Stripes (1981) Poster



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Old Yeller (1957)
During his speech to the platoon on the morning before graduation, Winger asks them if they cried during the movie
Horror of Dracula (1958)
The gag where a border gate is broken during a chase, a foreign-speaking guard curses out the drivers and fixes the gate, only for it to be broken again by different drivers, originally appeared in the Hammer classic.
Psycho (1960)
Psycho's name is Francis. Francis is Norman Bates' middle name in Psycho.

Referenced in 

The Simpsons: Bart the General (1990) (TV Episode)
Herman running up and jabing the training dolls with his bayonet. Bart watching is disapprovement.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom, Joel, & Crow were quoting the memorible drill test.
Rushmore (1998)
'Halloween' Unmasked 2000 (1999) (Video)
Imagining 'Heavy Metal' (1999) (Video)
Freaks and Geeks: Smooching and Mooching (2000) (TV Episode)
Sam brings it up and says, "you could not tell me what happened in the second half of the movie." Neal begins to explain it to him when Cindy interrupts.
Freaks and Geeks: Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000) (TV Episode)
Bill says that he has just seen it then he and Coach Fredricks discuss Bill Murray. Later, Coach Fredricks calls the movie "crap."
'Old School' Orientation (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
World Domination: The 'Family Guy' Phenomenon (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.193 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Bill Murray Film Quotes" category
Family Guy: Saving Private Brian (2006) (TV Episode)
Music from the movie can be heard when Brian does the obstacle course
The Simpsons: GI (Annoyed Grunt) (2006) (TV Episode)
Homer mentions Stripes when heading for the basement in Moe's
The Making of 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Marlin (2008) (TV Episode)
EM-50 bug Casey plants /EM-50 Urban Assault Vehicle in Stripes
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: The Good Ol' Days (2008) (TV Episode)
Steve Spears, the guy who writes the "Stuck in the '80s" blog, mentions it.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.143 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Slimer Mode (2009) (Video)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a $300 question
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Community: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
Abed mentions the film
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.24 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $5,000 question
Family Guy: Spies Reminiscent of Us (2009) (TV Episode)
russian president describes the ending of this movie
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jason Reitman in a list of his father's films
Psych: You Can't Handle This Episode (2010) (TV Episode)
When we see the soliders marching down the street while Shawn and Gus are handcuffed, the music we hear is a knock-off of Elmer Bernstein's score for Stripes.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler (2010) (TV Episode)
An interrogation device showcased at Weap Con is called EM50.
The Cinema Snob: The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
"P.J. Soles and Sean Young's characters from Stripes get rescued..."
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien: Basic Training (2011) (TV Episode)
The Drill Instructor's name is Hulka, same as the D I in Stripes.
Phelous & the Movies: Child's Play 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Did he think he was in Stripes?"
The Goldbergs: Mini Murray (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam's mom gives him movie tickets to see Stripes.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 25 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned during discussion of the death of Harold Ramis
The Cinema Snob: Caddyshack II (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob encourages viewers to watch this as a proper tribute to Harold Ramis
Warren: Warren Can't Sleep (2014) (TV Episode)
The poster hangs on the wall in the living room.
Family Guy: Encyclopedia Griffin (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Goldbergs: Bill/Murray (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Murray.
Deadpool (2016)
Using the name "Francis" for one of the other men results in threats.

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Murray and recruits drill for general
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
I Love the '80s: 1981 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this movie was edited into this mini-series
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 29 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film were featured during the 'Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
20 to 1: Crazy Customs (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on mud wrestling.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Top 15 Screw-Ups of AT4W (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on mud wrestling.
Forget About It: Ghostbusters (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda mentions that Egon Spangler from Ghostbusters later changed his name to Ziskey, while a clip from "Stripes" is showing
Aloha (2015)
A clip is featured in the satellite sequence.

Spoofed in 

Chuck: Chuck Versus the First Kill (2009) (TV Episode)
Emmett: "Now, let's show corporate that we're a lean, mean Buy More machine."

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