Moby Dick (1956)
Ray Bradbury mentions that he wrote the screenplay.
The film is mentioned by name.
Mentioned as part of Gregory Peck's filmography.
Mentioned in conversation.
Patty says that she hopes Olivier is in the remake of Moby Dick.
Micky portrays Captain Ahab, twice
Dr. Paulis accuses Eric of suffering from "Captain Ahab Syndrome".
Khan quotes Captain Ahab before activating the Genesis Device.
Murdock impersonates Captain Ahab
Laura did not care for Steele's talk on Gregory Peck's harpooning technique at the Save-The-Whale benefit. Steele tells her it was much better than John Barrymore's.
Gene Siskel sarcastically notes that Gregory Peck chasing the whale was more interesting than a character in "Dune" surfboarding off a worm.
The script under discussion (referred to by the Director as "The Beast") is really the Great White Whale, as written by Bradbury for John Huston.
Gypsy: "'Moby Dick,' with Richard Basehart?"
"I sense the great white one"
The first question the gargoyle asks the hero is "What is your name?". One of the alternative answers is "Call me Ishmael" - the opening line of the novel.
Merton mentions Gregory Peck and this film.
Minkus mentions it.
Niles says "Call me Ishmael!"
Milhouse spots the lemon tree and says: "Thar she grows!"
Joe summarizes novel Moby Dick as "Whale eats Gregory Peck"
Mentioned by Ray Bradbury. His short story "The Fog Horn" led to John Huston's hiring him to write the screenplay for "Moby Dick".
Mentioned in dialogue
Urban Priol mentions Professor Sinn looks like Captain Ahab.
Castle is referred to as "The White Whale" and is disappointed he's not also referred to as "Moby Dick".
guess during charades
Mel tells Ryder she saw part of the film.
Sailing vessel named the "Pea-Quod"; Candace gets tied up to the shark in the same manner as Captain Ahab.
Sabrina mentions this movie
Mentioned in dialog
Ross mentions the movie by name.
Video case is shown.
Clip of Ahab pursuing the whale
Clips shown to illustrate points
Ahab confronting God and Ahab "beckins" scenes
We see a short clip
Title and basic story.
Mario Margine, in his Ahab-like beard, climbs atop the beached white whale and mimics Peck's harpoon stabbing moves.
The arm of the unconscious Sgt. Tree inadvertently moves in such a way as to suggest to his men that he is summoning them to continue his mission, much as the movement of the dead Captain Ahab's arm signals his men to continue the pursuit of the whale.
Spoofed in the "Moby or Not Moby" segment