Beethoven (1992) Poster



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Beethoven's 3rd (2000) (Video)
Beethoven's 4th (2001) (Video)
Beethoven's 5th (2003) (Video)
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014) (Video)

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5 Second Movies: Beethoven (2008) (TV Episode)
movie is edited into short comedic clip
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
Beethoven escapes from his bath and goes up to Eddie's bedroom. Once Eddie walks into his bedroom, Beethoven shakes off the mud and it gets all over Eddie and his bedroom. The scenes where Beethoven shakes the mud off were taken from the first movie, where he does the exact same thing with George Newton.


Beethoven: The Animated Series (1994) (TV Series)


Ghostbusters (1984)
George says "He slimed me!" after Beethoven drools on him, which is exactly what Venkman says after being attacked by Slimer. Emily also says "I hope Beethoven slimes that lady's dress". Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman was also an executive producer for Beethoven.
Home Alone (1990)
Two of the dogs Varnick is performing experiments on are named Mitch and Murphy, respectively.

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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Jonathan Winters/Bonnie Hunt/Joe Williams (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny as he introduces Bonnie Hunt
Knots Landing: Found and Lost (1992) (TV Episode)
Mary says to Meg, "I know a wonderful film about a St. Bernard dog."
The Ben Stiller Show: With Dennis Miller (1992) (TV Episode)
Al Pacino (Ben Stiller) auditions for a part in "Beethoven."
Medisch Centrum West: De dader (1993) (TV Episode)
Lidwien receives a Beethoven video tape from her mother.
California Dreams: Jake's Song (1993) (TV Episode)
Sly mentions the title character.
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf
At the Movies: The Client/Lassie/It Could Happen to You/North/Barcelona (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced when discussing "Lassie".
Mad About You: Just My Dog (1995) (TV Episode)
Bob comments about this dog.
Animaniacs: Variety Speak/Three Tenors and You're Out/Bingo (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Variety Speak" song
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Green Card (1995) (TV Episode)
Screech refers to the film.
Space Jam (1996)
Daffy calls the Jordan family bulldog "Beethoven"
Paws (1997)
"It's Beethoven from the movies."
The Simpsons: When You Dish Upon a Star (1998) (TV Episode)
Homer says, "Was it the dog from the 'Beethoven' movies?"
K-911 (1999) (Video)
Dooley says to Jerry Lee, "I'm gonna put on some videos for ya. Here, look, I got, uh, I got Beethoven, your favorite."
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 319 (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced during "Greatest Hits".
The Junkies (2000) (Short)
Gilmore Girls: Double Date (2001) (TV Episode)
Lane's date calls it his favorite movie.
Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2001) (Video Game)
One of Winnie Woodpecker's questions in her trivia game askes what kind of animal was Beethoven.
Blonde Poison: The Making of 'Basic Instinct' (2001) (Video)
Someone mentions this film.
The Simpsons: The Seven-Beer Snitch (2005) (TV Episode)
Carl says he thought the Beethoven concert "was gonna be the soundtrack to the movie 'Beethoven.'"
Vecinos: Vecinos: Piloto (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Apprentice: Its All About Business 101 (2008) (TV Episode)
The dog in the ladies commercial is compared to the dog in this movie.
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
This film's synopsis involves the filming of a movie about a dog. Once Beethoven is hired as the dog, the script was changed and retitled "Beethoven", which ends up remaking the first movie. The characters written into the script happen to be the Newton family.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.38 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jason Reitman in a list of his father's films
Baby's Day Out Review (2010) (Video)
among Hughes' "bad" movies
Epic Rap Battles of History: Justin Bieber vs. Beethoven (2011) (TV Episode)
Directly referenced in lyrics
The Nostalgia Teen: Buddy (2011) (TV Episode)
Corny family animal movie.
Nostalgia Critic: The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (2011) (TV Episode)
"Or Toto is related to Beethoven?"
Raising Hope: Prodigy (2011) (TV Episode)
Burt wonders whether Beethoven the composer was "named after the movie dog."
Shameful Sequels: Beethoven's 3rd (2012) (TV Episode)
Jeavons mentions the original
Rifftrax: Frankenstein Island (2012)
Kevin: "Oh god...guess I gotta do this...I'd rather sniff Beethoven's butt."
Phelous & the Movies: Man's Best Phriend (2012) (TV Episode)
jokingly suggests that this movie was a Beethoven sequel gone horribly wrong.
Shameful Sequels: Beethoven's Big Break (2012) (TV Episode)
Mike points out the scenes taken or reenacted from the original
DVD-R Hell: Animalympics (2012) (TV Episode)
"We didn't hire Beethoven to cover this event for nothing."
Tosh.0: Male Cheerleader (2012) (TV Episode)
Brickleberry: Hello Dottie (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Woody
Saturday Night Live: Adam Levine/Kendrick Lamar (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Catfish" segment
The Simpsons: Love Is a Many Splintered Thing (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bart
The Amazing Race: My Cheese Is Out of Control (2013) (TV Episode)
Meghan mentions the dog Beethoven
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Epic Ink: Welcome to Area 51 (2014) (TV Episode)
Beethoven the dog is show tattooed on a customer's leg
Epic Ink: It's Chi-Town, Baby! (2014) (TV Episode)
A Beethoven tattoo is shown on a customer's leg
The Big Bang Theory: The Space Probe Disintegration (2015) (TV Episode)
When Beethoven is mentioned, Sheldon states that the Beethoven in question is not the movie about the big dog.
The Simpsons: Mathlete's Feat (2015) (TV Episode)
Homer: I feel like Beethoven when Charles Grodin finally accepted him as his dog.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Will Ferrell/Hannibal Buress/Dustin Lynch (2016) (TV Episode)
Seth jokes that Steve Harvey announced Beethoven as the winner of the Westminster Dog Show
The Odd Couple: Oscar's Overture (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Oscar
Fresh Off the Boat: Gotta Be Me (2016) (TV Episode)
Louis rents the VHS tape at the video store.
The Cinema Snob: The Slumber Party Massacre (2016) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Hvezdná párty: Episode #1.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Dan mentions the film
Hviezdna párty: Episode #1.10 (2017) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question.
Hollywood Darlings: The Bev Witch Project (2017) (TV Episode)
Beverley mentions that Nicholle Tom was in "Beethoven".
Louder with Crowder: Is Bernie Sanders Done?? (2017) (TV Episode)
Steven Crowder mentions the title character by name.
Taxi 5 (2018)
Eddy Maklouf mentioned.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy and the Beest! (2018) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Kimmy and Titus.
Trial & Error: The Timeline (2018) (TV Episode)
In a flashback, Dwayne's theories are influenced by seeing this movie.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with The Predator (2018) (2019) (TV Episode)
Narrator sarcastically remarks that he always wanted a "Predator" movie to turn into a "Beethoven" sequel.
Rim of the World (2019)
Dariush refers to the Beethoven movie.
The Last Leg: Episode #18.9 (2019) (TV Episode)
Alex wonders which moments from this movie the UK ambassador in the US would have used to describe Trump.
Corner Gas Animated: Anger Games (2019) (TV Episode)
Davis, concerned that he is unable to become angry, says "Where's my anger? I'm ... All Beethoven and no Cujo."


The Wolf Man (1941)
Beethoven is seen watching this movie in the family room late at night.
Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988) (Video Game)
Ted and Ryce are seen playing this game in the bedroom.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Wayne's World (1993) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
The Sopranos: In Camelot (2004) (TV Episode)
Bobby Bacala's kids watch Beethoven on video with Janice and Tony
Hollywood's Top Ten: Dog Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Hollywood's Top Ten: You're an Animal (2011) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Live Action Movie Dogs (2014) (TV Episode)
Beethoven is #4.
Superstore: Dog Adoption Day (2016) (TV Episode)
Playing on TV
Honest Trailers: Honest Trailers (Written by a Robot) (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Nostalgia Critic: That Darn Cat (1997) (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Dog Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Beethoven is #8.

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