A Day at the Races (1937) Poster


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Edited into 

Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1972) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Double Wedding (1937)
on the marquee of the theater in the background throughout
Some More of Samoa (1941) (Short)
The stooges continually wash for surgery like Groucho Marx's character, Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush, does in the film.
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Marx Brothers (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of The Marx Brothers' filmography.
Julia: Farewell, My Friends, Hello (1968) (TV Episode)
Groucho Marx appears as "Dr. Hackenbush"
M*A*S*H: Yankee Doodle Doctor (1972) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye dresses up and acts like Groucho Marx's Dr. Hackenbush.
M*A*S*H: Radar's Report (1973) (TV Episode)
At one point, Hawkeye calls Trapper "Dr. Hackenbush", the name of Groucho Marx's character from this film.
Sleeper (1973)
Haz la loca... no la guerra (1976)
The film is mentioned in a conversation
Remington Steele: Steele Your Heart Away (1984) (TV Episode)
Poster on the wall.
No 73: Demolition (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the Lindy Hop dancers
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #1.3 (1988) (TV Episode)
Clive refers to the A Day at the Races as a film title.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "If I held you any tighter, I'd be in back of you."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Either he's dead or my watch has stopped.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Groucho Marx): "If I was any closer, I'd be behind you."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Tormented (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Either he's dead, or my watch has stopped."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: If her pants were any tighter, they'd be behind her.
The Critic: A Day at the Races and a Night at the Opera (1994) (TV Episode)
Episode title is a reference to this and another Marx Brothers movie.
Freaks and Geeks: Tricks and Treats (1999) (TV Episode)
Neil quotes Groucho Marx from the movie
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Character names from the "other title" film are taken directly from this film.
On Your Marx, Get Set, Go! (2004) (Video)
Documentary on this film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.15 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Dot" category
Bob's Burgers: I Get Psychic Out of You (2014) (TV Episode)
The racetrack shown is named Hackenbush Downs after the character played by Groucho Marx.

Featured in 

Brother Can You Spare a Dime (1975)
archival footage
That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
featured in film
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Classic Comedy Teams (1986) (Video)
Siskel & Ebert: The Movies That Made Us Critics (1990) (TV Episode)
The first movie that made an impression on Roger Ebert. Clips are shown, including Harpo's solo.
Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Clouseau Jr watches this movie on TV.
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
Classified X (1998) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #59 on the list.
Pucker Up (2005)
clip illustrates whistling's place in culture
DR2 tema: Arven fra DINS (2007) (TV Special)
Clip featured.


The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
The "must wash our hands" scene in A Day at the Races was a parody of this Louis Pasteur biography made two years earlier. Groucho even says "Crazy? That's what they said about Pasteur!".

Spoofed in 

Brain Donors (1992)

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