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Another Fine Mess (1930) Poster

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Remake of 

Duck Soup (1927) (Short)

Referenced in 

The Dukes of Hazzard: To Catch a Duke (1981) (TV Episode)
Myrna says, "A really fine mess you've gotten us into."
Miami Vice: Calderone's Return: Part 2 - Calderone's Demise (1984) (TV Episode)
Crockett quotes that famous quote used in the short film, as he and Tubbs swim in the water.
MacGyver: Lost Love: Part 2 (1987) (TV Episode)
Jack recites Ollie's famous line, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!", complete with a sarcastically-exaggerated accent.
MacGyver: MacGyver's Women (1990) (TV Episode)
One Bozer brother says to the other, "Here's another fine mess you've gotten me into", just as Hardy grumbles to Laurel in this and several other L&H films.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Birds of a Feather (1992) (TV Episode)
The parrot quotes, "This is another fine mess you've gotten us into."
Melrose Place: The Circle of Strife (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
When Borat finally arrives in Los Angeles, he finds Azamat dressed up as Oliver Hardy. Azamat makes a very funny reference to Laurel and Hardy by brushing himself off (à la Hardy) and saying "Another fine mess you've gotten us into!" just before they take off together.
Being Human: Another Fine Mess (2009) (TV Episode)
"that's another fine mess you've gotten me into"
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Landing at Point Rain (2009) (TV Episode)
Ahsoka says, "Well, this is another fine mess you've gotten us into!"
Inspector Lewis: The Ramblin' Boy: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Lewis repeats the Oliver Hardy mantra
This Is the End (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown of Laurel and Hardy in a sight gag with their body parts twisted
MacGyver: Passages (1990) (TV Episode)
Harry quotes Hardy when he speaks to Mac about "another nice mess you've gottten yourself into"

Spoofed in 

The Addams Family: The Addams Policy (1966) (TV Episode)
The general appearance, dress (black derby hats, etc), and behavior of the two insurance men as they enter the Addams' property, and the larger overbearing member of the duo being the one who takes the tumble, while the smaller meek one stands by impassively.
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Dukes in Hollywood (1984) (TV Episode)
To escape the movie-lot's security guards, J.D. and Roscoe dress up in animal costumes, swipe a tandem bike, and ride it through a car-wash lane and the shadowed entrance to the "Harlem Nights" movie-set where they can be heard noisily crashing, just as The Boys get away from the furiously-spluttering colonel and the pursuing cops by covering themselves with some of Colonel Buckshot's stuffed-animal hides, commandeering a tandem bike, and riding it through a dark railroad tunnel, where they are heard (but not seen) to "tangle" with a passing streetcar and then ride out of the other end of the tunnel as two separate unicycles.
The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (2000) (TV Movie)
Boss and Roscoe disguise themselves in animal costumes and swipe a tandem bicycle and lead the authorities on a "wild 'n' wobbly" chase through the area before wheeling into a shadowy entryway and being heard (but not seen) to crash, just as Laurel and Hardy hide under the wildebeast skin and grab the tandem bike and escape the wrathful Colonel Buckshot and his retinue of cops, before riding into the dark train-tunnel and suffering an unfortunate encounter with a passing subway train which causes them to emerge from the tunnel riding unicycles.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
When Borat finally arrives in Los Angeles, he finds Azamat dressed up as Oliver Hardy. Azamat makes a very funny reference to Laurel and Hardy by brushing himself off (à la Hardy) and saying "Another fine mess you've gotten us into!" just before they take off together.

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