Chico and the Man (TV Series 1974–1978) Poster



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Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Lily Tomlin/James Taylor (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Don Pardo
The Sonny and Cher Show: Episode #2.13 (1976) (TV Episode)
Theme tune sung in the TV themes medley
Fame (1980)
Oblique reference: the character of Raul Garcis worships Freddie Prinze. When Prinze died, his character on Chico was replaced by a character named Raul Garcia.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Slime People (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Chico? Man?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: (singing) Chico, don't get discouraged...
Gummo (1997)
Dexter's Laboratory: Aye Aye Eyes/Dee Dee and the Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998) (TV Movie)
That '70s Show: Battle of the Sexists (1998) (TV Episode)
Kelso mentions it on the phone to Jackie.
Freaks and Geeks: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000) (TV Episode)
Millie mentions the show
Angel: Hell-Bound (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Secret Window (2004)
Mort sings part of the theme song to his dog, Chico.
A Conversation with Art Director Roy Christopher (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
Gilmore Girls: I Get a Sidekick Out of You (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai remembers how Rory wore a Chico and the Man T-shirt on her first day of kindergarten.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.194 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "'70s Sitcoms"
The Cinema Snob: Los Porno Sin Son (2012) (TV Episode)
"...when a rerun of Chico and the Man is more important to them."
St. Vincent (2014)
Vincent refers to the movers as "Chico and the Man."
Luke Cage: Who's Gonna Take the Weight? (2016) (TV Episode)
Detective Scarfe said to Chico, "Chico is the man."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Beast of Hollow Mountain (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "That was a pretty amazing prequel to 'Chico and the Man.'"
Political Stockholm Syndrome (2017) (Video)
The Rev. CL Bryant criticizes the series.

Featured in 

The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Shows it when it wins an Award
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
working class Latino, trying to assimilate out and up
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1974 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed

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