The Court Jester (1955) Poster


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The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Kaye and Rathbone do the same cutting candles contest as Rathbone did with Power. Rathbone loses both times.
A Southern Yankee (1948)
The Court Jester updates this film's "boot with the buckle" tongue-twister to great effect with its "vessel with the pestle" gag.

Referenced in 

You Bet Your Life: Episode #7.3 (1956) (TV Episode)
Answer to quiz question.
The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
When Basil Rathbone hears an intruder (Peter Lorre) in his home, he gets up to investigate and grabs a sword. While investigating, he makes one swing at a candelabra cutting all of the candles in half. He does the same thing in his duel with Danny Kaye in The Court Jester
Mean Streets (1973)
Happy Days: Jailhouse Rock (1975) (TV Episode)
Poster for film seen on wall at Arnold's.
Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977)
Quotation: "Get it?" "Got it." "Good."
'Allo 'Allo: The Gateau from the Chateau (1985) (TV Episode)
Characters explain to each other about poisioning the wine by talking in rhymes.
The Canterville Ghost (1986) (TV Movie)
Simon and Harry say "Get it?" "Got it." "Good."
T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set: When in Rome (1989) (TV Episode)
The routine where the characters struggle to remember a poem explaining which container holds a sedative. In The Court Jester the poems is: "The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle; the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true!" In T. Bag the poem is: "The powder from the pouch is in the dish with a fish; but the bowl with the mole is the treat you can eat!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Humanoid Woman (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow: "The flagon with the dragon is the brew that is true."
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
"Get it? - Got it. - Good."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: It's the chalice from the palace.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
"Got it." Joel: "Get it. Good!"
Encino Man (1992)
When Stoney and Dave enter Blades, two students use the line "Get Him! Got Him! ... Good!", a takeoff of the line from this film.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Robin sword fights while drinking from a cup.
The Adventures of Pete & Pete: The Nightcrawlers (1993) (TV Episode)
Artie says, "Get it. Got it. Good!"
Ring of Steel (1994)
The fight between Alex and Brian is an homage to The Court Jester (1956).
Se7en (1995)
The Industry: Pawn to King Four (1998) (TV Episode)
Richard recites the famous "vessel with the pestle" routine to himself before handing a drugged drink to his boss.
NewsRadio: Padded Suit (1999) (TV Episode)
Mr. James says, "Get it? Get it? Good." to Beth, this is an arrangement of dialogue spoken in the 1955 film.
Nash Bridges: Double Trouble (2000) (TV Episode)
Nash quotes the famous line, "Get it? Got it? Good."
Summer Catch (2001)
A headline reads: "This Bru is true."
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Dialog: "- Get it?" "- Got it" "- Good"
Scar Tissue (2002) (TV Movie)
Nick mentions the movie by name.
She Spies: You Don't Know Jack (2003) (TV Episode)
Uses the famous catchphrase: "Get it?" "Got it." "Good."
Gilmore Girls: A Family Matter (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai recites "the vessel with the pestle" exchange.
Danny Phantom: What You Want (2004) (TV Episode)
The famous "Get it? Got it. Good." exchange is used
NCIS: Switch (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo.
The Producers (2005)
"Get it?" "Got it." "Good."
Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Balcony (2011) (TV Episode)
"the stable on the label and the stork on the cork" mirrors the "pellet with the poison in the vessel with the pestle" scene
Rango (2011)
Rango mentions a poisoned chalice which is made a big deal in Court Jester with the pellet with the poison.
Kath & Kimderella (2012)
Prue and True perform a short parody of the "The Pellet with the Poisin ..." routine.
Countdown: Episode #71.97 (2014) (TV Episode)
Len quotes the "the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true!" line.
The Ben Shapiro Show: Did Trump Just Give Away the Border? (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben quotes a few of the lines.
The Ben Shapiro Show: Happy Halloween! (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro mentions the movie by title and employs the phrase "brew that is true".

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
The "the vessel with the pestle" scene is shown.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Words (1987) (Short)
Clips shown
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997)
footage included
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
The Court Jester is #95.
Edith Head: The Paramount Years (2002) (Video)
Scenes from this film are shown.
Star Trek: Enterprise: Doctor's Orders (2004) (TV Episode)
Dr. Phlox watches a scene in the mess hall.
Nightcrawler (2014)
The movie Lou is watching on his TV, where the knight's helmet is lobbed off.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1950s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Court Jester is #8.
The Andrew Klavan Show: The Court Jester (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan discusses the movie at length in his "Stuff I Like" segment. Clip: The pellet-with-the-poison scene.

Spoofed in 

NCIS: Tribes (2008) (TV Episode)
The whole episode is a trove of cinematic references, one of those being a spoof of the exchange between Hubert Hawkins and Ravenhurst " Get it? Got it. Good."

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