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"The Simpsons" Treehouse of Horror XI (TV Episode 2000) Poster

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References 

Casper: The Friendly Ghost (1945) (Short)
Episode title is named G-G-G-Ghost Dad! after the movie Ghost Dad. The "G-G-G-Ghost" part is based on what everyone who ever saw Casper shouted in this cartoon.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
Opening credits: "Earth vs. Ron Hauge"
Psycho (1960)
Norman MacLeod's onscreen halloween credit for this episode is "Norman 'Bates' MacLeod" in reference to the main character's name from this film.
Blacula (1972)
Closing credits: "Dan Blackulaneta"
Don't Look Now (1973)
One of the onscreen halloween joke credits is "The Dwarf from Don't Look Now"
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Someone's Halloween onscreen credit is "Don of the Dead" a play on the name of this movie.
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984) (TV Movie)
Opening credits: "Mike 'How Murray Saved Christmas' Reiss"
Ghost Dad (1990)
1st segment G-G-G-Ghost Dad is named in reference to this film.
Freakazoid! (1995) (TV Series)
John Frink's halloween oncreen credit is "Frinkazoid" in reference to this show.

Referenced in 

The Simpsons Game (2007) (Video Game)
In one level of this game, you fight an army of dolphins.

Spoofs 

Battleship Potemkin (1925)
The baby carriage rolling down the stairs to destruction is spoofed.
The Leopard Man (1943)
The scene where blood oozes beneath the locked door as the girl is mauled to death on the other side.
The Birds (1963)
The scene of The Simpsons walking through the street with hundreds of dolphins perched everywhere including telephone wires spoofs this film where the same thing was done with birds.
The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)
Opening to episode is a parody of this show. The music sounds very similar and all the members of the family are re-cast as members of the family in this show (Homer as Herman, etc).
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
In "Scary Tales Can Come True," the witch in the gingerbread house claims to have a boyfriend named "George Cauldron," who later shows up. This is a reference to the "Brady Bunch" episode in which Jan has an make-believe boyfriend named George Glass.
The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
The 3rd segment "Night of the Dolphin" in which dolphins attack and kill people spoofs this movie where Dolphin's attack & kill people -the name is also a spoof.
Free Willy (1993)
Snorky the dolphin's escape is almost shot-for-shot of Free Willy in the iconic scene from the film.

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