Gorillas in the Mist (1988) Poster


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Referenced in 

Working Girl (1988)
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Siskel and Ebert quarrel about the film (in an archive clip).
Saved by the Bell: Pinned to the Mat (1989) (TV Episode)
Jessie says: "Why don't you go back into the mist with the other gorillas?"
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #1.3 (1989) (TV Episode)
Kevin mentions the film after the gorilla sketch
Married with Children: High I.Q. (1992) (TV Episode)
Marcie about Al and Jefferson who fail completely at assembling the work bench: "Look, Peggy. Husbands in the mist."
Animaniacs: Useless Facts/The Senses/The World Can Wait/Kiki's Kitten (1993) (TV Episode)
Title appears on sign and in dialogue.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Gorillas Will Be Missed (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Full House: You Pet It, You Bought It (1994) (TV Episode)
Danny suggests Kimmy watch it to see her relatives.
The Nanny: Take Back Your Mink (1994) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Zone Cuba (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Why'd they bring Dian Fossey?"
A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1995) (TV Movie)
Poster of this movie is shown.
Strange Days (1995)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Dirty Politics (1995) (TV Episode)
Captain Planet refers to two corrupt officials saying "*These* gorillas won't be missed", referring to the earlier title "Gorillas Will Be Missed" which got its title from the movie.
Very Important Pennis: Very Important Pennis: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams tells Dennis he was turned down for this for being too hairy.
Police Rescue: The Getting of Wisdom (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Joe as punch line when he is telling Debra a Greek joke.
Game On: Martin's Baby (1998) (TV Episode)
The video is seen
Recess: Kids in the Mist (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Dr. Ruth Young is a take on Dian Fossey.
Instinct (1999)
Life-changing experiences among the big apes.
The 'Alien' Saga (2002) (TV Movie)
Sweethearts: Episode #1.242 (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Anglian Lives: Alan Partridge (2003) (TV Movie)
Alan claims this is his least favourite film as it's a tragic waste of Sigourney Weaver.
The Car Keys (2003)
laurent talks about it in the movie
Tripping the Rift: Cool Whip (2004) (TV Episode)
The principals pass a woman studying a gorilla in the jungle
Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight - The Gathering Storm (2005) (Video)
Poster seen in the background of a photograph of Peter Guber and Jon Peters.
Vecinos: Venta de garage (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name by Frankie.
Wedding Slashers (2006) (Video)
comment about Sigorney Weaver with the apes
Psych: 65 Million Years Off (2007) (TV Episode)
Gus' guess.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) (Video Game)
The mission title "Ghillies in the Mist" is a reference to the movie title
Avatar (2009)
Sigourney Weavers character gives the same advice "stand your ground" for charging gorillas and charging giant hammerhead rhinoceroses in both movies.
Saturday Night Live: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Sigourney Weaver's opening monologue
Players: Grand Re-opening (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Bruce
Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Gorillas in Our Midst! (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Saturday Night Live: Dana Carvey/Linkin Park (2011) (TV Episode)
A still of Sigourney Weaver in "Gorillas in the Mist" is shown during Dana Carvey's opening monologue.
Mike & Molly: Joyce & Vince and Peaches & Herb (2011) (TV Episode)
Molly: "I'm like Amelia Earhart, or that woman that lives with the gorillas... I can't think of her name, Sigourney Weaver played her in the movie."
Endgame: Gorillas in our Midst (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.174 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Bernie the Gorilla" claims to have been in the film
An Idiot Abroad: Meet a Gorilla (2011) (TV Episode)
Karl mentions the movie by name.
Modern Family: Planes, Trains and Cars (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Phil
Celebrity Big Brother: Day 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Julian Clary predicts that during the next couple of weeks in the Big Brother house the alpha males will emerge and there'll be a pecking order and it will be like Gorillas in the Mist.
Gold Rush: Alaska: Aftershow (2012) (TV Episode)
Todd mentions 'Gorillas in the Mist' while in the river
Gold Rush: The Dirt: New Ground (2013) (TV Episode)
Christo mentions the movie when showing the miners a river
Tosh.0: Bad Impressions (2013) (TV Episode)
"Gorillas in the Fist"

Featured in 

The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989) (TV Special)
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: You're an Animal (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
At the Movies: Bryan Brown in Conversation (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during the interview.

Spoofed in 

The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (Video Game)
Mr. Fossey in Monkey Island 3 lives amongst gorillas.

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