¡Three Amigos! (1986) Poster


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Edited into 

Saturday Night Live: Conan O'Brien/Don Henley (2001) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film is used as stock footage during the Moleculo skit


Seven Samurai (1954)
The plot is loosely based on Seven Samurai
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Steve Martin references this film when he says "You scum sucking pigs! You sons of a motherless goat!"

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Richard Pryor/Sean Penn/Kenny G (1986) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions some of the recent credits for a group of chickens that appeared in a sketch
Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/Paul Simon (1986) (TV Episode)
'Coming Soon' poster visible behind Paul Simon and Jan Hooks as they stand in line
Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Steve Martin/Martin Short/Randy Newman (1986) (TV Episode)
Martin, Chase and Short dress in their Amigo costumes
Saturday Night Live: Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on SNL main stage and movie advertised on Times Square during Penn & Teller's act
The Golden Girls: Grab That Dough (1988) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name
The Golden Girls: Sophia's Wedding: Part 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
Uncle Buck (1989)
A movie poster is over Maizy's bed, seen at 33 minutes into the film as "Uncle Buck" tells the kids to brush their teeth.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
Poster clearly visible in sketch waiting in line for a movie
Northern Exposure: The Three Amigos (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Married with Children: Death of a Shoe Salesman (1992) (TV Episode)
When Al talks about sidekicks like Rick Moranis and Steve Guttenberg wanting to be stars he says about Martin Short: "Short couldn't even hold his own in 'Three Amigos'."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Last of the Wild Horses (1994) (TV Episode)
Frank: "I hope it's not the 'Three Amigos', 'cause I'd like a comedy."
Pop Up Video: Social Issues (1998) (TV Episode)
The title "The Five Amigos" is suggested during the video for "Brick" by Ben Folds Five after it is mentioned that the group thought "Ben Folds Five" sounded better than "Ben Folds Three."
A Bug's Life (1998)
Tequila Body Shots (1999)
mentioned in dialogue
Mystery Men (1999)
Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) (TV Special)
Chevy Chase comes out in his amigo costume. Also poster on the wall
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Primetime Glick: George Wendt/Chevy Chase (2001) (TV Episode)
Chevy Chase states that it was his favorite film to work on.
Tru Calling: Reunion (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the dialogue: "Now they're like, the three freaking Amigos"
Christmas Ape (2004)
The three friends teaming up to prevent injustice.
Life As We Know It: Pilot Junior (2004) (TV Episode)
What Dino's parents started watching that led to making Dino's little brother
ER: Carter est Amoureux (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.9 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Steve Martin Film Festival" category
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Mentioned as one of John Landis's films.
The Office: The Return (2007) (TV Episode)
Oscar says his party reminds him of this movie.
Supercarrier: USS Ronald Reagan (2007) (TV Movie)
A sailor's wife on the peer has a sign that says, "Welcome Home El Guapo".
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Actors are thrown into a real life situation and are unaware they are not in a movie
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Jason Mraz (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in Lorne Michael's office
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
The Office: The Meeting (2009) (TV Episode)
Michael refers to himself, Jim, and David Wallace as "the three amigos."
Family Guy: Spies Reminiscent of Us (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by peter
Old Dogs (2009)
Craig references himself, Charlie and Dan as the Three Amigos
Family Guy: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side (2009) (TV Episode)
Luke performs "My Little Buttercup"
Saturday Night Live: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster seen in Lorne Michaels office, he mentions similarities between this film and Avatar to James Cameron
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Mentioned by name
American Grindhouse (2010)
Title of this film appears on screen.
Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (2010) (TV Special)
Poster visible in Lorne Michael's office during Laser Cats
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Cheetahmen (2010) (TV Episode)
"You son of a motherless goat!"
Raising Hope: Blue Dots (2010) (TV Episode)
"We're about as Latin as the Three Amigos."
Glory Daze: What's Love Got to Nude with It (2010) (TV Episode)
title visible on the movie theater's billboard
Rango (2011)
actor mistaken for real cowboy
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joshua Horner when he delivers his verdict on the Foxtrot danced by Brynne Edelsten and Arsen Kisishian.
The Office: Spooked (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Napoleon Dynamite: Pedro vs. Deb (2012) (TV Episode)
Napoleon goes to see "¡Three Amigos!" by himself.
Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Gotye (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in the "Laser Cats 7" digital short
Sushi Girl (2012)
Max, during one of his rants, describes his associates in robbery in this way.
Breaking Bad: Hazard Pay (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake (2013) (TV Episode)
Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, and Martin Short dress up in their "¡Three Amigos!" costumes and perform the Amigos' salute.
The Office: Finale (2013) (TV Episode)
Dwight refers to himself, Jim, and Pam as "the Three Amigos."
Camp: Parents' Weekend (2013) (TV Episode)
Sarah says she's never seen "The Three Amigos".
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.209 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Martin Short was in the film
Body Double with Brinke Stevens (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Sons of Anarchy: Los Fantasmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Road Trip (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Crowley
Life Itself (2014)
Ebert mentions the movie while guest starring on the Tonight Show with Chevy Chase.
Workaholics: Orgazmo Birth (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Life After Pi (2014) (Short)
A tweet references Steve Martin's line "No Dough, No Show".
Moms' Night Out (2014)
Allyson refers to herself, Izzy, and Sondra as the "three amigos."
Twenty Years Later (2014)
Referenced in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Steve Martin
Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson/George Ezra (2015) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during 'Franchise Viagra' musical number sung in the monologue.
The Goldbergs: La Biblioteca Es Libros? (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam dresses as one of the amigos in his spanish class presentation.
Dragon Ball Z: Abridged: Family Reunion (2015) (TV Episode)
Android 16 asks 17 and 18 why they haven't left, to which 17 says they're "the three amigos".
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015) (TV Special)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.68 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a 1980's comedy film that stars Martin Short, Chevy Chase and Steve Martin during Karen's Cash Builder round.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Troll 2 in 19 Minutes or Less (2016) (TV Episode)
Song "My Little Buttercup" is played.
Showdown at the Dirt Cheap Liquor & Grocery (2016) (Short)
quoted by Juan
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Martin Short/Ezra Edelman/Fortune Feimster/John Tempesta (2016) (TV Episode)
Martin Short mentions his early movie

Featured in 

100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clips shown.
The Sopranos: Long Term Parking (2004) (TV Episode)
playing on TV
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1986 (2005) (TV Episode)
in the 1986 episode
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
The Rotten Tomatoes' Employee Pick
2016 Canadian Screen Awards (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips featured in Martin Short tribute.


Melody Time (1948)

Spoofed in 

Ted 2 (2015)
The barn scene where John, Ted and Samantha are sitting near the bonfire and Samantha plays a song on the guitar is a homage to a similar scene in ¡Three Amigos!. In both movies the scene takes place at night around a bonfire, a song about the Moon is sung and played, attracting wildlife to come and listen.

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