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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]

Episodes[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"


Comics[edit]

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.

Games[edit]

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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