The popularity and impact of The Simpsons has led to the series being references in various other media.
- A popular series of photoshopped images for its use of a badly translated line from the imported European release of the Japanese video game Zero Wing, and exploded into use by the Newgrounds flash animation music videos of Invasion of the Gabber Robots by the defunct techno band Laziest Men On Mars, one edit consists of a take of the popular Chalkboard gag, with Bart writing the famous line down as punishment.This was the first meme used in The Simpsons.
- A scene shows Sykes sleeping in front of a control panel, mirroring a TV in the background showing Homer Simpson sleeping at his workstation from Lisa's Pony.
- A flashback is shown to Bianca's mother crying and being depressed over her divorce. She is sitting in the couch watching The Simpsons episode One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish. She is watching the scene where Homer is going through the five stages of grief, which inspires her to make her own motivational campaign, based off of the five stages of grief.
- Bart makes a cameo appearance when Dot Warner sings "And in The Simpsons they just had to name that kid "Bart". Only Bart's hair was seen in the episode to avoid copyright claims.
Bobby Hill has a Bart Simpson doll in his bedroom.
Questions were asked that were related to The Simpsons, such as:
"How many fingers does Homer Simpson have?"
- In one episode, Brent put Marge on the list of who to not accept checks from.
- In "The Other Cousin," Homer Simpson can be seen lying on the ground on a mattress, scratching himself.
- In "A Tale of Two Cows," a reference to the floorboard gag is made when as the camera moves up between the floorboards two skeletons that resemble Bart and Lisa Simpson can be seen. Later in the episode, the news reported showed Springfield as one of the cartoon places that was attacked by Live Action Cow. A news reporter was seen screaming and the corpses of Bart, Milhouse, and Todd were seen lying in front of the Simpson house. The news reporter also said that Springfield was in Connecticut, referencing to the Springfield's State joke in the show.
- In "Ghostesses in the Slot Machine," Homer was seen at the strip club, watching Clara and Foxxy's performance. Later in the episode, Marge was seen at a gambling machine, which was a reference to the episode $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling).
- In Wooldoor Sockbat's Giggle-Wiggle Funny Tickle Non-Traditional Progressive Multicultural Roundtable, Ned Flanders was seen in the courtroom, as one of the bigoted catholics trying to cancel Wooldoor's show.
- In Lost in Parking Space, Part One, Xandir is looking for a parking space in a way that alludes to the episode Colonel Homer, where other cartoon characters keep pulling into the parking spaces that Xandir is about to go to, and he eventually has to result to parking the van in a compact area, making him squeeze in between two cars and have sparks fly off the edges of the car as he skids along the cars.
- In Lost in Parking Space, Part Two, Homer Simpson was seen in the dungeon for cartoon characters that everyone hates with nails in in feet and legs.
- In Nipple Ring-Ring Goes to Foster Care, Captain Hero's 12 year old self proclaimed "Do the Bartman!"
- In American Idol Parody Clip Show, the scene showing Captain Hero's date with Clara was jokingly titled as "Best Simpsons Parody" even though it had nothing to do with The Simpsons.
- In "Starfire the Terrible ", after Robin's hair gel is destroyed, he attempts to get it back to normal. Robin is briefly shown with the hair style of Bart, Goku, and Sonic.
- In "Channel Chasers": When Timmy, Adult Timmy, Wanda and Cosmo go inside their TV, one TV show they travel into is a parody of The Simpsons called The Feldmans. It features a opening sequence parody (without the title screen), a theme song parody, a chalkboard gag parody, parodies of Krusty, Ned Flanders, Barney Gumble, Bumblebee Man (Vicky is dressed as him), Springfield Elementary School (entitled "Wintergreen Elementary School"), El Barto (entitled "El Vicko"), Nuclear Power Plant, Moe's Tavern (entitled "Mike's Tavern"), Blinky (Barney transforms to Blinky, while swimming under radioactive sea), 742 Evergreen Terrace and a couch gag. The town of "Wintergreen", is a parody of Springfield.
- In "Fairly OddBaby": When Cosmo was Pregnant are with a Baby Poof vomit think a about naming his child "Barfolomew", a reference to Bart's full name. When Cosmo thinks about Barfolomew, the child he imagines is a parody of Bart Simpson.
- In I, Duckman, Duckman watches a number of old home movies, one of them depicting the Simpsons living room. His eldest son, Ajax, is also seen, dressed like Bart Simpson. Duckman is listening to the TV, on which the announcer lists the winning lottery numbers. When he realizes he won the lottery, Duckman shouts "Woo-hoo!" His younger sons, being only babies, then crawl over and eat the lottery ticket, to which Duckman cries "D'oh!" His wife is also seen, dressed like Marge Simpson.
- A boy whose appearance is similar to that of Bart's is seen at the boarding school for gifted children from the episode "Ride the High School".
- In It's the Thing of the Principal Duckman shouts "D'oh!" at the end.
- In the halloween episode, "Duckman and Cornfed in 'Haunted Society Plumbers'", Homer is shown at the end eating donuts. He was voiced by Dan Castellaneta.
- In "Dial M for Mother," Homer and Bart made a brief appearance in "Dial M for Mother". During an interview with Geraldo Rivera, Jay is asked about talking over the heads of his audience and does just that in his answer. An annoyed family watching changes the channel to The Simpsons, where Homer—after stepping on a rake—exclaims, "D'oh!" and Bart replies, "Ay caramba!" The family's father comments, "Now, this I understand."
- In Dukerella', Jay and Alice go to a costume ball dresses up as Homer and Marge to meet Duke, Alice's sister crush.
- In the episode The Automated, Animated Cartoon, Garfield is dressed as Bart
- In episode Supper Villain/Collect Her,a character named Lenny Baxter is almost identical to Comic Book Guy.
The Office Edit
- In one episode, Michael lists off famous people from India; he mentions Apu.
- See Family Guy for details.
- In one episode, when Fry, Leela and Bender land on a giant ball of trash that's heading towards a collision course on Earth, Fry spots a pile of Bart Simpson dolls. Bender pulls a string behind one of them, which causes the doll to utter Bart's catchphrase "Eat my shorts", which Bender promptly follows eat my shiny metal ass
- Theme song of parody of The Itchy & Scratchy Show theme song
- In one episode, Ted says "Let's teach Bart Simpsons how to drive!"
- Homer tells the kids how he met Marge.
- In episode Bottomless Pit Dipper says, "How you diddly-doing, Soos?" which is a reference to Ned Flanders
- In "Billy Idiot / Home of the Ancients", the bride of Frankenstein have the hair similar to Marge Simpson.
- Avaturd / CSI Carly Bart Simpson appears wearing glasses
- Pirates of the Neverland: At Wit's End / Batman Family Feud Once the pirate saw Neverland, the Simpson's opening is parodied with the same music, and the factory to the top left.
- Ko-Bee Movie / Law and Ogre Homer Simpson appeared in a picture at the Wolfgang Bucks store.
- ArThor / The Big Fang Theory Bart Simpson appeared writing on the chalkboard
- Dances With Wolverine / Tater Tots & Tiaras Dr. Hibbert appears as a judge in a segment titled "America's Next Top Surgeon
- A Britney Spears imitator says that her sister's show Zoey 101 is better than animated shows like The Simpsons.
- In an episode, they make a reference to Apu.
- In Season 2, Episode 1: In The Dark, the contestants tried to make hair cuts that resemble cartoon characters, and two tried making Marge's hair do.
- In Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation, Elmyra Duff gives a lion a Bart Simpson type haircut.
- In the episode "Pledge Week", Babs Bunny does impressions of Marge, Lisa Homer Bart and Maggie.
- In "Toon TV", Babs mentions Bart in the song segment "Toon Out, Toon In".
- In "Weekday Afternoon Live" their is a spoof character of Bart named Blard Simpleton.
- In the episode Uncle Grandpa land the cast does a couch gag with Uncle Grandpa dressed as Bart.
- In one episode, The Simpsons appear on a TV screen.
- In the mission "Hankagai", a poster with 2 Mr. Sparkle's fishes, can be seen.
Minecraft XBOX Edition Edit
- A Simpsons Skin Pack DLC will be available by Late Febuary 2015
- In the game, a hat is available to the Medic called "Ze Goggles" with the description stating that it does "nothing", a reference to a line from Rainier Wolfcastle in the episode Radioactive Man (which is also a popular internet meme).
- In a blog post on the TF2 website explaining the development of the class "Demoman" (a black Scottish cyclops), the developers mentioned that they made the character black because at the time it looked too much like a "Groundskeeper in Springfield."
- In Disco Stew ability is a refrence Disco Stu
- The Spectacular Spider-Ham will reference the Spider-Pig song by shouting out "Doin' whatever a Spider-Ham does" whenever he climbs a wall.
Club Penguin Edit
- In the SWF for the new Clothes Shop (2012 - present) , Marge Simpson is seen in a cameo.To avoid lawsuits, they changed the color of her hair to purple and put bows in her hair.
Comics & booksEdit
- In "Give Nadia a Break," Homer was seen on TV eating chips with sauce, the artwork was redrawn from the Simpsons episode "Dial "N" for Nerder" in a different artwork. Homer was also added another finger in each hand with nails, unlike the regular character in The Simpsons.
- In Dilbert drawing bart ride bicycle is clever
- Nickelodeon Magazine
- On the cover for the April 2001 (Kids Choice Awards 2001 editon), Bart makes a cameo.
- On The Fastrack
- The May 23, 2015 comic by Bill Holbrook includes Rose Trellis being drawn in several cartoon character styles, include with Marge's hair. The punchline is that because she is one of the richest people in the world, she objected that the cartoonists didn't pay her for the privilege of drawing her that way.
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