Photos of Marlon Brando taken from production of Candy
During a flashback Jean-Dominique has of riding around in his convertible, the opening theme to this film plays while imitating handheld shots of Paris from its opening credits.
As a child at the train station, Jean-Dominique sings the title song.
Oscar incorrectly answers a trivia question with "Le Scaphandre et le Papillon."
Christy mentions that the film was Julian Schnabel's previous film
The episode title references the film.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is mentioned by Margaret during a discussion of the best movies of 2008.
Jim says that the last good film he saw was 'The Diving Bell and the Butterfly'.
The portrayal of locked-in syndrome is the same as in the French movie. Also, the dream sequences at the beach reference the scenes at the beach where Jean-Do is visited by his familiy.
cartoon watched in hospital
The movie clip is shown.
A fragment is shown.
Clips shown for the review.
The first segment, "The Diving Bell and the Butterball," is a spoof of "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly."