Title mentioned by main character.
Mike utters the phrase, "The postman rang twice for Pete Butler".
Mentioned as part of John Garfield's filmography.
This episode's title is a play on that of the film noir classic.
B.J. says, "The postman always sneers twice."
Lloyd Nolan references this film after almost getting shot.
"it wasn't the postman--he always rings twice"
Tom: "The Deliveryman Always Rings Twice"
Jimmy quotes Frank's "Deader than a doornail" line to the cops when he's being questioned, and mentions the film by name.
Frasier advices one of his callers to "let the postman ring twice"
The plot is basically the same. The shot showing Dalila coming out of the bus is very similar to the shot that shows Lana Turner's character dressed in white (First showing the shoes and then 'tilting' up).
the episode title is a parody of the movie title
character based on Lana Turner's performance
The poster is hanging in the garage.
Esteban mentions this as the movie that made Bill "a fool for blondes".
Paige calls herself Lana, asking Brody whether she looks like Lana Turner in this film.
In Careful What You Wish For, the sleazy salesman says, "the postman was ringing more than twice, if you know what I mean."
Video case and DVD are shown in a video store.
Bradford says it in reference to Viagra
Ted uses it as an euphemism for having sex
The films tagline, 'Wog Boys always strike twice', is a play on the other films title
When Jochen Malmsheimer brings post to Erwin Pezig, he says "The postman always rings twice"
"Frank Chambers" is used as a code word by a drug ring.
"The Paper Boy Always Comes 5 Times"
A female customer at Gold and Silver Pawn Shop that wants to sell a vintage military lighter mentions this movie by name
Title reference in episode title
"The Postman Always Brings Mice" appears on a theater marquee in the Itchy & Scratchy cartoon.
Excerpts appear in the film.
clips are shown to illustrate the best movie sex scenes
During the lie scene, it flashes a quick scene from this because the film is about lies.
A clip is shown
Clips shown and discussed
a scene briefly spoofed
spoofed as "The Postman Always Knocks Because the Bell She Don't Work-a Twice."