Duck Soup (1933)
Groucho's "We're Going to War" is lip synced by FDR.
the famous "mirror routine"
Repeats gag of someone mistaking a radio for a safe; even the same song is used: "Stars and Stripes Forever."
For the first time, Bugs Bunny quotes Groucho Marx's character by saying "Of course, you know, this means war!".
The mirror routine was famously used by the Marx Bros. in Duck Soup
When Bugs askes Brody when he was born he says "I don't remenber I was pretty young back then" is the same answer and question from this movie.
Bugs' catchphrase "Of course you realize, this means war!" is taken from Duck Soup.
Bugs' catchphrase "Of course you realize, this means war!" is taken from Duck Soup.
Groucho reminisces over five Marx Brothers films, which he said were produced by Jesse L. Lasky.
Lucy and Harpo restage the "mirror scene" from Duck Soup.
One of three Groucho Marx movies mentioned by contestant Ed Gaffney.
Mentioned as part of The Marx Brothers' filmography.
The motorcycle joke where Eric Von Zipper get's left behind was from this movie.
The mirror routine is recreated.
Frequently acknowledged as a tribute to the older movie where a comedian takes over a small country in a bloodless slapstick coup d'etat.
Referenced by Hancock.
Hawkeye implies that Henry's posture reminds him of Groucho Marx when he says that he loved Henry in Duck Soup.
on a marquee
Cavett says that Lucy's mirror routine with Harpo was inspired by "Duck Soup" although Lucy appears not to know or recall.
During one of the animation sequences, the poster for the 1933 Marx Brothers film "Duck Soup" flies past the screen.
One of the two films that Mike (dressed as Groucho) and Gloria (dressed as Harpo) were going out to see
Playing glockenspiel on soldiers/knights helmets
Identical gag where a radio is mistaken for a safe by a burglar
King Bruno the Questionable's herald refers to his king as "conqueror of Freedonia," a reference to the mythical country Groucho Marx ruled as Rufus T. Firefly in the film "Duck Soup."
During Benny's song "Go 'Round Again" (impersonating Bob Dylan), he sang at one point: "I tell you true, I could dance with you till the cows come home but then, I could dance with the cows".
Mike: (as Groucho) "This is a gala day. And a gal a day's enough for any man."
During the "Charlene's Angels" sketch, a variation of the "mirror routine" was performed by Benny and Pat Ashton.
Mentioned during the "Don's Wheel" segment
Mentioned in the monologue as Johnny comments on the Falklands crisis
using stormtrooper helmets as glockenspiel
Warren T. Rat says "Who are you gonna believe, me or your own eyes?", a direct quote from this movie
A poster of this film can be seen
Grant mentions this film and impersonates Groucho Marx.
Alex suggests that Gabe watches the film, which he later does.
Plucky imitates Groucho Marx and asks someone if they'd like "duck soup."
"Oh Professor Firefly"
Dave recites Groucho's "I could dance with you till the cows come home" line.
There is a poster for the film outside Maringo's dressing room.
Samuel "Screech" Powers (Dustin Diamond) impersonated comic legend Groucho Marx (1890-1977). Screech says "Maybe I'll just join a club and hit myself over the head with it." In Duck Soup (1933), Rufus T. Firefly (Marx), quipped, "I got a good mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it."
mirror routine with a double
Shot of Tack and the Thief running down stairs is exactly the same as a shot of Harpo running down stairs in Duck Soup - frame-by-frame exact in movement, down to Tack sliding on the floor and jumping just like Harpo in that film.
In the segment "The Three Muska-Warners", the Warners' entrance into the room is similar to Rufus T. Firefly's entrance on his first day.
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Kay confuses the college SUNY Fredonia with Freedonia from Duck Soup
Crow: "Ooh, Professor Firefly!"
In the non-Turkey Day version, the "Once Upon a Honeymoon" sketch includes the lyrics "...I'll line you up against the wall and POP goes the weasel!"
Partygoer dressed in Groucho's nightclothes
Mike: "Oh! Professor Firefly!"
A character imagines Groucho, who quotes the film accompanied by Chico and Harpo.
"And never darken my towels again."
"Back into Harpo's chest."
Dick tells Pixie The Marx Brother's "Duck Soup" is on TV.
When a werewolf pounces on a girl, Mike says, "Can't you see what I'm trying to tell you, I love you."
Mike: "Can't you see what I'm trying to tell you, I love you!"
Mentioned in a "Jeopardy!" clue as Zeppo Marx's final film with the Marx brothers.
Mike: "Can't you see what I'm trying to tell you? I love you!"
Tom: "Oh, Professor Firefly!"
"I bet he's just using that as an excuse."
Will and Grace reference the Marx Brothers and Freedonia.
Grace, Del and Jim each go see the movie which is playing at the local cinema.
There is a poster for the film in Neal's bedroom.
Episode is named after this film
C.J. asks if Freedonia will be joining NATO.
Sanity Clause is referenced
Character names in this movie are derived directly from the "other title" movie.
The mirror trick is used in Jonathan Creek to conceal a secret about a killer
Will suggests watching the film but Joan does not want to watch anything black and white.
One of the phony credits is for Rufus T. Firefly.
Fans wearing the "EC F'N W"/"Of Course You Know...This Means War" shirt
Video case is shown in a video store.
At the conclusion, as Brendan is recounting to Laura his knowledge of her involvement in Emily's death and the complexities which followed, he tells her "It's duck soup."
A character references "Freedonia" as an example of how ridiculous politics has become.
Rufus Firefly is the name of Groucho Marx's character in Duck Soup
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Logan tells Lucy that Rory and Marty used to hang out and watch the movie together all the time.
Specs - "Of course you may know, this means war!"
The Doctor says that Martha comes from Freedonia, referencing the fictional country of which Groucho becomes the dictator.
the mirror scene
Visual gag from musical number referenced (in Duck Soup, line of soldiers pass by, and Harpo cuts off plumes on hats with a big pair of scissors -- in Carol, Patton cuts off tassels of graduates in same manner)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz's "Hail Doofania" song resembles the "Freedonia" theme from "Duck Soup."
Included in an $8,000 question
Bugs - "Of course you know, this means war, bitches!"
"He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot, but don't let that fool you, he really is an idiot," said by Joker about Batman, was originally a line from Duck Soup by Firefly (Groucho) about Chicolini (Chico).
Subject of a $7,500 question
mentioned by Peter Bogdanovich
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "A Movie Before, Then Dinner After"
Finn and Jake reprise Groucho and Harpo's famous mirror gag from this film.
Jordan's code name when he arrives at the Ross' apartment building is "Rufus T. Firefly."
Groucho Marx gag classes are used
A dowager at a reception is addressed as "Mrs. Teasdale." (Co-writer Larry Karaskewski has confirmed that this was an intentional reference.)
Referenced in dialogue
Poster on wall of abandoned movie theater
Susie quotes from the film.
"They're gonna curl up by the fire and watch Duck Soup."
correct answer in "Big Screen Comedies" category
Jonah: "'Duck Soup,' right?"
Alex hands Gert a pamflet of old movie double features with this title on it.
Several clips of the farmhouse battle
"Will you marry me? Did he leave you any money? Answer the second question first."
The scene where Woody Allen's character regains his "joi de vivre" watching a comedy.
Joey watches it on TV.
footage of this movie is shown.
This film is #85 on the list.
This film is #5 on the list.
Jack watches it on TV; dialogue heard.
Rory and Marty watch the film.
One of the films selected by the guest host
Is in poll, clips shown
excerpt in movie
This film is #60 on the list.
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Jeff Greenfield shows a clip to illustrate the film's use of language
Excerpt watched on TV
"Groucho in the Mirror"
Claudia Winkleman introduces a clip from this movie
Documentary references the making of this film
The mirror face-off scene.
Mad Dog and Kit do the 'mirror scene'.
Yakko's reign as king is based largely on Rufus T. Firefly in this movie.
In the end credits, where the two Beckys do the "mirror scene" spoofing Groucho and Harpo doing the same thing while dressed alike.
Episode title is a play on the title of this.
mirror routine with Michael McKean & David Duchovny
Garfield and Prince parody the mirror scene from this Marx Brothers comedy.
Stewie and Hitler reenact the famous "mirror" scene.
Moe and a flying monkey from a stage production of 'The Wizard of Oz (1939)' -- which looks so much like Moe, he calls it a "chim-pan-me" spoof the famous mirror scene.
Kermit does the mirror routine with Constantine.
Leni and Luan, who is dressed up as Leni, pay tribute to The Mirror Gag from that movie.
The mirror gag is parodied with Spike and a changeling.