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"The Simpsons" The Homer They Fall (TV Episode 1996) Poster

(TV Series)

(1996)

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References 

The Seven Year Itch (1955)
The "World's Best Jacket" that Homer wants to buy has a patch of Marilyn Monroe with her white dress being blown up by a vent, taken from "The Seven Year Itch."
The Harder They Fall (1956)
Episode title (both plots are about boxing)
Bonanza (1959) (TV Series)
Two of the stars of Bonanza do an appearance at the mall in costume, talk about the show and the theme tune plays twice.
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Comic Book Guy talks about going to a Star Trek convention.

Referenced in 

The Simpsons: The Trouble with Trillions (1998) (TV Episode)
Lucius Sweet is seen at the IRS office

Featured in 

Adam and Joe's Wonky World of Animation (2000) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The Simpsons: How the Test Was Won (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown in a montage of Homer getting injured.

Spoofs 

Rocky (1976)
A lot of the training sequences are based on the movie Rocky, including Homer running alongside Moe, Marge asking Moe not to let Homer fight and the line "You will always be a loser".
Raging Bull (1980)
The montage of Homer winning lots of matches parodies the similar montage in this film.

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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