Bart: Checking out the cave is gonna be awesome! It'll be dark, with rocks, and mineral formations. And plants that have adapted to harsh... Wait a minute! This is a scam. We're on a nature walk!
Homer: (snorts) Silly Indians, our god made their god.
Homer: I'm stuck! And I have to pee. (pause) Now I'm just stuck.
Homer: Don't leave me! I hate to be alone. Except when I'm watching TV then leave me alone. But right now, don't leave.
Homer: Will you tell me a story?
Lisa: Sure, once upon a time in a far off kingdom.
Homer: No unicorns!
Lisa: Mad beast!
Burns: Liberal midget!
Moe: There she was, the gorgeoust new girl in town: Edna Krabappel.
Barney: I'm a drunk. I don't know nothing about how I do anything.
Moe: Uh, these are some of the local alcoholics, I told you about.
Carl: Don't pinch and hold us. We have other vices.
Lenny: I dress up like a baby.
Moe: Eh, you can't donate that gold to the museum today, because ehm.. Ah, it's closed. So they can clean under the wangs of the statues.
Archaeologist Snake: I've been robbed! I'll take my revenge on society. By which I mean convenience stores. And who would suspect me? Professor Jailbird.
Burns: Oh, you poor man. You're about to get a lot poorer.
Homer: Well, I guess I should explain. Not long ago it was my day to take care of the baby. So I was out in the forest hiding.
Moe: But I thought you didn't want to date a tavern owner.
Edna: At this point, all I want is a man with a healthy libido.
Moe: Aha. Well, this is where it gets awkward again.
The title Seemingly Never-Ending Story
is a spoof on the novel The Neverending Story
written by Michael Ende. Read more about the novel in the wikipedia article
Carl’s Dad’s Cavern
is a spoof off the Carlsbad Caverns National Park
, in the southeastern corner of New Mexico. Read more about the National Park in the wikipedia article
Tex O'Hara mentiones that he has an Obsessive-compulsive disorder
. Read more about this psychiatric disorder in the wikipedia article
Carl tasks the bar boy Burns to write a play with Henry Ford
and Captain Kirk
. Henry Ford
was the founder of the Ford Motor Company
; Read more about him in this wikipedia article
. Captain Kirk
is the Captain of the space ship U.S.S. Enterprise
in the first Star Trek
series Star Trek
Professor Snake Jailbird mentions that he found the gold coins in a Mayan pyramid. Read more about the Maya civilization in the wikipedia article
Edna calls Moe her Gargoyle
. In architecture Gargoyles
are carved terminations to a spout. There are many myths around those sculptures and also a TV show called Gargoyles
. Read more about the architectural decoration in the wikipedia article
The old man smoking the pipe at the Exclusive's Club is Commander McBragg. A character from the 1964 cartoon show "Underdog."