The Groove Tube (1974) Poster


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The One Arm Bandit (1971) (Short)

Referenced in 

Two Senoritas (1975)
The title is advertised on a marquee.
The Passions of Carol (1975)
Title seen on theater marquee.
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Copies the swallowing of the drugs scene.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Opening "Just Me, Just You" sequence through New York mimics the end sequence in Groove Tube, where Belzer dances & sings the same song through NYC crowds.
Super Troopers (2001)
Copies the swallowing of the drugs scene.
When Death Calls (2012)
Poster seen on wall.
Best of the Worst: The Killer Eye, They Bite, and Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Best of the Worst: Night Beast, Trick or Treat, and Skull Forest (2013) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Best of the Worst: Elves, Santa Claus, and Christmas Vacation 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Playmate of the Apes (2017) (TV Episode)
"Hey! This isn't the Groove Tube!"


Featured in 

Modern Problems (1981)
In the opening scene what sounds like a children's program is playing on the TV in the background is actually a raunchy sketch called "Koko the Klown Show" which is a segment from the movie The Groove Tube (1974) - an earlier film of actor Chevy Chase and director Ken Shapiro.
Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 1 (1996) (Video)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.


ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961) (TV Series)
The segment entitled "Channel One Wide Word of Sports" parodies this program.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
In the just you just me skit

Spoofed in 

Hey! There's Naked Bodies on My TV! (1979)
Dirty Flasher Bob is a parody of Koko the Clown.

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