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Followed by 

2010 (1984)

Edited into 

Hai-Kubrick (1999) (Short)
Movies That Shook the World: 2001: A Space Odyssey (2005) (TV Episode)
This is a documentary about 2001.
5 Second Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey (2008) (TV Episode)
movie is edited into short comedic clip
Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

References 

Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906) (Short)
This film features the same rotating room, that is in "2001: A Space Odyssey
Metropolis (1927)
Conquest of Space (1955)
wheel space station, several spoiler plot points
Universe (1960)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Reason: In Strangelove, Major Kong says, "Fire the explosive bolts!" In 2001, the entry hatch sign reads "CAUTION: EXPLOSIVE BOLTS."

Referenced in 

A Sweet Sickness (1968)
Title seen on a theater's marquee.
Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1968)
Large banner at studio entrance shows title.
The Making of '2001' (1968)
It is a promotional piece for this film.
The Seed of Man (1969)
A photograph showing spacecraft from the movie can be seen.
The Strawberry Statement (1970)
Simon plays this film's theme in his record player
Monty Python's Flying Circus: It's a Living (1970) (TV Episode)
mentioned
Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
The famous music score of 2001 is used
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
uses the same ape suit as this film
200 Motels (1971)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Soundtrack LP prominently placed in record store
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
use of "The Blue Danube" in a scene involving motion of a vehicle and points of light in black space
The Making of 'Silent Running' (1972)
mentioned once
Schlock (1973)
The movie starts with the narrator saying : First, "Birth of a Nation". Then, "Gone with the Wind". "2001: A Space Odyssey". "Love Story". "See You Next Wednesday". And now ... Schlock !
World on a Wire (1973) (TV Movie)
At the impromptu press conference when Stiller is talking about the computer becoming autonomous, The Blue Danube (a piece of music usually associated with Kubrick's film) is playing in the background.
Zardoz (1974)
Land of the Lost: The Possession (1974) (TV Episode)
Cha-ka, Sa, and Ta are drawn to a pylon and touch it like the primitive men did with the Monolith while the three moons are in alignment and crescent.
Rollerball (1975)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
The Big Bus (1976)
The Bionic Woman: Doomsday Is Tomorrow (1977) (TV Episode)
ALEX 7000 and HAL 9000 are very much alike.
The Bionic Woman: Doomsday Is Tomorrow: Part 2 (1977) (TV Episode)
ALEX 7000 and HAL 9000 are very much alike.
Demon Seed (1977)
L'animal (1977)
Movie poster can be seen
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
The disco place Tony frequently goes is named "2001 Odyssey"
Saturday Night Live: Robert Klein/Bonnie Raitt (1978) (TV Episode)
Nick Winters opens his act with a vocal interpretation of "Also Sprach Zarathustra" or as he calls it, '20.01'
Coming Home (1978)
Luke and Sally pass by the movie poster and buy tickets for it
Laverne & Shirley: 2001: A Comedy Odyssey (1978) (TV Episode)
title reference
These Sorcerers Are Mad (1978)
Poster visible in Picard's apartment with french title "2001 l'odyssée de l'espace".
L'orgia (1978)
The movie is mentioned in a conversation
Manhattan (1979)
Alien (1979)
Moonraker (1979)
Taxi: Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey (1979) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Jerk (1979)
Being There (1979)
Giger's Alien (1979)
H.R. Giger mentions 2001: A Space Odyssey
Lupin the 3rd: 1999: A Popcorn Odyssey (1980) (TV Episode)
The title is spoofed in that it is now, "1999: A Popcorn Odyssey".
Denshi sentai Denjiman: Hakkotsu Toshi no Daimaô (1980) (TV Episode)
A Japanese poster of this movie was on display at the theater.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
During the Chicago police chase sequence near the end, there are shots of the Bluesmobile and the brothers that resemble the climax of 2001 when Dave travel through the monolith and through the tunnel of colors and he and his space craft and the speed in which he travels almost matches shot by shot.
Sneak Previews: Invasion of the Outer Space Movies (1980) (TV Episode)
Siskel and Ebert discuss how 2001 changed the sci-fi genre
Outland (1981)
Danger Mouse: Close Encounters of the Absurd Kind (1982) (TV Episode)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" is heard when the aliens appear
TRON (1982)
Faerie Tale Theatre: The Tale of the Frog Prince (1982) (TV Episode)
When the frog raises the gold ball up out of the well, "Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays.
Purple Haze (1982)
A poster is displayed outside of the theater.
The Discipline of D.E. (1982) (Short)
The astronaut sequence resembles Dave Bowman in the Star Gate sequence
Still Smokin (1983)
music (also sprach zarathustra) during astronaut sketch
WarGames (1983)
Superman III (1983)
The film's poster can be seen briefly in the junkyard scene
The Lonely Guy (1984)
at the start of the film the worlds first lonely guy is introduced; he is a caveman/moonwatcher type, and a synth version of the 2001 theme is played.
Danger Mouse: Project Moon (1984) (TV Episode)
Same classical music heard during spaceflight
The Fading Image (1984) (Short)
mentioned
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984) (TV Movie)
When the giant ice walls open, a few notes from Also Sprach Zarathustra play
Pas de repos pour Billy Brakko (1984) (Short)
Photos from the film are shown.
Elite (1984) (Video Game)
Features "Blue Danube" as the space-travel music, like in the movie - quite obvious
Magical Fairy Persia: Henshin! Mata henshin!! (1985) (TV Episode)
The poster appears on the movie theater even though the title is changed to "2011: A Space Odyssey".
Punky Brewster: Punky Brewster's Workout (1985) (TV Episode)
The video uses "Also Sprach Zarathustra" in an obvious nod to this film.
The A-Team: Knights of the Road (1985) (TV Episode)
Musical reference when Murdock pops up from the hood of a car
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
An alien sees a monolith-like object on a road sign, while "2001"-style music plays.
Back to the Future (1985)
The device in Doc Brown's lab that Marty plugs his guitar into is labeled "CRM-114", which was the name of the message decoder on the B-52 in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), and the serial number of the Jupiter explorer in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), both directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Urusei Yatsura 4: Ramu za fôebâ (1986)
At the end a Star Child-like glowing fetus, representing the tree/the city's memories, appears.
April Fool's Day (1986)
guy hums "Thus Spake Zarathustra" as he dramatically opens a door
Aliens (1986)
In the opening sequence, Aram Khachaturyan's 'Ballet Suite Gayaneh' playing as a spacecraft is seen crossing outer space is a reference to '2001' 's Discovery at the very beginning of segment 'Jupiter Mission 18 Months Later'.
Nothing in Common (1986)
As David Basner is shown his new office with a window, the staff is humming like the score, when the apemen discover the monolith.
Howard the Duck (1986)
Monolith near Jupiter during Howard's space trip
Sledge Hammer!: Dori Day Afternoon (1986) (TV Episode)
Sledge refers to the ATM as HAL 9000
O Cinema Falado (1986)
mentioned by character
Ghost Chase (1987)
Innerspace (1987)
ALF: Take a Look at Me Now (1987) (TV Episode)
ALF plays the theme music to the film.
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Big Blue (1988)
Siskel & Ebert: Who Framed Roger Rabbit/Aria/The Great Outdoors (1988) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert compares "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988) to this film: "a technical breakthrough and a lot of fun both at the same time."
Akira (1988)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Green Slime (1988) (TV Episode)
Joel mentions, during a special effects sequence, that "The Green Slime" was made the same year as 2001.
Pereval (1988)
voices mess is similar to 2001's monolith discover scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Dr. Erhardt's list of movies
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
Reference to saucer crash site as "TMA-1" (Tycho Magnetic Anomaly)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "That was in '2001: A Space Odyssey,' too, I think."
Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
Penn compares the airport metal detector to HAL 9000
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon (1989) (Video Game)
The Discovery's EVA pod can be seen in the garbage freighter's junkyard.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom Servo quotes Hal 9000 while his voice box was changing.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Animaniacs! (1990) (TV Episode)
when Plucky and Buster wind up back in prehistoric times, there are several apes beating the ground with bones like in the beginning of the movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
"I can see you're really upset about this, Dave"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: First Spaceship on Venus (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom (as a red light appears on the spaceship): "Hey, it's HAL!"
The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz (1990) (TV Mini-Series)
ship looks very similar to the pods
Slacker (1991)
"Dawn of Man" excerpt visible on one of the TV's @ 01:09:15
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Nth Degree (1991) (TV Episode)
The malfunctioning rebellious computer says, in a soft male voice, "I'm afraid I can't do that," in the same context.
Knight Rider 2000 (1991) (TV Movie)
Poster in the mall
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Hey, there's a monolith outside!
Rugrats: Tommy's First Birthday (1991) (TV Episode)
Didi says "Ok Tommy, open the pod bay door!" before spoon-feeding him.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Hey, HAL is reading your lips.
Get a Life: Meat Locker 2000 (1991) (TV Episode)
the "star baby" scene is referenced
Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)
The scene which Piccolo enters the Big Gete Star resembles the star gate sequence in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)
Shot of sunrise over the orb of the Earth & the space shuttle, with "Zarathustra" playing in the background.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow andTom make the ominous noises of object in 2001
The Simpsons: Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes? (1992) (TV Episode)
Homer's hallucination while sitting in the vibrating recliner resembles the "stargate" sequence animation from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: Open the pod bay door, Hal.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Play the theme music from '2001: A Space Odyssey.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manhunt in Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom (as HAL 9000): "I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave."
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Descent: Part 2 (1993) (TV Episode)
deactivation of a "mad" computer in the same fashion
Demolition Man (1993)
Simon Phoenix says to the kiosk at 24:50, "Come on HAL, where are the guns?"
The X-Files: Ghost in the Machine (1993) (TV Episode)
COS is a homage to HAL 9000. When Mulder slips the diskette into the drive at the end, COS even says "What are you doing, Brad?"
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Upon arriving over New York City, Professor Neweyes instructs his assistant, stating "You may open the pod bay doors."
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
RoboCop: The Future of Law Enforcement: Part 2 (1994) (TV Episode)
Diana reads two criminal's lips while they conspire in a parked car, exactly as HAL 9000 does in 2001.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Gripes of Wrath (1994) (TV Episode)
Loretta the Super Computer sings Daisy like HAL did.
Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994) (TV Movie)
"Thus Spake Zarathustra" soundtrack; Lewis's father (Mr. Skolnick, Jamie Cromwell) proclaims, "Behold, the Nerd Child!"
Speed (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
"Thus Spoke Zarathustra" hummed
Macross Plus (1994) (Video)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo hums the theme during his planetarium show.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Heywood and Floyd are the names of two Shawshank inmates. Heywood Floyd was a character in this film.
Stargate (1994)
Time Trax: The Lottery (1994) (TV Episode)
IRV starts singing "Daisy" after Selma erases his storage, just like HAL after he was disabled.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Planets and Moons (1995) (TV Episode)
The famous phrase, "Open the pod bay door, HAL" is repeated several times.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels' Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
Tom hums "Thus Spake Zarathustra."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"I think It's a starchild"
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: The Germ Turns (1995) (TV Episode)
The part of Duckman traveling into another dimension with the healing crystal, then finding himself lying in a hotel bed as an old guy pointing at his own grave stone is a direct take from the movie.
Married with Children: Pump Fiction (1995) (TV Episode)
The music of Kelly's "Sheos" movie is "Also sprach Zarathustra". A spinning shoe on a string mimics the revolving space station in "2001".
Apollo 13 (1995)
From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995)
mentioned as a landmark of 1968
Hackers (1995)
ER: What Life? (1995) (TV Episode)
Kerry's voice on the computer is refered to as HAL.
Freakazoid!: The Chip: Part 2/Freakazoid Is History (1995) (TV Episode)
A take from the movie is shown during the Quantum Freak montage opening.
Memories (1995)
space scenes with classical music.
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
It is referenced.
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
In the second episode Duke ends up on the Moon, where he battles his way to an excavation site with the dark monolith from the film. Also the music from the film is referenced here.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brute Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Open the pod bay door, HAL."
Freakazoid!: The Wrath of Guitierrez (1996) (TV Episode)
Freakazoid finds himself looking at Dave in the hotel room with the monolith. Dave askes Freakazoid where the bathroom is, but Freakazoid doesn't know.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Beginning and the End, or 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door' (1996) (TV Episode)
Black monoliths involving a step on human evolution.
Dexter's Laboratory: Dexter Dodgeball/Dial M for Monkey: Rasslor/Dexter's Assistant (1996) (TV Episode)
A send-up of "Thus Spake Zarathustra" is heard as Dee Dee plays with Dexter's planetarium.
Doctor Who (1996) (TV Movie)
Grace refers to the Doctor as "Dr. Bowman", a reference to David Bowman, the main astronaut in 2001. Like Bowman, the Doctor proceeds to carefully disassemble a computer.
Dexter's Laboratory: Dexter's Rival/Dial M for Monkey: Simion/Old Man Dexter (1996) (TV Episode)
As Dexter begins to shut down his computer, it asks him, "What are you doing, Dexter?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Servo sings the "Also sprach Zarathustra" theme.
Independence Day (1996)
"Good Morning, Dave" startup message on David's computer
Future Fantastic: I, Robot (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in documentary on robots. Still photos shown.
Killer Condom (1996)
Mother (1996)
Space Truckers (1996)
The interior design of Macanudo's bedroom seems to refer to the last scene's of Stanley Kubrick's movie
Space Jam (1996)
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
In the Pheonix, Riker talks about the Moon in the 24th century, he mentions Tyco City, Tyco is the crater where the first monolith is found in 2001. The system used to release the Enterprise's deflector dish is labeled "AE35", this is the name of the part replaced by Poole and Bowman in 2001, and that part controls the antenna dish.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
The answer to Gene Siskel's trivia question.
Men in Black (1997)
Contact (1997)
Event Horizon (1997)
GoldenEye (1997) (Video Game)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Hacks (1997)
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police: The Second Show Ever (1997) (TV Episode)
Monkeys gather around a giant black stone slab.
Titanic (1997)
depiction of the Grand Staircase ceiling (waltz playing in background)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Mutiny (1997) (TV Episode)
Characters reference the musical score
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: (to a computer) Hey, HAL why don't you go on break, huh?
Muppets Tonight: Andie MacDowell (1998) (TV Episode)
Kermit tells the monkey writers they can touch the monolith
Millennium: Goodbye Charlie (1998) (TV Episode)
"Open the pod bay door, HAL"
Half Baked (1998)
Sphere (1998)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Phantom Planet (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: This is almost as good as 2001...nails driven into your eyes!
Cowboy Bebop: Jamming with Edward (1998) (TV Episode)
MPU has a red one eye-camera and dysfunctions, much like the HAL-9000..
Home Improvement: Tool-Thousand-One: A Space Odyssey (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cowboy Bebop: Toys in the Attic (1998) (TV Episode)
Same ending shot.
Armageddon (1998)
The red chairs in the space ship are also seen in the space-station lounge in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gorgo (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions that William Sylvester was in this movie
Silhouette Mirage (1998) (Video Game)
the villain Hal is named after HAL 9000
Run Lola Run (1998)
The match cut of the red bag filled with stolen money to the red phone falling into its place is an hommage to Kubrick's famous shot
Metal Gear Solid (1998) (Video Game)
Characters named David and Hal.
Antz (1998)
The Monolith, as a sign of a new land to discover... pioneer... just as Moon or Jupiter, or Insectopia..
Free Enterprise (1998)
Robert mentions Hal 9000,
NewsRadio: Flowers for Matthew (1998) (TV Episode)
Joe: "You read our lips, like a computer?"
Dream House (1998) (TV Movie)
essentially a rehash of the plot, with several scenes having direct counterparts
Playboy: The Story of X (1998) (Video)
Trespasser (1998) (Video Game)
Dilbert: The Name (1999) (TV Episode)
Dogbert says Dilbert's shower sounds like "The computer from that stupid movie "Something Something: A Space Odyssey"
Final Fantasy VIII (1999) (Video Game)
The Directors: The Films of Roger Corman (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Cameron.
The Human Condition (1999) (Short)
The Matrix (1999)
Notting Hill (1999)
East Is East (1999)
Siskel & Ebert: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) (TV Episode)
Ebert discusses 2001's influence on Star Wars
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
One of the capsules from this film is seen in Plato's junkyard.
Kikujiro (1999)
Human Traffic (1999)
A picture of Dave Bowman is visible in Jip's bedroom.
Incredible Crisis (1999) (Video Game)
Goomer (1999)
Ovomorphus' eye is similar to HAL, and similar POV shots are used.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Minor characters named Bowman and Kaminsky.
Sliders: Please Press One (1999) (TV Episode)
Diana says, "Open the pod bay doors, HAL."
The 4th Floor (1999)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as HAL 9000) What are you doing, Dave?
SpongeBob SquarePants: Sandy's Rocket/Squeaky Boots (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the things that can be seen floating is a book labeled 2001
Spaced: Gatherings (1999) (TV Episode)
The shot filmed from inside the freezer of people looking in and talking about it, plus the music. Quote "Almost as though it's self-aware".
Spaced: Chaos (1999) (TV Episode)
The shot of a paper spinning up into the sky is just like the shot of the bone thrown by a chimp thrown into the sky.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
During the opening, when Buzz Lightyear steps on the floating steps, they play the five opening notes of "Also Sprach Zarathustra", a piece of music made famous by this movie.
Magnolia (1999)
The music Thus Spoke Zarathustra overlaps with the image of Phillip Seymore Hoffman pacing next to the old man in the immaculate white bed, similar to the bedridden Dave at the end of "2001".
Parasite Eve II (1999) (Video Game)
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
Spielberg on Kubrick (1999) (Video)
metioned
Futurama: Put Your Head on My Shoulders (2000) (TV Episode)
The famous black rectangle "mystery object" from this movie can be seen floating in space but it has an "out of order" sign on it.
Futurama: A Bicyclops Built for Two (2000) (TV Episode)
The music used as the characters enter the internet.
Farscape: Crackers Don't Matter (2000) (TV Episode)
Pilot says "I'm sorry John. I cannot do that."
Titan A.E. (2000)
On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Cell (2000)
Colourful mind (or is it space?) trip.
Hogs of War (2000) (Video Game)
What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (2000) (Video)
Mentioned by Jim Lovell, Ronnie Stronge, and Mary Bennett, plus the title card of the film is shown.
V.I.P.: For Val's Eyes Only (2000) (TV Episode)
Val mentions movie by name
Red Planet (2000)
Cast Away (2000)
Shock Video 2001: A Sex Odyssey (2000) (TV Movie)
title reference
Today's Life (2000) (Short)
Goodbye 2000 (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
Inside 'Moonraker' (2000) (Video)
Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Zenon: The Zequel (2001) (TV Movie)
The space stations look the same
2001: The Making of a Myth (2001) (TV Movie)
Documentary about the making of the movie
Mutant Aliens (2001)
Becker: 2001 1/2: A Graduation Odyssey (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Gilmore Girls: Christopher Returns (2001) (TV Episode)
When handling a heavy book, Christopher declares it "the monolith from 2001."
Frasier: Docu.Drama (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Powder Park: Herzklopfen (2001) (TV Episode)
characters Georg and Vroni go see it together and discuss it
2001: A Skate Odyssey (2001) (Video)
title reference
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV Special)
Futurama: Insane in the Mainframe (2001) (TV Episode)
The mental instute is named the HAL Institute after HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Dark Angel: I and I Am a Camera (2001) (TV Episode)
Max says "Say good night HAL" to the Hoverdrone
Will & Grace: Last of the Really Odd Lovers (2001) (TV Episode)
Jack: "Welcome to Jack 2001: A Space Odyssey"
CQ (2001)
Raumstation Kuhbase (2001) (Video)
Opening Sequence
Evolution (2001)
Six Feet Under: The Will (2001) (TV Episode)
Nate mimics HAL 9000 when joking with his brother David ("I sense you're not being completely honest with me, Dave")
The Bank (2001)
Millennium Actress (2001)
Similarity of moonbase design
Witchblade: Transcendence (2001) (TV Episode)
Nottingham saying "Good afternoon, gentlemen" after his "rebirth" is similar to when HAL says it in this movie. Curiously, this episode stars Keir Dullea, who played Dave in this movie.
Zoolander (2001)
The scene where Derek and Hansel try to turn on the apple computer.
Alien Evolution (2001) (TV Movie)
The Tunnel (2001) (Short)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Walking with Prehistoric Beasts: Next of Kin (2001) (TV Episode)
Both feature australopithecine-type hominids being hunted by a predatory cat (Leopard or Dinofelis), being chased away from their homes by rival groups, feeding off a dead animal (Tapiar or Zebra), and the use of a bone or stick as a weapon. Also, in the book for 2001: A Space Odyssey, the leopard is killed by the hominids, and in Walking with Beasts the australopithecines rise up against the dinofelis and chase it away.
Saturday Night Live: Hugh Jackman/Mick Jagger (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Gobey in Jarret's room
Futurama: Roswell That Ends Well (2001) (TV Episode)
Professor's eyes reflecting the passing colours in the vortex.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Taboo 2001: A Sex Odyssey (2001) (Video)
title reference
Pregnant Man (2001) (TV Movie)
A home pregnancy test is compared to a spaceship from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (Video)
Mentioned by Tom Mankiewicz.
2001: A Big Bust Odyssey (2001) (Video)
title reference
'Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty' - Making of the Hollywood Game (2002) (Video)
Hideo Kojima mentions the influences of 2001 on MGS' story (Otacon and Snake's real names being Hal and Dave).
Resident Evil (2002)
Futurama: Godfellas (2002) (TV Episode)
Bender floats through space much like a scene in this film to music from the film.
Futurama: Future Stock (2002) (TV Episode)
The space station is based off of the one in this movie.
The Simpsons: Little Girl in the Big Ten (2002) (TV Episode)
the scene with Lisa in the bubble
'Silent Running': By Director Douglas Trumbull (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Irreversible (2002)
Movie poster in Alex' bedroom
Johnny Bravo: The Hansel and Gretel Witch Project/I.Q. Johnny/Get Stinky (2002) (TV Episode)
Johnny sings, "Daisy, Daisy," right before he loses his intelligence like HAL's "death" scene.
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi: Huge Reversal?! Abenobashi Hollywood Shopping Arcade (2002) (TV Episode)
Psychedelic effects like the ones in this movie appear when the characters (seem to) travel in time.
South Park: Bebe's Boobs Destroy Society (2002) (TV Episode)
When acting like an ape, Stan picks up a bone and the music cue from this movie plays.
Dirty Deeds (2002)
The opening scenes mimic the opening strains of "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and include a close-up of blinking eye with reflection.
The Star Dreamer (2002)
mentioned in the documentary
Mission Hill: Plan 9 from Mission Hill (or I Married a Gay Man from Outer Space) (2002) (TV Episode)
When Kevin shows the videotape to his nerdy sci-fi loving friends.
S1m0ne (2002)
One of the characters, who is an actor, is called Hal, as all other character that are actors are references to computers; Hal refers to the HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Oddyssey. (See also: the trivia section.)
Cypher (2002)
Dark Side of the Moon (2002) (TV Movie)
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
music during intro to Robosaurus
The 'Alien' Saga (2002) (TV Movie)
Solaris (2002)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Shot of knife thrown into air is identical to shot of the bone in 2001. It has the exact timing and cuts
The Cooler (2003)
The shot of a casino chip being tossed into the air and turning into an antacid tablet echoes a famous moment from this film.
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Dialog and editing sequence when Denis shows the wedding home video
Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles (2003) (TV Series)
The line "I'm scared Dave, will I dream? Daisy....Daisy..."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
An advertisement for a fictional movie called "20011: A New Space Odyssey" can be seen on the pink flier.
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)
Tunnel going through space with psychedelic lights
Rocks (2003) (Short)
Stone-age man looks at obelisk while classic music plays.
Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles: After Church (2003) (TV Episode)
Sheila the Tank says, "I'm scared, Dave," and starts singing "Bicycle Built for Two" a.k.a. "Daisy"
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
The Sequence where Juni is thrusted toward the virtual game world is reminiscent to the Stargate Sequence
Lesch & Co.: Verstand und Gefühl (2003) (TV Episode)
Harald Lesch & Wilhelm Vossenkuhl refer to "2001: A Space Odyssey" when they talk about artificial intelligence
La fiesta (2003)
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Sounds of Dave's pod as he tries to rescue Frank are used in the scene where Clooney speaks to the (very) senior partner.
Evil Cult (2003)
Echos of Hal in distress and of David Bowman after entering the monolith
Indigo (2003)
the woman in the park compares indigo children to the 'child in the movie 2001, with his eyes wide open'
The Simpsons: 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) (TV Episode)
Homer's belly is slowly expanding to the tune of 'Also Sprach Zarathustra'.
Julie and Jack (2003)
"It's like that HAL 9000 computer in that movie 'Space Odyssey 2001'."
Who's Your Daddy? (2004) (Video)
The scene with Chris arriving at the stadium in a helicopter references the opening credits scene from 2001.
Super Size Me (2004)
The playing of the Blue Danube Waltz during the surgery montage is a direct reference to Stanley Kubrick (and 2001), a fact Spurlock confirms in the audio commentary on the DVD. He says that it was his "little homage to probably his favorite American filmmaker".
The 11 Commandments (2004)
the Blue Danude theme during the zero-G sequence
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (2004) (Video Game)
When Snake reveals his real name, Dave, to Hal, he says, "Hal and Dave? That's a good one. Maybe we should take a trip to Jupiter."
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
The film's soundtrack is tossed at zombies.
The Powerpuff Girls: Prime Mates/Coupe D'Etat (2004) (TV Episode)
K.A.R.R. says "I'm sorry, Blossom. I'm afraid I can't do that," just like HAL says "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
In the heart attack dream sequence, Peter's white glowing face references the Star Child in space. The Blue Danube is played as well.
(T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)
In a space shot is "An der schönen, blauen Donau" playing
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004) (Video Game)
The TEC-XX character.
Daniel der Zauberer (2004)
Daniel is introduced as "Also Spach Zarathustra" plays
The Venture Bros.: Careers in Science (2004) (TV Episode)
the problem light looks like the eye of HAL
The Characters of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
The Last Shot (2004)
Poster on Steven's wall
Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004) (Video)
Funnybone tells the computer to open "pod bay doors" twice in the movie. Also, the Computer keeps refering to Sir Funnybone as "Dave", and at one point even quoted "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that". Furthermore, the computer's name, PAL, rhymes with HAL, the name of the computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Harvey's death scene ripped right out of it.
The Incredibles (2004)
The room of pod craft that Bob runs through is the same as the pod bay on the Discovery in that movie. Also, the device that Mirage places in Bob's cubicle projects onto his face like the computer does to Dave's face.
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Invisibility", one of the Tandy's displayed comments is one of the movie's lines: "My mind is going. I can feel it."
G.O.R.A. (2004)
when talking about sci-fi movies, "Space Odyssey" is mentioned
Game Box 1.0 (2004)
computer voice (that sounds like HAL) calmly says things like "I can't do that, Charlie."
5th World (2005)
in dialogue
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Red Dwarf: Howard Goodall - Settling the Score (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Robots (2005)
Hal the computer sings "A Bicycle Built For Two" at the end of his life.
The Helix... Loaded (2005)
Same line of Dialogue: "My god, it's full of stars."
Tom and Jerry Blast Off to Mars! (2005) (Video)
Tom and Jerry run into a monolith emitting similar noises as the one in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Veronica Mars: Weapons of Class Destruction (2005) (TV Episode)
"Ever see the first ten minutes of 2001: A Space Odyssey?"
Gay Sex in the 70s (2005)
one of the movies in a collage
The Making of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
When Obi-Wan and pregnant Padme arrive at the moon like planet at the end of the film, we see two people in spacesuits watching Obi-Wans space ship land. Just like two astronauts watch the moon landing of Dr. Heywood Floyt in 2001.
Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs (2005)
David Sereda: "2001 was a real space odyssey for me."
Stealth (2005)
EDI's voice and manner is an homage to 2001's Hal 9000, another computer in the future that goes haywire.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: My Fair Mandy (2005) (TV Episode)
The bizarre colors appearing as reality falls apart come from this movie
Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Explicitly referenced by one of the characters when speaking on the phone
Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005) (Video)
The OnStar styled assistant speaks in a robotic tone and says "I'm afraid I can't do that"
I Am Not an Animal - I Am an Animation (2005) (Video)
When Peter Baynam refers to a scene from The Simpsons, he says it's like Space Odyssey.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.91 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Sci-Fi Movies by Character" category
Over the Hedge (2006)
The animals react to the hedge in a similar way as the apes (from 2001) react to the monolith. And the hedge is filmed in a very similar way as the monolith as well.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.200 (2006) (TV Episode)
a Jeopardy! round category is titled "2001: A Sports Odyssey"
Superman Returns (2006)
in the plane, when there is no gravity, everything starts to float. in a slow motion sequence lois lane grabs a floating pen.
One Rat Short (2006) (Short)
The camera eye of the lab robot is very reminicent of HAL's.
Severance (2006)
the scene where Steve 'meets' himself is a reference to the famous last scene in 2001
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Saxondale: Episode #1.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
Tommy asks if some people want to go watch the directors cut of this film in the cinema which he says is "Longer in the middle... I'm just curious as to how that's physically possible"
The Crazy Cartoon III: The Quest for the Thing That Does Some Stuff (2006) (Video)
Comparing the end of The Crazy Cartoon III not making any sense to 2001: A Space Oddysey not making any sense
Surf School (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Dave's apartment is made to look like the spacestation in 2001, and "Dave" is also the name of the person who switches off HAL the robot in the original film.
Jackass Number Two (2006)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays during the rocket scene
Eureka: H.O.U.S.E. Rules (2006) (TV Episode)
Fargo calls S.A.R.A.H. "Hal". Also, the computer says: "I'm afraid, I can't do that." when it refuses to set the humans free.
Man of the Year (2006)
Tom calls a computer "HAL"
Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006) (Video Game)
The title for the mission "1969-A Space Odyssey"
Jaan-E-Mann: Let's Fall in Love... Again (2006)
beginning of the movie is reference to the space ballet in '2001: Space Osyssey' - the same music, the same spaceship
MythBusters: Exploding Lighter (2006) (TV Episode)
When watching a lighter in a dryer, the narrator says it's very spacy in a Kubrick kind of way while classical music is played in the background. Then in a HAL style voice he says he can see how upset Adam is.
Gilmore Girls: Knit, People, Knit! (2006) (TV Episode)
Paris says the film would be good inspiration for a party theme.
Battlespace (2006) (Video)
Holando the Computer is a talking self-aware red light in a spaceship (inspired by HAL)
Painting Soldiers (2006) (Short)
A Spanish poster for this movie is prominently featured in the background.
Flatland (2007) (Video)
"Star Gate" sequence
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Fanservice! (2007) (TV Episode)
"By the way this is a 2001 parody"
Veronica Mars: Show Me the Monkey (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mac
Robson Arms: Pest Control (2007) (TV Episode)
When Nick introduces Wayne to Hal, Wayne repsonds "9000" as in the movie computer.
Robson Arms: Mr. Lonely (2007) (TV Episode)
Fred mentions HAL the computer.
Mediated: The 21st Century Lifestyle (2007)
ending scene shutting down tv's mimicks shutting down HAL.
Cinema According to Brisseau (2007) (Video)
Jean-Claude Brisseau says that the staging of a scene in "Exterminating Angels" was an unconscious reference to the film's final scene
Sunshine (2007)
Both the scene where Mace, Capa and Harvey jet from airlock to airlock is almost identical to the scene in 2001 where Dave does the same thing, and the part where Icarus 2s voice starts to deepen and slow when the cores are pulled out is very reminiscent of HAL singing "A Bicycle Made for Two" as Dave turns him off.
AstroEuros (2007)
the first movie I ever watched in a cinema
5-25-77 (2007)
They speak about it.
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) (Video)
In "Cliffhangers", the left-hand "screen" picture in the cardboard spaceship and center "eye" when Space Captainface is on screen are from this movie
3001: A Penis Odyssey (2007) (Short)
title reference
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
when Itchy and Scratchy are on the moon, "Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays.
Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
Black monoliths involving a step on human evolution
Sydney White (2007)
The dorks stare at a piece of Sydney's underwear as "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays.
House M.D.: The Right Stuff (2007) (TV Episode)
The visual effects (close-up shot of a blinking eye, psychedelic colors changing with each blink, the colored landscapes, the spectrum effects and the 'star'-like shapes) prior to the plane-crash are all references to the 'star-gate' scene.
Portal (2007) (Video Game)
GLaDOS's erratic, and possibly insane, behavior is very similar to HAL9000's unravelment, especially when she starts to try to destroy the protagonist...
The Monkeyboy Fever (2007) (Short)
"Throw me a bone." Music cue resembles "Also Sprach Zarathustra".
Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
The Simpsons: Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind (2007) (TV Episode)
Homer sitting in the bubble closely resembles the starchild.
Dante 01 (2008)
the climax of the movie.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is listed as one of the "sweded" movies.
Fly Me to the Moon 3D (2008)
"The Blue Danube" plays as the flies float in zero gravity
Sam and Max: Chariots of the Dogs (2008) (Video Game)
The talking "Central device" thing from the spaceship is based on HAL 9000.
Springbringer - Songs from the World of New Nature (2008) (Video)
Opening of the first chapter with the stars exploding and imploding is a homage of a kind to the stargate scene in 2001.
Sam and Max: What's New Beelzebub (2008) (Video Game)
When the spaceship is destroyed at the beginning of the game, Sam & Max listen to the AI onboard the spaceship say, "Spaceship destroyed, but I still have the greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission."
Glory to the Conquerors of Space (2008) (Short)
The opening sequence is a reference to the space exteriors in 2001.
Two Lovers (2008)
Leonard has its posters in his room.
WALL·E (2008)
The subplot regarding AUTO (who resembles HAL-9000) features many scenes from 2001. For instance, Strauss' 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' plays as the captain is taking his first steps, the airlock that WALL-E and EVE must pass through to re-enter the garbage bay, and the secret video message from BNL's CEO that only the ship's computer knows about.
WarGames: The Dead Code (2008) (Video)
R.I.P.L.E.Y listens in on conversations via lip-reading just like HAL does in 2001.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 2: Strong Badia the Free (2008) (Video Game)
In Cave Girl Squad, using the alien in the second scene causes a monolith to appear while Strong Bad hums the movie's theme music
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelman mentions the film in his review of Spore
Eagle Eye (2008)
Red eye computer versus humans trying to prevent it from listening in but computer uses lip reading; guy who removes parts from omnipotent computer is named "Bowman"
The Watermelon (2008)
Street address number for central location is 2001. Stanley Kubrick is director Brad Mays' favorite filmmaker.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Monster Zero (2008) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie was shown among the mentioning of 60's Sci-Fi.
Life on Mars: Out Here in the Fields (2008) (TV Episode)
When Tyler mentions his computer, a character in 1973 jokingly asks if he means like HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Colbert Report: Bethany McLean/Kathleen Parker (2008) (TV Episode)
Colbert says that his new financial advisor is HAL, and in a supposed phone conversation between Colbert and HAL, lines from 2001: A Space Odyssey are played.
Greek: Three's a Crowd (2008) (TV Episode)
They come out of the movie theater after watching the movie
The Nostalgia Critic: Double Dragon (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says that Billy and Jimmy's vehicle might as well have HAL 9000 in it.
Futurama: Bender's Game (2008) (Video)
The HAL institute for insane robots is named after HAL, the computer from this film.
A.R.O.G (2008)
Black monolith appears in front of apes 1 million years in the past
Jeopardy!: Episode #25.65 (2008) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "iPod, YouTube or Wii" category
Californication: Blues from Laurel Canyon (2008) (TV Episode)
Hank jokingly asks Ronny if the title of his next film will be '2069: A sit on my face odyssey'.
The Big Bang Theory: The Friendship Algorithm (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon describes the rock-climbing wall as monolithic, and half expects hominids learning tools around it.
Moon (2009)
GERTY is a HAL-like computer with a calm voice
Knight Rider: Exit Light, Enter Knight (2009) (TV Episode)
Mike tells KITT he sounds like HAL from movie
The Nostalgia Critic: The Good Son (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says that Henry is like Hannibal and HAL-9000's spawn.
Watchmen (2009)
At about 58 minutes into the theatrical version, Dr. Manhattan stands alone in his room after Laurie had left. His room looks remarkably similar in design and appearance to that of Dr. Bowman during the "Through Space and Time" sequence of 2001: A Space Odyssey (right before the "Star Child" sequence).
Girls! Girls! Girls! The 1960s (2009) (Video)
The film is mentioned.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: Sexiest Movie Scenes (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kristian Schmid in a segment on Barbarella's opening credits as having nothing on Barbarella.
30 Rock: Apollo, Apollo (2009) (TV Episode)
Also Sprach Zarathustra is heard as Tracey 'goes up into space'
The Replacements: Irreplaceable (2009) (TV Episode)
An injured C.A.R. sings a few bars from "Bicycle Built for Two," a la HAL 3000's death scene
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
In segment 'Celebreties' Jiggs (La Mona Chita, played by Joaquín Reyes) the male chimp who played Cheeta in the Tarzan movies throws a bone into the air.
Hatching Pete (2009) (TV Movie)
Pete, dressed as the chicken, hatches from the egg as "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays.
What Goes Up (2009)
Strauss' Blue Danube is played by an out-of-tune marching band in preparation for celebration of the Challenger launch.
Transformers: Animated: This Is Why I Hate Machines (2009) (TV Episode)
Shockwave's line "I'm afraid I can't let you do that" is a reference to HAL. Both of these characters have some simular traits as well.
Land of the Lost (2009)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra," by Richard Strauss is playing when Dr. Rick Marshall gives his "Tachyons" presentation to school children. And the scene when the trio of protagonists first encounter Chaka and the "primitive apes" pays homage to the infamous opening scene in Kubrik's 2001
Al's Brain in 3-D (2009) (Short)
Al explains that we have as much chance fully understanding how the brain works as we do the last twenty minutes of this movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transmorphers (2009) (TV Episode)
the theme plays
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
The theme music is played when Gerrard Gosens demonstrates his interpretation of the Moonwalk.
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence (2009) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Henry sings the song "Daisy" with this daughter when saying that he has no control over going away
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Many references during the film: Old man in a white room, the spaceship design.
Cargo (2009)
Rotating ring space station, spaceship flyby, crew in suspended animation, undisclosed mission objective
Peep Show: The Test (2009) (TV Episode)
Mark refers to the boiler as "HAL", the computer from this.
The Irate Gamer: History of Video Games: Part 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
HAL's personality is based on HAL from the movie
Shameful Sequels: Starship Troopers 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
"I'm sorry, Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
The injured Claptrap's rambling speech about knowing a little song, then singing "Daisy Bell," is a reference to the scene in "2001: A Space Odyssey" where Dave Bowman shuts down HAL the computer.
Old Dogs (2009)
Dan references HAL in the tanning booth, in a reference to the Pod Bay Doors argument.
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009) (TV Special)
In his stand-up routine, Robin Williams mentions something about HAL-9000.
A Rubbish Film (2009) (Short)
Film was inspired by 'The Blue Danube' sequence.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.76 (2009) (TV Episode)
Category titles "'Hal'", "2001" and "I'm Sorry Dave"
Zombie Farm (2009)
Roque calls a laptop computer Hal.
The Answer to the Lost Riddle: Prophets of the New Order (2009) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike, and still images from the movie are shown.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
James Cameron says the movie influenced him
Mass Effect 2 (2010) (Video Game)
When EDI (an AI) suggests giving her control of the ship to escape the Collectors, Joker tells her "If you start singing 'Daisy Bell' I'm done!" This is a reference to the last moments of the homicidal HAL computer.
Midsomer Murders: The Sword of Guillaume (2010) (TV Episode)
When the Terries find the road blocked by big concrete blocks, Lucy says "This is just like that Space Odyssey thing."
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Sex on the Screen (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kristian Schmid in a segment on Barbarella's opening credits as having nothing on Barbarella.
Fish Lips (2010) (Short)
Armand mentions the title.
Time Traveller (2010)
Poster in Ryota's apartment.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Acting the Part"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.153 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "At the Ancient Roman Cineplex"
Twigson Ties the Knot (2010)
When the car drives of the road it floats across the screen in slow-motion to the sound of The Blue Danube Waltz, similair to space sequences in 2001.
Community: Contemporary American Poultry (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeff remarks that Abed has "gone from lovable Johnny Five to evil HAL."
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010) (Video Game)
Huey mentions he loves the movie and became facinated with A.I.s because of the movie.
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
2009: A Delayed Night (2010) (Short)
Movie title parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas and Ferb's Hawaiian Vacation (2010) (TV Episode)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz says that the crabs on his island are "getting all Kubricky" in their adulation of his "De-Evolutionator" device, which comes to resemble the "2001" monolith to them.
Motorvader (2010)
One of Tim's professor's names is Clarke, after author Arthur C. Clarke, co-writer of 2001: A Space Odyssey featuring the HAL 9000 computer which heavily influenced Motorvader's appearance and personality.
The Cinema Snob: Redneck Zombies (2010) (TV Episode)
"It's like if Snoop Dogg directed 2001."
Warehouse 13: 13.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Pete: Well, sitting in a windowless room for ten years playing Monopoly with HAL. What could go wrong?
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) (Video)
DVD case is shown.
Medium: Bring Your Daughter to Work Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Bridgette wants to watch it
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Manitou (2010) (TV Episode)
James compares the trippy outer space sequence to one scene in this movie.
Let There Be Light: The Odyssey of Dark Star (2010) (Video)
Mentioned in documentary
Maltin on Movies: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie referenced in this episode.
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse (2010) (Video Game)
Pod 2001 is a reference to the title of this movie.
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
dramatic intro to Pfizer with Thus Spoke Zarathustra playing
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Flynn's residence is based on the white room where Bowman ages.
SGU Stargate Universe: Resurgence (2010) (TV Episode)
Discussing the signal, Eli quips, "Could be a black monolith orbiting a planet."
Bum Reviews: Tron Legacy (2010) (TV Episode)
"...which looks like the last ten minutes of 2001"
The Pizzaiolo's Revenge (2010) (Short)
Use of Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Day Dreamin' Davey (2011) (TV Episode)
Nerd -"Don't rust anything called Hal"
Conan: 2011: A Spanx Odyssey (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced episode title
Dead Space 2 (2011) (Video Game)
Science fiction relation. Isaac takes down the A.I computer system while being asked to stop similar to the character in 2001 as he disables a very similar A.I system in a similar enviornment that involves crawling through small spaces.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Suited for Success (2011) (TV Episode)
The opening of Rarity's second fashion show references the main theme from this movie.
Capsule (2011) (Short)
Pod references one of HAL-9000's famous lines: "I'm afraid I cannot do that, Sam".
Ask That Guy with the Glasses: Ask That Guy #59 (2011) (TV Episode)
The theme is played
Community: Critical Film Studies (2011) (TV Episode)
Abed compares himself to HAL 9000.
SGU Stargate Universe: Hope (2011) (TV Episode)
Volker mentions "Also Sprach Zarathustra" as his favorite piece of music, and everyone refers to it as the theme from 2001.
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas' Birthday Clip-O-Rama! (2011) (TV Episode)
Irving plays imaginary kettle drums trying to sound like "So Sprach Zarathustra"
The Cinema Snob: Oversexed Rugsuckers from Mars (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob points out the theme playing as the derelict approaches the vacuum
Watchman Video Broadcast: UFO's: Chariots of the Beast (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
The monolith can be seen in the final level of the game
The Super Hero Squad Show: Missing: Impossible! (2011) (TV Episode)
The Helicarrier computer starts to say 'I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave'
Eureka: Liftoff (2011) (TV Episode)
Fargo appears as the starchild in the space capsule.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Star Trek 2- Gold Key (2011) (TV Episode)
Iron Liz points out Linkara's AI as being Hal 9000.
Futurama: Möbius Dick (2011) (TV Episode)
The 4th dimension is depicted as the colours peered into in this film. Also, the monolith and the Discovery are seen in the ship graveyard, and two astronauts dressed like the ones in the movie step out of the whale at the end.
The Spoony Experiment: Tekken: The Motion Picture (2011) (TV Episode)
The 2001 A Space Odyssey opening theme is used.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Great Performances That Oscar Ignored (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger says people tend to forget who starred in the film
Secret Access: UFOs on the Record (2011) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Douglas Trumbull.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Movies that Changed the Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger says that as big a hit as the film was, it was not immediately influential because it was not easy to imitate
An Idiot Abroad: Trans-Siberian Express (2011) (TV Episode)
The Blue Danube Waltz is playing during the zero gravity flight, much like in the movie.
UFOs: Chariots of the Beast (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike.
Twisted Fiction (2011) (Short)
Movie poster in Frank's room
Live fra Bremen: Episode #5.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
A poster on a wall in a sketch
The Nostalgia Critic: Superman: The Animated Series (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic does the HAL voice for Braniac.
Saints Row: The Third (2011) (Video Game)
The "Also Sprach Zarathurasa" music plays at the beginning of the game.
The Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (2012) (TV Episode)
"You're not 2001: A Space Odyssey, okay?"
The Cinema Snob: The Helter Skelter Murders (2012) (TV Episode)
"Leave it to drugs to have the ending of The Great Train Robbery shoot at the ending from 2001."
The Big Bang Theory: The Friendship Contraction (2012) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions HAL.
Incursion (2012) (Short)
The movie's opening sequence
Watchman Video Broadcast: Taking the Mark of the Man of Sin (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays as the Pirate Captain unveils Polly at the science competition.
Battleship (2012)
Scientist working on satellite dishes is listening to Sprach Zarathustra on his headphones - a direct reference to the classic science fiction film.
Bones: The Don't in the Do (2012) (TV Episode)
"Dave" reference by Sweets
Community: Virtual Systems Analysis (2012) (TV Episode)
Annie says, "Look at '2001.' Did we have a space odyssey?"
Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles: The Future of Cinema with Douglas Trumbull Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Douglas Trumbull created many of the still stunning images
Phineas and Ferb: The Mom Attractor/Cranius Maximus (2012) (TV Episode)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays for an outer space shot of Earth and its moon.
Brows Held High: Primer (2012) (TV Episode)
Oancitizen says the book made more sense than the movie.
Reality (2012)
Monolith in the final scene.
Sightseers (2012)
The scene in which Chris beats the Rambler to death with a knob, seen from below, and afterwards outstretching his arms triumphantly, resembles that of the ape-man discovering a bone as a weapon, smashing a tapir skeleton and finally raising his arms wildly.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: A Word to the Wise (2012) (TV Episode)
The famous transdimensional warp is played as Snowflame trips out.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.81 (2012) (TV Episode)
David Hasselhoff mentions the movie by name.
Prometheus (2012)
The voice of Davids computer greets him with: "Hello, Dave!" just like HAL-9000.
Mad: Battleship vs. Titanic/Jurassic Parks and Recreation (2012) (TV Episode)
The music from this movie was played in the first Bad Idea segment.
The Newsroom: The 112th Congress (2012) (TV Episode)
Jim and Neal joke about the computer HAL.
Doctor Who: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012) (TV Episode)
When the Doctor disables the two robots and they power down the start to sing 'Daisy Bell' much as HAL 9000 did when his mind was being disabled
Castle: The Final Frontier (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Esposito as an "intellectual sci-fi" movie that he thinks Ryan would like.
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
Donnie explains to EgoRaptor the meaning of the ending of this movie.
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night III: You Better Watch Out (2012) (TV Episode)
"It's just straight up 2001."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Stealth (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain points out how much Stealth rips off this movie
Slice of Death (2012) (Short)
An hommage to Douglas Trumbull's star gate sequence
The Nostalgia Chick: The Fellowship of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing the sci-fi genre
General Hospital: Episode #1.12728 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Spinelli
Grey's Anatomy: Bad Blood (2013) (TV Episode)
"Open the pod bay doors, HAL."
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
HAL-9000 is among the graffitti names
Out of the Blue (2013)
It is referenced
Oblivion (2013)
NASA ship is named "Odyssey", The eye on the drones looks like HAL 9000, The Tet is similar to the monoliths, Sally and HAL have many similar traits
Pastor Mike Online: Viewer Question Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
At the end of the opening scene, when leaving Nibiru, the transition between the Enterprise drawn on sand by a primitive native, and the actual ship flying in space, pays homage to "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) when a mid-air swirling bone, thrown from an ape man, cuts to a space station floating in space.
The Internship (2013)
A Google employee has a HAL 9000 sticker on his laptop in the interview scene.
Europa Report (2013)
Immediately after liftoff, the music that can be heard playing at Mission Control HQ is the Blue Danube. it is the same track from the first glimpse of then futuristic space travel in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, another film about an ill-fated mission to Jupiter. At the same time the screenplay was written, by Stanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke, Clarke was writing the book
Continuum: Second Listen (2013) (TV Episode)
HAL and Dave mentioned
Perception: Alienation (2013) (TV Episode)
When Daniel is given a smartphone, he says,"Just what I always wanted: the monolith from 2001."
Mel and His Movies (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike.
Hellhounds (2013)
The inverted colors, visual patterns and use of heavy breathing in the sound mix for Hellhounds were inspired by visuals and sounds from the last half of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & The Dark Crystal is seen in the TV room.
Futurama: Murder on the Planet Express (2013) (TV Episode)
HAL mentioned
Elemental Mass (2013)
Features 'overture Atmospheres' against black in Homage to 2001
Gravity (2013)
When Ryan is heading for the Chinese space station, her radar view almost mirrors the scene in 2001 where Dave is trying to reach Frank
At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a discussion on Gravity as another space movie that people are comparing it to.
Filth (2013)
Poster on the wall of Toal's office at police HQ.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
When Michael trips, he sees monkeys. The scene ends with Michael going out of a spaceship into a colorful and trippy "star-gate".
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #4 (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is so 2001 right now."
The Tomorrow People: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
The computer TIM is compared to HAL
The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is kinda like that scene from 2001..."
Bones: The Lady on the List (2013) (TV Episode)
VAL computer system
Evil Easter 3: The Final Easter (2013) (Short)
At the very end of the film, the metaphysical sequence references the famous Stargate scene from 2001.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions the movie as a preview to next week's show.
Brickleberry: Trip to Mars (2013) (TV Episode)
"Open the pod bay doors"
Psych: Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn references the Star Child.
Pastor Mike Online: Repairing the Breaches: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Bum Reviews: The Lego Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's kind of like 2001: A Space Odyssey..."
Top Gear: Episode #21.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Psych: 1967: A Psych Odyssey (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Face Off: Ego Trip Abroad (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Nostalgia.exe (2014) (Short)
The voice of Sarah Tonin's computer Charles is modelled after that of 'HAL 9000', as voiced by Douglas Rain.
Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)
referenced near the end of the film

Featured in 

Lionpower from MGM (1967) (Short)
America at the Movies (1976)
last film in movie
SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) (TV Movie)
scenes are featured in this special effects special
E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors (1982) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film is showed during the show
2010 (1984)
still frames in the prologue
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Dullea clip shown
Siskel & Ebert: The Movies That Made Us Critics (1990) (TV Episode)
The first movie that made Gene Siskel think of the movies as an art form. Clips of the "Dawn of Man" sequence and the pre-intermission scene are shown.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Movie)
The Cure (1995)
A clip is shown on the television at the hospital.
Siskel & Ebert: Villains: So Bad, They're Good (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Siskel & Ebert Interviews (1995) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown. Tom Hanks says he has seen this movie in a theater about 30 times.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #22 on the list.
Troldspejlet: Episode #23.17 (2000) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at cinema production design + clip shown
2001: The Making of a Myth (2001) (TV Movie)
Documentary about the making of the movie
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #40 on the list.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
2001: HAL's Legacy (2001) (TV Movie)
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
HAL 9000 is #13 on the "Villains" list.
The Saga of 'The Beastmaster' (2005) (Video)
clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Open the pod bay doors, HAL." is #78 on the list.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
It shows a clip on the TV of 2001 just before he makes the chocolate appear on the Television.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Footage of the movie was shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
excerpt
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #47 on the list.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
30 Even Scarier Movie Moments (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
One of the movies shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #15 on the list.
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007) (Video)
clips shown
What Is Out There? (2007) (Video)
mentioned numerous times
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #1 on the "Sci-Fi" list.
The Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Drug PSAs (2008) (TV Episode)
The Critic has a clip of this movie in the background after hearing the line "I'm not a chicken, you're a turkey!"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
"Learning History Through Film" segment
The Great Food Revolution: Food of the Future (2009) (TV Episode)
A food related clip from the movie is shown.
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Hardcore Station #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
likens the stations in the comic to the one in this movie
Simple Simon (2010)
Simon, Sam and Frida watch this movie - however, you don't see anything but just hear the music, which could be taken from another source as it's classical.
The Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Performances (2010) (TV Episode)
HAL is one of the Critic's finalists
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Peepshow Pioneers (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during intro: Space station spins above Earth.
Nova ScienceNow: Can We Make It to Mars? (2011) (TV Episode)
features clips of rotating space station when discussing artificial gravity
The Hour: Episode #7.83 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Denis Villeneuve's bio segment.
Nova ScienceNow: How Does the Brain Work? (2011) (TV Episode)
clips when discussing artificial intelligence
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.26 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during David Poland's segment
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Birth of the Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Lost in Space (2011) (TV Episode)
#6
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.8 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Room 237 (2012)
Footage of the film is included.
The Nostalgia Critic: Dunston Checks In (2012) (TV Episode)
The scene of the apes and the monolith.
Side by Side (2012)
Clip of ape tossing bone into the air
The Nostalgia Critic: Ri¢hie Ri¢h (2012) (TV Episode)
Climax of the film was shown.
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Dirties (2013)
Title card used.
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
Clip shown
The Nostalgia Critic: A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2013) (TV Episode)
another film directed by Stanley Kubrick
The Nostalgia Critic: Are Video Games Art? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Movie)
film clip shown
Phelous & the Movies: Deadly Phriend (2013) (TV Episode)
theme plays
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 British Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien (1979) (2013) (TV Episode)
compares sci-fi special effects to those in Alien
Atop the Fourth Wall: 2001: A Space Odyssey #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Linkara discusses the movie and reviews the comic adaptation
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the movie are shown.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips

Spoofed in 

One More Time (1970)
Catch-22 (1970)
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Spam (1970) (TV Episode)
In a Gilliam's cartoon, there's a planets' alignment to the helmet of an anti-riot policeman, with "Also spracht Zarathustra" theme
Monty Python's Flying Circus: A Book at Bedtime (1973) (TV Episode)
There's an animation of a caveman throwing a bone into the air that turns into a space station and ultimately drops on his head.
Schlock (1973)
Schlock finds some jaw bones on the floor and sends them into the air, while the famous music from 2001 is being heard.
Sleeper (1973)
The camera eye with HAL 9000-like voice.
Dark Star (1974)
El televisor (1974) (TV Movie)
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
A version of the "2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)" theme music plays during the rocket designer's party that Dick and Jane attend.
The Richard Pryor Show: Episode #1.3 (1977) (TV Episode)
Caveman scene is spoofed.
Quark: Vanessa 38-24-36 (1978) (TV Episode)
Parodies the plotline of the emotional computer trying to take over the ship and kill its inhabitants
Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman II: Uchûsen ôtô sezu (1979) (TV Episode)
The Space Station that Jimpei was in resembles the one from this movie.
The Jerk (1979)
When Caddilac customer throws glasses, "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays as The Jerk catches them
Being There (1979)
Simon (1980)
Caveman (1981)
Spoofs
History of the World: Part I (1981)
The opening scene, which is narrated by Orson Welles, is a parody of the opening scene in "2001," in which we witness the birth of our "ancestors."
Pal 201: A Vehicular Odyssey (1981) (Short)
Take-off on HAL the computer
Stuck on You! (1982)
"Also sprach Zarathustra" plays when a cavemen is inspired to invent the wheel.
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
There is a sequence near the end where Benten's hired spaceship's warp drive malfunctions and catapults the occupants into hyperspace, which features advancing walls and swirls of colour, along with closeups of the colours reflected on Lum's face and eyes, in a very close parody of the famously psychedelic sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Repo Man (1984)
in final scene, close up of Otto's eyes darting back and forth as car flies over L.A., with city lights reflected on window glass; spoofs "Beyond the Infinite" scene in "2001"
La biblia en pasta (1984)
This movie spoofs the "ape throwing up bone" scene from 2001.
Weird Science (1985)
Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985)
Talking computer named HAL.
2002: A Sex Odyssey (1985)
x rated spoof
Spaceballs (1987)
Meet the Raisins! (1988) (TV Short)
Raisins dressed as monkeys around obelisk. One raisin puts a coin into it, and it plays music.
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (1988) (Video Game)
On Mars there is a black monolith, but it's actually a ticket-vending machine.
Married with Children: The Computer Show (1989) (TV Episode)
Just before Al smashes the computer with a sledgehammer, it asks "What are you doing, Al?"
Werner - Beinhart! (1990)
In a parody of the "Dawn of Man" sequence, a group of cavemen find a crate of beer. After emptying a bottle, it is thrown into the air like the bone in 2001, all accompanied by "Also Sprach Zarathustra".
The Mind's Eye (1990) (Video)
entire "Leaving Earth" segment is a dead-on "2001" rip-off
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Aging Gracefully (1991) (TV Episode)
The GAL 9000 computer spoofs HAL 9000 and "2001: A Space Odyssey."
The Simpsons: Lisa's Pony (1991) (TV Episode)
The opening scene is a shorter animated version of The Dawn of Man part from 2001.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
The closeup of Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank's lips mimicks a scene from the movie.
The Critic: A Little Deb Will Do You (1994) (TV Episode)
a clip shows a monkey banging on a monolith which turns out to be a vending machine
The Simpsons: Deep Space Homer (1994) (TV Episode)
Many scenes including part of the itchy & scratchy episode, the scene of Homer floating in space eating chips to classical music and the end scene where Bart throws a marker pen into the sky for it to cut to a Fox satellite in space.
The Critic: Dr. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
in a clip, an ape bangs on a monolith which turns out to be a soda machine
Weird Science: Circuit Courtship (1994) (TV Episode)
Gary and Wyatt discuss the danger of the supercomputer, while it tries to read their lips
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
in a clip, an ape bangs on a monolith which turns out to be a soda machine
Clueless (1995)
Cher's black phone is filmed so it looks like a monolith while "Also sprach Zarathustra" is playing
The Nanny: Pen Pals (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran pretends she's an astronaut, with "Also Sprach Zarathustra" playing in the background.
The Simpsons: The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular (1995) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Deep Space Homer" clip
Animaniacs: Soccer Coach Slappy/Belly Button Blues/Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise/Valuable Lesson (1996) (TV Episode)
The "Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise" segment and other episode bumpers spoof "2001: A Space Odyssey."
Space Ghost Coast to Coast: $20.01 (1996) (TV Episode)
MOE 2000 is a parody of HAL 9000, and the ending of the episode parodies the film.
Civilization II (1996) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
The ending is a parody of 2001's ending.
The Stupids (1996)
Married with Children: Children of the Corns (1996) (TV Episode)
Peg and Kelly discover a microwave oven. They circle it in amazement, just like the apes circled the monolith in '2001', accompanied by the same music, 'Also sprach Zarathustra' by Richard Strauss.
The Neverhood (1996) (Video Game)
After Klayman pulls out the pin, it spins in the air in slow motion and the music imitates the scene with the apes throwing the bone in the air.
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) (Video)
the drums from "Also Sprach Zarathustra" are heard when the Leprechaun's body parts are floating in space
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police: Max's Big Day (1997) (TV Episode)
The famous "monkey and the monolith" scene gets spoofed
Dexter's Laboratory: Decode of Honor/World's Greatest Mom/Ultrajerk 2000 (1997) (TV Episode)
Ultrabot 3000 is a spoof of HAL 9000.
Police Academy: The Series: Bring Me the Turtle of Commandant Hefilfinger (1998) (TV Episode)
'Also Sprach Zarathustra' is played.
Men in White (1998) (TV Movie)
A Bug's Life (1998)
Alpha Centauri (1999) (Video Game)
many one-liners are copied/spoofed
3rd Rock from the Sun: Y2dicK (1999) (TV Episode)
Dick, currently obsessed with computers, says to Mary in a very HAL-like voice: "I can't allow that to happen, Mary." Also, at the end, he throws her pager into the air as triumphant orchestral music plays.
The Simpsons: Maximum Homerdrive (1999) (TV Episode)
The computer device in the truck says "I'm afraid I can't let you do this, Red!"
Smart House (1999) (TV Movie)
"Open the door, Pat!" "I'm sorry, I can't do that, Nick."
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
In the vomiting scene, they play the classic 2001 theme.
Spaced: Beginnings (1999) (TV Episode)
Daisy approaching the big cardboard box is a spoof of the man approaching the big black box, similar music plays too.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal's Opening Skit
South Park: The Tooth Fairy's Tats 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Kyle briefly appears in the form of the space baby from this movie
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
music plays after Sherman farts on the space shuttle
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
the monolith falls on a monkey, Dix is the Star Child floating in space, 'The Blue Danube' scene on a spaceship, SAL the Italian computer
South Park: Trapper Keeper (2000) (TV Episode)
Kyle travels inside the huge Cartman computer blob to shut him down. It's exactly like the scene from this movie where they try to shut down Hal from inside.
Elevator of Love (2000) (Video)
A computer that looks into various employers having office sex
Conker's Bad Fur Day (2001) (Video Game)
Startopia (2001) (Video Game)
Spaced: Leaves (2001) (TV Episode)
Tim and Daisy's rapid conversation inside the cupboard mimicks Frank and Dave's inside the pod, even down to lighting and ambient sound
Kiss My Act (2001) (TV Movie)
America's Sweethearts (2001)
the way Hal Weidmann talks to Dave on the phone, "No, Dave."
Zoolander (2001)
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) (TV Episode)
The entire 2nd segment is a parody of this. The Hal computer in control of the house takes over and tries to kill Homer, he has the same camera eyes and then they have to shut down the computer's brain in the same way.
Frankenström (2001) (Video)
Shoot-out in the end of the film synced to Strauss' "ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA"
Taboo 2001: A Sex Odyssey (2001) (Video)
women in the different color space suits as music from this movie plays
ONE: A Space Odyssey (2001) (Short)
it's obvious - this entire film is a one-minute LEGO spoof of "2001"
Futurama: Love and Rocket (2002) (TV Episode)
The main plot where a spaceship's computer tries to kill the people inside and has to be shut down, also the use of the song "Daisy, Daisy"
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi: Unite! Abenobashi Intergalactic Shopping Center (2002) (TV Episode)
lots of funny references: Sasshi buying a tiny black monolith/Sasshi in ape form using a bone as a club/Sasshi dying and being reborn as an "astral fetus"/psychedelic imagery and so on.
Star Warp'd (2002) (Video)
Music and the baby in this movie resemble those from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Thunderpants (2002)
slow-motion scene where Patrick throws a spoon in the air as "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade (2002) (TV Episode)
In this episode, Homer has bought a satellite dish and started watching satellite TV all day long. It shows how the beam from his dish reaches a satellite where a team of monkeys use wire connectors (like at old telephone stations) to connect various channels. Everything happens with a spectacular space backdrop (Earth, space) and Johann Strauss's The Blue Danube Waltz, all like in "2001."
Save the Green Planet! (2003)
In middle of "Save the Green Planet!" the main character dresses up as a primitive man spoofing the "2001 Space Odyssey" scene when the primate destroys the bones.
The Simpsons: Old Yeller-Belly (2003) (TV Episode)
Santa's Little Helper's Duff TV commercial features a space station and music from "The Blue Danube."
Futurama: The Sting (2003) (TV Episode)
Fry's coffin floating in space is made to look like the black cuboid of this film, when Leela opens it, she sees random colours flying past her, just like in this film. The musical theme throughout this scene is also the main theme of the movie.
Space Nuts (2003) (Video)
the Al 5000 looks like and quotes HAL from 2001
SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob B.C. (UGH) (2004) (TV Episode)
Many scenes in pre-historic times directly spoof that of the apes learning in the 1st 20 minutes of this movie. The music also is spoofed.
The Simpsons: The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) (TV Episode)
The couch gag shows the galaxy while the famous 2001 music is heard.
Tripping the Rift: 2001 Space Idiocies (2004) (TV Episode)
Includes the monolith, Hal, and a tribe named after Stanley Kubrick
(T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)
Two scenes spoofing the film: The thermometer flying to the Blue Danube as the pen does in the film, and the eyes in changing colours when they travel through time
Dead Like Me: Ashes to Ashes (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofs the black monolith scene
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Harvey's death scene.
Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Also Sprach Zarathusa plays while ZeBad throws the diamonds in the air
The Simpsons: On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the couch gag
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
spoof of quest for higher meaning, alien interference with Earth's development, dysfunctional robot/computer, spaceship designs
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
A direct reference to 2001: A Space Odyssey when Charlie sees the gorillas jumping up and down around the candy bar, exactly like the obelisk scene in 2001 with the same scene where the gorillas jump up and down around it. The "theme song" of 2001: A Space Odyssey ( "Also Sprach Zarathustra" by Strauss) is played during this scene,
The Simpsons: See Homer Run (2005) (TV Episode)
the unveiling of the Leather Buddy as "Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays
Disaster! (2005)
The Ship enters a giant wheel of cheese like at the start of 2001 where the ship enters a giant space station that looks like a giant wheel also the same music is playing
A Ticket to Space (2006)
"Blue Danube" during rendezvous sequence with the space station.
The Simpsons: Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofs that famous slo-mo moment from "2001" with Strauss's "Also Sprach Zaratustra" fanfares: Homer jumps into air simultaneously undoing his belt and pants to land onto a sofa in front of Lenny's new hi-def plasma TV (all in slo-mo!) with Strauss' fanfares score.
Fascisti su Marte (2006)
The black monolith appears in the very last scene
Happy Feet (2006)
first penguin at zoo,tells Mumble it's heaven and calls him Dave in a "HAL 9000" voice
The Replacements: Davey Hunkerhoff (2006) (TV Episode)
C.A.R. imitates HAL 3000 in order to keep the Daring family from using it's air conditioning system
Screen Wars: 2007: A Screen Wars Odyssey (2007) (TV Episode)
Opening Homage spoofed 2001
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Doris's red eye is an homage to HAL in 2001.
My Life as a Teenage Robot: Samurai Vac/Turncoats (2007) (TV Episode)
The line "I'm afraid I can't do that Nora." is lampooning the famous line, "I'm afraid I can't do that Dave."
Illegal Aliens (2007)
when the computer hologram Syntax is breaking down, he says "I feel funny, Dave. Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do..."
Homo Erectus (2007)
a caveman smashes bones as "Also Spach Zarathustra" plays then he tosses one in the air in slow-motion which falls and hits another caveman in the head
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is one of the "sweded" movies. Also, video case is shown.
Mortadelo and Filemon: Mission - Save the Planet (2008)
Non-gravity scene set to "The Blue Danube".
The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization (2008) (TV Episode)
As the stereo plays "Also Sprach Zarathustra", the guys act like the apes finding the monolith.
WALL·E (2008)
Auto's red-light eye and ship-controlling personality parallel that of HAL9000.
Space Chimps (2008)
Entering the worm hole: similar light display and reaction shots of Ham to the spacegate in 2001
Robot Chicken: President Evil (2008) (TV Episode)
Coming soon: "2001 - The Sexy Enhanced Version" with Playboy Cybergirl Robin Bain
BURN-E (2008) (Video)
As the Axiom goes into hyperspace, the streaming light display and the way it reflects off Burn-E's screen mimic the Stargate sequence.
The Nostalgia Critic: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (2009) (TV Episode)
Ending spoof.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Space Oddity (2009) (TV Episode)
Play on the title
The Irate Gamer: History of Video Games: Part 2B (2009) (TV Episode)
HAL's red eye is a homage to this movie, as is the struggle between the Gamer and HAL
Planet 51 (2009)
Chuck sings the theme song while planting the flag, his ship is called "Odyssey" and resembles a compressed Discovery.
Muchachada nui: Episode #4.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
In segment "Pedro Duque presenta Muchachada Nui".
Big Time Rush: Big Time Jobs (2010) (TV Episode)
The evil coffee maker named CAL was a direct parody of HAL 9000 from this movie
The Irate Gamer: 7-Up Spot (2010) (TV Episode)
The minion speaks in HAL 9000's voice, and even has a single bright red light
Hanging Perverts (2010)
"2010: A Porn Odyssey".
The Amazing Bulk (2010) (Video)
Footage of satellites in space set to The Blue Danube, and including a floating bone.
Mad: So You Think You Can Train Your Dragon How to Dance/Yo Gagga Gagga! (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "World's First Txt Msg" segment
Phineas and Ferb: Mommy Can You Hear Me?/Road Trip (2011) (TV Episode)
Ferb tosses Phineas a bone and the scene cuts immediately from bone rotating slowly in midair to an orbiting space station. The story ending spoofs he film.
Community: Biology 101 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jeff's halluncination after being sprayed by "monkey gas" is a spoof of the ending sequence of "2001: A Space Odyssey," including the study group table representing the monolith.
Super Demetrios (2011)
A parody/homage scene of a space shuttle unfolding itself over the orb of the Earth, with "Zarathustra" playing in the background.
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the humping robot segment
Futurama: Near-Death Wish (2012) (TV Episode)
doorbell: "My God! It's full of geezers!"
Robot Chicken: Choked on Multi-Colored Scarves (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Dog with a Blog: Stan-ning Guard (2013) (TV Episode)
Security system in Ellen's dream sounds like HAL.
Jimmy Giraffe's Flying Car (2013) (Short)
The G.P.S. is a spoof of the HAL 9000
Futurama: Calculon 2.0 (2013) (TV Episode)
"Calculon as HAL 9000"

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