Sling Blade (1996) Poster



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Ellen: The Puppy Episode: Part 1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Ellen and Susan recite dialogue from the film while imitating Billy Bob Thornton's character voice.
Men Behaving Badly: The Sting (1997) (TV Episode)
Steve asks Katie 'Did you see Shine? Sling Blade?'
The Jamie Foxx Show: You Ain't Gotta Go Home, But... (1998) (TV Episode)
Jamie refers to Junior as "Slingblade"
Hey Arnold!: Grandpa's Birthday/Road Trip (1998) (TV Episode)
one of the characters talks like Billy Bob Thorton's character
Bowfinger (1999)
Scream 3 (2000)
VHS is visible in Cotton's office
Bring It On (2000)
The Accountant (2001) (Short)
South Park: Towelie (2001) (TV Episode)
Cartman quotes lines from Sling Blade after finding Stan's mom's bloody tampon.
Saturday Night Live: Billy Bob Thornton/Creed (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
King of the Hill: Dang Ol' Love (2002) (TV Episode)
The woman Bill picks up at the prison talks like Karl
Slash (2002)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Home on the Range (2004)
Ox pulling a cart in a scene makes the Karl grunt.
Family Guy: Fat Guy Strangler (2005) (TV Episode)
On bringing Lois's lost brother to quahog, Stewie says: "Maybe he can bring his sling blade and order up some french fried potaters, mmmh"
Crap Shoot: The Documentary (2007)
Mentioned in film.
After the Catch: On the Edge (2007) (TV Episode)
Edgar says, "We don't call him Sling Blade for nothin'."
The Cook (2008)
"Some folks calls it a sling blade, I calls it a kaiser blade."
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
mentioned in dialogue
30 Rock: Retreat to Move Forward (2009) (TV Episode)
Lemon does her Slingblade impression several times
Hungry for Love (2009) (Short)
features a "Chicken Champ" bucket
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Melrose Place: Windsor (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Nip/Tuck: Wesley Clovis (2009) (TV Episode)
Wesley is called Sling Blade
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010) (Video)
Lester calls Baby Boy 'Sling Blade'.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Acting the Part"
Two and a Half Men: Gumby with a Pokey (2010) (TV Episode)
Charlie references the "French fried potaters" line.
Raymond Did It (2011)
Raymond called "Sling Blade" by Paige
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding (2011) (TV Episode)
In the opening monologue, Tina Fey (imitating Karl) says, "I sure do like them French-fried potaters."
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.79 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
During Credits - Micheal Rapaport mentions Sling Blade starring Billy Bob Thornton
Tosh.0: Krispy Kreme (Exclusive Interview) (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
A Haunted House (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Misfire: The Rise and Fall of the Shooting Gallery (2013)
Produced by The Shooting Gallery
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Maya Rudolph/Robert Duvall/Lily Allen (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during Maya Rudolph interview
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Aniston/Bill Gates/Mario Batali (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy quotes dialogue from the film during the Lip Flip
Swede Fest Tampa Bay 7 Photo Essay (2015) (Short)
"Swede" film shown
South Park: You're Not Yelping (2015) (TV Episode)
Whistlin' Willy kicked the Yelpers out of his restaurant like how Doyle kicked out his band after practice
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Sandra Bullock/Rod Stewart (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy imitates the manner of speaking of Billy Bob Thornton's character Karl Childers
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey/Dane DeHaan/Kenny Rogers (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tina Fey during the First Impressions game
American Dad!: N.S.A. (No Snoops Allowed) (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016) (TV Movie)
"Mmm hmm"
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.69 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Oscar Winner's Movie" category
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
Casey Affleck read a mean tweet that said he looks like Billy Bob Thornton's Sling Blade character

Featured in 

The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: Memo to the Academy - 1997 (1997) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert believes Billy Bob Thornton should be nominated for an Oscar.
Bad Santa: Not Your Typical Christmas Movie (2004) (Video)
Clip shown.
I Love the '90s: 1996 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.

Spoofed in 

Swing Blade (1997) (Short)
Animaniacs: Hooray for North Hollywood: Part 2 (1998) (TV Episode)
Wakko parodies Karl Childers in their film "Hooray for North Hollywood".
The Godson (1998)
Loss of Faith (1998) (TV Movie)
Bruce entertains Olivia by impersonating Karl Childers.
Futurama: Anthology of Interest I (2000) (TV Episode)
Scruffy The Janitor sounds like Karl from this movie.
The Accountant (2001) (Short)
Bottoms Up (2006) (Video)
Owen says "I like French fried potaters" in the way Carl does
Sling Bat (2015) (Short)
Title, character, scenes are referenced

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