Mister Roberts (1955) Poster


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Followed by 

Ensign Pulver (1964)

Version of 

Mister Roberts (1965) (TV Series)
Based on the same source material.
Mister Roberts (1984) (TV Movie)
Based on the same source material.


They Were Expendable (1945)
The scene where one of the sailors is tasting the dishwater thinking that it is soup, is referenced later in another John Ford's film (also about navy) 'Mister Roberts' (when Jack Lemmon is touring nurses around the ship).

Referenced in 

Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall: Episode #8.23 (1956) (TV Episode)
Henry Fonda mentions the film during a comedy sketch.
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Night of Vaudeville (1956) (TV Episode)
George names two films directed by Joshua Logan.
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: William Powell (1961) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of William Powell's filmography.
Laugh-In: Episode #3.4 (1969) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Judy Carne
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Jack Lemmon in speech
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (1974) (TV Special)
Mentioned as one of Cagney's three 1955 releases
The Muppet Show: Florence Henderson (1976) (TV Episode)
Fozzy does an impersonation of Jimmy Cagney from Mr Roberts.
The Rockford Files: The Mayor's Committee from Deer Lick Falls (1977) (TV Episode)
One of the theaters Rockford visits while looking for Lauren advertises a production of this, with an all female cast.
Fedora (1978)
Fedora mentions it when Henry Fonda visits to give her an honorary Oscar
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
DuckTales: Spies in Their Eyes (1987) (TV Episode)
One of the officers on the submarine is named Mister Roberts.
Fonda on Fonda (1992) (TV Movie)
mentioned in narration
From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995)
mentioned as a film role for Henry Fonda
NYPD Blue: Mister Roberts (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Common Ground (2000) (TV Movie)
Magic Time: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
Rickles mentions auditioning for this film
As Long as I'm Famous (2017)
The film is about the writing of the play "Mr. Roberts?

Featured in 

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda (1978) (TV Special)
See in montage and/or clip.
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Jack Lemmon throwing palm tree overboard.
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (1982) (TV Movie)
Cagney confrontation and good-night scene
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Fonda on Fonda (1992) (TV Movie)
clip with James Cagney
James Cagney: Top of the World (1992) (TV Movie)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
There is one scene with Henry Fonda in a Naval uniform
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
Stars of the Silver Screen: Henry Fonda (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

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