The ring came off my pudding can. — Chief Wiggum, “Marge vs. the Monorail”
Lyle Lanley’s immaculately choreographed sales pitch for the Springfield Monorail mirrors that made by renowned shyster Harold Hill in The Music Man. It’s the one with the trombones.
While The Music Man was originally presented as a stage production in the late 50s, it was subsequently adapted for the silver screen, which is where we here observe “Ya Got Trouble”:
Personally, I find the Simpsons homage a better song, but perhaps I am biased in this matter. One thing is certain: a gasping Matthew Broderick is in over his head in the TV movie adaptation. Observe (starts around 5:00):
Trouble it is. For you.