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Beetlejuice (1988) Poster

(1988)

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Edited into 

5 Second Movies: Beetlejuice (2008) (TV Episode)
movie is edited into short comedic clip
Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

Spin-off 

Beetlejuice (1989) (TV Series)

References 

Topper (1937)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Otho : "She's still upset that someone dropped a house on her sister"
The Fly (1958)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Lydia: "Are you Night of the Living Dead under there?"
The Exorcist (1973)
Beetlejuice: "I've seen The Exorcist about 167 times"
The Shining (1980)
Opening aerial shot of a Volkswagon traveling through hills
Vincent (1982) (Short)
The Saturn Sandworm.
Return to Oz (1985)
The character of Adam has his head off and puts it back on like Mombi in Return To Oz.
The Fly (1986)
A fly is walking around and Beetlejuice holds up a Zagnut candy bar and says "Hey, want something to nosh?" This is an allusion to Geena Davis' then-husband Jeff Goldblum who played The Fly.

Referenced in 

Muppet Babies: Six to Eight Weeks (1989) (TV Episode)
Skeeter portrays as Skeeter Juice during the haunted playhouse scene.
Showbiz Today: Episode dated 1 May 1991 (1991) (TV Episode)
referenced in Michael Keaton interview
Clarissa Explains It All: Sick Days (1991) (TV Episode)
Clarissa mentions wanting to rent The Little Mermaid and Beetle Juice
Troldspejlet: Episode #6.1 (1991) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Future Shock (1991) (TV Episode)
As he enters the guidance counselor's office, Parker says, "I'm about to enter 'The Beetle Juice Zone.'"
Siskel & Ebert: Worst of '91 (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Roger Ebert in his discussion of "Nothing But Trouble".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "There goes Beetle Juice!"
Troldspejlet: Episode #8.1 (1992) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the title in his review of Batman Returns (1992)
Tiny Toon Adventures: The Return of Batduck (1992) (TV Episode)
Plucky disguises himself as Beetlejuice while trying to get into Warner Bros. Studio.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Jack Skellington's first extended appearance was on top of Betelgeuse's carousel hat towards the end, after summoned by Lydia.
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Siskel & Ebert: Bad Girls/The Inkwell/Naked in New York/Brainscan/Surviving the Game (1994) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel calls The Trickster in "Brainscan" (1994) a low-rent version of the title character in this movie.
Casper (1995)
So Wrong They're Right (1995)
Magic trick toy shown.
Gex (1995) (Video Game)
Gex mentions the name of the movie.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Cats Don't Dance (1997)
During the end credits, T.W., Danny, and Sawyer are seen starring in the movie, with a spoof of the movie poster.
WWF One Night Only (1997) (TV Special)
Jerry Lawler says that Headbanger Mosh's leggings look like those worn by Beetlejuice.
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1997) (TV Short)
Pearl: ...and the two before that he was played by Beetlegeuse.
BASEketball (1998)
When Coop makes 'a scary face' for a psych out the shot of him from behind with tentacles shooting out from the sides of his face is a direct reference to when Beeltejuice does this to prove he can be scary.
The Making of 'The Frighteners' (1998) (Video)
mentioned once
Stargate SG-1: Deadman Switch (1999) (TV Episode)
O'Neill yells out the word beetlejuice in hope it is the voice activated password to uncloak a Goa'uld cargo ship.
The Directors: The Films of Wes Craven (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Craven.
Angel: The Ring (2000) (TV Episode)
Cordelia calls a demon a "Beetlejuice-y albino."
Movie Stars: The Two Faces of Steve (2000) (TV Episode)
"All the guys she goes out with look like they stepped off of the set of Beetle Juice!"
Scary Movie (2000)
Shrek (2001)
E! True Hollywood Story: Winona Ryder (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Winona Ryder's career.
Jackie Brown: How It Went Down (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Runaway Jury (2003)
The gothic juror's name is Lydia Deets, the main character of Beetlejuice is Lydia Deitz.
Good Boy (2003) (Short)
similar feel
Purgatory House (2004)
The movie references this other movie in one scene
King of the Hill: Stressed for Success (2004) (TV Episode)
Bobby lists movie with Michael Keaton
Shark Tale (2004)
DVD is on shelf at the pawn shop.
Film Geek (2005)
Scotty mentions it.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
The dance that Mike Teavee does is a reference to Lydia's own dance.
Corpse Bride (2005)
In the dinner scene, the fire turns green just as it does in the seance scene in Beetlejuice
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.58 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Star Light, Star Bright" category
Batman Villains: The Joker (2005) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Ma skit
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
drawing on wall with chalk creates door that can be pushed in, transports to alternate reality.
Banzai Motherfucker! (2006)
Homage
Una familia de diez: Cambio de personalidades/El sueño (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name by Placido.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
Betelgeuse is one of the Imaginationland villains.
Muchachada nui: Episode #2.9 (2008) (TV Episode)
Dead waiting room occupant with shrunken head in segment "Al fresco. ¿Qué hay después de la muerte?"
The Reinactors (2008)
Hollywood Boulevard character dressed as Beetlejuice
Community: Communication Studies (2010) (TV Episode)
Michelle refers to Britta as "Beetlejuice."
Cop Out (2010)
mentioned in the interogation room
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
The Mad Hatter does a dance and his head spins around.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.133 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $7,500 question
South Park: 200 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
picture shown
WWF Raw: 2010 Raw Roulette (2010) (TV Episode)
Jerry Lawler says that Regal dressed as Goldust for the "Trading Places" match looks like Beetlejuice.
Community: Cooperative Calligraphy (2010) (TV Episode)
Britta asks Jeff, "Don't you usually wear the stripey, turquoise 'Beetle Juice' numbers?"
The Nostalgia Critic: Thief and the Cobbler (2010) (TV Episode)
"I don't know why he looks like Beetlejuice's Raggedy Ann doll."
¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz?: Edad Media (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in conversation.
Peep Show: New Year's Eve (2010) (TV Episode)
A man at Johnson's party is dressed as Beetlejuice.
Face Off: Welcome to the Jungle (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Bob's Burgers: Spaghetti Western and Meatballs (2011) (TV Episode)
Louise talks about watching Beetle Juice in Spanish.
Face Off: Switched and Hitched (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Big Bang Theory: The Toast Derivation (2011) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions the title character.
Family Guy: Brothers & Sisters (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Brows Held High: Shakespeare, Film, and Kenneth Branagh: A Retrospective (2011) (TV Episode)
"Pouring his Beetlejuiciest mannerisms into the mania of the role."
Conan: Enter the Enterer (2011) (TV Episode)
Character name mentioned by Paul Scheer
Excused: Long Legs, Short Tempers (2011) (TV Episode)
Iliza calls one candidate "Beetle Juice".
Community: Horror Fiction in Seven Spooky Steps (2011) (TV Episode)
Annie observes that Britta has the "Beetle Juice" soundtrack on her playlist.
Bullied (2011) (Short)
Music Used
American Horror Story: Afterbirth (2011) (TV Episode)
ghosts scare away new house's owners away
Face Off: Return to Oz (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Face Off: Burtonesque (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
SPGtv: Ricky Wilson Interview (2012) (TV Episode)
Ricky names Beetle Juice as his favourite film.
What's the Difference? (2012) (Short)
Music from this film used
Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Usher (2012) (TV Episode)
In "Get in the Cage," Nicolas Cage (Andy Samberg) compares himself to "a Puerto Rican Beetle Juice."
Melissa & Joey: The Knockout (2012) (TV Episode)
Joe refers to Hester as "Beetle Juice".
The Cinema Snob: The Mutilator (2012) (TV Episode)
"He better be careful or he's gonna come across Beetlejuice's snake tail."
Face Off: Who's the New Who? (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.17 (2012) (TV Episode)
Fake campaign commercial includes an image of Michael Keaton in the film
Demo Reel: The Dark Knight Begins Rising (2012) (TV Episode)
Beetle Juice appears in the parodied Sixth Sense film.
Face Off: Make It Reign (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Phelous & the Movies: Emoticonly (2013) (TV Episode)
"It's kinda like Beetlejuice except with lame internet horror garbage."
Orange Is the New Black: Lesbian Request Denied (2013) (TV Episode)
A prison inmate is referred to as "Beetlejuice."
Face Off: Going for Gold (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & Robocop is seen in the TV room.
Tosh.0: USA Chant Fail (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
The Cinema Snob: Saturday the 14th (2013) (TV Episode)
"But it could be called Pre-Beetlejuice."
Face Off: The Laughing Dead (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
DVD-R Hell: Pagan Invasion: Halloween, Trick or Treat? - Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Brad says he dressed up as Beetlejuice for Halloween as a kid.
Twisted Tales: Pizza Guy (2013) (TV Episode)
The Pizza guy mistakes the name "Beetlejuice" for "Beelzebub."
Unzipping Body Bags (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
A VHS tape of this movie was seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
Dead (2013) (Short)
Characters with the first name "Delia" and last name "Dietz" after characters in "Beetle Juice."
American Horror Story: Go to Hell (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Enlisted: Pete's Airstream (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Dad (2014) (TV Episode)
another movie about ghosts
The Nostalgia Critic: Alice in Wonderland (2014) (TV Episode)
among Burton movies the Critic likes
Saturday Night Live: Anna Kendrick/Pharrell Williams (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced among the "Fox and Friends" corrections
Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Andy Samberg's opening monologue
The Directors: The Films of Lawrence Kasdan (TV Episode)
Poster on wall behind Geena Davis.
Sam & Cat: #BlooperEpisode (TV Episode)
Two fans mention some of Maree Cheatham's past work

Featured in 

The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clips shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #88 on the list.
Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (2001)
A character is seen smoking a cigarette.
The Real ....: Winona Ryder (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1988 (2003) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series
The Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Nostalgic Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
Bettlejuice's snake appearance is at spot number 7.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
"Tim Burton in 3 Minutes or Less" segment.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
clip shown during Horror montage
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when a Current.com user says a movie moment in this movie went over his head
The Hour: Episode #7.41 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Tim Burton's bio segment.
The Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Beetlejuice is compared to Maurice
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 17 in the Countdown

Spoofs 

Dirty Harry (1971)
The Exorcist (1973)
Sudden Impact (1983)

Spoofed in 

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)
Ivan Ooze can fire off blobs of ooze from his hand.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
A sandworm appears in Beavis' hallucination eating a demonic version of Muddy Grimes.
BASEketball (1998)
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Adult movie at store: "Beaverjuice"
The Hillywood Show (2006) (Video)
For comedic purposes
Robot Chicken: Yancy the Yo-Yo Boy (2007) (TV Episode)
Lydia needs Beetlejuice, but Beetlejuice's wife has other plans
Robot Chicken: Catdog on a Stick (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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