The Long Goodbye (1973) Poster


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Version of 

Climax!: The Long Goodbye (1954) (TV Episode)
based on the same story

Remake of 

Climax!: The Long Goodbye (1954) (TV Episode)
Later Version of story

Edited into 

El adios largos (2013) (Short)
Clips shown.


The Jazz Singer (1927)
When Philip Marlowe is detained and fingerprinted, he wipes some of the ink on his face and begins to mimic Al Jolson's character Jakie Rabinowitz in The Jazz Singer. The detective sees this and mentions Al Jolson's name.
The Thin Man (1934)
Double Indemnity (1944)
The Colony Guard imitates Barbara Stanwyck's character, Phyllis Dietrichson.
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Third Man (1949)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Elliott Gould/Kid Creole & the Coconuts (1980) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during "What's It All About" with Pinky and Leo
Dallas: The Long Goodbye (1983) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Growing Pains: The Long Goodbye (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Wings of Desire (1987)
Damiel wish he could feed his cat after a long day just like Philip Marlowe
The Real Ghostbusters: The Long, Long, Long, etc. Goodbye (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference
L.A. Law: The Lung Goodbye (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Big Goodbye (1988) (TV Episode)
The title is an amalgamation of this story and The Big Sleep, both about detective Philip Marlowe, who is highly reminiscent of the Dixon Hill character in this episode.
Valerie: The Long Goodbye (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Batman (1989)
Intentional disfigurement of villain's girlfriend
Doogie Howser, M.D.: The Short Goodbye (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
referenced by name
Full House: The Long Goodbye (1992) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Harry and the Hendersons: The Long Goodbyes: Part 1 (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Harry and the Hendersons: The Long Goodbyes: Part 2 (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Nick of Time (1995)
Liberty Street: The Long Goodbye (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Beverly Hills, 90210: The Long Goodbye (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The opening scenes in the supermarket and Walter's complaint of being called on during shomer Shabbos are references to 'The Long Goodbye'.
A Slight Case of Murder (1999) (TV Movie)
Malibu, CA: The Long Goodbye (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Dawson's Creek: The Long Goodbye (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Une affaire privée (2002)
Freddy asks, have you seen the film with a strange-looking actor playing a private detective, a tall dark-haired guy, where another guy shoves a broken beer bottle in his girlfriend's face, and the detective just sits there doing nothing. François replies, "It was a Coke bottle, not beer".
The West Wing: The Long Goodbye (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003) (Video Game)
The clever use of the (somewhat similar) theme song throughout the game.
Judging Amy: The Long Goodbye (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in a photograph.
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Stargate: Atlantis: The Long Goodbye (2006) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Scrubs: My Long Goodbye (2007) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Gossip Girl: The Wrong Goodbye (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Dai zeoi bou (2012)
poster on wall
Eskapistit (2013) (Short)
NCIS: Los Angeles: The Long Goodbye (2015) (TV Episode)
Episode title reference.
Girls: I Love You Baby (2016) (TV Episode)
A poster for the film hangs in Adam's apartment.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Seventies (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
played on the TV at the hotel
Rip Van Marlowe (2002) (Video)
clips shown
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Hot Rod (2007)
stock footage used
Bad Movie Beatdown: Dead Men Don't Die (2012) (TV Episode)
another film starring Elliott Gould
Altman (2014)
Scenes are presented.

Spoofed in 

Doc Martin: The Wrong Goodbye (2009) (TV Episode)
The episode's title is a parody of the movie's title.

See also

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