- This article is about the list of references to the Alice in Wonderland franchise. For the book that appeared in the show, see Alice in Wonderland (book).
Alice in Wonderland is a British children's novel, written by Lewis Carroll in 1865, then followed by the sequel "Alice Through The Looking-Glass" (1871). It has been adapted into plays, films and TV series many times and therefore referenced often on "The Simpsons" too.
References to Alice in Wonderland
||"Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington"
||The painting in the congressman's office is a scene from Alice in Wonderland.
||"Krusty Gets Kancelled"
||Krusty tries a ventriloquist act and asks his dummy: "Why is a raven like a writing desk?". The Mad Hatter and March Hare asks Alice the same riddle in the novel, only to admit they don't know the solution either.
||When Lisa visits Wiggum's Fantastical Beastarium a rabbit escapes into the forest, causing Lisa to follow it. This is very reminiscent of how Alice in Wonderland starts off.
||"Summer of 4 Ft. 2"
||Lisa is tempted to go into the local library, where she imagines several literary characters asking her to enter. Among them Alice and The Mad Hatter. Alice then warns Lisa "It's a trap", whereupon the Hatter takes Alice at gunpoint.
||"Moe Baby Blues"
||Maggie wants Moe to read her from the book, but Moe doesn't like "the white rabbit and chicks popping mushrooms like its the Playboy Mansion."
||"Treehouse of Horror XVI"
||Sherri and Terri are dressed as Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee from Alice Through The Looking Glass.
||"Oh Brother, Where Bart Thou?"
||A diorama with scenes from Alice in Wonderland appears in the episode.
||"Treehouse of Horror XXIV"
||When Lisa falls through the couch during the Guillermo del Toro opening sequence she is wearing a blue with white dress and falls down a shaft surrounded by clocks, playing cards and tea sets. This falling is a reference to how Alice falls down into Wonderland, while the cards and tea sets are references to the living playing cards and Mad Hatter's tea party.