The Long Goodbye (1973)
based on the same story
Later Version of story
When Philip Marlowe is detained and fingerprinted, he wipes some of the ink on his face and begins to mimic Al Jolson's character Jakie Rabinowitz in The Jazz Singer. The detective sees this and mentions Al Jolson's name.
The Colony Guard imitates Barbara Stanwyck's character, Phyllis Dietrichson.
Title referenced during "What's It All About" with Pinky and Leo
Damiel wish he could feed his cat after a long day just like Philip Marlowe
The title is an amalgamation of this story and The Big Sleep, both about detective Philip Marlowe, who is highly reminiscent of the Dixon Hill character in this episode.
Intentional disfigurement of villain's girlfriend
referenced by name
The opening scenes in the supermarket and Walter's complaint of being called on during shomer Shabbos are references to 'The Long Goodbye'.
Freddy asks, have you seen the film with a strange-looking actor playing a private detective, a tall dark-haired guy, where another guy shoves a broken beer bottle in his girlfriend's face, and the detective just sits there doing nothing. François replies, "It was a Coke bottle, not beer".
mentioned in documentary
The clever use of the (somewhat similar) theme song throughout the game.
The title is visible in a photograph.
It is mentioned in a magazine.
poster on wall
Episode title reference.
A poster for the film hangs in Adam's apartment.
Clips are shown.
played on the TV at the hotel
footage appears throughout
stock footage used
another film starring Elliott Gould
Scenes are presented.
The episode's title is a parody of the movie's title.