbershop Hairy Shearers is a reference to, and pun on, voice actor Harry Shearer, who voices Mr. Burns, Smithers, Reverend Lovejoy, Ned Flanders, and other characters.
- Homer's attempt to alert the press of the move by showing them a room of evidence, only to find nothing incriminating is found, is a likely reference to the film Moonraker, where James Bond discovers that Hugo Drax is operating a lab making deadly gas. When Bond takes M and his superiors to investigate the lab, he finds it has been replaced with a dining room.
- When Maggie rips her diaper, you can see teeth, but Maggie isn't supposed to have teeth for her age.
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