La Bamba (1987) Poster



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King Kong (1933)
Connie says, "I feel like I just got mauled by King Kong!"
I Love Lucy (1951) (TV Series)
Ritchie is introduced at the Cowboy Palace as "Ricky Ricardo Valenzuela."

Referenced in 

WCW Monday Nitro: Episode #2.22 (1997) (TV Episode)
After Steve McMichael hit the Tombstone Piledriver on Chavo Guerrero Jr., Bobby Heenan said, "So much for La Bamba."
The League of Gentlemen: Love Comes to Royston Vasey (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Psych: Game, Set... Muuurder? (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn (imitating Bob/Esai Morales) screams, "Ritchie!"
Saturday Night Live: Steve Carell/Usher (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the male A-hole
Community: Football, Feminism and You (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.182 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Bands in Movies"
A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Helen.
The Cleveland Show: There Goes El Neighborhood (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
We're the Millers (2013)
David says that he thought one of the guards in Chacon's compound had been in La Bamba.
Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Blizzard Man sketch
The Real Housewives of Orange County: La-Bomb-Ba (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.


New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) (TV Series)
A clip of Dick Clark introducing Ritchie Valens on "American Bandstand" is shown.

Featured in 

Behind the Music: The Day the Music Died (1999) (TV Episode)
20 to 1: Karaoke Classics (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song La Bamba.

Spoofed in 

La Boomba (1988) (Video)
Erotic takeoff on the title

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