Norman Lloyd's coat tear is similar to Margolin's
shootout in a cinema following action/dialog on-screen.
Sequence atop the Statue of Liberty
The scene on top of the billboard is not only a reference to Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" but also to his earlier work "Saboteur", in which a fight takes place on top of the Statue of Liberty.
Bart sacrifices the comic book to save Milhouse from falling out of the treehouse, inspired by a scene from the 1942 Hitchcock film.
The splitting of his pant leg as Mussburger dangles in midair mimics Norman Lloyd's splitting sleeve on the Statue of Liberty.
mentioned by Norman Lloyd
During the early driving scenes, the exchange where Sydney asks John to hold the wheel while he lights his cigarette is lifted directly from 'Saboteur'.
Weebo displays the man falling off the Statue of Liberty
Mentioned by Peter Bonerz.
Sam and Joe make plans to see it.
Chuck holds on to Bill Bergey's sleeve when he falls out the window. The sleeve ultimately tears off and Bergey falls to death like Frank Fry in "Saboteur".
Is mentioned by Charles Edward Pogue
Mentioned by Friedkin
Aria holding onto CeCe is a recreation of a scene from the movie.
Mentioned by Francis, and the film poster is shown.
film clips shown
a model of the Statue of Liberty set from the film was built in the post-show.
brief clip clip shown on Weebo's screen
Clips are shown.
footage appears throughout
featured in PGTC
Clips included in documentary
clip with Robert Cummings and Norman Lloyd
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
clip shown in trailer
A clip is shown.
Harris & Proctor's window washing scene spoofs the Statue of Liberty cliffhanger scene.