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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Poster

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Number Twenty-Two (1957) (TV Episode)
Introduction makes joking reference.
Greedy for Tweety (1957) (Short)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
The great assassination scene pays homage to the one in "The Man Who Knew Too Much": In both scenes, (1) there is a sharpshooter at a huge, full, indoor arena, (2) the film audience has been told exactly what point in time the marksman is to fire, (3) the protagonist runs to try to locate the marksman before he shoots, (4) he finds him just after he fires, (5) the marksman dies a few seconds later, (6) the target lives.
Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Reference to "Que SerĂ¡ SerĂ¡".
Monitor: Huw Wheldon Meets Alfred Hitchcock (1964) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Huw.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964)
Jerome plays "Que Sera, Sera" on the jukebox.
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Doris and Arthur sing a chorus of "Que Sera Sera."
The Avengers: The Bird Who Knew Too Much (1967) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
The musical cue used in the finale of Hitchcock's film is cearly referenced.
The Muppet Show: Vincent Price (1977) (TV Episode)
A character sings "Que Sera, Sera."
Remington Steele: Steele Sweet on You (1984) (TV Episode)
Remington relates a solution for the case to the film, and Donald remembers that Doris Day sang "Que Sera, Sera" in the film.
Screen Two: The McGuffin (1986) (TV Episode)
MacGyver: Dalton, Jack of Spies (1987) (TV Episode)
One of the agents says "Do you like movies? How about 'The Man Who Knew Too Much'?", to which Jack Dalton replies "I was thinking more of 'Three Days of the Condor'."
Growing Pains: The Mom Who Knew Too Much (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
Frantic (1988)
Perfect Strangers: The Men Who Knew Too Much: Part 1 (1990) (TV Episode)
title reference
Perfect Strangers: The Men Who Knew Too Much: Part 2 (1990) (TV Episode)
title reference
Empty Nest: The Dog Who Knew Too Much (1991) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tom
Victim of Love (1992) (Video)
The title is mentioned.
Animaniacs: The Warners' 65th Anniversary Special (1994) (TV Episode)
"Que Sera Sera, Whatever Will Be Will Be" is listed in the closing credits.
The Simpsons: Bart's Comet (1995) (TV Episode)
Towards the end, everyone sings the "Cira" song from this movie.
Due South: The Man Who Knew Too Little (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The X-Files: Colony (1995) (TV Episode)
The name of the CIA agent in this episode-Ambrose Chapel-is a reference to the earlier film. In both cases, the name used is a false one. In the film, it is revealed to be the name of a church and not a person. In this episode, it is used as an alias by the Alien Bounty Hunter in disguise.
The Nanny: Danny's Dead and Who's Got the Will? (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the name of the song "Que Sera, Sera".
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
Title is a reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Bees (1998) (TV Episode)
Servo sings Que Sera Sera.
L.A. Without a Map (1998)
Movie poster on a wall.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Sabrina the Matchmaker (1999) (TV Episode)
Willard and Carlton sing "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)" from the film.
The Matrix (1999)
Dialogue
'Rear Window' Ethics: Remembering and Restoring a Hitchcock Classic (2000) (Video)
Poster shown when Patricia Hitchcock says J.M. Hayes went on to write 4 films for her father.
'Torn Curtain' Rising (2000) (Video)
poster shown
Monk: Mr. Monk and the Billionaire Mugger (2002) (TV Episode)
on theater marquee
Dark Side of the Moon (2002) (TV Movie)
A priest is called "Ambrose Chapel" which is the name of the church in the referenced movie.
The Simpsons: The Dad Who Knew Too Little (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Gilmore Girls: Say Goodnight, Gracie (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Sookie talk about Doris Day singing "Que Sera Sera."
Monk: Mr. Monk and the 12th Man (2003) (TV Episode)
Featured on theater marquee.
The Simpsons: The Girl Who Slept Too Little (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Psycho (2007) (TV Episode)
The poster of this movie was shown.
King of the Hill: The Minh Who Knew Too Much (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Key to Reserva (2007) (Short)
The whole idea of the plot taking place in a music hall and the shot of the man falling off the balcony is a reference to the assassin falling off the balcony.
Mary and Max (2009)
"Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)" is heard in one scene.
The Open Road (2009)
several references to the song "Que Sera Sera"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.96 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Oscar-Winning Song Lyrics"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $15,000 question
Red Dead Redemption (2010) (Video Game)
In the cutscenes set in Mexico the General and the Governor frequently reference the phrase "Que sera, sera" which means "whatever will be". It was made popular by the song of the same name by Doris Day which was the title song to Alfred Hitchcock's "The Man Who Knew Too Much".
Supernatural: The Man Who Knew Too Much (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture with Reggie Nalder, who later appeared in Salem's Lot (1979) (TV)
Hitchcock (2012)
Alma jokingly suggests that they adapt the novel into a musical starring Doris Day.
The Simpsons: The Man Who Grew Too Much (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.

Featured in 

The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clip of the trailer is shown.
Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey (1991) (TV Movie)
clip
Siskel & Ebert: Villains: So Bad, They're Good (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Making of 'Psycho' (1997) (Video)
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999) (TV Movie)
Plotting 'Family Plot' (2001) (Video)
clips shown of Bruce Dern's performance
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)" is #48 on the list.
Hitchcocked! (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 February 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film are shown during the interview with Jeanne Wolf about the film career of Doris Day.
What a Difference a Day Made: Doris Day Superstar (2009) (TV Movie)
A clip from the movie is shown.
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (2009) (TV Movie)
clip with James Stewart and Doris Day
Special Collector's Edition: Comparativa: Psicosis (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown in trailer

Spoofed in 

Foul Play (1978)
Get Smart (2008)
the 'Ode to Joy' ending in a bang - i.e. someone getting killed when the orchestra hits a particular note/crescendo

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