The Andromeda Strain (1971) Poster


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The Andromeda Strain (2008) (TV Mini-Series)

Edited into 

The Six Million Dollar Man: Population: Zero (1974) (TV Episode)
footage and stills of the town taken from that movie
The Bionic Woman: The Vega Influence (1976) (TV Episode)
Clips used to simulate growth of the oganism
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: The Crystals (1981) (TV Episode)
Special effect graphic reused as alien blood sample viewed under microscope
Knight Rider: Knight Sting (1985) (TV Episode)
The animal experiment footage is from the movie.
The Clock (2010)
Waving off the helicopter

Referenced in 

The Crazies (1973)
Dead End (1985)
when satellite crashlands, referance is made to Andromeda Strain
Dudes (1987)
Biscut recalls an old movie where scientists enter a deserted town where a meteor landed and turned everyone's blood to sand.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Green Slime (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Crow
Northern Exposure: Blowing Bubbles (1992) (TV Episode)
Movie title mentioned by Ed Chigliak when Mike Monroe appears in town, wearing Maurice's space suit to protect him from the environment..
Animaniacs: Space Probed/Battle for the Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
During the opening song, Yakko is seen floating in outer space, and he says, "Andromeda Strain-y!"
Animaniacs: Scare Happy Slappy/Witch One/Macbeth (1994) (TV Episode)
During the opening song, Yakko (seen floating in outer space) sings, "Andromeda Strain-y!"
Shin Seiki Evangerion: Rei I (1995) (TV Episode)
The error code 601 for "cannot be analyzed" from the film is displayed when Ritsuko attempts to analyze the remains of an Angel.
Shin Seiki Evangerion: Magma Diver (1995) (TV Episode)
Two scenes from the film are referenced: an almost word-for-word conversation between Misato and Aoba when the Angel's egg is discovered that mirrors the dialogue between Dr. Stone and Manchek after when he issues the "7-12" order; and a homage to the scene where Hall and Stone see flashes in the sky, reflections from air force jets.
Making the 'Lost World' (1997) (Video)
Stargate SG-1: Message in a Bottle (1998) (TV Episode)
The plot outline is basically the same, a probe is brought to Earth and has a virus that feeds off of energy, like heat, or a nuclear detonation. This episode also has several other references to the movie including a wildfire protocol. The name of the program in The Andromeda Strain is Wildfire.
Joe Dirt (2001)
Evolution (2001)
Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) (TV Movie)
Resident Evil (2002)
the viral facility five levels beneath the earth
'Silent Running': By Director Douglas Trumbull (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Star Trek: Enterprise: Observer Effect (2005) (TV Episode)
Trip asks Hoshi if she has seen the film.
The Middleman: The Clotharian Contamination Protocol (2008) (TV Episode)
Wendy talks about the movie.
The Walking Dead: Wildfire (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference to an outbreak as a "Wildfire event"
Nostalgia Critic: The Haunting (2011) (TV Episode)
also directed by Robert Wise
Titanic Review (2012)
Poter is shown when talking about sci-fi films before Star Wars.
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie is seen in the TV room.
Godzilla (2014)
Mentions Wildfire Protocol when atempting to contain first monster
American Ultra (2015)
Mentioned by Rose
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVI (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrea Romero's credit "Andromeda Strain Romero" is a reference to the movie.

Featured in 

Monsters, Madmen & Machines: 25 Years of Science Fiction (1984) (TV Movie)
Olson tries to stop countdown
Cinemacabre TV Trailers (1993) (Video)
TV spot
100 Years of Horror: Aliens (1996) (TV Episode)

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