Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) Poster


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The Wizard of Oz (1939)
According to Dick Van Dyke, Ragdoll is based on the Scarecrow from this movie, an idol of his.

Referenced in 

Starlet! (1969)
The title is displayed in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Smile (1975)
The Young Ones: Interesting (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the horseriders
Happy Families: Cassie (1985) (TV Episode)
Guy claims that none of the films that the tour guide mentions are half as good as it.
On the Waterfront: Episode #1.8 (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on newly dubbed version of The Flashing Blade
Arizona Dream (1992)
Rugrats: Reptar on Ice/Family Feud (1992) (TV Episode)
DiDi says that Betty never saw a movie since Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which she responds "I like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!"
Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992)
Elizabeth Kaitan mentions loving the movie as a child.
The Simpsons: Brother from the Same Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
The Itchy and Scratchy episode is called "Kitty Kitty Bang Bang," a pun on the name of this film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Chitty Chitty Kill Kill"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah! (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing the theme song.
Just a Minute: Episode #1.5 (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge: Episode #1.5 (1994) (TV Episode)
Alan says if his show was a car it would be "Chatty Chatty Bang Bang".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Kitten with a Whip (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "He's gotta get back to the set of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.'"
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.1 (1996) (TV Episode)
During "Vinyl Justice", the record of the soundtrack from this film is found in Cerys Matthews' house.
Seinfeld: The Dealership (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name when talking about flying cars
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Rotten Plum (1998) (TV Episode)
when Caroline suggests to throw more pillows onto the extra desk and call it a day bed, Richard says it will still be a desk, even if she sticks wheels on it and calls it "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang".
Family Guy: Chitty Chitty Death Bang (1999) (TV Episode)
Episode title "Chitty Chitty Death Bang" is a play on the title of this film.
Ken Adam: Designing Bond (2000) (Video)
Filmographical reference re Ken Adam
South Park: It Hits the Fan (2001) (TV Episode)
Mr. Garrison sings a song to the tune of "Hey there Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" from this movie.
Extreme Ops (2002)
I'm Alan Partridge: Never Say Alan Again (2002) (TV Episode)
A listener on Alan's radio show says they'd like to watch this movie with Sting as part of a phone-in.
Gilmore Girls: Swan Song (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai tells Rory to come "tout suite" and adds, "And I don't mean the candy!"
Bad Boys II (2003)
Little Britain: Bath of Beans (2003) (TV Episode)
When looking at plays to go to for Andy's birthday, Lou says "What about Chitty Chitty Bang Bang? You liked the film"
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about. (Children catcher)
Mr. Bean: The Animated Series: Bean in Love/Double Trouble (2003) (TV Episode)
In "Double Trouble," Mr. Bean shops at a candy store called Toot Sweets.
The Girl Next Door (2004)
the name on the penis award in Hugo's home says "Chitty Chitty Gang Bang"
NYPD Blue: Chatty Chatty Bang Bang (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
Black Books: Moo-Ma and Moo-Pa (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Bernard
EastEnders: Episode dated 27 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Billy asks Rosie to name the first film Keith saw at the cinema. Rosie correctly answers, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang".
Shitty Shitty Bang Bang (2004) (Video)
title pun
Comic Relief Does University Challenge (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Australian Pie (2005)
"Shitty shitty bang bang"
War of the Worlds (2005)
The song "Hushabye Mountain" is sung by Fanning.
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Herbie trembles with fear at the prospect of being scapped, then is rescued and rebuilt back into a race car again.
Numb3rs: Obsession (2005) (TV Episode)
Megan mentions the older film, when admiring Larry's classic automobile.
Veronica Mars: Cheatty Cheatty Bang Bang (2005) (TV Episode)
title pun
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about in detail.
World's Most Extreme Homes: Haunted English Country Home/Brazilian Tree House, Junk Decor (2006) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned by Brett Harman as his favorite movie
Boston Legal: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
Doctor Who: Rise of the Cybermen (2006) (TV Episode)
Jake refers to the Child Catcher when talking about Cybus taking people away.
Saxondale: Episode #1.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Saxondale talks about "The pedo from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" ie. The children catcher.
Brothers & Sisters: Game Night (2007) (TV Episode)
Charades phrase.
iCarly: iStage an Intervention (2008) (TV Episode)
When Spencer is playing the game he says "A little bang bang to the chitty chitty." This is a reference to the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday: Episode #1.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Amy Poehler
Being Human: Another Fine Mess (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) (TV Episode)
One of Seth Myer's proposed nicknames for Rod Blagojevich is Chitty Chitty Bangs Bangs
Family Guy: 420 (2009) (TV Episode)
The song "A Bag of Weed" is set to the tune of "Me Ol' Bam-boo" from this film.
The Inbetweeners: Exam Time (2009) (TV Episode)
"Shitty Shitty Bang Bang"
Sons of Anarchy: Eureka (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Office: Niagara (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael during his 'stand up routine'
The Simpsons: Boy Meets Curl (2010) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons are seen driving a flying car like Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang in the opening.
Skins: Everyone (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Flubber (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed among the other films that have a breakfast serving machine similar to the one in Flubber.
Saturday Night Live: Gabourey Sidibe/MGMT (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth on Weekend Update
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.182 (2010) (TV Episode)
When Howie Mandell gets from "carpooling" to "flying" in an instant, Craig asks if Howie flies in a car and then sings the theme song of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
Animation Lookback: Hanna-Barbera Part 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
A film with songs by the Sherman Brothers.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Mickey Rourke/Miss Piggy/Mutemath (2011) (TV Episode)
Rove McManus puts on an old-fashioned hat and says, "'Ello, Mary Poppins! Let's go chim-chim-cheroo on Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, guv'nor!"
House M.D.: The Confession (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Have I Got News for You: Episode #43.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Grace Dent compares George Osborne to the child catcher.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.75 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea's book "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang" is discussed, its title which is in reference to the movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (2012) (TV Episode)
"Most likely taken by this man" and shows a picture of the Child Catcher
The Middle: Last Whiff of Summer: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Face Off: Live Reunion (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: The Grand Finale (2012) (TV Episode)
Cheri Oteri calls Chad Michaels runway look "chitty chitty Chad Chad."
Great Night Out: Episode #1.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Kath says Hodge sounds like the Child Catcher when he raises his voice.
Austenland (2013)
Elizabeth asks, "Do you think this is the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car?"
Bob's Burgers: My Fuzzy Valentine (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Psych: Deez Nups (2013) (TV Episode)
"Chitty Chitty Gang Bang" is one of the adult movies referenced by Stumpy.
Supernatural: Clip Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Crowley mentions toot sweets.
The PoseidonGodofWater20 Show: Actual Version: London (2013) (TV Episode)
The sweet making machine makes an appearance
2 Broke Girls: And the Kitty Kitty Spank Spank (2013) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Simpsons: Labor Pains (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the opening credits.
Ride Along (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey/Randy Newman (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tina Fey as a movie shot in Pinewood Studios
Awkward.: Touched by an Angel (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The PoseidonGodofWater20 Show (2014) (TV Series)
A toy of the car is seen hanging from the ceiling
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Megan Fox/Nick Cannon/Wiz Khalifa/Lester Holt (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Screen Grabs segment

Featured in 

Hera Pheri (1976)
In a song sequence, Amitabh Bachchan passes a wall with poster of this movie
Radio Flyer (1992)
Troldspejlet: Episode #21.8 (1999) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) (TV Movie)
Features clips from this film.
Inside 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' (2000) (Video)
Includes footage / clip(s) from
I Love Christmas (2001) (TV Movie)
Uptown Girls (2003)
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
SexTV: Remote Control: Romancing the Robot/Hajime Sorayama (2005) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Nostalgic Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
The Child Catcher is at spot number 5.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Book of Eli/The Spy Next Door/Fish Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Brendan Fraser's #5 Favorite Film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.144 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip of Dick Van Dyke; in the show's open, Van Dyke is seen sitting in the car on the studio lot
Breakfast: Episode dated 11 May 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guests Joe Maddalena and Brian Chanes.
Breakfast: Episode dated 17 May 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest Frank Cottrell Boyce.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cool Cars (2011) (TV Episode)
Nostalgia Critic: Simon Sez (2011) (TV Episode)
The song plays as Rodman and Cook's car flies over the sea.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Flying to New Heights (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable Mention
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) (TV Movie)
Video clip of Dick Van Dyke.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Megan Fox/Nick Cannon/Wiz Khalifa/Lester Holt (2014) (TV Episode)
Screenshot of a character in the movie who looks like Jimmy

Spoofed in 

From Hong Kong with Love (1975)
The main characters dress like the Potts family and chase after a train in a very bad replica of Chitty
Titty Titty Bang Bang (1992)
The titles.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
When Ace and Fulton are first driving through the jungle, Ace sings the theme song.
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
"Kyle's Mom is a Bitch" is sung to the same melody as the main theme from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Family Guy: Peter's Got Woods (2005) (TV Episode)
Peter is excited about his new friend, James Woods, and parodies the song "You Two"
American Dad!: 100 A.D. (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeff transforms his van into the titular flying car.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #19.96 (2012) (TV Episode)
From "Top Ten Other Movies about Mitt Romney": "9.Mitty Mitty Bang Bang."

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