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Jefferson in Popular Culture

Thomas Jefferson is still alive and well in popular culture, and references to him sometimes appear in unexpected places. Below are some interesting Jefferson-sightings that have come to our attention.

Springfield's Town Hall from The Simpsons

Movies, Television, and Entertainment

"News" Items

  • 2007 article in the Weekly World NewsA 2007 article, entitled, "Thomas Jefferson's Alien Love Child," appeared in the Weekly World News  (pictured here).


  • A Jefferson bobble-head doll was offered to the first 20,000 fans to attend the August 4, 2007, Washington Nationals baseball game (pictured here). Jefferson bobblehead toy
  • An Alabama Power advertisement takes some liberties with Jefferson's image on the nickel (pictured here). Alabama Power advertisement, featuring Jefferson


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