His Girl Friday (1940)
Walter Burns (Cary Grant) says to Earl "get back in there you Mock Turtle". In the the 1933 version of Alice in Wonderland, Cary Grant played the Mock Turtle.
In both films there are unethical journalists who abuse of their power on the media and use it for selfish and immoral purposes.
Drexl's line "That makes us practically related" is taken from this film.
Jeff Blue introduces himself as reporter Hildy Johnson when he goes to Dynagon.
Mike: "Her guy Friday"
Jennifer Jason Leigh imitates Rosalind Russell throughout the movie. This was the writers/directors' idea.
Servo: I wish Hildy Johnson was still working.
James Woods mentions the film.
Will Tippin quotes this as the best film ever, and the reason he became a reporter
mentioned in documentary
Lorelai questioning Luke on what movies he's seen
Spike: "need to borrow your girl Friday for a bit"
Bill says to the Bride about Tommy her to be husband, "Mind if I meet this fella, I'm a little particular about who my gal marries." Which is just a little too similar to Cary Grant in His Girl Friday saying, "Mind if I meet this guy, I'm a little particular about who my wife marries." His Girl Friday is also one of Tarantino's top ten favorite movies.
Godard compares two stills from the movie during a lecture.
A suspect uses "H.G. Friday" as a pseudonym, and Lily points out that it's a reference to this film's title.
Movie poster hanging in theater and movie title on theater marquee.
A poster for this film appears at the movie theater across the street from Mary Jane's apartment.
Rory mentions the film while debating what to wear to her interview.
DVD seen in video store
one of the movies that Gene showed on his garage door
on movie marquee
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Days in... "
Al says that he is Hank's "His Girl Friday."
Smithers says that he is Mr. Burns's "guy Friday."
One of the DVDs Sofia collects for Lily.
Mozzie refers to Melissa as Kramer's "Girl Friday".
Carrie says Sebastian is her "Guy Friday".
seen by Alan and Clare
Includes clips from the film
Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell quibble about being married and working together
The tenants are watching this on the television that gets burned.
Played on a TV
Harry Cokely watches this right before he is attacked at the end
This film is #19 on the list.
The film is on TV in Michael and Ben's apartment.
Scotty watches this film in his apartment.
It was played on TV when John is staying at Eddie's house
Iris watches it on TV
Flash Madden watches it in a movie theater at the beginning of the film
Featured in writer montage.
Heard and briefly seen on TV
playing on TV when Ron and Dale break into Andrew's house
Doc is watching it on TV
shown on television
The film Castle is watching at the beginning of the episode is "His Girl Friday" (1940) with Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. The quote they choose to use "We've got something between us nothing can change" is probably intended to describe the relationship between Beckett and Castle.
Jeff Greenfield shows a clip to illustrate the film's use of language
Interracial couple depicted in sketch watching the black-and-white movie
Richard and Kate watch the movie together on TV.
Playing on TV
Seen on television in background.