Diner (1982) Poster



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Diner (1983) (TV Short)


Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
A minor character in the film does nothing but repeats lines from this film.
The Journey (1959)
First Man Into Space (1959)
Bonanza (1959) (TV Series)
The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (1964) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Movie Talk' sketch
Friends: The One Where Ross Finds Out (1995) (TV Episode)
After Rachel realizes that Michael isn't having any fun, he says, "onlt because, for the last hour and a half, I've been playing the movie Diner in my head."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Crow during the closing credits of "Laserblast."
Tinseltown (1997)
Arnie says that Tiger's script sounds like Diner.
The Making of 'Tremors' (1998) (Video)
mentioned once
Monk: Mr. Monk and the Airplane (2002) (TV Episode)
discussed by Tim Daly and Sharona
Gilmore Girls: The Fundamental Things Apply (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai questioning Luke on what movies he's seen
Cashback (2006)
movie theater popcorn surprise gag
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
NCIS: Guilty Pleasure (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
Californication: Lawyers, Guns and Money (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: Tapped Out (2012) (Video Game)
Comic Book Guy says "It's just like that diner in the movie "Diner", where everytone dined in a diner."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 8 April 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg mentions the quiz about the Baltimore Colts in this movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rooney Mara/Paul Reiser/Adam Lambert (2015) (TV Episode)
Paul Reiser talks about being inadvertently cast in his first movie
TruInside: Bridesmaids (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 March 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Cinema Snob: Bushwhacked (2016) (TV Episode)
a movie that better showcases Stern's talents


Little Women (1949)
The General Electric College Bowl (1959) (TV Series)
Fenwick watches the show on TV and correctly answers every question

Featured in 

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #57 on the list.
Diner: On the Flip Side (2000) (Video)
featured in documentary
The Greatest Game Ever Played (2008) (TV Movie)
film clips shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.43 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Mickey Rourke films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.101 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Mickey Rourke films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Mickey Rourke/Miss Piggy/Mutemath (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Mickey Rourke films

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