The Wiz (1978) Poster



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Version of 

The Land of Oz (1910) (Short)
The Wizard of Oz (1933) (Short)
Return to Oz (1964) (TV Movie)
The Marvelous Land of Oz (1981) (TV Movie)
Return to Oz (1985)
The Marvelous Land of Oz (1987) (Video)
Ozma of Oz (1987) (Video)
Dorothy Meets Ozma of Oz (1987) (Video)
The Wizard of Oz (1991) (Short)
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) (TV Movie)
Tin Man (2007) (TV Mini-Series)
The Witches of Oz (2011) (TV Mini-Series)
The Wizard of Oz (2015) (Short)

Remade as 

The Wiz Live! (2015) (TV Movie)
Live TV version of the hit Broadway musical this film was based on.

Referenced in 

Straight Time (1978)
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
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Van Morrison (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bil Murray during his celebrity corner
Da Corleone a Brooklyn (1979)
On theater marquee.
Xanadu (1980)
The Muppet Show: Jean-Pierre Rampal (1980) (TV Episode)
The children in the Pied Piper sketch sing "Ease on Down the Road".
Saturday Night Live: Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas/The Bus Boys (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael Jackson in 'Guy Talk'
The Facts of Life: The Graduate (1986) (TV Episode)
A song from this musical is sung.
Night Terror (1989)
The Best of Eddie Murphy: Saturday Night Live (1989) (Video)
Mentioned in Guy Talk
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Hey, looks like the set from 'The Wiz.'"
Toto Lost in New York (1996) (Video)
Six Feet Under: I'll Take You (2002) (TV Episode)
David and Keith discuss whether it's a 'gay' movie or not.
Scrubs: My Overkill (2002) (TV Episode)
J.D. mentions this movie
My Wife and Kids: Romantic Night (2004) (TV Episode)
Jay breaks into song with 'Ease on Down the Road'
Kids in America (2005)
Walanda mentions the film in one scene.
House: Hunting (2005) (TV Episode)
House tells a patient's father that he bets the patient knows all the words to this movie
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
mentioned by Zack
30 Rock: Believe in the Stars (2008) (TV Episode)
Jenna appears in blackface and sings "Ease on Down the Road" from The Wiz
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
A Woman says this was her favorite film as a child
American Dad!: In Country... Club (2009) (TV Episode)
mention by stan
Saturday Night Live: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during cloudwatchers sketch
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.129 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "The Wizard"
Glee: Home (2010) (TV Episode)
April says she's going to star in an "all-white production of The Wiz"
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 11 Tear Jerking Songs in an Animated Feature (2010) (TV Episode)
The Film Buff says Diana Ross sung the sing "Home"
Family Guy: Road to the North Pole (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned during opening number.
Epic Rap Battles of History: Michael Jackson vs. Elvis Presley (2012) (TV Episode)
Directly mentioned in lyrics
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
2 Broke Girls: And the Hold-Up (2012) (TV Episode)
The film is referenced by Sophie.
The Office: Paper Airplane (2013) (TV Episode)
Darryl says, "I was in 'The Wiz' in high school."
Face Off: American Gangster (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Boy Next Door (2015)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ricky Gervais/Jordana Brewster/Elle King (2015) (TV Episode)
During the Thank You Notes segment, the poster is shown as Jimmy mentions NBC's upcoming live version of the musical
Orange Is the New Black: Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue


Mackenna's Gold (1969)
Part of Quincy Jones's score of "The Wiz" is lifted from this movie.

Featured in 

Wiz on Down the Road (1978) (Short)
The Whimsical World of Oz (1985) (TV Movie)
At the Movies: D.A.R.Y.L./Cocoon/Return to Oz (1985) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the special "X-Ray" segment on Oz movies.
The Hollywood Road to Oz (1990) (TV Movie)
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clips shown
It's Black Entertainment (2002) (TV Special)
Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Clips shown.
I Love the '70s: 1978 (2003) (TV Episode)
Tarnation (2003)
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Black to the Future: Hour 1: The 70s (2009) (TV Episode)
clips, discussed
The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (2009) (Video)
footage and trailer shown
Michael Jackson Memorial (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
clip shown during In Memoriam montage
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.23 (2010) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Roger and Gene's segment
Nostalgia Critic: The Wiz (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Orange Is the New Black: Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull (2016) (TV Episode)
The movie is played during the prison movie night.

Spoofed in 

Family Guy: Barely Legal (2006) (TV Episode)
the number "Brand New" is performed

See also

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