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For the in-universe film, see Casablanca (film).

Casablanca is a 1942 American film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. It is set in Casablanca, Morocco.

References to Casablanca in The Simpsons[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
Casablanca BFFIL.png 3 58 "Bart's Friend Falls in Love" The final shot of Bart and Milhouse leaving Samantha's school is similar to the end of the film.
Always have the Laundromat.png 5 100 "Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song" Commenting on the end of his and Bart's friendship, Principal Skinner says, "We'll always have the laundromat". This is an allusion to Rick in "Casablanca", who says: "We'll always have Paris".
Casablanca Two Bad Neighbors.png 7 141 "Two Bad Neighbors" When Homer and Gerald Ford decide to eat nacho's together they walk together while Homer says "This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship", before both falling down.
Cayman Islands Banker.png 7 143 "Bart the Fink" Krusty's off-shore banker on the Cayman Islands is modelled on actor Sydney Greenstreet's character in "Casablanca".
Casablanca alternate ending.png 9 203 "Natural Born Kissers" Bart and Lisa find an "alternate ending" to "Casablanca". It provides a "happy end" to the story. It turns out the Old Jewish man buried it many years ago and orders Bart and Lisa to rebury it.
Homer As Time Goes By.png 14 302 "Barting Over" The tune of "As Time Goes By" plays, and Homer acts like the character Rick. He also proclaims, "Of all the sites on all the Web, I had to click onto his."
Casablanca Bonfire of the Manatees.png 17 357 "The Bonfire of the Manatees" Mr. Burns says: "I believe this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
The Italian Bob Casablanca.png 17 364 "The Italian Bob" When meeting Sideshow Bob Bart says a variation on the line "Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine."
Apocalypse Cow parody Casablanca.png 19 417 "Apocalypse Cow" Bart's farewell to Lou at the airport spoofs the final scene between Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
21 451 "Once Upon a Time in Springfield" Princess Penelope says "We'll always have Sideshow Mel's dressing room."
23 502 "How I Wet Your Mother" Homer remembers in his subconcious many trivia, including that Ronald Reagan was once considered to play the part of Rick in "Casablanca". (This often repeated trivia isn't true, by the way.)
Springfield Elementary School Casablanca play.png 27 591 "The Burns Cage" A Casablanca play was held at Springfield Elementary School. An audition took place and Lisa got the role of Ilsa Lund, while Jack Deforest portrayed Rick Blaine (disguised as Milhouse). Other minor roles included: Nelson as Captain Renault, Üter as Signor Ferrari, Nina Skalka as the guitar player (portrayed by Corinna Mura), and Ralph as Signor Ugarte.
29 625 "Haw-Haw Land" Lisa paraphrases a line from the movie when talking to Brendan Beiderbecke.

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