Splash (1984) Poster



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Followed by 

Splash, Too (1988) (TV Movie)

Remade as 

A remake of the 1984 film.


Bonanza (1959) (TV Series)
The Flintstones (1960) (TV Series)
Allen offers Madison Pebbles cereal - food product named after Flintstones' daughter
Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964) (TV Series)
Annie Hall (1977)
Dance Fever (1979) (TV Series)
The Evil Dead (1981)
When Hanks and Hannah's characters stop at a pizza shop, a movie theater marquee outside the window can be seen advertising that "The Evil Dead" is now playing.
Capitol (1982) (TV Series)
Xtro (1982)
Title appears on cinema marquee with "The Evil Dead".
The Outsiders (1983)
Title appears on cinema marquee
Flashdance (1983)
A poster for this movie can be seen by a movie theatre in one scene.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Bob Newhart/James Stephens/Ronnie Porter (1983) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions that Disney is planning its first film that will include nudity
Cheers: The Heart Is a Lonely Snipehunter (1985) (TV Episode)
Norm rents the movie for him and Sam to watch during a fishing trip.
Hinugot sa langit (1985)
The man in the video rental shop offers Splash to its client.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Sade (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
The Big Blue (1988)
Willow: The Making of an Adventure (1988) (TV Movie)
mentioned once
Troldspejlet: Episode #1.2 (1989) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Willow (1988)
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #1.9 (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in sketch with Virgil character
ALF: When I'm 64 (1990) (TV Episode)
Rebecca refers to the film.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Aerosmith (1990) (TV Episode)
referenced by Tom Hanks
Tiny Toon Adventures: Hollywood Plucky (1990) (TV Episode)
Plucky waits on Madison's table.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (1992) (Video)
referenced by Tom Hanks
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel (in a scene with a mermaid): "Could you introduce me to Daryl Hannah?"
Friends: The One with the Monkey (1994) (TV Episode)
In reference to Daryl Hannah, David says, "I liked her in Splash, but not so much in Wall Street".
Homicide: Life on the Street: The Hat (1996) (TV Episode)
Meldrick refers to the film.
Baywatch: Rendezvous (1997) (TV Episode)
The sequence with Madison in the tank is mentioned.
The Simpsons: When You Dish Upon a Star (1998) (TV Episode)
refrenced in dialogue
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Ultimatum (1999) (TV Episode)
Mr. Chu recommends it to the robber
The Fairly OddParents: Spaced Out/Transparents! (2001) (TV Episode)
According to show's creator/writer/director Butch Hartman, the character of Mr. Crocker from this episode is essentially an animated version of a character from "Splash". Many of his mannerisms, etc are taken.
Human Nature (2001)
John Candy: Comic Spirit (2005) (Video)
Entourage: The Boys Are Back in Town (2005) (TV Episode)
"Hanks fucked a fish" comment
Will & Grace: Steams Like Old Times (2005) (TV Episode)
Game Night dialog.
The Venture Bros.: Fallen Arches (2006) (TV Episode)
Triana ordered this from Netflix.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Californication: Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser (2007) (TV Episode)
Reference to Daryl Hannah in dialog as mermaid
Across the Universe (2007)
Lucy and Jude kissing underwater is similar to a underwater scene from Splash.
At the Movies: Summer Special 2008/09 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David when a review of Frost/Nixon discusses Ron Howard.
Life on Mars: Life Is a Rock (2009) (TV Episode)
Ray says his VR experience involved women looking like Daryl Hannah from this specific film in it
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in an $800 clue in the category "Legendary Creatures"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.32 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "20 Years Later"
Peace, Love and Cinema (2009) (Short)
Demetri Martin mentions Eugene Levy playing Walter Kornbluth in "Splash".
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Disney wanted to make a sequel to this film.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $1,000 question
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
Heidi Montag mentions that she likes the film directed by Ron Howard
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 8 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $1,600 clue in the category "The London Stage"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.63 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Ron Howard directed the film
Midnight Screenings: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a film Pirates 4 borrows from.
Movie Nights: Gooby (2011) (TV Episode)
references Eugene Levy's character
The Mindy Project: In the Club (2012) (TV Episode)
Baron Davis says it's his favorite Tom Hanks romantic comedy.
Face Off: Who's the New Who? (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Once Upon a Time: In the Name of the Brother (2013) (TV Episode)
Grumpy mentions the film as a reference for how people will react to Storybrooke.
Wheel of Fortune: Sandals Resorts Week 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jackpot Round puzzle, The 80's: Tom Hanks stars in Splash
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.51 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the movie by name.
Arrested Development: The B. Team (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Top Gear: Episode #20.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
on Jeremy's list of Rob Howard films
The First Terror with Adrian Zmed & Lewis Smith (2014) (Short)
It's mentioned that Daryl Hannah did this film after "The Final Terror."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kerry Washington/Carson Daly/Julian Casablancas & the Voidz (2014) (TV Episode)
Kerry Washington reveals that she was completely obsessed with the movie as a kid
Impractical Jokers: Welcome to Miami (2015) (TV Episode)
When Joe is dressed like a mermaid, one of the jokers tells him that he's no Daryl Hannah.
The Late Late Show with James Corden: Tom Hanks/Mila Kunis (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom Hanks and James Corden re-enact a scene
The Goldbergs: The Adam Bomb (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Barry's rap song.
Only Connect: Episode #11.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
The Athenians identify this as a Ron Howard film.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Claire Danes/Ron Howard/Logic (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions several of Ron Howard's directing credits
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.34 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Greg Louganis" category
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Tamera Mowry (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Theme Restaurant"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 September 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of Tom Hanks' career


Bonanza (1959) (TV Series)
The $10,000 Pyramid (1973) (TV Series)
The Black Hole (1979)
One of the department store TV's is showing it.
The Richard Simmons Show (1980) (TV Series)
Capitol (1982) (TV Series)
At the electronic store scene, there was one TV set with the "Capitol" opening sequence.

Featured in 

The Best of Disney: 50 Years of Magic (1991) (TV Movie)
Siskel & Ebert: Why Gump? Why Now? (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown to illustrate how well Tom Hanks fares in fables.
Biography: To John with Love: A Tribute to John Candy (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips are presented.
The Siskel & Ebert Interviews (1995) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown of various Tom Hanks movies, including this one.
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Making a 'Splash' (2002) (Video)
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1984 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown while the cast comment on it.
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
clips used
Hollywood's Top Ten: Wet and Wild (2011) (TV Episode)
Maltin on Movies: Disney Favorites (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Fantástico: Episode dated 30 September 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Hannah Fraser is interviewed, mentions the film and footage is seen
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The Blockbuster Buster: My Favorite Martian (2014) (TV Episode)
recalling the last time a bare ass was seen in a Disney flick
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 36 in the Countdown


Spoofed in 

Talk Dirty to Me Part III (1984)
Hardcore takeoff
Talk Dirty to Me: Part 4 (1987) (Video)
porn parody
Alvin & the Chipmunks: Sploosh (1990) (TV Episode)
Part of The Chipmunks Go to the Movies, with Simon playing a parody of Allen Bouer and Jeanette playing a parody of Madison
Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! (2008)
Nico meets a merman who's missing certain body parts and whose hair can dry almost instantly once it's out of water

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