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{{Shout Out}}s and other references to the classic animated Bimbo short ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners''.\\
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** Baroness Von Bon Bon chases the heroes in her crawling gingerbread house in a scene inspired by the ghost house that marches after Bimbo in the original short.
** The ghosts that pop out of the train resemble the final forms of the ghosts that pop out of the ghost house to terrorize Bimbo.

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** Baroness Von Bon Bon chases the heroes in her crawling gingerbread house in a scene inspired by the ghost house barn that marches after Bimbo in the original short.
** The ghosts that pop out of the train resemble the final forms of the ghosts that pop out of the ghost house barn to terrorize Bimbo.


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''WesternAnimation/BimbosInitiation'' is another classic Bimbo cartoon with its own ReferencedBy [[ReferencedBy/BimbosInitiation page]].
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* Three separate ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'' boss fights take their visual cues from parts of ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners''.

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* ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'': The game's main inspiration is the Fleischer Studios short ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners''. While this mostly comes across visually, there are also a few direct references such as the achievement for beating the final boss being named "Swing You Sinner". [[http://www.studiomdhr.com/press/images/cuphead_sketch_1.png Very early concept art]] even included a study of Cuphead pleading for his life [[https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-T86YnmbjzmU/VYjYfKgPPGI/AAAAAAACE3E/Wsu12ipstZ8/s400/Swing%2BYou%2BSinners%2B%252884%2529.jpg in the same way that Bimbo does when threatened with a straight-razor]]. Three separate ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'' boss fights take their visual cues from parts of ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners''.
''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners'':
** Cagney Carnation moves in exactly the same way as a particular ghost from that short (particularly his splayed, upward-facing palms)[[note]]which makes this a recursive shout-out, since that ghost from the original short was a caricature of comedian Monroe Silver[[/note]] and the song's melody is similar to his fight music.
** Baroness Von Bon Bon chases the heroes in her crawling gingerbread house in a scene inspired by the ghost house that marches after Bimbo in the original short.
** The ghosts that pop out of the train resemble the final forms of the ghosts that pop out of the ghost house to terrorize Bimbo.



* WebVideo/SuperEyepatchWolf's video ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm5sGhaztws Why Cuphead Looks So God Damn Good]]'' includes side by side short clips of the ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'' boss fights inspired by ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners'' with the relative clips from the original animation.

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* WebVideo/SuperEyepatchWolf's video ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm5sGhaztws Why Cuphead Looks So God Damn Good]]'' includes side by side short clips of the ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'' boss fights inspired by ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners'' with the relative clips from the original animation.animation.
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* Three separate ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'' boss fights take their visual cues from parts of ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners''.

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* WebVideo/SuperEyepatchWolf's video ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm5sGhaztws Why Cuphead Looks So God Damn Good]]'' includes side by side short clips of the ''{{VideoGame/Cuphead}}'' boss fights inspired by ''WesternAnimation/SwingYouSinners'' with the relative clips from the original animation.

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