The Parent Trap (1961) Poster


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Followed by 

The Parent Trap II (1986) (TV Movie)
Parent Trap III (1989) (TV Movie)

Version of 

Das doppelte Lottchen (1950)
based on the same novel
Hibari no komoriuta (1951)
based on the same novel
Twice Upon a Time (1953)
based on the same novel
Charlie & Louise - Das doppelte Lottchen (1994)
based on the same novel
The Parent Trap (1998)
based on the same novel
Immediate Boarding (2003)
based on the same novel
Two Times Lotte (2007)
based on the same novel
Das doppelte Lottchen (2017) (TV Movie)
based on the same novel

Remake of 

Remade as 

Letha Manasulu (1966)
Inspired from this
Do Kaliyaan (1968)
Sethu Bandhanam (1974)
Inspired from this

Edited into 

The Parent Trap II (1986) (TV Movie)
The opening credits are comprised of clips from the earlier film


Referenced in 

Webster: Parent Trap (1985) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
DuckTales: 'Till Nephews Do Us Part (1988) (TV Episode)
As in "The Parent Trap," Huey, Dewey, and Louie try to break up Scrooge's engagement to Millionara by sabotaging their camping trip.
Good Morning, Miss Bliss: Let's Get Together (1989) (TV Episode)
This episode's title, "Let's Get Together," is also the title of a song that Hayley Mills sang in "The Parent Trap."
Heart Condition (1990)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Wild Rebels (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "It's Spiro Agnew and Spiro Agnew in 'The Parent Trap.'"
Cheers: Woody Interruptus (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rebecca.
Cheers: Honor Thy Mother (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Norm.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "It's Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills in 'The Mothra Trap'!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I sure loved you in 'The Parent Trap.'"
Tales from the Crypt: Split Personality (1992) (TV Episode)
Joe Pesci's character recalls watching the film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Tormented (1992) (TV Episode)
"Hayley Mills gets the Parent Trap..."
Northern Exposure: Revelations (1993) (TV Episode)
Movie is referenced
L.A. Law: Parent Trap (1993) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Swamp Diamonds (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "It's Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills in 'The Misfits.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Accuse My Parents (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel says that Tom has "latent 'Parent Trap' syndrome."
Melrose Place: Arousing Suspicions (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The "don't be a square" sign and graphic overlay is copied from the title sequence of this film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Hayley Mills, Hayley Mills, Hayley Mills, with Hayley Mills, in 'Girls Town'"
Roseanne: The Parenting Trap (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Hayley Mills, in 'The Amazing Transparent Trap'"
Chicago Hope: The Parent Rap (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Ellen: The Parent Trap (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Sky Dancers: Dark Star (1996) (TV Episode)
"I'm the one in The Parent Trap."
Jesse: The Parent Trap (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The King of Queens: Parent Trapped (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
That '70s Show: Vanstock (1999) (TV Episode)
Kelso says that he has dreamed of a threesome since seeing this film.
Frasier: The Apparent Trap (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Malibu, CA: Parent Trap (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Popular: We Are Family (2000) (TV Episode)
Brooke's dad mentions the movie.
The Division: The Parent Trap (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Simpsons: The Parent Rap (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dharma & Greg: The Parent Trap (2002) (TV Episode)
title reference
What I Like About You: The Parrot Trap (2002) (TV Episode)
title reference
Scrubs: My Lucky Day (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Dr. Cox
Gilmore Girls: Raincoats and Recipes (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai schemes to reunite her separated parents, compelling Rory to call her Hayley Mills.
The Simpsons: Milhouse of Sand and Fog (2005) (TV Episode)
Bart and Milhouse say they got the idea for their plan from this movie
Naturally, Sadie: The Parent Trap (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.221 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie Twins" category
90210: Model Behavior (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in response to Naomi's plan
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Pee-wee Herman mentions making a record of the song "Let's Get Together" from the film
Supernatural: The End (2009) (TV Episode)
Dean mentions it in a dialogue with his past self
Gossip Girl: Rufus Getting Married (2009) (TV Episode)
Rufus says he let his children watch "The Parent Trap" too many times. He doesn't specify which version.
Private Practice: The Parent Trap (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
Community: Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking (2011) (TV Episode)
Pierce tries to reunite Jeff with his dad, and Jeff warns him, "If you pull any Ferris Bueller, 'Parent Trap,' 'Three's Company,' 'F/X,' or 'F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion' bull(bleep), I will beat you, and there will be nothing macap or wacky about it."
Scream XXX: A Porn Parody (2011) (Video)
Title is referenced.
Being Human: I've Got You Under Your Skin (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Crazy Enough (2012)
Delores mentions the film's title, whose plot is similiar to this film (twins who never met before switch places)
Bad Education: Politics (2012) (TV Episode)
Alfie says that Pickwell is like the stepmum in "Parent Trap".
New Girl: Parents (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Dog with a Blog: The Parrot Trap (2013) (TV Episode)
Title pun
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.63 (2013) (TV Episode)
April mentions the movie by name.
Tosh.0: Misses Every Layup (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) (TV Movie)
Dennis Haskins tells Hayley Mills that he had a crush on "both" of her when she starred in the film.
Hart of Dixie: Kablang (2014) (TV Episode)
Zoe points out to to Wade that they've been "reverse Parent Trapped" by Earl and Mae.
Black-ish: The Peer-ent Trap (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Melissa & Joey: The Parent Trap (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and fake clip shown in 'Too Late with Ruby Nichols'
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Gives Up! (2016) (TV Episode)
Kimmy says, "It could be a parent trap."

Featured in 

L'ami public numéro un: Le grand concert (1962) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
L'ami public numéro un: L'Amérique (1962) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
The Parent Trap: Caught in the Act (2002) (Video)
Studio Tour (2002) (Video)
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
Showing Clips from The Wonderful World of Disney
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Year One/Whatever Works/The Proposal (2009) (TV Episode)
The #5 Summer Camp in Movie History.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Twins (2011) (TV Episode)

Spoofed in 

Studio C: Episode #6.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Parent Trap" digital short

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