The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series 1955–1982) Poster



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The Lawrence Welk Show (1951) (TV Series)

Edited into 

EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product (1992) (Video)
Contains footage edited in from "Lawrence Welk Show, The" (1955)

Referenced in 

The Ed Sullivan Show: Episode #12.1 (1958) (TV Episode)
Joe E. Lewis jokes about Lawrence Welk's show.
The Jack Benny Program: The Lawrence Welk Show (1962) (TV Episode)
Show is mentioned in the title
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Rocky's friend mentions that he thought he saw Rocky on the show.
The Hollywood Palace: Episode #3.13 (1965) (TV Episode)
Col. Klink mentions The Lawrence Welk Show by name
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
This show is mentioned in dialogue.
Sanford and Son: Blood Is Thicker Than Junk (1972) (TV Episode)
Lamont asks the skat-singing Fred if he's auditioning for this program.
The Dukes of Hazzard: One Armed Bandits (1979) (TV Episode)
mentioned in episode
The Facts of Life: The Oldest Living Graduate (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Out of This World: Pupil's Court (1989) (TV Episode)
While Beano Froelich demonstrates questioning a witness, he asks, "while the rest of your family was watching the Lawrence Welk Show, you were already plotting you sinister scheme?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"All together now! With a-one and a-two..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sinister Urge (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Lawrence Welk) "Thank you, thank you, thank you!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"Let's get you back to the Lawrence Welk Show"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Lawrence Welk) "Ah, Bobby and Sissy, aren't they wonderful..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Lawrence Welk) "Ah, Bobby and Sissy, aren't they wonderful..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Lawrence Welk reaches out to the black audience."
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Fear Strikes Up a Conversation (1998) (TV Episode)
Hilda temporarily thinks she is playing the accordion on The Lawrence Welk Show.
That '70s Show: Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1998) (TV Episode)
Grandma Forman says she is going to watch it.
Tripping the Rift: The Devil and a Guy Named Webster (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by God
Another Gay Movie (2006)
parents say they are going to watch their Lawrence Welk DVD
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.60 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Polka Your Eyes Out"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.64 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant discusses being a fan during her interview

Featured in 

Smithereens (1982)
The audio for the Lawrence Welk Show can be heard in the background of the elderly woman's apartment in Wren's building.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Four Christmases (2008)
seen on TV
My Music: The Big Band Years (2009) (TV Movie)
clip of "Good Night Ladies" show closing
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.39 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Gail Farrell and Dick Dale performing "One Toke Over the Line" on "The Lawrence Welk Show" is used to illustrate what marijuana without the high would be like

Spoofed in 

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) (TV Movie)
Family Guy: Airport '07 (2007) (TV Episode)
"Peter Griffin's Champagne Dance Party" (included in the extended version on the DVD) parodies the show.
Saturday Night Live: Anne Hathaway/The Killers (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during Lawrence Welk Show skit
Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Green Day (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in The Lawrence Welk Show
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Muse (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Lawrence Welk Show cold opening

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