The Graduate (1967) Poster



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Edited into 

Comic Relief (1997) (TV Special)
Edited into a spoof with Anne Robinson
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael (1999) (Video)
In the video for "Too Funky," the audio starts off with the lines from Mrs. Robinson: "I am not trying to seduce you. Would you like me to seduce you? Is that what you want?"
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


5 Against the House (1955)
The exact shot of Hoffman as seen through Anne Bancroft's leg was lifted from 5 Against The House. That film featured Kim Novak's leg with Guy Madison in the background.

Referenced in 

The Saint: Portrait of Brenda (1969) (TV Episode)
Simon Templar drives past a cinema sign advertising the film.
Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969)
Shown on cinema marquee during opening credits
The Brady Bunch: The Undergraduate (1970) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Raquel! (1970) (TV Movie)
Raquel performs The Sound of Silence
The Strawberry Statement (1970)
After she seduces him with (what the viewers see as quick flashes of) her large breasts, Simon asks the Filing Room Girl if she saw that film, but she simply says no and proceeds with her actions
Little Big Man (1970)
The famouse scene with Hoffmann and Bancroft, where she ist undressing her stockings, is repeated with Hoffmann and Dunaway.
Trapped in the House (1970)
A poster of Ben Braddock is on a wall.
On Location: Dustin Hoffman (1971) (TV Short)
Hungry Wives (1972)
40 Carats (1973)
Billy calls forty year old Ann "Mrs. Robinson" when he learns twenty-two year old Peter has asked her to marry him.
Kom till Casino! (1975)
Referenced in sketch
The Bob Newhart Show: Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson (1976) (TV Episode)
song from movie in title
Fantasy Island: Reunion/Anniversary (1978) (TV Episode)
mentioned by members of the Honeybees
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/Sun Ra (1978) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in superimposed text running under Buck Henry's monologue
Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull (1980) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Speaking of Fashion
A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Brad Davis and Karen Allen leave the Orson Welles Cinema in Cambridge after seeing The Graduate. They discuss the film briefly.
Bosom Buddies: Kip and Sonny's Date (1981) (TV Episode)
When Ruth asks to speak to Henry alone, Kip and Amy start singing, "Mrs. Robinson."
My Tutor (1983)
The advice regarding "computerchips" references the "plastics" advice from The Graduate
Valley Girl (1983)
Hinted at by Mrs. Brent when trying to seduce Skip by the pool. Also, the ending scene is a very direct tribute.
Family Ties: The Graduate (1984) (TV Episode)
title reference
Ghostbusters (1984)
Next of Kin (1984)
Hill Street Blues: G.Q. (1985) (TV Episode)
Fay says she feels like Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate.
Screen Test (1985)
"Is this some sort of Mrs. Robinson thing?"
Who's the Boss?: The Graduate (1985) (TV Episode)
title reference
Asik Oldum (1985)
The Facts of Life: The Graduate (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: The Graduate (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference, title mentioned, plot
Modern Girls (1986)
In both films, a naive male character is given a secret word, and the word in both cases is "plastics."
Cheers: Knights of the Scimitar (1986) (TV Episode)
Diane mentions the character of Mrs. Robinson in reference to a younger man being attracted to her.
Night Court: Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson (1987) (TV Episode)
Song in title in movie
The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
Older woman seduces younger man with similar style.
Charles in Charge: The Undergraduate (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Perfect Strangers: The Graduate (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
1969 (1988)
Intruder (1989)
Large glass window scene.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Crow
Mystery Train (1989)
When Jun and Mitsuko kiss at one point, Mitsuko still has cigarette smoke in her mouth, á la Mrs. Robinson in the Graduate.
Freddy's Nightmares: Safe Sex (1989) (TV Episode)
Re-creation of the famous through-the-legs shot of Mrs. Robinson seducing Hoffman
Troll 2 (1990)
Scene in which Creedence Leonore Gielgud shows one of her legs to Brent.
Night Court: A Family Affair: Part 2 (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Night Court: Jail Bait (1990) (TV Episode)
"Koo-koo-ka-choo, Mrs. Robinson."
Northern Exposure: Goodbye to All That (1991) (TV Episode)
Ed tells Joel to pursue Elaine like Dustin Hoffman does...which he later does in a dream sequence.
Full House: The Graduates (1991) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Plastics.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: The Undergraduate (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference; the plot centers around Parker's attraction to a female teacher at Santo Domingo.
Saved by the Bell: The Last Weekend (1991) (TV Episode)
The elderly woman who flirts with Slater is named Mrs. Robinson.
Mai dire TV: Episode #1.7 (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned once.
The Player (1992)
In the opening shot, Buck Henry (who wrote the screenplay to "The Graduate") pitches a sequel set 25 years later in which Ben and Elaine are married and living with Mrs. Robinson, who has had a stroke.
Wings: Say It Ain't So, Joe (1992) (TV Episode)
Helen asks Ty if he's seen the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Servo: Elaine!
The Wonder Years: Scenes from a Wedding (1992) (TV Episode)
Adult Kevin refers to a wedding guest as "Mrs. Robinson's stunt double."
The Ben Stiller Show: With Rob Morrow (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rob Morrow
Used People (1992)
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
The first shot of Mary O'Brian is one of her legs, akin to the famous one of Mrs. Robinson in "The Graduate."
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
Larry King Live: Episode dated 27 July 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
Mel Brooks mentions Buck Henry wrote this film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Secret Agent Super Dragon (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "One word, Ben: plastics."
Sunny Side Up (1994)
Roseanne: David vs. Goliath (1994) (TV Episode)
the scene over the end credits is a direct reference to "The Graduate" - Jackie plays Mrs. Robinson for David
The Nanny: Stop the Wedding, I Want to Get Off (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran mimics the church scene with Benjamin yelling "Elaine".
Seinfeld: The Hamptons (1994) (TV Episode)
A character mentions Mrs. Robinson who is a character from The Graduate
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The popping toaster at the end of the sequence where Ben Braddock tells his parents about his wedding plans is referenced in scene where Butch kills Vincent. Also, Jules' "Believe it now!" dialogue is inspired by dialogue from this film.
Barcelona (1994)
Melrose Place: The Cook, the Creep, His Lover and Her Sister (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Starfighters (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?
Animaniacs: Miami Mama-Mia/Pigeon on the Roof (1994) (TV Episode)
Squit says, "Coo-coo-ca-choo, Mrs. Robinson!"
Frasier: Burying a Grudge (1994) (TV Episode)
Frasier calls Roz "Mrs. Robinson" because she is interested in an 18-year-old.
Straight to One (1994) (Short)
characters talk about it
Northern Exposure: The Graduate (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"Mr. Wrestler, are you trying to seduce me?"
Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) (TV Episode)
Video box on shelf in Karl's Video Store
To Die For (1995)
Married with Children: The Undergraduate (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Living Single: Grumpy Old Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Khadijah says she is looking forward to turning 30 because of "20-year-old men looking for Mrs. Robinson."
Freakazoid!: The Chip: Part 2/Freakazoid Is History (1995) (TV Episode)
A take from the movie is shown during the Quantum Freak montage opening.
Toy Story (1995)
The use of Randy Newman's songs mirrors how Simon & Garfunkel's are used to convey and amplify the emotions onscreen.
Boy Meets World: The Last Temptation of Cory (1995) (TV Episode)
Cory says, "Missy Robinson, you're trying to seduce me!" William Daniels played Mr Braddock in the film.
Goodnight Sweetheart: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995) (TV Episode)
Mansfield says "unless, you mean, you would like me to seduce you." Paraphrasing Mrs Robinson.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brute Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Mrs. Robinson, I got the room."
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
"Oh god, no Mrs. Robinson"
The Birdcage (1996)
Albert returns to the apartment only to get his toothbrush, as he says it is all he'll need where he is going. In The Graduate (also directed by Mike Nichols), Benjamin's only piece of luggage is a toothbrush when he stays at the hotel for the first time (with Mrs. Robinson).
Mother (1996)
The Nanny: The Cradle Robbers (1996) (TV Episode)
Maxwell refers to Fran as "Mrs. Robinson" in reference to her dating a younger man.
Kavanagh QC: In God We Trust (1997) (TV Episode)
John Thaw toasts Julia with the words, "Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson."
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
The shot where Austin is framed by Alotta Fagina's arm references the Mrs Robinson leg shot.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Prince of Space (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?
Suicide Kings (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Horror of Party Beach (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow hums the song Mrs. Robinson.
Boy Meets World: Boy Meets Real World (1997) (TV Episode)
Mr. Feeny refers to it as a good film. This is an inside joke as William Daniels played the father of Benjamin Braddock in the movie.
Slaves to the Underground (1997)
Ca. 3 minutes into the film, Shelly talks about the film and says, that it's her mother's favorite movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time Chasers (1997) (TV Episode)
Nick: "Mr. Robertson..." Crow: "Are you trying to seduce me?"
Jackie Brown (1997)
The opening shot of Pam Grier moving along an airport conveyor belt is a direct lift from the opening shot from this film.
Dawson's Creek: Pilot (1998) (TV Episode)
Tamara: Where would I find The Graduate?
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates: How Time Flies (1998) (TV Episode)
photo on wall of video store
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Phantom Planet (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike: Plastics, Benjamin.
Lukas: Hasch mich (1998) (TV Episode)
Keile mentions the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Space Children (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom: "See you next week, Mrs. Robinson."
Rushmore (1998)
That '70s Show: Thanksgiving (1998) (TV Episode)
Hyde mentions it.
13 posterunek: Eliksir milosci (1998) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Law & Order: Ramparts (1999) (TV Episode)
After discovering an intact security badge inside a Volkswagen bus that's been underwater for 30 years, Briscoe says to Curtis "One word: plastics." Curtis later repeats the line to Briscoe when they discover the badge's significance.
The Killer Eye (1999)
"Whoa Miss Grady, are you trying to seduce us?"
Spin City: Dick Clark's Rockin' Make-Out Party '99 (1999) (TV Episode)
James and Ms. Paterno recreate the famous seduction scene from the movie.
Spin City: That's Entertainment (1999) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Robinson reference
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Trip Fontaine floating on the pool like Ben Braddock
Dogma (1999)
"Sir, are you trying to seduce me?"
24 Nights (1999)
mentioned in dialogue
American Pie (1999)
The scene beteween Finch and Mrs. Stiffler is a direct reference.
Runaway Bride (1999)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Diabolik (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: Sir, are you trying to seduce me?
Sports Night: When Something Wicked This Way Comes (1999) (TV Episode)
While talking to Dan, Casey says, "Well, then, here's to you Mrs. Robinson."
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Wanderlust (1999) (TV Episode)
Munch mentions Mrs. Robinson
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Malcolm in the Middle: Home Alone 4 (2000) (TV Episode)
As Lois shaves her legs in the car, Hal looks at her and says, "Are you trying to seduce me?"
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 238 (2000) (TV Episode)
Drew says "Are you trying to seduce me?" during the intro.
Loser (2000)
"Are you going to Scarborough fair" plays over an overhead shot of Paul sitting by a large fountain looking melancholy.
Voodoo Academy (2000) (Video)
"Are you trying to seduce me, Mrs. Bouvier?"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Into the Woods (2000) (TV Episode)
Buffy: "Are you planning to seduce me, Mr. Finn?"
Tadpole (2000)
Donnie Darko (2001)
Dawson's Creek: The Graduate (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Ghost World (2001)
American Pie 2 (2001)
a revamped version of "Mrs. Robinson" is heard towards the end of the movie.
Bubble Boy (2001)
Wedding scene in the same church and banging on the window.
Family Guy: The Kiss Seen Around the World (2001) (TV Episode)
Tom Tucker creates a ridiculous fake interview with Dustin Hoffman by editing together bits from his films - one is of the "You're trying to seduce me" Mrs Robinson leg shot.
911 Paramedic (2001) (Video Game)
The game has a mission in which an older woman tries to seduce the young EMT in a way that references the Graduate.
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
copies famous camera under leg shot of Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
The shots filmed beneath the surface of a pool directly reference 'The Graduate'.
Blackwoods (2001)
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me."
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Orange County (2002)
Secretary (2002)
Van Wilder (2002)
Gilmore Girls: Lorelai's Graduation Day (2002) (TV Episode)
Christopher gives Lorelai a gift basket that includes a DVD copy of the film.
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
The Guru (2002)
Alludes to the cliché of Dustin Hoffman banging on the glass at the wedding.
Neighbours: Episode #1.4096 (2002) (TV Episode)
Darcy and Chloe see a production at a local theatre
Angel: Ground State (2002) (TV Episode)
Lilah: "Looks like Connor's gonna need someone who cares, like a big sister...or...a Mrs Robinson, if that's what he's into."
I'm Alan Partridge: Never Say Alan Again (2002) (TV Episode)
Alan quotes the line "Are you trying to seduce me?" as a reference to the film.
The Making of 'The Producers' (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Dot the I (2003)
A scene of that movie is mentioned (the one in the wedding)
Detective Fiction (2003)
characters talk about his girlfried being like the girl in the graduate
Old School (2003)
The song that play in Frank's dream and when he falls into the pool is the intro song to The Graduare with Dustin Hoffman
ER: A Boy Falling Out of the Sky (2003) (TV Episode)
"Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson"
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (2003) (TV Movie)
Burt mentions he was offered the lead in this film
Hope Springs (2003)
When Mandy undresses, there's a shot of Colin through the arch of her leg, echoing the famous shot from "The Graduate," which was also based on a Charles Webb novel. The Beginning of the movie is a reference to the movie as well when Colin Ware walks through the airport just like Ben Braddock did.
Goldfish Memory (2003)
Tom bangs on the window in one of the closing scenes, in a comedic moment that is meant to echo a similar scene in the Graduate
The Room (2003)
"You're trying to seduce me".
EastEnders: Episode dated 7 July 2003 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mo drunkenly talks about this film to a stranger in the nightclub.
Love Actually (2003)
The scene when Sam bangs on the glass and yells "Joanna!"
Hope & Faith: The Un-Graduate (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Klais? (2003)
Garden State (2004)
overhead shot at the very end of the movie of Zach's friend floating in the pool on an air mattress, just like the shots of Benjamin in The Graduate
The Afternoon Play: Sons, Daughters and Lovers (2004) (TV Episode)
Ben refers to the film and its stars Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. He is shocked that the cashier at the Film Club has never heard of it.
Gilmore Girls: A Family Matter (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai implies that Jason is seeing both her and her mother, asking if her mother is his Mrs. Robinson.
The Making of 'Runaway Jury' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
Actors turn down roles: Doris Day - "The Graduate"
That '70s Show: Man with Money (2004) (TV Episode)
Eric wonders if Pam Burkhart would like to watch the movie with him.
Dinner for Five: Episode #3.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Death 4 Told (2004)
a man says he was an extra in this movie
Teen Titans: Betrothed (2004) (TV Episode)
Robin rushes to Starfire's wedding and shouts her name from a balcony to stop the ceremony, just as Benjamin did for Elaine.
Saving Face (2004)
Ma (in wedding dress) in back of bus with Wil is homage to Elaine (in wedding dress) in back of bus with Ben
Red Dust (2004)
after an intense scene, the main character jumps in a pool and sinks to the bottom to get away from the world
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Mrs. Robensenito based on Mrs. Robinson.
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004) (TV Special)
Mentioned in connection with the appearance of Mike Nichols
Veronica Mars: An Echolls Family Christmas (2004) (TV Episode)
"Here's to you, Mrs. Echolls."
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Unbearable (2005) (TV Episode)
Capt. Brass says, "Hello, Mrs. Robinson," alluding to one of the principal characters from that movie.
Elephant Shoes (2005)
Manny mentions the character of Mrs. Robinson.
The West Wing: Things Fall Apart (2005) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions Mrs. Robinson after Will confesses to a childhood crush on the mom from Eight is Enough.
Tweek City (2005)
"You came runnin' to me like that chick in 'The Graduate'."
The Long Weekend (2005)
Scene with Ed and neighbor in back of bus based on final shot of The Gratuate
Gilmore Girls: The UnGraduate (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Alice: Episode #1.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jack Jaffers in an early scene in the Baa Bar.
Movie Music Mania (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.67 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "You're Just 'Gr'eat" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.94 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Hit Songs" Final Jeopardy! category
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge: Box Office Bombs vs. NASCAR (2006) (TV Episode)
"Are you trying to seduce me"
Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)
One character mentions this film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.187 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Memorable Roles" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.218 (2006) (TV Episode)
all Jeopardy! round categories are inspired by movie catch phrases, including "Just One Word ... Plastics"
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
A clip from The Player shown where a man pitches a sequel to The Graduate.
Bobby (2006)
The characters discuss Anne Bancroft's nude scenes in The Graduate.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Dustin Hoffman dives into a pool & famous tracking shot from left to right when Harold is walking up to the clerk
The American Poop Movie (2006)
"Are you trying to seduce me?"
Outsourced (2006)
line quoted
Starter for 10 (2006)
Poster on the wall
Bully (2006) (Video Game)
The game has a challenge called, "Here's to you, Ms. Phillips."
CSI: NY: And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) (TV Episode)
Title refers to the Simon and Garfunkel song "Mrs. Robinson" used in the movie.
The Holiday (2006)
Miles picks up the DVD and performs the theme at Blockbuster
The War at Home: Cork Screwed! (2006) (TV Episode)
After Larry has told the he has a relationship with an "older woman" Dave refers to her as "Mrs. Robinson", the female lead character in The Graduate.
To kokkino domatio: Mia Kyriaki meta (2006) (TV Episode)
Signage (2007) (Short)
Gabe calls Lex "Mrs. Robinson" for seducing a younger man..
Rules of Engagement: Kids (2007) (TV Episode)
Russell: "It's great to see you, Constance ... or, should I call you Mrs Robinson?"
Street Racer (2007) (Short)
dialogue lifted from a scene in the graduate
Grey's Anatomy: The Other Side of This Life: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Dell and Naomi talk about the film.
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me."
Bring Back... Dallas (2007) (TV Movie)
Poster featuring Linda Gray's legs, is shown
TV Land Confidential: Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
publicity still
Naturally, Sadie: The Graduate (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Private Screenings: Norman Jewison (2007) (TV Episode)
Norman Jewison mentions title as nominee for Best Picture Oscar.
Days of Darkness (2007)
"Are you trying to seduce me, Mr. Turner?"
The Simpsons: Homer of Seville (2007) (TV Episode)
When Julia and Homer are alone in the living room, she undresses and Homer can be seen between her legs, she gives the same speech as Mrs. Robinson saying that he can have her at anytime he wants
Whistler: Blindside (2007) (TV Episode)
Jen refers to the character of Mrs. Robinson.
General Hospital: Episode #1.11409 (2007) (TV Episode)
Diane poses her legs in front of Max like Mrs. Robinson does in this movie
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Banging on a large glass window in protest of a kiss
The Bachelor: Episode #12.6 (2008) (TV Episode)
Amanda mentions Mrs. Robinson and this film when talking about her "Mom"
Speed Racer (2008)
When Royalton tells Speed the names of the old men who first ran professional racing, the first name he mentions is Benjamin Braddock. This was the name of Dustin Hoffman's character in The Graduate.
Shark: Bar Fight (2008) (TV Episode)
"One word, Benjamin: Plastics."
Jellyscream! (2008)
Referenced in the score when Dave is running at the end.
The Great L.A. Pretenders: Meet the Pretenders (2008) (TV Episode)
The first lines in the series are the same first lines from The Graduate (1967), over shots of a plane flying towards and above Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, LAX, you can hear the voice of the pilot saying, quote: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are about to begin our decent into Los Angeles..."
Robert Zimmermann wundert sich über die Liebe (2008)
Characters discuss it repeatedly.
A Natural Born World-Shaker: Making 'Cool Hand Luke' (2008) (Video)
mentioned by Eric Lax
Gossip Girl: The Dark Night (2008) (TV Episode)
Vanessa tells Nate she is not comfortable with him seeing both her and "Mrs. Robinson"
Livet i Fagervik: Episode #1.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the perfect Valetine's day movie
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.48 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
The New Adventures of Old Christine: Rage Against the Christine (2008) (TV Episode)
The gang plays a celebrity guessing game, and Barb says the phrase 'Here's..' indicating 'Johnny Carson' is the correct answer. However, Richard and New Christine doesn't get the 'Johnny' reference, and instead comes up with, among other, ridiculous suggestions, 'The Graduate' leading to Dustin Hoffman as the correct answer.
Nostalgia Critic: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (2009) (TV Episode)
The line "Why Mrs. Tangerine, you're trying to seduce me!"
Gossip Girl: The Age of Dissonance (2009) (TV Episode)
Gossip Girl calls Rachel "Mrs. Robinson" in reference to her tryst with Dan.
Hachaverim Shel Naor: The Prosecution (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mika
What a Difference a Day Made: Doris Day Superstar (2009) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned that Doris Day was up for the part of Mrs. Robinson.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Fast & Furious/Adventureland/Sugar (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says Adventureland is 'The Graduate for the people that liked Juno'
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.160 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $16,000 question
House M.D.: Broken (2009) (TV Episode)
Visual reference of the final shot, House getting on the bus then sitting in the last row while the bus drives off
'70s Show: A XXX Parody (2009) (Video)
Dialog reference as Kitty seduces Hyde
Solitary Man (2009)
"You have the hair of Bancroft--Mrs. Robinson."
Californication: Zoso (2009) (TV Episode)
the "Mrs. Robinson" comment
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
A still from this movie is seen on the wall of the "Reel Quotes" game show.
Nip/Tuck: Hiro Yoshimura (2010) (TV Episode)
Matt is called Benjamin Braddock
Coasting (2010)
Story was inspired by The Graduate and references to it are made throughout the film.
EastEnders: Episode dated 19 April 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Harvey does an impression of Ben Braddock.
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Directors & Their Films"
Wheel of Fortune: Great Northwest 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Before-and-After puzzle "And Here's To You Mrs. Robinson Crusoe"
Gravity: Damn Skippy (2010) (TV Episode)
Adam calls Shawna "Mrs. Robinson".
The Hard Times of RJ Berger: Here's to You, Mrs. Robbins (2010) (TV Episode)
title reference
Psych: Chivalry Is Not Dead... But Someone Is (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Ms. Tucker, are you trying to seduce me?"
This Is England '86: Episode #1.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Trudy (mockingly, as she seduces Gadget): "Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?"
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Johnny Galecki (2010) (TV Episode)
Johnny Galecki mentions this movie during interview
Modern Family: Chirp (2010) (TV Episode)
"Mrs. Robinson" mentioned
Hellcats: Finish What We Started (2010) (TV Episode)
Marti mentions "Dustin Hoffman busting up the wedding in 'The Graduate'."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.40 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Taylor Swift's song "Speak Now" about interrupting a wedding reminds him of the film
Rake: R vs Lorton (2010) (TV Episode)
Cleaver refers to his son's teacher/lover as "Mrs Robinson".
Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
"I dreamed I was in TGIF limbo with the dad from The Graduate"
18 to Life: One Is the Loneliest Number (2011) (TV Episode)
Phil says, "Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson."
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
referenced by Steven Spielberg when he presented Best Picture
Midsomer Murders: Dark Secrets (2011) (TV Episode)
Selina is compared to Mrs. Robinson by Maggie for her cougar-like behavior.
Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut (2011) (TV Episode)
The Doctor refers to River Song as "Mrs. Robinson".
RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer (2011)
"Is it the end of the Graduate?"
Doctor Who: Let's Kill Hitler (2011) (TV Episode)
Scene where River "I feel so mature" and then puts leg up on the debris and says "Hello Benjamin".
The Big C: How Do You Feel? (2011) (TV Episode)
"Dustin Hoffman and Mrs. Robinson" mentioned by Adam
DVD-R Hell: How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love? (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad quotes the famous "Plastics" line.
Fresh Meat: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Kingsley says his first time "was like a Mrs. Robinson thing".
False Notes (2011) (Short)
Movie being watched in theater
Excused: Down in the Dumpster (2011) (TV Episode)
Iliza calls one candidate "Mrs. Robinson".
Young Adult (2011)
reference point for a relationship
Conan: Happy Chanukah - I Mean, Hanukah - I Mean, Hanukkah (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during clip from Young Adult shown during Patton Oswald interview
Top Gear: Episode #18.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Dustin Hoffman movie and the Alfa Romeo Spider mentioned during news segment
Gossip Girl: G.G. (2012) (TV Episode)
Rufus says to Dan: This whole thing is probably a distraction from any "Graduate" thoughts you might have
Modern Family: Disneyland (2012) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Robinson mentioned
90210: Forever Hold Your Peace (2012) (TV Episode)
Annie mentions the movie
Suits: Sucker Punch (2012) (TV Episode)
Harvey compares Zoe to Anne Bancroft. Zoe says she is younger and hotter then her. Harvey says he is hotter then Dustin Hoffman.
Damage (2012) (Short)
The infamous finale was inspiration to Felix and Caroline at the wedding scene
Casting By (2012)
Discuss casting with Buck Henry and Lynn Stalmaster
Come Dine with Me Canada: Tim Burns: Block One (2012) (TV Episode)
the narrator refers to cougar Colleen as "Mrs. Robinson".
Family Guy: Lois Comes Out of Her Shell (2012) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Robinson mentioned
The Simpsons: The Day the Earth Stood Cool (2012) (TV Episode)
seen in newspaper
Modern Family: Party Crasher (2013) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Robinson mentioned
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.79 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says he saw Dustin Hoffman campaigning for Eugene McCarthy in 1968 and recognized him as the guy from the film
Bunheads: The Astronaut and the Ballerina (2013) (TV Episode)
Scotty mocks Michelle that 'even Mrs. Robinson is giving you a weird look' after being introduced to Godot.
The Dirties (2013)
Poster is shown in Matt's room.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
After Lately: Mrs. Handler, Are You Trying to Seduce Me? (2013) (TV Episode)
The episode title is taken from a quote in the movie, namely "Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?".
Mad Men: For Immediate Release (2013) (TV Episode)
Gleason mentions a car in the film being used as a product placement.
Community: Advanced Introduction to Finality (2013) (TV Episode)
Pierce breaks up Jeff's graduation ("wedding") ceremony by banging on a glass door, which references Ben breaking up Elaine's wedding in "The Graduate."
Veep: Andrew (2013) (TV Episode)
Jonah wonders how much alcohol would be needed for him to have "a little Mrs. Robinson moment" with Selina.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Perros de paja (2013) (TV Episode)
Warehouse 13: What Matters Most (2013) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Robinson mentioned
Mel and His Movies (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Missed Connection (2013) (Video)
The road Elliot runs down is the same Dustin Hoffman runs down in The Graduate.
Hawaii Five-0: Ka 'oia'i'o ma loko (2013) (TV Episode)
Mr. Van Horn tells his wife during the first scene: "Mrs. Van Horn, are you trying to seduce me?".
The Carrie Diaries: Borderline (2013) (TV Episode)
Sebastian calls Vicky "Mrs. Robinson".
Videoclub (2013)
Poster is shown.
The Mindy Project: Wedding Crushers (2013) (TV Episode)
Danny calls Mindy "Mrs. Robinson".
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013) (TV Movie)
One of the many films the Djinn quotes.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
A cover of the song "Mrs. Robinson" from this movie is featured. Also the famous shot through the leg is mirrored.
Boyhood (2014)
The final shot of Mason Jr. sitting with Nicole, facing the audience, is an homage to the final shot of Ben and Elaine on the bus.
The Cinema Snob: Endless Love (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's not the same when Benjamin tries seducing Mrs. Robinson."
Hollywood Game Night: Show Me Your Music, I'll Show You Mine (2014) (TV Episode)
Jason Sudeikis and Jane Lynch both mention this movie by name as Clockwork Orange during the game Picture Pirrfect
Survivor: Odd One Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Trish mentions being old enough to be LJ's mother, and that she's not Mrs Robinson
Brows Held High: Tiny Furniture (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's basically The Graduate, but without Mrs. Robinson."
Asylum (2014)
5 to 7 (2014)
The father of Brian refer to Arielle as "La femme Robinson". Like Mrs. Robinson in the Graduate she an older woman that seduce a younger boy!
Blackcat Riffs: Roscoe's Rules (2014) (TV Episode)
"Are you trying to seduce me, Mrs. Robinson?"
The Cinema Snob: At Long Last Love (2014) (TV Episode)
"By the way, Mrs. Robinson is totally trying to seduce him."
Old Fashioned (2014)
The same hotel room number is used in both films (568).
EastEnders: Episode dated 29 September 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Nancy does an impersonation of Dustin Hoffman from The Graduate.
Manhattan Love Story: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Peter: "Coo coo ca choo, Mrs. Robinson."
Vandals (2014) (Short)
"The Sound of Silence" plays during the outro
Alan (Otra Historia De Amor) (2014) (Short)
Miss Camila's last line at the bar
Atop the Fourth Wall: Trouble #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
The title card spoofs the "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me" scene.
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Scene at police station with Jake is an homage to this classic film
NCIS: New Orleans: The Walking Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Dawn Lin. She quotes from the film.
The Mysteries of Laura: The Mystery of the Deemed Dealer (2015) (TV Episode)
Laura tells Phillip Johansson that she is a woman with bad intentions and even worse moral compass, as in The Graduate
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Christian had his first BDSM relationship with one of his mother's friend. Anastasia called her Mrs. Robinson.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Wanda Sykes/Angie Harmon/Two Gallants (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth says that the original title was How I Met Your Mother
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Wogan: The Best Of: Oscar Winners (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Anne's interview.
Shameless: Love Songs (In the Key of Gallagher) (2015) (TV Episode)
Amanda refers to Helene Runyon, the older woman with whom Lip is having an affair, as Mrs. Robinson.
Mad Men: The Milk and Honey Route (2015) (TV Episode)
The college boys refer to Betty as Mrs. Robinson.
The Middle: The Graduate (2015) (TV Episode)
title reference
Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's like if Roland Emmerich directed The Graduate."
Significant Mother: Welcome to Bonetown (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Benicio Del Toro/Jessica Alba/Miguel (2015) (TV Episode)
Wrong guess by Jimmy during the Long Story Short game
30 for 30: Trojan War (2015) (TV Episode)
Director Mike Nichols talks about his film.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.46 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a possible answer to a question about the movie in which Dustin Hoffman says "I'm walkin' here!" when Mark and the Chaser go head to head.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 January 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ranked #22 in the list of the all-time top-grossing movies in the USA, adjusted for inflation, read by Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic.
Endeavour: Arcadia (2016) (TV Episode)
The attempted seduction of Morse by Mrs. Richardson is almost identical to the famous scene where Mrs. Robinson first makes a move on Benjamin. Mike Nichols's film is also referenced at the end, when Peter Jakes and his girlfriend leave on a bus, like Benjamin and Elaine.
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
The poster art for the film references the famous film poster used for The Graduate.
Shameless: Going Once, Going Twice (2016) (TV Episode)
Helene Runyon compares herself to Mrs. Robinson because she chases young guys.
Girls: Wedding Day (2016) (TV Episode)
Reference to "pulling a Graduate" at a wedding.
The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) (TV Special)
"Mrs. Robinson" played when Julianne Moore arrived on stage
TruInside: The Jerk (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Troll 2 in 19 Minutes or Less (2016) (TV Episode)
"This ear-of-corn Mrs. Robinson scene is taking way too long to -oh, who am I kidding, I still have a boner".
A Day's Walk (2016) (Short)
Escalator Shot.
Campfire Story (2016) (Short)
Mentioned by Rodney.
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Diana Moran (2016) (TV Episode)
Brian McFadden references the film.
Nima (2016)
Title is mentioned in a dialogue


The Newlywed Game (1966) (TV Series)
Playing on the Robinsons' TV when Benjamin arrives for his date with Elaine

Featured in 

The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968) (TV Special)
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
Purple Haze (1982)
Matt and Kitty see this film at the local theater.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: The Graduate (1986) (TV Episode)
a clip of Norman Fell's appearance in the film is shown
Siskel & Ebert: What's Wrong with Home Video (1988) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown comparing the image when letterboxed and when not.
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Used People (1992)
Homeward Bound (1994) (TV Movie)
Siskel & Ebert: Liar Liar/The Graduate/Selena/Crash/Kolya (1997) (TV Episode)
Reviewed (30th anniversary re-release).
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me" clip shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #7 on the list.
Zomergasten: Episode #11.4 (1998) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #9 on the list.
Hollywood Remembers Dustin Hoffman (2000) (TV Movie)
trailer clip shown
The Flamingo Rising (2001) (TV Movie)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Mrs. Robinson" is #6 on the list.
Masters of Production: The Hidden Art of Hollywood (2004) (TV Movie)
Discusses Production Design
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
Meu Tio Matou um Cara (2004)
Two characters hold the "Graduate" DVD.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quotes "Plastics." and "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" are #42 and #63 on the list.
Gilmore Girls: Fight Face (2005) (TV Episode)
Rory watches the film. The scene with Dustin Hoffman scuba diving in a pool can be seen.
Movie Music Mania (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Rumor Has It... (2005)
scene set in movie theater showing The Graduate
Empire: The World's Best Movie Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clips used
Best! Movies! Ever!: Weddings (2006) (TV Episode)
clips are featured to illustrate the best movie wedding scenes
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Rosie watches it on TV
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #17 on the list.
20 to 1: Sexiest Movie Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Mrs. Robinson's seduction scene.
Yperoha plasmata: Ton grammaton kai ton teknon (2008) (TV Episode)
some scenes
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 February 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film are shown during the interview with Jeanne Wolf about the film career of Doris Day (she was the original choice to play Mrs. Robinson).
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
Tom and Summer watch the film. Also, "The Graduate" is mentioned in the beginning.
Shrink (2009)
Jeremy has a poster of this film and Jemma goes to watch it in the beginning of the film.
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
It's Complicated (2009)
Jake and Jane watch this movie in one scene with their kids
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Alice in Wonderland/Stolen/Brooklyn's Finest (2010) (TV Episode)
Taking #3 worst wedding in movies
Nostalgia Critic: The Room (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.152 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Dustin Hoffman films
Hollywood's Top Ten: Super Soundtracks (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips shown
Casting By (2012)
fragment with Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancrift, norman Fell, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels, Elizabeth Wilson, Walter Brooke
Count It Down: Coolest Movie Characters (2013) (TV Movie)
Mrs. Robinson is #16.
Nostalgia Critic: WTF Is with the Ending of the Graduate? (2013) (TV Episode)
This movie and it's ambiguous ending are the subject for this editorial
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured
Gogglebox: Episode #3.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Clip shown.
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)
Clips shown
Dustin Hoffman on 'The Graduate' (2016) (Video)
Sam and Mike (2016) (Video)
The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) (TV Special)
seen during honor video for Lynn Stalmaster

Spoofed in 

Jack Benny's Bag (1968) (TV Special)
Crimen imperfecto (1970)
The famous "leg" shot is spoofed here.
The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #7.13 (1973) (TV Episode)
Parodied within "Salute to Movie Bad Girls" sketch.
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
The scene where Lum interrupts Ataru's forced marriage by pounding on the window of the church and shouting "Darling" is a nod to the iconic and often-parodied wedding sequence in The Graduate.
Tomboy (1984)
An erotic version of Mrs. Robinson who starts her seduction by plain out breaking into her younger neighbor's house and bedroom and forcing herself on him
Better Off Dead... (1985)
When Lane gets home from the dance, he opens his brother's door to find lovely ladies in his room, the camera angle is a classic scene from The Graduate (1967) - the lady's legs are spread so we can see the boy in the doorway admiring her.
Nice n' Tight (1985)
Mrs. Robinson as an aunt who gets her younger nephew in his sleep
Dirty Pair OVA: Are You Serious?! Shocked at the Beach, Wedding Panic! (1987) (TV Episode)
Kei pounds on the glass at Yuri's wedding.
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Broderick/The Sugarcubes (1988) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in cold opening
Married with Children: You Gotta Know When to Hold Them: Part 1 (1990) (TV Episode)
Bud tells Marcy that shes Mrs. Robinson.
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (1990) (Video Game)
Guybrush crashes Elaine and LeChuck's wedding and shouts "Elaine!" as they are about to exchange vows.
The Simpsons: One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (1991) (TV Episode)
The wedding scene: Homer runs to his house and stops outside in front the window and yells "Margie".
The Simpsons: Lisa's Substitute (1991) (TV Episode)
"Mrs. Krabappel, you're trying to seduce me." The famous "through the woman's legs" camera angle is spoofed. Additionally, in both cases, the seductee is played by Dustin Hoffman.
The Simpsons: The Last Temptation of Homer (1993) (TV Episode)
When Homer's father and Marge's mother get out of the church, they take the bus and go in the back of it, just like in the final scene of The Graduate.
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
the wedding scene is spoofed when Wayne crashes Cassandra and Bobby's wedding - the red car running out of gas, he runs to the church, bangs on the windows to stop the wedding, yells "Cassandra!!", etc.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: M Is for the Many Things She Gave Me (1994) (TV Episode)
Based on "older woman trying to seduce younger man" premise. Names are similar as well - "Mrs Robertson/Mrs Robinson"
The Simpsons: Lady Bouvier's Lover (1994) (TV Episode)
Grampa appears in an upstairs booth in the church at the wedding and yells: "MRS. BOUVIER!" while banging the glass, in an attempt to stop it, spoofing the famous scene from the film.
The Critic: Uneasy Rider (1994) (TV Episode)
in a flashback, Jay gets advice in a parody of the "Plastics" scene
The Simpsons: Another Simpson Clip Show (1994) (TV Episode)
Grampa breaks up Mr. Burns's and Marge's mother's wedding, spoofing the scene from "The Graduate."
Animaniacs: Deduces Wild/Rest in Piece/U.N. Me (1995) (TV Episode)
In the cold opening/"Previously, on 'Animaniacs,'" Mrs. Robinson tries to seduce Wakko.
Ned and Stacey: Here's to You, Mrs. Binder (1995) (TV Episode)
Ned has an affair with an older woman
Kingpin (1996)
Mother (1996)
Chasing Amy (1997)
The Nanny: From Flushing with Love (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran strikes a pose reminiscent of Mrs. Robinson, and asks Dr. Miller if he thinks she's trying to seduce him.
Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
George bursting into the wedding
Daria: Write Where It Hurts (1998) (TV Episode)
Daria's story of Kevin running away with Jane spoofs the end of The Graduate
Rushmore (1998)
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
Silent yelling at the wedding interuption
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 120 (1999) (TV Episode)
"Dead Bodies" features a deleted scene from "The Graduate".
Splendor (1999)
When Zed and Abel interrupt Veronica's wedding
American Pie (1999)
Scene where Stifler's Mom seduces Paul Finch is virtually identical to that of Anne Bancroft with Dustin Hoffman
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Scene in Deuce Bigalow with Schneider and Thomas clearly spoof of scene in The Graduate with Bancroft and Hoffman at hotel where it's Hoffman's first time.
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal's Opening Skit
Infidelity (2000) (Video)
Asia Is in Too Deep (2000) (Video)
Tomcats (2001)
The wedding scene from the graduate is spoofed
Shrek (2001)
Bubble Boy (2001)
Jimmy crashes the wedding in a church with a glass facade.
Van Wilder (2002)
"Are you trying to seduce me?"
The Bernie Mac Show: Stop Having Sex (2002) (TV Episode)
Bernie quotes the "Are you trying to seduce me line" and Wanda poses in the style of Mrs Robinson
Gay Propaganda (2002) (Short)
the segment featuring lesbian characters
Touch Me (2002) (Video)
An erotic variation in which the mother is more harassing with her seduction
Old School (2003)
The King of Queens: S'Poor House (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofing that famous shot when Hoffman (here Arthur) is seen through between woman legs in stockings.
The Undergrad (2003) (Short)
Family Guy: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein (2003) (TV Episode)
The entire wedding sequence at the end of the film.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Running "slowly" along desolate road to get to love interest in time
Shrek 2 (2004)
Shrek bangs on the glass and screams "Fiona" much like Benjamin at the end of the Graduate yelling "Elaine" while banging on the glass in the church
Tripping the Rift: Emasculating Chode (2004) (TV Episode)
Mrs Bobo tries to seduce 'Benjamin' Whip
Robson Arms: Sweet City Woman (2005) (TV Episode)
In one scene, Nick is banging on a window yellling for Elaine, much like the wedding scene in the movie.
Kronk's New Groove (2005) (Video)
A shot of Kronk through Yzma's tail early in the film parodies the shot of Ben through Mrs. Robinson's leg in the "You're trying to seduce me" scene of The Graduate.
Another Gay Movie (2006)
(old man says this to young man) "Are you trying to seduce me?"
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
a kid (also named Benjamin) jumps in a pool to escape his dad and grandpa's arguing but they see him and think he's drowning
Shrek the Third (2007)
When the Ugly Stepsister attempts to block a group of guards, she reveals one leg to seduce them. That pose is the infamous scene from 'The Graduate' immortalized on its poster, DVD/VHS, etc.
I'm Not There. (2007)
In the small town, a midget dressed as a bellboy greets Billy, calling him Mr. Gladstone.
Monk: Mr. Monk and the Wrong Man (2007) (TV Episode)
Mr. Monk interrupts a wedding exactly like Ben Braddock did in the film.
Bee Movie (2007)
The swimming pool scene where Barry contemplates his future
Filth and Wisdom (2008)
"Mrs. Goldfarb, are you trying to seduce me?"
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
crazy credits: poster "The Gradumutt - Nominated for 7 Dogcademy Awards"
Greek: At World's End (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheila's bare leg (bent at an angle over the other) frames Dale, just as Mike Nichols shot Dustin Hoffman's shocked face through Anne Bancroft's leg, prompting the famed line "Are you trying to seduce me, Mrs. Robinson?"
Archer: Dial M for Mother (2010) (TV Episode)
"Mrs. Archer, you're trying to seduce me."
The Graduate XXX (2011) (Video)
Adult parody.
Archer: Skin Game (2012) (TV Episode)
Barry and Katya ride away from her wedding with Archer in the back of a bus, their expressions changing from happy to sad.
The Simpsons: Beware My Cheating Bart (2012) (TV Episode)
As a Simon & Garfunkel song plays, a close-up is shown of Bart looking through Shauna's elbow, spoofing the shot of Mrs. Robinson's leg in "The Graduate."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.179 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip from a "Saturday Night Live" Stefon sketch featuring Bill Hader parodying the film is shown
Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
Sexual encounter with older woman named Mrs. Robinson
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Hoda Kotb/Pedro Pascal/Tahereh Mafi/Allison Miller (2016) (TV Episode)
The wedding sequence and final scene are spoofed in the Popsicle Schtick segment, including inserted clips of Elaine's parents' mouths

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