Footloose (1984) Poster



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Remade as 

Our Footloose Remake (2011)
Our Footloose Remake is a remake of Footloose.
Footloose (2011)
Reinvisioned as a musical


Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Tractor chicken game--Ren tries to jump out but his foot is caught, just like Buzz
Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Michael Douglas/Deniece Williams (1984) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Michael Douglas as he introduces Deniece Williams' song "Let's Hear It for the Boy".
Alice: Footloose Mel (1984) (TV Episode)
title reference
Summer Rental (1985)
Poster is shown in a theater. Also, Kenny Loggins song is played.
Teen Wolf (1985)
Footloose written on Stile's folder
Friends Forever (1987)
Movie poster seen on Kristian's bedroom wall.
DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (1987) (TV Movie)
One of the songs featured is "Let's Hear It For the Boy"
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Opwindend (1988) (TV Episode)
Video cassette visible at KoJo Video store
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Both films have a rebellious daughter named Ariel.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Hand (1989) (TV Episode)
"No dancing? Is this Footloose?"
Quantum Leap: Piano Man - November 10, 1985 (1991) (TV Episode)
Sam and Lorraine perform the title song by Kenny Loggins.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera (1991) (TV Episode)
"What are they in Footloose now?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Footloose"
Roseanne: Husbands and Wives (1995) (TV Episode)
Roseanne says to Jackie, "Dancing isn't a sin, didn't you see "Footloose"?"
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996) (TV Movie)
referenced by Dennis
Mad About You: Outbreak (1996) (TV Episode)
Paul uses this movie as an example as he explains the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" game
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Perry/Oasis (1997) (TV Episode)
mentioned on Celebrity Jeapardy
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Video box in foreground during Ken Korda segement.
Hard Rain (1998)
Friends: The One with the Fake Party (1998) (TV Episode)
mentioned in party scene by joey to rachel
The Making of 'Tremors' (1998) (Video)
mentioned once
Pop Up Video: Movie Magic 1: Movie Theme Songs (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during "Danger Zone" that Kenny Loggins also recorded the theme for this movie.
Dawson's Creek: The Dance (1998) (TV Episode)
Dawson, Joey, Pacey and Andie watch the film and Andie dances the signature Kevin Bacon dance
Just Shoot Me!: Puppetmaster (1998) (TV Episode)
Dennis mentions it.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Two-Faced Dick (1999) (TV Episode)
Dick exercises to the song "Let's Hear It for the Boy" from Footloose.
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams (1999) (TV Episode)
Bill Murray plugs Footloose the musical, mentions the film during monologue
Will & Grace: Big Brother Is Coming: Part 2 (1999) (TV Episode)
mentions it
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Future War (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: "In fact, everybody cut footloose."
Superstar (1999)
referenced by title by Mary Catherine
Loser (2000)
DAG: The Return of Kathering Twigg (2000) (TV Episode)
Pillows says he was watching the movie when his friend Kevin called and asked him to breakfast. "Footloose, Kevin, bacon!"
Gilmore Girls: The Breakup: Part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentionned it
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Mother and Child Reunion: Part 1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Keith refers to the film.
Gilmore Girls: Dear Emily and Richard (2003) (TV Episode)
It is among the DVDs that Lorelai buys for Emily.
Gilmore Girls: Swan Song (2003) (TV Episode)
Rory suggests that she and Lorelai watch Footloose again.
Saturday Night Live: Queen Latifah/Ms. Dynamite (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Gilmore Girls: Say Goodnight, Gracie (2003) (TV Episode)
Rory compares Stars Hollow High's prom to the film.
Still Standing: Still Partying (2003) (TV Episode)
Linda says she brought Footloose
Riding in Vans with Boys (2003) (Video)
Frasier: Freudian Sleep (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Arrested Development: Staff Infection (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
Mentioned in a song.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody: Footloser (2005) (TV Episode)
title is similar/episode is about dancing
Gilmore Girls: How Many Kropogs to Cape Cod? (2005) (TV Episode)
Paris says, "Oh no, Reverend! Has the town banned dancing and singing?"
Will & Grace: A Little Christmas Queer (2005) (TV Episode)
Jack: "Let the boy dance."
My Name Is Earl: Monkeys in Space (2006) (TV Episode)
Kyra Sedgwick is called "Footloose's wife"
Gilmore Girls: I Get a Sidekick Out of You (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions the film in conversation with Mrs. Kim.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.198 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "'80s Movies" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.230 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "The Brethren" category
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Rejection (2006) (TV Episode)
Chris plans to see the movie with a date
How I Met Your Mother: Ted Mosby, Architect (2006) (TV Episode)
Lily mentioned this movie
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
when the principal tells laurie that dancing is illegal in their town, this is referening footloose
30 Rock: Black Tie (2007) (TV Episode)
Kenneth mentions it, saying "those evil kids won in the end"
Veronica Mars: There's Got to Be a Morning After Pill (2007) (TV Episode)
Veronica says "Bonnie is a preacher's daughter. How very Footloose."
American Dad!: Four Little Words (2007) (TV Episode)
Family Guy: Boys Do Cry (2007) (TV Episode)
Stubborn mule argues with a guy about Kevin Bacon not being in Footloose.
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
A brief mention of the movie is made
Psych: And Down the Stretch Comes Murder (2007) (TV Episode)
Gus mentions it.
Wizards of Waverly Place: New Employee (2007) (TV Episode)
Alex belittles her mother's taste in movie musicals, mistakenly combining Footloose with Grease
Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This? (2008) (TV Special)
Burr jokes about the film
Private Practice: Let It Go (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Kevin Bacon Movie Club (2008) (Video)
movie with Kevin Bacon
Take (2008)
Jim asks Mary to make herself comfortable by "kicking off her Sunday shoes" - a quote from the film's title song.
Psych: Lassie Did a Bad, Bad Thing (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn (confusing two films) says, "I was thinking of 'Footloose,' when the she-welder dances over the chair, with the water cascading down."
Psych: Any Given Friday Night at 10PM, 9PM Central (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that the severed foot is talking to him and, when asked "What's it saying?", he replies, "Besides 'everyone cut loose'?"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.95 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
The Simpsons: How the Test Was Won (2009) (TV Episode)
Principal Skinner rescinds the school's prohibition on dancing, and everyone dances to "Footloose".
Weeds: Van Nuys (2009) (TV Episode)
Margaret mentions that Judah hated it.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Kylie Gillies and Carmelo Pizzino dance their Quickstep to the title song from Footloose.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Fortunate Son (2009) (TV Episode)
"This is not Footloose, Batman!"
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Castle: The Double Down (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Castle.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.32 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Kevin Bacon played the lead in the original film
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Finals: Game 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Incorrect guess on a $600 clue in the category "On the 1980s Movie Soundtrack"
Sex & the City: The Original XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
Samantha asks Carrie if she's doing a sequel to Footloose
Cougar Town: All Mixed Up (2010) (TV Episode)
movie mash-up answer: My Left Footloose
Rude Tube: Rude Tunes (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
Bob's Burgers: Bed & Breakfast (2011) (TV Episode)
Gene guesses it in charades.
Our Footloose Remake (2011)
Collection of several short fan films.
How I Met Your Mother: Hopeless (2011) (TV Episode)
Jerry makes reference to a midwest preacher and dancing being banned.
DVD-R Hell: Rock: It's Your Decision (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad mimics Kevin Bacon's "Jump Back" catchphrase
Conan: An Atheist Named Faith (2011) (TV Episode)
Title and plot points mentioned by Conan during Liv Tyler's interview
Regular Show in Space: Karaoke Video (2011) (TV Episode)
Pops sings the theme song at a karaoke bar
Special Collector's Edition: Matilda (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
Modern Family: When Good Kids Go Bad (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Kenny Wormald was born the year the film came out
Parks and Recreation: Born & Raised (2011) (TV Episode)
Joan sings "Let's Hear It for the Boys."
Conan: Death Takes a Staycation (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan mentions that Footloose is a remake of this film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.13 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that the 2011 "Footloose" is a remake of the film
Conan: Footloose 3: Footloosest (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Conan: Enter the Enterer (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan mentions a popular 80s movie recently remade into an unpopular 2011 movie during Basic Cable Name That Tune
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Halloween - Braindead (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray/DVD releases of November/December
New Girl: Cece Crashes (2011) (TV Episode)
when Cece tries to get Nick to dance, he replies "I don't dance, I'm from the town in "Footloose'."
Tosh.0: Season 3 Web Reflection (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Psych: The Tao of Gus (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Dude, this is like 'Footloose' - brawling with townies!"
Southland: Underwater (2012) (TV Episode)
"original or remake?" mentioned
The Office: Jury Duty (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy does a dance to the title song.
Bob's Burgers: The Belchies (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.64 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Bob's Burgers: Bad Tina (2012) (TV Episode)
Family Guy: Viewer Mail #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Good Night Town From Footloose"
Rock of Ages (2012)
Julianne Hough's character walks past a record album of the original Footloose. This is a double reference as Hough starred in the remake.
Bunheads: No One Takes Khaleesi's Dragons (2012) (TV Episode)
Michelle says she "decided to go 'Footloose' on the committee's ass and call a meeting."
Drop Dead Diva: Pick's & Pakes (2012) (TV Episode)
Owen reminds Jane that he once invited her over to watch the movie.
Animal Practice: Little Miss Can't Be Wrong (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
One Hit Wonderland: The Safety Dance (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Modern Family: Mistery Date (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Phil
Alien Uprising (2012)
Mentioned In The Movie
The Way Way Back (2013)
Owen mentions the film by name, as well as song lyrics and scenes (Kevin Bacon playing chicken with a tractor).
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.96 (2013) (TV Episode)
Kevin Bacon says that he was offered a commercial in which he would have reenacted a dance from the film
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Awkward.: Guilt Trippin' (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Goodwin Games: Welcome Home, Goodwins (2013) (TV Episode)
Chloe: "What is this, the 'Footloose' town?"
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
I'm Free, by Kenny Loggins, which is a part of the Footloose soundtrack, plays on one of the radio stations.
See Dad Run: See Dad Dance Around the Truth (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Marcus
Mom: Big Sur and Strawberry Lube (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam mentions the film.
Come Dine with Me Canada: GTA Bacon Specialty: Greg Moar - Block 8 (2013) (TV Episode)
The term footloose is used in reference to Kevin Bacon.
Modern Family: And One to Grow On (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Phil and Luke
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Donald Faison mentions this movie by name during the game I Love a Charade
Impractical Jokers: Episode #2.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Joel.
Rick and Morty: Raising Gazorpazorp (2014) (TV Episode)
When Morty Jr dances in the abandoned warehouse.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Bacon/Jeff Musial/Ty Dolla Sign/Ann Wilson (2014) (TV Episode)
Kevin Bacon reenacts the "Never" and "Footloose" sequences and talks about the movie and its 30th anniversary
The Block: Beach Volleyball Tournament (2014) (TV Episode)
The title song is played during the beach volleyball tournament.
Tosh.0: Prancing Elites (2014) (TV Episode)
Freeze frame shown
Faking It: Burnt Toast (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Peter references the title and Kevin Bacon when speaking to Gamora about her unwillingness to dance.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Worst Avatar Episodes (2014) (TV Episode)
The Critic comments that one of the episodes references Footloose.
Modern Family: Don't Push (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Vampire Diaries: I'll Remember (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
One Hit Wonderland: Maniac by Michael Sembello (2014) (TV Episode)
"Footloose" is mentioned.
The Chase: Episode #4.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by The Beast.
Tom's Restaurant - A Documentary About Everything (2014)
Bob Rose was guitarist on the soundtrack and tells about it.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Bacon/Amy Sedaris/Nick Jonas (2015) (TV Episode)
Kevin Bacon talks about the difficulty of recreating the dances in his last appearance on the show, and notes that he had to rent the film to practice
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
"Let's Hear It for the Boy" played before commercial break
Rizzoli & Isles: Foot Loose (2015) (TV Episode)
The episode title.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Kisses a Boy! (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Titus
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kevin Bacon/Chris D'Elia/Eric Ripert (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Kevin Bacon
Half in the Bag: Disney's Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike says him and Jay taught a conservative town to enjoy rock music
Serial Teachers 2 (2015)
Boulard calls the school Footloose at some point.
The Cinema Snob: Ghosts Can't Do It (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's confusing Flashdance with Footloose."
Casualty: Forsaking All Others: Part Two (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Scream Queens: Haunted House (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
A House Undivided (2015) (Short)
Angry dancing
The Big Bang Theory: The Earworm Reverberation (2015) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the movie by name.
General Hospital: Episode #1.13484 (2016) (TV Episode)
Nina compares Olivia to Ren for championing the right to breastfeed in public.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Leslie Mann/Joshua Jackson/Benjamin Walker/Russell Simins (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth in the segment Ya Burnt
The Cinema Snob: If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (2016) (TV Episode)
"You know what else I should be watching? Footloose."
The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Theme song played by orchestra going into commercial break
Rush Hour: LA Real Estate Boom (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Greatest Hits: Greatest Hits: 1980 - 1985 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog


The Brady Kids (1972) (TV Series)

Featured in 

100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
clips shown throughtout
I Love the '80s: 1984 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Footloose" is #96 on the list.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.158 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Kevin Bacon films
Let's Dance! Kevin Bacon on 'Footloose' (2011) (Video)
Clips featured.
Remembering Willard (2011) (Video)
Clips featured.
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 19 in the Countdown
One Hit Wonderland: Maniac by Michael Sembello (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Greatest Hits: Greatest Hits: 1980 - 1985 (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster and clip are shown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Michael Douglas/Deniece Williams (1984) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Footless" sketch.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Tricky Dick (1997) (TV Episode)
The speech that Dick gives against Rock n Roll is very similar to the speech Reverend Shaw Moore gave in the movie Footloose. Both characters were played by John Lithgow.
The New Guy (2002)
Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
spoofs scenes of Ren teaching Willard how to dance
American Dad!: Stan of Arabia: Part 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
After seeing the arabic singer killed by the guards, Stan says that it seem like "Footloose".
Family Guy: Stewie Loves Lois (2006) (TV Episode)
In the flashback scene of Peter's college exam after he "passes the test" and is running around, the song "I'm Free" which was also featured in Footloose is played in the background
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
dancing banned in town because kids danced and their feet became loose/now the school has "standarounds" instead
American Dad!: Four Little Words (2007) (TV Episode)
Dance sequence
Hot Rod (2007)
When Rod goes to the woods, the song from a scene in Footloose comes on and Rod starts to mimic the type of dancing Kevin Bacon did and he is wearing the same clothes.
Robot Chicken: Beastmaster and Commander (2011) (TV Episode)
Ren McCormack moves to Charlie Brown's town and doesn't like the dancing.
Family Guy: Baby Got Black (2014) (TV Episode)
Peter recreates dance scene
ANI: A Parody (2014)
Mara's Jabba's Palace audition is inspired by the Kevin Bacon warehouse dance scene.
Robot Chicken: Zero Vegetables (2015) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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