Bart the Fink

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (17)

  • Bart: Dr. Hibbert, who was that man? Dr. Hibbert: Why, Bart, telling you that would violate the patient-doctor privilege, just as if I were to tell you that Jasper here has five seconds to live. Jasper: What did he say? Mrs. Glick: He said I'm next!

  • Bart: Mom, I just saw Krusty! Marge: Yes, dear, in your mind. Bart: No, on the street. Marge: On the street in your mind. Bart: Why won't you believe me? Marge: Sweetheart, sometimes when people die, you just want them to be alive so badly you see them everywhere. I went through the same thing when Lyndon Johnson died.

  • Krusty: But I love that plane! I used to fly to Vegas in it with Dean Martin. One time we were flyin' in it, and the moon hit his eye like a big pizza pie! We wrote a song about it! But it ended up infringing on one he recorded years before.

  • Krusty: Oh, my beloved pornography! I can't watch this anymore. I'm going to bed. Auctioneer: How much for Krusty's bed? Moe: Half a buck. Auctioneer: Sold! Moe: Good night everybody! Crowd: Good night Moe!

  • Bart: Krusty's my hero. How could I do this to him? Lisa: It's a tragedy for all us kids, but Bart, you can't beat yourself up. Bart: Yeah. There'll be plenty of people to do that for me at recess tomorrow.

  • Milhouse: A million dollars? Gee, thanks Bart, I owe you one. Bart: That's a postdated check, remember. Don't cash it 'till the year 10,000. Milhouse: Okay! (looks at his watch)

  • Man: …and your future is far more thrilling than any roller coaster. Bart: Really? Wow, I should have started a long time ago! Man: Mm-hmm. Now sign these forms. I'm sure you'll find them more interesting than a weekend with Batman.

  • Marge: You'll feel better knowing your money's in the hands of professionals. Clerk: (wearing an ape mask) Uk, uk, are you folks ready to go ape? Lisa: Mom… Marge: A professional in an ape mask is still a professional.

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Notes (1)

  • Blackboard Joke: None. Couch Gag: A life-size fax of the family comes out of the cushions, is ripped off, and floats to the ground.

Trivia (4)

  • The episode reveals that Jimbo Jones's real name is "Corky" and that Principal Skinner's mother's first name is Agnes.

  • There has been more than one Aunt Hortense in the Simpson and Bouvier families. In the Season 2 episode "Bart Gets Hit By A Car," Bart is on an escalator to Heaven and he sees an old lady on a cloud and says, "Aunt Hortense!"

  • People sitting on the stage, at Krusty's funeral include: Sideshow Raheem, Tina Ballerina, Mr. Teeny, Luke Perry, and Corporal Punishment.

  • At Krusty's funeral, one of the people attending is writer John Swartzwelder with a Kermit the Frog puppet on his hand.

Allusions (3)

  • Enola Gay Krusty's plane, the "I'm-On-A-Roll-A-Gay", is a crack at the "Enola Gay" which was the name for the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

  • Captain McAllister: Arr, I've got some customers. Call me back, Ishmael. "Call me Ishmael" is the opening line of Herman Melville's classic novel, Moby Dick.

  • Barton Fink This title of this episode is a reference to the 1991 Coen Brother's film, Barton Fink.