- Those doors or doors very like them show up in Forbidden Zone.
- The cartoon itself appears in the "It's A Good Life" segment in Twilight Zone: The Movie.
- Cuphead: The Conveyor Belt of Doom in Pip and Dot's boss battle that pulls you toward a spiked wall is a reference to the 1931 cartoon Bimbo's Initiation, in which Bimbo was faced with a similar trap.
- The scene where the door gobbles Bimbo and he narrowly escapes from having his head chopped off was copied in the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog episode "Robotnikland".
- A brief clip from the short is played in the The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy special "Wrath of the Spider Queen" as the titular character is digging through Grim's memories.