Arthur (1981) Poster



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Followed by 

Remade as 

Sharaabi (1984)
Arthur (2011)


After the Thin Man (1936)
Identical scene where the butler says "Walk this way" and Arthur follows behind him mimicking the way he walks. him mimicking the way he walks.
The World of Wooster (1965) (TV Series)
Arthur and Hobson are modeled after Wooster and Jeeves
Deep Throat (1972)
The title is advertised on a marquee.
Devil in Miss Jones (1973)
The title is advertised on a marquee.
Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Raheem Abdul Mohammed on SNL Newsbreak
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
Christmas is mentioned three times during the film Arthur. Linda (Minnelli) even calls Arthur (Moore) 'Santa's Little Helper' which is exactly who he plays in the film Santa Claus.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cosmic Princess (1989) (TV Episode)
The trio talks about Maya turning into Liza Minelli, then Dudley Moore
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Ann: Oh, Arthur! Joel: When you get caught between the moon and New York City?
You're Driving Me Crazy (1990)
Mentioned in a line of dialogue.
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sword and the Dragon (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "This is Arthurian in the sense that 'Arthur' with Dudley Moore is Arthurian."
The Critic: Lady Hawke (1995) (TV Episode)
Arthur Bach is seen in "Little Men."
Northern Exposure: Balls (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ed when discussing his script with Mr. Haynes
Friends: The One with Ross's New Girlfriend (1995) (TV Episode)
When Phoebe confuses Demi Moore and Dudley Moore, she says that "he was a he in Arthur and in 10." Also, when the friends are discussing Monica's hair cut later, Chandler says, "you could get caught between the moon and New York City, I know it's crazy but it's true."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time Chasers (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "When you get caught between the moon and New York City"
Will & Grace: Last of the Really Odd Lovers (2001) (TV Episode)
Jack sang "Best That You Can Do"
3rd Rock from the Sun: Mary Loves Scoochie: Part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Sally, Harry, and Tommy are surprised to learn the movie exists. Harry: "There's a prequel!"
Spider-Man (2002)
Gilmore Girls: Teach Me Tonight (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai suggests it as a Movie in the Square Night contender.
The King of Queens: Prints Charming (2003) (TV Episode)
Arthur says he has the ringtone from the film.
The King of Queens: Precedent Nixin' (2004) (TV Episode)
Doug says Arthur doesn't want cable because they won't pay him when they broadcast the movie Arthur.
Not Only But Always (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by a reporter to Peter Cook
Exclusive Interviews (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Saturday Night Live: Tom Brady/Beck (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Dr. Phil skit
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Derailed (2005)
when shine tells the prison guard he is going to the bathroom, the response is the same one Hobson gives Arthur (Dudley Moore) when Arthur announces he will take a bath. "I'll alert the media."
Family Guy: Deep Throats (2006) (TV Episode)
Peter calls Brian "Bitterman" when he is chauffering him
Heroes: Chapter Eight 'Seven Minutes to Midnight' (2006) (TV Episode)
The waitress says she'd rather see Dudley Moore win in the year Henry Fonda won for On Golden Pond.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: El día de los muertos estupidos/Heartburn (2007) (TV Episode)
Mandy tells the pilot of her private jet, "Take me through the park, Bitterman"; the last line of the film Arthur.
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Dana mentions an "'Arthur' style bath"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $16,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.96 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Oscar-Winning Song Lyrics"
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
The Ricky Gervais Show: Night Club (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Karl
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.117 (2011) (TV Episode)
Russell Brand says he loved the original film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Russell Brand is starring in the remake of the film
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)
film poster shown
The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
"Is there any point in this movie where her hair doesn't look like Dudley Moore's Arthur...?"
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
"Arthur's Theme" played during closing credits
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 April 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of movie remakes
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says that the original movie with Dudley Moore should never have been remade
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says this is his favorite movie
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Fall (2016) (TV Episode)
Finn comments on both the original film and the remake.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 16 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg

Featured in 

The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1982) (TV Special)
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Arthur is in the bathtub being attended to by butler Gielgud
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #53 on the list.
I Love the '80s: 1981 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this movie was edited into this mini-series
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" is #79 on the list.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Zombieland/A Serious Man/Whip It (2009) (TV Episode)
The #5 Movie Drunk
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of the 1981 film is shown accompanying Roger's 1984 interview with Dudley Moore
Nostalgia Critic: Santa Claus: The Movie (2012) (TV Episode)
Arthur Bach laughing
The Unforgettable Dudley Moore (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

Sir Norbert Smith, a Life (1989) (TV Movie)
The Critic: Sherman of Arabia (1995) (TV Episode)
Arthur from the film is one of the people lost in the desert with Jay
The Critic: Dukerella (1995) (TV Episode)
Miranda's first date upon arriving in New York is Arthur Bach.
The Critic: I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from "Arthur 3: Revenge of the Liver"

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