My Mother the Car (TV Series 1965–1966) Poster



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Referenced in 

Bewitched: My Boss, the Teddy Bear (1965) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Munsters: Zombo (1966) (TV Episode)
The TV show host says he hopes to perform on "My Mother the Car."
Green Acres: My Mother, the Countess (1968) (TV Episode)
title reference
Get Smart: The Secret of Sam Vittorio (1968) (TV Episode)
the title is mentioned
Mary Tyler Moore: Who's in Charge Here? (1972) (TV Episode)
Reruns of the show are listed as part of WJM's program schedule.
Mary Tyler Moore: The Georgette Story (1973) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Murray.
Mary Tyler Moore: What Do You Do When the Boss Says 'I Love You' (1973) (TV Episode)
The show is listed on Barbara Coleman's program board for WJM.
The Bob Newhart Show: Last TV Show (1973) (TV Episode)
Howard says the worst program on TV was the fourth episode of My Mother the Car.
Mary Tyler Moore: The Co-Producers (1974) (TV Episode)
Lou says the station mananger scheduled this show at 7 pm so he could watch it at dinner
Mary Tyler Moore: Look at Us, We're Walking (1976) (TV Episode)
The show's reruns is listed on Mel Price's WJM schedule board.
Barney Miller: The Vandal (1978) (TV Episode)
Referred to as an example of bad television.
Saturday Night Live: Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul/Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns (1981) (TV Episode)
Title menioned during the Save-A-Network Telethon
Miami Vice: Nobody Lives Forever (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Crockett
Fast Times: My Brother the Car (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Murder, She Wrote: Crossed Up (1987) (TV Episode)
Title of show is mentioned.
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "The American television debut of Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Elvis and the Beatles was on -" in the age verification test is "My Mother the Car".
Sledge Hammer!: The Secret of My Excess (1988) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Witchtrap (1989)
It is referenced.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Monster (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Jerry Van Dyke has a bumper sticker that says, 'My other car is my mother.'"
ALF: Love on the Rocks (1990) (TV Episode)
ALF refers to the series.
Repossessed (1990)
In the TV station, the name of the show with words "the new" in front of the title is written on the weekly program schedule board.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Beginning of the End (1993) (TV Episode)
theme song is sung
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Last of the Wild Horses (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Frank
The Critic: Sherman of Arabia (1995) (TV Episode)
after seeing "Brown Acres" at the Baghdad film festival, Jay wonders if "My Mother the Camel" is next
Homicide: Life on the Street: Autofocus (1995) (TV Episode)
The series is advertised on Channel 8.
3rd Rock from the Sun: My Mother the Alien (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: My Nightmare, the Car (1998) (TV Episode)
Used in the title
Malcolm in the Middle: Lois vs. Evil (2000) (TV Episode)
Hal's crossword clue reads: "My Mother the (blank)."
The Simpsons: My Mother the Carjacker (2003) (TV Episode)
episode title
Arrested Development: My Mother the Car (2003) (TV Episode)
When Michael walks in, Gob, Lindsay and Buster are watching TV and the theme music of "My Mother the Car" is playing
Veronica Mars: My Mother, the Fiend (2005) (TV Episode)
episode title reference
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
When asked if he thinks that TV is bad, Matt reponds that " was bad - this is something else".
The Cinema Snob: Hitler's Harlot (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad does a mock vlog for this show
The Cinema Snob: Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (2017) (TV Episode)
"Let's make this more embarrassing than..."
The Deuce: Show and Prove (2017) (TV Episode)
The series is mentioned

Featured in 

Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.

Spoofed in 

The Jack Benny Hour (1965) (TV Special)
Dinosaurs: Network Genius (1992) (TV Episode)
"My Mother the Lamp" is a parody of the series.
Sex Drive (1994) (Video)
Idea of person being reincarnated as car.
The Simpsons: The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase (1997) (TV Episode)
Love-Matic Grandpa spoofs this series directly.
Cartoon Planet: My Space Ghost the Car (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.

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