In order to revitalize its economy, Springfield decides to legalize gambling. As a consequence, Marge becomes addicted to using slot machines, while Mr. Burns develops a Howard Hughes complex.
Did You Know?
The old, deranged version of Mr. Burns is based on Howard Hughes
in his latter years. The Spruce Moose is a parody of Hughes' plane Hercules, which everyone called the Spruce Goose. See more
When Marge is arriving in the car during the "boogieman" sequence, the door to the Simpsons house is perfectly normal and intact. Then in the next shot she looks through the door which now has a gaping shotgun hole in it. See more
Scott, things aren't as happy as they used to be down here at the unemployment office. Joblessness is no longer just for Philosophy majors - useful people are starting to feel the pinch.
References The Gong Show
Music by Stephen Foster See more