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Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine (2005) (Short)
edited from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, reworked into a black and white metacinema

References 

Greed (1924)
The General (1926)

Referenced in 

Western, Italian Style (1968) (TV Movie)
Poster shown.
Z (1969)
standee for French version is knocked over during struggle.
Una vez al año ser hippy no hace daño (1969)
Part of the main musical theme of this film is used in a scene
Ye he hua (1971)
Lead character Hsiao Hua imagines himself as Clint Eastwood in his fantasy dream sequence.
Executioner (1974)
The villain in The Executioner uses the exact same reasoning for killing people as Angel Eyes does in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - because someone paid him to do it.
Outrageous Class (1975)
iconic music used in the scene where the class members confront the bright guys chosen for the quiz.
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Title is a variation on Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo.
Il cinico, l'infame, il violento (1977)
Title is a variation on Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo.
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
"That's real GOOD psychology. Say something BAD about my mother." "Your momma is so UGLY."
Game Show Models (1977)
A poster of "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" is visible.
Permanent Vacation (1980)
A small snippet of the theme is heard when Allie is at the cinema.
Polyester (1981)
Main theme is referenced.
The Smurfs: The Good, the Bad, and the Smurfy (1982) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Eddie Murphy Delirious (1983) (TV Movie)
Eddie whistles the famous theme song and says his mother was like Clint Eastwood
Arrapaho (1984)
The music in the "Tranvel Trophy" scenes alludes to the music from the movie, which was used in the "Camel Trophy" commercials.
Brazil (1985)
When Sam is about to enter Jack's office, there is a drop of blood on the floor which he smears with his foot - this is a clear visual reference to an almost identical shot in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" when Blondie is called into Angeleye's room after Tuco has been tortured
The A-Team: Knights of the Road (1985) (TV Episode)
Murdock disguises himself from this movie outside the jail, and the theme music plays on the soundtrack.
Danger Mouse: The Good, the Bad and the Motionless (1985) (TV Episode)
this episode title is a spoof on the movie's English title, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Night Court: Caught Red Handed (1987) (TV Episode)
"The good, the bad and the ugly just dropped by."
D.C. Follies: Sean Penn Escapes from Jail and Heads to D.C. Follies (1987) (TV Episode)
Ollie North calls Gerlado and Sean Penn "The Bad and the Ugly
BraveStarr: The Good, the Bad and the Clumsy (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Cool It: Episode #3.2 (1988) (TV Episode)
Music plays during Spagetti Western sketch
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Barugon (1988) (TV Episode)
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" theme is whistled.
Moonlighting: A Womb with a View (1988) (TV Episode)
To the tune of "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", Herbert Quentin Viola and MacGillicudy have a drink/shoot out at the water dispenser.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
The "you can take the stairs or you can take the window" is from Clint Eastwood's moive; the "Ugly" said it to the "Good" in that movie.
Bad Trip (1988) (TV Movie)
Theme song hummed.
The Wonder Years: Nemesis (1989) (TV Episode)
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" theme plays as Kevin confronts Becky outside of the school.
Long Ranger and Tonton: Shooting Stars of the West (1989)
This movie was mentioned
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Eye (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow whistles the film's theme.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Hand (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel whistles the theme music.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sidehackers (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom whistles the theme music.
The Wonder Years: The Journey (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the narrator (adult Kevin)
Book of Love (1990)
Plays the classic intro music when meeting a rival gang
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Splendor in the Class (1991) (TV Episode)
Parker refers to the displays at the arts festival as "the good, the bad and the greasy."
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #2.17 (1991) (TV Episode)
Similar extreme close-ups and music during the head-crushing segment
The Simpsons: Brush with Greatness (1991) (TV Episode)
A Good, the Bad and the Ugly-like theme plays as Homer prepares to weigh himself on the scales.
Family Matters: The Good, the Bad and the Urkel (1991) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Simpsons: Lisa's Substitute (1991) (TV Episode)
A "Good, the Bad and the Ugly"-like theme is heard as Mr. Bergstrom first enters the classroom, dressed as a cowboy.
Phool Aur Kaante (1991)
The line, "When you have to shoot, shoot, don't talk".
Blowback 2 (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) (TV Episode)
"He's the ugly, no he's the bad!"
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
In Reservoir Dogs Blonde asks the cop whether he likes the music then tortures him while music is playing. In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Angel Eyes asks Tuco whether he likes the music then tortures him while music is playing.
Dust Devil (1992)
Into the West (1992)
Star Trek: The Next Generation: A Fistful of Datas (1992) (TV Episode)
In the opening scene, Picard plays the first three notes of the Good/Bad/Ugly theme, anticipating the episode's spoof.
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
The theme from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) is played when Paul and his friends go to Diane's house and then to the wedding.
Trespass (1992)
The Sandlot (1993)
Bennie and the faceoff with the baseball and the beast is very similar to the faceoff in the graveyard in the Good, Bad, and Ugly.
The Simpsons: The Front (1993) (TV Episode)
A "Good, the Bad and the Ugly"-like theme plays in Grampa's daydream about the Old West.
Gunmen (1993)
Denis Leary killing a person after eating at a table with him is a reference to a similar scene with Lee Van Cleef in Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo.
Made in America (1993)
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" theme plays as Sarah first enters Hal's car dealership.
Red Rock West (1993)
Iron Monkey (1993)
Features the famous sound effect heard during the freeze-frames while introducing each of the three title characters in Leone's film
True Romance (1993)
Mentioned in Clarence's "That's a Movie" speech.
Little Miss Millions (1993)
Nick quotes a line from the film when saving Heather from a biker gang.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow whistles the film's main theme.
Married with Children: The Worst Noel (1993) (TV Episode)
It's announced that this fim will be shown on TV on Christmas - after 'It's a Wonderful Life'.
Goof Troop: The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy (1993) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo hums the theme.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: 12 to the Moon (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow whistles "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" theme.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The scene in which Jules eats Brett's food and talks to him before killing him mirrors a scene from early in 'The Good, the Bad & the Ugly'.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Fresh Prince: The Movie (1994) (TV Episode)
Music is heard
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Last of the Wild Horses (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom whistles part of the theme.
The Boys Are Back: The Good, the Bad and the Hansens (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Hand Gun (1994)
Married with Children: Dud Bowl (1994) (TV Episode)
The theme from this film is played twice when Al's former team is challenged.
Beanstalk (1994)
The theme is heard during the climax with Jack and the Giant.
Mad About You: The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Appealing (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Score (1995)
Several variations of the sentence "There are two kinds of people in this world. Those with loaded guns, and those who dig" are said by the various protagonists.
The Good, the Bad & the Beautiful (1996) (TV Special)
title reference
Sliders: The Good, the Bad and the Wealthy (1996) (TV Episode)
Title is an allusion to "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly"
Beqabu (1996)
Theme music is used in song ' Tu Woh Tu Hai'
Wasted! (1996)
Home Improvement: The Wood, the Bad and the Hungry (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Wild Arms (1996) (Video Game)
Wild Arms has similar music to this movie
Face/Off (1997)
Orgazmo (1997)
Under "Epics" in video store: The Good, The Bad, Jesus
Big City Blues (1997)
mentioned in dialogue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo whistles the theme.
Seinfeld: The Strike (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Never Mind the Buzzcocks: Merry Mind the Buzzcocks (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
The Odd Couple II (1998)
This film's theme song plays as Felix and Oscar walk through the desert, followed by Oscar saying, "I think we're in a Clint Eastwood movie."
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
When Riggs is about to enter Murtaugh office, there is a drop of blood on the floor which he smears with his foot - this is a visual reference to an almost identical shot in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."
Duke Nukem: Time to Kill (1998) (Video Game)
At the beginning of level 2, there's a gravestone near Duke's starting point with the name Arch Stanton on it. This the grave that Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, and Lee Van Cleef are looking for in "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly."
Dollar for the Dead (1998) (TV Movie)
King of the Hill: Good Hill Hunting (1998) (TV Episode)
Bobby dresses as a cowboy and gets in a play gunfight with a younger boy. When the boy pretends to shoot Bobby, he pretends to be injured and mumbles that "the gold is hidden" then pretends to die.
17 and Under (1998)
A gang member says the title.
Farscape: PK Tech Girl (1999) (TV Episode)
Crichton said he had a poster of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in his old bedroom.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Final Justice (1999) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The ugly and the ugly and the ugly"
Cold Harvest (1999) (Video)
Opening is explicit imitation of first meeting between Blondie and Tuco.
Recess: Dodgeball City (1999) (TV Episode)
Gus wears a poncho and hat like Eastwood, and El Diablo is spelled out on the screen just like in "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly".
Three Kings (1999)
Saturday Night Live: Norm Macdonald/Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Inside the Actor's studio
Blondie: Live (1999) (Video)
Main theme is featured.
Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' (2000) (TV Movie)
briefly mentionned
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Time and Tide (2000)
Early gun standoff between cop and robber ends with "shoot, don't talk" reference.
Versus (2000)
Use of "The Sergio Leone" close-up.
These Old Broads (2001) (TV Movie)
when Joan Collins meets Shirley Maclaine this thememusic playes
Charmed: The Good, the Bad and the Cursed (2001) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the English title of the movie.
The Sopranos: Fortunate Son (2001) (TV Episode)
the theme song is heard
Terror i Rock 'n' Roll Önsjön (2001) (Video)
The musical score prior to the fight between the brats and the raggare paraphrases Morricones iconic score.
Manitou's Shoe (2001)
The pink umbrella at the end of 'Der Schuh des Manitu' references Tuco's umbrella in the desert
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
In Part I, Chapter 2 ("Live from the Crime Scene") a mobster gets a call on his cell phone, and the ring tone is the theme of "The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly".
Wolf Girl (2001) (TV Movie)
There is a sign for the movie 'Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)' on the town's movie theatre.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (2001) (Short)
A tribute to the Sergio Leone's movie.
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
A few bars of the theme song can be heard in one scene.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Gimli's comment about having the "eyes of a hawk" before being captured by Galadriel's bodyguards almost identical to a scene with Eli Wallach and Clint Eastwood in this film. The initial shot is even similar, with bayonets/arrows popping into frame unnoticed by the characters.
Jackass: Episode #3.4 (2001) (TV Episode)
theme plays during duel
The Cockettes (2002)
A marquee advertising this film is visible in a photo.
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Morricone's tune with a Western background.
The Simpsons: The Lastest Gun in the West (2002) (TV Episode)
Uses the Morricone's theme music from "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly."
Inside the Actors Studio: Episode #8.15 (2002) (TV Episode)
Samuel L. Jackson impersonates Quentin Tarantino and mentions the film
The Blood Pact: The Making of 'Blade II' (2002) (Video)
mentionned once
No Law 4000 (2002) (Short)
800 Bullets (2002)
Samurai Jack: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful (2002) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Home Movies: Time to Pay the Price (2002) (TV Episode)
One of Brendon's movies is inspired by the shootout at the end of this film.
Orion's Cloud (2002) (Short)
Greg keeps trying to explain Freud to Diamond, repeating "Id, Id, Id" to which Diamond replies "Idiots!" - this parallels a line from The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly where a characer is trying to read a note, repeating Id, to which Eastwood looks at it and says "Idiots." The pacing is almost identical.
Who Killed 'Winter Kills'? (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (Video)
theme plays
Saudade (2003)
at a meeting, someone is wearing a shirt that says "The Good The Bad The Ugly"
Grind (2003)
Some of the music played during the skateboard showdown.
Boom (2003)
3-way shootout at the end with spinning camera
The Booze Cruise (2003) (TV Movie)
one character describes three others as good, bad and ugly
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The opening shot is a reference to a similar scene in 'The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly' in which Tuco points a gun at Blondie, who is near-death from dehydration and being out in the sun for hours.
An Opera of Violence (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
The Wages of Sin (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Something to Do with Death (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Angel: Life of the Party (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorne: The Good, The Bad, and the Hideously Ugly
The Anti-Hero's Journey (2004) (Video)
mentionned once
The Good, the Bad & the Bloody: Inside KNB EFX (2004) (Video)
title reference
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)
During one scene, before a concert, part of the Metallica's version of "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"'s theme, used for their S&M album, can be heard
Dead & Breakfast (2004)
The music during the "Stand-off" scene is a homage to the famous scene in this film.
Lightning Bug (2004)
(on magazine cover) "All the new releases: The good, the bad, the worst"
The Punisher (2004)
The lobby shootout in the Saint building mimmicks the final standoff in The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. The camera moves over everyone's holsters and eyes.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Use of the "Sergio Leone" closeup. Also, "Il Tramanto" from this film's score is heard when The Bride sees Bill in the opening flashback.
Van Helsing (2004)
Anna misquotes Tuco's "kill your victim, don't talk" line
Red Dead Revolver (2004) (Video Game)
A bridge battle with a similar outcome.
The Cover (2004) (Video)
Noel mentions that it's his favourite film.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
In a scene (1h 46m into the movie) where a man's hand moves onto the back of Audrey Tautou's neck, Juenet explains that this is improbable, but it is "totally Sergio Leone" and that "it's Clint Eastwood throwing down the spade in The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.
In Good Company (2004)
3 person standoff with the extreme close-ups towards the end. The director acknowloges this homage in an interview
Il Maestro: Ennio Morricone and 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' (2004) (Video)
documentary about the movie
Choices: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly (2004) (Short)
title reference
We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005)
The Belgian poster is visible behind Flea.
The Pacifier (2005)
Title song heard in scene outside Costco store.
Mulva 2: Kill Teen Ape! (2005) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Scrubs: My Boss's Free Haircut (2005) (TV Episode)
The shot and the music when Kelso breaks down the door.
Down in the Valley (2005)
a kid says this movie's title when he sees Harlan dressed as a cowboy
Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine (2005) (Short)
Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is reworked into a black and white metacinema.
Lee's Offering (2005)
Nick tells Lee about the bathtub scene in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly".
In the Strangest Places (2005)
homage
Het schnitzelparadijs (2005)
The opening credits are a hommage to the opening credits of Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966). It even sampled some of the gunshots.
The Spaghetti West (2005) (Video)
Poster shown and film mentioned.
The Combat (2005) (Short)
First shot, after opening credits
Gun (2005) (Video Game)
Shooting of the rope when a man is going to be hanged. References Clint Eastwood shooting Eli Wallach's rope
The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide (2006) (TV Movie)
The music in the showdown scene is inspired by the showdown from this film.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt puts up a poster of the film in his office.
Two and a Half Men: My Tongue Is Meat (2006) (TV Episode)
Evelyn and Mia look at and approach each other as the soundtrack from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is playing.
The Showdown (2006) (Short)
Directors Antony & Fulvio Sestito admire and have always been influenced by director Sergio Leone. The Showdown pays homage to his style in many scenes of the western portion of the film.
ATL (2006)
Dialogue: "Man, I got 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' herbal."
La canette pshittera trois fois (2006) (Short)
duel scene
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Will, Jack, and Norrington hold their swords at each other forming a triangle much like the triangle created for Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, and Lee Van Cleef make when they are about to have the climatic showdown.
Wild Seven (2006)
Two main characters discuss Lee Van Klief's character in the film.
Zoom (2006)
Pastewka: Die Strategie der Schnecke (2006) (TV Episode)
Pastewka has a poster from this movie in his flat
Shut Up & Sing (2006)
"We go through the good, the bad and the ugly all together."
Jackass Number Two (2006)
Uses the Ecstasy of Gold from the final scene in the cemetery during the stampede
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
In "Marshmallow's Last Stand", you can hear some music from this movie when Homestar and Strong Bad stare each other down
Clarkson: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly (2006) (Video)
title reference
Grey's Anatomy: Where the Boys Are (2006) (TV Episode)
Derek says: "The good, the bad, the wife."
Smokin' Aces (2006)
When one of the Tremor brothers pretends to be a ventriloquist with the body of one of the bail bondsmen, the music playing is from a scene in the Good the Bad and the Ugly where Blondie (Clint Eastwood) interacts with a dying soldier.
Get a Life (2006) (Video)
"Did you see the movie 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'?"
We Are Marshall (2006)
The coach whistles the theme to this film.
Night at the Museum (2006)
Larry calls Jedediah "Blondie" the first time he sees him, a reference to Clint Eastwood's character.
We Are the Strange (2007)
The Final battle has the characters standing as if engaged in a draw. M Dot Strange says it's direct reference from The Good the Bad and the Ugly
Spin (2007)
Carlos says that everybody knows everything about him, "the good, the bad and the ugly"
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Nick Angel rides through the high street with the guns and ammunition in an homage to TGTBATU. One of the characters refers to him as "Angel" the same way that Eli Wallach's character (Tuco) refers to Lee Van Cleef (Angel Eyes).
Pistoleros (2007)
Poster can be seen on the wall in the flat with the three thugs smoking pot
Watching the Detectives (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
Ratatouille (2007)
The first shot of Remy is a freeze frame as he jumps through a window with a stolen cook book. This is the same way Tuco is introduced in The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.
Into the Wild (2007)
Chris has a poster of Clint Eastwood from The Good, The Bad and The Ugly in his apartment in Atlanta.
Down by the Riverside (2007)
Homage sequence of the classic fight scene, where there is a mexican standoff, intercutting extreme close ups at an extremely slow pace, the standoff ends in the same way as The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Quickly.
Tout sur moi: Le bon, la brute et le truand (2008) (TV Episode)
French title reference
The Mad, the Bad & the Ugly (2008) (TV Movie)
Title reference.
How I Met Your Mother: Everything Must Go (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as "The Good, the Bad and the Fabulous" in a list of western movies that have red boots.
The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
The concept of the three main characters as well as the title come from this Sergio Leone classic.
Heroes Unmasked: Through Heroes Eyes (2008) (TV Episode)
Reference to Sergio Leone's "'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' trilogy"
Six Reasons Why (2008)
The opening sequence is practically a remake of the opening sequence from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
Order Up! (2008) (Video Game)
Dusty Kiester - "The good, the great, and the amazing"
Wild Child (2008)
Use of the "Leone-close-up" and rattlesnake-like sound-effects when Poppy confronts the Head Girl at Lacrosse
Weeds: If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working? (2008) (TV Episode)
The title of the episode is a quote from the movie
Supernatural: Are You There, God? It's Me, Dean Winchester (2008) (TV Episode)
Bobby says "when you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk."
Face Eater (2008)
Close up of the eyes in the redneck gunfight scene is a reference to The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.
Dusty (2008) (Short)
Final scene is a tribute
Frost/Nixon (2008)
The keyboard music before the final interview briefly plays the same music as before the showdown at the end of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
Nostalgia Critic: NC vs. AVGN Retrospect (2008) (TV Episode)
One of the fan arts is a parody poster of this movie.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Uses GBU theme during the old-lady fight scenes
Dostana (2008)
The theme is played when Sam shows himself in the doorway to meet M.
Francisco Maltes (2008) (Short)
edition
Ladykracher: Episode #4.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
poster
The Nutty Professor (2008) (Video)
variation of the GBU theme plays as Jack and Harold face off
About Elly (2009)
The film is referenced in a game of charades.
Life on Mars: Home Is Where You Hang Your Holster (2009) (TV Episode)
poster in office
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) (Video Game)
A mission in Larry's Western dreamscape is called "The Good, the Dead and the Ass Bandits"
The Simpsons: The Good, the Sad and the Drugly (2009) (TV Episode)
Episode title spoofs English title of the film.
Arthur: MacFrensky/The Good, the Bad and the Binky (2009) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
One Minutes (2009)
References climatic shoot out show down
Nostalgia Critic: TGWTG Team Brawl, 1st Anniversary Video (2009) (TV Episode)
The iconic theme plays during Linkara's introduction
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's (2009) (Video)
mentioned as prototype
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
The opening scene where Hans Landa visit Perrier LaPadite mirrors the scene where Angel Eyes meets with Stevens
The Bachelorette: Episode #5.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
English title referenced by name whe the group date is revealed.
The Gunslingers (2009)
It is the name of Ennio Morricone's score for the movie.
Giallo (2009)
Poster in Sal's Office
Bad Movie Beatdown: Seraphim Falls (2009) (TV Episode)
The theme plays as Film Brain gets chased by the police
The Black Mamba (2009) (Short)
Michael Mercy's character, "Sentenza" is named in homage of Lee Van Cleef's character.
Smash Cut (2009)
"What are you, the good? The bad? No, the ugly."
Psych: High Noon-ish (2009) (TV Episode)
The showdown at the end contains music and close-ups of the characters' faces.
Baarìa (2009)
A kid collects frames from various movies.
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Cinematic Title Combos"
The Irate Gamer: History of Video Games: Part 2B (2009) (TV Episode)
As the Gamer aims his gun at the cowboys during "Shootout", the music from this movie is heard
Metallica - Français pour une nuit (2009) (Video)
Opens with "The ecstasy of gold" that Ennio Morricone composed for the movie.
Bugged: The Good, the Bad and the Stinky (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Troop: The Good, the Bad and the Ickie Doll (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Little Red Riding Hood (2009) (Video)
Staging of the finale was heavily influeced by spaghetti Westerns, particularly the "Il Triello" finale in this Leone classic.
American Idol: Auditions: Dallas (2010) (TV Episode)
Showdown mentioned between Neil and Simon with the theme played
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.136 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Title Role Playing"
Castle: Den of Thieves (2010) (TV Episode)
Musical cue during the opening poker game.
Ugly Americans: So You Want to Be a Vampire? (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Good, the Bad, and the Alex (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Jake's ringtone is movie's opening title theme. Eli Wallach co-stars in both films.
Red Dead Redemption (2010) (Video Game)
There are three unlockable multiplayer titles called "The Ugly", "The Bad", and "The Good", unlocked in that order.
Midsomer Murders: Blood on the Saddle (2010) (TV Episode)
during traveling fair Western shootout, the music score reflects an Ennio Morricone-style whistling score.
Beyond the Grave (2010)
One of The Dark Rider's henchmen is named Angel Eyes after the Sergio Leone's film villain.
Faster (2010)
Killer's ringtone is the main theme.
Rango (2011)
When Rango is escaping from the hawk who takes Rock-Eye, and Rock-Eye yells "You son of a..." to be cut off by the hawk screech, this mimics Tuco yelling to Blondie at the end of Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Rango (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy compares the movie to Rango
Community: A Fistful of Paintballs (2011) (TV Episode)
The duel scene and the music surrounds it
Four of a Qind (2011) (Short)
Heavily inspired by the final showdown of this movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: True Grit (2011) (TV Episode)
mentions this as one of a few westerns the Critic actually likes
CCTV (2011) (Short)
Quotation
Futurama: The Silence of the Clamps (2011) (TV Episode)
The stand-off scene features many shots inspired by this scene and a musical cue is inspired by "The Ecstasy of Gold".
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Jake assesses a revolver by the sound it makes while being cocked, much like Tuco did.
Dave's Old Porn: Whitney Cummings/Ron Jeremy (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Ron Jeremy
Supernatural: Death's Door (2011) (TV Episode)
"the good, the bad, the bloody"
The Cinema Snob: Guyana: Cult of the Damned (2012) (TV Episode)
"...where these kids are caught stealing food from... The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #9.5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Iranian scientist says "If you want to launch, launch, don't talk"
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s (2012)
Referenced as Spaghetti Western international hit.
Scandal: Sweet Baby (2012) (TV Episode)
"I've got good, I've got bad, I've got ugly"
Mission to Lars (2012)
"The Ecstasy of Gold" is used throughout on the soundtrack. Metallica use the song from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly as their entrance music at concerts.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
the theme song is played when Booker is introduced.
Awkward.: Once Upon a Blog (2012) (TV Episode)
"good, bad or ugly"
Family Traditions (2012) (Short)
t-shirt worn
Death Race: Inferno (2012) (Video)
Phrase "good, bad and ugly" said
Homeland: The Choice (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Django Unchained (2012)
Stephen's interrupted final line references the final line of "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."
General Hospital: Episode dated 2 April 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Studio C: Episode #2.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Good, Bad, & Ugly Cop" sketch
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.65 (2013) (TV Episode)
The phrase "the good, the bad and the alimony" is used in reference to Clint Eastwood possibly getting a divorce.
Men at Work: The Good, the Bad & the Milo (2013) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Reid's journey with Cavendish across the desert and Tonto's use of an umbrella in a similar traveling scene is similar to Tuco's in this.
The Cinema Snob: The Legend of the Lone Ranger (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob says he wishes he were watching this movie instead
That Music Show: 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) (TV Episode)
The main title is heard during the shotgun shoot-off segment.
Graceland: Smoke Alarm (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Fifth Estate (2013)
Tuco ("The Ugly") appears as graffiti on a nightclub wall.
Boss (2013)
The main theme is played when Shakthi Kapoor enters.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (2013) (Video Game)
One of the levels is titled "The Good, the Bad and the Hungry."
Castle: The Good, the Bad & the Baby (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Ambush: Episode #1.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ofer says Slutzki and Domingez are the good, the bad and the ugly but the good is gone
Animals (2013) (Short)
Leo's line 'Two thousand's a lot Kat. You're gonna have to earn it!' references Blondie's line to Tuco: 'Two hundred thousand dollars is a lot of money. We're gonna have to earn it.'
Christmas Cruelty! (2013)
Inspired by cinematography of Tonino Delli Colli
La Muerte de Martín Fierro (2013) (Short)
Final duel is taken directly from Leone
Atop the Fourth Wall: Gameboy #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Herman was one of the stars of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. He was both the Bad and the Ugly."
Life After Pi (2014)
Poster seen
Big Brother Israel: Episode #6.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Doron
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Clint Eastwood/Jack White (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Mack Blaster: The World in the Crosshairs (2014) (Short)
Many shots inspired by the famous Sergio Leone western
Chicago P.D.: Get My Cigarettes (2014) (TV Episode)
"Good, bad, ugly."
The Book of Life (2014)
Ennio Morricone's "The Ecstasy of Gold" is used as background music for Manolo's first bullfight.
The Simpsons: Super Franchise Me (2014) (TV Episode)
A section of "L'Estasi dell'Oro" ("The Ecstasy of Gold") plays during this episode.
Supernatural: Paper Moon (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kate
Albatross (2014)
The extreme close up shots, of eyes and "weapons", when the foes Kjartan and Þrándur meet, correlates to the shots between Angel Eyes, Blondie and Tuco in the legendary Mexican standoff scene in the classic Spaghetti Western.
Dr. Zitbag's Transylvania Pet Shop: Grime Does Not Pay (TV Episode)
The music playing when the convict has a stand off with the mutant frog is in reference to this movie's stand off scene.
Flash Forward: Dog Day After Lunch (TV Episode)
A send-up of "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" theme is heard as Jack's cousin approaches for the fight with Tucker and Horace.

Featured in 

Permanent Vacation (1980)
during the scene in the movie theatre lobby, the sound track from this movie can be heard
Bellissimo: Immagini del cinema italiano (1985)
Clips from this are shown as part of the documentary.
MacGyver: MacGyver's Women (1990) (TV Episode)
Mac's standing atop the wobbly signpost with his hands tied and his head in a noose is similar to a final scene of Mr. Ugly in the Clint Eastwood film.
Eastwood... A Star (1992) (TV Movie)
Gun: The Shot (1997) (TV Episode)
On television as character draws and shoots the television.
Eastwood on Eastwood (1997) (TV Movie)
Baby Boy (2001)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
SexTV: Legacy of the Cowboy/Blazing Saddles/Pony Play (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
The Tiger and the Snow (2005)
When Attilio tries to seduce Vittoria, the Tv is on and plays Leone's film.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown, and mentioned during Clint Eastwood presentation
The Hour: Episode #7.22 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Clint Eastwood's bio segment.
Brows Held High: We Are the Strange (2011) (TV Episode)
compares dueling scenes
Settling the Score: The Magic and Music of the Western (2012) (TV Movie)
Features clips from
Side by Side (2012)
Clip of Clint Eastwood in cemetery
Propaganda (2012)
Clips shown
At the Movies: Ennio Morricone in Conversation (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during the interview.
Special Collector's Edition: Desafío Total (2013) (TV Episode)
blu-ray shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Scores (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
The 86th Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.

Spoofed in 

Get Smart: Tequila Mockingbird (1969) (TV Episode)
the Mexican showdown is shot in the same style of the film
The Unhanged (1971)
Quark: The Good, the Bad, and the Ficus (1978) (TV Episode)
Movie title spoofed in episode title
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
When Clint Eastwood's character comes into a stand-off with the biker gang, the first few notes of the theme tune is played.
Part 2, Mad Mission: Aces Go Places (1983)
The first appearance of the Clint Eastwood lookalike bad guy features Morricones famous "il buono, il brutto, il cattivo" score
Meet the Raisins! (1988) (TV Short)
The Good, the Bad, and the Wrinkled: Raisins dressed as Clint Eastwood, for a high-noon shootout with a jalepeno. Raisins sing "Shotgun."
Mathnet: The Case of the Masked Avenger (1990) (TV Episode)
There is a boxing tournament of "The Good vs. The Bad and the Ugly"
The Hard Way (1991)
Sweet Talker (1991)
Theme song spoofed in final scene.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Conquered the World (1991) (TV Episode)
Several times during the film where Lee Van Cleef appears, the theme from "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly" is whistled.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Guess Who's Coming to Marry? (1991) (TV Episode)
When they say "The Smith sisters are reunited. The good, the bad, and the..." when Aunt Helen says "Don't go there."
Boris and Natasha (1992) (TV Movie)
Doug: Doug Pumps Up/Doug Goes Hollywood (1992) (TV Episode)
A movie poster for "The Good, the Bad, and the Douggy" can be seen by the theater.
Stay Tuned (1992)
The music in the western sequence is a send-up of "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" theme.
The Good, the Bad & the Nasty (1992) (Video)
Western parody
Neon Rider: The Good, the Bad, and Eleanor (1992) (TV Episode)
whole spaghetti western fantasy based on this movie
Animaniacs: Moby or Not Moby/Mesozoic Mindy/The Good, the Boo and the Ugly (1993) (TV Episode)
'The Good, the Boo and the Ugly' is a spoof of 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,' complete with similar music, Boo's identity as 'the man with no personality' (Clint Eastwood's character) and characters who resemble Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Who's the Boss? (1994) (TV Episode)
Will and Carlton engage in a standoff while music from the film is played.
The Night Before Christmas (1994)
the sequence where Clint Eastwood shoots the rope is spoofed in this movie.
The Secret World of Alex Mack: New Kid in Town (1995) (TV Episode)
"Mexican standoff" scene, including similar music
Discworld (1995) (Video Game)
The Shot (1996)
The Simpsons: El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Homer (1997) (TV Episode)
Same music from the famous scene used in an almost identical shot of Homer with a chilli spoon standing off against the chilli cooks.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Mermaidman and Barnacleboy/Pickles (1999) (TV Episode)
The stand-off scene between SpongeBob and Bubblebass and the music used.
Shanghai Noon (2000)
The New Guy (2002)
George of the Jungle 2 (2003) (Video)
the scene where George faces off with the bulldozers while the GB&U theme plays in the background is a parody
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004) (Video)
Parodies showdown scenes' close-up cross-cutting and uses Morricone's famous theme; motions by Timon and Simba parody the shootout scene in the movie.
Os Tonechos van á obra (2004) (TV Movie)
This movie spoofs 'Il bono, il brutto, il cattivo'
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Chocolate Sailor/The Good, the Bad, and the Toothless (2004) (TV Episode)
The "The Good, the Bad and the Toothless" cartoon
Lucky Luke and the Daltons (2004)
A memorable quote from "Il Buono, il brutto, il cattivo" was used in "Les Dalton"
Racing Stripes (2005)
Plays theme as Stripes and the mailman stare each other out before racing
Son of the Mask (2005)
Loki and Alvey Avery play out the gunfight in said film.
Salaam Namaste (2005)
Whenever Jaggu's character (an Australian cowboy) shows up , the theme of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is played.
Die Zombiejäger (2005)
When the hunters walks in for the final showdown with the super zombie Dieter wisles the first notes of the main theme from this film before being interupted.
Rumor Has It... (2005)
The musical theme from the film is heard when Costner confronts MacLaine
The Simpsons: The Seemingly Never-Ending Story (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofs the Mexican standoff scene from "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" with spoofing ominous music.
Malcolm in the Middle: Cattle Court (2006) (TV Episode)
face-off between Craig and an old woman at the store (close-ups of faces, similar music)
Severance (2006)
(At the start) Spoof of famous hand at side shot, but with a knife instead of a gun
A Child's Play Story II: Father Son Fury (2006) (Short)
Features Ennio Morricone music cues
The Writers Flipped, They Have No Script (2006) (Video)
Spoofed in "The Good, the Boo and the Ugly" clip
Robot Chicken: Shoe (2007) (TV Episode)
The tortoise and the hare of Aesop fame have a race and then a shootout
The Wailer 2 (2007) (Video)
theme music is heard during a face-off
Nostalgia Critic: The Battle of Epic Proportions (2008) (TV Episode)
Music during the fight.
Skeleton Key 2: 667 Neighbor of the Beast (2008) (Video)
the gunfight in cowboy hats while similar music plays
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
crazy credits: poster "The Good, the Bad and the Muttly"
Labou (2008) (Video)
face-off between Labou and the bad guy wearing a cowboy hat (close-ups of faces, similar music)
Luck by Chance (2009)
In Ranjit's (Sanjay Kapoor) office there is a poster shown (which even rips off the minute details from the poster of the original movie), which is of a supposedly ripped off movie called "The Good, The Bad and The Worst" starring Ranjit. Also a TGTBTU's theme like tune is played in background.
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009) (Video Game)
The scene when De Singe arrives with a sniper rifle at the Wind Control Device and threatens Guybrush to hand over his hand, followed by a brief period of staring silence in confrontation before Guybrush breaks the silence and De Singe fires the rifle, parodies the "showdown at high noon" scene in the "Dollars Trilogy", most notably "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly".
Leverage: The Two Live Crew Job (2009) (TV Episode)
Hardison and Chaos "duel" outside the vans
The Cinema Snob: Death Nurse 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Cinema Snob reuses the opening for Death Nurse 2
Male Behaviour (2011) (Short)
Spoofed in spaghetti western mood.
Gravity Falls: Dreamscaperers (2012) (TV Episode)
As Dipper and Grunkle Stan stare each other down, the music spoofs "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" theme.
The Sugarcube Critic: Applebuck Season (2014) (TV Episode)
The episode begins with Nook imitating Clint Eastwood to the film's theme.

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