Last Tap Dance in Springfield/References
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 Cultural references
- ACME — Chief Wiggum uses rat traps (to catch the assumed culprit of the mall vandalism) from the same company Wile E. Coyote patronized.
- Jaws — Wiggum's remark about being "crazy about the safety of the public" is taken from the 1975 thriller.
- Korg and Moog synthesizer — The "MORG" synthesizer at Stan's Keyboards (a store at Springfield Mall) combines the brand names of the synthesizer and keyboard.
- Last Tango in Paris — The episode title is a play on the movie's name.
- RoboCop — The "Cyborganizer" show Homer watches is a spoof of the 1980s science fiction-police movie.
- Shirley Temple — Former child actress Lil' Vicky Valentine is based on Temple. Like Temple, Valentine has remained active in her profession since a series of childhood movies.
- Professor Frink only put a chip in one of Lisa's shoes, but when Lisa starts dancing on stage, there is a chip on both shoes.