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References 

The Black Cat (1934)
After the Thin Man (1936)
"Walk this way" scene
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
The way Frank Ross (James Cagney) says "Hello" when he finds something of interest is the same way as Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) says it when he finds something of interest.
Citizen Kane (1941)
opening shots of the castle with one light burning and gradual zoom in
So You Want to Be an Heir (1953) (Short)
The "walk this way" gag appeared in this film.
The Producers (1967)

Referenced in 

Old Drac (1974)
Saturday Night Live: Peter Boyle/Al Jarreau (1976) (TV Episode)
Peter Boyle grunts the same way he did as the monster when following 'Your friendly lady in the house next door'
Saturday Night Live: Madeline Kahn/Carly Simon (1976) (TV Episode)
Referenced in I Feel Pretty
Silent Movie (1976)
Several posters for this film can be seen outside the movie theater where the silent movie is shown.
The George Burns Special (1976) (TV Special)
Madeline Kahn is introduced as the star of the film.
Desires Within Young Girls (1977)
A poster is visible on a bedroom wall.
Dottor Jekyll e gentile signora (1979)
Jekyll finds a hidden passage to his granddad's laboratory
Charlie's Angels: Of Ghosts and Angels (1980) (TV Episode)
referenced by Kelly
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Sallah's line "Asps... very dangerous. You go first." is a reference to Igor's line "Wait, master. It might be dangerous. You go first."
Kai o protos matakias (1982)
Poster outside a theater
At the Movies: The Man with Two Brains/Superman III/Trading Places/Psycho II (1983) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Roger Ebert in his review of "The Man with Two Brains" (1983).
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Whenever Long Duk Dong's name is said a gong goes off, just like whenever Frau Blucher's name was said horses rear up and neigh madly in fright.
Cheers: Young Dr. Weinstein (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
Spaceballs (1987)
Cassette tape on the Mel Brooks video shelf
Brivido giallo: Dinner with a Vampire (1987) (TV Episode)
The butler is very similar to Igor.
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Mr Smith Goes to Nam (1988) (TV Episode)
The portrait over which the closing credits are played is that of Young Frankenstein's grandfather from the 1974 film. The significance of the portrait is not explained, but the show features Gilda Radner who was married to Gene Wilder, star of the film and 'real' subject of the portrait.
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
references the line "that's Frahnkensteen"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Barugon (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Well, could be worse" Crow: "How?" Tom: "Could be raining"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom (a monster moans while people are eating): "Hey, did you just make a 'yummy' noise?"
The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) (TV Movie)
After Cain says "You must have the reflexes of a cat" he throws his knife aside and a cat yowls. In "Young Frankenstein" the Police Inspector throws his dart aside and a cat yowls.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel (after a horse whinnies): "Did you say 'Frau Blucher'?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Crash of Moons (1992) (TV Episode)
"Frau Blücher"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: Well, could be worse. Could be raining.
Larry King Live: Episode dated 27 July 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Larry King
Animaniacs: Useless Facts/The Senses/The World Can Wait/Kiki's Kitten (1993) (TV Episode)
Gorillas perform "Puttin' on the Ritz".
Brainscan (1994)
The protagonist boy has a PC who answers to the phone, activated with vocals commands. It says something, like "yes, master", and it's called igor, he has a voice similar to the one igor has in young frankenstein and on screen appears a igor-like image.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Starfighters (1994) (TV Episode)
During a scene of suggestive refueling, Servo belts out Oh Sweet Mystery of Life.
The Simpsons: Homer vs. Patty and Selma (1995) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Freakazoid!: Candle Jack/Toby Danger in Doomsday Bet/The Lobe (1995) (TV Episode)
Dr. Hunterhanker resembles Inspector Kemp.
ReBoot: NullZilla (1995) (TV Episode)
The brain in the jar in Mike's "Frankenome" bit is labeled "ABNORMAL".
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Spooking Bee/Fugedaboudit/The Flew (1996) (TV Episode)
Mention of "Frahnkensteen" in "Spooking Bee."
The Cable Guy (1996)
Kicked in the Head (1997)
mentioned in the dialogue
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Laurie refers to the monster as "Fronkenstein" while teaching 'Frankenstein' to her class.
Everybody Loves Raymond: Halloween Candy (1998) (TV Episode)
Frank dresses up as the monster, which he played in the 1974 film
StarCraft: Brood War (1998) (Video Game)
The Size of Watermelons (1998)
Ca. 18 min. into the film Gnome mimes Igor from the older film.
Futurama: Space Pilot 3000 (1999) (TV Episode)
The gag of Fry & Bender hiding with their heads looking through shelves and being disguised by lots of other heads.
Live Virgin (1999)
Bowfinger (1999)
Heather Graham's character's accent
Family Guy: The Story on Page One (2000) (TV Episode)
Stewie uses his mind control device to force Chris to sing "Puttin' on the Ritz"
RoboCop: Prime Directives (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Tomcats (2001)
When Michael is the hospital room to take the testicle of his friend after surgery he looks at eyes in the bottles and the bottle he takes in the hand falls on the floor. Similarly, when Igor is in the mortuary to take the brain he is scared by his face reflected in the mirror and the bottle with the brain falls on the floor.
The Omen Legacy (2001) (TV Movie)
Back in the Saddle (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
Hung Wankenstein (2001) (Video)
title is a spoof of Young Frankenstein
Gilmore Girls: Lost and Found (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai talks about getting a tattoo of Mel Brooks, and mentions the movie.
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
The King of Queens: Jung Frankenstein (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Latter Days (2003)
One character does impersonations of Marty Feldman's character, Igor.
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
When Jim approaches the front door of the mansion, he mentions how big the knockers are.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
ER: Abby Normal (2004) (TV Episode)
"Abby Normal" refers to a pseudonym for "abnormal" which is used in this film
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is listed on a "Z Magazine" cover.
Spaceballs: The Documentary (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by Mel
The Longest Yard (2005)
Cloris Leachman, who acted alongside Madeline Kahn in Young Frankenstein, makes the same strutting noise when attempting to seduce Adam Sandler's character.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.5 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "My Fear Lady" category
The Producers (2005)
The dance the prisoners do with canes during the "Prisoners of Love" song is the same dance Dr. Frankenstein and his monster perform duing "Puttin on the Ritz"
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Malvo (2006) (TV Episode)
Greg gives Chris a tape of this movie
Wedding Slashers (2006) (Video)
Jenna tells Walter that he looks like Marty Feldman in Young Frankenstein
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Some of Rumplestiltskin's mannerisms were inspired of Marty Feldman's portrayal of Igor.
The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007) (Video)
mentioned/many posters in movie theater
The Final Curtain (2007)
a guy says "Yes, master" sarcastically to someone the same way
Tripping the Rift: Skankenstein (2007) (TV Episode)
The entire plot, Eyesore, Frau Schmit, walk this way, etc
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Ryan Reynolds says "Put... The picture... Back!" from underneath his blanket
Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008) (TV Movie)
Discussed
Robson Arms: Wrong and Wronger (2008) (TV Episode)
Jason mentions the movie by name.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
When Krauss tells off Manning, he uses the word "Schwanstuker."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.39 (2008) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $100 question
Saturday Night Live: Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
In a news story, Seth mentions that this musical is closing.
In the Loop (2009)
Chad is referred to as 'Young Lankenstein'
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Referenced by name.
The Wolfman (2010)
At Lambeth Asylum, when Lawrence is getting ice-water-"treatment", the assistant who gives him injections between dips is made-up to look like Peter Boyles monster in Young Frankenstein
Angels in New York: Episode #1.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Billboard displayed at Palace Theatre on Broadway.
Angels in New York: Episode #1.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Billboard displayed on Broadway.
Time Traveller (2010)
Small poster in window of Ryota's apartment. (This is an anachronism, as the film was released in the US nearly 10 months after the time depicted.)
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in an $800 clue in the category "Broadway Musicals"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Warehouse 13: Time Will Tell (2010) (TV Episode)
Pete says: Put the candle back
The Cinema Snob: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (2011) (TV Episode)
"These experiments harder when you don't have Boris Karloff, Peter Boyle and Robert De Niro"
The Simpsons: The Ned-Liest Catch (2011) (TV Episode)
Homer asks whether an Aerosmith song was inspired by Young Frankenstein
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger says that "The Bride of Frankenstein" directly inspired the film
The Nostalgia Critic: A Simple Wish (2012) (TV Episode)
Scene of Teri Garr rolling around in the hay comes from this movie.
Maniac (2012)
"Dr. Frankenstein, I presume?"
ParaNorman (2012)
When Norman attempts to pull the book from the hands of his late uncle
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: I Want Sandwiches, I Want Chicken (2012) (TV Episode)
Mel Brooks wears a sweatshirt with the movie logo
Special Collector's Edition: 12 Monos (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned
Supernatural: Clip Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mel and His Movies (2013) (Video)
poster shown
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
Face Off: Future Frankenstein (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Gayracula (2013) (TV Episode)
"They're spoofing the classic vampire comedy, Young Frankenstein?"
Devil's Due (2014)
Poster seen
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: LEGO (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in the news segment "TNN - Troldspejlet's nyhedsnetværk"
Caffeine Madness (2014) (Short)
A character says "Put the caffeine back!" This refers to the scene where Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) and Inga (Teri Garr) say "Put the candle back!" to one another.

Featured in 

Lørdagshjørnet: Gene Wilder (1978) (TV Episode)
Henrik Iversen mentions the film + clip shown
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Dr. Frankenstein and Inga with revolving bookcase and candle.
Siskel & Ebert: Hollywood's New Vandalism (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert uses it as an example of a movie in the color era that was made black and white.
Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991)
shows footage from
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Making Frankensense of 'Young Frankenstein' (1996) (Video)
clips shown
100 Years of Horror: Gory Gimmicks (1996) (Video)
clips
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
Monster Mania (1997) (TV Movie)
Film clips included
Big Daddy (1999)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #13 on the list.
Troldspejlet: Episode #25.4 (2001) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Halloween (2001) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
About a Boy (2002)
I Love the '70s: 1974 (2003) (TV Episode)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Puttin' on the Ritz" is #89 on the list.
Silenci?: Episode #5.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
clips
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.70 (2005) (TV Episode)
an audio clip of Peter Boyle singing "Puttin' on the Ritz" is used in a clue in "'Put' Shots" category
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks (2006) (TV Movie)
film clip shown
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Reign Over Me (2007)
Shown During The Mel Brooks Marathon
The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007) (Video)
watched in movie theater
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Frankenstein (2007) (TV Episode)
The poster of this movie is shown
Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 29 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film were featured during the 'Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown as advice for Brett
The Cinema Snob: The Body Shop (2010) (TV Episode)
Snob alludes to it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: Playing God (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time (2011) (TV Movie)
Young Frankenstein is the #4 Best Comedy.
The Cinema Snob: Beware! Children at Play (2011) (TV Episode)
Frankenstein: "Nothing!"
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Frankenstein (2011) (TV Episode)
believed to be where the name Igor was popularized.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Bride of Frankenstein (2011) (TV Episode)
The parody of the scene with the blind man is recalled.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Son of Frankenstein (2011) (TV Episode)
Inspector Crow was spoofed here as well.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Hit the Dance Floor (2011) (TV Episode)
Runner-Up segment.
Brows Held High: Andy Warhol's Frankenstein (2011) (TV Episode)
Dr. Frankenstein commenting on knockers.
This Means War (2012)
played on a tv in the video store
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Top Comedias (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Nostalgia Critic: A Simple Wish (2012) (TV Episode)
"and yes, that is Teri Garr from Young Frankenstein."
Frankenstein: A Modern Myth (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Atop the Fourth Wall: Target $20 Lamp Review (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown for good measure
The Nostalgia Critic: Is Parody Dead? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions this as the first and most revolutionary spoof movie ever made
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Movie)
film clips shown
Ride (2014)
Jackie and Angelo watch this on TV

Spoofs 

Frankenstein (1931)
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
Igor pronounced eye-gor rather than ee-gor
The Walking Dead (1936)
"Puttin' on the Ritz," piano scenes, et al.
Black Friday (1940)
The brain transplant scene is a spoof of the one in that movie
Now, Voyager (1942)
Blue Skies (1946)
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
Scene on train when asking the shoe shine boy if this is the Transylvania Station.

Spoofed in 

Bad Taste (1987)
Kemp's hand spoofed at the beginnning of Bad Taste
Tales from the Far Side (1994) (TV Short)
During the Frankencow sequence, the humpbacked canine is modeled after Mary Feldman.
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Spooky and Poil Meet the Monsters/You Know You're Alive When.../13 Ways to Scare a Fleshie/The Trick's a Treat (1996) (TV Episode)
In "The Trick's a Treat", Amber, The Jennifers and Frankenstein's Monster dance to a "Puttin' on the Ritz"-style meledy.
Pinky and the Brain: Brain Acres (1997) (TV Episode)
At the start of the show before Maurice comes alive the device used is spoofed from Young Frankenstein & Pinky is acting as Igor
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Good Will Haunting (1998) (TV Episode)
Sabrina plays the violin to calm down Frankenstein's monster.
Gay Propaganda (2002) (Short)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Peter Boyle again plays Frankenstein, as in Young Frankenstein.
Sam and Max: Night of the Raving Dead (2008) (Video Game)
Everytime Sam or Max say Superball's name, a group of horses can be heard naying in terror.
The Simpsons: No Loan Again, Naturally (2009) (TV Episode)
Homer says "It could be worse. It could be raining" and then everyone looks up
Transylmania (2009)
the horses pass gas every time "Razvan" is said
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010) (TV Movie)
Every time Madame Varcolac's name is said, a wolf howls, much like Frau Blücher's name causing horses to neigh.

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