scenes are taken from this film
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.
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'."
Sean mentions the movie by name.
Nancy Wilson compares the list of musicians who have played in Heart over the years to "The cast of Ben-Hur."
Alfie says that Rem Dogg has spikes to put on his wheelchair's hubcaps, like in "Ben-Hur".
Title mentioned and giant mural on WB lot shown
"...with the most elaborate sets this side of Ben-Hur."
Film Brain calls it an epic movie
Included in a $125,000 flashback question from 2004
Subject of the Final Jeopardy! clue in the category "From Novel to Film"
Priol & Malmsheimer talk about this movie
Mentioned during a visit to Circus Maximus in Rome, where chariot races were held in the past.
Subject of a $200 photo clue in the category "Behind the Scenes"
Referenced by name
Subject of a $2,000 question
Included in a $12,500 question
Shawn claims that Ben-Hur is a Biblical character.
Seen on movie marquee in archival footage
Mentioned by Brooker.
Alan Davies compares flea circus chariot races with the chariot races in the film.
The Romans use the spiky wheel of their chariot to sideswipe Bill and Ted's chariot, and Ted references the movie.
Jennifer mentions that her brother Christopher's pet scorpion is named Charlton Heston, and mentions the movie in connection.
The cops compare Hunt's rivalry with the heroic main character
They making plans to see the movie
The mailroom is run by whipcracking 'Judy Ben Hur'
Boyd is angry that the security cameras, which could have been used to shoot the epic, didn't pick up the intruder.
Mentioned on a dialogue
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Rudy Ricci mentions it.
'20000 Leagues Under the Sea' compared with 'Ben Hur'
Dobie says not since this film have they forced stow-aways to row the boat.
Richard Franklin mentions it.
Reid refers to the wheels' spikes
Arnold beats a drum as Buster rows at the gym.
Mentioned by the characters.
Juda Ben-Hur appears in this episode, even speaking like Charlton Heston.
Nixon says the interview is so grand, it feels like they're remaking Ben-Hur
Mentioned by panelist Ross Martin.
Referenced by name
Mr. Humphries mentions that this film was on TV.
Servo: A hot rod Ben-Hur.
Crow: "That's when he was in 'Ben-Hur.'"
subject of a Double Jeopardy! category
Mentioned by name.
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.
The sequence where Homer races alongside the carriage in Central Park was a reference to a similar scene in 'Ben-Hur'.
Maude says, "Remember those scary lepers in 'Ben-Hur'?"
Mentioned by Crow
Mike: Ben-Hur was a good movie, this film totally sucks.
Mike (during a car race): "Ben-Hur!"
Joel: "Just like 'Ben-Hur'!"
Servo: "Oh, it's Ben-Hur. I've seen this before."
Paul mentions this film.
Characters suggest this as a movie they could see
Hughie asks if Lucy invited the cast of Ben Hur to the wedding
Rochester says Jack was great in it
Brodie refers to the film.
Roo mentions she has nightmares like several scenes of this over her homework
Lorelai says that they should "pull a Ben Hur and take down Taylor's sleigh" when she and Luke are starting their sleigh ride.
Lorelai compares her mother to a slave driver, alluding to the rowing scene in Ben Hur.
Rob says that Jerry again viewed "The Alan Brady Show" is "rotten" by comparing it to "Ben-Hur"
Mentioned by Ron.
listed on the Rialto Theatre's weekly schedule.
Mentioned in dialogue
Picaso askes Shin if he's ever seen the movie.
mentioned a few times, images shown
The Dreadnought's saw-toothed wheel-hubs.
The male lead and the female lead share their favorite films.
At the beginning, two security guards discuss "Ben-Hur"
Poster on a wall in Jean-Pierre Armand's office
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.
The animated Ben Hur had several shot for shot scenes from the movie version, as well as Heston in the lead in both.
original poster shown
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.
Poster in cinema
Mentioned in dialogue (Episode 4).
The film is referenced.
Mentioned by Akakios
Barney mentions the title.
The podrace is largely inspired by the chariot race, including the wide crowd shots
Name of the auto repair where "the Dude" park his car
mentioned in film
The spikes on the wheels during the chariot race in Ben-Hur and the soapbox derby in Little Rascals
Movieposter can be seen
First poster at Cinema Lux, in the street of Kachoudas and Labbé 's shops.
referenced in the song ''Mere Jeevan Saathi''
Chariot race scene (including touching wheels)
The race between Kurt Russell's character 'Rudy' and 'Fuchs' played by Jack Warden is a homage to the chariot race.
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
race scene/similar cheating device
A Spanish poster for this movie can be seen in Benito's room.
when she is being stalked, Miranda walks by a theater playing Ben-Hur
A character mentions the 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.
Clips seen and discussed
Clips of the rowing of the galley slaves are edited into Gert Jan's nightmare
Clips seen and discussed
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The racing scene is recalled
Clips shown in a segment.
The movie is watched by some of the protagonists in two different scenes of this film.
Shown during In Memoriam montage
This film is #2 on the "Epic" list.
Clips of thie film were show during a tribute to Charlton Heston.
Featured in Best Picture montage.
This film is #100 on the list.
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
This film is #56 on the list.
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
footage from this film is shown in this documentary
This list is #49 on the list.
This film is #72 on the list.
Reunion of Messala and Judah
Chariot race and gladiators fight visible on TV.
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."
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."
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.)
During the horse race skit, the title is mentioned and similar music played.
spikes appear in the bad guys race car's wheels destroy the other cars
a long sketch spoofing this movie is shown
raisins play singing galley slaves in "Ben Herb"
Sgt. Carnage's Army Jeep has the same sharp wheel cutters as in Ben-Hur
A shot shows a stars like the star of bethlehem to the wishing star.
Car chase scene has spikes attached to the wheels
chariot race sequence
Mel Brooks and company chase Paul Newman in wheelchairs; at one point, the wheels interlock and sparks are shown.
The Archie gang presents Jughead in the chariot race scene from "Ben Hoo?"