Once again, Mr. Burns is used to parody Howard Hughes
. In "$pringfield," he developed obsessive compulsive disorder and had a model plane called the "Spruce Moose." In this episode, he actually flies a giant wooden plane, called the "Plywood Pelican." See more
Let me explain from behind this cage. Now, your pills have become very expensive and no one could give a rat's ass about you. So after a lot of thought, we decided to let you go cold turkey. For those of you who will survive the night, we'll be having waffles.
I didn't die in World War II just to be pushed around by some pill-hoarding hussy! I'm gonna fight this thing!
Old Jewish Man
Agh, he's crazy, but what are you gonna do? He's young.