The Awful Truth (1937) Poster


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Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Katherne Hepburn's character has the line "Haven't you heard of Jerry The Nipper?"
Hollywood Steps Out (1941) (Short)
Screen Directors Playhouse: Tom and Jerry (1955) (TV Episode)
Jokes are recycled from the earlier Leo McCarey divorce comedy (the attorney's nagging wife, "We didn't want ice water").
When Comedy Was King (1960)
narrator mentions this film
My Favorite Martian: The Awful Truth (1963) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Waltons: The Rebellion (1976) (TV Episode)
Mary Ellen and Erin were trying to style their mother's hair to resemble how Irene Dunne wore her hair in this movie.
Growing Pains: The Awful Truth (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Murphy Brown: The Awful Truth (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Sex and the City: The Awful Truth (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Once and Again: The Awful Truth (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Tanner on Tanner: The Awful Truth (2004) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
What Just Happened (2008)
Poster from the Leo McCarey film can be seen in the studio
Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today (2010) (Video)
mentioned by Peter Bogdanovich
Entourage: Out with a Bang (2011) (TV Episode)
giant poster seen
Smash: Musical Chairs (2013) (TV Episode)
Tom mentions the movie by name.

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963) (TV Movie)
Piano lid falls on Cary Grant's hand.
The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970) (TV Special)
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
A piano lid falls Cary Grant's hand.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #68 on the list.
Better Call Saul: Alpine Shepherd Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike watches this movie on TV

Spoofed in 

The Awful Tooth (1938) (Short)

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