The Snowman (1982) Poster



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Followed by 

The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012) (TV Short)

Referenced in 

Father Christmas (1991) (Short)
I, Lovett: The Snowman (1993) (TV Episode)
The first few bars of "Walking in the Air" are recreated and played several times during the episode, the story features a flashback to Norman's childhood when he built a living snowman to be his friend.
Footballers' Wives: On the Ball (2002) (TV Episode)
"Walking in the Air" is played at Kyle and Chardonnay's wedding.
Little Britain: Most Cigarettes in a Mouth (2003) (TV Episode)
A boy auditioning for a part in a commercial is told by his mum to "Do that bit from The Snowman", he then sings the famous song from the film.
The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
Best Ever Christmas Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the items on the list
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
A Child's Christmases in Wales (2009) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Kirstie's Handmade Britain: Royal Welsh Show (2011) (TV Episode)
One of the Embroidered Card entries features an image of James and the Snowman.
Imaginaerum (2012)
The character "Mr. White" in Imaginaerum is based on the character from the animated short film "The Snowman".
The Graham Norton Show: Quentin Tarantino/James McAvoy/Alan Davies/Emeli Sandé (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham during the opening monologue.
Heroes of Christmas (2015) (Short)
Walking in the air is playing.
Phelous & the Movies: Magic Gift of the Snowman (2015) (TV Episode)
Phelous mentions this cartoon partially inspiring Magic Gift of the Snowman
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Christmas Commercials (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic points out a UK brew commercial inspired by this movie

Featured in 

The Wind and the Bomb (1986)
Featuring clips from
The Van (1996)
playing on television in the Christmas scene
The Bear (1998) (Short)
This film is playing on the television during one scene.
The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (2001) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
I Love Christmas (2001) (TV Special)
The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Best Ever Christmas Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Nostalgia Critic: Return of the Christmas Specials (2009) (TV Episode)
Movie is among the Critic's finalists
Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) (TV Episode)
clips are shown
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies (2013) (TV Movie)
Number 6 in the Countdown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Christmas Commercials (2016) (TV Episode)
used as the inspiration for the IRN-BRU commercial; footage of the original short is intertwined

Spoofed in 

The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Totally Unneccessary Film Sequels"
Danger Mouse: The Snowman Cometh (2015) (TV Episode)
Flying scene and 'Waling in the Air' song spoofed.
Heroes of Christmas (2015) (Short)
The snowman is flying in the film.

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