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Remade as 

Mr. Ed (2004) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Gilligan's Island: Angel on the Island (1964) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Howell boasts that Ginger compared her to a famous television personality, and then asks, "By the way, who is Mr. Ed?"
The Joey Bishop Show: Joey the Star Maker (1965) (TV Episode)
Jokingly mentioned in dialogue.
The Munsters: Movie Star Munster (1965) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Eddie to Spot
The Loved One (1965)
Green Acres: Don't Call Us, We'll Call You (1965) (TV Episode)
Mr. Haney mentions a horse on TV that talks
Laugh-In: Episode #3.26 (1970) (TV Episode)
referenced by Tiny Tim
All in the Family: Edith's Conversion (1973) (TV Episode)
Edith says she can't help but think of Mr. Ed after eating Gloria's horsemeat steak.
Saturday Night Live: Karen Black/John Prine (1976) (TV Episode)
Katherine the Great is in love with a Talking Horse who sounds like and quotes Mr. Ed
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/The Band (1976) (TV Episode)
Referenced in The Omen sketch
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/Jennifer Warnes/Kenny Vance (1977) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Billy Joel (1978) (TV Episode)
Checy Chase does his Mr. Ed impression again during Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Jill Clayburgh/Eddie Money (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tony Orlando in brity Crack-Up
Saturday Night Live: Gary Busey/Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines (1979) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
The Bad News Bears: The Food Caper (1979) (TV Episode)
Dr. Rappant calls Buttermaker "Mister Ed".
The Funhouse (1981)
When looking at a cow, Richie imitates Mister Ed's voice: "Oh Wilbur!"
Cheers: The Spy Who Came in for a Cold One (1982) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Coach
Mama's Family: For Better or Worse (1983) (TV Episode)
Naomi says this was her favorite television series.
The A-Team: When You Comin' Back, Range Rider?: Part 1 (1983) (TV Episode)
Theme tune sung by Murdock
The A-Team: When You Comin' Back, Range Rider?: Part 2 (1983) (TV Episode)
Murdock calls his horse "Mister Ed".
Webster: Don't Jump George (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Charles in Charge: Slumber Party (1984) (TV Episode)
Enid refers to the series.
Hill Street Blues: El Capitan (1985) (TV Episode)
Bobby Hill compares a man's photograph to Mr. Ed.
Explorers (1985)
Wak sings the theme tune.
The A-Team: The A-Team Is Coming, the A-Team Is Coming (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Murdock
Night Court: The Next Voice You Hear... (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Stepfather (1987)
While watching Mr. Ed on the bedroom TV, Jerry does an impersonation of Mr. Ed.
ALF: Hail to the Chief (1987) (TV Episode)
Willie: "At least Mister Ed stayed in the barn at night."
Full House: But Seriously Folks (1988) (TV Episode)
Joey: "Hello Wilbur, I'm going to visit all my friends in prison."
Dragon Warrior III (1988) (Video Game)
Action Jackson (1988)
Edd jumps down on the bad guys and says "Hi, my name is Mr. Ed."
Hot to Trot (1988)
Full House: D.J.'s Very First Horse (1988) (TV Episode)
Stephanie said they were watching it on TV
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1988) (TV Episode)
Joel: "That sounded like Mister Ed."
ALF: Hide Away (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF says that he does not want to wake up and find Mister Ed's head in his bed.
Out of This World: Two Many Evies (1989) (TV Episode)
After being served breakfast, Evie Garland's duplicate says, "Oat bran?! Who do I look like, Mister Ed?"
The Wonder Years: Walk Out (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Superdome (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mr. Ed): "Wilbur!"
ALF: Funeral for a Friend (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF and Willie quote the opening line of the series' theme song: "A horse is a horse, of course, of course."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mister Ed): "Wilbur!"
Full House: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (in 22 Minutes) (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jesse
Muppet Babies: The Green Ranger (1989) (TV Episode)
a talking palamino plays part in the story
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Mad Monster (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Well, Wilbur's fed."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Corpse Vanishes (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel (singing): "A corpse is a horse, a corpse, a corpse"
ALF: Love on the Rocks (1990) (TV Episode)
ALF refers to the series.
The Wonder Years: She, My Friend and I (1990) (TV Episode)
Mister Ed talks with Kevin while he's watching the show on TV.
Full House: Danny in Charge (1990) (TV Episode)
Danny calls Michelle "Miss Ed" in response to her pretending to be a horse.
Saved by the Bell: The Glee Club (1990) (TV Episode)
Slater says that he has not seen Screech "this happy since Mister Ed was colorized."
Vreemde praktijken: Het winterpaleis (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Bertus.
Married with Children: Route 666: Part 1 (1991) (TV Episode)
One of the old codgers says, "You'll need ... a horse, of course, of course", echoing the theme song from "Mister Ed".
F.A.R.T. The Movie (1991) (Video)
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Parker Lewis Can't Win (1991) (TV Episode)
Ms. Musso tells Parker that she doesn't want any surprises on the video he agreed to make for her, "like lip synching my homecoming speech with Mister Ed," and he replies, "Of course, of course!"
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991)
Jessie: "American kids don't eat Mr. Ed."
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Blobermouth (1991)
Saved by the Bell: Cut Day (1991) (TV Episode)
Franklin refers to the series.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: When Jerry Met Shelly (1992) (TV Episode)
Shelly says, "I really like 'Dobie Gillis' and 'Beverly Hillbillies,' but let's face it: I couldn't sit through 'Mister Ed' if my life depended on it."
Home and Away: Episode #1.1002 (1992) (TV Episode)
Bobby mentions title character
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "He was Mister Ed."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mr. Ed): "Wilbur, no!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Against the Moon Men (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow imitates Mr. Ed.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: (singing) I am Mister Ed...gar Winter.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Mister Ed saved her."
Captain Ron (1992)
Goof Troop: Pete's Day at the Races (1992) (TV Episode)
Sammy the horse watches an episode of "Mr. Ed" at one point
Cheers: Daddy's Little Middle-Aged Girl (1992) (TV Episode)
Norm mentions the show's theme song.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Starship Mine (1993) (TV Episode)
When Picard gets his saddle back, he laments that "I only wish I had had the opportunity to use it on a horse." To which Worf replies, "Of course."
Rugrats: Game Show Didi/Toys in the Attic (1993) (TV Episode)
Wuggles the Muel is based off Mr. Ed
Day of the Tentacle (1993) (Video Game)
Hoagie says the opening lines of the theme song ("A horse is a horse, of course") when he looks at the horse in the motel hallway, who just happens to talk as well.
Cannibal! The Musical (1993)
"A horse is a horse." "Of course." "Of course."
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Deloris tells a student that he looks "like Mr. Ed."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Crow
Homicide: Life on the Street: A Many Splendored Thing (1994) (TV Episode)
Pembleton refers to the series.
The Last Seduction (1994)
Bridget refers to Mike as "Mr. Ed".
The Nanny: Ode to Barbra Joan (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran refers to the title character when Brighton shows her his supportive cup.
Animaniacs: Scare Happy Slappy/Witch One/Macbeth (1994) (TV Episode)
In "Witch One," the horse says, "How's it going, Wilbur?"
V.R. Troopers: Searching for Tyler Steele (1994) (TV Episode)
Jeb calls one of the horses Mr. Ed.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sinister Urge (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Okay, Mister Ed. I know you're here somewhere."
The Nanny: Stock Tip (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the title character.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Kitten with a Whip (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "She's gonna go vandalize Mister Ed's house."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Racket Girls (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mr. Ed): "Oh, Joe. You've returned!"
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Goodbye Bayside: Part 1 (1994) (TV Episode)
Bobby watches an episode of the series.
Women of the House: Guess Who's Sleeping in Lincoln's Bed? (1995) (TV Episode)
Natty mentions the show.
Congo (1995)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mr. Ed): "Wilbur!"
Law & Order: Corpus Delicti (1996) (TV Episode)
Lennie imitates the eponymous horse and refers to Rey as Wilbur.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mr. Ed): "Wilbur!"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: I, Stank Horse (1996) (TV Episode)
Will watches Mr. Ed on television.
The Bride of Frank (1996) (Video)
Character refers to his penis as Mister Ed
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Leech Woman (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (singing): "I am Mr. Ed."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Oh! Mister Ed broke out!"
Pullet Surprise (1997) (Short)
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Mentioned in film.
Pinky and the Brain: A Meticulous Analysis of History/Funny, You Don't Look Rhennish (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Brain's "A Meticulous Analysis of History" song
3rd Rock from the Sun: Tom, Dick and Mary (1997) (TV Episode)
Harry confuses the show with a Madonna video.
NewsRadio: Look Who's Talking (1998) (TV Episode)
Lisa kids Dave for watching this show, which she calls "Ed the Horse"
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Horrid Copy/I'm Nothing Without My Hat/Caspeer Pressure (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Spooky in "I'm Nothing Without My Hat."
Modern Vampires (1998) (TV Movie)
The Nanny: The Reunion Show (1998) (TV Episode)
Val mentions the show by name.
Armageddon (1998)
Max: "Who's that for? Mr. Ed?"
Safe House (1998)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Final Sacrifice (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Mister Ed, while someone rides a horse): "Excuse me a moment!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Quest of the Delta Knights (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Mr. Ed): "Check it out, man - grass! Score!"
28 Days (2000)
Andere Tijden: Episode #1.2 (2000) (TV Episode)
Veldhuis says this could be watched on TV Noordzee.
Freaks and Geeks: Chokin' and Tokin' (2000) (TV Episode)
Sam says, "they would think we were crazy, like Wilbur and Mr. Ed," in the hospital.
Jack of All Trades: A Horse of a Different Color (2000) (TV Episode)
When Jack bets on "Naughty Boy", one of the competing horses is "Mr. Ed".
King of the Hill: The Trouble with Gribbles (2001) (TV Episode)
Dale says "a horse is a horse, of course, of course," which is the opening line to the theme song of this series.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) (TV Episode)
In "Hex and the City," Homer refers to Lisa (cursed with a horse's feet) as "Mister Ed."
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 503 (2001) (TV Episode)
Ryan does an impression of Mr. Ed in "Questionable Impressions".
The Simpsons: Papa's Got a Brand New Badge (2002) (TV Episode)
Barney says that "they have Ed Bradley versus Mister Ed" on "Celebrity Boxing."
Teachers: Episode #3.11 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kurt.
Gilmore Girls: Die, Jerk (2003) (TV Episode)
When Lorelai tells Jason that the new inn will have horses, he asks her if they will be talking horses.
Law & Order: Payback (2004) (TV Episode)
When Briscoe and Green are told that the horses were the only ones who would have seen the murder, Brisco says, "I don't suppose any of them are named Mr. Ed."
The Simpsons: Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore (2004) (TV Episode)
TV exhibition features the horse from that show
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 602 (2004) (TV Episode)
In "Hollywood Director", Chip does an impression of Mr. Ed.
Simon (2004)
Simon does a horse "whinney" just like Mr. Ed and says "I'm not so fluent in 'Horse'."
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Videro Games", Strong Bad says "Ohh, Wilbur" in the same way as the titular horse in this show
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
"You will be Mr. Ed."
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Family Values (2005) (TV Episode)
Penn says at one point, that Mr. Ed didn't rally exist.
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
When scanned, some of the humans mention Mister Ed.
Lost: ...And Found (2005) (TV Episode)
"Mr. Eko." "So what's that like, Mister Ed?"
20 to 1: Aussie Scandals (2006) (TV Episode)
A segment about the substitution of the horse Fine Cotton includes a clip where this horse introduces himself in a similar way to Mister Ed, as well as the theme from this title
The Lost (2006)
Referenced in dialogue
Canada's Worst Driver: Episode #2.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Jodi's husband Sam calls her Mr. Ed when she smacks her lips before she drinks water.
Bones: Death in the Saddle (2007) (TV Episode)
Characters discuss the show - Cam: As in, a horse is a horse, of course of course...
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
horse called Mr. Ed
Strange Wilderness (2008)
narration about a zebra talking like Mr. Ed
Chaos Theory (2008)
"Mr. Ed in your pants"
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Hellboy: "Who do you think are? Mr. Ed?"
The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)
Mention is made of Sharon Tate once having a role on this series.
Craig Ferguson: A Wee Bit o' Revolution (2009) (TV Special)
Craig imitates Mr. Ed when saying "Wilbur Theatre"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Space Oddity (2009) (TV Episode)
Character say "Mr. Ed" TV series in science ficton.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno refers to the series while dealing with a horse
Parks and Recreation: Tom's Divorce (2009) (TV Episode)
The pantomime horse's song is set to the same tune as the "Mister Ed" theme.
Who's the Boss? A XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
Tony refers to a high horse as Mrs Ed
The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Mr. Ed mentioned
Ghostfacers: The Comeback (2010) (TV Episode)
Ambyr calls Ed "Mr. Ed"
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part II (2010) (TV Episode)
Main theme is played during the "horse dancing" scene.
Shameful Sequels: Baby Geniuses 2: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
How the kids talk is compared to this
The Super Hero Squad Show: The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill! (Six Against Infinity, Part 1) (2011) (TV Episode)
Thor: A Norse is a Norse. Beta Ray Bill: Of course, of course.
Nostalgia Critic: Duck Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
points out Alan Young, who played Wilbur, as Scrooge.
Psych: In for a Penny... (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that Gus sounds "like Mister Ed if he was Irish."
NCIS: Newborn King (2011) (TV Episode)
Ducky refers to Ed slater as Mr. Ed.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.53 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kathy Najimy mentions the title character.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.145 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jim Wise shows a fake promo for a show called "Cooking with Mister Ed" depicting a horse working as a chef
Family Guy: Viewer Mail #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Up yours, Wilbur."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.121 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the title character.
The Cinema Snob: The Beast (2012) (TV Episode)
"...to open your film with Mister Ed after-hours."
A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
Referenced in dialogue
Pitching Mr. Ed (2013) (Short)
The whole skit is centered around a horrible film adapation based on the series
Masters of Sex: Thank You for Coming (2013) (TV Episode)
Vivian says she had an overbite like Mister Ed when she first met Ethan.
The Last Five Years (2014)
"And in a perfect world, a miracle would happen / And every girl would look like Mister Ed."
Neighbours: Episode #1.6969 (2014) (TV Episode)
Nate mentions this show
The Comix Scrutinizer: The Adventures of Huckleberry Ann (2015) (TV Episode)
" I should not have to see MR. ED spend 1 NIGHT IN PARIS!"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran (2015) (TV Episode)
The theme song is played during the end credits.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 December 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
theme song heard
Love in Paradise (2016) (TV Movie)
Avery mentions the title character.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark, a contestant, as the sitcom in which Wilbur Post chats to a talking horse during the Final Chase.
Bob's Burgers: The Horse Rider-er (2016) (TV Episode)
"A horse is a horse, of course, of course."
Nostalgia Critic: Is Weird the New Brilliant? (2016) (TV Episode)
"It's like finding out Mister Ed was bipolar."

Featured in 

King (1978) (TV Mini-Series)
There was a clip of Mister Ed before they switched to the special report where Dr. Martin Luther King was shot.
The Flamingo Kid (1984)
on TV
The Stepfather (1987)
Jerry's watching "Mister Ed" (1961) on the bedroom TV.
UHF (1989)
Navy Seals (1990)
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Married to It (1991)
Madeline watches the show
The Dark Half (1993)
Calendar Girl (1993)
watched on TV
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
The Others: Till Then (2000) (TV Episode)
Elmer's TV turns on and the opening theme song to the series is playing.
CBS at 75 (2003) (TV Special)
Showing Sitcom
Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! (2006)
"I'm Mr. Ed...the famous Mr. Ed" (sample from theme song heard)
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
20 to 1: All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its theme.

Spoofed in 

Night Court: Mac's Dilemma (1987) (TV Episode)
Harry mentions "A corpse is a corpse." Dan replies, "Ah, of course, of course."
Twin Peaks: Episode #2.20 (1991) (TV Episode)
Earle, in a horse costume, sings as he approaches Briggs and then says "Hello, Wilbur."
Dinosaurs: Hurling Day (1991) (TV Episode)
"Mr. Ugh" is a spoof of Mister Ed.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Sign Here (1993) (TV Episode)
Beavis and Butt-Head are watching this show on television at their house
Roundhouse: Talent (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Mr. Ed McMahon Show' sketch.
Harry Enfield and Chums: Episode #2.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Mister Dead sketch
Harry Enfield and Chums: Episode #2.2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Mister Dead sketch
Harry Enfield and Chums: Episode #2.5 (1997) (TV Episode)
'Mister Dead' sketch
God, the Devil and Bob: God's Girlfriend (2001) (TV Episode)
God watches "Mr. Ed" on the TV.
Chappelle's Show: Episode #1.8 (2003) (TV Episode)
a fake clip featuring a racist Mr. Ed
AMV Hell 2: Son of AMV Hell (2004) (Short)
Words Worth is edited to spoof the intro of Mr. Ed.
The Damn! Show (2005) (Video)
a skit titled "The Racist Mr. Ed" is a parody
Body of Proof: Second Chances (2011) (TV Episode)
Ethan does his Mr. Ed impression after saying he hated having to watch this show.

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