South Pacific (1958) Poster



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South Pacific (2001) (TV Movie)


King Kong (1933)
The Searchers (1956)

Referenced in 

The Jack Benny Hour (1959) (TV Special)
Mitzi Gaynor says she begged the studio to put Jack Benny in the film.
You Bet Your Life: Episode #9.33 (1959) (TV Episode)
Part of quiz question.
The Grass Is Greener (1960)
Hilary and Victor sing a portion of a song from this film.
The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
The character, Bloody Mary, is mentioned.
McHale's Navy: One Enchanted Weekend (1963) (TV Episode)
Title song in movie
Free and Easy (1967)
"South Pacific" is mentioned when the surfers visit Kauai.
M*A*S*H: Dear Dad (1972) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye writes, "It turned into 'some enchanted evening.'"
American Graffiti (1973)
Bob Falfa sings "Some Enchanted Evening" from "South Pacific."
Really Raquel (1974) (TV Special)
Welch jokes about starring in a garage production of the show.
M*A*S*H: There Is Nothing Like a Nurse (1974) (TV Episode)
Song in title in movie
M*A*S*H: Hawkeye (1976) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye sings part of "Some Enchanted Evening."
The Muppet Show: Avery Schreiber (1976) (TV Episode)
Wayne sings part of "Some Enchanted Evening."
The Muppet Show: Connie Stevens (1977) (TV Episode)
Bert and Connie Stevens perform "Some Enchanted Evening"
M*A*S*H: The Winchester Tapes (1977) (TV Episode)
Charles says that Father Mulcahy is a "cockeyed optimist."
Musical Comedy Tonight II (1981) (TV Movie)
The Facts of Life: Green-Eyed Monster (1982) (TV Episode)
This episode revolves around a school production of this musical.
Cocoon (1985)
Art sings "Some Enchanted Evening."
L.A. Law: Simian Chanted Evening (1986) (TV Episode)
title references song Song Enchanted Evening from this musical
L.A. Law: Slum Enchanted Evening (1986) (TV Episode)
title references song Song Enchanted Evening from this musical
The Wonder Years: Just Between Me and You and Kirk and Paul and Carla and Becky (1989) (TV Episode)
Winnie sings part of "Some Enchanted Evening."
The Golden Girls: The Impotence of Being Ernest (1989) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Quantum Leap: Genesis: Part 1 - September 13, 1956 (1989) (TV Episode)
The upcoming film adaptation of the musical is mentioned on the radio on September 13, 1956.
Bangkok Hilton (1989) (TV Mini-Series)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Weren't you in Bali Hai?"
A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Episode #2.2 (1990) (TV Episode)
Hugh sings part of "Some Enchanted Evening."
The Simpsons: Some Enchanted Evening (1990) (TV Episode)
The episode title comes from a song in this movie.
Framed (1990) (TV Movie)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: (singing) There ain't nothin' like a dame.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Some enchanted evening"
Cheers: Rebecca's Lover... Not (1992) (TV Episode)
Rebecca mentions the show by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom sings part of "Bali Ha'i."
The Olden Days (1993) (TV Movie)
Keeping Up Appearances: The Commodore (1993) (TV Episode)
Emmett points out that the song Hyacinth believes is from "The King and I" is actually from "South Pacific."
My Life (1993)
Bob Mentions the film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "One-hundred-and-one pounds of fun . . ."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
"Younger..." Crow: "...than springtime are you, sir."
Only You (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom sings "Bali Ha'i."
Love Affair (1994)
Terry mentions Bali Hai.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Zombie Nightmare (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Some enchanted evening . . ."
Seinfeld: The Doodle (1995) (TV Episode)
Kramer describes Billy Mumphrey as a "cockeyed optimist."
Fantastic Four: Inhumans Saga: Part 2: The Inhumans Among Us (1995) (TV Episode)
The Thing sings the title verse of "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair" but with different lyrics.
Melrose Place: Hook, Line and Hayley (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
City Hall (1996)
the Mayor and his friend sing part of the Wonderful Guy song
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow (singing): "Once you have found him, never let him go."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Servo: (singing) Some enchanted evening, you may see a redneck.
Cosi (1996)
The Nanny: Mommy and Mai (1997) (TV Episode)
Niles mentions the song, "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair".
Sphere (1998)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gorgo (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom sings "Bali Ha'i."
Just a Minute: Episode #4.13 (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Popular: The Phantom Menace (1999) (TV Episode)
The school is setting up the musical.
The Big Tease (1999)
An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999) (Video)
In "Creature de la Nuit," one of the cats says, "There's nothing like a Dane!" This is a reference to "Nothing like a Dame" from "South Pacific."
Popular: Ex, Lies and Videotape (2000) (TV Episode)
Josh performs a song from the musical.
Killer Bud (2001)
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Lucky Break (2001)
Just a Dream (2002)
he says he doesn't want to stay for the second movie and he says its South Pacific
An Unexpected Love (2003) (TV Movie)
A character says that the play was put into a film and a 'badly miscast TV film'.
Gilmore Girls: Here Comes the Son (2003) (TV Episode)
In Rory's yearbook, Shauna writes, "I loved you in 'South Pacific,'" confusing her with someone else.
American Dad!: Homeland Insecurity (2005) (TV Episode)
Stan tells Hayley his cellmate wants to re-film this movie.
Brothers & Sisters: History Repeating (2007) (TV Episode)
Kevin mentions the film in reference to the location where his boyfriend is living.
Wizards of Waverly Place: Disenchanted Evening (2007) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a spoof on the song, "Some Enchanted Evening"
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
"Yeah, we're gonna wash that fella right out of your hair."
The Cinema Snob: Ninja Terminator (2012) (TV Episode)
"Oh Richard, you were in South Pacific!"
Call the Midwife: Episode #2.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
The girls go to see the film at the cinema.
Call the Midwife: Episode #2.5 (2013) (TV Episode)
"I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" plays over the loudspeakers at the summer fête.
Bates Motel: Shadow of a Doubt (2014) (TV Episode)
Norma auditions for a role in a production of "South Pacific."
While We're Young (2014)
A VHS copy of the film is seen.
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
The song "No Dames" is a pastiche of "There Is Nothing Like A Dame" and even includes one performer who sings a line in an extremely deep bass.
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8843 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Sally.
Better Call Saul: Bali Ha'i (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy performs the song "Bali Ha'i" as featured in the film

Featured in 

20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) (TV Movie)
In Rodgers and Hammerstein segment
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Some Enchanted Evening" is #28 on the list.
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 13
My Favorite Things: Julie Andrews Remembers (2005) (Video)
During a montage of previous movies based on Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals
Getaway: Episode #17.33 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a story on Samoa.
20 to 1: Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Out of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein II (2012) (TV Movie)
Scenes are shown.
Not Fade Away (2012)
In one scene, dad Pat watches the "Bali Ha'i" scene on TV.
Call the Midwife: Episode #2.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
the nurses watch the film in the cinema hall; "Younger Than Springtime" audio
Music Movies: South Pacific (2013) (TV Episode)
movie and songs are reviewed
Secret Voices of Hollywood (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Desmontando el HD (2015) (Short)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

Kung Phooey! (2003)
Helen Hu sings Rodgers and Hammerstein's tune "Happy Talk" with matching hand gestures.
Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005) (TV Movie)
"The Orgy" is clearly a spoof of "Bali Hai"

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