Beaches (1988) Poster



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Beaches (2017) (TV Movie)
Based on the same source material.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Aerosmith (1990) (TV Episode)
referenced in Wayne's world
Home and Away: Episode #1.622 (1990) (TV Episode)
Geoff mentions this
Married with Children: Kids! Wadaya Gonna Do? (1991) (TV Episode)
Al, Peggy, Marcy and Jefferson watch it on video.
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (1992) (Video)
referenced in Wayne's world
Mystery Science Theater 3000: 'Manos' the Hands of Fate (1993) (TV Episode)
"This is the alternate ending to Beaches."
The Simpsons: Krusty Gets Kancelled (1993) (TV Episode)
Krusty and Bette Midler sing a duet of "Wind beneath My Wings."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Wild World of Batwoman (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Fritz Lang's 'Beaches'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: Oh, well. Really. Well, I knew you couldn't see it because you were watching 'Beaches' for the hundredth time!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike sings "Wind Beneath My Wings."
Absolutely Fabulous: Death (1994) (TV Episode)
Sondra Lorrance says she has sat through Beaches twelve times.
The Crew: The Operation (1995) (TV Episode)
When a doctor says a passengers condition is "not good," Paul asks, "Not good like Barbara Hershey in 'Beaches?'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom sings "The Wind beneath My Wings."
Everybody Loves Raymond: The Game (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (as a "Beaches Closed" sign appears on screen): "No Barbara Hershey/Bette Midler vehicles"
In & Out (1997)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Her Brother's Keeper (1997) (TV Episode)
Nicky refers to the film.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers (1998) (Video)
Garth asks Steven Tyler is he has lipinplants like Barbara Hershey in the movie Beaches
Will & Grace: My Fair Maid-y (1999) (TV Episode)
Jack: "Our hands touched as we reached for a copy of The Making Of Beaches."
The Red Green Show: Lady in Red (1999) (TV Episode)
This is one of the movies Anne-Marie asked Dalton to get her
Happy Accidents (2000)
VHS cassette on the table in order to pass the time on Friday's waiting
Popular: The Sweetest Taboo (2000) (TV Episode)
Ms. Green references the movie.
ER: I'll Be Home for Christmas (2001) (TV Episode)
"Did I ever tell you you're my hero?"
Margaret Cho: Notorious C.H.O. (2002) (TV Special)
Less Than Perfect: The Pole (2002) (TV Episode)
Lydia tells Claude: "If this were Beaches, I would be Barbara Hershey and you would be... I don't know, a prop person."
Gilmore Girls: Say Goodnight, Gracie (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai serenades Rory with "Wind beneath My Wings."
Tripping the Rift: Power to the Peephole (2004) (TV Episode)
T'Nuk's pick of movie to watch
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004) (TV Special)
Mentioned during Wayne's World
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
One of the characters admits to crying at the end of "Beaches."
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
"You are truly the wind beneath my wings."
Prime (2005)
David's buddy jokes about that movie, and sings a few lines from songs in it.
The IT Crowd: Aunt Irma Visits (2006) (TV Episode)
One of the films at the start of the girly night out.
Supernatural: Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Watching the Detectives (2007)
VHS tape on store shelf.
Reservation Road (2007)
the phrase "wind beneath my wings" is seen
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 - The Criminal Projective (2008) (Video Game)
As Senor Cardgage as Dadgeresque dies, Strong Bad as Dangeresque tells him, "You're the wind beneath my wings!"
House M.D.: The Greater Good (2009) (TV Episode)
House says, "In the meantime, get her a pint of cookie dough ice cream and a DVD of Beaches."
Privileged: All About a Brand New You! (2009) (TV Episode)
Olivia accuses Marco of watching the film too much.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant mentions being a fan of the film
Supernatural: The Real Ghostbusters (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by chuck
Saturday Night Live: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in reference to Bette Midler on Weekend Update
The Super Hero Squad Show: Tales of Suspense! (2009) (TV Episode)
Crimson Dynamo's favorite Bette Midler movie
University of Andy: TV/VCR Repair (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andy
Cougar Town: Counting on You (2010) (TV Episode)
Jules sets a "gay trap" for Andy by asking which song Bette Midler sang in Beaches.
Shaken Daddy Syndrome (2010)
Chad, Eleanor and Michelle discuss watching this movie.
True Blood: Beautifully Broken (2010) (TV Episode)
"You're the wind beneath my wings"
The Switch (2010)
"Is she the wind under your wings?"
Saturday Night Live: Russell Brand/Chris Brown (2011) (TV Episode)
Hosni Murabak (Fred Armisen) Sings "Wind beneath My Wings" on Weekend Update.
Half in the Bag: Fright Night and Conan the Barbarian (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike says he wants to see a remake starring Anne Hathaway
Mad: Spy vs. Spy Kids/The Superhero Millionaire Matchmaker (2011) (TV Episode)
Iron Man mentions it being his favorite movie.
Shameless: I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Frank
Grey's Anatomy: Support System (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Teddy
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.134 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kerri mentions the movie by name.
Glee: Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) (TV Episode)
when discussing the perfect movie song, Marley mentions "'Wind Beneath My Wings' from 'Beaches'."
The Cinema Snob: Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (2013) (TV Episode)
another movie with Spalding Gray
The To Do List (2013)
Brandy, Wendy, and Fiona all sing "Wind Beneath My Wings" and the girls mention the movie throughout "The To Do List."
Ambush: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Esti Zakheim
The World's Greatest Movie Songs: Top 50 (2014) (TV Movie)
A song from the soundtrack features in the Top 50 list.
Young & Hungry: Young & Younger (2014) (TV Episode)
Elliot: ''I'm the wind beneath your wings?''
Bad Movie Beatdown: New Year's Eve (2014) (TV Episode)
Film Brain talks about Garry Marshall's career as a TV and movie director
Spy (2015)
One of Susan's cover identities is given a watch featuring this movie
Chasing Life: Wild Thing (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Fresh Off the Boat: We Done Son (2015) (TV Episode)
Grandma Huang says Jessica and Honey remind her of Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey in "Beaches".
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as the movie in which Bette Midler as C.C. Bloom sings Under the Boardwalk during Daniel's Cash Builder round.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 April 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Molly Qerim
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Blake Shelton/Michael K. Williams/Mary Timony (2016) (TV Episode)
Blake Shelton comments on the Bette Midler movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Will Forte/Mandy Moore/David Ortiz/Danny Carey (2016) (TV Episode)
Mandy Moore mentions that she watches the movie often
Mr. D: A Star Is Born (2016) (TV Episode)
Nisha thinks of the movie "Beaches" to force herself to cry.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #15.79 (2016) (TV Episode)
Correct answer to question.

Featured in 

Seinfeld: The Understudy (1995) (TV Episode)
Jerry is watching the movie with his girlfriend in the first scene of the episode
The Hollywood Bowl: Music Under the Stars (2003) (TV Movie)
clip shown
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1988 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown while the cast comment on it.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "Wind Beneath My Wings" is #44 on the list.
Loose Women: Episode #13.107 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
20 to 1: Big Screen Buddies (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on C.C. Bloom and Hillary Whitney.
Jane the Virgin: Chapter Fifty-Two (2017) (TV Episode)
The film is shown on TV

Spoofed in 

The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Politically Co-Wrecked Casper/Three Little Letters/Pen and Tell Her (1998) (TV Episode)
Fatso's Pen Pal orders Fatso to make his brothers (Stinkie and Stretch) perform a scene from Beaches (1988).

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