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The Big Sleep (1946) Poster

(1946)

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Version of 

The Big Sleep (1978)

Edited into 

This Is It (2009)
footage used

Referenced in 

Before the Revolution (1964)
A character talks about the film.
Alphaville (1965)
Gumshoe (1971)
Shamus (1973)
Shamus enters bookstore in order to keep an eye on someone in a business across the street, seduces the shopgirl, who pulls the CLOSED shade, and after an unseen tryst, offers the gazette, nearly identical to scene with Humphrey Bogart and Dorothy Malone.
Take Off (1978)
Bogie parody character reads the book TBS and falls asleep
Remington Steele: Steele Flying High (1983) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by a character.
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)
Musical score heard during Bogie and Bacall's last wardrobe test.
Remington Steele: Elementary Steele (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Money Hunt: The Mystery of the Missing Link (1984) (Video)
title reference
The Singing Detective (1986) (TV Mini-Series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Big Goodbye (1988) (TV Episode)
The title is an amalgamation of this story and The Long Goodbye, both about detective Philip Marlowe, who is highly reminiscent of the Dixon Hill character in this episode.
Quantum Leap: Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 (1989) (TV Episode)
Sam says, "It's not gonna be Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, or Thomas Magnum."
Hunter: The Fifth Victim (1989) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name, Rick & Dee Dee argue Bogart quote
Fourth Story (1991) (TV Movie)
Ca. 10 min into the film Valerie McCoughlin references Humphrey Bogart in the role of Philip Marlowe. And there is a cardboard cut-out of Bogey in that role standing in the corner of David Shepard's office.
The Wonder Years: White Lies (1992) (TV Episode)
Kevin and Winnie watch this film on TV.
Doogie Howser, M.D.: The Big Sleep... Not! (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah! (1993) (TV Episode)
Guessed by Crow while playing charades
Wings: The Big Sleep (1995) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Deadly Outbreak (1995) (Video)
Bogart: The Untold Story (1996) (TV Movie)
subtitle on clip
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: "She's suddenly in Phillip Marlowe's office."
Homicide: Life on the Street: A Case of Do or Die (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the films playing in a Bogart double feature the night Blowen was killed.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Big Sleep (1999) (TV Episode)
The episode title is named after the movie.
A Touch of Frost: Private Lives (1999) (TV Episode)
Frost compares the heat of the greenhouse to the opening scene of Bogart's Spade interview in Gen. Sternwood's greenhouse.
On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
While on an elevator, Max talks about feeling like "Bogart as Marlowe". Humphrey Bogart played Phillip Marlowe in The Big Sleep.
Exhumed (2003) (Video)
character based on Lauren Bacall's performance
Biography: Humphrey Bogart (2003) (TV Episode)
Trailer used, film discussed
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
Film advertisement is shown in a newspaper.
The Commission (2005) (Short)
"The Commission" opens with a shot-for-shot recreation of the trailer for "The Big Sleep."
A Conversation with Lars von Trier About the Europe Trilogy (2005) (Video)
mentioned in the documentary
Masters of Horror: Pick Me Up (2006) (TV Episode)
story about a snake that talks like Humphrey Bogart giving a girl "the big sleep"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.206 (2006) (TV Episode)
all Jeopardy! round category titles are Humphrey Bogart references, including "The Big Sleep"
Shadows of Suspense (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Veronica Mars: Hi, Infidelity (2006) (TV Episode)
Seen on a marque at the Noir fest that Keith Mars attends
Andy Barker, P.I.: The Big No Sleep (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
A poster of this film is seen in Kaurismäki's segment.
Behind the Riverside (2007) (Video)
Down by the Riversise is discussed as being influence of Sam Spade
Down by the Riverside (2007)
Dialogue reference
Yesterday Was a Lie (2008)
multiple homages throughout film
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Appears on Hollywood history sign on Hollywood Boulevard.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.164 (2010) (TV Episode)
Alex Trebek imitates Humphrey Bogart while reading an $800 clue about the novel in the category "I Detect a Detective"
NCIS: One Last Score (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
L.A. Noire (2011) (Video Game)
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
German Grusel - Die Edgar Wallace-Serie (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned as an example of a popular post-WWII movie based on an American crime novel.
Gossip Girl: The Big Sleep No More (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference

Features 

Featured in 

Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Shown at a movie theatre in the film
A Little Romance (1979)
The Bogart and Bacall movie that Daniel watches at the very beginning.
Bogart: The Untold Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clips with Shelby Payne
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
Clips shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Philip Marlowe is #32 on the "Heroes" list.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Smallville: Noir (2007) (TV Episode)
Chloe and Jimmy watch this movie together.
The Brothers Warner (2007)
film clip
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
The Rules of Film Noir (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and discussed
Micmacs (2009)
The French language version is shown on tv.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Timeshift: The Smoking Years (2012) (TV Episode)
excerpt shown
Arena: Screen Goddesses (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to illustrate points

Spoofed in 

The Big Snooze (1946) (Short)
The Cheap Detective (1978)
The scene where Lou Peckinpaugh meets Ezra and Jezebel Desire spoofs the scene where Philip Marlowe meets General and Carmen Sternwood.
Mama's Family: The Big Nap (1990) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a spoof on the 1946 detective film
A Murder Story (2012) (Short)
Phillip Marlowe is mentioned and parodied

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