Fritz the Cat (1972)
A billboard advertisement for the film version of the Bible can be seen at the beginning and end of "Fritz the Cat."
Neon advertisment in Picadilly Circus
The line "They killed Fritz! They killed Fritz!" is a reference to Robert Crumb killing off Fritz the Cat in his underground comic book series. Ralph Bakshi directed the film adaptation of Fritz the Cat (1972). Bakshi is quoted as saying, "I named the character Fritz, in Wizards, just so I could scream 'They killed Fritz!' To kill such a cat, would make Don Marquis commit suicide."
Fritz La Chatte is named after Fritz the Cat, "la chatte" is French for "the cat"
The movie was mentioned upon the summary of the Fritz the Cat comics.
Crumb's dislike of the movie is mentioned.
"This is a bootleg copy of 'Itchy and Scratchy Meet Fritz the Cat'."
A tombstone at the cemetery in the Springfield Mountains level is inscripted with "Fritz the Bat."
When Elle Driver is racing through the desert to meet up with Budd, Quentin Tarantino uses the same set-ups and angles from a scene in "Fritz the Cat" in which Blue the biker rides through the desert on his motorcycle.
While talking about "Over the Hedge," Colbert references this film, and a poster is shown. Quote from the sketch: "The trailer would have us believe this is a harmless family cartoon along the lines of Animal Farm or Fritz the Cat."
Hewy gets an e-mail asking him to review it
"Fritz the Cat is fucking some pussy that he doesn't love."
DVD cover seen
Manuel wears a "Fritz The Cat" t-shirt.
Comix Scrutinizer says he did a review of Fritz the Cat
To be reviewed next time
Comix Scrutinizer says Down and Dirty Duck is a rip-off of Fritz the Cat.
Scrutinizer says that Nine Lives is worse than Fritz the Cat
"This must be what Heavy Traffic looked like before Ralph Bakshi decided that it wasn't going to be a sequel to Fritz the Cat."
talked about, and MarzGurl says it helped Bakshi to realize his vision for Heavy Traffic
"This next story is a scene from Fritz the Cat"
"Not even Fritz the Cat resorted to inserting porno scenes to keep the audience awake!"
compared to Dirty Duck
Snob jokingly suggests Fritz could make a cameo appearance
"Maybe this way he'll run into Fritz the Cat and they'll trade tips on how to intentionally suck on the guitar so they can get laid."
Clips are shown
Talked about, clips shown.
Reviewed by the Comix Scrutinizer
movie is reviewed
Snob credits this film as the inspiration for Dirty Duck
The scene with the crows advancing on the two pig cops, ready to tear them apart is a direct spoof of the scene in "Night of the Living Dead" where the zombies advance on Duane Jones' character, Ben (you can tell from the slowness of the crows' moving in this scene that they're supposed to be acting like zombies).
''Murphy the Mouse'' spoofs ''Fritz the Cat''
The Comix Scrutinizer's speech about love being a "real revolution" is borrowed from Ralph Bakshi's Fritz the Cat.