Octopussy (1983) Poster



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Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger (1964)
Thunderball (1965)
Moonraker (1979)

Followed by 

GoldenEye (1995)
Casino Royale (2006)
Skyfall (2012)
Spectre (2015)
Bond 25 (2019)

Remade as 

Cash Trapped: Episode #2.14 (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.

Edited into 

The Bond Sound: The Music of 007 (2000) (Video)


Goldfinger (1964)
Anand (1971)
Poster is seen at the end of auto-taxi chase seen
Aadalat (1976)
Poster is seen at end of auto-taxi chase scene
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)
In Octopussy, the bomb on the train is armed at 11.45am. In The Thirty Nine Steps, 11.45am is when the bomb in the Big Ben Clock Tower is set to go off.
Superman (1978)
Prem Rog (1982)
poster is seen

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Danny DeVito & Rhea Pearlman/Eddy Grant (1983) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dr. Ruth on Weekend Update.
Automan: Automan (1983) (TV Episode)
title mentioned, James Bond theme played
James Bond in India (1983) (Video)
This film is the subject of the documentary
Charade (1984) (Short)
Evil Laugh (1986)
Featured on back cover of magazine read by Barney.
Venner for altid (1987)
Movie poster seen on Kristian's bedroom wall.
Ödipussi (1988)
title reference
Home and Away: Episode #1.236 (1989) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Martin as his favourite James Bond film
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Raging Kube (1991) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "Throughout history, men have fought for the hearts of the women they love - women like Helen of Troy, Cleopatra, Octopussy."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Mr. Claus, you have a nasty habit of surviving.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I gotta slop out the tank soon, filled with Octo-poopy."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Mr. Shep, you have a nasty habit of surviving."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "You have a nasty habit of surviving."
The Simpsons: Lisa's Wedding (1995) (TV Episode)
Homer says he saw Octopussy twice.
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
James Bond lists Octopussy among his past lovers
Mallrats (1995)
When Brodie and T.S. go to the topless psychic Ivannah, he comments that her place is "something out of 'Octopussy'."
James Bond 007: Yesterday and Today (1996) (Video)
Documentary on the James Bond films
GoldenEye 007 (1997) (Video Game)
The throwing knives are based on the ones Mischka and Grischka use.
The Game (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Pumaman (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Goldfinger's riding with Octopussy."
The Simpsons: Girly Edition (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bart
Cascadeur (1998)
The Simpsons: Bart the Mother (1998) (TV Episode)
Nelson refers to Bart as "Octo-wussy."
Trick (1999)
The James Bond Story (1999) (TV Movie)
Designing Bond: Peter Lamont (2000) (Video)
Production design of this film featured in
Inside 'Moonraker' (2000) (Video)
Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Inside 'Octopussy' (2000) (Video)
This film is the subject of the documentary
The Men Behind the Mayhem: The Special Effects of James Bond (2000) (Video)
Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 420 (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name in "Greatest Hits".
The Simpsons: Road Rage (2001) (Video Game)
One of Nelson's insults is "Octo-wussy"
Stuntman (2002) (Video Game)
A tuk tuk chase can be played in "Blood Oath"
Bond Girls Are Forever (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned during Maud Adams interview
I'm Alan Partridge: Never Say Alan Again (2002) (TV Episode)
Alan lists it as one of his Bond movies for the marathon.
Modern Marvels: James Bond Gadgets (2002) (TV Episode)
Discussion of mini jet
Inside 'Die Another Day' (2003) (Video)
Referenced / mentioned
The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003) (Video Game)
Nelson's "Octo-wussy" taunt from Road Rage is still present
xXx: State of the Union (2005)
Purposely destroying tires on car to use rims on railroad track to chase a train.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Poster is shown.
Arrested Development: Notapusy (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Itse valtiaat - Agenttimusikaali (2005) (TV Movie)
The name is mentioned.
Location Scouting with Peter Lamont: Octopussy (2006) (Video)
Filmed during location scouting for movie
Premiere Bond: Opening Nights (2006) (Video)
Details of its Premiere(s)
The War at Home: I Wash My Hands of You (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Dave Gold.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Carl Wash (2006) (TV Episode)
When Meatwad fails to become an octagon, Shake suggests Octopussy.
Psych: From the Earth to Starbucks (2007) (TV Episode)
In his presentation at the planetarium, Shawn says that the name of the universe is "Infinitum Star Octopussy-um."
Jane Bomb 2: Thunderpussy (2007) (Video)
title reference
Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) (TV Movie)
Still photo shown.
Come Dine with Me: Episode #2.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
Andrew mentions the movie by name.
The Spy Next Door (2010)
mentioned by Ian
My Weekly Bond: For Your Eyes Only Review (2010) (TV Episode)
"James Bond will return in Octopussy"
My Weekly Bond: Live and Let Die Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster in background.
My Weekly Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster in background.
My Weekly Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster in background.
My Weekly Bond: Moonraker Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster in background.
My Weekly Bond: Dr. No Review (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD shown.
My Weekly Bond: Octopussy Review (2011) (TV Episode)
Reviewed in this episode.
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Duke: "Im not done with you yet, Octapussy"
Suits: Undefeated (2011) (TV Episode)
Harvey mentions Octopussy
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!: Episode #11.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Fatima Whitbread claims she was offered to play a character called Lady Fatima who sits on top of James Bond after a fight. However, she turned down the chance to appear in the movie because Andy Norman didn't want her to take the job.
One Hit Wonderland: Take on Me (2012) (TV Episode)
Image of James Bond as a clown is shown.
Ted (2012)
John and Lori watched it on their first date; theme song is later sung by John
Hagan Reviews: Sextette (2012) (TV Episode)
Hagan does a mock-up of the poster for this movie
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIII (2012) (TV Episode)
poster seen
Skyfall (2012)
Bond battles henchmen on top of a moving train which passes through a tunnel while doing so.
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./Fun (2012) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Seth reports on a woman who has legally changed her name to "Pussy Galore Honey Ryder Solitaire Plenty O'Toole Mayday Xenia Onatopp Holly Goodhead Tiffany Case Kissy Suzuki Mary Goodnight Jinx Johnson Octopussy Domino Moneypenny."
My Weekly Bond: Bond Film Rankings: Worst to Best Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Featured on the list.
My Weekly Bond: My Signed James Bond Memorabilia (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster in background.
I Give It a Year (2013)
An answer in a game of charades.
New Girl: Virgins (2013) (TV Episode)
One of the strippers is named Octopussy.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
James Bond DVD Collection is shown.
Psychopath Night (2013) (TV Movie)
Included in the examination of psychopathy on film
Rémy Julienne: 50 ans de cascades (2013) (TV Movie)
poster & still shown
Spring (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bad Education: Strike (2014) (TV Episode)
Martin suggests that he, Alfie and Rosie watch the film.
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night IV: Initiation (2014) (TV Episode)
"The book store is run by Maude Adams who, for all I know, is playing Octopussy."
500 Questions: Episode #1.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Actors and Actresses" category
Geeks Who Drink: Grey Damon v. Josh Brener (2015) (TV Episode)
identified by a contestant as a James Bond film
Honest Game Trailers: Metal Gear Solid (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Cinema Snob: Fangs (2015) (TV Episode)
"I know this James Bond movie. It's Octofisty!"
Elstree 1976 (2015)
Spectre (2015)
Octopus insignia & iconography e.g. SPECTRE ring of evil; Oberhauser name taken from Octopussy short story; Nehru collarless jacket of villain; James Bond wears a white tuxedo; Octopus tentacles behind silhouetted villain in opening title sequence resemble Octopussy's arms in many posters for the movie; Villain owns a Rolls Royce
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bill O'Reilly/Paul Bettany/Alanis Morissette (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Pros and Cons segment
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ralph Fiennes/Dr. Jill Biden/Against Me!/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth recalls his father taking him to the movie
Peep Show: The William Morris Years (2015) (TV Episode)
Mark thinks to himself "I do want Octopussy and a Twirl".
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.5 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Benedict Cumberbatch/Rachel Maddow/Jim James (2016) (TV Episode)
Benedict Cumberbatch says that it was the first movie he went to see
The Cinema Snob: Crackerjack 2: Hostage Train (2017) (TV Episode)
There's a poster of it behind the Cinema Snob.
My Weekly Bond: Top 5 Diminishing Returns Podcast Bond Moments (2017) (TV Episode)
Discussed on Diminishing Returns podcast.
Memories of 1970-1991: 1983 (TV Episode)
Billboard for this appears in footage of the Cannes Film Festival.

Featured in 

At the Movies: James Bond (1983) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Gene Siskel chooses the title character as the best Bond beauty.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (1987) (TV Movie)
Clips from this movie are shown.
The Many Faces of Bond (1989) (Video)
The World of James Bond (1995) (TV Movie)
The Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files (1997) (TV Movie)
Clip From
The James Bond Story (1999) (TV Movie)
Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn (2000) (TV Movie)
Includes clip(s) / footage from
Inside 'For Your Eyes Only' (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Inside 'Licence to Kill' (2000) (Video)
Shows clip(s) from
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) (TV Short)
Features clips from this film.
Inside 'A View to a Kill' (2000) (Video)
Inside 'The Living Daylights' (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Double-O Stunts (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Inside 'Moonraker' (2000) (Video)
Shows clip(s) from
Inside 'Octopussy' (2000) (Video)
Inside Q's Lab (2000) (Video)
Clips / footage from
Silhouettes: The James Bond Titles (2000) (Video)
Footage of title sequence in this documentary
Tribute to Desmond Llewelyn (2000) (Video)
Footage / clip(s) from
Bond Girls Are Forever (2002) (TV Movie)
SexTV: Bond Girls Are Forever/The Story of 'V'/A Moment With... Tristan Taormino (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film are used in episode.
007: Licence to Restore (2006) (Video)
Features clip(s) from
David Walliams: My Life with James Bond 007 (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on James Bond.
Bond Rescues Octopussy Storyboard Sequence (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
James Brolin Original Screentests (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
Ken Burns On-Set Movie (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
Shooting Stunts Part 1: Crashing Jeeps (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
Shooting Stunts Part 2: The Airplane Crash (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
The Taxi Chase Storyboard Sequence (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
Testing the Limits: The Aerial Team (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
My Weekly Bond: Octopussy Review (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Bad Bond moments
De wereld draait door: Episode #7.44 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei: Operation Hiob (2012) (TV Episode)
The character Orlov is named after the Russian General in "Octopussy".
Everything or Nothing (2012)
clips shown
Bond's Greatest Moments (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Pauw: Episode #1.50 (2014) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
The Nation's Favourite Bond Song (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The World's Greatest Spy Movies (2016) (TV Movie)
Gadgets seen and discussed


Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
James Bond swings thru the air with the sound of tarzan's voice
Training Dogs the Woodhouse Way (1980) (TV Series)
Bond does a barbara woodhouse impression to a tiger

Spoofed in 

Jane Bond Meets Octopussy (1986) (Video)
Title is a takeoff on the James Bond franchise in general and its 1983 installment specifically.
Filmpje! (1995)
When Paul de Leeuw sings "My life is a filmpje" this title is sung.
Rocks That Ass 6 (2000) (Video)
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Austinpussy gag in Goldmember
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Operation: Rescue Jet Fusion (2003) (TV Episode)
A clapperboard reveals the title for a movie called, "Octomonkey".
Arrested Development: Forget Me Now (2005) (TV Episode)
"Michael Bluth will return in 'Notapusy.'"
Octopussy 3-D: A XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
Porn parody.
Ted (2012)
Referenced a few times and John attempts to sing the opening theme song from that film.
Ultimate Spider-Man: For Your Eye Only (2012) (TV Episode)
"Spider-Man will return in Doctor Octopussy"
Saturday Night Live: Daniel Craig/Muse (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Hippopotopussy" in the "Bond Girls" segment

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