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Followed by 

Laugh-In: Pilot (1967) (TV Episode)
Laugh-In (1977) (TV Series)

Edited into 


Baggy Pants & the Nitwits (1977) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

The 20th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1968) (TV Special)
Laugh-in won several Emmies this year
That Girl: Sock It to Me (1968) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Here's Lucy: Lucy, the Conclusion Jumper (1968) (TV Episode)
Lucy says the catchphrase "Here come da judge, here come da judge!"
Sock It to Me Baby (1968)
title is a famous quote from this show
Get Smart: Schwartz's Island (1968) (TV Episode)
Shtarker says 'Very interesting' while hiding behind bushes wearing a German helmet
Fantastic Voyage: The World's Fair Affair (1968) (TV Episode)
One of the Hippies says 'Sock it to 'em, baby!'
Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1968) (Short)
Catchphrases "Sock it to me" and "You bet your bippy".
The Avengers: The Morning After (1969) (TV Episode)
"Sock it to me!" exclaims a rueful Steed as he watches TV: the comedy show (the source of the catchphrase) aired opposite "The Avengers" in the US, taking many viewers and so contributing to the series' cancellation.
I Dream of Jeannie: The Biggest Star in Hollywood (1969) (TV Episode)
Show is referenced, cast members appear
Get Smart: Shock It to Me (1969) (TV Episode)
title is based on the catchphrase "Sock it to me" popularized by Laugh-In
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Episode #8.46 (1969) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Johnny Carson and Judy Carne
Mod Squad: Captain Greer, Call Surgery (1969) (TV Episode)
Linc uses one of the show's catchphrases: "Sock it to 'em!
Nearest and Dearest: Wish You Were Here (1969) (TV Episode)
Eli wears a hat bearing the catchphrase "Sock It to Me".
Hedonistic Pleasures (1969)
The photographer says, "Yeah, sock it to me baby."
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
Bob's use of "beautiful downtown Burbank".
The Governor & J.J.: There Go the Judge (1969) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Nearest and Dearest: The Ghost of Picklers Past (1969) (TV Episode)
"Socket to me!" says a skull-wielding Eli, paraphrasing the show's catchphrase.
Sin in '69 (1969)
"Sock it to me baby, sock it to me."
Adam-12: Log 45: Bright Boy (1970) (TV Episode)
"Here come da fuzz, here come da fuzz"
Is There Sex After Death? (1971)
The show Laugh-In is mentioned in the film.
Sex Outing (1971)
Dottie says, "Oh, sock it to me."
Three for One (1971)
The redhead says, "Come on baby, sock it to me."
McMillan & Wife: Love, Honor and Swindle (1975) (TV Episode)
Sally says to Mac, "Say goodnight, Dick."
Smile (1975)
One of the contestants imitates Ernestine the Operator.
Saturday Night Live: Ron Nessen/Patti Smith Group (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ron Nessen to 'President Ford'
The Redd Foxx Becomes a Movie Star (1976) (Short)
George Schlatter's connection to the show is mentioned.
Saturday Night Live: Lily Tomlin/James Taylor (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lily Tomlin, who also revisits some of her characters from that show
The Muppet Show: Ruth Buzzi (1976) (TV Episode)
Kermit mentions that guest star Ruth Buzzi starred on this show
The Muppet Show Pitch Reel (1976) (Video)
title mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Jack Burns/Santana (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gags Beasley
The Love Boat: Message for Maureen/Gotcha/Acapulco Connection (1977) (TV Episode)
April says "Sock it to me!"
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Frank Sinatra (1978) (TV Special)
Ruth Buzzi reprises one of her Laugh-In characters
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Goldie Hawn/Buck Henry/Dennis Dugan (1978) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Goldie Hawn's earlier series
Starsky and Hutch: Dandruff (1978) (TV Episode)
Hutch says 'Here come the Prince, here come the Prince' when Huggy Bear arrives at the end, echoing Sammy Davis Jr's line 'Here come the judge, here come the judge'.
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Still photo of Rowan and Martin in transitional montage
Detour to Terror (1980) (TV Movie)
One of the passengers buys a shirt that says "Sock it to me!" a line from Laugh-in that also starred Arte Johnson.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Movie Talk' sketch
Your Alcohol I.Q. (1988) (Video)
Mentioned when Arte Johnson is introduced, who was in the show.
Leisure Suit Larry 3: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals! (1989) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "What TV show featured an appearance by Richard Nixon?" in the age verification test is "Laugh-In".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel (as Arte Johnson): "Very interesting - but cuckoo!"
Next of Kin (1989)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "You look like Goldie Hawn on 'Laugh-In.'"
The Wonder Years: The Powers That Be (1990) (TV Episode)
The Arnold family watch this show on TV.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Leonardo: "Sock it to me, baby!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sidehackers (1990) (TV Episode)
"Very Interesting." Servo: But stupid.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: I feel like we're at the dance thing in Laugh-In.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "He's probably going to paint her for 'Laugh-In.'"
Clarissa Explains It All: No T.V. (1991) (TV Episode)
Clarissa says her mom used to watch this
JFK (1991)
Jim Garrison mentions this television show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Very interesting. But cuckoo."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Boy Meets Girl II (1992) (TV Episode)
Parker's dad says, "You can bet your bippy!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Hey, it's 'Laugh-In.'"
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash (1992) (TV Special)
mentioned by Ron Nessen
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
"I'm Gary Owens in beautiful downtown Burbank"
The Ben Stiller Show: A Few Good Scouts (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Demi Moore (Janeane Garofalo) in "A Few Good Scouts"
Seinfeld: The Shoes (1993) (TV Episode)
George's therapist didn't think his script funny. Later George says "What is she, Rowan and Martin?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "A poem, by Henry Gibson."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: (during a scene on a park bench) Hey, where's Ruth Buzzi?
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: (as Arte Johnson) Very Interesting.
Sesame Street Stays Up Late! (1993) (TV Special)
features Lily Tomlin as Ernestine the Telephone Operator.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: This is everything 'Laugh-in' could have been!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Hey, this is from Artie Johnson's point-of-view."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Colossus and the Headhunters (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Artie Johnson): "Very interesting!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Starfighters (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: Weeknights after Laugh-In.
The Red Green Show: The Beef Project (1994) (TV Episode)
In the title sequence, with clips from the show, Red mentions that Harold says that the big shows have clips from the shows, including "Laugh-In"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Danger!! Death Ray (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "She's painted for a 'Laugh-In' sketch."
The Nanny: Oy Vey, You're Gay (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the show by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1995) (TV Episode)
Tom (as the German soldier): "Very interesting!"
William Shatner's Star Trek Memories (1995) (Video)
Mentioned by William Shatner
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom (as the German soldier): "Very interesting!"
Mad About You: Dream Weaver (1996) (TV Episode)
Mirrors the famous party scenes with the dancing
3rd Rock from the Sun: The Dicks They Are A-Changin' (1996) (TV Episode)
Mary says, "You bet your bippy I am!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (as the werewolf): "Very interesting, but stupid"
Austin Powers' Electric Pussycat Swingers Club (1997) (TV Movie)
The entire show is modelled after the 'Party' segment and features Laugh-In style one liners
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
The transitions between scenes with Austin and the band are inspired by this.
Plump Fiction (1997)
mentioned in dialogue
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Show mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow (as a girl finishes dancing): "Sock it to me, Mike."
The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.8 (1998) (TV Episode)
Clips from the series are shown; Lily Tomlin discusses the origin of her "Edith Ann" rocking chair.
StarCraft: Brood War (1998) (Video Game)
Get Bruce (1999)
"Creator of 'Laugh-In' "
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girl in Gold Boots (1999) (TV Episode)
Servo: They're gonna sock it to us.
Mystery Men (1999)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
The Simpsons: Behind the Laughter (2000) (TV Episode)
One of Bart's t-shirts reads, "You bet your sweet bippy, man!"
Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics (2000) (Video)
Hee Haw (1969) is described as country's answer to the show
Bamboozled (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Kate Hudson/Radiohead (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue
The Simpsons: HOMR (2001) (TV Episode)
Homer imitates Edith Ann's "Now that's the truth" catchphrase.
The Simpsons: Day of the Jackanapes (2001) (TV Episode)
Krusty appears as a guest on "Laugh-In."
Saturday Night Live: Jonny Moseley/Outkast (2002) (TV Episode)
Jo Anne Worley appears on 'Super Buzzers' and Rip Taylor tells Laugh-In style name jokes
Saturday Night Live: Kirsten Dunst/Eminem (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Court TV as everyone dances to Go-Go music from Laugh-In
Pink Floyd The Wall Redux (2002)
A still photo of Rowan and Martin is shown.
Auto Focus (2002)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
Erik Estrada refered Goldie Hawn as "Sock-it-to-me foxy lady"
The Simpsons: My Mother the Carjacker (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the montage of '60s footage
Citizen Shane (2004)
A lunchbox featuring Laugh-In is shown.
Gilmore Girls: Friday Night's Alright for Fighting (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai asks, "Rowan? Martin?"
Catch and Release (2006)
"Sock it to me!" said
Goolians (2006) (Video)
Title mentioned by several interviewies
30 Rock: Jack-Tor (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jack
30 Rock: Hiatus (2007) (TV Episode)
Jack says Nixon should come on their show and say "Sock it to me!"
Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Breaking News (2007) (TV Episode)
The computer software mentioned by Jack contains details of the best sketches from the show.
'Til Death: Performance Anxiety (2007) (TV Episode)
Joy claims Eddie's jokes weren't even funny when they were on Laugh-In
Reaper: Charged (2007) (TV Episode)
"Sock it to me, Sammy"
30 Rock: Rosemary's Baby (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced several times
Tripping the Rift: Raiders of the Lost Crock of */@?#!" (2007) (TV Episode)
Bob says 'Sock it to me'
Nip/Tuck: Lulu Grandiron (2008) (TV Episode)
"sock it to me"
The Replacements: Dick Daring's All-Star Holiday Stunt Spectacular V (2008) (TV Episode)
Skeches of the kids opening and closing panels in the "joke wall" are reminiscent of the epilogues from this classic variety show
Nostalgia Critic: Nickcoms (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says the opening doors in "You Can't Do That On Television" are a rip-off of "Laugh-In".
Wizards of Waverly Place: Alex Does Good (2009) (TV Episode)
At the end of two scenes Maggie walks off chanting, "Sock it to 'em, Sock it to 'em." Maggie is played by Jo Anne Worley, who was a regular on the 1967 television series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. One of that show's catchphrases was "Sock it to me."
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.58 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Actresses' Roles"
The Venture Bros.: Pinstripes and Poltergeists (2009) (TV Episode)
The "bet your sweet bippy" catchphrase is used in dialogue.
Sonny with a Chance: Random Acts of Disrespect (2010) (TV Episode)
Chad riding and falling off the small tricycle refers to Arte Johnson on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.
Futurama: In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela (2010) (TV Episode)
"Sock it to me"
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Martial Arts (2010) (TV Episode)
Penn mentions the year of Tiny Tim's first Laugh-In appearance. Episode #2.10 (1968)
The Cinema Snob: Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy (2011) (TV Episode)
"Starring in a porno Laugh-In?"
Conan: The Awkward Product Placement. Swiffer (2011) (TV Episode)
One of the contestants on Basic Cable Name that Tune mentions he's from 'Beautiful Downtown Burbank'
What's My Car Worth?: Muscle Car Mania (2011) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced by an owner of a 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge
What's My Car Worth?: Muscle in Auburn (2011) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned when a 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge is appraised by an appraiser while he performs Here comes the Judge and then asks "When was the last time you heard of a muscle car that was named after a comedy show?"
Phelous & the Movies: Evil Toons (2012) (TV Episode)
"Artie Johnson, the guy from Laugh-In?"
That Guy ... Who Was in That Thing 1 (2012)
Matt Malloy speaks of his uncle Henry Gibson being on Laugh In and realising this acting thing doesn't seem too hard to do.
Modern Family: Won't You Be Our Neighbor (2014) (TV Episode)
"Sock it to me"
White Collar: Au Revoir (2014) (TV Episode)
June says, "You bet your sweet bippy."
Saturday Night Live: Blake Shelton (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Blakde Shelton during his monologue
In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Muppets.: Bear Left Then Bear Write (2015) (TV Episode)
"Sake to me"
Countdown: Episode #73.104 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard.
Countdown: Episode #73.105 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard.
The Cinema Snob: Oh! Heavenly Dog (2016) (TV Episode)
"I'm glad Alan Sues from Laugh-In got more work."
Aquarius: Happiness Is a Warm Gun (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Brian Shafe.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Schtick" category

Featured in 

Mad About You (1989)
Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television (1996) (TV Special)
footage from this show exists in this special
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
TV Guide's 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002) (TV Special)
"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" is #42.
TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) (TV Special)
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
They are in the 100 Greatest Moments
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin crack about "Deep Throat".
Derailroaded (2005)
Clip of Larry Fischer shown performing "Merry Go Round" on this show.
Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 6 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Various clips of this TV show are featured during the tribute to Dick Martin.
The Best of Laugh-In (2011) (TV Movie)
Many clips used.
American Horror Story: Home Invasion (2011) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
Vito (2011)
Clips featured.
Annabelle (2014)
Mia falls asleep watching the show on TV when John starts to make popcorn

Spoofed in 

The Secret Sex Lives of Romeo and Juliet (1969)
Several references to and spoofs of the show
Last of the Summer Wine: Going to Gordon's Wedding (1976) (TV Episode)
While partially obscured by foliage, Compo peaks out his head and mimics Arte Johnson's German soldier "Verrrry interesting" routine. Later on, Clegg does the same thing.
The Muppet Show: Connie Stevens (1977) (TV Episode)
The "At The Dance" sketch is a spoof of the "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" cocktail party segments
The Simpsons: Mother Simpson (1995) (TV Episode)
Maggie dances like Goldie Hawn in a parody of the show.
Pinky and the Brain: The Pinky and the Brain Reunion Special (1998) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Hippy and Dippy" clip
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 111 (1998) (TV Episode)
In Props, Ryan imitates Lily Tomlin's Ernestine character on the show.
Kim Possible: The Fearless Ferret (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in TV Trash Heap cable channel Kim's brothers are watching
Justice League Unlimited: The Ties That Bind (2005) (TV Episode)
Vermin Vunderbarr (voice by Arte Johnson) says, "Ve-e-ery interesting," just like the German soldier character from "Laugh In".
Robot Chicken: The Black Cherry (2005) (TV Episode)
cast members pop out of lockers to tell cheesy jokes
Maple Palm (2006)
The character of Billy impersonates Lily Tomlin's character Ernestine the telephone operator
30 Rock: Rosemary's Baby (2007) (TV Episode)
Young Liz is seen watching a recreation of Laugh-In during flashback
30 Rock: Live from Studio 6H (2012) (TV Episode)
"The Gruber Brother and Nipsey" is a parody of the show
Superjail!: Oedipusmess (2012) (TV Episode)
Parodied during the opening theme song.

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