Gone with the Wind
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- This article is about the film. For book, see Gone with the Wind (Thursdays with Abie).
- For the in-universe film, see Gone with the Wind (film).
Gone with the Wind is a 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell, which was adapted into a famous 1939 Hollywood movie starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh.
References to Gone with the Wind in The Simpsons
||"Bart Gets an "F""
||Bart vows: "As God is my witness, I can pass the fourth grade!", shot in particular way, similar to when Scarlett O' Hara's vowed her famous line: "As God is my witness, I will never be hungry again!".
||Skinner says he won't let his broken relationship phase him: "Because, after all: tomorrow is another school day!". This is a shout-out to the scene in "Gone with the Wind" where Scarlett O' Hara quotes the same line, shot against a similar red background.
||"Brush with Greatness"
||As Homer goes on a diet he vows: "As God is my witness, I will always be hungry again!".
||"Bart's Inner Child"
||The shot of all the injured children after jumping on the trampoline mirrors the famous shot in "Gone with the Wind" where the camera pans out to show all the injured soldiers.
||"Burns, Baby Burns"
||Mr. Burns met Larry's mother in the 1930s when they went to watch "Gone with the Wind" in the theater.
||"The Old Man and the "C" Student"
||The elderly watch an "edited for seniors" version of "Gone with the Wind" at the Springfield Retirement Castle, in which the line "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" is dubbed into: "I love you. Let's remarry." None of the seniors seem to remember how the original movie went, except Bart, who says: "They cut out the best word!", and Hans Moleman, who asks: "Wasn't there a war in this movie?" and who is immediately dragged out of the room by two staff members .
||"Thursdays with Abie"
||In one of Grandpa's stories, he provides Clark Gable with a copy of "Gone with the Wind" and discusses the movie's plot with him.
||"Stealing First Base"
||In the montage of kisses when Nikki did CPR on Bart was a scene from Gone with the Wind where Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara were kissing.