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References 

The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
Title reference
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) (TV Special)
Kent Brockman notes that Mr. Burns stole Christmas from 1981 to 1985.
Soylent Green (1973)
Lisa running around telling everyone what Lisa's Slurry is made of.

Referenced in 

Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
In "Where's The Cheat?", when asked if he had seen The Cheat, Bubs looks over his inventory, which has no Cheats but does have both ketchup and catsup. This is a reference to Mr. Burns being confused about whether to buy either such condiment when at the store

Spoofs 

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The scene where Lisa tries to stop the townspeople recycling before jumping on a truck and seeing barrels of Lisa slurry parodies a scene in this film with pod people in place of recyclers and pods in place of the slurry.
That Girl (1966) (TV Series)
The scene where Burns chases Lisa asking her to help him parodies the opening sequence to this show.

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