In this episode written by Tim Long, Marge becomes the Ms. Fanservice of Springfield after sexy pictures of her end up on a charity calendar. Meanwhile, Homer becomes Carl's personal assistant.
- Alliterative Name: C. Carl Carlson
- Bait-and-Switch: After Marge ends up in an argument with Homer, Homer depressingly walks around France, constantly getting his hopes up with stuff that resembles Marge coming back to apologize.
- Blatant Lies: The stink bomb party Bart's attending next to Janey's has nothing to do with the tea party at Janey's.
- Dude, Not Funny!: Homer used to mock a colleague by nicknaming him "spitty" until Carl told him of Spitty's condition.
- Mysterious Middle Initial: C. Carl Carlson
- Offing the Offspring: Ned Flanders would rather put stones in his sons' pockets and throw them at sea than let them live with homosexuals.
- Your Cheating Heart: Homer knows about Carl's affair with the President of France's wife and uses this as blackmail to force Carl into giving Homer his old job back.