Children of a Lesser God (1986) Poster


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Benji (1974)

Referenced in 

Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in 'Karl's Video Store'
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Smart Guy: Diary of a Mad Schoolgirl (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marcus
The Simpsons: Children of a Lesser Clod (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in 'Karl's Video Store'
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.198 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "'80s Movies" category
See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary (2009)
Auditions for the stage version are shown.
Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009) (TV Short)
mentioned in dialogue
The Thick of It: Episode #3.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
Stewart addresses everyone at the Opposition HQ with: "Listen up, my Children of a Lesser God!"
Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump (2011) (TV Movie)
Larry King mentions that Marlee Matlin won an Oscar for the film


Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 11 October 1986 (1986) (TV Episode)
Siskel & Ebert: Hollywood's New Vandalism (1986) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown in the teaser for the next week's show.
The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1987) (TV Special)
The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987) (TV Special)
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
See Hear: Episode #29.13 (2009) (TV Episode)
extensive discussion about this film and Marlee Matlin's role and film clips

Spoofed in 

The Critic: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) (TV Episode)
"Children of a Lesser Godzilla" features a deaf Godzilla
Children of a Laughing God (1999) (Short)
The titles.

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