one of the informants compares Doyle to Dick Tracy
The title is advertised on CIRCUS Cinema marquee.
Mentioned by Eli.
Cinema marquee when Tommy Gibbs walks down the street
Mentioned by Charles Grodin while introducing his film clip
Movie title used in title
Murphy asks B.J. whether he's seen this film and desribes the scene where drugs are stolen from the police evidence room.
There is a shoot that is identical to one of the more known scenes in The French Connection. It's filmed from the top of the stairs to a subway station straight down the stairs. It's a clear reference and both movies are of course directed by William Friedkin.
Movie title used in title
The French Connection ripoff is mentioned throughout the film.
The bust in the Marseilles bar is exactly the same as the bust in the Brooklyn Bar in the William Friedkin film.
Title mentioned by Spikings
"The new French Connection" is printed in a magazine advertisement.
characters watch the movie on TV
Mentioned by Angela.
referenced in episode
The car abduction borrows straight from "French Connection" (notice the baby cart).
mentioned in dialog
Joel: "This is just like the chase scene from 'The French Connection.'"
mentioned by Elaine
Johannes acts out a Gene Hackman scene in Ingo's flat.
A wannabe cop makes references to characters from this film/
Crow: Instead of The French Connection, they based the chase scene off of The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Clark: The French Connection... it was Mayson's favorite movie.
When they are being followed, Oliver compares the situation from the Friedkin cop movie.
Poster framed on wall when Dennis talks to Angus Deayton.
"The French Connection"
Mentioned by Paul.
Blatty: "I had seen 'The French Connection.'"
"The French Confection" booth at the food fair
The narrator mentions that William Friedkin also directed this film.
Documentary on the making of "The French Connection"
Mentioned by Kurt.
Chapter 8 in the film is titled "The Wrinkles Connection" and features the movie's car chase. Also when Kroller and Tibbs go undercover, their names are Russo and Doyle.
Chase scene similar
referenced as part of the documentary
Pete: "I believe the term 'classic' is reserved for the likes of 'The French Connection', 'Dirty Harry', 'Serpico'."
The sequence in which Spider-man chases the elevated subway
Billy asks, "What film does Dennis think has the best action sequence?". Zoe says "Bullit". The correct answer is French Connection.
One of the confiscated porn films is called "French Letter Connection"
Mentioned by Owen Roizman.
The stairwell scene is recreated
Referenced by name
Abby can't think of the name of the film when they're dissassembling a Hummer and asks McGee what they title of the film was.
At the end of the Waterloo Station sequence when Bourne and Paz stare at each other through the glass window of the train
Mentioned by Richie Roberts, references to the drug testing and car commandeering scenes, and the mention of actor Fernando Rey.
A mission titled 'The Puerto-Rican Connection' involves chasing a train in a car.
chase scene under the bridge is visually modeled on famous chase scene from "The French Connection"
Shawn tells Henry, "You stand down, Popeye Doyle."
mentioned by a character when the police were giving him a hard time.
mentioned during a game of charades
Character named Victor 'Popeye' Carmado, ties in with references to other classic 70s ffilms
Blu-ray DVD cover
"Taking a note from a movie called The French Connection"
still picture and poster
on movie marquee
A man is seen at the Lotus Casino playing a French Connection pinball game
Nighthawks was originally going to be the third film in this franchise
Mentioned by Rich Hall.
mentioned in connection with William Friedkin
a "Jaywalking" participants says he likes movies like the film
Mentioned by Walt.
Mission "LA Connexion" with objective "Tear Up The Streets In This Checkpoint Time Trial"
On TV in hotel room where "big" Josh eats Oreos.
This film is #70 on the list.
This film is #8 on the list.
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle is #44 on the "Heroes" list.
Excerpts appear in the film.
Clip included; editing analysed.
clips featured to illustrate the best movie chase scenes
This film is #93 on the list.
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Discussed and clips shown in part 1.
some scenes from French Connection in the Käßmann Interview sequence
film clip shown and discussed
film clips shown
A clown, on foot, chases a taxi under a New York elevated train track and stops suddenly to avoid hitting a woman pushing a baby carriage.
spoofs the scene where Gene Hackman searches the car to find the drugs
One of the planned action films is to be called "The Bulgarian Connection".
Subway cat-and-mouse scene between Rose and Simon, including wave goodbye.
Homer and Flanders pursue Fat Tony in a spoof of the movie's famous chase scene.