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Lisa's Rival part of The Simpsons Season 6

The Simpsons:
Season: 6 / Episode: 2

Lisa's Rival

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This Television Episode refers to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The foreign exchange student's diorama was supposed to be 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', but when Principal Skinner arrives to judge, the exchange student is covered in chocolate, his diorama box empty and he tells Principal Skinner, "I begged you to look at mine first!".
Traveling Salesman part of The Office Season 3

The Office:
Season: 3 / Episode: 12

Traveling Salesman

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This Television Episode refers to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Andy says "Five of us transferred from Stamford. There are two of us left. Me and Karen. It's like we are touring Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory and dropping off one by one. Well, guess what? I am not falling in a chocolate river."
What Happens in Vegas is Disgusting in Vegas part of The New Adventures of Old Christine Season 4

The New Adventures of Old Christine:
Season: 4 / Episode: 14

What Happens in Vegas is Disgusting in Vegas

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This Television Episode refers to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
New Christine says that she's never had tequila before, not even in college, because she had to come straight home from class to take care of her aging grandparents. Barb's reply to New Christine is "Who are you, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?".

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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood written by Trevor Noah

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
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This Book refers to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Trevor writes about his books being his prized possessions. He was a fan of Roald Dahl, listing 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' among his favorites (p. 68).

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