We love Canadian references in television shoes — some of them are accurate, some are stereotypical, but almost always they’re hilarious. Here are a selection of some of our favourites from Seinfeld and The Simpsons.
- Kramer prefers to watch Canadian football over American and doesn’t want Jerry’s Superbowl tickets because for that reason.
- Elaine’s boyfriend Todd tells Jerry he can get him cuban cigars in Montreal when he goes there for a bachelor party.
- Kramer tells Jerry he can’t use his own television because he has he’s taping Canadian Parliament.
- Kramer has a Hudson Bay blanket when he’s talking to his girlfriend, Madeline, on the phone because when she moved.
- In one episode, Poppie says he orders ducks from Newfoundland and that that they must be ordered 2 days in advance.
- Elaine gets in trouble for putting Canadian quarters in her apartment’s washing machine and is being kicked out for violating the landlord’s list of grievances.
- In an episode, both Jerry and Elaine drink bottles of “Clearly Canadian”.
- Jerry brings his own maple syrup to the coffee shop for pancakes in one episode.
- In one episode a wedding photographer from Calgary makes an appearance.
- In season seven, Homer is watching the CFL draft on television
- At one point Trong mentions Canada when he says “Where else but in America, or possibly Canada, could our family find such opportunity?”
- Another football references, Lisa is reading from a card index and see “Oddball Canadian Rules”
- In season eight, the Saint Sebastian’s School for Wicked Girls is entirely run Nuns from French Canada
- Homer is quoting the newspaper in season nine saying “Canada to hold referendum”
- Yay! Homer talks about Canada as one of the countries that has a better healthy system than the United states.
- Another newspaper references, Cory reads it aloud saying: “Canada stalls on Free Trade Pact”
- Way back in season two, the students at school struggle to locate Canada on a map of North America.