Tarantulas are a brand of sports cleats that appear in "Francine's Cleats of Strength." They cost 100 dollars. Francine tries to earn money to buy them, and receives them as a gift from Muffy at the end of the episode. She refuses the gift and tries to earn enough money to buy them by doing chores for Mrs. MacGrady. At the end of the episode, Francine scores a goal during a soccer game while wearing her Tarantulas.