Barney Miller (TV Series 1974–1982) Poster



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Fish (1977) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Rhoda: Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye (1975) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name by one of the police detectives.
Battle of the Network Stars (1976) (TV Special)
Referenced in contestant introductions.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/The Kinks (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Hollywood Bingo
Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) (TV Special)
Referenced in contestant introductions.
Battle of the Network Stars IX (1980) (TV Special)
Referenced in contestant introductions.
The Wacky World of X-Rated Bloopers (1989) (Video)
'How come we don't get to watch Barney Miller?'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: First Spaceship on Venus (1990) (TV Episode)
mentioned when Abe Vigoda is found
Married with Children: If I Could See Me Now (1991) (TV Episode)
When Al accidently calls a fish store because he can't read the real number on TV he says: "'Fish' was a spin-off on 'Barney Miller'".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "That Barney Miller!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: When Abe Vigoda left Barney Miller to star on Fish, I never got over that.
Weird Science: Grumpy Old Genie (1996) (TV Episode)
Gary refers to Abe Vigoda as "TV's beloved Fish."
The Waiter (1997)
The Nanny: California, Here We Come (1999) (TV Episode)
C.C. describes a sitcom plot much like the show, stated to a character played by actor Hal Linden.
Hit and Runway (1999)
Joey keeps a picture of Barney Miller in his acting portfolio, and explains to Elliott that he has it because he has a thing for Jewish men.
Saturday Night Live: Kate Hudson/Radiohead (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned on the Actor's Studio
Wonderland (2003)
In montage of TV Guide listings
Stargate SG-1: Chimera (2004) (TV Episode)
Listed as fake reason Pete became a police officer.
Scrubs: My Choosiest Choice of All (2004) (TV Episode)
J.D. says that the happiest day of his life was when "Barney Miller" came out on DVD.
City of Heroes (2004) (Video Game)
Detectives Miller & Fish in Brickstown.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (2004) (Video)
Referenced in Inside the Actor's studio
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the shows Mork & Mindy was up against
Saturday Night Live: Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during 'old friends' skit
Lake Placid 2 (2007) (TV Movie)
Cloris Leachman's character mentions the show.
TV Land Confidential: Locations (2007) (TV Episode)
publicity still
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.61 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.194 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "'70s Sitcoms"
Supernatural: Death's Door (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Marville #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mickey asks if a cop is "that guy from Barney Miller" and Linkara wonders which one she is referring to.
Rizzoli & Isles: Welcome to the Dollhouse (2012) (TV Episode)
Korsak names the dog Barney Miller.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 January 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bill O'Reilly/Snoop Dogg (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy refers to the theme music
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Taraji P. Henson/Edward Burns/Sam Hunt (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Edward Burns mention that they both love the series, and Burns says that his upcoming series Public Morals (2015) used the production design of the squad room as a model
The Cinema Snob: Ghost Fever (2016) (TV Episode)
"Was this Sherman's audition for a remake of Barney Miller?"

Featured in 

I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1978 (2006) (TV Episode)
Shown as part of the 1978 episode, even though it originally aired in 1975.
You Don't Know Jack: The Jack Soo Story (2009)
Jack Soo as Detective Yemana
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
A clip is featured.

Spoofed in 

Joys (1976) (TV Special)
Hey! There's Naked Bodies on My TV! (1979)
The "Bernie Milner" segment is a parody of this show.

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