- The Chosen One: Maggie
- Don't Explain the Joke: Homer basically spells out they are making a Ratatouille refference before actually making it.
- Fox-Chicken-Grain Puzzle: With Santa's Little Helper, Maggie, and rat poison. Cletus has a fox, duck, and corn.
- Gilligan Cut: Homer insisted he wouldn't dress himself as a nun. Cut to the next scene and he's still wearing his everyday clothes while Lisa was disguised as a nun. Then he asked her if she's really sure she doesn't want him to do it. He put on a nun disguise.
- The Kindnapper: Considering the case Homer was building to persuade the nuns to let him take Maggie back, can anyone blame them for keeping her?