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The Untouchables (TV Series 1959–1963) Poster

(1959–1963)

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Followed by 

The Revenge of Al Capone (1989) (TV Movie)
The Return of Eliot Ness (1991) (TV Movie)

Version of 

The Scarface Mob (1959) (TV Movie)
The Untouchables (1993) (TV Series)

Remade as 

The Untouchables (1993) (TV Series)

Edited into 

The Scarface Mob (1959) (TV Movie)

Spun-off from 

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958) (TV Series)
an episode served as the pilot

Referenced in 

Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (1960) (TV Special)
it is mentioned the Untouchables had to be postponed because of this show
The Apartment (1960)
Sylvia complains to Kirkeby that switching the night of their date will cause her to miss the show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A Jury of Her Peers (1961) (TV Episode)
During his closing monologue Hitchcock jokes about his upcoming series about gangsters in the clothing industry called "The Unmentionables".
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Who Owes Who What? (1962) (TV Episode)
After seeing Buddy's wife's cousin, Sally says, "Ever heard of 'The Untouchables'? He's more like one of 'the unbearables'."
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Like Oh, Brother (1962) (TV Episode)
Maynard notes that when kids in that poor neighborhood watch this program they root against Eliot Ness.
The Jack Benny Program: Modern Prison Sketch (1962) (TV Episode)
Don Wilson introduces the prison sketch saying, "Give me a place where The Untouchables roam," while a variation of "The Untouchables" TV show theme is played.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Like Hi, Explosives (1962) (TV Episode)
Dobie notes the preceding scene looked like a scene from this popular crime drama.
Leave It to Beaver: Beaver's Good Deed (1963) (TV Episode)
Gilbert asks Jeff, "Have you ever been to Chicago where they have The Untouchables?".
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: There's Always Room for One Less (1963) (TV Episode)
Mr. Gillis says he tried to raise Dobie right, not even letting him watch this show without parental supervision.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Now I Lay Me Down to Steal (1963) (TV Episode)
Dobie describes this episode's events as "something seen between the commercials on The Untouchables".
Leave It to Beaver: Eddie's Sweater (1963) (TV Episode)
Eddie mentions Eliot Ness, while on a stakeout with Lumpy.
Make Room for Daddy: Homecoming (1963) (TV Episode)
Referring to his family, Danny jokes, "You've heard of The Untouchables? From now on, we're The Inseparables."
Leave It to Beaver: The All-Night Party (1963) (TV Episode)
June says Wally's elaborate all-night country club party sounds like something they'd give on 'The Untouchables'.
Leave It to Beaver: The Clothing Drive (1963) (TV Episode)
Wally asks his mother whether she watches the TV show.
Rakkaus alkaa aamuyöstä (1966)
tv-series is mentioned
Este cura (1968)
Father Juan refers to Don Pedro and those who try to prevent the baby from being baptized in the town, as "The Untouchables."
Nearest and Dearest: The Birds and the Bees (1969) (TV Episode)
Eli likens Lily and Walter to the crimestoppers.
Banacek: No Sign of the Cross (1972) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Banacek
The Bob Newhart Show: Think Smartly--Vote Hartley (1975) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rita Montez
Saturday Night Live: Jack Burns/Santana (1977) (TV Episode)
Theme tune plays as Elliot Ness appears
Starsky and Hutch: Moonshine (1978) (TV Episode)
Starsky asks Capt. Dobey if he ever heard of Eliot Ness.
Quincy M.E.: Dark Angel (1979) (TV Episode)
During the scene in Monahan's house where Bates and Monahan are remeniscing about the old days, Bates mentions the show. Of course Neville Brand who played Bates is best remembered for playing Al Capone on that show.
Saturday Night Live: Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Quien Es Mas Macho?
A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
dialogue
The Greatest American Hero: The Greatest American Hero (1981) (TV Episode)
Tony says that Bill looks like Eliot Ness
The Coneheads (1983) (TV Short)
Beldar and Prymaat are watching this show, Dan Aykroyd does his Eliott Ness voice
The A-Team: Lease with an Option to Die (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Murdock
Feds (1988)
DeWitt says, "We're the new Untouchables."
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.3 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.4 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.5 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.6 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.7 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.8 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.9 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.10 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.11 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.12 (1989) (TV Episode)
A federal agent character called Eliot Nice appears on The Pink Clogg
Seinfeld: The Apartment (1991) (TV Episode)
Jerry refers to loud people as "The Unshushables"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: 'Manos' the Hands of Fate (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Meanwhile, Ellott Ness and his Untouchables head for a speakeasy.
Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie (1993) (TV Movie)
discussed
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Accuse My Parents (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Meanwhile, outside of Skokie, Elliot Ness and his men continue their vigil."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Strangler (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Elliot Ness and his Untouchables busted up Frank Nitti's speakeasy in Cicero."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: (as Walter Winchell) Elliott Ness and his Untouchables were in hot pursuit.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of the Quinn Martin Preservation.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: That Old Gang of Mine (1994) (TV Episode)
Clark: I saw it in an old Untouchables episode.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "The Untouchables!"
Gunsmith Cats (1995) (Video)
Bill Collins compares himself to Elliot Ness.
Due South: Some Like It Red (1996) (TV Episode)
Ray Vecchio: What is this, the garage sale of the Untouchables?
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Crow: Meanwhile Ness and his men speed towards Capone's hideout.
Sleepers (1996)
Just Your Luck (1996) (Video)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Invasion of the Neptune Men (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: Meanwhile Elliott Ness and his men...
Sliders: Strangers and Comrades (1999) (TV Episode)
Sgt. Larson refers to his troops as "the Untouchables."
Python (2000) (TV Movie)
Eliot Ness mentioned
Lucy (2003) (TV Movie)
"Desi" mentions this as one of the shows on the upcoming Desilu lineup in one scene
The Untouchables: The Script, the Cast (2004) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
One of a cop's thought scans mentions Eliot Ness
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) (TV Movie)
mentioned by narrator
Bullets Over Hollywood (2005) (TV Movie)
stills
Smokin' Aces (2006)
references are made to elliot ness and the untouchables
The Sopranos: The Second Coming (2007) (TV Episode)
Dr. Kupferberg says his father was a big 'Untouchables' fan
Middle Men (2009)
"Untouchable like Eliot Ness"
The Proposal (2009)
Gilbertson says he's like Eliot Ness, he solves every case he gets
Medgar Evers: An Unsung Hero (2010) (Video)
Reena Evers-Everette remembers watching "The Untouchables" the night her father was murdered.
Pioneers of Television: Crime Dramas (2011) (TV Episode)
Desi Arnaz is a pioneer of television crime dramas with "The Untouchables".
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
"Untouchable like Eliot Ness" (song lyrics)

Featured in 

Coronation Street: Episode #1.580 (1966) (TV Episode)
Elsie Tanner is watching it at home
Collision Course (1989)
Playing on TV in Junkyard Office.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: It's Only a Paper Moon (1998) (TV Episode)
Nog watches it on TV
Star Trek: Voyager: Memorial (2000) (TV Episode)
Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres watch it on Tom's replicated TV
The Real Untouchables (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) (TV Special)
Elizabethtown (2005)
Short clip can be seen on TV during channel surfing

Spoofed in 

The Steve Allen Plymouth Show: Episode dated 16 May 1960 (1960) (TV Episode)
TV show titled "The Unrenewables".
The Flintstones: The Soft Touchables (1961) (TV Episode)
In the title and "organized crime" plot.
The Unmentionables (1963) (Short)
The Lucy Show: Lucy the Gun Moll (1966) (TV Episode)
Stack, Gordon, and London spoof their roles in the series
Saturday Night Live: Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr. (1976) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Untouchables skit
Goof Troop: The Ungoofables (1992) (TV Episode)
The entire episode is a parody of this show
The Fast Show: Oh (1996) (TV Episode)
Sketch called "The Unpronouncables" spoofs this show.

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