The 1966 movie Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? and the 1993 movie Malice were both filmed on the
I’m Spelling as Fast as I Can: an episode of The Simpsons where Lisa Simpson is tempted by the Siren-like representatives of the Seven Sisters (and 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 .
Running With Scissors: This memoir by Augusten Burroughs details how the author and his foster- sister, Natalie, used to take walks on the campus.
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 Emily Procter), the conservative lawyer hired to work in the White House
Counsel’s Office on The West Wing, graduated from Smith.
The webcomic 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 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 Mad About You Paul’s sister and her girlfriend are referred to as “The Fighting Lesbians.” Paul (Paul Reiser) replies, “No, that would be the name of the Smith College Ice Hockey Team.”
The fictional Catamount College in the novella Beasts by Joyce Carol Oates is based on Smith College. Emily Gilmore in the show Gilmore Girls went to Smith and majored in History.
Itty Bitty Titty Committee’s Sadie (played by Nicole Vicius) attended Smith.