Midnight Cowboy is an X-rated film made in 1969 that won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
- Rizzo the Rat is named after the character Ratso Rizzo (played by Dustin Hoffman), as suggested by Frank Oz.
- The film's famous quote "I'm walkin' here!" as shouted to a NYC cab driver was used by Animal in a commercial for Lipton. The ad also features the film's theme song "Everybody's Talkin'" sung by Harry Nilsson.