- "Hey Marge! This guy looks like Apu."— Homer Simpson picking up a copy of the Kama Sutra in "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy"
References in Other Works;
- Hipsters - Given to a less experienced character.
- Shanghai Noon - Roy is engrossed in the Kama Sutra at one point. Not that the Sutras are Chinese but hey ho.
- The Simpsons - Homer picks up a copy in "Granpa vs. Sexual Inadequency". Marge and Homer are given a copy by Apu in "The Sweetest Apu".
- The Big Bang Theory - Mentioned by Raj while wooing Sheldon's sister Missy.Raj: Have you ever heard of the Kama Sutra?
Missy: The sex book.
Raj: The Indian sex book. In other words, if you ever wondered, wondered who wrote the book of love... it was us.
This book has examples of the following tropes;
- Anatomically Impossible Sex: This is usually the stereotype associated with the book, by people who never read it.
- Anything That Moves - More of a trigger to this than a philosophy it espouses.
- A Date with Rosie Palms - Although the advice usually assumes a couple.
- Erotic Eating - Plenty of advice on how different tastes in food can enhance things.
- It's Not Porn, It's Art: The book is a bit more enlightened than just being a collection of "bawdy" pictures.
- Lotus Position - One positional approach (her, not him).
- Sex Tropes - Pretty much all of them on the list that don't involve cultures not found/invented yet or devices not yet imagined (although some devices are Older than You Think).