Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, and others
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Lou, and others
Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Waylon Smithers, Kent Brockman, and others
Marge Simpson, Patty Bouvier, and Selma Bouvier
Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, and others
Milhouse Van Houten, Rod Flanders, Jimbo Jones, and others
Right before agreeing to be booted, when Bart looks out the window at the American flag, it has 14 stripes, not 13.
The incriminating slide eaten by Evan Conover depicts Fidel Castro in a gun's sight with the caption "CUBA PLAN B."
The Simpsons fly Transhemispheric Airlines.
The statue hailing Australia's founding inmates is a likeness of Snake.
Bart receives a notice from the "Hopping Mad Collection Agency" of Sydney, Australia.
A sign at the American embassy in Australia reads "U.S. Embassy. Restroom for Citizens Only"
Motto on commemorative Australian stamp reads: "30 Years of Electricity"
Bart calls the following places in the Southern Hemisphere:
- New Ouagadougou
- Burkina Faso
- Unnamed Settlement
- Disputed Zone
Australian Dad: 900 Dollary-doos? Tobias! Did you accept a 6-hour collect call from the States?
Tobias: It was an emergency call from the International Drainage Commission in Springfield.
Australian Dad: Oh, my God! There's nothing wrong with the bidet, is there?
Conover: Well, it's too late to merely pay back the money, but as a sign of good faith to our Australian friends, we'd like to imprison Bart for five years.
Homer: (thinks briefly) That's tough but fair. Boy, go with the man.
Marge: (picks up Bart) No, no, no! No! I'm not going to have my son go to jail over some silly tiff with Australia. You'll just have to find some other country to have relations with.
Conover: You're sure, now? The prison train is sailing. (Marge hugs Bart tighter) OK, I'm not hearing a lot of support for prison.
(Bart is sitting on Marge's lap)
Conover: There is one other option. They'll drop the charges if Bart makes a public apology in Australia.
Homer: All Bart has to do is apologize and we get a free trip to Australia?
Conover: Mm, hmm.
Bart: (gets off Marge's lap) I can handle that. I'm an expert at phony apologies.
Marge: (reproachful) Bart!
Bart: (with phony sincerity) I'm sorry.
Marge: That's better.
Bart: Heh heh heh…
Homer: Are we going to be landing on an aircraft carrier?
Pilot: No, the nearest Navy vessel is the USS Walter Mondale... It's a laundry ship.
(Looking at a globe)
Bart: So that means if you're in Argentina or ... Rand McNally, everything's backwards?
Lisa: Yes. In fact, in Rand McNally they wear hats on their feet and hamburgers eat people.
(In the Australian Embassy)
Homer: Boy, do think next year you could get indicted in Orlando, Florida?
Bart: Way ahead of you.
Homer: When will you Australians learn? In America, we stopped using corporal punishment, and things have never been better! The streets are safe. Old people strut confidently through the darkest alleys. And the weak and nerdy are admired for their computer-programming abilities. So, like us, let your children run wild and free, because, as the old saying goes, "Let your children run wild and free."
Homer: Burkina Faso? Disputed Zone? Who called all these weird places?
Homer's Brain: Quiet, it might be you! I can't remember.
Homer: Naw, I'm going to ask Marge.
Homer's Brain: No, no! Why embarrass us both Just write a check and I'll release some more endorphins.
(Homer starts to scribble a check then ...)
Milhouse: Hey, Bart! The bakery caught fire and all of downtown smells like cookies! Wanna go smell?
Bart: Yes... Yes, I do.
Lisa: I'm impressed you were able to write so legibly on your own butt.
(Bart playing with pocket knife)
Australian Man: You call that a knife? This is a knife.
(pulls out a spoon)
Bart: That's not a knife, that's a spoon.
Australian Man: Alright, alright, you win. I see you've played knifey-spooney before.
Bart: Do the toilets go backwards in here?
Man in U.S Embassy: No. To combat home sickness, we've installed a device that makes them swirl the correct American way.
(Flushes toilet. Machine kicks in and water swirls the other way)
Homer: (weeping, singing) Sweet land of liberty...
Homer: Are you like one of those English guards who can't laugh or smile or anything?
(Homer makes faces and hops around; the guard punches him in the face)
Guard: No sir! US Marine Corps sir!
Bart: Mom, Dad, just so you don't hear any wild rumors, I'm being indicted for fraud in Australia.
Homer: That's no reason to block the TV.
Marge: I would just like a cup of coffee.
Bartender: Beer it is.
Marge: No, coffee.
Marge: C-o . . .
Bartender: B-e . . .
Evan Conover: As I'm sure you'll remember in the late 1980s the United States experienced a short-lived infatuation with Australian culture...(shows slides) ...for some bizarre reason, the Aussies thought this would be a permanent thing. Of course, it wasn't.
(one slide shows an abandoned theater whose banner reads: "Yahoo Serious Festival")
Lisa: I know those words, but that sign doesn't make any sense.
Homer: (looking at Uruguay on the globe) Look at this country. U-r-gay.
(Bart passes a sign saying "Now Entering Australia")
Bart: Hey, G. I. Joe, your sign's broken. We're already in Australia.
Marine: Actually, Sir, the embassy is considered American soil, Sir!
Homer: Really? Look, boy, now I'm in Australia... (hops over the line) Now I'm in America...Australia! America!
Bart: I get it, Dad.
Homer: Australia! America!
Marge: Homer, that's enough!
Homer: Australia! America! (gets punched) Ow!
Marine: Here in America we don't tolerate that kind of crap, Sir!
This episode was nominated for the 1995 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special.
Blackboard Joke: I will not hang donuts on my person.
Couch Gag: The family swims to the couch.
The plot of Bart committing a crime in a foreign country and as punishment receiving a booting was in part inspired by the Michael Fay incident where Fay committed a crime in Singapore and as punishment received a caning.
The writing on Bart's butt - "Don't Tread On Me" - is the legend from one of the earliest flags of the American revolution, known as the Gadsden flag.
Bart: I think I hear a dingo eatin' your baby.
This quote refers to the infamous Azaria Chamberlain case. 10-week old Azaria was taken from her tent by a dingo at Uluru on August 17, 1980. In the subsequent trial her mother Lindy was convicted of her murder and sentenced to life imprisonment, with father Michael convicted as an accessory. Both were acquitted of all charges in a later inquest.
The man who says to Bart and Lisa, "You call that a knife? This is a knife," is a parody of the title character from the 1986 film Crocodile Dundee.
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