Marge Simpson, Patty Bouvier, and Selma Bouvier
Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, 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
Homer Simpson, Grampa Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, and others
Agnes Skinner, Brandine Del Roy, Dolph and others
Martin Prince, Sherri, Terri and others
Milhouse Van Houten, Rod Flanders, Jimbo Jones, and others
CBGB's, used in the "Sid and Nancy" segment, is actually a spoof on an actual bar in New York City. The real CGBG stands for Country, Blue Grass and Blues.
Music From This Episode
"L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole (Heard as the episode begins its montage of Springfieldians and their Valentine's Day traditions.)
"SATURDAY Night" by The Bay City Rollers (Martin plays it on a jukebox during the Sid and Nancy segment.)
"Ever Fallen In Love With Someone (You Shouldn't've Fallen In Love With)?" by Buzzcocks (Heard during Sid and Nancy's chocolate montage.)
"Taxi to Heaven" by Pray for Rain (Used during the end credits.)
Marge: Any minute now, he'll scamper through that doggy door.
Homer: Any minute now, I'll be the dog she's lookin' for.
Barney, Moe, Lenny, and Carl: Any minute now, you'll be stuck with her brood.
Patty and Selma: Any minute now, this pooch will know she's screwed.
Marge: My hearts tells me to trust him.
Patty and Selma: But your head knows he's a hound.
Homer: I want to do the right thing.
Moe: Come on! With all this high class tail around?
(Hooker Dog smokes a cigarette, coughs badly)
Fleas: Any minute now, our girl will make a brand new start.
Patty and Selma: Yes!
Marge: Any minute now, I won't care that broke my heart.
Marge and Homer: Annnny minnnute nooooow.
Franklin Roosevelt: To deal with the menace of Bonnie and Clyde, I'm recalling all our air defense forces from Pearl Harbor.
Franklin Roosevelt: Somebody please remind me to move them back.
Japanese Ambassador: I would be honored to perform that duty.
(After Nelson/Sid Vicious causes the speaker to fall on Dolph/Paul Cook.)
Rich Texan: Dang it! I wanted to know what else was bullocks!
Announcer: Here they are, all the way from outside of Texas, the Sex Pistols!
Bart/Johnny Rotten: When I hired a guy named Sid Vicious, I assumed it would be a thirty year business relationship!
Jimbo/Steve Jones: I told you, we should have gone with Tom Responsible.
Bart/Johnny Rotten: Slag off!
(Shady releases Goofy from the gas chamber at the dog pound.)
Goofy: This place is no picnic, but it sure beats working for Disney. (Laughs Goofy-style)
(Comic Book Guy kicks Sid and Nancy out of his bar.)
Comic Book Guy: Your music violates everything punk stands for, which is nothing! You are no longer welcome at CBGB's--Comic Book Guy's Bar.
(Puppies Bart and Lisa get caught by Dogcatcher Willie in "Shady and the Vamp")
Dogcatcher Willie: You strays are going straight to the pound where you'll be put to sleep... by my boring stories. And then you'll be killed!
Homer: They were the Bonnie and Clyde of their day. Their names were Bonnie and Clyde.
Marge: A carnival? What's so romantic about this?
Bart: See you later!
(Bart and Lisa run off into the carnival.)
Homer: For the next two hours, we'll be kid-free. It'll be just like the time we lost them at the mall.
(Homer and Marge chuckle.)
Homer: That was the best Christmas ever.
Blackboard Joke: None
Couch Gag: Each family member rushes into the living room and attaches themselves to a giant-size baby mobile.
Dolph/Paul Cook: Sidney Sheldon Vicious! Where've you been, chomping Wonka?
This is reference to fictional chocolate maker Willy Wonka from Roald Dahl's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and its two film adaptations.
When Shady finds out he has 9 other puppies, he says, "Ruh-roh"--Similar to fellow cartoon dog, Scooby-Doo.
In the dog pound there is a sign that says "This Way To The Farm Upstate". This is a reference to the Farm Upstate in the comic book series Fables in which classic Nursery Rhyme characters live secretly in NYC, except for the ones who do not look human who are then sent to the Farm Upstate.
The walking dog seen in the dog pound during the "Shady and the Vamp" segment is a reference to the Disney character, Goofy.
The main character in the Robby Robin cartoon featured in the "Bonnie and Clyde" segment is a parody of the cartoon character, Woody Woodpecker.
Sid and Nancy
The third segment of this episode is a takeoff of Sid and Nancy, the 1986 movie about Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen.
Lady and the Tramp
The "Shady and the Vamp" segment is an obvious parody of the Disney movie Lady and the Tramp.
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
The radio actors performing The Bonnie and Clyde Hour are drawn to resemble George Burns and Gracie Allen, who had their own radio show aptly titled The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show in 1932.
Love, American Style
The title of this episode is a parody of the title of the 1970's TV series, Love, American Style.
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