After writing a song about Ned Flanders, Homer and his family goes to a dude ranch to escape for awhile.

!!Tropes of this episode:
* TheAce: Luke Stetson.
* AndTheAdventureContinues: After hearing Moe's song on the radio, the Simpsons head back to the ranch for another week to avoid it.
* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Luke stops Lisa from accidentally stepping on a rattlesnake egg. Rattlesnakes are live-bearers.
** Beavers are portrayed with [[TypicalCartoonAnimalColors white teeth]], when they should have yellow or orange teeth.
* {{Bowdlerization}}: The scene where it's revealed Cookie died the night before the Simpsons leaves the ranch is often cut out for some reason.
* BrickJoke: The end of the first act has Moe kidnapping David Byrne. At the very end, it's shown that Byrne has made a song about Moe.
* CreatorBacklash: InUniverse, Homer grows to hate his song.
-->'''Homer:''' I've come to hate my own creation. Now I know how God feels.
* HypocriticalHumor: Clara saying there's more to life than boys and then upon seeing Bart, hits on him.
* {{Jerkass}}: Lisa's sending Clara down the wrong path out of jealousy.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Lisa when she discovers that [[RelativeError Clara was Luke's sister]].
* SeriesContinuityError: Lisa claims Luke was her first crush, but it was Nelson in Season 8's "Lisa's Date with Density".
* ShoutOut: Maggie dances parodies Music/BritneySpears’
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What about Snake as he took a family hostage?
* WhatTheHellHero: Luke calls Lisa despicable for what she did to Clara and Clara tries to give Lisa a speech about how there's more important things than boys, only to see Bart.