Cultural References To Samson

Cultural References To Samson

Samson is an important biblical figure, and has been referenced many times in popular culture. In this article a survey is given of its presence in religion and mythology, in art and literature, in film and music, and in folklore.

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... Smith gains Samson-like strength dependent on his new head of green hair ... The story of Samson is parodied in the animated television series Pinky and the Brain, in the episode "A Little Off the Top." In this story, the Brain attempts to learn ... The version of Samson that appears here is based on Victor Mature's performance in the film Samson and Delilah ...

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