The Simpsons

Season 22 Episode 17

Love is a Many Strangled Thing

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 27, 2011 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • The fictitious name Ima Wiener that Bart texted to Moe with a cell phone in a prank call is in fact the same prank name that Bart used against Russ Cargill in "The Simpsons Movie".

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Show Title: The Planet Express spaceship zooming through the air with a brief playing of the Futurama theme.
      Billboard Gag: Do not accept candy from this bunny. (With Moe pictured dressed in an Easter Bunny costume holding a basket)
      Chalkboard Gag: I will not ridicule teacher's Final Four bracket.
      Couch Gag: The family runs to the couch animated as letters and various characters seen on a typewriter (also known as ASCII code - pictures made by lettering and numbers). Afterward, Bart takes a few letters, placing them on Homer's shirt to spell out the word "Fatso". Homer silently says "D'oh!" with the word appearing as a bubble similarly seen in various comic strips.

  • Allusions

    • Love is a Many Splendored Thing

      The episode title is a parody of the 1950s song by The Four Aces Love is a Many Splendored Thing.