Inherit the Wind (1960) Poster


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Version of 

Inherit the Wind (1965) (TV Movie)
Inherit the Wind (1988) (TV Movie)
Inherit the Wind (1999) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Mork & Mindy: Pilot (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
L.A. Law: The House of the Rising Flan (1986) (TV Episode)
Kuzak and Van Owen discuss this movie
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Roseanne: Inherit the Wind (1989) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jungle Goddess (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Inherit the Wind-o-rama"
Who's the Boss?: Inherit the Wine (1990) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "'Inherit-the-Wind-O-Rama."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "This is the plaintiff, William Jennings Bryan, played by our own Tom Servo. Notice his resemblance to Fredric March."
Public School Presentation (1996) (Video)
Mentioned by Kent.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Phantom Planet (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: Inherit the WOW!
Wonder Boys (2000)
One of the rented videotapes in Leer's bag.
Creation Science 101: Class 3 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent.
Creation Science 103: Class 3 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent.
Law & Order: Under God (2003) (TV Episode)
Jack refers to the film,
Girlfriends: Inherit the Lynn (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Goodbye Girl (2004) (TV Movie)
They mention Gene Kelly's performance in the movie.
A Tribute to Stanley Kramer (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Creation Science 201: Class 4 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.96 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Filmographies" category
Small Town Culture War (2009) (Short)
The decision to change the name of the town, the names of those involved and to film a docudrama was inspired by Stanley Kramer's 'Inherit the Wind." This film and the 'Crucible' were written in response to McCarthyism, an on-going reference throughout 'Small Town Culture War.'
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.148 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $7,500 question
House M.D.: Small Sacrifices (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The Lawrence Welk Show"

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963) (TV Movie)
Spencer Tracy railing against censorship in court.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008)
Clips of the trial scenes are included
Rich Hall's the Dirty South (2010) (TV Movie)
footage shown

Spoofed in 

Green Acres: The Rains Came (1966) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned that lawyer Diller Fangworth does a "great Spencer Tracy impression" referring to Tracy's role in the movie.as a crusading courtroom lawyer who was modeled after the legendary real life attorney Clarence Darrow who defended the teaching of evolution in the classrom in 1925 Tennessee.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
spoofed in the orangutan science counsel scene
The Simpsons: The Monkey Suit (2006) (TV Episode)
Several parallels: schools requiring the teaching of creationism and forbidding evolution; Lisa/Cates being arrested and put on trial for teaching evolution; Flanders/Matthew Harrison Brady testifying on the Bible's behalf during the trial; the prosecutor being named Wallace Brady; and the defense attorney is named Clarice Drummond.

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