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Tommy Boy (1995) Poster

(1995)

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References 

Bambi (1942)
Tommy says "we just killed bambi"
The Little Rascals (1955) (TV Series)
Tommy asks Richard who his favorite Little Rascal is
The Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
A character mentions it
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) (TV Series)
Richard does a Johnny Carson impersonation while drinking in the car.
Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
Kids call Tommy Gilligan while he's playing with his dinghy.
Daktari (1966) (TV Series)
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
Young Tommy's lunchbox at the beginning of the movie.
Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971)
When Tommy and Paul go cow tipping Tommy calls them Pretty Maids All in a row
10 (1979)
When Beverly (Bo Derek) gets out of the pool Tommy says to his dad "She's a 10"
Scanners (1981)
Richard mentions by name.
The Smurfs (1981) (TV Series)
American Gladiators (1989) (TV Series)
Mention by name. Diner waitress asks customers if the would rather watch "Gladiators" or the news.
Free Willy (1993)

Referenced in 

Black Sheep (1996)
Chris Farley uses the same football play with the kids at the youth center -- "32 belly option" -- as he did when he went cow-tipping in Tommy Boy. Also the same car Chris Farley and David Spade drive in Tommy Boy can be seen parked in front of the Rec Center.
Beverly Hills, 90210: Coming Out, Getting Out, Going Out (1996) (TV Episode)
The title is seen on a theatre marquee
3rd Rock from the Sun: Frozen Dick (1996) (TV Episode)
Poster in the video store.
Saturday Night Live: Teri Hatcher/Dave Matthews Band (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on 'Spade in America'
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
An audience member's wrong answer to a trivia question.
Early Edition: Psychic (1997) (TV Episode)
Chuck says that he watched the movie three times.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VIII (1997) (TV Episode)
Homer watches this at the cinema.
Blood (1997) (Video Game)
Celebrity Deathmatch: Battle of the Bulls (1998) (TV Episode)
During the introduction to the Seagal vs. Spade match, Johnny Gomez mentions that David Spade starred in the film.
Saturday Night Live: David Spade/Eagle-Eye Cherry (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during cold opening
Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) (TV Special)
David Spade mentions Tommy Boy
Angel: The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco (2003) (TV Episode)
Gunn says "Put your Herbie Hancock right there". At the beginning of Tommy Boy, in the university test scene, Tommy answers a question whose answer is 'John Hancock' as 'Herbie Hancock'.
Cabin Fever: Beneath the Skin (2004) (Video)
mentionned once
50 First Dates (2004)
Callahan Institute, funded out of Sandusky ohio
Joan of Arcadia: Vanity, Thy Name Is Human (2004) (TV Episode)
Adam brings the film over to the Girardi house to watch with Joan. He also refers to the film's star David Spade.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Harold and Kumar are driving and listening to music, which they're reluctant to sing to, just the same as Tommy and Richard are before they fight on the road.
In Search of Santa (2004) (Video)
Cap'n Cragg shouted "Blast away Tommy Boy!"
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (2005) (TV Special)
Poster visible in opeing montage
Saturday Night Live: David Spade/Jack Johnson (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.5 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced on the Hollywood Minute
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Two leads driving the squad car with the swan in the center back of the vehicle.
The King of Queens: Mild Bunch (2007) (TV Episode)
cover in video store
Parks and Recreation: The Reporter (2009) (TV Episode)
Ron refers to Tom as "Tommy Boy."
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Family Guy: Jerome Is the New Black (2009) (TV Episode)
Stewie says that he thought his knocking on the TV screen while watching this movie is what made Chris Farley fall down the hill (he got one Chris Farley movie mixed up with another)..
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.76 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "I'm Sorry Dave"
How I Met Your Mother: The Exploding Meatball Sub (2011) (TV Episode)
Ted and Zoey are watching the movie on television.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Audio of Rob Lowe's "Did you eat a lot of paint chips when you were a kid?" line is used.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: David Spade/Tom Papa/Plain White T's/'The Voice' Finalists (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Spade was in the film
Mary Shelley's Frankenhole: Jules Verne's Monster Rally Run! (2012) (TV Episode)
Title logo appears when mentioned by Frankenstein.
Parks and Recreation: Sweet Sixteen (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy asks for Leslie's "Herbie Hancock" which is a reference to Tommy Boy (1995) which Rob Lowe is in.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Spade was in the film
Jeopardy!: 2013 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "The Late, Great Comedian" category
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded (2013) (Video Game)
Larry - "Holy Schnikes!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.173 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Spade was in the film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mark Schlereth lists his top 5 movies since 1986
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
The Daily Show: Patrick Stewart (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stewart
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.19 (2014) (TV Episode)
Michelle Monaghan mentions the title character.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Golic
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 21 April 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
part of "room service" scene is heard
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
The Cinema Snob: Ghosts Can't Do It (2015) (TV Episode)
"Can you believe they put the future of the company in Tommy's hands?"
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
The joke of a deer getting hit by a car and then coming back to life
Nathan for You: The Hero (2015) (TV Episode)
Corey says it's his all-time favorite movie
Fresh Off the Boat: Tight Two (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Louis
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Late Night with Seth Meyers: David Spade/Marcia Clark/Noah Hawley/Tim Alexander (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces David Spade
Jay Leno's Garage: Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David Spade was in the film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 September 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe (2016) (TV Special)
David Spade says that he first became aware of Rob Lowe during a casting meeting for the film
Honest Trailers: Beauty and the Beast (1991) (2017) (TV Episode)
"Furry guy in a little coat"
Fresh Off the Boat: Measure Twice, Cut Once (2018) (TV Episode)
Eddie Huang mentions the film.
Nostalgia Critic: Angry Birds (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the movies that uses the "main character is running late for something" trope.
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.34 (2019) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Maya Rudolph and David Spade.
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.38 (2019) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall behind David Spade's mom.
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.41 (2019) (TV Episode)
David Spade reveals talk of a female version of his film, titled 'Tommy Girl'.

Features 

Featured in 

The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
featured in the In Memoriam segment for Chris Farley.
Biography: Chris Farley: Reckless Laughter (2002) (TV Episode)
Contains various scenes of Chris Farley and David Spade.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux (2005) (TV Series)
Footage from this is featured.
Growing Up Farley (2005) (Video)
clips shown
'Tommy Boy': Behind the Laughter (2005) (Video)
clips shown
Just the Two of Us (2005) (Video)
clips shown
Stories from the Side of the Road (2005) (Video)
clips shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay Cliche segment
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Whip My Hair (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip used in review.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movie Road Trips (2013) (TV Episode)
Sales Run is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Slapstick Comedy Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Tommy Boy gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fat Guys in Movies and TV (2014) (TV Episode)
Tommy Callahan III is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1990s (2014) (TV Episode)
Tommy Boy is #4.
I Am Chris Farley (2015)
Clips of the movie are shown.
WatchMojo: Yet Another Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults (2015) (TV Episode)
No, Your Face Does is #3.
The Sandlerverse (2016) (Short)
One of the films reviewed.
TruInside: Tommy Boy (2016) (TV Episode)
References and clips throughout episode
WatchMojo: Top 10 Career Defining Comedies (2016) (TV Episode)
Tommy Boy, which defined the career of Chris Farley, is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Devious Gold Digger Characters in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Beverly Barish-Burns is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movie Quotes of the 1990s (2016) (TV Episode)
Does This Suit Make Me Look Fat? is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Speeches! (2016) (TV Episode)
I Killed My Sale is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Characters Who Are Unqualified to Do their Jobs (2017) (TV Episode)
Tommy Callahan III gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Saddest Moments in Comedy Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Tommy's Dad Dies gets an honorable mention.
The Ben Shapiro Show: Culture Wars Matter, Political Wars Don't (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben shows the trailer.
Saturday Night Live: Adam Sandler/Shawn Mendes (2019) (TV Episode)
Clip on monitor and title mentioned during Chris Farley tribute song.

Spoofs 

Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) (TV Series)
Flashdance (1983)

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