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Cocoon (1985) Poster

(1985)

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References 

South Pacific (1958)
Art sings "Some Enchanted Evening."

Referenced in 

Foxtrap (1986)
The movie poster can be seen on a street billboard.
Mr. Belvedere: Grandma (1986) (TV Episode)
Heather and Angela mention it to Mr. Sparks
Saturday Night Live: Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Movie Talk' sketch
Esto es un atraco (1987)
A poster of this film can be seen in a videostore
The Resurrection of Michael Myers (1987) (Video)
Poster seen.
The Golden Girls: The One That Got Away (1988) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
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)
Folks! (1992)
Saturday Night Live: Michael Keaton/Morrissey (1992) (TV Episode)
The hosts of Outweek refer to Wilford Brimley as 'Mr. Cocoon'.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: (as Wilford Brimley) I'll never grow old, I'll never die, and I'll always eat oatmeal.
Animaniacs: Lookit the Fuzzy Heads/No Face Like Home (1994) (TV Episode)
Slappy says, "I'm gonna transform into a butterfly or Wilford Brimley - whichever comes out of a cocoon."
The Nanny: Curse of the Grandmas (1994) (TV Episode)
C.C. says to Fran, "Nanny Fine, you are not going to make those decrepit old ladies feel any younger by bringing in these vibrant, wrinkle-free, girls. This is not Cocoon!"
The Bitch Is Back (1995) (Short)
Doll quotes "if this is foreplay I'm a dead man" line.
Melrose Place: Sydney, Bothered & Bewildered (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Friends: The One Where Joey Moves Out (1996) (TV Episode)
Jack says that Richard is "like a new man" and "it's like a scene from Cocoon."
Tatort: Liebe, Sex und Tod (1997) (TV Episode)
Sports Night: Smoky (1999) (TV Episode)
Dan says of Sally, "At night she peels off her skin and lives on Steve Guttenberg's boat".
One True Love (2000) (TV Movie)
The Wonderful World of Disney: Ladies and the Champ (2001) (TV Episode)
Title on a movie marquee.
Gilmore Girls: Run Away, Little Boy (2001) (TV Episode)
Louise asks "what's up with the cast of Cocoon" when she sees the senior citizen yoga class cooling down at Miss Patty's.
Scrubs: My Old Friend's New Friend (2004) (TV Episode)
J.D. says, "They're showing 'Cocoon' in the chapel."
Scrubs: My Faith in Humanity (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Yes, Dear: Senior Olympics (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Christine.
Joey: Joey and the Break-up (2005) (TV Episode)
the movie is mentioned thrice by Tribbianis, as a way to expres 'gross aging' applied to guest character Lorraine
The Comeback: Valerie Gets a Very Special Episode (2005) (TV Episode)
Tom tells Valerie that the network executives felt the Aunt Sassy episode was like "Sex and the City meets Cocoon".
Feast (2005)
old lady is called 'Cocoon'
Keith Barret: Live (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Scrubs: My Five Stages (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.193 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "National Medal of Arts Recipients" category
Suburban Girl (2007)
"Great, it's the cast of 'Cocoon'."
Saturday Night Live: Zach Braff/Maroon 5 (2007) (TV Episode)
Poster on the wall in agent's office
Saturday Night Live: Jon Bon Jovi/Foo Fighters (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Psych: The Old and the Restless (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn refers to the Glorious Pines retirement home as "Camp Cocoon."
The Great British Sunday (2008) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Wrecking Crew! (2008)
One of the numerous movies listed in which Tommy Tedesco played guitar.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
The porn title "Cocunt" is mentioned as a possibility for Zack and Miri's movie
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.8 (2008) (TV Episode)
When Luke Jacobz tells Sonia in the green room after his first dance that he is nervous about the show's twist, she jests that it is Red Symons coming back with the cast of Cocoon.
At the Movies: Summer Special 2008/09 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David when a review of Frost/Nixon discusses Ron Howard.
Supernatural: Criss Angel Is a Douche Bag (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
In the Loop (2009)
Title mentioned in dialogue.
Saturday Night Live: Bradley Cooper/TV on the Radio (2009) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned by Kathie Lee Gifford (Kristen Wiig) during the "Today" segment.
University of Andy: How to Manscape (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andy
Clatterford: New Beginnings (2009) (TV Episode)
Tip mentions the film by name.
Party Down: Steve Guttenberg's Birthday (2010) (TV Episode)
Steve Guttenberg: "Are science fiction and heart mutually exclusive? One word: Cocoon."
Two and a Half Men: This Is Not Gonna End Well (2010) (TV Episode)
Alan says the senior center will show the movie on the upcoming Fridays 'movie night', 'again'.
The Green Hornet (2011)
Reid mentions it thinking about "old people"
Working Class: B-Day Invasion (2011) (TV Episode)
Carly (to Hank): "Shouldn't you be in Florida - with the rest of the cast of 'Cocoon'?"
Saturday Night Live: Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Bongo's Clown Room" segment
Justified: Coalition (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Raising Hope: Throw Maw Maw from the House, Part One (2012) (TV Episode)
A resident of the nursing home sees Burt and Virginia with their masks half on, and thinks they are aliens who have come to make the residents young. He demands they take him to the cocoons.
Raising Hope: Throw Maw Maw from the House, Part Two (2012) (TV Episode)
The seniors at the nursing home mistake Virginia and Burt for the aliens who will make them young again by taking them to the "Cocoon."
Southland: Babel (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Arrested Development: The B. Team (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Arrested Development: Blockheads (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Internship (2013)
Randy says that his "junk" is like the Cocoon, and makes the old women feel younger.
Top Gear: Episode #20.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
on Jeremy's list of Rob Howard films
Clear History (2013) (TV Movie)
Frank mentions this movie.
How I Met Your Mother: Last Time in New York (2013) (TV Episode)
Robin says it looks like they're casting for Coccon 3 because of all the old people.
Mike & Molly: Dips & Salsa (2014) (TV Episode)
At the Salsa lesson Carl calls an oldtimer "Cocoon".
Family Guy: Mom's the Word (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Drag Queens of Comedy (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bianca during her stand-up routine.
Boomers: Episode #1.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Maureen
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of films released in 1985
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Will Vinton (2014) (TV Episode)
Return to Oz lost the Oscar for Best Visual Effects to this film.
Fresh Off the Boat: Showdown at the Golden Saddle (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Nicole
Only Connect: Episode #11.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Features in a group of Ron Howard films on the connecting wall.
Red Oaks: MDMA (2015) (TV Episode)
Judy mentions that her and Sam are going to see the movie.
Life in Pieces: College Stealing Santa Caroling (2015) (TV Episode)
Matt describes John and his friends caroling as "'Cocoon' meets 'The Hangover'."
Deadpool (2016)
Deadpool talks about the movie with Dopinder.
Chris Hardwick: Funcomfortable (2016) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick when talking about the elderly.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Lady Gaga (2016) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during America's Funniest Pets
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Why Is Josh's Ex-Girlfriend Eating Carbs? (2016) (TV Episode)
Darryl mentions the movie by name.

Features 

The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Bess watches the Continental dance scene in her home

Featured in 

At the Movies: D.A.R.Y.L./Cocoon/Return to Oz (1985) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the review. Two thumbs up.
The 58th Annual Academy Awards (1986) (TV Special)
Reading Rainbow: Space Case (1986) (TV Episode)
The host explains that how Hollywood depicts aliens.
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999) (TV Movie)
ILM's effect work on this film is discussed, with clips
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Neighbors from Hell: Attila the Rascal (2010) (TV Episode)
there's a scene where Pazuzu sleeps in the TV cabinet and he uses a VHS copy of this movie to cover himself up.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.63 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Ron Howard films
One Hit Wonderland: Maniac by Michael Sembello (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.

Spoofed in 

Bob & Doug: No Country for Old People (2009) (TV Episode)
seinors watch a movie called "Old People in Outer Space" starring Wilfred Brimley

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