How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) Poster


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Remade as 


Dr. Kildare (1961) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Bewitched: How to Fail in Business with All Kinds of Help (1967) (TV Episode)
title reference
That Girl: Kiss That Girl Goodbye (1969) (TV Episode)
The movie is used in a game of charades.
One Day at a Time: How to Succeed Without Trying (1976) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
Cheers: How to Recede in Business (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Barugon (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "How to Destroy a City without Really Trying"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel (singing): "A secretary is not a toy."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Zone Cuba (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "The cast of 'How to Succeed in Business' moves in."
Boy Meets World: How to Succeed in Business (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Angel: Power Play (2004) (TV Episode)
"We're in the business of business. Oil, World Wide Wickets"
What I Like About You: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to Be a Lesbian (2005) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
The quote "Here comes the dragon lady" is directly lifted from this script.
Heart & Soul: The Life and Music of Frank Loesser (2006) (TV Movie)
mentioned by name; discussed by characters (Robert Morse and Matthew Broderick)
Gossip Girl: How to Succeed in Bassness (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
the film's poster is shown during Nell Minow's segment
Saturday Night Live: Daniel Radcliffe/Lana Del Rey (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Daniel Radcliffe's opening monologue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Shade: The Rusical (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by BenDeLaCreme.

Featured in 

Hollywood Musicals of the 60's (2000) (TV Movie)
Several clips are shown.
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured during Robert Boyle tribute.


Spoofed in 

The Groove Tube (1974)
In the just you just me skit
Family Guy: Excellence in Broadcasting (2010) (TV Episode)
The song "Republiantown" is sung to the music of "The Company Way" from this movie.
Sonic Boom: How to Succeed in Evil Without Really Trying (2015) (TV Episode)
The english title is a spoof of this movie.

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