The Defiant Ones (1958)
Same plot premise, with female leads
This film's teaser theatrical trailer is featured.
Dave says "Better take it easy. Here comes Cpt. Bligh."
Answer to quiz question.
The father of Prentice stated "the two of you were behaving llke a coupIe of escaped Iunatics" is a clear reference to Portier's role in The Defiant Ones.
Name used in title
It is referenced.
Mentioned by Gilda Radner in Plato's Cave sketch
Mentioned by Johnny as he introduces Tony Curtis
A white male and a black male confronted and tied to each other.
B.A. and Murdock escape from prison handcuffed to each other
Same plot premise but with female leads
mentioned by Arnie
Voodun and Eddie find themelves handcuffed together and have to overcome their differences
Faber compares his situation to this film
Multiple references are made to this film
Forrester: It's sort of a modern day Defiant Ones.
Reference to Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis being chained together
Crow: "Suddenly, they're 'The Defiant Ones.'"
"The Defiant Temps"
Mentioned by Michael Pheret
When Charlie Murphy escapes from prison, his companion directly says," This is just like the Defiant Ones with Tony Curtis & that other guy!"
Mike: The Defiant Debs.
"Tony Curtis and Sidney Pontier are already in there"
Referenced in "Quantum Freak"
referenced by Dennis
Referenced during the "Fled" review.
Flip references to Evan Senior
Hulk and General Ross are shackled together for most of this adventure.
Mentioned by Mike
Tom: "The Defiant Loads"
Samurai Jack and the Scotsman have to escape while handcuffed together
Compared to the movie Black Mama, White Mama.
Tony applies the movie plot to his current situation (two fugitives on the lam, chained together). Tony says Jeffrey is Tony Curtis; he (Tony) is Sidney Poitier ("My grandmother was black").
Video case is shown in a video store.
two different prisoners (black & white, human & android) are handcuffed together and, after escaping, they are forced to go on the run together while the law chases after them
Used as an example of how Chris and Caruso should work together
prisoners handcuffed together on the run
Bolt and Mittens (a white dog & a black cat) are chained together & must learn to work together to succeed.
Bernard says to Lupo, "You see The Defiant Ones, Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier?"
"This movie is just like The Defiant Ones if Tony Curtis played Curtis Mayfield."
Title and plot references
Clips seen and discussed
Footage of this movie is shown.
This film is #55 on the list.
Clip shown during intro: Joker and Noah catch a train.
Samuel D. Pollard mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Clip is presented
Spoofs the escape scene.
Much of the plot - two escaped convicts with different backgrounds shackled together having to work together to survive and escape capture - is taken from the 1958 movie.