Francis (1950) Poster



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How Now Boing Boing (1954) (Short)
The Muppet Show: Phyllis Diller (1976) (TV Episode)
Rowlf says that he fell in love with Lassie, but "she left me for Francis, the talking mule."
The Big Fix (1978)
Moses's sons are watching one of the Francis movies at Moses's house one night.
M*A*S*H: Heroes (1982) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye says, "And in the movie version, the part of Charles Emerson Winchester III will be played by Francis, the talking mule."
Saturday Night Live: Ron Howard/The Clash (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in In Search Of...
Cheers: The Spy Who Came in for a Cold One (1982) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Coach
Hill Street Blues: Life in the Minors (1983) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Sam Weiser.
Saturday Night Live: Joan Rivers/Musical Youth (1983) (TV Episode)
referenced on Saturday Night News
Rugrats: Game Show Didi/Toys in the Attic (1993) (TV Episode)
Stu and the others watch a TV version of 'Francis' being shot at the TV station.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Now, I'd like to ask Francis the Talking Mule a few questions."
Ed Wood (1994)
When looking at the reviews of Ed's play, Ed refers to the fact that "Francis the Mule" had queues around the block despite bad reviews.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Mole People (1997) (TV Episode)
"You know this was Francis the Talking Mule's First Film"
Just Looking (1999)
"Phil the Talking Mule"
Football Days (2003)
Francis the Talking Mule is mentioned in the 2003 film
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
When scanned, some of the humans mention Frances, the Talking Mule.
Robson Arms: ICQ (2005) (TV Episode)
Fred compares Kelly's laugh to Francis'.
House: It's a Wonderful Lie (2008) (TV Episode)
House calls a mule "Francis"
Mad Men: At the Codfish Ball (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Lords of Salem (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
DVD-R Hell: Tequila and Bonetti: Teach Your Children (2015) (TV Episode)
"...giving us elements of Silence of the Lambs and Francis, the Talking Mule in one 45-minute episode."

Featured in 

It's Showtime (1976)
When Donald O'Connor's Army General, (portrayed by John McEntire), asks how he escaped being captured.
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Donald O'Connor is driving and singing while mule sings along.
Coming Soon (1982) (Video)
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Clip shown on a TV

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