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Revenge of the Nerds (1984) Poster

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Followed by 

Remade as 

Revenge of the Nerds (1991) (TV Movie)
TV pilot based almost entirely on the movie.

References 

Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)
Mission: Impossible (1966) (TV Series)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Stan is wearing Darth Vader's mask.

Referenced in 

Dallas: Revenge of the Nerd (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Doll Killer (2013)
A character references the film when telling a joke
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Teen Witch (1989)
Saved by the Bell: The Friendship Business (1989) (TV Episode)
One of the nerds in Mr. Tuttle's class is named "Poindexter."
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: No, he was in Revenge of the Nerds.
Airheads (1994)
Step by Step: Revenge of the Nerd (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Springfield's Most Wanted (1995) (TV Short)
The phrase "Revenge of the Nerd" appears in Martin's dossier.
Family Matters: Revenge of the Nerd (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Simpsons: E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt) (1999) (TV Episode)
"Curtis 'Booger' Armstrong" is credited as the Scarlet Pimpernel in "The Poke of Zorro."
Chump Change (2000)
This movie is listed on the marquee as the 2nd part of a double feature. The first part is "The Poseidon Adventure."
Dinosaur (2000)
Scary Movie (2000)
The Brotherhood (2001) (Video)
One of the characters says he has seen it one too many times
Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
reference to Pointdexter, character from Revenge of the Nerds
School of Rock (2003)
For the battle of the bands scene Nerdy Keyboard player Lawrences hair is styled to look like Poindexters hair in music scene from Revenge Of The Nerds.
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
one-sheet poster displayed
George Lopez: Sk8erboyz (2004) (TV Episode)
Benny says "I've seen this movie before" and chants "Nerds...nerds...nerds!"
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
John Landis mentions this movie.
The Graveyard (2006) (Video)
(said by a girl as boys drive up) "Oh, no. It's 'revenge of the nerds'."
Bully (2006) (Video Game)
The "Revenge of the Nerds" theme plays when the Nerd clique chase you in Bully.
Evil Bong (2006)
(said to nerd) " 'Revenge of the Nerds 12' called."
Psych: Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast (2007) (TV Episode)
Jules mentions the Omega Moos, a soroity from Revenge of the Nerds.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Last Day (2007) (TV Episode)
Before the opening credits begin, the narrator says "Stay tuned for 'Revenge of the nerd'."
Veronica Mars: The Bitch Is Back (2007) (TV Episode)
Veronica says that she and Mac are like the Nerds from the movie
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 - The Criminal Projective (2008) (Video Game)
Tri-Lambda Penitentiary, or nerd prison, is a reference to Lambda Lambda Lambda
How I Met Your Mother: Benefits (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ted
Supernatural: After School Special (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
A version of the song "Burning Down the House" is played at the frat party attended by Sam's nerdy friends. The same song is played under similar circumstances in "Revenge of the Nerds"
Tosh.0: Worst Best Man Speech (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger when introducing Mark Wilson.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.55 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Hollywood Squares"
The Cleveland Show: Love Rollercoaster (2010) (TV Episode)
"Omega Moo" mentioned
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says Dudley 'Booger' Dawson appears in "Risky Business"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Dinner for Schmucks/Charlie St. Cloud/Get Low (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen on Dinner for Schmucks: "This should do for schmucks what Revenge of the Nerds did for nerds."
Bond of Silence (2010) (TV Movie)
guess during charades
Brad Tries...: Brad Tries Four Loko (2010) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions the scene where a character eats Cheerios with beer.
The Simpsons: The Fool Monty (2010) (TV Episode)
"As a nerd I understand your need for revenge"
Hollywood's Top Ten: Sweet Revenge (2010) (TV Episode)
One of Lynda's honorable mention picks for best revenge movie
Rookie Blue: Butterflies (2011) (TV Episode)
Gail calls the bespectacled, nerdy student Larry "Poindexter".
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue
Rules of Engagement: Bros Before Nodes (2011) (TV Episode)
Numerous references throughout when Curtis Armstrong is on-screen
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
The Christmas Tree salesmen were named Lamar and Latrell. There was a Lamar Latrell in 'Revenge of the Nerds'
Raising Hope: The Men of New Natesville (2011) (TV Episode)
Sabrina mentions this movie
Conan: Operation Orgy: Journey to Coitus Cove (2012) (TV Episode)
Jordan Peele refers to the gay guy from Revenge of the Nerds
Bunheads: Movie Truck (2012) (TV Episode)
Sasha: "What are we, 'Revenge of the Nerds'?!"
How I Met Your Mother: The Final Page: Part One (2012) (TV Episode)
Ted mentions the movie by name.
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 2: The Deuce (2013) (TV Episode)
"It was about computers and virgins? I already saw that movie, it was called"
The Big Review: Comics and College (2013) (TV Episode)
The film was discussed in the college movie segment.
Eastbound & Down: Chapter 24 (2013) (TV Episode)
When Kenny Powers is dancing with a toy robot, the robot is playing "They're So Incredible" by Revenge. This is the song featured during the nerds' skit in the talent show.
Unzipping Body Bags (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
"Most of this is clearly a montage for the climax of Revenge of the Nerds."
King of the Nerds: Trek Wars (2014) (TV Episode)
Robert Carradine mentions this movie by name
Suburgatory: About a Boy-Yoi-Yoing (2014) (TV Episode)
Lisa mentions "Poindexter on the violin".
American Dad!: Introducing the Naughty Stewardesses (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Stairway to Heaven (2014) (TV Episode)
Metatron is called a nerd

Features 

Spacemaster X-7 (1983) (Video Game)
Wormser plays this game on the TV in the gym.

Featured in 

I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1984 (2003) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Best! Movies! Ever!: Nerds (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are featured
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Surrogates/Pandorum/Fame (2009) (TV Episode)
"You're Not Going to Get Away With This" segment

Spoofs 

Papillon (1973)

Spoofed in 

Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Adult movie at store: "Revenge of the Turds"
Family Guy: Don't Make Me Over (2005) (TV Episode)
The scene where they attempt to fix up the bar is just like the one in Revenge of the Nerds when the Lambdas fix up their house -- including the same song as used in the movie
Another Gay Movie (2006)
shower cam/"We have bush!" said (in a gay context)
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
"angry coach" who is actually happy
SuperNews!: Revenge of the Nerds (2007) (TV Episode)
Spoofs the characters and situations of this movie.
The Simpsons: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times (2007) (TV Episode)
Lisa's story in the episode spoofs this film.
The House Bunny (2008)
A pig is released in the sorority house by the other bullying sorority to mock the girls
Robot Chicken: Boo Cocky (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nerds' wacky antics face real-life consequences
Family Guy: Peter's Progress (2009) (TV Episode)
The talent show scene.
Official Revenge of the Nerds Parody (2011) (Video)
Porn parody.

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