"Days of Wine and Roses" is a phrase from the 1896 poem "Vitae Summa Brevis" by Ernest Dowson. The title was used for a teleplay written by JP Miller in 1958, and a film adaptation in 1962 directed by Blake Edwards.
- In The Muppet Show episode 211, Dom DeLuise is amused that "someone sent roses to a P-I-G" and sings a line from the song as "the days of swine and roses."
- The Disney park stage show Muppets on Location: Days of Swine and Roses parodies the title.
- According to Elmo's World: Families, "The Days of Swine and Roses" is the title of an Oinker Sisters album.