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Referenced in 

ALF: He Ain't Heavy, He's Willie's Brother (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF refers to the series.
Bill O'Neil: Yuppie Rap (1989) (Video)
Title reference.
Dear John: The Blunder Years (1990) (TV Episode)
title parody
The Simpsons: Three Men and a Comic Book (1991) (TV Episode)
When Marge tells Bart to get a job at Krusty Burger, Bart looks off into space as Daniel Stern's voice narrates what Bart was feeling, just as he did in The Wonder Years
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "What is this, 'The Wonder Years'?"
Saved by the Bell: Wicked Stepbrother: Part 2 (1991) (TV Episode)
Lisa refers to the series.
Roundhouse: TV on Trial (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in "Don't Make Me Give It Up" rap.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: So guys, what stage of 'The Wonder Years' do you think this is, hm?
The Simpsons: Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song (1994) (TV Episode)
Familiar film with old scenes of the Simpsons are shown like the opening credits and same theme song this show.
Dawson's Creek: Crossroads (1998) (TV Episode)
Dawson mentions it
Dawson's Creek: Escape from Witch Island (1999) (TV Episode)
Pacey refers to Dawson and Joey as Kevin and Winnie.
Dawson's Creek: The Tao of Dawson (2001) (TV Episode)
Dawson compares Gretchen to Winnie Cooper, a character from this show.
Just Shoot Me!: Fanny Finch (2001) (TV Episode)
Dennis wears a suit Fred Savage wore on this show.
The Simpsons: The Blunder Years (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Robert De Niro/Norah Jones (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
Naked Movie (2002)
Danica introduced as the star of this show
No Regrets (2004)
Alex tells Suzanne he will always love her, just like Kevin will always love Winnie
Veronica Mars: The Wrath of Con (2004) (TV Episode)
"It's very Wonder Years"
The Shield: Back in the Hole (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Video on Trial: Holiday Crap (2006) (TV Episode)
Ron Sparks discusses the show, grainy 1960s home movies.
American Dad!: An Apocalypse to Remember (2007) (TV Episode)
Camp Winnicooper's name is a reference to character Winnie Cooper, played by actress 'Danica McKellar' in this TV show
All Along (2007)
references to the characters Winnie and Kevin are made by Krista Allen's character
Psych: Dis-Lodged (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "I'm pretty sure that's Chuck from 'The Wonder Years.'"
The Big Bang Theory: The Bat Jar Conjecture (2008) (TV Episode)
Raj mentions it when suggesting they recruit Danica McKellar for their Physics Bowl team: "How about the girl from The Wonder Years?"
Weeds: The Whole Blah Damn Thing (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lenny
Psych: Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller? (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn tells Howie, "We all spent our 'wonder years' together."
Saturday Night Live: Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced during monologue
Family Guy: FOX-y Lady (2009) (TV Episode)
Fred Savage turns out to be the greatest actor in the history of the world following this series, and Daniel Stern does a narration in the episode for Savage.
Bob & Doug: No Country for Old People (2009) (TV Episode)
Peggy says "Super Duper Winnie Cooper"
Nostalgia Critic: Sidekicks (2009) (TV Episode)
The actress who plays Winnie on this show appears in the movie
The Hot Desk: Marilyn Manson (2009) (TV Episode)
Psych: Think Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn asks, "Didn't Winnie from 'The Wonder Years' also do that?"
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Take a Welk on the Wild Side"
Psych: Shawn 2.0 (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions that Alicia Silverstone's first role was in "The Crush," and Declan corrects him, saying that "she first did an uncredited appearance in 'The Wonder Years.'"
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #7.97 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in monologue
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Animated Dinosaur Documentaries (2011) (TV Episode)
Fred Savage's role mentioned
Young Justice: Alpha Male (2011) (TV Episode)
M'Gann tells Conner to stop acting like a character from a 70's sitcom. Danica McKellar was in the Wonder Years which took place in the late 60's early 70's.
21 Jump Street (2012)
Mention Fred Savage and the series talking about Schmidt's photo on the wall
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
Marty can talk to two students named Kev and Gwen who reference a friend named Paul.
The Inbetweeners: The Field Trip (2012) (TV Episode)
Will refers to Carly as Winnie Cooper.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Gate (2012) (TV Episode)
"...who looks like Paul Pfeiffer from the Wonder Years."
Bum Reviews: A Christmas Story (2012) (TV Episode)
"...who is sort of like The Wonder Years boy..."
Californication: Quitters (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Holliston: Farm Festival (2013) (TV Episode)
Joe refers to Adam as "Young Fred Savage" to Sid Haig. Later, Adam is confused why Sid Haig told him that "The Wonder Years sucked."
Honest Trailers: Home Alone (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
The Formula (2014)
Winnie Cooper is listed on the waxboard as someone who wants a "friend zone" relationship
Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Todd Langen mentioned as a writer on this show.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 July 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Tarot: A Documentary Love Story (2014)
Babydills' agent, Ishmael, references The Wonder Years when he talks about Babydills last big job as booking Deena Delgado on The Wonder Years..
Nostalgia Critic: Monster Squad (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's the bully from Wonder Years."
The Cinema Snob: Cruisin' 57 (2015) (TV Episode)
"This looks like the opening credits to The Wonder Years if someone was tweaking Kevin Arnold's nipples."
Impractical Jokers: The Blunder Years (2015) (TV Episode)
TV series is referenced.
Moone Boy: The Plunder Years (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: January Jones/Bubba Watson/Brandon Flowers (2015) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy jokes that the new HBO/Snoop Dogg series is called The Wonder Yizzles
Undateable: Candace's Boyfriend Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Robert Downey Jr./Fran Lebowitz/Zac Brown Band (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy suggests possible sitcom titles for President Obama including "The Wonder Ears", and shows an image with title graphics like the series'
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Olivia Wilde/Fred Savage/Walk the Moon (2015) (TV Episode)
Fred Savage talks about being nominated for an Emmy as Best Actor for the series when he was 13
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.13 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer to a question about the TV show in which actor Jane Lynch plays a cheerleading coach asked when Maree and the Chaser go head to head.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rebel Wilson/Fred Savage/Parson James/Jaleel Bunton (2016) (TV Episode)
Fred Savage talks about his former series
Traceroute (2016)
references Paul Pfeiffer, one of the series' main characters
My Christmas Dream (2016) (TV Movie)
The little boy is named Cooper, a reference to Danica McKellar's famous role as Winnie Cooper in The Wonder Years.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.70 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Songs on TV" category
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "Brother from 'The Wonder Years'?"
The Great Indoors: The Company Retreat (2017) (TV Episode)
Jack totally respects Brooke's relation with the kid from ' The Wonder Years'.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Barnestjerner (1992) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at child actors in the movies, mentioning the tv-series + clip shown
America's Teenagers Growing Up on Television (1998) (TV Movie)
clips from the show are used here
I Love the '80s: 1988 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV show was edited into this mini-series.
Nostalgia Critic: The Wizard (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when the Critic asks if Fred Savage ever went on to do anything.
The Ballad of G.I. Joe (2009) (Video)
One of the characters is seen watching the show on TV.
TV's Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by the Paley Center for Media (2012) (TV Special)
Kevin Arnold & Winnie Cooper are #22.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Santa Clauses (2013) (TV Episode)
Mr. Cutlip as Santa takes #5
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth Rogen/Matt Bomer/Coldplay (2014) (TV Episode)
Altered clip depicts Kevin predicting Winnie will be on "Dancing with the Stars"
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Fred Savage/Technotronic (1990) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the monologue
Tiny Toon Adventures: K-ACME TV (1991) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "The Blunder Years"
Roundhouse: Sports (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "The Blunder Years."
Boy Meets World: Eric Hollywood (1998) (TV Episode)
Matt Frazier tells Eric that Ben Sandwich's brother was Bread Sandwich, who starred in "that show." Ben Savage's elder brother Fred Savage starred in The Wonder Years (1988).
Family Guy: I Never Met the Dead Man (1999) (TV Episode)
David Stern does a Wonder Years-style voice-over for Meg
Shrek 2 (2004)
When Shrek and Fiona are first seen in the movie, Shrek adjusts a video camera and goes back to wave at it with Fiona, which is taken from the opening credits to the show the Wonder Years
Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Both star Fred Savage, and the Critic spoofs the show's narration
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
"The Voiceover Years" TV program spoofs "The Wonder Years."
Saturday Night Live: Drake (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Hip Hop Classics" sketch, with Flavor Flav taking the place of Daniel Stern as the narrator

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