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Tracking down “The Simpsons” movie references

This Tumblr pairs animated GIFs from The Simpsons with the specific film scenes the show is referencing. 


Fernando Alfonso III


Posted on May 24, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 4:42 pm CDT

The Simpsons has always been loaded with pop culture references—whether you picked up on them or not. (Just check this list of the 100 Greatest Simpsons Movie References.)

Now a new Tumblr has emerged to document that legacy. The blog pairs specific scenes from the animated series with the films—like Cape Fear, It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad World, and Citizen Kane—the show parodies.

Here are a few of our favorite homages.

Photo via Movie Simpsons

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*First Published: May 24, 2012, 10:32 am CDT