The Elephant Man (1980) Poster


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The Elephant Man (1982) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Freaks (1932)
Edward the King (1975) (TV Mini-Series)
Helen Ryan reprises the role of Queen Alexandra.

Referenced in 

Not the Nine O'Clock News: Episode #3.5 (1980) (TV Episode)
Fake movie trailer for The Elephant Man shown.
Soap: Episode #4.8 (1981) (TV Episode)
Jessica mentions the movie when talking to Mary.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Carl Reiner/Catherine Deneuve (1981) (TV Episode)
Reference in the Carnac segment
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Delbert McClinton (1981) (TV Episode)
Title on Bill Murray's Annual Oscar Predictions board.
Bob Hope's Spring Fling (1981) (TV Special)
Film's title mentioned by Loni Anderson.
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Playing at the Gaumont multiplex where Bernard & his wife go to see a film.
Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Raheem Abdul Mohammed on SNL Newsbreak
The New York Ripper (1982)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Brooke Shields/George Miller/Hulk Hogan (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the celebrity yearbook segment
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Episode #21.107 (1982) (TV Episode)
Host Joan Rivers mentions this film in her monologue.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Sally Field/Thalassa Cruso (1982) (TV Episode)
Reference in the snowman segment
Killer: Episode #1.2 (1983) (TV Episode)
VHS tape seen in the video store.
The Young Ones: Bambi (1984) (TV Episode)
Claiming that his pig is actually a ferret, Vyvyan says "Just as John Hurt is known as The Elephant Man, Bacon Sandwich here is known as the Pig Ferret."
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
One of the meatheads at the gym does an impersonation of the Elephant Man with a towel over his face.
Night Court: Pick a Number (1984) (TV Episode)
A person is dressed and walks as the Elephant Man.
The Terminator (1984)
The point about machines' inability to be reasoned with is referenced.
Destination Dune (1984) (TV Movie)
Growing Pains: Slice of Life (1985) (TV Episode)
Mike: "This girl is the Elephant Girl!"
Copy Cats: Episode #1.5 (1985) (TV Episode)
The Elephant Man appears on trial in a sketch
The Fly (1986)
Robin Williams: An Evening at the Met (1986) (TV Special)
"You try and walk slowly, but you feel like the Elephant Man in a car wash."
Night Court: Baby Talk (1987) (TV Episode)
Character reference
At the Movies: Cult Video (1987) (TV Episode)
Married... with Children: The Bald and the Beautiful (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Venkman says Dana's baby is ugly but not "Elephant Man ugly".
Family Matters: Rachel's First Date (1989) (TV Episode)
Rachel mentions this movie
That's Showbusiness: Holiday Special (1989) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom (as John Merrick): "I am not an animal!"
Never Leave Nevada (1990)
Luis says "I am not an animal; I am a human being!"
The Local Stigmatic (1990)
Title is on theater marquee.
Darkman (1990)
Writer influenced by this
Night Court: When Harry Met Margaret (1990) (TV Episode)
"A lot of women find the elephant man fascinating that doesn't mean they want to get naked with him."
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Mistaken Identity (1990) (TV Episode)
Geoffrey says: "I am not an animal!"
Tiny Toon Adventures: Rainy Daze (1990) (TV Episode)
One of Montana Max's rented friends screams out, "I am not an animal! I am a human being!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I am not an animal! I am a rubber model."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I am not an animal!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I am not an animal!"
Roseanne: Communicable Theater (1991) (TV Episode)
Darlene says "You should have caught on DJ when she said The Elephant Man was like Dumbo."
Cool Head: Episode #1.4 (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Phil Cool
Cool Head: Episode #1.5 (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned and imitated by Phil Cool
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow's voice for Trumpy is an impression of John Hurt in this movie.
Seinfeld: The Dog (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Elaine
The Simpsons: Black Widower (1992) (TV Episode)
In Lisa's thought bubble, Selma's boyfriend is John Merrick/The Elephant Man.
Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1991)
Melinda says, "I look like the Elephant Woman!"
Batman Returns (1992)
The Penguin says, 'I am not a human being. I am an animal!', which is an inverse of John Merrick's famous line ('I am not an animal! I am a human being!').
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Looks like 'The Elephant Man' in the 25th century."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
"I am not an animal!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: I am not an animal!
Seinfeld: The Pitch (1992) (TV Episode)
Jerry says that George needs a team observing him, like they did with The Elephant Man.
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Arrested Development (1992) (TV Episode)
"I am not an animal" quoted in Perot/Stockdale sketch
Seinfeld: The Pick (1992) (TV Episode)
Seinfeld yells "I am not an animal."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
the dispatcher is John Merrick
Larry King Live: Episode dated 27 July 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
Mel Brooks lists mosts of the films his Brooksfilms company produced
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
"I am not an animal...oh yes I am"
Boy Meets World: Me and Mr. Joad (1994) (TV Episode)
Jason says, "I am a human being!" while imitating John Merrick's voice.
The Simpsons: Homer vs. Patty and Selma (1995) (TV Episode)
Homer talks about this movie in a deleted scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
A character in the film says, "I'm not a pawn shop," and Crow adds: "I'm a human being!"
A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Episode #4.5 (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in one of the interview sequences
Tank Girl (1995)
Tank Girl calls one of the kangaroo mutants Elephant Man
Casino (1995)
Amy says she wants to go to see this movie instead of going to Europe.
Monster Mash: The Movie (1995)
The Wolf Man cries out, "I'm not an animal! I am a human being!"
American Gothic: Rebirth (1996) (TV Episode)
Lucas jokingly says the famous "I'm a human being" line.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Forbidden Fruit (1996) (TV Episode)
Duckman walks around the street with a sack and hat on his head after being kicked out for sexual harrassment.
Boy Meets World: Hair Today, Goon Tomorrow (1996) (TV Episode)
Cory imagines himself to be John Merrick wearing a burlap sack over his head in the school photos. The caption reads, "I am a human being."
Ace Ventura (1996) (Video Game)
Ace's Line "I am not an amphibian! I am a human being!"
Plump Fiction (1997)
Q.E.D.: The True Story of Joseph Merrick: 'The Elephant Man' (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Mean Guns (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Horror of Party Beach (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo: Hey, it's a John Hurt mask.
Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997) (TV Movie)
This film references The Elephant Man.
The X-Files: The Post-Modern Prometheus (1997) (TV Episode)
Similar monologue and ending, with a star embracing the freak, and black and white.
Stella Street: Mrs Pesci's Arrival (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Michael Caine as he introduces John Hurt.
Welcome to Twin Peaks (1997) (TV Special)
Title is referenced and stills are shown
Stella Street: Xmas on Stella Street (1998) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by the cab driver to John Hurt.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Projected Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom: "He meets John Merrick on the way out."
Stella Street: Shallow End (1998) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in connection with John Hurt.
Stella Street: Get Chisholm (1998) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in connection with John Hurt.
The Human Condition (1999) (Short)
Freaks and Geeks: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000) (TV Episode)
Lindsay asks if Nick has seen The Elephant Man (1980).
'The League of Gentlemen': Behind the Scenes (2000) (TV Short)
Referenced by name
Round the Twist: Toy Love (2000) (TV Episode)
"The elephant man has left his cage for his daily feed."
The Cell (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
referenced on Weekend update
Tucker: The Family Tree (2000) (TV Episode)
Tucker's grandmother refers to the film.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 336 (2001) (TV Episode)
Drew says "I am not an animal." in the intro.
Human Nature (2001)
Bubble Boy (2001)
One of Chloe's friends mockingly quotes "I'm not a monster. I'm a human being"
From Hell (2001)
The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001) (Video)
Wolf Girl (2001) (TV Movie)
In the movie Tim Curry introduces the Wolf Girl the same way Freddie Jones introduced the Elephant Man in 'Elephant Man, The (1980)'.
Coupling: Dressed (2001) (TV Episode)
In the bar, when Harry accuses Jane of being incapable of having sympathy towards a man like him, she responds that she cried at The Elephant Man.
Men Behaving Badly: The Fur Man Cometh (2001) (TV Episode)
Jamie shouts 'I am not an animal, I'm a human being'
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Mysteries of Love (2002) (Video)
Scoring Resident Evil (2002) (Video)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 515 (2002) (TV Episode)
Colin pretends to be The Elephant Man as a stripper in "Scenes from a Hat".
I'm Alan Partridge: I Know What Alan Did Last Summer (2002) (TV Episode)
Alan says "I know lying is wrong, but if the elephant man came in now in a blouse with some make up on, and said how do i look? would you say go and take that blushed off you mis-shapened elephant tranny or would you say you look nice... John" The fact that he calls the elephant man John means that he's refering to the character from this film named John and not the real elephant man who was named Joseph.
Inside the Actors Studio: Martin Scorsese (2002) (TV Episode)
House of the Dead (2003)
Upon seeing himself disfigured, Simon says "I'm the Elephant Man".
8 Simple Rules: Kerry's Video (2003) (TV Episode)
Rory imitates the Elephant Man
Monk: Mr. Monk Goes to the Circus (2003) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Monk and Sharona
Little Britain: Bath of Beans (2003) (TV Episode)
A teacher tells his children to read out an extract of a book in the style of the elephant man, they all do impressions of John Hurt in this movie.
That's So Raven: Don't Have a Cow (2003) (TV Episode)
"You are not a cow! You are a human being!"
Joseph Merrick dit Elephant Man (2003) (TV Movie)
Same person's story
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
The head of Gothmog, the Leader of the Orcs during the Siege of Gondor, was partly derived from the head of Joseph Merrick.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Kelis (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Acces Hollywood
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps: My Delicious Guava (2004) (TV Episode)
Louise has a cuddly toy elephant named John Merrick
I Am Not an Animal (2004) (TV Series)
Series was named after the famous line this movie
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in a magazine article.
Arrested Development: Sword of Destiny (2005) (TV Episode)
Gob calls Buster "Elephant Man"
Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
J. Hoberman mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Queer as Folk: Excluding and Abstemiousness (2005) (TV Episode)
Ted says that compared to him, the Elephant Man is a supermodel.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
The music for the opening scene is reminiscent of John Morris's score from The Elephant Man.
Fear of the Flesh: The Making of 'The Fly' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Hatchet (2006)
Marcus compares Victor Crowley to the Elephant Man.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (TV Special)
In "Are You Hot?", Betty Boop's looks are compared to those of the Elephant Man.
Jeopardy!: 2006 Tournament of Champions Semifinal Game 3 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Memorable Movies" category
Hannah Montana: You're So Vain, You Probably Think This Zit Is About You (2006) (TV Episode)
Oliver says "I am not an animal!"
Special Needs (2006)
Mentioned in dialogue
My Boys: The Slump (2006) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Star Stories: Simon Cowell: My Honesty, My Genius (2007) (TV Episode)
The Elaphant Man auditions to be on the X Factor
Tripping the Rift: Skankenstein (2007) (TV Episode)
T'nuk quotes the 'I am not an animal' line
The IT Crowd: The Dinner Party (2007) (TV Episode)
Roy says: "It's just in case any sort of Elephant Man mob situation kicks off."
House: Ugly (2007) (TV Episode)
The black and white sequence at the beginning is a reference to the Railway Station sequence oin Elephant Man especially the child's reaction.
The Mighty Boosh: The Strange Tale of the Crack Fox (2007) (TV Episode)
Howard: "What do you think happens to short, stocky men with hairy backs?" Vince: "I don't know, do they lie down and die to sad music like the Elephant Man?"
Frank Skinner: Live from the NIA Birmingham (2007) (TV Special)
Frank says that he's recently rewatched it for the first time since its initial release.
Tripping the Rift: The Movie (2008) (Video)
"I am not an animal"
Interview with Chris Petit and Keith Griffiths (2008) (Video)
Referenced by name
My Name Is Earl: The Magic Hour (2008) (TV Episode)
Randy quotes the "I'm not an animal; I'm a human being" line.
Psycho Sleepover (2008)
At the end of the movie Ugly Jen has a sack over her head with a single eye-hole, like John Merrick.
The IT Crowd: The Speech (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Douglas
Big River Man (2009)
Borut compares his farther Martin to the Elephant Man but in the Amazon
Castle: A Death in the Family (2009) (TV Episode)
The title character is mentioned in dialogue.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Jazz Singer (2009) (TV Episode)
other successful films from 1980 are mentioned
The Venture Bros.: Return to Malice (2009) (TV Episode)
Monarch says he looks like John Merrick.
The Ricky Gervais Show: The Diary (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Karl
Beware the Gonzo (2010)
one student describes another as such
The Ricky Gervais Show: Freaks (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Karl
Marmaduke (2010)
"I am not an animal!"
A Night for Dying Tigers (2010)
Mentioned during the game of charades.
An Idiot Abroad: Karl Comes Home (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned as one of Karl's favorite movies.
The Ricky Gervais Show: Art (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Karl
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Changing Attitudes Toward Homosexuality (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that John Hurt played the Elephant Man
You're Next (2011)
A character insults another character by saying he looks like the Elephant Man.
An Idiot Abroad: Swim with Dolphins (2011) (TV Episode)
Karl mentions the title character.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Freaks & Geeks (2011) (TV Episode)
One of suspects has Proteus syndrome and he claimed to be inherit with Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man.
Room 237 (2012)
Poster is shown.
Psych: Let's Doo-Wop It Again (2012) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Don't you dare go 'Elephant Man' on me!"
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
John Merrick (the Elephant Man) makes a cameo appearance.
The Ricky Gervais Show: Bryan's Brain (2012) (TV Episode)
The Elephant Man Goes Bananas! poster.
Gravity Falls: Summerween (2012) (TV Episode)
Lazy Susan refers to Soos's costume as "Elephant Man."
Bad Boy Street (2012)
Brad calls Claude "Elephant Man"
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Kenneth J. Hall compares Jason Voorhees to The Elephant Man.
An Idiot Abroad: The Short Way Around: China (2012) (TV Episode)
Karl says it's one of his favourite movies because it doesn't have a happy ending.
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013) (TV Special)
Kumail talks about his traumatic childhood realization that this is not a superhero movie.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Storage Zeebles (2013) (TV Episode)
Carl mentions the bones of this movie's title character.
The Cinema Snob: Basket Case (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, photograph is shown.
Frank (2014)
Jon speculates what Frank looks like under the papier-maché head.
Girls: Incidentals (2014) (TV Episode)
Hannah tries to convince herself that no other girl would want Adam. "He's kind of funny looking," she says uncertainly. Patti immediately shoots back. "The Elephant Man got laid... a lot."
Finding Carter: The Fugitive (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Last Man Standing: War Games (2014) (TV Episode)
Vanessa: "I may not be 22, but I'm not the Elephant Woman."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bradley Cooper/Neil Diamond (2014) (TV Episode)
While discussing his Broadway revival of The Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper says that his father showed him the movie as a kid, inspiring him to become an actor
Brickleberry: Old Wounds (2014) (TV Episode)
"It looks like the Elephant Man after a pie-eating contest!"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ryan Seacrest/Taraji P. Henson/Maddie & Tae (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the titles during the Charades game
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: House of the Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it.
Mom: Mashed Potatoes and a Little Nitrous (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Christy.
Community: Intro to Recycled Cinema (2015) (TV Episode)
Abed says that his film is "my 'American Graffiti,' my 'Elephant Man,' my 'Four Rooms' - the Robert Rodriguez segment."
500 Questions: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in question in "'80s Films" category
The Cinema Snob: Heaven's Gate: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob says John Hurt filmed this movie while he did Heaven's Gate
Ted 2 (2015)
"I'm not an animal!" on the SNL sketch.
The Cinema Snob: Heaven's Gate: Part 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions John Hurt making this movie at the same time as Heaven's Gate.
Cinematic Excrement: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
Smeghead calls one of the human-animal hybrids in Jupiter Ascending "Elephant Man".
Studio C: Episode #6.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the street gang sketch
The Last Man on Earth: C to the T (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Melissa during the charades game
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
mentioned by Jared Leto
iZombie: He Blinded Me... With Science (2016) (TV Episode)
Jenny Rosine refers to her sister Annie Rosine, as feeling like The Elephant Man.
Broad City: Philadelphia (2016) (TV Episode)
Ilana says, "Maybe it's about time there's an elephant woman."
Evil Bong: High 5 (2016)
Lamell - "We have more bone than the Elephant Man".
Veep: Congressional Ball (2016) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions the Elephant Man.
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)
Edina tries to avoid the press on her doorstep, covering her face and quoting "I'm not an animal".
The Cinema Snob: Glen or Glenda (2017) (TV Episode)
"I can't say I regret seeing the burlesque show production of"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Reptilicus (2017) (TV Episode)
Film: "I am!" / Jonah: "Not an animal!"
Girlboss: Vintage Fashion Forum (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sophia and the forum.
Saturday Night Live: Donald Glover/Childish Gambino (2018) (TV Episode)
Elephant Man mentioned in 'Dirty Talk' sketch.
ITV News at Ten: Episode dated 18 July 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nina.
Films Under Constant Critique: Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992) (2019) (TV Episode)
Maverick describes The Penguin as "a more sinister version of The Elephant Man."

Featured in 

Sneak Previews: Sunday Lovers/Falling In Love Again/My Bloody Valentine/The Last Metro (1981) (TV Episode)
Brief mention after Oscar nominations announcement. Clip shown
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) (TV Special)
A still is shown during the presentation of the Best Makeup Award
The Skin Horse (1983)
Long clip of Merrick's first meeting with Mrs. Kendal followed by a short clip of Merrick getting into bed.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
At the Movies: Colorizing: Hollywood's New Vandalism (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert uses it as an example of a movie in the color era that was made black and white.
I Am Not a Freak (1987) (TV Short)
two scenes shown
Everyman: The Fifth Gospel (1990) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: David Lynch (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are used.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
Cinéma, de notre temps: David Lynch: Don't Look at Me (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips from The Elephant Man featuring John Merrick are shown.
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
The Terrible Elephant Man Revealed (2001) (Video)
Making-of documentary.
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1980 (2005) (TV Episode)
in the 1980 installment
Joseph Merrick: The Real Elephant Man (2005) (Video)
clips shown and movie is commented
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "I am not an animal! I am a human being!".
Great Directors (2009)
Clips shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The A-Team/The Karate Kid/Winter's Bone (2010) (TV Episode)
Russell Brand's #5 Favorite Film
Meet the Elephant Man (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Timeshift: All the Fun of the Fair (2011) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
Rise of the Incubus (2013) (Video)
American Masters: Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Special)
film clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Disfigured Movie Characters (2014) (TV Episode)
Joseph Merrick is #3.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Doctors (2014) (TV Episode)
Frederick Treves is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 John Hurt Performances (2014) (TV Episode)
John Merrick is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Physically Disabled Movie Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
John Merrick is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Face Reveal Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Not an Animal is #2.
Dex and Coman vs. David Lynch (2016) (Short)
Shown in the background video
Film 2017: Episode #46.3 (2017) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
EW Reunites: The Cast of Twin Peaks (2017) (TV Episode)
clip is shown
Renegade Cut: The Elephant Man (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Anthony Hopkins Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Frederick Treves is #2.
ITV News at Ten: Episode dated 18 July 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 London Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The Elephant Man is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Characters Hated for Stupid Reasons (2019) (TV Episode)
John Merrick is #2.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul/Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns (1981) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Ordinary Elephant People'.
SCTV Network: Pledge Week (1981) (TV Episode)
the plot about the deformed Elephant Man
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Episode #20.121 (1981) (TV Episode)
Spoof: Scenes from classic films that have never been seen.
Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981) (TV Special)
a sketch spoofing the film titled "The Elephant Guy"
Police Squad!: A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise) (1982) (TV Episode)
Drebbin (mouth full @ dentists) says "I'm not an animal, I'm a human being"
Wacko (1982)
A spoof of the character appears and says the line: "I am not a mascot, I am a human being!"
Likely Stories, Vol. 2 (1983) (TV Movie)
It is spoofed.
Night Court: The Eye of the Beholder (1984) (TV Episode)
Bull screams out, "I am not an animal! I am a human being!"
Not Necessarily the News: Episode #2.2 (1984) (TV Episode)
The Elephant Man shows up in a segment with ugly news anchors.
The Tall Guy (1989)
The Critic: L.A. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
the hooded Elephant Man drives around Los Angeles in a sports car with three women
The Critic: A Pig Boy and His Dog (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay says "I am a human being" like John Merrick in the film
2 Stupid Dogs: The Rise and Fall of the Big Dog (1994) (TV Episode)
Ambassador: I am not an animal, I am a politician!
The Critic: Lady Hawke (1995) (TV Episode)
in a black and white flashback, Jay is presented as an unusual medical specimen
Saturday Night Live: Kelsey Grammer/Sheryl Crow (1998) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Mr. Peepers sketch
Student Bodies: Cody Presley (1998) (TV Episode)
The Giant Lightbulb says, "I am not a lightbulb! I am a human being!"
Wild Wild West (1999)
Loveless' line "I am *not* an animal!"
Little Nicky (2000)
Yeti: A Love Story (2006) (Video)
A scene in the movie is a direct spoof on Elephant Man
Greg the Bunny: Blue Velveteen (2006) (TV Episode)
John Merrick is portrayed as a character in the episode.
Family Guy: Bill & Peter's Bogus Journey (2007) (TV Episode)
John Merrik is dating a girl
The Drinky Crow Show: Elephant Man (2009) (TV Episode)
This episode's Elephant Man parodies the one played by John Hurt in this movie.
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in segment "El Hombre Elefante 2".
Mary Shelley's Frankenhole: Yawn of the Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Title character's bones used for an experiment.
Neighbors (2014)
"I am not an elephant!"

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