The Philadelphia Story (1940) Poster


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Version of 

High Society (1956)
The Philadelphia Story (1959) (TV Movie)

Remade as 

High Society (1956)
The Philadelphia Story (1959) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1972) (TV Movie)
Apaga y vámonos: Episode #1.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
actors heads are changed with politician heads


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
James Stewart sing 'Over the Rainbow' during a scene.
At the Circus (1939)
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
The Cole Porter song "I've Got My Eyes On You'"is played.

Referenced in 

Forecast (1945) (Short)
MGM Parade: Episode #1.7 (1955) (TV Episode)
George Murphy mentions the movie as next week's attraction.
The Rosemary Clooney Show: Episode #1.3 (1956) (TV Episode)
Tony Curtis asks Rosemary Clooney and The Hi-Los whether any of them saw the film.
MGM Parade: Episode #1.31 (1956) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name as part of George Cukor's filmography.
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Katharine Hepburn (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Katharine Hepburn's filmography.
The Jack Benny Program: Jack Directs Film (1963) (TV Episode)
Gloria Stewart mentions that her husband, Jimmy, won an Oscar for his performance.
That Girl: The Philadelphia Story (1967) (TV Episode)
In the title
Yanks Go Home: Somewhere in England (1976) (TV Episode)
Rossi mentions the film while talking with Kruger.
M*A*S*H: Images (1977) (TV Episode)
Klinger singing Lydia, the tattoed Lady
Saturday Night Live: Jill Clayburgh/Eddie Money (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Jill Clayburgh's Relationships number
One Day at a Time: Indianapolis Story (1981) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
Remington Steele: Steele Trap (1982) (TV Episode)
Character reference, "Tracy Lord".
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (1982) (TV Movie)
Stewart winning the Oscar over Fonda is mentioned
Family Ties: Philadelphia Story (1985) (TV Episode)
title reference
Happy Hour (1986)
Thirtysomething: Housewarming (1987) (TV Episode)
Hope quotes one of Katherine Hepburn's lines.
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988) (TV Movie)
Mentioned. Possibly the very last movie Anne Frank ever saw.
The Flash: The Trickster (1991) (TV Episode)
Tina can't believe that Barry has never seen this film and they are going to watch it when Megan's call for help comes in. Tina refers to its stars Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart.
Dead Again (1991)
The flashback sequence incorporates plot elements of the film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "What are you people from 'The Philadelphia Story' doing here?"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: The Philadelphia Story (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
picture in Deems Taylor book
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Linda rehearses a scene from the film.
The Making of 'My Fair Lady' (1995) (Video)
picture shown
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999) (TV Movie)
Family Guy: Road to Rhode Island (2000) (TV Episode)
Peter makes Lois do an impression of Katherine Hepburn from this movie.
Delphinsommer (2004) (TV Movie)
poster in Michaels Bistro
The Aviator (2004)
When Hepburn takes Hughes home to meet her family in Connecticut, she introduces him to Uncle Willy, a minor but pivotal role in "Philadelphia Story."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.68 (2005) (TV Episode)
all Jeopardy! round category titles are references to Cary Grant, including "The Philadelphia Story"
Failure to Launch (2006)
Mentioned by Paula.
Baghead (2008)
movie on shelf
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Abel & Willing (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Stars of the Silver Screen: James Stewart (2011) (TV Episode)
The film is discussed.
The Cleveland Show: A Vas Deferens Between Men & Women (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cleveland
Bomb Girls: The Quickening (2013) (TV Episode)
The factory girls mention the film.
The Battle of Amfar (2013) (Short)
Richard Berkowitz mentions the film when describing his first visit to Mathilda Krim's house.
Hart of Dixie: The Gambler (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lemon
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown.
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
poster (for French release) is shown.
BoJack Horseman: Brand New Couch (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue

Featured in 

The Miracle of Sound (1940) (Short)
one scene is shown
MGM Parade: Episode #1.8 (1955) (TV Episode)
Clips from the movie are featured.
The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970) (TV Special)
The Men Who Made the Movies: George Cukor (1973) (TV Movie)
Includes clips from the film
The Phantom of Hollywood (1974) (TV Movie)
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn fall into a pool
The 57th Annual Academy Awards (1985) (TV Special)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Radio Days (1987)
Kisses (1991) (TV Movie)
Romantic moment with Stewart and Hepburn, etc.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
clip of Cary Grant pushing Katharine Hepburn to the floor (from the beginning of that film)
Siskel & Ebert: Men in Black/Wild America/Out to Sea (1997) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the segment on James Stewart.
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #51 on the list.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #15 on the list.
Howard Hughes: His Women and His Movies (2000) (TV Movie)
excerpt shown
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Touch of Pink (2004)
The swimming pool scene with Katharine Hepburn is on tv at the beginning of the film.
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Katharine Hepburn Tribute
Gilmore Girls: Introducing Lorelai Planetarium (2006) (TV Episode)
Luke watches the film's final scene while at the hospital with April.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #44 on the list.
Cleaner (2007)
shown on tv
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #5 on the "Romantic Comedy" list.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Cary Grant.
Gossip Girl: While You Weren't Sleeping (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan and Blair watch "The Philadelphia Story" together.
Stars of the Silver Screen: James Stewart (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown.

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