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Edited into 

A Classic Christmas from the Ed Sullivan Show (2005) (Video)
A compilation DVD of the shows Christmas episodes
This Is It (2009)
footage of the Jackson 5 used

Referenced in 

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Gracie Trying to Keep Mortons From Moving Away (1953) (TV Episode)
Gracie tells George that Ed Sullivan called to ask if they would appear on his show.
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Tax Refund (1953) (TV Episode)
Harry von Zell mentions the Ed Sullivan Show.
The Jack Benny Program: Honolulu Trip (1953) (TV Episode)
Jack makes a joke about a guy in Sullivan's audience
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Problem Husbands (1953) (TV Episode)
The booking agent suggests Gracie appear on Ed's show.
What's My Line?: Episode dated 2 October 1955 (1955) (TV Episode)
Desi Arnaz says he and Lucille Ball were on "Ed Sullivan" earlier in the evening
The Jimmy Durante Show: Episode #2.23 (1956) (TV Episode)
As Jimmy walks down from the stage to greet celebrities in the audience, he quips, "If Ed Sullivan wasn't so lazy, this is the way he'd do it!"
Make Room for Daddy: Girl from Iowa (1957) (TV Episode)
Phil makes a sarcastic remark regarding the show.
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: The Stray Dog (1957) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gracie.
The Phil Silvers Show: Hillbilly Whiz (1957) (TV Episode)
Bilko mentions the show.
The Jack Benny Program: Gary Cooper Show (1958) (TV Episode)
Jack mentions his show is the "warm up for Ed Sullivan".
The Phil Silvers Show: Viva Bilko (1959) (TV Episode)
Posing with his men as a Flamenco dance troupe, Bilko tells the customs officer that they'll only appear on Ed Sullivan's show - never on Steve Allen's.
The Apartment (1960)
The Jack Benny Program: Hong Kong Suit (1960) (TV Episode)
During his monologue, Jack asks, "You know the way Ed Sullivan always introduces people in the audience?".
Leave It to Beaver: Beaver's Accordion (1960) (TV Episode)
Eddie convinces Beaver that once he learns to play the accordion, he will become famous by appearing on the show.
Make Room for Daddy: Four Angels (1961) (TV Episode)
Phil Brokaw talks about getting Danny a spot on Ed Sullivan's show.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: You Can't Be a Little Girl All Your Life (1961) (TV Episode)
During his opening monologue, Hitchcock is standing in front of a large nursery rhyme shoe house. In the style of Ed Sullivan, Hitchcock promises to present "a really big shoe".
Make Room for Daddy: The P.T.A. Bash (1962) (TV Episode)
Kathy says that Danny is making a guest appearance on the show.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
The Ed Sullivan Show is prominently featured in the plot
The Jack Benny Program: The Ed Sullivan Show (1963) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Jack Benny Program: Amateur Show (1963) (TV Episode)
A drunk, confused audience member crashes the amateur talent contest and calls Jack "Mr. Sullivan".
The Twilight Zone: What's in the Box (1964) (TV Episode)
Rod Serling references the show when he mimics Ed Sullivan by saying, "Mr. Britt is going to watch 'a really big show'."
The Jack Benny Program: Jack Goes to the Allergy Doctor (1964) (TV Episode)
The nurse tells Jack that Dr. Whitney has booked the three patients in the waiting room to be on the Ed Sullivan Show.
The Joey Bishop Show: Joey, Jack Jones and the Genie (1964) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mister Ed: Saddles and Gowns (1964) (TV Episode)
Ed thinks that he and Wilbur are good enough singers to be on Ed Sullivan.
Gilligan's Island: The Big Gold Strike (1964) (TV Episode)
Mr. Howell considers booking Gilligan on the show
The Munsters: Herman the Rookie (1965) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Herman
The Dick Van Dyke Show: See Rob Write, Write Rob Write (1965) (TV Episode)
After Rob puts on an impromptu and unrequested performance, Sally says that he should appear on the show.
Gilligan's Island: Don't Bug the Mosquitoes (1965) (TV Episode)
Mr. Howell does an Ed Sullivan impersonation while introducing the Honeybees.
Mister Ed: Ed and the Motorcycle (1966) (TV Episode)
Wilbur tells Mister Ed that he might miss Ed Sullivan tonight.
Green Acres: Sprained Ankle, Country Style (1966) (TV Episode)
Several people mistake a TV test pattern as the Ed Sullivan show
The Singing Nun (1966)
Ed Sullivan appears
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Talk to the Snail (1966) (TV Episode)
Buddy says Jellybean was on Ed Sullivan five times.
Spinout (1966)
What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)
Wing Fat mentions the Sullivan Show.
Laugh-In: Episode #2.13 (1968) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Quickies
Laugh-In: Episode #2.18 (1969) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dick
The Maltese Bippy (1969)
Sam mentions Ed Sullivan's show.
Bewitched: The Phrase Is Familiar (1970) (TV Episode)
Darrin mentions the Ed Sullivan Show by name.
Laugh-In: Episode #3.23 (1970) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Ringo
The Grasshopper (1970)
Danny Raymond mentions having appeared on the show.
Laugh-In: Episode #4.3 (1970) (TV Episode)
immitated by Johnny Brown
Pound (1970)
Mentioned by Mexican Hairless
The Brady Bunch: Where There's Smoke (1971) (TV Episode)
Imitating Ed Sullivan's voice, Johnny says that the Banana Convention's gig at Stephen Decatur High School is "gonna be a really big show. Really big."
All in the Family: The Bunkers and the Swingers (1972) (TV Episode)
Archie: "If Ed Sullivan had stuck with the tapdancers he'd still be on TV."
Steambath (1973) (TV Movie)
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is mentioned.
The Funnier Side of Eastern Canada (1974) (TV Movie)
'The communication tower is so powerfull it still gets the Ed Sullivan Show live'
Happy Days: Fonzie Loves Pinky: Part 3 (1976) (TV Episode)
The TV show is mentioned (as "The Ed Sullivan Show").
Laverne & Shirley: Excuse Me, May I Cut In? (1976) (TV Episode)
Laverne and Shirley are watching it when their TV set stops working.
The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977)
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is mentioned.
The Love Boat: The Joker Is Mild/Take My Granddaughter, Please/First Time Out (1977) (TV Episode)
Isaac refers to the Ed Sullivan show.
Saturday Night Live: Ray Charles (1977) (TV Episode)
referenced during the 50's recording studio sketch
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/Leon Redbone (1977) (TV Episode)
Franken & Davis show a doctored photo of them appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
In the movie, Buddy Holly and The Crickets appear on the Ed Sullivan Show.
Real Life (1979)
Albert Brooks is introduced as "someone you may have seen on The Tonight Show or Ed Sullivan.
Mork & Mindy: Looney Tunes and Morkie Melodies (1980) (TV Episode)
Mork impersonates Ed Sullivan.
Saturday Night Live: David Carradine/Linda Ronstadt/Cast of 'The Pirates of Penzance' (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Charles Rocket during David Carradine's monologue
Only When I Laugh (1981)
Georgia says she wants to stay up to watch The Ed Sullivan Show.
M*A*S*H: That's Show Biz (1981) (TV Episode)
Fast Freddie says, "My agent says it's the perfect showcase for 'Toast of the Town.'"
The King of Comedy (1982)
Rupert tells Jerry that he watched his guest appearances on "Sullivan"
After MASH: Klinger vs. Klinger (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Father Mulcahy
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Sandy Baron mentions that he saw Will Jordan perform on the series.
Cheers: The Mail Goes to Jail (1985) (TV Episode)
Sam and Diane do the Señor Wences/Pedro catchphrase
Explorers (1985)
Wak imitates Ed Sullivan.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Alan King/Vlasta Krsek (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny
The Twilight Zone: The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) (TV Episode)
Gary refers to "The Ed Sullivan Show".
Tin Men (1987)
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "The American television debut of Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Elvis and the Beatles was on -" in the age verification test is "The Ed Sullivan Show".
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Tim Conway/Kevin Rooney/Jester Hairston/Donald O. Cram (1987) (TV Episode)
Johnny recalls Señor Wences' appearances
Night Court: Safe (1987) (TV Episode)
A man goes into a trance as Ed Sullivan saying, "Well, thank you and good evening. Welcome to our show." and "Oh, I'm not Topo Gigio."
Once Again (1987) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Gerald.
Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) (TV Episode)
referenced by Robin in his monologue
Day by Day: That Saturday Feeling (1988) (TV Episode)
Eileen calls Stiv "a regular Topo Gigio."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Mad Monster (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I've seen better acts on the old Sullivan show."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Corpse Vanishes (1989) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Ed Sullivan): "And now, right here in our very office . . ."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Hand (1989) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Ed Sullivan): "Now, a really a big hand for the little lady, Mrs. Hodgkiss, right here on this very floor."
Night Court: Passion Plundered (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Golden Girls: Snap Out of It (1990) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Topo, by the way, used his earnings from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' to fund the attempted assassination of Fidel Castro."
Tiny Toon Adventures: Fields of Honey (1990) (TV Episode)
Ed Sullivan refuses to allow Bosko on his show without Honey.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1991) (TV Episode)
During the opening credits of the movie, Crow (imitating Ed Sullivan) says "Toho-Ezio" - a reference to Topo Gigio.
The Doors (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I saw that on 'Ed Sullivan.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: Go on the Sullivan Show and get canned with this.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
referenced by Robin in his monologue
The Wayne and Shuster Years (1991) (TV Movie)
Shuster speaks about their time on the ed sullivan show
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beatniks (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Ed Sullivan): "Thank you, Topo Gigio."
The Simpsons: The Front (1993) (TV Episode)
Bobby (as Ed Sullivan) welcomes the class reunion to the "really big show."
Family Dog: Family Dog Goes Homeless (1993) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Girl in Lovers Lane (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Ed Sullivan): "Really big show tonight, with Topo Gigio"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mike
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: I could have been on the Sullivan Show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Sullivan) Tonight, right here on our stage, a really big show...
Pulp Fiction (1994)
A man impersonating Ed Sullivan is the maitre d' of Jack Rabbit Slim's.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "When they appeared on 'Sullivan,' they had to be shot above the eyebrows."
Rebel Highway: Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994) (TV Episode)
Danny Klay says Tony Fazio reminds him of Ed Sullivan.
The Santa Clause (1994)
When mentioning the different names Santa Claus goes by, Scott does a quick impersonation of Ed Sullivan saying the name of the mouse puppet "Topo Gigio" that was a regular on the show.
Don't Drink the Water (1994) (TV Movie)
When the priest begins performing magic tricks, Walter remarks, "It's 'The Ed Sullivan Show'!"
ReBoot: Talent Night (1995) (TV Episode)
Mike the TV does an Ed Sullivan impression while introducing an act.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I'll prop your head up so you can watch 'Sullivan.'"
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Clip Job (1995) (TV Episode)
One of the characters Duckman turns into when he's hooked up to the TV transmitting device is Ed Sullivan.
Saturday Night Live: Quentin Tarantino/Smashing Pumpkins (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentoined during the monologue
Going All the Way (1997)
Gale tells Sonny he could be on 'Ed Sullivan'
Private Parts (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (as Ed Sullivan): "Right here, in our very own home"
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Bad Trip (1997) (TV Episode)
Richard says he thought for a year that Topo Gigio was his father because his mother spent a summer around the Ed Sullivan Show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo: When he was on Sullivan they only shot him from his ankles down.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Portrait of Tommy as an Old Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Mary compares Dick to Ed Sullivan after his failed attempt to launch her music career.
The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.12 (1998) (TV Episode)
Roseanne talks about her love for this show during Rev. Al Sharpton interview
The Sopranos: The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti (1999) (TV Episode)
the comic imitates Sullivan's intros
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Soultaker (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Mom looks like Señor Wences's hand."
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Little Orphan Hilda (1999) (TV Episode)
After seeing Salem's plate spinning act, Sabrina tell him: "I hate to tell you this, but Ed Sullivan's been off the air for years."
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 204 (1999) (TV Episode)
In "Questionable Impressions", Ryan does an impression of Ed Sullivan and asks, "Are you prepared to welcome in your hospital, four mop-top kids from Liverpool?"
The Simpsons: Grift of the Magi (1999) (TV Episode)
Chief Wiggum imitates Ed Sullivan, saying, "Really big show."
The Sopranos: Do Not Resuscitate (2000) (TV Episode)
Janice reminisces with her mother about watching 'Mario Lanza' on 'Ed Sullivan'.
The Sopranos: Toodle-Fucking-Oo (2000) (TV Episode)
Comedian at Bada-Bing does Sullivan impression.
Bamboozled (2000)
South Park: Terrance and Phillip: Behind the Blow (2001) (TV Episode)
We see an archive clip of Terrance & Phillip as children on this show in black & white.
American Dreams: And Promises to Keep (2003) (TV Episode)
A college student refers to the series.
American Dreams: Change a Comin' (2003) (TV Episode)
Roxanne refers to the series.
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) (Video)
American Dreams: Chasing the Past (2004) (TV Episode)
Nathan refers to the series.
Beyond the Sea (2004)
Darin (Spacey) is seen with an Ed Sullivan look-alike
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Steve Martin
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (2005) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Barbara Gallagher
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced during Robin Williams' audition
Elvis (2005) (TV Series)
mentioned in dialogue
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
someone mentions a bit on The Ed Sullivan Show that he liked
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Monday (2007) (TV Episode)
Hallie says that The Ed Sullivan Show was a reality show.
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
mentioned that Michael Jackson was on 'Ed Sullivan'
American Masters: Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) (TV Episode)
Carol Burnett mentions the show by name.
Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words (2008) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name (as "The Ed Sullivan Show")
Forever Plaid (2008)
The Plaids perform a tribute to "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $25,000 question
Stiller & Meara: First Time on Internet (2010) (TV Episode)
Jerry says their show isn't like The Ed Sullivan Show.
Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 (2010) (Video)
Mentioned by Anthony DeCurtis.
Elvis XXX: A Porn Parody (2011) (Video)
referenced by a subtitle card and by the back ground announcer
Me & Arthur Haynes (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Stiller & Meara: Jerry & Anne (2011) (TV Episode)
Stiller and Meara mention they were on the show.
Supernatural: Time After Time (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lila (as "The Sullivan Show")
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.142 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Family Guy: Quagmire's Quagmire (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: End of the Beginning (2014) (TV Episode)
The Amazing Kreskin mentioned
Portlandia: Bahama Knights (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens of Talk (2014) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says "It's gonna be a really big shew."
Jersey Boys (2014)
Someone in 1951 (anachronistically) mentions Topo Gigio, Ed Sullivan's little friend.
American Horror Story: Edward Mordrake: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Ed Sullivan" show mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Blast-Off Girls (2015) (TV Episode)
"If Ed Sullivan didn't like the line 'Girl, we couldn't get much higher,' he's gonna love this."
In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Most Doomed Presidential Campaign (2016) (TV Episode)
Craig mentions "The Ed Sullivan Show" by name.
Dear Eleanor (2016)
Ellie and Max talk about wanting to be on the show.

Featured in 

Marty (1955)
Clara's family watches Ed Sullivan on TV
Depth Study (1957) (Short)
Clip is shown featuring Bing Crosby as a guest.
When Television Was Young (1977) (TV Movie)
Ed Sullivan is seen in a clip from this.
This Is Elvis (1981)
A clip of TV performance
Super Night of Rock 'n' Roll (1984) (TV Movie)
clips of "Sonny and Cher", "Mamas and Papas" and others
Ingrid (1984)
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986) (TV Movie)
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images (1986) (TV Movie)
Clip from TV series seen with Elvis Presley.
Elvis '56 (1987) (TV Movie)
Tap (1989)
show is heard in the background
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The Wayne and Shuster Years (1991) (TV Movie)
clips of their Ed Sullivan sketches are spliced in
The Beatles Anthology (1995) (TV Mini-Series)
Jackie Mason: An Equal Opportunity Offender (1995) (Video)
archive footage
Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television (1996) (TV Special)
footage from this show exists in this special
Great Moments in Opera (1997) (TV Movie)
Elvis: The Great Performances, Vol. 3 - From the Waist Up (1997) (Video)
Features clips from this show.
Behind the Music: The Day the Music Died (1999) (TV Episode)
The Sopranos: Down Neck (1999) (TV Episode)
Little Tony and Janice watch the show
The Century (1999) (TV Mini-Series)
Segment - "Innocence in Rebellion"
Top Ten: Comedy Records (2000) (TV Episode)
Bamboozled (2000)
61* (2001) (TV Movie)
TV Guide's 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002) (TV Special)
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is #15.
Comedian (2002)
Down with Love (2003)
Archive footage from the original show is used for the fake episode they show.
Magic and Mystery Tour (2003) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown of an Egyptian magician named "Gali Gali" who appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
Broadway: The American Musical (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Featured in Episode Four
Broadway: The American Musical: Tradition: 1957-1979 (2004) (TV Episode)
A clip from the show featuring the cast of "Hair" is shown.
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
It is number 5 in the greatest moments in TV
Balancing Acts (2005) (TV Movie)
A clip from Man-Fong Tong's appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" (i.e. "Toast of the Town") is shown.
American Masters: No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) (TV Episode)
Featured in documentary
The Drug Years (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
clips featured
20 to 1: Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) (TV Episode)
A clip of the Rolling Stones performing the song (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction on an episode of this title is used in a segment about the song
Dreamgirls (2006)
archival footage of Sullivan from his show is seen during a montage (meant to depict The Dreams being on "The Ed Sullivan Show"). THis footage is credited at the conclusion of the film.
Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
American Masters: Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About (2009) (TV Episode)
The "NY Export: Opus Jazz" from an episode of the show is featured.
My Music: The Big Band Years (2009) (TV Movie)
medley performed by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra
Me & Arthur Haynes (2011) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
The Real Rocky (2011) (TV Movie)
A clip is featured.
Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)
segment with Allen
Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Movie)
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is the #5 Best Variety Show.
20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Episode)
features clips of the show when discussing what was voted #5 Best TV Variety Show
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Video clip of Dick Van Dyke, 1950 and The Ed Sullivan show, 1960.
One Hit Wonderland: I Ran (So Far Away) by a Flock of Seagulls (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Morecambe & Wise: The Whole Story: Episode #1.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
excerpt shown
The Sixties: The British Invasion (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The 10 Faces of Michael Jackson (2015) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown.
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)
Clips shown
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All: Part 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
clip of Elvis performing "Hound Dog"

Spoofed in 

Ghost of the Town (1952) (Short)
The Phil Silvers Show: Sergeant Bilko Presents Ed Sullivan (1956) (TV Episode)
The story is a satire about Bilko getting on the show.
The Jonathan Winters Show: Episode #1.22 (1957) (TV Episode)
Jonathan Winters mimics Ed Sullivan's "really big show" introduction.
The Phil Silvers Show: Show Segments (1957) (TV Episode)
One of the clips is a satire about Bilko getting on the show.
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall: Episode #13.5 (1960) (TV Episode)
Perry mimics Sullivan's "really big show" intro.
The Jack Benny Program: Jack Meets Japanese Agent (1962) (TV Episode)
Jack Soo imitates Ed Sullivan on a satirical version of the show.
Mister Ed: Disappearing Horse (1962) (TV Episode)
After Wilbur agrees to serve as emcee, he mimics Ed Sullivan's arm gestures and facial expressions while he promises to put on "a really good show".
The Joey Bishop Show: Joey and Shecky Greene (1964) (TV Episode)
Shecky imitates Ed "introducing" today's specials.
Away We Go: Episode #1.5 (1967) (TV Episode)
satire of show.
The NBC Saturday Morning Preview Revue (1974) (TV Movie)
The Peacock imitates Ed Sullivan.
Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures: Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs/Don't Touch That Dial (1988) (TV Episode)
Mr. E is partially a parody of Ed Sullivan
Meet the Raisins! (1988) (TV Short)
Vegetable bands appear on "The Ed Succotash Show."
Biographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman (1988) (TV Short)
Bittman appears on the show in one scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in a host segment, with Crow in the Ed Sullivan role
Aladdin (1992)
Freaked (1993)
X-Men: Mojovision (1994) (TV Episode)
Mojo impersonates Ed Sullivan
Down with Love (2003)
A fake episode is shown in which Judy Garland promotes Barbara Novak's book.
Elvis XXX: A Porn Parody (2011) (Video)
The Elvis performance at the "Ed Sullivan Show" in 1956 is spoofed
Comedy Bang! Bang!: Josh Groban Wears a Suit & Striped Socks (2014) (TV Episode)
The talk show set in the 60's is based on "The Ed Sullivan Show"

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