Pretty in Pink (1986) Poster


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The Misfits (1961)
There is a framed poster on the wall of Iona's bedroom.
Late Night with David Letterman (1982) (TV Series)
Duckie refers to the series.
The Big Chill (1983)
Iona refers to the film.
Ladyhawke (1985)
The soundtrack to this movie is visible in one scene.

Referenced in 

21 Jump Street: Pilot (1987) (TV Episode)
Noreen says Tom looks like the guy from 'Pretty In Pink'.
Punky Brewster: Reading, Writing and Rock & Roll (1987) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Remote Control (1988)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Saved by the Bell: Pinned to the Mat (1989) (TV Episode)
Slater comments that Zack looks "pretty in pink."
Saved by the Bell: Miss Bayside (1990) (TV Episode)
Kelly says, "It would have been prettier in pink."
Roseanne: Pretty in Black (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997) (TV Movie)
Silk Stalkings: Pretty in Black (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Pop Up Video: Movie Magic 1: Movie Theme Songs (1998) (TV Episode)
Various information about the film mentioned during "Pretty in Pink"
Dawson's Creek: Crossroads (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mr. Show with Bob and David: It's Perfectly Understandishable (1998) (TV Episode)
Jon Cryer reprises his role
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Prom (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the videos used to brainwash the hounds
Dogma (1999)
Jay refers to the film.
American Pie (1999)
High Fidelity (2000)
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000) (Video)
The song "Pretty in Pink" performed by the Grown-Ups.
Radio Free Roscoe: Political in Pink (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
one-sheet poster displayed
Gilmore Girls: An Affair to Remember (2003) (TV Episode)
Kirk tells Luke that he "was doing my Jon Cryer from 'Pretty in Pink' impression" for Lulu on their date.
Gilmore Girls: Raincoats and Recipes (2004) (TV Episode)
Rory compares the boy with whom her grandmother tried to set her up to James Spader's character in the film.
Joan of Arcadia: Out of Sight (2004) (TV Episode)
Judith refers to the film and calls Friedman "Duckie."
Bowling for Soup: 1985 (2004) (Video)
"Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, even St. Elmo's Fire"
Boston Legal: Witches of Mass Destruction (2005) (TV Episode)
Alan tells Denny: "You look 'Pretty in Pink'" which James Spader starred in.
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
American Dad!: It's Good to Be the Queen (2006) (TV Episode)
Francine's best friend Quacky is based on Duckie. Both roles are played by Jon Cryer.
Supernatural: Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (2006) (TV Episode)
Dean notes that Neil has "unrequited Duckie love," a reference to the platonic friend in Pretty in Pink.
Mr. Fix It (2006)
The 'Pretty in Pink' stage (call 'Pretty and Pig' in the plan Lance shows) is described as a montage in a bad 80's movie.
Madison Class of '64 (2006) (Short)
Artistic tribute, in homage to...
Grindhouse (2007)
discussed by characters
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Love My Way (2007) (TV Episode)
Paige says that Alex is "Pretty in Pink, just like the movie."
Laia Laiona (2007) (Short)
Artistic tribute, in homage to...
Death Proof (2007)
Characters are talking about it
Psych: Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller? (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions it in his speech at the reunion.
Gossip Girl: The Ex-Files (2008) (TV Episode)
Rufus is a fan of Harry Dean Stanton, and this film is mentioned
Pinky and Perky Show: Pretty in Pork (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Psych: The Devil Is in the Details... And the Upstairs Bedroom (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that "Pretty in Pink" is "more of a docu-drama."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.69 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.83 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Animals in Movies?"
Jelly (2010)
mentioned in jelly major theme of movie
General Hospital: Episode #1.11981 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Wow, pink napkins, pink tablecloth, pink candlesticks. What, is it Molly Ringwald night at the Jacks house?"
Psych: Thrill Seekers and Hell Raisers (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that he and Gus are "like Andie and Duckie."
RuPaul's Drag Race: The Snatch Game (2010) (TV Episode)
RuPaul tells Morgan McMichaels, "you're pretty in pink."
Nostalgia Critic: Flubber (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as other movies written by John Hughes.
Nostalgia Critic: Home Alone 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced by name
General Hospital: Episode #1.12041 (2010) (TV Episode)
"And I think we should really repaint the pink room. Who used to live here before? Molly Ringwald?"
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $400 clue in the category "'People'"
Wax On, Fuck Off (2010) (Short)
Molly Ringwald mentions the title.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #10.7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Before George Houvardas and Luda Kroitor dance their Foxtrot to the song If You Leave, Daniel MacPherson mentions that it comes from the soundtrack of Pretty In Pink.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #9.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference to Molly Ringwald's role in the film in a $15,000 question
Psych: Dual Spires (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn: I get it - it's "Pretty in Pink". You're Andrew McCarthy.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12196 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Glory Daze: What's Love Got to Nude with It (2010) (TV Episode)
title visible on the movie theater's billboard
Raising Hope: Snip Snip (2011) (TV Episode)
when Virginia mentions "Ford Fairlane" being Andrew Dice Clay's best movie, Burt asks how she can say that, considering he was also in "Pretty in Pink"
Parenthood: New Plan (2011) (TV Episode)
Sarah asks Amber if she wants to give of her grandma's old dresses "a 'Pretty in Pink' kinda treatment."
Gossip Girl: Petty in Pink (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Glee: Prom Queen (2011) (TV Episode)
When Kurt asks Blaine to go to Prom, Kurt quotes a line from Pretty In Pink "What about prom, Blaine".
Those Guys!: Pretty in Pink (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Episode dated 20 February 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue between Kelly, Daniel and Jon Cryer.
Saturday Night Live: Daniel Craig/Muse (2012) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions Blaine and Ducky in a Weekend Update story.
Go On: Any Given Birthday (2012) (TV Episode)
Ryan asks why Steven looks like Duckie from "Pretty in Pink".
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Honest Trailers: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Naked Vegas: Painting Playmate Claire Sinclair (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Vampire Academy (2014)
Rose Hathaway says, "whoa, Ducky, I do not have time to deal with your feelings right now," to Mason.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.25 (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name.
The Middle: The Walk (2014) (TV Episode)
Sue says she's taking herself to prom, "just like Molly Ringwald in 'Pretty in Pink'."
The Comfort Zone: 6.5 Million Species Fit in the Ark? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Person of Interest: Most Likely to... (2014) (TV Episode)
Toke says, "Doug was her Duckie, her sidekick, her best platonic friend."
Chasing Life: The Family That Lies Together (2014) (TV Episode)
Beth: ''There's an outdoor screening of "Pretty in Pink" tonight.''
Chasing Life: Clear Minds, Full Lives, Can't Eat! (2014) (TV Episode)
Beth talks about the movie.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Like Duckie in "Pretty in Pink," Anthony jumps up to tear down a banner hanging in a high school hallway.
Two and a Half Men: The Ol' Mexican Spinach (2014) (TV Episode)
Alan's Halloween costume is Duckie from the film
The Big Bang Theory: The Prom Equivalency (2014) (TV Episode)
Raj mentions the movie by name.
The Chase: Episode #4.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Bella and the Bulldogs: Pretty in Stink (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Bacon/Amy Sedaris/Nick Jonas (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Kevin Bacon mention Jon Cryer and Duckie
Workaholics: Trivia Pursuits (2015) (TV Episode)
DVD seen
500 Questions: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
incorrect answer in "'80s Films" category
Blackcatloner: You Just Entered the Friend Zone! (2008) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner uses the Ducky character as an example of a guy in the Friend Zone.
Chasing Life: Bottle of Secrets (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue as one of the movies 'Andrew McCarthey' played in.
Awkward.: Say No to the Dress (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tamara
Bottle Up (2015)
referenced in dialgoue
The Goldbergs: Lucky (2015) (TV Episode)
In Erica's movie collection
Norm of the North (2016)
Norm says, "Let's not completely relax until 'Pretty in Pink' heads back to America."
Blackcatloner: It's a Deadpool, Breakfast Club, Fair Use Kind of Thing (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner admits not having seen this movie.
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Character watches this movie
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ross is asked a question about who plays poor girl Andie Walsh during his Cash Builder round.
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Name of movie is shown in graphic
The Goldbergs: Smother's Day (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Erica.
Aquarius (2016)
As part of Clara's vinyl collection.
The Goldbergs: Have a Summer (2016) (TV Episode)
Geoff is compared, several times, to the character Duckie from the movie.
Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Upside Down (2016) (TV Episode)
Nancy ends up with the asshole kid, instead of the nice outcast.
The Goldbergs: Breakfast Club (2016) (TV Episode)
Adam dresses as Duckie.
Scream Queens: Handidates (2016) (TV Episode)
Denise Hemphill references the film.
Jeopardy!: 2016 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal Game 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Student of Film" category
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 18 November 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Getaway (2017) (TV Episode)
Deeks reveals that one of his pick up tricks for someone new is to drop a nice quote from Pretty in Pink
Legion of Doom (2018)
Album shown

Featured in 

Muppet Babies: This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood (1987) (TV Episode)
clips of Andrew McCarthy from this movie shown
Trapped (2002)
I Love the '80s: 1986 (2002) (TV Episode)
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Veronica Mars: Ruskie Business (2005) (TV Episode)
Meg wearing Andie's homemade prom dress
Gilmore Girls: Super Cool Party People (2006) (TV Episode)
April and her friends are watching the film as the highlight of her birthday party.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Proms (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best prom scenes in movies
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
20 to 1: Girls on Film (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
clip shown during John Hughes tribute
Parenthood: Meet the New Boss (2011) (TV Episode)
Hattie 3rd favorite movie. It's playing in the background on the roof during Hattie & Alex's date.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clips are presented
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 22 in the Countdown
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Howard is seen watching this film in the bunker
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Still is shown

Spoofed in 

Super 8½ (1994)
"Pretty in Porn"
The Cable Guy (1996)
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Other Guy (2010) (TV Episode)
Chuck misquotes Pretty in Pink, and Morgan complains that Chuck's ruining the quote and the movie

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