Chalkboard: I will not publish the Principal's credit report
This episode is the second episode (the first being season seven's "Radioactive Man") to be digitally colored instead of colored traditionally through cel animation.
Couch: The living room floor is frozen over. The Simpsons ice skate to the couch. When Homer sits down, his side falls through the ice.
Kent Brockman: The real winners here are Marge's O'dervs!
Homer: How do you come up with such witty remarks?
(Cuts to car outside telling him what to say.)
Guy in Van: I guess you could say it's my racket.
Kent Brockman: I guess you could say I'm Iraqi.
Homer: Get off my property!
(Homer asks Lisa to be his partner)
Lisa: Are you sure you want me to be your doubles partner?
Homer: Absolutely, Sweetie.
Lisa: And you're not doing it out of spite?
Homer: No, of course not. Now aim for your mother's heart.
Lisa: (gasping) Dad, I don't want to enter the tournament just to hurt Mom.
Homer: Oh, come on! You've been gunning for queen bee ever since you buzzed into this hive. Now serve!
Marge: And it's gonna do wonders for our social life!
Homer: Yeah, it’s nice to entertain friends and have people over.
Ned: Hey, you got a tennis court?
Homer: Keep walking, Flanders.
Ned: Will do...
Homer: Hey, that's great. Listen, I need a new doubles partner. My little girl's a lead weight.
Serena Williams: You're dumping your own daughter?
Homer: Yeah, but only to crush my wife and son!
Serena Williams: That's horrible!
Venus Williams: Yeah, that's pretty low.
Homer: (to Venus) Hmm.. you seem less disgusted, let's go!
This episode's title is an adaptation of “Dennis the Menace”, a daily syndicated newspaper comic strip originally created, written and illustrated by Hank Ketcham that debuted on March 12, 1951