Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Poster


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Edited into 

Muppet Babies: Raiders of the Lost Muppet (1984) (TV Episode)
Clips of the "cult offering" & "mine cart" scenes were in this episode.
The Tomb (2006) (Video)
uses footage


Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1985) (Video Game)
characters, franchise
Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients (1987) (Video Game)
characters, franchise
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992) (TV Series)
Main character taken from this movie


Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See (1919)
Lao Che named after Lio Sha
Lost Horizon (1937)
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)
The spikeroom scene in Temple is based on the cliffhanger of chapter two of this serial
Gunga Din (1939)
Jungle Girl (1941)
The scene in which a torrent of water rushes through a cave and spews out from the side of a cliff is from Jungle Girl, the 1941 Republic cliffhanger serial.
The Steel Helmet (1951)
character name Short Round
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
A shot of the sky filled with bats pays homage to a similar scene in The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Droves of liberated children running down the palace steps and out int the freedom of the big wide world.
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Eyeballs scene is referenced.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The club that Indiana escapes from in the beginning is named "Club Obi Wan"
Human Experiments (1979)
Bugs scene is referenced.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Monkey brains scene is referenced.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The sound effect we hear in the opening sequence on the plane is the same failing-engine sound effect used when Han Solo's Millennium Falcon fails to crank up in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back.
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Using a shish kebab as a weapon
Evilspeak (1981)
Ripped out heart scene is identical.

Referenced in 

Best Defense (1984)
When Kate Capshaw waits in a pick-up truck, she hums the theme song from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which she appeared in.
The Facts of Life: A Slice of Life (1984) (TV Episode)
Natalie and Tootie go to see this movie.
Muppet Babies: Raiders of the Lost Muppet (1984) (TV Episode)
The Basement was referred to as the Temple of Doom & Mola Ram makes an animated appearance in this episode.
Amazing Stories: The Main Attraction (1985) (TV Episode)
The bullies call the men's room of the high school the "temple of doom."
Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)
People were digging for crystals as slaves in a mine. Also, Zygon resembles the master ordering people to dig in Temple of Doom. Oh, and there's even a mine cart chase, although it's very brief.
Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Several visual references. In UK, Young Sherlock Holmes was given the secondary title "and the Pyramid of Fear."
Clue (1985)
Eating Monkey Brains is a plot point in both films.
Sunset Strip (1985)
A poster is visible outside of a theater.
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (1985) (Video Game)
Short Round claims to work for "Jones" and says "I think Indi's on a quest!"
Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.526 (1985) (TV Episode)
Showing at the cinema visited by Meg Morris and Ettie Parslow.
Fire with Fire (1986)
The title for this can be seen on the canopy of the cinema
The Seventh Curse (1986)
Buddha head rolls similar to the boulder chase scene
An American Tail (1986)
the last minute hat retrieval is copied
Iron Warrior (1987)
Scenes of this movie copy the broken bridge scene from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
T-Bag Bounces Back: Bobby Jobsworth and the Temple of Doom (1987) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in episode title
Spaceballs (1987)
When entering Yoghurt's temple, Barf says "It's like the Temple of Doom"
Ghost Chase (1987)
promotional images from the film seen on the wall
Emu's Wide World: Episode #2.1 (1987) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Robot Redford
Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
Poster is shown.
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Troldspejlet: Episode dated 21 December 1989 (1989) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
Similar musical theme whenever traveling through the desert. McLeach's Vehicle look like its modified with tank parts expecially the tracks. When the Mice are trying to follow they get caught in the tracks similar to I. Jones
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Prepare to meet Kali - in hell!"
Rail Chase (1991) (Video Game)
Rail Chase is an homage to the legendary minecart section of the movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Prepare to meet Kali... in Hell!"
Devil's Mine (1991) (Short)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom (as the Maharaja): "I have heard the stories of the Thuggee cult."
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Jackal (1992) (TV Episode)
A 'gross out' diner scene with humor similar to the one in The Temple of Doom
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Goons"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It's like a cheap 'Temple of Doom' set."
Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
The bridge scene is a direct reference.
Falling Down (1993)
Prendergast reaches for his gun, only to discover it's not in it's holster
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as a character rides on top of an elephant): "Is it Kate Capshaw?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Prepare to meet Kali's brother, near Hell!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Prepare to meet Kali!"
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) (TV Episode)
Video box on shelf in Karl's Video Store
The Wrong Trousers (1993) (Short)
Ernest Rides Again (1993)
Ernest makes several verbal references to this movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Short Round, get me my stuff!"
Clerks (1994)
Randal says "There's no time for love, Dr. Jones."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bloodlust! (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: Indiana Nerd and the Temple of Dork.
Lunar: Eternal Blue (1994) (Video Game)
Frasier: Daphne's Room (1995) (TV Episode)
One title card says "Indiana Crane and the disposal of doom"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow's blaxploitation film is named Chocolate Jones and the Temple of Funk.
Frasier: Breaking the Ice (1995) (TV Episode)
The first title card says "Roz Doyle and the Temple of Doom"
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
When traveling though hidden passage in his room Calvin says "Just like the Temple of Doom."
A Close Shave (1995) (Short)
Xena: Warrior Princess: A Fistful of Dinars (1996) (TV Episode)
The rope bridge splitting in half over the river and the halves striking the cliff walls while natives are shooting arrows at Xena & co.
Powerslave (1996) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike during the closing credits of "Laserblast."
The Rock (1996)
California Dreams: Mop n' Pop (1996) (TV Episode)
Jake's dad brings Jake his lunch in an "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" lunchbox
Marvin's Room (1996)
The Temple of Poon (1996) (Video)
Title reference; Hudson Marks is dressed like Indy
Dennis Pennis R.I.P. (1997) (Video)
With an electrically closing door blind, Lloyd Richmond tries to recreate the scene where Indy slides through the lowering door.
Making the 'Lost World' (1997) (Video)
Dawson's Creek: Pilot (1998) (TV Episode)
poster in Dawson's room
Godzilla (1998)
The insurance company Jean Reno claims to work for is named Lao Che, which is the same name as the villian at the beginning of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
"Where's Short Round when you need him?"
The Mummy (1999)
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (1999) (Video Game)
One of the images Indy draws with chalk is the Sankara stones.
Family Guy: Fifteen Minutes of Shame (2000) (TV Episode)
the poison quote that peter says on the talkshow is the same as the one the asian guy says in the beginning
San Fernando Jones and the Temple of Poon (2000) (Video)
The titles...
Hannibal (2001)
Shrek (2001)
Queer as Folk: The King of Babylon (2001) (TV Episode)
Michael and Brian mention seeing the film.
Jason X (2001)
Characters rolling under a closing door like Indiana Jones
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
The struggle for the detonator references the Temple of Doom's opening sequence heavily: it takes place in a casino, and contains several shots mimicking those in the Temple of Doom's opening sequence.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Halloween (2001) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Indiana Jones films in his review of the combo DVD release of The Mummy (1999) & The Mummy Returns (2001)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001) (Video Game)
Medal of Honor: Frontline (2002) (Video Game)
There's a ride down a mine shaft that's like the one in Temple of Doom.
Creation vs. Evolutionism Debate (2002) (Video)
Kent says, "Some people like to eat monkey brains, watch Indiana Jones."
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Entropy (2002) (TV Episode)
Warren calls Jonathan "Short Round".
Friends: The One with the Cooking Class (2002) (TV Episode)
Since he is a palentologist who works out, Katie calls Ross "Indiana Jones"
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Conversations with Dead People (2002) (TV Episode)
Warren says, "if Short Round pulls off his end of the bargain..." to Andrew.
Madventures: Amazonia Peru (2003) (TV Episode)
The monkey brain eating sequence is referenced in this episode.
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb (2003) (Video Game)
Indy's Chinese helper who appears near the end of the game is his friend who gets shot in the Shang Hai club in Temple of Doom. They also speak of their meeting with Lao Che in the final cut scene.
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
the opening fight is reminicent of the bridge sequence from indiana jones.
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003) (Video)
Someone mentions this film.
The Simpsons: The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) (TV Episode)
Selma calls Artie Ziff Short Round (the name of Indiana Jones' sidekick) and says she'll take him to her temple of doom.
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by narrator.
Codename: Kids Next Door: Operation R.A.B.B.I.T./Operation F.L.U.S.H. (2004) (TV Episode)
There are several references to the film in Operation R.A.B.B.I.T., such as the use of a cage suspended by chains over lava, and the first grade class's deterioration because of the loss of an important item.
Resident Evil 4 (2005) (Video Game)
the mine cart shootout in Chapter 4 is similar to the one in the movie.
Confession (2005)
the Indiana Jones trilogy is in Luther's hidden DVD collection
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas (2005) (TV Special)
It's referenced
Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie (2005)
"Did you find the Temple of Doom yet?"
The Protector (2005)
in the flooded temple Kham hides behind a large rolling temple gong and reimurges at the other end of the room just like Indy did in Temple of Doom
Between Two Worlds: The Making of 'Witness' (2005) (Video)
referenced in film regarding Harrison Ford's previous film
Drama Connections: Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Poseidon Adventure (2005) (TV Movie)
The character with the video camera explains one of his odd shots by saying "This is the same thing Spielberg attempted in the second Indiana Jones movie.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
Video box on shelf in Karl's Video Store
Doogal (2006)
after the skeleton fight the snail says "now lets get out of this temple of doom" refering to the movie of the same name
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006) (TV Movie)
Wendy tells Shen to return to his "Temple of Doom"
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
(trying to draw their sword, which unfortunately is not there though, pausing for a moment, grinning sheepishly, before the action continues)
Aachi and Ssipak (2006)
long chase scene on mine carts near the end of the film, reminiscent of Indiana Jones.
Dorm Daze 2 (2006) (Video)
Ice and debri fall all over floor hiding location of diamond in ballroom.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
A poster for this movie is shown in a segment on Indiana Jones.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Superstition (2006) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions Indiana Jones saving kids from the Temple of Doom in his class presentation
Grindhouse (2007)
discussed by characters
Tripping the Rift: Raiders of the Lost Crock of */@?#!" (2007) (TV Episode)
The mine car chase is referenced
The Wrecking Crew! (2008)
One of the numerous movies listed in which Tommy Tedesco played guitar.
Zak McKracken Between Time and Space (2008) (Video Game)
When Zak opens up the hidden entrance to an Mayan temple, he refers to that as "opening the temple of doom"
Indyfans and the Quest for Fortune and Glory (2008)
Explores the fanbase behind the film
Jellyscream! (2008)
Quoted by Sheriff Yunker.
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during opening monologue
Lego Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Brick (2008) (TV Short)
Indy in the Mine Car chase
The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Indiana Jones Trilogy (2008) (TV Episode)
Nerd mentions all four movies.
Troldspejlet: Episode #39.22 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (2008) (VG)
So Blonde (2008) (Video Game)
Three Sankara stones rest against a wall in the voodoo-temple.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac and Dennis: Manhunters (2008) (TV Episode)
Charlie mentions that monkeys were eaten in this film.
South Park: The China Probrem (2008) (TV Episode)
Short Round is mentioned
Indiana Jones 4: The Return of a Legend (2008) (Video)
Scenes are shown.
Adventures in Post-Production (2008) (Video)
Referenced, and the movie poster is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla Vs. Gigan (2008) (TV Episode)
James mentions this movie.
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.11 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelman mentions the film in his review of the DVD release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Robot Chicken: They Took My Thumbs (2008) (TV Episode)
A contractor builds temples for the Indiana Jones movies.
Dead Snow (2009)
One of the characters quotes the Indiana Jones line "Fortune and glory, kid".
Cyprien (2009)
Kiki asks Cyprien what the Hindu says to rip out Indy's heart
More Extreme Marksmen (2009) (TV Movie)
David Morgan's company handmade the whips for this movie.
Fanboys (2009)
A onesheet for it is in George Lucas' office at Skywalker Ranch.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Lasagna (2009) (TV Episode)
the narrator refers to "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Weed"
I Love You, Man (2009)
When Sidney takes Peter to his "man-cave", he loudly announces it as "the temple of doom"
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by character in segment "Tú eres el protagonista: Steven Spielberg"
One Minutes (2009)
Character and title references to movie within a movie
Mother (2009)
acupuncture move called "the temples of doom"
Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Picture of young Chris Kattan replicating a pose from this movie, mentions Short Round
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Super Pitfall (2009) (TV Episode)
The final level of Super Pitfall was compared to the Temple of Doom.
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD covers of first three films featuring Indiana Jones shown side by side
Psych: Bollywood Homicide (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "You heard the dude from 'Temple of Doom.'"
Community: Social Psychology (2009) (TV Episode)
Abed mentions that he plans on attending a film festival showing all four Indiana Jones movies.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Children of the Force (2009) (TV Episode)
Mace Windu loses his lightsaber when sliding beneath a rapidly closing door and manages to grab it at the last moment a la Indiana Jones.
Phineas and Ferb: Bubble Boys/Isabella and the Temple of Sap (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference (second segment)
White Collar: All In (2009) (TV Episode)
In making his escape from the police bust of the dominoes game, Neal runs behind a round table to shield himself from gunfire in the same manner that Indy does with the large gong while escaping from Club Obi-Wan in Shanghai.
The Venture Bros.: Pinstripes and Poltergeists (2009) (TV Episode)
Hunter Gathers refers to Billy Quiz Boy as "Shortround".
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Grievous Intrigue (2010) (TV Episode)
The Tactical Droid crawls on the floor reaching for his severed arm but it is kicked away just like Indy and the antidote
The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
The opening scene on the breaking bridge resembles the showdown from Temple of Doom.
Catfish (2010)
Indiana Jones trilogy DVD seen on shelf
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Collegiate Movie Titles"
Psych: Death Is in the Air (2010) (TV Episode)
The vial getting kicked around and nearly crushed multiple times is like the vial of antidote in Temple Of Doom getting kicked around.
Heavy Rain (2010) (Video Game)
The final fight on the conveyor belt borrows heavily from the film; both end with gruesome results.
The Blockbuster Buster: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystall Skull (2010) (TV Episode)
The Indiana Jones movies are discussed
Lost: Lighthouse (2010) (TV Episode)
Hurley claims that he likes temples, like Indiana Jones.
Greek: Your Friends and Neighbors (2010) (TV Episode)
Cappie mentions that he always like these movies
Life After People: Depths of Destruction (2010) (TV Episode)
The geologist Paul Burger says the caves overrun with insects are "sort of like a scene out of Indiana Jones".
Human Target: Salvage & Reclamation (2010) (TV Episode)
Airplane's controls held at autopilot while the pilot opens up a jump door and feathers fly around in an airplane.
The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
Shortround t-shirt
The Cinema Snob: Bloodsucking Freaks (2010) (TV Episode)
Dinner scene mentioned
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.149 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Homages to 'Star Wars'"
Family Guy: April in Quahog (2010) (TV Episode)
Peter confesses that he sometimes wishes his kids would get kidnapped and forced to work in the Temple of Doom.
Marmaduke (2010)
A quote from Marmaduke when he is in his carry crate is very similar to a line spoken by a character , (Called Wu-Han) before he dies, to Indiana Jones in the movie 'Indiana Jones And The Temple of Doom'
Mike Celestino's Potentially-Amusing Vignettes (2010) (Short)
A "Temple of Doom" poster hangs on the wall in the first scene.
The Boondocks: Lovely Ebony Brown (2010) (TV Episode)
Ruckus says that a black woman's body is "a temple of doom".
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Community: The Psychology of Letting Go (2010) (TV Episode)
The male nurse refers to the human body as a "temple of doom."
The A-Team XXX: A Parody (2010) (Video)
Morecock misquotes Short Round's line 'No time for love, Doctor Jones'
The Big Bang Theory: The 21-Second Excitation (2010) (TV Episode)
Sheldon says, "Come on, Short Round."
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Hunt for Ziro (2010) (TV Episode)
Sy Snootle's song and dance number is based on Willie Scott's Anything Goes. Source: starwars.com
Tangled (2010)
when Flynn grabs a frying pan right before the dam crashes
Peep Show: New Year's Eve (2010) (TV Episode)
Mark thinks "She's going to rip out my heart like in Temple of Doom."
Tosh.0: Bed Intruder (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Green Hornet (2011)
Reid calls him and Kato "Indiana Jones and Short Round"
Californication: Lawyers, Guns and Money (2011) (TV Episode)
Short Round mentioned
Paul (2011)
At the end, Zoil refers to Paul as 'Short Round.' That was the nickname of the kid with Indy in the film.
The Cinema Snob: Cannibal Holocaust (2011) (TV Episode)
"Never mind, it's just Willie Scott."
Shawn's Treasure Hunt (2011) (Short)
Poster seen on wall.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.19 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of Roger's 1984 review of the film is shown
The Cinema Snob: Beware! Children at Play (2011) (TV Episode)
"Now they've betrayed Shiva!"
Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part III (2011) (TV Episode)
Cinema Snob, dressed as Indy, attempts to cut the playground rope in a scene parodying the bridge scene
Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part VII (2011) (TV Episode)
Cinema Snob says "You betrayed Shiva!"
Curiosity Killed Shawn (2011) (Short)
Poster seen on wall.
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Daniel Craig rescues his hat ala Indiana Jones several times. Harrison Ford costars.
Conan: The Silvery Thistles of St. Lispmoor (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan introduces Harrsion Ford as having starred in the Indiana Jones movies
Chillerama (2011)
"No time for love, Dr. Jones"
Suburban Knights (2011) (Video)
Cinema Snob, dressed as Indy, attempts to cut the playground rope in a scene parodying the bridge scene
The Amazing Race: The Sprint of Our Life (Indonesia) (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Jakarta" is said
The Bridge: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Sankara stone and the line "Fortune and glory, kid." are mentioned during this episode.
The Walking Dead: What Lies Ahead (2011) (TV Episode)
Glenn is referred to as Short Round, a nod to the sidekick of Indiana Jones in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom."
Glee: Pot O' Gold (2011) (TV Episode)
Sue references the sacrifice scene
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Gets Trapped (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011) (Video Game)
When you ask Athis why he joined the Companions he says "Fortune and glory friend. Fortune and glory."
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Business Trip (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD given to Morgan
Conan: Indiana Jones & The Temple of Wait, This Isn't a Temple It's a Walmart! (2011) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in episode title
Nostalgia Critic: Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2012) (TV Episode)
"Prepare to meet Amtrak, in hell!"
The Journey to Tintin (2012) (Video)
mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Marine (2012) (TV Episode)
"...which looks like a scene out of"
Breaking In: Cyrano de Nerdgerac (2012) (TV Episode)
Cash keeps alluding to it when pretending to be Jones
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Franchises That Should Die (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the #1 pick (Halo).
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Eyeball soup in the Chinese restaurant.
The Dictator (2012)
Aladeen mentions that he starred in a version of his movie, "Aladeen Jones and the Temple of Doom"
Nick & Seaton's Palace of Sexy Secrets: Sex, Secrets & Spartacus (2012) (TV Episode)
He screams Cali Ma as he rips out his heart.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
The scene where Peaches and the other young mammoths escape a cave by running out the mouth to a ledge resembles the escape of Indiana, Willie and Short Round escaping from the flood in the Thugee cave.
The Cinema Snob: Faces of Death (2012) (TV Episode)
about a heart operation: "Mola Ram could have performed this surgery in five seconds."
Ted (2012)
The poster is visible in John's room. Ted uses wooden blocks on his feet to help him drive John's car
The Blockbuster Buster: ERod vs. Episode I, Vol. 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
seen among ERod's DVD collection
The Vampire Diaries: The Five (2012) (TV Episode)
Atticus Shane says that his "one man traveling occult exhibit" that he does in small towns "funds my crazy Indiana Jones adventures," to Bonnie Bennett.
90210: The Con (2012) (TV Episode)
Nerd at the Con asks if Corporate Invaiders 2 is a pre-quel, like Temple of Doom
Studio C: Episode #1.9 (2012) (TV Episode)
Guessed in Charades
My Life Is a Video (2012)
Character appears.
Bones: The Archaeologist in the Cocoon (2013) (TV Episode)
Temple of Doom mentioned
The Blockbuster Buster: Top 10 Movies People Want Me to Talk About (2013) (TV Episode)
Erod list down the things in the Yogi Bear movie that made him angry
Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers #31 (2013) (TV Episode)
"I am so hoping we'll see a Transformer ripping a guy's heart out."
Honest Trailers: Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Pastor Mike Online: What Is Black Fire on White Fire? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Go On: Pass Interference (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Simone
Great Night Out: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Californication: Hell Bent for Leather (2013) (TV Episode)
"Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Greased Fist"
Nostalgia Critic: Pearl Harbor (2013) (TV Episode)
says of Dan Aykroyd: "making his biggest appearance since"
Special Collector's Edition: Blu-ray: Pack Indiana Jones (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned & poster shown
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Plutonium Baby (2013) (TV Episode)
"I knew there was a version out there where Mola Ram wins."
Toy Hunter: Chi Toy Town (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan.
DVD-R Hell: Gary Coleman: For Safety's Sake (2013) (TV Episode)
"If he doesn't have a whip, a fedora, or the Sankara stones..."
The Cinema Snob: Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (2013) (TV Episode)
"Speaking of the Temple of Doom, here's what it would've been like if they'd ordered the salad and not the soup."
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Heart-eating and removal by the film's supposedly supernatural villain
Toy Hunter: Buck Rodgers Bet (2013) (TV Episode)
An Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom action figure is briefly seen in Mike's toy room.
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013)
Poster shown
The Cinema Snob: Saturday the 14th (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob impersonates Indy: "Those aren't owls, sweetheart. They're giant vampire bats."
The Big Bang Theory: The Raiders Minimization (2013) (TV Episode)
Sheldon says that Amy "may have ruined the whole (Indiana Jones) franchise . . . except for the fourth one, which was bad before you got your mitts on it."
Supernatural: Heaven Can't Wait (2013) (TV Episode)
Short Round mentioned
Table Flip: Cards Against Humanity (2013) (TV Episode)
Suzy mentions this film.
Kill Buljo 2 (2013)
Similar characters walk through jungle to temple, where they are served a nasty dinner
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam attempts to rent Temple of Doom at the video store.
Saturday Night Live: Drake (2014) (TV Episode)
Thuggee warriors appear in the "Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular" sketch.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Disappeared: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
The Frangawl cult is modelled after the Thuggee cult from Temple of Doom
The Goldbergs: Goldbergs Never Say Die! (2014) (TV Episode)
Dave mentions Short Round.
James & Mike Mondays: ToeJam & Earl (2014) (TV Episode)
James upon seeing the eye ball background in the game - "Kinda like what they ate in Temple of Doom".
The Cinema Snob: Ninja Champion (2014) (TV Episode)
"I thought this was reminding me of Temple of Doom. You know, if Indy were a rapist."
Veep: Some New Beginnings (2014) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions Indiana Jones.
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: La Conquista (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth.
Nostalgia Critic: Doug's Top 10 Hottest Women (2014) (TV Episode)
Willie in this movie is mentioned as an example of why Doug does not go for the "damsel-in-distress" act.
Deadly Eyes: An Interview with Lisa Langlois (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
The Cinema Snob: The Adventures of Hercules II (2014) (TV Episode)
"The Almighty Ronald Mc Molaram..."
Tumble Leaf: Bedtime Story/A Treasure Hunt (2014) (TV Episode)
Fig sliding under the rock door and reaching back for his precious rock ball.
The Cinema Snob: The Apple (2014) (TV Episode)
"Mola Ram is keeping child slaves in the next cave over."
Blackcat Riffs: Halloween Safety (2014) (TV Episode)
Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Midnight Screenings: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1/Jake and Irving's Saving Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad and Sarah compare the on-screen chemistry between Indy, Willie and Short Round to that of Katniss, Peeta and Gale.
The Big Bang Theory: The Space Probe Disintegration (2015) (TV Episode)
Howard and Raj talk about the movie.
Expedition Unknown: Temple of Doom (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
In the beginning when Burger Beard is going through death traps to grab the magic book is a reference to Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Storyboard illustrations in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
The Flash: The Trap (2015) (TV Episode)
Cisco refers to Kali Ma and the Temple of Doom.
Inspector Gadget: The Fountain of Cortez/Evil U (2015) (TV Episode)
The Inca temple features a crushing walls booby trap.
Nostalgia Critic: Wild West C.O.W. Boys of Moo Mesa (2015) (TV Episode)
"But not Short Round annoying."
500 Questions: Episode #1.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Composers" category
Prized Apart: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Nostalgia Critic: Planet of the Apes (2015) (TV Episode)
"Try the human hearts. I hear they're delicious."
Geeks Who Drink: Matthew MacCaull vs. Andrew Daly (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film directed by Steven Spielberg
Nostalgia Critic: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
"...and every Indiana Jones movie."
Rick and Morty: The Wedding Squanchers (2015) (TV Episode)
Monkey brain is served at the wedding
Fargo: Waiting for Dutch (2015) (TV Episode)
Short Round mentioned
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: There Will Be Blood (2015) (TV Episode)
Short Round mentioned
Bottle Up (2015)
referenced in dialgoue
Arrow: Legends of Yesterday (2015) (TV Episode)
Cisco refers to the Sankara Stones.
Nostalgia Critic: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) (TV Episode)
Han turns to Finn during a laser fight scene and says "I'm all right, kid" and winks at him.
Blackcatloner: Best of 2015 and a Happy New Year (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner says that he is in the camp that puts Crystal Skull above this movie.
The Simpsons: Much Apu About Something (2016) (TV Episode)
Apu says that he was an extra in the film.
The Goldbergs: Double Dare (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Lloyd: Cattibal Holocaust (2016) (TV Episode)
"This ain't The Temple of Doom."
Blackcat Riffs: Are You Ready for Marriage? (2016) (TV Episode)
"Well, folks. That dinner of monkey brains and live snakes was delicious. For dessert, we're gonna give you the blood of the Kali-Ma."
Family Guy: Road to India (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
All Night Gaming (2016)
Poster in the internet cafe.
David's Dinosaur (2016)
Poster is seen on the wall of David's bedroom.
Blackstar Canyon
Spelling Bee scene

Featured in 

At the Movies: Conan the Destroyer/Top Secret!/Under the Volcano (1984) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the "x-ray" segment.
No 73: Shedding Fears (1984) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Raj Singh interview
Horizon: How to Film the Impossible (1985) (TV Episode)
many excerpts shown
MacGyver: Gold Rush (1989) (TV Episode)
Rigging the fuel system on the cargo plane to make it crash, riding the raft out of the cave and down the snowy mountain, etc.
MacGyver: The Invisible Killer (1989) (TV Episode)
The suspension bridge scene.
Wow! (1990) (Video)
Troldspejlet: Episode #23.15 (2000) (TV Episode)
VHS widescreen release reviewed + footage used
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003) (Video)
scenes shown
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones' (2003) (Video)
Features clips and behind the scenes footage
The Music of 'Indiana Jones' (2003) (Video)
clips used
The Sound of 'Indiana Jones' (2003) (Video)
Features many clips
The Stunts of 'Indiana Jones' (2003) (Video)
clips shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #30.9 (2003) (TV Episode)
Indiana Jones Trilogy DVD box set reviewed + footage used
Double Dare (2004)
features footage from
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
A special effects clip is shown.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas (2005) (TV Special)
It's featured
MythBusters: Escape Slide Parachute (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Escape Slide Parachute myth
Beyond Tomorrow: Episode #2.10 (2006) (TV Episode)
In the segment where Adam and Jamie test the myth that a person can survive a fall from an aircraft using its escape slide as a parachute, a clip from this movie is shown to explain the source of the myth.
MythBusters: Mega Movie Myths (2006) (TV Episode)
They show clips from Temple Of Doom before putting the scene where they jump out of a window to the test.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Carter watches it at a Chinese restaurant in Paris
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Dubbed scene shown during La Rivista Della Televisione
Indiana Jones and the Creepy Crawlies (2008) (Video)
many clips shown
Travel with Indiana Jones: Locations (2008) (Video)
Clips and behind-the-scenes
Troldspejlet: Episode #39.20 (2008) (TV Episode)
DVD release of Indiana Jones - The Adventure Collection featuring the first three Indiana Jones films is reviewed + footage used
Adventures in Post-Production (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
Iconic Props (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
The Effects of Indy (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Harrison Ford.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Indiana Jones.
The Cinema Snob: Curse of the Cannibal Confederates (2010) (TV Episode)
The dinner scene is shown.
Laserdisc Memories: Sequel Shootout: Temple of Doom vs. The Last Crusade (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is reviewed in this episode
Nostalgia Critic: Dungeons and Dragons (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to show similarities to some traps in "Dungeons & Dragon"
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbasses in Distress (2011) (TV Episode)
Willie and Short Round rank #9. Clips are shown.
Movie Nights: American Ninja 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
On Set with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' (2012) (Video)
outtakes & deleted scenes
Best of the Worst: Russian Terminator, Ninja Vengeance, and Never Too Young to Die (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 8 in the Countdown
Nostalgia Critic: Jurassic Park III (2014) (TV Episode)
"I didn't think it was possible to out-Capshaw Kate Capshaw..."
Umrika (2015)
They watch it at a movie theater.
The Completionist: Kirby Super Star (2015) (TV Episode)
Movie clip is shown
Gogglebox: Episode #5.10 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.

Spoofed in 

Fast Forward: Episode #3.1 (1987) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Adventurers'
Fast Forward: Episode #3.2 (1987) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Adventurers'
Fast Forward: Episode #3.3 (1987) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Adventurers'
Fast Forward: Episode #3.4 (1987) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Adventurers'
Fast Forward: Episode #3.5 (1987) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Adventurers'
Fast Forward: Episode #3.6 (1987) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Adventurers'
Tiny Toon Adventures: Cinemaniacs! (1990) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Pasadena Jones and the Secret of Life" segment
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) (Video)
The Minecart chase scene.
The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare (1992) (Video Game)
The Temple of Maggie
Indiana Jed (1992) (Video)
Doug: Doug and the Yard of Doom/Doug's Garage Band (1993) (TV Episode)
Title and the episode is also a spoof the movie series
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Lloyd rips out chef's still beating heart
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: The Road to Dendron (1996) (TV Episode)
When Duckman and Cornfed are re-captured, they are brought into a cave with exposed lava, and Duckman is enclosed in a cage to be lowered into the lava, just like the cave portrayed in the movie.
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
the "Eyes of Igoli".
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Side by Side/Hooked on Phobics (1997) (TV Episode)
The Missippi Smith character is a parody of Indiana Jones and a pastiche of the main theme is heard
Six-String Samurai (1998)
Little kid, wooden blocks on feet, saves hero driving car. Takes a big swig of alcohol.
Chicken Run (2000)
during the escape from the oven, Ginger goes back for her hat while the door is almost closed, just like Indy does when escaping from the trap room
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Itse valtiaat - Kuningasmusikaali (2003) (TV Movie)
They spoof the mine car chase in this animation.
Shrek 2 (2004)
scene where Puss in Boots reaches under lowering door to retrieve hat
Robots (2005)
When the two magnet machines are fighting over the robot gang, they become stretched out over the road like Short Round was during the mine scene.
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Stewie plays as Shortround in a spoof of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Family Guy: The Courtship of Stewie's Father (2005) (TV Episode)
Peter (dressed as Indiana Jones) and Stewie (dressed as Short Round) are chased by a turban-wearing guard named Ahmed through a mineshaft, Michael Eisner tries to rip out Peter's heart, but falls down a cliff and ripped apart by crocodiles
The Simpsons: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore (2006) (TV Episode)
Homer sets himself up as Mola Ram
Family Guy: Stewie B. Goode (2006) (TV Episode)
Stewie is Short Round in the scene where Indiana Jones gets trapped in the colapsing room trap
Jackass Number Two (2006)
Preston Lacy chases Wee Man around a corner, only to return followed by a whole mob of angry short people
Tous à l'Ouest: Une aventure de Lucky Luke (2007)
The chase in the mine
L.B. Rayne: Indiana Jones (2008) (Video)
The purported "lost theme song" to the film.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.5 (2008) (TV Episode)
"Griff Rhys Jones and The Temple Of Doom"
Family Guy: Road to Germany (2008) (TV Episode)
Temple of Doom score plays when Brian, Stewie and Mort are forced to use a raft, rather than parachutes to escape a crashing plane. Stewie also whines Willie's line "We're not sinking, we're crashing!"
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Melman is going to sacrifice himself to gods. When he does he is wearing a white dress and a crown made of white flowers. This is just like what Willie was wearing when she was being sacrificed to the Kali gods.
Black Dynamite (2009)
Black Dynamite uses the donut in same way as Indian Jones used the gong at the beginning of his film: the rolling donut protects Black Dynamite as he escapes a shoot-out.
Family Guy: Family Goy (2009) (TV Episode)
After stewie Passover prayer is interrupted, he repeats Mola Ram's chant and pulls out Meg's heart.
Bikini Jones and the Temple of Eros (2010) (TV Movie)
Softcore parody
Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Gotye (2012) (TV Episode)
Mola Ram is spoofed in the "Laser Cats 7" digital short.
Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)
Hero catches his fallen hat just before the deadly trap closes
Min søsters børn i Afrika (2013)
The children witness the jeep falling down from the cliff, believing that Erik is in it. Then, surprisingly, we see him climbing up the rope the same way that Indy does it near the end of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. But in this case, in his right hand Erik holds the walkie talkie from the jeep, that he tried to reach for seconds before the fall.
Cindy Anna Jones and the Pencil of Doom (2014) (Short)
Plays on the title
Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson/George Ezra (2015) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Escape from Jungle Island'

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