Ranse brushes off a stagecoach in the beginning of the storytelling.
J.R. mentions this movie
A 'cheese western' called "The Cheese Who Shot Liberty Valance" is mentioned.
Private Joker imitating John Wayne, referring to Animal Mother as "Pilgrim"
Poster at the Astor Cinema
Actors speak about these Movie
Joel: "When he shot Liberty Valance"
a man is called "Pilgrim" during a gunfight
In at least one scene, Fievel talks tough to a cat by referring to him as "pilgrim."
dialogue from election sequence imitated
(said in John Wayne voice) "Hold it right there, Pilgrim."
Pokemon called Phampy and Donphan are named in honor of the Woody Strode and John Wayne characters from this film.
Aces & Eights
a teacher says "Pilgrim" as he imitates John Wayne's voice
A pageant contestant sings "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance."
Jonnhy Depp uses the names John Wayne and Pilgrim in reference to Charles Dutton. Pilgrim is the name John Wayne used for James Stewart in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
mentioned by Gretchen Wayne
"John Ford once said, 'When you have a choice between history and legend, print the legend.'"
In the discussion between Stan and Lucie, Stan quotes Maxwell Scott: "This is the west, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
"John Wayne" and "Pilgrim" mentioned
Pete mentions watching the movie with Trudy.
John Wayne and "Pilgrim" mentioned
The scene in which Chuck appears to shoot his target and in which it is revealed that actually Casey shot him mirrors the scene in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance in which Ranse seems to shoot Liberty when, in fact, Tom Stoddard does. Also, as in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, nobody may reveal what has actually happened without jeopardizing the position of Chuck/Ranse.
Referenced during the opening credits
Clip shown in honorary montage
River Phoenix tells Samantha Mathis about this movie
trailer clip shown
Brendan watches this movie on TV/quoted by Brendan
Clip from film is used in this episode.
The scene when Wael Zwaiter ( first victim of the commando ) buys meat and wine in the grocery ; the television features a scene of the movie
Reagan watches parts of it, twice
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
a clip is shown during Kartina Richardson's segment