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Edited into 


Inspector Lewis (2006) (TV Series)
Spin off from Inspector Morse: shows life of Morse's sidekick, Lewis, newly promoted, five years after Morse's death
Endeavour (2012) (TV Series)
Prequel, covering Inspector Morse's early life

Referenced in 

Countdown: Episode #22.28 (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard.
Comic Relief: Behind the Nose (1992) (TV Movie)
Referenced in skit from Red Nose Day 3
Morse's Oxford (1993) (Video)
Documentary about that programme and the books
Room 101: Episode #1.7 (1994) (TV Episode)
While discussing cop shows, Nick Hancock says Morse is terrible at solving mysteries
Women of the House: You Talk Too Much (1995) (TV Episode)
The women discuss the plot of an episode.
Shooting Stars: Episode #2.10 (1996) (TV Episode)
A question is asked about the show.
I'm Alan Partridge: A Room with an Alan (1997) (TV Episode)
Alan lists lots of regional detective dramas including this one before he pitches his own to the BBC.
In the Red (1998) (TV Series)
The Royle Family: Sunday Afternoon (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nan and Barb.
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969 (1999) (Video Game)
The "Jug MkII" is based on the Jaguar Mk.II and is maroon with a dark roof just like Morse's car.
Comic Relief Does University Challenge (2003) (TV Special)
Reference to Morse
My Family: The Mouthtrap (2004) (TV Episode)
The show gets mentioned several times on this episode.
Drama Connections: Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Don't Panic About Christmas Shopping (2005) (TV Movie)
Reference to Morse
Doctor Who: Fear Her (2006) (TV Episode)
The Doctor calls Rose "Lewis" several times.
Screenwipe: Episode #3.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
The Music of Morse (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
There's Something About... Morse (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Doctor Who Confidential: Alter Ego (2007) (TV Episode)
David Tennant mentions it while talking about long-running television shows.
Screenwipe: Episode #4.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in focus group.
The Cult of...: Bergerac (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Cult of...: Hamish Macbeth (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Peep Show: Burgling (2008) (TV Episode)
While pinning down a teenage burglar, Mark thinks "Morse never did this! I'm better than Morse!"
Peep Show: Jeremy's Broke (2008) (TV Episode)
Marks talks about watching Morse (among other activities) with Saz if she'll be his girlfriend.
How TV Changed Britain: Cops (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Drama Trails: 'Jewel in the Crown' to 'Band of Gold' (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Great Outdoors: Episode #1.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
conversation topic: "Morse or Gadget: who's the best inspector?"
Him & Her (2010) (TV Series)
Title is referenced
The Thick of It: Episode #4.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Peter compares himself and Fergus to Morse and Lewis.
Great Night Out: Episode #1.5 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Daz
The Crime Thriller Club: Episode #1.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Subject of the quiz
Endeavour: Neverland (2014) (TV Episode)
When DI Thursday discusses leaving the force because of a proposed restructure of local police forces he refers to an officer called McNutt as a potential ally/colleague for Morse. The character McNutt appears in the "Inspector Morse" story "Masonic Mysteries" as a vicar, retired from the force (played by Ian Cuthbertson).
Man Down: Kindness (2015) (TV Episode)
Brian mentions "Morse" being on.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 6 January 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Discussed during Abigail Thaw's interview.

Featured in 

The Last Morse: A Documentary (2000) (TV Movie)
excerpts from series
Lewis... Behind the Scenes (2007) (TV Movie)
includes scenes from
The Music of Morse (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
There's Something About... Morse (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
How TV Changed Britain: Cops (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Drama Trails: 'Jewel in the Crown' to 'Band of Gold' (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
TV's Biggest Blockbusters (2012) (TV Movie)
Number 9 in the Drama category
Crime Connections: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Is profiled
Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 5 in the Countdown
The Sound of ITV: The Nation's Favourite Theme Tunes (2015) (TV Movie)
Number 7 in the Countdown
The Cars That Made Britain Great: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 6 January 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

Comic Relief (1991) (TV Special)
Spoofed in 'Star Crazy'

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