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Say Anything... (1989) Poster

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Edited into 

Saturday Night Live: Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Dave Matthews Band (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown at start of Say Anything spoof

References 

The 700 Club (1966) (TV Series)
Diane tells Lloyd that he "should be on 'The 700 Club.'"
The Godfather (1972)
Ghostbusters (1984)
The Wild Life (1984)
Cocoon (1985)
Tapeheads (1988)

Referenced in 

Misery (1990)
The "manuscript" that was burned in the BBQ pit was a critic's review of this movie.
Singles (1992)
The Simpsons: Cape Feare (1993) (TV Episode)
An Itchy and Scratchy cartoon is called "Spay Anything".
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Simpsons: Fear of Flying (1994) (TV Episode)
The last scene with Homer and Marge is similar to a scene in Say Anything where John Cusack helps Ione Skye through her fear of flying
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
When David leaves Frankie he says that he'll see her tomorrow. She replies that it is tomorrow just like in Say Anything
High Fidelity (2000)
The Simpsons: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge (2000) (TV Episode)
Like Lloyd Dobler in "Say Anything...," Otto holds up a boombox and plays a song for his girlfriend.
North Beach (2000)
Robbie holds up a boombox to get Tyler's attention as he walks down the street
Almost Famous (2000)
Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
Van tells Gwen's parents he's looking for a "dare to be great situation," quoting Lloyd Dobbler
Malcolm in the Middle: Dewey's Dog (2002) (TV Episode)
Hal shows up at Lucky Aide holding a stereo over his head the same way John Cusack did in Say Anything.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
poster at chick flick fest
The Simpsons: Pray Anything (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
School of Rock (2003)
Revisits dialogue involving Joan Cusack
South Park: Raisins (2003) (TV Episode)
Stan holds a boombox over his head and plays a Peter Gabriel song
Gilmore Girls: Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai tells Rory that Luke stood outside the house all night playing "In Your Eyes" on a boom box.
The Dry Spell (2005)
referenced when Josey is stalking his old girlfriend Julie
Film Geek (2005)
Title of this film appears on screen.
The Puffy Chair (2005)
When Josh holds his radio over his head outside Emily's house. Although the song playing is not "In Your Eyes" the reference is still a visual homage
Must Love Dogs (2005)
briefly mentioned by one of the characters
Kids in America (2005)
a girl says she hasn't seen this movie
Grey's Anatomy: Bring the Pain (2005) (TV Episode)
Meredith says: "Hold a radio over my head outside your window."
How I Met Your Mother: Matchmaker (2005) (TV Episode)
Ellen Pierce says that a transvestite hooker she met said a photo of Ted looked like John Cusack in this movie, his/her favorite of Cusack's.
My Name Is Earl: Stole Beer from a Golfer (2005) (TV Episode)
A scene from the movie is re-enacted
Lost: Two for the Road (2006) (TV Episode)
Hurley mentions the radio scene in "Say Anything" when talking to Sayid.
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
VHS cover shown.
Aliens in America: No Man Is an Island (2007) (TV Episode)
Jeffrey holds up a boombox playing Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" just like Lloyd in the film
Black Devil Doll (2007)
Heather's boyfriend holds up a boombox to serenade her. This is a famous scene from Say Anything.
My Best Friend's Girl (2008)
Dustin is called "Dobler"
General Hospital: Episode #1.11645 (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Homecoming (2008) (TV Episode)
A boy that has a crush on Tanya stands outside her apartment holding a boombox above his head.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 3: Baddest of the Bands (2008) (Video Game)
Coach Z standing in front of Marzipan's house holding a boombox refers to this movie
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.69 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $25,000 question
Under the Influence (2008)
Film is discussed
Grey's Anatomy: I Will Follow You Into the Dark (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Callie
Gossip Girl: Seder Anything (2009) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Stay Cool (2009)
Henry talks about standing under Scarlet's window, holding a boombox over his head.
I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
suggestion made to go to a girl's house with a boombox to win her back
Drop Dead Diva: The Chinese Wall (2009) (TV Episode)
Fred mentions it.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
incorrect answer to a $250,000 question
House M.D.: The Tyrant (2009) (TV Episode)
"I'd stand outside your apartment all night holding up a boom box except you told me you hate 80s music."
The Vampire Diaries: 162 Candles (2009) (TV Episode)
Gas-N-Sip is mentioned which is a convenience store from Say Anything
House M.D.: Known Unknowns (2009) (TV Episode)
At the 80's party House and Cuddy are attending: A guy, dressed like John Cusack's character, is standing in the corner, holding a boom box over his head.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.91 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $15,000 question
Modern Family: Moon Landing (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Easy A (2010)
Todd plays music outside Olive's window
Mad: 2012 Dalmatians/Grey's in Anime (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by John Cusack in "2012 Dalmatians"
Megamind (2010)
Minion holds the boom box over his head
Hellcats: Finish What We Started (2010) (TV Episode)
Dan mentions the boombox scene.
Mana po: Brandi Asks for Milo's Forgiveness (2011) (TV Episode)
Brandi held up high a player while asking for forgiveness from Milo
Hjelp, vi er i filmbransjen (2011)
The main character is holding up his stereo in a similiar way.
Jeopardy!: 2011 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in Characters From Movies category
White Collar: Upper West Side Story (2012) (TV Episode)
Mozzie mentions the hoisting of the boombox.
Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (2012) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Kevin Smith
Ringer: What We Have Is Worth the Pain (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Gravity Falls: Gideon Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
Robbie holds up a boombox over his head in an attempt to win back Wendy.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
"Say Anything..." is among the DVDs lying on Beca's bed.
Modern Family: When a Tree Falls (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
2 Broke Girls: And the Silent Partner (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy says he could play a song for Caroline outside of her apartment, but it would be hard to find a boombox in 2012.
Hot in Cleveland: The Conversation (2013) (TV Episode)
Joy's tutors grandmother is a big fan of the movie
The Vampire Diaries: A View to a Kill (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Stefan
Bunheads: Take the Vicuna (2013) (TV Episode)
Roman asks what would have happened if he showed up at Sasha's old home with a 'boom box and Peter Gabriel blasting'.
How I Met Your Mother: P.S. I Love You (2013) (TV Episode)
Ted mentions the movie by name.
Glee: Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) (TV Episode)
boombox scene / "In Your Eyes"
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.133 (2013) (TV Episode)
Annie describes the iconic boombox scene from the movie.
The Big Bang Theory: The Romance Resonance (2013) (TV Episode)
Raj is giving ideas for romance to Penny: "hold a boombox above your head". Penny says: - That's "Say Anything"
Cameron's Book of Love (2014) (Short)
Character has detailed plan to win his ex-girlfriend back by reenacting the "boombox scene".

Features 

Cocoon (1985)

Featured in 

I Love the '80s: 1989 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Inside the Actors Studio: John Cusack (2007) (TV Episode)
uses footage.
Mama's Boy (2007)
Jeffrey watches this movie
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.35 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during a montage of John Cusack's films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of John Cusack films
Easy A (2010)
clip of Lloyd (John Cusack) holding a tape player up outside of Diane's (Ione Skye) window

Spoofed in 

Safe Men (1998)
Spaced: Leaves (2001) (TV Episode)
Tim holds a boombox playing "I Want You Back" to Marsha looking out of her window
Arrested Development: Whistler's Mother (2004) (TV Episode)
Oscar "serenades" Lucille with a boombox held over his head
Waiting Alone (2004)
Recreates the boombox scene, with a twist
Kids in America (2005)
the kiss from this movie is recreated
Date Movie (2006)
Grant holds up a boombox and wears the same clothes Lloyd wore
American Dad!: It's Good to Be the Queen (2006) (TV Episode)
Stan holds Gabriel Byrne over his head and forces him to sing "In Your Eyes" to Francine
Duality (2006)
Travis spoofs the Peter Gabriel "In Your Eyes" sequence.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
spoofed during the monologue
Cookies for Sale (2007) (Short)
The cookie girl tries to get the grumpy man's attention by holding a boombox over her head.
Family Guy: Stewie Kills Lois (2007) (TV Episode)
Herbert reenacts the scene with John Cusack and the Radio
Saturday Night Live: Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Dave Matthews Band (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Say Anything sketch
The Kari Files (2009) (Short)
Main character gets an idea from watching the film
Travel Bound: Point A (2010) (TV Episode)
the famous boombox scene
The Actor (2010) (Short)
Lifting the boombox above the head
Regular Show: Video Game Wizard (2012) (TV Episode)
Rigby holds boombox over his head and plays a tape.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.53 (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad does a spoof of the movie by holding a boombox high in the air while wearing a long coat as a mock love gesture.
The Middle: The Wind Chimes (2014) (TV Episode)
Parodied when Hutch is outside Axl's window

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