Jake and the Fatman (TV Series 1987–1992) Poster



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Followed by 


Diagnosis Murder (1993) (TV Series)
Dr. Mark Sloan of "Diagnosis Murder" is introduced in Jake and the Fatman: It Never Entered My Mind (1991).

Referenced in 

Who's the Boss?: Tony and the Professor (1989) (TV Episode)
Pee Wee mentions that he was left by his wive while watching the show.
Designing Women: Old Rebels and Young Models (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
"Isn't that Jake?" Crow: "Aren't you the Fatman?"
Saturday Night Live: Woody Harrelson/Vanessa Williams (1992) (TV Episode)
Jake and the Fatman 'birth episode' mentioned on Weekend Update
Salute Your Shorts: Dina and the Rock Star (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dina Alexander
Visiting... with Huell Howser: Beverly Hills Dog Show (1993) (TV Episode)
Huell meets Buford, the bulldog who played "Max" on this show
Freaked (1993)
Picket Fences: Remote Control (1994) (TV Episode)
Brought up by Douglas as he is talking in court.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sword and the Dragon (1994) (TV Episode)
"Jake and the Fatman is different than I remember"
Boy Meets World: Hair Today, Goon Tomorrow (1996) (TV Episode)
Eric watches the series.
Married with Children: Kelly's Gotta Habit (1996) (TV Episode)
Al gives this show as an example for great cops working with another guy.
The King of Queens: Art House (1999) (TV Episode)
Doug had to act out Jake and the Fatman.
Just Shoot Me!: Jack Gets Tough (1999) (TV Episode)
Dennis mentions it.
Once and Again: Jake and the Women (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
My Wife and Kids: The Anniversary: Part 2 (2002) (TV Episode)
Michael calls Jay and Wanda 'Jake and the Fatman'
Jak II (2003) (Video Game)
At one point Jak is talking with Krew who is very fat. Daxter interrupts them by shouting:"Hey, Jak and the Fatman!"
How It Began (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
The King of Queens: Silent Mite (2004) (TV Episode)
Arthur says about Doug and himself "You know, we're quite a team. Like Jake and the Fatman. Needless to say, I'm Jake."
Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)
"Jake had the Fatman."
Psych: If You're So Smart, Then Why Are You Dead? (2007) (TV Episode)
The janitor says, "Who do I look like? 'Jake and the Fatman'?!"
American Dad!: Haylias (2007) (TV Episode)
Steve mentions it while watching the Sleuth Channel with Roger
Family Guy: We Love You Conrad (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by peter
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2011 (2010) (Video Game)
Referenced by name
Zombie Babies (2011) (Video)
Burt Fleming and Teddy argue about the title of this show
iCarly: iStill Psycho (2011) (TV Episode)
Gibby mentions the title
Castle: Headhunters (2012) (TV Episode)
Castle calls his fists "Jake and the Fatman"
Bob's Burgers: The Kids Run the Restaurant (2013) (TV Episode)
Jake and the Ratman
The Big Bang Theory: The Proton Transmogrification (2014) (TV Episode)
Bernadette mentions the title characters.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Tom Selleck/Anne Heche/Marlon James/Kate Pierson (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stink Mouth PigMan

Spoofed in 

Family Guy: Petarded (2005) (TV Episode)
Jake and the Fat Man investigate a crime scene

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