It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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In the pile of donated money, George finds a copy of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer inscribed, "Dear George: Remember no man is a failure who has friends. P.S. Thanks for the wings! Love, Clarence."

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

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The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
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This Book refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Oz Fudge, one of Gander's constables, named his oldest son after his favorite actor, Jimmy Stewart, who starred in Fudge's favorite movie, 'It's a Wonderful Life'. (Page 16)

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The King of Queens:
Season:  2  / Episode:  12 
Net Prophets

This Television Episode shows It's a Wonderful Life
Doug and Carrie are sitting on the couch, watching the movie and Doug is irritated that Carrie is mouthing the dialogue.

It is parodied by these television episodes...

Mork & Mindy:
Season:  1  / Episode:  24 
It's a Wonderful Mork

This Television Episode parodies It's a Wonderful Life
The title of this episode is a parody of the film 'It's a Wonderful Life'.

Family Guy:
Season:  11  / Episode:  11 
The Giggity Wife

This Television Episode parodies It's a Wonderful Life

It is referred to by these television episodes...

30 Rock:
Season:  3  / Episode:  6 
Christmas Special

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Jack tells his mother, Colleen, that he is trying to produce a Christmas Special that will make 'It's A Wonderful Life' look like 'Pulp Fiction'.

The Office:
Season:  9  / Episode:  9 
Dwight Christmas

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Phyllis mentions this movie.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  6  / Episode:  12 
False Positive

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Ted is outside a movie theater showing It's a Wonderful Life, waiting for the rest of the gang and carrying a gingerbread house as their Christmas themed movie snack.

The King of Queens:
Season:  4  / Episode:  13 
Food Fight

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Arthur says he's never seen the film 'Casablanca', so he rents it from the video store. He tells Carrie that while he was there, he picked up a holiday film, called 'It's a Wonderful Life'.

The Simpsons:
Season:  23  / Episode:  9 
Holidays of Future Passed

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Marge wants to take the family photo for the Christmas card, but no one else seems interested. Homer asks if they're done yet because 'It's A Wonderful Life' is about to come on TV.

Raising Hope:
Season:  2  / Episode:  10 
It's a Hopeful Life

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life

The Simpsons:
Season:  9  / Episode:  10 
Miracle on Evergreen Terrace

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
The scene where everyone rallies around to support the Simpsons is reminiscent of the last scene of the classic holiday movie It's a Wonderful Life. The film is further spoofed when Homer tells Lisa to stop playing the piano which parodies a similar scene involving George Bailey.

Raising Hope:
Season:  4  / Episode:  7 
Murder, She Hoped

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Burt calls the neighbor, pretending to be Barney, asking him to come to the police station. He uses a fake voice, causing Virginia to ask who he's trying to sound like. Burt tells her he's trying to sound like Barney. Virginia says it sounds like that "guy who played George Bailey in that Christmas movie'. She's referring to Jimmy Stewart, who played George Bailey in 'It's A Wonderful Life' as well as L.B. Jefferies, the main character in 'Rear Window', the film parodied in this episode.

The Closer:
Season:  7  / Episode:  13 
Relative Matters

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Brenda questions the brother-in-law of the murder victim about his whereabouts the night of the murder. He tells her that he was with his sister watching 'It's A Wonderful Life'.

Californication:
Season:  3  / Episode:  8 
The Apartment

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Rick Springfield refers to Hank as "George Bailey" because Hank doesn't like to rough up strippers.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  4  / Episode:  17 
The Front Porch

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Barney starts to make fun of Marshall wearing a nightshirt by naming him after the characters in nightshirt from famous movies. He says, "And if Clarence the angel says it's true, it must be true.", referring to the 2nd class angel Clarence Odbody in It's a Wonderful Life.

The Simpsons:
Season:  2  / Episode:  4 
Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Mary Bailey shares her name with George Bailey's wife in the 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life.

The Simpsons:
Season:  25  / Episode:  8 
White Christmas Blues

This Television Episode refers to It's a Wonderful Life
The Itchy and Scratchy show do a parody of the movie 'It's a Wonderful Life', titled "It's a Wonderful Knife".

It is referred to by these television commercials...

Volkswagen Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to It's a Wonderful Life
The idea that every time a VW hits 100,000 miles a German engineer gets its wings is taken from the classic Christmas film, "It's a Wonderful Life". In this movie, the line is "Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings".
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Xfinity Commercial

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Gremlins
part of Gremlins

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Mom has this movie on in the kitchen
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It is referred to by these movies...

Whatever Works

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This Movie refers to It's a Wonderful Life
Boris makes a reference to the classic movie, "It's A Wonderful Life".
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

 

That '70s Show:
Season:  4  / Episode:  1 
It's a Wonderful Life


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