scenes are taken from this film
Music for the parade lap of the chariots prior to the race is identical to music accompanying Galba's army at the end of Quo Vadis, which had the same composer.
José Jiménez says he saw the movie.
J. Hardy Hempstead tells Mr. Bevis that he has "driven a chariot with 11 horses. I'm the guy responsible for Ben-Hur winning." Additionally, the title "Ben-Hur" is prominently displayed on the theater marquee shown in the last scene of the story.
Mentioned by name.
Skip Harris claims to have written a parody titled "Ben-Him".
Rob says that Jerry again viewed "The Alan Brady Show" is "rotten" by comparing it to "Ben-Hur"
Dobie says not since this film have they forced stow-aways to row the boat.
Hughie asks if Lucy invited the cast of Ben Hur to the wedding
Characters suggest this as a movie they could see
Tired of being photographed by Phil's staff, Danny complains that they've shot more film than they did for Ben-Hur.
Mentioned by panelist Ross Martin.
A character mentions the film.
Rochester says Jack was great in it
when she is being stalked, Miranda walks by a theater playing Ben-Hur
Barney mentions the title.
The film is referenced.
Mentioned in dialogue (Episode 4).
A Spanish poster for this movie can be seen in Benito's room.
Muhammad says to Michael, "They won't put me in no movies, won't put me in none, because if I make a movie it's gonna have to be like 'Ben Hur'. If I make a movie I'm gonna have to be Moses in 'The Ten Commandments'."
race scene/similar cheating device
Mr. Humphries mentions that this film was on TV.
Mentioned by Cheryl in a conversation with Teddy.
The couple in the movie (Alfredo Landa and María Casanova) comment they're going to see Ben-Hur
Il ladrone is also about a contempory of Christ
The race between Kurt Russell's character 'Rudy' and 'Fuchs' played by Jack Warden is a homage to the chariot race.
Chariot race scene (including touching wheels)
referenced in the song ''Mere Jeevan Saathi''
First poster at Cinema Lux, in the street of Kachoudas and Labbé 's shops.
Molly asks Brendan did he see Ben-Hur. She continues they kept all these lepers in a cave when Brendan interrupts, telling her they don't keep them in caves anymore.
Mentioned by Ron.
The character Ben-Hur Marcel participating in a race of chariots is a wink to the famous film "Ben Hur" with Charlton Heston.
Poster on a wall in Jean-Pierre Armand's office
Craig says 'You make it sound like a remake of Ben Hur'
Mentioned by Akakios
A poster for this can be seen on the mechanic garage wall.
Mentioned on a dialogue
Romans represented by British accents, Jews by American. Both stories involve Jesus of Nazareth.
Roo mentions she has nightmares like several scenes of this over her homework
Movieposter can be seen
Arnold beats a drum as Buster rows at the gym.
The Romans use the spiky wheel of their chariot to sideswipe Bill and Ted's chariot, and Ted references the movie.
Crow: "That's when he was in 'Ben-Hur.'"
Joel: "Just like 'Ben-Hur'!"
Juda Ben-Hur appears in this episode, even speaking like Charlton Heston.
The mailroom is run by whipcracking 'Judy Ben Hur'
Servo: "Oh, it's Ben-Hur. I've seen this before."
Mentioned by Crow
Servo: A hot rod Ben-Hur.
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Mike (during a car race): "Ben-Hur!"
The spikes on the wheels during the chariot race in Ben-Hur and the soapbox derby in Little Rascals
mentioned in film
Brodie refers to the film.
original poster shown
listed on the Rialto Theatre's weekly schedule.
The sequence where Homer races alongside the carriage in Central Park was a reference to a similar scene in 'Ben-Hur'.
Mike: Ben-Hur was a good movie, this film totally sucks.
Paul mentions this film.
Billboard seen in archive footage
Name of the auto repair where "the Dude" park his car
The podrace is largely inspired by the chariot race, including the wide crowd shots
Maude says, "Remember those scary lepers in 'Ben-Hur'?"
Mentioned in dialogue
Poster in cinema
Lorelai says that they should "pull a Ben Hur and take down Taylor's sleigh" when she and Luke are starting their sleigh ride.
A painting of Charlton Heston in this is behind the chair he sits in during the interview at his home.
The race between Harry and Draco on their broomsticks to get the snitch is very similar to the race against Ben and Messala with the chariot race and both Messala and Draco trip up and fall off the broomstick/chariot.
Lorelai compares her mother to a slave driver, alluding to the rowing scene in Ben Hur.
The animated Ben Hur had several shot for shot scenes from the movie version, as well as Heston in the lead in both.
'20000 Leagues Under the Sea' compared with 'Ben Hur'
At the beginning, two security guards discuss "Ben-Hur"
The male lead and the female lead share their favorite films.
Boyd is angry that the security cameras, which could have been used to shoot the epic, didn't pick up the intruder.
Picaso askes Shin if he's ever seen the movie.
mentioned a few times, images shown
When the Oompa Loompas are rowing the pink dragon boat, there is a cut to an Oompa Loompa banging a drum. This is a reference to Ben-Hur when the slaves are chained to a boat and are rowing with oars and the camera cuts to a man banging a drum.
Mentioned by the characters.
subject of a Double Jeopardy! category
Referenced by name
A quote from the film is mentioned: "How do you fight an idea? With another idea"
Richard Franklin mentions it.
The Dreadnought's saw-toothed wheel-hubs.
They making plans to see the movie
Mentioned during a visit to Circus Maximus in Rome, where chariot races were held in the past.
Nixon says the interview is so grand, it feels like they're remaking Ben-Hur
Rudy Ricci mentions it.
The cops compare Hunt's rivalry with the heroic main character
Alan Davies compares flea circus chariot races with the chariot races in the film.
Seen on movie marquee in archival footage
Subject of a $2,000 question
Mentioned by Brooker.
Jennifer mentions that her brother Christopher's pet scorpion is named Charlton Heston, and mentions the movie in connection.
Included in a $12,500 question
Referenced by name
Shawn claims that Ben-Hur is a Biblical character.
Subject of a $200 photo clue in the category "Behind the Scenes"
Priol & Malmsheimer talk about this movie
Subject of the Final Jeopardy! clue in the category "From Novel to Film"
Film Brain calls it an epic movie
Included in a $125,000 flashback question from 2004
Reid refers to the wheels' spikes
"...with the most elaborate sets this side of Ben-Hur."
Castle referes to a "Ben-Hur style chariot"
Title mentioned and giant mural on WB lot shown
Sean mentions the movie by name.
US poster shown
Alfie says that Rem Dogg has spikes to put on his wheelchair's hubcaps, like in "Ben-Hur".
Nancy Wilson compares the list of musicians who have played in Heart over the years to "The cast of Ben-Hur."
Larry Fessenden alludes to it.
James mentions that the original script for Day of the Dead was so massive that Tom Savini called it the Ben-Hur of zombie movie scripts.
Mentioned by Ray.
Mentioned by Ray.
Mentioned by Ray.
Chariot race and gladiators fight visible on TV.
Clips of the rowing of the galley slaves are edited into Gert Jan's nightmare
theatrical re-release reviewed + footage used
Ed watches it on TV
Reunion of Messala and Judah
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
This film is #72 on the list.
This list is #49 on the list.
footage from this film is shown in this documentary
This film is #56 on the list.
This film is #100 on the list.
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Clips of thie film were show during a tribute to Charlton Heston.
This film is #2 on the "Epic" list.
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
Shown during In Memoriam montage
Clips shown in a segment.
The racing scene is recalled
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The movie is watched by some of the protagonists in two different scenes of this film.
Clips seen and discussed
Clips seen and discussed
Ordinary heroes presentation.
During the horse race skit, the title is mentioned and similar music played.
Mel Brooks and company chase Paul Newman in wheelchairs; at one point, the wheels interlock and sparks are shown.
chariot race sequence
Sgt. Carnage's Army Jeep has the same sharp wheel cutters as in Ben-Hur
a long sketch spoofing this movie is shown
Ben Herb: Raisins as galley slaves, singing "Get a Job."
Car chase scene has spikes attached to the wheels
In the final soapbox derby race, Nelson tries to run Bart's soapbox off of the road with a whip and with spiked wheels, spoofing the chariot race in "Ben-Hur."
The scene where Kearney beats a drum to make the campers work in the sweatshop is a parody of the slave galley scene.
The opening credits of Burns' film spoofs this film's opening. Additionally, there is a scene in the Burns movie in which he gives the title character water while suffering in the desert (which was done by Jesus Christ in the film.)
As Homer and Jasper race down the hallway in their wheelchairs, their wheels rub up against each other, just like in the chariot race in "Ben-Hur."
A shot shows a stars like the star of bethlehem to the wishing star.
spikes appear in the bad guys race car's wheels destroy the other cars
As Bob and the home ec. class hurtle down the corridor on top of the hostess trolley, Louise shouts "ramming speed!".
The Archie gang presents Jughead in the chariot race scene from "Ben Hoo?"