Donny and Marie (TV Series 1975–1979) Poster



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Followed by 

Marie (1980) (TV Series)
Donny & Marie (1997) (TV Series)

Edited into 

Inside the Osmonds (2001) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned By Bill Murray on Weekend Update
The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978) (TV Special)
Lou Grant: Pills (1978) (TV Episode)
Cop: "Hey, check out Donny & Marie over there."
Saturday Night Live: The Rolling Stones (1978) (TV Episode)
referenced by Desi Arnaz Jr in Shiller's Reel
Saturday Night Live: Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) (TV Episode)
Referenced during barber shop sketch
The Incredible Hulk: Metamorphosis (1979) (TV Episode)
referenced by Greg
Saturday Night Live: Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul/Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns (1981) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Weekend Update
Diff'rent Strokes: The Music Man (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Darren.
Saturday Night Live: Ron Howard/The Clash (1982) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mary Gross during SNL News
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone (1983) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Donny and Marie St, Patrick day special
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "They made some extra cash by selling this set to Donny and Marie."
The Ben Stiller Show: Pilot (1992) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions that Bruce was a writer for "Donny and Marie."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
"This is about when Donnie and Marie come out"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: When are Donny and Marie coming through the door?
The Nanny: A Kiss Is Just a Kiss (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran references the lyrics of Donny and Marie's signature song from the show, "I'm a Little Bit Country, I'm a Little Bit Rock 'n Roll".
South Park: Terrance and Phillip: Behind the Blow (2001) (TV Episode)
Terrance & Phillip appear on this show.
End of the Century (2003)
Program is referred to
That '70s Show: Whole Lotta Love (2003) (TV Episode)
Fez wonders how Donny & Marie can work together and can still be a couple at the same time.
Saturday Night Live: Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey/G-Unit (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Friends: The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) (TV Episode)
Monica says: "Ross and I always wanted to be Donny and Marie."
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV Movie)
Title on board behind Fred Silverman
American Dreamz (2006)
when omar plays his broadway hits record, the record player has a picture of donnie and marie osmond on it
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006) (TV Movie)
The show is mentioned by name.
How I Met Your Mother: Single Stamina (2006) (TV Episode)
Barney mentions watching the show with his brother James.
30 Rock: Rosemary's Baby (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Liz
American Masters: Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) (TV Episode)
A 1960's/70's variety show with Donny and Marie is mentioned.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
mentioned by Dewey
The Simpsons: Love, Springfieldian Style (2008) (TV Episode)
Bart says that the 1970s was "the era of 'The Brady Bunch' and 'Donny and Marie.'"
Cinematic Titanic: Legacy of Blood (2008) (Video)
referenced in the dialouge
Saturday Night Live: Eli Manning/Rihanna (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The Essentials" segment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Maya Rudolph/Robert Duvall/Lily Allen (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Maya Rudolph and Jimmy as they comment on variety shows of their youth
Austin & Ally: Duos & Deception (2015) (TV Episode)
Billie and Bobbie's show is based on Donny and Marie's show.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Prancing Queens (2015) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says, "she's a little bit country and he's a little bit rock 'n' roll," during Trixie Mattel's runway.
The Big Bang Theory: The Separation Oscillation (2015) (TV Episode)
Sheldon talks about the show.
Bob's Burgers: The Gene and Courtney Show (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Maya Rudolph/Michiel Huisman/Brandy Clark/John Tempesta (2016) (TV Episode)
Maya Rudolph recalls liking the show as a child

Featured in 

I Love the '70s: 1976 (2003) (TV Episode)
Dancing with the Stars: Round One: The Men (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip of Marie hitting Donny in the face with a pie
Dancing with the Stars: Round Nine (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip of Marie hitting Donny with a pie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.128 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jaywalking participant edited into clip of theme song
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.137 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip of Donny and Marie performing

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) (TV Special)
spoofed by Louise-Dreyfuss and Kroeger
South Park: I'm a Little Bit Country (2003) (TV Episode)
The dueling protesters sing the Donny & Marie theme, "I'm A little Bit Country/I'm a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll."

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