It is marketed as a refreshing drink, much like Coca-Cola is. Heysong Sasparilla soda in Taiwan is also ubiquitous in convenience stores such as 7-11, vending machines, and other outlets. In the Philippines, sarsaparilla was commonly known as root beer under the brand, SARSI.  In popular culture Lists of miscellaneous information should be avoided. Please relocate any relevant information into appropriate sections or articles. (December 2008) * It is the favorite drink of Stuart Little and Calamity Jane in the 1963 musical of the same name. * In The Smurfs comic strip, the Smurfs' preferred food is sarsaparilla leaves. * In the animated series Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa, a special recipe sarsaparilla is the most popular beverage served at the Tumble Weed Saloon. * In the motion picture The Big Lebowski, the sarsaparilla soda is the Stranger's drink of choice. * In Meet the Robinsons, the old man uses it as an exclamation upon receiving his teeth. * The installment of School House Rock that deals with pronouns has a character named Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla. * In The Simpsons, during an outing, Abe Simpson declares that sarsaparilla angries up the blood. * In Mcfly's Song Don't Wake Me Up.
"My Sky Has Turned Vanilla, Like Sugar Sarsaparilla." * In Sabrina the Teenage Witch (TV series), episode 94 Wild Wild Witch, rule 143 in the town is "No sarsaparilla, ever." * In 1970's British sitcom Robin's Nest, series 2, episode 2, Hot Sarsaparilla is advertised on the side of Fred's Tea Van. * In the 1999 Touched by an angel episode "Beautiful Dreamer", the angel "Andrew" orders a sarsaparilla in a bar, set in the 1800's. * In Camp Lo's Song "Black Nostaljack AKA Come On". "Now here we are star apport a sarsaparilla" * In Back to the Future Part III, Doc Brown asks a barman for "something a little stronger than usual" and the bartender offers him a sarsaparilla. * The titular character of the 1937 film Stella Dallas starring Barbara Stanwyck had a distinct fondness for sarsaparilla, often offering it to her guests. * In NCIS Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo's drink of choice while on the clock  See also * Aralia nudicaulis, false sarsaparilla 1953 story by Ray Bradbury, "A Scent of Sarsaparilla". Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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