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The Old Man and the Sea

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The Old Man and the Sea is a novel by Ernest Hemingway. It has been referenced a few times on The Simpsons.

References to The Old Man and the Sea in The Simpsons[edit]


Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
2 33 "The War of the Simpsons" Homer's marathon attempt at catching General Sherman, his bludgeoning of the fish and the line "I love you but I have to kill you" are all based on Santiago's fight with the marlin in The Old Man and the Sea.
8 174 "The Old Man and the Lisa" The episode name is a reference to The Old Man and the Sea.
10 223 "The Old Man and the "C" Student"
13 282 "The Old Man and the Key"


Picture Comic issue Story name Reference
Simpsons Comics #135 The Bald Man and the Sea The name of the comic story and the plot is a reference to The Old Man and the Sea.


Picture Game Reference
The Simpsons: Hit & Run The name of the Level 3 mission "The Old Pirate and the Sea" is a reference to The Old Man and the Sea.

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