Wheel of Fortune (TV Series 1983– ) Poster

(1983– )


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Wheel of Fortune (1975) (TV Series)

Version of 

Çarkifelek (1975) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (1975) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (1981) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Glücksrad (1987) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
La roue de la fortune (1987) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
La ruota della fortuna (1987) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (1988) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Lykkehjulet (1988) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Rad van fortuin (1989) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Rad van fortuin (1989) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (1989) (Video Game)
Version of the game-show format
O trohos tis tyhis (1990) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
La ruleta de la fortuna (1990) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Roda da Sorte (1991) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (1993) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Onnenpyörä (1993) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Szerencsekerék (1993) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Kolo srece (1993) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Galgal Hamazal (1993) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Roata norocului (1997) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel 2000 (1997) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (1998) (Video Game)
Version of the game-show format
La ruleta de la suerte (2006) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
La ruota della fortuna (2007) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune (2008) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Trkalo na Srekjata (2009) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format
Wheel of Fortune (2010) (Video Game)
Version of the game-show format
Trohos tis tyhis (2015) (TV Series)
Version of the game-show format

Remade as 

La roue de la fortune (1987) (TV Series)
Lykkehjulet (1988) (TV Series)
Licensed version of the US show.
Wheel 2000 (1997) (TV Series)
Kids' version of the 1975 show.

Edited into 

Tosh.0: Gay Restaurant (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Tosh.0: Wheel of Fortune (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown


Wheel of Fortune (1989) (Video Game)
Wheel of Fortune (1994) (Video Game)
Spin off from the popular game-show.
Wheel of Fortune (1998) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

The Richard Pryor Special? (1977) (TV Special)
Title appears on a small sign. Tour guide mentions title.
Gimme a Break!: The Big Apple: Part 1 (1984) (TV Episode)
This is the game show that Nell and Addy go on.
Saturday Night Live: Jesse Jackson/Andrae Crouch, Wintley Phipps (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ed Grimley
Night Court: Wheels of Justice: Part 1 (1985) (TV Episode)
"You wanna buy a vowel?"
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Prisoners (1985) (TV Episode)
Jack references the show.
Cheers: Second Time Around (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Punky Brewster: Accidents Happen (1986) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
227: The Wheel of Misfortune (1986) (TV Episode)
Mary and Sandra are contestants on this game show.
Designing Women: Design House (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Growing Pains: Thank You, Willie Nelson (1987) (TV Episode)
Title referenced.
The Golden Girls: Long Day's Journey Into Marinara (1987) (TV Episode)
Sophia tells Rose she's going to kill Angela, but she'll be home in time for "Wheel of Fortune."
Hill Street Blues: Dogsbreath Afternoon (1987) (TV Episode)
Buntz says Dolores was watching Wheel of Fortune when he found her.
ALF: It Isn't Easy... Bein' Green (1987) (TV Episode)
Willie: "I thought you were watching 'Wheel of Fortune'."
Hunter: Not Just Another John Doe (1987) (TV Episode)
Pockets mentions watching Pat & Van on TV
Sledge Hammer!: Big Nazi on Campus (1987) (TV Episode)
Sledge suggests this game show as the source of the victim's wealth.
D.C. Follies: Sean Penn Escapes from Jail and Heads to D.C. Follies (1987) (TV Episode)
Vanna White mentions she has a wheel to spin
DuckTales: Dime Enough for Luck (1987) (TV Episode)
A character named "Vanna Black" appears on the "Truth or Crunch-equences" game show.
Who's the Boss?: Just Mona and Me (1987) (TV Episode)
Tony mentiones that he watched an episode.
Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (1988) (TV Movie)
Hilda mentions it to Freddie.
Glitch! (1988)
Vanna White mentioned.
Saturday Night Live: Danny DeVito/The Bangles (1988) (TV Episode)
Title shown on screen during 'Sex Tonight'.
The Golden Girls: Blind Date (1989) (TV Episode)
Sophia complains that Pat Sajak is leaving the daytime version of this show...
Wicked Stepmother (1989)
The grandfather character mentions that he has to stay home and watch his game shows and then names them.
Good Morning, Miss Bliss: Stevie (1989) (TV Episode)
Stevie mentions that she bought Vanna White's old house for her parents, and Miss Bliss mentions buying a vowel.
Sing (1989)
Mentioned by Rosie at the start of the film
How I Got Into College (1989)
Oliver tells Marlon that his ambition is to travel the world with unclaimed game show prizes and also mentions Vanna White.
Night Game (1989)
Vanna White mentioned.
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Ed Grimley
ALF: Make 'em Laugh (1990) (TV Episode)
Larry Slotkin refers to the series.
My Secret Identity: Secrets for Sale (1990) (TV Episode)
While watching Wheel of Fortune (1983), Erin yells at the screen, "Spin the wheel, you doorknob!"
Madhouse (1990)
in passing
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Michaelangelo mentions it.
Roseanne: April Fool's Day (1990) (TV Episode)
When the taxes are ready to sign, the girls put on a gameshow-like skit, and Roseanne calls Becky ; "Vanna", as in, Vanna White, the famed letter-turner on the "Wheel of Fortune".
Gate 2: The Trespassers (1990)
mentioned in a line of dialogue
Repossessed (1990)
Father Luke claims that the church has more followers than the devil. Possessed Regan dismisses the relevance of that claiming that the same goes for Wheel of Fortune.
The Real Ghostbusters: Mean Green Teen Machine (1990) (TV Episode)
In a dream sequence, Peter plays the game show "Wheel of Pizza."
Dark Avenger (1990) (TV Movie)
Delirious (1991)
Jack mentions that Laura ends up "turning letters on a game show in Cleveland."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "They're playing space age at-home 'Wheel of Fortune' there."
The Simpsons: Homer Defined (1991) (TV Episode)
The residents of Springfield Retirement Castle switch from live news coverage of the crisis at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to the game show (where a contestant mis-solves the puzzle).
Night Court: Teacher's Pet (1991) (TV Episode)
"Hmm, can I buy a vowel?"
Wings: The Late Mrs. Biggins (1991) (TV Episode)
Roy seeing Sylvia's house: "Maybe she just got lucky on Wheel of Fortune."
Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (1992)
Dannie mentions that she wants to go on this show.
Breaking the Rules (1992)
Vanna White mentioned.
Saved by the Bell: Teacher's Strike (1992) (TV Episode)
Screech says: "This is the Academic Bowl, not Wheel of Fortune."
Aladdin (1992)
A sound effect that was used on Wheel of Fortune was used when the Genie finds out Aladdin's name.
The Simpsons: Brother from the Same Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
Homer watches "Wheel of Fortune."
Married with Children: Old Insurance Dodge (1993) (TV Episode)
Kelly says to "buy a vowel"
Saved by the Bell: The College Years: Pilot (1993) (TV Episode)
Screech asks if he can "buy a vowel."
Animaniacs: The Warner's Lot Song/The Big Candy Store/Bumbie's Mom (1993) (TV Episode)
When woken from her sleep, Slappy shouts out "Pat, I'd like to buy a vowel!".
For Love or Money (1993)
Mentioned by Mrs. Wegman
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Wheel of Misfortune (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Animaniacs: Casablanca Opening/Fair Game/The Slapper/Puppet Rulers (1993) (TV Episode)
Wakko says, "Pat, I'd like to buy a vowel."
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993) (TV Movie)
"I'd like to buy a vowel"
Full House: The Test (1994) (TV Episode)
Vanna White appears and the show is parodied
The Nanny: Schlepped Away (1994) (TV Episode)
The whole family shout out the name of the show as they're watching it on TV.
Renaissance Man (1994)
After getting army places named only containing consonants Bill asked if he can buy a vowel, which is done on Wheel of fortune
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
Mitch says, "Can I buy a vowel?"
Animaniacs: Take My Siblings, Please/The Mindy 500/Morning Malaise (1994) (TV Episode)
Wakko says, "Pat, I'd like to buy a vowel."
The Nanny: Material Fran (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran and Val talk about Vanna White and solving the puzzle.
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?: Mining Crime Station (1994) (TV Episode)
"Now we know how the wheel feels on 'Wheel of Fortune'."
The Red Green Show: The Beef Project (1994) (TV Episode)
Red mentions discussing about how Jeopardy is better than Wheel of Fortune
Backfire! (1995)
A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Episode #4.1 (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "It's a Soaraway Life" sketch
The Underneath (1995)
A woman displays Lotto numbers "like Vanna White"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Wheel . . . of . . . Fortune!"
Palookaville (1995)
Beavis and Butt-Head: Whiplash (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
After Sylvie draws Wheel of Fortune from a deck of tarot cards, she says the words like the opening of the television game show.
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
a person wonders whether "Bankrupt" comes up more often on the show now
Mallrats (1995)
Brodie refers to Bob Summers contemptuously as "Pat Sajak."
The Red Green Show: The Satellite Dish (1995) (TV Episode)
Harold claims that this is one of the shows the men of the lodge are watching on the satellite TV
The Late Shift (1996) (TV Movie)
Weird Science: Lisa's Childhood Memories (1996) (TV Episode)
Gary refers to the series.
Pusher (1996)
Mentioned in dialogue
Pinky and the Brain: Collect 'Em All/Pinkasso (1996) (TV Episode)
Pinky says, "You bought a vowel."
Friends: The One with the Metaphorical Tunnel (1996) (TV Episode)
Janice makes a comment about buying a vowel
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Karate Kids (1996) (TV Episode)
Katie refers to the series.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Therapist (1996) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Fox first says she can't go to Richard's because "it's 7 o'clock and 'Wheel' is coming on."
Flash Forward: House Party (1996) (TV Episode)
Tucker asks Becca if she's been watching "Wheel of Forunte."
3rd Rock from the Sun: Same Old Song and Dick (1997) (TV Episode)
Sally mentions that Dick and Mary watch the show.
Austin Powers' Electric Pussycat Swingers Club (1997) (TV Movie)
Austin mentions 'Wheel of Shag'
The Nanny: The Heather Biblow Story (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the show by name.
Men Behaving Badly: Testing, Testing (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Kevin
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Witch Trash (1997) (TV Episode)
Sabrina's cousins watch Wheel of Fortune.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Tom, Dick and Mary (1997) (TV Episode)
Harry watches the show.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Portrait of Tommy as an Old Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Tommy watches the show.
Dexter's Laboratory: Dad Is Disturbed/Framed/That's Using Your Head (1998) (TV Episode)
Dexter's family watches a show similar to "Wheel of Fortune" on TV in Dad Is Disturbed
Goosebumps: Chillogy: Part 1: Squeal of Fortune (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: You Bet Your Family (1998) (TV Episode)
Zelda says that Salem isn't even allowed to watch Wheel of Fortune.
The Nanny: Making Whoopi (1998) (TV Episode)
Getting her game shows mixed up, Yetta, while in the studio audience of Hollywood Squares, yells to the contestant "buy a vowel".
3rd Rock from the Sun: Sally Forth (1999) (TV Episode)
While watching TV, Harry says, "That guy ought to buy a vowel."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Diabolik (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: Wheel a Fortuna!
Harlem Aria (1999)
Wes calls the room service guy "Vanna White" after he shows them around
Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) (TV Special)
mentioned by Ed Grimley
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal: Happy Birthday, Matt Praeger (1999) (TV Episode)
Matt sarcastically asks if he should by a vowel.
Drowning Mona (2000)
Groove (2000)
Max Knight: Ultra Spy (2000) (TV Movie)
"Spin that wheel!"
Angel: The Ring (2000) (TV Episode)
Cordelia about Wesley's social life: "Every night it's 'Jeopardy!', followed by 'Wheel of Fortune' and a cup of hot cocoa."
Woman on Top (2000)
The PJs: Cliffhangin' with Mr. Super (2000) (TV Episode)
Smokey says "That is my final answer, Regis"
Kiss My Act (2001) (TV Movie)
Angel: Belonging (2001) (TV Episode)
Cordelia: "Yeah, Pat. I'd like to buy a vowel."
Friends: The One with the Vows (2001) (TV Episode)
Chandler alludes to the game show when he states that instead of writing his vows, he could just buy them: "Pat [Sajack] I'd like to buy a vowel."
Gilmore Girls: Run Away, Little Boy (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says, "You know what, Vanna? I'm gonna need a few more vowels here."
Gerry (2002)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Execution (2002) (TV Episode)
Rule: "You know I'm missing 'Wheel of Fortune' for this little talk.'
Mysterious Ways: Face in the Crowd (2002) (TV Episode)
The older woman Miranda and Declan are investigating a ghost for, says she was watching the show.
Frasier: Wheels of Fortune (2002) (TV Episode)
Title reference
I Don't Know Jack (2002)
talked about as credits roll
Becker: L.A. Woman (2002) (TV Episode)
Margaret says to Linda that her husband Louis was "sitting there in his shorts burping out all the answers to Wheel of Fortune".
Party Monster (2003)
References famous line from that show
Dead Like Me: Pilot (2003) (TV Episode)
"I'd like to solve the puzzle."
Gilmore Girls: Die, Jerk (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Richard
Malcolm in the Middle: Ida's Boyfriend (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ida
Wonderfalls: Wax Lion (2004) (TV Episode)
"Vanna hasn't turned over enough letters"
Shrek 2 (2004)
The Gingerbread Man wants to watch "Wheel of Torture"
Madhouse (2004)
mentioned in dialogue
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004) (TV Movie)
Ed Grimley's Pat Sajak obsession is recounted
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced in "Celebrity Jeopardy!"
The Simpsons: Don't Fear the Roofer (2005) (TV Episode)
Lisa watches "Wheel of Fortune."
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Character mentions finding out "how much it costs to buy a vowel."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.39 (2005) (TV Episode)
a Jeopardy! round category is titled "Really Tough 'Wheel of Fortune' Puzzles"
Jeopardy!: 2005 College Championship Quarterfinal Game 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Carolinians on My Mind"
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by Ed Grimley
Shut Up and Sing (2006)
talk about Vanna White turning over letters
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Veronica Mars: Nevermind the Buttocks (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Veronica.
Played (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Idol (2006)
Some of the actor characters are talking about all of the game shows they have appeared on, including 'Card Sharks,' 'Wheel of Fortune,' '$25,000 Pyramid,' and 'Break the Bank.'
Click (2006)
When Michael presses the menu button on the remote you see a flashback of his life and various theme songs from tv and gameshows play in the background
Entourage: Crash and Burn (2006) (TV Episode)
Vanna White comment
The 50 Greatest Game Shows of All Time (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Shown as Still
Open Season (2006)
Boog watches it in his garage.
Expired (2007)
"You watching the 'Wheel' over there?"
South Park: With Apologies to Jesse Jackson (2007) (TV Episode)
Randy goes on Wheel of Fortune.
'Til Death: The Coffee Maker (2007) (TV Episode)
Cappuccino maker is a consolation prize from the game show.
My Name Is Earl: Harassed a Reporter (2007) (TV Episode)
Earl says, "Joy had just finished taping 'Wheel of Fortune.'"
Dancing with the Stars: Round 7 (2007) (TV Episode)
Bruno mentions this while talking about Billy Ray's first dance
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) (Video)
In "Redesign", the Color Wheel picture is similar to the show's titular wheel
Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007) (Video)
Rosie wants to watch the show
How I Met Your Mother: The Yips (2007) (TV Episode)
Rhonda watches the show
Drawn Together: Toot Goes Bollywood (2008) (TV Episode)
When Foxxy Love's body color flushes out, the sound effect for landing on the bankrupt wedge on the wheel is heard
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Mariah Carey (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in NBC Special Report
Columbus Day (2008)
Mentioned by Antoine while talking about his mother
90210: We're Not in Kansas Anymore (2008) (TV Episode)
Silver agrees to help Naomi turn "Wheel of Fortune" letters.
Entourage: Tree Trippers (2008) (TV Episode)
"I want to buy a vowel"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Seduction (2008) (TV Episode)
"Wheel of Misfortune"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.40 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Adventureland (2009)
game based on the tv show seen in arcade
Saturday Night Live: Bradley Cooper/TV on the Radio (2009) (TV Episode)
Matt Sajak, who is Pat's brother, says, "No, I can't get you tickets" to the show.
How I Met Your Mother: Mosbius Designs (2009) (TV Episode)
Ted is watching it on TV.
Bob & Doug: No Country for Old People (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mrs. McKenzie
My Name Is Earl: Inside Probe: Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Darnell says, "Next week, my 'Wheel of Fortune' will air."
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Ciara (2009) (TV Episode)
The Target lady says, "Hey, Pat Sajak! I solved the puzzle."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #17.91 (2009) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien says he can get an audience member tickets to the show
Phineas and Ferb: Let's Take a Quiz/At the Car Wash (2009) (TV Episode)
Part of Phineas and Ferb's game show includes solving word puzzles like those in "Wheel of Fortune."
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009) (Video Game)
When Guybrush asks Crimpdigit about the Alphabet Sale and one of the vowel tubes, Crimpdigit says, "Would you like a vowel?" and "You'd like to buy a vowel, eh?", a reference to the lines from the TV game show "Wheel of Fortune".
Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009) (Video)
"Vanna, Sajak, spin the wheel" mentioned
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.20 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
The Simpsons: Bart Gets a 'Z' (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The Answer" when Pat Sajak is mentioned
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.77 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant Chris Gleason mentions being a "Wheel" contestant in 1994
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.93 (2010) (TV Episode)
Category of clues "Wheel of Proverbs!" presented in the style of "Wheel" puzzles
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Pat Sajak is introduced
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.89 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
Holy Rollers (2010)
Yosef mentions the television show with Vanna White.
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Finals: Game 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $400 clue in the category "It's Game Time"
American Pickers: Back Breaker (2010) (TV Episode)
Vanna White is mentioned by name
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.148 (2010) (TV Episode)
Contestant Conor Collins jokingly asks to buy a vowel after hitting a Daily Double, drawing a mock scowl from Alex Trebek
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Justin Bieber (2010) (TV Episode)
Sarah Palin (Tina Fey) promotes "Tea Party Wheel of Fortune" in the Sarah Palin Network segment.
Saturday Night Live: Gabourey Sidibe/MGMT (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" segment
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.162 (2010) (TV Episode)
Adjacent categories entitled "I'm a Wheel Watcher", "I'd Like to Solve the Puzzle" and "'Free' Play"
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Pat Sajak's introduction
Atop the Fourth Wall: Action Comics #592 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Someday, I will buy a vowel!"
The Middle: The Diaper Incident (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXI (2010) (TV Episode)
The "Hangman" puzzle Bart and Milhouse try to solve spells out "Wheel of Fortune."
The Cleveland Show: Little Man on Campus (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Cleveland Show: Murray Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010) (TV Movie)
A character watches "Wheel of Fortune" on TV.
The Cleveland Show: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta? (2011) (TV Episode)
"I'd like to solve the puzzle, Pat"
This Old House: Los Angeles Project: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Norm mentions that Wheel films next to Jeapordy
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #7.110 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Craig Ferguson in the opening monologue.
Hall Pass (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
How I Met Your Mother: A Change of Heart (2011) (TV Episode)
Barney mentions having watched it the previous night.
Beastly (2011)
"Would you buy a frickin' vowel?"
Californication: ...And Justice for All (2011) (TV Episode)
seen on side of building
The Big Bang Theory: The Zarnecki Incursion (2011) (TV Episode)
Howard watches the show with his mother.
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011)
One of the noisy neighbors mentions that he is watching it during the first loud, raving, rant featured in the film.
Supernatural: The Man Who Would Be King (2011) (TV Episode)
referenced by Crowley
So Random!: Cody Simpson (2011) (TV Episode)
One of the sketches.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.166 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that when Anthony Weiner announced his resignation at a senior center, the seniors thought they were there for a taping of the show
Pretty Little Liars: The Devil You Know (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Emily
Awkward.: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Wheel of Pep.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.185 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ben Bailey mentions that the show tied for the Daytime Emmy for Best Game Show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.189 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Hugh Hefner wanted to finish having sex with Crystal Harris quickly so he could watch the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says it was hard to find an audience for the presidential debate in Florida because it was on at the same time as the show
The Middle: Major Changes (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Eating Out: The Open Weekend (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Shake It Up!: Double Pegasus It Up (2011) (TV Episode)
Theodore mentioned the show.
Mad: Demise of the Planet of the Apes/The Celebrity Ape-rentice (2011) (TV Episode)
A Monkey edition of the show with primates as the contestants.
Raising Hope: Burt's Parents (2011) (TV Episode)
Burt and Virginia watch the show on TV.
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Stefon mentions "game show host Fat Sajack."
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
The nerd crashes through the "Wheel of Fortune" set.
Hostel: Part III (2011) (Video)
wheel of missfortune
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.17 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea and her round table discuss Pat Sajak on the show.
How I Met Your Mother: Trilogy Time (2012) (TV Episode)
Marshall mentions the show by name.
Ultimate Spider-Man: Venom (2012) (TV Episode)
"Wheel of Excuses" is chanted
Conan: I Believe the Children Are Our Future D-Bags (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by the angry New Yorker in audience
30 Rock: Live from Studio 6H (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says that "TGS" should film a whole season in two weeks like "Wheel of Fortune"
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Mother's Day 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
When playing Hangman, Travis tells the kids, "The most common letters are R-S-T-L-N-E," These letters are used in "Wheel of Fortune" for the "Final Spin" round on every episode. At one point, Travis even says, "R-S-T-L-N-E. Wheel of Fortune,"
Weeds: It's Time, Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"I'll buy your vowel"
See Dad Run: See Dad Run Home (2012) (TV Episode)
David: "Can I buy a vowel or something?"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.21 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that since tonight's debate was held in Boca Raton, Florida, it had to compete for viewers with the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.26 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a headline that misspells the show's title as "Wheel of Fotune"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.28 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the next Conan the Barbarian film will involve Conan's search for a mystical fleece to keep his feet warm while he watches the show
Mad: Dark Knight at the Museum/Lemming Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Video Game Deaths (2012) (TV Episode)
A picture of Pat Sajak and the spellboard is seen on display at the TV museum.
Suburgatory: Junior Secretary's Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Wheel of Topics
The Neighbors: Cold War (2013) (TV Episode)
Custodian says, "I gotta get home to watch Wheel".
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.82 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that a 71-year-old prostitute said her favorite position was facing the television, watching the show
Hot in Cleveland: The Anger Games (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Joy
Suburgatory: Eat, Pray, Eat (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Suburgatory: Go, Gamblers! (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Warehouse 13: Parks and Rehabilitation (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Nebraska (2013)
Audio heard while the family is watching TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.157 (2013) (TV Episode)
"63," Jay's parody of Taylor Swift's song "22," includes the line "Wheel of Fortune's on"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.158 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the woman who won the Powerball lottery called the show and bought every vowel
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.165 (2013) (TV Episode)
Fortune's Halloween costume is the wheel from the show.
Parks and Recreation: Fluoride (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris talks about Vanna White's parenting book and says, "I'd like to solve the puzzle. . . of parenting!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.40 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that a crime in a seniors' community must have been committed before the show came on
Two and a Half Men: Numero Uno Accidente Lawyer (2013) (TV Episode)
Nadine says she wants to teach people to read "like Vanna White"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.42 (2014) (TV Episode)
John mentions the show by nmae.
Hot in Cleveland: Stayin' Alive (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Big Bang Theory: The Status Quo Combustion (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Faking It: Remember the Croquembouche (2014) (TV Episode)
Reference to Vanna White
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Jackman/Jimmy Page/Barry Gibb/Josh Kaufman (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions the show while discussing Pat Sajak
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mike Myers/Neil DeGrasse Tyson/Damon Albarn (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in his opening monologue
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Kunal Nayyar (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Scenes from a Hat"
The Scarehouse (2014)
"Pat, let's solve another puzzle."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jake Gyllenhaal/Paul Reubens/She & Him (2014) (TV Episode)
During the Screen Grabs segment, Jimmy shows a still of an incomplete puzzle
The Middle: Pam Freakin' Staggs (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Fresh Off the Boat: Success Perm (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Goes on Family Fight (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Cougar Town: Yer So Bad (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Adnan Virk says, "I played the roll of Vanna White"
The Middle: Two of a Kind (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Divine Inspiration (2015) (TV Episode)
RuPaul asks, "oh, and can I buy a vowel?"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: John Cleese/Linda Cardellini/Barney Frank/Jack Antonoff (2015) (TV Episode)
Linda Cardellini talks about being selected as a contestant but having to decline due to an acting job
DC Super Friends: The Not-So-Fun House (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the Joker.
Community: Basic RV Repair and Palmistry (2015) (TV Episode)
Jeff says, "Someone call the CIA, tell them we want to assassinate the president, then we'll be home in time for 'Wheel of Fortune.'"
Late Show with David Letterman: The Final Late Show with David Letterman (2015) (TV Episode)
Fake segment featuring Pat Sajak depicts the puzzle "Good Riddance to David Letterman"
Young & Hungry: Young & Earthquake (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Goldbergs: Boy Barry (2015) (TV Episode)
Erica and Barry play the home version of Wheel of Fortune.
Concussion (2015)
Visible on the TV in the doctor's home.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Liam Hemsworth/John Mulaney/Mutemath/Emily Armstrong (2015) (TV Episode)
Fake puzzles depicted in the Wheel of Fortune After Dark segment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Rachel Weisz/Spike Lee/R. Kelly (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a response in the Hashtags segment
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (2015) (TV Special)
Pat Sajak from the show provides a prerecorded greeting
Major Crimes: Taking the Fall (2015) (TV Episode)
referred to in dialogue
Open Season: Scared Silly (2015) (Video)
Referenced in Boog's flashback
The Mysteries of Laura: The Mystery of the Triple Threat (2016) (TV Episode)
Laura: "I'd like to buy a 'U', Pat."
The Goldbergs: Double Dare (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Narrator.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Danny DeVito/Whitney Cummings/The Front Bottoms/Josh Freese (2016) (TV Episode)
A still of Pat Sajak and Vanna White is shown in the segment This Week in Numbers
O.J.: Made in America (2016)
Wheel of Fortune slot machine shown.
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016) (TV Movie)
The boy mentioned that Merv Griffin created this show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: John Krasinski/Melissa Benoist/Mike Posner (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions being a fan of the show
The Ranch: Til It's Gone (2016) (TV Episode)
Jameson 'Rooster' Bennett tells his brother Colt he was trying to watch the show on the TV they just shot at.
Saturday Night Live: Peter Dinklage/Gwen Stefani (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and fake scoreboard shown on Weekend Update
Family Guy: Run, Chris, Run (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.38 (2016) (TV Episode)
Thayer Gallison mentions that he was a college champion on the show
Orange Is the New Black: Turn Table Turn (2016) (TV Episode)
The series is mentioned as something pensioners are supposed to watch.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Leslie Jones/Carlo Mirarchi/Atom Willard (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the segment A Closer Look
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Tamera Mowry (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Scenes from a Hat"
Saturday Night Live: Margot Robbie/The Weeknd (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Family Feud sketch.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jay Leno/Gabrielle Union/Big Sean (2016) (TV Episode)
Reference by Jimmy during the monologue
Saturday Night Live: Benedict Cumberbatch/Solange (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during cold opening
2 Broke Girls: And the Emergency Contractor (2017) (TV Episode)
Max jokes that Caroline's outfit makes her look like Vanna White.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Susan Sarandon/Elijah Wood/Little Big Town (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Hashtags segment

Featured in 

The A-Team: Wheel of Fortune (1986) (TV Episode)
Murdock is a contestant on Wheel of Fortune
Scrooged (1988)
Rain Man (1988)
seen on TV
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
A clip from the series is shown in the Café 80s.
Arachnophobia (1990)
The Kendalls watch this.
L.A. Law: Vowel Play (1990) (TV Episode)
the game show has a plot connection
Northern Exposure: Goodbye to All That (1991) (TV Episode)
Shelley watches it.
Serial Mom (1994)
Betty Sterner watches this television program.
Roadkill: The Last Days of John Martin (1994) (Short)
On television in John's house.
The Craft (1996)
Friends: The One with the Princess Leia Fantasy (1996) (TV Episode)
Wheel of Fortune is shown on the tv set in Chandler and Joey's apartment
Ransom (1996)
Seen on TV
One Eight Seven (1997)
featured in film
Dawson's Creek: Boyfriend (1998) (TV Episode)
Dawson is watching this
8MM (1999)
Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Clip: the solution to a puzzle is "Two thumbs up from Siskel & Ebert."
A Map of the World (1999)
inmates watching the show on TV in prison
The Others: Luciferous (2000) (TV Episode)
One of Elmer's favorite television shows, which he watches in the episode.
Just Shoot Me!: A&E Biography: Nina Van Horn (2000) (TV Episode)
Clip shown where Nina's name is the answer.
Lucky Numbers (2000)
Made (2001)
I Love the '80s: 1986 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV series was edited into this mini-series.
Identity (2003)
Frasier: The Babysitter (2003) (TV Episode)
Watched on TV
Freedomland (2006)
when the police come to arrested rafik he runs past a TV showing wheel of fortune
Screenwipe: Episode #1.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Comeback Season (2006)
Skylar watches this show on TV
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
seen on TV
Man of the Year (2006)
Wheel of Fortune is Displayed on the TV Set in which Eleanor gets the idea about the double letters for the computer glitch
Greatest Game Show Moments (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips from epsidoes were shown
Drawn Together: Toot Goes Bollywood (2008) (TV Episode)
When Foxxy Love's color flushes out, the sound effect for landing on the bankrupt wedge on the wheel is heard
Watchmen (2009)
Mentioned in the end credits
Big Love: Outer Darkness (2009) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Roger and his wife watch it on TV
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Watched on TV
Grey's Anatomy: Shock to the System (2010) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
Breakout Kings: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
seen playing on TV
The Big Year (2011)
Brad watches "Wheel of Fortune" on TV.
Conan: We Need the Funk, If It's Not Too Much Trouble Would Like to Have That Funk (2012) (TV Episode)
Doctored clip shown during the Conologue
The Cleveland Show: B.M.O.C. (2012) (TV Episode)
Cleveland watches this show on TV
Men in Black 3 (2012)
seen playing on TV at store
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.193 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in fake campaign commercial which says that Obamacare will increase the cost of vowels on the show
TV's Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by the Paley Center for Media (2012) (TV Special)
Pat Sajak & Vanna White are #20.
The Family (2013)
Playing on TV
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.59 (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show is shown.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to the Doctor! (2015) (TV Episode)
Lillian watches it on TV.
Aloha (2015)
A clip is featured in the satellite sequence.
Presenting Princess Shaw (2015)
Princess Shaw watches a portion on TV
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rooney Mara/Paul Reiser/Adam Lambert (2015) (TV Episode)
Altered clip in the Hidden Credits segment
The Goldbergs: Double Dare (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in the opening montage.
Criminal Minds: The Bond (2016) (TV Episode)
This TV series is shown on a screen in the background during one of the first scenes, especially when Randy suffers from a migraine attack, during which also some sound bites from this show can be heard.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Game Show Scandals (2016) (TV Episode)
Ranking at #9 is Renee Durette's infamous mispronunciation of "swimming" and losing her chance at winning

Spoofed in 

The Raccoons: Power Trip! (1987) (TV Episode)
Cyril is watching "Steal of Fortune"
Yogi's Treasure Hunt: Yogi Bear on the Air (1988) (TV Episode)
One of Connie Kindly's shows is called "Wheel of Misfortune".
Garbage Pail Kids: Kinky Kong/Chris Messin' August (1988) (TV Episode)
The Hollywood sign is spun around and the ape solves the puzzle.
Meet the Raisins! (1988) (TV Short)
Vanna White is spoofed as Banana White
Sesame Street: Episode #20.98 (1989) (TV Episode)
"Squeal of Fortune" is a spoof of "Wheel of Fortune"
Tales from the Crypt: Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (1989) (TV Episode)
"Wheel of Misfortune"
UHF (1989)
Pee-wee's Playhouse: Fire in the Playhouse (1989) (TV Episode)
The food in the refrigerator play "Wheel Of Pizza".
Tiny Toon Adventures: The Wheel O' Comedy (1990) (TV Episode)
Babs appears on the game show as "Vanna Pink."
Roundhouse: New Kid in Town (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed when Dan Quayle spells potato as potatoe.
Animaniacs: Yakko's World/Cookies for Einstein/Win Big (1993) (TV Episode)
The gameshow on TV is "Wheel of Misfortune" a parody of this gameshow.
Roundhouse: New Baby (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Squeal of Fortune'
Goosebumps: One Day at Horrorland: Part 2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Raw Deal is a spoof of the show.
The King of Queens: Inner Tube (2001) (TV Episode)
Doug dreams he and Carrie are contestants on the game show.
The Fairly OddParents: Cosmo Con/Wanda's Day Off (2003) (TV Episode)
The fairys play "Wheel of Torture" which is a spoof of this.
The Fairly OddParents: Chip Off the Old Chip/Snow Bound (2003) (TV Episode)
"Wheel of Coincidence" show watched on TV is a parody of this.
Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004) (TV Movie)
one character is a direct mockery of Vanna White
Family Guy: I Take Thee, Quagmire (2006) (TV Episode)
Peter is a contestant on the show and wins a maid
Robot Chicken: Easter Basket (2006) (TV Episode)
Pirate attends Wheel of Fortune.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Wheel of Fortune skit
The Fairly OddParents: 9 Lives!/Dread 'n' Breakfast (2008) (TV Episode)
The show "Wheel of Cheese" spoofs this.
Nostalgia Critic: Conan: Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Gravity Falls: Boss Mabel (2012) (TV Episode)
"Cash Wheel" spoofs "Wheel of Fortune."
Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (2012) (Video)
comedy style
The Office: Roy's Wedding (2012) (TV Episode)
the Chore Wheel has a Bankrupt slot/Kevin thinks he will win money on the Wheel
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Million Dollar Wheel" segment
The Venture Bros.: Bot Seeks Bot (2013) (TV Episode)
Don Hell's has a Wheel Of Torture that is like this game show.
Brickleberry: That Brother's My Father (2014) (TV Episode)
Connie has her own version of the game
Family Guy: Brian the Closer (2014) (TV Episode)
Vanna flips Brian's teeth to reveal a word
Tosh.0: Wheel of Fortune (2014) (TV Episode)
Parodied during Redemption
Bedlam (2015)
"Wheel of Torture"

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