North by Northwest (1959)
actors heads are changed with politician heads
Cary Grant whistles title song while hiding in Eva Marie Saint Chicago hotel room.
Mentioned by name in connection with Mystery Guest Eva Maria Saint. She was shooting this film.
a scene outside a theater shows posters for this film
The crop duster episode is copied with Kishore Kumar doing a Cary Grant
The famous microfilm 'MacGuffin' is also used in this film.
Referenced in conversation during interview
The drunk driving scene is imitated.
"Singin' in the Rain" in the bathroom.
Cavett mentions the scene where Cary Grant is being chased by an airplane.
McCloud and Broadhurst are attacked by a plane in a field of crops
both john thaw & cary grant's characters are force fed a bottle of liquor by the villains and put back into their vehicles to drive away and have an 'accident'
Dreyfuss and Dillon climbing the rock with Dreyfuss slipping, arms stretched out, hands touching
In addition to the title reference, both plots concern an ordinary person who gets confused with a Government agent who then finds himself in the middle of international intrigue.
The opening titles are a distinct reference to the 1959 Hitchcock film; with an animated grid fading into the face of a large building.
Both stories center around an elusive person named George Kaplan. To emphasize the point, near the end Steele points to a spot on a map and says the target is "two miles north by northwest."
Scene set during auction in auction house, also house in Glen Cove, Long Island with name at gate
A character mentions the film.
A poster of this film can be seen
Mentioned in the dialogue.
When Steele and Laura are standing by a corn field and a crop duster approaches them, he mentions this movie.
The film's finale references the famous Mount Rushmore scene in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest.
The radio directs the group by saying "North by northwest" then cautions them to "watch out for low-flying aircraft". A reference to the iconic scene in North by Northwest in which Cary Grant is chased by a low-flying biplane.
Features "On the Rocks" track from Bernard Herrmann's score for North by Northwest
"North by northeast" Tom: "That was a good movie."
A photograph of Cary Grant is shown on a movie collage in a theater.
In list of Hitchcock movies
Joel: "They're watching 'North by Northwest.'"
Paul runs away from Elaine's plane, just like Cary Grant did in North by Northwest, and says to himself that he hates that film. In another scene, Paul says he'll watch that film and kill himself during the plane scene, and that he hates that film.
The title is mentioned.
when Vincent attack the lover of his wife with the plane the movie copies North by Northwest (plane against man near a cornfeld...) [sorry for bad english]
Tom (as Roger Thornhill): "This is no good; we're on top of the monument!"
Crow: (as Cary Grant) This is no good, we're on top of the monument.
"What's his name again?" Mike: "George Kaplan"
Oliver says they can't go north by northwest because that would take him into the Irish Sea but mentions it as a "Homage" to Hitchcock.
Alludes to the crop duster attack on Cary Grant when I helicopter attacks them.
A take from the movie is shown during the Quantum Freak montage opening.
Ad above the main entrance of the theater.
mentioned by Robert F. Boyle
dresses of secratary and waiter, restaurant scene, hotel room scene, person on ledge going into another room
Day 6 of the game is titled "South by Southeast."
Second half of movie title is take-off on Hitchcock movie.
The airplane chasing scene is referenced in Tappev Tartu
Felix and Oscar are crop-dusted by a bi-plane.
"The guy from North by Northwest married Ruth Batter Ginseberg"
Sub-title is parody of Hitchcock film.
Title mentioned by Alfred Hitchcock during the monologue
As an homage, there is a character named Kaplan whose face is never revealed
Apu and Elton John are attacked by a biplane in a shot that mimics the one in "North by Northwest."
William Devane's character, Roger Thornhill has the same name as Cary Grant's North by Northwest character.
Spielberg mentioned the reference in several interviews. In addition, the airport scene shares similarities to a scene in MR, and both have similar plots about men wrongly accused trying to discover the truth.
The name "Thornhill" of a character is taken from the referenced movie
An advertisement can be seen for it on the pink flier.
The title is mentioned.
Ben Affleck's character being chased by a subway train just like Cary Grant and the cropduster in North by Northwest.
Scene of Bart in cornfield being pursued by Dr Hibbert in a cropduster.
Scene with the model plane
Spies on Mt. Rushmore.
Para-Medic mentions this film in a conversation with Snake after you save. There are also many similar plot devices throughout.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Title reference. (Jug jugoistok means South by Southeast translated on English).
poster in store
The dialogue between Adam and Ivan about what the "O." in Adam's name stands for is a direct reference of the famous dialogue between Roger and Eve in "North by Northwest" (-"what does the 'O' stand for?" -"Nothing")
Crop duster scene
One of the missions is titled "South by Southwest"
Visual reference to the crop-dusting sequence.
discussing sex on a full stomach
Ben Kingsley's character mentions this film.
Scene where informant is stabbed before telling OSS 117 his secret mirrors scene at the UN where Townsend is stabbed while speaking to Thornhill
a fake Jackie Chan movie is mentioned as having a fight scene at the end of the movie on the faces of Mount Rushmore
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
A crop dusting helicopter swoops down over Fargo in an imitation of the famous airplane scene in North by Northwest.
According to the program for "A Decemberween Pageant", the second act involves a fight to the death on Mount Rushmore
the plane chase is recreated in "I Disappear"
Seen on the shelf in the DVD store
direction a fugitive has fled
Movie poster in Chuck's room
The poster of this movie was shown.
Referenced by name
The handkerchief shows R.O.T. inscription, like Cary Grant's one.
A customer wants to rent it.
Eli Stone, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase, is chased by a biplane.
At one point, in bed, David says she sounds like Cary Grant in North by Northwest.
Referenced by name
Title mentioned by Dick Daring while he's freaking out
DiNozzo: "North by Northwest... [in a 'Cary Grant' impression] I'm talking about espionage, Judy, Judy, Judy... 'Cary Grant', Leo G. Carroll... sound familiar?"
Hannay is pursued by a plane across land, in a direct homage to North by Northwest's famous cropdusting sequence
Referenced by name
title mentioned by TV news anchor
Musical theme hinted at during climax scene. This is a fight on the Christ the Redeemer of the Andes statue which evokes the fight on Mt Rushmore from this Hitchcock film. Also, we see a car entering in a tunnel when Hubert evokes a relationship with her partner, in the same way the train is entering a tunnel in North by Northwest.
A still from this movie is seen on the wall of the "Reel Quotes" game show.
The clue left by Mr. Yin on Mary's doorstep mentions the film.
Jones wants a suit that looks like the one Grant wore in the film tailored to him.
Justin Chang says "Knight and Day" tries to recapture some of the romance and suspense of this movie
When asked why he is wearing sunglasses indoors, Daniel exclaims that his eyes "are allergic to questions!"
When Kobi Wait for the finder in the Harbor
Referenced by DiNozzo when the team realized that "George Kaplan" was a fictitious identity.
Mentioned by DiNozzo
The plane scene
Movie poster showing Mt. Rushmore
Theme from this movie played during the climax of Richie Rich.
Being chased by crop duster in an empty field
Chase in the Cane Fields
The opening scene is at the 1959 premiere of the film
Lead character Roger O. Thornhill is taken for a spy and pursued across the country famously being attacked with a plane. The same thing happens to Edward Thornhill in this episode.
The scene where the drone is attacking Beckett and Castle resembles to the plane attack scene in North by Northwest. After this Castle mentions the film.
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
The story's setting (Thornhill Manor) and the character name "Eve" are both nods to North by Northwest.
One of the rodeo guys mistakenly state that Rock Hudson appeared in North by Northwest.
Boyle refers to the film.
Video case is shown ("Intriga Internacional").
Red tells Liz to meet someone named Kaplan at a hotel
a man is chased through a cornfield by a low-flying light aircraft
North by North Vest store
discussed, stills shown
mentioned, still shown
Elements of the title sequence are influenced by the work of Saul Bass, including North by North West.
When the cop is stabbed, Booth digs out the weapon and the little girl takes a picture, like the movie
Roger asks Eve "How does a girl like you get to be a girl like you?" and she replies "Lucky, I guess." which is referenced in the dialogue between Angel and her pimp Nick: "How does a girl like you end up being a girl like you?" - "Bad luck, I guess."
film clips shown
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
Shown on TV
clip shown during the pre-show.
When Paul during his audition reenacts the scene where Cary Grant is running away from the plane, scenes from the original film are featured to clarify his actions.
Victoria and Fraser watch the film on TV
on screen as Ed and Heather make out
This film is #40 on the list.
This film is #4 on the list.
Clips from film are used in this episode.
Discusses Production Design
A clip is shown of Hitchcock's cameo from the film.
Clips are shown. Music is used.
excerpt from trailer shown
featured in documentary
This film is #55 on the list.
Seen in opening montage
This film is #7 on the "Mystery" list.
Clips shown in a segment on Cary Grant.
shows images from "North by northwest"
clips with Cary Grant; Martin Landau; Eva Marie Saint; James Mason
contains clips from this movie
Clips of mistakes shown
clip shown in opening credits
Jane and Stiles watch "North by Northwest" in a movie theater.
poet Alexie opines on Mt. Rushmore from indigenous American perspective
This movie is showing on the plane.
Playing on TV
Number 36 in the Countdown
Auction scene featuring Cary Grant visible on Sue Ellen's TV set
Several clips visible on TV screen during Sue Ellen's flashbacks
Ernie and Bert's biplane went after Big a la the crop duster going after Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant).
The airplane sequence at the beginning of the episode
The famous scene where Cary Grant is attacked by the airplane is spoofed in Moving
Homer stops a truck and is almost run over by it in the process, just like Cary Grant's character in the movie.
During a talent show Paul doesn't find anything better to reenact than the scene where Cary Grant is being chased by a plane.
While researching for the MacGuffin flower, Charlene reads directions off her map, including North by Northwest.
Marge has a flashback which parodies the famous scene in this movie in a cornfield where a bi-plane chases the characters whilst shooting at them.
He runs through a cornfield with a toy biplane chasing him.
Homer is almost run over by a car
Kelso gets chased down by the paper boy's bi wing plane.
Stuart's plane flies towards the boys in a similiar manner as the plane in North by Northwest
Murray chases JD with the remote controlled byplane in a similar manner to the famous cropduster scene.
cropduster and Mount Rushmore scenes
Tom uses a yellow remote-controlled plane to chase Jerry while a slightly modified version of the North by Northwest theme plays.
Doug runs from the plane like Cary Grant
Spanish title spoofed
Bart pushes an Alfred Hitchcock-like character off of the top of Mount Rushmore.
At one point, the angels chase the Atheist Mayor
In the park, Lassiter is chased by a toy airplane in a shot reminiscent of the famous one in the cornfield in "North by Northwest."
dramatic theme music