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The Sound of Music

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The Sound of Music is a 1965 musical film starring Julie Andrews.

References to The Sound of Music in The Simpsons[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
TSoM The Call of the Simpsons.png 1 7 "The Call of the Simpsons" The music as the RV travels through the woods is similar to a piece of music from The Sound of Music.
TSoM Bart Gets an Elephant 1.png TSoM Bart Gets an Elephant 2.png 5 98 "Bart Gets an Elephant" When Homer accidentally drives into a deer statue, Homer responds with "D'oh!", quickly followed by "A deer!" by Lisa and "A female deer!" by Marge. This is a reference to a song in the film
TSoM Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious.png 8 166 "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious" Shary mutters, "Do-Re-Mi-Fa-So..." while getting Homer a beer
Sound of Music.png 11 229 "Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?" A poster of the film is on the wall of Planet Springfield
Motivate Them.png 18 392 "Yokel Chords" When Lisa gets told she can be a tutor, she dances on a hill similar to the opening sequence of the film) and when she introduces herself, Cletus' children walk forward and state their name (a reference to Maria's introduction to the children). Some of the songs they sing are based on songs from the film, including the song performed by Superintendent Chalmers and Principal Skinner, which is inspired by "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?" Lisa sings part of a song resembling "The Sound of Music", and later while showing the children the culture of Springfield sings a song based on "My Favorite Things."
The Sound of Music The 7 Beer Itch.png 32 689 "The 7 Beer Itch" Carl compared The Sound of Music scene where all the Nazis sang good night to the moment Lily sang "Lili Marleen" at Moe's Tavern.

Comics[edit]

Picture Comic issue Story name Reference
The Sound of Muzakk.png Simpsons Illustrated #2 Simpsons Albums You'll Never See The Sound of Muzakk is an album by Dewey Largo and the Springfield Marching Band.

Books[edit]

Picture Book Story name Reference
The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Fun-Filled Frightfest Cecil and Bob's Evil Prison Showtune Sing-Along! The songs "D'oh-Ray-Me", "‎The Sound of Music" and "A Few of My Favorite Legally Acceptable Things" are all parodies of songs from the musical.