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Films - Live-Action

  • Rebel Without a Cause: In one scene, Jim does a Magoo impression to mock his father. This serves as an Actor Allusion, as the father who is played by Magoo's voice, Jim Backus).
  • Ace Ventura also does a Magoo impersonation in the first movie.
  • Also, Fred in Disney's RocketMan.

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Western Animation

  • Family Guy: In "We Love You, Conrad", it's revealed that Lindsay Lohan's DUI arrest was the result of her taking the rap for Magoo's bad driving.
    Magoo: I'm too old to go to prison! They'll rape me, and I'll never see it coming! No, I won't!
  • Futurama: In "The Late Philip J. Fry", Bender says to the Professor "Give me the keys, Magoo!".
  • MAD: The episode "Fantastic Four Christmases / Red and White Collar" features a sketch involving a reality snow called Scroog'd, which is hosted by an Ebenezer resembling Magoo.
  • Robot Chicken: A sketch from "Garbage Sushi" features Magoo traveling to Japan and unwittingly taking on the Yakuza.
    • A sketch from "Bionic Cow" features Magoo, fresh from getting Lasik surgery, getting hit by a truck.
  • The Simpsons: In "'Tis the Fifteenth Season", Homer watches Mr. McGrew's Christmas Carol, which inspires him to be a better person during the holidays.
  • In the King of the Hill episode "Traffic Jam" Peggy mentions her nickname for one of her aunts was "Mrs. Magoo" because she couldn't see very well.
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  • In The Ren & Stimpy Show episode "Blazing Entrails", one of Stimpy's incoherent babbling is "Why certainly, dear."
  • Chowder: In "The Wrong Customer", a Magoo-like character crashes into Mung Daal's shop, mistaking it for his own house.
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