Grey Gardens (1975) Poster



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Remade as 

Grey Gardens (2009) (TV Movie)


A Night at the Opera (1935)
Big Edie and one of the filmmakers mention the film.
Salesman (1969)
Title included in newspaper article
Gimme Shelter (1970)
Title included in newspaper article
Poison Oaks (2011) (Short)
Mocumentary of this Documentary

Referenced in 

Gilmore Girls: The Fundamental Things Apply (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says, "You've seen 'Grey Gardens.' It could go on forever."
The L Word: Lynch Pin (2005) (TV Episode)
Mark asked Jenny & Shane if they ever saw the movie.
Ghosts of Grey Gardens (2005) (Short)
The movie is about a fan's obsession with the 1975 documentary.
Independent Lens: Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway (2007) (TV Episode)
Musical based on the film
College Boys Live (2009)
referenced in out.com review
Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers (2009) (TV Special)
Mario Cantone compares the TV movie Joan and Melissa Rivers did to Grey Gardens.
30 for 30: Muhammad and Larry (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the opening credits
18 to Life: Hanging Pictures (2010) (TV Episode)
Wendy refers to the film.
United States of Tara: Torando! (2010) (TV Episode)
line: "I love what you've done with the place. Very 'Grey Gardens'."
United States of Tara: Dept. of F'd Up Family Services (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
House M.D.: You Must Remember This (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Being Human: You're the One That I Haunt (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Aidan
Castle: Pretty Dead (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The New Normal: Sofa's Choice (2012) (TV Episode)
Goldie says Shania is obsessed with this documentary but when Shania dresses up and impersonates Little Edie, she is copying Drew Barrymore in the feature film version, Grey Gardens (2009)
White Collar: Empire City (2013) (TV Episode)
Mozzie refers to Peter as "Grey Gardens."
Almost There (2014)
The filmmakers gave a copy of Grey Gardens to the film's subject Peter Anton as a way of getting him to understand what they were doing. The DVD can be seen in his house in one shot of the film.
Supernatural: Ask Jeeves (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Grace and Frankie: The Negotiation (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Grace.
Gam's real name, "Edie," betrays the source inspiration for a sense of drama derived from long conversations (and disagreements) over unseen past events.

Featured in 

Gilmore Girls: A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Rory are watching the film as the episode opens. The scene cuts between clips from the film and the Gilmores comparing themselves to Edie and Little Edie.
Ghosts of Grey Gardens (2005) (Short)
Contains footage from the 1975 documentary.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Observe & Report/Gigantic/Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage shown when Ellen says she's a big fan of the original documentary

Spoofed in 

Documentary Now!: Sandy Passage (2015) (TV Episode)
Dark spoof of the documentary.

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