Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
James Caan's character makes mention of the "Win one for the Gipper" speech in "Knute Rockne, All American."
J.D. says: "What is this, Brian's Song?"
Joel: Hey, isn't this a scene from Brian's Song?
Referenced by Crow while reading Leonard Maltin's movie guide
Joel: And then Brian died, and he was such a good football player, and Gale Sayers was all alone in the world.
Martin tells Frasier that he cried during this movie while his best friend, Artie, was present. Artie made fun of that and since then, the two had no contact anymore.
Mentioned by name
Jack, Elliot and Dennis watch this film.
Jackie mentions Brian Piccolo and Gayle Sayers, two characters from it.
Brian writes a new song with the working title "Brian's Song", leading to talk about the film.
Video case is shown in a video store.
episode title reference
referenced by name
House mentions playing this movie to make a patient cry
One of Jay's favorite movies.
Mentioned by Diane Sawyer during cold opening
Mentioned in a $400 clue in the category "Touchdown!"
mentioned by Archer
Charlie thinks about it.
mentioned in dialogue
"I'll stick with real made-for-TV movies, like Brian's Song, thank you very much."
memorable line from film is heard
mentioned in discussion of the greatest characters in sports movies
mentioned in discussion of favorite sports movies
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Turtle and Drama watch it
Shown as part of the 1971 episode of the show on VH1.
When lying in the bed sick and watching TV, Doug dreams he's Brian.