This episode was the inspiration for the 2012 play "Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play" by Anne Washburn. The play concerns a band of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world who recreate classic episodes of "The Simpsons", changing the stories as they pass along from one generation to another. By the play's final act, the episode has been transformed into an epic Gilbert and Sullivan-style opera in which Bart must defeat Mr. Burns (who has replaced Sideshow Bob as the story's villain) and Itchy and Scratchy, who are now his minions. See more
[looking at Bart's collection of death threats
Hmm, this one's done in different handwriting.
Oh, uh, I wrote that one, after Bart somehow put this tattoo on my butt.
[Homer drops his pants, revealing a "wide load" tattoo on his rear end. Everyone laughs
[outside the window
But who'd want to hurt me? I'm this century's Dennis The Menace.
It's probably the person you least suspect.
That's good, Dad.
I say we call Matlock. He'll find the culprit! It's probably that evil Gavin MacLeod or ...
Three Little Maids From School Are We
Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Performed by Dan Castellaneta
, Julie Kavner
, Nancy Cartwright
, and Yeardley Smith See more