After being bullied out of their reserved gazebo at a park by drunks and Chief Wiggum, they fear that Springfield's quality is poor because of the city's stupidest residents having power over their civic institutions. Bart will often address Homer by his given name instead of "Dad" when he was a baby, this was because other adults would refer to him as this , while Homer in turn often refers to him as "the boy". Homer, despite being under the influence of marijuana at the time, genuinely explains that it is because Bart's birth signified the end of his youthful foolishness, as he now had a family to provide for, which intimidated him. He replied, "People think I'm a Simpsons character. She denounces Springfield for its anti-intellectualism in an open letter that ends up in the newspaper, which no one reads. Homer imitates Hawking in an attempt to make him pay the tab and gets punched by a boxing glove on a spring, which is concealed in Hawking's wheelchair. Naegle's name was partly based on Selman's agent Sue Neagle, and Lindsey was chosen as the first name because Selman thought it sounded "annoying" and "pretentious". Although he gets into trouble and is sometimes shallow and selfish, Bart also exhibits many qualities of high integrity. Louis paper" noticed this, and called Selman to ask him why they were "taking a shot at East St. Relationships Family Homer angrily strangling Bart Due to Bart's mischievousness and rebelliousness in addition to Homer's often uncaring and incompetent behavior, the two have a turbulent relationship. He has won an award for his Angry Dad web series  , he has discovered a new comet which was named after himself  , and he also has performed in a successful band with Milhouse Van Houten , Nelson Muntz and Ralph Wiggum. Later, during " Homer vs. One example of his quasi-sense of honor is when Bart stands up for Ralph Wiggum at the cost of peer popularity with the bullies. Float-and-shoot while still pregnant with Bart  , as well as out of some deep-down rage for being told that he'll be a failure as early as preschool of which it once led to him developing suicidal thoughts severe enough to make an extremely graphic drawing of his own demise. The episode also mentions actress Geena Davis and cartoonist Mell Lazarus , both of whom are members of Mensa. He was also frequently a delinquent, getting into all sorts of trouble. Conard and Aeon J.