Jaws 2 (1978) Poster



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Jaws (1975)

Followed by 

Jaws 3-D (1983)

Edited into 

Cruel Jaws (1995) (TV Movie)
Footage is reused in this title.


Death Race (1976) (Video Game)
arcade video game in bar scene

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Frank Zappa (1978) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Father Guido Sarducci on Weekend update
Lou Grant: Singles (1978) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Billie.
Hot Honey (1978)
The film is advertised on a marquee.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Diahann Carroll/Christopher Reeve/Tony DeLia/Merie Earle (1979) (TV Episode)
Christopher Reeve comments on Jeannot Szwarc's recent movie
Los bingueros (1979)
The character Amadeo mentions 'Jaws 2'.
Saturday Night Live: Bill Russell/Chicago (1979) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick Borealis as Ambers favorite movies
Killer Fish (1979)
CHiPs: Sharks (1981) (TV Episode)
Officer Jon Baker mentions movie by name
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Paternity (1981)
Buddy mentions the title.
Starstruck (1982)
There is a poster for this film on the wall of Jackie's bedroom.
The Meaning of Life (1983)
This film is mentioned in the 'Christmas in Heaven' song.
Dogs of Hell (1983)
Oh Madeline: Play Crystal for Me (1984) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Doris Leone
The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
In the swimming pool, Brantley says, "Just when I thought it was safe to go back in the water. A tagline from "Jaws 2" was, "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water."
Summer School (1987)
The Golden Girls: A Visit from Little Sven (1987) (TV Episode)
Movie title is mentioned.
Out of This World: Queens for a Day (1989) (TV Episode)
Lindsay Selkirk corrects Kyle Applegate that her and her mother's talent performance in the Marlowe Mother-Daughter Pageant was a recreation of the film.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
The film is for sale on VHS in Blast from the Past in 2015.
Maid Marian and Her Merry Men: Little Brown Noses (1990) (TV Episode)
The Sheriff says to Graeme and Gary, "if King John knows we've got a chicken, he'll have his teeth round her so quickly it'll make Jaws 2 look like a goldfish".
Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991)
Lou mentions this film while quoting bible verses.
Shallow Grave (1994)
A video case is visible on Alex's bedroom floor as David watches him from the attic.
Father Ted: Grant Unto Him Eternal Rest (1995) (TV Episode)
Dougal guesses this when playing charades with Ted.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Unaired Pilot (1996) (TV Episode)
Referring to Laura Ashley, Buffy says, "She's back...and this time it's personal."
Puddle Cruiser (1996)
mentioned during the discussion on movie sequels
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999) (Video)
Jesus's second dog was named Jaws 2.
Monstervision: The Return of the Living Dead/Jaws 2 (1999) (TV Episode)
Briggs explains that the plot is not faithful to the first.
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
The second shark is dealt with like the shark in Jaws 2.
F.C. De Kampioenen: Nero Superstar (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Marc
The Making of 'Jaws 2' (2001) (Video)
Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2001) (Video Game)
One of Winnie Woodpecker's questions in her trivia game askes how many years have past between this movie and it's predessor.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Så började det (2003) (Video)
Mentioned as one of the films shown at the cinema.
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made (2004) (Video)
Mentions that 'Great White' (AKA 'The Last Shark') was sued for stealing plot elements from 'Jaws II.'
The Simpsons: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Guest Star (2005) (TV Episode)
Homer confesses, "I coveted the wife in 'Jaws 2.'"
Typisch van Duin: Episode #1.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
De Schipbreukelingen (André van Duin and Frans van Dusschoten) wonder what the name of the shark they encounter all the time could be: Jaws 1, Jaws 2 or Jaws 3.
Interview-Director Keith Gordon Discusses 'The Chocolate War' (2007)
Gordon talks about his made connections, starting in that film.
The Irate Gamer: Jaws (NES) (2007) (TV Episode)
When Chris is going to kill Jaws in the Jaws game he says 'This is for Jaws 2!'
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 25 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This film is referenced during the 'Fridays with Geraldo' segment.
Down-Under with Ron and Valerie Taylor (2009) (Video)
The Cinema Snob: Jaws 5: Cruel Jaws (2009) (TV Episode)
Gives it the subtitle "Bastard Shark"
Psychoville: David and Maureen (2009) (TV Episode)
Henry Kelly echoes the film's tagline while introducing the theme tune to Psycho "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the shower."
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Family Guy: Brian Griffin's House of Payne (2010) (TV Episode)
At the end, Peter says his sequel to "Big Jaws" is called "Way Bigger Jaws"
Nostalgia Critic: Jaws 3D (2010) (TV Episode)
Critic calls it unnecessary
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
RED (2010)
One of the DVD's on the rack
Vamos a por vosotros (2011) (TV Movie)
Great White: The Legacy (2013) (Video)
Film is mentioned.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Christine (2013) (TV Episode)
poster shown
The Cinema Snob: Moment by Moment (2013) (TV Episode)
"I should be watching better movies, like"
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Trouble with Barry (2013)
Two characters exit the scene saying they're going to watch JAWS 2.
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Scott Ian Sets Sh*t on Fire with Ron Trost (2013) (TV Episode)
Ron Trost mentions that his first job in the film business was as a scuba diver on Jaws 2.
Dear Allison... With Donna Wilkes (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Toy Hunter: Toy Touchdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Jordan buys a Jaws 2 poster set.
Swamp People: Gator Ghost Town (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue. An alligator is nicknamed "Jaws 2".
DVD-R Hell: The Day the Clown Cried (2014) (TV Episode)
Carl quotes this film.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: How Bad Is Jaws: The Revenge??? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mark mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Honest Trailers: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
Roboshark (2015) (TV Movie)
Title seen on YouTube comment
Two Forty-Six (2015)
Jaws 2 can seen on Wilford's chalkboard.
International Test Series 2015: England vs. New Zealand: Match 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Brian Noble quotes the tagline.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.51 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer, and the correct answer, to a question about which movie had the tagline "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water" asked when Kirsty and the Chaser go head to head.
The Flash: King Shark (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco says, "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the suburbs."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Nice Guys (2016)
A large billboard advertising the film is seen on Sunset Blvd.
Making Two Forty-Six: A Very Perilous Mission (2016) (TV Episode)
"Jaws 2" is written on the chalkboard.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 July 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: Shark Exorcist (2016) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
Cannonball: Episode #1.3 (2017) (TV Episode)
Tagline referenced by Freddie.


Dominos (1977) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

Coming Soon (1982) (Video)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Back to 'Somewhere in Time' (2000) (Video)
clip shown
The Making of 'Jaws 2' (2001) (Video)
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.145 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Jaws 4: The Revenge (2011) (TV Episode)
He briefly recaps the sequel
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the film are shown
Top 1 Shark Movies (2013) (Short)
Clips of the film were shown and James commented that it wasn't too bad.
Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) (Video)
Rank at #40
Sharkmania: The Top 15 Biggest Baddest Bloodiest Bites (2014) (TV Movie)
Scenes featured and discussed in dialogue.
Hilariocity Review: Jaws: The Revenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Honest Trailers: Jaws (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

Spoofed in 

SCTV: Edith Prickley, Station Manager (1978) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "Jaws 23 Part 1".
WWF Superstars: Episode dated 23 January 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
Jerry Lawler says, "Remember 'Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the water,'" as he uses a telestrator to draw an outline around Bam Bam Bigelow's mouth with the Big Bossman's nightstick in it.
The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead II (1995) (TV Movie)
The opening scene, where Detective Mandy goes to Mayor Heine to report the zombies have returned, but the mayor doesn't believe him, is a spoof of the beginning of Jaws 2 (1978).
Meet the Blacks (2016)
Parodies Jaws 2 tagline.

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