prison escape strategy
The scene where Andy is describing how he is helping the warden launder money(Hes in the Library talking to Red)
Andy uses the same method of getting rid of the dirt from his tunnel.
Poster on Wall
Heywood and Floyd are the names of two Shawshank inmates. Heywood Floyd was a character in this film.
Hank Azaria is credited as "The Shaws-hank Azaria."
The film is mentioned by name.
A poster can be seen at cinema.
Dolores tells Joe that he's going to have "a long stay in Shawshank prison", for what he's done to Selina.
Del mentions it to Stephen.
In the first episode a passage to the aliens secret base is concealed with a pinup poster in a prison cell.
poster can be seen in room
A shot of Alex in the rain looks like a shot from Shawshank Redemption
prisoner uses his access to music player to let it play for the other prisoners
Hans Moleman, dressed similarly to Brooks in "The Shawshank Redemption," wheels several books into Homer's jail cell and offers him one to read.
Mike: The Iguana Redemption.
The hole that Rizzo makes behind a sexy poster of the "Mice Girls" is a reference to the hole Andy Dufresne makes in the film behind various posters of female movie stars when he escapes from prison.
Gil calls a dish "The veal shank redemption".
Tim mentions this movie in mocking refrence to Harold's predicament fuelling Paul's anger
Lorelai ask Luke if he's seen the film to caution what will happen to Jess.
The credits list music cues from "The Shawshank Redemption."
Will: "Did you give his Shawshank a Redemption?"
Grandma escaping from jail through the sewer
Sentence is used: Same shit, different day. (12 minutes after the start)
The sign in the warden's office ("HIS JUDGEMENT COMETH AND THAT RIGHT SOON") is identical to one seen in the warden's office in the 1994 movie
Documentary is about the film
Jason raises his hands while on his knees in the rain
Referenced by title
This title is referenced.
Koyuki asked his teacher if she's ever seen the movie after he played rock music on the loudspeaker system.
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Gary says he loves The Shawshank Redemption at one point during the show, after talking about prison life.
Referenced in Jonesy's poem
The team sees areas of the Mansfield Reformatory which were featured in the film.
Wooldoor stands on a chair and starts to carve a suicide note on the wood panel before hanging himself.
When Morgan has Tom surrounded, he breaks into a Shawshank monologue
When released from prison they talk about Morgan Freeman of Shawshank Redemption.
Morgan Freeman says "you either get busy talking or you get busy dying"
The Shawshank Redemption is mentioned and referenced many times throughout the film.
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
When Brian is in jail, he see an inmate who has hung himself. He says "Looks like Brooks was here".
the narrator says that Malvo thought the movie was a comedy
mentioned a few times
"Get us up out of Shawshank."
Sully: That's not even a Bible verse, the judgment thing, it's a line from Shawshank!
Baggy plans to rent the film from the video store.
clip & poster shown and film mentioned
Kale says his mother is like the warden in "Shawshank".
After Earl has unloaded the truck, he raises his arms and rejoices, just like Andy Dufresne in this film.
After Marshall shaves his head he says, "I'm going to find the money under the rock by the tree and meet those guys on the beach in Zihuatanejo." Ted replies, "Dude those guys are criminals." Marshall says, "Only Red, Andy was falsly accused."
Earl's cell mate, Ralph, escapes by digging a tunnel behind a poster of a pretty lady (Dolly Parton).
At the very end of the episode, one of the homeowners mentions Shawshank when dealing with the "rocks"
While being taken away in a police car, Polly shouts, "I saw Shawshank!"
Stewie says he carved "Brooks was here" on Lois
Frank Darabont mentioned which movie ('The Shawshank Redemption' or 'The Mist') should he shoot
Cheeks digs a hole in the wall of the prison, and the hole is hidden behind a big poster (like Andy).
Doug's letter to his wife is a rewrite of Brooks's letter to his friends in Shawshank
The Scotsman shouts at Andy Dufresne for going into the laundry room by himself to get raped by "The Sisters." This part can only be seen on the DVD.
Josh Weinstein says 'Shawshank almost makes me wish I did prison time'.
Brad says his childhood was not like The Shawshank Redemption, because he didnt have a kind older black man showing him the ropes
Director/Co-writer Frank Darabont discusses screenplay.
Characters make references to Zihuatanejo several times when speaking of an ex-con, and Lester quotes the film when he says "Get busy living, or get busy dying."
mentioned by Poppy
Mentioned by David Paterson on Weekend Update
Mr. Jelly says that he has not owned a VHS tape since The Shawshank Redemption.
Gus begins to dig a hole with a spoon and adds, "It worked for Tim Robbins in 'Shawshank Redemption.'"
A monkey commits suicide the same way as in a scene from this movie
mentioned by Darabont
Jules offers the 'Shawshank experience' to lure Andy and Bobby back from watching 'Rudy' at Grayson's. Andy reenacts Andy Dufresne's crawling through the sewage pipeline.
Stan encounters an older inmate in prison named Rivers who resembles Brooks and claims that he doesn't want to be released.
Malcolm mentions the film after initiating a lockdown.
Alec says The Shawshank Redemption is one of the few perfect things on Earth
The poster in the cell is identical to Rita Hayworth's famous pose, it's in a jail cell, and it covers a wall that is revealed and zoomed through just like in the movie.
Katie Couric mentions the film when asked to name 5 Morgan Freeman movies
mentioned in dialogue
DVD cover shown.
Jay says it was so hot, people were sweating like Lindsay Lohan watching the film
Erin's favorite movie
Rachel mentioned the movie.
Mentioned by Emmanuel Rahm (Andy Samberg) in the cold opening
Jaimetud says the voice of Mark Twain is provided by James Whitmore, who played Brooks in this movie
when Kurt walks up to Sam in the showers, he says "Don't worry, I'm not going all Shawshank on you."
Castle refers to finding our "zihuatanejo" when looking over love letters from one person to another in prison. Castle then tries to explain what it is but Beckett's seen the movie.
"We've been Shawshanked"
Overview on Stephen King adaptions
mentioned by Dean
Robin is asked if she can "get things" and replies, that she can "locate certain things from time to time", referencing the very first dialogue between Andy and Red in The Shawshank Redemption
Peter's speech and hanging himself is a reference to Brooks's death
cover shown in rental store
'Get busy living' quote used by Morgan Freeman impersonator
Stephen King discusses film adaptations of his novels that he enjoys
Kratos says he loved Morgan Freeman in "Shawshank".
Max - "pretty fancy term for getting shawshanked"
Jimmy Fallon compares talking to other kids through a backyard fence as a child to "Shawshank"
Scoutmaster Ward tears down the poster in Sam's tent revealing a hole behind it, just like Andy's cell in The Shawshank Redemption.
during the prison scenes, Snob imitates Morgan Freeman's narration.
Paw-Paw's dubbed narration spoofs the narration in this movie at one point
One of the contestants mentions "Shawshank Redemption" during a challenge
Mike Ross: "how often do you really look at a man's shoes?"
After the fight, Fat Amy refers to Beca as "Shawshank."
2nd Stephen King nod when Miles says we're gonna go "Shawshank" on this place
mentioned in dialogue
Brooke's & Red's name were carved on the wood panel inside the pigeon coop.
The hole in the wall sequence is reprised.
Dave Attell says: 'Shawshank, hmm'
Mentioned in dialogue
Tamsin calls Bo "Shawshank" as they escape Bo's confinement.
Jiffy mentions the movie by name.
While touring a prison, Walt is locked into a cell with two characters referred to as "The Sisters".
Mentioned in dialogue
Jay says that O. J. Simpson has gotten so fat that a prison movie about him will be titled "The Veal Shank Redemption"
Chow's escape through the wall behind the poster in the opening scene is a reference to Andy Dufresne's escape by digging a hole behind the Rita Hayworth/Raquel Welch poster in his prison cell
The Rita Hayworth movie that the prisoners watch
Clips appear in the teaser.
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Footage of the movie was shown.
This film is #23 on the list.
Clips used and trailer included
Some clips from this movie are shown during an interview with Tim Robbins.
This film is #72 on the list.
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on Andy Dufresne.
How to Escape Prison segment
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman movies
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman films
Clips of mistakes shown
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman films
Clip shown in montage of Morgan Freeman films
The hole behind the poster in the jail cell on "Death Row"
before cartman is about to ride on the sled near the end of the episode he has a monologue about 'life on the outside' similar to red at the end of shawshank redemption
Poster scene and heavy rain
Right before Cindy is hit by a car in the last scene, she holds her hands up to the sky while standing in the street as the camera pulls back
One episode, entitled "The Slimshank Redemption", directly spoofs The Shawshank Redemption (1994).
William Carlos Williams and Binky escape prison through a hole dug in the wall that is hidden behind a Rita 'Hareworth' poster.
Wooldoor's narration after getting out of mall security is the same as brooks' when he gets out of shawshank
The final shot of the Monarch escaping prison through a sewage pipe.
Alfonso Freeman spoofs his father's character
Spoofs Andy's escape sequence
Parodies the plot, locations and characters of this film
The Monopoly man in prison complete with an impersonation of Morgan Freeman narrating.
The film is spoofed featuring characters from the Batman comics.
The letter from Mexico is a spoof of the letter in Shawshank.
The third segment spoofs this movie.
The prison warden character spoofs Warden Norton from "The Shawshank Redemption"; Mr. Burns's cellmate has a Rita Hayworth poster in his cell that hides a crucifix on the wall.
spoof of The Shawshank Redemption with the warden voicing in this episode
When Morgan Freeman narrates, he says "He was my best friend"
Multiple elements of this episode spoof "The Shawshank Redemption," including Abed's Morgan Freeman-like narration; his creation of an escape tunnel out of the garge, which he covers with a poster; and his claim that, like Red, he "became known as the guy who could get you things."
Prisoner Lego named "Blue" who claims not to be "Freeman", despite the voice similarities and prison setting. "Blue" narrates a shot-by-shot recreation of the "The Marriage of Figaro" phonograph loudspeaker scene with lego prisoners freezing mid-step.