Fett References Television Shows

The Simpsons

8 episodes (2004-2022)


Television Show

Season 15 Episode 15 (#328)

  • Episode Title: "Co-Dependents' Day"
  • Air Date: March 21, 2004
  • Writer: Matt Warburton
  • Director: Bob Anderson

There is a Boba Fett helmet on the shelf next to the desk of Randall Curtis, who is a parody of George Lucas.

Season 20 Episode 1 (#421)

  • Episode Title: "Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes"
  • Air Date: September 28, 2008
  • Writer: Kevin Curran
  • Director: Lance Kramer

The opening-- which varies in each episode -- includes the family being frozen in carbonite and taken away by Boba Fett.

The logline for the episode is "Homer tries his hand at bounty-hunting and finds an unlikely partner in anti-crime."

Season 24 Episode 3 (#511)

  • Episode Title: "Adventures in Baby-Getting"
  • Air Date: November 4, 2012
  • Writer: Bill Odenkirk
  • Director: Rob Oliver

Comic Book Guy: "While this sinkhole is larger than the Sarlacc pit which swallowed Boba Fett, it is smaller than the Geonosis battle arena where Jango Fett was beheaded by Mace Windu."

Season 25 Episode 9 (#539)

  • Episode Title: "Steal This Episode"
  • Air Date: January 5, 2014
  • Writer: J. Stewart Burns
  • Director: Matthew Nastuk

Homer builds a movie theater in his back yard and shows pirated copies of current movies to his neighbors. One movie is "Cosmic Wars Episode VII" which was he claims was leaked by a disgruntled effects artist. Right after the scroll Sideshow Mel stands up and exclaims "My childhood has been unruined!!!" Characters resembling Boba Fett and/or Mandalorians appear.

Season 30 Episode 18 (#655)

  • Episode Title: "Bart vs. Itchy and Scratchy"
  • Air Date: March 24, 2019
  • Writer: Megan Amram
  • Director: Chris Clements

At about 15 minutes and 30 seconds into the episode, this happens in the kitchen of the Simpsons family:

Lisa: You're just a mercenary!
Bart: Mercenaries are cool, like Boba Fett!
Homer: Oh, yeah, Boba Fett. Great character.
Bart: Boba Fett's bad ass. He wears a jetpack AND a cape.
Homer: Pick a lane, weirdo.
Lisa: Why does every discussion about feminism turn into an argument about Star Wars?
Homer: If Boba Fett's such a great bounty hunter, why is his armor all banged up?
Bart: Ugh. It's a look. Like distressed denim.

Season 32 Episode 7 (#691)

  • Episode Title: Three Dreams Denied
  • Air Date: November 22, 2020

Comic Book Guy is humiliated at Comic-Con and, while sitting on a bench, a character similar to Boba Fett shows up. There's a line about Boba Fett.

The Force Awakens From Its Nap

  • 3 minute short, exclusively on Disney+
  • Air Date: May 4, 2021

Multiple Fett references.

Season 33 Episode 20

  • Air Date: May 8, 2022
  • There's a poster on the wall featuring a mashup of Yogi Bear and The Book of Boba Fett.


    At SDCC 2014, on stage with Matt Groening, a virtual Homer Simpson mentioned Boba Fett! Watch the video on YouTube.

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