Krusty runs for Congress when The Simpsons protest against airplanes flying over their house.
* ShoutOut: The title is an allusion to ''MrSmithGoesToWashington''. Both the film and this episode feature an election to find a replacement for a senator who dies before the end of his term.
* YourMom: Krusty accidentally does this when he makes a speech to Latin-American voters and says something in Spanish without knowing it means he'll throw up at their mothers' graves. Upon being informed of the phrase's meaning, he now understands why his maid quit.