The Simpsons

Season 21 Episode 16

The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 28, 2010 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Bart's aliases mentioned in this episode:

      Sart Bimpson
      Sargeant Spitwad
      Mucous Membrane
      Mommy's Special Little Guy

    • As Homer sings "I am so thirsty" in the desert, he does it to the tune of the theme song to Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

    • Homer mentions A domain lookup shows it is owned by FOX.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Show Title: Ralph hanging on to a runaway kite in the sky.
      Billboard Gag: None.
      Blackboard Joke: None.
      Couch Gag: The family crawl on the floor wearing leashes by handlers as if they're in a dog show. Bart is declared the winner, Homer attacks him, and Bart bites him back in dog-like fashion.

  • Allusions

    • Lawrence Of Arabia
      The music that plays as Homer rides a camel across the desert is from the 1962 movie Lawrence Of Arabia, starring Peter O'Toole.

    • Fiddler on the Roof
      The scene in Jerusalem where the man plays the violin on the roof is an illusion to the famous musical Fiddler on the Roof about the Jewish milkman Tevye and his family.

    • Veggie Tales
      In Homer's vision in the desert he sees a tomato, a carrot, cucumber. Parodies of Larry the cucumber, Bob the tomato and Laura the carrot from Veggie Tales.

    • Transformers
      The movie Ned Flanders is watching is Reformers, a parody of the 2007 movie Transformers.

    • The Greatest Story Ever Told
      The title of this episode is a play on the title of 1965 film The Greatest Story Ever Told based on the life of Jesus Christ.