Silkwood (1983) Poster



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Edited into 

The Clock (2010)

Referenced in 

Physical Attraction (1984)
Billboard advertising this film.
Opera (1987)
a videotape of this film can be seen on a shelf in Betty's room
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: This is like Silkwood, only in a rug factory.
Live from Washington D.C.: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They? (1994) (TV Special)
referenced by Dennis
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Robert Downey Jr.'s character says she should take a Silkwood shower
Seinfeld: The Shower Head (1996) (TV Episode)
Dialog: "What are you looking for?" "Power, like Silkwood."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Roddy McDowall is Silkwood."
Men Behaving Badly: It's Good to Be Dead (1997) (TV Episode)
Jamie mentions the shower scene from Silkwood
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Season Opener (1998) (TV Episode)
Salem says to Hilda: "But I thought you despised Mr. Kraft. Last time you went out with him, you came home and took a bath like Meryl Streep did in Silkwood."
Twice in a Lifetime: Whistle Blower (2000) (TV Episode)
Will & Grace: Gypsies, Tramps and Weed (2000) (TV Episode)
Jack suggests that they should rent Silkwood and makes his Cher doll say "I'm a lesbian who got contaminated by nuclear radiation"
Gilmore Girls: Secrets and Loans (2002) (TV Episode)
Rory says that Mrs. Kim chasing her down the street with a hose was like a scene from this film.
What I Like About You: Girls Night Out (2003) (TV Episode)
Val and Holly plan on watching this movie.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.76 (2005) (TV Episode)
character referenced in clue in "Movie Star by Roles" category
Pepper Dennis: Pepper Dennis Behind Bars (2006) (TV Episode)
Les asks Ken if he has seen Silkwood.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Bones: Judas on a Pole (2006) (TV Episode)
Hodgins says, "I've seen this movie, I get killed on the way home."
October Road: Best Friend Windows (2007) (TV Episode)
Phil compares Nick's fighting spirit to Karen Silkwood's.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Movie is shown in Chuck's shopping cart along with other "gay" items
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Kwanzaa (2007) (TV Episode)
the narrator says "a Silkwood shower"
Psych: There Might Be Blood (2008) (TV Episode)
Gus asks Shawn if he has seen it.
Cold Case: Breaking News (2009) (TV Episode)
Plot is a homage to three other movies including this one.
30 Rock: Retreat to Move Forward (2009) (TV Episode)
Jenna: "I'm the one who had to take a Silkwood shower this morning!"
Glee: The Rhodes Not Taken (2009) (TV Episode)
Emma says, "I think they call that 'the full Silkwood.'"
Supernatural: Sam, Interrupted (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Carla Gugino (2010) (TV Episode)
Carla Gugino mentions this movie during interview
The 85th Annual Academy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Mentioned in the "We Saw Your Boobs" song.
Supernatural: Pac-Man Fever (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dean
Warehouse 13: Instinct (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Devil May Care (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dean
The Comeback: Valerie Faces the Critics (2014) (TV Episode)
Mickey mentions the film.
Limitless: Personality Crisis (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Grey's Anatomy: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
iZombie: Fifty Shades of Grey Matter (2016) (TV Episode)
Peyton learns the true character of someone she slept with, saying that she's heading home to have a 'Silkwood shower.'
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.40 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Films of Meryl Streep" category

Featured in 

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Karen Silkwood is #47 on the "Heroes" list.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #66 on the list.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
a clip from the Best Supporting Actress nominee is shown
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Ordinary heroes presentation.
Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
Clips shown
The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Meryl Streep.

Spoofed in 

Baby Mama (2008)
Shower scene

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