The Elephant Man (1980)
scenes are taken from this film
Jessica mentions the movie when talking to Mary.
Title mentioned by Raheem Abdul Mohammed on SNL Newsbreak
Someone talks about John Hurt in the Elephant Man
One of the meatheads at the gym does an impersonation of the Elephant Man with a towel over his face.
A person is dressed and walks as the Elephant Man.
The point about machines' inability to be reasoned with is referenced.
The name is mentioned
Mentioned by name
Tom (as John Merrick): "I am not an animal!"
Title is on theater marquee.
"A lot of women find the elephant man fascinating that doesn't mean they want to get naked with him."
Geoffrey says: "I am not an animal!"
One of Montana Max's rented friends screams out, "I am not an animal! I am a human being!"
Tom: "I am not an animal! I am a rubber model."
Joel: "I am not an animal!"
Joel: "I am not an animal!"
Title mentioned by Phil Cool
Mentioned and imitated by Phil Cool
Crow's voice for Trumpy is an impression of John Hurt in this movie.
Referenced by Elaine
In Lisa's thought bubble, Selma's boyfriend is John Merrick/The Elephant Man.
Melinda says, "I look like the Elephant Woman!"
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!').
Joel: "Looks like 'The Elephant Man' in the 25th century."
"I am not an animal!"
Joel: I am not an animal!
Referenced by Jerry
Seinfeld yells "I am not an animal."
the dispatcher is John Merrick
Mel Brooks lists mosts of the films his Brooksfilms company produced
"I am not an animal...oh yes I am"
Jason says, "I am a human being!" while imitating John Merrick's voice.
"I am not an animal"
Homer talks about this movie in a deleted scene
A character in the film says, "I'm not a pawn shop," and Crow adds: "I'm a human being!"
Referenced in one of the interview sequences
Tank Girl calls one of the kangaroo mutants Elephant Man
Lucas jokingly says the famous "I'm a human being" line.
Duckman walks around the street with a sack and hat on his head after being kicked out for sexual harrassment.
Cory imagines himself to be John Merrick wearing a burlap sack over his head in the school photos. The caption reads, "I am a human being."
Ace's Line "I am not an amphibian! I am a human being!"
Tom (as John Merrick): "Oh, no! Cops!"
Servo: Hey, it's a John Hurt mask.
This film references The Elephant Man.
Similar monologue and ending, with a star embracing the freak, and black and white.
Tom: "He meets John Merrick on the way out."
Lindsay asks if Nick has seen it
Referenced by name
referenced on Weekend update
One of Chloe's friends mockingly quotes "I'm not a monster. I'm a human being"
In the movie Tim Curry introduces the Wolf Girl the same way Freddie Jones introduced the Elephant Man in 'Elephant Man, The (1980)'.
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.
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.
Upon seeing himself disfigured, Simon says "I'm the Elephant Man".
Rory imitates the Elephant Man
mentioned by Monk and Sharona
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.
Mentioned in Acces Hollywood
Louise has a cuddly toy elephant named John Merrick
Series was named after the famous line this movie
Mentioned in a magazine article.
The title is mentioned.
Referenced by title
J. Hoberman mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Ted says that compared to him, the Elephant Man is a supermodel.
In "Are You Hot?", Betty Boop's looks are compared to those of the Elephant Man.
correct response in "Memorable Movies" category
Oliver says "I am not an animal!"
Mentioned in dialogue
T'nuk quotes the 'I am not an animal' line
Roy says: "It's just in case any sort of Elephant Man mob situation kicks off."
Howard: "What do you think happens to short, stocky men with hairy backs?" Vince: "I don't know, do they lie down and die to sad music like the Elephant Man?"
Frank says that he's recently rewatched it for the first time since its initial release.
"I am not an animal"
Referenced by name
At the end of the movie Ugly Jen has a sack over her head with a single eye-hole, like John Merrick.
Borut compares his farther Martin to the Elephant Man but in the Amazon
The title character is mentioned in dialogue.
other successful films from 1980 are mentioned
Monarch says he looks like John Merrick.
It is mentioned as one of Karl's favorite movies.
Roger mentions that John Hurt played the Elephant Man
Karl mentions the title character.
One of suspects has Proteus syndrome and he claimed to be inherit with Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man.
Poster is shown.
Shawn says, "Don't you dare go 'Elephant Man' on me!"
John Merrick (the Elephant Man) makes a cameo appearance.
Lazy Susan refers to Soos's costume as "Elephant Man."
Brad calls Claude "Elephant Man"
Kenneth J. Hall compares Jason Voorhees to The Elephant Man.
Karl says it's one of his favourite movies because it doesn't have a happy ending.
Snob compares this movie to Basket Case
Bradley Cooper says his father showed him this movie as a kid, which is the reason he wanted to become an actor
Jamie shouts 'I am not an animal, I'm a human being'
Long clip of Merrick's first meeting with Mrs. Kendal followed by a short clip of Merrick getting into bed.
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert uses it as an example of a movie in the color era that was made black and white.
two scenes shown
Clips from The Elephant Man featuring John Merrick are shown.
Clips from the film are used.
in the 1980 installment
clips shown and movie is commented
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "I am not an animal! I am a human being!".
Clips are shown
Russell Brand's #5 Favorite Film
film clips shown
the plot about the deformed Elephant Man
a sketch spoofing the film titled "The Elephant Guy"
Drebbin (mouth full @ dentists) says "I'm not an animal, I'm a human being"
It is spoofed.
Bull screams out, "I am not an animal! I am a human being!"
I am not an animal
the hooded Elephant Man drives around Los Angeles in a sports car with three women
Jay says "I am a human being" like John Merrick in the film
Ambassador: I am not an animal, I am a politician!
in a black and white flashback, Jay is presented as an unusual medical specimen
Spoofed in Mr. Peepers sketch
Loveless' line "I am *not* an animal!"
A scene in the movie is a direct spoof on Elephant Man
John Merrick is portrayed as a character in the episode.
John Merrik is dating a girl
Spoofed in segment "El Hombre Elefante 2".