Random Facts from Wikipedia

The 1966 movie [1]Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? and the 1993 movie [2]Malice were both filmed on the
Smith campus.

[3]I’m Spelling as Fast as I Can: an episode of [4]The Simpsons where [5]Lisa Simpson is tempted by the Siren-like representatives of the [6]Seven Sisters (and [7]George Plimpton), who offer a scholarship to the Sister school of her choice (and a George Plimpton hot plate) if she will throw a Spelling Bee [8][5].

[9]Running With Scissors: This memoir by [10]Augusten Burroughs details how the author and his foster- sister, Natalie, used to take walks on the campus.

[11]Sex and the City: The character Charlotte York is a Smith alum, which she mentions in the Season One episode “Valley of the Twenty-Something Guys.”

Cristina Yang, the intern played by Sandra Oh on “Grey’s Anatomy”, graduated from Smith College with degrees in French Literature and Chemistry.

Ainsley Hayes (played by [12]Emily Procter), the conservative lawyer hired to work in the White House

Counsel’s Office on [13]The West Wing, graduated from Smith.

The webcomic [14]Questionable Content mentions Smith College as the place where one of the main char- acters, Marten, is employed as library staff, and one of the minor characters, Ellen, studies marine biology. Jeph Jacques, the author, went to Hampshire College, one of the neighboring schools.

The webcomic [15]Minimalist Stick Figure Theatre is set in the town of Northampton, and features multiple female characters who are students of Smith College.

In an episode of [16]Mad About You Paul’s sister and her girlfriend are referred to as “The Fighting Lesbians.” Paul ([17]Paul Reiser) replies, “No, that would be the name of the Smith College Ice Hockey Team.”

The fictional Catamount College in the novella [18]Beasts by [19]Joyce Carol Oates is based on Smith College. Emily Gilmore in the show [20]Gilmore Girls went to Smith and majored in History.

[21]Itty Bitty Titty Committee’s Sadie (played by Nicole Vicius) attended Smith.

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who%27s_Afraid_of_Virginia_Woolf%3F

2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malice_%28film%29

3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27m_Spelling_as_Fast_as_I_Can

4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Simpsons

5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Simpson

6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Sisters_%28colleges%29

7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Plimpton

8. http://www.electrictao.net/archives/000007.shtml

9. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Running_With_Scissors

10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusten_Burroughs

11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_and_the_City

12. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Procter

13. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_West_Wing

14. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Questionable_Content

15. http://www.paranoiddreams.com/

16. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad_About_You

17. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Reiser

18. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beasts_%28novella%29

19. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joyce_Carol_Oates

⭐ - Bill