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Edited into 

The Paul Behragam Talk Show: "Balto" R&T Part 5 (2015) (TV Episode)
The "BOWNG!" sound effect was used.

Spin-off 

Inception: Motion Comics (2010) (TV Series)

References 

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
The mountain headquarters in the third level dream is modelled on the one from OHMSS
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Both films use a synchroniser as a way of traveling into each other's consciousness.
Dreamscape (1984)
Using a machine to connect multiple minds while in a dream state to commit a crime.
The Metropolitan Opera Presents: Ariadne auf Naxos (1988) (TV Episode)
Ariadne the labyrinth designer is named for the daughter of King Minos of Crete and Queen Pasiphaë. She aided Theseus in overcoming the Minotaur by giving him a ball of red fleece thread to find his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth. The name is also a reference this opera which is a play within a play, just as the movie is a dream within a dream.
Akira (1988)
The crumbling city during the climax, with its buildings gradually falling into the sea, strongly resembles imagery used in Limbo in Christopher Nolan's Inception.
Dark City (1998)
moving skyscrapers
Following (1998)
The name of Leonardo DiCaprio's character is the same as that of Alex Haw's character. Both characters are thieves as well as architects.
The Cell (2000)
Using a machine to enter another person's mind while in a dreaming state to solve a crime
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Leonardo Di Caprio's character tells Michael Caine in his visit to his classroom in Paris that "extradition procedures from France to the USA" are difficult. Leonardo Di Caprio's character in "Catch me if you can" was captured in France and extradited to the US.
The Dreamers (2003)
As Matthew realizes the dream of an experience in Paris is over at the end of the movie, "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" plays into the end credits. This is the same song used to signal the 'kicks' in Inception.
Batman Begins (2005)
When the dream collapses at the beginning of the movie, Saito is crushed by falling ceiling. This is the same way his character dies in Batman Begins, also directed by Christopher Nolan.
Paprika (2006)
Using a machine to connect multiple minds while in a dreaming state to solve a crime was similar to the plot of this movie. The hotel corridor Arthur fights in is similar to the one in Konakawa's recurring dream.
La Vie en Rose (2007)
The use of the Édith Piaf song "Non, je ne regrette rien" is used as a plot device. Marion Cotillard had played Piaf. Christopher Nolan has stated that this is "pure coincidence". After Cotillard was cast, Nolan intended to change the song to eliminate speculation on the subject, but composer Hans Zimmer persuaded him to keep it.
The Dark Knight (2008)
In one of the dream sequences, Ariadne (Ellen Page) references blowing up a hospital, a nod to The Dark Knight, which was also directed by Christopher Nolan
Shutter Island (2010)
After sedative test Cobb washes his face in a sink, which resembles the opening scene of the film, also performed by Leonardo DiCaprio.

Referenced in 

Bum Reviews: Inception (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.89 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says the film will make even more money next weekend when people go back to try to understand it
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Inception - Discussion (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper discusses different interpretations of the movie
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Salt/Ramona and Beezus/Summer Doc Round-Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen: "Brett, Inception is just a movie." Brett: "Ahh, that's just what my self-concious would say."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.93 (2010) (TV Episode)
a fake headline says audiences are going back to the film to figure out what happens in it
Tosh.0: Peter Pan Fail Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World/Eat Pray Love/The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen: "Welcome to the Tomatoes Show, which is still arguing with people about Inception"
The Office: Nepotism (2010) (TV Episode)
Michael comments that he saw "Inception" during the summer, "or dreamt I did."
The Simpsons: Elementary School Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
On the chalkboard, Bart writes, "When I slept in class, it was not to help Leo DiCaprio."
Community: The Psychology of Letting Go (2010) (TV Episode)
Prof. Bauer discusses "Inception" with a tribe in the Congo.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Exorcist II: The Heretic (2010) (TV Episode)
James wonder if the dream machine in Exorcist 2 was the inspiration for the dream machine in this movie.
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Jennifer Todd (2010) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Todd mentions this movie during interview
Glee: The Rocky Horror Glee Show (2010) (TV Episode)
Finn says he had no idea what was going on in the film
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Hook (2010) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD releases of November/December.
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge: Alan's Sad Story (2010) (TV Episode)
Alan tries to book a ticket to see this at the cinema.
Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious (2010) (Video)
Referenced by name
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Zombie Town (2010) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of December/January
Brad Tries...: Brad Tries Pepsi Holiday Spice (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bennett.
Rules of Engagement: Little Bummer Boy (2010) (TV Episode)
Audrey thinks Adam is talking about the film
Midnight Movie Review: The Great 2010 Review (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned and shown in overview on 2010.
The Mechanic (2011)
SPOILER: When Arthur (Jason Statham) first receives the contract to kill Harry, he calls a number in response to the 'Ad'. The operator on the other line greets him with "Cobol Engineering". The company name is the same as used in the movie Inception (2010), wherein it hires Cobb and Arthur to extract information from Saito's mind.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.75 (2011) (TV Episode)
"The Situation" says he would have liked to have played Leonardo DiCaprio's role in the film
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)
A poster of the movie seen.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.82 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jim Wise sings a fake theme song for the film to the tune of "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
Tosh.0: National Anthem Fail Girl (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
30 Rock: Double-Edged Sword (2011) (TV Episode)
Jack says he doesn't sleep on airplanes because he doesn't want to get "incepted"
Kyasarin (2011) (Video Game)
Mentioned in dialogue
Conan: Airforce One 2: Revenge of President Dracula (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan and Andy perform a scene from the film
Laserdisc Memories: If I Picked the Oscars (2011) (TV Episode)
Film is Mentioned in Episode
Conan: If This Van's A-Rockin', I'm Having a Seizure Inside My Van (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien (while talking with Andy Ritcher) mentions this movie
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Christopher Nolan directed the film
Mad: The Buzz Identity/Two and a Half Man (2011) (TV Episode)
Cobb makes a cameo in "The Buzz Identity" skit.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.131 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that people know Ellen Page from the film
The Amazing Race: Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen (Switzerland) (2011) (TV Episode)
Zev and Justin say flying over the Matterhorn glacier fields is "Inception-like"
The Simpsons: 500 Keys (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Otto at the end of the episode
Estrenos Críticos: 03/06/2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
In Duke's Strip Club while he's dreaming, in the Employees Only room near the start, there's an endlessly spinning top on the table next to the surveillance monitor.
Steve Coogan Hates Twitter (2011) (TV Short)
title mentioned in a tweet that is read
Nostalgia Critic: Transformers 3 Review (2011) (TV Episode)
"We'll play the Inception music to make it cool."
Half in the Bag: Transformers 3 (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Shameful Sequels: Matrix Revolutions: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"What is this, a Matrix parody or an Inception parody?"
Mad: Super 80's/Captain America's Got Talent (2011) (TV Episode)
Female bank teller tells the Leonardo DiCaprio Imposter that she loved his role in this movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Joseph Gordon-Levitt was in the film
Modern Family: Phil on Wire (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: Creature Feature Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
John claims that Inception (2010) is a dumb movie and refers to the fact that Nathan loved it.
Vamos a por vosotros (2011) (TV Movie)
mentioned
Dave's Old Porn: Whitney Cummings/Ron Jeremy (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Whitney Cummings
Being Erica: Sins of the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
Adam mentions the movie by name.
Whitney: The Wire (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Whitney
Nostalgia Critic: The Cell (2011) (TV Episode)
"Time to go back to lameception!
Nostalgia Critic: Felix the Cat: The Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
"You're not directing Inception..."
The Extraordinary Voyage (2011)
A poster of the movie was shown.
Raising Hope: It's a Hopeful Life (2011) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions this movie when talking to Maw Maw's ghost.
Anime Abandon: The Love Hina Christmas Special (2011) (TV Episode)
"Really? An Inception reference?"
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Kelly Clarkson (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Convoluted Jerry" digital short
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.22 (2012) (TV Episode)
Matt Braunger mentions the movie by name.
How It Should Have Ended: How Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Should Have Ended (2012) (TV Episode)
Holmes urges the viewers to watch the Inception HISHE
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Wintertime 2011-2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Travis says that what happened in "Inception" is true. Jaren then says "Yeah, but that was just...in a dream!"
Cougar Town: A Mind with a Heart of Its Own (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Laurie
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
poster shown
How I Met Your Mother: Now We're Even (2012) (TV Episode)
Barney mentions the movie by name.
Community: Virtual Systems Analysis (2012) (TV Episode)
Troy says, "I didn't 'get' 'Inception.'"
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.154 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in category The Most Popular Netflix Movies
Bones: The Past in the Present (2012) (TV Episode)
listed as one of Pelant's Pay Per View movies
Gravity Falls: Dreamscaperers (2012) (TV Episode)
When Dipper recites the incantation to order Gruncle Stan's mind, the last are "Inceptus Nolanus overratus", a reference to Christopher Nolan's movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Scissors (2012) (TV Episode)
DVD case is visible.
The Newsroom: The 112th Congress (2012) (TV Episode)
McAvoy says he would need the team from Inception to remove an image from his memory.
Bum Reviews: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned as also directed by Christopher Nolan
Jessie: Creepy Connie's Curtain Call (2012) (TV Episode)
Zuri mentioned the movie.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Future Shock #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
"What the hell is this, Inception?"
Skyfall (2012)
Silva's island has considerable visual similarities to the crumbling towers in Dom's dream
The Thick of It: Episode #4.7 (2012) (TV Episode)
Phil says Glenn's resignation is "better than IMAX Inception."
The Screenwriter (2012) (Short)
Poster seen on Belvedere's wall. Also Belvedere mentions the movie in dialogue. "Even in James Cameron's epic Titanic, Jack Dawson was the underdog, but when submerged that water and woke up on the beach in Inception...he was the rich white man."
Bob's Burgers: An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
Donnie explains to EgoRaptor the meaning of the ending of this movie.
Honest Trailers: Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)
mentioned during tour of prop department
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Misspelled title on cinema marquee
Cougar Town: Make It Better (2013) (TV Episode)
Jules and Travis discuss the plot.
Face Off: It's Better in the Dark (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Battleship in 6 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Jeopardy!: Episode #29.130 (2013) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in They Co-Starred with Leo DiCaprio
CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Life of Pi in 4 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Pastor Mike Online: The Other Jesus Deception (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Honest Trailers: World War Z (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: H.P. Lovecraft Fishman with Joel Harlow (2013) (TV Episode)
Joel Harlow's makeup on Ken Watanabe in Inception is shown onscreen.
Raising Hope: Extreme Howdy's Makeover (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jimmy
Rick and Morty: Lawnmower Dog (2013) (TV Episode)
Rick calls this movie stupid and makes no sense.
Fresh Meat: Episode #3.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Howard
Parks and Recreation: Second Chunce (2014) (TV Episode)
In Paris, Ben stares at the bridge from "Inception" (producer's cut).
Hilariocity Review: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike says he enjoyed this movie
Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight Rises (2014) (TV Episode)
"...because I guess Christopher Nolan liked working with him on Inception or something."
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Santa Cruz 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
When listening to "For Now I Am Winter", Jeremy says it reminds him of "Inception".
Castle: Room 147 (2014) (TV Episode)
Castle mentions that making people believe they have done something, like commiting a murder by planting it in their heads while under the influence of drugs, comes "straight out of Inception".
Everything Wrong with...: The Grey (2014) (TV Episode)
"We interrupt this Terrence Malick wolf-killing movie to bring you Inception. We interrupt Lost to bring you even more Inception".
Life After Pi (2014) (Short)
Poster seen
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Birdemic: Shock & Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
"I feel like I'm in some sort of liar's Inception here".
Nostalgia Critic: The Lorax (2014) (TV Episode)
"Tell us whether or not the top falls over in Inception."
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
In the corrected future, Kitty Pryde is seen teaching a class on architecture. In Inception (2010), Ellen Page played the "Architect" of the dream worlds.
Identity: The Battle Within (2014) (Short)
Man in Black explains how the subconscious mind projects things involuntarily, just like Cobb explains in Inception
Hilariocity Review: Battlefield Earth (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 July 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg mentions title
Unfriended (2014)
Ken references Mal Cobb and Robert Fischer confrontation at the end in comparison to Val and Jess' argument over her tagged party photos on facebook.
Lucy (2014)
Luc Besson states that many shots Lucy were mirrored after this film.
Only If (2014) (Video Game)
Vinnie asked Anthony if he ever saw the movie.
Hilariocity Review: Steel (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD and poster are shown.
Bloopers, Outtakes, and Stuff: The Screenwriter Part III (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue. Also, poster is seen on the wall.
Bad Judge: Meteor Shower (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Rebecca Wright: "I am so pumped. I rented Inception in 3-d, and I got a couple of special brownies straight from the evidence locker."
PWN: Interstellar: PWN #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Making Monsters: Makeup Effects of Nightbreed (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Hit by Lightning (2014)
mentioned in dialog
The Cinema Snob: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2014) (TV Episode)
"They have the power of Inception."
A Night at the Movies: George Lucas and the World of Fantasy Cinema (2014) (TV Movie)
Images shown; mentioned in discussion
Exit: The Beginning. (2015) (Short)
The Limbo scene where they are going deeper into each level of sleep and cutting back to the van where they are.
Larry King Now: Marion Cotillard (2015) (TV Episode)
Marion Cotillard says that it's her favorite Christopher Nolan movie.
Honest Game Trailers: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
R.E.M. (2015)
Poster on the wall
Hilariocity Review: Jaws: The Revenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Undateable: A Priest Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Flash: The Trap (2015) (TV Episode)
Cisco says, "What are we talking about here? Is this Inception (2010) or Dreamscape (1984)?"
Honest Game Trailers: The Witcher 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Gameception!"
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
a contestant must identify the film as an original
Atop the Fourth Wall: Nightmares on Elm Street #3-4 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Freddy, this is not Inception. He's already asleep."
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Marion Cotillard/George Saunders/Joanna Newsom (2015) (TV Episode)
Marion Cotillard says that she has no idea what's going on at the end of Inception
Honest Game Trailers: Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by quoted user
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Good Directors Go Bad? (2016) (TV Episode)
detailed in the rise of Christopher Nolan's career
Träumer (2016) (Short)
has a similar dream world that interacts with reality
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.54 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rob.
Saturday Night Live: Ronda Rousey/Selena Gomez (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
Hilariocity Review: Samurai Cop (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Perfetti sconosciuti (2016)
The ring works as a totem separating reality and fantasy, like the scenes where the top is spinning in inception.
Loose Canon: Oscar Bait: A History (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Dubaj Vlog: Nabitý program! (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel Strauch.
The Cinema Snob: Slumber Party Massacre II (2016) (TV Episode)
"Slow down, Inception!"
PWN: Doctor Strange: PWN #7 (2016) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Lewis Black/Calum Scott/Matt Garstka (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Doctor Strange (2016)
Some of the effects pay tribute to Inception
Black Mirror: Playtest (2016) (TV Episode)
Virtual reality within virtual reality concept.
The Flash: Monster (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco refers to the film.
Half in the Bag: Doctor Strange (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike and Jay mention the influence of Inception in Doctor Strange
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
PWN: Hollywood Is Dead: PWN #10 - PART ONE (2016) (TV Episode)
The foghorn noise is used throughout the video
Uncle: Dinner, I Hardly Knew Her (2017) (TV Episode)
Andy says he feels like he's living "Interstellar" and "Inception" simultaneously.
Abstract: The Art of Design: Bjarke Ingels: Architecture (2017) (TV Episode)
Bjarke Ingels says he wants his episode to be the documentary version of Inception.
Flutter Green: The Final Chapter. Part 1: Beginning of the End (2017) (Short)
Main theme of the film on the phone call of Venom and the intro movie.
Finding Fatimah (2017)
Referenced in dialogue.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "They incepted this idea into him last night."
Nostalgia Critic: The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2017) (TV Episode)
movie title is punned by Moviesquitos
PaulWesNick: The Hottest Lead (2017) (TV Episode)
The foghorn sound is used.
Sean Bradley Reviews: Dunkirk (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when talking about Christopher Nolan's other non-linear films; also mentioned among Tom Hardy's filmography
PWN: Series That Need to Die: PWN #14 (2017) (TV Episode)
The foghorn sound is heard
PWN: Summer of '17: PWN #15 (2017) (TV Episode)
Foghorn noise is used prominently
Introduction to Lucid Dreaming (2017) (Video)
Chris Warski compares a particular lucid dream technique to this movie.
Modern Family: The Long Goodbye (2017) (TV Episode)
Mitchell asks Cameron if he is trying to "incept" a memory into him.
Transluminescence (2017) (Short)
Noah wears a watch in the movie when he is not himself, but an illusion created by the mirror. This is a reference to Inception, where Dom's totem only stops spinning when he is in reality.

Features 

The Hotel Barclay (2013) (TV Series)
The lobby of the hotel in this webseries was used in this film.

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Inglourious Basterds/Post Grad/World's Greatest Dad (2009) (TV Episode)
Teaser Trailer shown during Trailer Time
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Robin Hood/Letters to Juliet/Just Wright (2010) (TV Episode)
Trailer reviewed by Brett and Ellen in the Anticipatron
Breakfast: Episode dated 8 July 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Despicable Me/The Kids Are All Right (2010) (TV Episode)
Leonardo DiCaprio's current movie career
Late Show with David Letterman: New Summer Toys/Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Laurie Anderson (2010) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Eames tells Arthur he shouldn't be afraid to dream a little bigger.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Inception (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.86 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film starring Ellen Page is shown
The Distressed Watcher: Inception (2010) (TV Episode)
the movie is reviewed
Scream Awards 2010 (2010) (TV Special)
Clips featured.
Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious (2010) (Video)
Clips are shown to illustrate Christopher Nolan's portrayal of dreaming
Inception: The Cobol Job (2010) (Video)
Clips and behind-the-scenes
Inception: Jump Right Into the Action (2010) (Video)
Clips and behind-the-scenes
Maltin on Movies: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a discussion on Hollywood studio movies and when David Stratton names this movie among his favourites of 2010.
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) (TV Special)
a clip is shown of the nominee for Favorite Movie
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Taking #2 on the user poll of the best movies of 2001-2010
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Nominee clips shown.
Breakfast: Episode dated 26 January 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during 'Oscar' segment.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
nominee clips
2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Clips shown during award nominations
Nostalgia Critic: Little Nemo (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 12 July 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown from Hans Zimmer's latest work.
Breakfast: Episode dated 9 September 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Mark Kermode's Film review segment.
Forget About It: Inception (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda "forgets about it"
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Arrival of Sound (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Marion Cotillard/Olate Dogs/Third Day (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Marion Cotillard films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.42 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
Honest Trailers: Inception (2013) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Scores (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies: The Big Score (2013) (TV Episode)
clips shown and title/theme music discussed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 30 in the Countdown
Brows Held High: Anonymous (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Comic Book Quickies #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara points out the numerous dreams by all the characters in a comic
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls the ending
Renegade Cut: Inception: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is analyzed and discussed
Renegade Cut: Inception: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Renegade Cut: Inception: Part 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Renegade Cut: Inception: Part 4 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Interstellar: Nolan's Odyssey (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Repercussion (2015) (Short)
Ashfaque and Juanid are shown watching this film.
Nova: Memory Hackers (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Need to Watch in the Theater (2016) (TV Episode)
Given an honorable mention
Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)
Footage is shown.

Spoofed in 

Richard Roeper & the Movies: Inception - Discussion (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper spins a top and the scene ends before we see if it keeps spinning or falls
Inebriation (2010) (Video)
A direct spoof of the events in and trailer for the film.
How It Should Have Ended: How Inception Should Have Ended (2010) (TV Episode)
Alternate Ending parody
South Park: Insheeption (2010) (TV Episode)
second half of episode is a parody
Extraction (2011) (Short)
Spoof of the ideas/sequences from INCEPTION.
How It Should Have Ended: The Best Picture Summary 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Best Picture parody
ConCeption (2011) (Short)
Spoofed.
Reimagine: The Game (2011) (Video Game)
"Inception: The Game" is a spoof of this film.
Conan: The LOL from Hell O Hell (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Walmart Presents: Inception
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
The nerd has an "Inception"-like "Knight Rider" dream within a dream.
The Simpsons: How I Wet Your Mother (2012) (TV Episode)
when the Simpsons go inside dreams
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Dubois uses the same song to wake her henchmen as is used in the movie Inception to wake the characters from dreams.
Caesar and Otto's Deadly Xmas (2012)
using a bullet to the head to wake someone from a dream
Supernatural Activity (2012)
The spinning top
Community: History 101 (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Abed's fantasy segments
Zero Charisma (2013)
Spoofs the ending
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
One of the main parodies.
Paranormal Whacktivity (2013)
Spinning the dreidel during the dream
Futurama: Game of Tones (2013) (TV Episode)
Dreaming session/when Fry falls backwards slowly in his chair
Rick and Morty: Lawnmower Dog (2013) (TV Episode)
The plot of going into multiple people's dreams within other dreams is directly parodying this film.
Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
The slow motion scene, when the farmer is in the caravan sleeping.
We Bare Bears: Shush Ninjas (2015) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during Grizz's speech
Jmenuju Se Martin: Kdyby byly filmy realita (2016) (TV Episode)
Spoofed by Martin Carev.
You Suck at Cooking: Modified Mac and Cheese (2016) (TV Episode)
The top is still spinning during "Macception"

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