How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Movie 1966) Poster


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Followed by 

The Cat in the Hat (1971) (TV Short)
Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977) (TV Short)

Version of 

The Grinch (2018)

Edited into 

In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Horton Hears a Who! (1970) (TV Short)
The Grinch and some of the musical instruments from 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' are in 'Horton Hears a Who'.
The Berenstain Bears Meet Bigpaw (1980) (TV Movie)
similar plot: big beast comes down to teach the village a lesson about greed
The Wonder Years: Christmas (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the narrator (adult Kevin)
Dallas: A Tale of Two Cities (1990) (TV Episode)
Michelle says to James, "You look like you just found out the Grinch stole Christmas."
The Simpsons: Bart Gets an F (1990) (TV Episode)
The people of Springfield stand in a circle
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: I've got a wonderful, grinchy idea.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera (1991) (TV Episode)
"And you look like a Who from Whoville"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mighty Jack (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Outside, I'm the Grinch who stole Christmas."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: War of the Colossal Beast (1991) (TV Episode)
"And the Grinch peared down with his little dog, Max..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) (TV Episode)
"It's a fine one." Crow: "Mr. Grinch!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Everybody on stage for the big Whoville number!"
To Grandmother's House We Go (1992) (TV Movie)
The Wonder Years: Let Nothing You Dismay (1992) (TV Episode)
Adult Kevin says, "Then, I ran into the Grinch."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing part of "Welcome Christmas."
The Simpsons: Last Exit to Springfield (1993) (TV Episode)
Mr. Burns starts to speak in rhyme with Dr. Seuss nonsense words and the way he's drawn begins to mimic that of the Grinch.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "It's a Who from Whoville!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Swamp Diamonds (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Cindy Lou Who): "Why? Why are you taking my gun?"
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Christmas special was one of the inspirations for the film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: (lyric of Santa Klaws song) I have slain the Grinch...
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Chuck refers to John as "the Grinch."
Friends: The One with the Butt (1994) (TV Episode)
discussion of the heart-growing scene
ER: The Gift (1994) (TV Episode)
Grinch mentioned
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"You're a mean one, Mr...."
Married with Children: I Can't Believe It's Butter (1995) (TV Episode)
Kelly calls Griff "The griff who stole christmas."
Space: Above and Beyond: The River of Stars (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lt. Vansen.
The X-Files: Pusher (1996) (TV Episode)
Frank askes Modell if the Grinch was his home decorator.
Friends: The One with the Bullies (1996) (TV Episode)
One of the bullies takes Chandler's Grinch hat.
Freakazoid!: The Freakazoid (1996) (TV Episode)
The lyrics of the song during the Lobe causing havoc scene is similar to the lyrics from the song You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Unaired Pilot (1996) (TV Episode)
Buffy, "I was Cindy Lou Who just coasting through my life..."
Jingle All the Way (1996)
The Grinch is mentioned
King of the Hill: Hank's Got the Willies (1997) (TV Episode)
After hearing Hank talk negatively about Santa Claus, Bill replies "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch!".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Mole People (1997) (TV Episode)
"I have to stop Christmas from coming... but how? "
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Mantis (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow (as the Grinch): "I *will* destroy Christmas this year. I will!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Cindy Lou Bozo"
The Simpsons: The Old Man and the Lisa (1997) (TV Episode)
Kent Brockman notes that Mr. Burns stole Christmas from 1981 to 1985.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Agent for H.A.R.M. (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Cindy Lou Who grew up nice!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Invasion of the Neptune Men (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: He looks like the Grinch, doesn't he?
Melrose Place: A Tree Talks in Melrose (1997) (TV Episode)
Grinch mentioned
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Pumaman (1998) (TV Episode)
"Cindy Lou Who?
Hang Time: Window of Opportunity (1998) (TV Episode)
The thieves are known as the Grinch Gang.
Jack Frost (1998)
The X-Files: How the Ghosts Stole Christmas (1998) (TV Episode)
episode title reference
3rd Rock from the Sun: Happy New Dick! (1998) (TV Episode)
Dick, Harry, and Tommy watch it on TV.
Pocket Dragon Adventures: How the Grackul Stole Christmas (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
How Zorak Stole X-Mas (1998) (Video Game)
The title is a direct reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Fashions by Grinch of Whoville"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Track of the Moon Beast (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow sings Fahoo-Foray.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Lives by Night (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Hey, look at the Grinch's dog tree."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: He's turned into the Grinch.
ER: How the Finch Stole Christmas (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
The PJs: How the Super Stoled Christmas (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
American Psycho (2000)
Evelyn tells Patrick: "Stop scowling, Patrick, you're such a Grinch."
Nikki: The Cry Baby Who Stole Christmas (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Simpsons: Skinner's Sense of Snow (2000) (TV Episode)
Skinner says he's going to put on his favourite christmas film, a tale about a Grinchy character who tries to steal christmas. He builds it up so you think he's talking about this movie.
Gilmore Girls: Concert Interruptus (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai refers to Rory as a "Grinch."
Gilmore Girls: Christopher Returns (2001) (TV Episode)
Chris says, "All is not right in Whoville."
Shrek (2001)
Scrubs: My Own Personal Jesus (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Ice Age (2002)
Six Feet Under: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2002) (TV Episode)
mentioned that Julio is watching "The Grinch"
The X-Files: Jump the Shark (2002) (TV Episode)
How the Grinch Stole Radio Shack is a reference to this title.
Brown Sugar (2002)
Gilmore Girls: A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that Luke is the Grinch to her Cindy Lou Who.
Jackie Chan Adventures: A Jolly J-Team X-Mas (2002) (TV Episode)
Jade says Dalong Wong is part grinch and wants to steal Christmas
That '70s Show: Misty Mountain Hop (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hyde.
Silver Scream (2003) (Video)
a passing reference
Kim Possible: A Very Possible Christmas (2003) (TV Episode)
Dr. Drakken uses identical Dr. Seuss nonsense words to describe the Chistmas gifts others are getting.
My Life as a Teenage Robot: A Robot for All Seasons (2004) (TV Episode)
Todd's heart grows three sizes like The Grinch's heart
Snow (2004) (TV Movie)
"The Shrimp Who Stole Christmas"
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Christmas (2004) (TV Episode)
In Rusty's dream, his heart grew two sizes in the same style as in this TV special
Committed: The Birthday Episode (2005) (TV Episode)
Nate compares Marni's heaping mounds of birthday gifts to Christmas in Whoville.
Gilmore Girls: Come Home (2005) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says, "Is that anything like Whoville?"
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
House M.D.: Acceptance (2005) (TV Episode)
House calls a patient "Cindy Lou Who"
Half Nelson (2006)
girl is called "Cindy Lou Who"
My Name Is Earl: Y2K (2006) (TV Episode)
The scene with Cindy and Earl is just like the scene with Cindy Lou Who and Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
My Gym Partner's a Monkey: Have Yourself a Joyful Little Animas (2006) (TV Episode)
Voiceover mimicked.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Jason calls Ted "The Grinch" when he is ruining his Christmas
Dexter: Shrink Wrap (2006) (TV Episode)
Dexter: "You're a mean one, Mr. Shrink."
Dexter: Truth Be Told (2006) (TV Episode)
The Grinch mentioned
How I Met Your Mother: How Lily Stole Christmas (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Naturally, Sadie: A Very Sadie Christmas (2006) (TV Episode)
The musical montage featuring Hal is reminiscent of Thurl Ravenscroft's song about the Grinch.
The Simpsons: Kill Gil, Vol. 1 & 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
The Grumble is a parody of the Grinch.
Gilmore Girls: Santa's Secret Stuff (2007) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that she "Grinched it up" during the holiday season, refusing to celebrate Christmas without Rory.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: El día de los muertos estupidos/Heartburn (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced when Irwin says, "My true heart grew three sizes that day."
Nip/Tuck: Chaz Darling (2007) (TV Episode)
"You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch."
Psych: Gus's Dad May Have Killed an Old Guy (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn refers to Henry as "Ebenezer Grinch."
Supernatural: A Very Supernatural Christmas (2007) (TV Episode)
Dean calls Sam "Grinch"
Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007) (TV Movie)
Stan the Snowball mentions The Grinch
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
After the snow falls in Whoville the children can be seen building a 'Grinch' snowman.
Ghost Town (2008)
"Your little Grinch heart started beating again"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.68 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 question
Nostalgia Critic: Nicktoons (2009) (TV Episode)
Critic says the Bigheads "I swear are just the Grinch's testicles if they sprouted legs and started complaining about everything."
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgic Mindfucks (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among the other TV specials that star the Grinch.
The Big Bang Theory: The Classified Materials Turbulence (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the Grinch.
Nurse Jackie: Daffodil (2009) (TV Episode)
Nurse Jackie calls someone a "Grinchy fucker"
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Cereal Mascots (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions Thurl Ravencroft being the singer of this TV special.
House M.D.: Instant Karma (2009) (TV Episode)
House tells Wilson his heart is 3 sizes too small.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.67 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
The Big Bang Theory: The Maternal Congruence (2009) (TV Episode)
They Mention The Movie
Candy Cane Lane (2009) (Short)
The little girl at the end is modeled after Cindy Lou Who.
Degrassi: Minis: Ghost of Degrassi Past (2009) (TV Episode)
Bruce is dressed as the Grinch.
General Hospital: Episode #1.11995 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Valentine's Grinch"
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 20 Greatest Animated Villain Songs: Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
The Filmbuff mentions Boris Karloff's role
Grey's Anatomy: Suicide Is Painless (2010) (TV Episode)
Avery talks about Whoville and Cindy Lou Who
Kickassia (2010) (Video)
The Critic says, "I discovered that the world is filled with nasty-wasties...", a reference to part of the song of the Grinch that goes, "You're a nasty-wasty skunk..."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Scary Godmother 1 & 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
"You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" plays throughout the review of "Scary Godmother 2"
Mad: Da Grinchy Code/Duck (2010) (TV Episode)
Tom Hanks, Nicolas Cage, & Harrison Ford team up to solve the mystery of the Who-Ville present heist.
Glee: A Very Glee Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
Sue dresses up like the Grinch. The students also sing "Welcome Christmas," which comes from this movie.
The Office: Classy Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
Andy pretends to be the Grinch in a game that he and Pam create for Darryl's daughter in the warehouse.
Family Guy: Road to the North Pole (2010) (TV Episode)
In the opening montage Stewie is dressed as Santa with a huge bag of stolen gifts with a sleigh pulled by Brian wearing a reindeer antler.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Disorder (2010) (TV Episode)
Deeks refers to Sam as the Grinch, but bigger.
Psych: The Polarizing Express (2010) (TV Episode)
The Grinch can be seen walking past the Psych office.
Conan: How the Grinch Stole Innocence (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Little Fockers (2010)
Greg says, "Let's carve the roast beast."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"It's just noise, noise, NOISE."
RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer (2011)
"This Peter Pan costume is two sizes too small"
The Simpsons: The Falcon and the D'Ohman (2011) (TV Episode)
One of the ice skaters is dressed up in a Grinch costume.
Lucky Christmas (2011) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Mike.
Up All Night: First Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
Regan mentions the main character, Grinch, to Ava in this movie
A Christmas Kiss (2011) (TV Movie)
Adam gives this movie's CD as a gift
NCIS: Newborn King (2011) (TV Episode)
Griinch mentioned by Abby
NCIS: Los Angeles: Higher Power (2011) (TV Episode)
Callen tells Sam "You're a mean one, Mr. Hanna."
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Michael Bublé (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tina Fey on Weekend Update
Conan: Christmas Eve Not Christmas Steve (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Conan O'brien
AniMat's Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a Christmas special usually played during Christmas.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: 'Twas the Night Before Bumpy (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy says "the Comfort Doll's heart grew three sizes that day."
The Middle: Hecking It Up (2012) (TV Episode)
"Grincher Bowl"
The Big Bang Theory: The Launch Acceleration (2012) (TV Episode)
Leonard sings part of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch."
The Simpsons: Lisa Goes Gaga (2012) (TV Episode)
Grinch character seen
The Simpsons: A Tree Grows in Springfield (2012) (TV Episode)
In Homer's dream, Santa Claus has a Grinch tattoo on one of his shoulders.
Castle: Secret Santa (2012) (TV Episode)
Castle compares Captain Gates to the Grinch
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the con attendees is wearing a Grinch shirt.
Saturday Night Live: Martin Short/Paul McCartney (2012) (TV Episode)
"Grinchina" appears on "What Up with That?"
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's ATM Christmas Special (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by the Nerd
Phineas and Ferb: Der Kinderlumper/Just Desserts (2013) (TV Episode)
Der Kinderlumper slithers about the same way that the Grinch does
Jeopardy!: Episode #29.136 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clue in category 1960's Television
The Looney Tunes Show: Shell Game (2013) (TV Episode)
When Cecil wickedly laughs at Bugs for falling for his scam at one point his face becomes like The Grinch's face during the "wonderful, awful, idea scene".
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.190 (2013) (TV Episode)
a fake headline says Bob Filner has been cast in a new version of "The Grinch" and shows the Grinch from the cartoon
The Simpsons: Homerland (2013) (TV Episode)
The Grinch appears during the opening sequence.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
The Grinch appears in "Oh, the Places You'll D'oh!"
Phelous & the Movies: The Phelous Halloween Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Phelous sings a rendition of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"
Spooksville: The Evil House (2013) (TV Episode)
Sally says "Cindy Lou Who, who is no more than two."
The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Grinch mentioned
Lab Rats: Twas the Mission Before Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Compared to living with Perry, Donald doesn't find the Grinch such a bad guy.
Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/One Direction (2013) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Tyler Perry/Ken Jeong/The Head and the Heart (2013) (TV Episode)
a picture of the Grinch from the TV special is shown
The Simpsons: White Christmas Blues (2013) (TV Episode)
Kent Brockman reports, "There's a new Grinch this holiday season, and its name is global warming."
Atop the Fourth Wall: Star Trek: The Next Generation #2 (2013) (TV Episode)
refers to green monsters as Grinches
The Exes: How the Grinch Spent Xmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 December 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" is heard
Nostalgia Critic: Why Is Arthur Christmas a Masterpiece? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic compares Arthur Christmas to this film as demonstrating how the goodness of Christmas can be lost
Supernatural: First Born (2014) (TV Episode)
Dean comments that Crowley's "heart grew three sizes"
The Simpsons: Specs and the City (2014) (TV Episode)
Smithers has a reindeer horn on his head like Max
Tosh.0: Black Santa (2014) (TV Episode)
Grinch costume seen
Grimm: The Grimm Who Stole Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Simpsons: I Won't Be Home for Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
Grinch character seen
Pretty Little Liars: How the 'A' Stole Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
discussion of made-for-TV Christmas movies
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Bill O'Reilly/Krysten Ritter/Jungle (2014) (TV Episode)
Seth refers to the lyrics of the song about the Grinch
Best of the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Rich mentions it.
DVD-R Hell: Christmas Comes to Pac-Land (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions Whoville.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Psycho Comics #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Grinch porn"
The Night Shift: Need to Know (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: Every Man's Dream (2015) (TV Episode)
The Grinch appears in Homer's hallucination.
Saturday Night Live: Amy Schumer/The Weeknd (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Fox & Friends cold opening
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Future of the Universal Monsters (2015) (TV Episode)
James mentions this airing every Christmas
The Vampire Diaries: Age of Innocence (2015) (TV Episode)
"Heart grew four times that day"
The Night Before (2015)
Mention by Rebecca Grinch
Nostalgia Critic: Is a Charlie Brown Christmas Overrated? (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions it
Modern Family: White Christmas (2015) (TV Episode)
Grinch mentioned
Casualty: Silence Speaks (2015) (TV Episode)
Jack tells Big Mac that he thought he was a "grinch".
Scorpion: Dam Breakthrough (2015) (TV Episode)
Happy refers to the endangered people as "the Whos down in Whoville."
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler/Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and picture shown on Weekend Update
Ashens: Christmas Special 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
A plush toy of Grinch is based on this animated appearance.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Finds Her Mom! (2016) (TV Episode)
Universal Studios tourists refer to Kimmy as "Irish Dora" and "Whoville lady."
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes on a Playdate! (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Kimmy in her job pitch
Jeopardy!: Episode #32.186 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Right Initials, Wrong Voice" category
Nostalgia Critic: Can a Film Be So Good It's Bad? (2016) (TV Episode)
an example of a children's film that is more celebrated as time goes on
Studio C: Episode #7.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Bless Her Heart" sketch
The Cinema Snob: Last Ounce of Courage (2016) (TV Episode)
"Not enough lights in Whoville"
The Flash: The Present (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco asks Caitlin, "Are we about to be the Grinches this next year?"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 7 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg in discussion of Christmas movies
Grinch's ultimatum (2016) (Short)
A man chooses to become Grinch, when the option is given.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (2017) (TV Episode)
The Nerd was confused to see the Whos appear in the Lightspeed Rescue game.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Land Time Forgot (2017) (TV Episode)
"You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The Grinch?! Why?"
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Margo wears a t-shirt with the Grinch
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow (2017) (Video Game)
Mission named "You're a Mean One, Mr. Santa Claus"
The Cinema Snob: Christmas with a Capital C (2017) (TV Episode)
"This is just like How the Grinch Stole Christmas if the Whos in Whoville breathed fire over someone saying Seasons' Greetings"
The Flash: Don't Run (2017) (TV Episode)
After Cisco compares Harry to the Grinch, Harry says, "You're a mean one. I wouldn't touch you with a 39 and a half foot pole."
Psych: The Movie (2017) (TV Movie)
Shawn says, "Gus, don't be the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile."
Tax Cut Insanity (2017) (Video)
Alex Jones sings a bit of the theme song.
SuperPigAlex: Twas the Oink Before Christmas: Part 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
The Grinch appears as the villain.

Featured in 

Home Alone (1990)
Kevin fell asleep watching this before the burglars make their first attempt.
ER: Homeless for the Holidays (1996) (TV Episode)
The family is watching this program on television
A Hollywood Christmas (1996) (Video)
very brief clip and mention
That '70s Show: The Best Christmas Ever (1998) (TV Episode)
The gang are watching it.
The Christmas Special Christmas Special (2004) (TV Movie)
excerpts from this show
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
I Love the Holidays (2005) (TV Special)
One of the things associated with Christmas
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Greatest Christmas Specials (2008) (TV Episode)
Featured as the Number 4 spot
You Know What's Bullshit: Christmas Aftermath (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips of the Grinch was shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Up in the Air/Everybody's Fine/Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
Beware of Santa segment
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Villain Songs (2010) (TV Episode)
#11 is "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"
Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) (TV Episode)
clips are shown
25 Most Heartwarming Holiday TV Moments (2011) (TV Movie)
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" is #14.
Nostalgia Critic: The Grinch (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown and this one is compared to the 2000 version.
The Nostalgia Chick: The Lorax (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Blockbuster Buster: The Cat in the Hat (2012) (TV Episode)
ERod says this version is better than the live action one.
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Governors Award presentation for June Foray.
Nostalgia Critic: Eight Crazy Nights (2013) (TV Episode)
Grinch's revelation is recalled
One Hit Wonderland: Groove Is in the Heart by Deee-Lite (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip used in review.
Nostalgia Critic: Overlooked Christmas Specials (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
A Very SpaghettiBicycle Christmas Collab (2014) (Video)
Used in one of the remix segments.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Santas (2016) (TV Episode)
The Grinch is the #9 pick.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Christmas Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the secret #11 picks.

Spoofed in 

Tiny Toon Adventures: It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special (1992) (TV Episode)
A blue Grinch can be seen early in the opening sequence about to steal Christmas.
Roundhouse: Christmas (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'How David Lynch Stole Christmas'
Disney's Doug: Doug's Secret Christmas (1996) (TV Episode)
The intro features a parody of the special with Roger as The Grinch and his cat Stinky as Max trying to steal Christmas from Doug.
Student Bodies: The Christmas Concert (1997) (TV Episode)
The last cartoon sequence is a parody of the film.
South Park: Chef Aid (1998) (TV Episode)
A narrator speaks of a character's heart growing bigger as it had been 3 sizes too small, just like in this tv special.
South Park: Merry Christmas Charlie Manson! (1998) (TV Episode)
Characters watch a spoof of this on TV called "The Grinchy Poo"
Just Shoot Me!: How the Finch Stole Christmas (1998) (TV Episode)
Narrator uses similar lines, even sings parody of "You're a Mean One"; Finch ruins Christmas by replacing presents.
Family Guy: A Hero Sits Next Door (1999) (TV Episode)
In the flashback of how Joe became handicapped, Joe fights the Grinch.
Casper's Haunted Christmas (2000) (Video)
Scene with the Ghostly Trio stealing gifts from townspeople. Complete with narration.
South Park: Cartmanland (2001) (TV Episode)
When Cartman is talking about how much he hates lines he says "lines, lines, lines" the same way the Grinch says "toys, toys, toys" in the Grinch, and even the animation is similar.
South Park: A Ladder to Heaven (2002) (TV Episode)
When the town of South Park encircles the ladder to Heaven the kids are building, they are humming; the humming is spoofing the song "Fahoo Foraze".
Lizzie McGuire: Xtreme Xmas (2002) (TV Episode)
Lizzie's monologue poem uses some Grinch catchphrases
The Simpsons: 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) (TV Episode)
Homer sings a parody of, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch," while he is out stealing everyone's gifts.
South Park: Woodland Critter Christmas (2004) (TV Episode)
Mountain lion lives in cave at top of hill and behaves similarly.
Go!Animate: The Movie (2006)
"You're A Mean One, Mr. Keebler" is of the same tune and title of the Grinch's version.
Robot Chicken: Endless Breadsticks (2007) (TV Episode)
In "Screw Yousical the Musical," the kids go to a place called "Whoreville," which spoofs Whoville.
The Fairly OddParents: Merry Wishmas (2008) (TV Episode)
Characters watch "The Grunt", a spoof of this.
The Bolt Who Screwed Christmas (2009) (Short)
Film is a spoof of How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The Middle: A Simple Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
Brick: "Why are you taking our presents? Why?"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: How the Nerd Stole Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
The format and narrative are based on the Grinch
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's DP Christmas Special (2010) (TV Episode)
The Grinch visits a doctor when his heart grows three sizes.
Christmas Tree of Might (2010) (TV Short)
Turles tells Gohan the things he hates about Christmas in the same fashion as The Grinch in the film.
Nostalgia Critic: The Magic Voyage (2011) (TV Episode)
Parodies the Grinch's "All the noise, noise, noise, NOISE!"
Nostalgia Critic: The Grinch (2011) (TV Episode)
The Critic reviews the 2000 version in Seuss rhyming style, occasionally mimicking the mannerisms of Chuck Jones' Grinch.
Nostalgia Critic: The King and I (2013) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic does a impression of Thurl Ravenscroft from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, singing a parody of You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.
The Cleveland Show: Crazy Train (2013) (TV Episode)
Parodied with the kids singing
Arrested Development: Flight of the Phoenix (2013) (TV Episode)
Green faced Lucille tries to steal Cinqo de Mayo
Alone for Christmas (2013) (Video)
(sung while robbing a house) "He's a mean one, Mr. Jake."
Raising Hope: The Chance Who Stole Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
The bulk of this episode spoofs "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."
Robot Chicken: Born Again Virgin Christmas Special (2013) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Teen Titans Go!: Second Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
The Second Christmas "Grouch" is a parody of the Grinch
The Badly Animated Marvel Christmas Carol (2014) (Video)
The Grinch shows up twice in the show, once as a prototype of Tony Stark's artificial intelligence, code-named JARVIS and later when he bludgeons Santa's skull outside the North Pole's Watering Hole and steals his sleigh.
The Simpsons: Luca$ (2014) (TV Episode)
Moe smiles like the Grinch as a rat is seen with a bone tied on its head like Max
Robot Chicken: Bitch Pudding Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Bitch Pudding's heart grows three times in size (not really)
The Comix Scrutinizer: Grinch Rule 34 (2014) (TV Episode)
Every Splooge in Sploogeville liked Rule 34 a lot, except for the Grinchy Comix Scrutinizer who did not.
How the Grinch Gaped Christmas (2014) (Video)
The lead characters have the same name and appearance; plots are similar, both have a narrator and everything written in rhyme.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Tanks for the Memories (2015) (TV Episode)
At the end of act 1, Rainbow Dash does a grin very similar to the Grinch.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVI (2015) (TV Episode)
The Grumple is a spoof of the Grinch.
Family Guy: How the Griffin Stole Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Nostalgia Critic: I'll Be Home for Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
The Grinch appears to express disgust at Jake.
Regular Show: A Regular Epic Final Battle (2017) (TV Episode)
Anti-Pop's heart expanding

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