Recap / The Simpsons S 18 E 6 Moe Na Lisa

Lisa helps Moe publish a poem, but Moe ends up taking credit for it.


  • Honor Before Reason: Moe is initially happy to mention Lisa helped him, until the other stuck up poets comment on how low it is to get help from others to write poems, causing Moe to take all the credit until Marge makes him accept the truth.
  • Mistaken for Prank Call: Having never heard of Tom Wolfe before being invited to a wordloaf festival, Moe initially assumes that the invitation was a prank by someone using a made up name.
  • Shout-Out: The editor is J. Jonah Jameson, with J. K. Simmons reprising his role from the Spider-Man movies. In fact, his line "What are you waiting for, Chinese New Year?!" showed up in Spider-Man 3 the following summer.
  • You Fight Like a Cow: During the punch up between Jonathan Franzen and Michael Chabon, after Franzen lands a cheap shot, an angry Chabon retorts that "You fight like Anne Rice!"