Grampa meets a human interest journalist who writes and publishes Grampa's life stories making Homer jealous. While giving his story of Mr. Burns to the newspaper, Homer finds out the journalist is plotting to kill Grandpa. Meanwhile, Bart is forced to care for a stuffed lamb as part of a class project and gives the lamb to Lisa.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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Gone with the Wind

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This Movie is referred to by Thursdays with Abie part of The Simpsons Season 21
Abe recalls his youth, working as a shoe shine boy at Springfield Union Station. He meets a young Clark Gable and gives him a copy of his book, 'Gone with the Wind'. Clark Gable tells the young Abe that he's never heard of this story before, and asks him not to tell the story to anyone for 60 years. Clark Gable is famous for his role in the film 'Gone with the Wind'.
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The Wizard of Oz

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This Movie is referred to by Thursdays with Abie part of The Simpsons Season 21
The opening scenes of The Simpsons is a parody of the Wicked Witch of the West flying by.
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It refers to these books...

Gone with the Wind
written by

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This Book is referred to by Thursdays with Abie part of The Simpsons Season 21
In a flashback to his younger years, Abe recalls working as a shoe shine boy at Springfield Union Station. A young Clark Gable has his shoes shined by Abe, and Abe gives Gable his copy of 'Gone with the Wind'.

Tuesdays with Morrie
written by

This Book is referred to by Thursdays with Abie part of The Simpsons Season 21
Mitch Albom comes to the nursing home where Grampa lives. He tells Abe that he wrote the book 'Tuesdays with Morrie', to which Abe says he's never heard of it.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

The Simpsons Season 21

# Title Air Date
The Simpsons
21:9 Thursdays with Abie Jan 3, 2009
21:1 Homer the Whopper Sep 27, 2009
21:2 Bart Gets a 'Z' Oct 4, 2009
21:3 The Great Wife Hope Oct 11, 2009
21:4 Treehouse of Horror XX Oct 18, 2009
21:5 The Devil Wears Nada Nov 15, 2009
21:6 Pranks and Greens Nov 22, 2009
21:7 Rednecks and Broomsticks Nov 29, 2009
21:8 O Brother, Where Bart Thou? Dec 13, 2009
21:10 Once Upon a time in Springfield Jan 10, 2010
21:11 Million Dollar Maybe Jan 31, 2010
21:12 Boy Meets Curl Feb 14, 2010
21:13 The Color Yellow Feb 21, 2010
21:14 Postcards from the Wedge Mar 14, 2010
21:15 Stealing First Base Mar 21, 2010
21:16 The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed Mar 28, 2010
21:17 American History X-cellent Apr 11, 2010
21:18 Chief of Hearts Apr 18, 2010
21:19 The Squirt and the Whale Apr 25, 2010
21:20 To Surveil With Love May 2, 2010
21:21 Moe Letter Blues May 9, 2010
21:22 The Bob Next Door May 16, 2010
21:23 Judge Me Tender May 23, 2010

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