My Man Godfrey (1936) Poster


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Version of 

Remade as 


Frankenstein (1931)
Carlo refers to money as Frankenstein's monster.
Show Boat (1936)
At one point, Godfrey and Tommy Gray are looking at the polluted stream in the garbage dump, and Gray asks, "What's that?" Godfrey replies, "Oh, that? That's Ol' Man River", a reference to the song from the musical "Show Boat", which Universal also filmed in 1936.

Referenced in 

Merrily We Live (1938)
The concluding scene, in which a bucket of cold water proves the man's love, pays homage to Godfrey's many touches throughout this film
Little Brother Rat (1939) (Short)
You Bet Your Life: Episode #8.19 (1958) (TV Episode)
Both the original and remake versions of the film are part of a quiz question.
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Carole Lombard (1961) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Carole Lombard's filmography.
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: William Powell (1961) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of William Powell's filmography.
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Miriam Hopkins.
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)
In an intertitle announcing some out-takes
Mr. Belvedere: The Lost Weekend (1985) (TV Episode)
Candy refers to Mr. Belvedere as "My Man Godfrey."
Fletch (1985)
Fletch is propositioned on the beach in a way similar to Godfrey. Fletch asks if it is for a scavenger hunt, as is the case in My Man Godfrey
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)
mentioned in dialogue
Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (1994) (TV Movie)
Movie poster seen inside and outside the theater.
The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)
the movie poster is hanging on a wall in Margaret's apartment.
One of the Hollywood Ten (2000)
mentioned on the 1937 Academy Awards
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Psych: An Evening with Mr. Yang (2009) (TV Episode)
It is one of the movie posters seen at the drive-in theater.
Gossip Girl: Salon of the Dead (2012) (TV Episode)
Jenna Gribbon says "My Man Godfrey" was screened at her and Julian Tepper's last salon.
White Collar: Out of the Frying Pan (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference
White Collar: Master Plan (2013) (TV Episode)
Peter says Neal has gone from 'My Man Godfrey' to 'Ace Ventura'.
Anomalisa (2015)
A replica of a scene is on the TV in Michael's hotel room.

Featured in 

Film Preview: Episode #1.4 (1966) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Going Hollywood: The '30s (1984)
documentary about 30s films
Native Son (1986)
Bigger and his friend are watching it in the cinema.
Dogs in Space (1986)
Playing in the background on a TV
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
Lombard shower scene with Powell
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #44 on the list.
Six Feet Under: Untitled (2004) (TV Episode)
David and Keith watch the film on television.
Gilmore Girls: Say Something (2005) (TV Episode)
showing in the theater where Lorelai finds Luke
Hollywood Comedy Legends (2011) (Video)
This movie is featured in this DVD movie set
Maltin on Movies: Premium Rush (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.

Spoofed in 

Daffy Dilly (1948) (Short)

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