Lisa: Oedipus Is The One Who Killed His Father And Married His Mother Home
Simpsons Subtle Allusions
Lisa: Oedipus is the one who killed his father and married his mother
Homer: Argh! who paid for that wedding?
Episode: Simpsons play tennis with the pros
The whole episode when Lisa gets married is a play on Love Story
Ryan O'Neal and Ali McGraw meet in a library and argue over a book, just like Lisa and Hugh Episode...
He cannot have God for his father who refuses to have the Church for his mother.
St. Augustine (354-430 CE) "De Sybolo...
Laughing at his own son, who got his mother, and by his mother's means his father also, to indulge him, he told him that he had the most power of any one in Greece
For the Athenians command the rest of Greece, I command the Athenians, your mother commands me, and you command your mother....
Homer: Hugh, there's something I want you to have. My Dad gave me his cufflinks on the day I married Marge and they brought us good luck.
I couldn't imagine a happier marriage. We don't have many traditions in our family, but it would mean a lot to me if you kept this one alive....
Homer: "Trying is the first step towards failure." Episode
The one with the Spinal Tap concert at the beginning, the one where Otto has to get his bus license, and ends up living with the Simpsons for awhile....
Without the Greeks, we wouldn't have history. The Greeks invented three kinds of columns - Corinthian, Doric and Ironic.
They also had myths.A myth is a female moth. One myth says that the mother of Achilles dipped him in the River Stynx until he became intolerable....
Bart: Wow, Lisa, looking at you makes me want to get married for a third time.
I met a really nice exotic dancer the other night at Hugh's bachelor party....
If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.
-- Ann Lande...
Bart: So...you're one of those "Don't call me a chick" chicks, huh?
Lisa: Ehh, sorry about my unenlightened brother....