The Lost Weekend (1945) Poster


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My Favorite Brunette (1947)
Bob finds a bottle in a chandelier and says "Ah! Ray Milland must have been here."
Variety Girl (1947)
On the Town (1949)
The Big Hangover (1950)
Van Johnson delivers a line to the effect of "Now I know how the guy in 'The Lost Weekend' felt."
What's My Line?: Episode dated 31 October 1954 (1954) (TV Episode)
Fred Allen mentions this film in connection with Mystery Guest Ray Milland.
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956)
Tom Ewell checks the hanging ceiling light for missing liquor, trying to convince the psychiatrist that his wife is mentally unbalanced.
The Apartment (1960)
Kirkeby says that Baxter and Miss Kubelik are probably not at work due to a "lost weekend"
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Curious Thing About Women (1962) (TV Episode)
Buddy mentions "The Lost Weekend" guy
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Stella mentions this movie when Jerry shows up drunk
Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
When the ward searches for the missing salami, Leibowitz says to check the overhead lights: "Remember Lost Weekend!"
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Ghost of A. Chantz (1964) (TV Episode)
Sally mentions the movie by name.
Tintansón CruZoe (1965)
A parrot remembers the alcoholic past ot the protagonist, describing that period as this title
Bewitched: Samantha's Lost Weekend (1970) (TV Episode)
title reference/both plots about addiction
Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Alcoholic seeing imaginary animals
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
mentioned in dialogue
Kom till Casino! (1975)
Referenced in sketch
M*A*S*H: Your Hit Parade (1978) (TV Episode)
Referenced by B.J.
Polyester (1981)
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Ray Milland wins the Oscars for Best Actor. Howard Da Silva appeared in the film.
House Calls: Lust Weekend (1981) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Remington Steele: Steele Sweet on You (1984) (TV Episode)
Remington tells Laura that she gets the same look in her eyes at the sight of chocolate, that Ray Milland does in The Lost Weekend when he sees a bottle of scotch.
Family Ties: Lost Weekend (1984) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mr. Belvedere: The Lost Weekend (1985) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Remington Steele: Steele Trying (1985) (TV Episode)
Steele compares his failed attempt to have a romantic weekend in San Franciso with Laura to the title of this film.
Chance in a Million: The Lost Weekend (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Scarecrow and Mrs. King: Billy's Lost Weekend (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Kamikaze Hearts (1986)
Sharon mentions the title.
St. Elsewhere: Lost Weekend (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference
My Secret Identity: The Lost Weekend (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Cosby Show: The Lost Weekend (1989) (TV Episode)
title reference
Splendor (1989)
Actors speak about these Movie
Birds of a Feather: The Lost Weekend (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Wonder Years: The Lost Weekend (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Tormented (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dr. Forrester while presenting his "drinking jacket" invention
Forgotten Silver (1995) (TV Movie)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Dark Age (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the dialogue: "I care from you Lost Weekend-ing in your apartment!"
Backstory: The Seven Year Itch (2000) (TV Episode)
documentary features movie poster
Gilmore Girls: Emily in Wonderland (2001) (TV Episode)
Sookie compares Rune's extended stay at Jackson's to The Lost Weekend
Dawson's Creek: The Lost Weekend (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Frasier: The Two Hundredth (2001) (TV Episode)
One of the titlecards
Cinemania (2002)
'Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) (Video)
Someone mentions this film.
Queer as Folk: Drugs, Sex and Lies (2003) (TV Episode)
Ted says "I've had my Lost Weekend."
The Simpsons: Co-Dependent's Day (2004) (TV Episode)
Homer and Marge are seen coming out of the film.
Hitchcock and Dial M (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by Peter Bogdanovich.
Gilmore Girls: Always a Godmother, Never a God (2005) (TV Episode)
Lane says that in the future, Rory and Lorelai will look back and their estrangement and see it as their Lost Weekend.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.20 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Films of the '40s" category
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
the trailer for X is shown in which the announcer mentions this film
Smallville: Bride (2008) (TV Episode)
Oliver asks Lois what's the cause of her lost weekend.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $250,000 question
Gossip Girl: It's a Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad World (2010) (TV Episode)
Dan suggests celebrating by sneaking 40s into the midnight showing of "The Lost Weekend" at Film Forum.
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
Ray Milland wax figure is shown.
The End of the Tour (2015)
Character-says his addiction "was not a 'Lost Weekend' sort of thing/"

Featured in 

The Screen Writer (1950) (Short)
Paramount Presents (1974) (TV Movie)
Clip shown in a montage.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Roseanne: One for the Road (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film play over the episode's end credits.
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
Clips shown.
Angel: Sanctuary (2000) (TV Episode)
On the TV in Angel's apartment.
Biography: Al Pacino: Inside Out (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips featured.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Billy Wilder Speaks (2006) (TV Movie)
excerpt of film used in documentary on director
Shadows of Suspense (2006) (Video)
clips shown
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Brows Held High: Shame (2013) (TV Episode)
a film that deals with alcoholism

Spoofed in 

Slick Hare (1947) (Short)
King-Size Canary (1947) (Short)
The mouse is reading a book called "The Lost Squeekend"
Butterscotch and Soda (1948) (Short)
Little Audrey hides her candy in the same places Don Birnam hid his liquor. She and Birnam both see a bat in a hallucination.
Mouse Wreckers (1948) (Short)
According to the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2 DVD Audio Commentary, the scene where the cat throws away Cat Nip is a reference to a scene in this movie
The Simpsons: El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Homer (1997) (TV Episode)
The shot of Homer walking aimlessly at night against black with signs fading in and out over the top.
Futurama: I, Roommate (1999) (TV Episode)
The scene with Bender walking past all the neon signs tempting him.
The Simpsons: HOMR (2001) (TV Episode)
The montage of Homer walking at night past lots of tempting signs spoofs this film.
The Simpsons: She of Little Faith (2001) (TV Episode)
Lisa walks down the street past several religious neon signs, referencing the scene in "The Lost Weekend."
BoJack Horseman: Start Spreading the News (2016) (TV Episode)
The walking past neon lights scene is parodied.

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