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(1977–1981)

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Spin-off 

Benson (1979) (TV Series)
"Benson" features Benson of "Soap".

Referenced in 

The George Burns One-Man Show (1977) (TV Special)
Bob Hope jokes about the controversy surrounding the show.
All-Star Family Feud Special (1977) (TV Series)
Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) (TV Special)
Referenced in contestant introductions.
What Is Brazil? (1985) (TV Short)
The Nanny: Lamb Chop's on the Menu (1995) (TV Episode)
Lambchop refers to Niles as Benson.
Freaks and Geeks: Noshing and Moshing (2000) (TV Episode)
Neal mentions the show to Bill.
Undergrads: Screw Week (2001) (TV Episode)
Nitz asks a bunch of open ended questions and Jessie repeat the way they end each episode
TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) (TV Special)
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) (Video)
stills
Gilmore Girls: So... Good Talk (2005) (TV Episode)
Rory notices that Lorelai rented the series on DVD.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Mork & Mindy' (2005) (TV Movie)
Title seen on Frank's board
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (2005) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Billy Crystal
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.100 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.129 (2011) (TV Episode)
Diane Lane says that Billy Crystal could not have played a gay character on the show if not for Lance Loud on "An American Family"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.12 (2013) (TV Episode)
Billy Crystal talks about working on the show

Featured in 

The Magic of ABC (1977) (TV Special)
clips
The Love Boat: Taking Sides/Going by the Book/A Friendly Little Game (1978) (TV Episode)
Several of the cruise guests (Robert Urich, Diana Canova, and Robert Mandan) were concurrently featured as regulars in "Soap", also on ABC.
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
A clip from this show appears.
Family Guys? What Sitcoms Say About America Now (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

That '70s Show: Vanstock (1999) (TV Episode)
The end credits of this episode spoof the end credits for Soap.
Undergrads: Screw Week (2001) (TV Episode)
Jessie says "All these and so much more will be answered on next weeks episode of 'Who Gives A Rats Ass' like the announcer from this show.
Family Guy: Bango Was His Name, Oh! (2006) (TV Episode)
End of show wrap up similar

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