Dark Side of the Moon – Consistently a poster in Homer’s room in his flashbacks; in “Homer Goes to College,” there is a poster of the album in the dean’s office at Springfield University.
Wish You Were Here – in “Old Man and the Lisa,” Mr. Burns tells a Hippie recycler, “Shine on, you crazy diamond.”
Animals – In the “Hullabalooza” episode, Homer sets off a cannon and the Pink Floyd pig is fired out. Peter Frampton states, “You’re damn right, I’m gonna be pissed off; I bought that pig at Pink Floyd’s yard sale!”
The Wall – Episode where Homer discovers his middle name and becomes a hippie. After making juice with drugged vegetables, Ned Flanders drinks some and sees a strange parade which includes the hammers from the movie of The Wall.
In “Missionary: Impossible”, Marge quotes the start of “Comfortably Numb” (saying, “Hello,” and having it echo and then asking, “is there anybody in there?” when contacting Homer on a short wave radio.
In the episode “Make Room for Lisa,” there is a poster of the marching hammers in the New Age shop.
In the episode “Treehouse of Horror V”, Skinner and Lunchlady Doris chase Bart and Lisa to a giant blender, echoing the giant mincer from the film and music video of “Another Brick in the Wall”.
It was also rumoured that Pink Floyd were set to appear as guests on the show due to a drawing of them, autographed by Matt Groening being distributed online. As of yet, they have not.
In the South Park episode “Scott Tenorman Must Die”, Eric Cartman taunts the eponymous Radiohead-listening bully Scott Tenorman, saying, “Haha, charade you are,” which is a reference to the song “Pigs (Three Different Ones)” from Animals. He also tells this to Stan’s sister Shelly, in another episode after snapping a picture of her with her 22-year-old boyfriend while she was supposed to babysit him, as well as to his original fourth grade teacher, just before attempting to travel back in time to the third grade.
That ’70s Show
In That ’70s Show, Hyde is often seen wearing a Dark Side of the Moon t-Shirt. The show is approaching the release date of The Wall near the end of 1979.
Kelso is once seen handling the Animals album and jokingly asks the others, “Guess what part of my body is nicknamed Pink Floyd.”
In another episode, Kitty is having a dinner party and forces the boys to come to it. Eric says several times that he wants to go see “Laser Floyd,” in reference to a Pink Floyd laser light show.
In the Family Guy episode “The Story on Page 1”, as Peter enters his house he says to Luke Perry, “I’m telling you, Dark Side of the Moon totally synchs up with the Wizard of Oz!”
In “Stuck Together, Torn Apart”, neighbor Mort Goldman mentions that he and his wife have been trying to see if any movies sync up with the Eagles’ Hotel California.
The Fairly Oddparents
In an episode where Timmy finds a genie at his hippie teacher’s yard sale, he learns of a mystical power called The Smoof, similar to that of Star Wars’ The Force. While browsing through his teacher’s belongings, he sees many Smoof-related items. He comes across an album that he calls “Dark Side of the Smoof” which has a cover identical to that of the Dark Side of the Moon album, except that it has a square prism instead of a triangular one.
In the Friends episode “The One with the Sonogram at the End”, Chandler makes a statement about foreplay being like, “a stand up comedian you have to put up with before Pink Floyd comes out.”
In the Futurama episode “The Series Has Landed”, when Fry and Leela are running from the mad moon farmer, they notice that the dark side of the moon is approaching them. Fry says, “Cool! Dark side of the moon!” and a music clip similar to the song “Breathe” from Dark Side of the Moon plays.
Also, in the episode entitled “30% Iron Chef” we see Bender and two hobos leap off the space tracks (which are rainbow colored) just before reaching a light reflecting prism. This is an homage to the album cover for Pink Floyd’s 1973 album “Dark Side Of The Moon”.
In the Seinfeld episode “The Puerto Rican Day,” Kramer remarks “Pump up the Floyd! It’s a George laserium!” when George is being stalked by someone with a handheld laser pointer. This is a reference to Pink Floyd themed Laserium shows often held at planetariums.
I’m Alan Partridge
In the episode “The Colour Of Alan,” Alan asks his P.A if he can get a “condensed Pink Floyd concert for £500.”
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
In the episode “Hush”, Giles says that in his younger days, he was telling the truth about monsters existing, but was lying when he said he was one of the original members of Pink Floyd.
Zach Galifianakis (Luke) is seen wearing a Pink Floyd The Wall t-shirt.
School Of Rock
A Dark Side of the Moon CD is handed out to one of the vocalists in the band as Jack Black’s character Dewey tells her to, “pay attention to the vocal solo on ‘The Great Gig in the Sky'” ‘
In the movie Almost Famous, a reflection of the cover of Dark Side of the Moon can be seen in the windshield while Penny Lane is driving William.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams was a fan of Pink Floyd, as well as a personal friend of David Gilmour. He chose the title for The Division Bell and made a guest appearance on guitar at one of their concerts for his 42nd birthday.
In the original radio series, as Arthur Dent, Trillian, Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin the Paranoid Android step out onto the lost planet of Magrathea, atmospheric music from Wish You Were Here (Shine on you Crazy Diamond part I of IX) plays. Arthur asks, “Did you know that robot can hum like Pink Floyd?” Marvin replies that the robot can also play Rock and Roll and then switches to some Beatles music. Note that this segment was cut from the released CDs.
The band Disaster Area (the loudest band and the loudest noise in the universe) were inspired by Pink Floyd. Their stage show involved crashing a spaceship into a sun. This could be inspired by Pink Floyd’s crashing an aeroplane into the stage at some of their shows, and also by the song Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun.
Friday Night Lights
In the movie Friday Night Lights, one of the characters is seen wearing a t-shirt with the Dark Side of the Moon album cover on it.
The last section of Crystal Voyager, a 1975 documentary film about surfer George Greenough, consists of Greenough’s distinctive surf camerawork, showing a surfer’s-eye viewpoint of the waves whilst Echoes by Pink Floyd plays. The film is available on DVD.
When the band is reheasing/practising their song “Break On Through (to the Other Side)”, after Pam Morrison (Meg Ryan) states that their song is “hot”, the guitarist plays a riff that sounds exactly like the beginning of the song Wish You Were Here.
The Squid and the Whale
Jesse Eisenberg’s character Walt Berkman plagiarized Hey You as his own.
Dazed and Confused
Jason London’s character is Randall “Pink” Floyd.
When Lester buys pot off of Ricky, he (Lester) is amazed to find out that Ricky likes Pink Floyd.
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