Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

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It refers to these poetry...

It plays these songs...

It shows these books...

Holy Bible

This Book is shown on Apocalypse Now
This is one of the books on Kurtz's desk.
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It is inspired by these books...

Heart of Darkness
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This Book inspired Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now is an adaptation of Heart of Darkness taking place in Vietnam/Cambodia instead of the Congo

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is parodied by these television episodes...

Everybody Loves Raymond:
Season:  1  / Episode:  15 
The Car

This Television Episode parodies Apocalypse Now
Frank and Marie are in a bread making competition. Frank thinks his new bread machine can make bread better and faster than Marie. When the bread machine dings, letting Frank know that the bread is baking, he tells Marie "I love the smell of bread in the morning. It smells like victory." a parody of the line made famous in the film 'Apocalypse Now' ("I love the smell of napalm in the morning. It smells like victory.")

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Breaking Bad:
Season:  2  / Episode:  8 
Better Call Saul

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  6  / Episode:  10 
Blitzgiving

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Marshall and Ted talk about a time when they listened to Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon while watching The Wizard of Oz over "sandwiches". The event is a reference to Dark Side of the Rainbow. They did it again by playing "Weird Al" Yankovic's Greatest Hits and watching Apocalypse Now.

Entourage:
Season:  7  / Episode:  5 
Bottoms Up

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Ari tells Aaron Sorkin that he thinks he should write something serious for Jessica Simpson to star in. He also tells Sorkin that John Mayer said that Jessica Simpson is like Sexual Napalm, paraphrasing a quote from 'Apocalypse Now', saying "You love the smell of napalm in the morning. It smells like victory.".

Community:
Season:  3  / Episode:  8 
Documentary Filmmaking: Redux

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Abed is making a documentary of Dean Pelton's journey of creating a new commercial for Greendale. He asks the question, "Ever seen 'Hearts of Darkness'? Way better than 'Apocalypse Now'.".

Everybody Loves Raymond:
Season:  1  / Episode:  8 
In-Laws

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Debra's parents have come for a visit. They announce that they are planning a trip to Vietnam. Debra tells her mother that she's been reading about Vietnam, and that she would love to go. Raymond suggests that they could just rent 'Apocalpse Now' instead.

Californication:
Season:  5  / Episode:  1 
JFK to LAX

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
When Hank leaves Samurai Apocalypse's house after their meeting, Samurai Apocalypse tells Hank, "Keep in touch, Moody. Can't escape Apocalypse now.".

Entourage:
Season:  4  / Episode:  3 
Malibooty

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Vince meets Dennis Hopper, and compliments him on his beautiful beach house. Dennis remarks that Vince probably has two or three of his own homes. Vince tells Dennis that he's homeless, to which Dennis replies that he spent 16 months in a cave on 'Apocalypse' and there's no better way to find out what you're made of than living out in God's creation.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  3  / Episode:  12 
No Tomorrow

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
As Barney tries to convince Ted to go to the club, he says that night will be "Bropocalypse Now" and "Bromageddon," references to the films Apocalypse Now and Armageddon, respectively.

Lost:
Season:  1  / Episode:  18 
Numbers

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Sawyer refers to Hurley as "Colonel-bloody-Kurtz" which is a reference to Marlon Brando's character from this film, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz. The book (Heart of Darkness) this film was based on is also referenced in Lost.

Entourage:
Season:  3  / Episode:  18 
The Resurrection

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Joe calls Vince about Medillin, telling him he was a P.A. on 'Apocalypse Now'.

Entourage:
Season:  3  / Episode:  11 
What About Bob?

This Television Episode refers to Apocalypse Now
Ari quotes (paraphrases) the famous line from this movie when he says, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning. Smells like victory."

It is referred to by these television commercials...

AT&T and DirecTV Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Apocalypse Now
The quote, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" comes from Apocalypse Now.

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