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Version of 

The Elephant Man (1982) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

References 

Freaks (1932)
Edward the King (1975) (TV Series)
Helen Ryan reprises the role of Queen Alexandra.

Referenced in 

Soap: Episode #4.8 (1981) (TV Episode)
Jessica mentions the movie when talking to Mary.
Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Raheem Abdul Mohammed on SNL Newsbreak
The Young Ones: Bambi (1984) (TV Episode)
Someone talks about John Hurt in the Elephant Man
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
One of the meatheads at the gym does an impersonation of the Elephant Man with a towel over his face.
Night Court: Pick a Number (1984) (TV Episode)
A person is dressed and walks as the Elephant Man.
The Terminator (1984)
The point about machines' inability to be reasoned with is referenced.
Destination Dune (1984) (TV Movie)
mentioned
The Fly (1986)
Night Court: Baby Talk (1987) (TV Episode)
Character reference
The Virgin Queen of St. Francis High (1987)
The name is mentioned
Married with Children: The Bald and the Beautiful (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom (as John Merrick): "I am not an animal!"
The Local Stigmatic (1990)
Title is on theater marquee.
Night Court: When Harry Met Margaret (1990) (TV Episode)
"A lot of women find the elephant man fascinating that doesn't mean they want to get naked with him."
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Mistaken Identity (1990) (TV Episode)
Geoffrey says: "I am not an animal!"
Tiny Toon Adventures: Rainy Daze (1990) (TV Episode)
One of Montana Max's rented friends screams out, "I am not an animal! I am a human being!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I am not an animal! I am a rubber model."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I am not an animal!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I am not an animal!"
Cool Head: Episode #1.4 (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Phil Cool
Cool Head: Episode #1.5 (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned and imitated by Phil Cool
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow's voice for Trumpy is an impression of John Hurt in this movie.
Seinfeld: The Dog (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Elaine
The Simpsons: Black Widower (1992) (TV Episode)
In Lisa's thought bubble, Selma's boyfriend is John Merrick/The Elephant Man.
Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992)
Melinda says, "I look like the Elephant Woman!"
Batman Returns (1992)
The Penguin says, 'I am not a human being. I am an animal!', which is an inverse of John Merrick's famous line ('I am not an animal! I am a human being!').
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Looks like 'The Elephant Man' in the 25th century."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
"I am not an animal!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: I am not an animal!
Seinfeld: The Pitch (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jerry
Seinfeld: The Pick (1992) (TV Episode)
Seinfeld yells "I am not an animal."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
the dispatcher is John Merrick
Larry King Live: Episode dated 27 July 1993 (1993) (TV Episode)
Mel Brooks lists mosts of the films his Brooksfilms company produced
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
"I am not an animal...oh yes I am"
Boy Meets World: Me and Mr. Joad (1994) (TV Episode)
Jason says, "I am a human being!" while imitating John Merrick's voice.
The Simpsons: Homer vs. Patty and Selma (1995) (TV Episode)
Homer talks about this movie in a deleted scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels' Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
A character in the film says, "I'm not a pawn shop," and Crow adds: "I'm a human being!"
A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Episode #4.5 (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in one of the interview sequences
Tank Girl (1995)
Tank Girl calls one of the kangaroo mutants Elephant Man
American Gothic: Rebirth (1996) (TV Episode)
Lucas jokingly says the famous "I'm a human being" line.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Forbidden Fruit (1996) (TV Episode)
Duckman walks around the street with a sack and hat on his head after being kicked out for sexual harrassment.
Ace Ventura (1996) (Video Game)
Ace's Line "I am not an amphibian! I am a human being!"
Plump Fiction (1997)
Mean Guns (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Horror of Party Beach (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo: Hey, it's a John Hurt mask.
Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997) (TV Movie)
This film references The Elephant Man.
The X-Files: The Post-Modern Prometheus (1997) (TV Episode)
Similar monologue and ending, with a star embracing the freak, and black and white.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Projected Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom: "He meets John Merrick on the way out."
The Human Condition (1999) (Short)
Freaks and Geeks: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000) (TV Episode)
Lindsay asks if Nick has seen it
'The League of Gentlemen': Behind the Scenes (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Cell (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
referenced on Weekend update
Human Nature (2001)
Bubble Boy (2001)
One of Chloe's friends mockingly quotes "I'm not a monster. I'm a human being"
From Hell (2001)
The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001) (Video)
Wolf Girl (2001) (TV Movie)
In the movie Tim Curry introduces the Wolf Girl the same way Freddie Jones introduced the Elephant Man in 'Elephant Man, The (1980)'.
Coupling: Dressed (2001) (TV Episode)
In the bar, when Harry accuses Jane of being incapable of having sympathy towards a man like him, she responds that she cried at The Elephant Man.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Scoring Resident Evil (2002) (Video)
I'm Alan Partridge: I Know What Alan Did Last Summer (2002) (TV Episode)
Alan says "I know lying is wrong, but if the elephant man came in now in a blouse with some make up on, and said how do i look? would you say go and take that blushed off you mis-shapened elephant tranny or would you say you look nice... John" The fact that he calls the elephant man John means that he's refering to the character from this film named John and not the real elephant man who was named Joseph.
Inside the Actors Studio: Martin Scorsese (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned
Mysteries of Love (2002) (Video)
House of the Dead (2003)
Upon seeing himself disfigured, Simon says "I'm the Elephant Man".
8 Simple Rules: Kerry's Video (2003) (TV Episode)
Rory imitates the Elephant Man
Monk: Mr. Monk Goes to the Circus (2003) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Monk and Sharona
Little Britain: Bath of Beans (2003) (TV Episode)
A teacher tells his children to read out an extract of a book in the style of the elephant man, they all do impressions of John Hurt in this movie.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Kelis (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Acces Hollywood
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps: My Delicious Guava (2004) (TV Episode)
Louise has a cuddly toy elephant named John Merrick
I Am Not an Animal (2004) (TV Series)
Series was named after the famous line this movie
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in a magazine article.
Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
J. Hoberman mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Queer as Folk: Episode #5.5 (2005) (TV Episode)
Ted says that compared to him, the Elephant Man is a supermodel.
Fear of the Flesh: The Making of 'The Fly' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (Video)
In "Are You Hot?", Betty Boop's looks are compared to those of the Elephant Man.
Jeopardy!: 2006 Tournament of Champions Semifinal Game 3 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Memorable Movies" category
Hannah Montana: You're So Vain, You Probably Think This Zit Is About You (2006) (TV Episode)
Oliver says "I am not an animal!"
Special Needs (2006)
Mentioned in dialogue
Tripping the Rift: Skankenstein (2007) (TV Episode)
T'nuk quotes the 'I am not an animal' line
The IT Crowd: The Dinner Party (2007) (TV Episode)
Roy says: "It's just in case any sort of Elephant Man mob situation kicks off."
Frank Skinner: Live from the NIA Birmingham (2007) (TV Movie)
Frank says that he's recently rewatched it for the first time since its initial release.
Tripping the Rift: The Movie (2008) (Video)
"I am not an animal"
Interview with Chris Petit and Keith Griffiths (2008) (Video)
Referenced by name
Psycho Sleepover (2008)
At the end of the movie Ugly Jen has a sack over her head with a single eye-hole, like John Merrick.
Big River Man (2009)
Borut compares his farther Martin to the Elephant Man but in the Amazon
Castle: A Death in the Family (2009) (TV Episode)
The title character is mentioned in dialogue.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Jazz Singer (2009) (TV Episode)
other successful films from 1980 are mentioned
The Venture Bros.: Return to Malice (2009) (TV Episode)
Monarch says he looks like John Merrick.
An Idiot Abroad: Karl Comes Home (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned as one of Karl's favorite movies.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Changing Attitudes Toward Homosexuality (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that John Hurt played the Elephant Man
An Idiot Abroad: Swim with Dolphins (2011) (TV Episode)
Karl mentions the title character.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Freaks & Geeks (2011) (TV Episode)
One of suspects has Proteus syndrome and he claimed to be inherit with Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man.
Room 237 (2012)
Poster is shown.
Psych: Let's Doo-Wop It Again (2012) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Don't you dare go 'Elephant Man' on me!"
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
John Merrick (the Elephant Man) makes a cameo appearance.
Gravity Falls: Summerween (2012) (TV Episode)
Lazy Susan refers to Soos's costume as "Elephant Man."
Bad Boy Street (2012)
Brad calls Claude "Elephant Man"
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Kenneth J. Hall compares Jason Voorhees to The Elephant Man.
An Idiot Abroad: The Short Way Around: China (2012) (TV Episode)
Karl says it's one of his favourite movies because it doesn't have a happy ending.
The Cinema Snob: Basket Case (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob compares this movie to Basket Case
Girls: Incidentals (2014) (TV Episode)
Patti LuPone mentions the elephant man.
Men Behaving Badly: The Fur Man Cometh (TV Episode)
Jamie shouts 'I am not an animal, I'm a human being'

Featured in 

The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) (TV Special)
The Skin Horse (1983)
Long clip of Merrick's first meeting with Mrs. Kendal followed by a short clip of Merrick getting into bed.
Siskel & Ebert: Hollywood's New Vandalism (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert uses it as an example of a movie in the color era that was made black and white.
I Am Not a Freak (1987) (TV Movie)
two scenes shown
Cinéma, de notre temps: David Lynch: Don't Look at Me (1989) (TV Episode)
Clips from The Elephant Man featuring John Merrick are shown.
Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: David Lynch (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are used.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
The Terrible Elephant Man Revealed (2001) (Video)
Making-of documentary.
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1980 (2005) (TV Episode)
in the 1980 installment
Joseph Merrick: The Real Elephant Man (2005) (Video)
clips shown and movie is commented
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "I am not an animal! I am a human being!".
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The A-Team/The Karate Kid/Winter's Bone (2010) (TV Episode)
Russell Brand's #5 Favorite Film
Timeshift: All the Fun of the Fair (2011) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Movie)
film clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

SCTV Network: Pledge Week (1981) (TV Episode)
the plot about the deformed Elephant Man
Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981) (TV Movie)
a sketch spoofing the film titled "The Elephant Guy"
Police Squad!: A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise) (1982) (TV Episode)
Drebbin (mouth full @ dentists) says "I'm not an animal, I'm a human being"
Likely Stories, Vol. 2 (1983) (TV Movie)
It is spoofed.
Night Court: The Eye of the Beholder (1984) (TV Episode)
Bull screams out, "I am not an animal! I am a human being!"
The Tall Guy (1989)
Batman Returns (1992)
I am not an animal
The Critic: L.A. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
the hooded Elephant Man drives around Los Angeles in a sports car with three women
The Critic: A Pig Boy and His Dog (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay says "I am a human being" like John Merrick in the film
2 Stupid Dogs: The Rise and Fall of the Big Dog (1994) (TV Episode)
Ambassador: I am not an animal, I am a politician!
The Critic: Lady Hawke (1995) (TV Episode)
in a black and white flashback, Jay is presented as an unusual medical specimen
Saturday Night Live: Kelsey Grammer/Sheryl Crow (1998) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Mr. Peepers sketch
Wild Wild West (1999)
Loveless' line "I am *not* an animal!"
Little Nicky (2000)
Yeti: A Love Story (2006) (Video)
A scene in the movie is a direct spoof on Elephant Man
Greg the Bunny: Blue Velveteen (2006) (TV Episode)
John Merrick is portrayed as a character in the episode.
Family Guy: Bill & Peter's Bogus Journey (2007) (TV Episode)
John Merrik is dating a girl
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in segment "El Hombre Elefante 2".

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