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* Music/TheWho mention Dylan, along with the Beatles and LSD advocate Timothy Leary in "The Seeker".

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* Music/TheWho mention Dylan, along with the Beatles and LSD advocate Timothy Leary Leary, in "The Seeker".




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* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'': In "Hank's Got the Willies", Dylan is one of the guests at Music/WillieNelson's party, having a conversation with Boomhauer (the joke, again, is that both are TheUnintelligible).


-->'''Adult Sheldon:''' "You've not seen nothin'"; shame on whoever wrote that!

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-->'''Adult Sheldon:''' "You've "You'll not seen see nothin'"; shame on whoever wrote that!


-->'''Adult Sheldon:''' "You ain't seen nothin'"; shame on whoever wrote that!

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-->'''Adult Sheldon:''' "You ain't "You've not seen nothin'"; shame on whoever wrote that!


* ''Series/YoungSheldon'': Sheldon once stayed with a BourgeoiseBohemian couple, and was [[FauxHorrific horrified]] as they played "The Mighty Quinn" on the piano. When his father picks him up and the song comes on the radio, Sheldon quickly asks him to turn it off.

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* ''Series/YoungSheldon'': Sheldon once stayed with a BourgeoiseBohemian BourgeoisBohemian couple, and was [[FauxHorrific horrified]] as they played "The Mighty Quinn" on the piano. When his father picks him up and the song comes on the radio, Sheldon quickly asks him to turn it off.



* Music/TheWho mention Dylan, along with the Beatles and LSD advocate Timothy Leary in "The Seeker"

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* Music/TheWho mention Dylan, along with the Beatles and LSD advocate Timothy Leary in "The Seeker"Seeker".



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* ''Series/YoungSheldon'': Sheldon once stayed with a BourgeoiseBohemian couple, and was [[FauxHorrific horrified]] as they played "The Mighty Quinn" on the piano. When his father picks him up and the song comes on the radio, Sheldon quickly asks him to turn it off.
-->'''Adult Sheldon:''' "You ain't seen nothin'"; shame on whoever wrote that!




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* Music/TheWho mention Dylan, along with the Beatles and LSD advocate Timothy Leary in "The Seeker"
-->''I asked Bobby Dylan''\\
''I asked the Beatles''\\
''I asked Timothy Leary''\\
''He couldn't help me either''


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* Creator/BillHicks was a fan and would open his act by singing "Subterranean Homesick Blues".



* The first line Jack Dawson says in ''Film/Titanic1997'' is, bizarrely, a line from "Subterranean Homesick Blues":

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* The first line Jack Dawson says in ''Film/Titanic1997'' is, bizarrely, a line from "Subterranean Homesick Blues":"Like a Rolling Stone":




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* ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' episode "Cash" had the musical guest of the week be Ken Bishop's Nice Twelve, a one-off conglomerate of high-profile rock musicians and theme writers, including Jools Holland, Simon Brint, Stewart Copeland and Chris Difford performing "Subterranean Homesick Blues". For contractual reasons, this was edited out of DVD releases in the past, but was reinstated for the 25th Anniversary edition.



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* The first line Jack Dawson says in ''Film/Titanic1997'' is, bizarrely, a line from "Subterranean Homesick Blues":
-->When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose.



** During ''Yer Blues'' from ''Music/TheWhiteAlbum'' Lennon references "Ballad Of A Thin Man" from ''Music/Highway61Revisited'':

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** During ''Yer Blues'' "Yer Blues" from ''Music/TheWhiteAlbum'' Lennon references "Ballad Of A Thin Man" from ''Music/Highway61Revisited'':



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* In ''Film/SteveJobs'', before Jobs' first talk, he debates with himself over which lyric from "The Times They Are A Changin'" he should use for his presentation (in real life, Jobs was a big Dylan fan).


--> ''Just carry yourself back to me unspoiled
From across that lonesome ocean''

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--> ''Just carry yourself back to me unspoiled
From
unspoiled''
--> ''From
across that lonesome ocean''



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--> ''Just carry yourself back to me unspoiled
From across that lonesome ocean''



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* Alternative county artist Jason Isbell of Music/DriveByTruckers fame has a line from "Boots of Spanish Leather" [[https://lostinthenoisedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/image42.jpeg?w=800 tattooed on his left forearm.]]


* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': A cutaway gag from ''Creator/SethMacFarlane's Cartoon Cavalcade'' features Music/BobDylan and Music/TomWaits meeting each other backstage, while Waits introduces ComicBook/{{Popeye}} to him. They all get into an argument over Dylan not playing "Blowin' In The Wind", then UsefulNotes/MuhammadAli comes in to complain that Dylan didn't play "Hurricane" either. For those wondering what the joke is here: all of them speak [[TheUnintelligible in undecipherable voices]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'': A cutaway gag from ''Creator/SethMacFarlane's Cartoon Cavalcade'' features Music/BobDylan and Music/TomWaits meeting each other backstage, while Waits introduces ComicBook/{{Popeye}} ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}'' to him. They all get into an argument over Dylan not playing "Blowin' In The Wind", then UsefulNotes/MuhammadAli comes in to complain that Dylan didn't play "Hurricane" either. For those wondering what the joke is here: all of them speak [[TheUnintelligible in undecipherable voices]].



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* The third verse of "Only Wanna Be With You" by Music/HootieAndTheBlowfish references Dylan heavily. Describing the song's narrator and his girlfriend listening to Bob Dylan's music together.


* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' features a number of references to Dylan's work -- specifically, "Desolation Row", "All Along The Watchtower", and "The Times They Are A-Changin'". The first two serve as the namesakes of two of the chapters, while the last one is referenced specifically as a newspaper advertisement. [[Film/Watchmen The film version]] uses the last song as the theme for the opening montage, while covers of the other two are featured.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' features a number of references to Dylan's work -- specifically, "Desolation Row", "All Along The Watchtower", and "The Times They Are A-Changin'". The first two serve as the namesakes of two of the chapters, while the last one is referenced specifically as a newspaper advertisement. [[Film/Watchmen [[Film/{{Watchmen}} The film version]] uses the last song as the theme for the opening montage, while covers of the other two are featured.

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