The Simpsons’ Most Memorable* Movie References [cameos & easter eggs]

*according to one, Celia Gómez.

The Simpsons’ tribute to Film industry Another reason why old skool episodes of The Simpsons are superior to whatever the hell, damn, fart it is today. Here are 27 side-by-side comparisons that show just how much detail went into these homages:

Music: Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing) The Benny Goodman Orchestra.

Films that appear:
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) [S5 E5]
A Clockwork Orange (1971) [S3 E19]
Pulp Fiction (1994) [S7 E21]
Requiem for a dream (2000) [S14 E12]
The Gold Rush (1925) [S5 E21]
Full Metal Jacket (1987) [S19 E5]
The Fugitive (1993) [S6 E2]
Terminator 2 (1991) [S5 E16]
Reservoir Dogs (1992) [S8 E13]
The Birds (1963) [S4 E2]
Risky Business (1983) [S4 E3]
Citizen Kane (1941) [S5 E4]
Psycho (1960) [S2 E9]
The silence of the lambs (1991) [S4 E12]
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) [S3 E23]
Basic Instinct (1992) [S6 E1]
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) [S1 E9]
One flew over the cuckoo’s nest (1975)
2001: A space Odyssey (1968) [S3 E24]
Trainspotting (1996) [S15 E4]
Thelma and Louise (1991) [S5 E6]
The Godfather (1972) [S4 E9]
Taxi Driver (1976) [S5 E18]
The Shining (1980) [S6 E6]
Spiderman (2002) [S15 E19]
ET the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) [S06 E18]
Dr. Strange Love (1964) [S5 E11]

Cool video, but 27 is honestly not nearly comprehensive enough an homage to the show’s original writers and animators who brought them to life and to audiences around the world. Love the enthusiasm Celia, but you totes missed some of the best (sorry I am being such a comic book guy right now). Classic Simpsons is not only hilarious but filled with many overlooked gems, like so:

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~ by Fionnlagh on February 16, 2016.

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