Trivia: The Simpsons S 1 E 3 Homers Odyssey
- First Appearance: Chief Wiggum, Otto, and Jasper Beardley.
- Mr. Smithers first appears in this episode, though his voice is heard in "Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire".
- Homer's job as safety inspector at the nuclear power plant is established in this episode. And his former position was either supervising technician or technical supervisor, even though "Life in the Fast Lane" showed Homer working on an assembly line, sorting out nuclear waste.