The episode was written by Jon Vitti
, who used the pseudonym "Penny Wise" in the closing credits because he did not want to be credited for writing a clip show. It was directed by David Silverman
, who also did not want to be credited, and used the pseudonym "Pound Foolish" in the closing credits. See more
Yes, the Simpsons have come a long way since an old drunk made humans out of his rabbit characters to pay off his gambling debts. Who knows what adventures they'll have between now and the time the show becomes unprofitable?