American Graffiti (1973)
scenes are taken from this film
Debbie says that John Milner is "just like the Lone Ranger."
Curt watches the show on a TV set in a store window.
Bob Falfa sings "Some Enchanted Evening" from "South Pacific."
John Milner's license plate number is THX 138
Mike and Gloria are considering seeing the movies American Grafitti (1973) and Paper Moon (1973), both showing at local theaters.
poster of the film in one scene
Title mentioned at the end of Plato's Cave sketch
Mentioned by Bill Murray on Weekend Update
Poster visible in Pierre's apartment
Mentioned by the television host.
Zack's DJ name is "Wolfman Zack".
Joel (as a Cadillac drives by): "Hey, Suzanne Somers was in that!"
Carol says the '50s restaurant reminds her of American Graffiti.
Monster truck 'Mertle' features poster art from this movie on the side
Title mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Michael Wallis confirms that the activites in this movie are a genuine example of teenage life in the 1950's
Dawson: Good angel this, Pacey. You guys ever see American Grafitti?
When Ghost Dog introduces himself to the gangsters at the secluded hideaway, he says his name is "Bob Solo," a combination of two Harrison Ford characters, Bob Falfa (from American Graffit and Han Solo.i)
When Nicole and Chase are listening to "Keep on Loving You", there is a yellow deuce coupe just like the one in American Graffiti.
Debbie Dunham is a thinly veiled caricature of the character from this movie
Mentioned several times during the documentary
Mel's Drive-In and the 1932 Ford appear in this game.
Maya says George Lucas threw up while making this movie.
Cafe scene is reference as stated by George Lucas.
Shows Film Fragment - 01:04:10
Referenced by name
In the end of the episode Homer sings that it will be explained what happened to the characters afterwards like it was done in American Graffiti.
The title is mentioned and also displayed in the "Carrie" article.
Referenced by a character
In "Montage", the photos and text montages at the end of the email reference the "Where are they now" ending first seen in this movie
Eric Bana walks past the poster of this film in London
This film is mentioned by name.
Amy Holden Jones mentions it.
References made to actor Charles Martin Smith having worked on this film previously
Paul LeMat's yellow Ford Deuce Coupe hot rod car parked in front of theme park
Filmmakers Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz refer to making "Messiah of Evil" in the midst of working on the screenplay for "American Graffiti for George Lucas
A still from this movie is seen on the wall of the "Reel Quotes" game show.
Referenced during the opening credits
Mentioned by the narrator.
Jay mentions that the film took place in Timothy Olyphant's home town
Poster is shown in a video store.
Fred and EB eat at Mel's Diner.
"The movie is American Graffiti now."
Appears on the list of Blu-ray/DVD releases of November/December
Christy says that "The Myth of the American Sleepover" was influenced by the film
Mentioned by the narrator.
"...or the American Graffiti?"
Title is referenced and movie stills are featured
James & Mike comment on the appearance of Mel's Diner in the Universal Studios game.
Mike mentions that the Mel's Diner in the game has no trash cans.
Chaining the cop car's rear axle.
references Wolfman Jack
"It picks up where American Graffiti left off". Also, Snob frequently compares the film to Cruisin '57.
clip from film is shown as a sample of what is available
Clips are shown.
The scene in American Graffiti in which John Milner and Carol spray the windshield of the other car is featured.
Clips are shown. One of Roger Ebert's recommendations for a summertime movie on video.
Williams/Howard scene and Dreyfuss/Sommers scene
This film is #77 on the list.
This film is #43 on the list.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
clips used as part of the documentary
Clip used to demonstrate 'Rear Axel' myth
Clip used in flashback to demonstrate 'Rear Axel' myth
Shows clips from the film
Shown as part of the 1973 episode of this show on VH1.
This film is #62 on the list.
Clips are shown.
A clip is shown.
Title card used.
Shot of Mel's Drive In used during 'You're The Man' sketch, with Mel changed to Sal
When Homer wants to buy illegal fireworks he buys all kinds of stuff first, so that it looks like he'd buy fireworks everyday - just like the way Terry "The Toad" tries to get some booze in American Graffiti
As the Simpsons visit the filmstudio, they see how "Canadian Graffiti" is filmed