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Homer becomes a populist TV pundit with his show Gut Check with Homer Simpson, and Ted Nugent will play himself as a Republican candidate for President seeking Homer's endorsement. Guest star: Ted Nugent

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

This Television Series is referred to by Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
Homer's YouTube video has gone viral, appearing on the Jimmy Fallon late night show.
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Politically Incorrect

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The title of this episode is a parody of the television series, 'Politically Incorrect' with Bill Maher.
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The Andy Griffith Show

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Barney Fife (played by Don Knotts), the deputy from The Andy Griffith Show is the air marshal on the airplane.
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It refers to these books...

Timequake
written by

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This Book is referred to by Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
At the airport, Homer's suitcase is over the weight limit, so the family goes through the bag, taking out the items that are not necessary. Lisa has filled the suitcase with Kurt Vonnegut books. One of the books shown is Timequake.

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Good Night, and Good Luck.

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This Movie is parodied by Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
Homer signs off of his show by saying, "Good Night, and Good Gravy."
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The Adventures of Tintin

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This Movie is referred to by Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
The opening chalkboard gag reads "TinTin Did Not SuckSuck".
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Shrek

This Movie Series is referred to by Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
Homer thinks his popularity has resulted in him becoming a Halloween costume. The kids point out that the mask he is wearing is actually just a Shrek mask that has been painted yellow.
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It plays these songs...

Cat Scratch Fever
performed by Ted Nugent

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This Song is played in Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
This song is played at the end of the episode during the credits. Ted Nugent and Homer sing their own version of the song.

It parodies these songs...

If I Only Had a Brain
performed by Judy Garland and Ray Bolger

This Song is parodied by Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson part of The Simpsons Season 23
This song is parodied on the conservative television network that airs Homer's new show. The lyrics to the song include, "Oh the plain and simple facts is, I'd like to raise your taxes, and make your children gay".

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

The Simpsons Season 23

# Title Air Date
The Simpsons
23:1 The Falcon and the D'ohman Sep 25, 2011
23:2 Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts Oct 2, 2011
23:3 Treehouse of Horror XXII Oct 30, 2011
23:4 Replaceable You Nov 6, 2011
23:5 The Food Wife Nov 13, 2011
23:6 The Book Job Nov 20, 2011
23:7 The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants Nov 27, 2011
23:8 The Ten-Per-Cent Solution Dec 4, 2011
23:9 Holidays of Future Passed Dec 11, 2011
23:10 Politically Inept, With Homer Simpson Jan 8, 2012
23:11 The D'oh-cial Network Jan 15, 2012
23:12 Moe Goes From Rags To Riches Jan 29, 2012
23:13 The Daughter Also Rises Feb 12, 2012
23:14 At Long Last Leave Feb 19, 2012
23:15 How I Wet Your Mother Feb 26, 2012
23:16 Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart Mar 11, 2012
23:17 Them, Robot Mar 18, 2012
23:18 Beware My Cheating Bart Apr 15, 2012
23:19 A Totally Fun Thing That Bart Will Never Do Again Apr 29, 2012
23:20 The Spy Who Learned Me May 6, 2012
23:21 Ned 'N Edna's Blend May 13, 2012
23:22 Lisa Goes Gaga May 20, 2012

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