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The Terror of Tiny Town (1938)
In his fever dream, Albert Stark seems to end up in a western town populated by dwarfs.
Of Mice and Men (1939)
Clinch takes the glove off his hand and says to Anna "I've been keeping it soft"
The Searchers (1956)
The shot of Clinch leaving the front door of Albert's house to search for him outside is an homage of the iconic open door scene in the beginning and end scenes of "The Searchers".
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
The scene where Anna steals the bottle of whiskey at the barn dance, the band is playing the theme song.
Yojimbo (1961)
Lifts the famous gag of the dog taking a severed body part.
Blazing Saddles (1974)
The opening titles are stylized after those of the film. The main theme is teased during the end credits. Also, a black cowboy repeats the line, "Where are the white women?"
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Albert finds Doc Brown from Back to the Future Part III (1990) in a barn with the DeLorean.
How I Met Your Mother (2005) (TV Series)
Neil Patrick Harris says "Challenge Accepted" , in reference to his Barney Stinson character.
Family Guy: Prick Up Your Ears (2006) (TV Episode)
Liam Neeson playing a cowboy.
Family Guy: FOX-y Lady (2009) (TV Episode)
The stuffed duck that Anna wins Albert
Family Guy: Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011) (TV Episode)
reuse of joke of Mila Kunis' name being a word or phrase in a different language
Ted (2012)
During the dance, Giovanni Ribisi is seen doing the same dance as he does in front of the TV in Ted (Even while drinking in the same way)
Django Unchained (2012)
Jamie Foxx makes a cameo appearance as a gunman implied to be Django.
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Both protagonists have dream state visions, while under the influence of drugs/fatigue in the desert; realizing their purposes in life to fight evil.
Big Eyes (2014)
A spoken reference is made of Louise having "big eyes", with an FX shot of her eyes resebling that film's look.

Referenced in 

Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.144 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea and Giovanni Ribisi talk about the movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Bill Maher/Whitney Cummings/Jennifer Nettles (2014) (TV Episode)
Bill Maher mentions that Seth MacFarlane is the film's director and star
Saturday Night Live: Charlize Theron/The Black Keys (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Charlize Theron's opening monologue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Jackman/Jimmy Page/Barry Gibb/Josh Kaufman (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy while announcing Seth MacFarlane as Friday's guest
The Cinema Snob: Invasion of the Samurai Sluts from Hell! (2014) (TV Episode)
"The joke didn't work the first time, why would you bring it back a second time? If I wanted to see that shit, I'd buy another ticket to"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 June 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic reviews movie
Midnight Screenings: Think Like a Man Too (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad says he needs to apologize to Seth McFarlane for this movie.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 30 June 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says he was disappointed with this movie
Estrenos Críticos: Open Windows, A million ways to die in the (2014) (TV Episode)
commented and poster shown
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Neal Patrick Harris
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Amanda Seyfried/Judd Apatow/Katie Lee/Chad Smith (2015) (TV Episode)
Amanda Seyfried mentions her previous film with Seth MacFarlane
Nostalgia Critic: When Does a Joke Go Too Far? (2015) (TV Episode)
among Seth MacFarlane projects that were not funny
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris: Reese Witherspoon (2015) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name.
Nostalgia Critic: Did You Miss the Most Shocking Film in Years? (2015) (TV Episode)
among movies known for shock value
Bob's Burgers: Ex Mach Tina (2017) (TV Episode)
"A Million Ways to Die as a Pest" exterminator van in opening.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.97 (2017) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "A Cameo Appearance" category
Sean Bradley Reviews: Logan Lucky (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when talking about Seth MacFarlane.

Featured in 

Film '72: Episode dated 5 March 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during a montage of upcoming movie releases in Britain
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Drew Barrymore/Giovanni Ribisi/Elbow (2014) (TV Episode)
Giovanni Ribisi introduces a clip from his film
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Neeson/Terry Crews/Conor Oberst (2014) (TV Episode)
Liam Neeson introduces a clip from his film
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Charlize Theron/Josh Hartnett/The Roots (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlize Theron introduces a clip from her film
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.80 (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Charlize Theron is shown.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Amanda Seyfried/Will Ferrell and Chad Smith/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2014) (TV Episode)
Amanda Seyfried introduces a clip from her film
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Thandie Newton/Rascal Flatts (2014) (TV Episode)
Seth MacFarlane introduces a clip from his film
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.84 (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Sarah Silverman is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.87 (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Giovanni Ribisi is shown.


Dances with Wolves (1990)
Albert earns the trust of the Native Americans after he is able to communicate fluently with them.
Unforgiven (1992)
The showdown at the ranch is parodied with Albert's sheep farm.

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