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Dial M for Murder

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Dial "M" for Murder is a 1954 American murder thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Grace Kelly. It was based on the theatrical play Dial "M" for Murder by Frederick Knott.

References to Dial M for Murder in The Simpsons[edit]


Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
3 58 "Bart's Friend Falls in Love" The scene where Bart and Milhouse are fighting and Bart reaches for something to hit Milhouse with is a parody of a similar fight scene in this film.
Dial "Z" for Zombies - Title Card.png 4 64 "Treehouse of Horror III" The title of the segment "Dial "Z" for Zombies" is a reference to the film.
4 68 "Mr. Plow" Troy McClure mentions the film Dial M for Murderousness, a reference to the film, while hosting Carnival of the Stars.
19 414 "Dial "N" for Nerder" The episode's title is a reference to the film.
21 445 "Treehouse of Horror XX" The title of the segment "Dial 'M' for Murder or Press # to return to main menu" is a reference to the film.
Dial D for Diddily.png 23 489 "Treehouse of Horror XXII" The title of the segment "Dial D for Diddily" is a reference to the film.
29 627 "Gone Boy" When Sideshow Bob dials his therapist, the transition sequence states "Dial T for Therapist".


Picture Comic Issue Story Name Reference
The Simpsons Summer Shindig 8 "Dial "M" for McBain! (also murder)" The story name is a reference to the film.
Simpsons Super Spectacular 12 "Dial "M" for Milhouse" The story name is a reference to the film.

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