The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
footage of the Jackson 5 used
Footage is incorporated of Ed Sullivan's introduction of the Beatles, dubbed over as the Rutles.
Mentioned in dialogue
Janis Joplin refers to her appearance on this TV show.
Mentioned on TV.
mentioned by Lila (as "The Sullivan Show")
Stiller and Meara mention they were on the show.
Referenced by name
referenced by a subtitle card and by the back ground announcer
Jerry says their show isn't like The Ed Sullivan Show.
The booking agent suggests Gracie appear on Ed's show.
Harry von Zell mentions the Ed Sullivan Show.
Gracie tells George that Ed Sullivan called to ask if they would appear on his show.
Mentioned by Gracie.
Included in a $25,000 question
Ed thinks that he and Wilbur are good enough singers to be on Ed Sullivan.
Roseanne talks about her love for this show during Rev. Al Sharpton interview
Referenced by name (as "The Ed Sullivan Show")
Carol Burnett mentions the show by name.
Hallie says that The Ed Sullivan Show was a reality show.
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!"
The show is mentioned.
Ned Flanders has a collection of "Ed Sullivan Show suits" from the Beatles.
Mr. Howell considers booking Gilligan on the show
Mike the TV does an Ed Sullivan impression while introducing an act.
Crow: (as Sullivan) Tonight, right here on our stage, a really big show...
Crow (as Ed Sullivan): "Really big show tonight, with Topo Gigio"
Referenced by Mike
Tom (as Ed Sullivan): "Now, a really a big hand for the little lady, Mrs. Hodgkiss, right here on this very floor."
Crow: "I've seen better acts on the old Sullivan show."
During the opening credits of the movie, Crow (imitating Ed Sullivan) says "Toho-Ezio" - a reference to Topo Gigio.
Joel: Go on the Sullivan Show and get canned with this.
Crow (as Ed Sullivan): "And now, ladies and gentlemen, the star of our show; it's The Roaches!"
Tom: "In 1963, the Beatles first appeared on 'Ed Sullivan.'"
mentioned that Michael Jackson was on 'Ed Sullivan'
Tom (as Ed Sullivan): "And now, right here in our very office . . ."
We see an archive clip of Terrance & Phillip as children on this show in black & white.
The appearance of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan Show is mentioned.
Mike (as Ed Sullivan): "Right here, in our very own home"
Scenes with the historic appearance of the Beatles are shown.
Several references are made to the historic appearance by the Beatles on this show "next door" earlier that evening.
Mentioned by name.
Ed Sullivan refuses to allow Bosko on his show without Honey.
Comedian at Bada-Bing does Sullivan impression.
the comic imitates Sullivan's intros
Janice reminisces with her mother about watching 'Mario Lanza' on 'Ed Sullivan'.
Bobby (as Ed Sullivan) welcomes the class reunion to the "really big show."
Chief Wiggum imitates Ed Sullivan, saying, "Really big show."
Mr. Burns, commenting on the Beatles, says, "I seem to remember their off-key caterwauling on the old Sullivan show."
Franken & Davis show a doctored photo of them appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show
referenced during the 50's recording studio sketch
Title mentoined during the monologue
referenced by Robin in his monologue
immitated by Johnny Brown
Title referenced by Ringo
Title mentioned by Dick
Mentioned during the Quickies
Servo: When he was on Sullivan they only shot him from his ankles down.
Crow (as Ed Sullivan): "Thank you, Topo Gigio."
Crow: "I'll prop your head up so you can watch 'Sullivan.'"
Crow: "Mom looks like Señor Wences's hand."
Servo: I could have been on the Sullivan Show.
Joel: "Topo, by the way, used his earnings from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' to fund the attempted assassination of Fidel Castro."
Crow: "When they appeared on 'Sullivan,' they had to be shot above the eyebrows."
Crow: "I saw that on 'Ed Sullivan.'"
Mike: "The Beatles are on 'Ed Sullivan'!"
Mentioned by Herman
Mork impersonates Ed Sullivan.
Wilbur tells Mister Ed that he might miss Ed Sullivan tonight.
Fast Freddie says, "My agent says it's the perfect showcase for 'Toast of the Town.'"
Isaac refers to the Ed Sullivan show.
Eddie convinces Beaver that once he learns to play the accordion, he will become famous by appearing on the show.
Laverne and Shirley are watching it when their TV set stops working.
The nurse tells Jack that Dr. Whitney has booked the three patients in the waiting room to be on the Ed Sullivan Show.
Jack makes a joke about a guy in Sullivan's audience
During his monologue, Jack asks, "You know the way Ed Sullivan always introduces people in the audience?".
A drunk, confused audience member crashes the amateur talent contest and calls Jack "Mr. Sullivan".
The TV show is mentioned (as "The Ed Sullivan Show").
Several people mistake a TV test pattern as the Ed Sullivan show
The show is mentioned by name.
Mr. Howell does an Ed Sullivan impersonation while introducing the Honeybees.
One of the characters Duckman turns into when he's hooked up to the TV transmitting device is Ed Sullivan.
After Rob puts on an impromptu and unrequested performance, Sally says that he should appear on the show.
Richard says he thought for a year that Topo Gigio was his father because his mother spent a summer around the Ed Sullivan Show.
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".
The Beatles preformance is mentioned
Mentioned by Barbara Gallagher
Referenced during Robin Williams' audition
mentioned in dialogue
someone mentions a bit on The Ed Sullivan Show that he liked
'The communication tower is so powerfull it still gets the Ed Sullivan Show live'
Darin (Spacey) is seen with an Ed Sullivan look-alike
Mentioned by Steve Martin
Shuster speaks about their time on the ed sullivan show
referenced by Robin in his monologue
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is mentioned.
Gale tells Sonny he could be on 'Ed Sullivan'
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.
A man impersonating Ed Sullivan is the maitre d' of Jack Rabbit Slim's.
When the priest begins performing magic tricks, Walter remarks, "It's 'The Ed Sullivan Show'!"
mentioned in film
Rupert tells Jerry that he watched his guest appearances on "Sullivan"
In the movie, Buddy Holly and The Crickets appear on the Ed Sullivan Show.
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is mentioned.
Mentioned by Mexican Hairless
Danny Raymond mentions having appeared on the show.
Sam mentions Ed Sullivan's show.
Ed Sullivan appears
The Ed Sullivan Show is prominently featured in the plot
Video clip of Dick Van Dyke, 1950 and The Ed Sullivan show, 1960.
features clips of the show when discussing what was voted #5 Best TV Variety Show
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is the #5 Best Variety Show.
segment with Allen
A clip is featured.
A clip is shown
A clip is featured.
Clip is shown featuring Bing Crosby as a guest.
Ed Sullivan is seen in a clip from this.
In the second stage of the game, the Beatles appear on Ed Sullivan's program, including audio clips of Ed Sullivan speaking.
Clips are shown.
The "NY Export: Opus Jazz" from an episode of the show is featured.
Clips are shown
A clip from the show featuring the cast of "Hair" is shown.
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
Features clips from this show.
A clip of Elvis Presley performing the song Love Me Tender on a September 1956 episode of this title is shown when the song is the subject of a segment.
clips of "Sonny and Cher", "Mamas and Papas" and others
Little Tony and Janice watch the show
A clip from Man-Fong Tong's appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" (i.e. "Toast of the Town") is shown.
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.
It is number 5 in the greatest moments in TV
Featured in Episode Four
clip of Kay Thompson and the Williams brothers from 1950
Clips are shown of an Egyptian magician named "Gali Gali" who appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
Featured in documentary
"The Ed Sullivan Show" is #15.
footage from this show exists in this special
Archive footage from the original show is used for the fake episode they show.
clips of their Ed Sullivan sketches are spliced in
Segment - "Innocence in Rebellion"
show is heard in the background
a clip of Ed Sullivan introducing the Beatles on his show is shown
A clip of TV performance
Clara's family watches Ed Sullivan on TV
The Elvis performance at the "Ed Sullivan Show" in 1956 is spoofed
Spoofed in a host segment, with Crow in the Ed Sullivan role
Mr. E is partially a parody of Ed Sullivan
Mojo impersonates Ed Sullivan
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".
Jack Soo imitates Ed Sullivan on a satirical version of the show.
A fake episode is shown in which Judy Garland promotes Barbara Novak's book.
Bittman appears on the show in one scene