A Day at the Races (1937)
on the marquee of the theater in the background throughout
The stooges continually wash for surgery like Groucho Marx's character, Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush, does in the film.
Mentioned as part of The Marx Brothers' filmography.
Hawkeye dresses up and acts like Groucho Marx's Dr. Hackenbush.
At one point, Hawkeye calls Trapper "Dr. Hackenbush", the name of Groucho Marx's character from this film.
The film is mentioned in a conversation
Poster on the wall.
Mentioned by one of the Lindy Hop dancers
Crow: "If I held you any tighter, I'd be in back of you."
Crow: Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
Crow (as Groucho Marx): "If I was any closer, I'd be behind you."
Tom: "Either he's dead, or my watch has stopped."
Mike: If her pants were any tighter, they'd be behind her.
Episode title is a reference to this and another Marx Brothers movie.
Neil quotes Groucho Marx from the movie
Character names from the "other title" film are taken directly from this film.
Documentary on this film.
referenced in clue in "Dot" category
The racetrack shown is named Hackenbush Downs after the character played by Groucho Marx.
featured in film
The first movie that made an impression on Roger Ebert. Clips are shown, including Harpo's solo.
Clouseau Jr watches this movie on TV.
Footage of this movie is shown.
This film is #59 on the list.
clip illustrates whistling's place in culture
The "must wash our hands" scene in A Day at the Races was a parody of this Louis Pasteur biography made two years earlier. Groucho even says "Crazy? That's what they said about Pasteur!".