The Wiz (1978)
Live TV version of the hit Broadway musical this film was based on.
An advertisement for The Wiz can be seen very quicky on the side of a bus towards the end of the film as it drives away off screen
Mentioned by Bil Murray during his celebrity corner
On theater marquee.
The children in the Pied Piper sketch sing "Ease on Down the Road".
Mentioned by Michael Jackson in 'Guy Talk'
A song from this musical is sung.
Mentioned in Guy Talk
Joel: "Hey, looks like the set from 'The Wiz.'"
David and Keith discuss whether it's a 'gay' movie or not.
J.D. mentions this movie
Jay breaks into song with 'Ease on Down the Road'
Walanda mentions the film in one scene.
House tells a patient's father that he bets the patient knows all the words to this movie
mentioned by Zack
Jenna appears in blackface and sings "Ease on Down the Road" from The Wiz
A Woman says this was her favorite film as a child
mention by stan
Title mentioned during cloudwatchers sketch
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "The Wizard"
April says she's going to star in an "all-white production of The Wiz"
The Film Buff says Diana Ross sung the sing "Home"
mentioned during opening number.
Directly mentioned in lyrics
Referenced in dialogue
The film is referenced by Sophie.
Darryl says, "I was in 'The Wiz' in high school."
mentioned in dialogue
During the Thank You Notes segment, the poster is shown as Jimmy mentions NBC's upcoming live version of the musical
Mentioned in dialogue
Part of Quincy Jones's score of "The Wiz" is lifted from this movie.
Clips are shown for the special "X-Ray" segment on Oz movies.
footage and trailer shown
clip shown during In Memoriam montage
A fragment is shown.
a clip is shown during Roger and Gene's segment
movie is reviewed
some clips are shown
The movie is played during the prison movie night.
the number "Brand New" is performed