Back to School (1986) Poster


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Remake of 

High Time (1960)


Macbeth (1948)
Rodney mentions it instead of having read the play.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Explicitly discussed in a conversation with the literature teacher
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Explicitly discussed in a conversation with the literature teacher
Bewitched (1964) (TV Series)
Thornton referers to Dr. Barbay as Dr. Bombay
Wonder Woman (1975) (TV Series)
mentioned, with reference to golden lasso and forcing people to tell the truth
Caddyshack (1980)
The opening montage has a scene of Rodney Dangerfield golfing in Caddyshack.

Referenced in 

Alvin Goes Back to School (1986) (TV Movie)
title and partial plot spoof
Rover Dangerfield (1991)
The ending credits the music composition to "Triple Lindy" Publishing.
Step by Step: Back to School (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Sarah Silverman Program.: The Mongolian Beef (2008) (TV Episode)
Ouncy Bouncy, the band at the Mongolian Party, is dressed exactly like Oingo Boingo as they perform in Mellon's apartment.
Psych: Earth, Wind and... Wait for It (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn tells Gus not to be "William Zabka from Back to School."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
30 Rock: A XXX Parody (2009) (Video)
Referenced as 'Black to School'
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Writers on Film"
Family Guy: Extra Large Medium (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Stewie
Supernatural: Swan Song (2010) (TV Episode)
Triple Lindy mentioned
The Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Dangerfield's films
Greek: Home Coming and Going (2011) (TV Episode)
Beaver mentions this
The Cleveland Show: Back to Cool (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
Special Collector's Edition: Christine (2013) (TV Episode)
poster shown
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Mac and Devin Go to High School (2013) (TV Episode)
Todd though Mac and Devin would be more like this movie
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 25 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned during discussion of the death of Harold Ramis
The Cinema Snob: Caddyshack II (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned as another film Rodney Dangerfield and Harold Ramis collaborated on

Featured in 

Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place (1989) (TV Movie)
a scene from this film is shown
A Tribute to Sam Kinison (1993) (TV Special)
Sam Kinison: Why Did We Laugh? (1998) (TV Movie)
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1986 (2005) (TV Episode)
in the 1986 episode
Legends: Rodney Dangerfield (2006) (TV Movie)
The Nostalgia Critic: Nostalgic Commercials (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip from Sam Kinison's scene is shown.
Anime Abandon: City Hunter (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Bart Gets a 'Z' (2009) (TV Episode)
Bart and Mrs. Krabappel watch a movie in which a Rodney Dangerfield-like character enters college as a freshman.

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