- In "Radio Bart", Homer, having had enough of Springfield's apathy toward's Bart's predicament, boasts "That's all I can stands and I can't stands no more!"
- In "Deep Space Homer", Homer gets put on a centrifuge as part of astronaut training and his his face morphs into Popeye's as he says "I can's stands no more!"
- The ending to "Brother's Little Helper" has Bart taking Ritalin and singing a parody of Popeye's closing song.
"When I can't stop fiddlin', I just takes me Ritalin. I'm poppin' and sailin', man!"
- The climax of "Jaws Wired Shut" involves Homer saving Marge from a demolition derby by consuming a can of beer like it was Popeye's spinach and imitates Popeye's under-the-breath mumblings. In addition, Marge is seen screaming and flailing her arms like Olive Oyl.