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Reformed Druids in the Media

M*A*S*H

In episode 15, an atheist is recorded as a reformed Druid in the Army registry...

Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce: [creating Tuttle's service record] Religion? 
Army Capt. 'Trapper John' McIntyre: Atheist. 
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce: I don't believe in atheism. Let's make him a Druid. 
Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly: What's that? 
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce: They worship trees. 
Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly: Ah, a tree surgeon. 
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce: [writing] Druid, reformed. They're allowed to pray at bushes. 

Old Time Religion (Parody)

This parody song, which may have been in the film A Fool and His Money but was definitely featured in "Rise Up Singing", is about to be about the old religions, but instead mentions American and British modern Druid traditions. We invented the "fermented fluids", but we don't do the nudist thing, I swear!

We will pray with those old druids
They drink fermented fluids
Waltz naked through the woo-ids...

Listen to the song

Spaceballs

In Spaceballs, the Planet Druidia is home to the First Intergalactic Temple (Reformed) of the Druids.

The Mists of Avalon

Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon gives a shout out to us in the acknowledgements.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

We are mentioned in Britannica's print edition entry on Neo-Paganism... we're also in over 500 encyclopedias of world religion and paganism, to be found on Google Books! We seem to be mentioned in the children's book "Franklin Fibs"...?!


Avery Morrow