Like the Tree House of Horror specials, the Simpsons Valentine’s Day special was comprised of 3 separate love story parodies: Bonnie & Clyde, Lady and the Tramp, and Sid Vicious & Nancy Spungen! Cause nothing says Valentine’s Day like sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll.
Nancy (Lisa Simpson) introduces Sid Vicious (Nelson Muntz) to his ultimate downfall – the sugar high. Controversial doesn’t begin to describe it. Besides the fact that the real life Sid Vicious “allegedly” (i.e. he did it but I don’t wanna get sued) murdered Nancy, there’s also all the drug references: making lines of chocolate powder with a razor blade, using a lighter to heat a spoon with chocolate in it, and flushing candy down a toilet when the fuzz shows up. I’m surprised they didn’t throw in some needles. Hey as long as those needles are filled with chocolate and they injected it into some milk, what’s the big deal right? In case you missed it here’s a clip of the star-crossed lovers getting their fix: