When Maggie won't go to sleep homer tells her a story about the time when he and Flanders went on a vacation on the Grand Canyon but when there tour guide falls off the ledge - they are lost alone. In this episode we see the Simpsons and Flanders bond in times of crisis.
Did You Know?
The music that plays as the family rides down into the canyon is from the 'Grand Canyon Suite' by Ferde Grofé Sr.
, which could be considered another Disneyland reference: It's the same song played on the Disneyland Railroad while passing through the Grand Canyon, which is the only locale in the entire park where the animals are not animatronic. See more
In Homer's flashback, Maude Flanders is still alive. There is one scene where he pulls out his touchscreen smartphone and says he has no bars. Maude Flanders died in the year 2000, but no one carried cell phones like the one Homer carried while Maude was alive (the most popular cell phone in 1999 was the Nokia 3310). See more
From now on we're staying at the Hyatt regencies
You're banned from there dad
Not as Hagwar Swanson!
The Simpsons become different Disney characters: Maggie as 1920s era Minnie Mouse, Lisa as Cinderella, Marge as Snow White, Homer as Baloo and Bart as Sorcerer Mickey who zaps everyone back to normal. See more
Spoofs Steamboat Willie
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Composed by Paul Dukas See more