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My Fare Lady
Episode Description: When Marge gets fed up with the thankless duty of chauffeuring her kids around, she begins working as a driver for a transportation app service. Meanwhile, Homer bankrupts Moe when he watches over the bar for one night, which forces Moe to take a temporary job as a janitor at the nuclear plant.
Episode Details: ‘My Fare Lady’ is the 14th episode of Season 26 as well as the 566th episode of The Simpsons. The episode will air on FOX on February 15, 2015 and is written by Marc Wilmore and directed by Michael Polcino.
- The title of the episode is a reference to the play My Fair Lady.
- This episode is the second to make a reference to this play; the other is My Fair Laddy from season 17.
- Bart doesn’t have any lines in this episode.
- The first scene right after the opening is a parody of The Jetsons:
- Homer as George Jetson.
- Bart as Elroy Jetson.
- Lisa as Judy Jetson.
- Marge as Jane Jetson.
- Bender from Futurama also appears at the end of that scene.
- Laramie Jr. is a reference to Laramie Cigarettes.
- Moe references Elon Musk. (“The Musk Who Fell to Earth”)
- Some of the taxi drivers have appeared previously:
- Slava from “The Fabulous Faker Boy”
- One of Homer’s kidnappers from “Blame It on Lisa”
- The female taxi driver from “How I Spent My Strummer Vacation”
- The Cheery Red Tomatoes reappear. (“The Last of the Red Hat Mamas”)
- In a scene Bart is dressed with Junior Campers uniform (“Boy-Scoutz ‘N the Hood”).
- Marge says she would like to have a fridge with an ice-maker, but the Simpsons already had it. (“See Homer Run”)
- The hangman who whipped Homer, is seen in the background of the Cafeteria. (“Rosebud”)
- Absolut Krusty can be seen in Moe’s Tavern at the end. (“Barting Over”)
- In a scene, Grady is seen with black hair.
- One of the stops on Marge’s list is “Playdate – Janey’s house” however Janey is seen at the swimming pool.
- In one scene, Lisa’s white pearl necklace turns orange, like Marge’s necklace.
- Richard Olen “Rich” Sommer II (born February 2, 1978) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Harry Crane on the AMC series Mad Men. He will voice the young man.
- Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an award-winning American actor, best known for his role as Doc Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy. He reprised the role of Doc Brown in the special episode The Simpsons Ride. He will also voice Jim Ignatowski in this episode. The Reverend Jim “Iggy” Ignatowski, was a fictional character in the 1970s television series Taxi.
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That is all from this week’s Episode Fact File and I would like to thank WikiSimpsons for the information for this post and Nathan for the base design of it. The next post will be covering the next episode, “The Princess Guide” until then, Happy Tapping everyone!