Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Rabbit, is voiced by Mario Batali, is essentially a lapine version of the cook, and is shown wearing his outfit from the show while cooking.
shop called Paddington references a TV series with a similar animation style
The last fight between Mr. Fox and Rat in fast-flashing-stop-motion is a mimic of the fight of Hulk with his father inside the thunderclouds.
The scene where the foxes tunnel up into the chicken shed (with a semi circular roof' Nissen Hut Style) and are urrounded by chickens references the scene in The Pledge (2001) where detectives have to wander amid chickens to inform a couple about the death of their small child
Fox says "And so it begins," in the same fashion and context as Dignan.
Mr. Fox is seen implanting knockout drugs into blueberries for unsuspecting guard dogs to consume. This technique was taken from the Roald Dahl-written "Danny, the Champion of the World."
Nancy Adams' "Love" is heard in the film.
"Le Grand Choral" is taken from Georges Delerue's score for this film.
"Une Petite Ile" is taken from Georges Delerue's score for this film.
Mr. Fox's whistle is the one used by Hawkeye Pierce in MASH (1970).
theme song heard
The scene with all the main characters dancing together is mirrored in 'Mr. Fox'.
In the introductory shot of Bean in front of his farm he is imitating Sean Connery's pose on the original poster for this film. His gun is also similar.
Dialogue quoted by Kylie: "You say one thing, she says another, and everything switches back again!"
The Wellingtons' theme from 'Davy Crockett' is heard in the film.
The sound made by Bean's cider press is exactly like the sound made by the textile lab in The Man in the White Suit (1951).
Bean smashes all of his surroundings when hearing that the Foxes have "taken everything"
Several characters as well as the story and overall look and style of 'Mr. Fox' are inspired by 'The Tale of the Fox'.
Poster shown for 'George Clooney in 3 Minutes or Less' segment
Erin refers to Michael as "the Incredible Mr. Fox."
Poster shown opening sequence, Brett gives it his Year Endies of the Year award
Announced as Best Animated Feature nominee, Dancers danced to its score, as well
Character listed at #2
Reviewed, clips shown
New on DVD for the Weekend Peekend.
Promotional excerpts showed during interview with Bill Murray - Badger and Mr. Fox get's in to a 'cussing match' at Badger's office.
New in Theatres for the Weekend Peekend
Reviewed, clips shown
Clips shown when nominated for a catagory
Standing at the top of the tree with Kylie, Mr. Fox asks, "Who am I Kylie?" and at the end of the conversation says, "and so it begins." This is a spoof of Theoden speaking with Gamling before the Battle of Helm's Deep.
Megan Fox portrays Mr. Fox and goes out to steal the looks of three of her competitors.