- Authentication by Newspaper: Homer is forced to do this during his hostage video.
- Becoming the Mask: Wayne seemed to have been proud of his play he did for the North Korean leader.
- Shout-Out: Some of the people Wayne fights during his training are: Gogo Yubari, Chucky, The Baseball Furies, Pinhead, Kobe Bryant, and The Penguin.
Recap / The Simpsons S 23 E 1 The Falcon And The Dohman
A new security guard for the nuclear plant may have a connection with the Ukranian Mafia. Meanwhile, Marge dreams of being on Top Chef, and viewers finally get to see whether or not Ned Flanders and Mrs. Krabappel stay together.